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Can courts venture into executive domain on Covid-19 management and how far, SC to examine | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it would examine how far can constitutional courts venture into issues which are exclusively in the domain of executive related to Covid-19 management. The top court said that the courts need to respect the demarcation of power given under the constitution even though the objective was …

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50% of UP BJP MLAs have three or more children | India News

NEW DELHI: In a draft bill aimed at controlling population, the UP government proposes to bar people with more than two children from contesting local body elections, applying for and getting promotion in government jobs and availing government subsidies. Ironically, if these provisions of the draft Uttar Pradesh Population (Control, Stabilization and Welfare) Bill, 2021, …

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NEET: Madras high court dismisses PIL challenging validity of Tamil Nadu’s panel | India News

CHENNAI: The Madras high court on Tuesday dismissed a public interest litigation moved by the Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP challenging the validity of a committee constituted by the state government to study the impact of NEET on students from socially and economically backward classes. “The constitution of the committee is in no stretch …

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Uttarakhand misled HC on kanwar yatra: Petitioner to SC | India News

NAINITAL: One of the petitioners who had filed a PIL in the Uttarakhand high court on the Covid situation in the state has now approached the Supreme Court (SC) alleging that the state misled the HC on kanwar yatra. The petitioner, Anu Pant, has filed the application in the special leave petition (SLP) moved by …

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A retired SC judge can get paid more in 2 hours than a serving one in a month | India News

NEW DELHI: If there is a travesty about the principle of equal work, equal pay, one need not turn to the urban-hinterland disparity as a comparison of compensation paid to a Supreme Court judge for hearing and deciding a case and to a senior advocate for arguing it brings out the wide chasm. An SC …

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Have directed states, UTs to ensure strict compliance with Covid-19 directives: Centre to Delhi HC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Saturday informed the Delhi High Court that it has asked all states and Union territories (UT) to ensure strict compliance with the national directives for Covid-19 management and take necessary measures under the Disaster Management Act. The government told HC that an order has been issued to states and UTs …

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HC: Executive thinks govt land is paternal asset | India News

MUMBAI: In a scathing comment on protection provided by successive governments to slumdwellers, Bombay HC Chief Justice Dipankar Datta on Tuesday said it appears that government land is the “paternal property of the executive”. “I am new to all this. But it seems like the state’s property is the paternal property of the executive,” said …

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Can’t ban toolkit in democratic country: Supreme Court | India News

NEW DELHI: Observing that use of ‘toolkit’ for political propaganda can’t be banned in a democratic country like India, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a PIL seeking probe against Congress and its de-registration for allegedly creating a toolkit to malign the image of PM Narendra Modi on handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. …

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SC dismisses plea against Congress, says toolkit cannot be banned in democracy | India News

NEW DELHI: Observing that use of ‘toolkit’ for political propaganda cannot be banned in democratic country like India, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a PIL seeking probe against Congress Party and its deregistration for allegedly creating a toolkit to malign the image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on handling of Covid pandemic. …

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Supreme Court refuses to entertain PIL against Congress ‘Toolkit’ | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking a NIA probe into the alleged Congress “Toolkit“, and also suspension of registration of the Congress party if charges against the party of indulging in anti-national acts and playing with the lives of people were found true. A bench comprising Justices D …

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