Plea against Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain' dismissed
Plea against Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain' dismissed

The Madras High Court on Monday dismissed a petition by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) seeking a stay on the release of superstar Kamal Haasan's Tamil film "Uttama Villain" along with the deletion of a song about Lord Vishnu.

Delhi govt to respond on plea against ban on chewable tobacco

The Delhi High Court Friday sought response of the city government on a plea of manufacturers against ban on sale of chewable tobacco in the national capital from March 30.

HC rejects plea of a lawyer seeking to put education in a straitjacket

 Madras High Court today dismissed petition of a lawyer, seeking an interim injunction to restrain a school from admitting children of ages six to eight and teaching Veda and other subjects and said he was "seeking to put education in a straitjacket."

N Srinivasan should not have presided over BCCI's working committee meeting: Supreme Court
N Srinivasan should not have presided over BCCI's working committee meeting: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its displeasure over Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president in-exile N. Srinivasan's chairing of recent working committee meeting in Chennai.

Supreme Court to hear CAB's contempt plea against N Srinivasan today
Supreme Court to hear CAB's contempt plea against N Srinivasan today

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a contempt of court petition against Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president in-exile N. Srinivasan for presiding over a working committee meeting in Chennai on February 8.

Supreme Court notice to government on IOA plea opposing National Sports Code
Supreme Court notice to government on IOA plea opposing National Sports Code

The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government on a plea by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) challenging the enforcement of the National Sports Code (NSC) which prescribes the age and tenure of its office bearers as well as of the other national sports federations.

HC moved against peace panel decision on Murugan's novel

 Taking up the cause of a Tamil writer who has withdrawn from literary world after a row over one of his novels, a writers' forum has moved the Madras High Court seeking to declare as null and void the decision arrived at a peace committee meeting convened by officials to remove certain portions of the book.

Laisram Sarita Devi suspension: Delhi High Court seeks responses of IOA, Boxing India
Laisram Sarita Devi suspension: Delhi High Court seeks responses of IOA, Boxing India

Delhi High Court has sought the response of Boxing India, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and boxer Laisram Sarita Devi on a plea challenging her suspension by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in South Korea.

Chris Cairns enters not guilty plea
Chris Cairns enters not guilty plea

Former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns on Friday pleaded not guilty to a charge of perjury and to perverting the course of justice in a match-fixing libel action.

Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension: Delhi High Court seeks Boxing India's response
Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension: Delhi High Court seeks Boxing India's response

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from Boxing India on a plea challenging International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to suspend boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in South Korea.

Supreme Court reserves verdict on plea for N Srinivasan's ouster from BCCI
Supreme Court reserves verdict on plea for N Srinivasan's ouster from BCCI

The Supreme Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on the plea for barring N. Srinivasan from seeking re-election the Indian cricket board president and for terminating IPL franchisee Chennai Super Kings (CSK), owned by his company India Cements Limited, on the grounds of conflict of interest.

Singapore fixing suspect fails in detention plea
Singapore fixing suspect fails in detention plea

A Singaporean man accused of masterminding an international football match-fixing ring failed in a legal challenge against his detention without trial on Wednesday, his lawyer said.

Plea to restructure liquor policy

The Tourism Industry Coordination Council has urged the state government to totally restructure the liquor policy by amending rules.

Supreme Court says can`t go into grant, denial of sports award

The Supreme Court Monday said it could not go into the government`s decision to hold back the Arjuna Award to triple jump athlete Renjith Maheshwary just before the award ceremony in 2013.

SC to hear BCCI plea seeking transcripts April 16

The Supreme Court Friday said it will hear April 16 a plea by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) seeking the transcripts of the depositions by Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, former board chief N. Srinivasan and IPL chief executive Sundar Raman before the Mukul Mudgal Committee.

Himachal cricket body row: Court reserves order

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Saturday reserved its order on the plea of the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) to implead Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others as respondents in its plea against the government`s decision to cancel the lease granted to it for a stadium in Dharamsala.

Amitabh Bachchan`s plea to help Bijlee evokes response

Big B`s heart beats for a gentle, female elephant called Bijlee, who is ailing and needs urgent help to survive.

Ibrahimovic optimistic over Rooney joining him at PSG

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney might accept Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG) striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic`s plea to join him at PSG, where PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has also confessed that he is a fan of Rooney.

Ramlila Maidan crackdown: court rejects accused cops` plea

A Delhi court has rejected the plea of five Delhi Police personnel, accused in the June 2011 Ram Lila Maidan midnight crackdown on yoga guru Ramdev`s rally, against a notice issued to them by a magisterial court in the case.

Mumbai blasts: SC rejects Zaibunisha Kazi`s plea, 2 others

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the pleas moved by 1993 Mumbai blasts convicts - Zaibunisha Anwar Kazi, Issaq Mohd Hajwane and Shariff Abdul Gafoor Parker alias Dadabhai – seeking more time to surrender.