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Chief Justice to hear plea for Constitution bench on Aadhaar

Chief Justice to hear plea for Constitution bench on Aadhaar

The five-judge would begin the hearing from July 18. Attorney General K.K. Venugopal for the Centre and senior advocate Shyam Divan joined forces on Wednesday and made an urgent mention before a Bench led by Chief Justice of India J.S. A five-judge Constitution bench will examine the validity of Aadhaar next week. On June 27, a vacation bench of Supreme Court refused to pass an interim order against Centre's notification making Aadhaar compulsory in order to avail social schemes and ...



Shoulder concern for last-eight Djokovic

A terrific match should await. But I was hearing a lot of comments from the other players. There is, however, one crumb of comfort for Berdych in amongst the series of bruising losses. Tomas Berdych has enjoyed a less easy path into the quarterfinals, having had arguably a tougher draw. Djokovic claimed the first set at a canter, before being forced into a tiebreak in the second.


Hearing in death of Penn State pledge to resume for 3rd day

Hearing in death of Penn State pledge to resume for 3rd day

The second day of a preliminary hearing Monday included questions from a defense attorney about whether 19-year-old pledge Tim Piazza had been forced into drinking a unsafe amount of alcohol the night of a Beta Theta Pi party in February.


Australia 'A' tour of S Africa off after player boycott

Australia 'A' tour of S Africa off after player boycott

The players, selected for the Australia A tour starting on July 12, had been training this week with captain Usman Khawaja and hoping for an end to the impasse before their scheduled departure on Friday. The deadline for reaching an agreement was June 30 and the dispute has just carried on with CA's last-minute increased pay offer also rejected by the ACA.


Sri Lanka name new Test, ODI captains

Sri Lanka name new Test, ODI captains

Sri Lanka beat India after pulling off an excellent chase at the recent Champions Trophy 2017 in England and Wales, but spilt chances at crucial junctures in their game against Pakistan to crash out, while Pakistan went on to win the tournament.