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30 Aug 2018Scheduled Castes
SC/STs from one state cannot claim benefit in others: SC
The Supreme Court today held that a member of a Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe community cannot claim the benefit of reservation in government employment in other states if his or her caste is not notified there.
30 Aug 2018Maharashtra
Bhima-Koregaon case: Rao says fight against fascist policies not conspiracy
Dubbing the case against him and other activists over Maharashtra's Koregaon-Bhima violence as false, Leftist poet-writer Varavara Rao insisted today their fight against "fascist policies" cannot be called a conspiracy.
30 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Protests to save Article 35A disrupts life in Kashmir valley
Life in Kashmir came to a standstill today due to a shutdown called by separatists against a PIL in the Supreme Court on the validity of Article 35A, which bars people from outside J&K from acquiring any immovable property in the state.
29 Aug 2018India
Arrested activists to be kept under house arrest, rules SC
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered all five activists arrested on Tuesday in near-simultaneous raids, will be kept under house-arrest till September 6.
29 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Sharif appears before court in remaining two graft cases
Pakistan's imprisoned former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday again appeared before an anti-corruption court in the remaining two graft cases against him and his family, according to a media report.
27 Aug 2018India
SC dismisses plea seeking punishment of 2yrs for electoral offenses
The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea that sought a minimum punishment of two years for electoral offenses, including bribery, false statement undue influence by candidates, and political parties.
26 Aug 2018India
SC: Second marriage valid even if plea-against-divorce is pending
While interpreting the Hindu Marriage Act, the Supreme Court clarified that a person's second marriage will be considered valid even if a plea against a divorce is pending.
25 Aug 2018BCCI
Committee of Administrators takes full control of the BCCI
The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has taken away all the powers from the BCCI office bearers as it plans to directly regulate the board.
24 Aug 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Delhi has the worst kind of governance: Delhi Deputy CM
Delhi has the worst kind of governance model which has been further complicated by the involvement of multiple agencies of the Center, Delhi government, and local bodies, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said today.
24 Aug 2018Tamil Nadu
Sudden water-release from Tamil Nadu caused floods, Kerala tells SC
On Thursday, Kerala blamed Tamil Nadu's failure to control the release of water from the Mullaperiyar dam for the floods, which devastated the state, killing hundreds and ruining property worth thousands of crores.
23 Aug 2018Haryana
Men, who spent years on fake rape-charges, acquitted by SC
The Supreme Court found that two brothers were wrongfully convicted of rape charges leveled against them by a minor, and ordered their release.
23 Aug 2018Madhya Pradesh
SC seeks EC's response on duplicate-voters issue in MP, Rajasthan
The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Election Commission of India on pleas of Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot alleging duplication of voters in the voters' list in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
23 Aug 2018India
Husband's kin shouldn't be roped in marital disputes, dowry-deaths: SC
The relatives of a husband shouldn't be roped in cases of matrimonial disputes and dowry deaths unless specific instances of their involvement in the crime are made out, the Supreme Court has held.
21 Aug 2018Gujarat
No NOTA in Rajya Sabha elections, rules Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has ruled the option of "none of the above" (NOTA) cannot be permitted in Rajya Sabha elections.
19 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
National Conference's OBC cell holds protest in support of Article-35A
The National Conference's OBC cell today took out a march in Jammu in support of Article 35A, describing it as a constitutional guarantee to the distinct identity of people of J&K.
19 Aug 2018Anil Baijal
To solve Delhi's garbage menace, SC gives task to L-G
A Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta gave L-G Anil Baijal the task of clearing Delhi off garbage and take proper action on landfill sites- at Ghazipur, Bhalswa and Okhla.
18 Aug 2018Haryana
Haryana: Woman gives triple talaq to husband, elopes with lover
Amid the controversy over triple talaq, a woman in Yamunanagar district of Haryana turned the tables on her husband, using the contentious practice to "divorce" him.
18 Aug 2018Mumbai
Engineer, lawyer form organization to monitor 'biased', 'fake' news reports
An aeronautical engineer from Mumbai and a Delhi-based lawyer have come together to set up a group, which will monitor news reports and social media posts that are "biased and fake" and take necessary action.
15 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
Publicize death-penalty for rapists to deter those with demonic-mindset: PM
Asserting that the rule of law is supreme for his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for giving wide publicity to the cases in which rapists were awarded the death sentence, saying it would instill fear in people with "demonic mindset".
14 Aug 2018India
Pakistan's humanitarian gesture: 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen, released
Pakistan yesterday released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen, from jail as a goodwill gesture, a day before Pakistan's Independence Day.
14 Aug 2018Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand: High Court is now the legal guardian of cows
On Monday, the Uttarakhand High Court made itself the legal guardian of cows in the state by evoking the 'parens patriae' doctrine, which means it takes care of those who can't take care of themselves.
13 Aug 2018Paris
Blue or orange? Vehicles in Delhi-NCR to soon be color-labeled
The SC has accepted a proposal by the road transport and highways ministry to color-label vehicles depending on the fuel they use.
13 Aug 2018Odisha
Opposition parties that helped Harivansh Singh win are hypocrites: Congress
The Congress yesterday said the political parties that broke the opposition ranks to facilitate the victory of the NDA nominee in the election for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman had exposed their hypocrisy.
12 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Extend Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe law to J&K: TRCF
An organization representing Gujjars and Bakerwals said today the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe law, in its amended form, should be extended to J&K to ensure social equality and provide speedy justice to tribals in the state.
12 Aug 2018Assam
Updating NRC, my 'baby'; BJP failed to 'nurse' it: Gogoi
Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has claimed that the initiative to update the National Register of Citizens (NRC) was his "baby" and the BJP has failed to "nurse" it properly due to which a defective draft was published with names of over 40 lakh people missing.
11 Aug 2018BCCI
Will Sourav Ganguly become the next BCCI President?
Former Indian cricket skipper Sourav Ganguly might become the next BCCI President, as per reports in the media.
10 Aug 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Aarushi-Hemraj double-murder: SC to hear CBI appeal against parents' release
Ten years after their daughter Aarushi was killed, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar are still fighting to clear their name in the ghastly crime.
10 Aug 2018Lok Sabha
Triple Talaq Bill deferred in Rajya Sabha as "no unity"
The much-awaited triple talaq bill, which was expected to be taken up in the Rajya Sabha today, has been deferred.
09 Aug 2018Mumbai
SC approves BCCI's draft constitution, lays some modifications
The Supreme Court, on Thursday, approved the draft constitution of the BCCI which was prepared by the Justice Lodha Committee. However, it has introduced some modifications.
08 Aug 2018Bollywood
'Mulk' is a litmus-test for bigotry which everyone should take
Few minutes into 'Mulk', a woman while celebrating at the Muslim home of Rishi Kapoor's character Ali Mohammed says, "Nach gaana thik hai par khana nai khaate hum inlogo ke yahan."
08 Aug 2018Pakistan News
Pakistan: Sharif's sons Hassan, Hussain blacklisted by authorities; passports blocked
Pakistan's deposed PM Nawaz Sharif's sons, Hassan and Hussain, have been placed on the blacklist by authorities, barring them from traveling on their Pakistani passports.
08 Aug 2018India
SC to constitute panel to look into issues in jails
The Supreme Court today said it would constitute a committee under the chairmanship of its retired judge to look into problems in jails, including overcrowding, and suggest measures to deal with it.
07 Aug 2018Calcutta High Court
For first-time in history, Supreme Court will have three women-judges
With the swearing-in of Justice Indira Banerjee, the Supreme Court will, for the first time in its history, have three sitting women judges.
07 Aug 2018NITI Aayog
'Dump garbage near L-G's house': SC rebukes Delhi government
The SC took strong exception to plans of constructing a landfill site in Delhi's Sonia Vihar without consulting residents.
06 Aug 2018Jammu And Kashmir
Article 35A: SC defers hearing as Kashmir goes into shutdown
The SC has adjourned its scheduled hearing on Article 35A to the last week of August as protests continued to rock Kashmir.
06 Aug 2018Lucknow
For exposing 'culprits' who vandalized bungalow, Akhilesh Yadav announces reward
Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said he would give Rs. 11 lakh as a reward to anyone who gives information on 'miscreants' who damaged his former bungalow in Lucknow.
06 Aug 2018Uttarakhand High Court
Ahead of KM Joseph's swearing-in, "anguished" SC judges seek 'justice'
Even as Justice KM Joseph, along with two others, awaits to be sworn-in to the Supreme Court (SC) tomorrow, the government-judiciary war regarding his elevation looks far from over.
05 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
Modi govt attempted to stall NRC, says Congress spokesperson
Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera on Sunday alleged that the Narendra Modi government had itself tried to stall the Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC) process by appealing to the Supreme Court in 2017 that such a move could lead to law and order issues.
05 Aug 2018Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Puducherry CM Narayanasamy protests against Governor Bedi's warnings to officials
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today took exception to Lieutenant-Governor Kiran Bedi issuing warnings to government officials during her field visits and holding meetings with them to review the implementation of various schemes like Swachh Bharath Abhiyan in the Union Territory.
04 Aug 2018India
India informed Bangladesh about NRC, assured there won't be deportations
The NRC draft sparked a political battle, but it wasn't known earlier that Delhi informed Dhaka about it before its release, IE reports.