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Ram temple: Amit Shah urges Supreme Court spot case over in ten days to settle dispute

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday joined a growing list of Sangh Parivar for an early decision on the Ayodhya Ram Temple dipute. BJP president Amit Shah Wednesday said the party wants a temple.  Shah was confident that the hearings would begin in January 2019 and “whatever the decision”, the apex

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Delhi HC quashes summons against Smriti Irani in defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Wednesday quashed the criminal defamation proceedings against Union Minister Smriti Irani in a defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam. The court, however, dismissed a similar plea by Nirupam’s seeking to set aside the summons issued against him in a cross-defamation complaint filed by Irani. The court said the

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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar asks for more 30 days to surrender

NEW DELHI: Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, convicted in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots on December 17 has asked Delhi High Court seeking time till January 31 to surrender. The court is likely to hear his application tomorrow.  Senior lawyer HS Phoolka, who is representing many of the families of the riot victims, said Sajjan Kumar has filed an application

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Congress Leader Sajjan Kumar Convicted in 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots sentenced to life

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Monday sentenced  Congress leader Sajjan Kumar to life in jail in a case pertaining to the killing of five member of a Sikh family in 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Reversing a lower court judgement that had acquitted him, a bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel found Sajjan Kumar guilty

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Dissolution of Sri Lankan Parliament invalid says Sri Lankan Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court in Colombo on Thursday ruled as "unconstitutional" the move of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to dissolve parliament ahead of its term. A seven-member apex court bench said that the President cannot dissolve Parliament till Parliament completes a 4 1/2 year term. Sirisena sacked the Parliament when it

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No Rafale probe Supreme Court dismisses PILs

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court said today dismissed all the four petitions seeking a court-monitored investigation into the Rafale deal and said there won't be any probe into the pricing or the decision-making process.  The verdict was given by a three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. In its last hearing,

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