JUDICIAL AND TECHNICAL MEMBERS
Lokpal to move out of Rs 50 lakh per month rented five-star accommodation to permanent address
A senior Personnel Ministry official said the Lokpal is likely to move out of its five star hotel temporary office at The Ashok Hotel in Chanakyapuri by this month. "Total monthly rent is around Rs 50 lakh and Rs 3,85,09,354 has been paid from March 22, 2019 to October 31, 2019 for rent," the Lokpal of India said in response to an RTI application.
Envoys in Jammu meet civil society members, get briefed by CS, DGP
In the first such trip by foreign diplomats post August 5, envoys of 15 co...
JNU violence: Congress blames Modi govt, demands judicial probe
Congress has blamed the BJP government at the Centre for the violence unleash...
Justice Dilip B Bhosale resigns as Lokpal member, nine months after appointment
Lokpal member Justice Dilip B Bhosale resigned from his post citing personal reasons. Justice Bhosale was administered the oath of office by Lokpal chairman Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose on March 27, 2019.
CAA protest: Two killed in police firing in Mangaluru, Congress demands judicial probe
Two persons received bullet injuries in police firing and they later succumbed at a hospital, police confirmed.
Nirbhaya's parents welcome encounter; Tharoor cautions against extra-judicial killings
The mother of Nirbhaya, the 23-year-old paramedic student who died days after being gang raped in December 2012, appealed to authorities to not punish the policemen involved in the encounter. Congress leader and Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor, however, said extra judicial killings were not acceptable.
Telangana encounter deaths: SC orders judicial inquiry, to be headed by its ex-judge VS Sirpurkar
An apex court bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was hearing two public interest litigations seeking an independent probe into the deaths last week.
IAF AN-32 crashed in Arunachal Pradesh due to navigational error, poor visibility: Standing Committee on Defence
The developments were shared by the Standing Committee on Defence in one of its reports presented to the Lok Sabha Speaker on Friday. The Committee stated that it had wished to learn about the findings of the court of inquiry on the June 3 crash of the AN-32. It was informed that the inquiry team has completed its investigation into the crash.
Lawyers of Delhi HC, district courts protest against clash with police, abstain from judicial work
Advocate Naginder Benipal, executive member of the Delhi High Court Bar Association, said lawyers have supported and cooperated with the call to abstain from work in the high court. "We are abstaining from work in solidarity and in view of the attack on lawyers by policemen.
Kathua ‘gangrape and murder’ case: Court directs FIR against SIT members
Judicial Magistrate Prem Sagar gave the direction to SSP of Jammu on an application moved by Sachin Sharma, Neeraj Sharma and Sahil Sharma, who were witnesses in the case, saying cognizable offences are made out against the six.
80 Congress members arrested ahead of march to support Shahjahanabad student
Accusing the Uttar Pradesh Police of blocking the march, the Congress said its leaders, including former Union minister Jitin Prasad, were detained.
Each NGO member will have to declare no association with religious conversion
Under the 2011 rules, only key functionary and top office bearers were required to give affidavit for seeking prior permission from MHA to receive grants under FCRA.
CJI bench hears plea to review rulings that created collegium
The plea was filed after the Supreme Court in 2015 struck down the Narendra Modi government-proposed National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC), which would have given the executive equal say in appointments to the high courts and SC.
Delhi court sends Congress leader D K Shivakumar to judicial custody till Oct 1
The probe agency claimed in the court that its interrogation was yet to be completed and sought permission from the judge to interrogate Shivakumar during the judicial custody.
Bengal BJP President bats for NRC again, says technical flaws can be overcome
The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is the latest flash point between the ruling Trinamool Congress and BJP.
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