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SC orders Delhi HC’s adverse remarks against NIA in Gautam Navlakha case to be expunged

The court also set aside the HC order that had sought explanation from NIA on why it ‘whisked away’ Navlakha to Mumbai while his bail plea was pending.
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Supreme Court to continue hearing of matters through video-conferencing

The apex court said that fresh matters lying in the pool, which could not be listed earlier, may be listed before the virtual court in the week commencing 6 July.
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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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Centre moves SC for closure of Italian marines case after International tribunal decision

The decision held that India is entitled to get compensation in the case but can't prosecute the marines, accused of killing 2 Indian fishermen, due to official immunity.
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‘Operational problems’ in holding CA exams in July-August due to Covid-19: ICAI tells SC

The Supreme Court has asked ICAI to contact all centres and check if the exams can be held or not. It has been given time till 10 July to get back to the court. 
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‘No differential treatment’ — SC rejects bail for 1984 riots convict suffering from Covid

The SC observed that Mahender Singh Yadav was admitted to an ICU and there was no specific grievance against the nature of treatment being given to him.
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Vodafone Idea says its survival depends on lenience of lenders & Supreme Court of India

Vodafone Idea, fighting for survival as it struggles to raise money to pay dues imposed by Supreme Court, reported Rs 11,600 cr net loss in Jan-March quarter.
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120 judge proposals are stuck as SC collegium hasn’t met for over 2 months due to lockdown

The collegium had last met on 20 April. An SC judge says meetings of collegium require a lot of deliberations, which are not possible on video calls.
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As Covid cases rise in jails, experts say health should have been primary criteria for interim bail

On 23 March, the Supreme Court had directed states to decongest prisons via interim bail but arbitrary exclusions and absolute discretion by committees have hindered the process.
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SC asks Centre to clarify visa status of 2,500 foreigners blacklisted due to Tablighi links

The top court asked to place on record whether individual notices were issued with regard to cancellation of visas of the foreign nationals.

On Camera

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Chinese apps ban doesn’t end user data theft. There is bloatware you can’t even uninstall

Considering India doesn’t have a dedicated law on data protection, regulators should either ban these pre-installed apps or make them more accountable.
A deserted road during the 'triple lockdown' strategy in Thiruvananthapuram on 6 July | ANI Photo

Kerala’s $14-15 bn 2019 remittances could see $2 bn drop this year – World Bank expert

Fall in remittances can hurt Kerala’s finances seriously. World Bank is working with state govt on ‘diaspora bonds’, to mobilise savings of expats.

Defence

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PLA troops ‘completely move out’ of Galwan as India-China head towards total disengagement

India and China have begun a second attempt at disengagement in Ladakh after a 61-day stand-off along the western sector of the LAC.
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It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.