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Madras HC to decide fate of Edappadi Palaniswami-led govt

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CHENNAI: The decision on Edappadi Palaniswami will be made in Madras High Court on Thursday when it pronounces its verdict on the disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs. The judgement, which was reserved by the High Court on January 24, comes nine months after the 18 MLAs were disqualified. The 18 AIADMK MLAs were disqualified by […]

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Talks okay, but dignity & verdict of court be respected: SC

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The Supreme Court today said it was not averse to talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana to resolve Satluj-Yamuna Link canal issue but dignity of the court and the verdict should be “considered and respected”. The apex court’s remark came after a bench of Justices P C […]

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Verdict in Ajmer blast case deferred to March 8

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A special court today deferred till March 8 the judgement in the 2007 Ajmer dargah bomb blast case. Magistrate Dinesh Gupta adjourned the hearing as the court needed more time to study all documents submitted by the prosecution and the defence. The blast on October 11, 2007 in the dargah of Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti at […]

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Coal scam:SC verdict tomorrow on report indicting ex-CBI chief

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The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its order tomorrow on the action to be taken on a report of its panel which has held that prima facie there was an attempt to influence investigation in the coal block allocation scam cases by former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha. A special bench headed by Justice M […]

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SC not to pass Jallikattu verdict for a week

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The Supreme Court today agreed not to pass judgement for a week on the Jallikattu issue while taking into account the Centre’s submission that they were in talks with Tamil Nadu to find a way out in the matter. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi mentioned the matter before a bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and R […]

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SC reserves verdict on appeals in DA case against Jayalalithaa

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The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on a batch of appeals filed by Karnataka government and others against the High Court order acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and others in a disproportionate assets case. A vacation bench comprising justices P C Ghose and Amitava Roy, which has been hearing the appeals of […]

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Gulberg Society massacre: Verdict likely tomorrow

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A special SIT court is likely to pronounce its verdict tomorrow in connection with a 2002 post-Godhra riots case of Gulberg Society in which 69 persons including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri were killed. Special Court Judge P B Desai will deliver the judgement over eight months after the trial concluded on September 22, 2015. […]

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Verdict in Danish woman gangrape case on June 6

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A Delhi court today reserved for June 6 its judgement in a case in which a 52-year-old Danish woman was gangraped allegedly by nine persons, including three juveniles, two-years back in the national capital.. Additional Sessions Judge Ramesh Kumar heard the final arguments of Delhi Police and defence counsel and fixed the case for pronouncement […]

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Gulberg Housing Society riot case verdict on June 2

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A special court here is likely to pronounce on June 2 its order in Gulberg Housing Society riot case in which former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri and 68 others were killed in 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat. Special judge P B Desai today issued notices to lawyers concerned in the case asking them to remain […]

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Kanimozhi’s bail plea verdict on May 20

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In temporary relief for the politically battered first family of Tamil Nadu, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday deferred till May 20 its verdict on the bail plea of DMK MP Kanimozhi and Kalaignar TV chief Sharad Kumar in connection with their alleged involved in the spectrum case. CBI Special Judge O.P. […]

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Supreme Court reserves verdict in Red Fort shootout case

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The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on a petition by Lashkar-e-Taiba militant Mohammad Arif alias Ashfaq challenging his death sentence in the Dec 22, 2000 Red Fort attack case. The apex court bench of Justice V.S. Sirpurkar and Justice T.S. Thakur reserved the verdict on the conclusion of arguments by Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium […]

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Apex court reserves verdict on plea to cancel 2G licences

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The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a petition for cancellation of 2G licences illegally granted in 2008 after it was told considerations of ‘chaos’ and ‘loss’ of foreign investments if the licences were quashed could not outweigh the concerns over national security. The posituion was made clear to the apex court bench of […]

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Ayodhya verdict challenged in Supreme Court

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The Allahabad High Court’s Sep 30 verdict on the Ayodhya dispute was Monday challenged by a petitioner in the Supreme Court. The appeal was filed by Mohammad Siddiq alias Hafiz Mohammad Siddiq on behalf of 90-year-old organisation Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH). Siddiq is the general secretary of the JUH, which had taken part in the country’s […]

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Apex court reserves verdict in Ghaziabad courts’ scam

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The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a petition by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for transfer of the trial in the Ghaziabad district courts provident fund scam from Ghaziabad to Delhi. The apex court’s special bench headed by Justice D.K. Jain discharged District Judge V.C. Gupta from the charge that he was […]

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Apex Court’s verdict on street vendors cheered

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The National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court’s verdict on vendors’ right to carry on their business. Representing more than 540 street vendors organisations across 23 states of the country, it further demanded that a comprehensive legislation on the lines of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) must be […]

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Apex court clears way for verdict in builder’s murder case

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The Supreme Court Tuesday cleared the way for the pronouncement of a special TADA court’s verdict in the 1995 murder of real estate builder Pradeep Jain. Underworld don Abu Salem is the prime accused in the case. The judgment was given by Justice R.M. Lodha. The apex court had earlier asked the trial court to […]

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Devotees back in Ram Lalla temple after verdict

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With security worries over, the makeshift Ram Lalla temple here in Uttar Pradesh saw hundreds of devotees lining up for ‘darshan’ Friday, a day after the Allahabad High Court ruled on the Babri Masjid-Ramjanmabhoomi dispute. In the first three hours from 7 a.m., nearly 1,300 devotees visited the temple, built on the site of the […]

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Ayodhya verdict: Okay to Ram temple, land to Muslims too

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A 125-year-old Hindu-Muslim dispute that repeatedly frayed Indias secular fabric was sought to be settled Thursday with a court ruling that the place where the Babri mosque in Ayodhya stood before it was razed by Hindu mobs in 1992 was indeed the birthplace of Ram revered by millions. A three-judge bench, comprising a Muslim and […]

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Ayodhya verdict not about Hindus, Muslims: Babri panel

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The Ayodhya verdict will not be about Hindus or Muslims, but will reflect the victory of the rule of law and independence of the judiciary, Zafaryab Jilani, the Babri Masjid Action Committee convenor, said ahead of the Ayodhya verdict Thursday. “These cases relating to the title and possession of Babri Masjid are apparently between two […]

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Supreme Court stays Ayodhya verdict for one week

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the verdict in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit case saying the deferment is in public interest. The apex court stayed the verdict while hearing a special leave petition filed by Ram Chandra Tripathi and posted the matter for further hearing on September 28.  “The matter has been kept […]

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No amicable solution or delaying Ayodhya verdict: Court

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A week before it is scheduled to announce its verdict in the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid row, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Friday turned down a plea for directing an out-of-court amicable settlement of the dispute, noting several such attempts in the past had gone in vain. The court also slapped costs of Rs.2 […]

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Allahabad High Court refuses to defer Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid verdict

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An effort for deferring the judgement in the 60-year-old title suit in the Ram Janmabhoomi -Babri Masjid dispute was Friday rebuffed by the Allahabad High Court, which will now pronounce its verdict on Sept 24. Delivering its judgement on a petition filed by one Ramesh Chandra Tripathi, the three-judge special bench of the court opined […]

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Companies Bill to factor in apex court verdict on Bhopal tragedy

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Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Thursday said the directive of the Supreme Court on a curative petition on the Bhopal gas tragedy will have to be “factored in” within the proposed Companies Bill. “The curative petition filed by the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) is before the Supreme Court, and whatever comes from the Supreme […]

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Court reserves verdict on Raju’s bail plea

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Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday reserved its order on the bail petition of B Ramalinga Raju, the prime accused in the multi-crore Satyam fraud case. Justice Raja Elango reserved the order after hearing the arguments from Raju’s counsel and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Opposing the bail plea, Additional Solicitor General H P Rawal […]

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