Vice President “has not said anything to cause a loss of confidence in him by the government,” said Press Secretary Zuhair. Letting the protesters into his house “was the polite thing to do.”
Ministers on Tuesday night sought to give their legal justification for the involvement of the armed forces in the arrest of Chief Judge of the Criminal Court, Abdulla Mohamed.
Banners and posters put up at the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport to promote the SAARC summit in Addu City feature the image of Jesus Christ, reports Sun Online.
Religious NGOs cite freedom of expression in critique of regulations that would see preachers face suspension of licenses and 2-5 years imprisonment for preaching promoting racism, gender discrimination, hatred towards people of other religions, or withdrawal from education or vaccination.
Parliament votes to remove DRP MP Dr Afrashim Ali from the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) 38 to 34, amid concerns of competency and integrity, a decision which places last year’s reappointment of judges by the JSC in doubt, according to former JSC member Aishath Velezinee.
The controversial National Crime Prevention Bill was returned to committee during a special session of the Majlis last night, after more than 100 amendments were proposed, and parliament went to recess.