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SC Bans Appointment Of Acting Director General Of Police By The State Governments

New Delhi: The Supreme Court insisted that state police chiefs must be chosen from a panel of three officers prepared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)banning the appointment of acting director general of police (DGP) by state governments.

Referring to the scheme for appointment of DGPs outlined in its 2006 judgment in Prakash Singh case, a bench of CJI DipakMisra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud took exception to certain states saying they had already enacted laws for a different scheme for DGP appointments. It said, “You (states) are trying to destroy the Prakash Singh judgment.”

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Congress To Devise Strategy With Opposition For Monsoon Session Of Parliament

New Delhi: The Congress plans to hold a meeting of opposition political parties on July 16 and 17 to devise a separate strategy for the monsoon session of Parliament.Monsoon session is scheduled for July 20 to August 18, 2018.

It appears that the Congress would not allow Parliament to function smoothly. If the BJP has its strategy for Parliament then the Congress too has its strategy to counter the government plans.

Sources said that the meeting with other opposition parties will discuss larger session strategy. The meeting will also discuss issues like agrarian distress in the country, state of the economy of the nation, dismal women security conditions and many other issues plaguing the country.

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Asiya Andrabi And Her Two Aids Sent To Judicial Custody By A Srinagar Court

New Delhi: Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief Asiya Andrabi has been remanded to judicial custody by a court in Srinagar. The dreaded separatist’spress secretary and two other aides too were sent to judicial custody. They will be lodged in the Central jail at Srinagar.

The case on hand pertains to the FIR lodged by the Anantnag police against her on June 7. A spokesperson of the DeM said that Asiya's health is failing and she needs immediate medical check-up.

It may be recalled that the National Investigation Agency had also registered an FIR against Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief, Asiya Andrabi. The FIR alleges that she used various media platforms to spread hate through her speeches to endanger the integrity, security and sovereignty of India.

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Juvenile Accused In Kathua Rape And Murder Case Found To Be Over The Age Of 20

New Delhi: Special public prosecutor JK Chopra said that an accused in the Kathua rape and murder case who claimed to be a juvenile is over the age of 20. A medical report submitted before the district and sessions court on Monday revealed this fact.

District and Sessions Judge Tajwinder Singh had issued directions to the crime branch to conduct a bone ossification test to ascertain the age of Parvesh Kumar alias 'Mannu', one of the eight accused in the brutal rape-and-murder case of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir in January.

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Yet Another BJP Workers’ Body Found, This Time From APond In Murshidabad

New Delhi: In yet another incidence of alleged political killing after two BJP workers were killed in Purlia, a body of the BJP worker was recovered from a pond in a village in Murshidabad district of West Bengal on Monday.

Taking to Twitter, the state BJP accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of killing Dhormo Hazra, whose body with his hands tied, was dumped into the pond. "Dhormo Hazra, Dalit (Chest thumping liberals, please take a note) killed by TMC goons in Murshidabad, West Bengal. Yes, his hands were tied and thrown into pond to die with unbearable pain, Why? He was a BJP worker. In West Bengal reason enough to killed by ruling party terrorist," the party posted on the micro-blogging site.