Supreme Court quashes Singur land acquisition for Tata Nano

New Delhi: In a set back to the Tatas, the Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the land acquired by the previous Left Front government in West Bengal for the Nano car plant, saying due processes and procedures were not followed. The land was acquired in 2006 for the car project, which was vehemently protested by [...]

Bonus ceiling of Kerala govt employees increased

Thiruvananthapuram: The cabinet meeting convened here on Wednesday decided to raise the bonus ceiling of state government employees from Rs 18,000 to Rs 21,000. Meanwhile, the bonus amount and festival allowance will remain unchanged. As per the revised norms, the employees who are being paid up to Rs 21,000 will be eligible for bonus of [...]

‘Manavikatha award’ for M Sukumaran

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Secular Cultural Forum’s first ‘Manavikatha award’ will be presented to eminent writer M Sukumaran. The award carries a purse of Rs 50,000 and a citation. The awardee was selected by a committee presided by writer Zacharia. The other members of the committee were KC Narayanan, Pradeep Panangad and K Abdul Gafoor. The award will be presented at the [...]

Karukutty train derailment: Suspension of Inspector revoked

Kochi: The suspension of Permanent Way Inspector Raju Francis following the derailment of Thiruvananthapuram-Mangalore Express at Karukutty on Sunday morning was revoked by the Railways on Wednesday. The Railways revoked the suspension of the official after collection of evidence.  Permanent Way Inspector Raju Francis was suspended  on the assumption that flaws in maintenance work resulted in cracks [...]

Petrol hiked by Rs 3.38/litre, diesel by Rs 2.67

New Delhi: State-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Wednesday announced an increase in the prices of transport fuels petrol by Rs 3.38 a litre and of diesel by Rs 2.67 per litre effective from midnight — both at Delhi, with corresponding increase in other states. “During the current fortnight, crude oil prices in the international market [...]

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Palm Beach County public corruption case gets Supreme Court’s attention

Three years ago, Gary Czajkowski was convicted of 15 public corruption charges. Now the Florida Supreme Court will decide whether the Palm Beach County sewer repair company owner should be cleared or get a new trial in the case, dubbed “Operation Dirty Water.” To help them reach a decision, six of the seven justices heard [...]

Democrats to appeal to U.S. Supreme Court over Golden Week loss

The legal fight over Ohio’s “Golden Week” could go before the U.S. Supreme Court. That is the next step after a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today voted 2-1 against putting on hold its previous order ending Golden Week, the period in which Ohioans can both register to vote and cast [...]

Minnesota Supreme Court: No vote on Minneapolis minimum-wage increase in November

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Estate of former NFL player seeks Supreme Court review of concussion settlement

Cookie Gilchrist played six seasons in the AFL during the 1960s.(Photo: AP) There’s at least one holdout among the 70 players who’d fought for months against the concussion settlement worked out between the NFL and retired players. The legal team representing the estate of former running back Cookie Gilchrist (who played six years in the AFL [...]

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