Mules operating to Vaishno Devi shrine to get RFID tags: SC told

NEW DELHI: Mules operating on the Katra-Vaishno Devi shrine track in Jammu will soon be implanted with radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to ensure that no illegal or unauthorised animal is pressed into service, the Supreme Court was informed Tuesday. In a report placed before the apex court, the sub-committee of the state advisory council […]

SC stays bail to businessman Watali

SC stays bail to businessman Watali

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Delhi High Court order that granted bail to Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in a funding case. The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted the businessman bail and observed that nothing has been shown to suggest that his trade was “geared toward funding of terrorist […]

Supreme Court modifies its order on dowry harassment

Supreme Court modifies its order on dowry harassment

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday modified its order that provided for setting up of a committee to deal with dowry harassment complaints by protecting the provision of pre-arrest. The top court had on April 23 reserved its verdict on a batch of pleas seeking revisiting of a judgement that had reduced the severity of […]

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI

New Delhi: Justice Ranjan Gogoi was Thursday appointed as the 46th Chief Justice of India, according to the Law Ministry. He would assume office on October 3 after present incumbent Dipak Misra retires a day before. Justice Gogoi will have a tenure of a little over 13 months and would retire on November 17, 2019. […]

Supreme Court refuses to interfere with J&K DGP appointment

Supreme Court refuses to interfere with J&K DGP appointment

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to interfere with the Jammu and Kashmir government appointing an acting director general of police (DGP). A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud issued notice and sought a reply from the Government of India (GoI). The state government […]

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