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Rajasthan Congress chief whip moves SC against HC order deferring MLA disqualification

The chief whip has moved the top court two days after the assembly speaker CP Joshi filed the appeal against the 24 July Rajasthan High Court order.
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School fee payment plea reaches SC — a look at how 12 HCs ruled on the issue since April

Since the lockdown began in March, several parents have questioned annual fee hikes for new academic sessions, given that schools have remained shut.
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Gujarat minister moves SC, challenges High Court’s decision to nullify his election

As an interim prayer, the minister sought stay of the operation of the Gujarat High Court's Tuesday order till the disposal of his appeal.
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Judges in India’s high courts waste precious time heading committees on furnishings, cars

A recent study puts into perspective the amount of non-judicial duties that high court judges perform.
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3 months after rejecting plan for IAS-like judicial service, Modi govt does a U-turn

Law ministry has written to states & HCs seeking opinion on the All-India Judicial Service, but had said 3 months ago that there was ‘no consensus’.

SC judge recuses himself from hearing Sajjan Kumar’s plea in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

Justice Sanjiv Khanna refused to hear Kumar's plea Monday who was sentenced to life imprisonment in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
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Relaxing income criteria for judges’ post is case of overreach by Supreme Court collegium

It is doubtful if SC collegium’s non-transparent relaxation of income criteria will actually help cause of the marginalised.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Andhra Pradesh has now its own high court in Amaravati

The high court in Hyderabad had been functioning for both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana till now.
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HC dismisses Vodafone’s plea seeking refund of Rs 4,759 crore from I-T dept

Delhi HC declined to grant relief to Vodafone saying substantial outstanding demand was pending against the company.
SGPC chief Bibi Jagir Kaur (L) and Aarushi Talwar | ThePrint

Like Aarushi Talwar, no one killed Bibi Jagir Kaur’s daughter

The higher courts in both cases pointed out problems with trial court findings and reversed them.

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Why music’s last best hope lies in live-streaming

Live performances have been one of the few ways for musicians to make money after cheap streaming services undermined sales of most recorded music. And then Covid shut that down.
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Internet shutdowns, pandemic have cost Kashmir Rs 40,000 cr, 5 lakh jobs, says industry head

Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad said the 2G internet currently available in the region is not enough for many businesses.

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Russia offers India Sprut lightweight tanks amid stand-off with China

Russia's offer comes as China has deployed Type 15 light tanks while India has relied on the heavier battle tanks. Talks are on, but no immediate purchase is on the cards.
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Modi govt’s NEP is out of touch with reality, Indian voters want English-medium education

State leaders with their ear to the ground, like Nitish, Mamata and Yogi, have shown that the push for native language education is not what voters want.