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Sewage falling into Ganga causing cancer, SC informed

  On 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 ...

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EC to hear claims of MDMK rival to the party name on Monday

  On 06 March 2008 at 19:12

The Election Commission will hear on Monday the claims of rival factions of Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) to the name of the party following a split in it.Party chief Vaiko and faction leaders L Ganesan and Gingee N Ramachandran had a ...

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Office of Profit case: Centre admits exemption list incomplete

  On 06 March 2008 at 13:39

The Centre has accepted in the Supreme Court that the list of offices exempted from coming under the Office of Profit Act needs to be expanded, a virtual admission of its discriminatory approach on the matter so far."The Court is right to say exempti ...

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PM to convene all-party meet on Women's bill

  On 05 March 2008 at 22:09

With the Left parties and the BJP mounting fresh pressure, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said the govt will convene an all-party meeting after 20th March to find political consensus on the Women's Reservation Bill."Time has come to make yet anoth ...

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House panel studying proposal on equal status to all ECs

  On 05 March 2008 at 12:27

A proposal to give equal status to all Election Commissioners is part of the electoral reforms which is presently under consideration of a Parliamentary Standing Committee on personnel, public grievances, the Rajya Sabha was informed.Law and Justice ...

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SC to hear Sethusamudram issue on 15th April

  On 05 March 2008 at 12:25

he Supreme Court fixed 15th April to hear the petition against the Sethusamudram project, asking the parties opposing it to file their reply to the fresh affidavit filed by the Centre.A bench headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan said that on 15th ...

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SC seeks details on procedure for appointing HC judges

  On 03 March 2008 at 21:51

The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to place before it the memorandum of procedure for appointment of permanent judges in High Courts as in the last nine years 351 such appointments were made without the approval of the collegium of apex cour ...

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CJI cannot ignore Collegium on appointment of judges:SC

  On 03 March 2008 at 13:26

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) The Supreme Court today said consultation with the Supreme Court Collegium by the Chief Justice of India is necessary while directing the Centre to file the Memo of Procedure adopted for making additional judges of High Court p ...

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Place memo of procedure for appointment of HC judges: SC

  On 03 March 2008 at 13:19

The Supreme Court has directed the Centre to place before it memorandum of procedure for appointment of permanent judges in the High Courts.A Bench headed by Justice Arijit Pasayat passed the order after being informed that during 1st January, 1999 t ...

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Sethusamudram: Centre counters environmental concern in SC

  On 02 March 2008 at 22:21

The Centre in its fresh affidavit before the Supreme Court has put more emphasis to counter the environmental concern for pushing the Sethusamudram project.The project has not only been opposed on grounds of religious sentiments attached to Rama Setu ...

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