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SC declines to entertain PIL on farmers’ suicide

The Supreme Court has declined to entertain a PIL raising the issue of farmers’ suicide in the country and seeking direction for the Centre to implement the recommendation of an expert body to fix minimum support price (MSP) for all agricultural products. “We are not

Bombay HC reserves order on alleged ISIS recruit

The Bombay High Court has reserved order on the bail plea of alleged ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed who was arrested on the charge of waging war against the country. The order was reserved by a bench headed by Justice Ranjit More who heard arguments of


Sanitation workers agree in HC to call off strike

The sanitation workers of the three municipal corporations have agreed before the Delhi High Court to call off their strike and resume work immediately after MCDs said they have released their wages which would be received by all within two days. The court was hearing

PIL for rehab of kids begging on roads – HC seeks reply

A PIL filed before Delhi High Court for seeking rehabilitation of children indulging in begging, rag-picking and other activity on the city roads. The court has sought responses from the Centre, Delhi government and others. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant

Germany approves bill modifying asylum laws

The German Cabinet has approved new asylum laws in response to the hundreds of thousands of refugees that have entered the country since the beginning of 2015. The bill will speed up asylum procedures and related legal appeals and will bar entry into the country

HC asks Congress MP to vacate his bungalow

The Delhi High Court has rejected the plea of Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s to continue residing in his bungalow at New Moti Bagh here till alternate accommodation allotted to him got ready, saying he will have to “vacate” the property forthwith. A bench of

China courts convict 14 connected to fatal factory blast

Chinese courts convicted 14 government officials and company executives for their involvement in a 2014 factory explosion that killed 146 workers because of inappropriately stored chemicals. The sentences, for the crime of causing a major labour safety accident or dereliction of duty, range from three

Have paid salaries to workers till Dec 2015-MCDs

The municipal corporations told Delhi High Court that they have paid salaries to their employees till December 2015, even as sanitation workers continued their strike claiming non-payment of wages. The corporations also told a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath that