The time to call a halt to arbitrary powers of the State is now; else it may be too late!
The Supreme Court directed the ECI to carry out a campaign to make every voter aware about his right to know and the availability of information regarding criminal antecedents of all contesting candidates.
A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana also said that it was mulling setting up a special bench at the apex court to monitor the cases against politicians.
Maniram Boga was wanted in 13 cases of murder and 21 cases of police-Naxal encounters, among others, and was carrying a prize reward of Rs 6 lakh
A bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah observed that right to free speech and privileges of lawmakers do not extend them immunity against criminal law.
Federal prosecutors in a statement said Tres Genco, 21, identifies himself as an ‘incel’ -involuntary celibate- and has interacted with an online community who advocate for violence against women because they believe they are unjustly denied sexual or romantic attention.
'I want to tell the DGP that do not torture innocent people. You have full operational liberty as long as you fight against the criminals as per the law,' said Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma
Of all the ministers analysed, 33 (42 per cent) have declared criminal cases against themselves, said the Association for Democratic Reforms report citing their poll affidavits.
Delhi University student activists shout slogans during their demonstration to demand reopening of the university, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and others pose for a group photograph after the Ambassadors' Roundtable on DEFEXPO-22, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Union Home Minister Amit Shah visits the Kheer Bhawani temple, in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on his arrival, at Gorakhpur.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates nine medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh, in Varanasi. UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is also Seen.PTI Photo
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