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PIL filed in Cal HC seeking deployment of Central armed forces at restive Sandeshkhali

A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Calcutta High Court seeking judicial intervention for the deployment of the central armed forces in the trouble-torn Sandeshkhali in West Bengal's bordering district of North 24 Parganas, court sources said on Saturday.

PIL filed in Cal HC seeking deployment of Central armed forces at restive Sandeshkhali

A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Calcutta High Court seeking judicial intervention for the deployment of the central armed forces in the trouble-torn Sandeshkhali in West Bengal's bordering district of North 24 Parganas, court sources said on Saturday.

Centre declares Jammu-Kashmir's Tehreek-e-Hurriyat as 'Unlawful Association' under UAPA

The Indian government on Sunday declared ‘Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Jammu and Kashmir (TeH)’ as an 'Unlawful Association' under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

In a setback for Delhi govt, Supreme Court clears Centre's proposal to extend 6-month extension for top officer

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi government suffered a major setback Wednesday after the Supreme Court cleared the Centre's proposal to extend the tenure of Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar.

Supreme Court asks Centre, states to take long-term measures to improve air quality in Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court Friday asked the Centre and states to take long-term measures to improve the air quality in the Delhi-NCR region.

'Only Centre can conduct caste census,' Supreme Court informed over Bihar caste survey

New Delhi/IBNS: No other body other than the Union Government can conduct a caste census, the Centre informed the Supreme Court in an affidavit on Monday.

Supreme Court questions Centre, Gujarat govt on 'selective remission' granted only to Bilkis Bano convicts

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court Thursday questioned the policy of the Gujarat government and the Centre about selective application for remission (premature release) of 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano case serving jail sentences for gangrape and murder.

Hate speech unacceptable: Supreme Court directs Centre to form committee to look into same

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Thursday ordered the Centre to work on forming a committee to look into hate speech cases across the country.

Centre accepts Opposition's demand to discuss Manipur issue but...

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre Thursday accepted Opposition's "middle path" solution to discuss Manipur violence amid the logjam in Parliament, media reports said.

'Absolute breakdown of law and order in Manipur': Supreme Court summons DGP in viral video, ethnic clashes cases

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Tuesday summoned Manipur DGP and sought his personal presence next Monday to seek an explanation into the "tardy" probe that was carried out in the viral video case as well as that of the ethnic violence.

Manipur viral video case: SC slams Centre over delay in FIR filing

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the Centre and questioned it over the delay in filing FIR in the Manipur viral video case, in which two women were allegedly sexually assaulted and paraded naked by a mob on May 4.

Centre clears bill to replace Delhi ordinance for control of bureaucrats

New Delhi/IBNS: The central cabinet Tuesday cleared a bill to replace the ordinance that allows the Centre to take away the Delhi government's control over the posting and transfers of officers and bureaucrats in the national capital, reports said.

Centre defends Article 370 abrogation in fresh affidavit before Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: A day before the crucial hearing on a batch of pleas challenging the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the Central government on Monday defended its action in a fresh affidavit, and said that since 2019, the entire region has witnessed an unprecedented era of peace, progress and prosperity.

Centre calls all-party meeting on July 19 ahead of Parliament's monsoon session

New Delhi/UNI: The central government has called for an all-party meeting on July 19, ahead of the Parliamentary Monsoon Session, an official statement said on Thursday.

Reduce age of consent for physical relationship from 18 to 16: Madhya Pradesh HC tells Centre

Gwalior/IBNS: The Gwalior Bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court has requested the Centre to reduce the age of consensual physical relations between a man and a woman from 18 years to 16 years.