Delhi HC slams NDMC tender process for cricket coaching

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Delhi High Court today slammed the manner in which NDMC granted the contract for cricket coaching at Talkatora grounds, calling it “illogical, irrational and absurd” and said it needs to be re-evaluated. “There is no clarity how evaluation was carried out. Let them (NDMC) re-evaluate properly. As of now there does not appear any rational… Read more »

Court dismisses plea for FIR against self-styled godman

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A Delhi court has dismissed a plea for registration of an FIR against a self-styled godman for allegedly duping a man of Rs 5.5 lakh in the name of healing his chronic illness, saying no investigation was required to be conducted in the matter. It upheld a magisterial court order that had rejected the plea… Read more »

Court fixes Feb 27 for consideration of charge sheet

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Direct ED not to take coercive step against me:Virbhadra to HC

A special court today fixed February 27 for consideration of charge sheet against LIC agent Anand Chauhan in a money laundering case allegedly involving Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. “Advocate for the accused seeks one more adjournment for scrutinising the documents. Request allowed. Put up the matter for February 27,” Special Judge Virender Kr… Read more »

Can’t ban rallies in democracy: HC to Maha govt

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Stating that public rallies and morchas cannot be banned as they are an inherent part of democracy, the Bombay High Court today ordered the Maharashtra government to bring a policy to regulate them so that they do not cause any hindrance to common people. A division bench of Justices V M Kanade and P R… Read more »

NGT transfers pleas on oil spill off Tamil Nadu coast

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The National Green Tribunal today transferred to its Southern Bench two pleas seeking compensation to people affected by the recent oil spill off the coast of Tamil Nadu and seizure of the vessels involved. The Principal Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Swatanter Kumar transferred the petitions filed here to its Southern Bench in Chennai while… Read more »

It’s a race against time: Delhi HC on nursery admission

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“It is a race against time,” was how the Delhi High Court today observed while referring to the “tight schedule” before which it has to decide on the pleas challenging the Delhi government’s notifications on neighbourhood criteria for nursery admission. At the outset of the hearing, Justice Manhoman said, “It is a race against time…. Read more »

Big blow to Mallya, K’tk HC orders UBHL’s winding up

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In a major jolt to liquor baron Vijay Mallya, the Karnataka High Court today ordered the winding up of United Breweries (Holdings) Ltd (UBHL), the parent company of UB Group, for recovering dues payable by the UBHL-promoted defunct Kingfisher Airlines Limited. “This court has come to a conclusion that the respondent company UBHL deserves to… Read more »

Sardarji jokes: Courts can’t lay down moral guidelines, says SC

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The Supreme Court today expressed its inability to issue directions to regulate jokes about the Sikh community, observing courts cannot “lay down moral guidelines” for citizens and doubting their enforceability if they were to do so. A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and R Banumathi said courts cannot pass any regulations asking people to behave… Read more »

Plea in HC alleges collusion by cops in rape case

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Delhi High Court today sought response of the city police on a woman’s plea alleging that cops colluded with the man who allegedly raped her by getting her married to the accused when she went to lodge the FIR. While issuing notice to Delhi Police and asking it to file a status report, Justice Vipin… Read more »