Category: Current Affairs

ALL News Headlines 2020 January 18TH

Kapil Sibal: No state can deny the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act(CAA) when it is already passed by the Parliament, said Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday. “If the CAA is passed no state can say ‘I will not implement it’. It is not possible and is unconstitutional. You can oppose it, you can pass a resolution in the Assembly and ask the central government to withdraw it. But constitutionally saying that I won’t implement it is going to be problematic and going to create more difficulties,” said the former minister of law and justice on the third day of the Kerala Literature Festival (KLF).

ALL News Headlines 2020 January 17TH

A Delhi court on January 17 issued fresh death warrants for February 1,  at 6 am against the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora was hearing a plea by one of the four death row convicts in the case, Mukesh Kumar Singh, seeking postponement of the date of his execution scheduled for January 22. Public Prosecutor Irfan Ahmed informed the court that Mukesh’s mercy plea was rejected by President Ram Nath Kovind on January 17. Then the warrant was issued.

ALL News Headlines 2020 January 15TH

Nirbhaya case: The Delhi High Court today declined to entertain the plea of one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case against the death warrant and gave him liberty to challenge it in session’s court. The Delhi government informed the high court during the hearing that the execution of convicts will not take place on January 22 as a mercy plea has been filed by one of them.

ALL News Headlines 2020 January 14TH

Makar Samkranti

Section 144 : The West Bengal state police have enforced prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code(CrPC) to stop the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from holding two back-to-back rallies since Sunday in support of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Cases have also been registered against BJP leaders for violating the orders. Both incidents have taken place in the north Bengal region where the BJP wrested all the Lok Sabha seats from the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in 2019.