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The former IAS officer known for picking right side

Seldom in his life has Raj Kumar Singh been a backbencher -- be it while studying English at St Stephen's College in the early 1970s or during his 38-year stint in various capacities as an Indian......

Assets case: SC may yet create problems for Jaya

A case that J Jayalalitha ‘does not want’ is back and in the Supreme Court. N Sathiya Moorthy reports on the possible repercussions of the disproportionate assets case on Tamil Nadu......

Make sure Lalit Modi returns to face trial: Chidambaram tells govt

Rejecting allegations of vendetta levelled against him and the United Progressive Alliance, former finance minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday demanded that the government should ensure that Lalit......

Sushma-Lalit Modi row: Did PM tacitly help a fugitive, asks Congress

  Escalating its attack, Congress on Monday charged the entire Bharatiya Janata Party and the government with “aiding and abetting” Lalit Modi, a fugitive, with “tacit......

Riding on the ordinance highway: Why the Supreme Court should step in

Although it has been passed by the Lok Sabha, the National Democratic Alliance government's land bill's future is still uncertain, given that the Opposition commands the numbers in......

Wipro Enterprises moves HC against Heinz

Wipro Enterprises and Heinz India are locking horns over the trademark of their glucose-based chewable tablets. Wipro, which owns Glucovita Bolts brand of chewable tablets, has filed an appeal in......

New H-1B rules to impact Indian IT cos

Beneficiaries need to file fresh petition to change worksite The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has issued a ruling by which an H-1B visa beneficiary can’t change......

Railways to take MP funds, support from NGOs to set up toilets

The Ahmedabad division of Indian Railways will get funds from Members of Parliament along with help from various NGOs to set up sanitation facilities at Ahmedabad railway station. "For the first......

Govt flip-flops yet again on Uttarakhand dams

Wants another committee to review adverse report of experts against 6 dams The National Democratic Alliance government, unwilling to outright reject 6 new dams in the Uttarakhand hills despite its......

First Look: Back Bench Student

There have been umpteen films on college life or set against a college backdrop and most of them have been love stories and romantic entertainers. Director Madhura Sreedhar Reddy (of Snehageetham ,......

'Varun and Shraddha are good students'

'When I go to small towns for shows people say 'yeh cockroach hai instead of crockroaz.' But I don’t mind it because they call me out of love.' Dance India Dance choreographer Raghav......

'Patang is seeped in my soul. Thank you, Prashant Bhargava'

'Prashant has left us and it is really tragic. But I want to hold on to those little moments of happiness that he shared with me and with others whose lives he touched.' Aseem Chhabra pays tribute......

Photo: Salman Khan shoots in Kashmir

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:As Salman Khan's five-year jail sentence remains suspended, the actor resumed work. The actor flew down to Kashmir to shoot his......

Why Ishant, India's best fast bowler, is warming the bench in the IPL

'Ishant played the first game, but, unfortunately, he bowled a lot of no-balls' 'Praveen Kumar got an opportunity and did really well' Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman (left) and pacer Ishant......

Inspired Cardiff stun Newcastle in manager Solskjaer's first outing

As a baby-faced striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made his name coming off the bench to score vital goals for Manchester United and his knack of making a dramatic impact appears undiminished. On......

PHOTOS: Neymar rescues Barca with debut competitive strike

Brazilian forward Neymar came off the bench to head his first competitive goal for Barcelona and rescue a 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on...

NBA: Bench lift champion Dallas to first win

The defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks beat the Toronto Raptors 99-86 on Friday for their first win of the season boosted by 56 points from their reserves. The Mavs were the first champions......

Copa America: Argentina hit Paraguay for six to make final

Argentina players celebrate after defeating Paraguay in their Copa America semi-final in Concepcion, Chile. Photograph: Jorge Adorno/Reuters Argentina produced their best performance of the Copa......
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UNWED MOTHER NOT REQUIRED TO SPECIFICALLY NOTIFY THE PUTATIVE FATHER OF THE CHILD WHOM SHE HAS GIVEN BIRTH TO

The Honble Supreme Court of India in a landmark judgment delivered on 6 th July 2015 held that unwed mother is not required to specifically notify... ...

http://www.legallyindia.com/Blogs/unwed-mother-not-required-to-specifically-notify-the-putative-father-of-the-child-whom-she-has-given-birth-to
SC issued notice to Centre and EC to bring political parties under RTI Act

TheSupreme Courttoday sought responses from the Centre, the Election Commission and six political parties, includingCongressand BJP, on a plea to... ...

http://odishasamaya.com/news/sc-issued-notice-to-centre-and-ec-to-bring-political-parties-under-rti-act/47443
Youth Congress protests, demands CM's resignation

Mounting pressure on the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh over the Vyapam scam, Youth Congress today staged statewide protests demanding a CBI... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/miscellaneous/vyapam-scam-youth-congress-protests-demands-cms-resignation/96444/
Advocate sticker on vehicle not a licence to break road rules, Madras HC says

CHENNAI: Flaunting advocate stickers on vehicles is not "a preventive cure for breaking law," said the Madras high court on Tuesday, slamming... ...

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Inside the Saudi prison that's home to new wave of jihadis

The man visible on the block's control room monitor, pacing his small cell in uniform grey robe, is one of a rising number of security prisoners in... ...

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