Ishrat case: Home ministry doubtful of CBI evidence against IB man

Ishrat case: Home ministry doubtful of CBI evidence against IB man Posted on: 29 Jun 2013 New Delhi : The home ministry’s prior sanction was required by the CBI for prosecution of senior IB official Rajinder Kumar in the Ishrat Jahan shootout case, ministry sources said Friday, and expressed doubts over evidence with the agency [...]

Petrol price hiked by Rs.1.82 a litre from Friday midnight

Petrol price hiked by Rs.1.82 a litre from Friday midnight Posted on: 29 Jun 2013 New Delhi : Petrol prices will go up by Rs.1.82 per litre, excluding taxes, from midnight Friday due to the fall in the value of the rupee and hardening of crude prices in international market, state-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) [...]

Mandela is showing improvement, says ex-wife

Mandela is showing improvement, says ex-wife Posted on: 29 Jun 2013 Pretoria: South Africa’s ailing anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is showing ‘great improvement’, his former wife said today as his countrymen continued to pray for the speedy recovery of the 94-year-old former president. ‘I’m not a doctor but I can say that from what he [...]

16 should be made marriageable age: Aboobacker Musaliyar

16 should be made marriageable age: Aboobacker Musaliyar Posted on: 29 Jun 2013 Kozhikode: All India Sunni Jam’iathul Ulama General Secretary, Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musaliyar today said that muslim girls should be allowed to get married at the age of 16. Speaking to reporters here, he said it should be legalised that Muslim girls [...]

KAAPA can be used more effectively

KAAPA can be used more effectively Posted on: 29 Jun 2013 Kannur : Kerala Anti Social Activities (prevention ) Act (KAAPA) advisory body secretary Joseph Rajan today said that KAAPA law can be used against anyone, includingpolitical activists, if they were involved in any criminal activities like damaging the properties of any one. He was [...]

Tenny Joppen remanded to judicial custody

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Oommen Chandy’s former personal assistant Tenny Joppan was today remanded to judicial custody in connection with the ‘solar panel’ scam, rocking the state for the last two weeks. Joppan, arrested yesterday after hours of grilling by a special police team probing the case, was produced before the First Class Judicial Magistrate, Pathanamittta, [...]

Supreme Court Rejects Petition To Halt Gay Marriages In California

The Supreme Court has rejected a petition from an anti-gay marriage group to halt same-sex weddings in California. Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., one of the attorneys who challenged California’s gay marriage ban in federal court, told the Los Angeles Times on Sunday that Justice Anthony Kennedy had denied the petition by Proposition 8′s sponsors to [...]

US Supreme Court justice denies bid to stop California gay marriages

 Article: Toronto Pride festival at the heart of Canada’s gay rights movement Sat, Jun 29, 2013 Article source: Supreme Court

Gay marriage opponents ask Supreme Court to reimpose California ban

Steve Gorman and Alex Dobuzinskis Reuters 9:25 a.m. CDT, June 30, 2013 Article source: Supreme Court

Amid blockbuster cases, Supreme Court moving right

Under Chief Justice John Roberts, the court’s tenuous conservative majority doesn’t act quickly, but it acts eventually – and it doesn’t mind uprooting a few precedents or statutes along the way. The members of the Supreme Court.(Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP) WASHINGTON — Same-sex marriage won the biggest headlines on the last day of the [...]

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