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20 November, 2017 3:48 PM Plea seeks increase in Tamil books in libraries

Notice to School Education Department, Directorate of Public Libraries A public interest litigation was filed before the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday seeking an increase in the number of Tamil books in public libraries across the State. The Division Bench of Justices M. Venugopal and S. Baskaran, hearing the petition, directed notice 25

14 November, 2017 7:03 PM Junior Environment Minister's Hospital Gets Notice From Green Court

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday issued notice to a hospital owned by Union Minister of State for Environment Mahesh Sharma, seeking a response to allegations of illegal construction on a green belt in neighbouring Noida. Acknowledging a petition by environmental activist Vikrant Tongad, the green court issued notice to Kailash 36

13 November, 2017 7:35 PM Plea to shift Jaya, MGR memorials adjourned

The Madras High Court on Monday adjourned by two weeks a public interest litigation petition filed by activist ‘Traffic’ K.R. Ramaswamy seeking a direction to the State government to shift the memorials of former Chief Ministers C.N. Annadurai, M.G. Ramachandran and Jayalalithaa from the Marina Beach here. Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M. Sundar 33

9 November, 2017 6:48 PM Slushy road makes it tough for workers

For them, loading and unloading is an uphill task in the midst of potholes and stinking garbage at the Vellore market For hundreds of labourers, who earn a living by loading and unloading vegetables at Nethaji Market, the poor condition of the market road was causing hardship. Rains made the condition of the market worse as the road turned slushy, making 33

7 November, 2017 7:51 AM Rajasthan High Court allows converted woman to go with husband

The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday set free a 22-year-old woman from the Nari Niketan women's home in Jodhpur, where she was sent last week following allegations that she was forcibly converted and married off to a Muslim youth. The family of the woman, Payal Singhvi alias Arifa, had filed a habeas corpus writ petition alleged that a youth, Faiz Modi, had blackmailed 25

6 November, 2017 1:44 PM Usurer, son held; policeman, family booked

Complainant claims he was cheated by the moneylender, constable Two persons were arrested on the charges of harassing and collecting usurious interest on a loan taken by a borrower here on Monday. The arrested were Jayasankar (47) and his son J. Nava Jeevan (23) of Cumbum. Cases were filed under Sections 147, 420 and 506 (1) of the IPC, and Section 4 of the Tamil 25

6 November, 2017 9:15 AM HC stays non-bailable warrant against AAP leader Sukhpal Khaira

Mr. Khaira had approached the HC after non-bailable warrant was issued against him in a 2015 case of heroin smuggling The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday stayed the non-bailable warrant issued by Fazilka's trial court against the Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly and senior Aam Aadmi Party Sukhpal Singh Khaira. Mr. Khaira had approached 23

2 November, 2017 9:57 AM Catalan politicians to be quizzed in Spain rebellion case

Twenty regional politicians, including sacked regional government president Carles Puigdemont, were called to appear after the chief prosecutor demanded charges of rebellion. Ousted Catalan government members and lawmakers began arriving at two Spanish courts in Madrid on Thursday to face possible charges of rebellion for having declared the region’s 62

1 November, 2017 10:46 AM Supreme Court seeks details of 1,581 cases against MPs and MLAs

The apex court asked the government to place these details before it within six weeks. The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to place before it details regarding 1,581 cases involving MPs and MLAs, as declared by politicians at the time of filing their nominations during the 2014 general elections. The apex court asked the government to apprise 37

30 October, 2017 9:53 PM Supreme Court rebukes Mamata govt: How can a state challenge central law?

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court snubbed the West Bengal government on Monday for challenging the Aadhaar Act when the law had been duly passed by Parliament and said that chief minister Mamata Banerjee could seek remedy as a common citizen if she felt aggrieved. The SC pulled up the state for taking the constitutionally impermissible route of filing a petition 34