SC refuses urgent hearing to declare Kejriwal’s sit-in as unconstitutional

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused an urgent hearing on a plea seeking its direction to declare as “unconstitutional” the sit-in of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues inside the lieutenant governor’s office here. Kejriwal and his ministers have been staging a sit-in at L-G Anil Baijal’s office since June 11 evening… Read more »

HC directed Maha govt to probe reason behind crime against children

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Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Maharashtra government to probe the reasons behind crimes and why juveniles were increasingly taking to criminal activities, lamenting the rampant incidents of crime against children. A bench of Justices Naresh Patil and G S Kulkarni said the state must take preventive steps to minimise incidents involving juveniles… Read more »

Sterlite stir: HC rejects pre-arrest bail pleas of lawyers

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Madurai: The Madras High Court bench today dismissed the anticipatory bail pleas of two lawyers, members of an ultra-Left outfit, booked by the police on charges of instigating protests against Sterlite’s copper unit in Tuticorin last month that turned violent. Justice G R Swaminathan dismissed the petitions filed by Vanchinathan and Hariraghavan, who are members of… Read more »

3 Bangladeshi nationals sentenced 10 years of RI for human trafficking

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Thane: Three Bangladeshi nationals sentenced 10 years of rigorous imprisonment in a 2012 human trafficking case by a district court. District sessions judge S C Khalipe convicted the trio– Abdul alias Afzal Shaikh alias Gaffar Shafiuddin Shaikh (48), his wife Shivali alias Sangita Abdul Shaikh (36) and her sister Nargis Abdul Hasan Mandal (30). The sentence was… Read more »

Madras HC refused to quash case against couple in land grabbing

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Chennai: The Madras High Court has denied to quash criminal proceedings against a couple in a case of alleged land grabbing in Puducherry, observing that they were part of a gang which targeted rich French nationals to usurp their properties by forging documents. Justice P N Prakash, dismissing petitions by the couple, directed a judicial magistrate… Read more »

SC to examine if a person with ‘low vision’ can be a doctor

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to examine whether a person suffering from disability of ‘low vision’, in which eyesight cannot be corrected or improved, can be allowed to pursue MBBS course and treat patients.. This contentious issue came up before a vacation bench of justices U U Lalit and Deepak Gupta which wondered whether… Read more »