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Petitioners can't trust Delhi Police to conduct fair probe in 15 Dec Jamia violence, Delhi HC told
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Petitioners can't trust Delhi Police to conduct fair probe in 15 Dec Jamia violence, Delhi HC told

In the Delhi HC hearing of a batch of pleas in the Jamia Millia Islamia violence case, petitioners demanded an independent investigation into the Delhi Police's conduct against students

Sabarimala temple row: SC to hear Kerala woman's plea next week; activist Bindu Ammini had earlier said she was stopped from entering shrine
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Sabarimala temple row: SC to hear Kerala woman's plea next week; activist Bindu Ammini had earlier said she was stopped from entering shrine

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear next week the plea of a Kerala woman who was allegedly prevented from visiting the Sabarimala temple despite the apex court's verdict allowing entry of women of all age groups into the shrine

SC to hear next week plea of woman barred from entering Sabarimala temple despite apex court's nod allowing women of all age groups to visit shrine
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SC to hear next week plea of woman barred from entering Sabarimala temple despite apex court's nod allowing women of all age groups to visit shrine

Recently a woman activist, Bindu Ammini, and one Fathima have been prevented from entering Sabarimala temple even after five-judge Constitution bench, by majority of four is to one, in its verdict delivered in September last year, had allowed girls, women of all age groups to visit Sabarimala in Kerala

Threats to Kashmiri students: SC issues notices to Centre, 11 states; asks govt-appointed nodal officers to ensure their safety
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Threats to Kashmiri students: SC issues notices to Centre, 11 states; asks govt-appointed nodal officers to ensure their safety

The Supreme Court sought responses from the central government, the Delhi police chief and the director generals of police of 11 states on a plea seeking its intervention to prevent alleged attacks on Kashmiri students in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack on 14 February.

Supreme Court to hear tomorrow plea seeking protection for Kashmiri students facing threats across India
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Supreme Court to hear tomorrow plea seeking protection for Kashmiri students facing threats across India

Kashmiri students across the country have been facing threats to their safety in the wake of the terror attack, in which 42 CRPF personnel were killed. Fringe elements targeted Kashmiris, especially students, in several states up north.

Meghalaya coal mine tragedy exposes state's apathy for miners as greedy politicians sidestep human rights
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Meghalaya coal mine tragedy exposes state's apathy for miners as greedy politicians sidestep human rights

In Meghalaya, much of illegal mining involves making small pit-holes commonly known as rathole mines.

Deporting Rohingya could have huge implications on India and tarnish global image, says lawyer Colin Gonsalves
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Deporting Rohingya could have huge implications on India and tarnish global image, says lawyer Colin Gonsalves

Rohingya have asked for protection and the right to not be returned to the place where they are being persecuted under Article 21, says lawyer Colin Gonsalves.

SC rejects pregnant woman's plea to terminate foetus afflicted with Down syndrome
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SC rejects pregnant woman's plea to terminate foetus afflicted with Down syndrome

Relying on a medical board's report, the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a woman's plea seeking termination of her foetus fearing genetic disorder.

Veerappan aides: SC refuses to hear urgent plea against execution
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Veerappan aides: SC refuses to hear urgent plea against execution

The Supreme Court today refused an urgent hearing on the plea of four aides of Veerappan seeking a stay on the execution of their death penalty.

'Humanitarian law must apply even while fighting Maoists'
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'Humanitarian law must apply even while fighting Maoists'

Lawyer and human rights activist Colin Gonsalves said that security forces need to follow the law of the land while combating Maoists.