User: avyakto Topic: Torture
Category: Reform :: Law
Last updated: Jan 23 2019 22:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why a law banning genital mutilation was deemed unconstitutional in the US – and what is needed now 23.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
There’s an urgent need to prevent all child genital cutting, not just for girls.
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State govt effigy torched all over state 23.1.2019 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The BJP workers torched the effigy of the state government all over the state in protest against the deteriorating law and order condition and murders of BJP leaders. The state BJP, meanwhile, has blamed the Congress for poor law and order. Party chief Rakesh Singh said as many as four persons including three […]
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Bihar: Unconscious woman put on a funeral pyre, husband and in-laws booked by police 23.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The woman has accused the family of torturing her and attempting to burn her alive.
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Hindu Sena pays tribute to Queen Victoria on death anniversary, claims she freed India from Mughals 23.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The outfit’s Vice President Surjeet Yadav claimed that freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi protested against British rule only because it was not autocratic.
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Opposition leader pushes for parliament vote on new Brexit referendum 23.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Reuters British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn moved a step closer to paving the way for another referendum on European Union membership by trying to use parliament to grab control of Brexit from Prime Minister Theresa May. With the clock ticking down to March 29, the date set in law for Brexit, the United Kingdom is in the deepest political crisis in half a century as it grapples with how, or even whether, to exit the European project it joined in 1973. Since May’s divorce deal with the EU was rejected by 432-202 lawmakers last week, the biggest defeat in modern British history, lawmakers have been trying to plot a course out of the crisis, yet no option has the support of -seat parliament. Labour put forward an amendment seeking to force the government to give parliament time to consider and vote on options to prevent a “no deal” exit including a customs union with the EU, and “a public vote on a deal”. “It is time for Labour’s alternative plan to take centre stage, while keeping all ...
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Congress arranged EVM hackathon, defamed popular mandate of 2014: BJP 22.1.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Alleging that the EVM hackathon in London was arranged by the Congress, the BJP said on Tuesday that the principal Opposition party has tried to defame the popular mandate of India. ‘Congress had organised the EVM hackathon in London in which a cyber expert claimed that the 2014 general elections were rigged,’ Union IT […]
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EC seeks FIR against cyber expert who claimed 2014 polls were 'rigged' 22.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Shuja had on Monday claimed at an event in London that the EVMs can be tampered with and that the 2014 Lok Sabha elections were rigged.
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China is investigating researcher who illegally created ‘gene-edited babies’ 22.1.2019 Scroll.in
Investigators said He Jiankui conducted the research in ‘pursuit of personal fame and gain’.
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Ronaldo accepts deal in tax fraud case in Spain with fine 22.1.2019 Rediff: Sports
The 33-year-old Juventus forward is unlikely to serve any time in jail as the sentence was expected to be within a two-year threshold that can be served on probation as a first offence under Spanish law.
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EVM ‘hacking’: Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad claims Congress organised event 22.1.2019 Scroll.in
He added that the opposition party was insulting the 2014 mandate by making such allegations.
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E-commerce sites are working hard to wean Indian shoppers off their addiction to cash-on-delivery 22.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
For e-tailers, it’s an inefficient mode of payment.
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'Quota bill is Modi's desperate attempt to come back to power' 22.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'The moment the BJP loses a state, it announces some policy which never takes off.'
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Ex-diplomats, scholars urge China's Xi to release detained Canadians 22.1.2019 Zee News : World
Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were arrested late last year, amid rising diplomatic tensions between Ottawa and Beijing following the detention of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on December 1.
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Crimes against women have come down: Tripura CM 22.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Crimes against women have come down: Tripura CM
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Not just air, light pollution too is on the rise in India 21.1.2019 Scroll.in
A study published this month shows that the brightness from outdoor lights has been steadily increasing in the country over the last 20 years.
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Sterling Biotech case: Extradition process against four promoters under way, ED tells court 21.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The agency told the Delhi court that the accused were believed to be in Italy and Nigeria and their extradition was required for investigation.
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How our bright cities are making life difficult for stargazers 21.1.2019 Citizen Matters
A study published in January 2019 shows that brightness from outdoor lights has risen sharply in various parts of India over a 20-year period. We are, however, still ignorant about the disruptive and harmful effects of over brightness on the ecosystem as well as human health.
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Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) clarifies regarding issue of Prosecution Notices 21.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has stated that certain news items that appeared in a section of media regarding enmasse issue of prosecution notices to small companies for TDS default are completely misleading and full of factual inaccuracies.
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BJP leader Manoj Thakre murdered 21.1.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Barwani, MP, An opposition Bharatiya Janata Party block president was gunned down in Balwadi town on Sunday after he left for a morning walk, law enforcement authorities said. Manoj Thakre’s corpse was found in the vicinity of a farm. The 48-year-old was habituated to perambulating alone and started out at 0515 hrs as per routine. […]
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Madhya Pradesh: BJP protest against CM Kamal Nath over BJP leaders' murders 21.1.2019 Zee News : States
Demanding a CBI inquiry, Chouhan said that the government must take steps to stop such incidents or else the BJP will come out on streets.
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