Delhi HC stays order upholding JNU admission policy based on UGC reg

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The Delhi High Court has stayed its single judge order upholding the Jawaharlal Nehru University’s (JNU) admission policy for MPhil and PhD courses based on the UGC regulations. The July 2016 regulations of the University Grants Commission (UGC) had put a cap on the number of students per professor/supervisor in MPhil and PhD courses in… Read more »

Wife guilty of cruelty, SC asks hubby to give Rs 1 cr flat

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Holding the wife guilty of cruelty on her husband by filing false cases against him, the Supreme Court today granted the husband divorce and directed him to give her a flat worth Rs 1 crore and Rs 50 lakh as one- time permanent alimony. The apex court said that cruelty can never be defined “with… Read more »

Litigant can’t knock at court’s door for everything: SC

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The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea for incorporating the biographies of all the 10 Sikh Gurus in school syllabus, saying a litigant cannot knock the doors of the courts for “anything or everything”. It said courts cannot enter into the domain of what is to be taught in schools and what should… Read more »

SC raps NGO, chairperson for unsuccessfully filing 64 PILs

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An NGO, which has filed as many as 64 PILs without any success over the years and its chief today came under sharp attack from the Supreme Court for wasting judicial time. “You (chairperson) are wasting too much time of this court. You have initiated 64 proceedings before this court,” a bench comprising Chief Justice… Read more »

Deposit interest or property may by attached: SC warns Unitech

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The Supreme Court today directed real estate firm Unitech to deposit 14 per cent interest on Rs 16.55 crore invested by 39 home buyers at its project in Gurugram by May 8. The apex court also warned that failure to meet the deadline could invite attaching the realtor’s property. It refused to grant more time… Read more »

Chhota Rajan, 3 others held guilty in fake passport case

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Gangster Chhota Rajan and three retired public servants were today held guilty by a special court here in a fake passport case. Special Judge Virender Kumar Goyal convicted Rajan for offences including forgery of valuable security under the IPC which entails a maximum punishment of life imprisonment. Besides him, the other persons who have been… Read more »

Sex workers’ kids don’t want to go back to mothers: HC told

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Four minor children of sex workers from Andhra Pradesh have told the Delhi High Court that they do not want to return to their mothers. The children, all girls aged between six and ten years who are currently under the care of a Delhi-based NGO, made the submission before a bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi… Read more »