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Shariat has no legal sanctity, SC rules
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) In a major ruling, the Supreme Court Monday ruled that Shariat or Islamic courts have no legal sanctity and fatwas must not violate the rights of individuals guaranteed by law.

Monday, July 07, 2014 9:38:35 PM

Uproar over 'Bihar girls for Haryana men' remark, case filed (Intro Roundup)
Patna, July 7 (IANS) A BJP leader's remark that his party would get girls from Bihar so that men in Haryana can marry triggered a storm in the Bihar assembly Monday, with legislators disrupting the proceedings and demanding his arrest. A case was filed on charges of insulting the modesty of women, while the state women's commission also issued notice to the politician.

Monday, July 07, 2014 9:38:34 PM

RSS leader Ram Madhav may join BJP
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) RSS spokesperson Ram Madhav is likely to join the BJP soon, party sources said Monday.

Monday, July 07, 2014 8:48:06 PM

Price rise: Opposition walks out of Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha adjourned (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Opposition parties Monday staged a walkout in the Rajya Sabha expressing dissatisfaction over Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's reply on price rise, even as the BJP tried to blame the previous Congress-led government, calling inflation a "legacy of the UPA".

Monday, July 07, 2014 8:48:05 PM

DU told to admit students in three-year course: Irani
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The UGC has asked Delhi University to admit students for the 2014-15 session in three-year undergraduate programme, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said Monday.

Monday, July 07, 2014 8:24:10 PM

Britain wants close relations with new Indian government
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne Monday started a high-level visit to India here, heading the biggest ever delegation and hoping for "good days" of cooperation between the two countries.

Monday, July 07, 2014 8:24:09 PM

India names envoy to Niue
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India's High Commissioner to New Zealand Ravi Thapar has also been accredited as the Indian envoy to Niue, a South Pacific Ocean island with a population of some 1,400 people.

Monday, July 07, 2014 8:04:03 PM

Foreign tourist arrivals up nine percent
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The number of foreign tourists visiting India grew by nine percent in June compared to the like period of last year, the tourism ministry said Monday.

Monday, July 07, 2014 7:56:18 PM

Firing of blanks near Israeli homes may be celebratory: Police
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday said the firing of blanks near the homes of Israeli nationals in the capital may have been "celebratory fire" by a drunken man.

Monday, July 07, 2014 7:40:03 PM

Badal to again meet Sushma for Punjabi hostages in Iraq
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday said he will again meet Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and urge her to expedite the process of bringing back 39 Punjabis trapped in the Mosul region of conflict affected Iraq.

Monday, July 07, 2014 7:38:04 PM

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