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SC refers Sabrimala women entry case to constitution bench

SC refers Sabrimala women entry case to constitution bench

New Delhi, Oct 13 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday referred to a constitution bench the case pertaining ban on women's entry, in the age group of 15-50, into the Sabrimala temple. A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and also comprising Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, passed the order. The apex court also raised six questions on the issue to consider these by the constitution bench. These questions include whether the women were stopped from entering the temple due to gender discrimination and whether such kind of ban hurts the religious practice of the fairer sex. UNI XC SV SNU 1136

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India will always be Sri Lanka's first responder, says PM

India will always be Sri Lanka's first responder, says PM

21 Jul 2018 | 11:12 PM

New Delhi, July 21 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday described Sri Lanka as India’s trusted partner and said New Delhi would “in good times and bad, will always be the first responder to Sri Lanka's problems".

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PM mocks at Rahul for 'unwanted hug'; No end to the row

PM mocks at Rahul for 'unwanted hug'; No end to the row

21 Jul 2018 | 10:37 PM

New Delhi/Shahjahanpur, July 21 (UNI) The row over dramatic interludes in Lok Sabha vis-a-vis the 'hug' episode is far from over as on Saturday Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed Congress president Rahul Gandhi's gesture as "unwanted hug" and the Congress leaders said the controversy on the same only exposes BJP's "politics of hate".

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GST Council recommends amendments in tax laws to enhance composition scheme limit

GST Council recommends amendments in tax laws to enhance composition scheme limit

21 Jul 2018 | 9:50 PM

New Delhi, July 21 (UNI) The GST Council on Saturday recommended certain amendments in the CGST Act, IGST Act, UTGST Act and the GST (Compensation to States) Acts to increase the limit of composition schem along with providing reliefs to MSMes and other sector.

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GST Council to open migration window for taxpayers till Aug 31; waives off late fee

21 Jul 2018 | 9:07 PM

New Delhi, July 21 (UNI) The GST Council on Saturday approved the proposal to open the migration window for taxpayers, who received provisional IDs but could not complete the migration process.

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Vardhan inaugurates advanced SAFAR weather forecast system at Chandni Chowk

Vardhan inaugurates advanced SAFAR weather forecast system at Chandni Chowk

21 Jul 2018 | 9:05 PM

New Delhi, July 21 (UNI) Union Science and Technology, Earth Sciences; Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday unveiled a state-of-the-art Air Quality and Weather Forecast System– SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting) at Chandni Chowk here.

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