Saharanpur violence: SC refuses urgent hearing on plea for SIT

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The Supreme Court today refused an urgent hearing on a plea seeking a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the recent incidents of caste violence in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur district. A vacation bench comprising Justices L. Nageswara Rao and Navin Sinha said there was no urgency and the petition may be heard after… Read more »

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 »

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 »

SC to examine whether NOIDA is a corporation under UP law

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The Supreme Court has agreed to examine a plea of the income tax department whether the North Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) is a corporation established by the Uttar Pradesh government under the state industrial development law or not. A bench of Justices R K Aggarwal and A M Sapre has said it will look… Read more »

Fresh representation made to Prez: Justice Karnan’s lawyer

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A fresh representation has been made to the President on behalf of Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan seeking suspension of the Supreme Court order sentencing him to six-month imprisonment for contempt of court, a lawyer representing him has said. Advocate Mathews J Nedumpara said that he, along with other counsel representing the high… Read more »

SC asks Guj to give 50 per cent quota to in-service medicos

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The Supreme Court today directed the Gujarat government to give 50 per cent reservation to the in-service candidates for admission to post-graduate medical diploma courses as per the regulations of the Medical Council of India. The apex court directed the state government to grant the reservation to these candidates in the second round of counselling,… Read more »

SC refuses hearing on Justice Karnan’s plea against jail term

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Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan, evading arrest since May 9, has received yet another jolt from the Supreme Court, which has refused to list and hear his plea seeking recall of the order awarding six- month jail term for contempt of court. The petition was held as “not maintainable” by the apex… Read more »

Justice Karnan approaches prez for suspension of SC order

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The lawyers representing Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan have claimed that a representation has been made to the president seeking suspension of the Supreme Court order sentencing him to six months imprisonment for contempt of court. However, the president’s office said, “It was not aware of any such representation.” The lawyers yesterday said… Read more »