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Former TV host Suhaib Ilyasi convicted for his wife's murder

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) A court here on Saturday convicted former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi of murdering his wife in 2000. Additional Sessions Judge S.K. Malhotra held Ilyasi guilty of his wife's murder and would hear arguments on quantum of sentence on December 20. In 2014, the Delhi High Court had asked the trial court to add the graver charge of murder under section 30...

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HC refuses to interfere in Sharad Yadav's disqualification

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday, in an interim order, refused to stay former JD-U President Sharad Yadav's disqualification from the Rajya Sabha or allow him to attend the Winter Session of Parliament. Justice Vibhu Bakhru however allowed him to draw allowances and perquisites including government bungalow for now. Sharad Yadav, who has challenged his disq...

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Batra elected IOA chief

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Narinder Batra defeated his rival Anil Khanna by an overwhelming majority to be elected the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) here on Thursday. Batra, who also heads the International Hockey Federation (FIH), garnered 142 votes to be elected IOA chief for a four-year term. Khanna got just 13 votes. He had announced his withdrawal from the ...

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SC allows appointment of presiding arbitrator in Vodafone tax dispute case

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) In a victory of sorts for Vodafone, the Supreme Court on Thursday said that the process for appointing a presiding arbitrator in the second arbitration in tax demand of Rs 11,218 crore initiated by two entities of Vodafone Group will go on but the actual proceedings would not commence till Delhi High Court decides the matter. The tax demand of Rs 11,218 crore is ...

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HC slams Delhi government for not buying disabled-friendly buses

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday came down heavily on the city government for not buying low-floor disabled-friendly CNG buses due to their high cost. For the last 10 years you have justified not buying low-floor buses, saying the price was unrealistic without saying what is realistic or carrying out an empirical study, the court said The court questione...

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SC to now hear Centre's plea against Vodafone's second arbitration bid on Thursday

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred for Thursday the hearing of the Central government's plea challenging Delhi High Court order allowing Vodafone Group to go ahead and participate in the process for appointing the presiding arbitrator in its international arbitration against India tax authorities demand of over Rs 11,000 crore tax. The tax demand of Rs 11, 2...

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Disqualification case: HC to hear Sharad's plea on Thursday

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it would hear on December 14 the plea of former Janata Dal-United President Sharad Yadav challenging his disqualification from the Rajya Sabha. Justice Vibhu Bakhru posted the matter for Thursday as senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Yadav, urged the court to hear it urgently as the parliament session would start soo...

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Bengal police deny phone-tapping, HC dismisses Mukul Roy's plea

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea by former Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy in which he had accused the West Bengal government of tapping his phone, after the state police authorities denied it. As Justice Vibhu Bakhru was informed by the state Director General of Police, Crime Investigation Department, and the Kolkata Police Commissioner through...

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SC stalls Centre's takeover of Unitech

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed an NCLT order suspending real estate major Unitech's directors and allowing the Centre to appoint its nominees in their place. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud stayed the December 8 order of the National Company Law Tribunal by which it had suspended nine directors of ...

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SC reserves verdict on Delhi gangrape convict's plea against death sentence

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea by death row convict Mukesh Singh seeking review of the top court judgment upholding his death sentence in December 16, 2012 Delhi gangrape case. The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice R. Banumathi and Justice Ashok Bhushan reserved the verdict as advocate Manohar Lal Sharma cited procedural lap...

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Will prayer reach God if you pray on illegal property, asks HC

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Expressing displeasure at the illegal construction of a huge Hanuman idol here, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked if a prayer, made from an illegal property, will reach God. It said the officials responsible for allowing the construction of 108-foot idol in Karol Bagh area of central Delhi will be prosecuted. Will prayer reach God if you pray on illeg...

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Government should have approached SC for taking over Unitech control: CJI

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Tuesday said that the government should have come to the Supreme Court before taking over the management of Unitech as the real estate major sought the suspension of an NCLT order suspending its directors and allowing the government to appoint its nominees in their place. Giving time till Wednesday to Additional Solicitor General Tush...

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Unitech seeks stay of NCLT order letting government to take over management

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Real estate major Unitech on Tuesday sought the suspension of an NCLT order suspending its directors and allowing the government to appoint its nominee directors in a take over of the management of the company. The company told the Supreme Court that the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) could not pass such an order in the wake of the apex court's earlier orde...

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Senior counsel Rajeev Dhavan gives up practice, citing humiliation

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Alleging humiliation, senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan on Monday wrote to Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra that henceforth he will not practice in the court, days after the CJI took exception to the conduct of some senior lawyers. Chief Justice Misra had last week voiced strong objection to the conduct of certain senior counsel for alleging that the court had narr...

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HC asks Centre, AAP government to coordinate for safe Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Centre, Aam Aadmi Party government in the national capital, Delhi Police, and civic bodies to work together in the fight to curb crime against women. A division bench of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva asked authorities to coordinate on lighting up dark areas and installing CCTVs in vulnerable locatio...

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SC to hear plea against takeover of Unitech management by government

New Delhi, Dec. Dec 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear, on Tuesday, a plea by real estate major Unitech challenging the proposed takeover of the management of the indebted company by the government. The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M.Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y Chandrachud directed the hearing of Unitech's plea along with other other matters after Attorney General K.K....

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HC notice to Centre on plea alleging over-invoicing by power firms

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre and Directorate of Revenue of Intelligence (DRI) seeking an SIT probe into alleged over-invoicing of equipment and fuel imported for power plants by the electricity generating companies of Adani and Essar groups. A division bench of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva sought response fro...

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HC asks about rules on no registration numbers on dignitaries' cars

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Central and Delhi government about the rules regarding display of the State Emblem of India instead of registration numbers on the cars of the constitutional authorities and dignitaries. The court asked both governments file their response on the issue and posted the plea seeking to enforce display of registration number on...

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HC asks RBI, probe agencies to frame guidelines on ATM frauds

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the RBI, the CBI and city police to frame guidelines to investigate cases of ATM frauds here. Disposing of a plea in this regard, it asked the Delhi government, Delhi Police, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to consider it as a representation. The petition filed by north Delh...

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HC sets aside CIC order declaring ministers public authorities

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has set aside the Central Information Commission (CIC) verdict declaring ministers as public authorities and answerable under the Right to Information law. Justice Vibhu Bakhru quashed the CIC landmark judgment last year, saying the order was wholly outside the scope of the matter before it. The court said: There was no occasion for th...

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