HC serves notice on State Govt. over Wildlife Board

The Madhya Pradesh HC has served a notice on the State govt over the constitution of the Wildlife Board after an animal rights activist filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition claiming that law has been violated by nominating persons with “special interest in wildlife” to the Board. On Aug 3, the State govt, under […]

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Madhya Pradesh trader fined Rs 4.5 lakh from adulterating ghee

A Madhya Pradesh court has imposed a fine of Rs 4.5 lakh on a trader selling adulterated ghee. Additional District Magistrate S K Mishra fined Manish Bansal in a case dating back to July 10, 2016, when the state Food department raided his dairy and seized over 100 kg of adulterated ghee, an official said. […]

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Madhya Pradesh minor’s rape-murder: Accused sent to judicial custody for a day

A special court here on Tuesday sent a man accused of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl to judicial custody for a day. Vishnu Bamora (35) was produced before Special Judge Suresh Singh by Kamla Nagar police, said Sudha Vijay Singh Bhadoriya, Special Public Prosecutor for the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. […]

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SC asks MCI for solution over fate of 150 medical students in MP college

New Delhi:  After 150 medical students in Bhopal being left in the lurch after permission of a college for admission in the academic session 2017-18 was denied by the Medical Council of India (MCI), The Supreme Court has taken a serious note over the matter . A vacation bench of justices U U Lalit and […]

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Our concern limited to protection of Mahakaleshwar’s ‘lingam’: Supreme Court

It is not for a court to decide how worship is to be performed in a temple, the Supreme Court said today stressing that its concern was only about the protection of the ‘lingam’ at the ancient Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga temple at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and U U Lalit […]

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‘Install online air monitoring systems, RO in Singrauli’

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 […]

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Mahakaleshwar temple: SC to hear matter on merits

The Supreme Court today said it would hear on merit a plea raising the issue of protection of ‘lingam’ at ancient Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga temple in the Ujjain city of Madhya Pradesh. A bench comprising Justices Justices Arun Mishra and M M Shantanagoudar said the matter would be heard in March and allowed the ‘mahant’ (chief […]

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Naveen Jindal, others granted bail in coal scam case

Coal scam

Industrialist Naveen Jindal and others were today granted bail by a special court in a case related to the allocation of a coal block in Madhya Pradesh. Special Judge Bharat Parashar granted the relief to them on a personal bond of Rs one lakh each and one surety of like amount. The court has now […]

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Another HC bench recuses from hearing MP minister’s plea

Another bench of the Delhi High Court today recused from hearing Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra’s plea against an Election Commission (EC) order disqualifying him on charges of paid news. The matter was listed before a bench of justices Sanjiv Khanna and Navin Chawla, one of whom recused from hearing the BJP leader’s petition. No […]

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SC stays EC’s order disqualifying MP minister

The Supreme Court today kept in abeyance the June 23 order of the Election Commission (EC) disqualifying Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra for three years on charges of paid news. Mishra’s last ditch attempt to vote in the July 17 presidential election was dashed by the Delhi High Court on July 16 as it had […]

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