HC Dismisses Plea to Transfer Tablighi Leader Maulana Saad’s Case from Police to NIA

The high court listed the matter for hearing on September 14 saying the issue raised in the petition was urgent.

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed a plea seeking direction to transfer from Delhi Police to the NIA, the investigation of a case lodged against Tablighi Jamaat leader Maulana Saad for holding a congregation in March in alleged violation of the orders against large gatherings to contain the spread of COVID-19. A bench … Read more

Assam NRC Published Last Year Not Final, Over 10k Names Wrongly Included: State Coordinator to HC

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The historic National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam published in August last year was only a “supplementary list” and the final document is yet to come out, state coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma has told the Gauhati High Court. In the “supplementary list” of the NRC, over 10,000 names were either wrongly included or excluded … Read more

NRC Conducted in 2019 Not Final, Includes 4,700 Ineligible Names, Guwahati HC Informed

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Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) Coordinator Hitesh Sarma has informed the Guwahati High Court that the final NRC is ‘yet to be published’ by the Registrar General of India (RGI), departing from the earlier stance the government had maintained on NRC. In an affidavit filed before the HC on December 3, the NRC coordinator … Read more

Consent of Even Estranged Wife Must for Man to Adopt Child: Allahabad HC

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Allahabad High Court (File photo) he petitioner, Bhanu Pratap Singh, had claimed in his plea that he had been adopted by his uncle Rajendra Singh in 2001 before his death and after his wife left him and began living separately with the couple having no issue from the marriage. PTI Allahabad Last Updated: December 09, … Read more

Cannot disclose details of PM’s flights as it relates to his security apparatus: IAF plea in HC | India News

Cannot disclose details of PM's flights as it relates to his security apparatus: IAF plea in HC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) moved a plea in the Delhi high court on Wednesday challenging a Central Information Commission (CIC) direction to provide information regarding Special Flight Returns (SRF)-II, saying it relates to details of the Prime Minister’s security apparatus and cannot be provided. The IAF plea has claimed that the “information … Read more

If 50 Pc ICU Beds for Covid-19 Patients Vacant, Need Immediate Review of Order: HC to Delhi Govt

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The Delhi High Court said on Wednesday that if around 50 per cent of the ICU beds reserved in private hospitals for COVID-19 patients are lying vacant, the decision to retain 80 per cent of ICU beds for coronavirus patients needs to be reviewed immediately. The high court’s remark came on being apprised by the … Read more

Navlakha denied specs in jail, HC says ‘humanity most important’ | India News

Navlakha denied specs in jail, HC says ‘humanity most important’ | India News

MUMBAI: Saying that humanity is “most important”, the Bombay high court on Tuesday referred to the theft of jailed activist Gautam Navlakha’s spectacles, and called for a “workshop” to sensitize prison officials. Navlakha is an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case. Without his spectacles he was almost blind but authorities at Taloja jail near … Read more

HC on Jailed Activist’s ‘Stolen’ Spectacles

File photo of human rights activist Gautam Navlakha.

Mumbai: Observing that humanity is most important, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday referred to alleged theft of activist Gautam Navlakha’s spectacles inside Taloja prison and called for the need to conduct a workshop for jail officials to sensitise them on the needs of prisoners. Navlakha is an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case. … Read more

Gauhati HC Stays Centre’s Permission to OIL to Drill Wells Inside Dibru-Saikhowa National Park

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Security personnel walk near the site of an oil well that exploded and caught fire at Baghjan, Tinsukia district in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, Wednesday, June 10, 2020. (Image: AP/File) The stay order was issued by a division bench of Chief Justice (Acting) N Kotiswar Singh and Justice Manish Chowdhury on a PIL … Read more

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