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Gurpreet death no deterrence to Indians with American dreams
New Delhi/Mexico City, Oct 19 ((ANS) The death of six-year-old Gurpreet Kaur in the Arizona desert in June this year, shocking as it was, was also a pointer to the sharp rise in the number of Indians seeking to surreptitiously cross into the United States from the southern border. The deportation of 311 Indians from Mexico comes amid data that over 7,000 Indians are facing deportation proceedings in US courts.
2019-10-19
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
INX Media case: CBI says unnamed person's statement vital
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The name of a person, who knows crucial things in the INX Media corruption case against former finance minister P. Chidambaram, has been withheld even in the chargesheet, The Central Bureau of Investigation told the top court.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
2G scam, PC being flight risk rock Chidambaram bail hearing
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A charge sheet was filed in the 2G case but later everybody was acquitted, said the counsel for former Union Minister P Chidambaram, while arguing in the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court order denying bail in the INX Media corruption case.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Workers in Delhi to get revised minimum wages before Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court upheld the Delhi government's March 2017 notification on higher minimum wages, Labour Minister Gopal Rai on Friday said a meeting had been called on October 21 to implement the revised minimum wages before Diwali.
2019-10-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
ALERT: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday recommended Justice S.A. Bobde as his successor
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2019-10-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Venezuela elected to Human Rights Council despite opposition
United Nations, Oct 17 (IANS) The UN General Assembly elected Venezuela, the chair of the Non-Aligned Movement, to the Human Rights Council by a narrow margin on Thursday, overcoming opposition from the United States and rights groups and a last-minute challenge by Costa Rica.
2019-10-17
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC Collegium for 'expeditious' elevation of K'taka Judge
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Collegium has resolved to reiterate its move to appoint Karnataka District Judge P. Krishna Bhat as a judge of the state High Court.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NBCC submits revised plan on Jaypee projects to SC
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) on Thursday submitted a revised proposal to complete the stalled projects of Jaypee Infratech. The proposal was later handed back to the NBCC counsel.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
SC allows Delhi govt to notify higher minimum wages for workers
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has upheld the Delhi government's March 2017 notification that announced a 37 per cent hike in minimum wages for workers. The case has been pending in courts for nearly two years now.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
UP POCSO court convicts man in 10 days, sets record
Rae Bareli, Oct 17 (IANS) A POCSO court in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli has created a new record by convicting a rape accused and awarding life sentence to him in a span of 10 working days.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
UP cop with cardiac problems seeks permission to end life
Amethi, Oct 17 (IANS) A police constable posted in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district and suffering from cardiac ailments has sought permission from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to end his life because his department has turned down his plea for transfer to a place near his home.
2019-10-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Adolescent girls in 4 Delhi schools gain from Dutch project
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The 'Go Girls Go' pilot project being funded by The Netherlands government in four Delhi government schools is helping adolescent girls in the schools complete their education and empower them as change makers.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC's Ayodhya bench likely to discuss mediation report
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The five judge bench hearing the Ayodhya title dispute will sit in chambers on Thursday, a day after reserving the judgement in the 70-year-old politically-vexing case.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
SC wraps up Ayodhya title dispute hearing, reserves verdict
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) After 40 days of hearing, the Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the judgement in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Operations may 'paralysed' due to strike: Bank of Baroda
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Bank of Baroda said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that bank operations may get badly affected owing to the proposed strike by trade union organisations on October 22.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Persons with disabilities to be exempt from Odd Even: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Persons with disabilities will be exempt from Odd-Even scheme, which will be in force in the national capital from November 4 to 15, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday.
2019-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Not biased': SC judge slams campaign seeking his recusal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra on Tuesday expressed anguish at a social media campaign and news reports seeking his recusal from a constitution bench hearing pleas linked to compensation in the Land Acquisition Act.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Hindu, Muslim sides spar as Ayodhya case hearing set to end
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The lawyers for the Hindu and Muslim sides got into a duel on the 39th day of the hearing in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Shivakumar's wife, mother approach HC against ED summons
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The wife and mother of jailed Congress Karnataka leader D.K. Shivakumar on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court challenging the summons issued to them by the Enforcement Directorate.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC judges slams social media campaign seeking his recusal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra on Tuesday expressed anguish at a social media campaign and news reports seeking his recusal from a constitution bench hearing pleas linked to compensation in the Land Acquisition Act.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC likely to conclude hearing in Ayodhya case on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The hearing in Ayodhya title dispute case is likely to end on October 16 instead of October 17, with Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi hinting that the argument in the 70-year-old dispute will come to an end on Wednesday itself.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Centre not keen on staff representatives on bank boards: AIBEA
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has written to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stating that the Central government does not want its representatives on the boards of public sector banks.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
WFP aids over 70,000 fleeing Turkish military ops in Syria
Rome, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations World Food Programme is "deeply concerned" for the safety of civilians caught in Turkey's six-day-old military offensive in northeast Syria, and has helped feed over 70,000 people fleeing towns in the area since last week, WFP said in a statement on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
New Data Protection to be placed in Parliament soon: Prasad
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Union Communications, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said the Data Protection Bill is ready and would be placed in Parliament soon.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
SC to hear CBI plea against Delhi HC's Chidambaram findings
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The CBI on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court findings that former Union Minister P. Chidambaram, who has been arrested in the INX Media case, was not a flight risk and also could not tamper with the evidence.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
NCLAT asks ED to release Bhushan Power's attached property
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday put JSW Steels Rs 19,700 crore payment to acquire Bhushan Power and Steel (BPSL) on hold and asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to release the BPSL's attached properties.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pakistan ups cyber warfare against India on Twitter
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan is aggressively pushing sinister propaganda against India via ramping up cyber warfare on Twitter, a new report said on Monday.
2019-10-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Expulsion of six varsity students who wrote to PM revoked
Mumbai/Wardha, Oct 13 (IANS) After a furore, the central Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya in Wardha backtracked on Sunday and revoked its expulsion orders on six backward class research scholars.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
BPSL case: NCLAT to hear JSW Steel's immunity plea Monday
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) will on Monday hear JSW Steel's plea in the Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd (BPSL) case regarding immunity from criminal proceedings in the bank fraud investigation against BPSL's erstwhile promoter.
2019-10-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Redefine human rights in Indian context: Amit Shah
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Human rights violations should not be limited to just custodial deaths and police atrocities, but must also include denial of basic facilities, like toilets, electricity and food, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah, here on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Over 2 lakh cases pending in information commissions: Report
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A report on the performance of various information commissions across the country has revealed that more than 2 lakh appeals and complaints are pending for disposal at various stages.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
50 arrested after clashes in Bihar
Jahanabad (Bihar), Oct 12 (IANS) The district police have beefed up security arrangements here following a major clash between two groups during Durga idol immersion on Thursday, that claimed the life of one person and landed 50 persons in jail, police said on Saturday.
2019-10-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
More than 3 crore RTI applications filed so far: Report
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) More than 3 crore Right to Information (RTI) applications have been filed so far, according to a report by Transparency International India.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Unnao rape survivor's car crash: No murder charge on Sengar
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed a chargesheet in the Unnao rape survivor's accident case against former BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, among others.
2019-10-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC stays Goa beach Blue Flag certification process
Panaji, Oct 9 (IANS) The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Union Environment and Forest Ministry over its process of Blue Flag certification of the Miramar beach in the state capital.
2019-10-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Repatriation of Reang tribals to Mizoram runs into rough weather
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 9 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriations of over 35,000 Reang tribal refugees, sheltered in seven relief camps in northern Tripura, is running into rough weather as the migrants are reluctant to return to their villages in Mizoram unless their demands, including for security to their lives, are met.
2019-10-09
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shah's Mizoram visit: Citizenship issue only vaguely subdued
Aizawl, Oct 7 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah's recent visit to Mizoram has "marginally subdued the core issue of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) but antagonism against the CAB remains as an undercurrent", according to a political analyst here on Monday.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mizoram: Citizenship issue vaguely subdued, but stays alive
Aizawl, Oct 7 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah's recent visit to Mizoram has "marginally subdued the core issue of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) but antagonism against the CAB remains as an undercurrent", according to a political analyst here on Monday.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tejpal rape case hearing adjourned to Oct 21
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) The Additional District and Sessions court in Goa's Mapusa adjourned the rape trial against Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal to October 21, after the victim could not attend the hearing on Monday.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cannot cut Aarey trees till Oct 21: SC
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday prohibited cutting of any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony and directed the Maharashtra government to maintain status quo till October 21, the next date of hearing.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cannot cut Aarey trees till Oct 21: SC
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday prohibited cutting of any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony and directed the Maharashtra government to maintain status quo till October 21, the next date of hearing.
2019-10-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Special SC hearing on Monday over Mumbai tree-cutting
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hold a special hearing on Monday over the Maharashtra government's decision to fell over 2,000 trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony to build a Metro Rail yard.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Special SC hearing on Monday over tree-cutting in Mumbai
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court has set up a special bench hearing on Monday over the Maharasthra government's decision to fell trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony to build a Metro Rail yard.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Who will lead prosecution in case against Gopal Kanda
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) It has been seven years since Airhostess Gitika Sharma committed suicide, but the case against former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, who is accused of aiding and abetting the suicide, has failed to reach any logical conclusion. And now, the trial has hit a dead end as the Delhi government's prosecution department failed to appoint any prosecutor to lead the case.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Woman who missed Bihar Police test for pregnancy gets SC relief
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court has granted relief to a woman seeking to participate in the physical evaluation test for employment in Bihar Police as she could not attend the test owing to her pregnancy.
2019-10-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Provide Punjab govt sacrilege case closure report: Court
Mohali, Oct 5 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court, here on Saturday, upheld Punjab's right to access the Bargari sacrilege cases closure report and asked that a certified copy of the report, along with attached documents, be given to the state.
2019-10-05
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Will complete Ayodhya hearing on October 17, says SC now
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said it would wrap up the hearing in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute at Ayodhya on October 17, a day earlier than its schedule, thus leaving merely four days of active hearing now.
2019-10-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
NIA terror funding charge sheet names Yasin Malik, 4 others
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik was among the five people named in the second supplementary charge sheet in the terror funding case filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) here in a special court on Friday under new Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
2019-10-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Air hostess suicide: Court summons top Delhi officials
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A city court on Friday issued summons to the Delhi Home Secretary and then Additional DCP, Crime Branch, Rajiv Ranjan in the case against former Haryana Minister Gopal Goyal Kanda for abetting the suicide of an air hostess employed with his aviation company in 2012.
2019-10-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
ALERT: Ayodhya title dispute case will end on Oct 17: CJI
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2019-10-04
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights