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Arunachal declared open defecation-free State

Arunachal Pradesh has emerged as the second State in the Northeast, after Sikkim, to be declared Open Defecation Free.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 1st Jan 2018

Aadhaar validity

The Supreme Court decided to constitute a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear petitions from November against the validity of the Aadhaar scheme.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 31st Oct 2017

Centre gets SC to freeze hearing on Article 35A

Choosing dialogue over court battle, the Centre convinced the Supreme Court to defer hearing on petitions challenging the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 31st Oct 2017

India-Italy relations

Reviving bilateral ties, India and Italy agreed to coordinate efforts at the multilateral level to counter global terrorism.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 31st Oct 2017

Law panel moots life term for torture

Recommending life in jail for public servants convicted of torture, the Law Commission said the government should ratify a United Nations convention to tide over difficulties in getting extradited criminals from foreign countries due to the absence of a law preventing harsh treatment by authorities.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 31st Oct 2017