Court takes cognisance of defamation case against ex-Delhi Min

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A Delhi court today took cognisance of a criminal defamation complaint filed by Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain against sacked minister Kapil Mishra for allegedly defaming him by levelling graft charges against him. Metropolitan Magistrate Shefali Barnala Tandon listed the matter for July 14 for recording pre-summoning evidence in support of complaint of Jain, who… Read more »

Allahabad HC issues notice to UP minister

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The Allahabad High Court has issued notice to UP minister Satya Pal Singh Baghel on a petition alleging that he got elected from an assembly constituency reserved for Scheduled Castes though he belonged to Other Backward Classes. A single judge bench of Justice Mahesh Chandra Tripathi passed the order on the petition of Rakesh Babu,… Read more »

Slaughterhouse in Aligarh under NGT scanner

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A slaughterhouse in Aligarh has come under the lens of the National Green Tribunal for allegedly dumping solid waste and discharging untreated effluents in drains. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notices to the UP government, Central Pollution Control Board, state pollution control board, slaughterhouse Frigerio Conserva Allana Pvt Ltd, Central… Read more »

Consider grievances of street vendors: HC tells AAP govt

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Was the investigation into the murder of Mahatma Gandhi represents the biggest cover-up in the history of India and was there any basis to blame Vinayak Damodar Savarkar for his death? These questions have been raised in a petition before the Supreme Court with a plea that there is a compelling need to uncover the… Read more »

Senior BJP leaders discharged by Bengal courts

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Five senior BJP leaders, including its national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, were today discharged by courts in connection with the protest- march to the city police headquarters here. Of the 14 other BJP activists arrested for allegedly indulging in violence during yesterday’s protest, seven were remanded to police custody by a city court, while the… Read more »

Can graveyards in Delhi be shifted, asks Delhi HC

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The Delhi High Court today asked the authorities to explore the possibility of shifting all graveyards in the national capital to a “proper place”. The court also sought to know from the authorities how graveyards were maintained in other countries. “There are graves in roads, people sit there, animals sit there and defecate and make… Read more »

Finalise emission norms for diesel locomotives: NGT to MoEF

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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to finalise the emission standards for diesel locomotives within two months. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar passed the order after the counsel for the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) refuted its own earlier submission that the emission norms,… Read more »