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Five-judge Constitution Bench to hear petitions related to abrogation of Article 370 in October first week

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre and others and says that a five-judge Constitution Bench will hear all the petitions related to abrogation of Article 370, in the first week of October.

Supreme Court refuses a request from the Centre to appoint an interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir.

Source: ANI

SC issued notice to Centre on plea by Kashmir Times Executive Editor seeking direction for relaxing restrictions on communication channels

Supreme Court also issued a notice to the Centre on the plea by Kashmir Times Executive Editor, Anuradha Bhasin, seeking a direction for relaxing restrictions on the internet, landline, & other communication channels. SC sought a detailed response from the Centre within 7 days.

Source: ANI

This isn't era of 3rd degree, we need to use scientific methods for investigation: Amit Shah

HM Amit Shah at foundation day celebrations of Bureau of Police Research and Development, in Delhi: This isn't era of 3rd degree, we need to use scientific methods for investigation. I told PM to think about National Modus Operandi Bureau to study methods of crime and criminal mentality.

Source: ANI

Delhi HC seeks response from the Centre on a fresh application filed by Shah Faesal

Delhi HC seeks response from the Centre on a fresh application filed by founder of J&K People's Movement Party (JKPMS), Shah Faesal, seeking copy of Look Out Circular (LOC) issued against him. Court asks the Centre to file reply by September 1. Court will hear the matter on September 3.

Source: ANI

Russian Envoy to India: All issues existing between India and Pakistan should be resolved through dialogue

Russian Envoy to India, Nikolay Kudashev on Article 370: This is the sovereign decision of Indian government, it's an internal matter of India. All issues existing between India and Pakistan should be resolved through dialogue on the basis of Shimla agreement and Lahore declaration.

Source: ANI

Russia has no role to play in India-Pakistan dispute, unless both ask for mediation: Deputy Chief of Russian Embassy

Roman Babushkin, Deputy Chief of Russian Embassy in India: Russia has no role to play in India-Pakistan dispute, unless both ask for mediation. During the closed-door event at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), we reiterated that Kashmir is an internal issue of India.

Source: ANI

13 people including 3 women attacked with acid after a fight erupted between two groups in Bihar

Bihar: 13 people including 3 women attacked with acid after a fight erupted between two groups in Vaishali's Daudnagar. Raghav Dayal, SDPO says, "People of one group attacked the other with acid. The injured are being treated at a local hospital.5 people arrested; probe underway"

Source: ANI

We will not attack anyone, but if anyone tries to attack us, we will give them a fitting reply: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu in Visakhapatnam: India has never attacked any country. All Tom Dick & Harry came & attacked us. We'll not attack anyone, but if anyone tries to attack us, we will give them a fitting reply which they will not forget in their lifetime.

Source: ANI

INX Media case: Money laundering independently a criminal offence: Counsel for ED

Hearing in Enforcement Directorate case (INX Media) in Supreme Court: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta says, P Chidambaram’s argument that alleged transaction took place before it was an offence, will be countered by showing that laundering of transaction money continued after as well

Source: ANI

In the court P Chidambaram allegedly said that the money laundering was done when it was not an offence. To counter that, according to ANI SG Tushar Mehta said that P Chidambaram’s argument that alleged transaction took place before it was an offence, will be countered by showing that laundering of transaction money continued after as well.

In the court P Chidambaram allegedly said that the money laundering was done when it was not an offence.

India is part of the global statutory network against money laundering: Counsel for ED

According to the Indian Express report, Mehta further said, “Many of the official records that the ED receives are from other countries as India is a part of the global statutory network against money laundering. There are provisions for attachment of overseas assets also and in this case also, we have attached properties abroad.”

Money laundering is not the work of a stupid man. It requires layers and layers of concealment: Counsel for ED

On Chidambaram’s argument to prove his money laundering a non-offence act, SG Mehta says that money laundering isn’t the work of a stupid man as it needs a lot of concealment. "We would be dealing with very intelligent people. A stupid man cannot launder money. Money laundering requires layers and layers of concealment," Mehta says, according to Indian Express report.

Evidence cannot be shared till the prosecution complaint is filed: SG Mehta

Mehta on showing the evidence said that the evidence collected in the form of electronic will be gone as soon as it will be publicised before the court. "This is why evidence cannot be shared till the prosecution complaint is filed," reasoned Mehta.

‘Investigation could be harmed and witnesses influenced, if case diary is shown to the accused’: ED counsel to Bench

According to Firstpost, SG Mehta has given a large compilation of case laws that support his stand of not disclosing evidence ahead of filing of the chargesheet. He has also urged the Bench to go through the case diary and put material on record.

“There's no prejudice to the accused if the police diary is placed before Court,” Mehta said.Furthering his cause, Mehta argued that the investigation could be harmed and witnesses influenced, if the case diary is shown to the accused.

“The diary need not be seen but I want the court to see how the victimhood being plead by the petitioner does not hold,” Mehta said.

Chidambaram granted interim protection from arrest by ED till Thursday

Court proceedings are over for the day. Solicitor General for ED, Tushar Mehta, will resume his arguments at 11.30 am tomorrow.

DCP Delhi West Monika Bhardwaj: A 88-year-old woman, involved in the selling of heroin has been arrested by Anti-Narcotics Cell from Inderpuri.

DCP Delhi West Monika Bhardwaj: A 88-year-old woman, involved in the selling of heroin has been arrested by Anti-Narcotics Cell from Inderpuri. 16 gm heroin was recovered from her. She has been arrested 9 times since 1996 for similar crimes.

Cabinet allows 26% FDI in digital media with govt approval

– Local sourcing norms eased for FDI in single-brand retail.

– Cabinet allows 26% FDI in digital media with govt approval.

Source IANS

Pakistan summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan, Gaurav Ahluwalia

Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner to Pakistan, Gaurav Ahluwalia today over alleged ceasefire violations.

Ministry of Home Affairs: Mobile phones to open up in all 10 districts of JAMMU, except one location

Spokesperson, Ministry of Home affairs: Mobile phones to open up in all 10 districts of JAMMU (barring one location) and to be made functional in the entire revenue district of KUPWARA and HANDWARA Police districts in the KASHMIR valley.

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