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Bill to increase allocation of Par seats for SC, ST introduced

   10 March 2008 at 23:45

A Bill seeking to increase allocation of parliamentary and assembly seats for scheduled castes and tribes in the country in the wake of the delimitation exercise was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday.The Representation of the People (Amendment) B ..

Posted in Constitutional Law |   327 Views

SC asks MCD to seal shops in illegal colonies by 30th June

   10 March 2008 at 23:45

The Supreme Court gave the MCD three months to seal all commercial premises, in Capital's unauthorised colonies, which are not protected by the new Master Plan and the Centre's notification.A Bench comprising Justices Arijit Pasayat and P Sathasivam ..

Posted in Property Law |   450 Views


   10 March 2008 at 14:37

A proposal to increase the retirement age of the Judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts by three years is under examination of the Government. As regards increase in the retirement age of District/Subordinate Court Judges, it is the concern ..

Posted in Constitutional Law |   447 Views

Bandh called by lawyers hit normal life in western Orissa

   09 March 2008 at 14:36

Normal life was hit in western Orissa as shops and business houses remained closed on Sunday during a bandh called by lawyers demanding a permanent High Court Bench in the region, while police used mild force to disperse agitators staging a road bloc ..

Posted in Others |   373 Views

Arms dealer Suresh Nanda, son Sanjeev Nanda arrested

   09 March 2008 at 14:36

Arms dealer Suresh Nanda, charged with receiving kickbacks in defence deals, his son and two others have been arrested by CBI for allegedly conspiring to fudge their account books seized by the IT department during a raid last year. They were arreste ..

Posted in Criminal Law |   468 Views

Centre to make fresh bid to evolve consensus on Women's Bill

   08 March 2008 at 22:29

An all-party meet will be convened later this month to make another attempt at evolving a consensus on the much-awaited Women's Reservation Bill, the Centre today said.Parliamentary Affairs Minister P R Dasmunsi said a positive outcome is expected on ..

Posted in Constitutional Law |   361 Views

Bill introduced in Parliament to amend Indian Council of World Affairs Act

   07 March 2008 at 21:59

In an attempt to ensure smooth functioning of the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), a bill would be introduced in Parliament soon to amend the Act governing the strategic think-tank."The draft of the amendment was approved by the Union Cabinet, ..

Posted in Others |   370 Views

Sewage falling into Ganga causing cancer, SC informed

   07 March 2008 at 21:59

The Supreme Court has decided to hear the issue of discharge of untreated sewage into the Ganga posing a cancer threat to people living on its banks.Two applications filed in the apex court pointed to threat of deadly diseases afflicting due to domes ..

Posted in Constitutional Law |   440 Views

Custodial interrogation essential in Hit-and-run case : HC

   07 March 2008 at 21:59

Cancelling the anticipatory bail of the prime accused in the hit-and-run incident involving two highways engineers, the Madras High Court today said certain material factors were not brought to the court's notice when it passed the impunged order gra ..

Posted in Criminal Law |   390 Views

Govt fails to respond to SC notice on tea workers' plight

   07 March 2008 at 21:59

The Supreme Court was today informed that the Centre and four tea-growing states have failed to respond to notices issued by it over alleged starvation deaths by workers of tea gardens illegally abandoned by companies.The court was informed that only ..

Posted in Civil Law |   551 Views

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