Parents can evict abusive adult children from their house: Delhi HC

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Children who abuse their parents while staying with them in their house can be evicted from the property, the Delhi High Court has ruled. Justice Manmohan, in his ruling, specified that the house need not be self-acquired or owned by the parents. “As long as the parents have the legal possession of the property, they… Read more »

Justice Navanithi Prasad Singh sworn in as Kerala CJ

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Justice Navanithi Prasad Singh was today sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Kerala High Court. Governor Justice (retd) P Sathasivam administered oath of office to Justice Singh at a function held at the Raj Bhavan here. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Congress MP and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor and top state officials were… Read more »

PWD scam: Police transfer complaint against Kejriwal to ACB

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A criminal complaint filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his brother-in-law and a government official in the alleged PWD scam has been transferred to the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB), Delhi Police told a city court on Saturday. Delhi Police’s Economic Offence Wing (EOW) submitted a report before Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra stating that it has enquired… Read more »

Paswan favours legal solution to Ayodhya temple issue

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Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said the vexed issue of construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya should be resolved legally. “The Ayodhya issue must be resolved through a court verdict,” the Union Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister told reporters. “Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not speak on contentious issues like Ram… Read more »

13 Maruti ex-employees get life term for 2012 violence

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A Gurgaon court today awarded life sentence to 13 former employees of Maruti-Suzuki India Limited, who it had found guilty of murder, in connection with the violence at the automobile giant’s Manesar plant in 2012 in which a senior company officer had died. Additional district and session judge RP Goyal granted life sentence to the… Read more »

Halfway homes for mentally-ill prisoners urgent: HC

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The Delhi High Court has issued a slew of directions to expedite setting up of halfway homes for mentally-ill prisoners and recruiting trained staff to be deployed there, saying these homes should start working with “utmost urgency”. Halfway homes are residences for individuals who are released from institutions treating the mentally ill or drug addicts… Read more »

Look for techonology to detect objects on tracks: HC

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The Railways and the Maharashtra government should explore if there is any technology to detect presence of foreign objects on railway tracks so as to avert accidents, the Bombay High Court today suggested. A division bench headed by Justice V M Kanade had last week asked the railway authorities and the state government if they… Read more »