The Supreme Court Monday refused to entertain an organisations plea which alleged that the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) misled and cheated lakhs of its consumers through its Jeevan Saral insurance policy. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta took note of the submission of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the […]

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Assam NRC deadline: Stressing that there was a need of a relook to rule out any wrongful inclusion and exclusions in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam, the Centre and the Assam government on Friday appealed the Supreme Court to extend the deadline set for release of the final list. The apex court […]

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Karnataka political crisis: The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict over the plea against Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar moved by rebel Karnataka MLAs over the delay in acceptance of their resignations on Wednesday. After hearing30 am. During the hearing in the Supreme Court, Rohatgi urged the court to issue an order to the […]

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Former Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Sikri, has been appointed as an international judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court(SICC), a press release said. The President of the Republic of Singapore has made the appointment of Justice Sikri with effect from August 1, a press note from Singapore Prime Ministers office website said. His term […]

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Congress MPs held a protest against the ruling BJP in Parliament on Thursday over the political crisis which has hit the party in Karnataka and Goa. A number of top Congress leaders, including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma, protested near the Gandhi statue in the Parliament complex and shouted slogans. They also carried […]

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The national capital is likely to experience moderate rain and thundershower on Friday with a possibility of isolated heavy rain, IMD officials said. The city witnessed light rain in certain areas in the last 24 hours with the Safdurjung Observatory recording 0.5 mm rainfall and the weather station at Palam 0.6 mm. The India Meteorological […]

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The Narendra Modi-led central governments move to scrap all the special provisions granted to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 has been challenged in the Supreme Court. According to the petition filed in the apex court by Advocate ML Sharma, the amendments made to Article 367 are illegal and unconstitutional. The government had amended Article […]

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Former finance minister Arun Jaitley, who was admitted to AIIMS on August 9, is still in the hospitals ICU and is critical, but haemodynamically stable, sources said on Tuesday. A hemodynamically stable patient has a stable heart pump and good blood circulation. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has not issued any bulletin […]

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The Punjab government on Friday issued an alert in the state after a forecast of heavy rainfall in the next 48 to 72 hours. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh directed all deputy commissioners in the state to closely monitor the situation. He asked them to be prepared to deal with any exigency in view of the […]

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Former finance minister P Chidambaram will be subjected to three more days of custodial interrogation by the CBI in a corruption case arising from the INX Media scam as a Delhi court remanded him in the agencys custody till September 2. The order was passed by Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar before whom Chidambaram was […]

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