HC orders restoration of Lalit Modi”s passport

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Paving the way for the return of suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi to India, the Delhi High Court Wednesday ordered the restoration of his passport. A division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Vibhu Bakhru allowed Modi’s plea challenging the revocation of his passport. The regional passport office in Mumbai had… Read more »

Court seeks details on objection to ministries’ social media profiles

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The Delhi High Court Friday sought an affidavit from former BJP leader K.N. Govindacharya who objected to the new government officially allowing opening of Twitter and Facebook accounts by PMO and other central government ministries in violation of law. A division bench of asked counsel appearing for Govindacharya to file an affidavit in this regard… Read more »

Ensure only fit drivers with valid licence for DTC: HC

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The Delhi high court has asked the Delhi Transport Corporation to ensure that no person without a valid driving licence or who is medically unfit drives its buses on the city roads. A bench of justices B D Ahmed and S Mridul passed the order while hearing a plea by an NGO which alleged that… Read more »

Govt to pay for woman’s death in illegal custody: HC

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The Delhi High Court has directed Delhi government to pay Rs three lakh compensation to the husband and child of a woman who died while giving birth while in “illegal” custody at a state-run shelter for minor girls. A bench of justices B D Ahmed and Veena Birbal awarded the amount to the deceased’s spouse… Read more »

HC allows changing parking lot norms

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The Delhi High Court today allowed civic authorities here to modify the parking lot norms for large plot owners in the national capital. A bench of Justice B D Ahmed and Justice S Mridul asked the authorities to undertake the exercise as expeditiously as possible in accordance with law. The order was passed while disposing… Read more »

HC seeks Centre’s report on Govindacharya”s plea

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The Delhi High Court today sought a status report from the Centre on a plea by former BJP leader K N Govindacharya seeking a direction to the Centre to safeguard the interests of Indians who do business through the internet. A bench of justices B D Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul directed the Centre’s standing counsel… Read more »

Plea withdrawn against assembly session outside building

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  A petition against the government’s proposal to hold a session outside the assembly building to pass the Jan Lokpal Bill was Thursday withdrawn from the Delhi High Court. Appearing for the Arvind Kejriwal government, advocate Prashant Bhushan told a division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Sidharth Mridul that the venue is up… Read more »