SC directs Parsvnath to give flat to MoS Rathore in 2 days

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The Supreme Court today directed Parsvnath developers to hand over possession of a flat in its Gurgaon project to Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in two days. A bench comprising Justice Dipak Misra and Amitava Roy said “the possession of flat shall be handed over to the respondent in two… Read more »

Nepali smuggler sentenced to 10-yr imprisonment

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A Nepalese has been sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment by a court for smuggling drugs into India. Additional District judge Brij Lal Chaurasia yesterday held Ishwarlal Roka, a resident of Dang district in Nepal, guilty of smuggling narcotics into India. The court also imposed a fine Rs 1 lakh on him. Roka was… Read more »

Bypolls: Madras HC moved against allocating registered symbols

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A petition was filed today in Madras High Court to forbear the Election Commission from assigning registered symbols to AIADMK candidate Senthil Balaji and DMK nominee in the November 19 assembly by-election to Aravakurichi constituency. Petitioner S Rajendran of Karur District submitted that election to the Aravakurichi constituency was cancelled during the assembly polls in… Read more »

Two get life term for killing truck driver

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Two men have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for killing a truck driver and looting his truck in 2009. Birju and Nishan Singh were awarded the jail sentence by Additional District Sessions Judge Ombir Singh, who also imposed a fine of Rs 46,000 on each of the convicts. They were convicted… Read more »

Conciliatory procedure needed to settle matrimonial dispute: Delhi HC

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Conciliatory approach is needed to settle matrimonial disputes between couples, the Delhi High Court said today while highlighting the role of mediation in resolving such cases. “As the matrimonial disputes are mainly between husband and wife and personal matters are involved in such disputes, so, it requires conciliatory procedure to bring a settlement between them…. Read more »

Decibel meters: HC warns of aggravated contempt action against

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The Bombay High Court today warned of “aggravated contempt” action against Maharashtra government’s Additional Chief Secretary (Home) K P Bakshi if the state fails to procure meters to measure noise levels by November this year. A division bench of Justices A S Oka and A A Sayed had in May this year issued contempt notice… Read more »

Dayanidhi denies CBI claim of pressurising telecom promoter

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Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran today refuted before a special court CBI’s claim that he had pressurised a Chennai-based telecom promoter to sell his stakes in Aircel to a Malaysian firm Maxis Group in 2006. While arguing on framing of charges against him in the Aircel-Maxis case, the former union minister claimed that during the… Read more »

Have destination buses to decongest Delhi roads:NGT

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Aiming at steps to curb pollution, the National Green Tribunal has directed Delhi government to reduce traffic congestion on city roads and introduce destination buses to improve air quality in the national capital. The green panel said the introduction of destination buses would facilitate an individual to opt for such a service rather than driving… Read more »

Draft Bill to decriminalise begging ready: Centre

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The Ministry of Social Justice has drafted a bill to decriminalise begging and rehabilitate beggars and homeless people, the Centre and AAP government told Delhi High Court today. The submission was made before a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal which directed the ministry to place on record a copy… Read more »

Delhi HC clears decks for release of film ’31st October’

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Youth gets life term for killing girlfriend's parents

Clearing the decks for release of the film ’31st October’ based on the aftermath of the assassination of Indira Gandhi, including the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Delhi High Court today said there was nothing objectionable in it. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal dismissed a plea opposing the film’s release,… Read more »