August 11, 2011 2:34:29 am
HC notice to govt over Nehru Memorial directors post
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on has sought the Centres stand on a plea questioning the legality of the procedure followed by the executive council of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library to fill the post of its director. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Sanjiv Khanna asked the Union government to file an affidavit by September 28 on the plea by historians Arjun Dev,Irfan Habib,Shireen Moosvi,Bipan Chandra and D N Gupta. They sought a direction to the Centre to choose an individual of its own choice for the post of director of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library saying the society running the museum is funded by the government.
Delhi MBBS aspirants denied seats: Court seeks advice
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the assistance from the Solicitor General on a PIL filed by a group of MBBS aspirants alleging Delhi University offered MBBS seats to outstation students,but denied the same to local residents despite the latter qualifying in the entrance. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Sanjiv Khanna asked the senior law officer to appear before it and assist on the issue while fixing August 18 as the next date of hearing the PIL.
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