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In land of honour killings, BJPs 'love jihad' campaign is a death warrant

Aug 26, 2014

In land of honour killings, BJPs 'love jihad' campaign is a death warrant

BJP's campaign against from love jihad, will only tighten the patriarchal grip on young women, says womens rights activists from Uttar Pradesh. #ToTheContrary #BJP #UP #Crimes against women #Women's groups #Love jihad #Women's rights activists #Special Marriage Act #Association for Advocacy and Legal Initiatives
EC plan to get young voters registered runs into legal trouble

Aug 10, 2014

EC plan to get young voters registered runs into legal trouble

The Election Commission's plan to ensure that young citizens are registered as voters as soon as they turn 18 has run into difficulties as the Attorney General has opined that the move to have multiple cut-off dates contradicts provisions of the Constitution. #Election Commission of India #EC #Attorney General #Young voters in India #legal voting age
EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope

Jul 26, 2014

EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia over its behaviour in Ukraine but scaled back their scope to exclude technology for the crucial gas sector. #Legal #facebook #China #Business #Technology #Russia #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
U.S. House committee votes to authorize lawsuit against Obama

Jul 25, 2014

U.S. House committee votes to authorize lawsuit against Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday took another step toward authorizing a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, claiming he has overstepped his executive powers. In a partisan vote of 7-4, the House Rules Committee approved the legislation, likely setting it up for consideration by the full House next week #Legal #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #markets #Argentina #House #opinion

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U.S. House committee votes to authorize lawsuit against Obama

Aug 30, 2014

Gov. Christie's legal team costs state more than $7M

The law firm hired to defend Gov. Chris Christie's administration in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal has charged the state another $780,000 for work this summer...
U.S. House committee votes to authorize lawsuit against Obama

Sep 01, 2014

Beijing’s Stance Has Democrats in Hong Kong Facing Tough Choices

Students and organizers plan strikes, legal obstruction and a sit-in after the national legislature placed strict limits on how the city may pick its next leader... #Beijing #Hong Kong #China
U.S. House committee votes to authorize lawsuit against Obama

Sep 01, 2014

For some parents, legalization complicates how to talk about pot

Laurie Ritchie prides herself on being an open-minded parent. She voted in favor of legalizing marijuana two years ago. She started talking to her daughters about drug use around the same time. She hasn't stopped... #Beijing #Hong Kong #China