East India High Court Politics

Nalini Chidambaram gets 4 weeks interim relief from CBI : Saradha Chit fund Scam

The Madras high court on Saturday granted Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former finance minister P Chidambaram, interim protection from arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Saradha chit fund case till she obtains an anticipatory bail from a jurisdictional court in West Bengal.   Justice GK Illanthiraiyan passed the interim order at a Read More…

High Court National Politics

Modi government handpicked CBI Additional Director suffered a major setback

Center Modi government handpicked CBI Additional Director Rakesh Asthana suffered a major setback on Friday as the Delhi High Court refused to quash an FIR against him on bribery allegations while setting a 10-week deadline to complete investigations.   The high court order also rejected his contention that the FIR was registered because of “mala Read More…

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Court asks Center to respond on Caste-based recruitment for President’s Bodyguard

The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre and the Chief of the Army Staff on a plea alleging that only three castes were considered for recruitment to the President’s Bodyguard.   A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Sanjeev Narula issued notice to the Ministry of Defence, Chief of the Army Staff, Read More…

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High Court directed Director of Town and Country should appear on 21 Jan 2019

Taken a serious view of the attitude of the authorities in showing scant respect to orders of the court, the Madras high court has issued statutory notice to the director of town and country planning, to appear before the court on January 21, 2019, in connection with a contempt of court case.   Justice R.Suresh Read More…

East India High Court Politics

Piqued BJP may move to Supreme Court for permission to hold Rath yatra

Piqued with the developments BJP party has decided to move a vacation bench of the Supreme Court challenging the Calcutta high court order that stayed permission for its rath yatra in West Bengal, reports local news agency.   Earlier a division bench of the Calcutta high court on Friday stayed the order by its single-judge Read More…

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Drugs War : Court asked for Center Policy and till then banned Online Sales

The Madras High Court on Monday banned the online sale of medicines till the Centre notifies rules regulating it. The high court thereby has refused to vacate an interim stay it granted in October.   The court directed the Centre to notify rules regulating the online sale of medicines by January 31, 2019, and online Read More…

High Court North India Politics

1984 anti-Sikh riots Sajjan Kumar gets life term 

The Delhi High Court on Monday reversed the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and sentenced him to life imprisonment for criminal conspiracy to commit murder.   A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel also convicted Kumar for the offences of abetment, delivering speeches instigating violence against Read More…

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Officers Association petition dismissed over LIC acquisitions of IDBI share

Justice Vibhu Bakhru of Delhi High Court rejected the petition by the All India IDBI Officers Association, which had opposed the move of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) on the ground that change in shareholding could take away the public sector bank status of IDBI.   The association was concerned that taking away public sector status Read More…

High Court Social Voice Women

Delhi high court notice to Centre, state regarding women entry in to Nizamuddin Dargah

The Delhi high court on Monday issued notices to the Centre, state government and the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah trust on a plea seeking entry of women into the sanctum sanctorum.   The court also said that they were awaiting the Sabarimala review verdict before further hearing the case. The next date of hearing is April Read More…

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BJP leader imposed 25000 Rs fine for wasting High court time on Sabarimala

Kerala High Court rejected the PIL filed by the BJP leader Sobha Surendran against the alleged police action in Sabarimala   Additionally, the court also imposed a fine of ₹ 25,000 on the BJP general secretary of Kerala Sobha Surendran for the baseless accusations against the police in the petition. Surendran’s lawyer apologised in the Read More…