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Cops must get out of mindset of depicting spas as brothels: Madras High Court

Justice Anand Venkatesh allowed a batch of petitions and criminal original pleas from various spa and massage centres seeking quashing of FIRs and release of girls (who are therapists) lodged in government homes.

Ex-Norwegian PM’s visit rekindles hopes for talks in Valley

Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik met top separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik besides delegations of the KCCI and the High Court Bar Association.

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Norms tweaked to favour appointment in Haffkine: petition

Documents accessed show that Naik, currently assistant director and holding additional charge as the institute’s director, proposed amendments in eligibility criteria rules for the director’s post to be able to qualify for the post.

Collegium nod for High Court judge’s elevation: Government may ask SC to rethink

The Indian Express has learnt that the government, citing “disregard for seniority and regional representation”, may consider returning the recommendation to the Collegium for “reconsideration”.

SC, HC judges get nearly two-fold salary hike

The Chief Justice of India will now get a monthly salary of Rs 2.80 lakh, up from the present Rs one lakh.

Cabinet may take up proposal to hike salaries of Supreme Court and High Court judges

The High Court and the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill may come up in the winter session of Parliament

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Haryana govt tells court Junaid's kin want money and land, family deny claim

The trial court recently framed charges against main accused Naresh Kumar and Rameshwar Dass among others.

Pending cases go down in Supreme Court, High Courts; but see upward swing in lower courts

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.

Why build community hall inside Rohini park, High Court asks authorities

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.

Rape, murder of 62-yr-old: BJP leader files PIL in Calcutta High Court

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.

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Security tightened outside Delhi HC ahead of Kanhaiya's hearing

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The security has been beefed up outside the Delhi High Court ahead of Kanhaiya Kumar's bail plea hearing on Tuesday. Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union President Kumar had moved the High Court on Friday after a lower court sent him to judicial custody till March 2 on charges of sedition.

SC declines to hear Kanhaiya’s bail plea

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain the bail plea of JNU Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and asked him to approach the Delhi High Court in this regard. The apex court also noted that it would not be appropriate in its precedence to hear the matter. Advocate RP Luthra said the Supreme Court declined to hear bail plea of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar. Kanhaiya on Thursday moved a petition before the apex court, seeking his release from police custody under Article 32 of the Constitution.

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SC declines to hear Kanhaiya’s bail plea

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain the bail plea of JNU Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and asked him to approach the Delhi High Court in this regard. The apex court also noted that it would not be appropriate in its precedence to hear the matter. Advocate RP Luthra said the Supreme Court declined to hear bail plea of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar. Kanhaiya on Thursday moved a petition before the apex court, seeking his release from police custody under Article 32 of the Constitution.

SC gives nod to govt. formation in Arunachal

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): In a major setback to the Congress, the Supreme Court on Thursday vacated the status quo order of maintaining President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh, thereby giving its nod to government formation in the state. After going through High Court and assembly records, the Supreme Court decided that it doesn't see any reason to interfere with HC order at this stage. Lawyer Satyapal Singh said the SC has transferred the case of revocation of 12 suspended MLA's to Guwahati High Court.

Odd-Even formula to continue till Jan 15: HC

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Delhi government's Odd-Even formula will continue till January 15 as planned. The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to interfere with Delhi Government's notification.

Delhi HC reserves order on Odd-Even for Monday

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Delhi High Court (HC) on Friday reserved their order on the extension of the Odd-even formula for a week after lawyer R. K. Kapoor presented the loopholes of the formula and said it has failed to control the city's pollution. He further emphasised that the formula has only been limited to petrol cars which do not contribute to pollution as much as the exempted diesel cars and trucks, which generate maximum pollution.

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