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Allahabad HC allows Hindu puja at Gyanvapi Mosque cellar | PM Modi inaugurates 9th edition of Raisina Dialogue in Delhi, his Greece counterpart calls India a 'great power' | NHRC sends notices to Bengal Chief Secy, DGP on Sandeshkhali incidents, seeks reports within 4 weeks | ED grills TMC MP Dev for 8 hours in cattle smuggling case in Delhi | ED grills TMC MP Dev for 8 hours in cattle smuggling case in Delhi

EC allots new party symbol to Sharad Pawar's NCP faction

New Delhi/IBNS: Days after the Election Commission awarded the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) name and the 'clock' symbol to the Ajit Pawar faction, a new symbol has been allotted to the camp led by the party's founder and vertan politician Sharad Pawar.

SC concerned over non-judicial members heading tribunals, commissions

New Delhi: Concerned at the quality of judgments being delivered by the non-judicial members of the tribunals and commissions, including the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), the Supreme Court has decided to lay down clear guidelines on the issue.

SC declares AAP's Kuldeep Kumar as Chandigarh Mayor, Arvind Kejriwal hails decision as 'massive victory'

New Delhi/IBNS: In a historic move, the Supreme Court Tuesday declared Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s Kuldeep Kumar the winner of last month's Chandigarh mayoral election, ending weeks of controversy after Returning Officer Anil Masih was caught on camera invalidating and discarding eight votes in his favour.

Supreme Court directs to treat 8 invalidated ballots as valid in Chandigarh Mayor poll

The Supreme Court on Tuesday examined the eight defaced ballot papers of the Chandigarh mayor poll and video recording of the counting process following the contentious victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and ordered to treat the eight invalidated ballots as valid.

Use 'Nationalist Congress Party -Sharad Chandra Pawar' name in Rajya Sabha poll: SC

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court Monday, while granting temporary relief to the Sharad Pawar faction, allowed it to use the name 'Nationalist Congress Party-Sharad Chandra Pawar' till further orders for the upcoming Rajya Sabha election scheduled to be held on Feb 27.

'We are disturbed by horse-trading during Chandigarh Mayoral election': CJI

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Lashing out at the Returning Officer (RO) for the Chandigarh Mayoral election, who could be seen defacing the ballot papers on video to influence the poll results, the Supreme Court Mondy asked, why he had made marks (ticks and x marks) on the ballot papers when he was tasked to count.

Sandeshkhali row: Supreme Court stays Lok Sabha panel summons to West Bengal officials

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Monday put a hold on the Lok Sabha panel's summons to West Bengal top officials on a complaint filed by parliamentarian and state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Sukanta Majumdar, media reports said.

Sandeshkhali incident: PIL filed in Supreme Court seeking probe into sexual harassment allegations

New Delhi/IBNS: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking an impartial probe into the allegations of land grabbing and sexual harassment of women in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali by the aides of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan, media reports said.

Supreme Court strikes down electoral bonds scheme, calls it 'unconstitutional'

New Delhi/IBNS: In a landmark verdict months ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the electoral bonds scheme calling it "unconstitutional", media reports said.

SC lashes out at AAP for enroaching land allotted to Delhi High Court

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court Tuesday lashed out at the Aam Aadmi Party for encroaching on the land allotted to the Delhi High Court at Rouse Avenue and asked the government counsel to find out the timeline for removal of the AAP party office.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence case: Supreme Court extends interim bail of Ashish Mishra

The Supreme Court on Monday extended the interim bail of Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra, in the 2021 Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, which claimed eight lives.

Supreme Court to examine women prisoners getting pregnant in West Bengal jails

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court, surprised by the issue of women prisoners getting pregnant in jails and around 196 babies being born in different jails in West Bengal, said on Friday that it will examine the issue.

SC quashes controversial Andhra HC judge's order rebuking collegium, CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court Friday quashed the order of the Andhra Pradesh High Court Judge in which he had strongly rebuked the collegium and Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy-led YSRCP government by levelling charges of corruption against him and at all levels.

Election Commission assigns new name to Sharad Pawar's party

Mumbai/IBNS: Veteran politician Sharad Pawar's faction has a new name now- Nationalist Congress Party Sharadchandra Pawar- the Election Commission said Wednesday, a day after it declared that the group led by his nephew, Ajit Pawar, is the 'real' NCP and will be allotted its name and symbol (a clock).

NCP's Ajit Pawar faction files caveat application in Supreme Court after EC order

New Delhi/IBNS: The Ajit Pawar faction of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday filed a caveat application in the Supreme Court, praying that no order should be passed by the top judiciary without hearing them on any possible plea by the rival Sharad Pawar faction against the Election Commission of India (ECI) order related to the party.