DDCA urges HC not to consider replies of Kejriwal, Kirti Azad

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DDCA has urged Delhi High Court not to take on record the replies of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and cricketer-turned-MP Kirti Azad to its defamation suit seeking Rs two-and-half crore each as damages from them, as these have been filed late. Kejriwal and suspended BJP MP Azad are facing defamation suit filed by the Delhi… Read more »

Education not commodity, student not consumer’

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A youth’s plea against an institute for allegedly not providing him with an internship or job as promised at the time of admission, has been rejected by a consumer forum here which observed that “education is not a commodity”. A Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum (West) rejected the plea of the youth who sought… Read more »

Allow projects only if they have waste management plan: NGT

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Any development project, which is bound to generate waste and sewage, should not be granted clearance unless its plan provides for proper collection, processing and disposal of sewage and garbage, the National Green Tribunal has said. “It needs no wonders to understand that any development, residential, industrial or commercial is bound to generate municipal waste… Read more »

Banned KPC member sent to judicial custody

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A Delhi court today sent Manipur’s proscribed Kangleipak Communist Party’s (KCP) member Inugbam Sanatombi Devi, arrested along with its chief here on January 12, to two-day judicial custody. Metropolitan Magistrate Ashish Gupta sent Devi to Tihar Jail after the police said she was not required for custodial probe. The police, however, said it might seek… Read more »

Calcutta High Court allows RSS to hold programme at Brigade

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The Calcutta High Court today allowed the RSS to hold a programme, which is to be attended by its supremo Mohan Bhagwat, at the Brigade Parade Ground here tomorrow. Rejecting refusal of permission by Kolkata Police, Justice Joymalyo Bagchi directed that the programme be held at Brigade Parade Ground, subject to some restrictions including a… Read more »

Court puts LeT terrorist Abu Jundal on trial

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A special court has put Lashkar-e- Toiba terrorist Abu Jundal on trial for allegedly conspiring to commit terror acts in India, promoting enmity among different communities and other offences in a case related to post-2008 Mumbai attacks. District Judge Amar Nath framed charges against Jundal for offences committed under section 153 A (1) (promoting enmity… Read more »

Bombay HC asks Maharashtra to take action against open defecation

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The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government to consider a petition seeking action against open defecation, as if it was a representation made to the state and take appropriate measures expeditiously. The court was hearing a petition filed by advocate Vishwasrao Devkar seeking strict action against people who defecate in the open, thereby… Read more »

SC stays deportation of 2 pupils to strife-torn Sudan

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The Supreme Court today stayed the government’s decision to deport two Sudanese students, currently lodged at a detention centre here, to their strife- torn homeland for violating visa guidelines. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, however, took strong note of the visa rules’ violations by the Sudanese nationals and said the students,… Read more »

Calcutta HC issues contempt against Kolkata Police chief

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The Calcutta High Court today issued suo motu contempt notice against the Commissioner of Kolkata Police, expressing displeasure at him for not complying with its order with regard to the application of RSS for permission to hold a programme. Justice Joymalyo Bagchi directed commissioner Rajeev Kumar to explain his conduct with regard to the contempt… Read more »