Evie Toombes

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Evie Toombes Files Case Against Her Mother's Doctor; HC Grants Huge Payout

Evie Toombes, a star show-jumper from the United Kingdom filed a case against her mother's doctor, Dr. Philip Mitchell as she was born with spina bifida. He advised her to take folic acid supplements to reduce the risk of spina bifida from affecting the baby. However, this would mean that Evie would never have been born. Furthermore, the London High Court awarded Evie the right to a huge payout. 

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 09:58 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: london, High Court, Birth, disease, Human Interest stories

Courtesy: Pinkvilla

Supreme Court.

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SC Reviews Delhi Air Pollution, Asks Govt To Submit Report In 24 Hours

The Supreme Court bench, led by CJI NV Ramana, on December 2 lashed out at the Centre and Delhi Government over deteriorating AQI in National Capital. The bench questioned tasked the governments to submit a report in the next 24 hours, with a solution to control the worsening air pollution in Delhi. The Court adjourned the matter, saying it may hear on November 3 at 10 AM for 30 minutes.

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 05:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi, Delhi Air Quality, Supreme Court, Central Government

Supreme Court.

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Doctors Cannot Be Held Guilty Of Negligence If Patient Dies: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on November 30 said if a patient didn't survive, the doctor cannot be held guilty of medical negligence. It said while observing an order of a Consumer Court, in which it ordered Bombay hospital and Medical Research Centre to pay Rs 14.18 lakh to the deceased patients' family for unsuccessful surgeries. The Court also added that no professional can assure a patient's life after a surgical procedure. 

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 10:16 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: SC, Medical Negligence, Patient, Guilty, Consumer Court

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

CBI special court in Gwalior on November 30, sentenced a candidate named Arvind Agnihotri to five years imprisonment

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CBI Court Sentences PMT Cadidate To 5 Years Imprisonment: Vyapam Scam Case

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court in Gwalior on November 30, sentenced candidate Arvind Agnihotri to five years of imprisonment, for taking admission for MBBS course in a Medical college through "fraudulent means". CBI had registered a case in 2015 at Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) Police Station. During the investigation, CBI found that Agnihotri didn't appear for the PMT 2009 entrance exam at the New Delhi center. 

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 - 09:15 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Madhya Pradesh, Vyapam scam, CBI, MBBS, New Delhi

Courtesy: ANI

Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) of Sundernagar dismissed for taking bribe of Rs 40,000

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Senior Civil Judge Gaurav Sharma Dismissed On Corruption Charges: Himachal Pradesh

The government of Himachal Pradesh has dismissed senior civil judge Gaurav Sharma on the recommendations of the high court due to corruption charges. Sharma was the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) of Sundernagar in Mandi district. Reportedly, he was caught red-handed while taking a bribe of Rs 40,000 bribe from a local resident, four years ago. On July 6, 2017, the court proposed to hold an inquiry against Sharma.

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 - 08:57 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, ACJM, Mandi, Rakesh Kainthla, Gaurav Sharma

Vijay Mallya.

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SC To Give Order On Quantum Of Sentence Of Vijay Mallya Next Year

The Supreme Court adjourned the order on quantum of sentence against fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya on November 30. The three-judge bench of the court headed by Justice Uday Umesh Lalit said that the next hearing on the matter will be held on January 18, 2022. He was accused in a case of bank loan default worth Rs 9,000 crore was convicted by SC in 2017, reported UNI.

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 - 05:12 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Vijay Mallya, Kingfisher, United Kingdom, Supreme Court, India

Courtesy: UNI

Union Bank of India

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RBI Imposes Fine Of Rs 1 Crore On Union Bank Of India

The Union Bank of India (UBI) has been imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for not complying with certain provisions of its directions. The directions include RBI (Fraud- Classification, and Reporting by commercial banks and select FIs) Directions 2016 and Guidelines on Sale of Stressed Assets by Banks. The penalty has been imposed as per the Banking Regulation Act 1949.

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 - 01:30 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: RBI, Fine, union bank of india, Monetary Penalty, Fraud

Courtesy: ANI

Rajya Sabha

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Rajya Sabha Passes Three Farm Laws Repeal Bill 2021 In Parliament Session

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, on November 29, tabled the Three Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021, which was passed by Rajya Sabha. With this, the bill has officially been approved by the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and will now be sent to the President for his assent. The bill is termed as a winning moment for the farmers who protested against the three farm laws for a year. 

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 12:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Three Farm Laws, Winter Parliament Session, Farm Laws Repeal Bill, Modi govt, Farmers Protest

Courtesy: Economic Times

UP Police.

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Section 144 Imposed In UP's Mathura To Tackle Religious Violence

In Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, section 144 has been been imposed on November 28. The announcement came after a right-wing group reportedly said they'll install an idol of Lord Krishna in the Shahi Eidgah on December 6. ''No one will be allowed to do any mischief,'' said Gaurav Grover, SSP. Notably, a local court is already listening to the petitions pertaining to the removal of the 17th-century mosque.

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 - 11:35 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: section 144, Uttar Pradesh, Shahi Eidgah, Mathura, Lord Krishna

Courtesy: India TV

Ex Mumbai Cop Param Bir Singh At Thane Police Station

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Ex-Cop Param Bir Singh Appears Before Thane Police: Extortion Case Investigation

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, on November 26, appeared before the Thane Police Station for interrogation in the extortion case registered against him.  The case has been registered under sections of IPC and the Arms Act. A District Commissioner of Police (DCP) level officer is investigating the case against Singh and 26 others. Param Bir Singh arrived at Thane Police Station at 7:45 AM and investigation is underway. 

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 - 03:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Param bir Singh, Mumbai Police, extortion case, Thane Police, IPC

Courtesy: Free Press Journal