Month: June 2018

TN to seek freedom for Rajiv case convicts in Supreme Court

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government will continue too seek freedom for the seven people convicted of killing former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in the Supreme Court in line with the policy decision taken by it, a top government functionary said on Thursday. “We will put forth our arguments in the Supreme Court to free them and this is in line with

Bombay High Court asks why prices of expensive food items in multiplexes can’t be regulated

Source – The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government why it could not regulate the prices of food items being sold at exorbitant rates in multiplexes across the state. Observing that the prices of such items were often “exorbitant,” a bench of justices Ranjit More and Anuja Prabhudessai directed the state to examine

Want to build Ram Mandir lawfully; no mosque: VHP

Source – The Vishwa Hindu Parishad today indicated it may restart its movement for Ram Temple in Ayodhya, saying the organisation will consult saints on the “future course of action” if the Supreme Court does not give its verdict on the issue in next three to four months. Addressing the media on the organisation

India’s Future Growth Track Hinges on Supreme Court’s Aadhaar Ruling

Source – The debate over India’s biometric authentication programme, popularly known as Aadhaar, has over the last few years dissolved into a wrangle between two groups of people –  the ‘proponents’ and ‘dissenters’ of Aadhaar– involving a number of important issues, such as violation of individual privacy, exclusion of the deserving beneficiaries of welfare schemes, the

Zebpay Challenges RBI Circular in the Supreme Court of India

Source – Zebpay today at 1:29 PM sent out an important announcement in light of the recent Reserve Bank of India [RBI] circular, dated April 6th, on ‘Prohibition on dealing in Virtual Currencies’. Zebpay is a Bitcoin wallet provider with its headquarters in Singapore and IT office in Ahmedabad, Gujrat, India. In the announcement, Zebpay said that

Madras High Court issues notice to Medical Council of India, JIPMER

Source – The Madras High Court today issued notice to the Medical Council of India and Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research on a plea seeking a direction to the institute not to allot seats reserved for ‘Puducherry Scheduled Community’ (P-SC) to non-Puducherry SC students. Admitting the plea moved by A Sarandev,

Supreme Court refuses to allow CBSE appeal in NEET case

Source – The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to allow CBSE’s appeal against a Bombay High Court order asking it to give proportionate marks to a batch of candidates, who lost 30 minutes due to the invigilator’s fault during the NEET undergraduate exam 2018. A vacation bench of justices S Abdul Nazeer and Indu Malhotra