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SC begins hearing on triple talaq
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SC begins hearing on triple talaq

New Delhi: The Supreme Court this morning began its hearing on a batch of six petitions and a suo motu public interest litigation petition on whether triple talaq violates the fundamental rights of Muslim women. The five-judge Constitution Bench led by Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar and comprising Justices Kurian Joseph, Rohinton F. Nariman,…

Nirbhaya case: SC upholds death sentence
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Nirbhaya case: SC upholds death sentence

New Delhi: Nearly five years after Nirbhaya, a 23-year-old medical student was gang-raped on Dec. 16, 2012 in Delhi, the Supreme Court this afternoon upheld death sentence to four convicts. The Delhi High Court had awarded death to Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh who challenged it in the Supreme Court. One among…

MGP to approach SC on Chamundi Hill
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MGP to approach SC on Chamundi Hill

By Bhamy V. Shenoy and Ashvini Ranjan Recent visitors to Chamundi Hill who have peeked through the barricades must have wondered what happened to all the protests and Public Interest Litigation (PIL) by Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP). Unfortunately, construction activities on the Hill to build multi-level parking, shopping complex and shelter for pilgrims are progressing…

Manhole cleaners keep working despite ban on manual job
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Manhole cleaners keep working despite ban on manual job

Manual scavenging continues in Mysuru despite Supreme Court banning this practice way back in 1993. The law banning manual scavenging was extended and clarified to include insanitary latrines, ditches and pits in 2013. These photographs were captured yesterday bang in front of Lakshmipuram Police Station.  Unfortunately, almost all manual scavengers (Safai Karmacharis) remain temporary workers…

EVM tampering case: SC issues notice to Centre
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EVM tampering case: SC issues notice to Centre

New Delhi – The Supreme Court yesterday sought responses from the Centre and the Election Commission (EC) to a plea filed by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). The Congress, Aam Aadmi Party, Trinamool Congress and the Samajwadi Party sought to implead themselves in the case along with…

When High Court Judge summons 7 Supreme Court Judges!
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When High Court Judge summons 7 Supreme Court Judges!

Kolkata  – The defiant Calcutta High Court Judge C.S. Karnan yesterday asked the Chief Justice of India and six Judges of the Supreme Court, who have issued contempt notice to him, to appear before him at his “residential court” on Apr. 28. Justice Karnan claimed that the seven Judges of the Bench have insulted him…

SC dismisses Karnataka’s review plea in Jaya case
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SC dismisses Karnataka’s review plea in Jaya case

New Delhi – The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed Karnataka’s plea to review the abatement of appeal against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late J. Jayalalithaa and recovery of Rs. 100 crore fine in a Disproportionate Assets (DA) case. On Mar. 21, the Karnataka Government moved the review petition in the Court. The State said the…

Ban on Highway bars
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Ban on Highway bars

Karnataka gets relief Owners of liquor shops can heave a sigh of relief as Supreme Court has set a deadline till Sept. 30, 2017 to relocate their shops from State and National Highways. However, highway liquor shops in Karnataka will have to be shifted by June 30 as the State’s Excise Year is from July…

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