HC stays by-polls to DNCC

HC stays by-polls to DNCC

Moved by two separate writ petitions, the bench of Justice Naima Haider and Justice Zafar Ahmed stayed the by-polls for three months and issued a rule seeking explanation why the by-election process should not be declared illegal.

Jahangir Alom, chairman of Beraid union parishad, and Ataur Rahman, chairman of Bhatara union parishad, filed the two petitions, challenging the legality of the schedule of the polls to the posts of the mayor and the councillors of 18 new wards under the city corporation.

The stay comes at a time when the Awami League and the BNP have already picked their mayor candidates -- Atiqul Islam and Tabith Awal respectively -- for the by-elections scheduled for February 26. Possible candidates from other parties have already started wooing voters.


China Says Iran Nuclear Deal Not Derailed, Pledges Constructive Role

China Says Iran Nuclear Deal Not Derailed, Pledges Constructive Role

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif by phone that implementation of the deal had not been "derailed" but would face "some new complicating factors"

SHANGHAI: China on Saturday pledged to continue playing a constructive role in maintaining and implementing the Iran nuclear deal, after U.S. President


Top lawyer-netas to be barred from practicing law by Bar Council of India?

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has asked all lawyers-turned-MPs, MLAs or MLCs whether or not they should be barred from practicing law as long as they hold on to their posts.

If they are barred, the decision that could have far-reaching implications on the political careers of many top politicians, Senior lawyers-turned-politicians like Kapil Sibal, P Chidambaram, and Abhishek Manu Singhvi from the Congress and many in the BJP and other parties have been asked to respond to the BCI notice within a week.

The final decision will be taken on January 22.

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Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner withdraw divorce case

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Authors: Subcontinent Times

Updated: Jan 11, 2018 01:35 IST

Washington D.C. [U.S.A] Jan 11 (ANI) Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and disgraced former lawmaker Anthony Weiner have withdrawn their pending divorce case.

"Abedin was scheduled to appear in Manhattan Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon for


See pic: Tiger Shroff sits on Disha Patani's lap at the airport!

Authors: Ecroaker. com Boosters.

Good friends" (*cough* lovebirds) Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani flew off last night to an undisclosed foreign destination to ring in the New Year together. A fan club of Disha's shared some interesting pictures from the airport, in which Tiger is seen sitting on Disha's lap.

It so happened that Tiger and Disha bumped into Ranveer Singh, who was also flying out of the country. Tiger decided to give up his spot, which was the last spot, on the electric shuttle for Ranveer, and sat on Disha's lap to make place for him.

If the grapevine is to believed, sparks flew between Tiger and Disha during the shooting of the music video of Befikra. While Tiger has repeatedly denied that something was brewing between him and Disha, he has gone on record to say that he wished he had a girlfriend like her.

parties to film screenings to dinner dates, paints a different picture altogether.

On the work front, the rumoured couple will be paired together for the first time on the big screen in Ahmed Khan's Baaghi 2. The film, which also stars Manoj Bajpayee and Prateik Babbar in pivotal roles, is scheduled to release on April 27, 2018.

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