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एसएसबी हॉस्पिटल के संचालक डॉ श्याम सुंदर बंसल पर सेव फरीदाबाद संस्था द्वारा लगाए गए गंभीर आरोप: पत्रकारों, सामाजिक संगठन एवं आरटीआई एक्टिविस्ट पर हो रहे हैं झूठे मुकदमे दर्ज : सेव फरीदाबाद: फरीदाबाद, 21 सितंबर : फरीदाबाद में लगातार पत्रकारों, सामाजिक संस्थाओं एवं आरटीआई कार्यकर्ताओं पर हो रहे अत्याचार एवं अनाचार को लेकर सेव फरीदाबाद संस्था ने गोल्फ क्लब, एनआईटी फरीदाबाद में प्रेसवार्ता का आयोजन किया गया। जिसमें संस्था के संयोजक पारस भारद्वाज, वरिष्ठ अधिवक्ता ओ पी शर्मा एडवोकेट, समाजसेवी वरुण श्योकंद, वरिष्ठ पत्रकार के एल गेरा, डॉक्टर विंध्या…

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SC deprecates tendency of making allegations against judicial officer when adverse order passed

The Supreme Court has deprecated the tendency of making allegations against judicial officers when adverse orders are passed against a litigant and said if this continues it will ultimately demoralise the judges. The apex court dismissed the pleas seeking transfer of proceedings pending before a court in Rajasthan’s Dhaulpur to a court in Noida in Uttar Pradesh. A bench of Justice M R Shah and Justice Krishna Murari noted that one of the grounds on which the proceedings are sought to be transferred is that the petitioners believe they are…

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SC to begin hearing pleas on 10 pc quota to EWS candidates from Sep 13

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would begin hearing from September 13 a batch of pleas on the constitutional validity of the Centre’s decision to grant 10 per cent reservation to EWS in admissions and jobs. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Uday Umesh Lalit said this after it was told that the lawyers for the parties would need 18 hours in all to argue. The bench assured all the counsel that they would be provided adequate opportunity for advancing arguments and said it would assemble again…

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SC stays proceedings for offence of cheating, criminal breach of trust against actor Ameesha Patel

The Supreme Court has stayed criminal proceedings for offence of cheating and criminal breach of trust against Bollywood actor Ameesha Patel in connection with summons issued by a trial court in Jharkhand. A bench of Justices B R Gavai and P S Narasimha issued notice to the Jharkhand government on the plea filed by the actor. The top court, however, said proceedings for offences punishable under Section 138 (cheque bounce) of the Negotiable Instruments Act be proceeded in accordance with law. “Issue notice only with regard to the offences punishable…

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SC says CoA to cease to exist, postpones AIFF poll schedule by one week

The Supreme Court on Monday directed that the three- member Committee of Administrators appointed to oversee the affairs of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) should cease to exist. The committee of administrators was headed by former apex court judge AR Dave. The top court said that it is modifying its earlier order to facilitate holding of the Under-17 Women’s World Cup by India and revocation of suspension of AIFF by the International Football Federation (FIFA). A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna postponed the August 28 elections…

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BJP leader Hussain’s challenge to order directing registration of FIR in rape case dismissed

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition by BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain challenging a trial court order directing the city police to register an FIR against him on a woman’s complaint alleging rape. Justice Asha Menon said there was no perversity in the 2018 trial order directing the registration of the FIR and vacated the interim orders of the court staying its operation. There is no merit in the present petition. The petition is dismissed. The interim orders stand vacated. The FIR be registered forthwith. The investigations be completed…

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HC gives nod for demolition of 100-yr-old dilapidated Mumbai building, directs occupants to vacate it

The Bombay High Court has given a go ahead to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to demolish a century-old dilapidated building in south Mumbai and directed its occupants to vacate the premises. The HC, in an order passed on August 11, a copy of which was made available on Monday, noted that the building ‘H N Petit Widows Home’ was located on a busy road and in the event of any untoward incident, it could cause loss of lives. A division bench of Justices R D Dhanuka and Kamal Khata…

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Married daughters also entitled for compensation: HC

The Karnataka High Court has held that married daughters are entitled for compensation by insurance companies on the loss of their parents in accidents. The HC said the Supreme Court has held that married sons are also entitled for compensation in such cases. “This Court also cannot make any discrimination whether they are married sons or married daughters and hence, the very contention that married daughters of deceased are not entitled for compensation cannot be accepted,” it said. The HC single judge bench of Justice H P Sandesh heard an…

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Take prompt action to prevent disasters during monsoons: Kerala HC to state govt

The Kerala High Court has said the state government has to “take proper and prompt action” to prevent disasters during monsoons and otherwise, and has initiated a public interest litigation (PIL) on its own to monitor flood relief activities in the southern state. It directed its registry to register the suo motu (on its own) petition by arraying the state and its departments of Local Self Government, Power and Water Resources, the Disaster Management Authority and the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB). The high court said, “Torrential rains in the…

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SC agrees to hear plea seeking to declare ‘Ram Sethu’ a national heritage monument

That the Government of India intends to explore an alternative to the earlier alignment of Skeletomuscular Ship Channel project without affecting/damaging the Adam’s Bridge/Ram Sethu in the interest of the nation,” the affidavit filed by the ministry had said. The court then asked the government to file a fresh affidavit. The Sethusamudram shipping channel project has been facing protests from some political parties, environmentalists and certain Hindu religious groups. Under the project, an 83 km water channel was to be created, linking Mannar with Palk Strait, by extensive dredging and…

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