The Madras high court has directed authorities to ensure that no dead bodies are burnt in the land classified as a cart track at Kolathupalayam village, Dharapuram taluk, Tirupur district. A division bench comprising Justices T.S. Sivagnanam and K. Ravichandrabaabu gave the directive while disposing
Noting that all the chief information commissioners appointed were former chief secretaries, the Uttarakhand High Court has observed that there is no such requirement that a former Chief Secretary can only be appointed as State Chief Information Commissioner. A division bench of Justice UC Dhyani,
The Delhi High Court today sought to know from aviation regulator DGCA the number of passengers who flew on IndiGo, SpicejetBSE 0.64 % and GoAir to and from Delhi between April 1 to December 31, 2017 from Terminal 1 (T-1) of the IGI airport here.
Voicing concern over health hazards faced by women, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Maharashtra government to consider cutting down the high prices of sanitary pads. The court also asked the government to make them available for women at cheaper and concessional rates. A
Days after the district administration foiled an attempt by the ABVP to enter St Mary’s PG College in Vidisha to recite Bharat Mata Aarti, the Madhya Pradesh Catholic Diocesan Schools’ Association has moved the high court seeking protection for their educational institutions alleging that the
The Delhi Fire Service has informed the high court that illegal community halls or ‘barat ghars’ are not checked by it for fire safety. In a report filed in court, DFS said that it considers only those cases which are referred to it by the local agencies including the
A YEAR after a staffer of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) was arrested by the agency she worked for, a special court in Mumbai rejected her bail application saying she had involved herself in storage, sale, and transport of contraband material from her official quarter.
The Delhi high court has ordered an assessment of the Delhi Metro’s standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the event of someone going missing from its stations, to see if these were being actually implemented. The direction for an audit of the SOPs was given by
A case where a man was awarded life imprisonment for allegedly killing his stepson for cryingat night saw a twist after Delhi high court acquitted him. The court held that the case was based exclusively on the man’s extra-judicial confession, but it was a “weak piece of evidence”.
THE BOMBAY High Court has directed the Navi Mumbai police to investigate a phone call received by the man whose 23-year-old wife was allegedly kidnapped by her family members due to their inter-faith marriage. Mohammed Iqbal Chaudhary (23), had written to the police last month,