Two sent to judicial custody for harassing minor girl

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A special court here has sent two persons to judicial custody for allegedly sexually harassing and blackmailing a 15-year-old girl. The two accused, Shehzad and Amir, surrendered before the court yesterday and were sent to custody till March 6. The duo had sexually harassed the girl in January at Kawal village in the district and… Read more »

SC asks J&K court to proceed against NGO, others

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The Supreme Court today directed a trial court of Jammu and Kashmir to proceed with a matter against NGO ‘Transparency International India (TII)’ relating to a media report on alleged corruption in lower judiciary. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar asked the judicial magistrate-first class to proceed in “accordance with law” in… Read more »

Encroachment on defence land: SC seeks Centre’s reply

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The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre on a PIL seeking urgent steps to free more than 14,000 acres of encroached defence land which is allegedly being commercially exploited by the land mafia. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar issued notice to the government on the plea which has also… Read more »

Ganga: Panel set up to probe UP project submits report in NGT

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A committee set up by the National Green Tribunal to inspect the status of two sewage treatment plants (STP) in Garhmukteshwar in western Uttar Pradesh, today submitted its report to the green panel. The committee submitted its report before a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar which asked advocate Ritwick Dutta, appointed as… Read more »

Deposit 14% interest on 39 home buyers’ money: SC to Unitech

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Slapping a penalty on Unitech Resorts for delaying handing over of flats, the Supreme Court today directed it to deposit 14 per cent interest on Rs 16.55 crore invested by 39 home buyers with it. The 39 home buyers, who moved the court, had booked flats in Unitech’s Vista housing project in Gurugram. They had… Read more »

Delhi HC seeks govt’s reply on plea to halt TV show

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The Delhi High Court today sought the government’s response on a plea to immediately halt all future episodes of a TV series ‘Fatah Ka Fatwa’, alleging that it promoted enmity between communities. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal also issued notice to the television channel asking them to respond… Read more »

Allahabad High Court gets three new judges

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The Allahabad High Court today got three new judges taking the total number, including those here as well as at the Lucknow Bench, to 84 as against the sanctioned strength of 160. Chief Justice D B Bhosle administered the oath of office to justices Ashok Kumar, Vivek Chaudhary and Saumitra Dayal Singh. All the three… Read more »