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SC judges row has been resolved: Bar Council of India

The Bar Council of India (BCI) today said the crisis, which had erupted after four top Supreme Court judges came out openly against allocation of cases by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, has been resolved internally and the “story is over now”. BCI Chairman

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HC grants bail to engg student accused of raping minor

The Delhi High Court today granted bail to an 18-year-old engineering student, accused of raping a minor by befriending her on WhatsApp and then taking her to a park, where he allegedly committed the crime. Justice A K Pathak granted him the relief subject to

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HC rejects WB govt’s plea to stop BJYM rally

The Calcutta High Court today rejected the West Bengal government’s plea for stopping an ongoing Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) motorbike rally for allegedly flouting conditions and using the BJP flag. A division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice J Bhattacharya and Justice A Banerjee noted

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Court extends ED custody of ex-Andhra bank official

A Delhi court today extended by seven days, the custody of a former Andhra Bank Director, arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with its money laundering probe in an alleged Rs 5,000-crore bank fraud case. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma partly allowed the

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SC to hear plea against ‘Kambala’ after 4 weeks

The Supreme Court today said it would hear after four weeks a plea of an animal rights’ body challenging a bill to legalise traditional buffalo race ‘Kambala’ and bullock cart races in Karnataka. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar

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SC calls coal allocation scam probe ‘slow’

The Supreme Court on Monday observed that the progress in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED)’s probe into the coal block allocation scam cases was “slow”. This was, however, opposed, by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) that told the Apex Court that it had made substantial progress in the probe against

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CBI charges AIIMS official in corruption case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed an FIR against Naresh Kumar, an upper division clerk at All India Institute of Medical Sciences’ (AIIMS) surgery department, and one private person over alleged irregularities in awarding 17 tenders worth over Rs 24 lakh. According to media reports, Chandani Jhatta, owner of H.S.

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Sandesara Group scam: Court extends remand of ex-Andhra Bank director

The Patiala house court on Monday extended by seven days the Enforcement Directorate (ED) remand of former Andhra Bank director Anup Prakash Garg, who is an accused in Sandesara Group scam case. The ED’s money laundering probe into Rs 5,000-crore bank loan fraud, allegedly committed by the group, had revealed that

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Delhi HC to continue hearing pleas on dengue, chikungunya menace

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday will continue to hear several petitions seeking action by the state government and civic authorities to stop the spread of dengue and chikungunya in the national capital and adjoining areas. Earlier in November, the court had directed the municipal corporations to