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High Court reserves decision on KU VC’s tenure plea

The High Court on Thursday reserved its decision on a plea challenging the process for appointment of the new vice-chancellor of Kashmir University. A bench of Justice D S Thakur reserved the verdict after hearing the parties through their counsels. The KU vice-chancellor Prof Khurshid

High Court wants Principal Secretary to appear before it

The High Court of Karnataka on Wednesday directed the Principal Secretary of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department (RDPR) to personally appear before it on December 13 with relevant documents and the affidavit showing action initiated against the members of Belma Gram Panchayat in Dakshina Kannada (DK)

Supreme Court refuses to extend draft NRC deadline

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the Centre’s plea seeking extension of time for publication of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam, as the government termed fixing of the deadline as judicial overreach and an “encroachment” into the executive domain. The NRC is being prepared

Set up road safety panel in each district: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed states and Union Territoriesto set up ‘road safety committee’ in every district by January to take corrective measures to prevent road accidents. These panels will include the superintendent of police, the health officer and representatives of PWD, NHAI and road transport besides

Sebi Enhances Governance For Mutual Funds

To strengthen the governance structure for mutual funds, market regulator Sebi today put in place a framework for the tenure of independent trustees as well as directors. An independent trustee and independent director will hold office for a maximum of two terms, with each term