Supreme Court contraception mandate case sparks fierce debate

Women’s rights advocates worry that the Supreme Court will lift the mandate on employers to provide workers with a government-set level of health insurance. Religious rights activists want that mandate gone. By Warren Richey,¬†Staff writer / November 26, 2013 The Supreme Court building is reflected in the sunglasses of an antiabortion protester in Washington in [...]

Supreme Court justices sold out – Casper Star

Editor: In reading some of the letters in the letters to the editor section of the Casper Star-Tribune, it feels like what it must feel like to fall through a looking glass. Everything is backwards. Up is down, health care is bad, etc. Scholars have long scratchws their heads over why cultures and empires throughout [...]

Can’t prune office bearers list, says KPCC

Can’t prune office bearers list, says KPCC Posted on: 29 Nov 2013 Thiruvananthapuram: The KPCC leadership has requested the High Command to accept the complete office bearers list to the working commitee. KPCC has made it clear that the list should not be pruned. It also explained that excluding many would affect the poll results. [...]

SC issues notice to CBI on Lalu bail plea

SC issues notice to CBI on Lalu bail plea Posted on: 29 Nov 2013 New Delhi : The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the CBI on Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad Yadav’s petition for bail. He is currently in jail following his conviction in a fodder scam case. The apex court bench of [...]

CPI-M publication features ad from murder-accused

Thiruvananthapuram: As the CPI-M’s three-day plenum draws to an end at Palakkad after discussions focussed on matters lofty and moral, the party organ, Deshabhimani, Friday featured an advertisment from a murder-accused businessman. The front page of the publication features an advertisement of the Surya Group of Companies, featuring also a picture of V.M. Radhakrishnan, who [...]

Cricketer Kambli admitted to hospital

Cricketer Kambli admitted to hospital Posted on: 29 Nov 2013 Mumbai: Former cricketer Vinod Kambli was admitted to a hospital after he complained of uneasiness and chest pain here Friday morning, hospital sources said. Kambli was taken ill while he was driving from Chembur to Bandra and suddenly stopped the vehicle. A policewoman on duty, [...]

What Tejpal did falls within legal definition of rape: Victim

What Tejpal did falls within legal definition of rape: Victim Posted on: 29 Nov 2013 New Delhi : Rejecting ‘insinuations’ that her complaint is part of a pre-election political conspiracy, the victim of Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal’s alleged sexual assault today said what he did to her ‘falls within the legal definition of rape’. In [...]

Tharoor makes strong plea for HC bench in TVM, Iyer disagrees

Kochi: Union minister Shashi Tharoor today once again made a strong plea for a Kerala High Court bench at Thiruvananthapuram even as eminent jurist and former Supreme Court Judge V R Krishna Iyer said he was against ‘slicing’ of the High Court. Majority of the states have multiple benches, Tharoor, who represents Thiruvanthapuram in Parliament, [...]

Don’t make Aadhaar card compulsory: CPI(M)

Don’t make Aadhaar card compulsory: CPI(M) Posted on: 29 Nov 2013 Palakkad : CPI(M) has asked the Centre to withdraw its decision to make Aadhaar cards compulsory for providing various benefits like cooking gas subsidy to people. A resolution adopted by the state plenum of the CPI(M) here yesterday alleged that Aadhaar had been made [...]

Justice Ganguly refuses comment on sexual assault allegations

Justice Ganguly refuses comment on sexual assault allegations Posted on: 30 Nov 2013 Kolkata: Dodging queries on the allegations of sexual assault levelled against him, former Supreme Court judge A.K. Ganguly Friday refused to comment on the issue or whether he would step down as head of the West Bengal human rights panel. Surrounded by [...]

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