Seats given up by minority institution need not go to same community: HC

Source: Religious and linguistic minorities do enjoy a constitutional right to establish and administer educational institutions but that does not mean medical and engineering seats surrendered by them to the government pool should also be filled up only by students from the specific minority communities concerned, the Madras High Court has held. Justice G.

Haryana tribunal row: High court summons Chandigarh adviser, DGP and home secretary

Source: Hours after the Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday asked three top Chandigarh administration officers to remain present in the court on Wednesday in view of agitating lawyers not allowing litigants to enter courts for nearly two weeks now, the Bar association said that litigants won’t be stopped from tomorrow. Those asked

Pakistanis, Bangladeshis face legal action for rallying against India over Kashmir issue

Source: Ever Since Home Minister Amit Shah announced the abrogation of Article 370, stripping Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, scattered skirmishes have been reported from the Valley. Several Pakistanis have also joined the rhetoric, condemning the Indian government for the way it has been tackling the issue by introducing a lockdown. While

Kerala High Court rejects petition against bail to IAS officer

Source: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking cancellation of the bail granted to suspended IAS officer Sriram Venkitaraman, who was arrested for alleged drunken driving that caused the death of a journalist. Dismissing the plea moved by the state government challenging a magistrate court’s order granting bail to Venkitaraman, Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan

Govt’s Proposal For Law on Violence Against Doctors Ready, Health Ministry To Send Bill To Cabinet Soon

Source: New Delhi: A draft legislation seeking to punish people who assault on-duty doctors and other healthcare professionals by imprisoning them for up to 10 years, has been finalised and will be made public soon for feedback, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday. Those “grievously hurting” doctors and other healthcare professionals in clinical

Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences denies irregularities in counselling in Telangana High Court

Source: HYDERABAD:  The Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences on Tuesday denied that there had been any irregularities in the second phase of counselling, as alleged by petitioners in the Telangana High Court, and claimed it had scrupulously implemented GOs 114 and 550 during the allocation of seats. It said seats vacated by

Supreme Court: J&K situation sensitive, govt needs time to lift restrictions

Source: NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to direct the Central government to lift restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir and granted the Centre more time to withdraw the curbs as the situation is “very sensitive”. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra was hearing a petition filed by political activist Tehseen Poonawalla. The bench,