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Sep 24, 2019
Supreme Court refuses to intervene after JD(U) MP's self-proclaimed wife moves plea seeking to live with himJD(U) Rajya Sabha MP Mahendra Prasad, popularly known as 'King Mahendra', has found himself in a peculiar legal tangle wherein a woman has knocked at the doors of the Supreme Court seeking to live with him claiming to be his legally wedded wife
Sep 15, 2019
Timely push from SC, Narendra Modi's mandate indicate time is right for fresh look at Uniform Civil CodeA Uniform Civil Code for citizens — one law for one nation — has not been implemented even though it is enshrined in Article 44 of the Indian Constitution dealing with Directive Principles of State Policy, and 63 years have lapsed since the reformation of Hindu law in 1956
Jul 17, 2019
All you need to know about International Court of Justice, which will deliver its verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case todayThe International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN), which was established in 1945, and has its seat in The Hague, Netherlands. The court will deliver its verdict in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case on 17 July
May 13, 2019
Madhya Pradesh's maternal mortality rate higher than rest of India: Amendment of laws needed to give women access to safe abortionEven though abortion is legal in India since 1971, ten women in the country die every day due to unsafe abortions performed by quacks and untrained 'doctors'.
Feb 26, 2019
Legality of Pakistan surgical strikes: India has arsenal of lawful defences at its disposal, conjecture is unnecessaryWhile it is indisputable that, principally, bombings well within the territory of Pakistan bear greater legal repercussions than the erstwhile surgical operations in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, authors argue that India has a whole arsenal of legal defences at its disposal and the conjectures are therefore inappropriate
Nov 30, 2018
Robert Mueller considers new charges against Paul Manafort as Donald Trump family members become central figures in Russia probeRobert Mueller, the special counsel in the Russia investigation, is still considering filing new charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after his plea deal fell apart over allegations of lying to investigators, prosecutors said Friday.
Nov 09, 2018
Donald Trump White House braces for Robert Mueller probe to fire up again as threat looms of damning final reportThe White House is bracing for the probe of Donald Trump's presidential campaign to fire up again. Trump's advisers are privately expressing worries that the special counsel, who's been out of the news for the past month, has been stealthily compiling information and could soon issue new indictments or a damning final report.
Nov 08, 2018
Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponentsWithin 24 hours of Democrats seizing control of the US House of Representatives and raising the risks of investigations into Donald Trump's businesses, the US president fired US Attorney General Jeff Sessions - the country's chief law enforcement officer who has endured more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation.
Oct 04, 2018
White House political chief's midterm message to Republicans: Embrace Donald Trump or start packingThe White House has a message for vulnerable House Republicans tiptoeing around President Donald Trump: Get on board or start packing. The warning comes in a memo from White House political director Bill Stepien, who argues that GOP candidates who try to distance themselves from the president are only doing themselves harm in the upcoming midterm elections.
Sep 14, 2018
Ex-Donald Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort pleads guilty as part of deal to cooperate 'fully and truthfully' with special counsel Robert MuellerFormer Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has pleaded guilty to two federal charges as part of a cooperation deal with prosecutors. The deal requires him to cooperate "fully and truthfully" with special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.