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Ex-ED Director under CBI lens over CVC complaint
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is probing into a complaint of an alleged disproportionate case against former Enforcement Directorate Director Karnal Singh who retired last year, top official sources said.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
ALERT: Ratul Puri moves court seeking cancellation of NBW issued against him in AgustaWestland case
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2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala records first arrest in triple talaq case
Kozhikode (Kerala), Aug 16 (IANS) The police in Kerala on Friday arrested a man for giving triple talaq to his wife. The arrest was based on the Narendra Modi government's The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Film on 'Gumnami Baba' gets legal notice from Netaji fan
kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) A day after the teaser release of acclaimed Filmmaker Srijit Mukherji's latest venture 'Gumnaami', based on the recluse 'Gumnami Baba', who many believed was the freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in disguise, a Netaji fan from Kolkata on Friday sent a legal notice to the producer. The fan, Debabrata Roy, has urged Srijit to "drop the project" as the film would promote manipulation and misrepresentation of facts regarding the hero of India's freedom struggle.
2019-08-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pro-Khalistan Sikhs hold protest with Pakistanis outside UN on Kashmir
New York, Aug 16 (IANS) Pro-Khalistan Sikhs joined by some Pakistanis held a protest outside the UN demanding the restoration of Kashmir's special status.
2019-08-16
Category: International, United States,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC pulls advocate for filing defective petition on Article 370
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday reprimanded advocate M.L. Sharma for filing a frivolous application opposing the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
News portal files complaint against Meghalaya Police
Guwahati, Aug 16 (IANS) Northeast Now, a Guwahati-based regional news portal, has filed a complaint against the Meghalaya Police's move to gag the media, its spokesperson said here on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Assam,National,Media,Immigration/Law/Rights
Quizzed for over 600 hours by ED, CBI: Christian Michel
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) British national Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore AugustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case, has been interrogated for more than 600 hours to date by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), according to bail pleas filed by him.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
No coercive action against Ratul Puri: Delhi HC
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed that no coercive action be taken against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland deal.
2019-08-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC okays release of 'Batla House' after some tweaks
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday gave its green signal to the John Abraham-starrer Batla House after the producers agreed to tweak some scenes and introduce a disclaimer in the film.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC okays release of 'Batla House' after some tweaks
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday gave its green signal to the John Abraham-starrer Batla House after the producers agreed to tweak some scenes and introduce a disclaimer in the film.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Arrest warrant against Tharoor over 'Hindu Pakistan' remark
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A Kolkata court on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor in a case filed over his remark last year that BJP's victory in the 2019 general elections will turn the country into a "Hindu Pakistan".
2019-08-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
CBI not upto standards of judicial scrutiny: CJI
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Tuesday said that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) enjoys tremendous trust among the citizens but in a number of high-profile and politically sensitive cases the agency has not been able to meet the standards of judicial scrutiny.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mosque was built on a temple's ruins, argues Hindu body in SC
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) On Tuesday, the fifth day of hearing in the Ayodhya case at the Supreme Court, Hindus submitted that a temple was destroyed and a mosque was built over it. Such an act couldn't deprive the deity and the temple of the ownership of the place, they said.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mosque was built on a temple's ruins, argue Hindus in SC
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) On Tuesday, the fifth day of hearing in Ayodhya dispute case, Hindus submitted at the Supreme Court that a temple was destroyed and a mosque was built over it. Such an act couldn't deprive the deity and the temple of the ownership of the place, they said.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
No SC interim order on lifting of curbs in J&K
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to pass any interim or immediate order on lifting of restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, including restoring communication services, and said the Centre was free to take a call on the curbs given the sensitivity of the situation.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kashmir Times Editor moves SC for hearing on Valley curbs
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Executive Editor of the Kashmir Times, Anuradha Bhasin, on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking early hearing on her plea seeking relaxation of curbs on movement to media personnel and photojournalists to cover news in the Kashmir Valley.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
SC orders to secure NRC data on lines of Aadhaar data
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed that data collected for publishing in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam shall be kept as secure as the Aadhaar data.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
New law to help prevent suicides among California youth
San Francisco, Aug 13 (IANS) The ID cards for students in 7th to 12th grade in California now have imprinted on them the suicide prevention hot line number in an effort to combat the second most prevalent cause of death among US residents between 10 and 24 years of age.
2019-08-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hong Kong airport cancels flights amid protests (2nd Lead)
Hong Kong, Aug 12 (IANS) Authorities at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), one of the world's busiest transport hubs, cancelled all flights out of the city on Monday after thousands of anti-government protesters occupied the airport terminal while Beijing's head of affairs for the territory levelled fresh warnings about the unrest.
2019-08-12
Category: International, Hong Kong,Diplomacy,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
The curious case of Ram Lalla Virajman and his Janmasthan
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Ram Lalla Virajman, a deity, and his Janmasthan, is a party in Ayodhya dispute, which weaves religious, political and historical issues into a social-religious debate, which is currently in progress in the Supreme Court.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Kashmiri lawyer moves SC against Presidential Order on J&K
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A Kashmiri lawyer has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Presidential order that revoked Article 370, which granted a special status to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).
2019-08-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ready to bar French NGO rescue boat: Italian Minister
Rome, Aug 9 (IANS/AKI) Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Friday said that he he was ready to ban French charity ship Ocean Viking, which is currently off Libya with scores of rescued migrants on board, from his country's territorial waters.
2019-08-09
Category: International, Italy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NBW issued against Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A Delhi court on Friday issued a Non Bailable Warrant (NBW) against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri in a money laundering case relating to the AgustaWestland deal.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ayodhya dispute: Rajeev Dhavan objects to daily hearings
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) On the fourth day of the Ayodhya dispute hearing on Friday, senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan raised an objection to the daily hearing in the case.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Big boost for homebuyers, SC nod to financial creditors status
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the status of homebuyers as financial creditors as per the amendment in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).
2019-08-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC adjourns plea on postponing release of 'Batla House'
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday adjourned till August 13 a plea seeking postponing of the release date of the Hindi film "Batla House".
2019-08-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
2G scam: HC seeks response on compliance of order on trees
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Deputy Conservator Forests seeking a response regarding the compliance of its earlier order directing 2G scam case accused Shahid Usman Balwa and others to plant 500 trees each.
2019-08-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC declines urgent hearing on PIL against making Article 370 redundant
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to give urgent hearing to a mentioning by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma, challenging the scrapping of provisions of Article 370.
2019-08-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rescue boat will be seized if it enters our waters: Italy
Rome, Aug 7 (IANS/AKI) Italy will seize charity rescue boat 'Open Arms' should it try to enter Italy's coastal waters with 121 migrants on board who were saved off Libya last week, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday.
2019-08-07
Category: International, Italy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
ED moves court for NBW against Ratul Puri
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday moved a court here for a non-bailable warrant against businessman Ratul Puri, who is under the scanner for allegedly receiving kickbacks in AgustaWestland deal through his companies.
2019-08-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Lost possession papers in dacoity, Nirmohi Akhara to SC
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Nirmohi Akhara, one of the main parties in the Ayodhya dispute, told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that they had lost the documents establishing their possession of the Ram Janmabhoomi site in a dacoity in 1982.
2019-08-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Italy's new security law worries UN refugee agency
Rome, Aug 6 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday said it was "concerned" at Italy's new security law which targets charities that bring rescued boat migrants into its territory without permission, slapping fines of up to a million euros on the NGOs and impounding their vessels.
2019-08-06
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
122 illegal immigrants rescued off western Libyan coast
Tripoli, Aug 6 (IANS) The Libyan Navy on Tuesday said that 122 illegal immigrants have been rescued during the past three days off the country's western coast.
2019-08-06
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
LS passes Bill to increase number of Supreme Court judges
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday passed, by voice vote, a bill to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from 30 to 33 in view of nearly 60,000 pending cases in the apex court.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Hong Kong strike leads to travel chaos, clashes (3rd Lead)
Hong Kong, Aug 5 (IANS) Chaos descended over Hong Kong and emotions ran high on Monday, hours after the launch of a citywide strike that disrupted train services, forced airport authorities to cancel flights, with protesters occupying roads and the police using teargas to disperse stubborn crowds, often to little avail.
2019-08-05
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
New Zealand announces bill to decriminalize abortion
Wellington, Aug 5 (IANS) The New Zealand government on Monday announced a bill to decriminalize abortion so that it can treated as a health issue, rather than a crime.
2019-08-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Asked govt to to increase HC judges' retirement age: CJI
Guwahati, Aug 4 (IANS) Chief Justice of India, Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said he had proposed to the government that retirement age of high court judges be increased to 65 years from the present 62 years.
2019-08-04
Category: India, Assam,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Amid drama, IAS man in accident row now in govt hospital (2nd Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 4 (IANS) An IAS officer, charged with killing a young journalist in a road accident, was on Sunday shifted from a luxury private hospital here to the district jail but after two hours at its gate, sent to the Medical College hospital's 'prison cell'.
2019-08-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Unnao rape: CBI searches properties of Kuldeep Sengar, others
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The CBI on Sunday searched properties belonging to Kuldeep Singh Sengar and the other accused in the Unnao rape case.
2019-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
UK issues advisory, warns citizens against travelling to J&K
New Delhi/London, Aug 3 (IANS) The UK on Saturday issued a travel advisory for its citizens travelling to Jammu and Kashmir, warning against travel to the state, except Jammu city and Ladakh, after the Indian government advised Amarnath pilgrims and tourists to leave in view of the security situation.
2019-08-03
Category: International, India,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Kuldeep Sengar's three arms licences cancelled
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) The Unnao district administration has cancelled three arms licences of MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, accused in the Unnao rape case. Sengar had a gun, a rifle and a revolver registered in his name.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Europe must review migrant redistribution: new EC President
Rome, Aug 2 (IANS/AKI) The European Union must take a fresh look at the relocation of migrants arriving in Italy and other "front line" states, European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen said during a visit here on Friday.
2019-08-02
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
CNG, petrol vehicles can be registered as cabs in Delhi: SC
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday allowed CNG and petrol vehicles to get registered with Delhi government's transport department as cabs with all-India tourist permit (AITP) which will be eligible to ply in the national capital region.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Saudi ends travel restrictions on women, move hailed
Riyadh, Aug 2 (IANS) Women in Saudi Arabia will no longer require a permission from a "male guardian" to travel or obtain a passport, a move that marks a significant loosening of the kingdom's strict restrictions on females.
2019-08-02
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Magistrate can order accused to give voice sample without his consent: SC
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that a Judicial Magistrate has the power to direct an accused to give his/her voice sample for the purpose of investigation.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bill to make India arbitration hub get Parliamentary nod
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A Bill seeking to make India a hub of arbitration for settling commercial disputes in a shorter period of time was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday by voice vote.
2019-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
HC quashes PIL on Biswa Bangla logo case
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court on Thursday gave a clean chit to Trinamool Congress MP and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee in th Biswa Bangla logo case by quashing both Public Interest Litigations on the issue.
2019-08-01
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jaypee Associates moves SC against NCLAT order
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Jaypee Associates Ltd (JAL) on Thursday moved the Supreme Court against the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) order which barred it, the parent company, from bidding for Jaypee Infratech Ltd (JIL).
2019-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Moin Qureshi case: Aide's ED custody extended
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A special court here on Thursday extended, till August 9, Hyderabad-based businessman Satish Sana Babu's ED custody in a money-laundering probe involving controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi.
2019-08-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights