Monthly Archives: December 2018

Do not play with orders of court, SC tells officials

orders of court

The Supreme Court on Monday rebuked two officials of the Uttarakhand government for “playing with orders of the court” and violating its direction on demolishing “unauthorised” buildings without giving notice to the encroachers. The apex court said it was not inclined to accept the apology or the defence of the …

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NRC: Assam seeks month’s extension

The Assam government moved the Supreme Court on Monday for extending by a month the deadline to file claims and objections for inclusion in the National Register of Citizens (NRC). A Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Rohinton Nariman on November 1 approved the Centre’s draft …

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London court orders extradition of Mallya

extradition of Mallya

Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot on Monday ordered businessman Vijay Mallya to be extradited to India, and referred the case to British Home Secretary Sajid Javid for signing the extradition order. Mr. Mallya will now have 14 days to lodge an appeal. In ruling against Mr. Mallya, the judge at Westminster …

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RBI Governor Urjit Patel quits citing personal reasons

Urjit Patel

In a surprising move, Reserve Bank of India’s Governor Urjit Patel resigned on Monday, citing personal reasons, amid tensions between the government and the central bank on various issues. In a statement, Dr. Patel, who was appointed the Governor in September 2016, thanked RBI employees and the board of directors …

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Uncertainty rules high in Mizoram

Fractured mandate will make Zoram People’s Movement key to govt. formation The possibility of a fractured verdict — unprecedented in Mizoram’s Assembly elections — could turn the spotlight on a new political front of seven regional parties that have tasted little or no success on their own so far. Most …

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