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Day: June 11, 2019

Democrats push new strategy for enforcing Russia subpoenas

WASHINGTON — Democrats are pushing a resolution through the House Tuesday that would make it easier to sue President Donald Trump’s administration and potential witnesses, paving the way for legal action against those who defy subpoenas in Congress’ Russia probe and other investigations. The House resolution would authorize […]

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Develop better understanding of NDPS Act; Advisor Kumar asks IOs handling narcotic cases

open view news desk JAMMU, JUNE 10: Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar today urged the Investigation officers to familiarize and equip themselves with the provisions of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act to achieve high conviction rate in crime cases related to it. “The responsibility lies […]

Capital punishment not a deterrent: Javed Akhtar on Kathua verdict

Mumbai, Jun 11:  Veteran lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar has said while he understands the disappointment with the verdict in the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua, he believes capital punishment is not a deterrent to crime. Akhtar admitted that he did not […]

Sri Lanka govt defies Sirisena to resume parliamentary probe into Easter blasts

Colombo, Jun 11: The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday began the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) investigation into the security lapses surrounding the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed 258 people including 11 Indians, despite strong objection by President Maithripala Sirisena. President Sirisena, who is the head of the Cabinet, […]

Even judges have to face brunt of social media, says SC

New Delhi, Jun 11: Even judges have to face the brunt of social media, the Supreme Court said Tuesday while hearing the case of journalist Prashant Kanojia, arrested for allegedly making objectionable comments on Twitter and Facebook against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. “Sometimes even we have to […]

Gunfight breaks out between militants and security forces in J-K’s Baramulla

Srinagar, Jun 11: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in the Sopore area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday, police said. The exchange of firing took place in Sopore during a search operation, an official spokesperson said. He said the cordon has been strengthened […]

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