CS, DGP assure HC of traffic regulation

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Appearing before the Patna High Court, Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh and DGP P K Thakur today assured the court that traffic would be regulated during the human chain programme tomorrow and participation of students and teachers would be voluntary. The undertaking on traffic and participation of schools teachers and students was given by two… Read more »

Brookline man gets 20 months in jail for insider trading

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A Brookline man will spend 20 months in prison for giving friends illegal insider trading tips that netted them $1 million in illegal profits, federal prosecutors said. Amit Kanodia, 49, of Brookline, was also given two years supervised release, 100 hours of community service, a fine of $200,000 and forfeiture of $242,500, which represented his… Read more »

Delhi Court directs police to file report on plea agnst Kejriwal

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Delhi Police was today directed by a court here to file an action taken report on a criminal complaint seeking lodging of FIR against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly misleading people by saying that the municipal corporations were not under state’s control. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Munish Markan called for the report from the… Read more »

Cannot direct Centre, TN to frame spl law on jallikattu: Madras HC

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The Madras High Court today dismissed a PIL seeking enactment of a special law with conditions by the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government for holding jallikattu, saying it cannot issue such a direction. “The court cannot issue such a direction,” the bench, comprising Chief Justice S K Kaul and Justice M Sundar said while… Read more »

SC to hear on Jan 23 plea to postpone Union Budget

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The Supreme Court today deferred to January 23 the hearing on a plea seeking postponement of Union Budget presentation ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls in five states. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud, which has sought material and legal provisions in support of the PIL, preferred to… Read more »

Bihar govt tells Patna HC human chain participation voluntary

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The Bihar government today assured the Patna High Court that participation in Saturday’s human chain, billed as the world’s largest, was voluntary and alternative routes are being created to avoid traffic chaos due to closure of national highways and state highways for five hours. Principal Additional Advocate General Lalit Kishore gave the state’s reply to… Read more »

Shahabuddin’s sharpshooter Mohd Kaif gets bail

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A special CBI court here today granted bail to Mohammad Kaif, alleged sharpshooter of controversial RJD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin, serving jail in the case of journalist Rajdeo Ranjan’s murder. CBI court judge Anupam Kumari granted bail to Kaif while hearing his bail application. The petitioner had prayed that since no charge sheet has been filed… Read more »

Delhi HC asks Centre about policy regarding pvt schools on govt land

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Delhi High Court today asked the Centre to spell out its policy regarding private schools running on land alloted to them by government at concessional rates across the country. Justice Manmohan issued notice to the Ministries of Human Resource Development and Urban Development seeking their replies on whether there was any neighbourhood criteria for admission… Read more »

SC not to pass Jallikattu verdict for a week

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The Supreme Court today agreed not to pass judgement for a week on the Jallikattu issue while taking into account the Centre’s submission that they were in talks with Tamil Nadu to find a way out in the matter. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi mentioned the matter before a bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and R… Read more »

Delhi HC declines plea to refer nursery matter to larger bench

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The Delhi High Court today refused to entertain an NGO’s plea seeking transfer of hearing related to the nursery admission case from a single judge to a larger bench. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar said that the petition which has challenged the jurisdiction of the single bench on the ground that… Read more »