Apex court asks eunuchs to approach government for their welfare

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a lawsuit by an eunuch from Rajasthan who demanded ‘a life better than those of animals’ for the community and asked the petitioner to approach the union government for the purpose.

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Brain mapping of politician out on bail: Apex court issues notice

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a plaint by a state politician alleging that the government, against his wishes, was bent upon putting him to lie detector and brain mapping tests to ascertain his role in a two-year-old double murder in Lucknow.

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IT department plea to grill Raju to be decided Wednesday

HYDERABAD - A city court Monday reserved its orders on a petition by the income tax (IT) department seeking permission to interrogate disgraced chairman of Satyam Computer Services B. Ramalinga Raju in jail.

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Lawyers to observe strike against CrPC amendments Wednesday

NEW DELHI - Lawyers across the country will observe a nationwide strike Wednesday demanding repeal of an amendment to the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) that they say takes away the mandatory provision of arrest in certain cases.

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Notice to Manipur on detention of a juvenile militant

NEW DELHI - The Supreme Court Monday sought a reply from the Manipur government to a plea from the father of a juvenile who has been arrested and dubbed as a militant in the northeastern state.

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