NCLT dismisses Mistry firms’ petition against Tata Sons

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) here today dismissed a petition by two firms belonging to Cyrus Mistry’s family, seeking waiver of an eligibility condition for moving the forum against Tata Sons. An NCLT bench of B S V Prakash Kumar and V Nallasenapathy said, “The waiver is dismissed, the company petition dismissed.” The two […]

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Petition against Ker Finance minister dismissed

Youth gets life term for killing girlfriend's parents

Kerala High Court today dismissed a petition against continuance of T M Thomas Isaac as Finance Minister following the alleged leak of some budget documents in media before it was presented in the assembly. State BJP president Kummanam Rajasekharan had filed a quo warranto (a writ or legal action requiring a person to show by […]

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Madras HC dismisses HCP for production of Madhan

Madras High Court today dismissed as ‘infructuous’ a habeas corpus petition for missing film producer Madhan, allegedly involved in a multi-crore medical admission scam, after it was informed that he had been recently traced and arrested by the city police. A bench comprising justices M Jaichandren and S Baskaran passed the order afer perusing the […]

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Bombay HC seeks RBI’s response on co-operative banks’ petition

Observing that prima facie there were some inconsistencies in the two circulars issued by the Reserve Bank to district co-operative banks on demonetisation issue, the Bombay High Court today sought RBI’s response to a batch of petitions filed by these banks. The Mumbai and Solapur District Central Co-operative banks had approached the high court last […]

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Petitioners asked to go to govt for yoga in schools

The Bombay High Court today directed a municipal councillor and a social worker, who had challenged a resolution passed by BMC making ‘Surya Namaskar’ (sun salutation) mandatory in civic schools of the metropolis, to approach the state government first. Samajwadi Party councillor from Mumbai Central, Rais Shaikh, and social worker Masood Ansari had filed public […]

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AAP gets nod to hold Surat rally; withdraws petition

The Aam Aadmi Party today withdrew its petition in Gujarat High Court after the police granted it permission to hold a rally on October 16, to be addressed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The party withdrew its petition being heard by a division bench of Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice V M […]

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Madras HC reserves order on petition filed by Nalini Chidambaram

Madras High Court today reserved its orders on a petition filed by senior advocate Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, challenging the summons issued to her by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its money laundering probe in the Saradha chit fund scam case. After hearing arguments by senior counsel Vijaynarayan and […]

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Petition against acquisition of house by Metro firm

The Gujarat High Court today issued notices to the Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad Company Ltd (MEGA) and the city civic body over a petition against land acquisition in Vastral area here for the Metro project. The petitioner Rajubhai Patel, resident of Vastral, alleges that MEGA (which is constructing the Metro) is acquring houses […]

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Uttarakhand HC to hear rebel Cong MLAs’ petition tomorrow

The Uttarakhand High Court will tomorrow resume the hearing on nine rebel Congress MLAs’ petition challenging their disqualification by the state Assembly Speaker. The nine legislators will present their contention before the single bench of Justice U C Dhyani, which had on Saturday recorded the arguments of counsel Kapil Sibal appearing for Speaker Govind Singh […]

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Society tolerating incompetence can’t prosper: Delhi HC

A society which tolerates incompetence can never prosper and education standards cannot be allowed to fall, a Delhi High Court has said. Rejecting a man’s petition for a direction to Delhi University (DU) to allow him to complete law course, Justice Manmohan said “every country has to try to achieve excellence and the highest academic […]

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