PIL in SC against govt’s move to authorise 10 agencies to intercept, monitor any computer

NEW DELHI: A PIL was filed in the Supreme Court challenging the recent Ministry of Home Affairs order authorising 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor, decrypt “any information” on computers. The petition filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma seeks quashing of the government’s December 20 notification. The petition filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma seeks to […]

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Delhi High Court orders National Herald publisher AJL to Vacate Delhi office in 2 weeks

NEW DELHI: In a major set back to the Gandhi-family owned Associated Journals Limited,  the Delhi High Court on Friday ordered to vacate its headquarters in the capital. Associate Journals has to vacate the building in the ITO area of ​​downtown Delhi in two weeks. The government reportedly inspected the premises a few months ago and […]

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Delhi HC rejects Sajjan Kumar’s plea for extension of time to surrender in 1984 case

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea which sought more time for him to surrender in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.The former Congress leader was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by the court in a case pertaining to killing five members of a famil in the Delhi Cantonment area […]

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Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter: All 22 accused acquitted due to Lack of evidence

MUMBAI: A special CBI court in Mumbai on Friday acquitted all 22 accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case today. The court acquitted all 22 accused in the case, citing lack of evidence.  Special CBI Judge SJ Sharma ruled the prosecution has failed to put forth any “documentary and substantive evidence” to suggest or establish the […]

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Case filed against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath Over his UP-Bihar Migrant Remark

PATNA: Newly elected Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has invited trouble for himself and the party with his remarks linking job deprivation to influx of workers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Now, a case has been filed against him at a court in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district. On Wednesday a case was filled against the […]

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IRCTC Scam: Delhi court grants interim bail to RJD Chief Lalu Prasad

NEW DELHI: Former Bihar chief minister and RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav gets interim bail till January 19 by Delhi’s Patiala court in two Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam cases filed by the CBI and the ED.  The court directed both the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to […]

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Calcutta HC allows Amit Shah’s rath yatras in Bengal

KOLKATA: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed the West Bengal BJP to hold “rath yatra” rallies  across the state, in a major setback to the Mamata Banerjee government. The Court has allowed BJP to hold three rath yatras in the state and directed the administration to ensure that there is no breach of law and […]

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Ram temple: Amit Shah urges Supreme Court spot case over in ten days to settle dispute

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday joined a growing list of Sangh Parivar for an early decision on the Ayodhya Ram Temple dipute. BJP president Amit Shah Wednesday said the party wants a temple.  Shah was confident that the hearings would begin in January 2019 and “whatever the decision”, the apex court should rule on […]

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Delhi HC quashes summons against Smriti Irani in defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Wednesday quashed the criminal defamation proceedings against Union Minister Smriti Irani in a defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam. The court, however, dismissed a similar plea by Nirupam’s seeking to set aside the summons issued against him in a cross-defamation complaint filed by Irani. The court said the case against Nirupam will […]

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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar asks for more 30 days to surrender

NEW DELHI: Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, convicted in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots on December 17 has asked Delhi High Court seeking time till January 31 to surrender. The court is likely to hear his application tomorrow.  Senior lawyer HS Phoolka, who is representing many of the families of the riot victims, said Sajjan Kumar has filed an application in Delhi High Court […]

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