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Mullaperiyar Dam: SC Rejects Kerala’s Review Plea, Backs Tamil Nadu’s Observation

  Accepting Tamil Nadu’s observation that increasing the level would cause no damage to the dam, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the review plea filed by Kerala against the verdict to raise the water level at Mullaperiyar dam to 142 feet. The five-member bench headed by chief justice H L Datta supported the argument by Tamil Nadu, saying that ...

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US Lawyers File Appeal for Suspension on Execution of Schizophrenic Inmate

The lawyers for Scott Panetti, an inmate suffering from schizophrenia who is to be executed on Wednesday, have asked the US Supreme Court to reconsider his case after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles voted against delaying the execution by lethal injection. Panetti, who in 1992 killed his in-laws and kidnapped his wife and three-year-old daughter in Texas, seems ...

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SC Asks If States Can Give Incentives for Girl Children, Says ‘Female Child Has Right to Live’

On a rise of female foeticide that affects the country’s sex ratio, the Supreme Court asked the States whether some incentives can be provided for girl children, on Wednesday. The states are asked to give suggestions for “some incentives that can be given to the family who show respect and honour for the girl child and give birth to girl ...

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Match Fixing Case: Explain Conflict of Interest in IPL, SC Asks Srinivasan, Hearing Continues Today

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked sidelined BCCI president N. Srinivasan whether he was in a position of conflict or not while being the head of the Indian cricket’s governing body and also holding a franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Srinivasan is the managing director of the India Cements which is the owner of ...

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Mullaperiyar Dam: Panneerselvam to Raise Water Level, Kerala Shudders in Fear

After the Supreme Court rejected Kerala government’s plea seeking its direction for lowering the water level in Mullaperiyar dam causing safety concern to residents, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Sunday sought cooperation to store water up to 142 ft. In a fear of the rising water level that might led to a flood, Kerala CM Oommen Chandy has ...

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Salman Khan Final Court Hearing: SC Reserves Verdict, On Footsteps of Sanjay Dutt ?

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on the Rajasthan government’s appeal challenging a state high court order staying the conviction of film star Salman Khan so that he could travel to Britain for a film engagement. An apex court bench of Justice S.J. Mukhopadhyay and Justice A.K. Goel reserved its order, saying that Salman Khan’s conviction could not ...

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