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SC dismisses probe into Judge Loya’s death
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SC dismisses probe into Judge Loya’s death

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court this morning dismissed a batch of petitions seeking an independent inquiry into the death of special CBI Judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya, who was hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case. A three-judge bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud said there is no merit…

Cauvery: SC slams Centre’s inaction
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Cauvery: SC slams Centre’s inaction

Asks Centre to submit draft scheme by May 3 New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday rapped the Union government for failing to frame a scheme for implementing its Feb. 16 judgement on sharing Cauvery river water by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry. The SC ordered the Centre to submit a draft scheme on May…

Rape accused politician from city moves SC for bail
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Rape accused politician from city moves SC for bail

New Delhi:  A rapist, who has been sentenced to 14 years in jail and was asked to cough up a fine of Rs. 5 lakh by the Sixth Additional District and Sessions Court  in Mysuru, has knocked the doors of the Supreme Court for bail, saying that he was ready to take care of the…

SC refuses to stay SC/ST order, says innocent must be protected
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SC refuses to stay SC/ST order, says innocent must be protected

New Delhi: Terming protests against its judgement on the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act as “ill-informed” or “misled”, the Supreme Court yesterday refused to suspend operation of the verdict and clarified that it had not diluted a single provision of the legislation. “The judgement is not in conflict with the SC/ST Act. It does not…

SC decides land dispute in favour of University of Mysore
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SC decides land dispute in favour of University of Mysore

New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday decided a dispute over eight acres of land in favour of University of Mysore (UoM), holding that the University is in its lawful possession. The judgment was pronounced by a two-Judge Bench comprising Justice N.V. Ramana Reddy and Justice S. Abdul Nazeer. The matter pertained to donation of about…

SC extends deadline to link Aadhaar to mobile, bank accounts
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SC extends deadline to link Aadhaar to mobile, bank accounts

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has extended the deadline to link Aadhaar number to mobile phone numbers and bank accounts indefinitely. With this, those who haven’t linked their Aadhaar to any of the services including PAN can breathe easy. The Apex Court also ruled that the government could continue to seek beneficiaries’ Aadhaar, the 12-digit…

Supreme Court allows Passive Euthanasia
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Supreme Court allows Passive Euthanasia

New Delhi: Stating that human beings have the right to die with dignity, the Supreme Court (SC) this morning allowed passive euthanasia but made sure to set out strict guidelines that will govern when it is permitted. The fundamental right to a “meaningful existence” includes a person’s choice to die without suffering, the Apex Court…

Cauvery: All parties unanimous on taking advice of legal team
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Cauvery: All parties unanimous on taking advice of legal team

Bengaluru:  The all-party meeting convened by Chief Minister Siddharamaiah yesterday to discuss the fallout of the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Cauvery issue unanimously decided to take a call on whether to seek a review of the court verdict and also finalise its stand on the nature of the dispute resolution forum, based on suggestions…

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