Court sends contractor to police custody for a day

A Delhi court today sent a contractor, arrested in connection with an alleged scam in the Public Works Department (PWD), to police custody for a day. Additional Sessions Judge Sanjay Khanagwal sent Vinay Bansal to custody after the counsel for Delhi Police’s Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) said he was required for custodial interrogation. Vinay, who […]

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Court issues production warrant for Kejriwal’s arrested kin

A Delhi court today issued production warrant for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s relative Vinay Bansal, arrested in connection with an alleged scam in the Public Works Department (PWD), after the Tihar jail authorities failed to produce him. The court took a stern view and directed the jail authorities to explain the absence of Bansal, a […]

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Supreme Court: Take action against officials responsible for illegal constructions

The Supreme Court today suggested that the Himachal Pradesh government should take action against those officials who were posted in Kasauli when illegal constructions came up there and sought their names and designations. The apex court also asked the state what action it has taken against those officials who were responsible for the unauthorised constructions […]

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High Court: Make North Campus pavements disabled friendly in 4 weeks

The Delhi High Court today directed the AAP government, police and municipal corporation of north Delhi to take immediate action to make pavements in Delhi University’s North Campus disabled friendly within four weeks. The high court issued the direction after noting that pavements on the campus were “clearly inaccessible” to people with disabilities, especially those […]

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Sewer workers death : Delhi HC asks authorities to implement procedure

The recent deaths of manual scavengers in the national capital has come under the scanner of the Delhi High Court which today sought a time-bound implementation of the procedure for cleaning sewers and septic tanks. A bench of justices S Ravindra Bhat and Sunil Gaur was informed by the Delhi government that the Lieutenant Governor […]

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Stop making mockery of courts: NGT warns authorities

The National Green Tribunal today took strong exception to the delay by some authorities in submitting their suggestions for construction of a multi-level parking facility in Lajpat Nagar here saying “you cannot play around with our orders”. A bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar while hearing a petition related to vehicular pollution in Delhi said, […]

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Delhi gets two months to file report on waterlogging

The Delhi government was Tuesday given two months by the Delhi High Court to find solutions to and submit a report on waterlogging and flooding of roads in the city. A division bench of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice Vipin Sanghi allowed the submission of the Delhi government’s standing counsel Najmi Waziri for more […]

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Chhattisgarh High Court gets new building

 The Chhattisgarh High Court has got a new sprawling building spread over 44,500 sq metres of land, an official said Tuesday. The new building has come up at Bodri locality on the outskirts of Bilaspur town, some 100 km from state capital Raipur. It became operational Monday. A staggering Rs.108 crore has already been spent […]

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