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Plea Filed Before Delhi High Court To Increase Pecuniary Jurisdiction Of Civil Courts

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The petitioner emphasised that the pecuniary jurisdiction of the high court increased from Rs 25,000 in 1970 to above Rs 2 crore in 2015 and that of the district courts increased from up to Rs 20 lakh in 2003 to up to Rs 2 crore in 2018 yet the civil courts have remained stagnant.

Not Trying To Scuttle Probe Against Anil Deshmukh, Maharashtra Government Tells High Court

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In September, the CBI issued summons to chief secretary Kunte and DGP Pandey for questioning in connection with the probe.


No Legal Aid To Sedition-Charged Kashmiri Students: Lawyers From Agra

The students were booked under the Act that dates back to the British era allegedly for posting a WhatsApp status praising Pakistan players after the team’s victory against India in a T20 cricket match on October 24.

Aryan Khan Bail: Lawyers Ask Why HC Treating Bollywood Star's Son Differently, Demand Parity

Oct 26, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

A sessions court in Mumbai had rejected Aryan Khan’s bail plea on Oct 20. His lawyer filed a petition before the Bombay High Court the same day and the court agreed to hear it on Oct 26.


CBI Arrests Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh's Lawyer

The advocate will be produced before a competent court along with arrested CBI sub-inspector Abhishek Tiwari, who was taken into custody on Wednesday night for allegedly receiving bribe from Anand Daga

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28 July, 2021

Another Russian Journalist's Home Raided Ahead of Prez Elections

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Russian opposition supporters, independent journalists and human rights activists have faced increased government pressure ahead of September's voting


26 July, 2021

Vatican Fraud Trial: All You Need To Know About Financial Scandal Rocking Papacy

Associated Press (AP)

Vatican prosecutors have alleged a jaw-dropping series of scandals in the biggest criminal trial in the Vatican's modern history


26 July, 2021

Philippines' Duterte To Deliver Final Speech To Congress Amid Crises

Associated Press (AP)

Rodrigo Duterte will be winding down his six-year term amid a raging pandemic, a battered economy and his legacy


19 July, 2021

US Capitol Riots: Florida Man Who Breached Senate Chamber, First To Face Sentencing For Felony

Associated Press (AP)

Prosecutors want Paul Allard Hodgkins to serve 18 months behind bars, saying in a recent filing that he, 'like each rioter, contributed to the collective threat to democracy'


18 July, 2021

Egypt Releases Two Activists And Journalist Amid US Concerns Over Detentions

Associated Press (AP)

On Saturday, state security prosecutors ordered the release of the three pending ongoing investigations into charges against them


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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