SC allows NDMC to e-auction Taj Mansingh hotel

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The Supreme Court today allowed civic agency NDMC to e-auction five-star hotel Taj Mansingh, presently being run by Tata Group firm Indian Hotel Company Ltd (IHCL), in the heart of the national capital. A bench comprising Justices P C Ghose and R F Nariman allowed the plea of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) that the… Read more »

Railways asked to compensate passenger for stolen luggage

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Railways has to ensure safety of not just the passengers, but also their belongings, Delhi state consumer commission has said while holding it responsible for service deficiency after a commuter’s luggage got stolen. The State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (SCDRC), while dismissing the Railways’ appeal against a district forum’s order, asked it to pay a… Read more »

Two persons get life sentence for murder

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A local court today sentenced two persons to life imprisonment for the murder of a scrap dealer in Odisha’s Sundargarh district about four years ago. Additional Sessions judge Srinibash Pratihari pronounced the jail term for Mahesh Gope and Rabi Nayar after holding both guilty of killing scrap dealer Ananda Panda (35) in June, 2013. Two… Read more »

Court highlights camaraderie between police and accused

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A city court has pulled up the Delhi Police for “wilful inaction” in not taking any step for two years to arrest an accused in an assault case, saying such leniency leads to an inference of “camaraderie” between the police and the accused. Special Judge Sanjeev Aggarwal directed the Delhi Police Commissioner to conduct an… Read more »

Mother-son get jail term in rape case

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A local court has sentenced a 24-year-old man to 15 years’ rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor girl and awarded ten years’ jail term to his mother for abetting the crime. District judge Mridula V K Bhatia convicted Sushant Dubey, owner of a driving school here, and his mother Mamata Dubey on Monday. Sushant was… Read more »

Are poor kids getting free uniforms; HC orders inspection

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The Delhi High Court today directed the AAP government to carry out an inspection of all private and government schools to ascertain whether free uniforms and stationary were being provided to poor kids. A bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and Yogesh Khanna gave the direction saying it wants to study “the ground reality” as… Read more »

Allahabad HC order on release of Kulbhushan Jadhav from Pak

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The Allahabad High Court has disposed of a PIL with certain observations for release of Kulbhushan Jadhav from Pakistan and his deportation to India. Jadhav was convicted with capital punishment in Pakistan recently. “In the instant case, if the negotiations have to take place, there is no reason for us to issue any direction at… Read more »