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UK court extends Nirav Modi's custody till Oct 17
London, Sep 19 (IANS) A UK court extended the judicial custody of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi till October 17, in connection with the Punjab National Bank fraud case, he on Thursday.
2019-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC sets aside HC order in ITC excise refund case
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court has upheld the order passed by Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal and set aside the orders passed by the High Courts of Delhi and Madras in a case pertaining to appeal on excise duty refunds by ITC Limited.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
SC issues NBW against GB Nagar jail superintendent
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court has issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against the Gautam Buddh Nagar district jail superintendent for releasing an accused whose bail had been cancelled.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ayodhya case: Historians hard pressed to wrap up in 6 weeks
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) "We were given only six weeks' time for the entire study. Pressure was being repeatedly exerted, so, we submitted our report without going through the excavation work done by B.B. Lal," said Suraj Bhan in his examination as an expert witness for Sunni Waqf Board before the Allahabad High Court.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Jamiat hails SC move to finish Ayodhya case hearing by Oct 18
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, a prominent Muslim organisation, has welcomed the Supreme Court decision to complete arguments in the Ayodhya case by October 18.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Protests in MP, cheers in Gujarat marked Modi's b'day
Barwani (Madhya Pradesh), Sep 18 (IANS) Can one man's ego be greater than the lives of millions? The answer to the question seems to be in the affirmative for some 32,000 families in the Malwa and Nimar regions of Madhya Pradesh, whose fate ironically has got linked to the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday celebrations.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
UP cop under fire for posting Tik-Tok videos in uniform
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) A police constable is under fire for having posted Tik-Tok videos of himself in uniform.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Indian Technomac assets to be auctioned: Himachal HC
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday refused to stay the auction of assets worth Rs 288.91 crore of Indian Technomac Company Ltd and its promoters in a case relating to a bank fraud.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
SC seeks status report in coal block cases
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to submit a status report on the probe and ongoing trial in the coal block allocation case.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Salve blames SC for economic slowdown
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Senior advocate Harish Salve has blamed the Supreme Court for pushing the country into the economic slowdown, citing its judgements in the 2G spectrum case.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Over 3mn US women had forced 1st sexual intercourse
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) More than 3.3 million women in the US had unwanted and forced first sexual intercourse experience, a new study suggests.
2019-09-17
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
AgustaWestland case: CBI seeks court nod to quiz Michel
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has moved a Delhi court seeking permission to quiz AgustaWestland deal alleged middlemen Christian Michel James in connection with the case.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC adjourns hearing on rebel Karnataka MLAs plea
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) After Supreme Court Justice M.M. Shantanagoudar recused the hearing of rebel Karnataka MLAs plea challenging their disqualification from the state Assembly, the top court on Tuesday adjourned the matter.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
HC strikes down Yogi's move to shift 17 OBCs to SC list
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major setback to the Yogi Adityanath government, the Allahabad High Court on Monday stayed its decision to include 17 Other Backward Castes (OBC) in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ratul Puri to stay in ED custody, allowed home-cooked food
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A CBI court here on Monday extended the Enforcement Directorate custody of Ratul Puri, relative of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in the AgustaWestland case by three days.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Telangana HC bars government from demolishing Errum Manzil
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) In a jolt to the Telangana government, the Telangana High Court on Monday directed it not to demolish the Errum Manzil, a heritage structure, for construction of a new Assembly building.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
SC directs Centre to restore normalcy in Kashmir
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to ensure that normalcy is restored in Jammu and Kashmir and added that the restoration should be on selective basis keeping in mind national interest.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Goan Civil Code a shining example of Indian democracy
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) It is a unique case in Indian jurisprudence when a colonial-era law was assimilated into the independent country's legal system for the development of its society. Goa, as the new sovereign, decided to follow the Common Civil Code laid down by Portuguese, to emerge as a shining example of an Indian state which applies a civil code to all regardless of religion.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Azad moves SC over Kashmir curbs, plea to be heard on Monday
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has filed a petition in the Supreme Court over the Kashmir issue.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Maradu crisis deepens, flat owners begin hunger strike
Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) While the time is running out for the flat owners in the posh Maradu apartment complex, to be demolished by Friday as per the Supreme Court order, the builders have washed their hands off it and the Kerala government has convened an all-party meeting in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Hyderabad cops giving helmets instead of challans
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) At a time when imposition of heavy fines for violation of traffic rules is evoking public anger in parts of the country, Rachakonda police commissionerate in Greater Hyderabad is trying an innovative method to make the motorists follow the rules.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
NRC: Assam publishes list of included people online
Guwahati, Sep 14 (IANS) The authorities of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) on Saturday made online the final NRC enabling all the 3.30 crore applicants to check their citizenship status.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC moved over 'illegal detention' of children in J&K
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court has been moved over the "illegal detention of children" in Jammu and Kashmir following abrogation of Article 370 and the reorganisation of the state into two Union Territories (UTs).
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Immigration/Law/Rights
Andhra cops giving helmets, documents instead of challans
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) At a time when imposition of heavy fines for violation of traffic rules is evoking public anger in parts of the country, Rachakonda police commissionerate in Greater Hyderabad is trying an innovative method to make the motorists follow the rules.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ex-Kolkata top cop fails to turn up before CBI
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) With IPS officer Rajeev Kumar not appearing before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Saradha scam probe on Saturday, the investigative agency officials held legal consultations to decide their next course of action.
2019-09-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Scuffles in Hong Kong as protests enter 15th week
Hong Kong, Sep 14 (IANS) Scuffles broke out between anti-government protesters and pro-Beijing groups in different parts of Hong Kong on Saturday as the city entered its 15th week of protests.
2019-09-14
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Court allows Robert Vadra to travel abroad
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A Delhi court on Friday allowed Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi, to travel abroad.
2019-09-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Judge hearing Babri Masjid demolition case gets extension
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday took on record that the tenure of the special judge hearing the Babri Masjid demolition case, involving senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani, M.M. Joshi and others, has been extended.
2019-09-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC notice to Centre on plea challenging 'triple talaq'
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act 2019 that criminalises 'triple talaq'.
2019-09-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
TN asks SC to let Madras HC hear Facebook matter further
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Government has moved the Supreme Court seeking to allow the Madras High Court to continue hearing in the matter relating to social media companies including Facebook sharing information on criminals with police.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
J&K People's Conference moves SC against Art 370 abrogation
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Hammu & Kashmir People's Conference, led by Sajad Lone, has moved the Supreme Court challenging the abrogation of Article 370 through a presidential order along with the Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganization) Act of 2019.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Odisha to develop mobile app for treating retarded children
Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday said that a mobile app will be developed for the treatment of mentally retarded children in the state.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC sets aside bail to scam accused ex-Bhushan Steel CFO
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside the bail granted to Bhushan Steel's former Chief Financial Officer and Director, Nittin Johari, by the Delhi High Court.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC strongly condemns UP minister's comment on court (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday took a strong view on the statement of a Uttar Pradesh Minister that "SC is ours" in reference to the Ayodhya case and cautioned against the irresponsible conduct.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
UN evacuates almost 100 refugees from Libya
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS/AKI) A group of 98 vulnerable refugees was on Thursday airlifted from war-wracked Libya to Italy in the third direct humanitarian evacuation to the country this year, United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said in a statement.
2019-09-12
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Goa loses arbitration award appeal against Reliance Infra
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) A court here on Thursday ruled against the Goa government in an appeal challenging an arbitration award in favour of Reliance Infrastructure Ltd over a power purchase dispute, directing the state to pay the company Rs 292 crore plus interest.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Nalini's parole extension plea rejected
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Thursday declined to extend parole of S. Nalini, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. She had sought extension till October 15 to complete the marriage arrangements for her daughter.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Muzaffarpur case: SC orders girls' return to families
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered eight girls, who are victims of sexual assault in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case, to be restored to their families.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
ALERT: HC notice to CBI in Chidambaram INX Media case, next date on Sep 23
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2019-09-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ayodhya case: Threats continue, Dhavan tells SC
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Sunni Waqf Board's counsel and senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan on Thursday told the Supreme Court that he and even his clerk are getting threats for representing the Muslim parties in the Ayodhya land dispute case.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
INX Media case: HC to hear Chidambaram's bail plea
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The hearing on former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's bail plea in the INX Media case will be held on Thursday in the Delhi High Court.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC asks Muslim parties' lawyer if he needs security
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi hearing the Ayodhya title dispute on Thursday asked the Muslim parties' lawyer Rajeev Dhavan whether he needs security.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC sets aside Delhi HC's bail to ex-Bhushan Steel CFO
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside the bail granted to Bhushan Steel's former Chief Financial Officer and Director, Nittin Johari, by the Delhi High Court.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
What to do with unsold Amrapali flats, SC asks NBCC, others
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) and others to suggest methods to deal with unsold flats of real estate group, the Amrapali Group with worth Rs 2,337 crore.
2019-09-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
AAI constitution can be amended only by newly elected body
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it clear that any amendment to the constitution of Archery Association of India (AAI) can only be made by the newly elected body of AAI.
2019-09-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Other Sports
SC gives green signal for probe against Uber
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Giving a green signal to the probe against Uber for predatory pricing and abuse of dominant position, the Supreme Court has refused to interfere in the order passed by the Competition Appellate Tribunal.
2019-09-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBI moves SC against whistleblower I-T officer
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The CBI on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court against protection from arrest for tainted Income Tax officer S.K. Shrivastava, who is also apparently a whistleblower against former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the NDTV and Aircel-Maxis cases.
2019-09-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rwanda, UNHCR, AU to evacuate refugees from Libya
Geneva, Sep 10 (IANS/AKI) The Rwandan government, the United Nations refugee agency and the African Union on Wednesday agreed to jointly evacuate refugees from Libya, where some 4,700 people are currently detained in dire conditions, UNHCR said in a statement.
2019-09-10
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Raja Bhaiya's father placed under house arrest
Pratapgarh, Sep 10 (IANS) The district administration has ordered that Uday Pratap Singh, father of Independent MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya, be put under house arrest in Kunda because he was insistent on organising the recitation of the Hanuman Chalisa and organising a community kitchen on Muharram.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Italian PM for 'effective' European solidarity on migration
Rome, Sep 9 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Premier Giuseppe Conte on Monday called for "effective solidarity" from the European Union on the thorny issue of migration, saying this had been promised but never delivered by the bloc.
2019-09-09
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics