Surat Coaching Centre Fire: Gujrat High Court Notice To Govt. On PIL For Sealing Of All Buildings Violating Bye-Laws

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday issued notice to the State government and others on a PIL calling for sealing of all buildings which violate the building bye-laws and cancellation of licences of the violators to prevent a repeat of the fire tragedy that struck the coaching institute in Sarthana, Surat killing 22 students. The […]

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Bombay High Court directs police to file case against Munde in illegal land purchase case

The Bombay High Court Tuesday directed police to file a case against Dhananjay Munde, the leader of opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, in connection with alleged illegal purchase of government land in Beed district. A division bench of Justices T V Nalawade and K K Sonawane gave the directions on the petition filed by […]

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Indiabulls Housing Moves Supreme Court For Listing Of Plea Against It Alleging Misappropriation Of Funds

The Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd (IHFL) Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking an urgent listing of a plea filed against it in which it has been alleged that the company misappropriated Rs 98,000 crore of public money. Senior advocate A M Singhvi, appearing for the company, mentioned the matter for urgent listing before a vacation […]

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Indiabulls Housing Moves Supreme Court For Listing Of Plea Against It Alleging Misappropriation Of Funds

The Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd (IHFL) Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking an urgent listing of a plea filed against it in which it has been alleged that the company misappropriated Rs 98,000 crore of public money. Senior advocate A M Singhvi, appearing for the company, mentioned the matter for urgent listing before a vacation […]

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Review Petition Filed In Supreme Court Against Order Directing Demolition Of Kochi Flats For Alleged CRZ Violation

A day before the deadline set by the Supreme Court for demolition of three apartments in Maradu, Kochi for violation of CRZ norms, one of the builders has filed an application for review of the May 8 judgment. The review petition states that the demolition order was passed by the Court on an erroneous understanding […]

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Homosexuality is not an offence in India, Supreme Court Ends Section 377

NEW DELHI: It is one of the world’s oldest laws criminalizing consensual gay sex, and after weeks of deliberation, Supreme Court has ruled to decriminalise gay sex in a unanimous verdict handed down by a five-judge panel. Chief justices Dipak Misra said  “No one can escape from their individualism. Society is now better for individualism. In the present case, our […]

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HC directs DDA to handover flat to a family, 39 years after booking

New Delhi: A family’s tireless wait of 39 years for a DDA flat seems to be ending soon, with the Delhi High Court directing the landowning agency to hand over its possession to the allottee while pulling it up for its “non-caring attitude”. The court held cancellation of the allotment of the residential flat to the […]

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Plea to nullify land acquisition for road project filed in MHC

Chennai:  In the Madras High Court today a petition seeking to declare as null and void the entire land acquisition proceedings initiated for the proposed greenfield Chennai-Salem highway project was filed. The plea also sought to declare as unconstitutional and null and void section 105 of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, […]

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Sealing: regular bench to consider allegations of inaction, says SC

New Delhi:  Already seized with the contentious issue of sealing of unauthorised constructions in the national capital,the Supreme Court today left it to its bench, to consider the allegations of inaction by civic bodies in going ahead with the sealing drive. A vacation bench comprising justices U U Lalit and Deepak Gupta said that reports […]

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HC restrains housing project owner

New Delhi:More home buyers have dragged the owner and builder of a housing project in Dwarka to the Delhi High Court which restrained realtors from cancelling their allotment as they have not taken possession of flats which allegedly lack even basic amenities. Justice V Kameswar Rao restrained Uppal Housing Pvt Ltd, on whose land the […]

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