Tag archive for ‘High Court’
By Manish Sen On Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Fast track recruitment of lower court judges: Centre tells HCs

New Delhi: High courts must speed up the recruitment of judicial officers for the lower judiciary as one of the reasons for high pendency is lack of judges, the Centre has said. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, September 3rd, 2018

High Court questions Maha police’s media briefing in case against activists

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court raised questions Monday over Maharashtra police’s media briefing on its case against some prominent activists arrested for their alleged links with Maoists. Maharashtra ADG (Law More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Charges framed against Maran brothers in ‘illegal’ telephone exchange case

Chennai: A CBI court today framed charges and ordered trial of former Communication Minister Dayanidhi Maran and others in a case of alleged setting up of “illegal” telephone exchanges to benefit the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Completed prelim enquiry into Rs 1,000-cr BSNL case: CBI to High Court

New Delhi: The CBI has told the Delhi High Court that it has completed its preliminary enquiry into allegations that some BSNL officials caused a loss of about Rs 1,000 crore to the exchequer by releasing unauthorised More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, July 16th, 2018

Law Minister bats for accountability in the judiciary

New Delhi: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today pitched for accountability in the judiciary, saying it will help judges find out whether the system is in order. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today today pitched More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, July 6th, 2018

Caste should not be mentioned in arrest memos: High Court

Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court has ordered that caste should not be mentioned in arrest memos and bail bonds, observing that identity of an individual is known by parentage and not by caste. The Rajasthan High More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Northern Railways GM, Railway Board Secretary misled Punjab and Haryana HC, get reprimanded

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has reprimanded the General Manager of Northern Railways and the Secretary of the Railway Board for misleading it to save Senior Divisional Commercial Manager (Sr. DCM) More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, June 18th, 2018

High Court asks who authorised Kejriwal’s sit-in at LG’s office

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today asked the AAP government who had authorised the sit-in led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the lieutenant governor’s office and observed that strikes or dharnas are More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Centre in HC against CIC order on Khemka’s deputation

New Delhi: The Centre has moved the Delhi High Court against a CIC order asking it to inform whether IAS officer Ashok Khemka, known for cancelling Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law Robert Vadra’s alleged illegal More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, May 26th, 2018

Supreme Court sets aside High Court order denying relief to IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has set aside a high court order that had declined to interfere with a plea made by Indian Forest Service officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi seeking a stay on a criminal defamation complaint More...