RS Prasad appeals state machineries for speedy justice to minor rapes victims
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Allahabad High Court dismisses election petition against PM Narendra Modi
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NHRC begins on-the-spot probe into Hyderabad encounter killings amid raging debate on police action
The team from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) visited Chattanpalli village, about 50 kms from here, where the alleged encounter took place. A short distance away the victim's charred body was found after she was allegedly gang-raped, smothered and set afire on the night of November 27.
Law minister urges CJI to ensure mechanism to monitor quick disposal of rape cases
The minister said there are 704 fast-track courts for heinous offences and others and the government is in the process of setting up 1,123 dedicated courts for POCSO and rape offences. "In the law relating to women violence, we have already laid down capital punishment and other severe punishment including completion of trial in two months time," he added.
Law minister plans to clear backlog in 1 year with fast-track courts
The combined data for rape and Pocso Act cases are of March 31, 2018, and those of only Pocso Act cases are of June 2019, both supplied by the HCs, having a time lag of a little over a year. However, the current status of the number of Pocso Act and other rape cases is unlikely to be too different from the available data set.
Order on AGR applies to all telecom licensees: Ravi Shankar Prasad
“While most of the licensees of DoT were not direct party to the dispute, the ratio of the judgement will be applicable on all the licensees,” said Ravi Shankar Prasad, answering a question in the Lok Sabha. This implies that companies with even minor telecom businesses may have to pay dues based on their entire revenue with retrospective effect.
Government not to remain postman in appointment of judges: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Prasad said there is a process while appointing judges of high courts and the Supreme Court and a collegium of senior judges recommends names to the government for appointment of judges.
4,000 passports delivered across Jammu, Kashmir region post Aug 5: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"There was no suspension of postal services in Kashmir post August 5, 2019" and rather India Post has done a commendable job including delivery of 4,000 passports, Prasad said during Question Hour in the Upper House.
Global Warming: India, others call out developed countries for failing to meet target
India along with China, Brazil and a handful of developing countries are calling out developed countries for failing to meet the targets that had to be achieved by 2020. These countries have moved a proposal that will require industrialised countries to meet their obligations of reducing emissions, and to provide financial and tech support to developed nations.
A Bollywood-themed sangeet, pool party, and traditions: Indostar CEO R Sridhar's son ties the knot in three-day extravaganza
Bharadwaj Sridhar married Nisha Prasad at a resort close to Mumbai.
Pankaja Munde posts 'lotus' image on Facebook while paying tributes to Rajendra Prasad
On Sunday evening, Munde triggered a speculation on her next political move with a Facebook post on her "future journey" in view of changed political scenario in Maharashtra. On Monday, she removed "BJP" from her Twitter bio and description of her political journey, giving more fuel to rumour mills.
Data of 20 out of 121 WhatsApp users targeted using Pegasus may have been accessed: Ravi Shankar Prasad
On May 20, WhatsApp reported an incident to country's cyber security watchdog Cert-In, stating that it had identified and promptly fixed a vulnerability that could enable an attacker to insert and execute code on mobile devices. WhatsApp also told CERT-In that the vulnerability could no longer be exploited to carry out attacks.
Modi govt inherited high cost of mobile internet from UPA govt: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"The mobile phone mess was the scam-tainted legacy of UPA. We have set it right, expanded mobile telephony with consumer satisfaction. Also Committed to making BSNL/ MTNL professional and profitable," Prasad said a day after Congress alleged that private operators were set to gain Rs 36,000 crore every month from the tariff hikes.
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