Kanhaiya dares JNU panel’s power to hold him guilty

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Former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar, involved in a sedition row, today questioned the power of a university panel to determine his guilt of alleged indiscipline in connection with the February 2016 event in which anti-India slogans were said to have been raised. “I (Kanhaiya) am questioning the legitimacy of the entire process of issuing me… Read more »

All building activities in Tughlakabad Fort barred: Delhi HC

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Delhi High Court today prohibited all land transactions and building activities in the area, expressing concern over the “rampant and unabated” illegal constructions in Tughlaqabad Fort despite the Supreme Court disallowing it. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Ashutosh Kumar also held that no manufacturing or industrial activity would be permissible in the… Read more »

Jaya, Sasikala had jewellery, cars worth crores: SC

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Gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs 2.51 crore and wrist watches worth Rs 15.9 lakh were part of the Rs 55 crore assets amassed by late AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, her close aide V K Sasikala and two others. Besides Jayalalithaa against whom the proceedings got abated owing to her death, Sasikala and her two… Read more »

SC to examine plea for lodging FIR against Lalu’s minister son

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The Supreme Court will examine a plea seeking lodging of FIR against RJD supremo Lalu Prasad’s son and Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav, whose photograph was published in media with an alleged sharp shooter close to jailed leader Mohammad Shahabuddin. The apex court, which today ordered shifting of Shahabuddin from Bihar’s Siwan prison to… Read more »

‘What’s the point of progress if kids are malnourished’

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The Bombay High Court today said Maharashtra’s progress and prosperity is pointless when 50 per cent of children in the state are malnourished and below the poverty line. The court also observed that the government has not taken any serious steps to address the problem. A division bench of Justices V M Kanade and P… Read more »

Wife meets BSF jawan, tells HC she is satisfied?

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The wife of the BSF jawan, who took to social media to air grievances on the quality of food being served to soldiers, today told Delhi High Court that she is satisfied about her husband’s well-being after meeting him. The submission regarding the meeting of the couple was made before a bench of justices G… Read more »

SC declines Sasikala’s plea for time to surrender in DA case

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The Supreme Court today refused to entertain AIADMK chief V K Sasikala’s plea seeking more time to surrender for undergoing jail term in the disproportionate assets case. “We do not intend to pass any order on this. We are not going to change anything in the judgement,” a bench headed by Justice P C Ghose… Read more »

Goa govt’s view sought over SC judgement

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The Bombay High Court has directed the Goa government to inform it of its stand in view of the Supreme Court judgement making it mandatory to convene a session of the Legislative Assembly within six months of its last sitting. The division bench of the court here asked the Goa government to come forward with… Read more »