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State can’t cross 50% ceiling on quota: SC to Rajasthan government

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has stayed the Rajasthan HC’s interim order restraining the state government from notifying the law giving quota to Gujjars and other communities under OBCcategory, but directed that ceiling of 50% reservation could not breached. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar

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Madras HC issues interim injunction on Tangedco’s tenders

The Madras High Court on Wednesday stopped Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) from processing or allotting tenders with respect to procurement of 29.88 lakh single phase electric meters with the total value of the tender being around ₹163.76 crore. Justice N. Kirubakaran granted

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Bombay HC grants bail to sexual harassment convict

The Bombay High Court granted bail on a surety of ₹15,000 to a man convicted for sexually harassing a minor and suspended his sentence till disposal of his appeal. On September 18, the Additional Sessions Judge at Sangli sentenced the accused, Uttam Vitthal Bhosale, to

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HC allows censorship exemption to two documentary films

The High Court on Wednesday quashed the decision of the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to deny censorship exemption to two documentary films, The Unbearable Being of Lightness by P.N. Ramachandra and March, March, March by Kathu Lukose, for screening at the International Documentary and Short Film Festival

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NGT notice to states on Bio-Medical Waste management

GHAZIABAD: The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday issued notices to Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana and Punjab governments over improper disposal and burning of bio-medical waste in the states. Putting an immediate ban on the burning of bio-medical waste, the green tribunal directed the four states