Can’t return for safety concerns : Nirav Modi

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Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, a prime accused in the PNB fraud case, told a court here Saturday that he cannot return to India due to safety concerns and also because his case has been politicised. Modi’s lawyer filed his reply to the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) plea seeking to declare the diamond merchant a fugitive… Read more »

No blueprint of illegal mine: Supreme Court

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The Centre Friday told the Supreme Court that they were facing difficulties in the operation to rescue 15 miners trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13 as there was no blueprint of the 355-feet well. The government told the apex court that the illegal mine was located near a river and… Read more »

Rules for online sale of medicines will be finalised by Jan 31

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The Union government informed the Bombay High Court Friday that it was likely to finalise draft rules for regulation of online sale of medicines by January end. Union government’s lawyer D P Singh told a bench of Chief Justice Naresh Patil and Justice N M Jamdar that in compliance with an order of the Madras… Read more »

Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie move Supreme Court seeking review of Dec 14 Rafale verdict

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Former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie and advocate Prashant Bhushan Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, seeking review of its December 14 verdict dismissing all PILs alleging irregularities in the procurement of 36 Rafale jets from France. In their review plea, they alleged that the judgment “relied upon patently incorrect claims made by the… Read more »

Security forces not to harass militants’ families: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti to Governor Satya Pal Malik

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PDP president Mehbooba Mufti Thursday said Governor Satya Pal Malik should issue directions to security forces not to harass the families of the terrorists while fighting terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir. “Our police is a disciplined force. The Governor should issue clear cut directions that families of militants should not be harassed,” Mehbooba told reporters… Read more »

Man gets one-month imprisonment for stalking minor girl

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A 25-year-old man was sentenced to one-month imprisonment by a court here for stalking a minor girl. District Judge V Y Jadhav, in his order passed on Tuesday, also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the accused, Shivkumar Mourya, after pronouncing him guilty under the Indian Penal Code’s Section 354D (stalking) and relevant provisions… Read more »

2018: Supreme Court came down heavily on real estate honchos

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Corporate legal battle involving big business houses like ArcelorMittal and Nmetal on taking over of Essar Steel and tough stand against the automobile industry on emission norms kept the Supreme Court busy in 2018 during which it also gave a body blow to real estate honchos. Be it real estate majors Unitech Ltd, Jaypee Group… Read more »

Telangana and Andhra Pradesh High Courts come into being

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Separate high courts for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh came into being on Tuesday, more than four years after the latter was bifurcated to create the youngest state in the country. Thottathil B Radhakrishnan took over as the first Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court in Hyderabad, while C Praveen Kumar took oath as the… Read more »

2018: Corporate legal cases kept Delhi HC busy

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Corporate legal cases saw companies from various sectors including telecom, aviation, banking and agro knocking on the doors of the Delhi High Court for relief in 2018. In the year gone by, the pharma sector also witnessed an ugly legal fight between the former promoters of healthcare major Ranbaxy — Malvinder and Shivinder Singh —… Read more »