India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
Concerned over a backlog of more than three crore cases in courts across the country, Chief Justice of India HL Dattu has asked the Chief Justices of all High Courts to ensure expeditious disposal of cases pending for five years or more.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 2, 2014
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government why it has exempted Sikh women pillion riders from wearing a helmet following a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the exemption.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 1, 2014
The city government on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it has issued an order for compulsory registration of private placement agencies providing domestic workers while making it clear that all such unregistered firms will have to shut down af...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 5, 2014
Former chief justice of India (CJI) P. Sathasivam was sworn in as the new governor of Kerala on Friday morning.
Thursday September 4, 2014
A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw also imposed costs of Rs 20,000 on Cement Corporation of India Ltd (CCI) which had challenged a 2007 verdict of a single judge bench of the high court pertaining to a property dispute w...
IANS | Thursday May 22, 2014
On Wednesday, the Delhi High Court was informed that the city government alone cannot tackle the high content of pesticide residue found in vegetables and fruits sold in the city.Amicus curiae Sanjay Jain told a division bench of Chief Justice G. Roh...
Thursday May 1, 2014
Chief Justice G Rohini said a special bench comprising her and justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Rajiv Sahai Endlaw will start hearing the petitions, that also include a PIL filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, on July 11.
Cities | Indo Asian News Service | Monday April 21, 2014
Justice G Rohini was on Monday sworn in as the first woman Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court.
IANS, New Delhi | Thursday May 22, 2014
The Delhi High Court has directed the city government to inform citizens on short-term measures to minimize the presence of pesticides in fruits and vegetables before consumption.A division bench of Acting Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Siddhar...
IANS, New Delhi | Friday May 23, 2014
The Delhi High Court has expressed concern over a recent report on pesticide residues found "beyond permissible limits" in vegetables and edible items sold across the country. A division bench of Chief Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endl...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 14, 2013
All India Radio (AIR) on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that cases of sexual harassment that some radio presenters of FM Gold channel complained of have been dealt with.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 22, 2013
In a significant decision, the government today gave its approval to a much-deferred bill which seeks to scrap the collegium system of appointing judges to the Supreme Court and high courts.
IANS, New Delhi | Thursday July 25, 2013
The Delhi High Court has given 10 days to the central government to frame draft guidelines for regulating sale of junk food and aerated drinks in and around schools.A division bench of Acting Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Vibhu Bakhru told the...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 29, 2013
A lawyers' body on Tuesday decided to call off its two-day-long stir over the Delhi High Court's recommendation to raise pecuniary limit of civil suits of lower courts from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 2 crore after the Chief Justice and the administrative commi...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 27, 2013
Lawyers of the Delhi High Court today observed a strike, protesting a proposed move by Chief Justice D Murugesan to enhance the pecuniary jurisdiction limits of law suits heard by the court from Rs.1 crore to Rs.2 crore.
Thursday April 11, 2013
The Supreme Court today issued notices to Reliance Communications and sought its response within two weeks on a petition filed by Bharti Airtel challenging a Delhi High Court order on the 3G roaming issue.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan; edited by Janaki Fernandes | Monday March 25, 2013
The two Italian marines who are charged with murder will be tried by a special court in Delhi . A formal notification will be issued by the central government for a Chief Metropolitan Magistrate court to handle the case with daily hearings. Italy ...
Thursday February 14, 2013
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) ordered a freeze on the assets and bank accounts of two Sahara Group companies, saying they failed to heed a Supreme Court order to repay billions of dollars collected from investors in outlawed bonds...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 27, 2013
In the backdrop of Delhi gang-rape incident, Kerala High Court was planning to set up a single and division bench to exclusively hear crimes against women, Chief Justice Manjula Chellur said today.
Cities | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday January 2, 2013
A fast-track Court in Saket, that will hear the gang-rape and murder case of the 23-year-old medical student in a day-to-day trial, will be inaugurated at 5:30 pm today by the Chief Justice of India.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Monday December 24, 2012
On Monday, the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court said all cases related to sexual assaults on women in the city would be handled by fast track courts; a notification for five such courts would be made as soon as courts re-open after the winter br...
India | NDTV.com | Monday December 24, 2012
The Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, D Murugesan, has confirmed to NDTV that five fast-track courts will start functioning in the first week of January 2013 to hear rape cases, including gang-rape case.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday December 19, 2012
A division bench of chief justice D Murugesan and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw dismissed the PIL filed by Ram Gopal Singh Sisodia, a former Delhi MLA, challenging Tendulkar's nomination alleging that he does not possess any of the qualifications pre...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 18, 2012
Amid widespread outrage over the barbaric gangrape of a girl inside a moving bus, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday urged the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court to immediately make functional five special fast track courts to try cases of assau...