Meghalaya and Nagaland gears up for upcoming polls

27 February 2008 at 15:03

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed a rally in Kohima in Nagaland on Wednesday where he called on the people for a change as State Legislative Assembly election campaigning gets underway in North-east.Election preparations are on in Nagaland whic

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SC upholds appointment of 5,500 Assam constables

27 February 2008 at 15:03

New Delhi, Feb 27 (UNI) The Supreme Court today upheld the appointment of 5,500 Assam police constables.A bench comprising Justices S B Sinha and V S Sirpurkar set aside the impugned judgement of Gauhati High Court dated December 6, 2006 quashing the

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HC rescues man from preventive detention

27 February 2008 at 11:34

New Delhi, Feb 26 (UNI) The Delhi High Court today ordered to free a man, incarcerated in jail since October 27 last year, under preventive detention.A division bench, headed by Justices Vikramjit Sena a`nd P K Bhasin, set aside the detaining order p

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No mall at the Azadpur metro station - HC

27 February 2008 at 11:34

New Delhi, Feb 26 (UNI) Delhi High Court has allowed Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to go ahead with their ongoing project of building their station and platform at Azadpur (North Delhi) but the Court has refrained DMRC from making any Mall ther

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SC grounds Chandraswami's plans for foreign visit

26 February 2008 at 21:14

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed a Delhi High Court order allowing controversial tantrik Chandraswami, who is facing prosecution in a dozen criminal case, to go abroad to meet his disciples.Chandraswami alias Nemi Chand Jain was allowed to go abro

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Commission's report on Beltola violence submitted

26 February 2008 at 21:14

The Justice (Retd) R K Manisana Singh Commission, probing the large-scale violence during an Adivasi rally at Beltola in Guwahati on 24th Nov, has submitted its report to Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.The commission submitted its 70-page report to

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MCD officials not interested in completing abattoir project: SC

26 February 2008 at 21:14

The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the MCD for misleading it on infrastructure development for the commissioning of an ultra-modern abattoir in the Capital, the deadline for which has been extended repeatedly due to a dispute between the civic bo

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Courts should not interfere in economic policies: SC

26 February 2008 at 21:14

The Supreme Court on Tuesday cautioned courts not to interfere in matters related to economic and financial policies, saying it would amount to encroaching into the "domain of the executive and the legislature."Since economic policies involve plannin

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SC rejects review plea of man who raped his daughter

26 February 2008 at 12:26

New Delhi, Feb 25 (UNI) The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition seeking review of its order dated November 17, 2005, sentencing Asharam from Himachal Pradesh to life imprisonment for raping his minor daughter.A Bench comprising Justices H K Sema

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W Bengal govt denies before SC excesses at Nandigram

26 February 2008 at 12:26

New Delhi, Feb 25 (UNI) The West Bengal government has denied before the Supreme Court all allegations regarding the reported excesses committed by the state administration including police in Nandigram where 14 people were killed in police firing in

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Venkatapathy says, need for speedy justice to women

26 February 2008 at 12:10

Minister of State for Law and Justice K. Venkatapathy has said that all concerned agencies should take special care to ensure speedy justice for women. Delivering his address at the “National Conclave of North Eastern States on Access to Justice to W

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Reservation for SC/ST in medical and dental courses

26 February 2008 at 12:08

Widening the ambit of reservations, Government will introduce quota for SC/ST candidates for admission to undergraduate medical and dental courses from this year under the All India entrance examination."We have decided to introduce quota for SC/ST s

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   558 hits


Negligent driver-cum-victim entitled to less compensation: SC

26 February 2008 at 12:08

There is some bad news for careless drivers who end up victims in road accidents, such drivers may get only 50 pc of the compensation claim once it is proved that they were partly responsible for the mishap, according to a Supreme Court ruling.In oth

Posted in Civil Law |    0 comments |   668 hits


SC defers hearing on WBengal Govt's plea on Nandigram

26 February 2008 at 12:08

The Supreme Court has deferred for four weeks the hearing on a petition filed by the West Bengal govt challenging a Calcutta High Court order indicting it for "unjustified" firing which left 14 dead in Nandigran last year.A Bench headed by Chief Just

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HC grants protection to J Mitra's diagnostic kit

26 February 2008 at 12:08

The Delhi High Court has granted protection to J Mitra Company's HCV TRI-DOT, a device used in detection of Hepatitis C, while refraining Span Diagnostics from making or selling any product violative of Mitra's patent on the diagnostic kit."The defen

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45 Indian workers sentenced six months for strike

25 February 2008 at 12:46

The Dubai Court of Misdemeanour sentenced 45 Indian workers to six months in jail each for endangering public security and damaging properties during a labour strike for protesting against their low salaries.The court said in its ruling which was pro

Posted in Labour & Service Law |    0 comments |   606 hits


SC dismisses petition against Yuvraj Singh

25 February 2008 at 12:46

The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition filed by an image management company seeking to retain hold over cricketer Yuvraj Singh for promotional activities.Percept Talent Management Pvt Ltd has filed an appeal against the Bombay High Court judgment

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Judges for MP High Court

24 February 2008 at 17:53

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint (i) Shri Justice Syed Ali Naqvi, and (ii) Shri Justice Subhash Chandra Vyas, Additional Judges of the Madhya Pradesh Hi

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Bordoloi remanded to 14 days judicial custody

23 February 2008 at 16:18

Bordoloi remanded to 14 days judicial custody Arrested Peoples' Consultative Group (PCG) member and rights activist Lachit Bordoloi has been remanded to 14 days judicial custody on Friday in connection with ULFA's alleged plan to hijack an aircraft.

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PPP's Fahim frontrunner for Pak PM's post

23 February 2008 at 16:18

Widely respected PPP leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim is emerging as the frontrunner for the Prime Minister's post in the new coalition government in Pakistan as the two main opposition parties today worked for a power sharing formula. The newly elected P

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