SC seeks EC’s response on plea alleging tampering with EVMs

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The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Election Commission on a PIL seeking investigation by software experts into allegations that Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) were tampered with in the recent Assembly polls. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul issued notice to the… Read more »

Matang Sinh’s bail prayer rejected

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The Calcutta High Court today rejected the bail prayer by former Union Minister Matang Sinh, an accused in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. A division bench comprising acting Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre and Justice Tapas Mookherjee rejected the bail prayer of Sinh, who sought to be enlarged as he had been in custody for… Read more »

Petition against Ker Finance minister dismissed

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Kerala High Court today dismissed a petition against continuance of T M Thomas Isaac as Finance Minister following the alleged leak of some budget documents in media before it was presented in the assembly. State BJP president Kummanam Rajasekharan had filed a quo warranto (a writ or legal action requiring a person to show by… Read more »

Kerala HC grants bail to Nehru group chairman

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The Kerala High Court today granted bail to the Chairman of Nehru group of institutions in connection with an alleged assault on a student of Nehru Law Academy in Palakkad district. Justice Abraham Mathew directed the accused, P Krishnadas, to furnish a bond of Rs 1 lakh. The judge also observed that non-bailable offence was… Read more »

MCD polls: Delhi HC junks pleas against ward allocation criteria

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The Delhi High Court today dismissed the pleas seeking quashing of the notification laying down criteria for allocation of wards for reserved categories and women in the upcoming MCD polls. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar said the criteria was based on population density of an area and the 2011 census data… Read more »

Delhi HC seeks police reply on ex-MLA Shokeen’s plea

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The Delhi High Court today sought response from the police on the plea of former MLA Rambeer Shokeen, arrested for his alleged involvement in an organised crime syndicate, against the trial court’s order dismissing his bail application. Justice Vipin Sanghi issued notice to Special Cell of Delhi Police on Shokeen’s petition which alleged that he… Read more »

Bombay HC asks protesting resident doctors to resume work immediately

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The Bombay High Court today directed the resident doctors, who are abstaining from duty in various hospitals across Maharashtra for the last four days, to resume work immediately. The high court said the issues and demands of the doctors can be amicably resolved with the state government. The court also directed the government and the… Read more »

SC judge launches SCLSC’s video conferencing facility

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Justice Dipak Misra today inaugurated the Supreme Court Legal Services Committee’s (SCLSC) video conferencing facility in the court complex. Justice Misra, who is also the Executive Chairman of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), while launching the revamped website of SCLSC said the committee aims to engage quality lawyers and was planning to enhance remuneration for… Read more »