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Appointment of judges
CJI's recommendation
not binding: SC

NEW DELHI, Oct 28 — In a significant unanimous order, a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court today held that recommendations made by the Chief Justice of India on the appointment of judges to the apex court and high courts without following the consultation process was not binding on the government and widened the scope of CJI's consultation.
Residents throng around the tranquilised leopard
Residents throng around the tranquilised leopard that had created panic in Panchkula on Wednesday. — Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan
A leopard in the drawing room
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Govt amends CVC ordinance
Non-bureaucrats included
NEW DELHI, Oct 28 — Setting at rest the controversy generated by an ordinance issued in August to constitute the Central Vigilance Commission, the government has promulgated another ordinance to make the commission a four-member body that will now include non-bureaucrats.

Former Bihar Chief Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav going to surrender before the designated CBI court.
Former Bihar Chief Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav going to surrender before the designated CBI court. — PTI
Laloo, Mishra sent to jail
Hearing today
PATNA, Oct 28 — The former Bihar Chief Minister, Mr Laloo Prasad Yadav, and Mr Jagannath Mishra, were today remanded in judicial custody till tomorrow after a designated court rejected their prayers for a provisional bail on adjournment of hearing for regular bail in a conspiracy angle case of the fodder scam.

EC pulls up Sushma for poll code violation
NEW DELHI, Oct 28 — The Election Commission has pulled up Delhi Chief Minister Sushma Swaraj for undertaking police supervisory work in a "very obvious propagandist manner" in the Capital apparently violative of the model code of conduct in view of the next month’s Assembly elections.

Panel to monitor probe against Romesh Sharma
NEW DELHI, Oct 28 — The closeness of some senior politicians to self-styled property dealer-turned- politician Romesh Sharma could prove to be a stumbling block for the investigating agencies.


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Consumers paid 8 times more for onions
CHANDIGARH, Oct 28 — Consumers of onions in the country paid more than Rs 4,000 crore extra in the past six months as compared to the same period last year even after cutting their consumption of this commodity to nearly half, says Mr Nirmal Singh Sandhu, a trained hotelier.

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