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11 top stories: We’ll censor like China says judge; Tehelka talks Gopal Sub; Madras lawyers want more hols; SC sad about lot; Maya’s elephants not naked & more…

“Like China, we will block all such websites,” Justice Suresh Kait tells Facebook’s and Google’s counsel in the Delhi High Court [Firstpost (via @courtwitness1)]

Ex-SG Gopal Subramanium points out challenges that have crippled the CBI to Tehelka, says Bureau should be given a facelift, modern equipment and more respect [Tehelka]

Division bench of Justice AK Ganguly and Justice TS Thakur say judiciary and govt must pull up socks and get judicial system in order; point to pending cases piling up, vacant seats gathering dust [TOI]

Madras High Court shatters lawyers' hope for an extended Pongal holiday, rejecting plea by various lawyers' associations [IBN live]

Bench headed by Justice RM Lodha cancels bail plea of Mumbai-businessman Alistair Pereira; Pereira to continue serving 3-year jail term for road rage killing of 7 laboureres back in 2006 [Indian Express]

Law Ministry extends ban on terror-outfit 'SIMI' by 2 years; describes extension of ban as routine work [Indian Express]

Law Minister defends statement; questions legality of poll-time code of conduct [Hindustan Times]

Allahabad High Court dismisses PIL challenging EC's direction to drape Mayawati's elephants; says symbols and statues of all political parties to be covered [TOI]

2-Judge bench agree & disagree on 1997 Blueline blast case; both agree that accused did not get proper legal help but Justice HL Dattu ordered that accused should face fresh trial, while Justice CK Prasad maintains he should be acquitted [TOI]

Madhya Pradesh HC judge Justice KK Trivedi state govt to abide by recommendations of MPHRC; asked to bring dubious doctors to book, increase compensation to victims [TOI]

Delhi HC acting Chief Justice AK Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw direct FSSAI to frame guidelines regarding the banning of sale of junk food and aerated drinks near schools [The Pioneer]

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