constitutional validity

SC declines review of right to education verdict (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has declined to entertain petitions seeking a review of its verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education act that ... Read more...

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West Bengal report sought on Ghishing petition


June 19th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Tuesday admitted a petition by GNLF chief Subhas Ghishing challenging the constitutional validity of the proposed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and asked ... Read more...

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GNLF supremo Ghishing to challenge GTA in court


June 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Gorkhaland National Liberation Front (GNLF) supremo Subhas Ghishing is all set to challenge in the Calcutta High Court the constitutional validity of the proposed Gorkhaland ... Read more...

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Apex court notice on validity of law against dud cheques


May 8th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of a law which leaves no option to ... Read more...

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Apex court notice to government on SIMI ban (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on two pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, under ... Read more...

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Apex court rejects plea on election symbols (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the Election Commission's order setting criteria for the allocation of election symbols to the registered and recognised political parties.Justice Altamas ... Read more...

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25 percent seats for poor under education act upheld (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of the right to education act that mandates unaided private schools keeping 25 percent of seats for ... Read more...

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Government welcomes education act verdict, schools not too happy


April 12th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education act and mandating that unaided private schools keep 25 percent seats for students ... Read more...

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Sibal welcomes apex court decision on RTE


April 12th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education (RTE) act that mandates ... Read more...

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NCPCR hails SC order on quota for poor in schools


April 12th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Thursday welcomed the apex court order upholding a 25 percent quota for poor children in unaided ... Read more...

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SC upholds seats for poor under Right to Education (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of the right to education (RTE) act that mandates unaided private schools to keep 25 percent seats ... Read more...

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Seats for weaker sections under Right to Education valid: SC (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education (RTE) that mandates unaided private schools to earmark 25 percent seats for ... Read more...

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Poor school students’ quota: Apex court verdict Thursday


April 11th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Thursday pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the right to education law that requires ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to examine validity of n-damage act (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it would examine the constitutional validity of the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act which pegs the maximum liability on ... Read more...

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Leave politics to politicians, Khurshid advises Anna


October 8th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 8 (IANS) Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid Saturday took a pot shot at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) stating that it has no right to ... Read more...

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Gujjars demand steps for protecting Jirga system in Kashmir


September 19th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 19 (IANS) The nomadic Gujjars in Jammu and Kashmir are demanding constitutional validity for their age-old "jirga system" by which they can resolve issues through their "tribal courts" ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa gives away cattle to laptops to poor


September 15th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday implemented AIADMK's electoral promise by giving away cattle, consumer durables and laptops to the deserving poor. Speaking at the launch ... Read more...

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Plea questioning creation of NDMC dismissed


September 12th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the composition of the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), the agency which ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds Karnataka’s takeover of Devika Rani’s estate (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday upheld a Karnataka law taking over the 370-acre estate of Russian painter Svetoslav Roerich and his actress-wife Devika Rani Reorich, who ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi government on parole rules


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the Delhi government on a petition challenging the constitutional validity of a parole guideline which denies ... Read more...

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Solicitor General Subramaniam meets president


July 10th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam met President Pratibha Patil Sunday, a day after he offered to resign, official sources said.Subramaniam offered to quit Saturday as ... Read more...

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Apex court extends ban on non-iodized salt sale (Lead)


July 10th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court has extended by six more months the ban on sale of non-iodised salt for human consumption and asked the government to take ... Read more...

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Central varsities’ OBC quota petition to be heard Monday (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Declining to give any immediate direction, the Supreme Court Friday posted for Monday a plea seeking uniformity in the admission criteria for students from Other ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu’s poll freebies hang on legal thread


June 13th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's promised poll freebies, including mixers, grinders, fans and laptops, are to roll out from September, but her plan could hit ... Read more...

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Notice to central government on Adani Power Ltd petition


May 10th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 10 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government on a petition by Adani Power Limited (APL), which has challenged three sections of the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court refuses to take up PIL on Lokpal Bill panel


April 29th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday refused to go into a batch of Public Interest litigations (PIL) challenging constitutional validity of the notification on composition of a committee ... Read more...

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Appointment of special police officers questioned


April 25th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday pulled up the central and the Chhattisgarh governments for taking recourse to an antiquated police act of 1861 to appoint special ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu housing scheme challenged in court


February 9th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) The Madras High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central and Tamil Nadu governments, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and the accountant general of Tamil Nadu on ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: Amin’s approver plea to come up Nov 15


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 2 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Tuesday fixed Nov 15 for the next hearing on the plea of accused and suspended Gujarat police official N.K. Amin ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin killing: high court sends cop’s plea to CBI court


October 7th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday referred back to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court the question of the constitutional validity of jailed police officer N.K. Amin turning ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin killing: Decision on cop’s plea to turn approver Oct 7


September 27th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday reserved its order till Oct 7 on jailed police officer N.K. Amin's plea to turn approver in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout ... Read more...

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CBI supports Amin’s approver plea in court


September 14th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday strongly supported suspended police officer and accused N.K. Amin's plea to turn approver in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shoot-out case seeking ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin killing accused cop shifted out of jail


September 9th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 9 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday ordered the transfer of suspended police officer N.K. Amin, an accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case, from a prison in Sabarmati ... Read more...

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Hearing on Amin’s plea in Sohrabuddin case adjourned till Sep 14 (Lead, correcting date in para 1)


September 6th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) Hearing on a petition filed by imprisoned suspended Gujarat police officer N.K. Amin to turn approver in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh killing was Monday put off by a ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin killing: Hearing on Amin’s plea adjourned till Sep 11


September 6th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Monday adjourned till Sep 11 the hearing on a petition filed by imprisoned suspended Gujarat police officer N.K. Amin to ... Read more...

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