Delhi HC disposes of Mukul Roy’s plea alleging phone tapping

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The Delhi High Court today disposed of former TMC leader Mukul Roy’s plea alleging phone tapping, after the Centre and the West Bengal government said his numbers were not being intercepted. The order was passed by Justice Vibhu Bakhru after he perused the affidavits filed by the two governments. The court, however, gave Roy the… Read more »

MCD polls: Court acquits candidate of defacing public property

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A city court has acquitted an RJD candidate for the Delhi civic polls earlier this year of the charge of defacing public property by pasting her posters on an electric pole, as the complainant himself was the investigating officer in the case. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Manish Khurana absolved the woman, who had contested from the… Read more »

‘Install online air monitoring systems, RO in Singrauli’

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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh governments to to install online air quality monitoring systems in Singrauli and Sonebhadra districts after a plea alleged pollution in these areas due to industrial and mining activities. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also ordered installation of reverse osmosis… Read more »

Tripura HC notice on journalist killing

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The Tripura High Court has issued separate notices to the state government, the Centre and the CBI seeking a reply as to why a CBI probe should not be ordered into the killing of TV journalist Shantanu Bhowmik. The journalist was hacked to death on September 20 last when he went to Mandai in West… Read more »

Urban homeless: SC pulls up UP & WB, summons chief secretaries

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The Supreme Court today pulled up governments of Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal for showing “lack of concern” over the issue of providing shelter to urban homeless in their states and asked their chief secretaries to appear before it. The top court, after going through the affidavit filed by Uttar Pradesh, observed it was quite… Read more »

Delhi HC to hear Yadav’s plea against disqualification from RS

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The Delhi High Court agreed to hear today former JD(U) president Sharad Yadav’s plea seeking immediate setting aside of his disqualification from the Rajya Sabha. The matter for urgent hearing was mentioned before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on the ground that the Winter session of Parliament… Read more »

SC Constitution bench to hear pleas against Aadhaar tomorrow

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The Supreme Court today said that a five-judge constitution bench would hear tomorrow pleas seeking an interim stay on the Centre’s decision directing mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various government schemes and welfare measures. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said that the larger bench… Read more »

Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda convicted in coal scam case

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A special court today held former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and ex-coal secretary H C Gupta guilty of corruption and other charges in a coal scam case. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar held Koda, Gupta and other accused persons, including ex-Jharkhand chief secretary A K Basu and private company Vini Iron and Steel Udyog… Read more »

PMLA case: Controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi gets bail

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Controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi was today granted bail by a Delhi court in a money laundering case. Special judge Arun Bharadwaj, who had reserved the order on Qureshi’s application on December 4, gave him the relief on a personal bond of Rs two lakh and a surety of a like amount. The Enforcement Directorate… Read more »