Inclusion of castes in OBC group: Bombay High Court

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The Bombay High Court Wednesday sought to know if the Maharashtra government had conducted any study or survey before issuing a notification in 1967 inducting several castes in the OBC category for reservation. A division bench of Chief Justice N H Patil and Justice N M Jamdar was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed… Read more »

SC to hear plea challenging Rafale deal on October 10

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear a fresh PIL against the Rafale deal between India and France on Wednesday. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph Monday said it will hear the PIL filed by lawyer Vineet Dhanda, who is seeking a direction to the Centre… Read more »

Maha govt to Bombay HC: Formulating stringent law to regulate pvt hospitals

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Mumbai: The Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court today that it was in the process of formulating a stringent law, on the lines of the Centre’s Clinical Establishments Act, to regulate private nursing homes and hospitals in the state. Appearing for the state, Advocate General Ashutosh Kumbhakoni told the court that the draft plan for such… Read more »

PIL claims deaths of protected species suppressed by Delhi zoo

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The Delhi High Court today sought response of the Centre on a PIL alleging “rampant irregularities and illegalities”, like suppression of deaths of protected species, in the administration of National Zoological Park in the city as well as the veterinary care being provided to the animals lodged there. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita… Read more »