HC allows student to withdraw plea against UGC exam guidelines as case pending in SC

The Delhi High Court Thursday allowed a student to withdraw the plea challenging UGC guidelines making it mandatory for colleges to conduct final year exams by September-end as the issue is pending before the Supreme Court. Justice Jayant Nath, who conducted the hearing through video conferencing, also granted liberty to the student to approach the […]

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Daiichi-Ranbaxy row: High Court allows sale of Singh brothers’ firms

The Delhi High Court today allowed the sale of unencumbered shares of the firms of former promoters of India’s Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd in listed companies to repay the Rs 3,500 crore arbitration award in favour of Japanese pharma major Daiichi Sankyo. Justice Jayant Nath also directed the debtors to fully cooperate with the chartered accountant […]

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Land for schools being alloted by DDA: AAP government to HC

The AAP government which had informed Delhi High Court it was exploring possibilities to allot land for a minority school which has been functioning from tents since its demolition 40 years ago during Emergency, has now said allotment of land would be done by the DDA. The submission was made before a bench of Chief […]

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Lawyers seek dates in HC in accordance with their vehicle no.

The Delhi High Court today faced a peculiar situation when advocates appearing in various matters sought particular dates owing to the AAP governments proposed odd-even numbers vehicle policy. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath was surprised when a lawyer appearing for a petitioner requested the court to give her an […]

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Ensure funds to combat Dengue are utilised properly : HC to govt

Delhi High Court today directed AAP government to “supervise and ensure” that the grant-in-aid given to the municipal corporations to combat diseases like dengue is properly utilised. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath also directed all concerned departments and civic agencies of Delhi government to cooperate with each other to […]

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HC seeks govt reply on PIL against overloaded trucks on roads

Delhi High Court today sought the response of the city government and traffic police on a PIL seeking that commercial trucks, which are loaded beyond capacity, should not be allowed to ply on the roads of the national capital. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath issued notice to the Delhi […]

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‘Except for police, public order & land, LG a figurehead’

The Lieutenant Governor (LG) is merely a “figurehead” except for matters related to public order, police and land, the AAP government has told Delhi High Court. The submission was made before a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath by senior advocate Dayan Krishnan during the hearing of a bunch of petitions […]

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HC directs Kingfisher to pay dues of Rs 52.61 lakh to pilot

Kingfisher Airlines Ltd

Kingfisher Airlines Ltd has been directed by the Delhi High Court to pay Rs 52.61 lakh to a pilot towards her outstanding salary and other dues from August 2012 to April 2014. Justice Jayant Nath directed the now defunct airline to pay the pilot Rs 52,61,450 with nine per cent interest from the date of […]

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HC to hear Jindal’s plea against news on ‘sexual assault’

The Delhi High Court on Friday posted for hearing on January 19 a plea by Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal seeking a direction to restrain the media from airing the news relating to alleged sexual assault case against him and his associates. A bench of Justice Jayant Nath issued a notice to a private […]

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Our financial records open to public, AAP to court

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Saturday told the Delhi High Court that it is the only party whose all financial records and other details are open for public view. Filing its response in the court on a plea questioning its source of funds, the AAP urged the court to direct a thorough investigation of the […]

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