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  • Cleaning of river Ganga will take 18 years: Centre tells SC 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After being rapped by the Supreme Court for its approach to clean Ganga, the Narendra Modi government has placed before it a blueprint of short, medium and long term measures that spread over 18 years and thousands of crore of investment to restore the glory of the holy...
  • Panel to submit report on deemed universities to SC on Tuesday 10 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A committee set up on Supreme Court's directions is understood to have zeroed in on seven of 41 'C' category deemed universities which still do not fulfill such criteria, with UGC planning to sent showcause notice to these institutes. The panel's report will be presented by the HRD Ministry...
  • Bombay HC notice to govt on PIL seeking CID probe into drugs 'scam' 12 hours 15 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday sought a response from Maharashtra government and Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai on a public interest litigation seeking a CID probe into 'a scam' regarding use of antibiotic drugs at civic hospitals. A division bench, headed by Justice PV...
  • SC notice to Centre on farmers' suicide 12 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the central government on a petition seeking direction to take steps to prevent the increasing number of suicides by the farmer in different parts of the country on account of their difficult financial conditions. There is a suicide by a farmer...
  • Over 2 lakh structures damaged in floods: J&K government to HC 14 hours 8 minutes ago

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said that more than two lakh structures were damaged, which included 20,000 houses totally destroyed, in the worst floods in the state in more than a century. "Approximately 2,34,516 structures have been damaged, which includes nearly 20,000 completely damaged houses, in the...
  • Delhi: HC asks AIIMS to provide urgent treatment to undertrial Maoist 15 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday came to the help of a jailed suspected Maoist, who needs urgent surgery for brain tumour, by asking city police and AIIMS authorities to provide "immediate treatment" to him. Chandan Deonath, 38, who has been in Saraikela jail in Jamshedpur district of...
  • Chhattisgarh lawyer claims she was gangraped, consumes phenyl in Supreme Court premises 20 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A female lawyer from Chhattisgarh consumed phenyl in the Supreme Court premises on Monday after claiming that she was gangraped by her relatives in her home state in November 2013. The lawyer also claimed that she was denied justice and took the extreme step to highlight her plight. The...
  • 2G case: SC asks Public Prosecutor to look into allegations against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha 21 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In more trouble for Central Bureau Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Monday asked Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) Anand Grover to look into allegations against Sinha in the 2G spectrum allocation case. Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has alleged that Sinha met suspects in the high-profile case. The...
  • 2G: Application against CBI Director to be taken up by SC today Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday take up the application by senior advocate Prashant Bhushan alleging CBI Director Ranjit Sinha's interference in the 2G spectrum case. Last week, the apex court had asked Bhushan to disclose the identity of the whistleblower in the case stating that it would endanger...
  • HC asks Gujarat not to collect duty on telecom customers forms Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court has asked the state government not to collect stamp duty from various telecom service providers including Tata TeleServices, Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications on customers' application forms. Justice CL Soni of the Gujarat High Court directed the Gujarat government not to collect stamp duty on customers'...
  • Padmanabhaswamy temple audit to take 5-6 months: Vinod Rai Yesterday

    New Delhi: The special audit of the properties of Kerala's famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, which is facing allegations of financial irregularities, is expected to be completed in the next five to six months. Former CAG Vinod Rai, who has been tasked with a special audit of the temple's properties, also said...
  • BPO employee gangrape: Delhi court to pronounce verdict on Monday Yesterday

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday in the sensational abduction and gangrape case of a 30-year-old BPO executive from the northeast in Dhaula Kuan in 2010. Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat had on September 8...
  • Give reasons for seeking information under RTI: Madras High Court Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a serious blow to transparency regime in the country, the Madras High Court has said RTI applicants must give reasons for seeking information as it gave relief to its Registry from disclosing file notings on a complaint against a chief metropolitan magistrate. A division bench comprising justices...
  • Kerala liquor ban: HC dismisses appeals against closure of 418 bars 2 days ago

    Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Saturday dismissed as infructuous the writ appeals challenging the closure of 418 bar hotels in the state in view of the new excise policy declared by the government. Dismissing the appeals by bar hotel owners, a division bench comprising justice KT Sankaran...
  • Ishrat case: Court allows 2 accused policemen to go outside Gujarat 2 days ago

    Ahmedabad: The special CBI court on Saturday allowed the applications of two police officers, who are accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, seeking modification of their bail conditions which bar them from leaving Gujarat. Judge Geeta Gopi allowed the pleas of IPS officers GL...
  • Labhpur gangrape: 13 convicts sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment 2 days ago

    Kolkata: A court in Bolpur has sentenced all 13 convicts in the Labhpur gangrape case to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 5,000 each. The court has also directed the West Bengal government to shoulder the financial responsibilities of all the family dependents of the convicts...
  • Birbhum gangrape: 13 accused held guilty by court, sentencing on Saturday 3 days ago

    Kolkata: A court in Bolpur in West Bengal on Friday pronounced 13 accused in a gangrape case guilty. The sentence will be given on Saturday. In January this year, a 20-year-old tribal girl was gangraped by 13 men on the orders of a kangaroo court for having an affair outside her...
  • WB: Court sentences 5 convicts in Madhyamgram gangrape case for 20 years 3 days ago

    Kolkata: A Barasat court in West Bengal on Friday sentenced five convicts in Madhyamgram gangrape case for 20 years. The girl from Bihar was gangraped twice in October last year and was set on fire. The victim's family alleged that girl was murdered for lodging police complaint. ...
  • HC slams Delhi government on its policy for giving uniforms to EWS kids 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday slammed the "insensitive" city government for its "wonky policy" with regard to providing uniforms to children of economically weaker sections studying in private schools, saying it will create a "class divide" among children as well as "change their moral fabric". "Your policies are...
  • Delhi HC dismisses plea to hold protest against Chinese President Xi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A plea seeking permission to hold peaceful protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is on a three days visit, was on Thursday dismissed by the Delhi High Court. Justice Vibhu Bakhru rejected the petition filed by Rashi Jauhri, who claims to be a sympathiser of the people from...
  • HC seeks report from Delhi government on toilets catering to shelter homes 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday took note of non-functional mobile toilets that cater to homeless people living in night shelters and sought a report from the city government by Friday. "Please inform us tomorrow as to how many permanent and temporary toilets are there for the shelter homes....
  • Illegal mining: SC dismisses Tamil Nadu government's plea against probe officer 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In a setback to the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the state's plea against the appointment of IAS officer U Sagayam to probe illegal mining in the state. Earlier, the Madras High Court had appointed a committee headed by Sagayam to probe illegal sand and...
  • J&K floods: SC expresses concern over relief work, demands status report from state government 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme court on Thursday expressed concern over the relief work in the flood-affected state of Jammu and Kashmir. The apex court asked the Central government to convene a meeting of the health secretaries of all states to dispatch doctors for medical emergencies in the state. It also asked the...
  • SC raps Modi government over lack of transparency in the appointment of CVC 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed unhappiness over the procedure proposed by the government for the appointment of the Chief Vigilance and Vigilance Commissioners. The court has criticised the appointment procedure saying it lacks transparency. The apex court said that the lack of a transparent procedure will deprive...
  • Prashant Bhushan refuses to name the whistleblower in the case against CBI chief 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has refused to disclose the identity of the whistleblower in the case against Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha in the 2g scam. Bhushan has told the Supreme Court that revealing the name of source will endanger the life of the source. The apex...
  • Allahabad HC recommends expulsion of 11 trainee judges over arson in Lucknow 5 days ago

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday recommended expulsion of 11 trainee judges. The decision comes after the trainee judges allegedly indulged in arson and misbehaved with a girl in Lucknow. The alleged incident took place on September 7 at a restaurant in Lucknow. The judges allegedly got involved in a...
  • Tamil Nadu: HC dispenses with the personal appearance of DMK supremo Karunanidhi 5 days ago

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday dispensed with the personal appearance of DMK President and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi before the Justice (Retd) R Regupathi Commission, appointed by the government to probe irregularities in the construction of new secretariat complex at Omandurar Estate. ...
  • Custodial torture: Madras HC impleads Home Secretary, DGP, SP 5 days ago

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday suo motu impleaded the Home Secretary, the Director General of Police and the Superintendent of Police, Tiruppur district, as respondents in the case of alleged custodial torture of a woman at a police station at Udumalaipet in Coimbatore district. ...
  • Bombay HC allows BARC workers to move Centre on Bhabha bungalow 5 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed employees of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to make a representation before the union government on their plea to declare the bungalow of nuclear scientist Homi Bhabha as a national monument. BARC employees, who had filed a PIL seeking to convert the bungalow...
  • Unauthorised constructions can't be curbed by inspections: MCDs to Delhi HC 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The municipal corporations in the city on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that unauthorised construction cannot be curbed or prevented by conducting inspections but "economic deterrents" should be put in place for this. The submission was made before a bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul...