Supreme Court rejectes to stay amendments to SC/ST Act

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NEW DELHI: A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan, refused to stay the recent amendments brought in to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities)  Act, 1989. The bench issued notice to the Centre but refused to stay the amendments, saying “no stay can be granted without hearing the government”. The bench asked the… Read more »

J&K Govt Approaches SC in new DGP’s appointment

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NEW DELHI: The Jammu and Kashmir government approached the Supreme Court after violating the Supreme Court guidelines that restricts States from appointing acting and interim police chiefs. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the submission of the state government that in view of the upcoming panchayat polls… Read more »

1984 anti-Sikh riots: HC seeks CBI reply

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to respond on a bail plea of a convict serving life sentence in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel was seeking on the plea by former Congress councillor Balwan Khokhar , which listed it for… Read more »

UIDAI’s proposal to hire social media agency is against its submissions, says Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court  said the proposal of the Unique Identification Authority of India to hire an agency  to monitor various social media platforms and monitor such platforms was contrary to its earlier submissions. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud  asked Attorney General KK Venugopal to… Read more »

Gujarat Court rejects, Sanjiv Bhatt’s Custody By CID

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PALANPUR: A magisterial court in Palanpur,rejected remand application of Gujarat CID (Crime) of former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt and a retired police inspector I B Vyas for 14 days and sent the two to Palanpur sub-jail, with a 22-year-old case of alleged planting of drugs to arrest a man. The CID in its plea while producing both of them… Read more »

Remo Fernandes, singer Acquitted In verbal abuse case

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PANJI: The Goa Children’s Court acquitted singer Remo Fernandes of charges of verbal abuse case filed against him by a girl in 2015. Remo Fernandes, known for his songs like ‘Hamma hamma’ and ‘Jalwa booked after the girl complained that he abused her at the Goa Medical College Hospital ward  where she was admitted after being hit by a car driven… Read more »

Supreme Court, gave states one week’s time to show exercise To Prevent Mob Lynching

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday gave states one week’s time  to give a report on what steps they have taken to prevent mob lynching. Only nine states have replied to the Supreme Court so far, the top court warned the remaining states that their respective Home Secretaries will be summoned if they fail to file the report within the… Read more »

Supreme Court asks, all state to appoint senior police officer to stop cow vigilantism

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed all state governments to appoint a senior police officer for each district to effectively deal with incidents of cow vigilantism. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra the chief secretaries and DGPs of states to file status reports on action taken to prevent such cases. The bench, also comprising Justices Amitava… Read more »

Salman Khan Won’t require permission to go to abroad: Jodhpur Court

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Jaipur:  A sessions court in Jodhpur granted Bollywood actor Salman Khan not be required to take permission every time he travels abroad. The Jodhpur sessions court granted the permission while an application moved by him in this regard. We had moved an application seeking permanent exemption for Khan from taking permission of the court every time he has to travel… Read more »