UP Judicial Services exam 2019: Applications invited for 61 posts

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High Court of Judicature at Allahabad has released the official notification for the recruitment of the 61 posts for the Uttar Pradesh Higher Judicial Services. All the interested candidates who want to apply online for the official website- allahabadhighcourt.in. The selected candidates should not have less than 7 years of experience as on the last date… Read more »

Court sentences man to life imprisonment for raping daughter

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A court in Assam’s Nagaon district has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for repeatedly raping his minor daughter for two years. Additional District and Session Court judge Aminur Rahman on Friday found the accused guilty under Section 6 of POCSO Act and handed him the life sentence, besides slapping a fine of Rs 2,000… Read more »

Petition in SC seeking removal of restrictions on media in J-K

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A petition was on Saturday filed by an editor of a prominent daily from Jammu and Kashmir in the Supreme Court seeking removal of restrictions imposed on working of journalists in the state after scrapping of provisions of Article 370. Anuradha Bhasin, Executive Editor of Kashmir Times, has sought directions for restoration of all modes… Read more »

The Uttarakhand High Court pulls up govt for not complying with order banning slaughter of animals in open

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The Uttarakhand High Court has come down heavily on the state government for not complying with its order prohibiting slaughter of animals in the open. Slamming the state government, Chief Justice Ramesh Ranganathan and Justice Alok Kumar Verma said if it failed to produce an order staying the high court’s prohibition on slaughtering of animals… Read more »

President’s nod to increase number of Supreme Court judges

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President Ram Nath Kovind has signed into law a Bill which seeks to increase the sanctioned strength of judges in the Supreme Court from 30 to 33 besides the Chief Justice of India. The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Bill was passed by Parliament earlier this week. With no vacancy, the present strength of… Read more »

The National Conference moves SC challenging Presidential Orders on Article 370

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The National Conference mounted a legal challenge in the Supreme Court on Saturday to the changes made in the constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir, contending that these have taken away rights of its citizens without their mandate. Arguing that the legislation approved by Parliament and the orders issued by the President subsequently were “unconstitutional”,… Read more »

NRC: Supreme Court reserves order on citizenship issue of those born in country between 1971 and 1987

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On Thursday, Supreme Court reserved its order on citizenship issue of people born in India between 1971 and 1987 and who were not included in National Register of Citizens (NRC) list. Apex Court Bench stated that,”We will not be bothered by what others say about our orders & judgments. We will continue to oversee NRC finalised as per the… Read more »

Ayodhya case: Muslim party objects hearing on all days of week, says it can’t be ‘rushed through’

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A Muslim party on Friday objected in the Supreme Court five-days-a-week hearing of the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya, saying it will “not be able to assist” the court if the hearing is “rushed through”. The submission was made by senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who is appearing for a Muslim… Read more »