Registration of placement agencies made must

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The city government today told the Delhi High Court that it has issued an order for compulsory registration of private placement agencies providing domestic workers while making it clear that all such unregistered firms will have to shut down after October 25.

Jayalalithaa moves High Court against conviction & seeks bail

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Seeking immediate bail, jailed AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa today moved the Karnataka High Court challenging her conviction in the disproportionate assets case which cost her the chief minister’s job and disqualified her from being an MLA. Noted Supreme Court lawyer Ram Jethmalani is believed to have been drafted by Jayalalitha’s legal team for arguing the… Read more »

PIL seeks reservation for ‘dhangar’ community in Maha

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A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed in the Bombay High Court has sought a direction to the Maharashtra government to provide reservation for dhangar (shepherd) community. The PIL, filed by a political activist Hemant Patil last week, is expected to come up for hearing this week. The Dhangar community is socially, educationally, economically and politically… Read more »

Court to hear defamation complaint against Jagdish Tytler on Oct 15

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A Delhi court on Saturday fixed October 15 for hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler by a senior lawyer representing the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. The matter was put for the next date as additional chief metropolitan magistrate (ACMM) Gaurav Rao was on leave on Saturday. Tytler had… Read more »

HC seeks CCI response on plea of Mahindra & Tata

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The Delhi High Court today sought Competition Commission of India’s response on two Indian car makers’ plea challenging provisions of Competition Act as well as a CCI order imposing a penalty on them for violating trade norms in after-services market and spare parts. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw… Read more »

IM men wanted to adopt Maoist method to kill politicians: NIA

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ndian Mujahideen’s Pakistan-based founder Riyaz Bhatkal had suggested adopting tactics used in the 2013 Maoist strike in Chhattisgarh on Congress leaders for eliminating politicians, the NIA has told a Delhi court. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) said this in its supplementary charge sheet filed before a special court which on Thursday took cognisance of the… Read more »