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CBI top 2 were fighting like cats we watched with amazement: Centre defends tells SC

NEW DELHI: The central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the top two officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation Alok Verma and his deputy, Rakesh Asthana  were fighting like cats, and was becoming critical and matter of public debate asserting it was forced to strip CBI director Alok Verma on leave. "Slamming both Verma

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Supreme Court turns to social media to keep banned vehicles off Delhi roads

New Delhi: Terming the pollution situation in the Capital “very critical, pitiable and terrible”, the Supreme Court ordered the Delhi government’s transport department on Monday to immediately identify 10-year-old diesel and 15-year-old petrol vehicles, and impound them if they are found plying on city roads. A bench led by justice MB

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No Policeman Should Enter Puri Jagannath Temple With Weapons, Shoes: SC

NEW DELHI: Taking note of the October 3 violence in Odisha’s Puri Jagannath Temple Supreme Court Wednesday took and directed that no policeman should enter the temple premises with weapons and shoes. Nine policemen were injured as violence broke out during a 12-hour bandh called by a socio-cultural organisation, protesting introduction of a queue

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India's first transgender bureaucrat plans to get married After 377 Order

BHUBANESHWAR: India’s first bureaucrat transgender wanted to tie in a nuptial knot with her boyfriend. Aishwarya Rituparna Pradhan, 34, presently deputy commissioner(in-charge) of GST in Paradip circle of Odisha commercial tax department, made a major life decision based on the verdict on Section 377. When the law was scrapped by the Supreme Court

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J&K Govt Approaches SC in new DGP’s appointment

NEW DELHI: The Jammu and Kashmir government approached the Supreme Court after violating the Supreme Court guidelines that restricts States from appointing acting and interim police chiefs. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the submission of the state government that in view of

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UIDAI’s proposal to hire social media agency is against its submissions, says Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court  said the proposal of the Unique Identification Authority of India to hire an agency  to monitor various social media platforms and monitor such platforms was contrary to its earlier submissions. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud  asked

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