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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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HC seeks reply on petition against CM’s ration scheme

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the Centre and city government on a petition against implementation of the Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana under which packed ration would be delivered at the doorstep of eligible persons. A Bench of Justice Hima Kohli and Justice Subramonium Prasad also issued notice to and […]

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State to file review petition in apex court

Government committed to protect the interests of tribes, says KCR The State government has decided to present a strong case in the Supreme Court for continuing the order facilitating appointment of persons hailing from the Scheduled Tribe communities as teachers in the schools in the Agency areas. The government has decided to engage a senior […]

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HC to hear petition asking EC to take action against Kamal Haasan

‘Actor-turned-politician said Godse was India’s first Hindu terrorist’ The Delhi High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a petition seeking directions to the Election Commission to take appropriate steps to deregister political parties, which misuse religion, race, caste, community and language for electoral gain. The petition filed by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay cited that […]

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Supreme Court order on BDA layout: Landowners to file curative petition

SC refuses to reconsider nod to BDA on formation of Shivarama Karanth Layout Landowners of 17 villages where 3,546 acres have been notified for Shivarama Karanth Layout, have a suffered a setback with the Supreme Court dismissing their review petition. The apex court on Monday declined to reconsider an August 2018 order directing the Bangalore […]

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Plea in HC to ensure prescription of generic drugs

‘Doctors persist with branded medicines despite MCI circular, says petition A petition filed before the Delhi High Court has sought directions to the Centre and the Medical Council of India (MCI) to ensure that doctors prescribe generic medicines. The petition filed in public interest by advocate Amit Sahni contends that the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushdhi […]

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Patients’ rights activists petition Nadda; prepare for stir in Delhi

Demand price control, transparency in private sector Patients’ rights organisations have petitioned Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda for price control and transparency in private hospitals, creating a patient-friendly grievance redressal system and adopting the charter of patient rights finalised by the National Human Rights Commission last year. By Sunday evening, the petition was signed by […]