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Plea to bind Russia under nuclear damage law


September 17th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Monday seeking a declaration that irrespective of any agreement with the Indian government, Russia would be bound by the nuclear ... Read more...

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Himachal court strikes down parts of law on conversion


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday struck down some provisions of a state law related to the freedom of a person intending to convert from one ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court to hear suit against petrol price hike


May 28th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) The Bombay High Court will Wednesday hear a public suit against the recent hike in petrol prices. Acting on the suit filed Monday by Rajendra Phanse, ... Read more...

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Apex court notice on Italy’s plea for custody of two marines


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and Kerala governments on a petition by the Italian government seeking the custody of its two ... Read more...

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Italy moves apex court for custody of its Marines


April 20th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Italy Friday moved the Supreme Court to secure custody of its two Marines arrested in Kerala for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen. The Marines were ... Read more...

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Army chief files additional documents in apex court


February 8th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Indian Army chief, Gen. V.K.Singh Wednesday filed more documents in the apex court in support of his plea for restoring his date of birth in ... Read more...

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Government rapped over army chief’s age row (Roundup)


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday rapped the government over the way it has handled army chief General V.K. Singh's age row, saying the entire process ... Read more...

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No mandatory gallows for killing with illegal arms: Apex court (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday held that Section 27(3) of the Arms Act, 1959 that provides for "mandatory death penalty" in case of death being caused ... Read more...

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No mandatory gallows for killing with illegal arms: Apex court


February 1st, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday held that Section 27(3) of Arms Act, 1959 that provides for "mandatory death penalty" in case of death being caused by ... 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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Jurists differ on controversial Gujarat Lokayukta appointment


September 5th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The legal fraternity is divided on the manner in which the Gujarat governor's discretionary powers have been interpreted in the appointment of retired judge ... Read more...

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South Asian human rights forum condemns Hazare arrest


August 19th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) Friday condemned the arrest of social activist Anna Hazare and others before they launched their agitation for an effective Lokpal ... Read more...

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Supreme Court extends ban on non-iodized salt sale


July 10th, 2011 - 12:15 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 in the country and asked the government to take ... Read more...

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Liberalisation hasn’t led to education for deprived sections: Apex court


May 17th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said the notion that liberalisation and free-market economy in India would generate wealth which the government would use for providing higher ... Read more...

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Apex court moved against setting up of Lokpal Bill drafting panel


April 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was moved in the Supreme Court Monday seeking quashing of the notification by which a joint drafting committee on the ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to reappoint Deedar Hussain as NAB Chairman


March 11th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): The Pakistan Government has decided to reappoint Justice (retired) Deedar Hussain Shah as National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman after the Supreme Court ordered him to relinquish the charge on ... Read more...

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Godhra verdict vindicates government’s stand: Minister


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 22 (IANS) Jainarayan Vyas, Gujarat's tourism minister and the government's official spokesperson, Tuesday termed the judgement in the Godhra train carnage as a vindication of the government's stand."We have all ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court sends notice to PCB for early hearing of Shoaib’s appeal


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 23(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has received a legal notice in response to an application by fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar in the Lahore High Court, seeking an early ... Read more...

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LHC seeks Pak govt’s reply on petition seeking Musharraf’s trial for high treason


November 27th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 27 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has sought a reply from the Pakistan government on December 21 on a petition seeking former president Pervez Musharraf's trial on high treason ... Read more...

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Pak govt gets breather in NRO standoff with Supreme Court


September 28th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28 (ANI): In what may have come as a breather to the Pakistan government, the Supreme Court has accepted its plea to decide the National Reconciliation Ordinance review petition ... Read more...

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‘High court can’t change language of use’


May 5th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 5 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday stated that it has no jurisdiction to interfere in the official language assigned to the high courts unless the governor of the state ... Read more...

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Court snatches Zardari’s amnesty in ‘landmark ruling’, say lawyers


December 17th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Dec 17 (IANS) Lawyers in this Pakistani city have hailed the Supreme Court ruling declaring the National Reconciliation Order (NRO) null and void as a landmark judgement and demanded that ... Read more...

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Law on child employment in beedi trade questioned


November 16th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday sought the government's response to a lawsuit seeking annulment of a law that makes allowance for employment of children as beedi workers under ... Read more...

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Ex CJI surprised at Supreme Court’s reluctance to intervene in Mayawati’s statue row


July 25th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Former Chief Justice of India JS Verma has expressed surprise at Supreme Court's decision of not intervening into the statue issue involving Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati."If ... Read more...

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Petitions challenging Musharraf’s election not maintainable: Qayyum


November 14th, 2007 - 3:04 am ICT by admin
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