CJ stresses on categorisation of cases for speedy disposal

21 April 2008 at 09:37

CJ stresses on categorisation of cases for speedy disposal Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chief Justice Vijender Jain today suggested categorisation of cases for their speedy disposal. Inaugurating the first ever conclave of judicial officers here Ju

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CJI takes guarded stand on PM's remark on corruption

21 April 2008 at 08:55

CJI takes guarded stand on PM's remark on corruptionChief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan today was guarded on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remarks on corruption being a challenge "we face both in government and the judiciary."At a press briefin

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CJI seeks more budgetary allocation for courts

21 April 2008 at 08:55

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan on Saturday demanded higher budgetary allocation to set up new courts to combat cases that are pending, saying the present allotment is "grossly inadequate"."We have got an independent judiciary. We r

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Pharma firm fined Rs35 cr

20 April 2008 at 09:29

Pharma firm fined Rs35 crHC confirms penalty against Johnson & Johnson for overpricing a drugAnshika Misra. Mumbai The Bombay High Court has upheld an order of the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) directing Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and

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Pendency of cases in Courts continues to be a Key challenge: PM

19 April 2008 at 22:58

Pendency of cases in Courts continues to be a Key challenge: PM Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that pendency of cases in Courts continues to be a Key challenge and Centre might step in to establish family courts in the country. Addressing a j

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PM, CJI for special courts to try corruption cases

19 April 2008 at 22:58

PM, CJI for special courts to try corruption cases Holding that corruption is a challenge to both government and judiciary, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday favoured setting up special courts to combat the menace, an idea endorsed by Chief J

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SC directs authorities to environment, health data on GM trials

18 April 2008 at 22:41

SC directs authorities to environment, health data on GM trialsThe Supreme Court has directed the authorities concerned to make public all data that is relevant to determining environment and health safety including toxicity and all allergenicity dat

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Largely positive reactions to OBC verdict

18 April 2008 at 22:41

Largely positive reactions to OBC verdictHailing the Supreme Court decision upholding 27 per cent OBC quota in elite educational institutions, several organisations today said the weaker sections of society will now have access to higher education.Th

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Taunting a woman for her dark complexion amounts to mental cruelty, says SC

18 April 2008 at 22:41

Taunting a woman for her dark complexion amounts to mental cruelty, says SCWidening the scope of the phrase "mental and emotional cruelty" the Supreme Court has ruled that taunting a woman for her ugly looks or dark complexion amounted to mental crue

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A person cannot judge his own case, says apex court

18 April 2008 at 22:41

A person cannot judge his own case, says apex court Holding the view that "a person cannot be a judge in his own case," the Supreme Court has ordered reinstatement of an employee sacked 16 years ago by the Cantonment Board, Pune. A bench of Justices

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Justice Delivery 'System Would Get Crushed' Unless...

18 April 2008 at 22:41

Justice Delivery 'System Would Get Crushed' Unless... New Delhi, Apr 18 (UNI) Authorities have been warned that unless ''something'' is done about delays in justice delivery and huge case arrears, ''the whole system would get crushed under its weight

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Landlords can seek eviction of shop tenants: SC

18 April 2008 at 22:41

Landlords can seek eviction of shop tenants: SC New Delhi, Apr 18 (UNI) The Supreme Court has held that even the landlord of a commercial property in Delhi can seek the eviction of the tenant on the ground of bona fide requirement.The Supreme Court

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Dalmiya prays for criminal proceedings against Pawar, BCCI

18 April 2008 at 22:41

Dalmiya prays for criminal proceedings against Pawar, BCCI Former Indian Cricket Board Chief Jagmohan Dalmiya, who has moved a perjury case against BCCI president Sharad Pawar and other Board officials in the Calcutta High Court, on Friday prayed fo

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Delhi HC imposes 50000-rupee fine on lawyer for frivolous petition

18 April 2008 at 22:41

Delhi HC imposes 50000-rupee fine on lawyer for frivolous petitionThe Delhi High Court today imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on a lawyer who had filed a frivolous suit against the Registrar General of the Supreme Court, the Delhi Police Commissioner and

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Regulatory mechanism for real estate developers

18 April 2008 at 10:50

As per Entry 5 of the State List in the 7th Schedule of the Constitution of India, "Local Government" is a State subject. The regulation of activities of property developers and builders comes under the purview of State Governments, Urban Local Bodie

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De-sealing of unauthorised properties

18 April 2008 at 10:50

The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2007 was published for general information on 5.12.2007. The Act provided for maintaining status quo in respect of unauthorized development in the form of encroachment by slum dwe

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Tenants in commercial premises can also be evicted legally: SC

18 April 2008 at 10:44

A tenant occupying a commercial premises is no different than the one who lives in a rented house and can be evicted by the landlord under the Delhi Rent Control Act, the Supreme Court has ruled.The judgement, which may pave the way for reducing prop

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Provision regarding licensing authority for non-transport vehicle

18 April 2008 at 10:44

Proviso to Section 9(3) of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 provides that in the case of non-transport vehicle, the licensing authority may exempt the applicant from the test of competence to drive a vehicle, if he/she possesses a driving certificate iss

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SC not willing to go into validity of appointment of HC judges

16 April 2008 at 22:16

SC not willing to go into validity of appointment of HC judges New Delhi, Apr 16 (UNI) The Supreme Court today made it clear that it was not willing to go into the validity of appointment of 350 High Court judges, made by the former Chief Justice o

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SC refuses urgent hearing against promotion of liqour in IPL

16 April 2008 at 22:16

SC refuses urgent hearing against promotion of liqour in IPL New Delhi, Apr 16 (UNI) The Supreme Court today declined to give an urgent hearing on a petition seeking ban on the name of Royal Challengers in Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament sta

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