SC likely to hear contempt pleas against Kunal Kamra

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to hear a plea on Thursday by a group of lawyers and law students seeking to initiate criminal contempt proceedings against comedian Kunal Kamra for his remarks on the top court. The plea was filed after Attorney General K.K. Venugopal gave consent to initiate contempt against Kamra. The computer-generated case details, published on the website of the top court, state that a bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan and comprising Justices R. Subhash Reddy and M.R. Shah is likely to take up the plea…

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List the cases of habeas corpus, bail applications on priority basis, lawyers body urges to SC

By Special Correspondent Bangalore : All India Lawyers Council (AILC) a prominent body of lawyers has appealed to the Chief Justice of India to list the cases of serious habeas corpus petitions, bail applications and other matters of personal liberty on priority basis. It also urged the apex court to initiate suo motu proceedings on the constitutionality of the Ordinance promulgated by UP Government on “inter faith” with malice of targeting a particular religious group. The meeting of the Central Committee of AILC was held here on Sunday which deliberated…

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Facebook went soft on Bajrang Dal to protect business interest : Report

New Delhi : Despite being tagged by Facebook’s security team as a potentially dangerous organisation that supports violence against minorities across India, the Bajrang Dal has been allowed to thrive on the social network out of business  and safety considerations, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Facebook refrained from taking action against Hindutva group Bajrang Dal due to political and business considerations and concern for the safety of its employees, even though an internal security team flagged the group as a “dangerous organisation” that supported violence against minorities in…

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Facing discrimination, Tibbi Congress writes to PM for fair treatment with Unani medicine

Not a single post created for Unani graduates in CHGS while Ayurveda gets many; Unani does not get independent status in Scientific Advisory Board By Abdul Bari Masoud New Delhi:  Reminding the Prime Minister Narendra Modi of  his pet credo “Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas”, the pan-India non-government organization of Unani Medicine practitioners and academics, All India Unani Tibbi Congress (AIUTC), has urged  to  him to treat the Unani medicine at par and in the same manner as Ayurveda is being treated. The Unani body highlighted that not a single Medical Officers post…

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