NGT, HC pull up civic bodies over defacement, use of paper in DUSU polls

The Delhi High Court and National Green Tribunal (NGT) turned up the heat on the city’s civic bodies on Tuesday over the upcoming Delhi University Student Union (DUSU) polls. The Delhi High Court sought responses of the city police and civic bodies on a plea seeking ban on defacement of public properties by DUSU candidates while the NGT rapped authorities over the blatant use of paper in poll campaign. Issuing notice to the Delhi University on the issue, a bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also sought the…

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NEET result soon, Supreme Court stays Madras HC order

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the CBSE to declare the result of the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical and dental colleges, bringing relief to more than a million students. The Central Board of Secondary Education had on June 9 sought immediate stay on the Madras high court order that restrained it from declaring the result. The high court’s interim order had come on a batch of pleas alleging that a uniform question paper was not given and there was a vast difference between the ones…

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PG Medical admissions: HC gives split verdict on incentive marks for govt docs

The Madras High Court on Wednesday gave a split verdict on a plea for fixing norms for according incentive marks to in-service government doctors for admission to the post-graduate medical courses in Tamil Nadu. The Madras High Court on Wednesday gave a split verdict on a plea for fixing norms for according incentive marks to in-service government doctors for admission to the post-graduate medical courses in Tamil Nadu. While one judge of the bench held the state’s methodology for giving incentive marks to the in-service candidates as ‘not in conflict’…

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