Delhi High Court declines to entertain PIL on Batla House film

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to entertain a PIL seeking to stop the release of the film Batla House, which is slated to hit theatres on Independence Day, as the petitioner had not seen the movie. “What is so obnoxious about the film? You (petitioner, his lawyers) have not seen the […]

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Ayodhya case: Supreme Court commences hearing; Nirmohi Akhara to continue arguments

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday commenced hearing on the second day of the politically-sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya after the efforts to arrive at an amicable settlement through mediation have failed. Senior advocate Sushil Jain, appearing for Nirmohi Akhara, one of the parties in the case, commenced arguments on the […]

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Calcutta High Court sets aside arrest warrant against BJP leader Mukul Roy

New Delhi: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday set aside an arrest warrant against BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with the alleged recovery of unaccounted cash from a person. Justice Rajasekhar Mantha set aside the warrant issued by a city court on a plea by the Kolkata Police to question him in connection with […]

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Delhi government supports removal of cap on registration of auto-rickshaws in Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Delhi government supported the Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority’s suggestion for removing the cap on the number of auto-rickshaws in the national capital during a hearing in the Supreme Court on Friday. The AAP government told a bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta that it agreed with the EPCA’s […]

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Supreme Court asks Centre to take steps to regulate taxi aggregators

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to take appropriate steps to regulate app-based taxi services like Ola and Uber in the country. A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde was hearing a matter related to safety and security of women. The bench also comprising justices R Subhash Reddy and B […]

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2G case: Delhi High Court refuses early hearing on Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)’s appeal

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to grant early hearing on the CBI’s appeal challenging the acquittal of former Union telecom minister A Raja and others in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. The court was hearing the CBI’s plea seeking to prepone the date of hearing from October 24 in its […]

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Supreme Court permits 2 Independent Karnataka MLAs to withdraw plea for immediate floor test

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed two Independent MLAs from Karnataka to withdraw their plea seeking a direction to state assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar to conduct “forthwith” floor test on a trust motion moved by the H D Kumaraswamy government. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of […]

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Illegal sand mining: Supreme Court issues notices to Centre, Central Bureau of Investigation, 5 states

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre, CBI and five states on a plea which sought prosecution of entities involved in illegal sand mining. A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde issued notices to the Centre, the Central Bureau of Investigation, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra […]

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High Court bars release of Telugu remake of ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has held that Yash Raj Films’ 2010 movie ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’ starring Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma was “blatantly copied” by the makers of Telugu film ‘Jabardasth’ and the copyright of the Bollywood flick was infringed. The court decreed the suit in favour of Yash Raj Films and restrained […]

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Supreme Court orders status quo in Essar insolvency case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday ordered status quo as of today in the Essar insolvency case. A bench headed by Justice R F Nariman said the monitoring committee will continue its work till the case is heard on August 7. The bench was hearing a plea of the Committee of Creditors challenging NCLAT’s order […]

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