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Security stepped up at Delhi High Court


September 8th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A day after a bomb blast claimed 12 lives at the Delhi High Court, security at all the entry gates of the court complex was ... Read more...

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Judges, lawyers mourn blast deaths


September 8th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Delhi High Court judges and lawyers Thursday mourned the death of 12 people in a blast at the court's gate a day earlier.There was a ... Read more...

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It was back to work at Delhi High Court after blast


September 7th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Work must go on: That was the message the Delhi High Court sent out Wednesday as it went back to work a few hours ... Read more...

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Day, site chosen carefully by bombers?


September 7th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The day - Wednesday - and the site - Delhi High Court - were chosen purposefully by the bombers for maximum casualties, it would seem. ... Read more...

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NO CCTVs in court even after May blast (Lead)


September 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) There are no CCTVs in the Delhi High Court complex although Delhi Police had been reprimanded by the same court for security lapses after the ... Read more...

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Security lapses will be probed: Delhi Lt. Governor


September 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Terming Wednesday's blast at Delhi High Court "serious and worrisome", Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna said a detailed probe will be conducted into the incident ... Read more...

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Blast outside New Delhi High Court kills 11


September 7th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least eleven people were killed on Wednesday morning when a powerful explosion struck outside the High Court in the Indian capital of New Delhi, officials ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 people visit Delhi High Court every day


September 7th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court complex, which was rocked by a powerful bomb explosion Wednesday claiming 11 lives, is spread over an area of around ... Read more...

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Lawyers berate Delhi Police after blast


September 7th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Delhi Bar Association Wednesday hit out at Delhi Police, blaming it for not installing CCTVs at the Delhi High Court gates despite an earlier ... Read more...

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High court horror: Splattered blood, flying body parts


September 7th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Blood splattered on the street, tatters of what were till a few minutes ago litigants' papers, heart-wrenching wails, disfigured men raising hysterical screams -- what ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike to back Anna hits litigants (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Litigants suffered and work in Delhi courts was hit Wednesday as lawyers in all the six district court complexes struck work to protest the ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike to back Anna hits litigants


August 17th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Litigants suffered and work in Delhi courts was hit Wednesday as lawyers in all the six district court complexes struck work to protest the arrest ... Read more...

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29-year wait for justice; Judge promises speedy verdicts


August 14th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) "Justice delayed is Justice denied" - with this observation a Delhi court ruled to give back to two brothers their plot of land in Karol ... Read more...

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President calls for reducing litigation costs


August 7th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Sunday called upon lawyers to make justice accessible to all by reducing the costs of litigation, which is beyond the means of ... Read more...

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Apex court cautions on fee waiver for poor litigants (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that before an individual was declared indigent and exempted from paying court fee, subordinate courts must ascertain his true financial ... Read more...

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Apex court cautions on fee waiver for poor litigants


July 20th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that before a person was declared indigent and exempted from paying court fee, subordinate courts must ascertain his true financial ... Read more...

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Wary of frivolous cases, landlords keeping houses vacant: Court


July 9th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Civil courts' failure to rein in unscrupulous litigants has caused lakhs of house owners not to rent out their premises for fear that tenants would ... Read more...

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Order reserved on recording court hearings


July 6th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on a plea to allow audio and video recordings of its proceedings as well as those of ... Read more...

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Himachal to have ‘holiday courts’ for employees


July 1st, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday announced setting up of 'holiday courts' by this year-end to help litigants employed either in government or semi-government offices to ... Read more...

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Judges inspect CBI special court hearing 2G scam


May 21st, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Two judges Saturday inspected the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court at the Patiala House complex where the 2G spectrum scam case is being ... Read more...

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Supreme Court lifts gag order on Amar Singh tapes (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday lifted a 2006 gag order restraining the media from publishing transcripts of phone conversations of former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh.An ... Read more...

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Advocates told to uphold dignity of court


May 9th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it was the responsibility of the judges, advocates and the court staff to maintain the "integrity and sanctity" of the ... Read more...

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Video conferencing systems launched in Guwahati High Court


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 2 (IANS) For quick disposal of cases, the Guwahati High Court Monday began introducing video conferencing systems with its benches spread across six northeastern states.Among all high courts ... Read more...

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Dhaka to act against those who delay court cases


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) The Bangladesh government will make rules to take action against those found responsible for causing delays in disposal of cases at lower courts, said Law Minister ... Read more...

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Karnataka court to inform listing of cases through SMS


April 14th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 13 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court will provide information on the listing of cases through SMS to litigants and lawyers, the court's registrar said Wednesday."Listing of cases in ... Read more...

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Lawyers strike work in Delhi courts


March 24th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 24 (IANS) Work in the capital's six district courts and the Delhi High Court was paralysed Thursday as lawyers went on a strike to protest the Finance ... Read more...

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Plea to record hearings goes to chief justice (Lead, superseding previous story)


March 1st, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday referred to the chief justice a plea seeking permission to record the proceedings of a case in which the petitioner is a ... Read more...

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Court disallows audio, video recording of proceedings


February 28th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday rejected a man's petition seeking permission to record judicial proceedings in cases in which he himself is a party.Justice S.N. Dhingra said: ... Read more...

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Ayodhya litigant Ansari to move Supreme Court


February 13th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Feb 13 (ANI): The oldest litigant in the Ayodhya title suit, Mohammad Hashim Ansari, has finally decided to move the Supreme Court against the verdict of the Allahabad High Court in ... Read more...

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Agra lawyers strike work over evening courts decision


February 11th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 11 (IANS) Lawyers in Agra are on a three-day strike to protest the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to start evening courts to clear the huge backlog of cases.The Agra ... Read more...

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Pendency of cases will be curtailed from fifteen to three years: Moily


January 14th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily has stressed the need for providing speedy justice to litigants, saying pendency of cases will be curtailed from fifteen to three ... Read more...

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E-divorce on the rise as Oz couples go online to end marriages


December 28th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec 28 (ANI): Australian couples seeking divorce are now increasingly doing it through the Internet, with more than 250 people using an online service in almost 18 months.The Federal Magistrates ... Read more...

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Commercial disputes with foreign nation flood Chinese courts


December 19th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) The US is among the five nations that have the most civil and commercial disputes with China, a senior official of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) said. A ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict: Sunni Waqf Board files appeal before Supreme Court


December 14th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): The Sunni Central Waqf Board on Tuesday filed a petition before the Supreme Court, challenging a Allahabad High Court judgment in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suits.Advocate ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rebukes Vilasrao Deshmukh


December 14th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh for interfering in the enforcement of law to regulate private money lending in the state."The ... Read more...

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