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The Supreme Court has held that office of the Chief Justice of India is a public authority under the transparency law, the Right to Information Act. “Transparency doesn’t undermine judicial independence,” the Supreme Court said in a unanimous verdict on Wednesday as it upheld the Delhi High Court judgment which ruled that office of the
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The political impasse in Maharashtra has become a game-changer. Nineteen days after the people of Maharashtra gave a clear mandate to BJP-Shiv Sena alliance, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari moved to impose President’s Rule as all parties, including NCP, failed to prove majority in the assembly. The President’s Rule, imposed after due clearance from the Union
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With the President’s Rule now imposed in Maharashtra, the political battle is set to move to the Supreme Court as the Shiv Sena is likely to challenge the imposition of President’s Rule. Events unfolded rapidly on Tuesday as the Shiv Sena initially filed a plea before the apex court challenging Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s decision
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After decades of mandir-masjid politics in the country, the Supreme Court of India gave the land to God on Saturday (November 9). Lord Ram- the deity Ram Lalla, was recognised as a legitimate legal personality and given the title to the entire 2.77-acre disputed property in Ayodhya. The five-judge Constitution bench of CJI Ranjan Gogoi,
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The Supreme Court today set aside the 2010 Allahabad High Court verdict partitioning the disputed land in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi among three parties as the five-judge constitutional bench delivered a unanimous judgment eight years after appeals were filed. Reading the judgment of the Supreme Court, the following pointers explain the reasons that led the
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The Dutch Royal Military Police is investigating a “suspicious situation’ on board of an airplane at the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, The Netherlands. A major security alert has also been declared at the airport and some areas have reportedly been evacuated. The “suspicious situation” at the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport was declared at about 7:30 pm (local
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