J&K High Court functions from makeshift arrangement

 The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Friday started functioning from a makeshift arrangement at Gupkar Road here after floods affected the court premises near Jehangir Chowk.

Ensure power supply at exam centres, HC tells Maha govt

The Bombay High Court on Friday directed the Maharashtra government to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply in schools during SSC and HSC examinations in October and asked it to depute officers in all examination centres to assess the power situation and suggest measures.

Delhi HC refuses to hear petition against word `fanny` in `Finding Fanny`
Delhi HC refuses to hear petition against word `fanny` in `Finding Fanny`

The Delhi HC has refused to hear the petition objecting to the word `fanny` in Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor starrer `Finding Fanny`.

Ban 'Finding Fanny' for using 'fanny' word, HC urged
Ban 'Finding Fanny' for using 'fanny' word, HC urged

A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court Tuesday seeking a ban on the release of director Homi Adajania's new movie "Finding Fanny" starring Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor, due to the use of "vulgar word 'fanny'".

Ensure quick trial of cases against lawmakers: Centre to HCs

 With the Supreme Court setting a deadline for completing trial in cases involving lawmakers, the Law Ministry has written to high courts requesting them to ensure that cases against MPs and MLAs facing charges which attract disqualification are fast-tracked.

Gujarat HC stays state`s show cause notices to IPS official

Extending a major relief to IPS official Rahul Sharma here Wednesday , the Gujarat High Court stayed six showcause notices to him by the state government, until final disposal of his application on the same issue, which is before the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT).

Delhi anti-graft agency says Reliance gas probe valid

The anti-graft wing of the Delhi government has filed an affidavit in the high court saying it has jurisdiction to lodge a report against Reliance Industries and former petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily, among others, in the gas pricing issue.

Maharashtra HC clubs cases of custodial deaths

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.

Collegium system has completely failed: Markandey Katju

Stating that the collegium system had completely failed, Retired Justice Markandey Katju said that there should be a seven-member national judicial commission to appoint judges.

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

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.

Manmohan Singh not answerable for appointment of judges: Moily

Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily said that former prime minister Manmohan Singh is not answerable for the appointment of judges.

HC allows 19 yr girl to go with husband

Madras High Court today allowed a 19-year-old girl of Rajasthan origin from Coimbatore, who apprehended honour killing by her family, to go with her husband in the light of her categorical statement in court that she wanted to live with him.

Juvenile, cyber cases: Himachal chief justice for speedy justice

Himachal Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir Saturday called upon judicial officers to render speedy justice in cases relating to juveniles and cyber crimes.

Why invite bids for CGHS medicines by brand: HC asks Centre

The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre reasons for inviting bids for supply of CGHS medicines from drug manufacturers on the basis of brand names instead of their chemical composition and sought an explanation from the government.

HC stays trial in Udaykumar custodial death case

The Kerala High Court today stayed the trial in a case relating to alleged custodial torture and subsequent death of a man at a police station in Thiruvananthapuram in September 2005.

HC asks govt to conduct Rajasthan Pre-Medical Test 2014 again

Quashing the Rajasthan Pre-Medical Test (RPMT) 2014 ,which was held last month, the Rajasthan High Court has directed the state government to conduct the examination again.

Missing girl`s case: HC takes congisance of father`s letter

The Delhi High Court today took cognisance of a letter by the father of a missing minor girl alleging that no action has been taken till date to trace his daughter despite lodging of an FIR for the offence of kidnapping.

HC directs Govt to furnish details of probe in children case

Kerala High Court today directed the state government to furnish by July two the details of investigation conducted by police so far in the case relating to bringing of over 500 children from Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal meant for orphanages in the state.

HC dismisses petitions seeking permission to hold Jallikattu

The Madras High Court today dismissed a batch of petitions seeking permission to hold Jallikaattu or taming the bull sport during temple festivals.

HC relief for Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri on petition about sex determination

The Bombay High Court today upheld the order of a magistrate`s court rejecting the plea seeking documents regarding the sex determination test allegedly undergone by actor Shah Rukh Khan`s wife prior to the birth of the couple`s third child.