19 November 2018


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Constitution Day 2018: Opposition Leaders to be Present at Common Platform to Remember BR Ambedkar's Contribution - 26.11.2018

The All India Congress Committee's SC Department has organised 'Samvidhan Diwas Samaroh' on November 26 which aims to sensitise people about the socio-political philosophy of Dr B R Ambedkar as reflected in the Constitution.

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Despite CIC Orders, PMO Refuses Info on Black Money Brought from Abroad - 26.11.2018

Such investigations come under the purview of different government intelligence and security organisations which have been excluded from the ambit of the RTI Act, the PMO said.

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Why Didn't Modi Bring Law for Ram Temple in Four Years, Asks Pravin Togadia - 26.11.2018

He was reacting to Modi's statement earlier in the day alleging that Congress threatened Supreme Court judges with impeachment when they tried to hear the Ayodhya dispute.

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'We’re Here, and We’re Queer': Delhi's LGBT Community Walks to Celebrate Freedom - 26.11.2018

The pride parade was the first one after the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality by quashing the draconian Section 377 on September 6.

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Vice President, PM Attend Dinner Hosted by CJI on Constitution Day Eve - 26.11.2018

This is perhaps for the first time that PM Modi attended an event in the Supreme Court complex.

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Sanathan Sanstha Men Shot Gauri Lankesh For Her Ideology, Murder Planned for 5 Years: SIT - 24.11.2018

The SIT submitted the 9,235-page charge sheet in the Principal Civil and Sessions court here Friday.

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'Outsiders, Politicians with Agenda Vitiate the Atmosphere': Ayodhya Youth Vie for Temple and Communal Harmony - 24.11.2018

The chorus has grown within the BJP and the Sangh Parivar, seeking construction of a temple there through ordinance as the apex court recently fixed the Ayodhya title suit for the first week of January next year before an appropriate bench, which will decide the schedule of hearing.

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Madras High Court Slams Tamil Nadu’s Freebie Culture, Says It Has Made People Lazy - 23.11.2018

The Madras High Court said people had become lazy due to this culture and it has forced migrant workers from the northern states to take up menial jobs to avail these benefits.

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Can’t Stop Pilgrims in Groups, Chanting of Ayyappa Songs: Kerala High Court Tells Police - 23.11.2018

The authorities had imposed restrictions on movement in an attempt to avoid a repeat of the violent protests in October against the entry of women of all ages in Sabarimala

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Sabarimala Row: Plea in HC Seeks 2 Days Exclusively for Women Devotees, Removal of Protesters - 23.11.2018

The women said they had registered online to visit the shrine on November 19 but could not enter due to the agitation by several political parties as well as devotees, who are up in arms against the apex court order.

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Will Allow Two Days Exclusively for Women to Pray at Sabarimala: Kerala Govt tells HC - 23.11.2018

The suggestion was made when the court was hearing a petition moved by four women devotees seeking protection for women of all age groups to offer prayers at the shrine.

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Delhi HC Asks Centre to Walk The Talk on Gender Balance, it Appeals Against Order in Supreme Court - 23.11.2018

HC had directed the government and UPSC to accept the preference cited for cadre and zone by the second position holder of 2017 - a woman who had missed the deadline for submission online by 29 minutes due to a technical glitch.

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SC Rejects PIL Seeking to Stop Public From Airing Views Till Decision on Ayodhya Land Case - 23.11.2018

The apex court had on October 29 fixed the Ayodhya case for the first week of January before an 'appropriate bench', which will decide the schedule of hearing.

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Madras HC Quashes Defamation Case Against Magazine, Says Can't Allow 'Mighty' State to 'Trample' Press - 23.11.2018

Ruling that the proceedings before the lower court were an abuse of process of law, the Madras High Court judge said the court will be failing in its duty if such attempts by the "mighty State" to "trample the press for no good reason" are not resisted.

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Hopes Dashed After SC Quashes Order Awarding 196 Grace Marks to NEET Students Opting for Tamil - 23.11.2018

Private tutors believe preparatory material in Tamil language needs to be honed and expanded further for students in the state to stand a better chance at NEET.

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Manoj Tiwari Gets an Earful from SC Over ‘Machismo and Manner’, Spared Contempt Case - 22.11.2018

The SC said Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari levelled frivolous allegations against court-mandated committee, which shows how "low he can stoop".

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Setback for Vijay Mallya as Bombay HC Rejects Plea on Removal of ‘Fugitive Tag’ - 22.11.2018

The ED had filed an application before a special PMLA court seeking the 'fugitive' tag for Vijay Mallya.

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'Is Parallel System Running in Jails': SC Frowns over Special Treatment to Unitech's Chandra Brothers - 22.11.2018

Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra and his brother Ajay are presently lodged in Tihar jail for allegedly cheating homebuyers.

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SC Quashes Madras High Court Order Awarding 196 Grace Marks to NEET Students Opting for Tamil - 22.11.2018

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court had on July 10 ordered the CBSE to grant 196 marks — 4 marks each for 49 erroneously translated questions — in the Tamil version of this year's NEET to the students who took the exam in the regional language.

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CBI vs CBI LIVE: SC Asks Alok Verma's Counsel to Explain Media Leak, Adds 'Nobody is Under Cloud' - 20.11.2018

CBI vs CBI LIVE Updates: None of You Deserves a Hearing, Says Miffed SC, Adjourns Alok Verma Plea to Nov 29

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‘None of You Deserve a Hearing’: SC Furious With ‘Leak’ of Alok Verma’s Reply - 20.11.2018

Alok Verma’s lawyer Fali S Nariman told the court that he was "shattered" and "shocked" on the reply being leaked in the media.

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Muzaffarpur Shelter Rape Case: Former Min Manju Verma Arrives in Auto to Surrender, Faints in Court - 20.11.2018

Manju Verma reached the court of the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Prabhat Trivedi in an auto rickshaw. She fainted as soon as she entered the court premises along with a few aides.

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First Death Sentence Awarded in 1984 Riots Case, Man Sent to the Gallows for Killing of 2 Sikhs - 20.11.2018

The two men were found guilty by the Delhi court on November 15, marking the first convictions secured by the special investigating team constituted by the home ministry in 2015 for probing the riot cases

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Govt Tells CBSE to Follow Madras High Court Order, Make NCERT Textbooks Mandatory - 20.11.2018

The new affiliation bylaws of the CBSE do not make it mandatory for schools affiliated to the board to prescribe textbooks published by the National Council for Education Research and Training (NCERT).

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News18 Daybreak | RBI Approves New MSME Scheme, Twitter CEO Faces Hate Storm and Other Stories You May Have Missed - 20.11.2018

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RBI's 9-Hour-Long Meeting Comes to an End; New MSME Scheme, Loans Up to Rs 25 Crore Agreed Upon - 20.11.2018

The RBI will also form a separate panel to review its surplus funds and transfers to government, it was decided at the meeting.

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It was a Mistake, Says SC After Quashing FIR Against Himachal MP Anurag Thakur - 20.11.2018

On November 2, the apex court had quashed two FIRs against Thakur, his father and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and others in two separate cases.

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Australia Cautions Indians Seeking Permanent Residency against Fraudulent Marriages - 20.11.2018

The warning came after Australian Border Force (ABF) shut down a contrived marriages syndicate operating out of Sydney, with a 32-year-old Indian national facing court over his alleged role as the main facilitator.

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Quota to 'Backward' Marathas Not to Hit SC Limit Hurdle, Saya Maharashtra Minister - 20.11.2018

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Sunday said the Maharashtra government has accepted the State Backward Class Commission's report and decided to give quota in jobs and educational institutes to the Maratha community.

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'Nothing Shocks Us': SC Declines Urgent Hearing for CBI Officer's Plea Against Nagpur Transfer - 19.11.2018

DIG Manish Kumar Sinha, one of the officers investigating the Nirav Modi case, was transferred to Nagpur during the ongoing turmoil in the agency.

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Malegaon Blast Case: SC Asks Bombay HC to Deal with Purohit's Plea - 19.11.2018

A special court on November 2 had commenced the formal trial against Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and five other accused after framing of charges under various penal law in the Malegaon blast case.

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2002 Post-Gujarat Riots: SC Defers Hearing on Zakia Jafri's Plea Till Nov 26 - 19.11.2018

At the outset, senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi appearing for SIT said Zakia's plea was not maintainable and social activist Teesta Seetalvad cannot be the second petitioner in the case.

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Dubai Court Orders Christian Michel's Extradition in AgustaWestland Case: Report - 19.11.2018

Michel, 54, is currently behind bars in Dubai since he was arrested and sent into custody pending the legal and judicial procedure in the UAE.

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CBI Feud Turns Murkier as Officer Drags Names of NSA Ajit Doval, Union Minister - 19.11.2018

Senior officer MK Sinha who was probing the FIR against Asthana, the CBI's number 2, and important cases like the PNB scam involving Nirav Modi, made a litany of sensational allegations in his petition before the Supreme Court that sought urgent hearing for quashing his transfer to Nagpur.

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Critical RBI Board Meeting Comes to an End After Nine Hours - 19.11.2018

It wasn't immediately clear whether it had come to any conclusions in a dispute with the government over easing liquidity for the financial sector and increasing credit to small businesses.

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Sec.50 NDPS Act not Complied Just by Stating that Police Conducted Search with Consent: Delhi HC - 16.11.2018

Delhi High Court has held that conditions of search under Sec. 50 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act are mandatory and they cannot be fulfilled by plea that accused waived the right to have the search conducted in the presence of Magistrate or Gazetted Officer.

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Migrant Not to be Recognised as Scheduled Caste of Migrant State: Supreme Court - 16.11.2018

Supreme Court has reiterated that merely because in the migrant state the same caste is recognised as Scheduled Caste, the migrant cannot be recognised as Scheduled Caste of migrant state.

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea to Establish Permanent Bench of Allahabad High Court for Western UP - 16.11.2018

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking establishment of a permanent Bench of Allahabad High Court for Western Uttar Pradesh.

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Petition for Quashing FIR can be Entertained Even if Chargesheet is Filed During its Pendency: SC - 16.11.2018

Supreme Court has held that High Courts can entertain a petition filed under Section 482 CrPC seeking quashing of FIR, even if the charge sheet is filed during the pendency of that petition.

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Supreme Court Gives Relief to Couple who Pleaded Guilty for Marrying off their Under-Aged Kids - 16.11.2018

Supreme Court has set aside a High Court order to conduct de novo trial under the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006 against a couple who pleaded guilty and were convicted by the trial court under the Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929 for marrying off their under-aged son and daughter.

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Madras High Court Restrains 42 Cable, Net Service Providers from Screening Kaatrin Mozhi - 15.11.2018

Madras High Court has restrained 42 cable and internet service providers from screening Tamil film “Kaatrin Mozhi” which is scheduled to be released on November 16, 2018.

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Delhi High Court Seeks Centre’s Views on Regulations for Netflix and Other Similar Platforms - 15.11.2018

Delhi High Court sought the centre’s response on prevailing guidelines and licensing policies on the regulation of content on online platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hotstar

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Delhi High Court Extends Interim Protection to Rakesh Asthana Till November 28 - 15.11.2018

Delhi High Court has extended till November 28 the interim protection from arrest granted to CBI special director Rakesh Asthana, who has sought the quashing of an FIR against him in a bribery case.

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Madras High Court Stays NGT Penalty on Tamil Nadu Government - 14.11.2018

Madras High Court has stayed Rs. 2-crore penalty imposed by the National Green Tribunal on the Tamil Nadu Public Works Department for failing to initiate appropriate pre-monsoon preparation work in Chennai, particularly for the Buckingham Canal.

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Pahlaj Nihalani’s Plea Against Censor Board Cuts Rejected by Bombay High Court - 14.11.2018

Bombay High Court has rejected former Central Board of Film Certification chief Pahlaj Nihalani’s plea against the panel’s decision to order 20 cuts in his film Rangeela Raja.

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Supreme Court Orders Attachment of Amrapali Group Properties - 14.11.2018

Supreme Court has attached Amrapali Group's multi-speciality hospital in Greater Noida, three residential towers situated in Sector 62, Noida and a benami villa in Goa.

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Delhi HC Asks UIDAI to Explain Why Aadhaar Data can’t be Used to Identify Unclaimed Bodies - 14.11.2018

Delhi High Court has asked the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to explain its reasons for rejecting the idea of matching the fingerprints of unidentified bodies with the biometric database.

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Delhi High Court Dismisses Bail Plea by Middleman in Bribery Case Against Rakesh Asthana - 14.11.2018

Delhi High Court has dismissed the bail plea of middleman Manoj Prasad in a bribery case allegedly involving CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

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Bombay High Court Stays Collector Ban Order to Sell Wine on Chatt Puja - 13.11.2018

Bombay High Court has granted relief to wine sellers and hoteliers who hold licences to sell liquor, by staying an order of the collector banning sale of liquor on November 13 on the occasion of Chhath Puja in the Santacruz area.

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Uniform Mechanism Needed for Admissions in Universities: Bombay High Court - 13.11.2018

Bombay High Court has said that the Maharashtra Government needs to have a uniform mechanism of admission process for students in all its universities.

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Bombay HC Finds No Merit in PILs Based on News Report Alleging LED Lights Scam - 13.11.2018

Bombay High Court has dismissed a couple of PILs based on an article that appeared in The Times of India with the headline which claimed that NMC pays Rs 9,900 for LED lamps which cost Rs 3,400 in market.

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'Sarkar' Controversy: Madras HC Directs TN Police Not to Arrest Film Director Till Nov. 27 - 12.11.2018

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu police not to arrest “Sarkar” movie director A R Murugadoss till November 27.

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Madras HC Dismisses Maran Brothers' Plea in Telephone Exchange Case - 12.11.2018

Madras High Court has dismissed the petitions of former union telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanidhi Maran and other accused in the 'illegal' telephone exchange case, seeking quashing of charges framed by a CBI court against them.

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Kerala High Court Disqualifies Lawmaker for Using Religion to Win Polls - 12.11.2018

Kerala High Court has disqualified an Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) legislator after hearing a petition that claimed he had used religion to win the 2016 state polls.

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Karnataka High Court Refuses to Quash 2013 Election Case Against Muniratna - 12.11.2018

Karnataka High Court has refused to quash a case against MLA Muniratna Naidu in an “Illegal payments in connection with an election” case.

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Disgruntled Employee’s Outcry in Social Media Part of Free Speech: Kerala High Court - 12.11.2018

Kerala High Court has ordered reinstatement of a University employee who was suspended for his social media posts against the institution and court also observed that emotional outburst of a disgruntled employee is part of free speech.

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Ten Years After Death of Man, Delhi HC Allows Wife’s Appeal Against Divorce - 12.11.2018

Delhi High Court has allowed a lady’s appeal against divorce decree granted by the family court a decade after death of husband.

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