HIGH COURT

  • Delhi High Court asks Information Commissioner to hear case in absence of CIC Chief 8 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the senior most Information Commissioner of Central Information Commission (CIC) to hear a case in the absence of its chief, saying any backlog will jeopardise the interest of RTI applicants. A bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdher has come to the rescue of RTI...
  • Moga incident: CCTV footage that shows the Orbit bus driving rashly Yesterday

    The Punjab Haryana High Court has taken suo moto notice of the Moga case. CNN-IBN has accessed CCTV footage of the same bus driving rashly on a state highway. The bus can be seen suddenly changing lanes to avoid a head on collision with a tractor. ...
  • No bins at Delhi Metro station due to terror threat, High Court not convinced 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Friday told DMRC that not having dustbins on metro platforms due to fear of bomb blasts was a "very myopic view of security", as airports and even railway stations have garbage bins. The court, which directed Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to "examine viability of...
  • Bombay High Court upholds beef ban in Maharashtra 5 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday upheld the Maharashtra government's decision to ban sale and consumption of beef in the state. A division bench comprising Justice V.M. Kanade and Justice M.S. Sonak gave the verdict in a bunch of PIL'S (Public Interest Litigation) challenging the state government's move to ban...
  • Yet to decide whether to pursue defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal to Delhi High Court 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday told the Delhi High Court that he has not yet decided whether he will pursue his case against a trial court decision sending him to jail in a defamation case filed by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna...
  • Jayalalithaa case: DMK leader makes submission in Karnataka High Court 1 week ago

    Chennai/New Delhi: In line with the Supreme Court judgment on Monday in the disproportionate assets case against AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa, DMK leader K. Anbazhagan filed his written submission with the Karnataka High Court. "We have filed the written submissions before the Bangalore (Karnataka) High Court as per the directions...
  • SC vacates stay on Karnataka HC giving judgement on Jayalalithaa's appeal in disproportionate assets case 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court vacated stay on Karnataka High Court giving verdict on former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's appeal in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case on Monday. The Supreme Court said that no fresh hearing was needed on Jayalalithaa's plea against her conviction. The apex court also...
  • Attacks on religious places shakes human conscience, needs to be stopped: Delhi High Court April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday said that attacks on any kind of religious structures shake the human conscience of all and such practices should be stopped. "This is something which shakes the human conscience and agitate all of us. There should not be any attack of any kind...
  • Chittoor firing: Hyderabad High Court asks Andhra Pradesh Police to furnish case diary April 24, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Friday directed Andhra Pradesh Police to furnish the case diary relating to a case registered in connection with the killing of 20 people in police firing in Seshachalam forests of Chittoor district on April 7. A division bench comprising Chief Justice Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta and...
  • Supreme Court, High Court Judges to attend Regional Judicial conference on April 24 April 23, 2015

    Shimla: A host of Supreme Court and High Court judges would be participating in the three-day Regional Judicial conference beginning in Shimla on Friday. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh would inaugurate the conference while Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court Justice Mansoor Ahmad would preside over the opening session. The conference would...
  • Don't give MBA admissions till April 28, Bombay High Court tells Maharashtra private colleges April 23, 2015

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday restrained the private colleges in Maharashtra from granting admissions to MBA courses on the basis of common entrance test (CET) held in March this year till April 28. The order was passed by a division bench headed by Justice...
  • Delhi High Court seeks response from Ministry of Defence on replacement of INSAS rifles April 22, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on a petition seeking replacement of the INSAS rifles with modern firearm in active service in military and the para-military. A bench comprising Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw asked the MoD...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Balwan Khokhar gets interim bail April 22, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted 10 days' interim bail to Balwan Khokhar, a convict in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots who is serving life imprisonment. A division bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Ashutosh Kumar granted interim bail to Khokhar on medical grounds and to attend his...
  • Eating beef not a fundamental right: Maharashtra government tells HC April 21, 2015

    Mumbai: It is not a fundamental right of a citizen to eat beef and the state legislation can regulate consumption of flesh of animals, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday told the Bombay High Court. Advocate General Sunil Manohar made this submission while opposing a bunch of petitions challenging the ban on...
  • Rajasthan: Lawyers should get trained in sea, space, cyber, IPR laws April 19, 2015

    Jaipur: Asking the legal fraternity to be ready to adopt new challenges, Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Sunil Ambwani on Sunday pitched for lawyers to get trained in legislations related to sea, space, cyber, environment and intellectual property rights. The state's chief justice was delivering a presidential address on the...
  • Maharashtra: HC upholds dismissal of judicial officer who had close relations with lady advocate April 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Observing that a judicial officer should have behavioural standards of extra-ordinary quality, the Bombay High Court has upheld the dismissal of a Chief Judicial Magistrate from Nanded for developing close relations with a woman advocate and passing orders in her favour. A division bench of Justices AS Oka and AK...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates centenary function of Patna High Court April 18, 2015

    Patna: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that elected representatives would have strong desire to go for populism which might affect individual rights and the duty of the judiciary is to show red flag to any infringement of fundamental rights of a citizen. Inaugurating the centenary celebration of the Patna High...
  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals April 17, 2015

    A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 17, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Fear-stricken villagers move Madras High Court for restoration of pooja April 17, 2015

    Chennai: Residents of a village have moved the Madras High Court seeking restoration of 'ancestral' method of conducting poojas at a local Kaali temple under government control as they fear attracting the wrath of the deity for deviating from the age-old practice. Petitioner NK Andavar, representing residents of Pariyur in Erode...
  • Arms Act case: Jodhpur Court asks Salman Khan to appear on April 23 April 17, 2015

    Jodhpur court has directed actor Salman Khan to appear before it on April 23. This is in connection with the case under Arms Act filed against the actor. The Rajasthan High Court had earlier rejected the actor's plea against a trial court order allowing four more witnesses to depose. Salman...
  • HC stays MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's arrest in Vyapam recruitment scam case April 17, 2015

    Bhopal: In an interim relief for Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, the High Court has stayed his arrest in the Vyapam recruitment scam case. The High Court on Friday stayed the FIR lodged by Special Task Force (STF) against him in scam case. The Governor had challenged the FIR claiming...
  • Delhi High Court asks makers of 'PK' to file response on plea alleging plagiarism April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the makers of Aamir Khan-starrer film 'PK' to file their response on novelist Kapil Isapuri's plea that accused them of plagiarism. The Rajkumar Hirani-directed film, which raises questions about religion and people's blind faith in godmen, was released in December 2014. It...
  • No stay by High Court on ban of tobacco products in Delhi: Government April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday said that the High Court has not put an stay on the notification banning manufacturing, storage, distribution or sale of tobacco products in the national capital. According to Delhi government's Food and Safety Department, the High Court has only restrained the department not to...
  • Supreme Court Secretary General impleaded in plea for information on district judges April 16, 2015

    Madurai: The Madras High Court Bench in Madurai on Thursday impleaded the Secretary General of the Supreme Court in a writ petition seeking information under the RTI Act on the appointment of 23 district judges in Tamil Nadu. Chief Justice SK Kaul and Justice S Manikumar, admitting the petition filed by...
  • Procedures on complaints against judges on SC website April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The "in-house" procedures, devised by a five-judges panel and adopted by the Supreme Court way back in 1999, on taking "suitable remedial" actions against judges, accused of misconduct and impropriety, of the apex court and the high courts has been put in public domain. The apex court registry put...
  • Procedures on complaints against judges on Supreme Court website April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The "in-house" procedures, devised by a five-judges panel and adopted by the Supreme Court way back in 1999, on taking "suitable remedial" actions against judges, accused of misconduct and impropriety, of the apex court and the high courts was on Thursday put in public domain. The apex court registry...
  • Gujarat: Asaram's son Narayan Sai gets bail in rape case April 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday granted conditional bail of three weeks to Narayan Sai, son of self-proclaimed godman Asaram, who has been behind bars for more than a year in connection with a rape case filed against him by a Surat-based woman. Justice Paresh Upadhyay granted the relief to...
  • Hyderabad High Court asks police to file counter affidavit in 'encounter' case April 16, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday directed the Telangana government to file a counter affidavit on a petition by the father of an alleged terror suspect seeking registration of a criminal case in connection with the killing of his son and four others in police custody. Viquar Ahmed, an alleged...
  • Gujarat HC rejects abortion plea of 28 weeks pregnant rape survivor April 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the abortion plea of a 24-year-old rape survivor, who is 28 weeks pregnant. The court said that the foetus is a living being with a fundamental right to live and also that she must abide by the present law. The court has...