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Everything you need to know about Gujrat High Court: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Apex court asks Mudgal if he would probe IPL scandal

April 22, 2014 at 11:26 PM

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Not favouring the probe panel proposed by the Indian cricket board, the Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee if it would investigate the IPL's betting and spot fixing scandal last year.

Modi vows to bring back black money

April 22, 2014 at 9:10 PM

Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday promised that, if voted to power, he would bring back black money stashed away in foreign banks.

Apex court asks Mudgal if he would probe IPL scandal

April 22, 2014 at 4:50 PM

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday did not favour the probe panel proposed by the Indian cricket board and asked Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee if it would investigate the IPL's betting and spot fixing scandal last year.

Paternity suit: HC declares Shekhar as Tiwari's natural son

April 22, 2014 at 2:33 PM

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday declared Rohit Shekhar as the biological son of veteran Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari.

Court refuses to modify order summoning Delhi chief secretary

April 21, 2014 at 11:14 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday refused to modify its order of summoning the state chief secretary to appear before it April 23 after the authorities failed to submit a report on short and long term measures to tackle waterlogging in the capital during monsoon.

Court stays order grounding 11 pilots of GMR Aviation

April 21, 2014 at 10:25 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Providing relief to non-scheduled charter flight operator GMR Aviation, the Delhi High Court Monday stayed the aviation regulator DGCA's order grounding 11 of its pilots for allegedly flouting with mandatory pre-flight medical checks.

Saradha panel asked to probe complaints against other chit funds too

April 21, 2014 at 9:45 PM

Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Monday said that the inquiry commission set up by the West Bengal government to probe the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam should also hear the complaints against other Ponzi firms that have duped investors.

Tejpal pleas for bail, SC issues notice to Goa

April 21, 2014 at 6:49 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Goa government on the bail plea by Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, currently in jail for the alleged rape and sexual harassment of a junior woman colleague in Goa.

G. Rohini sworn in as Delhi High Court chief justice

April 21, 2014 at 12:49 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Justice G. Rohini was Monday sworn in as the first woman Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.

BCCI names Shastri in three-member probe panel

April 21, 2014 at 12:59 AM

Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Sunday named former skipper Ravi Shastri in the three-member probe panel that would be proposed to the Supreme Court to probe the betting scandal in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Malaysian Indian leader cremated with state honours

April 21, 2014 at 12:57 AM

Kuala Lumpur, April 20 (IANS) Malaysian Indian politician Karpal Singh, who was killed in a a road accident Thursday, was cremated Sunday with full state honours.

First woman Delhi chief justice to take charge Monday

April 19, 2014 at 7:04 PM

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Justice G. Rohini will Monday assume charge as the first woman chief justice of the Delhi High Court, 47 years after the court was established in October 1966.

Pay outstanding salaries to pilots: HC to Kingfisher

April 19, 2014 at 5:44 PM

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed the grounded Kingfisher Airlines to pay the outstanding salaries of three of its ex-pilots who had moved the court over non-payment of salaries.

'Examine probability of reformimg toddler's murderer'

April 18, 2014 at 10:18 PM

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has asked the Delhi government to examine whether there is any probability of reforming and rehabilitating a farmhouse guard who had raped and killed a three-year-old girl.

Musharraf's plea against prosecutor's appointment rejected

April 18, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) The special court constituted to try Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf Friday rejected his petition in which he challenged the appointment of Akram Shaikh as head of the prosecution team.

Kejriwal denies allegations of spending more than limit on polls

April 17, 2014 at 11:28 PM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Denying allegations made by BJP leader Vijender Gupta against him of exceeding the prescribed expenditure limit of Rs.14 lakh in the state assembly elections in December, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal Thursday told the Delhi High Court that allegations were made on "mere conjectures".

CAG can audit telecom operators: SC

April 17, 2014 at 10:08 PM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said the national auditor CAG can audit telecom operators' account books to ascertain whether the government was getting its due share from service providers to whom it given the scarce natural resource that belongs to the people.

Telecom firms see opening of Pandora's box with SC order

April 17, 2014 at 8:00 PM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court order Thursday that the national auditor CAG can audit telecom operators could open a Pandora's box and lead to similar demand in other industries, unhappy service providers said.

Air hostess case: Notice to Kanda on police plea to cancel bail

April 17, 2014 at 7:28 PM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former air hostess Geetika Sharma, on a police plea seeking cancellation of his bail.

CAG can audit telecom operators: SC

April 17, 2014 at 11:44 AM

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said the national auditor CAG can audit telecom operators.

Gujarat HC grants injunction on Dawoodi Bohra trusts, Wakfs

April 16, 2014 at 11:36 PM

Ahmedabad/Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday granted an interim injunction restraining Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, and his supporters from dealing with the assets of around 75 public trusts and 261 Wakfs till April 25, an official said here.

Increase policing in areas where crimes occur frequently: HC

April 16, 2014 at 10:16 PM

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed police to take "immediate steps" to increase policing in pockets in the city where crimes against women, including molestation and rape, occur more often than in other areas.

IPL: HC stays Delhi government tax demand from Delhi Daredevils

April 16, 2014 at 10:00 PM

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed the city government's demand that the Delhi Daredevils IPL team deposit 15 percent of its sponsorship amount as entertainment tax for approval to hold its five matches in the capital.

Appoint special prosecutor for sex crimes against children: HC

April 16, 2014 at 8:48 PM

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government to appoint special public prosecutors within four weeks in the special court set up to handle cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

'Provide infrastructure to labs probing pesticide levels'

April 16, 2014 at 7:20 PM

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the state government to provide sufficient infrastructure to various laboratories probing the level of pesticides beyond permissible limits.

Freeman excited to work with his favourite actor Depp

April 16, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actor Morgan Freeman has teamed up with Johnny Depp in sci-fi movie "Transcendence" and confessed that he always wanted to work with him.

Come out with solution to check rioting in juvenile homes, police told

April 15, 2014 at 11:36 PM

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the city police to come out with a long-term solution to control the rioting incidents in juvenile homes in the capital in consultation with the department of women and child development (DWCD).

SC declines to stay defamation case against Kejriwal, others

April 15, 2014 at 11:04 PM

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to stay the proceedings in defamation case filed against former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders by Amit Sibal, son of Law Minister Kapil Sibal.

Pistorius' testimony not true, prosecutor tells court

April 15, 2014 at 4:49 PM

Pretoria, April 15 (IANS) The cross examination of murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius continued for the sixth day, with State Prosecutor Gerrie Nel trying to show the court that Pistorius's testimony was unreliable and untrue.

Show dying declaration of Delhi gangrape victim: SC

April 15, 2014 at 4:49 PM

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked Delhi Police to show the dying declaration of the Dec 16 gangrape victim as it extended its interim order putting on hold the execution of death sentence of Mukesh and Pawan Gupta who were convicted of the crime.

Rapist should face severe, strict punishment but only after guilt proved: SC

April 15, 2014 at 4:48 PM

New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Rape is a reprehensible act and every perpetrator of the crime should be punished severely and strictly but only after the accused's guilt has been proved beyond doubt, the Supreme Court has said as it set aside the conviction of a man for rape.

Mars has a volcanic 'heart'!

April 13, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Washington, April 13 (IANS) After the discovery of "Australia" by NASA's Curiosity Rover, scientists have now located a heart shape on Tharsis Bulge, a region home to some of the Red planet's biggest ancient volcanoes.

High voter turnout shows people's desire for change: Modi

April 11, 2014 at 10:44 PM

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) High voter turnout in the third phase of general election Thursday shows the people's unhappiness with the resent government and their desire for change, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said Friday.

Meghalaya groups oppose Tibetan refugees enrolment as voters

April 11, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Shillong, April 11 (IANS) Meghalaya's powerful pressure groups - the Khasi Students' Union (KSU) and the Federation of Khasi Jaintia and Garo People (FKJGP) - Friday opposed inclusion of Tibetan refugees in the electoral rolls of the northeastern state.

SC puts on hold nursery admissions in Delhi

April 11, 2014 at 7:24 PM

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The nursery admissions in the national capital will have to wait for some more time as Supreme Court Friday put on hold Delhi High Court's nod to the schools to go ahead with the admission process except interstate transfer admission cases.

Wail to court on wetting wall goes waste

April 11, 2014 at 4:44 PM

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Even a court cannot rid the society of the menace of men urinating in public. The Delhi High Court refused to entertain a plea seeking to curb this habit and said it cannot make a man "walk out of his house with locked zip".

Asafa Powell fails drug test, banned for 18 months

April 11, 2014 at 12:12 AM

Kingston (Jamaica), April 11 (IANS) Jamaica's former world 100m record holder Asafa Powell has been slapped an 18-month ban for failing a dope test.

Jayalalithaa gets two weeks reprieve in IT case

April 10, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Thursday got two weeks reprieve in the Income Tax cases against her as a local court adjourned the hearing till April 28 while ordering her to be present in person then.

Deana Uppal loses case against 'Big Brother' fellow contestant

April 10, 2014 at 6:36 PM

London, April 10 (IANS) Indo-British model Deana Uppal, who rose to fame after participating in British reality show "Big Brother" in 2012, has lost her court battle for damages after being dubbed "a piece of s***" by Conor McIntyre.

Pistorius breaks down in tears during cross examination

April 10, 2014 at 1:56 AM

Pretoria, April 10 (IANS) Murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears at the Pretoria High Court Wednesday as the prosecution started cross examining him.

EU to create support group for Ukraine

April 10, 2014 at 1:00 AM

Brussels, April 10 (IANS) The European Commission Wednesday decided to create a support group for Ukraine with the objective of providing a structure, overview and guidance for the Commission's work to support the country.

INS Vikrant finally sold for scrap, activist moves apex court

April 9, 2014 at 9:56 PM

Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) India's first aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant has finally been auctioned to a ship-breaker for Rs.60 crore and an activist Wednesday moved the apex court in a last ditch bid to save the vessel which saw action in the 1971 India-Pakistan war.

Activist moves court against Pawar's 'double-voting' remark

April 9, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) NCP chief Sharad Pawar's remark exhorting headloaders in Maharashtra to vote twice in the Lok Sabha elections - both in their home districts as well as their place of employment - has now reached the court with an activist seeking simultaneous polls in both places.

Finally, INS Vikrant sold as scrap for Rs.60 crore

April 9, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant which saw action in the 1971 India-Pakistan war, has been auctioned and sold to a ship-breaker for Rs.60 crore, an official said here Wednesday.

Divorce in 68 seconds for Appleton, Gallagher

April 9, 2014 at 2:28 AM

London, April 9 (IANS) Singer Nicole Appelton was granted a divorce from rock musician husband Liam Gallagher in just 68 seconds after he admitted adultery with US journalist Liza Ghorbani, reports dailymail.co.uk.

SC stays trial in case against Jayalalithaa for three weeks

April 7, 2014 at 11:16 PM

New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court stayed the day-to-day trial in a case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa while permitting a plea by special public prosecutor in the case G.Bhawani Singh seeking three weeks adjournment on health grounds.

Himachal HC reserves order on cricket body's plea

April 7, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Shimla, April 7 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday reserved its judgment on a petition filed by the state cricket body to quash a first information report (FIR) against it under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Hold on death sentence of two Delhi gang rape accused extended

April 7, 2014 at 6:04 PM

New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday extended its interim order putting on hold the execution of death sentence of Mukesh and Pawan Gupta - two of the four convicts in the Dec 16, 2012, Delhi gangrape case - as it sought material they were relying on to contest high court verdict upholding their conviction and death sentence.

Brit-Indian honeymoon murder suspect to be extradited from UK this week

April 7, 2014 at 11:43 AM

London, Apr 7 (ANI): Shrien Dewani, the man who is suspected to have planned his wife's murder on their honeymoon, is reportedly expected to be flown out of the UK this week.

Settle issue amicably, HC tells parties in Karbala land dispute

April 4, 2014 at 10:05 PM

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked a Shia Muslim group and the owner of a nursery in south Delhi to sit together to resolve their land dispute amicably and maintain "civility".

Calcutta High Court takes cognisance of rape victim's suicide

April 4, 2014 at 5:33 PM

Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Taking cognisance of an alleged rape victim committing suicide in West Bengal's Malda district after being prevented from filing a complaint, the Calcutta High Court Friday directed the district administration to submit a report on the incident.

Kerala HC confirms sentences of 23 in Suryanelli sex case

April 4, 2014 at 5:01 PM

Kochi, April 4 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court, upholding the trial court's verdict, Friday confirmed the sentences awarded to 23 accused in the Suryanelli sex case ranging from various terms of imprisonment and fines.

SC notice on debarring jailed people from fighting polls

April 4, 2014 at 4:45 PM

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government on a public interest litigation that has sought to bar people in jail from contesting polls.

Ensure all kids with special needs admitted to schools: HC

April 3, 2014 at 11:09 PM

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the city government to ensure that all children with special needs in the capital are admitted to schools equipped with infrastructure and personnel to handle them.

Relook the gay sex verdict, NGO urges SC

April 3, 2014 at 9:25 PM

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) NGO Naz Foundation has moved the Supreme Court seeking to cure "gross miscarriage of justice" in its judgment upholding the validity of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalises gay sex.

Kingfisher Airlines captain moves HC for unpaid salary

April 3, 2014 at 8:21 PM

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) A captain of Kingfisher Airlines has moved the Delhi High Court, seeking recovery of around Rs. 31 lakh, his outstanding salary for five months from the grounded airline.

Babul Supriyo threatens action over medical test demand

April 3, 2014 at 5:57 PM

Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Bollywood singer Babul Supriyo, the BJP candidate from Asansol who was accused of entering a temple in a drunken state, Thursday said he was mulling legal action after the complainants approached the administration seeking his medical examination.

Dellhi High Court allows nursery admission process to begin

April 3, 2014 at 5:49 PM

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Ending the stalemate over the nursery admission process, the Delhi High Court Thursday allowed schools to begin admitting toddlers who have been selected in draw of lots.

Musharraf moves Supreme Court over travel ban

April 3, 2014 at 5:33 PM

Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) A petition was submitted in the Supreme Court Thursday for the removal of former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's name from the Exit Control List (ECL).

Himachal CM tries to catch BJP on slippery wicket (Election Special)

April 3, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Shimla, April 3 (IANS) The Congress-led Virbhadra Singh government in Himachal Pradesh is trying to bowl out its archrival BJP with a googly ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

New Delhi important for Modi's anointment as PM: Meenakshi Lekhi (Interview) (Election Special)

April 3, 2014 at 2:05 PM

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) She calls herself "the blessed child of destiny". Belonging to an eminent family of legal lumanaries, Meenakshi Lekhi said winning the prestigious New Delhi Lok Sabha seat is important as it will pave the way for the annointment of the BJP's Narendra Modi's as prime minister after the general election results are announced May 16.

SC asks Samsung chairman to appear before Ghaziabad court

April 2, 2014 at 11:33 PM

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court has asked Lee Kun-Hee, chairman of South Korean electronics giant Samsung, to appear before a Ghaziabad trial court within six weeks in connection with a $1.4 million alleged cheating case.

HC notice over not using donor's body for research

April 2, 2014 at 10:13 PM

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and city government and AIIMS after a man said the last wish of his sister to donate her body for research could not be realised because of the lackadaisical attitude of the authorities.

This protein can resist weight gain despite high-fat diet

April 2, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Johannesburg, April 2 (IANS) Not been able to fight off excess belly fat despite exercise and diet control? High levels of a particular protein can help.

Delhi HC upholds life term for Katara's killers

April 2, 2014 at 11:25 AM

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday upheld the life imprisonment awarded to three convicts in Nitish Katara murder case while terming it a "honour killing".

UN concerned over deteriorating situation in CAR

April 2, 2014 at 5:09 AM

Geneva, April 2 (IANS) Two UN organisations Tuesday expressed deep concern on the escalation of violence in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR).

Jindal defamation suit: HC directs Zee to follow guidelines

April 1, 2014 at 7:33 PM

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Zee group to follow the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) guidelines while telecasting programmes. It was hearing a defamation suit filed by lawmaker Naveen Jindal contending that the group aired "highly defamatory and malicious" programmes against him.

Delhi HC asks poll panel to decide over MNS suspension

April 1, 2014 at 4:29 PM

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the Election Commission to take a decision expeditiously on a representation seeking suspension of recognition of the MNS as a political party for its alleged use of "hate language" against non-Marathi people on its website.

Breather for Chandy as court stays controversial references

April 1, 2014 at 3:25 PM

Kochi, April 1 (IANS) Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday got a breather after a Kerala High Court division bench stayed two controversial references by a single division bench against him last week.

High BP, sugar in teenage may lead to dementia

April 1, 2014 at 2:53 PM

New York, April 1 (IANS) Watch your diet and exercise regularly before it is too late as a new research suggests that young adults with high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels are at greater risks of developing dementia later in life.

High temperature reduces length of pregnancy: Study

April 1, 2014 at 2:37 PM

Toronto, April 1 (IANS) If you are pregnant and wish a full-term delivery, it is better to shift to a colder place before the mercury goes up as high temperature may reduce the length of your pregnancy, research indicates.

Delhi HC refuses to entertain plea on power subsidy

April 1, 2014 at 1:59 PM

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to entertain a plea seeking a scheme to ensure underprivileged Delhi residents are not affected after the electricity subsidy lapses April 1.

Delhi HC seeks report on question paper leak

March 31, 2014 at 10:45 PM

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed the central government and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to submit a detailed status report on the leak of the Class 12 physics question paper for the 2014 senior secondary examinations in Manipur.

Court fines Suniel Shetty Rs.20,000 for non-appearance

March 31, 2014 at 9:26 PM

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A court here Monday imposed a fine of Rs. 20,000 on Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty after he failed to appear before it in a defamation case.

Workers of Nokia Chennai on hunger strike

March 31, 2014 at 7:57 PM

Chennai, Mar.31 (ANI): Nearly 3, 000 workers of Nokia India on Monday protested in Chennai and sat on a hunger strike over delay in transfer of Sriperumbudur facility to software giant, Microsoft.

Airhostess case: Notice to police on plea to cancel Kanda's bail

March 31, 2014 at 7:49 PM

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to police on a plea of former air hostess Geetika Sharma's brother seeking cancellation of bail to former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, who was in jail for the past 18 months after being accused of abetting her suicide.

Delhi gang rape: SC extends stay on death sentence of two convicts

March 31, 2014 at 7:01 PM

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday extended till April 7 the stay on the execution of the death sentence of Mukesh and Pawan Gupta, two of the four convicts in the Dec 16, 2012 gang rape, as it sought a copy of the trial court judgment.

War of words heats up Kerala politics

March 31, 2014 at 1:57 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) With just 10 days to go for Lok Sabha poll in Kerala, the war of words between the LDF and the UDF has heated up the election scene in the state.

Pak special court indicts Musharraf on treason charges

March 31, 2014 at 1:17 PM

Islamabad, Mar. 31 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has been indicted in the high treason case by a special court.

SC commutes death sentence of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar to life imprisonment

March 31, 2014 at 11:58 AM

New Delhi, Mar. 31 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday commuted the death sentence of convict, Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, in the 1993 bomb blast in New Delhi, which killed 12 people and injured 29 others, to life imprisonment.

BJP, Congress survive on black money: Sisodia

March 29, 2014 at 11:17 PM

Panaji, March 29 (IANS) Both the BJP and the Congress survive because of black money or illegal foreign funding, AAP leader Manish Sisodia said Saturday.

Former medical student gets death for axing another in China

March 29, 2014 at 2:21 PM

Beijing, March 29 (IANS) A former medical student has been sentenced to death in China for killing a fellow under-graduate in a university library.

Nursery Admission: HC extends stay till April 2

March 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM

On the issue of nursery admission, the Delhi High Court has further extended stay on the process and fresh draw of lots in the capital's schools till April 2.

LS candidate admitted as Independent moves HC

March 28, 2014 at 11:41 PM

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday agreed to hear a plea by an advocate who filed his nomination to contest the Lok Sabha election from the Bhartiya Janta Dal (Integrated) party, but his papers were admitted as an Independent candidate.

Delhi HC judgment exposes Congress, BJP: AAP

March 28, 2014 at 10:53 PM

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The AAP Friday welcomed the Delhi High Court's judgment asking the central government and the Election Commission to take appropriate action against the Congress and the BJP for taking foreign funds in violation of law.

Delhi HC extends stay on nursery admission till April 2

March 28, 2014 at 10:53 PM

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday further extended stay on the nursery admission process and fresh draw of lots in the capital's schools till April 2.

Air hostess' brother asks high court to cancel Kanda's bail

March 28, 2014 at 9:17 PM

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Former air hostess Geetika Sharma's brother Friday moved the Delhi High Court seeking cancellation of bail granted to former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, who was in jail for the past 18 months after being accused of abetting his sister's suicide.

Kerala HC asks CBI to probe CM Chandy's personal staff for violating integrity, character

March 28, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Mar.28 (ANI): Coming down heavily on the office of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, the Kerala High Court on Friday held authorities at the helm of affairs in the state for not being "prudent and responsible" in appointing personal staff with integrity and character.

Delhi HC to hear plea on power subsidy April 1

March 28, 2014 at 7:57 PM

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday agreed to hear a plea seeking direction to frame a scheme to ensure that underprivileged residents of the capital, consuming less than 400 units of electricity per month, are not affected following the lapse of subsidy after April 1.

Manifestos bring hope to lesbians, gays et al (Election Special)

March 28, 2014 at 4:29 PM

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Providing a glimmer of hope to India's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community ahead of the elections are some political parties that are batting for the rights of sexual minorities by highlighting the issue in their manifestoes.

Pistorius' murder trial postponed to April 7

March 28, 2014 at 3:02 PM

Johannesburg, Mar 28 (ANI): The murder trial of Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has reportedly been postponed to April 7 due to one of the court assessors being ill.

Act against BJP, Congress over foreign funds: Court

March 28, 2014 at 2:21 PM

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the central government and the Election Commission (EC) to take appropriate action against the Congress and the BJP for allegedly accepting foreign funds in violation of the law.

Justice Mudgal welcomes SC order on IPL report, hopes Gavaskar will do justice

March 28, 2014 at 12:13 PM

New Delhi, Mar.28 (ANI): Former Justice Mukul Mudgal, whose independent probe committee carried out a four-month long investigation into corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL), on Friday welcomed the orders passed by the Supreme Court to appoint former Indian cricket captain and commentator as the interim president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Sohrabuddin encounter case: SC grants bail to suspended IPS officer Pandiyan

March 28, 2014 at 11:49 AM

New Delhi, Mar.28 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to suspended Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Raj Kumar Pandiyan in connection with the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.

Economic crisis blessing for Cyprus peace deal: UN envoy

March 28, 2014 at 2:53 AM

Nicosia, March 28 (IANS) An outgoing UN envoy in Cyprus said Thursday that the island's economic crisis may be a blessing in disguise regarding a peace deal eluding Greek and Turkish Cypriots for many decades.

After subsidy lapse, court urged to help those consuming less power

March 27, 2014 at 11:49 PM

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) A petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking direction to frame a scheme to ensure that underprivileged residents of the capital, consuming less than 400 units of electricity per month, are not affected after the lapse of subsidy after March 31.

Calcutta CAT bench head alleges phone tapping

March 27, 2014 at 9:41 PM

Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) Justice Pratap Kumar Ray, a retired Calcutta High Court judge and current head of the Central Administrative Tribunal's (CAT) Calcutta bench, has complained to the home secretary that his mobile phone is being tapped.

Andhra local body results to be announced after May 7

March 27, 2014 at 9:01 PM

New Delhi/Hyderabad, March 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the Andhra Pradesh State Election Commission not to declare the results of local body elections before May 7.

Government agrees to commutation of death sentence to Devinder Bhullar

March 27, 2014 at 8:53 PM

New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): The government told the Supreme Court on Thursday that it had no problem with the commutation of death penalty of convict, Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, in the 1993 bomb blast in New Delhi, which killed 12 people and injured 29 others, to life term.

Judge walked out, did not recuse himself from Musharraf case

March 27, 2014 at 5:03 PM

Islamabad, March 27 (IANS) Justice Faisal Arab who heads the special three-member court constituted to try former military president Pervez Musharraf for high treason has said that he only walked out from Thursday's proceedings and has not recused himself from the case.