200 Farmers Reach Jantar Mantar for Protest Against Farm Laws Amid Parliament Session

Farmers shout slogans during a sit-in protest against the farm laws, near the parliament house in New Delhi. (Reuters)

A group of 200 farmers reached Jantar Mantar in central Delhi on Thursday to protest against the Centre’s three contentious farm laws as the Monsoon session of Parliament was underway. Police threw a ring of security around central Delhi and kept a tight vigil on the movement of vehicles. Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal has … Read more

As Per Laws Actual Intercourse is Considered ‘Porn’, Rest is ‘Vulgar Content’, Says Raj Kundra’s Lawyer

Raj Kundra, arrested for allegedly creating pornographic content, has been embroiled in controversies in the past, too.

Raj Kundra, arrested for allegedly creating pornographic content, has been embroiled in controversies in the past, too. Businessman Kundra was apprehended on Monday allegedly for making pornographic content and publishing them through mobile applications. In the controversial Raj Kundra porn production case, on Tuesday, Kundra’s lawyer made an argument in court that it is incorrect … Read more

Shilpa Shetty’s Husband Raj Kundra, in Net Over Porn Racket, Faces Uncertain Future. A Look at the Laws in India

Shilpa Shetty tied the knot with Raj Kundra in a lavish ceremony in Khandala on November 22, 2009.

Businessman Raj Kundra’s arrest for the alleged creation of porn has rekindled the debate on pornography in India. Husband of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, Kundra was nabbed on Monday by the Mumbai police in a case related to alleged creation of porn and publishing them through some apps and sent to custody till July 23. … Read more

States need to repeal laws discriminating against leprosy-affected persons: NHRC | India News – Times of India

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NEW DELHI: NHRC chairperson Justice (retd) Arun Kumar Mishra on Tuesday said the states need to repeal the laws and its various provisions, which discriminate against the leprosy-affected persons, and those need to be replaced by the policies and frameworks that will protect their human rights. He was chairing a meeting organised by the National … Read more

Govt Open To Discuss Farm Laws: Agri Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

Agri Minister Tomar Says Govt Ready for Talks on Issues Other Than Agri Bills, Farmer Unions Unmoved

The government on Tuesday said it will remain open to discussions with protesting farmers’ unions to resolve issues over three new agriculture laws passed by Parliament in September last year. In written replies to Lok Sabha on several questions related to farmers’ protest, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the government had so far held … Read more

Parliament LIVE Updates: Stormy Monsoon Session Begins Today as Oppn Plans to Corner Govt on Farm Laws, Price Rise

PM Narendra Modi leaves after attending the all-party meeting on Sunday. (PTI)

During the all-party meet, opposition parties objected to the government’s offer for a joint address to all MPs by the prime minister on COVID-19 at the Parliament annexe, saying this will be “highly irregular” at a time when Parliament will be in session and it aims to “bypass” norms. The meeting was attended by 33 … Read more

Parliament LIVE Updates: Stormy Monsoon Session Begins Today as Oppn Plans to Corner Govt on Farm Laws, Price Rise

PM Narendra Modi leaves after attending the all-party meeting on Sunday. (PTI)

During the all-party meet, opposition parties objected to the government’s offer for a joint address to all MPs by the prime minister on COVID-19 at the Parliament annexe, saying this will be “highly irregular” at a time when Parliament will be in session and it aims to “bypass” norms. The meeting was attended by 33 … Read more

At All-Party Meet, Oppn Corners Govt on Farm Laws, Price Rise; PM Modi Says All Issues Will be Debated

PM Narendra Modi leaves after attending the all-party meeting on Sunday. (PTI)

The all-party meeting called by the government on Sunday ahead of the start of Parliament’s Monsoon Session from Monday saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi in attendance, flanked by deputy Lok Sabha leader Rajnath Singh, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, Arjun Ram Meghwal, V Muraleedharan and Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha Piyush Goyal. The … Read more

Criminal, Anti-terror Laws Should Not Be Misused to Quell Dissent: Justice Chandrachud

As India Battles Covid-19, Justice Chandrachud's 'Prayers to God' in Supreme Court

The criminal law including the anti-terror legislation should not be misused for quelling dissent or harassment of citizens, Supreme Court judge Justice D Y Chandrachud has said while underlining the role of the apex court in protecting fundamental rights in challenging times. Observing that the Indian Supreme Court plays the role of a counter-majoritarian institution, … Read more

Criminal, anti-terror laws should not be misused to quell dissent: Justice Chandrachud | India News – Times of India

Criminal, anti-terror laws should not be misused to quell dissent: Justice Chandrachud | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The criminal law including the anti-terror legislation should not be misused for quelling dissent or harassment of citizens, Supreme Court judge Justice D Y Chandrachud has said while underlining the role of the apex court in protecting fundamental rights in challenging times. Observing that the Indian Supreme Court plays the role of a … Read more

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