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    Mumbai: Distressed farmers knock Supreme Court’s doors for relief

    Mumbai: A farmers’ group has taken its fight for higher remuneration and other issues to the Supreme Court, where it has filed a petition challenging an Article in the Constitution which it claims is against cultivators. The Kisaan Putra Andolan (KPA), a movement started in Maharashtra by farmers’ activist Amar Habib, filed the petition in the apex court on March 21 seeking abolition of the Constitution’s Article 31B and a Schedule under it, while

  • Bhopal: SPAKS runs against reservation in promotion

    Bhopal: A run was held by Samanya Pichhada Evum Alpsankhyak Varg Adhikari Karmachari Sanstha (SPAKS) in the state capital in protest against reservation in promotion on Sunday morning. If demands are not fulfilled, SPAKS samaj will contest elections in all the 230 seats in the state. Many including journalists, employees, officials and people of all walks of society joined the run. Besides, SPAKS samaj also convened a meeting on the same issue.

  • Nonagenarian moves Supreme Court against life term in 1978 murder case

    New Delhi: A 93-year-old man today moved the Supreme Court challenging the life sentence awarded to him in a 40-year-old murder case. The matter was mentioned for urgent listing before a vacation bench of justices U U Lalit and Deepak Gupta. “You mention this matter before the next vacation bench (which would sit from June 18),” the bench told the counsel appearing for petitioner Rohtas. Advocates Yadunandan Bansal and Amit Kumar, who have filed the

  • Supreme Court refuses to stay UPPSC mains exam

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to stay the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission mains examination on June 18 and set aside the Allahabad High Court order for a re-evaluation of answer sheets of the preliminary test.

  • How can a commando be so afraid to return home: Pak SC to Musharraf

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday gave former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a deadline until Thursday afternoon to present himself in the court in the lifetime disqualification case against him, taunting that how can a commando be so afraid to return to his country.

  • How can a commando be so afraid to return to his country: Pakistan Supreme Court to Pervez Musharraf

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court today gave former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a deadline until tomorrow afternoon to present himself in the court in the lifetime disqualification case against him, wondering how can a commando be so afraid to return to his country. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar, who is heading a three-judge bench hearing Musharraf’s appeal against his 2013 disqualification by the Peshawar High Court, warned that if the former president

  • Transgender has right to be with like-minded people: HC

     Kochi : The Kerala High Court on Tuesday held that a transgender person had “the right to wandering about or associate with like-minded people” and could not be compelled to be in the parental home.

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    Musharraf may contest in Pak polls

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s former dictator Pervez Musharraf may contest in the upcoming elections scheduled to be held on July 25 after the Supreme Court gave him a conditional permission, his party has said.

  • Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav vacates official bungalow in Lucknow

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has handed over the keys of the official bungalow allotted to him on Vikramaditya Marg in Lucknow to the Uttar Pradesh estate department, an official said today. The move comes after the Supreme Court on May 7 observed that former Uttar Pradesh chief ministers cannot retain government accommodation after demitting office.

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    Mumbai: BMC to file application in Supreme Court seeking clarity in conservancy jobs controversy

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will file an application in the Supreme Court next week to request clarity in the controversy regarding its conservancy workers. Hundreds of workers had staged a protest on June 4 against the BMC decision to deny them jobs and their outstanding payment. They were denied employment due to spelling discrepancies between the High Court list and their identity proof. The Kachra Vahtuk Shramik Sangh (KVSS) staged

  • HDK steps in to pacify unhappy Cong MLAs

    Bengaluru : Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday stepped in to pacify the MLAs of ally Congress, who were unhappy with the cabinet expansion, and asked the Congress’ central leadership to act immediately to find a solution.

  • SC asks Centre to set up panel to study temples’ management

     New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre to set up a committee to study how the temples of cultural and architectural importance across the country are being managed, particularly vis-a-vis facilities for pilgrims and utilisation of donations/offerings.