Aircel-Maxis case: Court to pass order on charge on Jan 24

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A special court will pronounce on Tuesday next its order on framing charge against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and others in the Aircel-Maxis deal case lodged by CBI and the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Special Judge O P Saini, who was scheduled to pass the order today on framing of charge… Read more »

SC seeks Centre’s report on Ganga cleaning projects

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The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to file an “updated” report on the status of projects going under the Ganga cleaning programmes in five states through which the river passes. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud asked Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, appearing for the Centre, to file… Read more »

Yemeni student’s plea agst deportation: Reply sought

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The Delhi High Court today sought the response of the Centre on a Yemeni student’s plea that he be not deported to his country as his life is under threat there. Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva issued notice to the Ministry of Home Affairs and sought its reply on the student’s plea by January 30 after Additional… Read more »

New CBI chief could be named by Jan 20:Centre to SC

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All issues relating to the selection of the new chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation will be clear very soon, the Supreme Court was informed today. A high-powered committee, comprising the Prime Minister, the Chief Justice of India and the Leader of Opposition, has met yesterday to decide the name of the new CBI… Read more »

Stray dogs also have a right to live: Supreme Court

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“Stray dogs have a right to live,” was how the Supreme Court reacted sharply today when a submission was made that such canines should be completely destroyed across the country. A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and R Banumathi observed that though culling of stray dogs was permissible, there has to be a balance and… Read more »

Delhi HC asks AAP, Police about action taken on pubs without licence

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Delhi High Court today asked the AAP government and the police to inform it about the action they have taken against pubs and bars serving liquor without any licence near Hauz Khas Village here. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal also asked municipal corporation and the police official concerned… Read more »