Court asks Peter, CBI to file replies on Indrani’s application

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A special court today asked the CBI and former media baron Peter Mukerjea to file their replies on an application filed by key accused Indrani Mukerjea in which she said her husband might have caused her daughter Sheena Bora’s disappearance. Special CBI judge Jayendra C Jagdale, who is recording the statement of Indrani Mukerjea’s former… Read more »

NGT lifts ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, allows trucks

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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today lifted its ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR and allowed trucks to enter the national capital, while asking authorities to strictly monitor their movement. The green panel, however, refused to lift its ban on industrial activities causing pollution in the Delhi-National Capital Region region. “All directions in relation to… Read more »

SC dismisses plea to stay release of ‘An insignificant man’

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The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea seeking stay on the nationwide release of the movie ‘An insignificant man’, which the petitioner claimed was based on the life of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The movie is set to be released tomorrow. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said freedom of speech and… Read more »

Jaitley opposes Kejriwal’s plea against summoning order

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Union minister Arun Jaitley today opposed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s petition in the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of a trial court’s order summoning him as an accused in a criminal defamation complaint filed by the BJP leader. Jaitley sought dismissal of Kejriwal’s plea on the ground that he and five other AAP leaders, who… Read more »

Judges bribery case: SC dismisses plea for SIT probe

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The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition seeking SIT probe into an alleged case of bribery in the name of judges, saying such a plea has raised unnecessary doubts over the integrity of judges. The apex court rejected the petition filed by lawyer Kamini Jaiswal, making it clear that the CBI’s FIR was not against… Read more »

NGT refuses to exempt women, two-wheelers from Odd-even scheme

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The National Green Tribunal today refused to exempt women and two-wheelers from the Delhi government’s odd-even scheme and ordered that diesel vehicles over ten years old be taken off the roads immediately. The green panel has also asked the city government to identify the most polluted areas today itself and sprinkle water. It also allowed… Read more »

Judges bribery case: 3-judge SC bench reserves order

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The Supreme Court today reserved its order on the maintainability of a petition in which the issue of alleged bribing of judges has been raised. A three-judge bench headed by Justic R K Agrawal said it was likely to pass an order in the matter tomorrow. During the hearing, the bench questioned advocate Prashant Bhushan,… Read more »