Police to pursue forensic psychology to probe Pushkar’s death

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The Delhi Police today told the Delhi High Court that it wanted to embark upon a new mode of investigation, called forensic psychology, in the death case of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar. The police told a bench of Justices G S Sistani and Chander Shekhar that this mode of investigation would take… Read more »

DUSU candidates owe apology for defacing property: Delhi HC

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The Delhi High Court today castigated the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) poll candidates for defacing the national capital, saying they owe an apology to the patient city, otherwise the offence would have landed them in jail. The high court asked the DUSU leaders and candidates to place an action plan within a week on… Read more »

SC asks Unitech to pay compensation to 39 home buyers

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The Supreme Court today directed embattled real estate firm Unitech Residential Resorts Ltd to pay Rs 80,000 each as compensation to 39 home buyers towards litigation cost and causing harassment to them. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar disposed of the appeal filed by the real… Read more »

Madras HC begins hearing pleas challenging disqualification of MLAs

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The Madras High Court today began hearing a batch of petitions challenging the disqualification of 18 pro-Dhinakaran MLAs by the Tamil Nadu speaker. Eight of the 18 MLAs had moved court yesterday, challenging the action against them under the anti-defection law. They attacked Speaker P Dhanapal’s order disqualifying them as MLAs as ‘unauthorised’ and ‘illegal’… Read more »

Form panel for street vendors through polls: Delhi HC to Delhi govt

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The rights of street vendors are being “grossly affected”, the Delhi High Court has observed and asked the AAP government to expeditiously set up vending committees through elections to address their grievances. A bench, headed by Justice G S Sistani, asked the city government to set up a Town Vending Committee (TVC) in each municipality… Read more »

Only AoRs can mention cases for out-of-turn hearing: SC

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The Supreme Court today put an end to the old practice of allowing senior lawyers to mention cases seeking their out-of-turn listing and hearing. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also made clear that now onwards only Advocates-on-Record (AoR) would be authorised to mention cases for out-of-turn hearing. Yesterday, the bench which also… Read more »

Extortion case: Kaskar, 2 aides get 8-day police custody

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Mob boss Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Iqbal Kaskar, arrested in connection with an extortion case, was today sent to eight days police custody by a court here. Apart from Kaskar, the court also remanded in eight days police custody, his two associates, who were arrested today after their detention last night. Kaskar was arrested by the… Read more »