10-year jail term for Naroda Patiya massacre convicts, Delhi HC bans cutting of 16,500 trees, and other top stories of June 25, 2018


Monsoon session of Parliament from July 18 to August 10

The government plans to pass the Constitution (123rd) Amendment Bill, 2017 that seeks to accord constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC).

Gujarat HC awards 10-year RI to three convicts in Naroda Patiya massacre case

The three, P.J. Rajput, Rajkumar Chaumal and Umesh Bharwad, of the total 16 accused, were held guilty in an order pronounced on April 20.

Supreme Court to hear plea of disqualified AIADMK MLAs on June 27

Senior advocate Vikas Singh, appearing for the MLAs, said it was a serious matter that required an urgent hearing as the Madras High Court had given a split verdict and the third judge was scheduled to hear the matter afresh.

Delhi High Court bans felling of 16,500 trees in south Delhi

The petitioner, an orthopaedic surgeon, has sought the setting aside of the terms of reference and the environment clearances (EC) granted for redevelopment of six south Delhi colonies.

Rain lashes Mumbai; 5 cars trapped as wall collapses in Wadala

After the showers throughout the night on June 24, heavy rainfall continued right up to June 25 morning, inconveniencing commuters. Till 8:30 a.m., the Santacruz observatory of the India Meteorological Department recorded 231 mm rainfall, while Colaba recorded 99 mm.

India, Seychelles to work for mutual welfare on Assumption Island: Narendra Modi

Speaking at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi at the end of the bilateral meeting with the visiting President of Seychelles Danny Faure, Mr. Modi announced several initiatives for the important Indian Ocean country that included grant of a major Line of Credit for defence.

INX Media case: CBI moves SC challenging bail granted to Karti Chidambaram

The CBI has claimed in its appeal that it was “impermissible” for the High Court to entertain the bail plea filed by him when an application seeking similar relief was pending before the trial court.

Sushma Swaraj becomes the latest victim of Internet trolling

The External Affairs Minister was trolled and abused on Twitter over a controversy involving the issuance of passports to an inter-faith couple in Uttar Pradesh.

Algeria has abandoned more than 13,000 people in Sahara Desert in past 14 months

The expelled migrants can be seen coming over the horizon by the hundreds, appearing at first as specks in the distance under temperatures of up to 48°C.

Women’s World T20 2018: India open campaign against NZ; DRS to debut

India, who are yet to win the tournament in five attempts, face Pakistan in their second game on November 11. The tournament opener against New Zealand is scheduled for November 9. India’s remaining leagues games will be against a qualifier and Australia on November 15 and 17 respectively.

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