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Supreme Court to hear plea on restoring cracker ban

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will hear an application on Friday on a child’s behalf seeking recall of the apex court’s September 12 order relaxing a November 2016 ban and permitting sale of crackers in Delhi to exhaust old stock of nearly 50 lakh kg of fireworks. The application,

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CBI DA case against YSR Congress MLA and wife

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a disproportionate assets case against a YSR Congress MLA from Andhra Pradesh – Dr Audimulapu Suresh and his wife – T H Vijaya Lakshmi, a 1994 batch IRS officer, for allegedly amassing illegal wealth worth more than Rs one crore between 2010 and

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Election Commission to hear AIADMK case on October 5

CHENNAI: The Election Commission of India on Thursday told the factions of the DMK that it will hear their competing claims to the party’s frozen ‘two leaves’ poll symbol on October 5. The Election Commission has informed the warring parties – E Madhusudanan, VK Sasikala, O Panneerselvam and TTV Dhinakaran – the

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CJI bars senior advocates from out-of-turn lisitng of cases

A day after a junior advocate accused senior advocates of breaking queue and tradition to seek early listing of cases, Chief Justice Dipak Misraassuaged their feelings on Wednesday by barring senior advocates from making request for ‘out of turn’ hearing of their petitions. TOI’s Wednesday edition

New city taxi scheme being finalised: AAP govt to HC

A week after police and transport authorities were pulled up for non-enforcement of the law regulating cabs following rape of a woman inside a taxi, the AAP government today informed the Delhi High Court that a new scheme for managing such entities was being finalised.

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SC allows two minor rape victims to terminate pregnancies

The Supreme Court today allowed two minor rape victims from Delhi and Bengaluru to abort their foetus while observing that the medical boards have said termination of pregnancy was permissible in these two cases. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra perused the reports

Supreme Court denies bail to Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court once again refused to grant bail to UnitechBSE -3.38 % managing director Sanjay Chandra, insisting he could not be freed without ensuring that the interests of 16,300 home buyers in 61 of the developer’s projects were protected. The court also