High Court refuses to stay govt official’s conviction in bribe case

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New Delhi:- The Bombay High Court has refused to stay the conviction of a government servant for accepting bribes and held that granting relief to the officer would adversely affect the public’s perception of the integrity of government institutions. In an order passed earlier this month, a single bench presided over by Justice AM Badar… Read more »

High Court extends stay on launch of Nifty-based products by SGX

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The Bombay High Court today extended its interim stay on the launch of Nifty-based new derivative contracts by Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) till May 31. A vacation bench of Justice S J Kathawalla deferred the hearing on the dispute between the National Stock Exchange India Ltd (NSE) and the SGX after the parties sought time… Read more »

High Court’s notice drawn to panchayat poll violence

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Alleging widespread violence and deaths during the West Bengal panchayat polls today, a lawyer showed videos to the Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court and prayed for summoning the State Election Commissioner (SEC) and the state home secretary to ensure a peaceful election. A division bench of Chief Justice J Bhattacharya and Justice Arijit… Read more »