Delhi High Court merged with Delhi Judicial Academy

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New Delhi: The Delhi Judicial Academy has been merged with the Delhi High Court for administrative and financial purposes. A recommendation to this effect had been made in February this year by the Judicial Education and Training Programme Committee. This recommendation was accepted in a Full Court meeting of the High Court. Accordingly a notification… Read more »

New Delhi : A special MCOCA court here Friday acquitted nine people accused of murdering a man in 2012.

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New Delhi: A total of 12 persons were accused of killing Haris alias Bittu Sultan Shah (25) in February 2012 in a room in Kalyan’s Bail Bazar area and then burning the body in Igatpuri near Nashik. The accused believed Shah had stolen 30 kg of charas, a narcotic substance, from them, the prosecution claimed…. Read more »

Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, CBSE on plea seeking 10% quota for economically weaker sections in CTET 2019

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The Supreme Court Thursday sought responses from the Centre and CBSE on a plea seeking ten per cent reservation for economically weaker sections in Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), 2019. The petitioners told the apex court that CBSE published an advertisement on January 23, 2019 for conducting CTET in which benefit of ten per cent… Read more »

Bofors case : CBI withdraws application from Delhi court seeking permission for further probe in Bofors case

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The CBI Thursday withdrew from a Delhi court its application that had sought permission to further probe the politically sensitive Rs 64-crore Bofors payoff case. The agency told Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Navin Kumar Kashyap that it wants to withdraw the application filed on February 1, 2018. It had moved the trial court seeking permission for… Read more »

Man gets 7-yr RI for sodomising minor boy in Maharashtra.

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A court in Maharashtra’s Thane has awarded seven-year rigorous imprisonment to a 26-year-old man for sodomising a minor boy in 2016. Special judge S P Gondhalekar last week pronounced the accused, Mohammad Akram Jaki Ansari, guilty under Indian Penal Code Section 377 (unnatural offences) and provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act…. Read more »

Delhi High Court refuses to entertain PIL against Kamal Haasan’s remark

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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a PIL filed by a BJP leader seeking directions to the Election Commission to “restrict” misuse of religion for poll gains. The high court also asked the EC to decide BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay’s representation against the remarks of actor-cum-politician Kamal Haasan that “free India’s… Read more »

Maharashtra’s Court acquits 4 accused of dacoity at actor’s house in Maharashtra.

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A court in Maharashtra’s Thane has acquitted four persons of charges of dacoity at the residence of a television actor here in 2016. District and Sessions Judge S B Bahalkar in his order on Tuesday said the prosecution miserably failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt the charges against the accused. According to the prosecution, on the… Read more »