SC ‘no’ to urgent hearing on plea to conduct NEET afresh

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The Supreme Court today refused to grant an urgent hearing on a plea seeking to conduct afresh the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) examination for admission to MBBS and BDS courses for the current academic year. The plea, which was mentioned before a vacation bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and Navin Sinha, sought a direction… Read more »

J Dey murder: Chhota Rajan believed scribe had crossed limit

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Chhota Rajan passport case

Gangster Chhota Rajan, the prime accused in Jyotirmoy alias ‘J’ Dey’s killing, had told an acquaintance that the journalist had grown close to his arch rival Dawood Ibrahim and “crossed his limit”. This was disclosed in a recorded conversation between Rajan and Manoj Shivdasani, a friend of another accused in the case, Vinod Chembur (now… Read more »

Hauz Khas village under HC lens for illegal construction

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Hauz Khas Village, a hub of commercial establishments, is under the radar of the Delhi High Court for illegal construction and encroachments. Following PILs on the unlawful existence of restaurants, pubs, fashion studios, bars serving liquor without licence, art galleries and other buildings in the village, a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and… Read more »

Enough material to proceed against ex-Minister Mani: VACB

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A state investigative agency probing into the bar bribery case allegedly involving former Finance Minister K K Mani today told the Kerala High Court that there was enough material against him to continue the probe. Investigation into the matter involving the bar bribery case is progressing, said the state Vigilance and Anti- Corruption Bureau (VACB),… Read more »

NIA charge sheets three in Mysuru blast

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Youth gets life term for killing girlfriend's parents

The NIA today filed a charge sheet against three men for their alleged involvement in a blast in Mysuru court premises last year, and claimed they had formed an outfit ‘Base Movement’ to further the objectives of banned terror group Al Qaeda. The charge sheet was filed in a special NIA court here against Nainar… Read more »

Parents move HC seeking fresh NEET exam

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The parents of several National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test examinees, competing for MBBS seats, today moved the Gujarat High Court for holding the exam afresh with same questions in Gujarati and English languages. The group of 40 to 45 parents of students, who had taken the CBSE-conducted test in Gujarati language filed the petition in the court… Read more »

AAP leader moves SC against death threat from right-wing body

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AAP leader Asish Khetan today moved the Supreme Court alleging death threats from right-wing organizations and sought protection for his life. A vacation bench comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao and Navin Sinha listed the matter for hearing on June 5 after advocate Sunil Fernandes mentioned the matter for urgent listing before it. Khetan, who is… Read more »

COAI moves SC against Raj govt order on removal of cell towers

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A body representing leading mobile service operators has moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on a Rajasthan government order asking mobile operators to remove cell towers within 500 meters of jail premises by June 8. The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), in its application filed before the apex court, has also sought directions… Read more »

NGT fines UP industrial unit for gas leak

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The National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine of Rs 1.5 lakh on Uttar Pradesh-based industrial unit after its chemical factory was shut down following a gas leak a year ago. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed the Garhmukteshwar-based unit Thermo Plus Technology which was shut down by the UP Pollution… Read more »