Though procedurally correct, this is a short-sighted strategic move and might dent the national consensus vis-à-vis Israel
by P.R. Kumaraswamy
In the closely scrutinised India-Israel relationship, there is little in the public domain that remains unknown, especially between the leaderships on both sides. But one such little-known and unpublicised
Moved by two separate writ petitions, the bench of Justice Naima Haider and Justice Zafar Ahmed stayed the by-polls for three months and issued a rule seeking explanation why the by-election process should not be declared illegal.
Jahangir Alom, chairman of Beraid union parishad, and Ataur Rahman, chairman of Bhatara union parishad, filed the two petitions, challenging the legality of the schedule of the polls to the posts of the mayor and the councillors of 18 new wards under the city corporation.
The stay comes at a time when the Awami League and the BNP have already picked their mayor candidates -- Atiqul Islam and Tabith Awal respectively -- for the by-elections scheduled for February 26. Possible candidates from other parties have already started wooing voters.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif by phone that implementation of the deal had not been "derailed" but would face "some new complicating factors"
SHANGHAI: China on Saturday pledged to continue playing a constructive role in maintaining and implementing the Iran nuclear deal, after U.S. President
The Bar Council of India (BCI) has asked all lawyers-turned-MPs, MLAs or MLCs whether or not they should be barred from practicing law as long as they hold on to their posts.
If they are barred, the decision that could have far-reaching implications on the political careers of many top politicians, Senior lawyers-turned-politicians like Kapil Sibal, P Chidambaram, and Abhishek Manu Singhvi from the Congress and many in the BJP and other parties have been asked to respond to the BCI notice within a week.
The final decision will be taken on January 22.
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Authors: Subcontinent Times
Updated: Jan 11, 2018 01:35 IST
Washington D.C. [U.S.A] Jan 11 (ANI) Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and disgraced former lawmaker Anthony Weiner have withdrawn their pending divorce case.
"Abedin was scheduled to appear in Manhattan Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon for