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Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal sues Obama administration over Common Core policy

Aug 27, 2014

Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal sues Obama administration over Common Core policy

Indian American governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal today sued the Obama administration,accusing it of hijacking federal grants to coerce states to adopt Common Core educational standards and assessments, thus violating the federal law and the Constitution. #Obama #Barack Obama #US #Bobby Jindal #NewsTracker #Louisiana #Obama administration #federal law #Common Core educational standard
PM Modi sets up committee to identify obsolete laws that hamper governance

Aug 27, 2014

PM Modi sets up committee to identify obsolete laws that hamper governance

Moving ahead with his resolve to weed out archaic rules and procedures as part of reformsprocess, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today set up a committee to identify "obsolete" laws which he believes hamper governance by creating "avoidable confusion". #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Governance #Panel #PM Modi #obsolete laws
UAE to open counselling centres for citizens lured by terror cells

Aug 25, 2014

UAE to open counselling centres for citizens lured by terror cells

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will establish centres to counsel and rehabilitate people "lured and misled" into terrorism, a media report said on Monday. #Terrorism #UAE #Middle East unrest #terror cells #anti-terrorism law #Middle Eastern countries
Ferguson unrest Thousands expected to attend Michael Brown's funeral

Aug 25, 2014

Ferguson unrest Thousands expected to attend Michael Brown's funeral

Thousands are expected on Monday to attend the funeral of the unarmed black teen shot dead by a white policeman in Missouri, two weeks after the killing sparked riots and revived debate on race and law enforcement in America. #Obama #Funeral #US #Law enforcement #Racism #Missouri #Trayvon Martin #Ferguson #Michael Brown #black teenager
Safety of women tourists top priority for govt Tourism minister

Aug 21, 2014

Safety of women tourists top priority for govt Tourism minister

Minister of Culture and Tourism Shripad Naik said the safety and security of all tourists, especially women, remains the top priority of the government. #India #Tourism #TheySaidIt #Government #Women #NDA #Safety #Tourism Minister #Law and Order #Shripad Naik
UN security council to adopt resolution aimed at conflict prevention

Aug 21, 2014

UN security council to adopt resolution aimed at conflict prevention

The draft resolution recognizes that some of the tools in the UN Charter for settling disputes peacefully have not been fully used. #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Security Council #War Crimes #Conflict zones #conflict resolution #Humanitarian law #International Humanitarian Law
Federal power in exchange of GST Modi should offer states a hard bargain

Aug 19, 2014

Federal power in exchange of GST Modi should offer states a hard bargain

If Modi wants to accomplish much in five years, he should offer states a grand bargain: more legislative powers and less central intrusion if they sign up for GST. #GST #Modi #Land acquisition #Labour laws #Federalism #Vasundhara Raje #Federal powers
To be 'real Indians' stop regarding SCs as inferior Katju to Hindus

Aug 17, 2014

To be 'real Indians' stop regarding SCs as inferior Katju to Hindus

If Hindus and Muslims want to become "real Indians", they must change their mindset, Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju has said. #India #TheySaidIt #Markandey Katju #Hindus #Muslims #Hindu law #Scheduled castes #Muslim personal law
Judicial supremacy Vs Parliament Why NJAC is better than the collegium system

Aug 16, 2014

Judicial supremacy Vs Parliament Why NJAC is better than the collegium system

While the National Judicial Appointment Commission may not be the best way of appointing judges, we can't make the good the enemy of the best. It is anyway a darn sight better than the opaque collegium system of appointing judges. #BJP #Rajya Sabha #ConnectTheDots #Lok Sabha #CJI #parliament #Law Minister #NDA #Modi government #National Judicial Appointments Bill #Constitutional Amendment