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  • CBI files supplementary charge sheet in Saradha scam

    New Delhi:  CBI has filed a supplementary charge sheet in the infamous Saradha chit scam against former union minister Matang Sinh’s estranged wife Manoranjana, along with Saradha group Chairman Sudipta Sen and businessman Santanu Ghosh. A CBI spokesperson said that the chargesheet has been filed at a special court in Kolkata. The agency sources said […]

    Mumbai HC peeved at govt’s inaction on PAN card issued to foreigner

    Mumbai: Taking serious note of a foreign national obtaining a PAN card by claiming to be an Indian citizen, the Bombay High Court has summoned three senior Central government officials to appear before it to show what action had been taken in the matter. The petitioner Sanjay Punmiya had filed a case in the High […]

    SC bans entry of commercial truks from four more entry points into Capital

    New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned entry of heavy commercial vehicles from four additional entry points NH 2, 10, 58 and state highway 57 into Delhi. The apex court however, allowed entry of heavy commercial vehicles which are Delhi bound on payment of pollution cess. The court also directed Delhi government, not to […]

    Gujarat Government To Drop Cases Against Patel Agitators

    Gandhi Nagar : Gujarat government has decided to  withdraw 74 cases filed in connection with Patidar agitation. This was announced by state government spokesperson and senior minister Nitin Patel on Saturday.  Patel  said the decision to this effect was taken by Chief Minister Anandiben Patel.  The minister  said the move will benefit 382 accused across […]

    Law Comm submits report to govt

    The Law Commission of India on Thursday submitted its report on electoral reforms to the Union Law Ministry. In its second report on electoral reforms that is the second one in a year, the commission has recommended restricting a candidate to contest from one constituency and making the appointment of the CEC and the two […]

    Bombay HC stays quotas for Marathas, Muslims

    The Bombay High Court on Friday stayed implementation of the controversial decision of the erstwhile Congress-NCP govt in Maharashtra to provide reservation to Marathas in govt jobs and educational institutions announced ahead of the state Assembly election. It also stayed the decision to provide five percent reservation to Muslims in government service but allowed quotas […]

    BMC to prosecute 280 establishments for deputing Election Commission’s order

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will prosecute 280 establishments who denied holiday to their staff to cast their vote on October 15. On Wednesday, the civic body’s Shop and Establishment department visited 2,706 places across the city and found that 151 shops in the island city and 129 shops in the suburbs had violated the […]

    Husband can’t be prosecuted if “hypersensitive” wife commits suicide: HC

    Setting aside a lower court’s order, the Madras High Court has said if a “hypersensitive” woman commits suicide after being scolded and beaten by her husband for not doing household work properly, then the husband could not be prosecuted for abetment of suicide. Setting aside the conviction and sentencing of one K Obuliraj by the […]

    Repeated attempts made to defame judicary: SC

    The Supreme Court on Monday came out strongly against repeated attempts and misleading campaign being made to defame the judiciary, saying great damage is being done to democracy. “There is a misleading campaign going across to defame the judiciary and repeated attempts have been made to spread incorrect information,” a bench headed by Chief Justice […]

    Utilise Rs 50,000 grant to set up RTI cell: Govt to deptts

    To facilitate easy processing of RTI applications, the government on Monday asked all departments to utilise one-time grant of Rs 50,000 for setting up an exclusive cell. The government had three years ago started a scheme ‘Improving Transparency and Accountability in Government through effective Implementation of RTI’, under which one-time grant of up to Rs […]