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Kolkata Police chief to appear before CBI: SC

Kolkata Police chief to appear before CBI: SC

Kolkata Police chief to appear before CBI: SC.  The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) agency in connection with the Saradha cheat fund case. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directed the CBI not to take any coercive action against

Sajjan Kumar moves SC against conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

Sajjan Kumar moves SC against conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

Sajjan Kumar moves SC against conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Saturday moved the Supreme Court challenging the life imprisonment awarded to him by the Delhi High Court in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.Senior advocate H S Phoolka, who is representing the victims of the riots cases, said he has

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1984 Anti Sikh Riots:SIT to have 2 members now, SC modifies earlier order

Modifying its earlier order, the Supreme Court Tuesday said the three-member SIT set up to supervise further probe into 186 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots will now have two members only as one of those appointed has declined to be a part of it. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur passed the order as the Centre had earlier informed the court that one of

Deepika, Ranveer celebrate Section 377 verdict the quirky way!

Deepika, Ranveer celebrate Section 377 verdict the quirky way! As India continues to celebrate the Supreme Court’s decision to decriminalise Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), everyone from activists to the common man is engulfed in the jollification. Supporting the historical judgment, Bollywood’s ‘Bajirao’ and ‘Mastani’ Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, too joined

SC upheld values of equality, says Tharoor on Section 377 verdict

Welcoming the Supreme Court judgment on Section 377, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that the order has upheld the values of equality. He further stated that the matter was not an issue of sex but of constitutional freedom. Speaking to ANI, Tharoor said, “First of all, I welcome the Supreme Court’s judgment and I think it is

19269 cases settled in National Lok Adalat in Punjab: Justice TPS Mann

19269 cases settled in National Lok Adalat in Punjab: Justice TPS Mann

Mohali(DP Correspondent) : Lok Adalats are Litigant centered Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanism in which members of Lok Adalat bench motivate and assist the parties to amicably arrive to a settlement. Under the guidance of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Judge, Supreme Court of India and Executive Chairman, National Legal Services Authority and under the leadership

No danger to structure of Taj Mahal: MoS for Culture

No danger to structure of Taj Mahal: MoS for Culture

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma on Thursday assured people that there is no danger to the structure of Taj Mahal. Talking to media, Mahesh said that the government would submit an affidavit in this regard in the Supreme Court. “I want to assure everyone that there

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Supreme Court to decide constitutional validity of Section 377

The Center will leave the matter of the constitutionality of Section 377 to be decided by the Supreme Court.The notion was put forth by Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who is representing the Center before the five-judge constitution bench of the top court, as it hearing of pleas on Section 377 of the Indian Penal

Rape cases India guns safety surgical strike

Need for surgical strike on women security in India by Modi to stop rapidly increasing rape cases, else females need to hold guns in their hands for safety

After surgical strike on Pakistan and demonetization, there is a need for surgical strike rapidly increasing rape cases in the country by Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. As the crime against woman is the biggest and increasing crime in the country.Kotkhai brutal murder and gangrape case among other rape cases once again raised the

No 'namaz' by outsiders at Taj Mahal: SC

No ‘namaz’ by outsiders at Taj Mahal: SC

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday refused to allow outsiders to offer Namaz inside Taj Mahal premises. The apex court said, the historic Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world and is a protected site, so it should be kept in mind that no Namaz will be offered there.The

SC orders Delhi private hospitals to treat poor for free

SC orders Delhi private hospitals to treat poor for free. The Supreme Court on Monday passed an order that private hospitals in Delhi which were given subsidised land by the government will have to provide free treatment to patients belonging to the weaker sections of the society. The apex court said that all private hospitals

Nirbhaya case: SC likely to pronounce verdict on review pleas today

Nirbhaya case: SC likely to pronounce verdict on review pleas today

Nirbhaya case: SC likely to pronounce verdict on review pleas today. The Supreme Court will on Monday pronounce judgment on the review petitions filed by the three convicts in the brutal December 2012, Delhi gang rape case. The apex court had on May 4 reserved its order on the review petitions filed by the convicts–

SC notice to Centre on no headgear for Sikhs in sports events

SC notice to Centre on no headgear for Sikhs in sports events

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Central government on a plea seeking direction to formulate guidelines exempting turbaned Sikhs from wearing any headgear during sports events. A bench of Justice SA Bobde and Justice L Nageswara Rao was hearing the plea filed by Delhi-based cyclist Jagdeep Singh Puri, who was

Over 30,000 cases of wives abandoned by NRIs pending in Punjab

Over 30,000 cases of wives abandoned by NRIs pending in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab State Women’s Commission on Friday said over 30,000 legal cases pertaining to NonResident Indians (NRIs) from the state abandoning their wives are pending for disposal and urged the Centre to enact deterrent laws to curb the menace. Commission Chairperson Manisha Gulati met Union External affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi and

Delhi court pulls up police for not arresting Daati Maharaj

Delhi court pulls up police for not arresting Daati Maharaj

New Delhi (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday pulled up the city police and questioned as to why self-styled godman Daati Maharaj has not been arrested yet in connection with a rape case. The next date of hearing in the case is on July 11. The Delhi High Court asked, “It has been over

PNB scam: SC dismisses plea seeking SIT probe on Tuesday

PNB scam: SC dismisses plea seeking SIT probe on Tuesday

PNB scam: SC dismisses plea seeking SIT probe. The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday dismissed the public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam against Nirav Modi. Attorney general K K Venugopal said that the plea made baseless allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi

SC refuses urgent hearing of plea to declare Kejriwal’s sit-in as unconstitutional

SC refuses urgent hearing of plea to declare Kejriwal’s sit-in as unconstitutional. The Supreme Court today refused an urgent hearing on a plea seeking its direction to declare as “unconstitutional” the sit-in of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues inside the lieutenant governor’s office here. Kejriwal and his ministers have been staging

Be an informer to l-T dept; earn up to Rs. 5 crore

Be an informer to l-T dept; earn up to Rs. 5 crore

NEW DELHI: Sharing “specific information” with the income tax department about any benami transaction or property could earn you up to Rs one crore, while the same for undisclosed black money stashed abroad could fetch up to Rs 5 crore. Besides, the ‘Income Tax Informants Reward Scheme’ has also been amended under which a person can

India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access and quality

India 145th among 195 countries in healthcare access and quality

New Delhi – India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, according to a Lancet study. The Global Burden of Disease study, however, mentioned that India has seen improvements in healthcare access and quality since 1990.In 2016, India’s healthcare access

A year left, NDA govt promises justice to 1984 Sikh riots victims

A year left, NDA govt promises justice to 1984 Sikh riots victims

WASHINGTON: The NDA government has taken steps and “will do its best” to render justice to each and every family that has suffered during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, a senior BJP leader has said. “I stand before you to assure the community that we will do our best to render justice to each and every