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'Dozens of migrants land in Italy's Sardinia'
Cagliari (Italy), May 22 (IANS/AKI) A total 54 migrants reached Italy's Sardinia island overnight aboard two boats, sources said on Wednesday.
2019-05-22
Category: International, Italy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
SAT grants interim stay on NSE's disgorgement order
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has been granted a stay on SEBI orders in the co-location issue specifically pertaining to disgorgement order.
2019-05-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Violence has become common in West Bengal, says SC
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Violence has become common in West Bengal with some people fighting without any issue and these people who indulge in arson and rioting do not belong to any political party, the Supreme Court said on Thursday.
2019-05-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Four new judges cleared by Govt for elevation to SC
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The government is learnt have cleared the elevation of four new judges to the Supreme Court, paving the way for their swearing-in in "a day or two."
2019-05-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Life terms to 5 RSS/BJP workers for CPI-M worker's murder
Kannur (Kerala), May 22 (IANS) Five activists of the RSS/BJP were on Wednesday convicted for the murder of a CPI-M worker in Kerala's Kannur in 2006 and sentenced to life imprisonment, while nine others including a top state RSS leader were acquitted.
2019-05-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Trump may blacklist Chinese surveillance tech firm
Washington, May 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's administration is considering blacklisting a Chinese video surveillance giants from buying American technology, in a latest attempt to counter Beijings global economic ambitions, a media report said.
2019-05-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
SC agrees to hear bail plea of Bengal BJP candidate
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a bail plea of West Bengal BJP candidate from Barrackpore, Arjun Singh, named in a number of criminal cases.
2019-05-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC agrees to hear bail plea of Bengal BJP candidate
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear the BJP candidate from West Bengal's Barrackpore, Arjun Singh's bail plea in cases, which he claims are purely political in nature and brought against him by the state police.
2019-05-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
ALERT: SC involved in rigging EVMs: Congress leader Udit Raj
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2019-05-22
Category: International, Canada,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
No food security without peace, says FAO chief
Rome, May 21 (IANS/AKI) Hunger and conflict are interlinked and sustaining impoverished rural communities can help break the cycle, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation chief Jose Graziano da Silva said here.
2019-05-21
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Nobel Peace laureate Yunus calls for new approach to hunger, conflict
Rome, May 21 (IANS/AKI) Bangladeshi Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus on Tuesday called on countries to revolutionise the way they address the frequently interconnected issues of hunger and conflict, urging initiatives to foster social cohesion and rural entrepreneurship especially among the young.
2019-05-21
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
SC takes exception to stir by Bengal lawyers
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court has taken exception to the strike called by lawyers in West Bengal since April 29. Terming the strike extraordinary, the court observed that it is having major implication on the fundamental right of life and liberty of citizens, many of whom want to move court seeking bail.
2019-05-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Nobel Peace laureate Yunus urges new approach to hunger, conflict
Rome, May 21 (IANS/AKI) Bangladeshi Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus on Tuesday called on nations to revolutionise the way they address the frequently interconnected issues of hunger and conflict, urging initiatives to foster social cohesion and rural entrepreneurship especially among the young.
2019-05-21
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Few banks have't released funds to IL&FS firms despite NCLAT orders'
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has told the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) that a few lenders of the IL&FS Group and its group companies have not released payments to meet the "going concern" status of the companies, which is against the tribunal's directive for release of payments in such matters.
2019-05-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
N.Korean women sold into sex slavery in China: Report
London, May 21 (IANS) Thousands of North Korean women and girls were being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others forced into prostitution or to livestream acts against their will, a new report has claimed.
2019-05-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mulayam, Akhilesh get CBI clean chit in DA case
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court gave clean chits to former Uttar Pradesh Chief Ministers Mulayam Singh and Akhilesh Yadav among others named in a disproportionate assets (DA) case.
2019-05-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
249 Turkish foreign ministry personnel to be arrest
Ankara (Turkey), May 20 (IANS) Turkish prosecutors on Monday issued arrest warrants for 249 foreign ministry personnel over their suspected links to the Gulen Movement.
2019-05-20
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Centre moves Supreme Court on retrospective effect of Black Money law
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Centre on Monday moved the Supreme Court on the applicability of the Black Money law after the Delhi High Court had stayed proceedings against advocate Gautam Khaitan over questions on the retrospective effect of the 2016 legislation.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
ALERT: Centre moves SC on retrospective effect of Black Money law
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2019-05-20
Category: International, Spain,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
ALERT: Kamal Haasan gets anticipatory bail in 'Godse extremist' remark case
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2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ex-Kolkata top cop moves SC seeking protection from arrest
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking protection from arrest by the CBI in the Saradha scam chit fund case.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
ALERT: Ex-Kolkata Police chief moves SC seeking protection from arrest
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2019-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
TDP seeks action against PM Modi
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday took strong objection to the telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's activities in Kedarnath and Badrinath, saying it was a "clear violation" of the election Model Code of Conduct as voters could be influenced during the last phase of Lok Sabha polls and attacked the Election Commission for being a "mute spectator".
2019-05-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
US e-tailer sells bath mats depicting Hindu Gods
Washington, May 19 (IANS) American e-tailer Wayfair has come under fire for selling bath mats depicting Hindu Gods, after Amazon was slammed for selling similar items, the media reported.
2019-05-19
Category: International, United States,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Top Maoist leader in Odisha sentenced to life term
Bhubaneswar, May 18 (IANS) Top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda was sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Odisha's Berhampur on Saturday for waging war against the Indian government.
2019-05-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
SC grants relief to 20 trainee IAS and IPS in cadre allocation (Revised)
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday granted relief to 20 trainee IAS and IPS officers who had challenged the Centre's 2018 batch cadre allocation process. The court ruled that the trainees will be accommodated by increasing one post in the state cadre of preference this year.
2019-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC: Foreigner tribunal decision will succeed over NRC
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday ordered that an Assam Foreigners Tribunal's decision on illegal foreigners will be binding and that it will succeed the state government decision on the inclusion or exclusion of a person in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam.
2019-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC declines protection from arrest to SP-BSP candidate in rape case
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to grant protection from arrest to the SP-BSP candidate Atul Rai, who is on the run in an alleged rape case, from Ghosi parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rajasthan HC notice to Gehlot government over rising rape cases
Jodhpur, May 17 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court on Friday, terming the administration and police a "failure", issued notice to the Ashok Gehlot government on the rising incidents of rape in the state.
2019-05-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NY bar turns away turban-wearing Sikh youth
New York, May 17 (IANS) A Sikh youth has claimed that a bar in New York's Long Island didn't let him enter because he was wearing a turban.
2019-05-17
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC defers hearing on parties names with religious connotations
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday deferred the hearing on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Election Commission to review political parties having names with religious connotations or using symbols similar to that of the national flag.
2019-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Cadre choice: SC gives 2nd choice to IAS, IPS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday modified a Delhi High Court order that quashed cadre allocation of IAS and IPS officers of the 2018 batch, giving them choices of a second preference in choosing their cadre.
2019-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC lifts stay on ex-Kolkata police chief's arrest
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday vacated the interim protection granted to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar from arrest by the CBI in the multi-crore chit fund scam cases.
2019-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage
Taipei, May 17 (IANS) Taiwan's Parliament on Friday legalized same-sex marriage following a vote, a landmark decision that makes the self-ruled island the first in Asia to pass gay marriage legislation.
2019-05-17
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC lifts stay on ex-Kolkata Police chief's arrest
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday vacated the interim protection granted to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar from arrest by the CBI in the multi-crore chit fund scam cases.
2019-05-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rs 2,500 cr marked as working capital: Essar Steel creditors
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Essar Steel creditors on Thursday informed the NCLAT that the Rs 2,500 crore of the Rs 42,000 crore coming from the resolution plan of Arcelor Mittal has been marked as working capital of the debt-laden company.
2019-05-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Muslim woman moves SC against husband over 'talaq'
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A Muslim woman on Thursday moved the Supreme Court to restrain her husband from divorcing her in view of a judgement in August 2017 in Shayara Bano case.
2019-05-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jindal Global Law School breaks new ground in campus placements (Lead, correcting intro)
Sonipat, May 16 (IANS) The 2019 graduating class of the Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) has broken a new record with over 57 corporate law firms' offers, 24 litigation offers and 30 higher education offers from world class universities.
2019-05-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
US' most restrictive anti-abortion bill signed into law
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has signed into law the most restrictive abortion bill in the US, which passes a near total ban on pregnancy terminations, even in cases of rape, and could punish doctors who perform them with life imprisonment.
2019-05-16
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi HC dismisses PIL against Kamal Haasan
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL filed by a BJP leader seeking directions to the Election Commission to take action and restrict the misuse of religion for electoral gains.
2019-05-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Aasia Bibi's lawyer to defend Pakistani couple on death row
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) The case of a Christian couple on death row in Pakistan after being convicted of blasphemy has reportedly been taken up by the lawyer who defended Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman who was cleared of blasphemy charges after spending eight years on death row.
2019-05-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Most educational institutions shut down in J&K
Srinagar, May 15 (IANS) Amid calls of hanging of rapist as students continue to clash with the police, the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday shut down most educational institutions in the valley.
2019-05-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pune doctor gets 3-year RI for illegal sex tests
Pune (Maharashtra), May 14 (IANS) A Pune court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent woman doctor to three-year rigorous imprisonment (RI) and awarded Rs 10,000 fine for performing illegal sex determination tests.
2019-05-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Karti moves SC, seeks release of Rs 10 cr deposit
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P. Chidambaram, on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking release of Rs 10 crore, deposited with the court's registry regarding his overseas travel.
2019-05-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Priyadarshini Mattoo case convict granted parole for law exam
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted three-week parole to Santosh Kumar Singh, who is serving a life term for the rape and murder of law student Priyadarshini Mattoo in 1996, to take the LLM examination.
2019-05-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Owners chargesheeted in Arpit Palace fire tragedy
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Monday charged the owners of Hotel Arpit Palace, Sharad Indu Goel and Rakesh Goel, along with two of their employees, with culpable homicide not amounting to murder for the February 12 fire tragedy in the Karol Bagh hotel which killed 17 people and left 21 others injured.
2019-05-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
UK officials threaten Indian woman in coma with deportation
London, May 13 (IANS) A 31-year-old Indian woman has been threatened with deportation by UK Home Office officials despite being in a coma after having a major operation.
2019-05-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sweden to announce decision on Assange rape case
Stockholm, May 13 (IANS) Swedish prosecutors on Monday will announce whether they are reopening an inquiry into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, who is currently lodged at a high-security jail in the UK.
2019-05-13
Category: International, Sweden,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kejriwal sends legal notice to Gambhir for tweets
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday sent a legal notice to BJP's East Delhi candidate Gautam Gambhir, saying his recent tweets about him were "defamatory and misleading", and sought his apology in writing within 24 hours.
2019-05-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
HK legislators scuffle in Parliament, many hurt
Hong Kong, May 11 (IANS) Several lawmakers were injured and one was taken to hospital as legislators clashed in Hong Kong Parliament on Saturday over planned changes to the law allowing suspects to be sent to the mainland for trial, according to a BBC report.
2019-05-11
Category: International, Hong Kong,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics