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Delhi-Centre tussle: AAP govt moves Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear on Monday the plea ofAAP government in Delhi seeking a direction that the high court be restrained from delivering its judgement on issues including the scope of powers of the city government to exercise its authority in performing public functions.

SC refuses to hear plea on section 377, refers matter to CJI’s bench
Section 377 in Indian Penal Code (IPC) criminalises any 'unnatural' sexual contact by a person including acts of homosexuality.

Politicians can take part in Board of Control for Cricket in India affairs: Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of India said it had no problems with politicians being part of BCCI affairs as long as the member is elected as per rules.

Supreme Court dismisses petition seeking ban on WhatsApp
The Supreme Court has refused to ban WhatsApp and has asked the petitioner to approach the government.

Government says no to crucial objections of Supreme Court collegium

The collegium, while returning the government’s draft, was of the view that it was an attempt by the government to circumvent judicial pronouncements and settled law on appointments in the higher judiciary.

Supreme Court might lift Delhi diesel ban


A one-time levy of 'Green Cess' is being considered instead.

Supreme Court refuses to stay culling of nilgai, wild boar, monkeys

The Supreme Court was hearing a petition filed by NGOs seeking a stay on the government's decision.

Supreme Court agrees to hear another plea on bringing back 'Kohinoor’
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear another plea seeking a direction to the Centre to try to bring back the Kohinoor diamond from the United Kingdom and tagged it for hearing with a similar pending PIL.

No stay order on police protection for installing power: High Court

The Delhi High Court has refused to stay its order directing the police to provide protection to BSES officials who will install electricity connection at the premises of a widow who has been living without any electricity since February this year.


Ponty Chadha Shootout Case: High Court Rejects Accused Bail Plea


Delhi High Court has declined to grant bail to an accused facing murder trial in a 2012 shootout here that claimed the lives of liquor baron Gurdeep Singh Chadha aka Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep Chadha, saying there are "serious allegations" against him.


Man in coma, two women claim to be his wife, Delhi HC steps in

The rare order was passed by the Delhi High Court on a petition moved by one of the women, who alleged that the other woman and her son have “illegally detained” her husband after getting him released from a hospital in Delhi.


Vodafone tax case: Delhi HC allows penalty proceedings to continue
Vodafone is seeking stay of effect of penalty proceedings initiated under notices by the tax department

Delhi High Court Acquits Man In Rape Case, Says It Was Live-In Relationship
The High Court said that "deliberate improvements" were made by the woman on material points related to the case and her testimony does not inspire confidence.

Essar tapes: Another Delhi HC judge recuses himself from hearing PIL

Justice V Kameswar Rao, who is heading the vacation bench before which the matter was listed, opted out of hearing the matter, saying his wife is a shareholder in one of the companies against which the petition has been filed.

Delhi High Court notice to CBI in Chhota Rajan fake passport case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the CBI on a plea of retired passport official Lalitha Lakshmanan to quash criminal and corruption charges against her in underworld don Chhota Rajan's fake passport case.

Delhi High Court refuses to interfere in admission process of Khalsa College

The court was hearing an appeal against its single judge's interim order passed on June 20 on some teachers plea seeking stay on NCMEI order granting minority status to Delhi University's Khalsa College.


Disability of witness does not affect credibility: Delhi High Court


The Delhi high court has observed that courts must take due care when a differently-abled persons, who may have a limited vocabulary, are being cross-examined and must protect such witnesses from unfair treatment.


HC seeks Gujarat government affidavit on CCTV cameras in police stations

The Gujarat High Court today asked the state government to submit an affidavit on the progress made on installing CCTV cameras in police stations across the state.


SRP promotions: Gujarat Court issues notice to govt, DGP

Chavda, the petitioner has said that candidates from the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category have been getting “accelerated promotion” due to the policy of the state government.

Gujarat HC panel pulls up Adani Group over damage to mangroves

This is the third such committee in the past six years that has established large-scale environmental damage in the region, known for its mangrove forests.

Farmers move Gujarat HC against SUDA

Gujarat High Court issued notices to the government and posted the matter for further hearing after three weeks.


Gujarat High Court Issues Notice To CIC, Arvind Kejriwal In PM's Degree Row

The CIC had on April 29 directed the Gujarat and Delhi Universities to disclose details of PM Modi's graduate and post graduate details respectively to Arvind Kejriwal.


Kandla Port Trust irregularities: Gujarat HC notice to govt ovr plea challenging no probe against port’s ex-vigilance chief

The petition challenged a lower court order, which held that prior sanction from the government is required before lodging an FIR against an IPS officer under section 156 (3) of the code of criminal procedure (CrPC).

Gujarat High Court convicts 7 for murder in post-Godhra riots


Overturning a trial court judgement, the Gujarat High Court has convicted seven persons for murder in a 2002 post-Godhra riots case in Viramgam town in the district.


Punjab & Haryana HC restrains Chandigarh from evicting slum-dwellers from five colonies

Punjab and Haryana HC notice on vehicle restriction around Golden Temple

Petitioner associations have also sought directions to the authorities to immediately remove the encroachments from the pavements near to the Golden Temple area.

Haryana HC judge recuses from hearing quota case

The Haryana High Court’s stay imposed earlier on May 26 on Haryana government’s decision to grant reservation will continue till the next date of hearing on June 20.

Punjab and Haryana HC vacation bench refuses to hear Jat reservation case, posts it for July 4

The Punjab and Haryana High Court refused to hear the case and ordered it to be heard on July 4 by the regular bench when the latter returns from summer break.


Gadoli Encounter: Punjab and Haryana HC refuses relief to 5 Gurgaon cops

Punjab & Haryana HC dismisses plea seeking quashing of suspension order, transfer of case; Mumbai Police can now issue arrest warrants, says lawyer.


Punjab and Haryana HC stays elections of Rohtak Jat Education Society

The Jat Education Society is registered with the state government to promote education in the society.


WWICS Resorts: Punjab and Haryana HC restores liquor licence after 12 years


The CBI probe has not been completed.

Bombay and Madras High Courts to abandon British colonial names
Two of India’s top courts will finally “update” their British colonial-era names after more than two decades of lobbying by nationalist politicians.

Narada tapes to be tested again in Chandigarh lab: Calcutta HC
The Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered forensic tests of Narada sting's raw footage again from Central Forensic Science Laboratory Chandigarh, as Central Forensic Science Laboratory Hyderabad could not clarify if the footage is original or doctored due to lack of ultra-modern technology.

Reply to PIL on light motor vehicle permits: Bombay High Court

The Bombay high court on Thursday directed the state to reply to the PIL seeking the court’s direction to the government, ministry of transportation, and transport commissioner to cancel permits granted to use light motor vehicles as “school vans”.

High Court reserves order on DMK petition

The Madras High Court has reserved its order on a petition filed by the DMK seeking a CBI probe into the alleged attempt to transfer Rs. 570 crore from Coimbatore to Visakhapatnam by the SBI in the run up to the Assembly elections.


Jiah Khan Case: High Court Defers Hearing Of Rabia Khan's Petition To July 11

Bombay High Court orders liquidation of Mantri Realty's assets

The Bombay High Court has directed the official liquidator to initiate the process of liquidating assets of realty developer Mantri Realty, including its head office in south Mumbai and 12 cars, to repay the company's unsecured creditors.

Include Axis Bank bids in Mahanagar Gas issue, orders Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court has directed the registrar and lead managers of Mahanagar Gas's recently-concluded initial public offer along with stock exchanges to consider Axis Bank's bids for shares in the issue.

Sheena Bora murder case: High Court asks CBI court to give approver’s confession to accused

He approached the High Court through lawyer Shreyans Mithare after the sessions court rejected his application seeking the same.


Bombay High Court refuses to quash case against gay man

It cannot be said that the offence under section 377 of the Indian Penal Code is not an offence against society, said the Bombay high court on Wednesday, while rejecting a plea filed by a 33-year-old Navi Mumbai resident.


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