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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari reacts shows the victory sign after he was acquitted the Supreme Court in a sealing case, in New Delhi. Tiwari had broken the lock of a house sealed by the East Delhi Municipal Corporation in northeast Delhi’s Gokulpur.

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Apurva Chandra (R), Director General (Acquisition) of the Ministry of Defence, along with IAF officials leaves the Supreme Court after a hearing on Rafale Deal, in New Delhi.

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Deputy Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal V R Chaudhari with Air Marshal Anil Khosla (R) leave the Supreme Court after a hearing on Rafale Deal, in New Delhi.

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IAF officials arrive at the Supreme Court for a hearing on Rafale deal, in New Delhi.

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Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan with former union minister Arun Shourie at the Supreme Court during a hearing on Rafale deal, in New Delhi.

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The BJP gives itself credit for the Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq

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A view of Supreme Court of India in New Delhi.

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Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan with former union minister Arun Shourie after a hearing on Rafale deal, at Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) member and advocate Zafaryab Jilani addresses the media at Supreme Court, in New Delhi. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, said an 'appropriate bench' will decide in January next year the future course of hearing on the appeals filed against the Allahabad High Court verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute cases.

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Lord Ayyappa devotees during a protest called by various Hindu organisations against the lifting of ban by Supreme Court that allowed entry of women of menstruating age to the Sabarimala temple, in Ahmedabad

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Lord Ayyappa devotees during a protest called by various Hindu organisations against the lifting of ban by Supreme Court that allowed entry of women of menstruating age to the Sabarimala temple, in Ahmedabad

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Justice Dhananjay Y. Chandrachud

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BJP President Manoj Tiwari appears at Supreme Court in relation to a sealing case, in New Delhi.

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Outgoing Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra (R) and CJI-designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi during his farewell function on the Supreme Court lawns, in New Delhi.

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Outgoing Chief Justice of India Justice Dipak Misra shakes hands with CJI-designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi during his farewell function on the Supreme Court lawns, in New Delhi.

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Ayyappa Dharma Sena activist Deepa Rahul Easwar criticises the Supreme Court's verdict on Sabarimala Temple case, in Thiruvananthapuram. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, in its 4:1 verdict, said banning entry of women to Kerala's Sabrimala temple is gender discrimination and the practice violates rights of Hindu women.

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Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) spokesperson and advocate Nalin Kohli addresses the media after the verdict on five activists in Bhima-Koregaon case, in New Delhi.

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Advocates Vrinda Grover and Prashant Bhushan address the media after the verdict on five activists in Bhima-Koregaon case, in New Delhi.

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Sunni Waqf Board's lawyer Shakeel Ahmed Sayeed talks to the media after a hearing on Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case at the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Hindu Mahasabha's lawyer Varun Kumar Sinha talks to the media after a hearing on Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case at the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Senior Supreme Court Advocate Prashant Bhushan addresses the media after the decision on Aadhaar at Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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Supporters of Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari show placards, outside the Supreme Court premises, in New Delhi. The Supreme Court took strong exception to Tiwari for allegedly violating its directions on the sealing of illegal structures in the national capital, and said that being an MP does not give him liberty to take the law in his hands.

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BJP leader Subramanian Swamy flashes victory sign after a hearing in relation to his Ram Setu petition, outside the Supreme Court premises, in New Delhi.

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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari appears at Supreme Court in relation to a sealing case, in New Delhi.

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Former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan speaks to media, in Thiruvananthapuram. The Supreme Court today held Narayanan was “arrested unnecessarily, harassed and subjected to mental cruelty” in a 1994 espionage case and ordered a probe into the role of Kerala police officers.

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ISRO scientist S Nambi Narayanan’s advocate C Unnikrishnan gestures thumbs up after the Supreme Court's verdict on the ISRO spy case, in New Delhi.

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Sand artist Sudarshan Pattanaik creates a sculpture on Supreme Court's verdict on Sec 377, in Puri.

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Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan addresses the media, at Supreme Court premises in New Delhi. The Supreme Court extended till September 12, the house arrest of five rights activists in connection with the violence in Koregaon-Bhima in the west central state of Maharashtra.

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Senior People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader and former advocate general of Jammu and Kashmir, Muzaffar Hussain Baig talks to the media at the Supreme Court after appearing in the case challenging Art 35-A, in New Delhi.

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Media outside the Supreme Court during the verdict on the power tussle between the Delhi government and the Centre decision, outside the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader and Advocate Abhishek Singhvi addresses the media after a hearing in Karnataka government formation case, at Supreme Court in New Delhi. The Supreme Court ordered a floor test to be conducted in the Karnataka Assembly on Saturday for BJP's B S Yeddyurappa, who was sworn-in as Chief Minister, to prove his majority.

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Former attorney general Mukul Rohatgi talks to the media as he arrives at the Supreme Court for the hearing of Congress & JD(S) petition challenging Karnataka Governor's decision to invite BJP for forming government in the state, in New Delhi.

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Congress leaders and noted lawyer Abhishek Manusinghvi arrives at the Supreme Court for the hearing of Congress & JD(S) petition challenging Karnataka Governor's decision to invite BJP for forming government in the state, in New Delhi.

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Kathua rape victim's lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat, shows victory sign after Supreme Court directs fast-track trial and transfer of Kathua gang-rape and murder case to Pathankot in New Delhi.

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Nirvani Ani Akhara's Mahant Dharam Das along with a lawyer comes out of the court after a hearing on Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case at Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Tehseen Poonawala speaks to media persons after the Supreme Court dismissed PIL seeking an independent probe into special judge BH Loyas death, in New Delhi.

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Counsel representative of the Maharashtra government, Nishant Katneshwarkar speaks to media person after the Supreme Court dismissed PIL seeking an independent probe into special judge BH Loyas death, in New Delhi.

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Lawyer Prashant Bhushan speaks to media person after the Supreme Court dismissed PIL seeking an independent probe into special judge BH Loyas death, in New Delhi.

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Kathua rape case victim's lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat addressing to media at Supreme court after the petition for shifting the case from J-K to Supreme court, in New Delhi.

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Praveen Kumar, a non-Dalit, finds the dilution of the Atrocities Act satisfying—for a personal reason too

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BJP senior leader Subramanian Swamy leaves after appearing at Supreme Court in connection with Ram Janmabhoomi case in New Delhi.

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Advocate Prashant Bhushan addresses the media after the Supreme Court's verdict of 'right to die' in New Delhi. The apex court recognised the right to die with dignity and legalised passive euthanasia.

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Protests against SC’s verdict on the Cauvery river water dispute

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AIADMK MP A. Navaneethakrishnan addresses the media after Cauvery water dispute verdict was announced by the Supreme court, in New Delhi.

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Ayodhya-based Nirvani Ani Akhara's Mahant Dharam Das along with other petitioners and lawyers after the hearing regarding Ayodhya dispute case outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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A Congress press conference after the one by the Supreme Court judges

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Bar Council of India Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra with other members addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

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A view of Supreme Court of India in New Delhi.

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Supreme Court judge Jasti Chelameswar during a addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

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Supreme Court judge Jasti Chelameswar along with other judges addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

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Mahant Dharam Das talks to the media outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi. The apex court commenced the final hearings in the long-standing Ayodhya title suit.

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Shafin Jahan, husband of Hadiya, 24-year-old Hindu woman from Kerala who converted to Islam, leaves after appearing in the Supreme Court in New Delhi in connection with a alleged love-jihad case.

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Akhila Ashokan or Hadiya, 24, a Hindu girl, converted to Islam after marrying 27-year-old Shafin Jahan, arrives the Supreme Court to give her statement in love jihad case, in New Delhi.

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Akhila Ashokan or Hadiya, 24, a Hindu girl, converted to Islam after marrying 27-year-old Shafin Jahan, arrives the Supreme Court to give her statement in love jihad case, in New Delhi.

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Lawyers outside the Supreme Court, which is forcefully pushing the idea of an all-India service

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Prashant Bhushan briefs media persons at the Supreme Court premises in New Delhi. Bhushan said the court had been expected to issue its ruling but delayed the decision until Nov. 21, saying it wants more time to hear a petition on behalf of his clients, two Rohingya challenging the government's deportation plans. The petition argues that deportation would violate their human rights.

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Varun Thakur, father of Pradyumna Thakur, the 7-year-old boy who was found murdered inside a Gurgaon school, talking to the media outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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Lawyer and social activist Prashant Bhushan speaks to the journalists outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi. Bhushan informed about the petition filed in Supreme Court by two Rohingya Muslim refugees against their deportation to Myanmar. An estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims have taken refuge in various parts of India, though fewer than 15,000 are registered with the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees.

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Diana Edulji, former captain and a member of the court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), arrives at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai to attend a meeting of the committee.

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Ishrat Jahan, one of the petitioner in the triple Talaq case on which the Supreme Court passed a judgement, talks to her lawyer Nazia Elohi Khan (L) in Kolkata.

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(From clockwise top left) Justice J.S. Khehar, Justice Abdul Nazeer, Justice Uday Lalit, Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice R. Nariman

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Muslim women in Calcutta celebrate after the verdict

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Sajan Poovayya, Senior Advocate, talks with media outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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Senior advocate Prashant Bhusha in his chamber at the Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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Muslims women celebrate the Supreme Court's decision on "Triple Talaq" in Lucknow.

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Muslims women celebrate the Supreme Court's decision on "Triple Talaq" outside BJP office, in Lucknow.

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Muslims women celebrate the Supreme Court's decision on "Triple Talaq" in Mumbai.

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Muslim women react on the Supreme Court's decision on 'triple talaq' in Lucknow.

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Muslim girls walk in a street of old Delhi. The Supreme Court banned the 1,400 year-old practice of instant 'triple talaq' among Sunni Muslims.

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A Muslim girl walks near a rickshaw at a market in old Delhi. The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned the 1,400 year-old practice of instant 'triple talaq' among Sunni Muslims.

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Zeenat Ali Siddiqui, who claims to be a victim of Triple talaq, speaks with media after verdict on it, outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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Advocate Saif Mahmood talks with media outside the Supreme Court after the verdict on triple talaq in New Delhi.

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A gardener works in the lawns of the Supreme Court in New Delhi. Supreme Court said that the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives is unconstitutional and requested the government legislate an end to the practice.

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Farha Faiz, a Supreme Court lawyer, speaks to media after the apex court declared "Triple Talaq", a Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives, unconstitutional in its verdict, in New Delhi.

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Farha Faiz, a Supreme Court lawyer, speaks to media after the apex court declared "Triple Talaq", a Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives, unconstitutional in its verdict, in New Delhi. The court also requested the government legislate an end to the practice.

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Shiksha Mitras shout slogans during a protest against the Supreme Court decision which quashed their appointment as Assistant Teachers, in Mathura.

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Activists of various women's organisations display placards during a protest outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi over the apex court's recent ruling on Section 498A of the IPC.

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Advocates walk past the activists of various women's organisations displaying placards during a protest outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi over the apex court's recent decision on Section 498A of the IPC. The court in its recent ruling put an end to automatic arrests in cruelty and dowry-related incidents under 498A.

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Pakistani security officers stand guard outside the Supreme Court building and Parliament In Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani security officers stand guard outside the Supreme Court building and Parliament In Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan's Supreme Court was set to announce its much-awaited decision on the political fate of beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after weighing whether adequate evidence existed to dismiss him from office on allegations of corruption against his family members, officials said.

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Muslim women seek equality in family laws

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CJI J.S. Khehar’s bench sentenced Karnan to imprisonment

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Justice C.S. Karnan addresses the media in Calcutta

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Judges during an event during an event to mark introduction of digital filing as a step towards paperless supreme court, in New Delhi.

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Judges during an event during an event to mark introduction of digital filing as a step towards paperless supreme court, in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar addresses the event marking introduction of digital filing as a step towards a paperless Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Nirbhaya gangrape case investigative officer Chaya Sharma with her team outside the Supreme Court which upheld the death sentence for the four convicts in the case, in New Delhi. 23-year old Nirbhaya was gangraped and tortured on a moving bus on Dec 16, 2012.

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Nirbhaya's Mother Asha Devi during a press conference at press club of India after the top court uphold the death sentence for four convicts, in New Delhi.

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Media outside the Supreme Court that confirmed death sentence for the four convicts in Nirbhaya gang rape case, in New Delhi. 23-year old Nirbhaya was gangraped and tortured on a moving bus on Dec 16, 2012.

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Asha Devi, mother of the victim of the fatal 2012 gang rape on a moving bus, speaks on a mobile phone as she arrives with her husband at the Supreme Court complex, in New Delhi.

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Defense attorney A. P. Singh, representing three of the four men convicted for the 2012 fatal gang rape on a moving bus, arrives to brief the media after the Supreme court verdict, in New Delhi. Supreme court upheld the death sentences of four men who were convicted in the fatal gang-rape and torture of a 23-year-old medical student on a moving bus in the capital nearly five years ago.

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Nirbhayas mother outside Supreme Court in New Delhi. The apex court has confirmed death sentence for the four convicts of Nirbhaya gang rape case who raped and tortured the 23-year-old medical student on a moving bus in Delhi on her way home on Dec 16, 2012.

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Nirbhayas mother outside Supreme Court in New Delhi. The apex court has confirmed death sentence for the four convicts of Nirbhaya gang rape case who raped and tortured the 23-year-old medical student on a moving bus in Delhi on her way home on Dec 16, 2012.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks with Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar at a banquet hosted in the honour of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Sahara chief Subrata Roy waves as he enters the Supreme Court to appear for hearing in a case against the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) over a dispute of returning money to its investors, in New Delhi.

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Sahara chief Subrata Roy being produced at the Supreme Court for a hearing in a case against him filed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) over a dispute of returning money to its investors, in New Delhi.

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Officials measure the distance of pubs, bars and hotels from a highway to implement the Supreme Court directive banning liquor vending 500 m from national and state highways, in Gurugram.

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