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Kerala man says his teenage daughter sexually assaulted, forcibly converted

Source: The father of a 19-year-old woman moved the Kerala High Court Monday alleging that his daughter was lured into a relationship by a Muslim man in north Kerala’s Kozhikkode, sexually assaulted and forced to embrace Islam. The Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC) and National Minority Commission have condemned the incident and sought independent

GDA proposes allowing commercial activities in city’s residential areas

Source: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) is preparing a proposal for allowing a limited commercial activities on one floor of multi-storey residential buildings. The officials said zoning regulations of the Bareilly Development Authority provides such a feature and the state officials have asked the GDA to prepare a proposal along the same lines. According

Rainwater harvesting, treated waste-water necessary to meet Delhi’s water needs: Jal Board to High Court

Source: NEW DELHI: Delhi’s increasing water demands can be met only if civic bodies and public authorities implement rainwater harvesting and substitute groundwater with treated wastewater for non-potable purposes like irrigation, horticulture and sanitation, the jal board told the Delhi High Court. In an affidavit placed before a bench of Chief Justice D N

HC unhappy with govt’s approach on establishment of cattle camps

Source: BENGALURU: Taking the state government to the task for not complying with the directions issued by it with regard to establishment of cattle camps with specified amount of fodder in drought-hit taluks across state, the Karnataka High Court on Friday said these matters should be handled by the government sensitively. “It is apparent

Madras high court rejects batch of pleas seeking basic amenities

Source: Chennai: The Madras high court has dismissed a batch of petitions relating to regulating the devotees darshan and ensure their safety and provide all basic needs and amenities to the devotees who come for darshan to Arulmigu Athi Varathar of Arulmigu Devaraja Swamy Temple in Kancheepuram district. A division bench comprising Justices S.Manikumar and

Hyderabad: High Court Stays Demolition of Secretariat, Errum Manzil Palace

Source: New Delhi: In yet another blow to chief minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s plans to build new secretariat and assembly complexes, the Telangana high court on Monday ordered the state government not to demolish the existing secretariat complex and the historic Errum Manzil Palace. The high court was hearing a batch of petitions opposing the

Calcutta High Court on student safety

Source: The high court on Thursday directed the state government to file an affidavit on the measures taken by it to ensure students’ safety in schools. The court also sought a report from the authorities of a private English-medium school in Regent Park on the steps taken by it to strengthen students’ security after