NIA seeks stricter charges against Delhi blast accused

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The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to Wasim Akram Malik, an accused in the 2011 blast near the court’s gate, on a plea that the trial court charge him with conspiracy to wage war against the government. Justice Sanjeev Khanna and Justice S.P. Garg sought a response by Oct 16 from Malik on the… Read more »

Court notice to government on CBI exemption from RTI

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a public suit filed against the decision to exempt the CBI and the NIA from the purview of the RTI Act, the country’s transparency law. A division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Mishra and Justice Sanjeev Khanna issued notice to the central government,… Read more »

Court questions government on plea against Amod Kanth

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The Delhi High Court Friday issued a notice to the central government on a plea to withdraw medals awarded to former Delhi Police officer Amod Kanth and one of his colleagues for their role in maintaining law and order during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in the city. The division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra… Read more »

Stay on lawyers paying service tax

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The Delhi High Court today issued stay on a notification of the central government regarding imposition of service tax on lawyers. Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Sanjeev Khanna asked the government to file a reply within two weeks and listed the case for hearing on May 23. The notification was to be implemented from… Read more »

Court questions Delhi University on semester system

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Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the Delhi University vice chancellor, the University Grants Commission and the central government on the implementation of the semester system in the varsity’s arts stream for 2011-12. The division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Sanjeev Khanna said: “Issue notice to all the respondents. The matter… Read more »

Cancel licences of units employing child labourers: Court

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued orders to cancel the licences of factories employing child labourers, an NGO here said in a statement.  “Honorable Chief Justice Deepak Mishra and Justice Sanjeev Khanna passed an order to cancel factory license of the units where such child labourers were found working,” said Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA), a… Read more »