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  • CJI Misra, Pune, Mumbai, Maharashtra, Chief Justice Of India, Constitutional Rights, democratic

    Constitutional rights fulcrum of free society: CJI Misra

    Pune: Rights protected and guaranteed under the constitutional framework are the fulcrum of a democratic and free society, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra has said. Addressing the Dr Patangrao Kadam memorial lecture here Saturday, the CJI said that if an individual has the right to live he also has the right to die with dignity. Justice Misra was addressing law students of Bharti University on “Balancing of Rights”.

  • US shutdown: Senators trade blame ahead of new vote

    Washington: US senators are attempting to agree on a bill to fund the government, which is in its second day of shutdown.  However Democratic and Republican senators have so far largely traded blame for the shutdown.

  • After bypoll win, Farooq demands Governor’s rule

    Srinagar : National Conference Chief Farooq Abdullah, after winning the Srinagar by-polls on Saturday, accused the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) of failing to protect the people of the state and demanded Governor’s rule to be imposed in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • 1st black woman on state’s highest court found dead by river

    New York : The first black woman appointed to the state’s highest court has been found dead on the bank of the Hudson River. Sheila Abdus-Salaam’s body was discovered along the riverside near Harlem yesterday, a day after she was reported missing, police said. Police said her body showed no obvious signs of trauma, and they declined to speculate on the cause of her death. The medical examiner planned to study her

  • Donald Trump thanks Hillary Clinton for attending his inauguration

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has thanked his defeated Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and former president Bill Clinton for attending his inauguration saying he was “honoured” by their presence, and urged the attendees to give them a standing ovation.

  • Have a ‘verified’ Twitter account? WikiLeaks can now blow your cover

    New York : Sparking a fresh controversy, anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks has threatened to make the private details public of millions of people who have ‘verified’ Twitter accounts, according to IANS.”We are thinking of making an online database with all ‘verified’ twitter accounts and their family/job/financial/housing relations,” the WikiLeaks Task Force said in a tweet, which has now been deleted.

  • Putin ordered campaign to influence prez election: US intel

    Washington: The US intelligence community in a new declassified file today accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering an “influence campaign” to help Donald Trump win the White House and denigrate his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a bid to undermine public faith in the American democratic process.

  • Trump plan on registry for Muslims alarms US

    National Security Entry-Exit Registration System is a post-9/11 programme which requires travellers to America from Muslim-majority countries to immediately register with the govt or face deportation (more…)

  • Obama’s shoes too big to fill: Hillary

    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has said she is “grateful” for the “amazing” support she got from Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle, and acknowledged that the outgoing US president is leaving “big shoes” to fill.

  • Hillary Clinton has 65 per cent chance of winning election: Poll

    New York: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has a 65 per cent chance of winning the US presidential election, according to a leading opinion poll website which said her decline in poll numbers has leveled off and her lead has held steady over the past several days.

  • Wikileaks denies Russia provided access to Hillary Clinton emails

    Moscow: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has denied that the Russian government was the source of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s emails that were published this year, a media report said on Thursday.

  • FBI revives email probe, but Hillary confident

    Washington : Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she is “confident” a new FBI probe linked to her emails will not change its original finding that she should not be prosecuted and wants the agency to immediately explain the inquiry to the American people.

  • Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 12 points: Poll

    Washington: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leading Republican rival Donald Trump by 12 percentage points, according to a new national poll, up 8 points from a similar survey conducted last month.

  • Karnataka relents on Cauvery, for now

    It is a matter of much relief that the Karnataka government has relented on its stand not to release water to Tamil Nadu and the open defiance of the Supreme Court’s authority which jolted the whole democratic edifice has apparently ended for now. However, the whole episode has left a poor taste. Looking back, this is indeed a time for introspection and soul-searching for Karnataka and Tamil Nadu as also for the

  • Hillary fears emergence of N-suicide bombers from Pak

    Washington : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has expressed concern over the possibility of emergence of nuclear suicide bombers from Pakistan if jihadists get access to the country’s atomic weapons, a media report has said, reports PTI.

  • Judge orders release of additional Clinton emails

    Washington : A federal judge has ordered the US State Department to start releasing by September 13 an additional 15,000 emails uncovered during the FBI’s investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s private server, reports IANS.

  • Judge orders release of additional Clinton emails

    Washington  : A federal judge has ordered the US State Department to start releasing by September 13 an additional 15,000 emails uncovered during the FBI’s investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s private server.

  • Clinton holds 8-point lead over Trump in national poll

    Washington : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds an eight-point lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump, a latest national poll has said.