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NCLAT asks ED to release Bhushan Power's attached property
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday put JSW Steels Rs 19,700 crore payment to acquire Bhushan Power and Steel (BPSL) on hold and asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to release the BPSL's attached properties.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pakistan ups cyber warfare against India on Twitter
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan is aggressively pushing sinister propaganda against India via ramping up cyber warfare on Twitter, a new report said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Expulsion of six varsity students who wrote to PM revoked
Mumbai/Wardha, Oct 13 (IANS) After a furore, the central Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya in Wardha backtracked on Sunday and revoked its expulsion orders on six backward class research scholars.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
BPSL case: NCLAT to hear JSW Steel's immunity plea Monday
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) will on Monday hear JSW Steel's plea in the Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd (BPSL) case regarding immunity from criminal proceedings in the bank fraud investigation against BPSL's erstwhile promoter.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Redefine human rights in Indian context: Amit Shah
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Human rights violations should not be limited to just custodial deaths and police atrocities, but must also include denial of basic facilities, like toilets, electricity and food, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah, here on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Over 2 lakh cases pending in information commissions: Report
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A report on the performance of various information commissions across the country has revealed that more than 2 lakh appeals and complaints are pending for disposal at various stages.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
50 arrested after clashes in Bihar
Jahanabad (Bihar), Oct 12 (IANS) The district police have beefed up security arrangements here following a major clash between two groups during Durga idol immersion on Thursday, that claimed the life of one person and landed 50 persons in jail, police said on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
More than 3 crore RTI applications filed so far: Report
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) More than 3 crore Right to Information (RTI) applications have been filed so far, according to a report by Transparency International India.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Unnao rape survivor's car crash: No murder charge on Sengar
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed a chargesheet in the Unnao rape survivor's accident case against former BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, among others.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC stays Goa beach Blue Flag certification process
Panaji, Oct 9 (IANS) The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Union Environment and Forest Ministry over its process of Blue Flag certification of the Miramar beach in the state capital.
2019-10-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Repatriation of Reang tribals to Mizoram runs into rough weather
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 9 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriations of over 35,000 Reang tribal refugees, sheltered in seven relief camps in northern Tripura, is running into rough weather as the migrants are reluctant to return to their villages in Mizoram unless their demands, including for security to their lives, are met.
2019-10-09
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shah's Mizoram visit: Citizenship issue only vaguely subdued
Aizawl, Oct 7 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah's recent visit to Mizoram has "marginally subdued the core issue of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) but antagonism against the CAB remains as an undercurrent", according to a political analyst here on Monday.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mizoram: Citizenship issue vaguely subdued, but stays alive
Aizawl, Oct 7 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah's recent visit to Mizoram has "marginally subdued the core issue of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) but antagonism against the CAB remains as an undercurrent", according to a political analyst here on Monday.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tejpal rape case hearing adjourned to Oct 21
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) The Additional District and Sessions court in Goa's Mapusa adjourned the rape trial against Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal to October 21, after the victim could not attend the hearing on Monday.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cannot cut Aarey trees till Oct 21: SC
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday prohibited cutting of any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony and directed the Maharashtra government to maintain status quo till October 21, the next date of hearing.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cannot cut Aarey trees till Oct 21: SC
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday prohibited cutting of any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony and directed the Maharashtra government to maintain status quo till October 21, the next date of hearing.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Special SC hearing on Monday over Mumbai tree-cutting
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hold a special hearing on Monday over the Maharashtra government's decision to fell over 2,000 trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony to build a Metro Rail yard.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Special SC hearing on Monday over tree-cutting in Mumbai
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court has set up a special bench hearing on Monday over the Maharasthra government's decision to fell trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony to build a Metro Rail yard.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Who will lead prosecution in case against Gopal Kanda
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) It has been seven years since Airhostess Gitika Sharma committed suicide, but the case against former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, who is accused of aiding and abetting the suicide, has failed to reach any logical conclusion. And now, the trial has hit a dead end as the Delhi government's prosecution department failed to appoint any prosecutor to lead the case.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Woman who missed Bihar Police test for pregnancy gets SC relief
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court has granted relief to a woman seeking to participate in the physical evaluation test for employment in Bihar Police as she could not attend the test owing to her pregnancy.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Provide Punjab govt sacrilege case closure report: Court
Mohali, Oct 5 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court, here on Saturday, upheld Punjab's right to access the Bargari sacrilege cases closure report and asked that a certified copy of the report, along with attached documents, be given to the state.
2019-10-05
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Will complete Ayodhya hearing on October 17, says SC now
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said it would wrap up the hearing in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya on October 17, a day earlier than its schedule, thus leaving merely four days of active hearing now.
2019-10-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
NIA terror funding charge sheet names Yasin Malik, 4 others
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik was among the five people named in the second supplementary charge sheet in the terror funding case filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) here in a special court on Friday under new Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
2019-10-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Air hostess suicide: Court summons top Delhi officials
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A city court on Friday issued summons to the Delhi Home Secretary and then Additional DCP, Crime Branch, Rajiv Ranjan in the case against former Haryana Minister Gopal Goyal Kanda for abetting the suicide of an air hostess employed with his aviation company in 2012.
2019-10-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
ALERT: Ayodhya title dispute case will end on Oct 17: CJI
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2019-10-04
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC seeks Centre's response on appointments in NGT
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Central government on a plea seeking appointment of judicial and expert members for the National Green Tribunal (NGT) benches across the country.
2019-10-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kochi flats: Some residents leave, others seek more time
Kochi, Oct 3 (IANS) With the deadline for residents of the Maradu flats complex, whose demolition has been ordered by the Supreme Court, to move out ending at 12 midnight, some have left, but a huge majority still remains, as they wait for alternate accommodation, while district authorities are working hard to avoid any sort of forceful eviction.
2019-10-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ayodhya case arrives at crucial phase, intense arguments expected
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Intense arguments are predicted in the Ayodhya title dispute in the Supreme Court as the October 18 deadline approaches, leaving seven days of active hearing in the politically vexing 70-year-old case being heard by a five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
2019-10-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Pak claim on Hyderabad Nizam's 35mn pound fund rejected
New Delhi/Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) Rejecting arguments by Pakistan, the UK High Court on Wednesday ruled in favour of India in a 70-year-old legal dispute involving 35 million pounds that belonged to the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad during the state's accession to India.
2019-10-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
BCI plans protest against Higher Education Commission
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The Bar Council of India (BCI) here on Wednesday decided to hold a protest rally in November against the Centre's decision to take away the BCI's power to regulate legal education, and the Higher Education Commission of India (Repeal of University Grants Commission) Bill 2019.
2019-10-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Production warrant for Talwar's aide Yasmeen issued
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) : A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court issued a production warrant against Yasmeen Kapoor, a close aide of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, in a money laundering case relating to an illicit aviation deal.
2019-10-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jagan Mohan Reddy may influence witnesses, says CBI
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) The CBI has strongly opposed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's petition, seeking exemption from personal appearance in the court for the hearing of alleged disproportionate assets cases, saying he may influence the witnesses.
2019-10-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Never thought seeking justice would be almost impossible: Ishrat's mother
Ahmedabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Shamima Kausar, the mother of Ishrat Jahan, has said that she never imagined that seeking "truth and justice" in the "pre-planned" and "cold-blooded murder" of her daughter "could be such an uphill, arduous, life consuming and almost an impossible task".
2019-10-01
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
No child detained illegally in J&K: Report
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Though the Jammu and Kashmir administration is not illegally detaining any minor, it's holding 144 juveniles since August 5, according to a report submitted by the J&K Juvenile Justice Committee to the Supreme Court.
2019-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC seeks CPCB report over Yamuna pollution in Mathura
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court has asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to inspect and file a report on the status of pollution in the Yamuna river at Uttar Pradesh's Mathura.
2019-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indiabulls case: HC notice to Citizen Whistle Blowers Forum
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to Citizen Whistle Blowers Forum over a perjury application filed by Indiabulls, and asked it to file its response by October 24.
2019-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC sets aside its 2018 verdict on SC/ST Act
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside its judgement which introduced measures like prior inquiry before the arrest of an accused under Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities Act), 1989.
2019-10-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hindu, Muslim sides contest Ayodhya claims as Oct 18 nears
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) With October 18 - the deadline for arguments in the Ayodhya title case - fast approaching, the counsel for both sides sharply contested each other's arguments - Hindus parties argued Hindu law is applicable in interpreting Lord Ram's birthplace as a juristic personality, while Muslims contended the Babri Masjid's validity will not be decided in terms of tenets of Islam but rather how people had treated it.
2019-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
SC recommends Justice R Menon as AFT chairperson
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court has recommended the name of former Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajendra Menon for appointment as new chairperson of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) and asked the Centre to make the appointment immediately as present chairperson Justice Virendra Singh would retire on October 6.
2019-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Apprehending sealing, leading Delhi fitness centres move SC
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A group of leading fitness centres here has moved a plea in the Supreme Court seeking relief from the September 24 notice issued by the apex court appointed Monitoring Committee, concluding fitness centres, including gyms, are not permissible on properties, irrespective whether they are commercial, mixed land or non-notified.
2019-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC order on plea against Fadnavis' election on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce its order on Tuesday on a plea challenging the election of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to the Assembly for allegedly not disclosing criminal cases pending against him in his nomination papers.
2019-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Plea filed in SC for linkage of social media with Aadhaar
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A public interest litigation was filed in the Supreme Court seeking to link social media sites including Twitter and Facebook with Aadhaar to weed out duplicate and fake accounts and control fake news.
2019-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mirza rebuts Roy's claim of not taking money, sent to jail
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) Arrested IPS officer S.M.H. Mirza on Monday countered BJP leader Mukul Roy's claim of not taking any money in the Narada sting footage scam, as he was sent to 14 judicial custody.
2019-09-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tarun Tejpal rape trial to resume on October 7
Panaji, Sep 30 (IANS) A Goa court on Monday said that the trial against former Tehelka editor-in-chief and rape accused Tarun Tejpal would resume on October 7, while refusing his plea to postpone the next hearing till November.
2019-09-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Kerala's Maradu flats to go as SC declines owners' plea
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined a plea filed by five apartment owners in the Maradu complex in Kochi seeking a stay on the demolition of the "illegal" building.
2019-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC sends Gautam Navlakha's plea to another bench
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Monday referred to another bench the plea of civil liberties activist Gautam Navlakha challenging the Bombay High Court's order refusing to quash an FIR filed against him by the Pune police in the Bhima-Koregoan case.
2019-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
ALERT: SC declines stay on Kerala's Maradu flat demolition
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2019-09-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kochi flats demolition on schedule, residents to move out
Kochi, Sep 29 (IANS) The residents of the Maradu flat complex, set for demolition, on Sunday decided to move out of their homes after a meeting with Ernakulam district authorities, paving the way for implementation of the Supreme Court directive.
2019-09-29
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Divorce on grounds of desertion subject to maintenance: SC
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Saturday ruled that a wife, who has been divorced on the ground of desertion, is entitled to claim maintenance from her ex-husband.
2019-09-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
BJP, VHP keep daily tab on SC hearings on Ayodhya
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) With Supreme Court hearing the Ayodhya matter on a daily basis, the BJP and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) are keeping a close tab on the proceedings and all three organisations have earmarked individuals for this purpose who are supposed to prepare the report briefs.
2019-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion