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#MeToo: M J Akbar's defamation case

#MeToo: M J Akbar's defamation case

An Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) trying the case had earlier this month sent the matter to Principal District and Sessions Judge seeking transfer of the matter to another court on the ground that his court was designated to hear cases filed against lawmakers. Principal District and Sessions Judge Sujata Kohli, however, sent the matter back

how you can cast your vote using the EVM

how you can cast your vote using the EVM

EVMs were introduced in 1982 and have been in use since to conduct both general and assembly elections. The Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail, a later addition to the EVMs, provides a visual verification to the voter after the vote is cast.

The EVM has two parts - a control unit with the polling officer and a balloting unit inside the voting compartment for voters to record their votes.

Modi govt's focus on building border

Modi govt's focus on building border

Laying the foundation stone of the BJP's six offices in Himachal Pradesh, virtually from Delhi, he said under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, the government has built 4,700-km four-lane all-weather roads on the border from the Galwan Valley in Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh in the last six years.

New series of retail inflation for indus

New series of retail inflation for indus

Labour minister Santosh Gangwar on Thursday released a new series of retail inflation for industrial workers (CPI-IW) with a revised base year of 2016 against 2001 earlier.