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13-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Explore possibility of Mohalla Clinics all over Delhi : High Court

Issuing notice on the issue of giving land for Mohalla Clinics, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the central and state governments to explore the possibility of setting up such clinics in every part of the national capital.A division bench of Acting Chief...

11-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court directs Jaypee Associates to deposit Rs 2000 cr

The Supreme Court on Monday directed Jaypee Associates to deposit Rs 2000 crore with its registrar in pursuance of the ongoing insolvency proceedings against its sister concern Jaypee Infratech.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar...

18-Aug-2017 New Delhi

High Court extends bail of 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict

The Delhi High Court on Friday extended, till August 24, the interim bail granted to Balwan Khokhar, a former Congress councillor, awarded life sentence in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.Khokhar has sought extension of bail till October to arrange funds to pay...

03-Jul-2017 New Delhi

High Court asks SpiceJet to deposit Rs 250 crore

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked budget carrier SpiceJet to pay Rs 250 crore as cash deposit and Rs 229 crore in bank guarantee in connection with a share transfer dispute with previous owner Kalanithi Maran.A division bench of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat...

03-Jul-2017 New Delhi

HC asks SpiceJet to deposit Rs 250 crore

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked budget carrier SpiceJet to pay Rs 250 crore as cash deposit and Rs 229 crore in bank guarantee in connection with a share transfer dispute with previous owner Kalanithi Maran.A division bench of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat...

03-Jul-2017 New Delhi

HC refuses to quash ED case against Himachal CM

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others seeking quashing of a money laundering case filed against them by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act...

30-Jun-2017 Srinagar

High Court stays govt order on Dr Altaf Haji’s resignation

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has stayed the impugned government order whereby the resignation of associate professor, surgical oncology department, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Dr Altaf Gauhar Haji, was accepted despite the former...

28-Jun-2017 New Delhi

High Court commutes death penalty of dacoit Sonu Sardar to life term

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday commuted to life term the death sentence awarded to a dacoit Sonu Sardar, guilty of murder of five persons, including two children, in Chhattisgarh in 2004.A division bench of Justice G.S. Sistani and Justice Vinod Goel...

09-Jun-2017 New Delhi

High Court refuses to stay action against private Delhi school

The Delhi High Court on Friday did not stay the Delhi government's proposed action against a private school for not refunding excess fee.A division bench of Justice Sunil Gaur and Justice C. Hari Shankar issued notice to the Directorate of Education seeking...

31-May-2017 Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh)

Free Vrindavan of monkeys, says High Court

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government demanding that the simian menace in Vrindavan be addressed.The order came after PIL petitioner Madhu Mangal Shukla listed in the court attacks on numerous pilgrims by monkeys...

19-May-2017 New Delhi

Aircel-Maxis case : HC seeks response from Maran brothers on ED plea

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and others on an Enforcement Directorate plea challenging their acquittal in the Aircel-Maxis case.Justice S.P. Garg sought response from...

15-May-2017 New Delhi

Marital rape is a serious issue : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Monday remarked that marital rape is a "serious issue" which has notoriously become a "part of the culture".A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar hearing a PIL against the penal code provision...

11-May-2017 New Delhi

What difficulty in shifting protest site : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the city government what difficulty it faced in shifting the protest site from Jantar Mantar to Ramlila Maidan in the national capital.A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra directed...

03-May-2017 New Delhi

High Court asks why tobacco chewing shouldn't be banned

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked why chewing of tobacco should not be banned, as such a step will put an end to the problem posed by "gutkha" and "pan masala".Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva asked the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)...

27-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Why public prosecutors bills not paid : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Central and Delhi government why public prosecutors, who represent governments in courts, were not paid their fees immediately after the bills are raised.A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and...

11-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Ketamine to remain in Psychotropic Substances list : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday upheld stringent penal provision for illegal use and abuse of Ketamine, notorious for its use as a date rape drug.For preparation, possession and consumption of Ketamine are offences under the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs...

29-Mar-2017 New Delhi

High Court dismisses Swaraj India's plea for common symbol

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea by the Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India party challenging the Delhi Election Commission's denial of a common symbol to its candidates for the upcoming civic polls.The Election Commission last week told the...

17-Mar-2017 Kolkata

Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into Narada case

In a jolt to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, the Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered a CBI preliminary inquiry into the Narada sting footage case, wherein prominent TMC leaders were seen taking currency notes.Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee described...

02-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Can't pick and choose restaurants for hygienic standards : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the authorities not to pick and choose any restaurant on the pretext of hygiene and safety standards in the eateries in the city.The court was hearing a case related to Delhi's Kake Da Hotel. Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva's...

21-Feb-2017 Lucknow

HC seeks response from UP on alleged Rs 100-crore scam

In a fresh trouble for the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has sought response from the state government on a public suit that alleges a Rs 100-crore scam in the Samajwadi Ambulance Service, a dream project of...

17-Feb-2017 New Delhi

High Court directs police to ensure safety to Ola, Uber

Delhi High Court on Friday directed Delhi Police to immediately ensure safety to app-based taxi service providers Ola and Uber, observing that recently there was violent protest by agitating taxi drivers in the national capital.Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw directed...

14-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Delhi HC stays government's nursery admission guidelines

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed the Directorate Of Education's nursery admissions notification forcing 298 private schools to adopt only neighbourhood criteria, while terming it as "unreasonable".The January 7 notification was "arbitrary and discriminatory",...

01-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Is government acting super guardian to parents, asks High Court

The Delhi High Court has asked the Arvind Kejriwal-led government if it was acting as a "super guardian" to parents by limiting the choice of schools to admit their kids in nursery to the neighbourhood only.Justice Manmohan said on Wednesday: "We have to...

01-Feb-2017 New Delhi

High Court reserves order on Zakir's plea on IRF ban

NRI televangelist Zakir Naik's NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) was banned as there was fear that youths could be "radicalised or motivated" to join terror groups, the government told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)...

25-Jan-2017 New Delhi

High Court seeks report about other cases against Sajjan Kumar

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought to know from a SIT probing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases in which Congress leader Sajjan Kumar is mentioned in FIRs.Justice S.P. Garg, while hearing a Special Investigation Team's plea to cancel Sajjan Kumar's bail,...

19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Can't ask minority schools to follow government circular : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Thursday said it was "contrary to the constitution and law" to ask private unaided minority schools to follow the January 7 circular of city government.The Delhi government circular makes it mandatory for the unaided schools to admit...

03-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Legalising unauthorised colonies creates problems : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday observed that legalising unauthorised colonies has not only "emboldened" the buyers of acquired land and encroachers but also created manifold problems of environmental degradation and traffic bottlenecks.Justice Manmohan...

22-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Conduct lie detector test on JNU students soon : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed police to conduct lie detector tests of 9 JNU students allegedly having connection in the case relating to missing student Najeeb Ahmed.A division bench of Justice G.S. Sistani and Justice Jayant Nath also asked...

10-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Government inaction against air pollution 'genocide': High Court

Each year 10,500 people living in Delhi die of chronic respiratory related diseases, the Delhi High Court said on Thursday, describing the government's inaction against air pollution as amounting to "genocide".A division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice...

31-Oct-2016 Srinagar

Saving school buildings responsibility of all: High Court

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court today said collective efforts are needed to save school buildings as it is the responsibility of all to safeguard them as education is pivotal for intellectual excellence and prosperity.Highlighting the importance of education,...

05-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Adarsh scam: HC orders deep probe into 'benami' flats

Expressing dissatisfaction with a Central Bureau of Investigation report on its probe into 'benami' flats in the controversial Adarsh Society, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the agency to probe it further.After going through the CBI report, a division...

01-Oct-2016 Srinagar

Why Is Jammu Province ‘No Go Zone’ For Rashid? HC asks Government

Taking serious note of “strict restrictions” on political and other activities of MLA Langate and AIP President Er Rashid in Jammu province, J&K High Court on Friday directed state government to allow Rashid to attend a marriage function in Kishtwar.The...

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