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Bombay High Court rejects Tarun Tejpal's application for in-camera hearing
India

Bombay High Court rejects Tarun Tejpal's application for in-camera hearing

The former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine stands accused of sexually assaulting his then woman colleague in the lift of a five-star hotel in Goa in November 2013

Found more meritorious people than hockey coach Sandeep Sangwan for Dronacharya Award, Centre tells Delhi HC
Sports

Found more meritorious people than hockey coach Sandeep Sangwan for Dronacharya Award, Centre tells Delhi HC

Noting the submissions made by the Centre, the high court sought response of the government on Sangwan's plea challenging the decision of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports which excluded him from the Dronacharya Award (Regular Category).

SC declines to interfere with Allahabad HC order directing CBI to probe custodial death case
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SC declines to interfere with Allahabad HC order directing CBI to probe custodial death case

24-year-old Krishna Yadav, who was allegedly picked up by the police from his house on February 11, died in custody, the next day

Bombay HC grants interim pre-arrest bail to Eknath Khadse's wife in money laundering case
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Bombay HC grants interim pre-arrest bail to Eknath Khadse's wife in money laundering case

A single bench of Justice N W Sambre directed Mandakini Khadse to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) every Tuesday and Friday from 17 October to 29 November

CJI NV Ramana says Centre cleared 7 out of 106 names recommended for judgeship in HC
India

CJI NV Ramana says Centre cleared 7 out of 106 names recommended for judgeship in HC

The CJI has received assurance of early clearance of the names by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju.

Centre cleared seven out of 106 names recommended for judgeship in HCs, says CJI NV Ramana
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Centre cleared seven out of 106 names recommended for judgeship in HCs, says CJI NV Ramana

While speaking at a function in Delhi, the CJI, who sought 'cooperation and support; from the Centre, said that he has been assured of early clearance of the names by Law Minister Kiren Rijiju

Uttarakhand government moves high court to remove daily cap on Chardham pilgrims
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Uttarakhand government moves high court to remove daily cap on Chardham pilgrims

The high court has imposed a daily cap on the number of pilgrims visiting the Himalayan temples as a precautionary measure in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.

DHFL corruption case: Bombay HC refuses bail to Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor's wife, daughters
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DHFL corruption case: Bombay HC refuses bail to Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor's wife, daughters

A single bench of Justice Bharati Dangre rejected the bail applications filed by Kapoor's wife Bindu and daughters Roshini and Radha.

NEET admission: SC sets aside Madras HC observation on EWS reservation
India

NEET admission: SC sets aside Madras HC observation on EWS reservation

The apex court made clear however that it is not quashing the entire high court order passed on 25 August or stating any opinion on its merit

Sexual intercourse between married couple not marital rape 'even if by force', says Chhattisgarh HC
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Sexual intercourse between married couple not marital rape 'even if by force', says Chhattisgarh HC

Justice NK Chandravanshi delivered the judgment on 23 August in a criminal revision plea filed by a man and his two family members, seeking to quash rape charges against him (

‘Cases of pedophilia are increasing’: Allahabad HC dismisses bail plea of man accused of raping 13-year-old
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‘Cases of pedophilia are increasing’: Allahabad HC dismisses bail plea of man accused of raping 13-year-old

The bench said that if the right decision is not taken from the court at the right time, then the trust of a victim and the common man will not be left in the judicial system

Bombay HC refuses to hear Javed Akhtar's plea against Kangana Ranaut
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Bombay HC refuses to hear Javed Akhtar's plea against Kangana Ranaut

The Bombay High Court said that if the court allows one such intervention, they will be flooded with similar pleas.

Calcutta HC judge recuses self from hearing plea challenging Suvendu Adhikari's election, imposes Rs 5 lakh cost on Mamata
Politics

Calcutta HC judge recuses self from hearing plea challenging Suvendu Adhikari's election, imposes Rs 5 lakh cost on Mamata

Mamata Banerjee's lawyers had suggested that Justice Kausik Chanda should recuse himself from the case since he was associated with the BJP

Decision on renewing Kangana Ranaut's passport to be taken 'expeditiously' post corrections, RPO tells Bombay HC
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Decision on renewing Kangana Ranaut's passport to be taken 'expeditiously' post corrections, RPO tells Bombay HC

Additional Solicitor General at Mumbai's Regional Passport Office said Kangana Ranaut's application had factual inconsistencies. Once she makes the necessary corrections, the RPO will consider her plea and take an expeditious decision as per the procedure, he added.

'Will hold state responsible for any death': SC warns Andhra Pradesh govt against holding Class 12 board exams
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'Will hold state responsible for any death': SC warns Andhra Pradesh govt against holding Class 12 board exams

The apex court bench said the state should keep in mind the impact of the second COVID wave, how fast it unfolded and how it will cope if it is hit by the third wave

Why J&K Assembly seats didn't go through delimitation exercise along with its Lok Sabha constituencies
India

Why J&K Assembly seats didn't go through delimitation exercise along with its Lok Sabha constituencies

Here's a look at what delimitation means and why it is seen as a contentious topic in Jammu and Kashmir

UKPSC postpones RO/ARO prelim exams due to second COVID wave; visit ukpsc.gov.in for details
India

UKPSC postpones RO/ARO prelim exams due to second COVID wave; visit ukpsc.gov.in for details

The examinations were scheduled to be held from 23 May but now stands deferred till further notice. The commission will announce new dates on the official website ukpsc.gov.in

India needs to brace for new COVID-19 waves, cases won't peak for weeks: Experts
India

India needs to brace for new COVID-19 waves, cases won't peak for weeks: Experts

India's courts have meanwhile become increasingly vocal critics of the Modi government's handling of the crisis.

Prepare list of oxygen plants, revive closed units to augment supply, MHA tells states
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Prepare list of oxygen plants, revive closed units to augment supply, MHA tells states

The MHA also said that instances of vehicles carrying oxygen being stopped still continued and directed them to ensure uninterrupted supply and transport of the essential public health commodity

SC allows Harish Salve to withdraw as amicus for case on COVID essentials, raps lawyers for imputing motives to it
India

SC allows Harish Salve to withdraw as amicus for case on COVID essentials, raps lawyers for imputing motives to it

A bench headed by CJI SA Bobde said that it was pained at reading what some senior lawyers had to say on Salve's appointment as amicus in the matter, adding that it was a "collective decision" of all the judges at the bench