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HC reserves orders on hearing CBI cases first

Plea against taking up ED cases involving Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy first Justice Shameem Akther of Telangana High Court on Friday reserved orders in the writ petitions seeking directions to hear CBI cases first before taking up Enforcement Directorate (ED) cases involving Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy. The petitions were filed by Vijayasai Reddy, Jagathi Publications, Carmel […]

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HC order is a blow to BJP, AIADMK: Stalin

‘Petition was filed against the interest of T.N. students’ Chief Minister and DMK president M.K. Stalin on Tuesday described as a blow to the “double standards of the BJP” and its “sidekick AIADMK” the Madras High Court order rejecting a PIL petition filed by BJP State secretary K. Nagarajan against the Justice A.K. Rajan committee, […]

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HC rejects plea to defer palm-chopping case trial

A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Monday turned down the pleas of two accused for deferring the second phase of trial in the palm-chopping case scheduled before the Ernakulam NIA Special Court. The right palm of T.J. Joseph, then a teacher at Newman College, Thodupuzha, was chopped off by assailants on July […]

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HC halts eviction in Lakshadweep till July 23

Notice to five islanders to vacate homesteads The High Court on Saturday restrained the Lakshadweep administration from taking action till July 23 against five islanders who had been issued show-cause notices for vacating their homesteads. Justice Sunil Thomas issued the order at a special sitting held on Saturday. The petition was filed by Kadeesha P. […]

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Entry to island: HC adjourns MPs’ petition

The Kerala High Court adjourned to July 7 hearing on a writ petition by Elmaram Kareem, A.M.Ariff, and V.Sivadasan, CPI(M) MPs seeking a directive to the Lakshadweep administration to issue them permits to visit the island. The petitioners said that they they wanted to visit the island to understand the current situation and hear the […]

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Karnataka High Court livestreams proceedings on YouTube

For the first time, the High Court of Karnataka livestreamed its proceedings for an hour through YouTube on Monday on an experimental basis. Around 700 YouTube users watched the proceedings live at a particular point of time, and it overall registered around 2,100 views during the one-hour-long live session. Karnataka High Court is the second […]

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HC judge’s kin cheated of cash

The Cyber Crime unit of the city police on Friday initiated investigation into a case where a relative of a Madras High Court judge was allegedly cheated of ₹99,997 by a fraudster. According to sources, the 76-year-old woman, who is the aunt of Justice S. Vaidyanathan, was contacted by a man on Thursday claiming to […]