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  • Goa court seeks update on absconding former Minister Fransisco Miccky Pacheco 2 hours 46 minutes ago

    Panaji: Goa Police on Monday said they have been unable to trace absconding former Minister Fransisco Miccky Pacheco who has been convicted in an assault case and faces arrest as a local court sought update on the case. The court asked police to update it tomorrow about steps taken to trace...
  • Chief Justice of India refuses to be part of panel to select NJAC members, Supreme Court told 3 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Lending a new twist, Chief Justice of India HL Dattu has refused to attend a meeting with the Prime Minister and opposition leader of the selection committee of the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) till the validity of the law is upheld, a development the AG called...
  • Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking CBI probe in Andhra Pradesh firing 3 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain petitions seeking a CBI probe or court-monitored inquiry into the firing leading to the killing of 20 people in a forest in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district. A bench, headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu, said the High Court at Hyderabad and...
  • Yet to decide whether to pursue defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal to Delhi High Court 6 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday told the Delhi High Court that he has not yet decided whether he will pursue his case against a trial court decision sending him to jail in a defamation case filed by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna...
  • Jayalalithaa case: DMK leader makes submission in Karnataka High Court 11 hours 17 minutes ago

    Chennai/New Delhi: In line with the Supreme Court judgment on Monday in the disproportionate assets case against AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa, DMK leader K. Anbazhagan filed his written submission with the Karnataka High Court. "We have filed the written submissions before the Bangalore (Karnataka) High Court as per the directions...
  • SC vacates stay on Karnataka HC giving judgement on Jayalalithaa's appeal in disproportionate assets case 13 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court vacated stay on Karnataka High Court giving verdict on former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's appeal in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case on Monday. The Supreme Court said that no fresh hearing was needed on Jayalalithaa's plea against her conviction. The apex court also...
  • Plea in SC for probe into hanging of farmer during AAP rally Yesterday

    New Delhi: Days after a farmer from Rajasthan allegedly hanged himself during an Aam Aadmi Party rally, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored judicial probe into the incident that took place in full public view. The PIL, likely to be listed for hearing during next...
  • Thousands march in US capital against gay marriage Yesterday

    Washington: Several thousand people including religious leaders marched in Washington against same-sex marriage as the US Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the deeply divisive issue in the coming days. Crowds rallied from the US Capitol to the Supreme Court, carrying placards reading, "A Child Needs a Father and...
  • Masarat Alam Bhat's bail plea rejected 2 days ago

    Srinagar: A local court in Budgam on Saturday rejected the bail application of hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam Bhat. "The court has rejected the bail application of Bhat. The grounds on which the plea was rejected will be known when we get the detailed order copy," the Hurriyat leader's counsel...
  • 'It is a scam', says Supreme Court on scheme for permanent shelter homes 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday questioned why despite the huge sum spent under the National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM) for constructing permanent shelter homes in 790 urban cities in the country there was no new facility in some states, saying "it is scam". "It is a scam. Take for...
  • India or Bharat: Supreme Court seeks response from government 3 days ago

    New Delhi: 'India should be named Bharat', a demand on which the Supreme Court has sought comments from the Centre and the states. The apex court on Friday decided to examine questions raised on the naming of the country and sought response from the Centre on the plea demanding change in...
  • Attacks on religious places shakes human conscience, needs to be stopped: Delhi High Court 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday said that attacks on any kind of religious structures shake the human conscience of all and such practices should be stopped. "This is something which shakes the human conscience and agitate all of us. There should not be any attack of any kind...
  • Chittoor firing: Hyderabad High Court asks Andhra Pradesh Police to furnish case diary 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Friday directed Andhra Pradesh Police to furnish the case diary relating to a case registered in connection with the killing of 20 people in police firing in Seshachalam forests of Chittoor district on April 7. A division bench comprising Chief Justice Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta and...
  • Supreme Court, High Court Judges to attend Regional Judicial conference on April 24 4 days ago

    Shimla: A host of Supreme Court and High Court judges would be participating in the three-day Regional Judicial conference beginning in Shimla on Friday. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh would inaugurate the conference while Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court Justice Mansoor Ahmad would preside over the opening session. The conference would...
  • Don't give MBA admissions till April 28, Bombay High Court tells Maharashtra private colleges 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday restrained the private colleges in Maharashtra from granting admissions to MBA courses on the basis of common entrance test (CET) held in March this year till April 28. The order was passed by a division bench headed by Justice...
  • NJAC will not appoint judges till Supreme Court decides on its validity 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The National Judicial Appointments Commission, whose constitutional validity has been challenged, will not make fresh appointments of judges to higher judiciary till the issue is settled, the government on Thursday told the Supreme Court. The NJAC will only deal with...
  • Supreme Court asks NAAC to decide on accreditation of deemed universities 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) to decide on the issue of accreditation of deemed universities within two weeks as admission time was "fast approaching". "In our considered opinion, NAAC shall look into the matter and will decide the issue of accreditation...
  • Searching Manohar Parrikar's residence will embarrass nation: Goa government 4 days ago

    Panaji: A Goa court has stayed a warrant issued by a lower court to search the official residence of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Delhi to trace convicted former state minister Francisco 'Miccky' Pacheco as the state government held that execution of the order will be an embarrassment to the...
  • Goa court stays search warrant for Manohar Parrikar's Delhi house 4 days ago

    Panaji: A Goa district court has stayed a warrant issued by a local court to search the official residence of Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Delhi to trace former state minister Francisco 'Miccky' Pacheco who is reported to be absconding since his conviction in a 2006 assault case. Hours after...
  • SC seeks Centre's response on Indian Army unit's promotion policy 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the government to spell out whether it has cleared the Indian Army's promotion policy to have a combat unit commanded by a Colonel at the age of 37 years who will exit after commanding the unit for two and a half years. The...
  • Delhi High Court seeks response from Ministry of Defence on replacement of INSAS rifles 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on a petition seeking replacement of the INSAS rifles with modern firearm in active service in military and the para-military. A bench comprising Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw asked the MoD...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Balwan Khokhar gets interim bail 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted 10 days' interim bail to Balwan Khokhar, a convict in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots who is serving life imprisonment. A division bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Ashutosh Kumar granted interim bail to Khokhar on medical grounds and to attend his...
  • Supreme Court to decide on Army's promotion policy for the rank of Colonel and above today 5 days ago

    New Delhi: An issue that has split the 1.13 million strong Indian Army down the middle is likely to be resolved on Wednesday when the Supreme Court decides on the promotion policy of the force. The appeal was filed by the Central government against a decision of the Armed Forces...
  • News 360: Court to deliver verdict on May 6 in Salman Khan hit-and-run case 6 days ago

    Salman Khan's fate in the 2002 hit-and-run case will be known on May 6 when a Mumbai court delivers the judgement. The actor is being tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder for allegedly killing one person and injuring four others in 2002. If convicted he faces a 10-year...
  • Eating beef not a fundamental right: Maharashtra government tells HC 6 days ago

    Mumbai: It is not a fundamental right of a citizen to eat beef and the state legislation can regulate consumption of flesh of animals, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday told the Bombay High Court. Advocate General Sunil Manohar made this submission while opposing a bunch of petitions challenging the ban on...
  • SC seeks SIT's report on progress made in black money probe 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by former apex court judge Justice MB Shah, to file a fresh status report by May 12 on the progress made by it on black money probe. A bench comprising Chief Justice HL Dattu and justices Madan...
  • Supreme Court to decide which 5 judges can hear validity of NJAC Act 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The issue of conflict of interest and doctrine of bias once again cropped up on Tuesday before a constitution bench of the Supreme Court set up to hear the constitutional validity of the law replacing the appointment of judges by the collegium system. After some of the parties in...
  • U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal over Arizona 'fish pedicures' 6 days ago

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by the owner a Phoenix-area spa that ran afoul of Arizona state regulations that barred her from providing pedicures in which clients have their feet nibbled by small fish to remove dead skin. The high court's action, made without comment by the...
  • Judgement in Salman Khan hit-and-run case to be pronounced on May 6 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Salman Khan's fate in the 2002 hit-and-run case will be known on May 6 when a Mumbai court delivers the judgement. The actor is being tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder for allegedly killing one person and injuring four others in 2002. If convicted he faces a...
  • Cheating case against Shruti Haasan withdrawn 6 days ago

    Chennai: A city-based company has withdrawn a case of cheating against actor Shruti Haasan filed in Hyderabad following the intervention of cinema industry bodies. The actors have been asked by the respective associations to adhere to contractual agreements. "Picture House Media Ltd has withdrawn its case against Shruti Haasan after...