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Court In Mathura Sentences Man To Life Imprisonment For Killing Mother

Hari Singh opened fire at his mother Chandravati Devi alias Chando in Saanvlia village under Mahavan police station area on January 29, 2016, killing her on the spot, assistant district government advocate Raju Singh said.

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CCTV Systems In Police Stations Without Audio Recording Facility, Delhi HC Told

Justice Anu Malhotra, who had earlier said that the CCTV system installed in police stations should have audio as well as video footage in terms of the directions of the Supreme Court, thus directed that the Centre be made a party to the ongoing proceedings and observed that “it is essential that the said directions be complied with”.

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Economic Impact Assessment Essential Before Freebies, Petitioner Tells SC

Senior advocate Vijay Hansaria, on behalf of the petitioner Ashwini Upadhyay, submitted that two highest economic bodies of the country have expressed concern over long term impact on distribution of freebies by states without proper fiscal and budgetary management.

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SC Allows Section 311 Application, Says Power Of Court Not Constrained By Closure Of Evidence

Bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna observed, “The Court is vested with a broad and wholesome power, in terms of Section 311 of the CrPC, to summon and examine or recall and re-examine any material witness at any stage and the closing of prosecution evidence is not an absolute bar.”

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Home Ministry Urges HCs To Hold Colloquium On Human Trafficking To Sensitise Judicial Officers

In a communication to registrar generals of all high courts, the home ministry also said human trafficking has national as well as international ramifications. The ministry said it will provide a financial support of up to Rs 2 lakh on each judicial colloquium to be held anywhere in the country.

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Indian Origin Man Sentenced To 10 Months In Jail In Singapore For Online Scam

37 year old Arivalagan Muthusamy was involved in a scam that used voicemails to gain access to the WhatsApp accounts of the victims to cheat individuals on their contact list.

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[JOB POST] Research Officer at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai [2 Vacancies]: Apply by Aug 20

The candidate must possess Masters in Social Sciences or Law with experience in rural fieldwork, community development, livelihood and community organisation works.

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Allahabad HC Stays Summoning Order Against Ex-DGP, ADGP In Custodial Death Case

A Lucknow bench of Justice Ajai Kumar Srivastava (1st) passed the order on the petitions moved individually by Gupta, Singh and Mukund on August 5, which was uploaded on Monday. The high court issued a notice to Dr Sachan’s wife Malti Sachan for filing her reply in the case.

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UP Court Allows Abu Salem To Be Present For Fake Passport Case

While accepting the plea, Special Judicial Magistrate Samraddhi Mishra on Monday issued summons for Salem’s appearance on Wednesday.

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Post Of Governor Must Be Abolished, CJ Of HC Should Be Given Responsibilities, Says WB Minister

West Bengal’s parliamentary affairs minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay said, "There is no need for the post of the governor. The post must be abolished in a country like India where the political situation is very diversified and different parties rule different states. The post of the governor is often used for political purposes. It hinders development work and often leads to controversies.”

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