Kerala High Court strikes down college hostel rule prohibiting mobile use

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 In a significant verdict, the Kerala High Court has held that discipline shall not be be enforced by blocking the ways and means of students to acquire knowledge, as it directed readmission of a girl student expelled from her college hostel for opposing a regulation on use of mobile phones. The court allowed the petition […]

Man accused of molesting ex-Bollywood actor gives court statement

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A man accused of molesting a former Bollywood actor on board a flight on Thursday told a court here that be wanted to bring two defence witnesses to record their testimonies in connection with the December 2017 incident. The former actor, then 17, had accused Vikas Sachdev of molesting her on board a Mumbai-bound flight […]

Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court does not support claims on inability to access court there : Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court on Friday said it has received a report from the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court and claims that people are unable to access the court there are not supported. Senior advocate Huzefa Ahmadi, representing child right activists Inakshi Ganguly and Shanta Sinha who have alleged detention of children in […]

Supreme Court notice to Centre on plea of mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi

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The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a plea filed by mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi, who had allegedly committed suicide following alleged caste-based discrimination, seeking to end such bias in universities and other higher education institutions across the country. While Vemula, a Ph.D scholar at Hyderabad Central University had committed suicide […]

Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya case for an hour more daily from Monday

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The Supreme Court on Friday decided to hear the Ram Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid dispute case for an extra hour from next Monday to conclude the hearing before the October 18 deadline fixed by it. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, which was hearing the decades-old politically sensitive land dispute on 28th […]

Supreme Court asks its Registry if live streaming of Ayodhya case possible.

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The Supreme Court asked its Registry on Monday to inform it whether live streaming of the ongoing hearing in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri masjid land dispute case was possible. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also asked the Registry to apprise it as to how much time it would take to do so, if […]

The Delhi High Court grants bail to AAP MLA Som Dutt in assault case

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The Delhi High Court on Monday granted bail to AAP MLA Som Dutt, who was recently taken into custody to serve a six-month jail term for assaulting a man with a baseball bat during campaigning for 2015 Assembly elections. Justice Suresh Kait also sought response of the State on the plea of Dutt, lodged in […]

PMLA Appellate Tribunal also releases assets of 63 Moons from ED attachment.

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The PMLA Appellate Tribunal, on Tuesday released the assets of 63 moons from attachment by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). This order comes soon after the Bombay High Court order, which quashed  the attachments of 63 moons assets under the MPID Act. However, the Tribunal, after quashing the attachment orders, has made it subject to filing […]

Supreme Court notice to Centre and J&K on plea for producing Farooq Abdullah

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 The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir administration on a plea seeking to produce before court former chief minister Farooq Abdullah, who is allegedly under detention following the scrapping of the state’s special status. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices S A Bobde and […]