Delhi bus corridor to stay: Delhi High Court

On Thursday the High Court of Delhi told that, dismissing a plea seeking the scrapping of the existing bus corridor, “Implementation of BRT (bus rapid transit) corridors in the city of Delhi is not an irrational decision” The division bench of Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Manmohat Singh came out in favour of the controversial 5.8 km […]

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High Court refuses to stay engineering exam results

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to stay the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) results for the candidates, who appeared for it on two different occasions this month following paper leaks at several centres. A Division Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said, “At this stage we are not inclined to stay […]

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Stay on lawyers paying service tax

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 […]

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Court allows 65 detained Pakistanis to stay in jail

A total of 65 Pakistani nationals, detained for staying in India without valid documents, will continue to stay in Tihar Jail as the Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the government not to decide on their deportation till April 28. The court was hearing a plea to hand over the Pakistanis, detained in 2007, to the […]

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Niira Radia seeks stay on release of film based on her life

Corporate lobbyist Niira Radia Thursday approached the Delhi High Court which issued a notice to the producer of the film “Monica-the Politics of Murder” on her plea against the release of the movie on the ground that it depicts her private life in a “scandalous” manner. Kush Bhargava, a Lucknow-based Congress leader, is the producer […]

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Court declines stay on Andhra micro-finance ordinance

The Andhra Pradesh High Court Friday declined to stay an ordinance brought by the state government last week to regulate micro-finance institutions (MFIs) in the state. A division bench of Chief Justice Nisar Ahmed Kakru and Justice Vilas Afzalpurkar asked the MFIs to register within a week as required by the government ordinance but directed […]

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Apex court extends stay on Sterlite’s shut down

The Supreme Court Monday extended the interim stay on the Madras High Court order closing down the Sterlite Industries copper smelter plant at Tuticorin In Tamil Nadu till the second week of December. Hearing the special leave petition (SLP) filed by Sterlite against the High Courts order, the apex court extended the stay granted earlier […]

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Court declines Larsen and Toubro’s plea ro stay bidding

The Delhi High Court Tuesday declined the plea of Larsen and Toubro Power to stay the bidding by state-owned National Thermal Power Corporation for the Rs.25,000 crore power equipment tender. “We are not inclined to pass any interim relief in favour of L&T,” the court said while refusing to intervene in the bidding process. The […]

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