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Jagannath Temple: SC appoints senior advocate Ranjit Kumar as amicus curiae, to assist it with administrative reforms at Puri temple
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Jagannath Temple: SC appoints senior advocate Ranjit Kumar as amicus curiae, to assist it with administrative reforms at Puri temple

The Supreme Court appointed senior advocate and former solicitor general Ranjit Kumar as amicus curiae to assist it in a matter related to the administration of the Jagannath Temple in Puri.

Delhi ravaged by own citizens, officials, says SC over issue of illegal constructions, misuse of residential premises
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Delhi ravaged by own citizens, officials, says SC over issue of illegal constructions, misuse of residential premises

Supreme Court on Friday lamented that after being pillaged by invaders for centuries, Delhi was now being ravaged by its own citizens and officials

Appointments Committee of Cabinet accepts Ranjit Kumar's resignation from solicitor general post
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Appointments Committee of Cabinet accepts Ranjit Kumar's resignation from solicitor general post

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet accepted the resignation of Ranjit Kumar from the post of solicitor general on Wednesday, according to media reports.

Solicitor-General Ranjit Kumar resigns, becomes second top law officer to quit in months
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Solicitor-General Ranjit Kumar resigns, becomes second top law officer to quit in months

The Solicitor-General of India, Ranjit Kumar, has resigned from his post.

Supreme Court allows 13-yr-old Mumbai rape survivor to abort her 32-week-old pregnancy
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Supreme Court allows 13-yr-old Mumbai rape survivor to abort her 32-week-old pregnancy

The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a 13-year-old alleged rape survivor to terminate her 32-week-old pregnancy after taking note of a medical report.

SC allows Pune woman to abort foetus without skull, asks states to set up medical boards for such cases
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SC allows Pune woman to abort foetus without skull, asks states to set up medical boards for such cases

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed a Pune-based woman to abort her 24-week foetus, which does not have a skull or a brain.

Supreme Court rejects 10-year-old rape survivor's abortion plea after medical report deems it unsafe
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Supreme Court rejects 10-year-old rape survivor's abortion plea after medical report deems it unsafe

A 10-year-old rape survivor has lost her legal battle with the Supreme Court which has refused to allow termination of her 32-week-old pregnancy

Mukul Rohatgi to step down as attorney-general: Harish Salve, Ranjit Kumar top picks as successor
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Mukul Rohatgi to step down as attorney-general: Harish Salve, Ranjit Kumar top picks as successor

Harish Salve and Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar are in the running to replace Mukul Rohatgi as the Attorney General of India.

SC asks govt to form legislation on torture: India behind 161 nations including Pakistan in ratifying UN treaty
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SC asks govt to form legislation on torture: India behind 161 nations including Pakistan in ratifying UN treaty

India stands behind 161 nations, including Pakistan, as it is yet to ratify the 30-year-old United Nations' Convention Against Torture by making a law on it despite signing it way back in 1997.

Italian marines case: SC allows Massimiliano Latorre to stay in Italy
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Italian marines case: SC allows Massimiliano Latorre to stay in Italy

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reportedly allowed Marine Massimiliano Latorre, accused of killing Indian fishermen, to remain in Italy till jurisdiction issue is decided.

SC asks Registry to list plea seeking Governor's rule in Kashmir for early hearing
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SC asks Registry to list plea seeking Governor's rule in Kashmir for early hearing

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked its Registry to consider listing a pending plea filed by Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) leader Bhim Singh seeking imposition of Governor's rule in the troubled state, for early hearing.

'Gag Zakir Naik': Solicitor General tells home ministry to book preacher and IRF under anti-terror law
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'Gag Zakir Naik': Solicitor General tells home ministry to book preacher and IRF under anti-terror law

The Centre may soon book controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik and his Islamic Research Foundation IRF under terrorism related charges for preaching inciting violence among the Muslim youth.

Kashmir unrest: Law and order situation has 'improved considerably, Centre informs SC
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Kashmir unrest: Law and order situation has 'improved considerably, Centre informs SC

The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that the law and order situation in Kashmir Valley has improved considerably since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani with violent protests having gone down from 201 on 9 July to 11 on 3 August

Adarsh scam: SC announces stay on demolition, orders Military Defence Estate custody of society
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Adarsh scam: SC announces stay on demolition, orders Military Defence Estate custody of society

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay, for now, the demolition of the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society building in Mumbai and told the Military Defence Estate office to take custody of it.

AgustaWestland case: Chargesheet likely to be filed this year, Centre tells SC
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AgustaWestland case: Chargesheet likely to be filed this year, Centre tells SC

The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that an SIT probe has been initiated in AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case following the registration of FIR in 2013 and a charge sheet is likely to be filed this year.

Culture ministry won't take initiative to get back Kohinoor: Mahesh Sharma
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Culture ministry won't take initiative to get back Kohinoor: Mahesh Sharma

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, appearing for the government, said the diamond was given by the successors of Maharaja Ranjit Singh to East India Company.

Supreme Court asks Centre to clarify stand on PIL demanding return of Kohinoor diamond
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Supreme Court asks Centre to clarify stand on PIL demanding return of Kohinoor diamond

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government to clarify its stand on a PIL seeking return of Kohinoor diamond in the country

Setback to non-state marketeers: Only state-owned OMCs can sold domestic LPG
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Setback to non-state marketeers: Only state-owned OMCs can sold domestic LPG

The LPG Order nowhere permits the domestically produced LPG to be sold by a parallel marketeer, who is a person other than a government oil company, and that such parallel marketeer could only distribute/sell imported LPG.

Advocate Ranjit Kumar appointed Solicitor General
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Advocate Ranjit Kumar appointed Solicitor General

The ACC also cleared the names of senior advocates Maninder Singh, L Nageshwar Rao, Tushar Mehta, PS Patwalia and Neeraj Kishen Kaul as Additional Solicitors General, the sources said.