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Jharkhand  /  Published 16.10.20

HC queries state govt on gutka ban

Taking a dig against the state government’s claim of a total ban on gutka, Jharkhand High Court on Friday held a mirror to law enforcement after Chief Justice Dr Ravi Ranjan’s subordinates...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

Why celebrate, asks HC

The high court on Thursday asked the Bengal government what was the need to celebrate festivals at a time schools and colleges are closed for so long because of a pandemic. Justice Sanjib Banerjee, t...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.08.20

SC rejects plea against Gogoi

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea seeking setting up of a three-judge panel to inquire into the conduct of former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi as a judge of the apex court...
By PTI in

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.08.20

PIL on pollution board chief

A Jamshedpur-based environmentalist on Wednesday filed a PIL in Jharkhand High Court against appointment of principal chief conservator of forests P.K. Verma as chairperson of the Jharkhand State Poll...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 19.08.20

SC: PM CARES Fund valid

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the validity of the PM CARES Fund, saying the mere fact that the administration of the trust is vested in trustees like the Prime Minister and his cabinet colleague...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 25.07.20

Covid-19 test for all Assam prisoners: HC

Gauhati High Court has ordered the testing of all jail inmates in Assam for Covid-19 because “appropriate precautions and measures were not taken to avoid spread of the virus in the jails”...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 23.07.20

Gold: HC bins plea to probe Vijayan

Kerala High Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL that had sought directions to state and central agencies to launch an investigation on chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan in connection with a gold smugglin...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 22.07.20

PIL for FIR copy to accused in 24 hours

A Calcutta-based social activist on Tuesday filed a PIL in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to all states and Union Territories to ensure that copies of FIRs are made available to accused persons...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 16.11.18

Suicides over NRC raise concern in Assam

A surge in “suicides” in Assam, purportedly over the National Register of Citizens (NRC), has raised concern in activists and researchers and prompted an Assam-based rights body to resolve to file...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

India  /  Published 25.07.19

Plea for profession ban on lawmakers

A retired army officer has filed a public interest petition in the Supreme Court seeking broad guidelines to bar lawmakers from taking up any other profession till they demit office.In his PIL filed o...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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