Court notice to Delhi government, MCD over poor conditions in schools

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the city government and the MCD while taking cognizance of the postcards written by students narrating the allegedly poor conditions in their schools. The court took suo moto cognizance of 181 postcards written by the students of government and MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi) schools in Madanpur… Read more »

Govt should ensure quality food in Rly

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The Centre was today asked by the Delhi High Court to respond to a PIL seeking adequate measures by the government to ensure that hygienic and quality food is available at railway premises and also in moving trains. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice A K Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw issued notice… Read more »

Alter master plan to operate bus depot near Yamuna: Court

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The Delhi High Court Thursday granted six months time to the government to alter the city’s master plan in case it wants to continue to operate the Millennium Bus Depot on the banks of the Yamuna. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw said that in case the… Read more »

HC’s fiat dashes Kalmadi’s hope to seek re-election

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Controversial IOA chief Suresh Kalmadi was virtually barred from seeking his re-election as the sports body president with the Delhi High Court ordering today holding the polls for it strictly under the sports code that bars a person from seeking fourth term in the office. The National Sports Development Code provides that a person, who… Read more »

Make new rules for chess quota seats, court tells DU

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed Delhi University to lay down fresh physical standard criteria for students who take admission under the sports quota for indoor games like chess. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw said: “Laying down a ll these standards is not the function of… Read more »

Ban uninsured vehicles, court urged

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments and the Delhi Police commissioner on a plea seeking directions not to allow uninsured vehicles to ply on any road. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw sought their replies by Oct 13, the next… Read more »

Delhi High Court dismisses plea against regularising illegal colonies

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a plea questioning the power of the central government, Delhi government and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) TO regularising the capital’s unauthorised colonies. “We do not interfere WITH government decisionS. No interim relief can be granted. Application dismissed,” said a division bench of Acting Chief Justice A. K. Sikri and… Read more »

Court notice on pre-primary classes in state-run schools

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The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking directions to the state government and civic agencies to start two years of pre-primary classes in their formal schools. A bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw issued notice Wednesday to the union human resource… Read more »

HC to hear tomorrow plea on regularisation of colonies

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A day after the Capital’s 895 unauthorised colonies were approved for regularisation, the Delhi High Court today decided to hear tomorrow a plea for restraining the government from taking any final decision on the issue. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice A K Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw, before whom the matter was… Read more »

Court issues notice to centre on filling UGC chairman seat

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government to respond on a petition seeking direction to fill the seat of UGC chairman which has been lying vacant since February last year. A bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw directed the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD)… Read more »