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04 Aug 2018

Delhi High Court

Justice Geeta Mittal becomes first woman Chief Justice of J&K-HC

Justice Geeta Mittal was today appointed as the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, becoming the first woman judge in the history to head it, according to the law ministry notifications.

04 Aug 2018

Andhra Pradesh

Three new HC judges, including Justice Joseph, join Supreme Court

Three high court judges were today appointed to the Supreme Court, taking the total number of judges in the apex court to 25.

03 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan's first Sikh cop fired for being absent from work

Pakistan's first Sikh police officer has been sacked from service for being absent from office for over three months.

03 Aug 2018

India

Punishing only men for adultery violates right to equality: SC

The SC has commenced hearing on a much-criticized law: the 158-year-old criminalization of adultery in India.

02 Aug 2018

Bihar

Muzaffarpur shelter-home: SC bars media from publishing minors' visuals

The SC has taken suo motu cognizance of the Muzaffapur shelter home sex abuse case. Among its first directions were instructions to media not to publish visuals of the minor victims, even in blurred or morphed form.

02 Aug 2018

Air Pollution

SC to examine whether there should be total-ban on firecrackers

The Supreme Court yesterday said it would examine whether there should be a total ban on the use of firecrackers as it noted that air-pollution reached hazardous proportions during Diwali.

01 Aug 2018

Dalit

Cabinet reverses SC order, takes SC/ST Act to original form

Right before the 2019 elections and a week ahead of planned Dalit protests, the Union Cabinet has introduced a bill in parliament restoring the original provisions of the SC/ST Act.

01 Aug 2018

Bollywood

'Fanney Khan' clears Supreme Court roadblock, will release this Friday

'Fanney Khan' release had recently been jeopardized due to a civil suit between the producers.

31 Jul 2018

Bollywood

Now, Anil Kapoor's 'Fanney Khan' release hits roadblock

'Fanney Khan' is the latest in the line of movies to be stalled over legal disputes.

31 Jul 2018

India

SC refuses to review its order in controversial Loya death-case

The SC has dismissed a petition seeking a review of its April ruling in the Judge BH Loya death case, reiterating again that he died a natural death.

31 Jul 2018

India

London court extends Mallya's bail, seeks video of Indian prison

A London court hearing the extradition case of Vijay Mallya has asked India to provide videos of Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail, after he argued that his human rights would be violated in prison.

31 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: SC asks police chief for timeline to clear traffic-bottlenecks

The Supreme Court yesterday directed the Delhi Police Commissioner, Amulya Patnaik, to come out with a timeline for removing traffic bottlenecks at 77 congested corridors in Delhi and also asked him to deal with impounded vehicles lying at police stations.

SC summons CBI chief again over Manipur fake encounters probe

CBI director Alok Kumar Verma, on Monday, was summoned by the Supreme Court to give an explanation for the agency's slow pace of investigation into alleged extra-judicial killings in Manipur by Indian security forces.

30 Jul 2018

Assam

Assam's citizen register updated: Names of 40L not included

After months of delay, the Assam government has published the complete draft of the much-awaited National Register of Citizens (NRC) with 2.9cr names.

29 Jul 2018

Jammu

Kathua rape case: Crime branch to submit supplementary-chargesheet this week

Jammu and Kashmir Police's crime branch will be submitting its supplementary charge-sheet this week before the Pathankot court, which is hearing the gruesome case of rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in January.

UP's law and order situation, key 2019 LS election issue

With the Lok Sabha polls just months away, the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh is set to be a key election issue for both the ruling BJP and the opposition in the state.

29 Jul 2018

Twitter

TRAI chairman dares Twitterati to show Aadhaar's misuse, challenge backfires

TRAI Chairman Ram Sewak Sharma got embroiled in a Twitter war over the efficiency of Aadhaar.

25 Jul 2018

DNA

'Jayalalithaa was never pregnant': TN government denies claims by 'daughter'

The Tamil Nadu government told Madras High Court on Tuesday that the deceased Chief Minister of the state, Jayalalithaa, was never pregnant in her life.

24 Jul 2018

Lok Sabha

Delhi sealing: Nearly 5,700 properties sealed by civic-bodies since Dec'17

Nearly 5,700 properties have so far been sealed by three municipal corporations in Delhi for allegedly violating provisions of Delhi Master Plan 2021.

24 Jul 2018

India

TMC raises issue of Alwar lynching in Rajya Sabha

The lynching of a Muslim man on the suspicion of cow smuggling in Rajasthan's Alwar district has today been raised in the Rajya Sabha.

23 Jul 2018

Jantar Mantar

There can't be "blanket-ban" on protests at Jantar Mantar: SC

More than nine months after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned protests at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, the SC has said a blanket ban is unacceptable.

22 Jul 2018

Mumbai

Furious over potholes, local nominates Mumbai for Guinness Book Record

Rains, waterlogging, potholes related accidents, BMC claiming everything is under control. Repeat! This has been the tale of Mumbai for as long as one can remember.

Days before death, eminent poet Gopal Das sought mercy killing

Noted Hindi poet Gopal Das 'Neeraj', who passed away on July 19, had sought mercy killing, a letter sent to Aligarh district magistrate reveals.

21 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

#SabMileHueHain: Steps Opposition took to make Modi's "Road-to-2019" easier

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave his speech in the Lok Sabha on Friday, most TV sets flashed how it was the beginning of 2019's campaign.

21 Jul 2018

Delhi High Court

ED files charge sheet against ex-HP CM Virbhadra's son

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today filed a charge sheet in a Delhi court against former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh's son Vikramaditya, in a money laundering case which also involves Virbhadra.

21 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi pollution: Citizens cannot suffer anymore, SC says, summons top-cop

Concerned over growing congestion and air pollution in Delhi, the Supreme Court asked the Delhi Police chief to come up with some urgent remedies to tackle the menace.

21 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

#IndiaIsLynched: On suspicion of cow-smuggling, mob kills man in Alwar

In Alwar, Rajasthan, a man named Akbar Khan was lynched by a mob on suspicion of cow-smuggling. Reports said 28-year-old Khan and his unnamed accomplice were attacked by a mob in Ramgarh.

20 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu

NEET-2018: SC stays HC order, no new merit-list for now

Uncertainty is not yet over for NEET candidates of 2018. Ten days after the Madras HC ordered 196 additional marks to each student who had taken the test in Tamil, the SC has stayed the order.

Gurugram school murder: SC rejects bail of accused juvenile

The Supreme Court today rejected a bail plea of a juvenile, accused of killing a seven-year-old boy in a private school in Gurugram.

20 Jul 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP explains why Delhi lacks nearly 5,500 buses

In an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court yesterday, the Delhi government said the present fleet of buses in Delhi is 5,554-strong against the requirement of 11,000.

20 Jul 2018

Delhi High Court

Govt rejects SC-recommendation of Aniruddha Bose as Delhi-HC Chief Justice

The Central government has rejected a recommendation of the SC collegium to appoint Aniruddha Bose, a judge of the Calcutta HC, as the chief justice of the Delhi HC.

19 Jul 2018

India

SIT on black money suggests Rs. 1cr cap on cash-holdings

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has recommended the central government to cap the cash holding limit at Rs. 1cr instead of its earlier suggestion of Rs. 20L.

19 Jul 2018

India

Rajnath passes buck to states on lynching, Opposition walks out

Condemning the lynching incidents across India, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today passed the onus of it on state governments prompting a walkout by Opposition leaders in Lok Sabha.

19 Jul 2018

Gujarat

Gujarat: Wife wants husband punished for forcing oral sex

A Gujarat woman has approached the court seeking stringent action against her husband for forcing her to perform oral sex in their four years of marriage.

18 Jul 2018

Kerala

Anyone can enter: SC on women-entry ban in Sabarimala Temple

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court said the ban on women entry in Kerala's Sabarimala shrine is against the Constitution.

17 Jul 2018

India

Section 377: SC reserves order after a week of hearing

The SC has reserved its order on the constitutionality of Section 377, arguments on which began on July 10.

17 Jul 2018

Karnataka

'Mobocracy can't be allowed': SC seeks new laws on lynching

Taking cognizance of the alarming rise in mob lynching cases, the SC today gave the Centre and states four weeks to come up with a law on such crimes.

16 Jul 2018

Delhi High Court

Senior-advocate calls lawyer to discuss case, rapes her inside Saket-court

A 32-year-old female advocate was allegedly raped by her senior inside chambers of Delhi's Saket court, police said on Sunday.

13 Jul 2018

Social Media

Plea in SC against Centre's planned social media monitoring hub

Supreme Court today took a strong note of IB Ministry's decision to set up a social-media hub for monitoring online data, observing that it will be "like creating a surveillance state".

13 Jul 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

Supreme Court: High time L-G gets Delhi's garbage cleared

Coming down heavily on Delhi's L-G Anil Baijal, an angry Supreme Court questioned him as to when he's planning to clear off the 'mountains of garbage in Delhi.'