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Suchitra Mohanty

India's top court to hear legal challenges on Kashmir in October

Aug 28 2019

NEW DELHI India’s Supreme Court said on Wednesday it will hear challenges in October to a government order revoking the autonomy of contested Kashmir, and it allowed an opposition politician to visit the region that has been under lockdown for weeks.

India's court sends ex-finance minister Chidambaram into police custody

Aug 22 2019

NEW DELHI An Indian court on Thursday ordered a former finance minister into police custody for questioning for four days, in a case stemming from government approval of foreign investment in a local media company, a judge said.

India needs time to restore order in Kashmir: top court judge

Aug 13 2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests.

India needs time to restore order in Kashmir -top court judge

Aug 13 2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD, Aug 13 Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests.

India's top court to hear Ayodhya religious dispute on daily basis

Aug 02 2019

NEW DELHI India's top court will hear arguments every day in an effort to resolve a decades-old dispute over what should be built on the ruins of a 16th-century mosque, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said on Friday.

Indian banks pulled up by Supreme Court for 'collusion' with real estate firm Amrapali

Jul 23 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI The Supreme Court on Tuesday said several banks had colluded with Amrapali Developers, one of India's largest real estate firms, in the misappropriation of loans meant for housing projects.

Indian banks pulled up by top court for 'collusion' with real estate firm

Jul 23 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, July 23 India's top court on Tuesday said several banks had colluded with Amrapali Developers , one of India's largest real estate firms, in the misappropriation of loans meant for housing projects.

India's top court allows a month longer for citizens' list in Assam

Jul 23 2019

NEW DELHI India's Supreme Court on Tuesday gave authorities in a northeastern state an extra month to complete a citizenship list to identify illegal immigrants in an exercise that has stoked concern for millions of people, most of them Muslim.

India's top court orders investigation into 'brain fever' child deaths

Jun 24 2019

NEW DELHI India's top court on Monday ordered an investigation into an outbreak of "brain fever" that has killed at least 122 children, after hearing a petition in which the state and central governments were accused of negligence.

Indian court orders release of journalist held for Twitter post on Hindu leader

Jun 11 2019

NEW DELHI India's top court on Monday ordered the release of a journalist arrested for a social media post about a Hindu nationalist state chief minister, in a case that highlighted growing concerns over free speech and media freedom.

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