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SC stays ban on cow slaughter
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SC stays ban on cow slaughter

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) this morning ordered a nationwide stay on Central Government’s rule that had imposed a blanket prohibition on the slaughtering of cattle brought from animal markets. The SC extended the Madras High Court’s stay order on the issue stating that “livelihood cannot be subjected to uncertainties.” The Centre on May…

SC hearing on Cauvery water row: Security beefed up in Mandya
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SC hearing on Cauvery water row: Security beefed up in Mandya

Mandya: Mandya Police headed by SP G. Radhika conducted a flag march on the main thoroughfares of the city this morning to warn the agitators of stringent action in case of disrupting peace and harmony over River Cauvery issue. The Police have also been conducting meetings with the farmer leaders and pro-Kannada organisations at all…

Cauvery water: TN moves SC for its share
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Cauvery water: TN moves SC for its share

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) today allowed Tamil Nadu to file a fresh plea against Karnataka for not giving its due share of 22.5 TMC of Cauvery water. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra asked the Counsel for Tamil Nadu to file a proper application in this regard and assured that it would…

Roads within city exempted from highway liquor ban: SC
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Roads within city exempted from highway liquor ban: SC

New Delhi: In a major relief for pubs, bars and restaurants shut down along the State and National Highways, the Supreme Court said that there was nothing wrong with denotifying highways if such roads are within a city. The apex court said this morning the purpose of its ban was to ensure high-speeding vehicles on…

Can’t ban everyone from depositing old notes: SC
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Can’t ban everyone from depositing old notes: SC

New Delhi: People with legitimate reasons for not being able to deposit old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes — like those in prison — cannot be denied the right to swap the outlawed currency for new notes, the Supreme Court said today, asking the Government to explain how it will help these citizens by the…

Supreme Court refuses interim order on Aadhaar notification
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Supreme Court refuses interim order on Aadhaar notification

New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday refused to pass an interim order against the Centre’s notification making Aadhaar mandatory for availing benefits under social welfare schemes, with the government assuring the court that no citizen would be deprived of such benefits for want of the unique identity number. The earlier deadline of June 30 has…

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…

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