India’s development cooperation does not come with any conditions: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth on Thursday jointly inaugurated the new Supreme Court building of Mauritius at Port Louis. Addressing the virtual event, the prime minister said that history has taught us that in the name of development partnerships, nations were forced into dependence partnerships. It gave rise to colonial […]

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Delhi High Court allows student to withdraw plea against UGC exam guidelines as case pending in SC

The Delhi High Court Thursday allowed a student to withdraw the plea challenging UGC guidelines making it mandatory for colleges to conduct final year exams by September-end as the issue is pending before the Supreme Court. Justice Jayant Nath, who conducted the hearing through video conferencing, also granted liberty to the student to approach the […]

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Rhea Chakraborty moves SC to seek transfer of probe from Patna to Mumbai

Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking transfer of an FIR lodged against her in Patna to Mumbai, where probe in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput is going on. The move came a day after Rajput’s father K K Singh lodged a police complaint in Patna against Chakraborty and […]

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Complaint against Kangana and sister Rangoli Chandel over social media posts

A city-based lawyer on Wednesday filed a complaint in a magistrate’s court against Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel for allegedly promoting enmity between two religious groups through their social media posts. Recently Twitter had suspended Chandel’s account for an objectionable tweet. The first hearing on his application at Andheri metropolitan magistrate’s […]

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Delhi riots: No plan to shift Shahrukh Pathan out of high risk ward

Tihar jail on Wednesday informed a Delhi court that there was no plan to shift Shahrukh Pathan, whose picture showing him pointing a gun at unarmed Delhi Police head constable during the communal riots went viral on social media, out of high risk ward. Pathan, who is currently lodged in a high-risk security ward at […]

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SC allows filing of plea against environmental clearance to Central Vista project

The Supreme Court Wednesday allowed filing of a fresh plea challenging the June 17 environmental clearance (EC) granted to the ambitious Central Vista project, covering 3-km stretch from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate in Lutyens’ Delhi, for constructing a new Parliament House and other government buildings. A bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheswari […]

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File response to PIL on providing food at shelter homes or face cost of Rs 10k: Delhi High Court to Centre

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rapped the Centre for not filing its response to a PIL, which has claimed that shelter homes in the city deny three quality meals a day to its occupants, despite repeated opportunities and warned that cost of Rs 10,000 would be imposed for failure to do so. A bench […]

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Plea against Insolvency code ordinance : Delhi High Court seeks Centre stand

The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought the Centre’s reply on a plea challenging the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) Ordinance which suspended proceedings against defaults arising on or after March 25 for six months in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notice to […]

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Tablighi Jamaat: Foreigners not deported due to seven more pending FIRs

At least 70 foreign Tablighi Jamaat members, who were ordered to be deported on payment of fine by a Delhi court after they accepted mild charges related to various violations during the COVID-19 lockdown, have not been able to return to their countries as seven other FIRs are pending against them, their representatives claimed on […]

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What purpose served by disclosing names of virus patients? HC

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday said if a person takes all necessary precautions, then he or she need not worry about contracting COVID-19, and asked what purpose would be served by disclosing the names of persons who tested positive for the disease. A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice Sarang Kotwal was […]

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