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Election of two more Odisha MLAs challenged in High Court

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 15:06

Election of a BJD MLA and that of a Congress legislator has been challenged in Orissa High Court.

HC pulls up IITs, NITs for not addressing vacant seats issue

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 01:43

The Delhi High Court on Friday pulled up Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs) across the country for not being able to address the issue of vacant seats each academic year, saying they "cannot afford any red-tapism in this regard."

Kumbakonam mishap: HC orders appearance of former TN Chief Secy

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 01:36

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered the then Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and School Education Secretary to appear before it on September 1 in a contempt petition regarding compensation to the families of 94 children who died in a fire accident in a school in Kumbakonam in 2004.

Stalin moves HC for CBI probe into building collapse

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 01:33

DMK Treasurer M K Stalin on Friday moved the Madras High Court seeking a CBI probe into the collapse of an under-construction multi-storeyed building in suburban Porur that left 61 persons dead in June last.

HC orders fresh probe in case involving forged signature of Shiela Dikshit

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 01:16

Madras High Court on Friday ordered the poilce here to reopen a complaint that a city-based financier was cheated Rs 62 lakh by two persons who produced papers with forged signatures of the then Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and fake seals of central government to support their claim of being awarded a government project.

HC seeks govt`s response on Israeli diplomat attack case

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 22:30

Delhi High Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and the city government on a plea of Sayed Mohd Ahmed Kazmi, an accused in the case relating to attack on an Israeli diplomat in 2012, challenging the high court`s administrative order to set up only one special NIA court here.

Bombay HC endorses provision of higher punishment for drunk driving

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 21:09

The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the Union Government to consider amending section 279 of the Indian Penal Code (rash and negligent driving) and enhance the existing punishment (two years` jail term) for drunk driving.

Delhi HC notice to Swamy on pleas of Sonia, Rahul in Herald case

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 19:46

The Delhi High Court today issued notice to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on a batch of petitions filed by Congress President Sonia Gandhi in the case of alleged cheating of funds in acquiring ownership of National Herald.

HC notices to Subramanian Swamy on Sonia, Rahul plea

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 19:17

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notices to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy and the Delhi government on a plea filed by Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul.

Delhi HC refuses to stay order fixing prices of over 100 drugs

Delhi HC refuses to stay order fixing prices of over 100 drugs

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 13:41

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority order fixing prices of over 100 non- scheduled drugs.

Maharashtra HC clubs cases of custodial deaths

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 13:38

Observing that Maharashtra accounts for a large number of custodial deaths and that most of the victims belonged to the minority community, the Bombay High Court has said that it would take stern measures to curb such atrocities.

National Herald case: Trouble for Sonia, Rahul as ED begins preliminary probe

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 09:48

The Enforcement Directorate on Friday began a preliminary probe into allegations of cheating and criminal breach of trust by Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul for acquiring ownership of now-defunct daily National Herald.