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Online Open Book Exam to begin from August 17, DU tells HC
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi University has informed the Delhi High Court that the online Open Book Examination (OBE) for final year students of all undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including School of Open Learning (SOL) and Non Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB), will commence from August 17.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC to hear plea seeking SIT probe into killing of Dubey, aides on Tuesday
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a plea seeking a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into encounters of Vikas Dubey and his five aides, who were allegedly involved in the killing of eight policemen in Kanpur on July 3.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Yes Bank fraud: ED files supplementary charge sheet
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Five days after it attached properties worth Rs 2,203 crore in the Yes Bank fraud case, the Enforcement Directorate filed a supplementary charge sheet before a special court in Mumbai, naming 11 other accused in the matter, official sources said on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
ISIS-linked accounts on Facebook still evading detection: Report
San Francisco, July 13 (IANS) Despite Facebook's efforts to make the platform free of terrorist propaganda, pro-Islamic State (ISIS) accounts have found ways to survive on the platform, says a new report from non-profit Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) released on Monday.
2020-07-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Padmanabhaswamy temple: SC declines to order opening of vault B
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the rights of the Travancore royal family in the affairs of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple of Thiruvananthapuram, while declining to rule on the opening of "Kallara B (secret vault), and leaving the "issue to the best judgement and discretion" of the administrative and advisory committees.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Allahabad HC dismisses plea for probe into Dubey encounter
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a judicial inquiry into the encounter death of gangster Vikas Dubey.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vodafone Idea moves TDSAT against TRAI's blocking of premium plan
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Vodafone Idea has moved the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) against the telecom regulator's directive blocking certain premium plans of Airtel and Vodafone Idea over net neutrality issues, sources said.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC moved for CBI probe into BHEL woman officer's suicide
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Telangana government and others on a plea seeking transferring the probe, from state police to the CBI, in the suicide of a woman officer of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) after facing alleged sexual harassment at workplace.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
CA exams' May cycle cancelled, merged with Nov cycle, ICAI to SC
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) Monday informed the Supreme Court that it has decided not to hold the CA examination this semester (May cycle), and postponed it till November against the backdrop of Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Madras HC asked to decide on plea for OBC quota in medical courses
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Madras High Court to take a decision on the petitions challenging the Centre's decision not to grant 50 per cent quota to OBC in medical seats which were surrendered by Tamil Nadu in all India quota for medical courses in 2020-21.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Few foreign nationals claim trial in Tablighi Jamaat case
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Foreign nationals from five countries on Monday did not plead guilty and claimed trial after not accepting the mild charges under the plea bargain process in the Tablighi Jamaat case.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC may hear plea against ban on social media use by soldiers
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court may on Tuesday hear a top army officer's plea against the order banning use of social networking platforms, like Facebook and Instagram, by the army personnel.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
63 moons moves HC to expedite CBI probe against Chidambaram
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The 63 moons technologies has moved the Bombay High Court to expedite the CBI probe against former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and two retired bureaucrats Ramesh Abhishek and K. P. Krishnan on a complaint, alleging abuse of official position to damage the company in pursuance of a criminal conspiracy.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Telangana HC extends stay on secretariat demolition
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) Telangana High Court on Monday extended till July 15 the stay on the demolition of existing secretariat building for construction of a new complex.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kalyan Singh appears before CBI court in Babri case
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh on Monday recorded his statement before the special CBI court that is hearing the Babri demolition case.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delhi riots: Court rejects bail plea of Tahir Hussain
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday dismissed the bail application of suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor, Tahir Hussain, in connection with the murder of Intelligence Bureau (IB) staffer Ankit Sharma.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi HC extends all courts' interim orders till August 31
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday extended all interim orders passed by it and its subordinate courts in the national capital till August 31 in pending criminal and civil matters.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Travancore royal family's rights in Padmanabhaswamy temple affairs upheld
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the rights of the Travancore royal family in the affairs of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple of Thiruvananthapuram.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SI nabbed for tipping off Dubey on police raid moves SC seeking protection
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A plea has been moved by sub-inspector K.K. Sharma, who was arrested by the UP STF for tipping off Vikas Dubey and his gang about the police raid in Kanpur, seeking protection for himself and his wife from the Uttar Pradesh police.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
NCW seeks action against man for giving rape threat to comedian
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) has written to the Gujarat Police, seeking action against a man who gave open rape threat to a female comedian.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
No bail for man accused of sodomising, murdering 2 kids
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A Delhi court has dismissed the interim bail plea of a man accused of murdering two young boys after sodomising them.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Doors of justice can't be closed': SC asks NCLAT to try online mode
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court has asked the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), which is not functioning after detection of a Covid case among its staff, to explore avenues to begin online hearings.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gangster Bishnoi says fears for life in police custody
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, lodged in a Rajasthan jail, has moved a Chandigarh court to seek directions to police to handcuff him while bringing him here from Bharatpur since he feared he could be killed in a fake encounter.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
PUCL moves SC for SIT probe into Vikas Dubey encounter
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A plea has been moved by the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) in the Supreme Court seeking direction to set up special investigation team, having officers who have not served in Uttar Pradesh, to probe into the encounter deaths of gangster Vikas Dubey and his aides.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
NIA files charge sheet against 6 in SSI Wilson murder case
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a charge sheet against six persons accused of murdering Special Sub-Inspector Wilson in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district in January this year as part of "waging jihad".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
SC notice to Centre, Assam on plea opposing delimitation
New Delhi July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from Centre and Assam government on a plea by the state's AIUDF party, seeking to defer the delimitation of Assembly and Parliamentary constituencies in the state.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Punjab challenges high court judgement on school fees
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) The Punjab government on Friday challenged the judgment of the high court relating to payment of school fees for the lockdown period.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Final proposal for funding Amrapali projects in 3 weeks, SC told
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The SBI Caps on Friday informed the Supreme Court that a final proposal for releasing of funds for the unfinished Amrapali projects could be finalised in three weeks.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC to examine curbs on social media use as a bail condition
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine a plea putting up a crucial question whether restrictions could be imposed on using social media by a court as a condition for bail.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
NGT seeks action-taken report on waste dumping in J&K's Wular lake
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal on Friday directed the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district to submit an action-taken report on alleged dumping of municipal solid waste in Wular Lake around Ningli Tarzoo.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tablighi case: Court lets 62 Malaysians, 11 Saudis walk free after penalities
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A Delhi court on Friday allowed 62 Malaysia and 11 Saudi Arabia nationals to walk free after imposing penalties of Rs 7,000 to Rs 10,000 each on them under plea bargain. They had participated in a Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Delhi's Nizamuddin Markaz in March.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Former SC judge backs police action in Vikas Dubey case
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge Justice A. K. Patnaik has said that gangster Vikas Dubey, who was killed Friday morning after being critically injured in an alleged shootout with STF officials, was a threat to the rule of law and the police action was justified.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Case filed against Bhatts for 'Sadak 2' poster
Maharajganj (UP), July 10 (IANS) A social activist and a lawyer has filed a complaint in the court of district judicial magistrate in Maharajganj district against filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, Mukesh Bhatt and actress Alia Bhatt for hurting the sentiments of Hindus by using an image of Kailash Mansarovar in the poster of 'Sadak 2' in a 'disrespecting manner.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Bihar,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood
HC dismisses Sharjeel plea, says lockdown disrupted pace of probe
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court while dismissing the petition filed by former JNU scholar Sharjeel Imam challenging the trial court order granting more time to the police to conclude the probe in a case against him, observed that the lockdown due the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the pace of the probe.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi child rights panel rescues 12 child labourers
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Friday rescued twelve child labourers from a garment factory and cycle-motorcycle mechanic shops in Gandhi Nagar area.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
NHRC's intervention sought into gangster Dubey's encounter case
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Political analyst Tehseen Poonawalla on Friday sought National Human Rights Commission's (NHRC) intervention into gangster Vikas Dubey's encounter killing earlier in the day near Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh and asserted that the "due process of law was not followed".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
CJ explains why migrants' case was not taken up urgently
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Chief Justice S.A. Bobde on Friday, citing migrant workers' case, said it is not for the apex court to take up every matter at the very first instance, especially in the backdrop that facts associated with the matter differ from one state to another.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Minors vulnerable to sexual predation on Goa beaches, yoga centres: Study
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Children are most vulnerable to sexual predators on social media platforms, beaches, and even yoga centres in Goa, a study has revealed.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC allows service of summons by WhatsApp, email, fax
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) In a first, the Supreme Court on Friday allowed the service of summons and notices, a necessity in almost all legal proceedings, through instant messenger like WhatsApp as well as by e-mail and fax.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi riots: No relief to Sharjeel Imam from HC
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court granted no relief to former JNU student Sharjeel Imam as it dismissed his petition challenging the trial court's order granting more time to complete the probe against him and also seeking default bail in a case pertaining to inflammatory speech during the anti-CAA protests.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC refuses to entertain parents' plea on school fees
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by a group of parents, from different states, seeking directions to the Centre and state governments to direct all private unaided/aided schools not to charge fees for April-July or till the commencement of physical classes.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Court grants bail to Bangladesh nationals in Tablighi Jamaat case
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A Delhi court on Friday granted bail to several Bangladesh nationals who had participated in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Delhi's Nizamuddin Markaz in March.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
University of California to file suit against student visa restrictions
Los Angeles, July 10 (IANS) The University of California (UC) has announced plans to file a suit against US President Donald Trump administration's decision to ban foreign students taking only online courses.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United States,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Plea in SC for live Amarnath darshan through internet and TV
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking restriction on the access of the general public/devotees in this year's Amarnath Yatra due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The petitioners have also sought direction to the Centre to provide 'live darshan' of the shrine through internet and television.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
'Such affidavit not expected': HC to police in Pinjra Tod case
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday pulled up the police over its recent affidavit filed in connection with the plea filed by Pinjra Tod member Devangana Kalita seeking to restrain police from circulating selective information regarding her and other Delhi riots accused.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tablighi Jamaat case: 76 more foreigners granted bail
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to 76 foreign nationals from eight different countries who had participated in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Delhi's Nizamuddin Markaz in March.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
DU turning turtle too often: HC on varsity's changing stance
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted more time to the Delhi University to draw up a plan for conducting examinations for final year students, expressing displeasure on its changing stance. The court said that the varsity is turning turtle too often.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
DU gets more time to plan for holding final year exams
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted more time to the Delhi University to draw up a plan for conducting examinations for final year students studying in the varsity.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC pulls up Maha govt on migrant workers issue
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday cited the responsibility of the Maharashtra government to find out which group of migrants is getting food, etc. and also pointed out gaps in the affidavit detailing the information on the migrant workers.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sterling Biotech: ED questions Ahmed Patel for 4th time
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday began fresh session of questioning Congress leader Ahmed Patel, a close aide of party interim chief Sonia Gandhi, here at his residence for the fourth time in connection with multi-crore bank fraud case by Gujarat-based Sterling Biotech and Sandesara brothers.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics