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Power of President of India to withhold assent

In India the President can hold his assent to a bill in the following circumstances: If it is an ordinary Bill In case of an ordinary bill or a bill got introduced by a private member and passed by both houses, the president can just withhold assent. It is similar to the Pocket Veto in ..

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France pressing for war crimes investigation in Aleppo

In its efforts to come to help to the people of Aleppo who have been at the receiving end of a deadly Syrian offensive backed by Russia, France has announced to take the matter to International Criminal Court for the investigation of war crimes. The city is reeling under an intense aerial bombing by both ..

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Antonio Guterres all set to become new UN Chief

Antonio Guterres the former Prime Minister of Portugal is all set to become the next UN secretary-general as all the five Security Council veto-wielding powers voted in his favour in a secret ballot. The Security Council which has 15 members had cast ballots for all the 10 candidates with three choices of encourage, discourage and ..

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