Friday, June 14, 2024

“Delhi Court Sets June 19 for Hearing CM Arvind Kejriwal’s Bail Plea in Excise Policy Case”

A Delhi court has scheduled June 19 for the hearing of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's bail plea in the money laundering case linked to an alleged excise scam, as reported by PTI.

“Acropolis Mall in Kolkata Engulfed in Major Fire, Multiple Fire Engines Rushed to Scene”

A significant fire broke out at the Acropolis Mall in Kolkata on Friday, leading to a swift response from multiple fire engines to combat the blaze. Reports indicate that the fire originated on the third floor of the shopping mall, situated in the southern part of Kolkata, necessitating the evacuation of the premises.

“Protests in Vadodara Society Over Flat Allotment to Muslim Woman Under Government Scheme: Report”

The 44-year-old woman, employed with an arm of the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Skill Development, was allotted the flat in a low-income group housing complex back in 2017. However, even before she could move in, more than 30 residents of the housing complex raised objections to the district collector and other authorities. They expressed concerns about the allotment to a 'Muslim' individual and cited potential "threat and nuisance."

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“Supreme Court Calls for Urgent Upper Yamuna River Board Meeting to Tackle Delhi Water Crisis”

The Supreme Court has called for an immediate meeting of the Upper Yamuna River Board (UYRB) on June 5 to tackle Delhi's severe water crisis amidst scorching summer temperatures and rising demand. The court emphasized that proactive measures should be taken by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to prevent water wastage and detect leakages within Delhi.

Delhi Government Asks Supreme Court for Help During Heatwave Water Shortage

The Delhi government has approached the Centre and the Supreme Court to request additional water supplies from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Himachal Pradesh due to a severe water shortage in the national capital. This crisis coincides with Delhi's temperature nearing the 50 degrees Celsius mark.

Supreme Court Denies Interim Bail to Hemant Soren in Money Laundering Case

The Supreme Court of India has declined to grant interim bail to former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren in connection with a money laundering case linked to an alleged land scam. The court's decision came during a hearing of Mr. Soren's petition challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is investigating allegations of money laundering.

“Supreme Court Disposes Hemant Soren’s Interim Bail Plea”

The Supreme Court has adjourned the petition of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren seeking interim bail to campaign for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. Mr. Soren's bail plea will now be heard along with the petition challenging his arrest in a money laundering case, scheduled for hearing on Monday.

“Supreme Court Pauses CBI Investigation of Bengal Government Officials in Teacher Hiring Scandal”

The Supreme Court has intervened in the ongoing controversy surrounding a teacher recruitment scam in West Bengal, staying a Calcutta High Court order directing a CBI investigation into the role of state government officials. However, the cancellation of over 25,000 teacher and non-teaching staff appointments remains in effect.

“Supreme Court Questions West Bengal’s Role in Sandeshkhali Case, Challenges CBI Investigation Order”

The Supreme Court has raised questions regarding the West Bengal government's involvement as a petitioner in the Sandeshkhali case, particularly in advocating for private individuals' interests. This development comes amid the state government's challenge to the Calcutta High Court's order for a CBI investigation into alleged crimes against women and land grabbing in Sandeshkhali.

“Supreme Court Seeks Election Commission’s Advice on High NOTA Votes Scenario”

The Supreme Court, under the leadership of Chief Justice DY Chandrachud, has directed the Election Commission of India to review the regulations concerning the 'none of the above' (NOTA) option in elections. This move comes in response to a petition filed by motivational speaker Shiv Khera, advocating for the annulment of elections where the majority of voters choose NOTA.

“Supreme Court Launches WhatsApp Updates for Case Notifications, Announced by CJI Chandrachud”

The Supreme Court of India, under the leadership of Chief Justice DY Chandrachud, has introduced a new initiative to provide advocates with updates on case information through WhatsApp messages. This move aims to enhance transparency and accessibility to justice within the judicial system.

“Hemant Soren Appeals to Supreme Court Due to High Court’s Delay in Addressing Petition Against ED Arrest”

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has approached the Supreme Court, citing a delay in the state high court's decision on his petition challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on money laundering charges. Soren's plea for urgent action comes as he faces legal battles and seeks relief ahead of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

“Electoral Bonds’ Quid Pro Quo: NGOs Petition Supreme Court for SIT Investigation”

Two non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) and Common Cause, have filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into alleged instances of "quid pro quo" between political parties and their donors through electoral bonds. This move comes over two months after the Supreme Court declared the electoral bonds scheme unconstitutional.

Supreme Court Urges Non-Discriminatory Approach in Mob Lynching Cases

The Supreme Court has emphasized a non-discriminatory stance regarding mob lynching cases, urging states not to overlook incidents based on religion or caste. In a recent hearing, the court granted six weeks to states and union territories to detail their actions taken to address mob lynching and hate crimes, aligning with directives from a 2018 judgment.

“AAP’s Amanatullah Khan Denied Anticipatory Bail, Ordered by Supreme Court to Appear Before ED on April 18”

The Supreme Court has rejected anticipatory bail for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Amanatullah Khan in a money laundering case linked to alleged irregularities during his tenure as Chairman of the Waqf Board. The bench emphasized that Khan should not be arrested unless substantial evidence is present, cautioning the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against arbitrary arrests under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

“Raj Thackeray Acknowledges PM Modi’s Role in Ayodhya Temple Construction”

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president Raj Thackeray made headlines by attributing the successful construction of the Ayodhya Ram temple to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, claiming that without his leadership, the temple would have remained a pending issue despite the Supreme Court's order.

“Congress Receives Tax Relief Ahead of Lok Sabha Polls: Centre Puts ₹3,500 Crore Demand on Hold”

In a significant development favoring the Congress party ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Centre has informed the Supreme Court that it will not take coercive steps to recover tax dues amounting to over ₹3,500 crore. The matter, which has been a subject of contention between the Congress and the Income Tax department, will be revisited in court on July 24.

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