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SC asks HCs to form anti-sexual harassment panels in all courts within 2 months

SC asks HCs to form anti-sexual harassment panels in all courts within 2 months

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act of 2013 requires every workplace to set up committees to probe sexual harassment complaints.

May 11, 2018, 12:56 PM IST
Rahul accuses govt of stalling appointment of judges, says PM Modi's 'ego was hurt'

Rahul accuses govt of stalling appointment of judges, says PM Modi's 'ego was hurt'

Rahul Gandhi has alleged that more than 100 judges, whose names have been cleared for appointment in higher judiciary, are still awaiting approval.

Mar 25, 2018, 08:54 AM IST
Woman claims threat from land mafia, High Court orders her protection

Woman claims threat from land mafia, High Court orders her protection

The Delhi High Court has directed the police to ensure protection to a woman, residing in south Delhi's Jamia Nagar, who was allegedly disrobed and molested in public by land mafia goons as she owned a piece of land in the area.

Mar 03, 2018, 12:37 PM IST
Office of profit: AAP MLAs withdraw earlier plea against Election Commission

Office of profit: AAP MLAs withdraw earlier plea against Election Commission

The 20 AAP MLAs, who were disqualified on the Election Commission's (EC) recommendation for holding the office of profit, have withdrawn from the Delhi High Court their earlier plea challenging the poll panel's initial decision to hear the issue.

Feb 24, 2018, 10:16 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh: High Court pulls up authorities over noise pollution at religious, public places

Uttar Pradesh: High Court pulls up authorities over noise pollution at religious, public places

The Lucknow division bench of Allahabad High Court has pulled up Uttar Pradesh Prinicipal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar for the unchecked noise pollution from loudspeakers at religious and public places.

Feb 24, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
Naval chopper tender: AgustaWestland withdraws plea from High Court on bank guarantee

Naval chopper tender: AgustaWestland withdraws plea from High Court on bank guarantee

Italian helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland has withdrawn from the Delhi High Court a plea against invocation by the Indian Navy to buy 56 naval utility choppers.

Feb 18, 2018, 10:54 AM IST
Before changing master plan, consider its impact on environment: High Court to Delhi authorities

Before changing master plan, consider its impact on environment: High Court to Delhi authorities

Before making any change to the city's master plan, policymakers should consider its possible impact on the environment as well as the burden it would impose on civic amenities, the Delhi High Court has said.

Feb 18, 2018, 10:44 AM IST
Supreme Court asks Delhi High Court to allow judicial officers to take up exam meant for ADJs

Supreme Court asks Delhi High Court to allow judicial officers to take up exam meant for ADJs

The Supreme Court has come to the rescue of lower judicial officers, who were barred from appearing in an examination for appointment of additional district judges (ADJs), and asked the Delhi High Court to register their applications.

Feb 18, 2018, 10:28 AM IST
Bombay High Court to hear PIL on missing notes between printing press and RBI

Bombay High Court to hear PIL on missing notes between printing press and RBI

A public interest litigation -- probably holding the key to the historic demonetisation of November 8, 2016 -- filed by RTI activist Manoranjan Roy will finally come up for hearing at Bombay High Court here on February 12.

Feb 11, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
HC quashes FIR against Bhansali, says 'Padmaavat' depicts glorious history of Rajasthan

HC quashes FIR against Bhansali, says 'Padmaavat' depicts glorious history of Rajasthan

In a major relief to filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who has been facing opposition from the Rajput community for his period film "Padmaavat", the Rajasthan High Court today quashed an FIR against him and two lead actors of the film, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh.

Feb 07, 2018, 08:21 AM IST
Jaitley defamation case: HC allows Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to call 2 documents, refuses to permit DDCA minutes

Jaitley defamation case: HC allows Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to call 2 documents, refuses to permit DDCA minutes

The Delhi High Court today allowed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea calling for two DDCA documents in connection with a defamation suit filed against him by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Feb 05, 2018, 14:22 PM IST
No relief for AAP: Delhi HC turns down petition of 20 MLAs disqualification

No relief for AAP: Delhi HC turns down petition of 20 MLAs disqualification

AAP moved to the Delhi High Court on Friday afternoon

Jan 19, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
HC pulls up govt for poor traffic management, congestion on roads in Gujarat

HC pulls up govt for poor traffic management, congestion on roads in Gujarat

Gujarat high court has slammed the Ahmedabad civic body for poor traffic management.

Jan 19, 2018, 12:05 PM IST
Lalu sent to jail in fodder scam case, Tejashwi Yadav hits out at Nitish Kumar, BJP

Lalu sent to jail in fodder scam case, Tejashwi Yadav hits out at Nitish Kumar, BJP

Reacting to Former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav's conviction in fodder scam, his younger son and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday said they would appeal in the High Court countering the judgement.

Jan 06, 2018, 21:18 PM IST
Kerala student expelled over 'long hug' in school

Kerala student expelled over 'long hug' in school

According to the teachers, the hug lasted for nearly 5 minutes and so it cannot be considered as a congratulatory hug.

Dec 19, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
2008 graft sting: HC pulls up Delhi Police over delay in probe

2008 graft sting: HC pulls up Delhi Police over delay in probe

The Delhi High Court has pulled up the police for its failure to conclude the probe into a "sting operation" in which many traffic policemen were purportedly filmed taking bribes from Blueline bus operators.

Dec 02, 2017, 13:54 PM IST
Run or breathe: IMA asks HC to postpone Delhi Half Marathon

Run or breathe: IMA asks HC to postpone Delhi Half Marathon

The high court had on November 9 issued a slew of directions to improve the air quality of Delhi.

Nov 14, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

HC asks police to produce juvenile accused of raping minor

The court was told that the notice issued to him were not served on his address in Bihar. Taking note of which, the court asked the investigating officer to find the juvenile and produce before it.

Nov 10, 2017, 20:22 PM IST
Supreme Court, High Court judges get salary hike but bills await Cabinet nod

Supreme Court, High Court judges get salary hike but bills await Cabinet nod

The dearness allowance of judges of the Supreme Court and the 24 high courts has been increased even as proposals to give them a salary hike are pending approval of the Union Cabinet.

Nov 05, 2017, 12:07 PM IST
Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce disqualified over dual citizenship

Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce disqualified over dual citizenship

The High Court of Australia's ruling means Joyce, Nationals leader Fiona Nash and One Nation's Malcolm Roberts were disqualified from office, reports the BBC. 

Oct 27, 2017, 10:04 AM IST