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UP officials’ kids don’t go to govt schools, so chief secretary gets SC contempt notice

Supreme Court has issued a contempt notice against UP chief secretary Anup Chandra Pandey for failing to implement the 2015 Allahabad High Court order.
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No relief from court for ex-CM Virbhadra Singh in Rs 10 crore disproportionate assets case

The Delhi High Court refused to stay the trial court order to frame charges against the former Himachal Pradesh chief minister.
Prashant Bhushan

Prashant Bhushan receives contempt notice for tweets on interim CBI chief’s appointment

Prashant Bhushan, in his tweets, alleged that the Centre misled the Supreme Court on the issue of M Nageswara Rao's appointment as interim CBI chief.
People queue up to check their names on the final draft of the NRC in Assam

Centre hell bent on not allowing NRC process to go on, says Supreme Court

The apex court said it would not extend the 31 July deadline for the completion of NRC.

Constitutionality of CBI is questionable: Ex-HC judge who ruled CBI has no legal backing

Justice I.A. Ansari, former chief justice of Gauhati HC, says Supreme Court must answer the questions of constitutionality he had raised in his 2013 judgment.
File photo of Rajeev Kumar outside his residence | Swapan Mahapatra/PTI

SC says can’t arrest Kolkata police chief, but directs him to cooperate with CBI probe

Supreme Court bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi tells Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear before CBI on neutral ground — Shillong.
Prashant Bhushan

Attorney General moves contempt plea against advocate Prashant Bhushan

On 1 February, activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan had said AG ‘misled the court’ about PM-chaired committee approving M. Nageshwar Rao as interim CBI chief.
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Hindu groups move SC challenging govt’s 1993 acquisition of land around Ram Janmabhoomi

Hindu Mahasabha & Sanathan Dharm have filed separate pleas, seeking the right to pray on the land surrounding the disputed site in Ayodhya.
CBI officers, who came to question Kolkata Police chief in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam, were detained by the police in Kolkata | PTI

CBI’s Saradha scam probe is not being monitored by Supreme Court

The Saradha ponzi scam is back in the limelight with Mamata Banerjee’s showdown with a CBI team seeking to question the Kolkata police commissioner.
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Supreme Court asks Sahara chief Subrata Roy to appear before it on 28 February

Six months were given to Sahara to arrange Rs 25,700 crore to return to its investors but the group deposited only Rs 15,000 crore, said the court.

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Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal | PTI/ANI

Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif have pulled off the greatest Bollywood ‘heist’

How to be private people in a 24x7 online world? Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif just pulled off an impossible feat.

Billionaire backed FabIndia seeks Rs 3,770 crore in IPO

FabIndia aims to submit its draft red herring prospectus as soon as early next year. Its IPO will largely consist of investors selling existing shares.


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in New Delhi Monday | ANI

Why Rajnath raised China’s Ladakh aggression at 2+2 dialogue with Beijing’s friend Russia

India and Russia’s maiden 2+2 dialogue comes at a time when New Delhi’s ties with Washington are on an upswing while its oldest ally — Moscow — gets closer to Beijing.   

Yes, UPA’s dead. But here’s what Mamata, PK are saying about Congress & why that’s right too

Even in its second successive annihilation by BJP, Congress retained a solid block of 20% votes. That’s why all of BJP’s victims want the Congress at the core of their challenge.