Tag: supreme court

Bengal government given last chance to file supplementary affidavit in post-poll violence case

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday granted one last opportunity to the State of West Bengal to file a supplementary affidavit in the post-poll violence case. The Court allowed the State government time till July 31 to file the supplementary affidavit. During the hearing by the five Judge Bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Rajesh […]

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BSY’s trusted aide Basavaraj Bommai to be new Karnataka chief minister | India News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Outgoing chief minister B S Yediyurappa’s close confidant and state’s home minister Basavaraj Bommai is to be the 20th CM of Karnataka. He will be sworn in on Wednesday. Bommai’s elevation to the top post keeps two key constituents for BJP — Lingayat community and Yediyurappa — happy. As a Lingayat himself, Bommai will […]

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Identification of orphans post March 2020 does not brook any further delay:SC

Observing that identification of children who have become orphans or lost a parent either due to COVID-19 or otherwise does not brook any further delay, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the state governments and union territories (UTs) to file status reports giving particulars about the number of children who have become orphan after March 2020. […]

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Any attempt of booth capturing, bogus voting should be dealt with iron hands: SC

Any attempt of booth capturing or bogus voting should be dealt with iron hands because it ultimately affects the rule of law and democracy, the Supreme Court said on Friday while dismissing an appeal of a man convicted for rioting at a poll booth in Jharkhand. Referring to its earlier verdicts, a bench of Justice […]

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It’s treason, no other word for this: Rahul Gandhi on Pegasus project | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the Prime Minister and home minister have used Pegasus spyware against the Indian state and against our institutions. “They have used it politically, they’ve used it in Karnataka, they’ve used it to scuttle probes, they’ve used it against the Supreme Court, they have used it […]

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Second-hand flat buyers have same rights as original allottees, rules SC | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a major relief to homebuyers who purchased flats from original allottees but were not delivered the apartments, the Supreme Court on Thursday said a builder cannot deny their right to get possession within a reasonable period of time and that they are also entitled to get a refund of their money. A […]

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After removal as CBI chief, 8 phones of Alok Verma, kin listed for Pegasus snooping, claims report

Eight phones of the then CBI director Alok Verma and his family members were put in the list of devices targeted for snooping using Pegasus spyware by an unknown Indian agency soon after he was divested of the coveted charge on October 23, 2018, The Wire reported on Thursday. Along with Verma, phones of his […]

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No one dying for lack of oxygen is a lie: Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia – ET HealthWorld

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia (ANI photo) NEW DELHI: Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday that the central government had ‘shamelessly’ lied in Parliament about no deaths being caused by the lack of oxygen during the second wave of Covid-19 infections. Sisodia alleged that people lost their lives due to the Centre’s ‘failed […]

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Legislature won’t act against criminalisation of politics: SC | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Alarming rise in candidates with criminal antecedents despite its repeated orders to restrict them from contesting polls prompted the Supreme Court on Tuesday to frown at the lack of attempt by the legislature to stop criminalisation of politics but it realised that ingenuity of ‘realpolitik’ may impede judicial interventions in this regard. “The […]

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