NGT forms committee to decide if 2 pvt Agra colleges fall within Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary

 The National Green Tribunal has constituted a committee to decide whether two private engineering colleges have been constructed inside the Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary in Agra. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel set up the committee on October 30 comprising the Principal Secretaries of departments of revenue and forest, Principal Chief […]

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CJI refuses to be part of panel to select NJAC members : SC

In a new twist, Chief Justice of India H L Dattu has refused to participate in a three-member panel for selecting two eminent persons in the six-member National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) on whose validity a constitution bench began hearings today. The five-judge constitution bench, headed by Justice J S Khehar, which is hearing the […]

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Crucial hearing on NJAC by constitution bench of SC

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Two days after the government notified the controversial NJAC law to remove the collegium system of appointment of judges, a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will commence hearing from tomorrow to examine the validity of new measure and is likely to consider passing an interim order to staying the operation of the Act. A […]

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Equipped cops needed for efficient & independent probes: SC

Supreme Court today said well- equipped and trained police officers have to be there to conduct “efficient and independent” probe into serious offences without “political interference” and asked the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) to mull over it. “We want efficient investigation by trained police officers in serious offences like murder and rape […]

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