PETA moves Delhi HC for directions to AAP govt to take steps to prevent spread of glanders in the city

PETA India has moved a plea in the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to the AAP government to implement the Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009 to prevent spread of the equine disease – Glanders – in the national capital. The People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) […]

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Probe has to be conducted abroad to unearth all conspirators in gold smuggling case : NIA tells Court

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the sensational gold smuggling case in Kerala has said an investigation has to be conducted abroad to unearth all conspirators in the crime. It has also said steps have been taken for issuing Blue corner notices against four accused currently in UAE through Interpol to secure them for investigation. “Investigation […]

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Madhya Pradesh High Court gives temporary relief to Ekta Kapoor in case over web series

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has asked the police not to take any coercive action against TV producer Ekta Kapoor over a case filed against her for alleged objectionable content in the web series “XXX season 2”. Justice Shailendra Shukla of the high court’s Indore bench passed the order on Thursday in response to Kapoor’s petition […]

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Contempt case: SC rejects submission of Prashant Bhushan for hearing on sentence by another bench

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the submission of activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan that the arguments on quantum of sentence in the contempt proceedings in which he has been held guilty be heard by another top court bench. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra gave assurance to Bhushan that no punishment will be acted upon […]

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Transfer of investigation to CBI cannot be a routine : SC

Transfer of investigation to the CBI cannot be a routine exercise and should be done only in exceptional circumstances, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday. A bench of Justice Hrishikesh Roy said one factor which is considered relevant for induction of the central agency like the CBI in an investigation is to retain public confidence […]

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PETA moves Delhi High Court for directions to AAP govt to take steps to prevent spread of glanders in the city

PETA India has moved a plea in the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to the AAP government to implement the Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009 to prevent spread of the equine disease – Glanders – in the national capital. The People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) […]

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Dubey encounter : SC dismisses plea against Justice (retd) B S Chauhan led panel

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a plea questioning the setting up of a three-member judicial commission, headed by former apex court judge Justice B S Chauhan, to inquire into the encounter killing of gangster Vikas Dubey. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said that there were enough safeguards to ensure fair inquiry […]

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Bombay High Court orders SIT probe in fatal “assault” on man by cops

 The Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Mumbai police commissioner to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to conduct a probe against four policemen who allegedly fatally assaulted a 22-year-old man here while imposing the COVID-19 lockdown in March. The SIT should comprise two senior police officials and carry out the probe expeditiously, said […]

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2G scam : Delhi High Court asks ED to respond to firm’s plea for release of attached properties

 The Delhi High Court Monday sought response of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a plea by a firm, which was acquitted in the 2G scam related money laundering case along with former telecom minister A Raja and others, seeking to release its properties worth Rs 22 crore attached by the agency. Justice Brijesh Sethi, who […]

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Bombay High Court orders SIT probe in fatal “assault” on man by cops

The Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Mumbai police commissioner to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to conduct a probe against four policemen who allegedly fatally assaulted a 22-year-old man here while imposing the COVID-19 lockdown in March. The SIT should comprise two senior police officials and carry out the probe expeditiously, said […]

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