HIGH COURT

  • Government employee can't seek promotion after refusing it: SC Yesterday

    New Delhi: A government employee, whose promotion is canceled owing to his refusal to accept it, cannot ask for it at a later stage, the Supreme Court has said. The apex court set aside the order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court which had directed the state government to restore...
  • HC seeks DU response on plea questioning Ph.D, M.Phil entrance process 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court has sought the response of Delhi University (DU) on a plea by a lawyer who has alleged that the varsity's admission process for M.Phil and Ph.d courses is "arbitrary". Justice Manmohan issued the notice to DU and sought its reply by March 16, 2015, the next...
  • Odisha: HC gives interim relief to lawyer till Octpber 30 in Chit fund scam case 3 days ago

    Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Wednesday granted interim protection from arrest till October 30 to a lawyer who has been booked by CBI in connection with the chit fund scam. CBI in June this year had booked Debashis Panda, a High Court lawyer, for alleged offences under several sections...
  • Act on removal of religious structure encroachments: Delhi HC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the Religious Structure Committee and the city government to expeditiously take a decision on the removal of religious structure encroachments in various parks in Rohini area of the capital. The court also directed the deputy director of horticulture of Rohini area in west...
  • Pakistan court admits petition seeking PM Sharif's disqualification 4 days ago

    Lahore: A petition seeking disqualification of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on money laundering charges has been admitted by a court for hearing, 23 years after it was filed. A Lahore High Court comprising Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah and Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh yesterday admitted the petition after listening...
  • Disproportionate assets case: Karnataka HC directs probe against Yeddyurappa 4 days ago

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday directed a probe against former chief minister and BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa in a disproportionate assets case. Earlier a court in Shimoga had quashed FIRs against Yeddyurappa in the case. The FIR had alleged that Yeddyurappa had grabbed government land in Shimoga. The HC overturned...
  • Corruption cases return to haunt former CM BS Yeddyurappa 4 days ago

    Bangalore: A disproportionate assets case against BJP MP and former Karntaka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa returns to haunt him, with the Karnataka High Court telling a trial court in Shimoga to go ahead with its trial against him. A local magistrate court had quashed the First Information Report (FIR) lodged...
  • DA case: Bangalore special court issues order for release of Jayalalithaa 1 week ago

    Bangalore: The Special Court on Saturday issued the order for release of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa from jail in accordance with the Supreme Court order granting her bail in the disproportionate assets case. The release order by Special Judge John Michael D'Cunha came after a bond for Rs 2 crore was...
  • HC asks sports secretary to manage RCA affairs for three weeks 1 week ago

    Rajasthan High Court on Friday appointed state sports secretary JC Mahanti to manage the day-to-day affairs of Rajasthan Cricket Association for three weeks after Lalit Modi faction filed a case challenging their rival group's "forcible" taking over of RCA offices. Justice MN Bhandari passed the order after hearing a petition filed...
  • 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." ...
  • Delhi: New RTR flyover, related projects appear well thought-out, says HC October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that Public Works Department (PWD)'s "macro" project which includes construction of a three-lane flyover parallel to the existing one at Rao Tula Ram Marg for easing traffic congestion in the area appears to be "well thought-out". A bench of justices Badar...
  • Chennai building collapse: Madras HC raises questions on probe October 13, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday raised some questions on the investigation into the multi-storeyed building collapse in June wondering whether the final report was filed in a hurry and asked the government to submit an additional affidavit on its observations in six weeks. "The worry which we have...
  • HC order on Vodafone transfer pricing being analysed: CBDT October 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) will give its views on the high court order on Vodafone transfer pricing case after studying the judgement, chairman KV Chowdary said on Monday. "We are examining transfer pricing issue at both the (Income Tax) commissioner and Central Board of Direct Taxes...
  • We've right to be represented by lawyers: Kingfisher Airlines to HC October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Ailing Kingfisher Airlines, facing proceedings initiated by lending bank PNB to declare it and its guarantors Vijay Mallya and UBHL as wilful defaulters, on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it has the right to be represented by lawyers before the bank's panel. "Unless, a law specifically...
  • J&K: Ban on construction around Dal Lake became bane during floods, say residents October 12, 2014

    Srinagar: The ban imposed by Jammu and Kashmir High Court on any construction in the Green Belt area around Dal Lake became a bane for the residents of several localities in the area as floods destroyed many decaying houses. In view of the ban on construction activities by the High...
  • Not acquired any assets of Sunanda: Shashi Tharoor in statement in HC October 12, 2014

    Kochi: Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor has informed the Kerala High Court he had not acquired any assets of his late wife Sunanda Pushkar either individually or jointly with her son or anybody else as her movable and immovable assets are not yet "ascertainable or estimable". In...
  • HC asks Maharashtra government to frame fresh witness protection policy October 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra government to frame a fresh policy by November 30 to provide protection to witnesses in the light of its observations and recommendations made by the Law Commission of India. "Until the new policy is formulated, we direct the State Government to...
  • 2010 housing scheme: Delhi HC seeks CCI response on DDA's plea October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought a response of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) on a plea by DDA seeking a stay on the probe against its officials in connection with delay in handing over of a flat to an allotee under its 2010 housing scheme. Delhi...
  • DMK appeals to judiciary to act against AIADMK October 11, 2014

    Chennai: DMK on Saturday appealed to the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court and Madras High Court to initiate contempt proceedings against AIADMK workers for allegedly denigrating the special judge who awarded four years jail term to their leader Jayalalithaa in a wealth case and the verdict itself. "The Chief Justices...
  • INLD chief OP Chautala to surrender before Tihar Jail authorities today October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: INLD chief and former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala to surrender before Tihar Jail authorities on Saturday, as per the Delhi High Court orders for misusing bail conditions by campaigning for Assembly polls, saying he cannot "take the court for a ride". The High Court had made it...
  • Delhi HC directs OP Chautala back to jail, bars him from poll campaign October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Friday directed Indian National Lok Dal chief Om Prakash Chautala to surrender before jail authorities on Sunday. Chautala, convicted and serving a 10-year jail term in connection with a teachers recruitment scam, appeared before the Delhi High Court on Friday after the CBI filed...
  • Relief for Modi, Amit Shah as Gujarat HC says commission to probe snoopgate be dissolved October 10, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a huge relief for Bharatiya Janata Party, the Gujarat High Court has ruled that the commission appointed to investigate the snoopgate scandal be dissolved. The HC said that as there was no point in having a probe as the woman's father has accepted that he gave the permission...
  • Private schools are profit centres: Delhi HC October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Private schools are "profit centres", the Delhi High Court on Thursday observed while hearing arguments in a PIL seeking grant of free books and uniform to children belong to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category admitted to private unaided schools. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and...
  • Tamil Nadu: HC directive on plea to close liquor shops on highways October 9, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Puducherry government to consider a representation seeking closure of all bars and liquor shops along the national highways in the union territory. The First Bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice M Sathyanarayanan passed the order while closing a...
  • HC asks police to use social media, mobile in tracing missing persons October 9, 2014

    Madurai: Madras High Court Bench on Thursday suggested police personnel be trained in modern technologies including the use of computers, social media, mobile phones and Global Positioning System (GPS), in tracing missing persons. A bench comprising Justices S Manikumar and VS Ravi, in a common interim order on...
  • 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. ...
  • Teachers' recruitment scam: Delhi HC summons OP Chautala over CBI's plea against his bail October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala to personally appear in court on Friday in connection to the CBI's plea for cancellation of his bail. The High Court has lashed out at the CBI for not informing the court about alleged violations...
  • Tamil Nadu: HC dismisses PIL against Jayalalithaa's removal as CM October 9, 2014

    Chennai: Madras High Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL challenging the change of guard in Tamil Nadu with the swearing in of O Panneerselvam as Chief Minister after AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa was convicted in an illegal assets case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul...