Delhi HC allows Alok Verma to inspect case file relating to Rakesh Asthana

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed Central Bureau of Investigation Director Alok Verma  to inspect in the CVC’s office the case file relating to FIR against the agency’s Special Director Rakesh Asthana. Justice Najmi Waziri asked Verma to go to the commission’s office on Thursday and inspect the file. The High Court also extended… Read more »

Yogi Adityanath gets legal notice for calling Lord Hanuman Dalit

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JAIPUR: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath found himself in legal trouble as a right-wing group in Rajasthan has sent a legal notice to Adityanath  after calling Lord Hanuman a Dalit. During a poll rally in Malakheda of Alwar district on Tuesday, Adityanath had said, “Hanuman was a forest dweller, deprived and a Dalit. Bajrang Bali worked… Read more »

1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: HC upholds conviction of 80 people

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NEW DELHI: In doing so, Justice R K Gauba upheld the jail terms of more than 80 people for their involvement in burning houses and violation of curfew during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The convicts had challenged the August 27, 1996 judgement of a Sessions Court which had convicted 88 out of the 107 people arrested on November 2,… Read more »

SC transfers Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case to CBI

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the CBI to investigate the allegations of physical and sexual abuse of inmates at 16 shelter homes in Bihar. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur transferred the investigation being conducted by Bihar Police to the CBI, and dismissed the state government’s request not to do so. The CBI is… Read more »

“Don’t Lay Your Liberties At The Feet Of Even A Great Man”: Chief Justice

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NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi on the occasion of ‘Constitution Day’ on Monday hosted a Dinner Which was beinf attended by the Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, judges of Supreme Court and judges from several neighbouring countries. Before the dinner, Justice Gogoi delivered a speech in which he… Read more »

SC Slams Nitish Government calls sexual abuse in state-run shelter homes shameless and inhuman

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the Bihar government accusing it of being lackadaisical in its response to rampant sexual abuse in state-run shelter homes where children were allegedly sexually abused. “The attitude of the state is extremely unfortunate, tragic and shameless to say the least… are these children lesser citizens of the country?” a three-judge bench said.  The top… Read more »

Engineering not for you Chandigarh High Court tells NIT Kurukshetra student

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CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday  has refused to entertain a mercy petition of the engineering student of NIT, Kurukshetra who could not earn a degree in the past nine years.  The candidate had appealed to the court to allow him to appear in his 17 compartment exams this year. The student from National Institute of Technology… Read more »

Jammu and Kashmir: SC refuses to hear fresh petition challenging Article 370

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday refused to entertain a fresh petition on Article 370, that gives special autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Ajay Rastogi asked the petitioner to file an application for impleadment in the pending matters. Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah said they will hear… Read more »

SC dismisses PIL seeking use of ballot papers in assembly LS polls

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NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed a PIL seeking use of ballot papers instead of EVMs during upcoming assembly and Lok Sabha polls. The PIL filed by advocate A. Subba Rao for NGO Nyaya Bhoomi, contended that EVMs could be misused and hence should not be used in the interest of conducting fair polls. While dismissing… Read more »