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Essar: SC allows plea of CoC, sets aside NCLAT ruling
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the plea of Committee of Creditors of Essar Steel India and set aside the NCLAT order on insolvency proceedings against the steel giant.
2019-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Our judgements are not to be played with: SC judge
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) "Tell them our judgements are not to be played with," Justice Rohinton Nariman of the Supreme Court told the Centre on Friday, a day after delivering a dissenting judgement in the Sabarimala temple review.
2019-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
MHA yet to convince states, UTs on outsourcing summons
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is trying to convince the states and union territories to outsource the service of issuing summons as most of them were found to be reluctant to start this initiative, sources said on Thursday.
2019-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ordinance on registration of visitors with Meghalaya Guv
Shillong, Nov 13 (IANS) The Meghalaya government has sent the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 to Governor Tathagata Roy for his approval, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said on Wednesday.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tarun Tejpal's lawyers grill victim for 3rd consecutive day
Panaji, Nov 13 (IANS) Defence lawyers representing former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal who has been accused of rape, continued to cross examine the victim for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, during the in-camera trial at a district court in North Goa's Mapusa town.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBI, ED seek time to respond to Michel's bail application
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The CBI and ED on Wednesday sought more time to file the response on the bail application of alleged 'middleman' Christian Michel in the Rs 3,600 crore Agusta Westland VVIP chopper scam in the Delhi High Court.
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Massive charge sheet coming up in AgustaWestland case: CBI to HC
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it is filing a "massive charge sheet in the AgustaWestland case".
2019-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bailable warrant issued against Shashi Tharoor over scorpion remark
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) A Delhi court has issued a bailable warrant against senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in a criminal defamation case filed by BJP leader Rajiv Babbar over the former's scorpion remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC's Ayodhya verdict final, all should accept it: Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 9 (IANS) Without going into the details of the Ayodhya judgement, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said that with the Supreme Court ruling on an issue that has caused a lot of turbulence in the past, all parties should accept it gracefully.
2019-11-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Losing weight is not illness, SC tells Sajjan Kumar
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) A bench headed by Chief Justice-designate S.A. Bobde, while hearing a bail plea of former Congress MP Sajjan Kumar convicted in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, said "losing weight does not mean illness..what is more important is that you should be healthy".
2019-11-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tis Hazari: Security tightened as lawyers go on strike (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) In view of the strike by lawyers in the Tis Hazari court, security is being enhanced in other courts in Delhi also.
2019-11-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Nitish Katara case: Vikas' parole plea dismissed by SC
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea for parole by Vikas Yadav, who was convicted in the 2002 Nitish Katara murder case.
2019-11-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC asks Delhi govt to consider pleas over Odd-Even plan
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Delhi government to consider representation of various petitioners who have challenged the third edition of the Odd-Even scheme that will take place between November 4 and 15.
2019-11-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Aviation Scam: Talwar aide Yasmin Kapoor's custody extended
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) A CBI court on Friday extended the judicial custody of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar's close aide Yasmin Kapoor till November 15 in a case relating to illicit aviation deal being probed by the Enforcement Directorate.
2019-11-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Plea dismissed, Jagan to appear in CBI court in DA case
Hyderabad, Nov 1 (IANS) In a setback to Andhra Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Special CBI Court here on Friday dismissed his petition for exemption from personal appearance before the court during the hearings of the alleged illegal assets case.
2019-11-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delhi HC agrees to hear Facebook's plea on Ramdev video
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday agreed to hear social media giant Facebook's plea, challenging a single-judge order which had asked it to remove video content "on a global basis" allegedly containing defamatory allegation against Yoga guru Baba Ramdev from its platform.
2019-10-31
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Constitute board to examine Chidamabaram's health: HC
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director to constitute immediately a board of doctors, including former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's family doctor Nageshwar Rao, and examine whether the jailed Congress leader is required to be admitted in a sterile environment in hospital or not.
2019-10-31
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
France, Germany to take 70 of the stranded migrants: Italy
Rome, Oct 29 (IANS/AKI) France and Germany will take 70 of the more than 100 migrants stranded on the charity rescue ship Ocean Viking for the past 12 days, Italy's Interior Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
2019-10-29
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
60 Bangladeshi immigrants to be deported from Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Oct 29 (IANS) About 60 illegal Bangladeshis identified and detained by the city Crime Branch would be deported to Bangladesh soon, a senior police official said on Tuesday.
2019-10-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Justice Bobde to be next CJI, President signs warrant
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde will be the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) as President Ram Nath Kovind signed a warrant on Tuesday paving the way for him to take over the top post.
2019-10-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ahead of Ayodhya verdict, Congress says law must prevail
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) With the Supreme Court preparing to pronounce its historical judgement in Ayodhya dispute case, the Congress has maintained that the apex court judgment should be respected by all.
2019-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Three judges of high court sworn in
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Chief justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court Justice Ravi Shanker Jha on Saturday administered oath of office to three judges of the high court.
2019-10-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Plea against exploitation of youth in name of jobs in hotels
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court alleging that uneducated and unemployed youths are being exploited in the name of jobs at high-end hotels.
2019-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Guterres urges all protesters to follow Mahatma's non-violence
United Nations, Oct 25 (IANS) Addressing the surge in protests around the world, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged protesters on Friday to follow the example of Mahatma Gandhi and pursue the path of non-violence.
2019-10-25
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Will explore ground to file review plea: Voda-Idea on SC order
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Vodafone-Idea on Thursday said it will explore grounds to file a review application after the Supreme Court ordered the telcos to pay an estimated Rs 92,000 crore in dues.
2019-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC asks govt how long restrictions will continue in J&K
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre that how long it intends to continue with the restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370.
2019-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC verdict defining telecom operators' AGR soon
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court is expected to soon pronounce its judgment on a case relating to the definition of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) of telecom operators.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tejpal trial: Victim's cross-examination adjourned
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Additional district and sessions judge Kshama Joshi on Wednesday adjourned the cross-examination of the victim in the rape case involving former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal to November 11.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
SEBI challenges SAT order on Price Waterhouse
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Securities Exchange and Board of India (SEBI) has moved the Supreme Court against the Securities Appellate Tribunal's decision to quash a two-year ban on international auditing firm Price Waterhouse due to its role in the Satyam Computer Services' fraud case.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Justice Mishra to stay on bench hearing Land Acquisition Act case
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea seeking recusal of Justice Arun Mishra from its five-judge Constitution bench hearing pleas linked to compensation in the Land Acquisition Act case.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Lawyers teach cops a lesson on traffic rules
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 23 (IANS) Policemen who themselves flout traffic rules, got a taste of their own medicine when a group of lawyers in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district deflated the tyres of their vehicles. The lawyers also took away the keys of some of the vehicles.
2019-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
US voices deep concern over rights abuses faced by Pak minorities
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US on Tuesday voiced "deep concern" about reports of human rights abuses and discrimination faced by Pakistanis because of their faith, which in many cases are perpetrated by non-state actors.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC quashes process of appointing Secy to JK art academy
Jammu, Oct 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday quashed the process of appointing Secretary to the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) initiated in March, saying it does not inspire confidence.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
INX Media case: Court accepts CBI chargesheet against Chidambaram
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday took cognisance of the chargesheet filed against former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media case. The court asked for the former minister to be presented before it on October 24.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
AIMPLB challenges law on triple talaq
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act which criminalise practice of triple talaq.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
SC acquits man of rape charges as victim turns hostile
New Delhi, 21 Oct (IANS) The Supreme Court has acquitted a man convicted, fifteen years ago, by trial court for raping a woman, whose statement did not appear trustworthy.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
World's biggest face recognition system arrives in India next month
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With the tender submission date to procure the National Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) just 20 days away, India is closer to install worlds largest facial recognition system to track and nab criminals.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
No bar on Mumbai Metro construction in Aarey forest: SC
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that the order on status quo in Mumbai's Aarey colony forest area applies only to the felling of trees and there is no bar on the construction of a car shed for the Mumbai Metro.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Muslims side makes submission on moulding of relief public
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Following uproar from the Hindu side, the Muslim side has made public their written submissions regarding moulding of relief in the Ayodhya title dispute case.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
BJP ex-MLA's daughter moves HC for 'protection' from family
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) The daughter of BJP's former Bhopal legislator Surendra Nath Singh has filed a petition with the Madhya Pradesh High Court in Jabalpur seeking police protection from her family members.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Gurpreet death no deterrence to Indians with American dreams
New Delhi/Mexico City, Oct 19 ((ANS) The death of six-year-old Gurpreet Kaur in the Arizona desert in June this year, shocking as it was, was also a pointer to the sharp rise in the number of Indians seeking to surreptitiously cross into the United States from the southern border. The deportation of 311 Indians from Mexico comes amid data that over 7,000 Indians are facing deportation proceedings in US courts.
2019-10-19
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
INX Media case: CBI says unnamed person's statement vital
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The name of a person, who knows crucial things in the INX Media corruption case against former finance minister P. Chidambaram, has been withheld even in the chargesheet, The Central Bureau of Investigation told the top court.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
2G scam, PC being flight risk rock Chidambaram bail hearing
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A charge sheet was filed in the 2G case but later everybody was acquitted, said the counsel for former Union Minister P Chidambaram, while arguing in the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court order denying bail in the INX Media corruption case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Workers in Delhi to get revised minimum wages before Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court upheld the Delhi government's March 2017 notification on higher minimum wages, Labour Minister Gopal Rai on Friday said a meeting had been called on October 21 to implement the revised minimum wages before Diwali.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
ALERT: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday recommended Justice S.A. Bobde as his successor
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2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Venezuela elected to Human Rights Council despite opposition
United Nations, Oct 17 (IANS) The UN General Assembly elected Venezuela, the chair of the Non-Aligned Movement, to the Human Rights Council by a narrow margin on Thursday, overcoming opposition from the United States and rights groups and a last-minute challenge by Costa Rica.
2019-10-17
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC Collegium for 'expeditious' elevation of K'taka Judge
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Collegium has resolved to reiterate its move to appoint Karnataka District Judge P. Krishna Bhat as a judge of the state High Court.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NBCC submits revised plan on Jaypee projects to SC
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) on Thursday submitted a revised proposal to complete the stalled projects of Jaypee Infratech. The proposal was later handed back to the NBCC counsel.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
SC allows Delhi govt to notify higher minimum wages for workers
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has upheld the Delhi government's March 2017 notification that announced a 37 per cent hike in minimum wages for workers. The case has been pending in courts for nearly two years now.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
UP POCSO court convicts man in 10 days, sets record
Rae Bareli, Oct 17 (IANS) A POCSO court in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli has created a new record by convicting a rape accused and awarding life sentence to him in a span of 10 working days.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights