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HC declines petition to restrain Sunny Leone

Cheating case in connection with a stage show The Kerala High Court on Tuesday declined a petition to restrain Bollywood actor Sunny Leone from going abroad in view of a cheating case registered against her and her husband in connection with a show that did not come off. When the petition filed by the actor […]

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External debt declines to $554.5 billion at end-June 2020

Commercial borrowings largest component at 38%: RBI The country’s external debt at end-June 2020 was lower at $554.5 billion, recording a decrease of $2.4 billion from $556.9 billion recorded in June 2019. The June 2020 external debt level was lower by $3.9 billion over its level of $558.4 billion at end-March 2020, the RBI said […]

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HC declines Choksi’s plea seeking pre-screening of documentary

‘Writ petition for enforcement of private right not maintainable’ The Delhi High Court on Friday declined a plea of fugitive diamond merchant Mehul Choksi, an accused in the ₹13,500-crore Punjab National Bank scam, seeking to be given a pre-screening of Netflix documentary ‘Bad Boy Billionaires’. The High Court said a writ petition for enforcement of […]

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HC again declines bail to paper leak accused

Kumaraswamy has been booked under Karnataka Control of Organised Crimes Act The Karnataka High Court has declined to grant bail to prime accused in the 2016 second-year pre-university question paper leak case saying it would send a wrong signal to society as allegations, if proved, would result in jeopardising the credibility of the educational system […]

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NCLAT declines plea of Essar Steel operational creditor

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Wednesday declined the plea of an operational creditor of debt-ridden Essar Steel seeking recovery worth ₹800 crore. A two-member bench headed by Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya refused to entertain the plea by operational creditor Kamaljeet Singh, who had requested NCLAT to direct the Ahmedabad bench of National Company […]

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SC declines PIL against anti-rape law

The Supreme Court on Monday declined a PIL petition challenging the constitutional validity of Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code which deals with rape. A Bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi refused to entertain the petition by NGO, Criminal Justice Society of India, claiming that the penal provision is not gender-neutral. “The issue […]