DUSU candidates owe apology for defacing property: Delhi HC

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The Delhi High Court today castigated the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) poll candidates for defacing the national capital, saying they owe an apology to the patient city, otherwise the offence would have landed them in jail. The high court asked the DUSU leaders and candidates to place an action plan within a week on… Read more »

SC asks Unitech to pay compensation to 39 home buyers

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The Supreme Court today directed embattled real estate firm Unitech Residential Resorts Ltd to pay Rs 80,000 each as compensation to 39 home buyers towards litigation cost and causing harassment to them. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar disposed of the appeal filed by the real… Read more »

Form panel for street vendors through polls: Delhi HC to Delhi govt

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The rights of street vendors are being “grossly affected”, the Delhi High Court has observed and asked the AAP government to expeditiously set up vending committees through elections to address their grievances. A bench, headed by Justice G S Sistani, asked the city government to set up a Town Vending Committee (TVC) in each municipality… Read more »

Only AoRs can mention cases for out-of-turn hearing: SC

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The Supreme Court today put an end to the old practice of allowing senior lawyers to mention cases seeking their out-of-turn listing and hearing. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also made clear that now onwards only Advocates-on-Record (AoR) would be authorised to mention cases for out-of-turn hearing. Yesterday, the bench which also… Read more »

Extortion case: Kaskar, 2 aides get 8-day police custody

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Mob boss Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Iqbal Kaskar, arrested in connection with an extortion case, was today sent to eight days police custody by a court here. Apart from Kaskar, the court also remanded in eight days police custody, his two associates, who were arrested today after their detention last night. Kaskar was arrested by the… Read more »

Jaitley opposes AAP leader’s appeal in HC in defamation case

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Union Minister Arun Jaitley today opposed in Delhi High Court the plea of AAP leader Deepak Bajpai challenging the lower court’s order summoning him in a criminal defamation case, saying it was a “sorry attempt” to delay the trial. Jaitley, in an affidavit, said the AAP leader’s plea was devoid of any merit as no… Read more »

Hearing in murder case of former Dera manager held

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The hearing in former Dera Sacha Sauda manager Ranjit Singh’s murder case, which allegedly involved sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, continued today at a special CBI court here with the prosecution reading out the statements of its witnesses. The special CBI court is hearing final arguments in the case on a day-to-day basis. The… Read more »

Delhi HC accepts draft sanitary waste disposal bye-laws

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The Delhi High Court today accepted a set of draft bye-laws on sanitary waste disposal framed jointly by local authorities and environmental experts, which call for introduction of user fees for municipal services among other things. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar directed the Delhi government to forward… Read more »