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    Rajeev Dhavan

    Rajeev Dhavan is an Indian Senior Advocate, a human rights activist, and a Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists.

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    SC reserves verdict in K'taka MLAs disqualification case
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    SC reserves verdict in K'taka MLAs disqualification case

    The Supreme Court on Friday reserved its judgement in the case pertaining to 17 Karnataka rebel MLAs of Congress and JDS, who had moved the court challenging their disqualification by the then Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.

    New Karnataka Speaker to make fresh call on rebel MLAs
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    New Karnataka Speaker to make fresh call on rebel MLAs

    Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, here on Thursday, told the Supreme Court that new Karnataka Speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri had no difficulty in hearing aggrieved MLAs and taking a fresh call.

    'New Karnataka Speaker can take fresh call on rebel MLAs'
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    'New Karnataka Speaker can take fresh call on rebel MLAs'

    Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the new Speaker has no difficulty in hearing aggrieved MLAs and taking a fresh call.

    Muslim side denies judge's 1886 observation favours Hindus
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    Muslim side denies judge's 1886 observation favours Hindus

    The Muslim side, on the last day of hearing in the Ayodhya title dispute on Wednesday, refuted the Hindu side's claim that the observation of a District Judge in 1886 was in their favour.

    Ayodhya title dispute: SC wraps up hearing, reserves verdict
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    Ayodhya title dispute: SC wraps up hearing, reserves verdict

    After 40 days of hearing, the Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the judgement in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ayodhya title dispute.

    Ayodhya case: Muslim petitioners' lawyer tears papers, map
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    Ayodhya case: Muslim petitioners' lawyer tears papers, map

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday witnessed high decibel drama when senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan tore papers and a map handed over to him by one of the Hindu parties in connection with the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case.

    Drama in SC: CJI snaps at final Ayodhya hearing
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    Drama in SC: CJI snaps at final Ayodhya hearing

    On the final day of hearing in the Ayodhya title case tempers rose in the Supreme Court chambers on Wednesday when a document presented by the Hindu side was shred into pieces by the Muslim side right before a five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.

    Hindu, Muslim sides spar as Ayodhya case hearing set to end
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    Hindu, Muslim sides spar as Ayodhya case hearing set to end

    The lawyers for the Hindu and Muslim sides got into a duel on the 39th day of the hearing in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ayodhya title dispute.

    Hindu parties cite 1886 judge's observation of Ayodhya site
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    Hindu parties cite 1886 judge's observation of Ayodhya site

    The Hindu parties on Tuesday rebutted the Muslim side's contention that they never made claim on the title of the disputed land in Ayodhya between 1885 to 1989, by citing the observations of a judge who visited the disputed site on March 17, 1886.

    Provide security to Sunni Waqf Board chief, SC tells UP
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    Provide security to Sunni Waqf Board chief, SC tells UP

    In a new twist in the last leg of Ayodhya title dispute case hearing, the Supreme Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to provide adequate security to Uttar Pradesh Sunni Waqf Board chairman, Zufar Ahmad Farooqui, after he apprehended a threat to his life.

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