5 November 2018


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Calling a Man 'Impotent' Amounts to Defamation and is Punishable Offence: Bombay High Court - 12.11.2018

The Bombay High Court said the word ‘impotent’ reflects adversely upon the manhood of a person.

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‘Shocked’ SC Orders Delhi Govt to Overhaul Leprosy Home on War Footing, Makes Officers Personally Accountable - 12.11.2018

The bench has given one month to the Delhi government for appointing the sanctioned staff for the leprosy home, including doctors, medical officers, nurses and dressers.

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Singapore Court Charges 4 NRIs Over Lighting ‘Dangerous’ Fireworks on Diwali - 10.11.2018

The four were involved in three three separate incidents -- illegal fireworks in the housing estates of Yishun, Bukit Batok West and Joo Seng Road on Tuesday, the day Singaporeans celebrated Diwali or deepavali.

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Indian-origin Man Caught with Heroin Worth 4.6 Million Pound in UK, Gets 9 Year Jail Term - 10.11.2018

Jeetendra Parekh, 48, was sentenced after a three-day trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court in east London on Thursday.

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SC Respite for Lucknow Man Who Was Asked to Arange 62 People for Bail in 31 Criminal Cases - 10.11.2018

The top court has modified the Allahabad High Court order, maintaining that two people will be good enough as sureties for bail.

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Sabarimala Row: Kerala BJP Chief Approaches High Court Against FIR - 10.11.2018

In his petition, Sreedharan said the charges against him were not maintainable and alleged that the media had left out certain portions from his speech at the Yuva morcha state committee meeting.

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Drug Dealer or Victim of Frame-Up: SC Accepts Punjab Mother's Appeal to Unravel Truth - 09.11.2018

While the woman has maintained that her son was killed in 2016 due to reckless driving by the policemen, the Punjab police has claimed he died after his motorbike hit a carriage vehicle while trying to flee the police.

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CBI Chief Alok Verma Reaches CVC for Examination by Full Panel as SC Deadline Nears - 09.11.2018

Alok Verma has denied corruption charges levelled against him by his deputy and CBI special director Rakesh Asthana.

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Madras HC Rejects Plea by Maran Brothers To Quash Charges in Illegal Telephone Exchange Case - 09.11.2018

The Madras High Court had on October 25 reserved its order on the petitions filed by Maran brothers challenging the framing of charges against them and others by a CBI court in the alleged illegal telephone exchange case.

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Sabarimala Row: 500+ Women Between Ages of 10 and 50 Register on Kerala Police Portal - 09.11.2018

The Kerala Police had started the portal a few years ago as a virtual queue system and to maintain records of the people entering the temple, which is now at the Centre of a violent stalemate after the Supreme Court allowed the entry of women of menstruating ages.

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Govt Denies Seeking Rs 3.6 Lakh Crore from RBI, Chidambaram Questions Intent Behind 'Jargon' - 09.11.2018

"Lot of misinformed speculation is going around in media. Government's fiscal math is completely on track. There is no proposal to ask RBI to transfer Rs 3.6 or 1 lakh crore, as speculated," Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg tweeted.

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Supreme Court Stays FIR for Fraud in Rebuilding Kedarnath After 2013 Disaster - 09.11.2018

On the PIL filed by advocate Sushil Vashisht, the High Court had directed the State Chief Secretary to file an FIR against officials, who allegedly orchestrated the scam amounting to crores of rupees through incorrect bills.

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Delhi Records Worst Air Quality of Year After Diwali as SC Firecracker Ban Goes Up in Smoke - 09.11.2018

The sharp spike in pollution is caused by rampant burning of firecrackers that has led to the formation of a smoky layer across the national capital and drastically reduced visibility, the authorities said.

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Pakistan Seizes Indian DTH Boxes Worth Rs 7.83 Crore in Massive Crackdown - 08.11.2018

The report was submitted to the Supreme Court on Wednesday after it took up a suo motu case relating to easy availability of Indian DTH or magic box in the Pakistani market.

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Supreme Court Nod for Pulling Down Sri Sri Trust Building in Kolkata - 08.11.2018

The trust had moved the top court against an order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) which has called for a compliance report from the East Kolkata Wetland Management Authority.

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Hashimpura Verdict: A 31 Year-Long Wait For Justice - 08.11.2018

The families of the 1987 Hashimpura massacre victims could not hold back tears on Wednesday after the Delhi High Court sentenced 16 ex-policemen to life imprisonment for killing 38 people from the Muslim community.

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Delhi Burnt 5 Million Kg Firecrackers on Diwali, the Same as Last Year Despite SC Order - 08.11.2018

Pollution in Delhi exceeded the safe limit by 66 times and the city remained shrouded in a haze of toxic air.

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Over 300 Arrested, 550 Cases Registered on Diwali Night for Violating SC Order - 08.11.2018

Police also seized 2,776 kgs of firecrackers from various parts of the city on Diwali. A total of 87 people were arrested and 72 cases registered in connection with illegal sale of crackers, they added.

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Sabarimala Agitation Unjustifiable, Bail to Protesters Will Lead to Repeat of Clashes: Kerala High Court - 08.11.2018

Justice Sunil Thomas agreed with the state government's contention that the protests and the violence that occurred recently at the hill shrine and its key entry points were against the apex court's directives.

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Delhi Disappears in Thick Haze as SC Deadline on Diwali Crackers Goes Up in Smoke - 08.11.2018

Violations of the Supreme Court order were reported from Mayur Vihar Extension, Lajpat Nagar, Lutyens Delhi, IP extension, Dwarka, Noida Sector 78 among other places.

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Indian-Origin Duo Held for Lighting Illegal Fireworks in Singapore on Diwali Eve, Face 2-Year Jail and Fine - 08.11.2018

According to court documents, Siva Kumar allegedly placed a box of fireworks on a road divider on Gloucester Road shortly before midnight on Monday and Thiagu reportedly lit them.

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Bahrain King's Cousin Dragged to Court After Failed Deal Over Private Chats With 26 Bollywood A-Listers - 07.11.2018

An Egyptian businessman has alleged that Sheikh Hamad went back on the deal after meetings with Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranveer Singh and Aditya Roy Kapoor in Mumbai and Dubai.

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Facing Arrest, Former Bihar Minister Manju Verma Pleads With Court Not to Declare Her Absconder - 07.11.2018

Verma had to resign as the social welfare minister from the Nitish Kumar Cabinet in August after reports suggested "close links" between her husband Chandrashekhar Verma and prime accused Brajesh Thakur in the Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal.

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PM Modi Needs Rs 3.6 Lakh Crore from RBI to Fix 'Mess' His Economic Theories Created: Rahul Gandhi - 06.11.2018

Gandhi also urged Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel to "stand up" to the prime minister and "protect the nation".

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News18 Festivals: Sivakasi Feels The Heat After SC Ban on Firecrackers - 06.11.2018

The future for the 4000 crore-rupee firework industry headquartered in the small taluk of Sivakasi in southern Tamil Nadu seems to be going up in smoke.

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Elgar Parishad Case: Activist Arun Ferreira Says Police Officer Hit Him on Face '8 to 10 Times' - 06.11.2018

The court remanded Ferreira as well as activists Vernon Gonsalves and Sudha Bharadwaj to judicial custody till November 19.

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PNB Fraud: ED Arrests Man Linked to Choksi's Businesses from Kolkata Airport - 06.11.2018

Deepak Kulkarni was arrested under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and was expected to be produced before a court Tuesday, the officials said.

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Andhra Pradesh Will Have Separate High Court from January 1, Says Supreme Court - 05.11.2018

It will be the 25th high court in the country and will initially function from a temporary structure till the permanent building comes up in the ambitious Justice City complex in the state's capital Amaravati.

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Won't Examine Triple talaq Ordinance: Supreme Court - 03.11.2018

Supreme Court has refused to entertain PILs challenging the constitutional validity of the Centre's ordinance making triple talaq a punishable offence, leading to petitioners withdrawing their pleas.

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President Gives Nod for Ordinance to Amend Companies Act - 03.11.2018

President Ramnath Kovind has given his assent to an ordinance promulgated by government in Companies Act that seeks to promote 'Ease of Doing Business' along with better corporate compliance.

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Case Filed Against Anurag Thakur Revoked by Supreme Court - 03.11.2018

Supreme Court has quashed an FIR against BJP MP Anurag Thakur, former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and others in a case related to alleged irregularities in granting land on lease for construction of the Dharamshala cricket stadium.

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UPTET 2017: SC Remands Matter Back to Allahabad High Court - 03.11.2018

Supreme Court has remanded to the Division Bench of Allahabad High Court, the matter pertaining to the validity of certain questions in the Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (UPTET), 2017 and said that any appointments will be subject to HC Decision.

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Interest on Compensation Amount to be Awarded from Date of Accident: SC - 03.11.2018

Supreme Court has observed that while awarding interest on the compensation to an employee, under the Workmen’s Compensation Act, it is to be awarded from the date of the accident.

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Stop Giving Advance Notice for Sealing Properties: Supreme Court - 02.11.2018

Supreme Court has favoured doing away with the present practice of serving advance notice to offenders so that premises could be sealed within 48 hours.

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Bhima Koregaon Case: Bombay HC Extends Relief from Arrest to Activists till Nov 21 - 02.11.2018

Bombay High Court has protected activists Gautam Navlakha, Anand Teltumbde and Stan Swamy from arrest till November 21.

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Kamala Mills Fire: Bombay High Court Rejects Bail Pleas of Pub Owners - 02.11.2018

Bombay High Court has rejected the bail pleas of the owners of two eateries in central Mumbai's Kamala Mills compound which were gutted in a fire last December.

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Delhi High Court: Ensure Sensitive Photos in Sexual Assault Cases Not Displayed on E-Court Monitors - 02.11.2018

Delhi High Court has issued a “practice direction”, directing counsel in sexual harassment cases to ensure that intimate and sensitive photographs of victims, filed with their petitions, is not displayed on the ‘e-court monitors’.

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Delhi High Court Stays Notice to Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund to Vacate Teen Murti Complex - 02.11.2018

Delhi High Court has stayed the eviction notice given to Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund (JNMF) to vacate the Teen Murti Estate Complex, from where it was operating.

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Hashimpura Mass Murders Case: Delhi High Court Convicts 16 PAC Men - 01.11.2018

Delhi High Court has sentenced 16 Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) officials to life imprisonment in Hashimpura mass murders case and observed that this was a targetted killing by the armed forces.

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Give Pricing Details of Rafale Deal: Supreme Court to Centre - 01.11.2018

Supreme Court has directed Central Government to provide more details of the Rafale deal, including pricing and cost.

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Lie Detector, Brain Mapping and Narco Analysis Tests can’t be Ordered While Considering Bail Plea: SC - 01.11.2018

Supreme Court has quashed a Gujarat High Court judgment that had ordered lie detector, brain mapping and narco-analysis tests on the accused and grandmother, parents of the victim, in a bail application filed by the accused.

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Non-Consideration of Defence of Accused U/s 313 CrPC can Vitiate Conviction: Supreme Court - 01.11.2018

Supreme Court has held that if there has been no consideration at all of defence taken by accused under Section 313 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the conviction can stand vitiated.

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Public Property Can’t be Allotted to Profit-Oriented Institutions for Free: Supreme Court - 01.11.2018

Supreme Court, while examining legality of allotment of 4 kanals of property to J.S. Luthra Academy for running the school, has observed that public property cannot be allotted to profit-oriented institutions for free.

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Green Firecrackers Only for NCR, Not for Entire Country: Supreme Court - 31.10.2018

Supreme Court has clarified that its order on green crackers is only for the National Capital Region for now and not for the whole country.

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J&K HC Pulls Up Editor Regarding Incorrect Incorporation of Criminal Law Amendment in Law Journal - 31.10.2018

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has pulled up a law publisher for incorporating misleading and incorrect provision regarding an amendment of Section 167 of Jammu and Kashmir Code of Criminal Procedure.

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Bombay HC Directs Registry to Take Options from Judges as per Seniority Regarding Judges' Housing - 31.10.2018

Bombay High Court has passed directions to the state to formulate a policy for allotment of houses to judges of the High Court and the Supreme Court as per seniority.

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Principles of Double Jeopardy Won't Apply When Accused Discharged Due to Lack of Proper Sanction: SC - 31.10.2018

Supreme Court has held that when the accused was discharged due to lack of proper sanction, the principles of “double jeopardy” will not apply and there is no bar for filing fresh/supplementary charge sheet after obtaining a valid sanction for prosecution.

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Permitting Unequipped Medical Colleges to Impart Substandard Medical Education Dangerous: SC - 31.10.2018

Supreme Court, while cancelling admissions made to four self-financing medical colleges in Kerala, has observed that permitting unequipped colleges to impart substandard medical education without proper facilities and infrastructure, would be dangerous and affect right to life itself.

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Discoms can Seek Tweak in Power Purchase Agreements for Costlier Coal: Supreme Court - 30.10.2018

Supreme Court has allowed states that buy power from large projects of the Tata, Adani and Essar groups to approach the central electricity regulator for a tweak in contracts to allow the producers to bill these states for higher cost of imported coal.

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Supreme Court Prohibits Plying 15-yr Old Petrol and 10-yr Old Diesel Vehicles in NCR - 30.10.2018

Supreme Court has prohibited the plying of 15-yr-old petrol and 10-yr-old diesel vehicles in the National Capital Region and directed the transport department to announce that such vehicles will be impounded if found plying.

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It cannot be a Compulsion to Contribute to CM’s Flood Relief Fund: Supreme Court - 30.10.2018

Supreme Court has dismissed SLP of Kerala Govt. against the order of Kerala HC which stayed the condition in a Government Order that mandated that government employees unwilling to contribute their one month’s salary to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund should give a written declaration.

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Supreme Court Refuses to Entertain Plea to Use Aadhaar to Trace Identity of Unidentified Dead Body - 30.10.2018

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to the Centre and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to utilise Aadhaar biometrics of unidentified dead bodies to trace their identity.

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SC Stays Order Allowing CBI Inquiry into Graft Allegations Against TN CM Palaniswami - 30.10.2018

Supreme Court has stayed the operation of the judgment of Madras High Court which ordered CBI inquiry into corruption allegations against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. Palaniswami.

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Extramarital Affair Alone is Neither Cruelty Nor Abetment of Suicide: Madras High Court - 29.10.2018

Madras High Court has held that a man’s extra-marital affairs cannot be a ground for abetting his wife to commit suicide and has set aside the orders of a lower court awarding three years jail term to him.

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Madras High Court Rejects Yacht Club Plea to Retain Leased Land - 29.10.2018

Madras High Court has turned down the club's plea challenging the eviction notice issued by the state in a legal battle initiated by the Royal Madras Yacht Club to retain about eight grounds of prime government land worth several crores on Rajaji Salai.

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Madras High Court Asks Tamil Nadu for Information on Medical College Intake to Aid Medicos - 29.10.2018

Madras High Court has asked the government to reveal the seat and intake details of government medical colleges to the Medical Council of India, so the aggrieved students could be accommodated in those institutions.

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Orbit Buyers Can’t Name Bank in Plea: Bombay High Court - 29.10.2018

Bombay High Court, in a setback to individuals who had purchased flats in the 32-storey ultra-luxury residential tower Orbit Haven at Nepean Sea Road by paying Rs 15 and Rs 30 crore, has ruled that Axis Bank cannot be named as a party in the civil suit filed by the buyers.

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Delhi High Court Questions Delay in Ruling on Building Collapse - 29.10.2018

Delhi High Court has sought an explanation from a trial court judge about why there has been a delay while deciding a plea about a building collapse incident in 2013.

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