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Dec 14, 2017
SC nod to setting up of 12 fast-track courts to try 1,581 criminal cases against members of ParliamentThe Supreme Court on Thursday gave its go-ahead to set up 12 special fast-track courts to try 1,581 criminal cases against members of Parliament and state assemblies and directed that these courts become operational by 1 March, 2018.
Dec 13, 2017
Will set up 12 special courts to try cases involving netas as accused, Centre tells Supreme CourtAt least 12 special courts would be set up to decide cases involving politicians as accused, the Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court.
Nov 26, 2017
SAM is an AI-enabled Messenger chatbot who is also the world's first 'virtual politician'Nick Gerritsen, who created the AI chatbot, unveiled last week, hopes it may be able to run in New Zealand's 2020 general election when she's more advanced.
Nov 02, 2017
BJP leads in fielding candidates with criminal past in Himachal polls; reluctance to support lifetime ban is expectedOn Wednesday, the Supreme Court toughened its stand on the issue, ordering the government to expedite trials of pending 1,581 cases against MPs and MLAs and to create special courts for the same.
Oct 31, 2017
SC seeks data on conviction rate of politicians in criminal cases, mulls lifetime ban on convicted lawmakersSupreme Court sought to know the rate of conviction of politicians in criminal cases and asked whether its direction to complete trial against them within a year was being effectively implemented
Sep 23, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Shiv Sena says providing shelter to refugees will not be in Indian Muslims' interestThe Shiv Sena Saturday said if India is forced to provide shelter to Rohingya immigrants under pressure from "vote-hungry" politicians, it would not bode well for Muslims in the country
Sep 17, 2017
Gauri Lankesh murdered: Writer Vikram Sampath questions SIT's approach after team records his statementThe Special Investigating Team, probing the Gauri Lankesh case, has recorded the statement of writer Vikram Sampath in connection with the killing of the journalist-activist
Sep 06, 2017
'I'm off to war': French Order of Liberation vet remembers WWIIIn 1940, General de Gaulle created the 'Order of the Liberation', 1,038 men and women who would fight to free France from Nazi rule in World War II. Among those, only 11 are alive today. At 97 years old, former member of the French resistance and politician Hubert Germain offers an increasingly-rare first hand account of his experiences.
Sep 06, 2017
Gauri Lankesh murdered: Journalists, politicians, activists and common people pay respects to senior scribeSenior Kannada journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, known for her left-leaning outlook and forthright views against Hindutva politics, was shot dead by unidentified assailants at her residence in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
Aug 25, 2017
Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted: Sharad Yadav blames politicians seeking help from religious leaders for violenceCondemning the violence by Dera Sacha Sauda followers, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav Friday said such incidents are bound to happen when politicians take help from religious leaders and mix religion with politics