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Orissa High Court Amicus Curiae says Odisha police biased in favour of ruling BJD

On the Foundation Day of BJD on December 26 last year, hundreds of party workers had taken out a motorbike rally through the main thoroughfare of Bhubaneswar drawing much criticism from opposition parties and general public.
A report by an Amicus Curiae of Orissa High Court says the state police is biased in favour of the ruling BJD(PTI Photo)
A report by an Amicus Curiae of Orissa High Court says the state police is biased in favour of the ruling BJD(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jan 03, 2020 10:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

Illegal construction still on in Sukhna catchment: Sarin to Punjab & Haryana high court

Senior advocate ML Sarin said that he and other lawyers, on court directions, have made a number of visits to Chandigarh’s Sukhna lake area and also submitted their reports in this regard
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Published on Nov 26, 2019 12:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

BCCI to pay Vinod Rai, Diana Edulji Rs 3.5 crore each

The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) will demit office after the BCCI AGM on Wednesday, ending a tumultuous 33-month tenure.
A file photo of Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji.(PTI)
A file photo of Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 22, 2019 08:15 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Puri demolition drive in public interest: SC team

Kumar, appointed as Amicus Curiae in the case of Mrinalini Padhi vs Union of India over reforms in Jagannath temple, said he was satisfied with was the action on converting Puri into a World Heritage city.
Kumar and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta visited the temple, and met Govardhan Peeth shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati and Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingh Deb.(HT image)
Kumar and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta visited the temple, and met Govardhan Peeth shankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati and Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingh Deb.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 07:19 AM IST
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Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent

SC appointed Amicus Curiae gives nod to demolition of ‘mutts’ near Jagannath Temple

Kumar, appointed as Amicus Curiae in the case of Mrinalini Padhi vs. Union of India over reforms in the Jagannath Temple, said he was satisfied with the action on converting Puri into a World Heritage city.
The expansion of the road around the Jagannath Temple in Puri is necessary for the smooth organization of the Nagarjuna Besa next year that will take place after a gap of 25 years.(PTI PHOTO.)
The expansion of the road around the Jagannath Temple in Puri is necessary for the smooth organization of the Nagarjuna Besa next year that will take place after a gap of 25 years.(PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 05:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

Demolition drive resumes in Puri as mutt seers write to CJI seeking stay

Excavators on Thursday also demolished some of the commercial structures around the monastery even though Emar Mutt’s Das continued to remain inside.
Old structures around the Jagannath Temple are being razed since August 27 after a committee headed by a retired judge of Orissa High Court BP Das recommended the removal of such buildings early this year.(PTI image)
Old structures around the Jagannath Temple are being razed since August 27 after a committee headed by a retired judge of Orissa High Court BP Das recommended the removal of such buildings early this year.(PTI image)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 03:44 PM IST
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Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

Supreme Court agrees to consider ex-employees’ claims

At first home buyers who were awaiting possession of their flats as promised by Unitech had submitted their details on this website.
The Supreme Court has for the first time agreed to consider claims of any real estate firm’s former employees with regard to their dues.(File Photo)
The Supreme Court has for the first time agreed to consider claims of any real estate firm’s former employees with regard to their dues.(File Photo)
Updated on Jul 15, 2019 01:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha

BCCI ombudsman’s appointment opens door for revisit of allegations against CEO Rahul Johri

One of the first matters that will need the ombudsman’s attention is the process followed over the conduct of the probe against CEO Johri — debated by the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Diana Edulji herself.
File image of Rahul Johri.(AFP/Getty Images)
File image of Rahul Johri.(AFP/Getty Images)
Updated on Feb 22, 2019 08:35 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Baidurjo Bhose

NGT imposes Rs 100 crore fine on Meghalaya govt for failing to curb illegal mining

At least 15 miners are trapped in the 370 foot-deep illegal coal mine in Lumthari village of East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya since December 13 and all efforts to pump the water out of flooded mine have been in vain.
In this file photo taken on December 30, 2018 Indian Navy divers are lowered into a mine with a pulley during rescue operations to help 15 miners trapped by flooding in an illegal coal mine in Ksan village in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district.(AFP File Photo)
In this file photo taken on December 30, 2018 Indian Navy divers are lowered into a mine with a pulley during rescue operations to help 15 miners trapped by flooding in an illegal coal mine in Ksan village in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Jan 04, 2019 11:25 PM IST
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Supreme Court directs states, UTs to implement witness protection scheme

The issue of witness protection scheme had cropped up earlier when the top court was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking protection for witnesses in rape cases involving self-styled preacher Asaram Bapu.
The Supreme Court has approved the Centre’s draft witness protection scheme and asked all the states to implement it till the Parliament comes out with a legislation.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court has approved the Centre’s draft witness protection scheme and asked all the states to implement it till the Parliament comes out with a legislation.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 05, 2018 11:09 PM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Delhi civic authorities have to give 48-hour notice before sealing of properties: Supreme Court

The court said a property under misuse would be sealed within 48 hours if the owner failed to show papers legalising commercial activity in residential area.
Senior advocate Ranjit Kumar had impressed on the court that the owner of the premises should be given 48 hours to produce documents.(HT Photo)
Senior advocate Ranjit Kumar had impressed on the court that the owner of the premises should be given 48 hours to produce documents.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 03, 2018 09:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Nothing will materialise if Nirbhaya fund not properly used, observes SC

The apex court had sought details of the funds allocated to the states by the Centre under the scheme.
A view of Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
A view of Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 24, 2018 09:16 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

SC for auction of Unitech assets, orders public notice to be issued

Unitech Ltd has said it will dispose off its 26 acres land near Bangalore and asked the court to allow it to enter into the sale agreement with the purchaser
SC had earlier restrained Unitech from selling or alienating its properties. On Monday, the court modified its order and allowed the company to go ahead with the sale of land in Bangalore.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint File Photo)
SC had earlier restrained Unitech from selling or alienating its properties. On Monday, the court modified its order and allowed the company to go ahead with the sale of land in Bangalore.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint File Photo)
Updated on Apr 09, 2018 10:25 PM IST
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PTI, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Supreme Court to hear Centre’s review petition on SC/ST Act today

The government filed a review petition in the Supreme Court on Monday against the March 20 order that banned automatic arrests and registration of criminal cases under the SC/ST Act, 1989.
A view of the Supreme Court of India in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
A view of the Supreme Court of India in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Apr 03, 2018 02:17 PM IST
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SC seeks reply of 10 states on rights violation of death row convicts

The Supreme Court had voiced concern on the issue of overcrowding of prisons across the country, saying prisoners have human rights and they can’t be kept like animals.
The Supreme Court is hearing a matter relating to inhuman conditions prevailing in 1,382 prisons across the country.(HT File Photo)
The Supreme Court is hearing a matter relating to inhuman conditions prevailing in 1,382 prisons across the country.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 01, 2018 11:03 AM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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