Delhi HC seeks Centre’s stand on fixing MRP of coronary stents

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The Delhi High Court today asked the Centre as to why the maximum retail price (MRP) of coronary stents, used to treat narrowed or weakened arteries in the heart, has not been fixed despite these devices being included in the national essential list of medicines (NLEM). “What do you have to say with regard to… Read more »

Justice J S Khehar to be the 44th CJI

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Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, who led the five-judge constitution bench in the Supreme Court which had struck down the controversial NJAC Act for appointment of judges, was today recommended as the 44th Chief Justice of India. Chief Justice of India T S Thakur today wrote a letter recommending the name of Justice Khehar, who is… Read more »

Delhi HC concerned over pvt sale of military apparel, gear

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The Delhi High Court today said the private sale of army apparel and gear was a “serious issue” since these have been used by terrorists to strike at military bases and sought to know the government’s stand on the matter. “Yes, we know it is a serious issue. Otherwise we would not take it up”,… Read more »

Man gets Rs 3.5L compensation for shop gutted in fire

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Over 20 years after his shop was gutted in a fire, a district resident has been awarded Rs 3.5 lakh compensation by the Thane Motor Accident Claims Tribunal. Thane district’s Ulhasnagar township resident Vakil Rahadomal Karia, the owner of a studio cum press, informed the MACT that in 1980 he had purchased the shop where… Read more »

Delhi HC declines to hear PIL alleging discrimination against jawans

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The Delhi High Court today declined to entertain a PIL challenging grant of lesser military service pay (MSP) to personnel below officer rank (PBOR), like jawans and alleged discrimination against them, saying the appropriate forum is the Armed Forces Tribunal. “We are not inclined to entertain the PIL. Dismissed,” a bench of Chief Justice G… Read more »

Ex-MLA Rambeer Shokeen sent to judicial custody

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A Delhi court today sent former MLA Rambeer Shokeen, who has been chargesheeted along with alleged gangster Neeraj Bawana and others in a case under MCOCA, to judicial custody till December 15. Additional Sessions Judge Rakesh Pandit sent Shokeen to Tihar jail after Delhi Police said that he was not required for further custodial interrogation…. Read more »

Bombay HC directs installing VC facility in all Maha courts

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The Bombay High Court today directed Maharashtra government to ensure that video conference facility is installed in all courts across Maharashtra by March 2017. A division bench of Justices V M Kanade and Nutan Sardessai was informed by the High Court administration that out of 2200 courts in the state video conference facilities have not… Read more »

Court gives time to cops to file report on plea against Owaisi

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A Delhi court today allowed the police plea seeking time to file an action taken report on a criminal complaint for registering an FIR against AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi for alleged offences of sedition and causing enmity between different groups. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Munish Markan granted time to Delhi Police and directed it to file… Read more »

‘Lack of electronic support to cops hampering probe’

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A Delhi court has expressed concern over lack of support system with cops for surveillance which hampers them in solving theft cases involving mobile phones and laptops. The court said it has also surfaced that no protocol or training has been given to these officials about procedures of putting electronic gadgets including the MAC ID… Read more »