SC seeks Guj’s reply on plea over re-induction of 2 cops

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The Supreme Court today sought response from the Gujarat government on a plea alleging that two police officers, accused in separate encounter cases, have been re-inducted in the force after superannuation. “Issue notice returnable in two weeks,” a bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said. The bench was hearing… Read more »

ED files chargesheet against CA in Rs 8,000 cr money

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today filed a chargesheet in a money laundering case against a chartered accountant allegedly linked to RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti. The chargesheet against Rajesh Agarwal in a Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) case was filed before the court of Special Judge Naresh Kumar Malhotra. Misa Bharti is… Read more »

SC asks Centre, states not to protect any kind of vigilantism

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The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and the states not to protect any kind of vigilantism and sought their response on violent incidents of cow vigilantism. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra was informed by the Centre that law and order is a state subject but it does not support any kind of… Read more »

Pb court issues fresh summons against Amarinder in I-T case

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A court here issued fresh summons to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today in an income tax case. Chief Judicial Magistrate Jaapinder Singh ordered issuing of fresh summons in a criminal complaint of 2016 that the I-T department had filed against Amarinder. The court was told that summons earlier sent to the chief minister could… Read more »

NGT directs MoEF to consider mining plans of UP, Haryana

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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to “expeditiously” consider the mining plans submitted by Uttar Pradesh and Haryana governments. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said that extraction of minerals like sand and gravel should be strictly carried out as per MoEF guidelines. “Both the… Read more »

Kerala HC reserves orders on actor’s bail plea

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The Kerala High Court today reserved its orders on the bail plea of Malayalam actor Dileep, arrested for allegedly plotting the February 17 abduction and assault of a popular South Indian actress. After hearing both sides–the government and accused, Justice Sunil Thomas reserved orders on the plea. Opposing the bail plea, Director General of Prosecution… Read more »

Hooda misused position in AJL case, ED tells High Court

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The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda allegedly misused his official position and illegally re-allotted a plot in 2005 to the Associated Journals Limited (AJL) in Panchkula. The ED’s response came on a petition filed by Congress leader and chairman of AJL,… Read more »

Delhi HC asks police to file status report in Sunanda Pushkar case

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The Delhi High Court today asked the city police to file a status report with regard to the ongoing probe into the death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanada Pushkar. A bench of Justices G S Sistani and Chander Shekhar directed police to place within three days their report during hearing of Subramanian Swamy’s… Read more »

NGT directs AAP govt to immediately devise mechanism to deal with waste at overflowing landfill sites

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The National Green Tribunal has directed the AAP government to convene an immediate meeting to decide a detailed mechanism for dealing with the waste lying at various overflowing landfill sites in Delhi. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar ordered the chief secretary of Delhi government to hold the meeting and come out with a complete mechanism to reduce the… Read more »