SC reserves verdict on Par attack convict's fresh plea

22 April 2008 at 23:41

SC reserves verdict on Par attack convict's fresh plea The Supreme Court has reserved its verdict on a petition filed by Parliament attack convict Shaukat Hussain Guru challenging the 10-year jail term awarded to him by the apex court. Though the Cou

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Court to fix date of verdict in Nitish Katara case on 14th May

22 April 2008 at 23:41

Court to fix date of verdict in Nitish Katara case on 14th May A Delhi court would decide on 14th May the date for pronouncement of verdict in thesix-year-old Nitish Katara murder case allegedly involving Vikas Yadav, son of Uttar Pradesh politician

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Human Trafficking case: Court's no to release MP's air tickets

22 April 2008 at 23:41

Human Trafficking case: Court's no to release MP's air tickets A Delhi court has refused to release impounded air tickets of suspended BJP MP Babubhai Katara, arrested in connection with a human trafficking case, terming them as one of the "best evid

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SC pulls up Delhi govt for lack of basic amenities in schools

22 April 2008 at 23:41

SC pulls up Delhi govt for lack of basic amenities in schools New Delhi, Apr 22 The Supreme Court today severely reprimanded the Delhi government for ''inhuman'' conditions prevailing in government-aided schools in the state where there are no ba

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HC grants permission to Salman for foreign visits

22 April 2008 at 23:41

HC grants permission to Salman for foreign visits Jodhpur, Apr 21 The Rajasthan High Court has granted permission to actor Salman Khan for foreign visits while his appeal against conviction in a poaching case is presently pending before the court.

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45 advocates injured in police lathicharge in Behrampur

22 April 2008 at 23:41

45 advocates injured in police lathicharge in Behrampur Berhampur, Apr 22 About 45 advocates were injured, including 14 in critical condition, when police today resorted to lathicharge to disperse agitating lawyers at the District Judge Court prem

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MP has largest cases of atrocities against SC/STs

21 April 2008 at 22:19

MP has largest cases of atrocities against SC/STs Madhya Pradesh has recorded the largest number of cases of atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes closely followed by Rajasthan. A total of 5,711 cases under the Scheduled Castes an

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SC stays trial of main witness in Nitish Katara case

21 April 2008 at 22:19

SC stays trial of main witness in Nitish Katara case The Supreme Court has stayed the trial of Ajay Katara, main witness in the Nitish Katara murder case, in a harassment complaint filed against him by his estranged wife. A bench headed by Justice A

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UP Police to ban internet sites encouraging suicides

21 April 2008 at 22:19

UP Police to ban internet sites encouraging suicides Lucknow, Apr 21 Uttar Pradesh police, concerned over the increasing incidents of suicides in the state in the recent past, was considering to ban some internet sites giving information on suicid

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SC stays hearing of petitions against Bhim Rao Ambedkar Sthal

21 April 2008 at 22:19

SC stays hearing of petitions against Bhim Rao Ambedkar Sthal New Delhi, Apr 21 The Supreme Court today stayed till further orders the hearing of the petitions in Allahabad High Court against the construction of 'Bhim Rao Ambedkar Sthal' spread ove

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CJ stresses on categorisation of cases for speedy disposal

21 April 2008 at 09:37

CJ stresses on categorisation of cases for speedy disposal Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chief Justice Vijender Jain today suggested categorisation of cases for their speedy disposal. Inaugurating the first ever conclave of judicial officers here Ju

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CJI takes guarded stand on PM's remark on corruption

21 April 2008 at 08:55

CJI takes guarded stand on PM's remark on corruptionChief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan today was guarded on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remarks on corruption being a challenge "we face both in government and the judiciary."At a press briefin

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CJI seeks more budgetary allocation for courts

21 April 2008 at 08:55

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan on Saturday demanded higher budgetary allocation to set up new courts to combat cases that are pending, saying the present allotment is "grossly inadequate"."We have got an independent judiciary. We r

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Pharma firm fined Rs35 cr

20 April 2008 at 09:29

Pharma firm fined Rs35 crHC confirms penalty against Johnson & Johnson for overpricing a drugAnshika Misra. Mumbai The Bombay High Court has upheld an order of the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) directing Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and

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Pendency of cases in Courts continues to be a Key challenge: PM

19 April 2008 at 22:58

Pendency of cases in Courts continues to be a Key challenge: PM Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that pendency of cases in Courts continues to be a Key challenge and Centre might step in to establish family courts in the country. Addressing a j

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PM, CJI for special courts to try corruption cases

19 April 2008 at 22:58

PM, CJI for special courts to try corruption cases Holding that corruption is a challenge to both government and judiciary, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday favoured setting up special courts to combat the menace, an idea endorsed by Chief J

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SC directs authorities to environment, health data on GM trials

18 April 2008 at 22:41

SC directs authorities to environment, health data on GM trialsThe Supreme Court has directed the authorities concerned to make public all data that is relevant to determining environment and health safety including toxicity and all allergenicity dat

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Largely positive reactions to OBC verdict

18 April 2008 at 22:41

Largely positive reactions to OBC verdictHailing the Supreme Court decision upholding 27 per cent OBC quota in elite educational institutions, several organisations today said the weaker sections of society will now have access to higher education.Th

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Taunting a woman for her dark complexion amounts to mental cruelty, says SC

18 April 2008 at 22:41

Taunting a woman for her dark complexion amounts to mental cruelty, says SCWidening the scope of the phrase "mental and emotional cruelty" the Supreme Court has ruled that taunting a woman for her ugly looks or dark complexion amounted to mental crue

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A person cannot judge his own case, says apex court

18 April 2008 at 22:41

A person cannot judge his own case, says apex court Holding the view that "a person cannot be a judge in his own case," the Supreme Court has ordered reinstatement of an employee sacked 16 years ago by the Cantonment Board, Pune. A bench of Justices

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