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SC to resume hearing of 2G related matters Sep 27


September 20th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Thursday that after a "long hiatus" it would resume the hearing of 2G related matters from Sep 27 and continue proceedings ... Read more...

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SC against guidelines on court reporting, allows curbs (Second Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said there can be no blanket guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters across the board but postponement of reporting ... Read more...

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No guidelines to regulate media reporting, says SC (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that there can be no blanket guidelines to regulate media reporting of sub-judice matters but restrictions could be sought in ... Read more...

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No rollback of court fee hike, Delhi tells court


August 28th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The state government Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it would not roll back the 10-fold hike in court fees.Refusing to roll back the ... Read more...

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Bio-access soon to Bombay High Court


August 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) As part of enhancing security measures, the Bombay High Court will soon instal a bio-access system for all advocates and staffers, an official said here Friday.Initially, ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court stays court fee hike


August 9th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday stayed for two weeks the Delhi government's notification of a 10-fold hike in court fees.A division bench of Justices A.K. ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers file plea against court fee hike


August 7th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Bar Association Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court and sought the quashing of a law aimed at a 10-fold hike in ... Read more...

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Supreme Court’s additional office complex plan approved


July 4th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The government has cleared the construction of an additional office complex for the Supreme Court on a 12.19-acre land here at a cost of ... Read more...

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Union Carbide not liable in Bhopal pollution: US court (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 28 (IANS) A US court has dismissed a lawsuit that alleged Union Carbide was polluting soil and water at its former chemical plant in Bhopal, India.This was ... Read more...

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President okays three high courts in northeast


June 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has given her formal approval for setting up separate high courts in three northeastern states -- Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya."We received the ... Read more...

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Three northeastern states to get high courts by October


May 17th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) India's three northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya would get their own full-fledged high courts by October this year as the required amendment bill ... Read more...

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Three northeastearn states soon to have high courts


May 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Agartala, May 12 (IANS) Three northeastern Indian states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya would soon get their own high courts as a necessary amendment bill was passed ... Read more...

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Tripura Lok Adalats clear 640 revenue cases


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) To deal with the huge backlog of pending cases related to land, revenue and insurance, the Tripura government held Lok Adalats and resolved 640 of the ... Read more...

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Court wants 10 percent more judges for subordinate courts


April 19th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the central and state governments to create 10 percent additional posts of the total regular judicial cadre for subordinate courts ... Read more...

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Court sets aside contempt order against IFCI CEO


April 17th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday set aside the order of a single judge holding the CEO of Industrial Finance Corporation of India Ltd (IFCI) guilty ... Read more...

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Z-security provided to judges linked to Ayodhya Title suit


March 27th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday informed the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court (HC) that it had provided Z-category security to the three judges connected to ... Read more...

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Fine on IFCI, jail for executives for contempt of court


March 21st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has slapped a Rs.5 lakh fine on the Industrial Finance Corporation of India Ltd (IFCI) and sentenced its CEO and two ... Read more...

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Ghazibad court crippled by strike


March 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 20 (IANS) Work in the Ghaziabad court was crippled Tuesday due to a lawyers' strike after a criminal case was slapped against former bar association president Nahar Singh ... Read more...

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Funds for computerising courts doubled


March 16th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The budgetary allocation for computerization of district and subordinate courts, burdened with over two crore cases, was Friday doubled from Rs.105 crore in 2011-12 ... Read more...

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Delhi civic polls on April 15 (Second Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Elections to the recently trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), the city's main civic body, will be held April 15, state Election Commissioner Rakesh Mehta ... Read more...

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Government asked to finalise policy on ex-judges’ advice


February 29th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the central government to evolve a uniform policy, within three months, on legal opinions given by former Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Delhi revenue courts’ ‘improper functioning’ slammed


February 18th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday slammed the city's revenue courts for their improper functioning and for not complying with its directions to decide cases within ... Read more...

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CWG case: Lawyer doubts fair trial, judge defers hearing (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) A special CBI court hearing a corruption case related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games Thursday put off the proceedings till an order from the district ... Read more...

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Apex court upset at former judges giving opinion on matters


January 29th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court has taken strong exception to the tendency among litigants to attach opinions by former apex court judges to their PILs in a ... Read more...

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Apex court angry over ex-judges’ opinions filed by litigants


January 28th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court has taken strong exception to the tendency among litigants to present opinions from former judges of the top court in a bid ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike cripples Delhi district courts (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Litigants suffered as district courts in the capital were paralysed Thursday by a day-long strike of lawyers who are demanding all property cases be transferred ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike cripples Delhi district courts


January 12th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) District courts in the capital were paralysed Thursday by a day-long lawyers' strike to demand the transfer of property cases from the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers to strike work Thursday


January 11th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The lawyers of Delhi district courts will observe a day-long strike Thursday to press their demand for transfer of property cases from the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Special Lok Adalat for power cases Jan 14-15


January 9th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Delhi Legal Services Authority (DLSA) will organise a special Lok Adalat Jan 14-15 to settle power theft cases, it was announced Sunday."The two-day Lok ... Read more...

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Crummy Tis Hazari courthouse to finally get a facelift


December 29th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Air-conditioners, CCTV cameras, new furniture and amenities - Tis Hazari, Delhi's oldest district court complex, is in for a much needed facelift with the ... Read more...

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Three northeast states could get own high courts soon


November 27th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 27 (IANS) Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya could soon get their own high courts that would help in quicker disposal of cases, save litigants time and money, and ... Read more...

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It’s lawyers, litigants - and security personnel - at court (Week after Delhi High Court blast)


September 14th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) At 10.14 a.m. exactly a week ago, a powerful bomb went off at the Delhi High Court complex, killing 13 people and injuring over 90. ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Delhi terror attack a week later


September 13th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A week after the Delhi High Court bombing, investigating agencies are still groping in the dark about the outfit responsible for the blast that killed ... Read more...

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Cops barred from using mobile phones in court


September 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Security personnel at the Delhi High Court will not be able to talk on mobile phones or flip through newspapers from Monday as Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Security to be beefed up at Karnataka High Court


September 8th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 8 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court in the city centre would be fortified from Friday with entry for the public regulated to ensure safety and security in the ... Read more...

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