Beach sand mining cases | Madras High Court to commence final hearing from March 11

Beach sand mining cases | Madras High Court to commence final hearing from March 11

Representational image. File | Photo Credit: N. Rajesh The Madras High Court on Monday, February 12, 2024 decided to commence from March 11 the final hearing on a huge of batch of cases related to alleged illicit beach sand mining in Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari districts and the blanket mining ban in the State since … Read more

Ranjith Sreenivas murder case: Hearing on quantum of punishment held

Ranjith Sreenivas murder case: Hearing on quantum of punishment held

The Mavelikara Additional District Session Court-I on January 22 heard arguments of the defence side on the quantum of punishment for the convicts in the BJP leader Ranjith Sreenivas murder case. Last week, judge Sreedevi V.G. found all 15 accused, belonging to the now proscribed Popular Front of India (PFI) and its political arm Social … Read more

Closure of Sterlite Copper unit in Tamil Nadu: Supreme Court to consider hearing Vedanta’s plea

Closure of Sterlite Copper unit in Tamil Nadu: Supreme Court to consider hearing Vedanta’s plea

A view of the Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi . File | Photo Credit: Rajesh N The Supreme Court has agreed to consider hearing the Vedanta group’s plea related to the closure of its Sterlite Copper unit in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi on January 2. A Bench comprising Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud and Justices … Read more

Brighton: Genetic test for babies to prevent hearing loss

Brighton: Genetic test for babies to prevent hearing loss

The test, which involves taking a gentle cheek swab, can determine whether a critically ill baby has a single gene change that could cause permanent hearing loss if they are treated with gentamicin. Neonatal registrar Dr Jodie Nguyen said the hospital admits around 450 new-born babies each year. “Many will be unwell and require antibiotics. … Read more

Supreme Court hearing on Section 6A Citizenship Act Day 3 | LIVE updates

Supreme Court hearing on Section 6A Citizenship Act Day 3 | LIVE updates

NEW DELHI,05/09/2023: A view of Supreme Court of India Comlex, during Article 370 hearing in New Delhi on Tuesday. September 5, 2023. Photo: SHIV KUMAR PUSHPAKAR / The Hindu | Photo Credit: SHIV KUMAR PUSHPAKAR Noting that the government should be given leeway if a ‘compromise’ is necessary to save the nation, Chief Justice of … Read more

Sena Split: Shinde group urge separate hearing on disqualification plea, Uddhav camp counters

Sena Split: Shinde group urge separate hearing on disqualification plea, Uddhav camp counters

For representation. | Photo Credit: File The Shiv Sena faction led by Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde requested Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar on Thursday for separate hearings on disqualification petitions filed against them, while the Uddhav Thackeray-led Sena group argued that all petitions shared the same ground and could be heard together. Though the hearing … Read more

NCP split: Sharad Pawar faction presents its case as ECI begins hearing

NCP split: Sharad Pawar faction presents its case as ECI begins hearing

NCP chief Sharad Pawar and senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi come out of the Election Commission office in New Delhi on Oct 6, 2023, after the commission heard the plea of both factions over claims on the party’s name and symbol. | Photo Credit: PTI The Election Commission of India on Friday began its hearing … Read more

Elgar Parishad case | Supreme Court adjourns hearing on activist Jyoti Jagtap’s plea against Bombay High Court order declining her bail

Elgar Parishad case | Supreme Court adjourns hearing on activist Jyoti Jagtap’s plea against Bombay High Court order declining her bail

A view of Supreme Court of India. File | Photo Credit: The Hindu The Supreme Court on September 21 adjourned for four weeks a plea moved by activist Jyoti Jagtap, arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, challenging a Bombay High Court order denying her bail. Jagtap has moved the apex court challenging the October … Read more