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‘Judges-appointing-judges’ system needs reform: President Kovind

IndiaTimes Saturday, 27 November 2021
Six years after the Supreme Court nixed Parliament’s NJAC Act that had replaced the “judges-selecting-judges” collegium system, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday gave fresh momentum to calls for reforming the selection method and suggested nurturing of grassroot-level judges, chosen through an all-India exam, for promotion to higher judiciary.
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Ram Nath Kovind Ram Nath Kovind 14th and current President of India

President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Modi among others extend greetings on Navy Day 2021 | Oneindia News [Video]

President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Modi among others extend greetings on Navy Day 2021 | Oneindia News

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other political leaders greeted all the Navy personnel on the occasion of 'Navy Day'. #NavyDay #NavyDay2021 #IndianNavy

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Today, Shiromani Akali Dal leader and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee chief Manjinder Singh Sirsa joined the BJP; President Ram Nath Kovind has signed a bill to cancel three controversial farm laws; Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya has tweeted what appears to be a call for a temple in Mathura; Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today addressed a rally in UP. #ManjinderSinghSirsa #SAD #BJP

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Winter session of the Parliament concludes, Venkaiah Naidu urges for introspection | Oneindia News [Video]

Winter session of the Parliament concludes, Venkaiah Naidu urges for introspection | Oneindia News

The winter session of the Parliament concluded on Wednesday, a day before it was scheduled to end. Both the houses were adjourned sine die after a continuous protest by the opposition parties. #TopNewsHeadlines #Vaccine #WomanMarriageage

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Opposition rejects govt's call to 4 parties to resolve issue of suspension of 12 MPs | Oneindia News

The government's efforts to initiate talks to resolve the ongoing impasse in Parliament over the suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs may run aground as suggested by Opposition parties. #ParliamentWinterSession #RajyaSabha #Opposition

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Tory MP warns Boris Johnson 'one more strike and he's out' [Video]

Tory MP warns Boris Johnson 'one more strike and he's out'

Conservative backbench MP Sir Roger Gale issues a stark warning to Boris Johnson, saying "one more strike, and he's out". He says there is a "great deal of anger" across the country directed at Downing Street and the North Shropshire vote was an expression of that. He believes the Prime Minister has till January 5th, when Parliament returns, to "get his act together" or his decline will be "terminal". Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Opposition protest continues in Parliament against Ajay Mishra, says he’s a criminal | Oneindia News

Today, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi renewed his attack on junior Home Minister Ajay Mishra; Army Chief Gen MM Naravane has assumed the charge as the chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee; 4 new Omicron cases detected in Delhi, total tally rises to 10. #Opposition #RahulGandhi #AjayMishra

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Canada Officially Bans LGBTQ+ Conversion Therapy [Video]

Canada Officially Bans LGBTQ+ Conversion Therapy

Canada Officially Bans, LGBTQ+ Conversion Therapy. Legislation outlawing such therapies was approved in both the Canadian House of Commons... . ... and the Senate on Dec. 9. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praised the "Royal Assent" of the legislation via Twitter. It’s official: Our government’s legislation banning the despicable and degrading practice of conversion therapy has received Royal Assent - , Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, via Twitter. Meaning it is now law. , Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, via Twitter. LGBTQ2 Canadians, we’ll always stand up for you and your rights, Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, via statement. LGBTQ activists in Canada also released statements in support of the legislation. The unanimous support it received from every official in Parliament sends a clear message to LGBTQ2 Canadians: you are valid and deserving of a life free from harm, Nicholas Schiavo, No Conversion Canada, via 'The Hill'. Today, as we celebrate this historic moment, we must thank survivors and their tireless advocacy to reach this moment where conversion ‘therapy’ is finally outlawed in our country, Nicholas Schiavo, No Conversion Canada, via 'The Hill'. Conversion therapy is the practice of attempting to "convert" the sexual or gender identities of LGBTQ+ individuals. The practice is legal in the United States, though some states do have bans in place to protect LGBTQ+ minors. . Three states — Alabama, Florida and Georgia — have an injunction that outlaws enforcement of conversion therapy bans. Brazil, Ecuador and Germany also have nationwide conversion therapy bans in place. The current government in the U.K. has pledged to ban the practice, but has yet to do so

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Iraq's Supreme Court ruling paves way for seismic shift in balance of Shia power

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Yogi government to probe Ayodhya land deal near the temple site, report in one week| Oneindia News

A day after a report surfaced of the politicians and relatives of the members of the Uttar Pradesh government buying land in Ayodhya after the Supreme Court verdict on November 9th, 2019 cleared construction of the Ram temple, the UP government under the leadership of Yogi Adityanath has ordered an inquiry into the matter and seek report within a week. #Ayodhya #AyodhyaLandDeal #YogiAdityanath

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Judge Overturns Purdue Pharma Deal That Shielded Sacklers From Civil Lawsuits [Video]

Judge Overturns Purdue Pharma Deal That Shielded Sacklers From Civil Lawsuits

Judge Overturns Purdue Pharma Deal , That Shielded Sacklers From Civil Lawsuits. A federal judge overturned the judgement in which the Sackler family was order to pay $4.5 billion... . for its role in perpetuating the U.S. opioid epidemic. In agreeing to pay the sum, . the Sackler family was granted immunity from individual civil lawsuits. U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon ruled that the bankruptcy court that granted the settlement was not authorized to make the decision. Purdue Chairman Steve Miller released a statement in reaction to the news. While the district court decision does not affect Purdue’s rock-solid operational stability or its ability to produce its many medications safely and effectively, .., Steve Miller, Purdue Chairman, via Reuters. ... it will delay, and perhaps end, the ability of creditors, communities, and individuals to receive billions in value to abate the opioid crisis, Steve Miller, Purdue Chairman, via Reuters. While the bankruptcy settlement will likely be upended, . allowing for civil lawsuits could give opioid victims their day in court. The bankruptcy court did not have the authority to deprive victims of the opioid crisis of their right to sue the Sackler family, Merrick Garland, U.S. Attorney General, via Reuters. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson praised the ruling. There cannot be two forms of justice – one for ordinary Americans and a different one for billionaires, Bob Ferguson, Washington State Attorney General, via Reuters. I’m prepared to take this fight all the way to the Supreme Court, if necessary, to ensure true accountability for the Sackler family, Bob Ferguson, Washington State Attorney General, via Reuters

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FDA Makes Abortion Pills Permanently Available via Mail [Video]

FDA Makes Abortion Pills Permanently Available via Mail

FDA Makes Abortion Pills , Permanently Available via Mail. On December 17, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permanently lifted restrictions on access to abortion pills. . On December 17, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) permanently lifted restrictions on access to abortion pills. . 'The New York Times' reports that patients will now be able to receive the medication by mail, rather than obtaining it in person from certified health care providers. . The decision was announced as the Supreme Court weighs rolling back abortion rights or even overturning Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. . Patients can now receive a prescription for abortion pills through a telemedicine appointment. . Earlier this year, the FDA temporarily made mifepristone, one of two drugs used to terminate a pregnancy, available by mail. . The new decision makes that ruling permanent. . According to the 'NYT,' the decision is likely to further polarize divisions between conservative and liberal states. 19 states currently ban patients from receiving abortion pills through telemedicine visits. . Other state, like New York and California, are expected to provide access for women in more restrictive states to obtain abortion medication. . It’s really significant. Telehealth abortions are much easier for both providers and patients, and even in states that want to do it, there have been limits on how available it is, Mary Ziegler, a law professor at Florida State University, via 'The New York Times'

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US wins Julian Assange extradition appeal in British court

The legal team for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange say they will try to appeal his latest setback, at the Supreme Court.

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