HIGH COURT

  • Rape case against Sadananda Gowda's son to be probed as Karnataka HC dismisses plea to quash FIR 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: In a huge relief for Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik, Karnataka High Court dismissed a plea to quash an FIR in the rape case against him. Karthik had also approached to the High Court to get the rape case against him quashed. A case had been registered...
  • Vodafone tax case: Have decided not to file an appeal in SC, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 3 days ago

    In a significant development, the the government on Wednesday decided not to appeal against a Bombay High Court ruling that Vodafone was not liable to pay tax demand of Rs 3,200 crore in a transfer pricing case. "The government will not appeal the judgement of Bombay High Court in the...
  • Delhi not even an 'Asia-class city' in cleanliness, says HC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Castigating municipal bodies for not clearing garbage, Delhi High Court on Wednesday observed that the national capital was "not even an Asia-class city" in terms of cleanliness. "How will we make Delhi a world-class city? It is not even an Asia-class city. Despite all the norms and number...
  • Vodafone tax case: Centre not to appeal in SC against Bombay HC order 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a significant development, the the government on Wednesday decided not to appeal against a Bombay High Court ruling that Vodafone was not liable to pay tax demand of Rs 3,200 crore in a transfer pricing case. "The government will not appeal the judgement of Bombay High Court...
  • Allahabad HC commutes Nithari convict Surendra Koli's death sentence to life 3 days ago

    Noida: Allahabad High Court on Wednesday commuted 2006 Nithari serial killings convict Surendra Koli's death sentence to life imprisonment on the ground of "inordinate delay" in deciding his mercy petition. Koli's mercy petition is pending with President Pranab Mukherjee for over three years. A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud...
  • Plea in HC on money spent on medical reimbursement of SC judges 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court was on Tuesday moved by an RTI applicant challenging its order exempting medical reimbursements of Supreme Court judges from disclosure under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. The petition, which was listed before a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw, was...
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  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 22, 2015

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  • News 360: SC disallows Srinivasan to contest BCCI elections January 22, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Thursday disallowed Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) chief-in-exile N Srinivasan from contesting elections to the cricket board. In a 130-page verdict on Thursday, the apex court said that Srinivasan as the BCCI chief and owner of an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise had created...
  • DMK government put pressure on DVAC to implicate me in DA case: Jayalalithaa January 22, 2015

    Bengaluru: The then DMK government had brought "pressure" on investigating officials to implicate her in the disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Thursday alleged before the Karnataka High Court special bench hearing her appeals challenging her conviction. The quickness with which the Department of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC)...
  • Punjab & Haryana HC stays transfer of ED official probing Majithia in drug scam January 21, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the implementation of transfer orders of Enforcement Directorate (ED) Assistant Director Niranjan Singh who is probing synthetic drug racket case. He had also summoned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on December 26 in the drug racket. The decision was taken on...
  • Bill planned to rename Madras, Bombay high courts January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The iconic high courts of Bombay and Madras may soon undergo a change in their nomenclature. Amid demands, the Centre is mulling changing the names of the two high courts through an Act of Parliament. The Law Ministry has started working on a bill to rename Bombay and...
  • Delhi University to tighten norms for change of name January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Those contesting Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) polls will not be able to prefix the letter 'A' before their names in order to be elevated in the list of candidates as the varsity has decided to tighten its norms in this regard. Delhi University has decided to amend...
  • Government can put 15,000 CCTVs for Barack Obama but not for Indians, says Delhi HC January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Friday chided the government for installing 15,000 CCTV cameras within weeks for US President Barack Obama's upcoming visit, but failing to act fast when it comes to meet the needs of the citizens. So "let's get someone from outer space," a bench of justices Badar...
  • Pakistan: Islamabad HC to begin in-camera hearings of detention of 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi today January 14, 2015

    Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court will on Wednesday begin the in-camera hearings of the detention of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. This effectively means that the court proceedings cannot be published or be open to the media. On Tuesday, the government had submitted classified documents to the High Court to...
  • Bombay High Court to hear Ankit Tiwari's plea today; the singer had moved court to quash the rape case filed against him January 14, 2015

    The Bombay High Court will be hearing the petition of Ankit Tiwari seeking quashing of rape case against him. Tiwari, who sang the popular number `Sun Raha Hai Na' in the Hindi film 'Aashiqui 2', was arrested in May last year by Versova police here after a woman filed a...
  • Islamabad HC accepts government request for in-camera hearing of LeT operative Lakhvi's detention January 12, 2015

    Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court on Monday accepted the Pakistan government's application for an in-camera hearing of the detention of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. This effectively means that the court proceedings cannot be published or be open to the media. In December 2014, an anti-terrorism court granted bail to...
  • Delhi High Court refuses to bar EC from issuing poll notification January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to restrain the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) from issuing notification for the upcoming 2015 Delhi Assembly polls on the allegation of presence of bogus voters. "We (the court and the petitioner) are here to solve the issue. I cannot injunct the...
  • Madras High Court issues a stay order on Shankar's 'I'; may not get a theatrical release on scheduled date January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: In yet another blow to the Tamil film industry, the Madras High Court has ordered a stay on Shankar's film ' I ' until 30th January. Picture House Media had filed a petition seeking an interim stay on the film as the producers, had reportedly agreed to settle outstanding...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to remain in jail, Pakistan Supreme Court rejects bail order January 7, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the Islamabad High Court (IHC) order regarding the release of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. The case has been remanded back to the IHC on the ground that the decision of Lakhvi's release was rushed. While giving its observations, the apex court maintained that...
  • Punjab and Haryana HC allows jail inmates to have sex with their married partners January 7, 2015

    Chandigarh: In a historic judgement, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday allowed jail inmates to have sex with their married partners. The court, in an order, held that the right of convicts and jail inmates to have conjugal visits or artificial insemination for progeny was a fundamental right....
  • Jayalalithaa DA case: DMK leader seeks removal of SPP January 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: DMK General Secetary K Anbazhagan on Tuesday filed a petition before a special bench of the Karnataka High Court, seeking removal of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others, alleging he was "sailing" with the accused....
  • Uber cab service withdraws plea from Delhi HC against ban on its plying January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The US-based cab service provider Uber on Tuesday withdrew plea from Delhi High Court against the ban on its plying. The Delhi government had decided to continue with the ban on app-based cab booking company Uber and has asked it to fulfill the conditions for taxi operations in...
  • Tamil Nadu: HC notice to Chief Secretary, Home Secretary on PIL seeking direction to government to probe murders January 5, 2015

    Madurai: The Madras High Court on Monday ordered notice to officials, including the Chief Secretary and the Home Secretary on a petition seeking a direction to government to probe the murder of 12 Scheduled Caste persons in Tirunelveli and Tuticorin districts in 2013 and 2014 by appointing a Special Investigation...
  • Panchayat polls: SC refuses to entertain PILs against Rajasthan ordinance January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain petitions challenging an ordinance recently passed by the Rajasthan Government mandating varied educational qualification for candidates to contest elections at different level of panchayats, saying that High Court was the forum for addressing these issues. "Go and challenge the vires...
  • No appeal lies against Sarita Devi's ban: Boxing India to HC January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Boxing India on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it cannot appeal against the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to suspend boxer Laisram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in South Korea. "No appeal lies against the disciplinary authority's (AIBA) decision...
  • Nawaz Sharif vows to rid Pakistan of terrorism, says will march ahead than any of the world powers January 1, 2015

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that his government has taken concrete measures to address the challenge of terrorism as he vowed to rid Pakistan of terrorism. "In our resolve to rid the country of terrorism, we will march further than any of the world powers," Sharif said...
  • Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi is being deprived of his rights, says Lawyer December 31, 2014

    26/11 mastermind Zaki ur-rehman lakhvi has filed an appeal challenging his judicial remand in a kidnapping case. Lakhvi was remanded on Tuesday after he was set to walk out of jail when the Islamabad High Court upheld his bail plea. His lawyer said, "It is very clear that my client...
  • Bogus voters in Delhi: HC seeks CEC, CEO response December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) on a plea alleging presence of large number of bogus voters in various assembly constituencies of the national capital. A bench of Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva also issued notice to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO)...
  • Delhi High Court dismisses plea to bring back Netaji's ashes December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking an order to bring back to India Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's ashes, currently lying in a museum in Germany. A division bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice PS Teji Wednesday refused to entertain the plea, saying the court...