No specific proof of my role in murder case: Gurung

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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung today claimed in a city court that the CBI has not been able to provide any specific proof of his involvement in the murder of All India Gorkha League chief Madan Tamang. Gurung’s counsel Milan Mukherjee submitted before Chief Sessions Judge Kundan Kumar Kumai that specific proof has… Read more »

Judge who staged sit-in outside MP HC suspended

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The Madhya Pradesh High Court has suspended on grounds of misconduct additional district judge R K Shrivas, who recently staged a sit-in outside the court alleging “wrongful” transfers. “The administrative committee of Madhya Pradesh High Court has taken a decision to suspend R K Shrivas yesterday. The orders of the same have been issued,” the… Read more »

Court sends Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah to JC

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A Delhi court today sent to 14-day judicial custody Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah, who was arrested in a decade-old money laundering case for alleged terror financing. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma sent the accused to jail after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) submitted that he was not required for further custodial interrogation. Earlier, on August… Read more »

High security number plates: SC notice to five states

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The Supreme Court today sought response from five states on a contempt plea alleging non- compliance of order related to ensuring high security registration plates for all vehicles. The apex court had in 2012 asked several states and Union Territories to ensure high security registration plates (HSRP) for all vehicles by June 15 that year… Read more »

Muslims’ minority status in J-K: SC raps state govt

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“You are making fun of us,” the Supreme Court today said, pulling up the Jammu and Kashmir government for reasons put forward by it for not attending meetings convened by the centre to discuss the issue of majority Muslims getting minority benefits in the state. “This is a disastrous affidavit. The affidavit of the Jammu… Read more »

Maken opposes in HC AAP plea ag’st panel report on ads

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Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken today opposed the AAP’s plea in the Delhi High Court against a Centre-appointed panel’s report recommending that the ruling party be made to pay an amount of Rs 97 crore that the Delhi government had spent on advertisements. The Congress leader questioned the maintainability of the petition saying the Supreme… Read more »

Delhi HC extends bail of 1984 anti-Sikh riots case convict

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The Delhi High Court today extended till August 18 the interim bail granted to a former Congress councillor, serving life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, to enable him to arrange funds to pay his lawyers. A bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra granted the relief to Balwan Khokhar… Read more »

Court to frame charges against Kejriwal, Sisodia on Aug 23

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A Delhi court today fixed August 23 for framing charges against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia in a criminal defamation complaint. Metropolitan Magistrate Pranjal Aneja, who was scheduled to frame charges today, was on leave. The court had earlier directed the two AAP leaders and Yogendra Yadav to appear before it… Read more »