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Indu Malhotra to take oath; Nothing wrong in govt rejecting collegium recommendation: CJI

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Indu Malhotra to take oath; Nothing wrong in govt rejecting collegium recommendation: CJI

As the government sent back to the Supreme Court collegium the name of KM Joseph for reconsideration while clearing the name of senior advocate Indu Malhotra for appointment as Supreme Court Judge, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra on Thursday, April 26, said there was nothing wrong in Union law ministry move.

The Union Law Ministry had cleared the name of senior advocate Indu Malhotra, while sending back the name of Uttarakhand Chief Justice K M Joseph.

CJI Dipak Misra said that it was not wrong for the Union law ministry to send back for reconsideration one name among the two sent to it by the Collegium. “If the centre has segregated the recommendation and sent one of the names for reconsideration then they are within their rights,” he said, according to media reports.

He also clarified that the swearing-in ceremony of Indu Malhotra will be held as scheduled on Friday since the warrant had already been sent to President Ram Nath Kovind for his signature and he had signed it. It cannot be recalled.

The Chief Justice, who leads the collegium, also rejected a petition by over 100 lawyers that Indu Malhotra’s appointment be on hold until both judges were appointed together without segregation. Former Solicitor General Indira Jaising had urged him to put off Indu Malhotra’s oath, saying “independence of the judiciary must be saved at all cost”. She had requested a quick listing of the petition tomorrow (on Friday) which the CJI refused.

The other name,  of Justice KM Joseph was sent back by the ministry with a long letter asking why Justice Joseph was selected when he was only 42 on the list and as per seniority of all chief justices he is only 12th.

The CJI said: “Sometimes 30 names are recommended for the High Courts and while 22 are made judges, 8 names are sent back to the Collegium. It cannot be that 30 of the 30 names have been approved or disapproved.”

The ministry’s letter to the CJI regarding the rejection of the name of Justice Joseph said:

“With regard to the recommendation relating to Shri Justice K M Joseph, the proposal has been examined and the following observations are made:

a) In the All India High Court Judges’ Seniority List Shri Justice K M Joseph is placed at serial No. 42. There are presently 11 chief justices of various high courts who are senior to him in All India High Court Judges’ Seniority List.

b) The high courts, namely Calcutta, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and some smaller high courts namely Sikkim, Manipur, Meghalaya are not represented in the Supreme Court at present.

c) Shri Justice K M Joseph’s parent high court is the Kerala High Court. If he is to be appointed as judge of the Supreme Court, the Kerala High Court – a comparatively small high court – would have two judges from the same parent high court in the Supreme Court.

d) It may also be relevant to mention here that there is no representation of Scheduled caste/ Scheduled tribe Communities in the Supreme Court since long.

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Lawrence Bishnoi’s brother claims credit for firing incident outside Salman Khan’s house

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Anmol Bishnoi, the brother of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, is said to have accepted responsibility for shooting outside Salman Khan’s house on Sunday. Anmol, who is apparently hiding in the US and is wanted in India, allegedly posted on social media, calling the actor’s firing only a trailer and delivering a warning.

In his alleged facebook post, Anmol said, peace is what they seek. If the only decision against oppression is war, then so be it. He further said giving warning to Salman Khan that they have only shown you a trailer so that the actor can understand the magnitude of their strength and do not test it.

He continued saying, this is the first and last warning. After this, shots will not be fired outside the house only. He said that he h as kept two dogs whom he had named after named after Dawood Ibrahim and Chota Shakeel. He claimed that Salman Khan considers them as his Gods. Concluding the post Anmol said, he dosen’t have the habit of talking much.

This incident occurred when two unidentified guys riding bikes fired four rounds of gunshots outside Salman Khan’s Bandra residence in Mumbai early on Sunday morning. The incident occurred at roughly 4.51 am outside of Galaxy Apartments. However, no one was injured in the incident.

However, Salman Khan’s father, Salim Khan responded to the incident and said, that everything is gin and no one is injured.

As per the early investigation the bullets were fount in the balcony of Salman Khan’s house.

Meanwhile, the actor’s security has been stepped up and the police are closely monitoring the situation. The crime branch, local police and forensic teams visited the spot for further probe and recovered shells of bullets fired outside Khan’s house.

In addition, Salman Khan has been granted permission to carry a personal firearm for protection.

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Gunshots fired outside Salman Khan’s Galaxy Apartment in Bandra, Mumbai Police investigates

A firing incident took place outside Salman Khan’s home in Bandra today, and investigation is currently underway.

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Early in the morning, gunshots were heard outside Salman Khan’s Bandra house. An unidentified person fired a gun into the air while riding a bike about five in the morning. Police are currently looking into the matter and conducting searches.

It has been reported that two men fired bullets outside Salman’s Galaxy Aparetment at around 5:00 am. A gunshot fire was found close to the air conditioner mounted on the wall beside it. An investigation has been launched by Mumbai Police to identify the gunman. The forensic team and the crime branch also arrived at the location.

However, there are currently no reports of injuries. The security around Salman Khan’s home has been inxcreased, according to the police. On the other side, the Bandra Police Station has received an official complaint (FIR) against unidentified attackers. DCP has also arrived at the location. Images of the two suspects who opened fire at Salman’s house on the bike appeared. In the images, the two accussed can be seen wearing helmets to prevent identification. Salman’s home has CCTV installed, and the image was taken using it.

This is not the first time that Salman Khan has been attacked or threatened. Several people have threatened to kill him. Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi had planned ahead of time to use his goons to attack the Bollywood actor. The man who was given the idea to kill Salman Khan is none other than Naresh Shetty, the mentor of mobster Kala Jathedi and the most important person in Bishnoi’s gang.

In addition, mobster Sampat Nehra had set up camp in Mumbai for a few days in order to attack Salman Khan. Not only that, but after escaping, infamous mobster Kala Jathedi also made Mumbai his home. At one point or another, all of these mob figures resided in Mumbai’s Vaasi area.

Meanwhile, on the occasion of Eid, Salman Khan frequently waves to his followers from the balcony of his first-floor Galaxy Apartment.

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Lok Sabha elections 2024: BJP releases manifesto Sankalp Patra in presence of PM Modi, focuses on women, poor and youth

The BJP released its manifesto or Sankalp Patra, with tagline Modi ki Guarantee, for the Lok Sabha election 2024

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At the party headquarters in New Delhi on Sunday, April 14, the Bharatiya Janata Party unveiled their manifesto, or Sankalp Patra, for the Lok Sabha election of 2024, with the slogan Modi ki Guarantee. The manifesto was presented in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president JP Nadda, and other senior leaders.

The day marks on the anniversary of the birth of BR Ambedkar, a notable Dalit leader who drafted the Indian Constitution. A 27-member committee to draft the party’s manifesto, led by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, was constituted by the BJP and convened twice to discuss its contents. Ahead of this, the party conducted several campaigns on social media and sent out vans across the nation to get recommendations from the public.

The four pillars of Viksit Bharat—women power, youth power, farmers, and the poor—are the core of the manifesto, according to the prime minister. The PM said that the manifesto emphasizes both the quantity and quality of opportunities, as well as the dignity of life and quality of life.

According to the PM, the government will prioritize installing piped gas in every home and provide free solar-powered electricity.

A five-year extension of the Centre’s free ration system was promised in the manifesto. To stabilize prices and safeguard the plates of the impoverished, the government said it will concentrate on achieving self-sufficiency in the production of vegetables, edible oils, and pulses. It stated that every home will have access to drinking water and that the Ayushman Bharat scheme and the PMAwas Yojana would be increased.

As per the BJP manifesto, farmers would still receive Rs 6,000 in annual support, and the crop insurance program will be strengthened with the use of technology. According to the manifesto, the government will keep raising the minimum support price for crops on a regular basis, establish new clusters for the production of necessities, and construct more storage facilities.

JP Nadda, speaking to the media, outlined the accomplishments of the BJP government during its ten years in office. He restated that the central campaign slogan of the BJP, Modi ki guarantee, is a guarantee that all guarantees will be fulfilled.

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