Madras High Court issues notice to Tamil Nadu Assembly employee on post appointment

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The Madras High Court today issued notice to the state government on a petition challenging the appointment of a Tamil Nadu Assembly employee to a top post in the House. Justice T Raja, before whom the petition from L S Vasanthimalar, Additional Secretary, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly and B Subramaniyam, Joint Secretary, came up for… Read more »

Delhi High Court upholds order granting anticipatory bail to Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in two anti-Sikh riot cases of 1984.

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The Delhi High Court today upheld a trial court order granting anticipatory bail to Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in two anti-Sikh riot cases of 1984. Justice Anu Malhotra dismissed the plea by the Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, seeking to cancel the anticipatory bail of Kumar, saying that as per the… Read more »

Bombay High Court fed up with state government over delay in giving land for law University

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 Training its guns on the recently-held event ‘Magnetic Maharashtra’ business summit, the Bombay High Court today said the state government had time to hold such mega events but had still not decided on the allotment of land to set up the Mumbai campus of the Maharashtra National Law University. A division bench of Justices S… Read more »

Delhi High Court rejects plea alleging glorification of Sati in Padmaavat

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The Delhi High Court today rejected a plea seeking penal action against the producers and the director of Bollywood movie ‘Padmaavat’ for alleged glorification of the practice of ‘sati’. ‘Sati’ is an obsolete funeral custom where a widow immolates herself on her husband’s pyre and the law prohibits it. A bench of Acting Chief Justice… Read more »

Bombay High Court sets aside Maharashtra government resolution on teaching staff’s bank accounts

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The Bombay High Court today set aside a Maharashtra government resolution asking the teaching and non-teaching staff of the government schools in Thane to shift their salary accounts to a particular cooperative bank. A bench of justices BR Gavai and BP Colabawalla termed the resolution arbitrary and questioned the rationale behind the government’s decision to… Read more »

Supreme Court allows Centre to withdraw CAPF force from Darjeeling hills

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The Supreme Court today allowed the Centre to withdraw the remaining four companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) from West Bengal’s violence hit Darjeeling area after March 8. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered Attorney General K K Venugopal’s submission that the deployment of the central armed forces fell under the Central… Read more »