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Procedure to remove ECs vague, says petition in SC

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court pointing out the vagueness in the procedure for removal of Election Commissioners, saying it affects the panel’s autonomy.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 25th Oct 2017

Most pollution-linked deaths occur in India.

India has been ranked No. 1 in pollution related deaths. 2.51 million deaths in 2015

posted by Jawwad Kazi 21st Oct 2017

Rajasthan to shield public servants from probes.

The Bharatiya Janata Party government in Rajasthan has promulgated an ordinance providing for prior sanction for investigation against public servants, judges and magistrates for acts done “in discharge of official duties”.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 21st Oct 2017

Solicitor-General Ranjit Kumar resigns.

Within months after the Centre gave him an extension, Solicitor-General of India Ranjit Kumar, the second highest ranking law officer of the government, resigned with immediate effect a day after Diwali.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 21st Oct 2017

France wants India to buy more Rafales.

French Defence Minister Florance Parley will be in New Delhi on an official visit during which she is likely to make a strong pitch to sell additional Rafale fighter jets.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 21st Oct 2017