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CJI refers to bench headed by Justice Bobde a plea on grant of bail to convicts on HC delays

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Surya Kant said the issues raised in the plea were very important and the plea was being sent to a bench headed by CJI-designate Justice Bobde.

Kutcha parking lot near High Court not under forest cover: Chandigarh Forest Dept

The Bar Association, on July 20, decided to charge Rs 30 as parking fee from four-wheelers being parked at the kutcha parking near the High Court.

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High Court directs Mohali authorities to hand over property under school management to SBI

In the plea filed through Advocate Vikas Chatrath, it was submitted that the Naib Tehsildar and other officers have to fail to get the property vacated from borrowers despite the court’s order of April 2018. 

Delhi High Court rejects bail plea of flight attendant Anissia Batra’s husband

Justice Mukta Gupta declined to grant relief to Mayank who, while seeking bail, had submitted before court during arguments that his wife was under the influence of alcohol at the time of killing herself.

Punjab & Haryana HC rejects Sangrur man’s plea for DNA test on daughter to avoid paying maintenance

In 2015, a family court had ordered the man to pay maintenance to his wife and their two children after the wife had filed a petition for the same saying she had been thrown out of the matrimonial home.

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.

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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.

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.

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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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