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In New Record, 8 High Court Chief Justice Elevations At Once: Sources

In New Record, 8 High Court Chief Justice Elevations At Once: Sources

Written by Sukirti Dwivedi | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

In another new record in terms of filling up vacancies in the judiciary, a three-member Supreme Court collegium led by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana has recommended the elevation of eight judges as Chief Justices of various High Courts at one go,

Uddhav Thackeray's "Future Friend" Remark For BJP Leader Reignites Buzz

Uddhav Thackeray's "Future Friend" Remark For BJP Leader Reignites Buzz

Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday September 17, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's comment at an event got him laughs but also set speculation on fire, with many state politicians wondering if he was dropping a big hint.

Tax Officials To Reply On Newslaundry Plea Over Leak Of Seized Material

Tax Officials To Reply On Newslaundry Plea Over Leak Of Seized Material

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court Friday sought Income Tax Department's stand on a plea by online news portal Newslaundry and its co-founder Abhinandan Sekhri to restrain any leakage of the material seized during a survey operation held earlier this month.

"Rakhi Sawant Of Punjab Politics": AAP Leader's Swipe At Navjot Sidhu

"Rakhi Sawant Of Punjab Politics": AAP Leader's Swipe At Navjot Sidhu

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

The AAP's Raghav Chadha lashed out at Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu today - whom he called "the Rakhi Sawant" of the state's politics - over his criticism of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the "masquerade" over the centre's farm laws.

Court Reserves Order On Anticipatory Bail Plea Of Chirag Paswan's Cousin In Rape Case

Court Reserves Order On Anticipatory Bail Plea Of Chirag Paswan's Cousin In Rape Case

Asian News International | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Court on Friday reserved order on anticipatory bail plea of Lok Jansakti Party (LJP) MP Prince Raj Paswan in connection with an alleged rape case against him.

95% J&K Cops Has Covid Antibodies, Surprise Results For Children: Study

95% J&K Cops Has Covid Antibodies, Surprise Results For Children: Study

Written by Nazir Masoodi , Edited by Debanish Achom | Friday September 17, 2021, Srinagar

Police personnel in Jammu and Kashmir have the highest level of antibodies against COVID-19 compared to the general population in the valley, says a study by the Government Medical College in Srinagar.

Scrap Farm Laws, Talk To Farmers To Find A Way Forward: Punjab Chief Minister

Scrap Farm Laws, Talk To Farmers To Find A Way Forward: Punjab Chief Minister

Asian News International | Friday September 17, 2021, Chandigarh

As the nation marked one year of the approval of three farm laws in Lok Sabha, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday demanded immediate scrapping of the legislations by the Centre, calling for detailed discussions with the farmers

Arrested Cop's Rs 40 Crore Bribe Charge On Maharashtra Ex-Home Minister

Arrested Cop's Rs 40 Crore Bribe Charge On Maharashtra Ex-Home Minister

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra Transport Minister Anil Parab and his then cabinet colleague Anil Deshmukh allegedly received Rs 40 crore from 10 DCPs in Mumbai to reverse the order of their transfer issued by the then city police commissioner Param Bir Singh, dismissed

On PM's Birthday, Assam Aims To Vaccinate Over 7 Lakh In Mega Drive

On PM's Birthday, Assam Aims To Vaccinate Over 7 Lakh In Mega Drive

Edited by Chandrajit Mitra | Friday September 17, 2021, Guwahati

A mega vaccination drive is being undertaken in Assam that aims to inoculate about seven lakh people today to mark the 71st birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Maharashtra Ex-Minister Properties Raided In Tax Evasion Probe: Report

Maharashtra Ex-Minister Properties Raided In Tax Evasion Probe: Report

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, Mumbai

The Income Tax Department on Friday conducted searches at multiple premises linked to former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh in connection with a tax evasion investigation, official sources said.

Court Rejects Uphaar Convict's Plea To Cross Examine Officer In Tampering Case

Court Rejects Uphaar Convict's Plea To Cross Examine Officer In Tampering Case

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea by real estate baron Sushil Ansal, who is facing prosecution in case of tampering with evidence in the main Uphaar cinema fire tragedy matter, seeking to cross examine the investigating officer.

"Vendetta Or Proxy War": Delhi Top Cop On Pleas Against His Appointment

"Vendetta Or Proxy War": Delhi Top Cop On Pleas Against His Appointment

Asian News International | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Police commissioner Rakesh Asthana has told the Delhi High Court that petitions challenging his appointment are not bonafide public interest litigations but are flagrant abuse of the forum of the Court for some hidden personal vendetta to derai

Uttar Pradesh Cop Arrested For Sexually Harassing, Beating Wife

Uttar Pradesh Cop Arrested For Sexually Harassing, Beating Wife

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, Deoria

A police sub-inspector has been arrested from Gorakhpur district for allegedly forcing his wife to have unnatural sex and assaulting her several times, a police officer said on Friday.

New 1+ Crore Jabs Record, Government Aims At Birthday "Gift" For PM

New 1+ Crore Jabs Record, Government Aims At Birthday "Gift" For PM

Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

As the government raced to deliver a vaccination record on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday today, the country clocked over 42,000 vaccinations a minute, a senior health official said.

Traffic Jams In Parts Of Delhi Amid Akali Dal's Anti-Farm Law Protest

Traffic Jams In Parts Of Delhi Amid Akali Dal's Anti-Farm Law Protest

Press Trust of India | Friday September 17, 2021, New Delhi

Massive traffic jams hit parts of the national capital, including Lutyens' Delhi and ITO, on Friday amid a protest march organised by members of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) against the Centre's farm laws.