HIGH COURT

  • HC orders to cremate the self-styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj December 5, 2014

    The body of self styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj has been frozen for the last 11 months. But he will now be cremated following the court orders. The Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered Ashutosh Maharaj's cremation on December 1. ...
  • Delhi: HC grants autonomy to school, asks to set own Nursery admission guidelines December 1, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Friday has allowed schools to set their own guidelines for admissions, scrapping the point system specified by the Lieutenant Governor. This decision comes as a big relief for schools in Delhi over nursery admissions. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 28, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 28, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Delhi schools can now set their own Nursery admission guidelines November 28, 2014

    In a huge relief for prive schools in Delhi, the High Court has allowed them to set their own guidelines for nursery admissions quashing the guidelines of city government with respect to the general category seats. ...
  • Delhi High Court: Autonomy to set admission criteria and guidelines November 28, 2014

    The Delhi High Court quashed the guidelines set by the Lt Governor and said schools have the autonomy to set admission criteria and guidelines. However, parents now say it will make the process arbitrary and they will have to shell out hefty donations. ...
  • Godman culture on the rise: Is blind faith to blame? November 19, 2014

    Six people have lost their lives so far in clashes between the supporters of self-styled godman Rampal and the Haryana Police in Hisar. CNN-IBN takes call from across the country and asks whether the blind faith is to blame. ...
  • Hisar: Water, power supply has been stopped to self-styled godman Rampal's ashram, says police November 19, 2014

    Hisar tense a day after clashes between police and Rampal supporters took place. Thousand of Rampal supporters left Rampal's ashram voluntarily. "Water, power supply has been stopped to the ashram," said the police. ...
  • Delhi: Confusion prevails over nursery admissions as HC delays its decision November 4, 2014

    The Delhi High Court has asked Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung not to issue fresh directives for nursery admissions till it takes a final decision on the matter on Wednesday. But this decision has left hundreds of parents in confusion. ...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa deserved to get bail, says lawyer Ram Jethmalani October 17, 2014

    The Supreme Court granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. Jayalalithaa's lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that she deserved bail. "I am happy that Jayalalithaa got bail. She deserved to get bail. Karnataka High Court's verdict was wrong." ...
  • Madras High Court initiates debate: Should marriageable age for girls be raised to 21? October 9, 2014

    The Madras High Court on Wednesday stressed upon the need to make amendments to the marriage law asking why men and women were governed by separate rules. The court said that the girls' age of consent to marriage should also be raised to 21. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the...
  • Bangalore residents favour raising girls' age of consent for marriage to 21 October 9, 2014

    Bangalore residents favour raising girls' age of consent for marriage to 21. "There should be no discrimination between boys and girls. Age should be raised to 21," says a resident. ...
  • Girls' age of consent for marriage should be raised to 21, say Delhi residents October 9, 2014

    The Madras High Court on Wednesday stressed upon the need to make amendments to the marriage law asking why men and women were governed by separate rules. "21 age bar is totally acceptable," said a Delhi resident. ...
  • Jayalalithaa bail politics: Loyalty or extreme sycophancy? October 7, 2014

    In a huge blow to the AIADMK, the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday denied bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case. ...
  • Two years for me were really painful: Pinki Pramanik September 13, 2014

    It was a big victory for Pinki Pramanik after the Calcutta High Court dropped all charges against the Asian Games gold medallist. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories August 29, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Pak made spectacle of talks, says PM Modi August 29, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead and held meetings with...
  • Katju alleges two former CJIs of overlooking corruption; Judiciary incensed August 11, 2014

    The Judiciary was on Monday at the receiving end of yet another attack by Press Council of India Chairman and former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju. In his latest blog Katju targetted two former CJI's and five other judges of the Allahabad high court. This on a day when...
  • Is it time to scrap the collegium system? July 29, 2014

    After the controversy generated by former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju's allegation of corruption in judiciary, the Centre on Monday pushed for reforms in the judicial appointment process. The Law Ministry has began consultations to prepare a draft to change the collegium system, whereby judges appoint judges. ...
  • Justice Katju alleges "corruption" in judiciary July 21, 2014

    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 July 21, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, 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 23yearold 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 repoll 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...