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Beant Singh assassination: SC asks Centre to decide on Rajoana’s plea to commute death penalty by January 26

Balwant Singh Rajoana was sentenced to death in 2007 for the former Punjab CM’s assassination on August 31, 1995.
Balwant Singh Rajoana (centre) was sentenced to death in 2007 for the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh in Chandigarh on August 31, 1995.(HT file photo)
Balwant Singh Rajoana (centre) was sentenced to death in 2007 for the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh in Chandigarh on August 31, 1995.(HT file photo)
Published on Jan 08, 2021 02:29 PM IST
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Plea in Delhi HC seeks FIR against Mehbooba Mufti over flag remark

Advocate Vineet Jindal in his plea said Mehbooba Mufti has used “derogatory and instigating” statements against the duly elected Indian government.
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Updated on Nov 24, 2020 12:58 AM IST
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Trial in Kerala actor’s assault case halted, plea seeks move to new court

In the petition, the special public prosecutor said he will approach the high court soon to shift the case to a new court. He said witnesses in the case were easily influenced.
The incident took place in 2017 when the 31-year-old woman actor who was returning after a shooting assignment was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted in a moving car by a criminal gang
The incident took place in 2017 when the 31-year-old woman actor who was returning after a shooting assignment was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted in a moving car by a criminal gang
Updated on Oct 16, 2020 06:25 PM IST
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Punjab and Haryana HC dismisses plea for CBI probe in alleged false drug case

Petitioners alleged they were being pressurised by Chandigarh police officials to withdraw application before a trial court to summon suspended SHO Jaswinder Kaur, who had been nabbed by the CBI in another case
The petitioner had alleged that Chandigarh police had falsely implicated him to force him to withdraw a police official’s summoning application in a 2017 bribery case.(HT Photo)
The petitioner had alleged that Chandigarh police had falsely implicated him to force him to withdraw a police official’s summoning application in a 2017 bribery case.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 16, 2020 12:00 AM IST
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News updates from Hindustan Times at 9 pm: Plea in Allahabad HC challenging UP Special Security Force Act and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Published on Oct 06, 2020 08:51 PM IST
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Kerala HC rejects former bishop’s plea to adjourn his trial in rape case

In his plea, Franco Mulakkal said in view of the pandemic situation his lawyers are finding it difficult to appear before the trial court in Kottayam and hearing can be resumed after two months once the situation normalises.
Rape accused Roman Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal is being tried in a court in Kottayam.(PTI)
Rape accused Roman Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal is being tried in a court in Kottayam.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 07:58 PM IST
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Plea in SC seeks CBI probe into Hathras gang rape case

The plea in the Supreme Court also asked for the case to be tried in Delhi.
The gang rape of a dalit woman in Hathras and her death sparked protests in different parts of the country on Wednesday.(PTI)
The gang rape of a dalit woman in Hathras and her death sparked protests in different parts of the country on Wednesday.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 30, 2020 08:51 PM IST
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Give week’s notice before arrest: High court tells Punjab on plea of ex-DGP Saini

In his plea, Sumedh Singh Saini sought that the interim order passed in October 2018 be extended to his entire service record as the state’s agencies are “hell bent on implicating” him
The Punjab and Haryana high court order on Wednesday covers any FIR registered against former DGP Sumedh Singh Saini for any ‘crime’ committed by him during his entire service period.(HT file photo)
The Punjab and Haryana high court order on Wednesday covers any FIR registered against former DGP Sumedh Singh Saini for any ‘crime’ committed by him during his entire service period.(HT file photo)
Published on Sep 23, 2020 06:30 AM IST
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Multani disappearance case: HC reserves order on two pleas of former DGP Saini

The additional district and sessions judge of Mohali had on September 1 dismissed Saini’s anticipatory bail plea and he had appealed to the high court against this order on September 4
The additional district and sessions judge of Mohali had on September 1 dismissed Sumedh SinghSaini’s anticipatory bail plea and he had appealed to the high court against this order on September 4.(HT Photo)
The additional district and sessions judge of Mohali had on September 1 dismissed Sumedh SinghSaini’s anticipatory bail plea and he had appealed to the high court against this order on September 4.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 07, 2020 06:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

News updates from Hindustan Times at 1 pm: SC rejects plea seeking transfer of contributions from PM Cares to disaster fund and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Published on Aug 18, 2020 12:54 PM IST
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2 PU senators for appeal against HC decision on ex-governing body member

The court quashed PU’s 2019 decision to revoke the registration of former senator Munish Verma as a graduate constituency member, which allows ex-students to elect and contest polls for the university’s apex governing body
The Punjab and Haryana high court had questioned he court had questioned the quorum of the meeting in which the decision to cancel an ex-senator’s registration as a graduate constituency member was cancelled by PU.(HT Photo)
The Punjab and Haryana high court had questioned he court had questioned the quorum of the meeting in which the decision to cancel an ex-senator’s registration as a graduate constituency member was cancelled by PU.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 11, 2020 11:13 PM IST
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Bihar engages ex-AG Mukul Rohatgi to oppose Rhea Chakraborty’s plea in SC

Nitish Kumar’s government is set to oppose Rhea Chakraborty’s plea in the Supreme Court and support the family of Sushant Singh Rajput who died by suicide last month.
Rhea Chakraborty had moved the Supreme Court pleading that the probe into Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide by the Bihar police be stayed till the court decides her plea on transfer of investigation from Bihar to Mumbai.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Rhea Chakraborty had moved the Supreme Court pleading that the probe into Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide by the Bihar police be stayed till the court decides her plea on transfer of investigation from Bihar to Mumbai.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 10:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByAvinash Kumar| Edited by Sabir Hussain

SC refuses to entertain plea against home delivery of liquor in Pune, Nashik

The petitioner, Maharashtra Wine Merchants Association (MWMA), had knocked the doors of the apex court, against the home delivery of liquor in Pune and Nasik
Close-up Of Judge In Front Of Mallet Holding Documents(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Close-up Of Judge In Front Of Mallet Holding Documents(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 07:29 PM IST
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SC turns down plea for restrictions on Amarnath Yatra for Covid-19

The Supreme Court cited the principle of separation of powers and said the administration would take a call to restrict access of pilgrims in the Amarnath Yatra.
The Supreme Court dismissed the plea of Shri Amarnath Barfani Langars Organization which sought directions for restrictions on the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir due to the Covid-19 pandemic.(HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court dismissed the plea of Shri Amarnath Barfani Langars Organization which sought directions for restrictions on the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir due to the Covid-19 pandemic.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 13, 2020 04:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Plea in SC seeks waiver or maximum relief in school fee for period of Covid-19 lockdown

The plea has alleged that private school administrations have been demanding fee and other charges without rendering any services and the authorities have not taken any action against the “illegal demands” despite protests by parents and student in various part of India.
Supreme Court.(HT file)
Supreme Court.(HT file)
Published on Jul 02, 2020 08:46 PM IST
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Plea in Delhi High Court against domicile reservation in NLSIU in Karnataka

The matter came up for hearing on Thursday before a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan which recused from hearing it and directed that it be listed before another bench.
Delhi High Court. (HT file )
Delhi High Court. (HT file )
Published on Jul 02, 2020 04:11 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

HC notice to Chandigarh admin on former chief secretary’s plea on rent penalty

Dhesi told the court that he was being charged 3.23 lakh penal rent out of a total of 6.59 lakh by the administration for overstay in a government accommodation
HC, Dhesi, who retired as chief secretary in June 2019, has sought the quashing of March 2011 and October 2019 letters from the administration which said a penal rent 50 times that of the normal fee was imposed on him for overstay in a Sector-7 accommodation upon his transfer to Delhi in June 2010(HT Photo)
HC, Dhesi, who retired as chief secretary in June 2019, has sought the quashing of March 2011 and October 2019 letters from the administration which said a penal rent 50 times that of the normal fee was imposed on him for overstay in a Sector-7 accommodation upon his transfer to Delhi in June 2010(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2020 11:40 PM IST
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SC to hear pleas challenging Aadhaar verdict on June 9

In its judgment on September 26, 2018, the top court had by a 4-1 majority affirmed the constitutionality of the 12-digit unique identity scheme and the Aadhaar Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, Benefits and Services Act, 2016 (Aadhaar Act).
The Aadhaar scheme was first challenged in the Supreme Court in 2012 on the grounds that it lacked statutory backing and invaded the right to privacy.
The Aadhaar scheme was first challenged in the Supreme Court in 2012 on the grounds that it lacked statutory backing and invaded the right to privacy.
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 04:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan

SC seeks replies on pleas to reduce hospital charges

The first petition it heard was a public interest case filed by petitioner Avishek Goenka, who requested the court to fix a cap or a ceiling on the amount to be charged by private hospitals for treating Covid-19 patients.
This was a petition filed by an advocate Sachin Jain seeking a cap on the cost of Covid treatment by private hospitals.
This was a petition filed by an advocate Sachin Jain seeking a cap on the cost of Covid treatment by private hospitals.
Updated on Jun 06, 2020 01:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas

Plea in Delhi HC against sealing of borders

The plea, filed by advocate Kushagra Kumar, stated that it was an “illogical, irrational, unreasonable and unconstitutional” move.
In addition, the citizens in other states like UP and Haryana are also denied the basic right to access the central hospital in Delhi(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
In addition, the citizens in other states like UP and Haryana are also denied the basic right to access the central hospital in Delhi(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 04:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Plea in Delhi HC seeks steps for visually, auditorily impaired students to cope with online learning

A bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasad, conducting the hearing through video conferencing, issued notice to the Ministries of Human Resource Development and Social Justice and Empowerment and asked them to file counter affidavit.
Delhi High Court(Mint file)
Delhi High Court(Mint file)
Published on May 20, 2020 07:11 PM IST
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Bombay HC seeks state’s response on plea seeking temporary accommodation for essential workers from Palghar

The litigant filed a public interest litigation (PIL) to express his concerns about these workers, who, he argued, are potential carriers of SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19, to neighbouring Palghar residents.
The plea cited that many of these frontline workers have tested Covid-19 and also transmitted the infection to their family members, friends, and acquaintances. (HT photo)
The plea cited that many of these frontline workers have tested Covid-19 and also transmitted the infection to their family members, friends, and acquaintances. (HT photo)
Updated on May 14, 2020 02:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByK A Y Dodhiya

Crackers sound jarring note as Chandigarh tricity lights up on PM Modi’s solemn plea

Crackers were burst in most parts of the tricity. In some localities, enthusiastic Bharatiya Janata Party workers resorted to sloganeering in favour of their party and PM Modi.
DEFEATING THE PURPOSE: Residents gathered on a street, giving two hoots to the PM’s appeal for social distancing, during the candlelight vigil against coronavirus in Mohali on Sunday.(gurminder singh/ht)
DEFEATING THE PURPOSE: Residents gathered on a street, giving two hoots to the PM’s appeal for social distancing, during the candlelight vigil against coronavirus in Mohali on Sunday.(gurminder singh/ht)
Updated on Apr 06, 2020 05:23 AM IST
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Two exhausted Wuhan nurses’ plea for international help in open letter

In an open letter published in the medical journal, The Lancet, nurses Yingchun Zeng and Yan Zhen wrote about the severe shortage of protective equipment, the day-to-day difficulties and the physical and mental exhaustion the 14000 nurses deployed in the city are facing.
Two frontline Chinese nurses working in covid-19 outbreak epicentre Wuhan has appealed for international medical help(AFP)
Two frontline Chinese nurses working in covid-19 outbreak epicentre Wuhan has appealed for international medical help(AFP)
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 07:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

Plea to identify Hindus as minorities rejected

Upadhyay’s main contention was that although the expression ‘minority’ has been used in Articles 29 and 30 of the Constitution, it had not been defined anywhere.
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a plea praying for the court’s directions to identify minorities based on their population at state level.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a plea praying for the court’s directions to identify minorities based on their population at state level.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Published on Feb 21, 2020 01:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

SC agrees to hear pleas of states in Mahadayi dispute

Karnataka had sought the notification to proceed with the diversion of water even as Goa opposed it. In view of the matters pending before the Supreme Court, the Centre had decided to keep on hold the notification.
Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear challenges filed by Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Goa to the award granted by the Mahadayi Interstate Water Disputes Tribunal.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear challenges filed by Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Goa to the award granted by the Mahadayi Interstate Water Disputes Tribunal.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 12:50 AM IST
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‘Sinful to condemn convicts’: Judge rejects death warrant plea against 4 convicts

While hearing the arguments the court sought to know from Tihar authorities, how they presumed that no plea will be filed by Pawan Gupta within the one week deadline granted on February 5 by the Delhi High Court.
Four men convicted in the December 16 Delhi gang rape case.(HT file photo)
Four men convicted in the December 16 Delhi gang rape case.(HT file photo)
Updated on Feb 07, 2020 04:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRicha Banka

CIC asks PUDA PIO to appear before him for not accepting plea

Jalandhar Punjab chief information commissioner (CIC) Suresh Arora has directed Punjab Urban Development Authority Public Information Officer (PIO) to personally appear before him in connection with a case of refusal to accept an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act on February 7.
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Published on Feb 05, 2020 09:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | ByHT Correspondent

SC to examine Centre’s plea on victim-centric guidelines but draws a line

The Centre had filed a petition in the Supreme Court to seek modification in its 2014 verdict that introduce provisions to secure the rights of death row convicts.
The Central government wants the Supreme Court to examine victim-centric guidelines that would ensure death row convicts cannot endlessly put off execution of the sentence.
The Central government wants the Supreme Court to examine victim-centric guidelines that would ensure death row convicts cannot endlessly put off execution of the sentence.
Updated on Jan 31, 2020 01:31 PM IST
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Delhi gang rape convict Pawan Gupta files review plea in Supreme Court, says he was a minor

The top court had on January 20 dismissed the special leave petition (SLP) filed by Pawan Kumar Gupta, 25, claiming that he was a minor at the time of the crime on December 16, 2012, and that the Delhi High Court had ignored this fact while convicting him.
Pawan Kumar Gupta, one of the four men convicted in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape.(File photo)
Pawan Kumar Gupta, one of the four men convicted in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape.(File photo)
Updated on Jan 31, 2020 11:55 AM IST
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