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'Personal difficulty': SC judge recuses from plea against Bengal violence
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Supreme Court judge, Justice Indira Banerjee on Friday recused herself from hearing a petition seeking CBI/SIT probe into the killings of two BJP workers during the post-poll violence in West Bengal.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Indian-origin Judge nominated to Canada SC
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) Indian-origin Justice Mahmud Jamal has become the first non-white person to be nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada.
2021-06-18
Category: International, Canada,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mehul Choksi remanded to Dominica State Prison by court
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A Dominican court has ordered Indian fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi to be remanded at the Dominica State Prison despite a decline in his health, the local media reported.
2021-06-18
Category: International, India,Immigration/Law/Rights
Two Rohingyas held with gold biscuits in UP
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), June 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (UPATS) has arrested two Rohingyas, identified as Mohamed Rafique and Mohammed Amin, from Makdoomnagar area under the Kotwali police station of Aligarh.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
No protection to live-in couple: Allahabad HC
Prayagraj (UP), June 18 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has dismissed the protection plea of a live-in couple, noting that the woman was already married and in a live-in relationship with another man.
2021-06-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC to take up Delhi Police appeal against activists' bail on Friday
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear on Friday the Delhi Police's plea challenging the Delhi High Court decision granting bail to student-activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha, arrested in a case of "larger conspiracy" related to the February 2020 northeast Delhi riots, which claimed lives of 53 people and left hundreds injured.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
After CBSE, ICSE class 12 assessment plan settled, SC takes up state boards issue
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) After accepting the CBSE and ICSE formula for Class 12 assessment, the Supreme Court on Thursday sought a response from the state governments which are yet to cancel the board exams.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC not to revisit exam cancellation, approves CBSE, ICSE Class 12 score plan (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday accepted the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) formula for the assessment of Class 12 students, who will be assessed based on performance in Class 10 (30 per cent weightage), Class 11 (30 per cent weightage) and Class 12 pre-board (40 per cent weightage) and final results would be declared by July 31.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC may take up Delhi Police appeal against activists' bail on Friday
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to hear, on Friday, a plea by Delhi Police challenging theDelhi High Court decision to grant bail to three student-activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha, arrested in a case of "larger conspiracy" related to the February 2020 northeast Delhi riots, which claimed lives of 53 people and left hundreds injured.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Flipkart, Amazon challenge court order on CCI probe: Report
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Walmart Incs Flipkart and Amazon.com Inc have filed legal challenges against the resumption of an antitrust investigation into their business practices, a global news wire reported.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi riots case: Court orders release of 3 student activists
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) A Delhi court on Thursday ordered release of three activists Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha, accused under UAPA in Delhi riots, who were granted bail by Delhi High Court on June 15.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC refuses to halt demolition of 10K houses in Haryana village
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to halt the demolition of over 10,000 residential houses at Khori Gaon in Faridabad district, Haryana, for encroachment on forest land.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC approves 30:30:40 CBSE assessment plan for Class 12, results by July 31 (Ld)
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday accepted the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) formula for the assessment of Class 12 students.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Ashok Gajapathi Raju misappropriated 500 acres of MANSAS Trust'
Amaravati, June 17 (IANS) Senior Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) leader and Rajya Sabha member V. Vijayasai Reddy on Thursday alleged that Ashok Gajapathi Raju illegally appropriated 500 acres of land of Maharaja Alak Narayana Society of Arts and Science (MANSAS) Trust while being its chairman in 2010.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
HC stays Andhra Group 1 examination interviews
Amaravati, June 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday issued a four-week stay on the conduct of the state Public Service Commission Group 1 examination interviews that were scheduled to begin from Thursday.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mamunul among 43 Hefazat leaders sued for embezzling Rs 20 cr takas
Dhaka, June 16 (IANS) Forty-three Hefazat-e-Islam leaders, including its arrested former Joint Secretary General Mamunul Haque, have been sued by madarsa director Abdur Razzak Kasemi, for embezzling properties worth 20 crore takas.
2021-06-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Court defers release of three activists accused in Delhi riots
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A Dlhi court on Wednesday deferred the order on release of February 2020 riots accused activists Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha, who were granted bail by Delhi High Court on June 15, citing the "heavy board" of other bail applications listed before it.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Infringement of liberty': SC shocked as bail plea not listed for over a year
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court has expressed its dissatisfaction after learning that a bail application under Section 439 of the CrPC was not listed before the Punjab and Haryana High Court for more than year.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Has Twitter actually lost its 'legal shield' in India?
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) With IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slamming Twitter once again, ironically in a series of tweets, leading experts on Wednesday began a debate on whether the micro-blogging platform has actually lost its "legal shield" in the country from prosecution over posts.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology
Madras HC rejects former TN Minister's anticipatory bail plea
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Wednesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea moved by former Tamil Nadu Minister and AIADMK leader Manikandan in a case pertaining to a sexual harassment complaint filed by a Malaysia-based woman.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Social media narrative': Delhi Police moves SC against HC bail to riots accused
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Delhi Police have filed an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging the bail granted by Delhi High Court to activists Asif Iqbal Tanha, Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal in a case of the "larger conspiracy" related to the northeast Delhi riots last year, in which 53 people were killed and more than 400 injured.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Allahabad HC reserves order on razing of mosque
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has reserved its order on the writ petition filed by the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board, challenging the demolition of a mosque on the Ram Sanehi Ghat tehsil in Barabanki district.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Myanmar's Chin state CM taken shelter in Mizoram: Officials
Aizawl, June 16 (IANS) Chief Minister of Myanmars Chin state, Salai Lian Luai has taken shelter in Indias Mizoram from the military coup hit neighbouring country while 9,250 myanmarese, including women and, have already took refuge in the bordering state, officials said on Tuesday night.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Dhanani's PIL over drug hoarding 'Publicity Interest Litigation': BJP
Gandhinagar, June 16 (IANS) A Gujarat BJP legislator, accused of illegal stocking and distribution of anti-Covid drug Remdesivir from the party office in Surat by Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani, has termed the Congress leader's PIL a "Publicity Interest Litigation" and urged the state High Court to dismiss it.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Curtains down on Italian marines case as SC ends all criminal proceedings in India
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday closed all criminal proceedings pending in India against two Italian marines, accused of killing of two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012, after payment of Rs 10 crore compensation by Italy.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
CJI participates in Green India programme in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Tuesday planted a sapling at Raj Bhavan complex here.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Right to protest can't be termed terrorist act under UAPA: HC
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday held that the fundamental right to protest is not outlawed and cannot be termed as a "terrorist act" within the meaning of the stringent anti-terror law UAPA.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sad day for democracy if protest/terror activity difference blurred: HC
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said the frivolous use of serious penal provisions of stringent anti-terror law UAPA against people would only trivialise it, as it granted bail to JNU students and Pinjra Tod activists Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal and Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha in a case of the "larger conspiracy" related to Delhi riots last year.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rape-accused actor Pearl Puri granted bail
Palghar (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) Vasai Court Sessions Judge Aditi Kadam on Tuesday granted bail of Rs 25,000 to TV actor Pearl Puri, who was recently arrested on charges of alleged molestation and rape of a 5-year-old girl.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
How can you threaten another officer: SC rap to ex-Himachal top cop seeking bail
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a plea by former Himachal Pradesh Inspector General of Police (IGP) Zahur Haider Zaidi seeking restoration of bail in a custodial death case.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC gives IUML time to file rejoinder to MHA's citizenship notification
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted two weeks' time to the Indian Union Muslim League to respond to Centre's contention that its May 28 notification was meant for legal migrants and had nothing to do with the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 (CAA).
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Allahabad HC refuses custody of minor husband to adult wife
Prayagraj, June 15 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has refused to give the custody of the minor husband to his wife on the ground that the marriage was voidable and allowing so would amount to sanctioning the same between a major and a minor.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Protest is not terror activity, HC grants bail to 3 in Delhi riots
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha, in a Delhi Riots case under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
UN shared Rohingya data without informed consent
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has been accused of "improperly collecting and sharing personal information" from the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, which, in turn, was shared it with Myanmar to verify the refugees for possible repatriation.
2021-06-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC draws curtains over Italian marines case, closes all proceedings
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday closed all criminal proceedings pending in India against two Italian marines, accused of killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012, after payment of Rs 10 crore compensation by Italy.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Choksi trial adjourned as his health declines
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The trial of the fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, who is wanted in India in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case has been adjourned to June 25 due to decline in his health condition, local media reported.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Police to seek attachment of absconding IPS officer's property
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) The UP police will move court on Tuesday to initiate attachment of property of the fugitive IPS officer, Manilal Patidar, who is the prime accused in the abetment to suicide of a businessman, Indrakant Tripathi, in Mahoba.
2021-06-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mehul Choksi still an Indian citizen: Indian authorities
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Indian authorities have described fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi, who is wanted in India in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case as an Indian citizen in its affidavit filed in Dominican High Court, saying that his application for renunciation of citizenship was "rejected".
2021-06-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Warrant out against rape-accused DSP in Bihar
Patna, June 14 (IANS) An arrest warrant has been issued against Bihar Police DSP Kamal Kant Prasad in connection with a four-year-old rape of a minor Dalit girl, an official said.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Miscarriage of justice': HC sets aside bail to Shivender Singh in EOW case
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday set aside an order granting bail to former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivender Mohan Singh in a case connected with the alleged misappropriation of funds of Religare Finvest Ltd (RFL).
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC seeks response from Centre, FB, Insta on objectionable posts on Hindu gods
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre, Facebook and Instagram, seeking their response on a plea raising concern over the publication of "highly obnoxious and objectionable posts" on Hindu gods on Instagram.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bengal post-poll violence: Gang rape survivors move SC for SIT probe
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman and a 17-year-old minor girl from West Bengal have moved the Supreme Court alleging horrific gang-rape by Trinamool Congress workers, for their families supporting the BJP in recently-held Assembly election and sought an SIT probe into all incidents of post-poll violence.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
MHA notification on citizenship for non-Muslims not linked to CAA, SC told
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the Ministry of Home Affairs' May 28 order, which empowered certain districts to grant citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, has no relation with the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA).
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delhi HC declines to stay order asking IMA chief not to use platform to promote religion
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday declined to stay a trial court order directing Indian Medical Association (IMA) President J.A. Jayalal not to use the organisation's platform to propagate any religion.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
London travel agency booked Antigua villa from where Choksi abducted, claims lawyer
London, June 14 (IANS) Ahead of the hearing of Indian fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi's bail plea in Dominica, his lawyer contended on Monday that two new evidences have come to light to show that his "abduction" was pre-planned - alleged "decoy" Barbara Jarabik had asked an AirbnB agent whether the property she was inquiring was booked by a UK travel agency, and video evidence shows the arrival and departure in Jolly Harbour of the boat upon which the bound and gagged diamantaire was taken out to sea to be transferred to the larger ship for the "unlawful journey" to Dominica.
2021-06-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bengal post-poll violence: Gang rape survivors move SC for SIT probe
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman and a 17-year-old minor girl from West Bengal have moved the Supreme Court alleging horrific gang-rape by Trinamool Congress workers, for their families supporting the BJP in recently-held Assembly election, and sought an SIT probe into all incidents of post-poll violence.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delhi HC bars Ghaziabad based firm from selling Khadi Prakritik paints
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has barred Ghaziabad based JBMR Enterprises from manufacturing and selling the Khadi Prakritik paints manufactured by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). According to KVIC, a Ghaziabad-based trader, who fraudulently started manufacturing and selling counterfeit Khadi Prakritik Paint, was ordered by the Court on June 4 to stop all such activities immediately.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Audit Covid deaths; probe Goa O2 shortage deaths: Bombay HC told
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) The Goa government needs to conduct an audit of the nearly 3,000 Covid-19 deaths which occurred in the state and also appoint a judicial commission to probe the deaths of nearly 100 patients due to oxygen shortage, the Bombay High Court was informed on Monday.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
One nation one ration card makes food security portable: Centre to SC
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that its flagship 'One Nation One Ration Card' (ONORC) scheme makes food security portable, and primarily aims to enable migratory National Food Security Act (NFSA) beneficiaries to access the Public Distribution System (PDS) from any ePoS enabled fair price shop (FPS) in the country through portability.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NCPCR seeks report over posts seeking adoption of children
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The National Commission For Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sought a report from WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and Telegram regarding posts on these social networking sites offering illegal adoption of children orphaned amid ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-06-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology