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Peegate: Pilots and cabin crew unions appeal DGCA to withdraw commander’s suspension order | India News

MUMBAI: In a joint appeal sent on Tuesday to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Indian unions and associations representing pilots and cabin crew members requested the revocation of the license suspension issued to the pilot-in-command (PIC) of the November’s New York to Delhi flight on board which a male passenger allegedly urinated on […]

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PM Modi interacts with youngsters on Parakram Diwas under ‘Know Your Leader’ programme | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with youngsters, selected under the ‘Know Your Leader’ programme to participate in a ceremony to honour Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in the Central Hall of Parliament. The interaction took place at PM Modi’s residence.The Prime Minister advised youngsters to read biographies of historical personalities to learn […]

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Judges are not elected, so can’t be replaced: Law minister Rijiju | India News

NEW DELHI: Union law minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that since judges don’t face elections, they do not face public scrutiny.Addressing a Republic Day function organised at the Tis Hazari courts complex in the national capital, Rijiju pitched for a “robust and independent judiciary”, saying if the independence of the judiciary is diluted, democracy […]

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Supreme Court to consider setting up 3-judge bench to hear Karnataka Hijab ban row | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday said it will consider setting up a three-judge bench to adjudicate the case related to wearing of the Islamic head covering in Karnataka schools following its split verdict.A bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandarchud, and Justices V Ramasubramanian and JB Pardiwala, took note of the submissions of senior […]

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Pakistan has become ‘politically, morally bankrupt’: Former Pakistan Senator | India News

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar on Saturday said that Pakistan has become “politically and morally bankrupt”, according to a news report.“We have become politically and morally bankrupt. Even today, people are not being told the truth, which the country needs,” Khokhar said while addressing the second session of the national dialogue in Quetta.The […]

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to be chief guest at India’s 74th Republic Day Parade | India News

NEW DELHI: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will be chief guest at India’s 74th Republic Day celebrations, the ministry of external affairs said on Saturday.President el-Sisi is visiting India from January 26-26 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the foreign ministry said.“This is for the first time that the president of the Arab […]