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Can’t allow kanwar yatra when next wave is looming: SC to UP | India News

NEW DELHI: With the Centre strongly opposing holding of kanwar yatra, the Supreme Court on Friday said such movement of devotees cannot be allowed at a time when the danger of the third wave of Covid-19 is looming large, and asked the Uttar Pradesh government to reconsider its decision and not allow the yatra, even …

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Still looking for pigeons to deliver bail orders: Supreme Court | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday said insistence of jail authorities for certified copies of bail orders through snail-paced postal services in the age of internet resulted in agonising delays in the release of inmates and set the ball rolling for a secure electronic mode, christened FASTER (Fast and Secure Transmission of Electronic Records), …

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Supreme Court seeks AG help to study PIL against sedition law | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Wednesday sought Attorney General K K Venugopal’s presence for examining merits of a PIL filed by a retired Major General requesting a fresh examination of the constitutionality of the sedition provision under Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, unhindered by a five-decade-old SC judgment upholding the section. Maj Gen …

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Rijiju’s brief: Fill up judge vacancies, curb pendency | India News

NEW DELHI: Kiren Rijiju, the newly-appointed law minister, took charge of the ministry on Thursday amid serious concerns of rising pendency of cases in courts, which have crossed 4.5 crore as on July 7, and huge vacancies across the three-tier judicial system. Among the major challenges before Rijiju, say officials, is to fill up large …

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Pending cases, vacant posts of judges a challenge for law minister Rijiju | India News

NEW DELHI: Kiren Rijiju, the newly appointed law minister, took charge of the ministry on Thursday amid serious concerns of rising pendency of cases in courts, which have crossed 4.5 crore as on July 7, and huge vacancies across the three-tier judicial system. Among the major challenges before Rijiju, say officials, is to fill up …

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Karnataka will go ahead with Mekedatu project: Chief Minister

B.S. Yediyurappa’s comment comes a day after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin opposed the project Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said that the State government will go ahead with the Mekedatu project in the Cauvery basin. “We are in a comfortable situation on implementation of the Mekedatu project. There is no question of stopping …

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No Rath Yatra across Odisha, only at Puri Jagannath temple, SC says | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to permit Rath Yatra across Odisha except at Puri Jagannath temple. The Odisha govt had earlier permitted Rath Yatra only at Puri and allowed rituals within temple premises of all other Jagannath temples. A plea was filed in the Supreme Court against the Orissa High Court order …

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Have some authority to certify if candidate can’t take CA exams due to Covid issues: SC to ICAI | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) to look into “all angles” and consider having a competent authority to certify that a candidate of CA examinations scheduled in July is unable to appear due to Covid-19 related issues. Observing that having a negative RT-PCR report may …

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