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08-May-2018 Srinagar

High Court hears Katra Municipal Law PIL via video-conferencing

A division bench of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Srinagar today heard a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) pertaining to prevention of violation of the municipal laws and master plan for Katra city via video-conferencing.The bench comprising Acting Chief...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

In relief for AAP, High Court restores 20 disqualified MLAs

In a major relief to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Delhi High Court on Friday restored the legislatorship of 20 ruling party MLAs who were disqualified for holding offices-of-profit.Setting aside the Election Commission recommendation disqualifying the...

21-Mar-2018 New Delhi

2G: Delhi High Court issues notice to A. Raja, Kanimozhi

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to former Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others in the 2G spectrum money laundering case.Justice S.P. Garg issued notice to Raja, Kanimozhi and others in the case asking them to file a reply...

07-Mar-2018 New Delhi

High Court terms assault on Delhi bureaucrat 'unfortunate'

Delhi High Court on Wednesday termed as "unfortunate" an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by ruling legislators and said the trust among bureaucrats and legislators was vanishing.Justice Mukta Gupta, while reserving order on the bail plea of...

07-Mar-2018 New Delhi

High Court seeks ED response in Nirav Modi case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to file a response on a plea filed by Nirav Modi's firm Firestar Diamond against the probe agency proceedings in the multi-crore-rupee Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case.A bench...

06-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Reliance Infra wins case against DMRC in Delhi High Court

Reliance Infrastructure won its case against the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday."The Delhi High Court has upheld the arbitration award of Rs 2,950 crore as compensation along with interest to Delhi Airport Metro Express...

16-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Let Madras HC deal with Dinakaran plea, Delhi High Court told

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday told the Delhi High Court on Friday that the plea of sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran seeking direction to use the "pressure cooker" symbol in the upcoming...

10-Feb-2018 Jammu

National Lok Adalats held at Srinagar, Jammu wings of High Court

National Lok Adalats were held today in both the wings of Jammu and Kashmir High Court during which cases of varied natures were settled and a compensation amount of over Rs 2 crore was also awarded.The Lok Adalats organized by J&K High Court Legal Services...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

High Court orders day-to-day hearing of AAP MLAs disqualification case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that it will hear the AAP MLAs plea challenging their disqualification for holding office of profit on a daily basis from Thursday.Meanwhile, senior advocate Mohan Parasaran told a division bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna...

31-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Series of earthquake can shift Yamuna, others : High Court

Observing minor tremors following an earthquake on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that a series of quakes can shift Yamuna River and other natural things from one place to another."Yamuna river is shifting from its place....

30-Jan-2018 New Delhi

File reply in AAP MLAs disqualification case : High Court to EC

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the poll panel to file a detailed affidavit on the eight AAP MLAs plea challenging their disqualification for holding office of profit.A division bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Chander Shekhar sought the...

11-Jan-2018 New Delhi

High Court rejects plea seeking ban on coins with religious symbols

The Delhi High Court on Thursday rejected a plea seeking a ban on issue of coins with religious symbols embossed on them, saying it does not hamper the "secular fabric" of the country.Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar, while dismissing...

05-Jan-2018 Chennai

Bus strike hits TN, court asks employees to resume work

The Madras High Court on Friday directed striking workers to resume work immediately or face disciplinary action after a flash strike by thousands of employees crippled state-run bus services across the state.But defiant striking unions refused to end the...

04-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Jigisha murder : High Court commutes death sentence of two to life

The Delhi High Court on Thursday commuted to life imprisonment the death sentence of two convicts accused of murdering in 2009 IT executive Jigisha Ghosh.Justice S. Murlidhar and Justice I.S. Mehta modified the death sentence awarded to Ravi Kapoor and Amit...

03-Jan-2018 New Delhi

High Court seeks Centre, Haj Committee response on disabled rights

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre and the Haj Committee on a PIL seeking quashing of the recently issued Guidelines for Haj (2018-22) that allegedly discriminate against persons with disabilities by deeming them ineligible...

01-Dec-2017 Baramulla

High Court stays order against Director ULB and MC Pattan

Jammu Kashmir High Court has stayed the order passed by Special Mobile Magistrate electricity (Sub Judge Pattan) against the Municipal Committee Pattan and Director Urban Local bodies Kashmir and has sought detailed comprehensive report from Additional Advocate...

24-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Delhi High Court dismisses plea for expert panel to review 'Padmavati'

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a PIL seeking setting up of an expert committee of historians and social activists to examine Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Padmavati" to ensure there were no "distortions", saying such pleas were "encouraging" those agitating...

06-Nov-2017 New Delhi

High Court notice on plea seeking ban on using President, PM's photo

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Central government to file reply on the plea seeking ban on using of photos of President, Prime Minister and other persons holding constitutional positions in private advertisements.A bench of Acting Chief Justice...

30-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Consider accommodating sacked transgender : High Court to Navy

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Navy to consider giving a clerical post to a sailor who was sacked for undergoing a sex change surgery.Calling for a "change in mindset", a division bench of Justice G.S. Sistani and Justice V. Kameswar Rao said this...

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)...

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