Allowing AAP MLAs to summon witnesses could prolong the office of profit matter, says HC

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday said allowing 20 AAP MLAs, facing allegations of having held office-of-profit, to summon witnesses in the disqualification proceedings before the poll panel could lead to prolonging the matter beyond their tenure, expiring in 2020. Justice Sunil Gaur said the idea was not to “stop” or “curtail” the rights… Read more »

HC directs CBI to maintain status quo on proceedings against spl director Rakesh Asthana till Nov 1

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Monday ordered the CBI to maintain status quo till November 1 on proceedings against its Special Director Rakesh Asthana, who was sent on leave by the government. A bench of Justice Najmi Waziri questioned the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for not filing reply to pleas of Asthana and another… Read more »

HC tells authorities to Explore Possibility of Multi-level Parking at Karol Bagh to Ease Vehicular Congestion

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NEW DELHI: A Delhi High Court bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao, asked the local authorities  to explore alternatives like multi-level parking to resolve the problem of vehicular congestion  in the Karol Bagh area. The bench was hearing a PIL, filed by Neena Narang, a resident of the colony, claiming that due to excessive parking… Read more »

National Herald case: Delhi High Court rejected, Sonia Gandhi, Son Rahul’s Request In Tax Case

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NEW DELHI: A bench of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice A.K. Chawla of Delhi High Court dismissed the pleas of Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi challenging the reopening of their tax assessment for the year 2011-12. Rahul has moved the court challenging a notice issued against him by Income Tax Department seeking to re-open… Read more »

1984 anti-Sikh riots: HC seeks CBI reply

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to respond on a bail plea of a convict serving life sentence in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel was seeking on the plea by former Congress councillor Balwan Khokhar , which listed it for… Read more »

Delhi High Court suspends, Centre’s ban on Oxytocin drug

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Friday passed an interim order to  suspended for a month the Centre’s ban on private companies producing and distributing oxytocin. The Centre had issued a notification to implement this ban from September 1. The court was hearing pleas of Mylan Laboratories’ subsidiary BGP Products Operations GmbH, Neon Laboratories and NGO All India… Read more »

Delhi High Court asked the legality, of arrest of Gautam Navlakha

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court today questioned the Maharashtra government about the legality of the transit remand order passed by a Chief Metropolitan Magistrate allowing the state police to take away human rights activist Gautam Navlakha to Pune. However, after the Supreme Court almost simultaneously heard a petition challenging the arrest of Navlakha and four other activists… Read more »

Judges of Delhi High court will contribute for Kerala floods rehabilitation

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NEW DELHI: The Judges of Delhi High Court have have decided to contribute for the rehabilitation of the people of Kerala hit by the devastating floods. The judges of the high court have decided to contribute voluntarily to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund. Besides the judges, the the Registry of the High Court would also contribute… Read more »