HC to MMRCL : How it permits construction at nights

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Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRCL) as to how it could be permitted to carry out construction works at nights if it would not stick to noise pollution rules. “How can we pass a judicial order permitting yo to carry out work whole day and night when you… Read more »

Aircel-Maxis case: SC recuses from hearing Swamy’s plea

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New Delhi: A Supreme Court judge today recused herself from hearing a plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking to implead himself as a party in a case related to probe into alleged disproportionate assets of an ED officer investigating the Aircel-Maxis deal case. Swamy said the petition filed by Rajneesh Kapur seeking investigation of assets… Read more »

Madras HC directs govt to remove solar fences in reserve forest area

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Chennai: The Madras High Court directed the PWD and Forest department for allowing encroachers to put up solar fences in reserved forest and water spread area in Tamil Nadu’s Erode and Coimbatore districts and directed the forest department to take immediate steps to remove them. A division bench comprising Justice M Sathyanarayanan and Justice G K… Read more »

DDA officials get 4 Yrs RI for demanding bribe from Dhaba owner

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New Delhi: A city court has sentenced two DDA officials to four years of rigorous imprisonment each for demanding Rs 6,000 bribe every month for allowing a man to run his eatery illegally in northwest Delhi. Special Judge Ashutosh Kumar handed down the jail term to Delhi Development Authority (DDA) officials Mukesh Chander and Satyabir Singh… Read more »

Court grands bail to BJP leader S Ve Shekher

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Chennai: A court today granted bail to BJP leader S Ve Shekher, against whom a case was filed for sharing a Facebook post allegedly containing derogatory references to women journalists and the media. Chennai Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Malarvizhi granted bail to the actor-turned-politician, when his plea came up for hearing, with a direction to him to… Read more »

Delhi HC asks for details of physiotherapy facilities in Tihar Jail

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the director general of prisons to give details of the facilities, Observing that several inmates lodged in Tihar Jail here require physiotherapy, including the number of machines and trained physiotherapists, available at the prison. Justice Mukta Gupta issued the direction while hearing a plea of Jagtar Singh Hawara,… Read more »

SC refuses urgent hearing to declare Kejriwal’s sit-in as unconstitutional

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused an urgent hearing on a plea seeking its direction to declare as “unconstitutional” the sit-in of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues inside the lieutenant governor’s office here. Kejriwal and his ministers have been staging a sit-in at L-G Anil Baijal’s office since June 11 evening… Read more »

HC directed Maha govt to probe reason behind crime against children

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Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today directed the Maharashtra government to probe the reasons behind crimes and why juveniles were increasingly taking to criminal activities, lamenting the rampant incidents of crime against children. A bench of Justices Naresh Patil and G S Kulkarni said the state must take preventive steps to minimise incidents involving juveniles… Read more »