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Law professors have been routinely appointed to higher judiciary in foreign countries. India, too, should consider appointing them to high courts and Supreme Court(Sunil Saxena/HT File Photo)

The judiciary must try to diversify the institution

By C Raj Kumar & Khagesh Gautam
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2019 11:05 AM IST
There is a need to attract outstanding minds to the judiciary, many of whom can be from legal academia.
The US Supreme Court on Monday refused a request by the Trump administration and the telecommunications industry to wipe away a lower court decision that had upheld Obama-era net neutrality rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, though the justices’ action does not undo the 2017 repeal of the policy.(REUTERS)
The US Supreme Court on Monday refused a request by the Trump administration and the telecommunications industry to wipe away a lower court decision that had upheld Obama-era net neutrality rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, though the justices’ action does not undo the 2017 repeal of the policy.(REUTERS)

US Supreme Court ends fight over Obama-era net neutrality rules

Washington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2018 08:48 AM IST
The rules championed by Democratic former President Barack Obama, intended to safeguard equal access to content on the internet, were opposed by President Donald Trump, a Republican.
(Representative image)
(Representative image)

Complaints against NRI husbands on rise, proposal for digital portals made

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Arshdeep Arshi, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2018 10:45 AM IST
An analysis of the data collected by the NRI Cell of the NCW shows that the number of cases filed by women against NRI husbands nationally and in Punjab have been steadily increasing over the years.
A motorist speaks on a mobile phone while riding a bike at Ahmednagar road on Monday.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/ HT PHOTO)
A motorist speaks on a mobile phone while riding a bike at Ahmednagar road on Monday.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/ HT PHOTO)

Pune police suspend 300 driving licences for mobile phone offences

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 03:38 PM IST
First time traffic police suspended licences for use of mobile phones while driving
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