DELHI HIGH COURT
Delhi, Allahabad High Courts refuse relief to students
Delhi HC refuses to set up a judicial committee to independently probe Jamia Millia violence. Lawyers representing the students mocked the judges with cries of shame, shame, after the bench refused to give any interim relief to the students.
Cops entered library, unleashed violence against unsuspecting students, alleges JMI
Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) in a five-page report submitte...
Natco launches cut price versions of cancer drug ibrutinib in india
The patent for the drug is held by Pharmacyclics for three to four more y...
Nirbhaya case: God must have held his head in shame for creating "monsters", SG says in SC
"There are some crimes for which the humanity cries. On that fateful day, God also must have held his head in shame for two reasons. First for not being able to save the innocent girl and second for having created these five monsters," Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the bench, also comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan and A S Bopanna.
Delhi HC reserves decision on Arvind Kejriwal, Sisodia plea to quash Vijender Gupta's defamation complaint
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its decision on a plea of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia seeking quashing of a defamation complaint against them by BJP leader Vijender Gupta.
CBI seeks more time to complete probe in Rakesh Asthana bribery case
The agency told Justice Vibhu Bakhru that there are eight stages of scrutiny of which four are complete and four remain. The submission was made by the agency while urging the court to adjourn the matter to Tuesday as Additional Solicitor General Vikramjit Banerjee, who represents the CBI, was not available.
Death penalty debate rages on as court considers plea of Nirbhaya convict
There are over 50 countries that still allow capital punishment and gruesome crimes such as the Nirbhaya gang rape-and-murder case serve as a reminder that the issue of doing away with death penalty is not a settled one. The US-based Death Penalty Information Center states that there are 146 countries that have totally abolished death penalty.
Govt to reject JSPL’s winning bid for coal block in Chhattisgarh
All other blocks will be awarded to the successful bidders in the auctions.
Coal auctions: JSPL bid for Chhattisgarh block in trouble
JSPL said it was not aware of any such decision on the Gare Palma IV/1 block and that it expected the government to decide fairly on the matter. All other blocks will be awarded to the successful bidders in the auctions held in the first week of November. The coal block was auctioned earlier in 2015 as well when it had received a Rs 1,585-per-tonne quote from the Vedanta group’s Balco.
A convict in Nirbhaya gang rape, murder case moves Supreme Court seeking review of death penalty
The 23-year-old paramedic student was brutally gang raped on the intervening night of December 16-17, 2012 inside a running bus in South Delhi by six persons and severely assaulted before being thrown out on the road. She succumbed to injuries on December 29, 2012 at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore.
HC stays proceedings against Kejriwal in criminal defamation case
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed proceedings in a criminal defamation case against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for re-tweeting an allegedly defamatory video by YouTuber Dhruv Rathee in May 2018.
HC declines to order linking of FB, Twitter, WhatsApp accounts with Aadhaar, PAN
A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said linking of accounts with social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp, with Aadhaar, PAN or any other identity document requires framing of policies or amendment in existing laws by the central government and this exercise cannot be done by the court.
Delhi HC seeks ED reply on former BPSL CMD Sanjay Singal's interim bail plea
The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response of the Enforcement Directorate on a plea by former Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd (BPSL) CMD Sanjay Singal, lodged in judicial custody, seeking interim bail in a multi-crore money laundering case linked to an alleged bank loan fraud.
Don't fill up SAG posts in ITBP, BSF, CRPF without informing court: HC to Centre
The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre not to fill via deputation the senior administrative grade (SAG) level posts, like that of IG and DIG, in the ITBP, BSF and CRPF without informing it in advance. The direction by a bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Talwant Singh has been issued in several petitions which have opposed filling up of the top posts.
No Indian study to show pollution shortens life: Javadekar; draws flak from environment experts
Earlier in the day, while responding to a query in the Lok Sabha, Javadekar said no Indian study has shown any correlation between pollution and shortening of lifespan. "Let us not create a fear psychosis among people," the minister told the House. Several studies conducted by renowned think tanks and they have blamed pollution for causing deaths in the country.
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