Chief Justice of Delhi HC assumes office of SC judge

10 April 2008 at 00:10

Chief Justice of Delhi HC assumes office of SC judge New Delhi, Apr 9 (UNI) Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court Justice M K Sarma today took over as a judge of the Supreme Court.He was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of India K G

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HC reprieve to ex-minister

10 April 2008 at 00:10

HC reprieve to ex-minister New Delhi, Apr 9 (UNI) The Delhi High Court has set aside a summon issued by the Metropolitan Magistrate to a former Delhi Minister DrNarendra Nath. Hearing the petitioner Dr Narendra Nath, Justice Muralidhar Reddyordere

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'84 riots case: CBI against giving status report to victims

10 April 2008 at 00:10

'84 riots case: CBI against giving status report to victims The CBI opposed a plea by victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots seeking details of its status report filed before a Delhi court in a case allegedly involving former Union Minister Jagdish Tytler,

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SC to pronounce judgement on OBC quota on Thursday

10 April 2008 at 00:10

SC to pronounce judgement on OBC quota on Thursday The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on Thursday on the constitutional validity of the controversial law to provide 27 percent quota to OBCs in central educational institutions. A five-judge

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NCM for SC status to Dalit Muslims and Christians

10 April 2008 at 00:10

NCM for SC status to Dalit Muslims and Christians The National Commission for Minorities has said there is a strong case for according Scheduled Caste status to Dalit Muslims and Christians leading to their being included in the ambit of reservations

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Spouse of corrupt babu equally guilty: HC

10 April 2008 at 00:10

Spouse of corrupt babu equally guilty: HC The Bombay High Court has held that the spouse of a government officer involved in a corruption case is equally guilty, considering the fact that both of them have benefited from the ill-gotten wealth. This

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RBI to take action on inflation and liquidity on 29th April

10 April 2008 at 00:10

RBI to take action on inflation and liquidity on 29th April The Reserve Bank will come out with appropriate response to high inflation, now at 7 percent, and surging liquidity position in its credit policy on 29th April, apex bank's Deputy Governor R

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‘Mistress’ at par with wife, says Delhi HC

10 April 2008 at 00:10

New Delhi, April 8: In a judgement that expands the ambit of the Domestic Violence Act, the Delhi High Court has held that the law protects not only a man's wife but also a 'mistress' or a live-in partner. "We find no reason why equal treatment shoul

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Controversial ex-judge joins Gujarat riots probe

10 April 2008 at 00:10

Justice Akshay Mehta was on Tuesday appointed as a second member of the Justice Nanavati commission, which is probing the Godhra train carnage and the riots in Gujarat after it. And there lies a controversy. Civil society groups allege that Mehta, wh

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Judiciary for better functioning of executive: SC

10 April 2008 at 00:10

Judiciary for better functioning of executive: SC New Delhi, Apr 9 (UNI) The Centre and the Supreme Court today once again had a confrontation on the issue of judicial activism in theform of entertaining PILs.Additional Solicitor General(ASG) Vikas

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SC for framing fresh guideline on PIL

09 April 2008 at 22:19

"Who will protect the rights of the common man if the executive does not do its duty," asked the Supreme Court while justifying judicial intervention and favouring fresh guidelines for entertaining PILs.The court also came down heavily on hospitals a

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Chargesheet filed against former RAW officer

09 April 2008 at 22:19

Chargesheet filed against former RAW officer New Delhi, Apr 9 (PTI) Probe into the alleged leaking of secret information in a book on RAW came to an end when the CBI today filed a chargesheet in a designated court here accusing its former official

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HC issues notice to Anil Kapoor, Ghai over 'Black and White'

09 April 2008 at 22:19

HC issues notice to Anil Kapoor, Ghai over 'Black and White' New Delhi, Apr 9 (PTI) The Delhi High Court today issued notices to Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor and Director Subhash Ghai over on a petition filed by a Delhi University professor seeking

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Sanjay Dutt and Manyata say they are not married

09 April 2008 at 22:19

Sanjay Dutt and Manyata say they are not married Mumbai, Apr 8 (PTI) Actor Sanjay Dutt and his friend Manyata told a court here that they are not legally married, giving a dramatic twist to the case relating to the couple's marital status.Challeng

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7 High Court judges appointed

09 April 2008 at 09:46

7 High Court judges appointed New Delhi, Apr 8 (UNI) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil appointed seven judges of the Delhi High Court today. They include five advocates V K Shali, Manmohan Singh, Rajiv Sahai Endlay, Jagjivan Ram Midha and Rajiv

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80,000 lawyers to remain on indefinite strike in Bihar

09 April 2008 at 09:46

80,000 lawyers to remain on indefinite strike in Bihar Patna, Apr 7 (UNI) About 80,000 lawyers of Patna High Court, district courts and other subordinate courts throughout the state will continue with their ceasework till withdrawal or immediate st

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Justice Akshay Mehta appointed on Nanavati Commission

09 April 2008 at 09:46

Justice Akshay Mehta appointed on Nanavati Commission Ahmedabad, Apr 8 (PTI) The Gujarat government today appointed the High Court's retired judge Justice Akshay Mehta as a member of the Nanavati Commission probing Godhra train carnage and post-Go

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SC for research on gains from PILs

08 April 2008 at 20:44

Amidst a raging debate and differences among judges over entertaining public interest litigations (PILs), the Supreme Court floated an idea of carrying out a study to find out spheres in which such petitions have yielded results."A general study on P

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SC permits temporary construction by UP Govt in Ambedkar Park

08 April 2008 at 20:44

The Supreme Court has cleared the decks for UP govt to organise the birth centenary celebrations of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar on 14th April in a Lucknow park on the condition that no permanent construction shall be carried out in it.The apex court on Tues

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Supreme Court to examine if high court can bar lawyers

08 April 2008 at 17:28

Supreme Court to examine if high court can bar lawyers Sun, Apr 6 08:53 PMNew Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court is to examine Monday if a high court has the power to bar a lawyer from practising before it and in the lower courts in the respecti

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