Delhi HC says it will take action against frivolous PILs

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The Delhi High Court today grilled a man for targeting a particular property in the name of alleged illegal construction, saying it will take action against frivolous PILs. The court questioned the petitioner, who claimed to be a social activist and who was not personally present at the hearing, and his counsel over how many… Read more »

Gayatri Devi’s grandchildren her legal heirs: Delhi HC

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The Delhi High Court has ruled that Rajmata Gayatri Devi’s two grandchildren will be her legal heirs and overruled its earlier decision whereby it had said that the two stepsons of the late maharani of Jaipur were also entitled for a share in her property. The dispute had arisen following the death of Gayatri Devi… Read more »

Illegal religious structures near Metro: HC seeks DDA reply

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The Delhi High Court has sought response of the DDA and civic bodies here on a PIL for removal of illegal religious structures existing near metro stations. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the land owning agency and the civic bodies and sought a status… Read more »

Plea in NGT against Tank Road encroachments

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A plea alleging encroachment by shops resulting in traffic jams at a clothes hub on Tank Road here has been filed in the National Green Tribunal. The petition, which is likely to come up before a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, claimed that a number of unauthorised shops were running on Tank… Read more »

Karti moves SC against CBI summon in Aircel-Maxis case

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Karti Chidambaram, son of Congress leader P Chidambaram, today moved Supreme Court challenging the summons issued by the CBI against him in the Aircel-Maxis deal case. The top court said it will hear the matter in the second week of January. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D… Read more »