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Judges appointment: SC tells Centre to reconsider 43 names recommended by its Collegium

Judges appointment: SC tells Centre to reconsider 43 names recommended by its Collegium

In a setback to the Centre, the Supreme Court on Friday refused to accept rejection of 43 names by the NDA government that were recommended by its collegium in connection with appointment of judges in various high courts. 

Cairn India PSC extension: HC directs govt to decide within 2 months

Cairn India PSC extension: HC directs govt to decide within 2 months

Delhi High Court Monday directed the government to positively take a decision within two months regarding extension of a production sharing contract (PSC) it has with Cairn India, a subsidiary of UK-based Vedanta group, to produce oil from a Rajasthan block till 2020.

Arunachal Congress moves high court after bypoll candidate rejection

The Congress in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday approached the Gauhati High Court after the state election officer rejected the papers of party candidate Lapalum Kri for the Hayuliang legislative assembly constituency bypoll.

Vijay Mallya case: Karnataka HC summons beleaguered liquor baron to appear on November 24

Vijay Mallya case: Karnataka HC summons beleaguered liquor baron to appear on November 24

In a case involved with alleged violation of an undertaking given by beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya, Karnataka High Court summoned him on Thursday. Mallya and his companies had earlier provided an undertaking to not transfer their equity shares in United Breweries to Diageo Plc.

Rights of children completely non-negotiable: HC

Rights of children are completely non-negotiable even if they are implicated in a heinous crime, Delhi High Court has said while expressing pain over the way a sessions court dealt with a murder case in which a juvenile was "incarcerated" for over nine years.

Smriti Irani's fake degree row: Court summons docs from Election Commission

A city court on Thursday asked the Delhi State Election Commission to file certain records relating to Union Minister Smriti Irani's educational qualification.

HC seeks written arguments from petitioners on 16% reservation to Marathas

HC seeks written arguments from petitioners on 16% reservation to Marathas

A division bench of justices Anoop Mohta and G S Kulkarni directed all the parties concerned to submit their written arguments by October 13.

CBI to move High Court for cancellation of Mitra's bail

"The Sessions Judge has granted bail to Madan Mitra. After receiving the order we will move the High Court in the first available date to seek cancellation of the bail," a CBI official told PTI.

Don't take action till panel formulates policy on cabs: HC

Don't take action till panel formulates policy on cabs: HC

Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the AAP government not to take any action against app-based cab providers like Uber and Ola till a special panel, formulating a uniform policy to regulate such companies, comes out with its report.

SC unhappy over delay in judges' appointment by Centre

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed unhappiness over Centre's failure to implement the collegium's decision on transfer and appointment of judges and chief justices of high courts, observing "why there is mistrust", and asked the Attorney General to seek instruction from the government.

Kejriwal government to move SC against High Court order next week

Kejriwal government to move SC against High Court order next week

A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice N.V. Ramana said it will hear Delhi govt's suit contending Delhi was a state and the advice of ministers was binding on the Lt. Governor.

DNA: HC announces verdict in favour of LG as constitutional head of Delhi

Delhi High Court verdicts LG Vs Kejriwal and state Lieutenant Governor as constitutional head. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Resolution passed on renaming Madras HC as Tamil Nadu HC; J Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi

Resolution passed on renaming Madras HC as Tamil Nadu HC; J Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi

The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday passed a unanimous resolution that the Madras High Court be renamed as Tamil Nadu High Court and not as High Court of Chennai as proposed by the Centre, with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa knocking on the Modi government's doors with the proposal.

New Chief Justice of Patna HC sworn in

 Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari was on Tuesday sworn in as the Chief Justice of Patna High Court by Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind at a function herein Raj Bhawan.

Money laundering: Bangladesh Oppn leader Khaleda Zia's fugitive son sentenced to 7 yrs in jail

Money laundering: Bangladesh Oppn leader Khaleda Zia's fugitive son sentenced to 7 yrs in jail

The 'fugitive' eldest son of Bangladesh's opposition leader and former premier Khaleda Zia was on Thursday sentenced to seven years in prison by a court here for laundering nearly USD 2.5 million, overturning a lower court's decision to acquit him in the high-profile graft case.

Congress claims scam in Ujjain Kumbh, seeks HC-monitored probe

 Congress on Monday alleged a "scam worth crores" of rupees by BJP government in Madhya Pradesh in organising Simhastha Kumbh fair and demanded a High Court-monitored probe.

Ker CM defends legal advisor's appearance for lottery baron?

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan defended his honorary legal advisor M K Damodaran.

Website data on missing kids not updated since 2007: HC told

The government gave this information in an affidavit filed before a division bench of chief justice R Subhash Reddy and justice Vipul M Pancholi.

Himachal HC seeks status report on Baddi pollution

The Himachal Pradesh High Court also impleaded the Baddi Barotiwala Nalagarh Development Authority as party respondent in this case.

PIL in HC claims 'Godfather' beer hurts religious sentiments

A PIL was today moved in the Delhi High Court seeking to restrain manufacture, supply and sale of  'Godfather' beer.