High Court

  • Justice Katju alleges "corruption" in judiciary 6 days ago

    Justice Markandey Katju has made some sensational revelations in his latest blog where in he has accused three former chief justices of India of giving into political pressure and appointing a corrupt judge to Madras High Court. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Justice Markandey Katju 6 days ago

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Justice Markandey Katju speaks about the timing of his revelations of a "corrupt judge" continuing in Madras High Court. ...
  • Is dress code in clubs a colonial hangover? July 15, 2014

    The recent incident of not allowing a Madras High Court judge into Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club in Chennai has triggered a controversy. It has led to a nationwide debate on the relevance of dress code which is being strictly followed by most of the clubs in India. ...
  • Delhi Gangrape case: Victim's mother says the fight for justice will continue July 14, 2014

    Family members of the brutally gangraped 23-year-old physiotherapist who succumbed to injuries in 2012, have said that they will continue the fight for justice. The Supreme Court has stayed the death sentence of the two convicts implicated in the case. The convicts had approached the apex court challenging the Delhi...
  • Names missing in Mumbai voters list: Conspiracy or error? April 25, 2014

    After much debate over the maximum city's dismal voter turnout in the past, Mumbai on Friday finally recorded a medium turnout of 53 per cent. However, thousands people returned home without casting their votes as their names were not on the voters list. A PIL will be filed on Monday...
  • Mumbaikars missing in voter list, EC apologises but says no re-poll April 25, 2014

    In the sixth phase of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Mumbai saw its largest voter turnout since 1991. 53 per cent Mumbaikars came out to vote. But the numbers could have been higher. Thousands of Mumbaikars are complaining that their names were missing from the voters list. A PIL...
  • System of registering names in voters list must be reviewed: Former CEC April 25, 2014

    Former Chief Election Commissioner TS Krishnamurthy said that the system of registering and deleting names in the voters list should be reviewed. His statement came a day after thousands of Mumbaikars complained that their names were missing from the voters list and a PIL will be filed in the Bombay...
  • Delhi: Parents anxious as HC says no nursery admissions till March 24 March 13, 2014

    Delhi's big nursery admissions mess continues as the High Court on Wednesday ordered stay on admission process till March 24. Earlier, in February, 2014 the court had ordered scrapping of transfer points, but later it ordered a fresh draw of lots. This order was challenged by parents whose child had...
  • e Lounge: Bombay HC questions parole extension granted to Sanjay Dutt February 26, 2014

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. "The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly," the court said. ...
  • Parole extensions: Is Sanjay Dutt getting special treatment? February 25, 2014

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday questioned the parole extension for actor Sanjay Dutt. The court was hearing a petition which questioned the discretion used by authorities in granting parole and furlough to Dutt. "The state government should exercise its discretionary powers properly," the court said. ...
  • 1993 blasts case: HC to hear PIL alleging bias towards Sanjay Dutt February 25, 2014

    Trouble is brewing for actor Sanjay Dutt as his multiple paroles have come under the judicial scanner. The Bombay High Court will hear a PIL on Tuesday which says that Maharashtra flouted laws by extending Dutt's parole repeatedly. The PIL says repeated paroles are unconstitutional and discriminatory. The Ministry of...
  • Commuters rejoice as toll ends at Delhi-Gurgaon expressway February 20, 2014

    Toll plazas in 12 of the 16 lanes will be dismantled on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway as the legal dispute over the plazas ended on Wednesday under the supervision of the Delhi High Court. ...
  • A Billion Votes: HC pulls up Delhi government for state of night shelters January 27, 2014

    After facing a rebellion by its MLA Vinod Kumar Binny and under attack from the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Arvind Kejriwal government is facing the heat in the Delhi High Court. The HC on Monday slammed the AAP for not inviting all NGOs on the night shelter issue and seeking...
  • News 360: SC upholds Section 377, rules gay sex illegal December 12, 2013

    In a huge setback for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community, the Supreme Court has set aside the Delhi High Court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality and had struck down Section 377. While setting aside the 2009 Delhi High Court order, the apex court observed that Section 377 is...
  • Sexual assault case: Tarun Tejpal taken into custody November 30, 2013

    Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal has been taken into custody by the Goa police in the sexual assault case involving a woman journalist. Tejpal will now be taken for medical examination following which his interrogation will begin. ...
  • BJP not targeting Tejpal but Congress protecting him: Sushma November 28, 2013

    BJP leader Sushma Swaraj reiterated that a Union Minister was protecting Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal in the sexual assault case. Swaraj also rubbished allegations that the BJP was targeting him but it was the Congress which was protecting him. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 27, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Tejpal sexual assault case: Is brand Tehelka finished? November 27, 2013

    The sexual assault case leveled against Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal has affected the magazine's credibility with questions being raised about the way its management has handled the case. Observers have cast doubts on whether the magazine will be able to revive its image in the market. ...
  • News 360: Goa police summons Tejpal, asks him to appear by Thursday 3 pm November 27, 2013

    Soon after the Delhi High Court reserved its order in the alleged sexual assault case against Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal, Goa Police on Wednesday summoned Tejpal to appear before the investigating officer by 3 pm on Thursday. Goa Police DIG OP Mishra said the summon has been issued to the...
  • Aarushi-Hemraj murder verdict: Will challenge the verdict in High Court, says lawyer November 25, 2013

    Rebecca John, the lawyer of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, said that she is extremely disappointed with the ruling of the special CBI court but said that she will challenge the ruling in the Allahabad High Court. The CBI court has found the dentist couple guilty for the murders of their...
  • Petitioner in CBI case hopes he will be heard November 9, 2013

    On the day when the government appealed against the Gauhati High Court order terming the CBI unconstitutional, petitioner LS Chaudhary said he definitely hoped to be heard. He added one should be given a hearing once he has filed a caveart. ...
  • SC must have found Gauhati HC order erroneous: Soli Sorabjee November 9, 2013

    Former Attorney General of India Soli Sorabjee said Guwahati High Court order terming the Central Bureau of Investigation unconstitutional is debatable and prima facie the Supreme Court must have found it 'erroneous'. ...
  • 'Centre to challenge Gauhati HC order on CBI in SC' November 8, 2013

    The Centre has said that it will appeal in the Supreme Court on Monday against the Gauhati High Court order that the setting of the Central Bureau of Investigation was "unconstitutional". The Gauhati High Court judgement by the division bench comprising justices IA Ansari and Indira Shah on Thursday, came...
  • Government will rectify situation: Manish Tewari November 8, 2013

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said that the government will rectify the situation that has arised following the Guwahati High Court order on CBI. Tewari in 2010 had moved a private members bill saying CBI was not protected by a legislation and hence its existence is open to legal...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on the rejection of Asaram's bail plea September 21, 2013

    This week on the week that wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail application of self-styled godman Asaram in the sexual assault case of a 16-year-old girl. Also watch him talk about the Onion price rise and his take on Indian-American Nina Davuluri...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 19, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Does Akhilesh Yadav have the moral right to continue to rule Uttar Pradesh? September 19, 2013

    Another setback for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minster Akhilesh Yadav as the Supreme Court on Thursday said that all cases related to Muzaffarnagar riots pending in the Allahabad High Court should be transferred to the apex court. The UP administration has failed to arrest 16 politicians alleged in stoking the violence,...
  • News 360: SC to hear all cases related to Muzaffarnagar communal violence pending in Allahabad HC September 19, 2013

    All cases pertaining to the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar that were pending in the Allahabad High Court have been transferred to the Supreme Court. The Central government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it will not trample on the UP government's powers on maintaining law and order. ...
  • Punjab: Ex-DGP alleges involvement of political parties in drug rackets September 18, 2013

    Former DG of Prisons in Punjab Shashi Kant has alleged that major political parties in Punjab are involved in drug rackets. The Punjab and Haryana High Court has taken suo moto cognisance of the matter and issued notices to the Punjab government and the union government. In his letter Shashi...
  • VHP yatra: Praveen Togadia sent to judicial custody for 14 days August 25, 2013

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia has been taken into preventive custody on Sunday ahead of Ayodhya yatra. ...