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  • He further said that when PM Modi has clarified that there is no talk of NRC at the moment, the opposition parties are unnecessary making it an issue.

    The petition, filed by Assam’s first transgender judge Swati Bidhan Baruah, through advocate-on-record Rashmi Nandkumar, alleged that the Transgender (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 was also violative of the fundamental right of privacy of transgenders as well as their right to life, dignity and equality.

    Senior advocate Abhishek M Singhvi, appearing for Raja, told the court that the graft charges levelled against him and others in the case have been omitted in the new Prevention of Corruption Act of 2018 and therefore, prosecution in the instant matter cannot go on. Apart from Raja, his then private secretary R K Chandolia and former telecom secretary Siddharth Behura have also raised the issue.

    In November 2019, the Mumbai bench of the NCLT approved a resolution plan by Mauritius-based Royale Partners for EPC Constructions to revive the company that was previously known as Essar Projects India. The foreign investor had offered to put in around Rs 900 crore to revive the company, which owed more than Rs 7,700 crore to its financial and operational creditors.

    As many as 12 states and two UTs are now ruled by parties that do'not agree with the BJP on several issues.

    The powerful bloc of 28 nations is set to debate and vote on a motion tabled by a large chunk of its members against India's new citizenship law, which it alleges marks a "dangerous shift" in the country's citizenship regime. A total of six resolutions have been tabled by groups within the European Union.

    The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said the apex court has already dealt with the issue of practices of polygamy and nikah halala in its verdict of 1997 in which it had declined to entertain the petitions. "...personal laws do not derive their validity on the ground that they have been passed or made by a legislature," read the plea.

    Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans announced Thursday in the House of Commons that the Withdrawal Agreement Act had received royal assent from Queen Elizabeth II, the final formality in its legislative journey. An identical announcement was made by the speaker of Parliament's upper House of Lords.

    Ludo King, arguably the most popular online game in India that has been downloaded 300 million times since it was launched on Google Play three years ago. There are 6 million daily active users while 75 million in a month are playing it. But as this board game of 4 tokens explode online, is it just an innocuous game from our childhood in its digital version or the starter kit for a gambling addition?

    Earlier, on August 20 last year, the Delhi-based principal bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) had directed to initiate insolvency proceedings against the company over the plea filed by one of its flat buyers citing delay in the project and appointed an interim resolution professional.

    "In no way, the CAA will have any adverse impact on Indian citizens. Opposition parties are spreading lies and misleading people for narrow political purpose," she said.

    "While confidentiality about your data is guaranteed by Census Act, 1948; the same law specifies penalty for BOTH public AND census officials for non-compliance or violation of any provision of the Act," the RGI said.

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