What is the exact status of MLAs in resort? Madras HC asks police

sasimlaThe Madras high court has directed the police to file an affidavit regarding the AIADMK MLAs lodged in a resort near Chennai. The court sought to know the exact status of the MLAs who have been carted away by Sasikala to a resort.

It may recalled that the government had told the court that the information regarding the MLAs staying at the resort was wrong. The government submitted that all they were staying at the MLAs hostel out of their own will.

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So what does OPS need to pull the rug from under Sasikala?

sasipanSasikala Natarajan carted 130 MLAs in three buses and parked them at a resort, 120 kilometres away from Chennai. Sasikala needs the support of 117 MLAs if she is to become chief minister of Tamil Nadu.

O Paneerselvam too is a contender to the post, but doing the math it appears to be tough for him to get the numbers.

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Can Panneerselvam REALLY withdraw his resignation?

panneerselvamO Panneerselvam said after resigning as chief minister of Tamil Nadu that he is willing to withdraw it if the people want and party workers. The question is, can he do so even if he or the people of Tamil Nadu wish?

Legal experts say that taking back the resignation is not an option once the governor has accepted it.

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Uttarakhand elections: 200 crorepaties in the fray

harish-rawatThere are 200 crorepatis in the fray contesting the Uttarakhand Assembly elections 2017.
Uttarakhand would also witness 91 candidates who have declared pending criminal cases against them according to a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.

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Link all mobile numbers to Aadhar within 1 year: SC tells Centre

aadharThe Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to ensure that the Aadhar number of every phone subscriber should be registered within a year.

The SC set an outer limit of 1 year for the Centre to register details of each mobile phone subscriber including those with pre-paid connections.

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UP elections: 168 candidates with criminal background in fray

img_0797Lucknow, Feb 4: There are 168 candidates with criminal cases contesting the first phase of the Utta Pradesh assembly elections 2017. An analysis by the Association for Democratic Reforms states that there are 836 candidates in the fray.

143 candidates have declared serious criminal cases, including cases related to murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, crimes against women etc. 15 candidates have declared cases related to murder.

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Travel ban: Radical Jamaican cleric calls Trump ‘a wonderful enemy’

trump“He is a wonderful enemy,” is what radical Jamaican cleric Abdullah el-Faisal had to say about United States President Donald Trump.

Reacting to the travel ban imposed by Trump, Faisal said that this decision would ultimately encourage Muslims to wake up.

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Immigration ban: How does an executive order work in the US?

trumpDonald Trump started his stint as the President of the United States of America with a bang. His executive order banning migrants from seven Muslim majority nations is the talk of the world today.

The ban was issued through an executive order. What is an executive order and how exactly does it work. Let us find out here.

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Bhatinda blast: All leads point to a terror attack

blast444g_1485906594Chandigarh, Feb 2: The Bhatinda blast was a targeted terror strike, investigators have prima facie concluded. The presence of Improvised Explosive Devices and the strategic manner in which it was placed has led the police to believe that the blast was a targeted terror strike.

Investigators have, however, refused to name any one organisation responsible for the blast. On Tuesday, a powerful bomb placed in a car exploded outside an election rally in which six persons were killed. The police say that the car was parked in between two trees and the bomb was triggered off by a remote. From the blast site, the police have recovered IEDs and also a pressure cooker in which the bomb had been placed.

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UP elections: Will Netaji campaign for the RLD?

mulayamsinghyadav-16-1471332064Lucknow, Feb 2: Post the’feud’, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has kept everyone guessing. He says that he is not happy about the alliance that his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh entered into with the Congress.

While the SP, led by Akhilesh says that they would fight the elections under the name of Netaji, the Rashtriya Lok Dal on the other hand is trying to rope in the veteran leader.

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