Supreme Court to hear Wednesday Congress plea against EC’s decision to hold separate bypolls for 2 Rajya Sabha seats

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The Supreme Court Tuesday agreed to hear on June 19 a plea of Gujarat Congress challenging the decision of the Election Commission to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state. The Rajya Sabha seats fell vacant following the election of BJP chief Amit Shah and party leader Smriti Irani to Lok… Read more »

As strikes end, Supreme Court defers hearing on security of doctors, keeps open ‘larger issue’ of their safety

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The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there is no urgency to hear the matter. A bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant said it will not issue notice (to… Read more »

Supreme Court refuses to interfere with NEET exam

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The Supreme Court Friday refused to entertain a plea which sought quashing of the answer keys of some questions in the NEET(UG)-2019 examination saying that an expert body has duly applied its mind and revised answers were issued. The top court, however, allowed the four Hyderabad based students who have challenged the answer keys, to… Read more »

Foreigner Should Get NOC From Diplomatic Mission Of His/Her Country To Adopt An Indian Child: Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court has observed that the requirement of “No Objection Certificate” from the diplomatic mission of the country where the foreigner or the person requesting adoption resides, under Section 59(12) of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2016, cannot be waived. Karina Jane Creed had approached the Apex Court after the… Read more »

Mining scam: Supreme Court permits ex-Karnataka minister Reddy to visit ailing father-in-law

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The Supreme Court Friday allowed former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy, accused in a multi-crore illegal mining case, to visit his home town Ballari to see his ailing father-in-law. A vacation bench comprising Justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi also expressed concern over delay in trial in the Rs 35,000 crore mining… Read more »