Supreme Court stays EC’s decision notifying Talala Assembly seat as vacant and declaring bypolls.

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The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Election Commission’s March 10 decision notifying Gujarat’s Talala Assembly constituency seat as vacant and declaring bypolls there along with the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also issued notice to the poll panel on a plea filed by former Congress MLA B… Read more »

2 awarded life sentence for killing man in Maharashtra

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A court in Palghar district of Maharashtra has awarded life imprisonment to two members of a gang of robbers for killing a jeep driver. District Judge Rajendra Majgaonkar pronounced the punishment to Firoz Khan (38), hailing from Uttar Pradesh, and Jahir Khan (45), a native of Vasai area here, on Saturday and also imposed a… Read more »

Decide whether Tikri Khurd lake in Narela is wetland: NGT

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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Wetlands Authority of Delhi to hold a meeting and decide within a month whether the Tikri Khurd lake in Narela here is a wetland. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the Wetland Authority constituted under Rule 5 (2) of the Wetlands (Conservation &… Read more »

ED seeks custodial interrogation of Robert Vadra in money laundering case

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The Enforcement Directorate Thursday sought custodial interrogation of Robert Vadra in a money laundering case. The agency sought the custodial interrogation of Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, before Special Judge Arvind Kumar. Vadra, facing allegations of money laundering in purchase of a London-based property at 12, Bryanston Square worth 1.9 million pounds, was… Read more »

Arvind Kejriwal’s bribery remarks : Election Commission says will give advance notice before taking action.

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 The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday gave an undertaking in the Delhi High Court that an advance notice will be given to Arvind Kejriwal before taking any action, including derecognition of his Aam Aadmi Party, for his alleged bribery remarks during Goa Assembly election campaign in 2017. Justice Yogesh Khanna took on record the statement… Read more »