Supreme Court dismisses plea of former UP minister Angad Yadav

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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… Read more »

High Court seeks ACB response of contractor’s bail plea

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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… Read more »

Plea in Supreme Court seeking review of Loya death case verdict

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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… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »

SC refuses Cong plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Guj

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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… 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 »

Plea in NGT against Tank Road encroachments

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A plea alleging encroachment by shops resulting in traffic jams at a clothes hub on Tank Road here has been filed in the National Green Tribunal. The petition, which is likely to come up before a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, claimed that a number of unauthorised shops were running on Tank… Read more »