Allahabad HC reserves order on Arvind Kejriwal’s petition

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The Allahabad High Court reserved its order on a petition moved by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leader Kumar Vishwas, challenging the summons issued by a lower court in connection with a criminal case. Justice Aditya Nath Mittal of the Lucknow bench of the court reserved its order after hearing the petition yesterday…. Read more »

Madras HC dismisses yet another PIL on Jaya’s health status

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The Madras High Court today dismissed yet another PIL in connection with the health of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, terming it as ‘one more publicity interest litigation’. The PIL, filed by Dr G Pravina, sought setting up of an “expert life saving committee”, headed by the Chief Secretary. The petitioner said the panel should comprise specialist… Read more »

Bypolls: Madras HC moved against allocating registered symbols

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A petition was filed today in Madras High Court to forbear the Election Commission from assigning registered symbols to AIADMK candidate Senthil Balaji and DMK nominee in the November 19 assembly by-election to Aravakurichi constituency. Petitioner S Rajendran of Karur District submitted that election to the Aravakurichi constituency was cancelled during the assembly polls in… Read more »

Dayanidhi denies CBI claim of pressurising telecom promoter

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Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran today refuted before a special court CBI’s claim that he had pressurised a Chennai-based telecom promoter to sell his stakes in Aircel to a Malaysian firm Maxis Group in 2006. While arguing on framing of charges against him in the Aircel-Maxis case, the former union minister claimed that during the… Read more »

Delhi HC dismisses Kejriwal’s plea to stay defamation case

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today suffered a setback when the Delhi High Court dismissed his plea to stay a trial court proceedings in a criminal defamation case against him and other AAP leaders filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley saying, “it is devoid of merit”. “The request of the petitioner to adjourn the court… Read more »

QNet case: Michael Ferreira arrested by Hyd Police

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Former world billiards champion Michael Ferreira and three others have been arrested by Hyderabad Police in connection with an FIR registered against them here in the alleged multi-crore rupee fraud involving the multi-level marketing company QNet. The Central Crime Station (CCS), a wing of Hyderabad Police, has made a breakthrough in a case of cheating… Read more »

Notice to Katju on petition agnst his comments on beef ?

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A court here has issued notice to retired Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju on a petition accusing him of having made “objectionable” remarks with regard to consumption of beef in his blog posts. Additional Sessions Judge Shuchi Srivastava passed the order on the review petition of advocate Rakesh Nath Pandey, who alleged that Justice… Read more »

Cauvery: SC asks K’taka to release 2000 cusecs of water to TN

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The Supreme Court today retained its direction to Karnataka to release 2000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu till further orders and asked the two governments to ensure peace and harmony, saying citizens should not become law unto themselves. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra, which commenced the crucial hearing… Read more »

Lodha panel trying to run cricket in country: BCCI

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BCCI today alleged in the Supreme Court that the Justice R M Lodha committee was trying to “run cricket” in the country by giving directions regarding match schedule, including the cash-rich IPL, which was beyond its jurisdiction. BCCI alleged before a bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur that the Lodha committee has fixed… Read more »

‘Not asked ex-BCCI prez to speak on govt interference’

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BCCI President Anurag Thakur today said in Supreme Court that he had not asked ICC CEO Shashank Manohar to state that the appointment of Justice R M Lodha committee would “tantamount to government interference” in the functioning of BCCI. “I am filing this affidavit pursuant to the order dated October 7, passed by this court… Read more »