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33 percent quota for women in Delhi, union territory polices
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The union cabinet on Friday gave its approval for 33 percent reservation to women in direct recruitment to posts ranging from constables to sub-inspector in all union territories including Delhi in a move aimed at making police more gender-sensitive.

Friday, March 20, 2015 10:40:04 PM

What basic amenities can be provided to Ayodhya pilgrims, asks SC
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the central and Uttar Pradesh governments what basic amenities and facilities that can be made available to the pilgrims going to Ayodhya to offer prayers at the makeshift temple on the disputed Babri Masjid-Rama Janmabhoomi site.

Friday, March 20, 2015 10:24:03 PM

Goa leadership questioned after lacklustre performance in ZP polls
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) A less-than-stellar performance in the zilla panchayat polls on Friday sparked a fresh round of dissent within the BJP and the ruling coalition, with a senior leader suggesting that the party may have fared better under the leadership of Manohar Parrikar, a former chief minister who is now the country's defence minister.

Friday, March 20, 2015 10:14:04 PM

Don't ban 'India's Daughter': Panelists
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Increasing violence against women and stifling of debate were among the issues highlighted at a discussion relating to the controversial documentary "India's Daugther" with the panelists saying it should not be banned.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:54:04 PM

182 youths arrested for impersonation in Bihar for constable recruitment
Patna, March 20 (IANS) After rampant and widespread cheating in Bihar's board examination hit the headlines, 182 aspirants were arrested in the Bihar capital in last four days for impersonating and using fake certificates for recruitment of constables, police said on Friday.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:54:03 PM

'SC's obligation to protect women, churches and religious freedom'
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear a plea seeking security for women and freedom of religion in the wake of attack on nuns and churches in some parts of the country moved by a lawyer who held it was the apex court's obligation to protect them.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:50:04 PM

'Embarrassment' for Mamata as gang-raped nun leaves Bengal
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Discharged from a hospital, the nun who was gang-raped inside a convent in West Bengal's Nadia district left West Bengal, prompting the opposition parties to call it an "embarrassment" for the Mamata Banerjee government.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:48:04 PM

BJP leadership questioned over dismal showing in Goa polls
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) A less-than-stellar performance in the zilla panchayat polls on Friday sparked a fresh round of dissent within the BJP and the ruling coalition in Goa with a senior leader suggesting that the party may have fared better under the leadership of Manohar Parrikar, a former chief minister who is now the country's defence minister.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:28:03 PM

India committed to maritime security: Sushama Swaraj
Bhubaneswar, March 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushama Swaraj on Friday said India was committed to maritime security, freedom of navigation, unimpeded lawful commerce and peaceful settlement of disputes in the Indian Ocean region.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:26:12 PM

SC declines PIL seeking to make 'Bhagwad Gita' national scripture
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to entertain a plea seeking direction to the central government to declare the "Bhagwad Gita" as a national scripture, saying that the Hindu sacred book varies for different people with different beliefs.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:26:11 PM

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