After the flowers are wilted, the bells done ringing, the flags hoisted back up from half-staff where they marked Parkland’s first anniversary Thursday, the problem of how to solve Parkland will remain for lawmakers. Book said she and other Broward legislators still live with the tragedy daily. … [Read more...] about State Sen. Lauren Book worries landmark Parkland legislation ‘wouldn’t pass today’
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The third point of consideration is the demand for SIT. The letter states ‘a Special Investigation team of persons with proven integrity to go through the records of the CBI to see if any link can be established between the supposed visits and the CBI’s investigations subsequently and to talk with some of the supposed visitors.’ The activists also say that it will be best, if the same is done within 4 weeks. … [Read more...] about Activists want SIT Probe in CBI-Gate
Access: The width of the main gates was measured to 3.35 mtrs. The width of main gate for easy access of fire service vehicles shall be at least 5 mtrs. Corridors were encroached by almirah, lockers etc. The encroachment shall be removed. Pumps: Diesel pump was found defective. Sprinkler gong bell provided but not functional. No sprinkler actuation alarm was provided in the fire control room. Draw off connection from underground water storage tank was not provided. C. plant in basement shall be protected with sprinkler system. Fire extinguishers in Fire control Room were sent for recharging on 26.6.04. Fire extinguishers in basement were not maintained properly. One exit in basement was full of foam seats. Rubbish also accumulated in large quantity in A.C. plant room (basement). Proper house-keeping should be maintained. Zone No.22 & 26 at detection panel installed at Fire control room was lying out of order. Zone chart was not visible. C.Ps provided in … [Read more...] about CIC questions fire-safety of SC and Parliament Buildings [Read the Order]
While appearing for Yadav, senior advocate Ram Jethmalani had alleged in the high court that the Excel sheet was forged. Jethamalani argued that a mere recommendation did not constitute an offence because his client believed the candidates were adequately fit for that job and there was nothing in their character and antecedents to disqualify them. He said no FIR should have been registered without a preliminary inquiry. … [Read more...] about SC to decide if vyapam tainted MP Governor should be removed; Notice issued on plea by Lawyers [Read Petition]
Yes. I take the liberty to call it a ‘Gate’ cause it seems to me so! Fair appointment of Judges undeniably goes hand in hand with the constitutional principle of independence of judiciary. The constitutional duty bestowed upon the judges to uphold the rule of law can only be fully subscribed to, if the people elevated to bench are awarded due respect and honour so that they can hold the post with dignity. What we have just witnessed is another abuse of power by the government by wrongly segregating a particular name from the file submitted by the CJI based on unidentified (largely political) agendas encouraged by a vendetta (Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Appointed ASG & SG by UPA, so considered belonging to the congress team) to make sure that favourable benches preside over the apex court. Ignoring precedents & misapplying settled principles by adopting a technique like this definitely falls under the ambit of Bench hunting. … [Read more...] about Bench hunting: Is ‘Gopal Gate’ the only instance?