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The Supreme Court on July 31 adjourned the matter pertaining to the plea against the UGC decision on mandatorily conducting final year examinations till August 10.

The Supreme Court stated that the plea(s) challenging the fresh guidelines issued by the UGC will be taken up by Justice Ashok Bhushan-led bench on Monday.

Allahabad: A criminal contempt petition has been filed against the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati in the Allahabad High Court for defending mafia-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari over criminal allegations. The petition has been filed at the Attorney General’s Office and will be heard on February 13. Petitioner Ashok Singh has alleged Ansari of killing his brother …

A petition has been filed on Saturday against Shahrukh Khan starer upcoming film Raees for hurting the sentiments of Shia Community.

New Delhi: Questioning the sacrifice of animals on Eid al-Adha, a public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court which says the practice is cruel and barbarous. The petition also challenges the validity of Cruelty to Animals Act’s provision. The PIL, filed by seven residents of Uttar Pradesh through a lawyer named Vishnu …

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to entertain Bollywood music composer Vishal Dadlani’s petition seeking prevention from arrest for his allegedly damaging remarks against a Jain monk. Dadlani was, however, asked by the apex court to approach the concerned high court for quashing the First Information Report (FIR) against him. The plea was …

Chennai: The Chennai High Court on Friday rejected a petition challenging the election of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa from the R K Nagar assembly constituency of the city in a by-election held last year. The petition was filed by T Suresh, an independent candidate. Suresh, in his petition, challenged the Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam …

Lucknow: Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dayashankar Singh on Tuesday has moved a petition in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court, seeking stay on his arrest. The hearing in the case will take place on July 28. On Monday, the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court had issued a non bailable warrant (NBW) against …