The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea urging it to pass judgment on bull taming sport Jallikattu before the harvest festival of Pongal on Saturday. A bench comprising justices Dipak Misra and R Banumathi told a group of lawyers, who requested for the verdict, that it is unfair to ask the bench to pass an order. The apex court, however, said that the draft of judgment has been prepared but it was not possible to deliver it before Saturday when Jallikattu is to be organised. The court ... Rediff.com, 5 days ago
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Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sakshi Maharaj was on Saturday booked for allegedly hurting religious feelings after he indirectly blamed Muslims for the population growth in the country that sparked a controversy, days after Supreme Court outlawed seeking votes in the name of religion or caste. As the outburst by the MP from Unnao in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh drew strong condemnation from opposition parties, the BJP distanced itself from the comments made at a ‘sant sammelan’ on ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
The implementing agencies should ensure that even the "smallest person" of the country does not face any harassment due to demonetisation move, a Delhi court has observed while taking strong exception to State Bank of India’s refusal to accept old currency notes from a litigant for depositing cost. The court observed that government's move to demonetise Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes is a policy decision and whenever such a step impacting each individual is taken, there might be ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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