High Court

  • Delhi: Parents anxious as HC says no nursery admissions till March 24 13-03-2014 08:45 PM

    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 26-02-2014 04:39 PM

    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? 25-02-2014 10:57 PM

    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 25-02-2014 03:20 PM

    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 20-02-2014 04:49 PM

    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 27-01-2014 07:32 PM

    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 11-12-2013 11:42 PM

    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 30-11-2013 09:33 PM

    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 28-11-2013 04:32 PM

    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 27-11-2013 11:14 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Tejpal sexual assault case: Is brand Tehelka finished? 27-11-2013 11:11 PM

    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 27-11-2013 09:19 PM

    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 25-11-2013 07:17 PM

    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 09-11-2013 06:35 PM

    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 09-11-2013 06:21 PM

    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' 08-11-2013 11:12 PM

    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 08-11-2013 06:15 PM

    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 21-09-2013 11:01 PM

    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 19-09-2013 11:40 PM

    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? 19-09-2013 10:30 PM

    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 19-09-2013 09:31 PM

    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 18-09-2013 07:56 PM

    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 25-08-2013 09:40 PM

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia has been taken into preventive custody on Sunday ahead of Ayodhya yatra. ...
  • News 360: BCCI to appeal against the Bombay High Court's order in the Supreme Court 02-08-2013 11:58 PM

    The BCCI Working Committee meeting in New Delhi on Friday was called off, with several IPL governing council members refusing to endorse the two-man probe panel's report that essentially acquitted Srinivasan of any wrongdoing. This, after the Bombay High Court ruled the IPL probe as illegal. ...
  • Suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal pleads innocence 02-08-2013 11:32 PM

    Amidst uproar on the suspension of SDM Durga Shakti Nagpal, the suspended IAS officer met the UP Chief Secretary on Friday. In her meeting with the UP Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani, she claimed that she is innocent. ...
  • Srinivasan saga: Will he or won't he be back? 31-07-2013 09:03 PM

    N Srinivasan's comeback as BCCI President remains shrouded in mystery even as the Bombay High Court's order makes scathing observations about his role in naming the probe panel. ...
  • Bombay High Court makes scathing observations on BCCI probe panel 31-07-2013 05:28 PM

    The Bombay High Court has made some scathing observations in its order on Tuesday, a copy of which is with CNN-IBN. ...
  • Is the BCCI trying to hide the truth? 30-07-2013 11:30 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday termed the probe panel appointed to investigate the IPL 6 spot-fixing scandal as "illegal and unconstitutional". ...
  • Mumbai roads repaired 'temporarily' after HC issues notice to BMC 30-07-2013 12:21 PM

    A day after the Bombay High court issued notices to the Shiv Sena-led BMC and the state government over the poor condition of Mumbai's road, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was seen on the streets taking stock of the situation. The repair work has been done but it was only temporary....
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-07-2013 11:57 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...