SC ‘no’ to urgent hearing on plea to conduct NEET afresh

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The Supreme Court today refused to grant an urgent hearing on a plea seeking to conduct afresh the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) examination for admission to MBBS and BDS courses for the current academic year. The plea, which was mentioned before a vacation bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and Navin Sinha, sought a direction… Read more »

J Dey murder: Chhota Rajan believed scribe had crossed limit

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Chhota Rajan passport case

Gangster Chhota Rajan, the prime accused in Jyotirmoy alias ‘J’ Dey’s killing, had told an acquaintance that the journalist had grown close to his arch rival Dawood Ibrahim and “crossed his limit”. This was disclosed in a recorded conversation between Rajan and Manoj Shivdasani, a friend of another accused in the case, Vinod Chembur (now… Read more »

Allahabad HC notice on plea seeking Yogi, Maurya disqualification

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The Allahabad High Court today directed the Central and the Uttar Pradesh governments to file their response on a petition seeking disqualification of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and his deputy Keshav Prasad Maurya for not vacating their parliamentary posts. The Lucknow bench of the high court had earlier issued a notice to the Attorney General,… Read more »

False info for passport: Court asks CBI to act against Tytler

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A special court today directed the CBI to consider taking necessary action against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler for allegedly furnishing false details to the passport office for renewal of his travel document. Special Judge Bharat Parashar said “though, an FIR should be registered, I am leaving it to the agency (CBI) to take any action… Read more »

NGT asks Agra Div Comm to provide data on trees near Taj Mahal

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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Divisional Commissioner of Agra to provide information on the trees planted in the eco-sensitive Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) near the historic Taj Mahal. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the officer to provide necessary data within three weeks to advocate M C Mehta, who… Read more »

Fresh representation made to Prez: Justice Karnan’s lawyer

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A fresh representation has been made to the President on behalf of Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan seeking suspension of the Supreme Court order sentencing him to six-month imprisonment for contempt of court, a lawyer representing him has said. Advocate Mathews J Nedumpara said that he, along with other counsel representing the high… Read more »

Sushil Modi records statement in defamation case

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Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today recorded his statement in a Patna court in connection with the defamation case he had filed against two RJD spokespersons for levelling “baseless” and “false” charges against him. Sushil Modi had filed the defamation case on May 2 against Manoj Jha and Chittranjan Gagan, both RJD spokespersons, for… Read more »

Satyendar Jain files defamation pleas against Kapil, BJP MLA

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain today filed two criminal defamation complaints in a city court against sacked minister Kapil Mishra and a BJP MLA for allegedly defaming him by levelling graft charges against him. Jain accused BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa of defaming him by organising a press conference and alleging that the minister was… Read more »