Pak SC to Musharraf: How can a commando be so afraid?

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ISLAMABAD: Former President Pervez Musharraf to appear before the extended deadline issued by Pakistan’s Supreme Court. The apex court while hearing his appeal against the 2013 disqualification by the Peshawar High Court, however, stressed why was a “commando so afraid to return to his country.” The former president, who ruled the country between 1998 and 2008,… Read more »

SC seeks reply from UP govt in Convict’s appeal against death penalty

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court has sought the Uttar Pradesh government’s response on a plea by a death-row convict challenging the Allahabad High Court’s judgement upholding the capital punishment awarded to him for burning alive his son and two brothers. A vacation bench of justices Adarsh Kumar Goel and Ashok Bhushan issued notice to the… Read more »

Ex-CMs Mulayam, Akhilesh move Supreme Court for time to vacate official homes

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Former UP chief ministers Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav today moved the Supreme Court seeking “appropriate time” for vacating their official residences allotted by the Uttar Pradesh government. The top court had on May 7 held that former chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh cannot retain government accommodation after demitting office and said… Read more »

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 »

Bombay High Court : Form special team to probe emails sent to Tata firm

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The Bombay High Court has directed the Mumbai Police to constitute a “special team” of officials, who are experienced in dealing with cyber crimes, to probe into allegations of defamatory emails received by a subsidiary company of the Tata Motors. A vacation bench, presided by Justice SJ Kathawalla, also directed the Mumbai Police Commissioner to… Read more »

Supreme Court approves draft Cauvery Management Scheme

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The Supreme Court today approved the Centre’s draft Cauvery Management Scheme for smooth distribution of water among four southern riparian states. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra rejected the suggestions of Karnataka and Kerala governments over the scheme, terming them as devoid of merits. The bench, also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and… Read more »