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Approach govt first: Delhi HC on plea to change call sign 'VT' on Indian aircraft
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Approach govt first: Delhi HC on plea to change call sign 'VT' on Indian aircraft

A bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad said courts are not supposed to change the call sign and it is the government and the lawmakers who legislate

Delhi High Court seeks Centre's response on plea challenging validity of Waqf Act
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Delhi High Court seeks Centre's response on plea challenging validity of Waqf Act

The plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court by BJP leader, Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay

Offering freebies either before or after election is policy decision of the party concerned: ECI to SC
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Offering freebies either before or after election is policy decision of the party concerned: ECI to SC

Earlier, petitioner lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay in his plea had sought direction from the Centre and Election Commission of India to take steps to regulate political parties and to make them accountable for their manifesto promises

Plea in Supreme Court seeks uniform judicial code across country
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Plea in Supreme Court seeks uniform judicial code across country

The plea, filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, has also sought directions to the Law Commission to prepare a report in consultation with the high courts to ensure uniformity in judicial terms, phrases, abbreviations, case registration process and court fee.

BJP leader seeks KK Venugopal's consent to initiate contempt proceedings against Jagan Mohan Reddy
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BJP leader seeks KK Venugopal's consent to initiate contempt proceedings against Jagan Mohan Reddy

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay told the attorney-general that the letter to the CJI by the Andhra Pradesh chief minister 'scandalises' the authority of both the Supreme Court and the high court

Delhi HC refuses to order linking of social media accounts with PAN, Aadhaar, says data of genuine account holders at stake
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Delhi HC refuses to order linking of social media accounts with PAN, Aadhaar, says data of genuine account holders at stake

The Delhi High Court Monday declined to order linking of social media accounts with Aadhaar, PAN or voter ID card for weeding out fake accounts

Delhi High Court to hear four PILs seeking framing of Uniform Civil Code, including one by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay today
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Delhi High Court to hear four PILs seeking framing of Uniform Civil Code, including one by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay today

All the four petitions have sought directions to the Centre to constitute a judicial commission or a high-level expert committee to draft the UCC within three months

Daily Bulletin: Odd-Even scheme in National Capital to end today; Delhi HC to hear petitions seeking framing of Uniform Civil Code; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Odd-Even scheme in National Capital to end today; Delhi HC to hear petitions seeking framing of Uniform Civil Code; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Odd-Even to end today: Supreme Court to hear petition challenging scheme today; Union home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla to appear before Parliamentary panel to discuss J&K, Ladakh situation; and more

WCD ministry wants law ministry on board after PIL filed in Delhi HC seeks uniform age of marriage for men, women
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WCD ministry wants law ministry on board after PIL filed in Delhi HC seeks uniform age of marriage for men, women

The Ministry of Women and Child Development told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that the Law Ministry be also taken on board to deal with the issue of fixing a uniform age of marriage

Uniform Civil Code: Fresh PIL filed seeking creation of panel for drafting UCC; Delhi HC to hear petitions on 4 Nov
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Uniform Civil Code: Fresh PIL filed seeking creation of panel for drafting UCC; Delhi HC to hear petitions on 4 Nov

The Delhi High Court Tuesday said it would hear on 4 November the two petitions seeking its directions for drafting of a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) to secure gender justice and to promote fraternity and national integration

BJP leader demands equal status for Vande Mataram and National Anthem, files plea in Delhi High Court
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BJP leader demands equal status for Vande Mataram and National Anthem, files plea in Delhi High Court

A plea was filed in the Delhi HC seeking directions to the Centre to frame a policy to equally propagate the national anthem and the national song — 'Vande Mataram'.

Supreme Court issues notice to Election Commission on plea seeking action against parties invoking religion, caste in speeches
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Supreme Court issues notice to Election Commission on plea seeking action against parties invoking religion, caste in speeches

The Supreme Court had, in 2017, termed seeking votes on the basis of religion or caste as a "corrupt" poll practice and any such act would be against the secular ethos of the Constitution

Supreme Court ruling on lawyer-politicos: These professionals have enjoyed double employment since first Indian govt
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Supreme Court ruling on lawyer-politicos: These professionals have enjoyed double employment since first Indian govt

The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking to have politicians barred from practicing law, saying that there was no legislation to bar them from taking up both jobs.

BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay files PIL in SC challenging Article 370; claims special provision was 'temporary'
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BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay files PIL in SC challenging Article 370; claims special provision was 'temporary'

The plea has said the special provision was "temporary" in nature at the time of framing of the Constitution and Article 370 (3) lapsed with the dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Constituent Assembly on 26 January 1957.

Filing false election affidavit 'corrupt practice', but can't direct Parliament to frame law: Supreme Court
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Filing false election affidavit 'corrupt practice', but can't direct Parliament to frame law: Supreme Court

Supreme Court bench was hearing a petition filed by BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking a direction to the Centre to take appropriate steps to make false declaration before the EC and Chief Electoral Officer an electoral offence

SC refuses to entertain plea seeking guidelines on poll expenditure, asks petitioner to approach EC
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SC refuses to entertain plea seeking guidelines on poll expenditure, asks petitioner to approach EC

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea which had sought the court to issue various guidelines on poll campaign expenditure.

Allow Election Commission to consider cases of misuse of religion by candidates, PIL by Delhi BJP leader urges
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Allow Election Commission to consider cases of misuse of religion by candidates, PIL by Delhi BJP leader urges

A BJP leader has moved the Supreme Court seeking to empower the Election Commission (EC) to look into the complaints of misuse of religion by candidates.

SC issues notice on fresh plea challenging polygamy among Muslims, seeks response from Centre
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SC issues notice on fresh plea challenging polygamy among Muslims, seeks response from Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice on a fresh plea by a woman seeking to declare the practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among Muslims as unconstitutional.

Supreme Court asks 11 states, Puducherry to expedite process of appointing Lokayukta
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Supreme Court asks 11 states, Puducherry to expedite process of appointing Lokayukta

On Thursday, many states filed affidavit saying they have been taking steps to appoint Lokayukta or Uplokayukta and some have recommended the name to a selection committee.

SC may seek Attorney General's assistance on plea on removability of Election Commissioners
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SC may seek Attorney General's assistance on plea on removability of Election Commissioners

SC said a copy of the plea seeking treatment of two Election Commissioners at par with the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) in the matter of removability, be served upon the Attorney General of India.