Delhi HC declines plea to refer nursery matter to larger bench

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The Delhi High Court today refused to entertain an NGO’s plea seeking transfer of hearing related to the nursery admission case from a single judge to a larger bench. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar said that the petition which has challenged the jurisdiction of the single bench on the ground that… Read more »

14-year RI for attacking man with axe, acid

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A Sessions court here today awarded 14 years of Rigorous Imprisonment Rs 50,000 fine to a man for attacking another man with axe and acid in 2014. Sessions judge, Shimla, Virender Singh pronounced the sentence to Sukh Pal, son of Magnoo Ram of Mandi district. He has been awarded the 14-year RI for causing hurt… Read more »

Chopper scam: Delhi HC to hear CBI’s pleas against bail

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Arguments on CBI’s pleas seeking cancellation of bail granted to former IAF chief S P Tyagi and two others in the AgustaWestland chopper scam case would be heard on January 25, the Delhi High Court said today. CBI’s pleas, challenging the bail granted by a trial court to S P Tyagi, his cousin Sanjeev Tyagi… Read more »

Anti-corruption branch to probe role of Maliwal’s aides: Court

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Swati Maliwal, AAP leader and Delhi Commission for Women’s chief, was today summoned as an accused in a case of alleged irregularities in the recruitment process of the women’s panel, with a Delhi court directing Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to further probe and identify her associates in the crime. Special Judge Hemani Malhotra said there was… Read more »

Court to announce order on Kejriwal’s plea on DDCA matter

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A Delhi court will on January 30 pronounce its order on whether Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders have a right to be heard on point of framing of notice in a criminal defamation complaint filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against them. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass, who was scheduled to… Read more »

Direct AAP to relocate slums: Railways tells NGT

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Railways has urged the National Green Tribunal to direct the Delhi government to utilise Rs 11.25 crore given to it way back in 2003-2004 to rehabilitate slum clusters along the rail tracks here. Additional Solicitor General Pinky Anand, appearing for Railways, told a bench headed by NGT chief Justice Swatanter Kumar that it had given… Read more »

SC seeks Centre’s report on Ganga cleaning projects

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The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to file an “updated” report on the status of projects going under the Ganga cleaning programmes in five states through which the river passes. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud asked Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, appearing for the Centre, to file… Read more »

Yemeni student’s plea agst deportation: Reply sought

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The Delhi High Court today sought the response of the Centre on a Yemeni student’s plea that he be not deported to his country as his life is under threat there. Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva issued notice to the Ministry of Home Affairs and sought its reply on the student’s plea by January 30 after Additional… Read more »