Chinese chocolates banned in India: Anand Sharma

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New Delhi- India has banned import of chocolates and chocolate products from China. Commerce Minister told the Lok Sabha today. India had banned import of milk and milk products from China in September last year and the ban has been extended to chocolate and chocolate products, Anand Sharma said during Question Hour. He said the… Read more »

Madras HC upholds reservation for women

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The Madras High Court has upheld the provision of reservation of 30% of posts for women in the Tamil Nadu State and Subordinate Services and said the rule was in consonance with Article 15 (3) and cannot be said to be in any way a violation of Article 16 (2) of the Constitution. Dismissing a… Read more »

Now SIT can question Modi as High Court rejects plea

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The Gujarat High Court rejected a petition seeking to restrain the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team from proceeding against Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in a 2002 communal riots-related case. Judge D.H. Waghela also rejected a plea by the petitioner to at least grant a stay on the SIT investigations to allow him time… Read more »

Jharkhand police chief served showcause notice

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Ranchi- Jharkhand police chief Vishnu Dayal Ram has been served a showcause notice by the state government after the Accountant General (AG) recently sought a probe into the unusually heavy withdrawl by him of money meant for paying informers. Ram has been given 15 days time to reply, the official sources said. The show cause… Read more »

Swine flu suspects may not ger Indian Visa

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New Delhi- People travelling to India will now be asked to furnish details if he is undergoing treatment or has symptoms of swine flu. They may also be denied a visa, a senior health ministry official said Thursday as the country increasingly reported ‘imported cases’ of influenza A.

Search engine’s director moves HC over obscenity charge

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Mumbai- A director of the ‘Rediff.com’ has moved the Bombay High Court seeking to quash a criminal complaint which alleges that the website, through the search engine linked to it, disseminates obscene material. Sunil N Phatarphekar, one of the non-executive directors of Rediff, filed the petition after a lower court issued process against the website… Read more »

Supreme Court contempt notice to four officials

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The Supreme Court asked Maharashtra Chief Secretary and three top officials why it should not launch contempt proceedings against them for installing gates at a barrage over the Godavari river in violation of its April 2007 order. A bench of Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan, Justice P. Sathasivam and Justice B.S. Chauhan issued notices to Joseph,… Read more »

Guidelines for PIL

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As per the information furnished by the Registry of the Supreme Court, the guidelines for entertaining Public Interest Litigations (PIL) have been laid down by the Supreme Court in judicial pronouncements. Administratively, the Registry has generally defined matters of public interest to include  (i) bonded labour matters, (ii) matters of neglected children, (iii) exploitation of… Read more »