The Delhi court while dismissing MJ Akbar’s criminal defamation complaint against Journalist Priya Ramani over her sexual harassment allegations made against Akbar, observed that Akbar cannot be regarded as a man of stellar reputation.
National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to pay a fine of Rs.58 Lakhs to Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board for mutilating the environment by way of polluting the disposal site at its Tapovan-Vishnugad hydropower project in Chamoli, Uttarakhand.
Today, the high court of Allahabad dismissed a plea filed by two sisters against the allotment of land in Ayodhya’s Dhannipur village for the construction of a Mosque.
PARENTAL-SIDE FAMILY CAN INHERIT PROPERTY UNDER HINDU SUCCESSION ACT: SC The Supreme Court has held that a Hindu widow's parental side family cannot be adjudged as "strangers", and her property can be inherited by the parental family under the Hindu Succession Act. The court referred to Section 15(1) of the Act and held that the heirs of a Hindu woman's father are covered under people entitled to the property's succession so, how can they be not related.