Wetland conservation: HC directs Assam govt to file affidavit

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The Gauhati High Court today directed the Assam government and civic authorities here to file affidavits on protection and conservation of wetlands in the city. A division bench of justices Hrishikesh Roy and Nelson Sailo, after hearing a public interest litigation filed by eminent journalist and author Homen Borgohain and three others, asked the state… Read more »

Yamuna cleaning:Water Ministry, Namami Gange to file affidavit

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The National Green Tribunal today directed the Ministry of Water Resources and Director General of ‘Namami Gange’ project to file detailed affidavit regarding compliance of its judgement on cleaning of river Yamuna. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Swatanter Kumar said that the complete affidavit should be filed within two weeks and listed the matter… Read more »

Fresh affidavit filed in Sahara-Birla raids case

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‘Common Cause’, an NGO, today filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court seeking a court- monitored SIT investigation into the raids on two business houses in 2013-14 after which bribery allegations have been made against against politicians including Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ‘Common Cause’, which has repeatedly been asked by the court to come… Read more »

Maratha quota: Govt gets last chance to file affidavit

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The Bombay High Court today voiced dissatisfaction over the Maharashtra government’s delay in filing affidavit and other submissions in a matter pertaining to reservation in government jobs and educational institutions in the state for the Maratha community. A division bench of Justices Anoop Mohta and G S Kulkarni had last month directed the government and… Read more »

CBI seeks time to file affidavit against Peter’s bail plea

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The CBI today sought time to file its affidavit in response to a bail application filed by former media baron Peter Mukherjea, arrested for his alleged involvement in the murder of his wife Indrani Mukerjea’s daughter Sheena Bora. The Central Bureau of Investigation today told Justice Revati Mohite Dere that it would require time to… Read more »

Govt affidavit sought over shelter homes

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The Bombay High Court today directed Maharashtra government to file an affidavit stating by when it would implement the recommendations submitted by a HC appointed committee on improving the conditions of children shelter homes in Mumbai. The committee was formed in April this year by the high court while hearing a suo moto (on its… Read more »

Governor not in RTI ambit? Court asks for affidavit

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The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court Monday asked the Goa governor to state on oath that he, the president of India and speakers of state assemblies have no executive powers and duties, giving them a shield against the transparency law. The division bench of Justice S.A. Bobde and Justice F.M. Reis issued the… Read more »

PMO files affidavit in apex court

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned that no one found guilty of wrongdoing will be spared, but refrained from making any direct personal remark on the alleged scam over the allocation of second-generation (2G) telecom spectrum.Also Saturday the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) filed an affidavit in Supreme Court giving details of the letters it received… Read more »