Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searches three districts of Uttar Pradesh in connection with illegal mining scam

New Delhi: The CBI is carrying out searches at various locations in three districts of Uttar Pradesh in connection with an illegal mining scam, officials said Wednesday. The searches started this morning in Hamirpur, Fatehpur and Bulandshahr, they said. Further details are awaited as the operation is still on and may be expanded during the […]

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10 rebel Karnataka MLAs of Congress and JD(S) move Supreme Court

New Delhi: Ten rebel Karnataka MLAs of Congress and JD(S) Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, alleging that the Assembly Speaker has been deliberately not accepting their resignations. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submission of senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the rebel MLAs, and assured him that it […]

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Madras High Court grants one month parole to Rajiv Gandhi case convict Nalini

New Delhi: The Madras High Court Friday granted one month parole to Nalini Sriharan, serving life sentence in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, after she argued her plea in person for seeking the relief to make arrangements for her daughter’s wedding. A division bench of Justice M M Sundaresh and Justice M Nirmal Kumar also […]

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Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi to appear before Patna court on Saturday

New Delhi: Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi will appear before a court here on Saturday in connection with a defamation suit filed against him by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi. The senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader had filed the case before the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s (CJM) court here in April, taking exception […]

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Supreme Court convicts 12 persons in former Gujarat home minister Haren Pandya. murder case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court convicted 12 persons on Friday in the 2003 murder case of former Gujarat home minister Haren Pandya. The apex court allowed the appeals of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Gujarat government challenging the high court order by which the convicts were absolved of the murder charge in […]

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Supreme Court fixes plea challenging Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s election for final disposal on Jul 23

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday fixed for final disposal a plea challenging the election of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to the state assembly for alleged non-disclosure of pending criminal cases against him in the nomination papers. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose said that it […]

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PIL in Delhi High Court seeks Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into attack on temple

New Delhi: A PIL was filed in the Delhi High Court on Wednesday seeking an SIT probe into the alleged conspiracy behind the attack on a temple in the walled city here. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) duly monitored by the court must investigate the attack on the Durga Temple and identify the real perpetrators […]

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Supreme Court judge Justice Indu Malhotra recuses herself from hearing pleas against Bombay High Court order on laws on beef

New Delhi: Supreme Court judge Justice Indu Malhotra Monday recused herself from hearing a batch of appeals and cross-appeals challenging a Bombay High Court verdict which held that mere possession of beef of animals slaughtered outside the state cannot invite criminal action. A bench headed by Justice A M Sapre said that Justice Malhotra was […]

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Supreme Court dismisses PIL to earmark Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit as LS seats

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to earmark and declare Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit as parliamentary seats. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on former RAW official Ram Kumar Yadav for filing the petition and termed […]

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Supreme Court to hear, decide sensitive cases like Ayodhya, Rafale on reopening

New Delhi: Upon reopening on July 1 after a six-week summer vacation, the Supreme Court will deal with very sensitive issues, including the Ayodhya land dispute, review pleas in Rafale case and the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi for wrongly attributing to the court his “chowkidar chor hai” slogan. The top court, which would function […]

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