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 »

NGT slaps Rs 25,000 fine on Delhi govt for not filing report

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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slapped Rs 25,000 as costs on the Delhi government for failure to file a report on the action taken to prevent blockage of drains in the city. A bench headed by Acting NGT Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim directed the AAP government to file its response within 10 days and… Read more »

High Court: Make North Campus pavements disabled friendly in 4 weeks

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The Delhi High Court today directed the AAP government, police and municipal corporation of north Delhi to take immediate action to make pavements in Delhi University’s North Campus disabled friendly within four weeks. The high court issued the direction after noting that pavements on the campus were “clearly inaccessible” to people with disabilities, especially those… Read more »

Delhi HC dismisses Raghav Chadha’s plea on retweets

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In a setback to AAP leader Raghav Chadha, the Delhi High Court today dismissed “as devoid of merit” his plea that he cannot be made to face a criminal case only for retweeting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s tweet against Union Minister Arun Jaitley in the DDCA row. Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal also rejected Chadha’s argument… Read more »

SC to hear AAP leader’s plea in Jaitley’s defamation case

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The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Monday a plea of AAP leader Raghav Chadha alleging that he has been made to face a criminal defamation case only for retweeting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s tweet against Union minister Arun Jaitley. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Amitava Roy and A M… Read more »

AAP MLA’s trial in rioting case to commence in Nov

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A Delhi court would commence in November the trial against AAP MLA Som Dutt, who has been charged with offences of rioting, wrongfully restraining and assaulting a man during the 2015 assembly election campaign. Metropolitan Magistrate Ruby Neeraj Kumar today fixed November 2 for recording prosecution evidence, including deposition of complainant Sanjeev Rana, in the… Read more »

2 jailed for Assembly ruckus seek prosecution of AAP MLAs

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Two men sentenced to a 30-day jail term for creating a ruckus in the Delhi Assembly today moved the Delhi High Court, seeking the prosecution of 10 AAP MLAs who had allegedly beaten them up. Justices Siddharth Mridul and Najmi Waziri asked the counsel for the two jailed men — Jagdeep Rana and Rajan Kumar… Read more »