There shouldn’t be further delay in NCDRC appointments: Supreme Court

There should not be a further delay in appointing members of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), the Supreme Court has said, asking the Centre to complete the process soon. A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and S Ravindra Bhat made the observation while extending the term of an NCDRC member […]

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SC says minimum court etiquette be followed : Lawyer appears in virtual hearing while lying on bed.

A lawyer appeared in a virtual hearing in the Supreme Court while lying on bed and donning a T-shirt, drawing displeasure of the judge who observed that “minimum court etiquette” should be followed given the public nature of hearings. The apex court observed that lawyers appearing in matters via video- conferencing should be “presentable” and […]

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Bhopal gas tragedy : Justice S Ravindra Bhat recuses from hearing Centre’s plea for additional fund.

Supreme Court judge Justice S Ravindra Bhat on Tuesday recused himself from hearing the Centre’s plea seeking Rs 7,844 crore as additional fund from successor firms of US-based Union Carbide Corporation for giving compensation to the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy victims. A five-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra adjourned the hearing till Wednesday and […]

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Maradu flats: SC directs demolition to be completed in 138 days

The Supreme Court on Friday directed that demolition of flats built on the coastal zone of Kochi’s Maradu be completed in 138 days, in accordance with the time schedule provided by the Kerala government. The apex court also directed payment of R 25 lakh as interim compensation by the state government to each flat owner […]

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

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 […]

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National Herald case : Young Indian Pvt Ltd asked to deposit Rs 10 cr in IT case

The Delhi High Court today directed Young Indian Pvt Ltd, in which Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi are major stakeholders, to deposit Rs 10 crore in the Rs 249.15 crore income tax proceedings against it. A bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla directed the company — earlier […]

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HC to pass order on DDCA reforms

 The Delhi High Court today said it will pass an order to usher in reforms at the controversy-ridden Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) after its general body rejected a majority of amendments on good governance, including abolition of ‘proxy votes’, proposed by a court-appointed Administrator. A bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and A […]

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HC questions need of committees for government to do its work

 The Delhi High Court today questioned the need to set up “elaborate committees” for the government to do its work. “Does the government need committees to do its work? Why do you need elaborate committees,” was the query posed by a bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla to the Delhi government. […]

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HC praises DoE for online facilities in schools for disabled

The Delhi High Court today closed the contempt proceedings against the Directorate of Education (DoE) while lauding its efforts for providing on its website all data pertaining to facilities for disabled kids in private unaided schools. A bench of justices S Ravindra Bhat and R K Gauba while appreciating the efforts of the DoE also […]

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Kids with special needs: HC seeks details from schools

The Delhi High Court today asked private unaided schools here to provide the city government with all details about facilities available in their institutions to cater to children with special needs.A bench of Justice S Ravindra Bhat & Justice Vipin Sanghi said the Directorate of Education (DoE) of the Delhi government shall file an affidavit before January […]

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