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NGT to hear Vedanta's plea challenging shutting down of Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin tomorrow
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NGT to hear Vedanta's plea challenging shutting down of Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin tomorrow

The NGT is scheduled to hear on Monday a plea by Vedanta, which has challenged the Tamil Nadu government's order to permanently shut down its Sterlite copper plant.

Chirag Paswan calls Lok Janshakti Party's alliance with BJP 'issue-based', seeks stringent SC/ST Atrocities Act
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Chirag Paswan calls Lok Janshakti Party's alliance with BJP 'issue-based', seeks stringent SC/ST Atrocities Act

Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan-led LJP on Friday turned up the heat on the Modi government, saying its support to the BJP is issue-based as it sought a law to restore the stringent measures of an Act on atrocities against Dalits and removal of NGT Chairman AK Goel by 9 August.

Ganga water 'injurious to health': NGT says just like cigarette packets, river should put up warning signs
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Ganga water 'injurious to health': NGT says just like cigarette packets, river should put up warning signs

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday said the water of the Ganga, between Haridwar and Unnao in Uttar Pradesh, was unfit for drinking and bathing, and expressed anguish over the situation.

SC to examine whether live-in relationship can be considered 'de facto' marriage, says civil liability on male partners after break-up
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SC to examine whether live-in relationship can be considered 'de facto' marriage, says civil liability on male partners after break-up

The Supreme Court decided to examine whether civil liability can be put on a man who refused a promise to marry a woman after a live-in relationship and a consensual sexual relationship, by treating such a relationship as "de-facto" marriage.

Friction between SC judges continues as land acquisition matter referred to CJI to deal with 'piquant' situation
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Friction between SC judges continues as land acquisition matter referred to CJI to deal with 'piquant' situation

Supreme Court referred a matter relating to land acquisition to the CJI for constituting an "appropriate bench" to deal with the "piquant" situation that had arisen.

Judicial appointments continue to vex Indian State: Constant disagreements, short tenures plague system
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Judicial appointments continue to vex Indian State: Constant disagreements, short tenures plague system

The problem of appointment of judges continues to vex the Indian State and its pillars of democracy.

SC ruling that 'cooling period' can be waived for divorce is progressive, pragmatic; minimises State intervention in matrimony
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SC ruling that 'cooling period' can be waived for divorce is progressive, pragmatic; minimises State intervention in matrimony

SC held that the six-month waiting period prescribed under Section 13B(2) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 for divorce by mutual consent is not mandatory.

Vijay Mallya case: Settlement seems smarter, as extradition is likely to prolong loan default impasse
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Vijay Mallya case: Settlement seems smarter, as extradition is likely to prolong loan default impasse

Reaching out to a settlement is likely to be a priority for Indian banks as well as Vijay Mallya as CBI inches closer to those involved in granting loans to the former liquor baron