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SC slams Khap Panchayat, asks Centre for suggestions to protect couples

SC slams Khap Panchayat, asks Centre for suggestions to protect couples

The Supreme Court on Monday cracked a whip against Khap Panchayats in connection with cases pertaining to so called honour killing. The apex court told the Khap Panchayat to “not become conscience keepers” as the “law will take its own course”.Meanwhile, the top court asked the Centre and petitioners to come up with effective suggestions for

Centre Government not paying funds to Punjab state?

Subhash Kakkar Ferozepur, November 26, 2017 It is a very great setback for the students SC/ST categories as well as the various Institutes who had been waiting for the payments of the scholarship under Post Matric Scholarship scheme since 2013-14, as the department of welfare for SC/ST, OBC and Minorities of Punjab had refused to

PM welcomes SC judgement on Triple Talaq

PM welcomes SC. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the Supreme Court judgement on triple talaq as “historic” and said it grants equality to Muslim women. He said the judgement will serve as a powerful measure for women empowerment.The Supreme Court by a majority verdict set aside the practice of divorce through triple talaq among

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SC dismisses PIL of yoga compulsory in schools

yoga compulsory schools. The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea to make yoga compulsory in schools from class 1 to 8 across the country. yoga compulsory schools. A bench headed by Justice M.B Lokur said it was for government to take decision. He said that it is not our business to decide what to be taught in

Telugu Actor Ravi Teja appears before SIT in drug racket case

Telugu Actor Ravi Teja appears before SIT in drug racket case

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android:- Click For IOS:- Popular Telugu film actor Ravi Teja on Friday appeared before the Telangana Prohibition and Excise Department’s special investigation team (SIT) in connection with a high-end online drug racket busted by it in Hyderabad on July 2. Teja is among

Up to 50 thousand loans of SC and economically weaker section also waive

Up to 50 thousand loans of SC and economically weaker section also waive

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has announced to waive the debt of Rs.50,000 to the Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes from the State Scheduled Castes and State Backward Classes Corporation for a phased manner.Announcing this in the Vidhan Sabha, the Chief Minister said that his government has already given its approval to the

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Justice Karnan has left the country, says his lawyer

Justice CS Karnan has left the country, his legal advisor confirmed today. However, since he was sentenced, the Calcutta HC judge has been giving a hard time to law enforcement authorities in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.According to earlier reports, Karnan went to Chennai on Monday, but when a West Bengal Police team raided the government

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SC finds Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt

The Supreme Court today held businessman Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court for transferring USD 40 million to his children in violation of the court’s order. A two Judge Bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday held that industrialist Vijay Mallya is guilty of contempt for willful disobedience of Supreme Court’s order.The Bench has

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Government to assess Aadhaar impact on mid-day meal

Government to assess Aadhaar impact on mid-day meal, the Centre now wants to assess the efficacy of the scheme and if it should continue in its existing form or introduce changes. The human resource development (HRD) ministry will soon conduct an evaluation study of the mid-day meal scheme, for which a consultant will be roped in.

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For me it was not a personal battle with SC: Thakur

New Delhi:  After being removed from the post of BCCI President by the Supreme Court, Anurag Thakur on Monday maintained that it was not his personal battle with the court and his commitment to cricket will remain the same. The apex court on Monday removed both Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke for their failure to

India can avoid tag of being accident capital of the world: SC

New Delhi: The year 2014 alone witnessed2.37 lakh road accidents on national and state highways across the country which had left at least 85,462 people dead and 2.59 lakh injured. These were the sensational findings in official statistics placed before the Supreme Court, which noted that as per 2009 data, India had reported the highest

J&K has no vestige of sovereignty outside Constitution: SC

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir has “no vestige” of sovereignty outside the Indian Constitution and its own, while the citizens of the state are “first and foremost” citizens of India, the Supreme Court has held. The apex court observed this while terming as “wholly incorrect” the conclusion arrived at by Jammu and Kashmir High Court

SC questions Centre’s notification supporting ‘jallikattu’

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today questionedthe Centre for its 2016 notification allowing use of bulls in events like jallikattu, saying that its 2014 verdict banning the use of the animals cannot be “negated”. “How can you (the Centre) negate our judgment banning jallikattu by coming up with the January 2016 notification allowing bulls to

SC asks Sahara chief to deposit Rs 600 cr for remaining out of jail

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy to deposit Rs 600 crore more by February 6 next year in the SEBI-Sahara refund account to remain out of jail and cautioned him that in case of failure, he would have to return to prison. A bench comprising Chief Justice T S

SC to hear plea to transfer Shahabuddin to Delhi jail

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a plea for transferring Mohammad Shahabuddin from Siwan district jail to Tihar Central Jail and his trial in Delhi, the apex court said on Monday. The Supreme Court will also hear a plea for the handing over the cases of the RJD strongman to the Central

SC hauls up government for dragging feet on Lokpal

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday hauled up the government for not amending the Lokpal Act to recognise the leader of the single largest opposition party in Parliament as the leader of the opposition. “For last two and a half year there is no leader of opposition. This position is likely to continue for

SC notice to petitioners challenging demonetisation

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the petitioners who had approached various courts challenging the government’s demonetisation move. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur, however, declined to stay the proceedings, for now, as it directed the next hearing of the matter on December 2. The Centre had

SC to hear plea Wednesday on transferring demonetisation cases

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on Wednesday the Centre’s plea for transferring the petitions before various high courts challenging the November 8 demonetisation move. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, who mentioned the petition before a bench of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud for an early hearing, said that the Centre sought

SYL row: SC turned down Haryana’s plea seeking stay on de-notification

New Delhi: A day after the Punjab government has de-notified the land acquired for SYL canal, Supreme Court turned down the plea of Haryana seeking stay on de-notified of acquired land. The case will come up on Nov 21 for the next date of hearing. Former union law minister and senior advocate Ram Jethmalani opposed

SYL: SC denies urgent hearing on plea against Punjab CM, Dy CM

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refusedto grant urgent hearing to a fresh plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab for their alleged statements against the verdict in the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal water sharing agreement. A five judge constitution bench had recently termed as “unconstitutional” the