Miscreants set panchayat ghar on fire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district, 8th such incident in valley


Fire tenders were rushed to the spot as soon as the news of the incident was received, the official said. He said this was the eighth such incident in which a panchayat ghar has been set on fire since the polls for municipal bodies and panchayats were announced in the state. Most of these buildings were set on fire in south Kashmir, the official said, adding that the police have registered cases in all the incidents and investigations were on.

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Supreme Court LIVE updates: SC ruling opens up real possibilities of trial being vitiated if politician continues to hold position of power


Supreme Court LIVE updates: The Supreme Court has ignored many other realities as well. There are real and immense possibilities of trial being vitiated if the MP / MLA continues to hold a position of power, especially if their party is in power.

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Supreme Court constitutes three-member committee to look into jail reforms across country


A bench headed by Justice MB Lokur said the panel will look into the issues including over-crowding in prisons. The Supreme court on 27 August had reserved its order on the issue of constituting a committee to deal with issues pertaining to jails and suggest reforms for prisons across the country.

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