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An NGO on Monday approached the Supreme Court seeking disqualification of all MPs and MLAs who are convicted in serious offences from legislative bodies.
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Social scientists debated the impact of Delhi`s changing population profile at a discussion here and noted that the class divide was visible in the political choices of voters and also in the issues they identify with.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 11:33
To make sense of the mysteries surrounding the universe, scientists are trying to look as far as possible to the Big Bang.
Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 22:03
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday directed party leaders of five election-bound states to keep candidates with criminal background out and ensure that blocks have a say in their selection.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 20:47
NCP welcomed Supreme Court`s ruling holding unconstitutional legal provision providing protection to elected representatives convicted of criminal charges but have filed appeal in the higher court.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 16:48
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court order disqualifying MPs, MLAs and MLCs from contesting elections on conviction saying it would help reform the system.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 13:56
Three startling words rang out in the US Senate after lawmakers on Wednesday rejected an amendment aimed at expanding background checks for gun sales: "Shame on you!"
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 09:17
Bristling with anger, President Barack Obama branded Wednesday`s defeat of gun reform in the US Senate as "shameful," accused lawmakers of caving to the gun lobby, and promised to fight on.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 14:04
A strong majority of Americans not only support requiring background checks for all gun purchases, but also support requiring gun sellers to keep a record of their sales, a new poll has found.
Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 08:58
The NRA`s Wayne LaPierre said that background checks would lead to a national registry of gun owners.
Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 20:31
Election Commission on Friday said it would like criminal candidates as well as those facing charges of heinous crime to be "immediately" debarred from contesting elections.
Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 20:01
Hailing from an army background, Anushka Sharma has led a very quiet and disciplined life, but confesses her profession has now made her an attention-seeker - an "occupational hazard" for all actors.
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