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The conversation India refuses to have – columns

Accused of a crime that carries the death penalty, the woman will not reveal her truth. She is too ashamed to say that her husband, an upstanding, respected lawyer, used to rape her. Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors is a fictional show. But its central theme is all too real for hundreds of thousands of women, opening up a conversation ...

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Supreme Court refuses to stay ‘love jihad’ laws in UP, Uttarakhand; issues notice – india news

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay laws enacted by Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand to punish marriages based on religious conversion. It, however, issued notices to the two state governments on petitions challenging the love jihad ordinance in Uttar Pradesh and Freedom of Religion Act, 2018 in Uttarakhand. The three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA ...

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14 million Americans are without jobless benefits as Trump refuses to budge on bill – world news

An estimated 14 million Americans lost jobless benefits on Sunday as outgoing President Donald Trump continued to resist signing an omnibus spending legislation that provides for $900 billion in Covid-19 relief and $1.4 trillion to keep the federal government funded beyond Tuesday. Trump is demanding $2,000 in direct payments in relief for those rendered jobless by the pandemic instead of ...

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Millions of Americans risk losing jobless benefits as Trump refuses to sign aid bill – world news

Millions of Americans are about to see their jobless benefits expire on Saturday as US President Donald Trump has so far refused to sign into law a $2.3 trillion pandemic aid and spending package, insisting that it did not do enough to help everyday people. Trump stunned Republicans and Democrats alike when he said this week he was unhappy with ...

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Army’s women officers denied permanent commission get SC breather as Centre refuses to relax medical criteria – india news

In a breather for women short service commission (SSC) officers in the Army who were denied permanent commission on medical grounds and merit, the Supreme Court has asked the Centre not to relieve them from service till their issue comes up before the court next on January 18. Of 615 women SSC officers who applied for permanent commission, only 422 ...

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Supreme Court refuses to transfer judge in Kerala actor Dileep’s case – india news

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to admit the Kerala government’s petition to transfer a judge in a trial court hearing the sexual assault case against cine star Dileep. A three-judge bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar found no ground to hold bias against the judge for his comments. “You have picked up one statement of the judge to allege ...

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‘Afghan lives matter’: China tells Australia, refuses to say sorry for controversial tweet – world news

China on Monday refused to apologise after a Chinese diplomat posted a graphic image depicting an Australian soldier with a bloodied knife next to an Afghan child, a post described by Prime Minister Scott Morrison as “repugnant” and “false”. Following Morrison’s criticism, Australian media has called the photo fake though Twitter hasn’t taken it down yet. It marks the continuing ...

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HC refuses pre-arrest bail to Surat resident who fled with diamonds worth Rs3.87 crore – india news

The Bombay high court on Friday rejected anticipatory bail plea of a Surat resident accused of fleeing with diamonds worth Rs3.87 crore from the city. Justice Sarang Kotwal refused pre-arrest bail to Kausang Dolchiwala, observing that his custodial interrogation was necessary for the purpose of recovering the precious stones and to find the modus operandi employed by him. An FIR ...

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SC refuses to reverse ban on sale of firecrackers in Bengal – india news

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to reverse a ban on sale or use of firecrackers in West Bengal during the festive month of November, saying that preservation of life should be the top priority in a country faced with a pandemic. A West Bengal-based firecracker dealers’ association filed an appeal before the top court challenging a Calcutta high court ...

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Bombay HC refuses interim bail to Arnab Goswami in 2018 abetment to suicide case – india news

The Bombay high court on Monday rejected Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami’s application for bail in a 2018 abetment to suicide case. The high court had on Saturday reserved its order on Goswami’s plea. Goswami and two others – Feroze Shaikh and Nitish Sarda – were arrested by Alibaug police on November 4 in connection with the suicide of architect-interior ...

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