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Right to freedom from noise pollution is fundamental: HC

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 20:34

The Allahabad High Court has held that the "right to freedom from noise pollution is a fundamental right".

Sanjay Kishan Kaul sworn in as Chief Justice of Madras HC

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:47

Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul was on Saturday sworn in as Chief Justice of Madras High Court by Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah at the Raj Bhavan here.

Issue of sanction to prosecute Chavan not in our purview: CBI

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 22:06

The CBI Friday told the Bombay High Court that it was not within its purview to go into Maharashtra governor`s refusal to sanction prosecution of former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Housing society case.

Katara case: Cops asked to give reasons for enhancement of sentence

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:51

The Delhi High Court Friday asked the city police to provide the "aggravating and mitigating" factors which could help it determine the sentence to be awarded to UP politician D P Yadav`s son Vikas and two others who have been convicted for killing Nitish Katara.

Medical negligence can be criminal offence: Tripura HC

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:16

The Tripura High Court has observed that medical negligence can be termed a criminal offence, a lawyer said here on Friday.

HC notice to Sonia Gandhi on plea challenging her election

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:28

The Allahabad High Court Thursday issued notice to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on a petition challenging her election from Rae Bareli parliamentary constituency.

Justice Amitava Roy to be new CJ of Orissa High Court

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:25

Justice Amitava Roy will be the new Chief Justice of Orissa High Court. A Presidential warrant of appointment of Justice Roy reached here Thursday.

NE people assaulted in dist. Court: HC issues contempt notice

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 22:09

The Delhi High Court Thursday issued show cause notices to two lawyers asking them why criminal contempt proceedings should not be initiated against them for allegedly abusing and manhandling persons from the Northeast.

Katju expose: SC no to early hearing of PIL in judge extension row

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 18:51

The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to hold early hearing of a plea seeking a probe to ascertain the role of then prime minister Manmohan Singh and law minister HR Bhardwaj in not informing the President of all the facts including an adverse report about Justice S Ashok Kumar while clearing his extension as additional judge of the Madras High Court.

HC notice to Gujarat, Centre on Dholera SIR issue

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 17:15

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday issued notices to the state and Central governments over a PIL challenging a notification which enacted the Special Investment Region in Dholera town of Ahmedabad.

Congress moves Supreme Court over foreign funding

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:39

Congress Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Delhi High Court verdict that held it and the BJP guilty of receiving funds from the subsidiaries of Britain-based Vedanta Resources.

Bill to curb ex-judges panel members from pvt practice pending in RS: Centre to HC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:55

The Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that a bill to bring uniform service conditions for members of various tribunals and to prohibit them from undertaking arbitration assignments and private practice is pending in the Rajya Sabha.