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SC directs Nagpur bench to rehear plea against 85 NU colleges

NAGPUR: The Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court will again have to hear the petition regarding alleged irregularities by Nagpur University officials while allowing students of nearly 85 colleges to appear for the annual exams (2006-07 and 2007-08 sessions) even as they failed to complete the norm of 180 mandatory teaching days in an academic year as per the Maharashtra Universities Act, 1994.


NAGPUR: The Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court will again have to hear the petition regarding alleged irregularities by Nagpur University officials while allowing students of nearly 85 colleges to appear for the annual exams (2006-07 and 2007-08 sessions) even as they failed to complete the norm of 180 mandatory teaching days in an academic year as per the Maharashtra Universities Act, 1994.

Hearing a special leave petition (SLP) filed by Kohchade scam convict Sunil Mishra, the Supreme Court on Monday directed the Nagpur bench to hear and decide his plea at the earliest. A division bench of the apex court comprising justices RV Raveendran and AK Patnaik also repealed a fine of Rs 10,000 levied on him by the Nagpur bench on November 25 last year for not revealing facts.

During the last hearing, the apex court had issued a notice to chancellor-cum-governor K Sankaranarayanan asking him as to why the matter should not be remanded for decision on merit. Prashant Bhushan, Sumeet Sharma and Bhanoo Sood were counsels for the petitioner.

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