High Court

  • Boxer Manoj Kumar likely to get Arjuna Award: sources 2 hours 25 minutes ago

    Boxer Manoj Kumar, who had approached the High Court after being overlooked for the Arjuna Award, is likely to get the sports honour - sources told CNN-IBN on Wednesday. According to the sources, Manoj's coach has received a call from the Sports Ministry about the development. After Manoj's plea, the HC...
  • Websites' grievance officer's name, contact displayed: Delhi HC to Centre 17 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has advised all social networking sites including Google and Facebook to display on their websites the name and contact details of the grievance officer to deal with complaints from any user or victim. "I say that in compliance...
  • Delhi: e-rickshaws to carry 4 passengers at a time, say draft rules 19 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A mandatory driving licence and a maximum speed limit of 25 km per hour are among the conditions that the central government will impose for allowing plying of e-rickshaws, which had been banned by the Delhi High Court for want of regulations. A maximum of only four passengers will...
  • File affidavit by September 20 on condition of Kochi roads: Kerala HC to PWD 20 hours 11 minutes ago

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the Public Works Department to file an affidavit by September 20 detailing the action taken to repair roads in Kochi after interim orders were issued prior to court closing for the Onam vacation. The order in this regard was...
  • Relief for Robert Vadra, Delhi HC rejects plea seeking CBI probe into his land deals Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra. The plea was dismissed on the grounds that it had been dismissed by the Supreme Court earlier and that it was...
  • Beas tragedy: Array professors as respondents for wrong identification, says HC Yesterday

    Shimla: The Himachal High Court on Monday directed that two Assistant Professors of a Hyderabad college be arrayed as respondents for allegedly wrongly identifying dead bodies in the Beas tragedy case. The court also allowed the parents of deceased students to intervene in the case pertaining to the washing away of...
  • 2011 serial blasts: HC asks Maharashtra to compensate victims by Wednesday, issues contempt notice Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday ordered state government to pay compensation to kin of four victims of the 2011 serial blasts within two days even as it issued a contempt notice against the state chief secretary for failing to pay the amount despite a previous judicial order. "We direct...
  • Bombay HC orders scanner for Ebola screening at Pune, Nagpur airports Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Centre to immediately provide thermal image scanners at Nagpur and Pune Airports for the screening of passengers from African countries for a possible Ebola infection. The division bench headed by justice Abhay Oka on Monday adjourned the...
  • Tamil Nadu: Petitioner fined for filing petitions repeatedly 2 days ago

    Madurai: The Madras High Court fined a person for filing habeas corpus petitions alleging illegal detention of his 27-year-old daughter who had married against his wishes. Dismissing the petition, the Madurai bench of the court comrpising Justice S Manikumar and Justice VS Ravi imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on M...
  • HC refuses to interfere in four language formula in Puducherry 3 days ago

    Puducherry: Refusing to interfere with the four-language formula in the union territory of Puducherry, Madras High Court said English would continue to be the link language for transaction of official business and in the interest of public service. According to language policy of Puducherry, Tamil will be the official language...
  • Human trafficking: Delhi High Court refuses to quash trial against former IFS officer 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has refused to drop criminal proceedings in a trial court against a former IFS officer in a case of alleged corruption and trafficking of 8 people to Germany in 2005, saying it would be inappropriate to quash the trial in the midway for want...
  • Why did you make single-lane RTR flyover? HC asks Delhi government 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has questioned the Public Works Department's (PWD) decision to construct a single-lane flyover on Rao Tula Ram (RTR) marg on the Outer Ring Road here in 2009 (rpt in 2009) saying "we all have been victims of that road". "Why...
  • Two years for me were really painful: Pinki Pramanik 3 days ago

    It was a big victory for Pinki Pramanik after the Calcutta High Court dropped all charges against the Asian Games gold medallist. ...
  • Calcutta High Court drops charges against athlete Pinki Pramanik 4 days ago

    The Calcutta high court on Friday quashed all criminal charges, including the charge sheet filed by the police, against 2006 Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik. Justice Subrata Talukdar ordered that all charges framed against Prinki be dropped. Pinki was accused in 2012 by her live-in partner Anamika Acharya of being...
  • Rajasthan lawyers' strike: All Additional Advocate Generals resign 5 days ago

    Jaipur: All the 15 Additional Advocate Generals in Rajasthan have resigned from their posts after the High Court questioned the government on its lawyers' absence from the court. Lawyers of the High Court and lower courts in the state have been on strike for more than two months over various...
  • NGO seeks Delhi HC monitored probe of Scorpene deal 5 days ago

    New Delhi: An NGO on Thursday urged the Delhi High Court to order a court-monitored probe in the Scorpene deal claiming that the CBI probe indicates involvement of middlemen and payment of bribe to clear the Rs 19000-crore defence deal with a French firm. The submission was made before a bench...
  • HC seeks Centre's response on Lokayukta appointment in Delhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking the status of the appointment of Lokayukta in the national capital, a post which is lying vacant since June last year. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw also directed the...
  • West Bengal: HC asks CID to probe disappearance of girl from Murshidabad 6 days ago

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed the CID to investigate the case of missing of a minor girl from her relative's place in Murshidabd district and asked the agency to file a progress report within 15 days. Justice Nadira Patherya expressed her displeasure at the non-progress in investigation...
  • Bombay HC gives time to I-T Department to engage senior counsel in PIL 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted three weeks' time to the Income Tax Department to engage a senior advocate for representing it in a public interest litigation regarding Godzari irrigation project in Kolhapur. The division bench headed by Justice PV Hardas was hearing a...
  • Madras HC direction to arrest Tamil Nadu Milk producers' union director 6 days ago

    Madurai: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday directed police to register a case against the Director of Tamil Nadu Milk Producers Union Kani Kumar, and take appropriate action including arresting him in a cheating case. Justice N Kirubakaran, disposing of a petition...
  • HC restores plea over poor sanitation facility in Delhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High on Wednesday restored its earlier order to have the streets, public premises, drains and parks cleaned on daily basis, including on Sundays and public holidays, in the national capital. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul agreed to bring back into existence its...
  • Delhi: HC reserves order on PIL challenging post-poll alliances 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a PIL opposing the practice of forging post-poll alliances by political parties to gain power on the ground that electors are being kept in the dark about it at the time of casting their votes. "We will consider your...
  • Provide Ebola detection facilities at Pune, Nagpur airports: Bombay HC 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed Maharashtra Government to provide medical screening facilities at Pune and Nagpur airports to detect Ebola virus among passengers arriving from affected countries, on the lines of existing amenities at Mumbai and Delhi airports. The direction was given by a bench headed by Justice...
  • Nagaland: Three MLAs move court against disqualification order 6 days ago

    Kohima: The three MLAs of Nagaland Legislative Assembly, who were disqualified by the Speaker on August 25, have filed a petition in the Kohima Bench of the Gauhati High Court against the order. The three NCP MLAs, Imtilemba Sangtam, Dr TM Lotha and Mmhonlumo Kikon, had switched sides to the BJP...
  • Delhi High Court dismisses PIL seeking a ban on the release of 'Finding Fanny' 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a PIL seeking a ban on the release of Homi Adajania's movie "Finding Fanny" due to the use of the word "fanny". A division bench of Chief Justice E.G. Rohini and Justice R.S. Endlaw found nothing wrong with the title and refused to...
  • No illegality in quashing FIR in lesser offences if parties reach compromise: SC 1 week ago

    New Delhi: There is no illegality in quashing proceedings in matrimonial and civil property disputes if the parties have reached a compromise and there are no chances of conviction but the same would not apply in serious offences like rape, murder and robbery, the Supreme Court has said. "We are...
  • HC notice to college, Maharashtra government on issue of 'cheated' law students 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday issued notices to Maharashtra government, Chairman of a Law College in the city and the University of Mumbai on a PIL highlighting the plight of 60 students who had been granted admission but cannot appear for examination this year. The PIL filed by Ketan...
  • Clarify status of facilities for higher education of child of Sri Lanka refugees born in India: HC 1 week ago

    Chennai: Madras High Court in an interim order on Tuesday directed the Director of Medical Education, to clarify the status of facilities to be provided for higher education for a child of Sri Lanka's Tamil refugees, born in India. The first bench, comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice M...
  • Bombay HC confirms death penalty for Pune driver for killing 9 people 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence for Pune driver Santosh M Mane, who two years ago hijacked a state transport bus and killed nine people. The incident happened on January 25, 2012 after he was denied a change from night duty to day duty by his...
  • Delhi High court upholds ban on e-rickshaws in capital 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court on Tuesday upheld the ban on e-rickshaws in the national capital till a legislative order is brought in to implement new regulations. The court also observed that it cannot participate in legislative changes. It said, "What is prohibited under law, cannot be permitted." The High...