Cop Files Plea in High Court for Eight-Hour Work Shift

A UT head constable has filed a public-interest petition in the Punjab & Haryana HC to ask for a maximum 8-hour work shift for all the cops in Chandigarh, Punjab, as well as Haryana. Making a case for a new duty chart based on the 2014 advice of the Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPRD), the […]

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Supreme Court dismisses plea of former UP minister Angad Yadav

The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea filed by former Uttar Pradesh minister Angad Yadav challenging an Allahabad High Court order cancelling the bail granted to him and also vacating the stay on his conviction in a 1995 murder case. A bench comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and Navin Sinha refused to interfere with the […]

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High Court seeks ACB response of contractor’s bail plea

The Delhi High Court today sought the response of Delhi’s Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) on the bail plea of a contractor, arrested in connection with a construction scam. Justice S P Garg asked the probe agency, ACB, to file its response on the bail application of Vinay Bansal, who was arrested on May 10, and […]

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Plea in Supreme Court seeking review of Loya death case verdict

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict rejecting the demand for an independent probe into the death of special CBI judge B H Loya, who dealt with the high-profile Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. The review petition filed by Bombay Lawyers Association has challenged the supreme court’s April […]

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High Court’s interim order on plea against guv appointed probe panel

The Madras High Court today ordered that the report of an inquiry committee looking into the alleged attempt by a woman college teacher to lure students to extend sexual favours in return for higher mark be kept in a sealed cover once it was submitted. A division bench comprising Justices V Parthiban and P D […]

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Relief for CJI as Cong MPs withdraw plea on impeachment from Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Archeological Survey of India for its failure to take appropriate steps to protect and preserve of the iconic Taj Mahal. The apex court also expressed concern over the historic monument being infected by insects and asked the authorities, including ASI, what steps they have taken to […]

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Supreme Court to hear in July plea to restrain MPs making statements on judges removal

The Supreme Court today said that it would hear in the third week of July a plea seeking to restrain members of Parliament (MPs) from making public statements on removal of a judge of higher judiciary without there being any such notice in Parliament. A bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan, while […]

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Bombay HC rejects bail plea of driver in bus accident that killed 37

The Bombay High Court has rejected the bail plea of the driver of a luxury bus that plunged into a river off the Mumbai-Goa highway four years ago, killing 37 passengers and injuring 15 others. The driver, Santaji Kirdat, was convicted on charges of rash driving, negligence, and culpable homicide not amounting to murder and […]

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SC refuses Cong plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Guj

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea of the Gujarat Congress seeking counting of at least 20 per cent of the paper trail slips manually along with votes cast in the EVMs in each constituency of the state. It said that the court cannot interfere unless the Election Commission of India’s decision to […]

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

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 […]

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