IRCTC asked to compensate for wrong train schedule

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A consumer court has directed the IRCTC to pay a compensation of Rs 7,000 along with ticket and RTI costs to a Thane resident for his sufferings due to the rail corporation’s deficient service in giving wrong train schedule to him. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), is a subsidiary of the Indian Railways… Read more »

HC summons HRTC MD, transport Comm over accidents due to bad

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Himachal Pradesh High Court today directed the Managing Director of state road transport corporation and transport Commissioner to appear before it in a matter related to bad condition of the roads causing bus accidents in the state. A Division Bench comprising the Chief Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Justice Sandeep Sharma passed the order on… Read more »

Over 40 percent Indians deprived of basic rights: SC judge

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Over 40 percent Indians were deprived of certain basic rights and opportunities, Justice Tirath Singh Thakur of the Supreme Court has said here. “Over 40 percent out of 1.25 billion Indians are acutely deprived of certain basic rights and opportunities,” said Justice Thakur, who is also the executive chairman of the National Legal Services Authority… Read more »

Govt told not to issue admit cards to MBBS aspirants

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The Madras High Court today restrained Tamil Nadu government from issuing admission cards to MBBS course aspirants this year till an appeal on allowing students of previous year for the course was settled, but allowed the counselling process to proceed. A division bench comprising justices Sathish K Agnihotri and M Venugopal gave the directive on… Read more »

SC gives Sahara 18 months to pay up Rs.36,000 crore

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While approving the manner in which Sahara would furnish its bank guarantee, the Supreme Court on Friday directed that the group will have to pay the remaining liability it owes to the market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), within 18 months from the time its chief Subrata Roy is released. Accepting the… Read more »

Re-conduct AIPMT exam by August 16: SC to CBSE

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The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday extended till August 16 the deadline for holding the All India Pre-Medical Test and declaring the results. A Bench of Justices AK Agrawal and AM Sapre allowed more time for the drill on CBSE’s plea. All the four counseling for AIPMT should be over by September 11, it said…. Read more »

HC asks auto unions to spell out reason for strike

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The Bombay High Court today directed unions of autorickshaw and taxi drivers to file an affidavit stating the reason behind their strike on June 15 and 17 in Mumbai. Taxi and autoriskshaw drivers had gone on a strike on these two days in the city seeking implementation of the proposed hike in fares and against… Read more »

HC gives no interim relief to Uber in licence case

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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to grant any interim relief to app-based cab company Uber on its plea challenging rejection of application for licence to operate in the national capital, saying that it was not supposed to ply if it did not have any permit. Justice Mukta Gupta issued notice to the Delhi government and city police and… Read more »