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TV visuals show PM's principal secretary turning up at CJI's residence
New Delhi: TV visuals today showed prime minister's Principal Secretary Nripendra Misra turning up at the residence of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, a day after four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court virtually revolted against the CJI, raising questions over "selective" case allocation.
ED raids Karti, associates in money laundering case
New Delhi:The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today conducted searches at ten premises linked to Karti Chidambaram, including the residence of his father and Congress leader P Chidambaram in Delhi, in connection with its money laundering probe in the Aircel-Maxis case.
Pawan Hans chopper crashes off Mumbai coast, 4 bodies found
Mumbai: A Pawan Hans helicopter with seven persons on- board, including five ONGC officers and two pilots, crashed off the Mumbai coast minutes after it took off for the state- owned company's oil installation in the Arabian sea.
Three students drown, 32 rescued after boat capsizes
Mumbai: Three girls drowned and five were missing after a private boat with 40 students, who were on a school picnic, capsized this morning off the coast of Dahanu in Palghar district of Maharashtra.
Five wrestlers among six killed in Maharashtra road accident
Mumbai: Five wrestlers, who were returning from a local competition, were among six persons killed when a tractor rammed into their SUV at Sangli district in western Maharashtra early today, police said.
ED abusing power at behest of govt, won't bow down: Chidambaram
New Delhi: The Congress and its leader P Chidambaram today accused the government of "unleashing vicious vendetta" against the opposition after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) carried out raids at the residence of the former Union minister here in connection with with its money laundering probe in the Aircel-Maxis case.
Rahul to launch 1st leg of K'taka poll campaign on Feb 10
New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi will launch the first leg of his party's poll campaign in Karnataka on February 10, the state unit chief of the party, G Parameshwara, said here today.
Answer why 'special messenger' was sent to CJI: Cong to PM
New Delhi: Latching onto media reports that the prime minister's principal secretary turned up at the chief justice of India's residence, the Congress today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi must answer as to why a "special messenger" was sent to the CJI.
There is no crisis: Justice Ranjan Gogoi
Kolkata: Justice Ranjan Gogoi, one of the four senior Supreme Court judges who virtually revolted against the country's chief justice over "selective" case allocation and certain judicial orders, today said "there is no crisis".
No need for outside intervention: Justice Joseph
Kochi: Justice Kurian Joseph, one of the four senior Supreme Court judges who virtually revolted against the country's Chief Justice over "selective" case allocation and certain judicial orders, today said there was no need for outside intervention to solve the problem.
Tripura Speaker disqualifies MLA for Cong to BJP switch
Agartala: Tripura Speaker Ramendra Chandra Debnath has disqualified under the anti-defection law MLA Ratan Lal Nath who recently crossed over to the BJP from the Congress.
SC full court should resolve differences among judges: SCBA
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) today expressed "grave concern" over the differences of four seniormost judges with Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and said the issue should be immediately considered by the full court of the apex court.
Sherin's foster father charged with her murder by US court
Houston: The Indian-American foster father of Sherin Mathews, a 3-year-old Indian girl whose body was found in a culvert near their suburban Dallas home in mysterious circumstances last October, was today indicted for capital murder by a grand jury.
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