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    Hate speech laws not being effectively executed: SC Judge

    The root of the problem in tackling the menace of hate speech is not absence of laws but lack of their effective execution, Supreme Court Judge Justice B S Chauhan said today. Addressing the Dr Anandswarup Gupta Memorial Lecture on “Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech: Role of Police and Civil Society”, Justice Chauhan said

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    Apex Court orders CBI probe into multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam

    In a big setback to the West Bengal government led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Supreme court on Friday handed over investigation into the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The Saradha chit fund scam has its roots in three states West Bengal, Odisha and Assam, and outside

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    SC:CBI can probe graft charges against senior babus without govt nod

    In a historic verdict, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will not need permission from the government to conduct an inquiry in corruption cases against senior bureaucrats. A constitutional bench of the apex court upheld the primacy of Article 14 of the Constitution – equality before law –

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    SC upholds constitutional validity of RTE Act

    The Supreme Court Tuesday upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education Act, which mandates that 25 per cent seats in all schools be reserved for the economically disadvantaged. A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice R M Lodha said that the Act will not apply to aided or unaided minority institutions. The

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