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Kalanithi loses Rs 1,323 cr arbitration to regain SpiceJet

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An arbitration tribunal has rejected the claim of former Spicejet owner Kalanithi Maran and his company Kal Airways for Rs 1,323-crore as damages from Spicejet. In a stock exchange filing on Saturday, Spicejet said that the tribunal constituted by the Delhi High Court in 2016 rejected Maran's claim to damages of Rs 1,323 crore for not issuing warrants to him and...

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NSUI nominee ineligible to run for DUSU chief's post: HC

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday ruled that the Congress-affiliated National Students Union of India (NSUI) candidate Rocky Tuseed is ineligible to run for the post of president of Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU). Justice V. Kameswar Rao dismissed the plea of Tuseed challenging the Delhi University's Chief Election Officer (CEO)'s September 6, 2017 order, ...

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Collegium recommends Justice Joseph, two more judges for SC, 5 HC Chief Justices

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court collegium on Friday reiterated its recommendation to elevate Justice K.M.Joseph - the Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court - to the Supreme Court. Besides separately reiterating the recommendation of Justice Joseph, it also recommended the elevation of Madras High Court Chief Justice, Justice Indira Banarjee and Justice Vineet Saran - the Ch...

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HC quashes JNU fine order against Kanhaiya

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday set aside the Jawaharlal Nehru University's (JNU) July 4 order slapping a fine of Rs 10,000 on former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar, holding that the penal action suffered from procedural impropriety, illegality and irrationality. The former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union leader was held guilty of violating the discipl...

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Delhi HC seeks police' response to plea for CBI probe against Daati Maharaj

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the city Police to file its response to a woman's plea for a CBI probe against self-styled godman Daati Maharaj. The woman has accused Daati of sexual assault. Justice Mukta Gupta listed the matter for further hearing on August 30. The victim's advocate Pradeep Tiwari has demanded the immediate arrest of the accused. ...

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Change made in subtitle of 'Sacred Games', Netflix tells HC

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Netflix company on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that a change had been incorporated in the English subtitle in the Sacred Games web series to remedy an alleged insult to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. 'Sacred Games' contains a scene in the fourth episode in which lead actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is seen abusing Rajiv Gandhi and calling him 'fattu' (...

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Change made in subtitle of 'Sacred Games', Netflix tells HC

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Netflix company on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that a change had been incorporated in the English subtitle in the Sacred Games web series to remedy an alleged insult to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. 'Sacred Games' contains a scene in the fourth episode in which lead actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui is seen abusing Rajiv Gandhi and calling him 'fattu' (...

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No coercive steps against Umar Khalid till Friday, HC tells JNU

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday restrained the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) from taking any coercive steps against the student-activist Umar Khalid till Friday. JNU shall not take any coercive action against the petitioner (Khalid), Justice Siddharth Mridul said and listed the matter for Friday for further hearing. Khalid was rusticated and fined b...

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Display registration numbers on VVIP's cars: HC

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that every vehicle, including that of top constitutional authorities, should display the registration number. The order by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar came while disposing of the public interest litigation filed by NGO Nyayabhoomi, which has sought to enforce display of registrati...

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Centre pressuring officers to stall projects in Delhi: Sisodia

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday hit out at the Centre for defying the Supreme Court orders and pressuring officers working with the Delhi government to stall its projects. Sisodia told the media that most IAS officers were refusing to take orders from the Delhi government despite the Supreme Court ruling. It is very clear that the...

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HC asks Centre to take PIL on petrol price as representation

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wenesday directed the Centre to treat as a representation a PIL seeking the sale of petrol and diesel at reasonable prices instead of letting the oil companies increase the rates exorbitantly. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar passed the order on the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition by Delhi...

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No coercive steps against Kanhaiya till Friday, HC tells JNU

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) not to take any coercive steps against the former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar till Friday. The former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union leader was fined by a university panel in connection with a 2016 incident when anti-India slogans were allegedly raised at an event.

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HC seeks Centre's, civic authorities' response on lack of baby feeding rooms

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from the Ministry of Women and Child Development, the state government and civic authorities on plea seeking construction of baby feeding and child care rooms at public places. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and C. Hari Shankar asked the Central government and other authorities to file an action ta...

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No coercive steps against Kanhaiya till Friday, HC tells JNU

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) not to take any coercive step against the former students union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar till Friday (July 20). The former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union president was fined by a panel of the university in connection with a 2016 incident in which anti-India slogans ...

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Delhi HC to hear Kanhaiya's plea against fine on Wednesday

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will hear on Wednesday former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar's plea challenging a fine imposed on him by a high-level JNU panel in connection with a 2016 incident in which anti-national slogans were raised on the campus. The plea will be heard by Justice Siddharth Mridul. Kumar's plea, filed through advocate Tarannum Cheema and Harsh...

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Woman moves HC seeking CBI probe against godman

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) A woman who filed a sexual assault case against self-styled godman Daati Maharaj on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court and sought a CBI probe. The woman has demanded seizure of the ashrams of the self-styled godman and immediate arrest of the accused in the case. The Delhi High Court last week suggested to an NGO seeking a CBI probe into the case to...

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HC takes suo moto cognisance on waterlogging in Delhi

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday took suo moto cognisance of the water logging problem in Delhi and asked the state government, civic authorities and other to file response related to the issue. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar asked the Delhi Jal Board to file a response explainning the water drainage system in the national ...

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Court directs JNU not to take coercive steps on attendance

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday directed Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) not to take coercive steps against the students with regard to any matter arising out of the policy of mandatory attendance till the pendency of the plea. Justice Siddharth Mridul issued the interim direction while hearing pleas regarding the imposition of mandatory attendance by JNU. <...

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No defacement of public property during DUSU polls, orders HC

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the Central government, Delhi University and the city police to ensure no defacement of public property during the upcoming Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar asked the authorities to give widespread publicity in all the colleges and cam...

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Actors can't be liable for insulting dialogues: HC

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday said actors cannot be held liable for dialogues that allegedly insulted former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the Sacred Games web series. A bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Chander Shekhar wanted to know as to why the actors were made a party to the case. The bench also questioned the maintainability of the plea since al...

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