Shakir Ali murder case: Constable surrenders in court

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Police constable Rambir Singh today surrendered in a court here in connection with the killing of Head Constable Shakir Ali in 2011. Additional district sessions judge Amber Rawat sent Singh to jail custody and fixed the next date of hearing on December 11. Delhi-based advocate Bharat Vir Tomar allegedly abducted and murdered Head Constable Shakir… Read more »

AoL responsible for damaging Yamuna floodplains: NGT

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In a setback to the Art of Living Foundation of spiritual leader Ravi Shankar, the National Green Tribunal today held it responsible for causing damage and environmental degradation of the Yamuna flood plains by holding a three-day cultural extravaganza last year. While refusing to impose an additional environment fine on the AoL which has already… Read more »

SC irked over spate of incidents of lawyers’ shouting in court

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Some recent incidents of senior lawyers trying to outshout each other and allegedly attempting to browbeat judges during high-profile hearings today irked the Supreme Court, which said shouting will “not be tolerated at any cost”. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, which was hearing a legal question whether a Parsi woman… Read more »

Delhi HC exempts Kejriwal from personal appearance in defamation

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The Delhi High Court today exempted Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from personal appearance before a trial court on December 11 in a criminal defamation complaint filed by Rajya Sabha MP Subhash Chandra. A bench of Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal also issued notice to Delhi Police and Chandra seeking their response on the chief minister’s plea… Read more »

Navy offers job in private company to transgender ex-sailor

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The navy today offered a job in a private company, which works for the government, to a transgender ex-sailor who was removed from service after she underwent a sex change surgery to become a female. The offer was made by the Indian Navy in the Delhi High Court before a bench of Justices G S… Read more »

Patna HC dismisses bail pleas of senior IAS officer, 13 others

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The Patna High Court today dismissed the bail applications of 14 persons, including senior IAS officer and former Bihar Staff Selection Commission (SSC) chairman Sudhir Kumar, who are in jail in connection with a paper leak scam that had surfaced in February. A bench of Justice Prabhat Kumar Jha dismissed the bail pleas of the… Read more »