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 »

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 »

Sterlite stir: HC rejects pre-arrest bail pleas of lawyers

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Madurai: The Madras High Court bench today dismissed the anticipatory bail pleas of two lawyers, members of an ultra-Left outfit, booked by the police on charges of instigating protests against Sterlite’s copper unit in Tuticorin last month that turned violent. Justice G R Swaminathan dismissed the petitions filed by Vanchinathan and Hariraghavan, who are members of… Read more »

Madras HC: Relief for 18 AIADMK MLAs

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CHENNAI: The case will now be referred to a third judge,nine months after 18 AIADMK MLAs were disqualified by the Tamil Nadu Speaker P Dhanapal, the Madras High Court delivered a split verdict Today. The first bench of the High Court led by Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sundar came out with differing… Read more »

Win-win for 63 moons; MCA’s plea to supersede 63 moons Board dismissed by NCLT under Sec. 397 of Companies Act, 1956

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Mumbai, June 9, 2018: Surpassing the Board of 63 moons technologies limited (formerly known as FTIL) under Section 397 of the Companies Act, 1956, the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Chennai dismissed the plea of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA). The NCLT completely cleared the present Board of 63 moons (which comprises of 4… Read more »

Delhi HC requested not to take coercive steps against bureaucrats

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New Delhi:The Delhi High Court today requested the Delhi Legislative Assembly not to take any “coercive steps” against three senior bureaucrats summoned by the Speaker of the House to appear before it for allegedly failing to answer certain questions of legislators. Justice C Hari Shankar said that no “precipitative action” be taken against the three… Read more »

Delhi HC: Candidates with varicose veins unfit to join armed forces

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New Delhi: The High Court has said that a candidate, who had developed varicose veins and was operated upon later, was unfit to join the armed forces since it entails working in extreme conditions and involves more physical activity. The court noted that a study has revealed that patients with varicose veins have pain/heaviness of legs,… Read more »

HC directed 400 workers to rejoin

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Kochi: The Kerala High Court directed over 400 workers of the State Road Transport Corporation today, who have availed a long leave and taken up jobs abroad, to rejoin duty within one and a half months. Over 400 employees belonging to various categories have taken a long leave from the loss-making corporation and have taken up… Read more »