Supreme Court agrees to examine Centre’s decision to grant 10 percent quota to poor in general category

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The Supreme Court Friday decided to examine the Centre’s decision to grant 10 percent reservation in jobs and education to poor candidates belonging to general category. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna issued notice to the central government on various petitions challenging the validity of the Constitution (103 Amendment) Act,… Read more »

Cong doesn’t want resolution of Ram temple issue: Modi

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Taking on the Congress over the Ram temple issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the opposition party was trying to impede the judicial process for resolution of the matter. He also asked BJP workers to remind the masses about the Congress’ stand on the issue. In his concluding address at the BJP national… Read more »

Remove Tiles Bearing PM Modi, Shivraj Chouhan’s pictures from PMAY houses: Orders Madhya Pradesh HC

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BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh High Court has ordered the state government for the removal of tiles bearing pictures of the prime minister and chief minister inside houses built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. The Gwalior bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, Justices Sanjay Yadav and Vivek Agrawal directed the government to file a compliance report… Read more »

Gujarat Court rejects, Sanjiv Bhatt’s Custody By CID

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PALANPUR: A magisterial court in Palanpur,rejected remand application of Gujarat CID (Crime) of former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt and a retired police inspector I B Vyas for 14 days and sent the two to Palanpur sub-jail, with a 22-year-old case of alleged planting of drugs to arrest a man. The CID in its plea while producing both of them… Read more »

2002 riots : Gujarat HC rejects Jafri’s plea on larger conspiracy charge

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The Gujarat High Court today rejected Zakia Jafri’s plea challenging a lower court order upholding SIT’s clean chit to then chief minister Narendra Modi and others on the allegation of larger conspiracy in connection with the 2002 post-Godhra riots. Justice Sonia Gokani rejected the larger conspiracy charge, saying that it was not accepted by the… Read more »

Court orders fresh probe in case against Azam Khan

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A court here today came down heavily on police for its shoddy probe into a case against former Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan, and directed a fresh investigation into it. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Arvind Mishra also asked the district police chief to initiate action against the investigating officer, J P Tyagi, for not acting… Read more »

Court takes cognisance of complaint against PM

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A Delhi court today took cognisance of a complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly “insulting” the national flag last year on the international yoga day and during his visit to United States. “I take cognisance of the complaint. Fix the matter for May 9,” Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Sarvaria said while ordering recording of… Read more »

Guj HC rejects plea against Modi for poll code breach

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The Gujarat high court on Thursday upheld a lower court order rejecting a petition filed by an AAP worker against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for alleged poll code breach in 2014, saying that the magistrate had do so in an appropriate manner. Justice JB Pardiwala while upholding the lower court order rejected admission of the… Read more »

SC dismisses plea against Modi over 2012 election affidavit

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The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a plea seeking legal action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly filing a defective affidavit relating to his marital status during the 2012 Gujarat Assembly elections. A bench headed by Justice J Chelameswar rejected the plea filed by an Ahmedabad resident who had challenged the Gujarat High Court order which… Read more »