Bank under obligation to protect consumers interests: Forum

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The Mumbai Consumer Redressal Forum has directed the Punjab National Bank not to close the account of a lawyer over alleged rude behaviour. It also asked the lawyer, a senior citizen, to maintain cordial relations with the bank. “The opponent bank is not entitled to close account of complainant,” the forum ruled after Harish Bhatia… Read more »

NGT dismisses plea against ban on sale of firecrackers

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The National Green Tribunal today rejected a plea against the ban on sale of firecrackers in the capital, saying the Supreme Court’s order banning the sale till October 31 was the “law of the land”. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar rejected the plea to reopen firecracker shops and release the licences… Read more »

Delhi HC raps Delhi govt over non-payment of MCD workers’ dues

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“There must be somebody with whom you are not at war,” the Delhi High Court told the Delhi government while pulling it up over the pending salaries of sanitation employees of the city’s municipal bodies. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar also directed the striking sanitation employees not… Read more »

Delhi HC dismisses Jagdish Tytler’s plea in corruption case

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The Delhi High Court today dismissed the pleas of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and controversial businessman Abhishek Verma challenging framing of charges against them in a corruption case. Tytler and Verma were put on trial by a city court in the case for allegedly using a forged letter addressed to then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh… Read more »

VVIP chopper: Court denies bail to woman director

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A Delhi court today dismissed the bail plea of a woman director of two Dubai-based firms in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal, saying the allegations against her were serious. Special Judge Arvind Kumar dismissed the bail application of Shivani Saxena, an “active” director of Dubai-based Ms UHY… Read more »

Delhi HC asks authorities to roll out plan to prevent defacement

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The Delhi High Court today asked the government, civic bodies and students who won the DUSU polls to roll out an action plan to prevent defacing of public buildings during the election campaigns. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar asked the Dean of Students’ Welfare of Delhi University,… Read more »