The Supreme Court order directing release of undertrial prisoners who have spent half of the maximum sentence prescribed for their offences would ensure protection of civil rights and principle of natural justice, says senior advocate Bhim Singh.
Political rival of Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party`s Bhim Singh, has sought the Election Commission`s intervention to put on hold the recruitment of 148 assistant professors in AIIMS till the new government is formed.
RJD supporters burnt the effigy of JD(U) minister Bhim Singh`s for his remarks `the soldiers being recruited to lay down their lives for the nation` which he subsequently apologised for, in a village of Bihar`s Saran district.
Bihar minister Bhim Singh who had made the shocking statement that people joined the Army to be martyred, but later apologised after rebuked from Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Friday that the matter should be closed now.
With the BJP demanding Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to immediately sack state’s Rural Works Department Minister Bhim Singh for his insensitive remark on LoC martyrs, the ruling Janata Dal on Friday asked it to stop politicising the issue.
The Jammu and Kashmir govt handed over Rs one lakh as ex-gratia to the family of the ITBP Inspector Bhim Singh, who was killed in a tragic chopper crash in flood-ravaged Uttrakhand, and assured job to his spouse.