CBI gets approval to prosecute retired judge of Allahabad High Court in corruption case

The CBI has got sanction to prosecute retired Allahabad High Court judge Justice SN Shukla in a corruption case for allegedly favoring a private medical college in his orders, officials said. He said that on April 16 this year, the CBI had sought permission from the High Court to try the retired judge under the … Read more

TMC alleges violation of court orders for free and fair Tripura municipal elections in Supreme Court

The Trinamool Congress on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored inquiry by a court-monitored committee into the alleged large-scale violence during the civic polls in Tripura. A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna was told by senior advocate Kapil Sibal, who had sought immediate listing of the two applications filed by … Read more

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh appears before Thane Police to join investigation in extortion case

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh on Friday appeared before police officials in neighboring Thane in connection with the investigation into the extortion case registered against him, sources said. He told that Singh reached Thane Nagar police station along with his lawyer at around 10.30 am. Sources said the investigation team may record their … Read more

Air pollution levels rise again in Delhi; Adverse Weather Conditions Major Factors

The air pollution level in Delhi worsened on Friday morning due to unfavorable meteorological conditions – low temperature and slow wind speed – and the air quality index was recorded at 9 am at 403, which falls in the severe category. Low temperatures and slow surface winds allow for the accumulation of pollutants. The city’s … Read more

Param Bir ‘destroyed’ Ajmal Kasab’s mobile phone, claims former police officer

Retired Assistant Commissioner of Police Shamsher Khan Pathan has claimed that former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh “destroyed” a mobile phone seized from 26/11 terror attack convict Mohammad Ajmal Kasab. Pathan had given a written complaint to the Mumbai Police Commissioner in July asking him to investigate the entire matter and take necessary action … Read more

Maharashtra government will take legal action against Parambir Singh: Nawab Malik

Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik said on Thursday that the state government will take legal steps to ensure that the Supreme Court’s protection from arrest granted to former Mumbai Police Commissioner Parambir Singh is withdrawn. Malik said that while the police will investigate the cases against Singh, the state will try to ensure that he is … Read more

Supreme Court orders more central forces for ‘free, fair’ Tripura municipal elections

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the central government to send more central forces to polling stations in Tripura and ensure free and fair municipal elections, a move that the Trinamool Congress claims was created to deter opposition parties from campaigning. The partisan state is affected by the action. Voting began on Thursday morning in … Read more

Center to review income limit of Rs 8 lakh for EWS quota

Center will review family income limit of Rs 8 lakh for economically weaker sections to apply for 10% reserved seats in central educational institutions. The Modi government’s argument in the Supreme Court on Thursday came after the court repeatedly pulled up the logic behind the current ceiling. Incidentally, eliminating the OBC ‘creamy layer’ from the … Read more

Five thousand rupees each will be given to the workers affected by the ban on construction activities: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that workers affected by the ban on construction activities in the national capital will be provided financial assistance of Rs 5,000 each and his government will also compensate for the loss of minimum wages. He said that the Delhi government would organize special camps at construction sites … Read more

Expert panel to re-examine error in Hindi version of Physics paper in NEET-UG exam: NTA to Supreme Court

The National Testing Agency (NTA) told the Supreme Court on Thursday that it will appoint a committee of three experts to allay the apprehensions of students appearing for the NEET (UG) 2021 exam, which will examine the answers to an alleged error in Hindi. Will re-evaluate. Edition of the Physics paper. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, … Read more