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Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC to hear victims’ appeals against Sajjan Kumar

Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC to hear victims’ appeals against Sajjan Kumar. The Delhi High Court on Tuesday will hear appeals by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and victims against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s acquittal in connection with 1984 Anti-Sikh killings case. The court will also hear the appeals by five accused convicted by the trial court. According to media reports, victims of

Supreme Court Section 377

Supreme Court to decide constitutional validity of Section 377

The Center will leave the matter of the constitutionality of Section 377 to be decided by the Supreme Court.The notion was put forth by Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who is representing the Center before the five-judge constitution bench of the top court, as it hearing of pleas on Section 377 of the Indian Penal

SC notice to Centre on no headgear for Sikhs in sports events

SC notice to Centre on no headgear for Sikhs in sports events

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Central government on a plea seeking direction to formulate guidelines exempting turbaned Sikhs from wearing any headgear during sports events. A bench of Justice SA Bobde and Justice L Nageswara Rao was hearing the plea filed by Delhi-based cyclist Jagdeep Singh Puri, who was

Delhi court pulls up police for not arresting Daati Maharaj

Delhi court pulls up police for not arresting Daati Maharaj

New Delhi (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday pulled up the city police and questioned as to why self-styled godman Daati Maharaj has not been arrested yet in connection with a rape case. The next date of hearing in the case is on July 11. The Delhi High Court asked, “It has been over

26 girls rescued by GRP, RPF from train

26 girls rescued by GRP, RPF from train

New Delhi(PTI) – 26 underage girls were rescued by the GRP and RPF from the Muzaffarpur-Bandra Awadh Express after a tweet from a passenger alerted them to the situation. On July 5, a passenger on board the train tweeted that he was travelling in the S5 coach of the train and noticed around 25 girls

Be an informer to l-T dept; earn up to Rs. 5 crore

Be an informer to l-T dept; earn up to Rs. 5 crore

NEW DELHI: Sharing “specific information” with the income tax department about any benami transaction or property could earn you up to Rs one crore, while the same for undisclosed black money stashed abroad could fetch up to Rs 5 crore. Besides, the ‘Income Tax Informants Reward Scheme’ has also been amended under which a person can

Centre will try to introduce bill for SC/ST reservation in promotions: Athawale

Centre will try to introduce bill for SC/ST reservation in promotions: Athawale

NAGPUR: Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Saturday said that the Centre would try to bring a bill in the monsoon session of Parliament to pave the way for reservation in job promotions for employees belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories. The Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment was addressing

Air India may have to pay US $ 8.8 million penalty

Air India may have to pay US $ 8.8 million penalty

NEW DELHI: The state-run carrier Air India may have to pay a penalty of US $ 8.8 million to 323 passengers of its May 9 Delhi-Chicago flight, which was delayed as a fallout of withdrawal of relaxations given on flight duty time limitation (FDTL) of the crew. This incident has brought into focus in a

Delhi High Court issues notice for free education of underprivileged

Delhi High Court issues notice for free education of underprivileged. HC today issued notices to Centre and Delhi government in regard to Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking free education to students belonging to Disadvantaged Group (DG) and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). The PIL was filed seeking the amendment in Right To Education (RTE) Act, 2009

SC/ST Act likely to be put in Schedule IX of Constitution

SC/ST Act likely to be put in Schedule IX of Constitution

NEW DELHI: The Central government is planning to bring an ordinance to overturn the Supreme Court verdict putting safeguards on arrests under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and subsequently introduce a bill to insulate it from further judicial scrutiny. The government is likely to introduce the bill in monsoon session of Parliament to incorporate

Six-month jail term for those abandoning elderly parents

Six-month jail term for those abandoning elderly parents

NEW DELHI: The NDA government at the Centre led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi government is planning to increase the jail term for those who abandon or abuse their elderly parents, to six months from the existing three months, according to a senior official.The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, which is reviewing the Maintenance and

PNB scam Delhi HC issues notice to ED case sketchy

PNB scam: Delhi HC issues notice to ED, describes case as “sketchy”

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a plea filed by Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud accused Nirav Modi. Calling the case “sketchy”, The Delhi High Court Judge said, “want to wait to see what the ED has to say because Vijay Aggarwal (Nirav Modi‘s lawyer) himself doesn’t seem to be too sure of the

Delhi HC issues notice to makers of Jaswant Singh Rawat biopic

Delhi HC issues notice to makers of Jaswant Singh Rawat biopic

Jaswant Singh Rawat biopic: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to film producers and the Central government over a petition opposing the making of a film about rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat, who died in 1962 Indo-China war.The High Court also sought a reply from the makers by August 8.According to reports, the

NRI woman in HC, seeks transfer of rape case to crime branch

NRI woman in HC, seeks transfer of rape case to crime branch

A 32-year-old NRI woman, who was allegedly raped by a businessman here, has moved the Delhi High Court, seeking transfer of her case to the crime branch of the city police. The plea came up for hearing before Justice Indermeet Kaur who issued notice to the Delhi Police and sought their stand on the womans plea. The

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SC questions maintainability of Swamy’s plea in Sunanda case

The Supreme Court today asked BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to satisfy it on the aspect of maintainability of his plea seeking an SIT probe into the death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014. Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a suite of a five-star hotel in Delhi on the

1984 Riots: HC seeks jail report on convict's medical condition

1984 Riots: HC seeks jail report on convict’s medical condition

1984 Riots: HC seeks jail report on convict’s medical condition NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Tihar Jail superintendent to file a report on the medical condition of a former Congress Councillor, serving life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, on his claim that he has suffered a fracture. A

High Court notice restrain pub owner cricketer Gambhir's plea

HC notice to pub owner on cricketer Gambhir’s plea to restrain them

The Delhi High Court today sought response of a city-based restro-bar chain and its owner on Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir’s plea seeking to restrain them from using his name as their tagline. The plea, which was earlier rejected by a single judge bench, came up before the division bench of Justices G S Sistani and

HC rejects plea seeking ban on coins with religious symbols

HC rejects plea seeking ban on coins with religious symbols

HC rejects plea seeking ban on coins with religious symbols: New Delhi, The Delhi High Court on Thursday rejected a plea seeking a ban on issue of coins with religious symbols embossed on them, saying it does not hamper the “secular fabric” of the country.Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar, while dismissing

Jigisha murder: HC commutes death of 2 to life

Jigisha murder: The Delhi High Court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of two convicts to life imprisonment in the 2009 Jigisha Ghosh murder case. A division bench of Justice S. Murlidhar and Justice I.S. Mehta modified the death sentence awarded to Ravi Kapoor and Amit Shukla by the trial court and said they would

High Court allows 20 writ petitions-seeking clerks appointment: H.C Arora

High Court allowed 20 writ petitions regarding  appointment as Clerks against 1192 posts of Clerks in different departments of Punjab Govt-all by backward class candidates-who had secured more marks than the last selected candidate of General category-govt directed to recast merit list-and give appointment to all those petitioners who fall within such revised merit-government directed