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Judges not to be addressed by 'My Lord', 'My Honour', rules Rajasthan High Court

In a departure from the British era tradition adopted by the Indian judiciary, full court of the  Rajasthan High Court on Monday ruled that terms used to address the judges such as 'My Lord', or 'Your Honour are banned from further use.

Jul 15, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

Allahabad HC judge writes to PM, alleges nepotism, casteism in appointment of judges

The judge even raised aspersions over the judgements that these judges deliver as according to him they are appointed in an arbitrary manner. 

Jul 03, 2019, 11:17 AM IST

UP government adds 17 OBC castes in Scheduled Caste Category

Uttar Pradesh government added 17 castes including Kashyap, Mallah, Kumhar, Rajbhar, Prajapati and others in the list of Scheduled Castes. Watch full video to know more.

Jun 29, 2019, 12:46 PM IST

SC Collegium recommends appointment of Chief Justices in four High Courts

The Supreme Court Collegium on Monday recommended the appointment of Chief Justices to the High Courts of Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Telangana.

May 13, 2019, 16:57 PM IST

Tamil Nadu's 'sex-for-marks' scandal teacher freed on bail

The Madras High Court's Madurai Bench on Tuesday granted conditional bail to college professor Nirmala Devi arrested in the "sex-for-marks" scandal last year.

Mar 12, 2019, 23:32 PM IST

BJP moves to Supreme Court for 'rath yatra' permission in West Bengal

BJP's West Bengal unit on Sunday said the party will move the Supreme Court to seek permission for its proposed 'rath yatra' programme in the state. Watch full video to know more.

Dec 24, 2018, 14:12 PM IST

4 high court chief justices sworn in as SC judges, total strength up to 28

30 am in Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi's court.

Nov 02, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

PIL in HC to allow women of all ages, religions to enter all places of worship

A public interest litigation (PIL) was moved in the Delhi High Court Wednesday, seeking a direction to ensure that women of all ages and religions were allowed to enter and pray at temples, mosques and zoroastrian fire temples, as allowed by the apex court in the case of the Sabarimala shrine in Kerala.

Oct 31, 2018, 23:54 PM IST

Illegal hoardings in Delhi come under HC scanner

The hoardings posed a risk to public safety as they could topple over someone anytime.

Oct 26, 2018, 20:03 PM IST

Provide periodical counselling to policemen: High Court tells Uttar Pradesh government

The Allahabad High Court on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government and police department to provide periodical counselling to policemen.

Oct 13, 2018, 00:40 AM IST

Delhi: High Court pulls up AAP government for vacancies in transport department

A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao said the Delhi government did not appear to have taken any steps to fill up the vacant posts.

Sep 16, 2018, 20:00 PM IST

4,388 CCTVs installed in Delhi for women safety: Police to High Court

The Delhi High Court was told by the police on Friday that it has installed around 4,388 CCTV cameras in vulnerable areas of the national capital to ensure safety and security of women.

Sep 15, 2018, 14:17 PM IST

HC to hear plea against Netflix series 'Sacred Games' on Thursday

The lawyer claimed that the series incorrectly depicts historical events.

Jul 11, 2018, 21:50 PM IST

Rajasthan High Court to hear case on Jul 12 on bungalows for ex-CMs

The Rajasthan High Court will hear a case on July 12 that challenges provisions of a law that entitles former chief ministers to free housing and other perks.

Jun 02, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

SC asks HCs to form anti-sexual harassment panels in all courts within 2 months

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act of 2013 requires every workplace to set up committees to probe sexual harassment complaints.

May 11, 2018, 12:56 PM IST

Rahul accuses govt of stalling appointment of judges, says PM Modi's 'ego was hurt'

Rahul Gandhi has alleged that more than 100 judges, whose names have been cleared for appointment in higher judiciary, are still awaiting approval.

Mar 25, 2018, 08:54 AM IST

Woman claims threat from land mafia, High Court orders her protection

The Delhi High Court has directed the police to ensure protection to a woman, residing in south Delhi's Jamia Nagar, who was allegedly disrobed and molested in public by land mafia goons as she owned a piece of land in the area.

Mar 03, 2018, 12:37 PM IST

Office of profit: AAP MLAs withdraw earlier plea against Election Commission

The 20 AAP MLAs, who were disqualified on the Election Commission's (EC) recommendation for holding the office of profit, have withdrawn from the Delhi High Court their earlier plea challenging the poll panel's initial decision to hear the issue.

Feb 24, 2018, 10:16 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh: High Court pulls up authorities over noise pollution at religious, public places

The Lucknow division bench of Allahabad High Court has pulled up Uttar Pradesh Prinicipal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar for the unchecked noise pollution from loudspeakers at religious and public places.

Feb 24, 2018, 09:46 AM IST

Naval chopper tender: AgustaWestland withdraws plea from High Court on bank guarantee

Italian helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland has withdrawn from the Delhi High Court a plea against invocation by the Indian Navy to buy 56 naval utility choppers.

Feb 18, 2018, 10:54 AM IST