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Supreme Court Collegium recommends four justices for elevation to bolster bench strength ahead of retirements
India

Supreme Court Collegium recommends four justices for elevation to bolster bench strength ahead of retirements

The Supreme Court Collegium took into consideration seniority, merit and geographical representation in making the four recommendations to the government.

Pushkaram stampede: Inquiry commission gives clean chit to Andhra Pradesh government
India

Pushkaram stampede: Inquiry commission gives clean chit to Andhra Pradesh government

Justice CY Somayajulu commission concluded that Pushkaram stampede in 2015 could have occurred due to overcrowding of pilgrims caused by "undue and unwarranted publicity "about the time at which the river festival was going to be inaugurated

Naveen Patnaik raises red flag over Polavaram project, says it violates Godavari Water Dispute Tribunal guidelines
India

Naveen Patnaik raises red flag over Polavaram project, says it violates Godavari Water Dispute Tribunal guidelines

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday demanded immediate stoppage of construction work of Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh

Telangana MLA stripped of Indian citizenship after it was found that he held German passport
India

Telangana MLA stripped of Indian citizenship after it was found that he held German passport

Ramesh Chennamaneni, TRS MLA from Vemulawada in Telangana, had allegedly obtained Indian citizenship by submitting "fake documents" and was elected thrice to assembly, including in a bypoll

Telangana: Judiciary comes to a grinding halt as lawyers demand division of AP High Court
India

Telangana: Judiciary comes to a grinding halt as lawyers demand division of AP High Court

8,000 employees working in various courts and other judicial departments across the state went on an indefinite strike paralysing the functioning of courts.

Cash-for-votes scam case: SC refuses to cancel TDP MLA Revanth Reddy's bail
Politics

Cash-for-votes scam case: SC refuses to cancel TDP MLA Revanth Reddy's bail

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to cancel the bail granted by Andhra Pradesh High Court to Telangana TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy.

Lawyers blame Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu for delay in setting up of AP High Court
India

Lawyers blame Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu for delay in setting up of AP High Court

Lawyers blamed Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu for allegedly delaying finalisation of the location of the Andhra Pradesh High Court.

Andhra prisoner has a story to tell; govt says he has no right to write
India

Andhra prisoner has a story to tell; govt says he has no right to write

The question of the right of the prisoner to communicate is based in the Jail Manual. The manual provides that a prior permission of a magistrate is required for a prisoner to express his views, be it an under-trial or a convict.

Andhra HC vacates status quo order on Sun Pharma-Ranbaxy merger
India

Andhra HC vacates status quo order on Sun Pharma-Ranbaxy merger

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Saturday vacated the status quo order it had issued earlier on the merger process between Sun Pharma and Ranbaxy.

AP High Court allows YSR Cong 19 Oct rally in Hyderabad
Politics

AP High Court allows YSR Cong 19 Oct rally in Hyderabad

The Andhra Pradesh High Court today granted permission to YSR Congress Party to hold a public meeting in support of the united Andhra Pradesh at L B Stadium here on October 19.

AP High Court allows Jagan to hold rally in Hyderabad
Politics

AP High Court allows Jagan to hold rally in Hyderabad

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday permitted the YSR Congress to hold a public meeting here on Saturday in support of united Andhra Pradesh.

Green body orders against illegal sand mining, but who will ensure compliance?
Economy

Green body orders against illegal sand mining, but who will ensure compliance?

The crux is that laws have not been inadequate, but their enforcement, to put it mildly, has always been quite lax.

SC throws out plea seeking removal of Andhra HC judge
India

SC throws out plea seeking removal of Andhra HC judge

The apex court ruled that the petitioners presented the facts of the criminal case in a twisted manner to malign the Judge.

Andhra HC dismisses Jagan Reddy's bail plea
India

Andhra HC dismisses Jagan Reddy's bail plea

The court dismissed the plea noting that the grant of bail to the accused who is facing serious charges of financial irregularities is not right.

Why doesn't the AP police come clean about two missing tribal women?
India

Why doesn't the AP police come clean about two missing tribal women?

The case of two missing tribal women from Chhattisgarh, allegedly taken by Andhra Pradesh police personnel, has raised questions about how the Indian state tackles the issue of Maoism.

Andhra HC dismisses petition to remove Owaisi's speeches from YouTube
Politics

Andhra HC dismisses petition to remove Owaisi's speeches from YouTube

A division bench comprising Sanjay Kumar and L Narasimha Reddy said the court could not interfere as the matter relates to freedom of expression

Owaisi hopes for HC relief, supporters damage media vans
Politics

Owaisi hopes for HC relief, supporters damage media vans

The MIM legislator is presently in judicial custody but has filed an appeal against his arrest in the Andhra Pradesh High court which could come up for hearing today.

AP High Court rejects Jagan Reddy's bail plea
Politics

AP High Court rejects Jagan Reddy's bail plea

Jagan had argued in his plea that he was entitled to get bail as a matter of right under section 167(2) of CrPC.

HC dismisses Jagan Reddy's bail plea
India

HC dismisses Jagan Reddy's bail plea

The YSR Congress leader had moved the high court seeking bail after having his plea rejected by a special CBI court.

The real battle for Azhar is to change public perception
Sports

The real battle for Azhar is to change public perception

Cricket expert Ayaz Memon joined us on Sports Talk and he is also of the view that whatever may be the case, one thing that Azhar deserves is acknowledgement for his resilience.