The Delhi High Court had recently invited online applications for the Delhi Judicial Service Examination 2018. As per the November 13 notification, the last date for filing online applications for the Examination was December 22
The court’s direction came on an appeal filed by the man against a trial court’s August 2016 order, convicting him for sodomising a minor. He was also found guilty under Section 6 of the POCSO Act and sentenced to 10 years in jail.
The alleged incident took place on November 6 when the lawyer, Veeraragavan Nandakumar, had gone to collect the ICC report on a sexual harassment case filed by his friend against a professor of the School of Social Sciences.
A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao directed the Delhi Police, Delhi University (DU) and the municipal bodies to file reports indicating the extent of defacement, the steps that were taken to prevent it and action taken against each poll candidate who violated the anti-defacement norms
"Respondents (DU and college) are directed to permit the petitioner (student) to provisionally participate in trials commencing from June 18 in A-2 category. Participation of the petitioner in trial is entirely at her risk and shall remain subject to outcome of this petition," the court said
The petitioner, Salek Chand Jain, has also urged the court to direct authorities to take steps to curb the drop out rate in government and corporation-run schools. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar is likely to hear the matter on July 11.
The Delhi High Court on Friday quashed the Presidential notification disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs from the state legislative Assembly in the office of profit case. Earlier, President Ram Nath Kovind had ordered disqualification of the MLAs based on the recommendation of the Election Commission, which suggested that they had “flouted the principles of natural justice”