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  • HC refuses to take up nursery admission matter citing SC order 16-04-2014 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to take up the nursery admission issue saying the Supreme Court has stayed the order and "we can't touch it" unless a clarification is issued by the apex court. A bench of Acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul...
  • Allahabad HC orders demolition of two 40-storey building in Noida 11-04-2014 03:16 PM

    Noida: In a major setback to Noida Authority and realty major Supertech, the Allahabad High Court on Friday ordered the demolition of two 40-storey towers in Sector 93 A, Noida. The court has also directed the prosecution of officers of Noida Authority and Supertech for carrying out the illegal construction....
  • HC rejects Thackeray's estranged son Jaidev's plea for relief on the late leader's will 03-04-2014 03:01 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to grant interim relief to Jaidev, estranged son of Shiv Sena supremo late Balasaheb Thackeray, seeking to restrain the beneficiaries of his father's will from selling or disposing of the family properties. Uddhav Thackeray, Executive President of Sena and son of the...
  • Delhi HC extends stay on nursery admission till April 2 29-03-2014 12:13 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday further extended stay on the nursery admission process and fresh draw of lots in the capital's schools till April 2. A bench of Acting Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Sidharth Mridul also declined to entertain a petition filed by a set...
  • Delhi High Court asks power discoms to co-operate with CAG in audit 24-03-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the three power distribution companies in the national capital to comply with its orders and co-operate with Comptroller and Auditor General in its audit. This comes after the CAG had told the HC earlier this month that the power discoms were not...
  • Delhi HC rejects plea for lodging cheating case against Kejriwal 19-02-2014 06:25 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea for a direction to CBI to register a case of cheating against former Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly misleading the voters by making "false promises" in the poll manifesto. A bench of acting Chief Justice B D Ahmed and Justice...
  • Former Rajasthan police chief appointed new secretary of security 25-01-2014 11:25 AM

    Rajasthan's former police chief HC Meena has been appointed the secretary, security in the cabinet secretariat, an official statement said Friday. Meena, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the 1976 batch, had been shifted as director general, jails after the Vasundhara Raje government assumed office in Rajasthan last month....
  • Chennai: Woman files dowry complaint against HC Judge 22-01-2014 11:34 PM

    Chennai: The daughter-in-law of an Andhra Pradesh High Court judge on Wednesday lodged a dowry harassment complaint against him and his family members with the police. Kavya Rao, daughter of a Chennai-based businessman, handed over her complaint to senior police officials at the city police commissionerate, police said. In her...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC rejects Tytler's plea for early hearing 17-01-2014 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to stay the CBI probe against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in a 1984 anit-Sikh riots case and declined to entertain his plea for an early hearing of his appeal against the trial court's order for investigation. A bench of Justice V...
  • PIL against Virbhadra Singh up for hearing in Delhi HC 15-01-2014 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: More trouble is up for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh as a PIL against him comes up for hearing before the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. The NGO Common Cause has filed the PIL seeking an independent probe into corruption, money-laundering and disproportionate assets charges against Virbhadra...
  • Anti-Sikh riots: HC to hear plea against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler 14-01-2014 07:46 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday be hearing a petition against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler for his alleged role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The High Court had declined to grant a stay on the Central Bureau of Investigation probe against him. A Delhi court had in...
  • Gujarat: HC rejects PIL challenging construction of 'Statue of Unity' 13-01-2014 10:26 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Monday rejected a PIL challenging the construction of the Statue of Unity, Chief Minister Narendra Modi's pet project. A division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice JB Pardiwala rejected the PIL, challenging the construction of the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and...
  • SC dismisses former HC judge Nirmal Yadav's plea on framing charges 03-01-2014 12:53 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav's plea for stay on proceedings of trial court, which is set to frame charges against her in cash-at-judge's door scam, and pulled her up for adopting delaying tactics. A bench headed by Justice H L...
  • A major 'bureaucratic reshuffle' underway, is Vasundhara Raje already at work ? 13-12-2013 04:05 PM

    Just a few hours after she took oath as the Rajasthan Chief Minister at Janpath in Jaipur on Friday, BJP's Vasundhara Rajeseems to have started work already. If party sources are to be believed, a major administrative shuffle has already begun after the oath taking ceremony concluded earlier on Friday....
  • Gujarat HC dismisses petitions of Asaram, Narayan Sai after they withdraw it 18-11-2013 02:27 PM

    Gujarat High Court on Monday dismissed as withdrawn the petitions moved by controversial self-styled godman Asaram and his son Narayan Sai, who had sought quashing of FIRs of sexual assault lodged against them by two Surat-based sisters. The court had completed hearing arguments of counsels of Asaram and Sai and...
  • New Chief Justice of Jharkhand HC takes oath 16-11-2013 06:32 PM

    Justice R Banumathi on Saturday took oath as the Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court. She was administered the oath by Governor Syed Ahmed at the Raj Bhavan in Ranchi. The 58-year-old Chief Justice succeeded Justice Prakash Chandra Tatia, who retired recently, and Justice D N Patel was functioning as...
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  • News 360: SC panel to probe allegation of harassment by retired judge 12-11-2013 10:01 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a 3-member committee to be set up to probe allegations of sexual harassment against a former apex court judge. A woman lawyer had in a blog claimed that she was sexually assaulted by the judge in December 2012. ...
  • Centre moves SC against Gauhati HC order declaring CBI unconstitutional 09-11-2013 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Gauhati High Court ruling which called the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) unconstitutional. The Centre has sought a stay on the order and has urged for an urgent hearing of its petition. The Centre is...
  • Centre likely to move SC today against Gauhati HC ruling on CBI 09-11-2013 10:10 AM

    New Delhi: The Centre is all set to move the Supreme Court on Saturday against the Gauhati High Court order declaring the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) unconstitutional and is likely to seek a stay on the order. The move comes after Minister of State for PMO V Narayanaswamy met...
  • Gauhati HC order might not affect working of CBI, say former chiefs 09-11-2013 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Gauhati High Court order striking down a 50-year old resolution for creating CBI may not affect the routine functioning of the agency but it presents an opportunity to correct the arrangement under which it was created, former CBI chiefs said. While denying to comment on the order,...
  • After Chief Secretary, Rajasthan DGP also goes on leave 28-10-2013 06:33 PM

    After Chief Secretary CK Mathew, Rajashtan DGP HC Meena, whose removal was demanded by opposition BJP, also went on leave on Monday and will resume work after the Assembly elections. The DGP will be on leave till December 13 and resume office on 16th of the month, his office informed....
  • Delhi gangrape: HC issues production warrants to 2 death row convicts 09-10-2013 09:34 AM

    Delhi HC has issued production warrant for Wednesday asking two death row convicts in the Delhi gangrape case Mukesh and Pawan Kumar Gupta to appear before the court. This after, two lawyers, representing these convicts had on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that they are withdrawing from the December...
  • Allahabad HC bans immersion of idols in Ganga, Yamuna 08-10-2013 11:41 AM

    The Allahabad High Court (HC) on Monday put a ban on the immersion of idols of Gods and Goddesses in Ganga and Yamuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh. The court also dismissed the plea of the state government that the idols would be immersed and then fished out. The HC bench...
  • High court rejects petition against PM over Ordinance on convicted MPs 03-10-2013 02:03 PM

    The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Thursday refused to entertain a contempt of court petition filed against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. While hearing the petition filed by social activist Nutan Thakur regarding the controversial ordinance on convicted lawmakers, the court said the matter is related to the...
  • Allahabad HC seeks UP's response on minority welfare scheme 02-10-2013 10:46 AM

    The Allahabad High Court (HC) sought the Uttar Pradesh government's response on a PIL seeking to know why only Muslim girls were being given benefits and financial aid under its minority welfare scheme "Hamari Beti, Uska Kal". A bench of the Allahabad HC consisting of acting chief justice Laxmikant Mohapatra...
  • Gujarat: High Court quashes FIR against gun-totting MP Vitthal Radadia 01-10-2013 07:41 AM

    Gujarat High Court quashed an FIR filed against MP Vitthal Radadia for allegedly brandishing his gun at a toll booth in Karjan after the complainant said he "did not wish to pursue the case". Gujarat High Court Justice Harsha Devani ordered quashing of the FIR saying there is no chance...
  • HC dismisses PIL seeking justice for late Sarabjit Singh in International Court of Justice 14-09-2013 07:47 AM

    The Gujarat High Court on Friday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the central government to approach the International Court of Justice over the murder of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in Pakistan jail. The division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice J B Pardiwala held that the...
  • HC stays registration of FIR against CM Sheila Dikshit 04-09-2013 03:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed till September 19 trial court's order for registration of FIR against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for alleged misuse of government funds in 2008 assembly polls. Justice Sunil Gaur, who had reserved the order Tuesday on the Delhi Government's plea seeking quashing of...