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Supreme Court on NEET 2017: No extra marks, revision of merit list will be done

The NEET 2017 candidate Saumitra Ginodia found that she had been granted four marks in a question instead of five as her answer was considered wrong before it was found that there was a mistake in the question. Supreme Court on NEET 2017: No extra marks, revision of merit list will be done The Supreme Court (SC) has put a ... Read More »

No exemption from NEET for Tamil Nadu, Supreme Court directs government to start counselling process

In a major blow to the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court today asked the state to follow National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) after the Centre said the state cannot be exempted. The apex court also directed the Tamil Nadu government to start counselling process immediately and finish it by September 4. As The Indian Express reported yesterday, the attorney ... Read More »

High Court says no protests within 100 metres of admin block in JNU

Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) cannot hold demonstrations within a 100-metre periphery of the university’s administrative block, the Delhi High Court has ruled. On Wednesday, Justice Vibhu Bhakru said that CCTV cameras could also be installed at JNU’s main entry gate, besides in and around the administrative block. If students flout the order, the footage could be provided to police so ... Read More »

Orissa High Court orders for second JEE to fill up vacant B Tech seats

The Orissa High Court today ordered the state government to conduct second Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) of the year to fill up huge vacancies of B Tech and MCA seats in both government and private engineering colleges. Adjudicating over a petition of OPECA (Odisha Private Engineering College Association), a division bench headed by Chief Justice Vineet Saran asked the state government ... Read More »

NEET 2017: High Court cancels Tamil Nadu govt order on medical admission, directs authorities to prepare fresh merit list

The Madras High Court today quashed a Tamil Nadu government order reserving 85 per cent of MBBS and BDS seats to state board students and only 15 per cent for CBSE and other boards, holding that it amounted to discrimination among equals. Allowing petitions by some CBSE students challenging the June 22 state government order, Justice K Ravichndrababu held that ... Read More »

IIT JEE (Advanced) Counselling 2017 starts again, Supreme Court lifts ban

With Supreme Court (SC) earlier putting a stay on counselling and admission to IITs and other institutions related to JEE (Advanced) entrance examination, today after examining the whole issue, the court has lifted its ban. Moreover, as reported by IANS, the bench, headed by Justice Dipak Misra, while vacating the stay, said that no High Court will entertain any plea on ... Read More »

Supreme Court to hear the petition challenging TN government regarding 85 per cent reservation to students

On Thursday, the Supreme Court will hear a petition over the Tamil Nadu government order which allows 85 per cent reservation to students studied in State Board and also Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) students. This petition also challenges the state government’s reservation to only 15 per cent seats for students outside State Board post National Eligibility and Entrance ... Read More »

Facebook’s Virtual Reality Ambitions Could Be Threatened by Court Order

Facebook Inc’s big ambitions in the nascent virtual reality industry could be threatened by a court order that would prevent it from using critical software code another company claims to own, according to legal and industry experts. Last Thursday, video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc asked a Dallas federal judge to issue an order barring Facebook unit Oculus from using ... Read More »

Japan court rejects ‘right to be forgotten’ on Google

Japan’s Supreme Court has rejected a man’s demand that news search results of his arrest on sex charges be deleted from Google, ruling that to do so would violate freedom of expression. Japanese media said it was the first decision by the nation’s top court involving the “right to be forgotten” relating to Internet searches. “The deletion (of references to ... Read More »

Japan court rejects ‘right to be forgotten’ on Google

Japan’s Supreme Court has rejected a man’s demand that news search results of his arrest on sex charges be deleted from Google, ruling that to do so would violate freedom of expression. Japanese media said it was the first decision by the nation’s top court involving the “right to be forgotten” relating to Internet searches. “The deletion (of references to ... Read More »