Justice Sanjay Seth sworn in as Chief Justice of MP High Court

BHOPAL: Justice Sanjay Kumar Seth took oath on Wednesday as the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court. State Governor Anandi Ben Patel administered the oath of office to Justice Seth in a ceremony. Governor Anandiben Patel administered oath of office in the Raj Bhavan at 10 am in presence of other dignitaries including Chief Minister Shivraj […]

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Supreme Court reserves order on pleas seeking court-monitored probe in Rafale deal

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on petitions, seeking court-monitored probe in procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S.K. Kaul and K.M. Joseph concluded the arguments advanced by various parties which have also sought registration of FIR in connection with the alleged […]

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Setback for President Sirisena as Lankan Supreme Court overturns his order to sack parliament

NEW DELHI: The dissolution of the Sri Lankan Parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena was stayed by Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court for snap polls on January 5 and further deepening the political crisis in the coastal nation. The three-judge bench headed by chief justice gave its ruling this evening on petitions against the President Maithripala Sirisena’s Gazette to dissolve […]

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SC orders for attachment of Amrapali’s assets

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, ordered attachment of some properties of the beleaguered Amrapali group, like  multi-speciality hospital in Greater Noida, three residential towers situated in Sector 62, bank accounts, and a ‘benami’ villa in Goa for not obeying its orders. The bench of Justices Arun Mishra and UU Lalit said that these properties are being attached as […]

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Sabarimala Case: SC Agrees to Hear Review Petitions on Jan 22

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear in open court review petitions challenging its verdict allowing entry of women of all ages into Sabarimala temple. Hearing a bunch of petitions seeking a review of the court’s verdict, the Supreme Court said it will now hear the matter on January 22 in an open court. The […]

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Not possible to use biometrics to identify bodies: UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) told the Delhi High Court on Monday that it was technically not possible to match the fingerprints of an unidentified body with the bio-metrics of 120 crore people stored in its database. The UIDAI submitted that matching of bio-metrics, including fingerprints and iris, is done on a 1:1 […]

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‘Secret Millionaire’ split ladder up paraphernalia: Alluring heiress rented a £200,000 McLaren supercar in Barcelona on vivacious weekend

It is already one of the most colorful divorces hitting the London law courts this summer. Now the multi-million pound split between Londoner Bhanu Choudrie, 40 son of £1.6 million Lib Dem donor Sudhir, and his stunning wife Simrin have taken an even more bizarre turn. For I can reveal documents have come to light […]

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Ayodhya title suit: Ranjan Gogoi should constitute an SC bench comprising only Hindu judges

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi will have to reconstitute a new Supreme Court bench that will fix a date in January to commence hearing the final arguments in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute. This is because Justice Dipak Misra, who was part of the three-member bench that was earlier hearing the case, retired […]

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Delhi HC gives life term to 16 ex-cops in Hashimpura massacre case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sentenced 16 ex-policemen to life imprisonment for killing 42 people of a minority community in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case in Uttar Pradesh. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel reversed the trial court’s verdict which had acquitted the accused. The high court convicted 16 former Provincial […]

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