HC: Prescribing medicines without diagnosis amounts to culpable negligence

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Mumbai:  The Bombay High Court has turned down the anticipatory bail pleas of a doctor couple booked for the death of a woman patient,observing that prescribing medicines to patients without diagnosis amounted to culpable negligence. Justice Sadhana Jadhav made the observations yesterday while hearing the anticipatory bail pleas filed by a gynaecologist couple – Deepa and… Read more »

Telephone exchange case: HC sets aside order discharging Maran brothers

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Chennai: The Madras High Court today set aside a lower court order discharging all the accused, including the Maran brothers, in the alleged illegal telephone exchange case. Allowing the appeal filed by the CBI, Justice G Jaichandran directed a special CBI court to frame charges and conclude the trial within 12 months from the date of… Read more »

SC shows dissatisfaction over Centre’s response on Lokpal matter

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today expressed dissatisfaction over the Centre’s response on appointment of search committee members for a Lokpal. A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, R Banumathi and Navin Sinha asked the Centre to file a fresh affidavit giving relevant details of the search committee. During the hearing, Attorney General K K Venugopal submitted… Read more »

SC allows transgender, to amend plea, denied job as cabin crew in Air India

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today allowed a transgender, who had undergone sex change in 2014, to amend her plea challenging Air India’s decision to deny her a job as a cabin crew to assail the grounds of conducting personality test for third gender candidates by the national carrier. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra… Read more »

Delhi govt informs about timeline in SC for removing traffic bottlenecks

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New Delhi: The Delhi government today informed the Supreme Court about the timeline for removal of traffic bottlenecks at 77 “congested corridors” and said short term measures, like minor improvements in road geometrics to deal with the issue would take six to eight months. Elaborating the measures for removing these bottlenecks, the AAP government said these… Read more »

HC directs JNU not to take any coercive step against Kanhaiya till July 20

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today directed Jawaharlal Nehru University not to take any coercive step on a fine imposed against its former students union president Kanhaiya Kumar till July 20. A Rs 10,000 fine was imposed on Kumar by an appellate authority of the university in connection with a 2016 incident in which anti-India… Read more »

Delhi HC directs CS Anshu Prakash, 2 bureaucrats to appear before Assembly Panel

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today directed Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash and two other bureaucrats to appear before the committees of Delhi Legislative Assembly which had issued notices to them, warning them of contempt if they did not do so. Justice Vibhu Bakhru warned the Chief Secretary and two other IAS officers that the court… Read more »