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Actor Dileep moves Kerala HC for anticipatory bail in fresh case
Kochi, Jan 10 (IANS) Beleaguered actor Dileep on Monday moved the Kerala High Court seeking anticipatory bail in a new case registered by the police probe team investigating the actress abduction case, in which he is an accused.
2022-01-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Nirvana 'Nevermind' baby album cover lawsuit dismissed by judge
Los Angeles, Jan 5 (IANS) A judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed against the surviving members of Nirvana over the cover image of their iconic album 'Nevermind'.
2022-01-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maha district's New Year gift for transgenders - Rs 12K annual assistance
Palghar, Dec 26 (IANS) Fulfilling a long-pending demand, Palghar district has taken the lead in Maharashtra to provide monthly financial assistance to transgenders from New Year 2022, sending waves of excitement among this deprived sexual minority.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Chhattisgarh HC asks govt to submit blueprint of rules for wildlife board in 3 weeks
Raipur/Bhopal, Dec 26 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh High Court has granted three weeks time to the state government to submit a complete blueprint of 'rules' for the functioning of the State Board for Wild Life setup under The Wild Life (Protection) Act 1972.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
President Kovind gives assent to Surrogacy (Regulation) Act, 2021
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the Surrogacy (Regulation) Act, 2021.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Attacks, media trials among new threats to judiciary: CJI
Vijayawada, Dec 26 (IANS) Calling attention to the increasing incidents of attacks on the judiciary, Chief Justice of India (CJI) N.V. Ramana on Sunday underlined the need for the law enforcement agencies to deal with them effectively.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NGT asks CPCB, MP govt to assess hazardous waste at Bhopal's Union Carbide factory
New Delhi/Bhopal, Dec 26 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Madhya Pradesh government to ascertain the factual position of hazardous waste lying at the defunct Union Carbide factory in Bhopal.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Nagaland killings: Cong demands probe by HC judge, Rs 1 cr to kin
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday demanded independent probe by a sitting High Court Judge in Nagaland killings and Rs 1 crore compensation to the kin of the deceased.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Minor Kerala girl harassed by cop shares aid paid by state govt
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 25 (IANS) After getting justice from the Kerala High Court, an eight-year-old girl and her father, who were publicly humiliated by a woman police official, have now decided to share the Rs 1.5 lakh compensation given by the state government.
2021-12-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
CJI offers prayers at Kanaka Durga temple in Vijayawada
Vijayawada, Dec 25 (IANS) Chief Justice of India Justice N.V. Ramana on Saturday offered prayers at Kanaka Durga temple here.
2021-12-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
K'taka HC grants interim approval for holding service prayers at residence
Bengaluru, Dec 25 (IANS) Karnataka High Court has granted interim approval to a woman for holding prayers at her residence in Udupi district of Karnataka on Friday.
2021-12-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bank accounts of Ex-TN Minister Rajenthra Bhalaji frozen
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) The bank accounts of former Tamil Nadu Milk and Dairy Development Minister and AIADMK leader from Virudhunagar, Rajenthra Bhalaji, have been frozen. Police sources told IANS that six bank accounts of the former minister, who is on the run, have been frozen.
2021-12-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
K'taka HC orders action against officers for failing to act on illegal constructions
Bengaluru, Dec 24 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court has directed the state government and heads of local bodies to initiate action through departmental inquiry on officers who turn blind eye towards illegal constructions and do not initiate legal action against them.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Farmer acquitted after 400 hearings in 35 yrs
Shamli (UP), Dec 24 (IANS) Dharampal Singh, 85, has finally been acquitted for want of evidence by Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
CJI takes bullock cart ride duirng a visit to native village
Vijayawada, Dec 24 (IANS) Chief Justice of India Justice N.V. Ramana took a bullock cart ride during his visit to native village Ponnavaram in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Court pulls up Delhi police for staging dog fight in suspect's house
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) A court here has pulled up Delhi Police over an alleged incident of dog fight staged by police officials at the residence of a robbery suspect in Rohini area of the city, in which his pet dog was severely wounded and later succumbed to its injuries, and asked to file an FIR against the officials concerned.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi HC notice on Tata Motor's plea against rejection of cluster scheme bid
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice on a plea filed by Tata Motors Ltd (TML) challenging the rejection of manual submission of its bids for operation of 450 buses under the Delhi government's cluster scheme.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Frightening': HC pulls up DDMA, cops over overcrowding in Sarojini Nagar Market
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday turned its ire on the Delhi Police and the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) after taking note of reports, including a viral video, of an enormous crowd, virtual treading over each other, in a leading capital market, amid the rise in cases of Covid's Omicron variant.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
E-books released, mobile drinking water test van flagged off on Consumer Day
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Releasing of e-books and flagging the National Test House (NTH) Mobile Van for Drinking Water Testing marked the National Consumer Day 2021 with the theme "Consumer - Know your Rights" organised by the Department of Consumer Affairs here on Friday.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
World Bank program to benefit over 12 mn children in Tanzania
Dar Es Salaam, Dec 23 (IANS) The World Bank has approved $500 million that will benefit more than 12 million children in pre-primary and primary education in Tanzania's mainland, the bank has said in a statement.
2021-12-23
Category: International, Tanzania,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
'No hurry', HC on Juhi Chawla's plea against 5G network, will hear on Jan 25
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court would hear on January 25, the plea of Bollywood actress and environmentalist Juhi Chawla challenging its earlier order which dismissed her lawsuit against the setting up of 5G wireless networks in the country.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kerala HC expresses confidence in fake antique dealer probe
Kochi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Thursday observed that there was no reason to suspect any foul play in the ongoing investigation against the infamous fake antique dealer Monson Mavunkal's case.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NGT asks UP to curb pollution in Yamuna
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary has been directed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to monitor the measures taken by the state agencies in curbing pollution in the Yamuna.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Grandparents can adopt grandchild for child's welfare in S Korea
Seoul, Dec 23 (IANS) South Korea Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that grandparents can legally adopt their own grandchild, even though the child's biological parent is alive, when the arrangement is in the interest of the child's welfare.
2021-12-23
Category: International, South Korea,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
TN govt grants one month parole to Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday granted one-month parole to Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts in the assassination case of former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Darbhanga Railway Blast: NIA files charge sheet against 5 LeT men
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday charge sheeted five LeT terrorists in connection with Darbhanga Railway Station Blast case before a special NIA Court in Patna, Bihar.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Madras HC quashes another FIR against YouTuber Maridhas
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Thursday quashed another FIR against YouTuber Maridhas, registered by the Mettupalayam police in 2020 for a video post linking the Tablighi Jamaat meeting at New Delhi for the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
CJI expresses shock over Ludhiana court blast
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana said here on Thursday that he is deeply shocked to hear about the news of explosion that rocked the Ludhiana District Court Complex in Punjab. The blast on Thursday left two persons dead, while at least four persons have been reported injured.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Reliance not wrong in demanding rightful claim from DMRC
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to bring on record its money in various bank accounts to examine how an arbitral award won by Delhi Airport Metro Express Private Ltd (DAMEPL), a Reliance Infrastructure subsidiary, can be enforced.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBI seems to have forsaken mastermind, Delhi court on Maha case document leak
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A Delhi court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to further investigate the case pertaining to the alleged leak of confidential documents to divert the probe against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh in a corruption case, observing that the agency 'seems to have forsaken the mastermind' while only charge sheeting the 'hands'.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Telangana HC asks government to impose curbs in view of Omicron
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Thursday directed the state government to impose restrictions on public gatherings during festivals and New Year celebrations in view of Omicron.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
NGT asks authorities to look into sewage dumping on south Delhi roads
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Delhi Environment Department and others to look into the dumping of sewage carried by unauthorised vehicles on public roads at various places in south Delhi, and to to hold a joint meeting with officials concerned on the issue for steps including scientific disposal of sewage.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi riots case: Charges framed against gun-toting Shahrukh Pathan
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A Delhi court on Thursday framed charges against Shahrukh Pathan - who was seen pointing a gun at a policeman in a viral video during violence in the capital's northeast area in February 2020 - under various offences dealing with rioting, unlawful assembly, and attempted murder.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
11 MPs awarded for work on child rights
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Eleven parliamentarians - six from the Lok Sabha and five from the Rajya Sabha - were awarded the annual Parliamentarians' Group for Children Awards, in a virtual ceremony on Thursday.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Law graduate sexual harassment case: K'taka HC rejects bail plea
Bengaluru, Dec 22 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail plea of accused senior advocate K.S.N. Rajesh Bhat in connection with the sexual harassment case filed against him by a law graduate student.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Citing Covid risk, 80 doctors plead with TN govt to stop jallikattu
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) As many as 80 medical doctors from different parts of the country have appealed to the Tamil Nadu government to disallow jallikattu events, which are to be organised in January.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SK Inc, group chief fined $1.3 mn over alleged unfair biz case
Seoul, Dec 22 (IANS) South Korea's antitrust regulator said on Wednesday it has decided to fine SK Inc. and group chief Chey Tae-won a combined $1.3 million over allegations that the company let him pocket undue profits related to its 2017 takeover deal.
2021-12-22
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi HC seeks DMRC's bank account details on DAMEPL's plea on arbitral sum
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to furnish details of the amounts lying in its bank accounts on an execution petition filed by the Delhi Airport Metro Express Pvt Ltd (DAMEPL) seeking payment in an arbitration dispute in which the Reliance Infra won.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Govt orders probe into hacking of Insta accounts of Priyanka's children
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Taking suo motu cognizance, the government on Wednesday ordered a probe into allegations of hacking of Instagram accounts of Priyanka Gandhi and Robert Vadra's children.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala HC delivers justice to 8-year-old girl, orders action against woman cop
Kochi, Dec 22 (IANS) After half a dozen hearings, the Kerala High Court, seeing that there was no action coming on the part of the state government in the issue of denial of justice to an eight-year-old girl and her father who were publicly humiliated by a women police officer, on Wednesday directed compensation be paid to the child and action taken against the erring police official who caused them mental agony.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gauhati HC to hear PIL against 'encounter deaths' in Assam
Guwahati, Dec 22 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by senior lawyer Arif Jwadder, who claimed that more than 80 police encounters took place in Assam since May, leaving 28 dead and 48 others injured.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
UP Bar Council convenes meeting on KBA violence
Lucknow, Dec 21 (IANS) The UP Bar Council has decided to convene an emergent meeting on December 23 to take action against the guilty advocates involved in "hooliganism" during the annual election of the Kanpur Bar Association (KBA) on December 17.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
TN govt not keen to move appeal over Jayalalithaa's residence
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has informed the Madras High Court that it was not keen to pursue the acquisition of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's residence, the procession of which was handed over to her legal heirs by a single bench of the court.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kerala HC junks plea to remove PM's photo from Covid vaccine certificates
Kochi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea challenging the picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Covid vaccine certificates and imposed a fine of Rs one lakh on the petitioner.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delhi Gymkhana members say Centre's administrator changing club's distinctive character
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Members of the Delhi Gymkhana Club have alleged the Administrator, appointed by the Centre to manage its affairs, is changing the distinctive character of the over century-old club, and also stone-walled the objections to the policy changes made by him contrary to his mandate.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Unitech promoters Ajay and Sanjay Chandra sent to ED custody in PMLA case
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Ajay Chandra and Sanjay Chandra, the promoters of Unitech realty group, who were arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), in a money laundering case, were on Tuesday remanded to ED custody till December 29 by a special court in Delhi.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pinky Irani sent to judicial custody in Rs 200cr money laundering case
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Pinky Irani -- an alleged aide of multimillionaire conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar, arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the Rs 200 crore money laundering case, was on Tuesday remanded to judicial custody till January 3 by a special court, officials said.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC notice on plea seeking job for man who lost parents in 1984 riots
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice on a plea filed by a man who lost his parents in 1984 anti-Sikh riots in the national capital, seeking directions from the city government to provide him a job as per the 2006 circular of the Centre which states the children or other family members of those killed in the 84 riots be provided jobs on compassionate grounds.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Anti-national' not defined in statutes, inserted during Emergency: Govt
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The term "anti-national' was not defined in the statutes or the Constitution but it was inserted in the latter during the Emergency by the then Congress regime in 1976 through a Constitutional amendment, but was omitted next year, the Parliament was told on Tuesday.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tamil Nadu lawyer suspended for 'improper behaviour' during virtual hearing
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Tuesday suspended a lawyer from practice, following his "improper behaviour" with a woman during a virtual hearing of a case in the Madras High Court.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights