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    Office of profit not defined in any law: Govt

    Office of profit not defined in any law: Govt

    New Delhi: Centre on Thursday said that the expression - office of profit - has not been defined in any law. This was stated by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in a written reply in the �Lok Sabha in the backdrop of 21 Aam Admi Party MLAs facing the prospect of disqualification for holding the ...

    NSEL Scam: Jignesh Shah sent to judicial custody

    NSEL Scam: Jignesh Shah sent to judicial custody

    Mumbai: A special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court on Tuesday �remanded the National Spot Exchange Limited Scam accused Jignesh Shah to judicial custody till first of next month. The court refused to extend his custody with the Enforcement Directorate. The ED sought his custody as it ...

    Chidambaram Signs Conflicting Affidavits in Ishrat Case

    Former Home Minister and senior congress leader P Chidambaram is in the dock once again in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case.As per the new revelations, Chidambaram had signed the first affidavit- that said that Ishrat was a terrorist- a claim that the congress leader has been denying so far.In the ...

    Arrest warrant against RJD MLA on rape charges; two held for BJP leader murder

    Patna: In Bihar, two persons have been arrested in connection with killing of state BJP Vice President Visheshwar Ojha. An FIR has been lodged against eight persons. The BJP has called bandh in Shahabad region in protest against killing. Visheshwar Ojha was yesterday shot dead by unidentified ...

    Allahabad HC suspends magistrate for committing irregularities

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Judicial Magistrate Ankit Goyal, who had slapped sedition charges on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley last year for his comments against Supreme Court judgment on National judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) has been suspended from service. An inquiry has also been ...

    SC sets aside a TN Assembly resolution suspending six DMDK legislators

    New Delhi: Supreme Court has set aside a resolution of the Tamil Nadu Assembly suspending six DMDK legislators for allegedly creating ruckus and attempting to assault the Speaker in the House last year without giving them the chance to defend themselves. A bench of justices J Chelameswar and Abhay ...

    SC asks States and UTs to strictly follow the Centre's advisory on Devadasis

    SC asks  States and UTs to strictly follow the Centre

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked all States and Union Territories, UTs, to strictly follow the Centre's advisory on checking the practice of forcing young girls to serve as Devadasis. A bench comprising Justices F M I Kalifullah and S A Bobde took on record the advisory of the Ministry of ...

    RS Chairman appoints SC judge to probe sexual harassment charge

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha Chairman has appointed Supreme Court judge Justice Ranjan Gogoi as head of the panel probing sexual harassment charge against a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge following the retirement of Justice Vikramjit Sen from the apex court. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi had ...

    Coal scam: Six granted bail in Domco case

    Coal scam: Six granted bail in Domco case

    New Delhi: A special court in Delhi today granted bail to three directors of Ranchi-based company Domco Private Limited, and three others in a coal scam case. The six accused and the firm were summoned by the court for alleged offences of cheating and criminal conspiracy under the IPC after it had ...

    SC says Arunachal Pradesh Governor cannot summon Assembly session at his will

    SC says  Arunachal Pradesh Governor cannot summon Assembly session at his will

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has said, Arunachal Pradesh Governor J P Rajkhowa cannot summon the state Assembly session on his own after he decided to advance it by nearly a month to test the majority of the crisis-hit Congress led Nabam Tuki government. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by ...

    Muslim personal law can't be subjected to scrutiny by Supreme Court: Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind

    New Delhi: Powerful body of Muslim cleric,�Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind�on Friday opposed the�Supreme Court�decision to take up the matter relating to marriage and divorce rights of Muslim women. Raising objections over Supreme Court hearing a plea on Muslim women rights, Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind claimed that ...

    Salman Khan hit-and-run case: SC to continue hearing on Maharashtra govt's appeal

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end in Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's woes related to the infamous 2002 hit-and-run case. Although, the actor was granted a big relief by the Bombay High Court by quashing all the charges against him, the Maharashtra government had filed a fresh appeal in Supreme ...

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