Court cancels builder’s bail in murder case

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A Delhi court has cancelled bail granted to a builder, arrested for allegedly murdering a financier by throwing him down from the fifth floor of an apartment. District Judge A S Jayachandra said the bail granted to accused Sunil Uppal by an additional sessions judge (ASJ) was based on irrelevant material and the order suffered… Read more »

Delhi HC asks MCDs to streamline work of safai karamcharis

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Lambasting the three municipal corporations here for their “lack of will to work”, the Delhi High Court today asked them to streamline the duties of safai karamcharis to ensure regular removal of garbage from the city roads. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar suggested installing of biometric attendance… Read more »

SC refuses interim order agst Centre’s notification on Aadhaar

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The Supreme Court today refused to pass any interim order against the Centre’s notification making Aadhaar mandatory for availing benefits of various social welfare schemes. A vacation bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and Navin Sinha said that no interim order can be passed at this stage on the “mere apprehension” of petitioners that government… Read more »

Court dismisses bail pleas of 3 directors of real estate group

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Three directors of real estate group Earth Infrastructure Ltd, accused in three cases of duping over 8,500 buyers by not giving possession of their properties, have been denied bail by a Delhi court. Additional Sessions Judge Chandra Shekhar dismissed the anticipatory bail applications of two directors — Vikas Gupta and Atul Gupta — and the… Read more »

HC refuses to direct private school to admit kids under EWS quota

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The Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to an unaided private school to admit two children under the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category after taking note of their certificates to this effect. A vacation bench of Justices Manmohan and Yogesh Khanna said it cannot issue such a direction on… Read more »

Cheque bounce cases need to be tackled with heavy hand: Court

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Cheque bounce cases are unduly clogging the dockets of the courts and need to be tackled with a heavy hand, a Delhi court has said. The observation came as the court awarded one-year-jail term to a 42-year-old north Delhi resident Lalit Kumar, who had issued a cheque worth Rs one lakh to an army official’s… Read more »

Defamation case:Court cancels NBW against Medha Patkar

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NBA activist Medha Patkar has got a relief from a Delhi court which cancelled a non-bailable warrant against her for non-appearance in cross-defamation cases filed by her and KVIC Chairman V K Saxena, but warned her to be “careful in future”. She had moved against the May 29 order through which the court had issued… Read more »

Court frees rape accused over unreliable testimony of woman

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A man was acquitted of rape charges with a Delhi court saying it was dangerous to convict him only on the basis of the testimony of the woman who waited for months to lodge an FIR. “I am of the view that the prosecution case is not free from suspicion. The testimony of the prosecutrix… Read more »

Inadequate jail terms undermine public confidence in law: HC

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Undue sympathy towards convicts by awarding inadequate jail term “undermines public confidence in efficacy of law”, the Delhi High Court has said while upholding a 10-year term awarded by a trial court to a man for raping and trying to kill his ex-employer’s daughter-in-law. Dismissing the 45-year-old man’s plea for reduction of his punishment, Justice… Read more »