Karnataka HC summons Mallya in winding up case

The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed UB Group Chairman Vijay Mallya to appear before it on Tuesday in connection with a bunch of winding up petitions filed by creditors who are trying to get back close to Rs 600 crore from his company.

HC adjourns Upa-Lokayukta appointment case

The Karnataka High Court on Friday adjourned hearing on two petitions challenging the appointment of Chandrashekaraiah as Upa-Lokayukta to February 27.

HC dismisses petitions challenging Haj policy

Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed
petitions filed by those private tour operators who were held
ineligible for Haj pilgrimage.

HCs can entertain petitions even after we dismiss it: SC

SC said mere observations made by it cannot be treated as a law or a precedent and a review petition in exceptional circumstances can be filed in High Courts even after the apex court had
dismissed a special leave petition.

Petitions seeking judicial probe into killing of Maoist in SC

The Supreme Court has been moved
for a judicial probe into the killing of top Maoist leader
Cherukuri Rajkumar and journalist Hemchandra Pandey in an
alleged encounter with the Andhra Pradesh police six months
ago.

Madras HC disposes petitions challenging UGC regulations

Madras High Court
on Wednesday observed "the right of minority institutions under
Article 30 is an absolute right being the basic structure of
the Constitution."

Pak courts adjourn petitions challenging Zardari`s dual office

Pak`s Sindh and Lahore High Courts put off the hearing of similar petitions
challenging Asif Ali Zardari`s holding of the two offices of President and chief of the ruling PPP.

HC bench recuses itself from hearing Amar Singh petitions

A division bench of the Allahabad High Court today recused itself from hearing two petitions filed in connection with corruption charges levelled against former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh.

Petitions can’t be accepted in Sanskrit: HC

A writ petition drafted and
presented in Sanskrit cannot be adjudicated nor can arguments
be advanced in the language, the Allahabad High Court ruled
Monday.

HC dismisses petitions challenging land acquisition for Taj Expressway

The Allahabad High Court on Friday dismissed writ petitions challenging the acquisition of land for the construction of Yamuna Expressway, an eight-lane highway between Noida and Agra, saying the project was in public interest.

Plea for expeditious hearing of death row convicts` petitions

Bangladeshi prosecutors on Tuesday
pleaded in the top court for an expeditious hearing of review
petitions of two death row convicts.

Modern equipment to speed up disposal of petitions under RTI

Modern equipment would soon be installed at the Tamil Nadu information commissionerate at Chennai to help speed up disposal of petitions filed under the RTI, Information Commissioner Dr R Perumalsamy said on Tuesday.