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  • HC seeks Delhi government reply on plea challenging reimbursement rule under RTE Act 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a response of the city government on a plea by an association of private schools which has challenged the provision under the Right to Education Act pertaining to their reimbursement for expenditure incurred on providing education to poor children. A bench...
  • Child has right to education despite parents' dispute: Court 3 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A child is entitled to complete education and ancillary expenses irrespective of dispute of parents, a Delhi court has said while directing the father of a girl to ensure her re-admission in school as she could not attend classes due to her mother's incapability to pay fees. The...
  • SC pulls up Bihar, Chattisgarh officials for misleading figures of missing children 3 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The DGPs and Chief Secretaries of Bihar and Chattisgarh appeared before the bench of Chief Justice of India on Thursday in New Delhi after being summoned by the Supreme Court for non compliance of its order over the figures of missing children in their respective states. The apex court...
  • Sri Lanka court gives death to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu in drug smuggling case 4 hours 50 minutes ago

    Chennai: Sri Lankan court on Thursday gave capital punishment to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu in an alleged drugs trafficking case. The fishermen were arrested in 2011 by Sri Lankan Navy. The fishermen have been given time till November 14 to appeal at the Sri Lankan Supreme Court. The five...
  • Kerala High Court allows bars only in 4 star, heritage hotels; those in 2, 3 star hotels to close down 6 hours 20 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Backing the Kerala government decision, the high court on Thursday allowed bars only in four star and heritage hotels. The court has ordered that bars in all two star and three star hotels to be closed down. The government had announced its new liquor policy on August 14 this year and...
  • SC says will wait as it's a positive move to form a government in Delhi, adjourns hearing to Nov 11 9 hours 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing on the government formation in Delhi to November 11 saying that Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has made positive moves in this regard. The apex court said, "It appears that the Lieutenant Governor has made positive moves in exploring the possibility of...
  • Black money case fallout: India pulls out of multilateral information sharing agreement 11 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A day after the Centre submitted its list of 627 Indians who have accounts in HSBC bank, Geneva for tax probe for suspected black money to Supreme Court, India has pulled out of multilateral information sharing agreement. The Mutilateral Competent Authority Agreement was signed by 51 countries in Berlin...
  • SC paves way to protect good samaritans, who help road accident victims, from legal hassles, harassment 12 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a landmark order, the Supreme Court has paved the way for a strong guideline that will protect those who help road accident victims. There will be no more harassment by policemen and no pressure to disclose your personal information. No one came forward to help a little...
  • Proposal to legalise prostitution to be placed before SC panel: NCW 20 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The proposal for legalising prostitution in India will be placed before the Supreme Court constituted panel November 8, National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Lalitha Kumaramangalam said Wednesday. "The proposal for legalising prostitution will be put forth in the National Consultation scheduled to be held on November 8 by...
  • IT to begin probe against 90 from Mumbai in blackmoney case 22 hours 7 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai Income Tax authorities will soon initiate the process of ascertaining if there was any "criminality" involved in the accounts of 90 individuals from the city whose names figure in the list of 627 Indians submitted by the Centre to the Supreme Court in the blackmoney case. Sources in...
  • Modi government gives secret list of black money account holders to SC, SIT chief calls it insignificant 23 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Complying with the Supreme Court's directive, the Central government on Wednesday handed over a list of 627 Indians who have accounts in HSBC bank, Geneva for tax probe for suspected black money. The documents were submitted in separate sealed envelopes by the Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi which the apex...
  • Those in the government are destroying the name of PM Modi: Ram Jethmalani 23 hours 59 minutes ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that the Supreme court had shown the way forward despite best efforts of some in power. "Those in the government are hell bent to destroy the name of Narendra Modi. Supreme court has done what the government should have done,"...
  • Pakistan SC rejects pleas seeking to declare 2013 polls void Yesterday

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed all petitions demanding last year's general elections to be declared null and void, in a relief to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who is under pressure to quit after being accused of rigging the polls. Pakistan for the first time in its history achieved...
  • Government's list has no new details, we are back to square one in black money probe: SIT Chairman Shah Yesterday

    New Delhi: On a day when the Central Government submitted its list of black money account holders in foreign banks to the Supreme Court, head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case Justice MB Shah said that there is no new detail in the report that has been...
  • Analysis: Centre submits a list of 627 black money account holders to Supreme Court Yesterday

    The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday submitted a list of names of 627 black money account holders to the Supreme Court. Political Analyst Anurag Mittal discusses the matter. ...
  • Ganga cleaning: Yours is a story of complete failure, frustration, disaster, SC tells state pollution control boards Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has hauled up the Central government and state pollution control boards on the progress of the Clean Ganga project. The apex court has slammed them for not taking action against polluting industries on the banks of the River Ganga. The court told the pollution control boards,...
  • Aircel-Maxis case: Special 2G court summons Dayanidhi, Kalanithi Maran Yesterday

    New Delhi: A special 2G court has summoned Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran as accused in Aircel-Maxis deal case. The court has also summoned Kalanithi Maran and Malaysian business tycoon T Ananda Krishnan as accused in the case on March 2, 2015. Augustus Ralph Marshall, a top official of Malaysia-based Maxis...
  • Black money: We are not trying to protect anyone, says BJP Yesterday

    The Narendra Modi government has submitted a list of names of 627 black money account holders to the Supreme Court. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said, "We constituted SIT on the first day. We made a treaty with Switzerland, we did not want to protect anyone." ...
  • Black money probe: List submitted to SC provided by France, says Attorney General Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday submitted a list of names of 627 black money account holders to the Supreme Court. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has said that the list was given by the France government and will be forwarded to SIT by Wednesday night. The status report...
  • Modi government submits a list of 627 black money account holders to SC in a sealed envelope Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government has submitted a list of names of 627 black money account holders to the Supreme Court. The court refused to open the sealed envelope saying that only the SIT Chairman and Vice Chairman can open the sealed envelope containing the names of account holders....
  • Government is truly committed to bring back the black money, says Pinky Anand Yesterday

    The government is going to file the names of all the people who have black money, before the Supreme Court in a sealed cover envelope. Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Pinky Anand said, "The list will be submitted today. The names which are with us and government will be given. Government...
  • British man loses legal bid as court tells him nudity is not a human right Yesterday

    London: A British man who spurns clothes has lost a legal bid to have public nudity declared a human right. The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday that Stephen Gough's rights were not violated by repeated arrests and convictions for being naked in public. The court said Gough's legal woes were...
  • Black money: SC order to Centre is an extraordinary decision, says Soli Sorabjee Yesterday

    Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee has hailed the Supreme Court's order to the Centre to reveal the names of all black money account holders. Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Sorabjee called the order an extraordinary decision, saying its a step in the right direction. ...
  • Modi government to submit over 600 names of suspected black money holders to SC today Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to disclose the list of names of the black money account holders in foreign banks on Wednesday. This comes after the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Centre to reveal names of all foreign account holders by Wednesday....
  • Making names public without verification a breach of law: Attorney General on black money trail Yesterday

    Soon after the Supreme Court pulled up the Centre directing it to disclose the names of people with black money account in foreign banks, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said that the government is compiling the list given to SIT and will submit it by 10:30 am to SC on Wednesday....
  • News 360: Air India violates DGCA flying duty hours norms for crew Yesterday

    In the news yet again for wrong reasons, India's state air carrier Air India has been accused of flouting civil aviation guidelines and putting lives of hundreds of passengers at risk everyday. ...
  • Government anxious to hide names of black money account holders: Ram Jethmalani Yesterday

    Reacting to Supreme Court's directive to the Centre to disclose the names of black money account holders in foreign banks, former BJP leader and senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that the government has been anxious to keep the list of names hidden. "There is a studied attempt not to disclose...
  • Under pressure from SC, Opposition, Centre agrees to reveal names of all black money account holders Yesterday

    New Delhi: Under pressure from all quarters, the Central government led by Prime Minister Narendra on Tuesday agreed to reveal the list of names of the black money account holders in foreign banks. "The government has no difficulty in placing the entire list and the same will be placed before...
  • BJP appears undecided on taking shot at power in Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the Supreme Court put the issue on a fast forward mode, BJP on Tuesday appeared undecided on taking a shot at power in Delhi and may prefer fresh polls early next year. However, its rivals AAP and Congress accused BJP of "running away" from the elections...
  • HC issues show cause notice to Traffic Police, Delhi government on plying of e-Rickshaws 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued show cause notices to the Traffic Police and the Transport Department as to why contempt proceedings not be initiated against them for not taking action against e-Rickshaws which are plying despite a ban on them. The court expressed surprise that e-Rickshaws...