HC allows student to withdraw plea against UGC exam guidelines as case pending in SC

The Delhi High Court Thursday allowed a student to withdraw the plea challenging UGC guidelines making it mandatory for colleges to conduct final year exams by September-end as the issue is pending before the Supreme Court. Justice Jayant Nath, who conducted the hearing through video conferencing, also granted liberty to the student to approach the […]

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File response to PIL on providing food at shelter homes or face cost of Rs 10k: Delhi HC to Centre

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rapped the Centre for not filing its response to a PIL, which has claimed that shelter homes in the city deny three quality meals a day to its occupants, despite repeated opportunities and warned that cost of Rs 10,000 would be imposed for failure to do so. A bench […]

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Government to bring helmets under mandatory BIS regime

The government has initiated a process to bring helmets under mandatory BIS regime as part of efforts to reduce fatal injuries involving two-wheelers, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry said on Saturday. Once the process is completed only BIS-certified helmets for two-wheeler riders would be manufactured and sold in India. “Ministry of Road Transport and […]

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Unlock 3 guidelines: No schools, metro and cinema hall to be opened till Aug 31

The nationwide Unlock 3 guidelines were on Wednesday issued by the government, opening up more activities outside the containment zones, but schools, colleges, metro rail service, cinema halls along with bars will continue to remain shut till August 31 and political and religious gatherings will also remain prohibited. For the first time since the coronavirus […]

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Delhi Cabinet decides to lower VAT on diesel from 30pc to 16.75pc

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Thursday announced a reduction in the Value Added Tax (VAT) on diesel from the existing 30 per cent to 16.75 per cent, saying the move will help propel Delhi’s economy. The diesel price will be reduced by Rs 8.36 in Delhi due to the VAT cut, Kejriwal said in a virtual […]

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India’s development cooperation does not come with any conditions: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth on Thursday jointly inaugurated the new Supreme Court building of Mauritius at Port Louis. Addressing the virtual event, the prime minister said that history has taught us that in the name of development partnerships, nations were forced into dependence partnerships. It gave rise to colonial […]

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Delhi High Court allows student to withdraw plea against UGC exam guidelines as case pending in SC

The Delhi High Court Thursday allowed a student to withdraw the plea challenging UGC guidelines making it mandatory for colleges to conduct final year exams by September-end as the issue is pending before the Supreme Court. Justice Jayant Nath, who conducted the hearing through video conferencing, also granted liberty to the student to approach the […]

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Rhea Chakraborty moves SC to seek transfer of probe from Patna to Mumbai

Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking transfer of an FIR lodged against her in Patna to Mumbai, where probe in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput is going on. The move came a day after Rajput’s father K K Singh lodged a police complaint in Patna against Chakraborty and […]

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Complaint against Kangana and sister Rangoli Chandel over social media posts

A city-based lawyer on Wednesday filed a complaint in a magistrate’s court against Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel for allegedly promoting enmity between two religious groups through their social media posts. Recently Twitter had suspended Chandel’s account for an objectionable tweet. The first hearing on his application at Andheri metropolitan magistrate’s […]

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Delhi riots: No plan to shift Shahrukh Pathan out of high risk ward

Tihar jail on Wednesday informed a Delhi court that there was no plan to shift Shahrukh Pathan, whose picture showing him pointing a gun at unarmed Delhi Police head constable during the communal riots went viral on social media, out of high risk ward. Pathan, who is currently lodged in a high-risk security ward at […]

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