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In India
October 20, 2017 11:04 am gmt |
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The pollution level in Delhi spiked after the Diwali night but it was relatively low as compared to the last three years.  This could be the result of Supreme Court’s ban on sale of crackers in the National Capital Region (NCR). However, the dream of celebrating a cracker-free Diwali couldn’t b...
In Canada
October 7, 2017 12:31 pm gmt |
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The Supreme Court of Canada says records detailing the abuse of former residential school students can eventually be destroyed. The unanimous high court ruling today brings clarity to an issue that pitted the privacy of victims against the importance of documenting a dark chapter in Canada’s re...
In India
September 23, 2017 7:37 am gmt |
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There are some things that the Supreme Court too cannot get done. The country’s top court came across one such prayer on Friday and readily accepted that it was beyond them to help the petitioner. He wanted the court to force the authorities to “abolish” world’s most lethal cr...
In India
September 15, 2017 11:49 am gmt |
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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the Centre will file an affidavit in the Supreme Court on September 18 regarding its decision on deporting illegal Rohingya Muslim immigrants back to Myanmar, reported ANI. The home minister’s statement comes a day after the Ministry of Home Affairs de...
In India
August 18, 2017 11:45 am gmt |
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The Supreme Court on Friday ordered Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, to appear before the CBIheadquarters in New Delhi on August 23 for questioning in connection with a case involving alleged kickbacks paid by INX Media for obtaining clearance from the Foreign I...
In Srilanka
August 4, 2017 10:43 am gmt |
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The Supreme Court has determined that certain clauses in the new Inland Revenue Act are not in accordance with the constitution, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed Parliament this morning (4 august). Therefore the court recommends that the Act needs to be passed with a special majority or else the clau...
In World
August 3, 2017 5:48 am gmt |
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Opposition lawmakers in the lower house of Congress failed to obtain the two-thirds majority needed to send the case to the Supreme Court. Mr. Temer welcomed the vote as “clear and incontestable”. The president has been accused of receiving $12m (£9m) in bribes from the boss of a giant me...
In India
August 2, 2017 7:25 am gmt |
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  The Supreme Court will be brought to trial the review petition which filed by the three persons including Sasikala, who received conviction in the disproportionate assets case, today (2 august). They requested to release them from the four years imprisonment,  in the petition. However the resu...
In America
June 29, 2017 10:55 am gmt |
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Days after the United States Supreme Court allowed a partial version of President Donald Trump’s signature Muslim ban to stay, Washington has issued a new set of visa rules that will require travelers from the six Muslim-majority countries affected by Trump’s travel ban to disclose close family...
In India
June 2, 2017 9:37 am gmt |
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Ramchandra Guha on Thursday resigned from the Committee of Administrators (CoA) appointed by the Supreme Court to implement recommendations of Lodha Committee in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), citing personal reasons. Guha has sought the apex court’s permission to relieve him...
In Latest Stories
May 9, 2017 7:51 am gmt |
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Geetha Kumarasinghe has filed an appeal at the Supreme Court against the Appeal Court’s decision which disqualified her as a parliamentarian. A court of appeal decision recently ruled that Kumaasinghe could not hold a seat in parliament as she was also dual citizenship holder. Speaking to a new...
In India
May 9, 2017 6:02 am gmt |
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday held businessman Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court for transferring USD 40 million to his children in violation of the court’s order. “We have found respondent number 3 (Mallya) guilty of contempt of court on two grounds,” a bench comprising Justi...
In Europe
January 25, 2017 8:32 am gmt |
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Germany’s Social Democrats have nominated former European Parliament President Martin Schulz to run against conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel in an election in September, Schulz and party leader Sigmar Gabriel said on Tuesday (January 24). The party will vote on the nomination on Sunday, wh...
In Britain
January 25, 2017 8:22 am gmt |
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Parliament must vote on whether the government can start the Brexit process, the Supreme Court has ruled. The judgement means Theresa May cannot begin talks with the EU until MPs and peers give their backing – although this is expected to happen in time for the government’s 31 March deadl...
In India
December 25, 2016 5:35 am gmt |
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A Chennai-based cultural organisation, Tamilnadu Telugu Yuva Sakthi, has filed a fresh writ petition in the Supreme Court demanding a judicial probe into the death of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa. This writ petition will come up for hearing on January 6, 2017 along with a writ petiti...
In India
September 27, 2016 5:47 am gmt |
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In a measured relief to expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa, the Supreme Court on Friday extended her protection from arrest for six weeks, while asking the Tamil Nadu government why they wanted her behind bars. A bench, led by Chief Justice of India T.S. Thakur, on an urgent mentioning by Sasikala...
In India
September 26, 2016 8:51 am gmt |
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The Karnataka government today moved Supreme Court seeking modification of the apex court’s order on the Cauvery water row. The Karnataka government has told the apex court that it cannot implement its order as it affects the drinking water supply in the state and has cleared that it can releas...
In Latest Stories
August 9, 2016 4:30 am gmt |
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The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka has stated that it cannot give a decision on the Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill as it was not presented following due procedure, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed Parliament today (9th Aug).   Speaker informs parliament of SC’s determination on draft of VAT ...
In Srilanka
August 2, 2016 9:55 am gmt |
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A  Fundamental Rights petition was filed by President’s Counsel Prasanna Lal de Alwis. The petition cited 27 respondents including the Tamil National Alliance and the Bodu Bala Sena Organisation. The petition claimed the existence of religious and ethnic based parties have disrupted the reconciliatio...