The high courts have a shortage of 413 judges as on September 1. While the approved strength is 1,079, these are working with 666 judges. The lower courts with an approved strength of nearly 20,000 judicial officers is short of 4,937 judicial officers.
The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the DDA, NDMC and office of the Lt Governor on a PIL against the DDA’s proposal to construct a community hall inside a park. It also asked details about the community hall, parking space and number of people that can be accommodated.
On July 4, a 62-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped after she protested against consumption of liquor outside her hotel at Sandeshkhali. The miscreants had allegedly inserted iron rods in her private parts.
FINDING IT strange that one needs permission from the adviser to the UT administrator even to remove dead trees, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday sought a response from the Chandigarh Administration as to whether authorities would have to do the same even in case of emergencies like natural calamities. During the resumed […]
An official ACB probe had revealed that IAS officer Ashok Singhvi had allegedly benefitted Hindustan Zinc Ltd, a subsidiary of Vedanta-owned Sterlite industries
A HC division bench observed that there are not any allegations in the petition against Rana Gurjit and asked Nanda to assist the court if prima facie there is any conflict of interest in the case
The HC was told that the limit of 25 per cent cap for procurement under the MSP scheme is the initial cap and regularity in nature and in case the states need to procure further, a proposal has to be submitted to the Centre for examination and approval.
The Punjab government also told the court that it has asked the Government Medical College, Patiala, to conduct a study to find out why addicts prefer to go to private de-addiction centres instead of those run by the government.
Underscoring the importance of public participation and creating awareness in the face of “little being done by the corporations,” the bench said a nodal agency is required to solve the issue.
The Department of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) had earlier rejected the Trust’s application for Occupation Certificate and asked the Department of Development and Panchayats to take further steps required and also send an action taken report.
A petition has been filed in the High Court seeking proper scrutiny of affidavits of the candidates.
Over three crore cases are pending in courts across India.
The court order had come after Ashokan filed a habeas corpus plea.
Not just this, the high court also wants the judge to return 12 files that are allegedly still in his possession.
The First Bench, comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice M Sundar, had earlier given certain directions to the state and the Centre on the matter when the PIL filed by Varaaki had come up earlier.