NCDRC allows shipping firms’s insurance claim of Rs 1.93 cr

The apex consumer commission has directed an insurance company to pay over Rs 1.93 crore to a shipping firm for repair of one of its vessels which was damaged while sailing in bad weather. The New India Assurance Private Company Ltd, with whom the vessel is insured, had rejected the firm’s plea on the ground […]

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ICICI Bank asked to pay over Rs 1L for negligence in services

ICICI Bank Ltd has been asked by an apex consumer commission to pay a compensation of over Rs. one lakh to a Punjab-based family for charging interest on home loan at much higher rates, saying it was “negligent in rendering services”. National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), presided by Justice V K Jain, asked the […]

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Provide writers for disabled students

The Delhi High Court Monday directed the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) to prepare a panel of writers to assist disabled students in appearing for the chartered accountancy examinations that it conducts. The court has asked that the panel be constituted within six months. Justice V.K. Jain said that for preparing the panel […]

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Court not to stay proceedings against Jwala

The Delhi High Court Friday refused to stay the inquiry proceedings by a committee set up by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) against India’s top doubles player Jwala Gutta for her alleged indiscipline. Justice V.K. Jain, who had Oct 10 asked BAI to allow Jwala to take part in national and international tournaments, said […]

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Child labour: High Court summons senior police officer

The Delhi High Court summoned a top police officer and the Labour Commissioner for the failure to implement its order asking them to take steps for eliminating the menace of child labour. A bench of Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice V K Jain expressed its displeasure over the non-filing of status report in the matter […]

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High Court restrains HPCL from operating oil depot in village

The Delhi High court has restrained the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) from operating its oil depot, built near a village, till the safety measures are complied with by the company. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation has been asked by the bench of Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice V K Jain to inform it about the steps taken by […]

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High Court disposes plea for probe against team Anna & NGOs

A plea seeking CBI probe has been disposed by the Delhi High Court which was against Team Anna members and some NGOs affiliated to them for allegedly receiving funds illegally from foreign organisations. A bench of Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice V K Jain disposed of the plea after the Centre informed the court that […]

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High Court restrains PTU admissions in distance courses

The Punjab Technical University (PTU) has been restrained by the Delhi High Court from admitting students in its distance education programme courses till IGNOU accords approval on the issue for the current academic year. A bench of Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice V K Jain told “We direct the second respondent university not to admit any […]

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Court to hear plea against oil depot Jan 23

The Delhi High Court will hear Jan 23 a plea from villagers opposing the building of a petroleum depot near their homes in west Delhi alleging it would expose them to risks. Appearing before Chief Justice D. Murugesan and Justice V.K. Jain, advocate Indira Unninayar demanded that the matter be heard urgently as the people […]

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Criminal record of juveniles should be obliterated over time: Delhi High Court

The criminal past of a juvenile should be “obliterated” after a period of time and not be allowed to stand in the way of his future life, the Delhi High Court has ruled. A division bench of Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice V.K. Jain, citing previous judgments given by the court, observed: “The intention […]

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