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Questions are open on Naveen Poll case

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India kept all questions open on the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s poll fund irregularity case.

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BJD lawmaker’s wife receives huge amount from chit-fund companies: CBI

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an MLA of Odisha in an on-going investigation of a Chit Fund case. CBI arrests Biju Janata Dal Lawmaker in Odisha Chit Fund Scam ‘Investigation revealed that the said accused had allegedly received huge amount into the account of his wife from the CMD of private…

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Supreme Court curbs on states’ land largesse to politicians, bureaucrats

NEW DELHI: State governments may not be able to allot residential plots in cities to serving and former MPs, MLAs, bureaucrats, journalists and judges of their choice by exercising their discretionary power as the Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to frame guidelines for allotting public land at subsidised rates.

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No sedition charges for criticising government: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court clarified on Monday that sedition charges cannot be brought against a person merely for raising a voice against the government or its policies.

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SC adjourns Gujarat govt’s ordinance hearing for Patel reservation

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of a Gujarat government plea that challenged a Gujarat High Court order on quashing of its ordinance of providing 10 per cent quota for the economically backward among the unreserved category, including the agitating Patel community.

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SC wonders why Subrata Roy chooses jail, extends parole

New Delhi: In a breather to Subrata Roy the supreme court on Wednesday extended his parole but also said that it was ‘surprised’ as to why a rich person like the Sahara chief himself did not part with a fraction of his wealth to pay the dues but rather chose to spend two years in…

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Supreme Court restores Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh

NEW DELHI: In a landmark judgment on Wednesday, the Supreme Court said that Arunachal Pradesh governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa’s decision advancing session of the state assembly by a month is violative of the Constitution and is liable to be quashed.

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