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Khurshid critical of SC, EC

Khurshid critical of Supreme Court, EC

LONDON: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has questioned the role of the Supreme Court and the Election Commission, making mocking comments about them. Apparently referring to the Supreme Court judgment… Read more »

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Supreme Court stays arrest of Ashis Nandy

NEW DELHI:┬áThe Supreme Court today stayed the arrest of eminent scholar and sociologist Ashis Nandy for making remarks alleged to be anti-Dalit at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF). Though the… Read more »

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Courts must ensure speedy trial in rape cases: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: Rape trials must end within two months as stipulated under law, the Supreme Court has said directing trial courts to “strictly adhere” to existing norms while asking them… Read more »

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CBI probe against Mulayam, his son to continue in DA case: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today directed CBI to go ahead with the probe against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in… Read more »

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Supreme Court bans tourism activity in tiger reserves

NEW DELHI: Stepping in to conserve the big cat, the Supreme Court has directed that there shall be no tourism activity in any of the core zones of tiger reserves… Read more »

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Supreme Court bans tourism in core areas of tiger reserves

NEW DELHI: Stepping in to conserve the big cat, the Supreme Court today directed that there shall be no tourism activity in any of the core zones of tiger reserves… Read more »

Haj pilgrims submitting their applications at the Regional Passport Office at Secunderabad in this April, 2012 picture.

SC reduces govt’s discretionary quota seats for Haj pilgrims

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today reduced the government’s discretionary quota seats for Haj pilgrims to 300 from the 5,050 seats, proposed by it. A bench of Justices Aftab Alam… Read more »

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Govt cannot change purpose of acquired land: SC

NEW DELHI: Land acquired by Government or its instrumentalities for a specific public purpose cannot be changed and transferred to private individuals or corporate bodies, the Supreme Court has held…. Read more »

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SC pulls up Centre for limiting BPL people per state

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today pulled up the Centre for limiting the number of below poverty line (PDS) people in a state to 36 per cent of its population… Read more »