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Rajasthan Becomes First Indian State to Enact a Right to Health Act. What's the Next Step?

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...In a first of its kind action within the federal polity of India, the state of Rajasthan last week pulled through its legislative process a Bill... ...catastrophic out-of-pocket health expenditure, as well as expand the range of health services that can be accessed by the people of Rajasthan using... ...Substantive rulings from constitutional benches of the Supreme Court of India have read in a right to health within the ambit of this right.... ...This Bill contrasts in its framing with the public health Bill that the Kerala assembly passed a few days earlier....

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'Label Curd as Dahi, Local Names in Brackets': Hindi Imposition Cry After FSSAI Note to Karnataka

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...The FSSAI has sent a similar note to the Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers Federation, whom it has asked to display "tayir", the Tamil equivalent... ...New Delhi: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has asked the Karnataka Milk Federation to prominently label curd as "dahi," the Hindi... ...Stalin -- after certain recommendations had been made by the Committee of Parliament on Official Language headed by Union home minister Amit Shah... ...Narasimhamurthy, the president of Bengaluru Milk Union Limited, told Hindu that the federation is likely to seek a review of the decision....

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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi's Party Dissolved for Not Re-Registering Under New Electoral Law

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...by the jailed leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be dissolved as it did not comply with the new electoral law and failed to re-register.... ...Aung San Suu Kyi's Party Dissolved for Not Re-Registering Under New Electoral Law.... ...At the end of the deadline, Myawaddy TV said in an evening bulletin on Tuesday that the National League for Democracy (NLD) was among 40 political... ...Her colleagues in the NLD have formed a government in exile, called the National Unity Government of Myanmar....

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When the Media-Politician Relationship is Imbalanced, Citizens Always Come Last

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...Hubert Beuve-Méry, the founder of Le Monde, once said, "Journalism is a profession of contact and distance.".... ...lines and candidate speeches and interviews.... ...The politician accused Tele 1, Halk TV and KRT TV stations of being paid by the CHP and the ?yi Party and told Yanarda?: "Stop shooting!... ...And right now, as Turkey gears up for presidential elections on May 14, Muharrem ?nce, leader of the Homeland Party and a candidate for president...

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Ahead of SC Hearing, Mohammed Faizal's Membership of Lok Sabha Restored

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...Faizal, a Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader, had recently moved the Supreme Court challenging the Secretariat's delay in restoring his membership... ...New Delhi: The Lok Sabha secretariat on Wednesday, March 29, restored the Lok Sabha membership of Lakshadweep's Mohammed Faizal, which it had cancelled... ...for attempting to kill Mohammed Salih, the son-in-law of late Congress leader and former Union minister P.M.... ...While the Kerala high court on January 25 suspended the conviction and 10-year sentence of Faizal, the Lok Sabha secretariat did not restore his...

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Pakistan Judiciary Split Over Bill Introduced To Curtal Powers of Chief Justice

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...Azam Nazeer Tarar, the law minister, presented the "The Supreme Court (Practice and Procedure) Act, 2023".... ...This took place merely hours after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said "history would not forgive us" if parliament did not pass laws to limit the... ...Sharif addressed the joint session of parliament earlier on the dissenting judgement by Justice Mansoor Ali Shah and Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhail... ...Their judgment focused on the case of suo motu notice taken by Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial on February 22 about elections in Punjab and Khyber...

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Five Simple Yet Powerful Reforms to Make Indian Police Force Effective

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...Police reforms are urgently needed: a modern police force is necessary for a modern nation.... ...Five Simple Yet Powerful Reforms to Make Indian Police Force Effective.... ...What the Fraser Commission stated, in 1902, about the Indian police being "generally regarded as corrupt and oppressive and utterly failing to secure... ...If you are going to enhance his job content (below), you must first work on the self-image and the public image of a police officer....

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BBC Punjabi News Twitter Account Withheld Amidst Manhunt for Amritpal Singh

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...BBC Punjabi News Twitter Account Withheld Amidst Manhunt for Amritpal Singh.... ...New Delhi: The Twitter account of BBC Punjabi news has been withheld in India amidst the manhunt for Khalistani sympathiser Amritpal Singh.... ...Social media accounts of at least three prominent journalists, those of Kamaldeep Singh Brar, a senior staffer with the Indian Express in Amritsar... ...The account of Canadian lawmaker, Jagmeet Singh, the leader of the New Democratic Party, has also been withheld and is not available for viewing...

thumbnail favicon thewire.in —  20+ hour, 11+ min ago

After Rahul Gandhi's Disqualification, Congress Plans Month-Long Protests

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...After Rahul Gandhi's Disqualification, Congress Plans Month-Long Protests.... ...New Delhi: Congress spokesperson Jairam Ramesh hit out at the BJP on Tuesday, March 28, alleging that the saffron party has been running away from... ...Modi, Nirav Modi, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.... ...Why do all of them -- all of these thieves -- have Modi Modi Modi in their names? Nirav Modi, Lalit Modi, Narendra Modi....

thumbnail favicon thewire.in —  17+ hour, 43+ min ago

Mumbai Lawyers" Body Now Moves SC Seeking Action Against Dhankhar, Rijiju

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...Mumbai Lawyers" Body Now Moves SC Seeking Action Against Dhankhar, Rijiju.... ...action against vice president Jagdeep Dhankhar and Union law minister Kiren Rijiju for their remarks on judiciary and the collegium system for appointment... ...It also sought orders to restrain Dhankhar from discharging duty as the vice president, and Rijiju from discharging his duty as a Union cabinet minister... ...The Bombay high court, while dismissing the Bombay Lawyers Association's PIL on February 9, said that the credibility of the Supreme Court is "sky-high...

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