Delhi HC dismisses plea for uniform syllabus for children

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The Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea seeking a uniform curriculum for all children aged between 6 and 14 years across India. Terming the plea as not maintainable, a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra said this court has no competence to decide whether “History should be taught or… Read more »

Special court reserves verdict in 2G scam case

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A special court today reserved its verdict in the 2G spectrum allocation scam cases involving former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others as accused, six years after the CBI filed the first charge sheet. Special Judge O P Saini, who is exclusively dealing with the cases arising out of the 2G spectrum… Read more »

Tribal woman gets life sentence for murder

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A court today sentenced a tribal woman to rigorous life imprisonment for murdering a man in 2014. Additional sessions judge of Mayurbhanj district’s Rairangpur sub-division, Aurobindo Kumar Guru, found Padma Birua (48) guilty of murder and sentenced her to life sentence and slapped a fine of Rs 2000. The woman had attacked Mohinikanta Hembram with… Read more »

Court discharges Abhishek Verma in graft case

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Arms dealer Abhishek Verma, his wife and others were discharged by special court today in a CBI case involving alleged payments to some officials to influence the Defence Ministry to keep a German firm out of the government’s blacklist. Special CBI Judge Anju Bajaj Chandna also discharged Verma and his Romanian wife Anca Verma in… Read more »

Delhi HC exempts Akshay Kumar from appearance in defamation case

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The Delhi High Court today exempted actor Akshay Kumar from personal appearance before a trial court in a defamation case filed by Bata footwear company which had objected to a dialogue in his film ‘Jolly LLB 2’. “Till the next date of hearing the petitioner (Kumar) is exempted from personal appearance before trial court,” Justice… Read more »

NCDRC refuses compensation to couple for stolen luggage

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The apex consumer commission has set aside lower fora orders asking Railways to pay Rs 5 lakh as compensation to a couple for their stolen baggage, saying they failed to raise an alarm after the alleged theft. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) also said that the decision of the foras awarding the compensation… Read more »

Para forces to check cattle smuggling to Bangladesh: SC

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Paramilitary forces and the local administration in the districts bordering Bangladesh should be involved in preventing cattle smuggling, the Supreme Court said today, directing the Centre to finalise the rules. A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said the Centre has already prepared draft rules to prevent cattle from… Read more »