The National Green Tribunal on Monday rapped the AAP government and the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) for not filing their replies to the show-cause notices on why contempt proceedings should not be initiated against them for delaying compliance of orders on the Yamuna cleaning project.
The National Green Tribunal has sought response from the Centre and others on a plea challenging the environment clearance granted to the NDA government’s ambitious Ken-Betwa river linking project. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notices to the Ministry of the
As Kiren Rijiju, the Union Minister of State for Home, met with his British counterpart today, a recent UK court order hung heavy between them. The order, linked to a bookie wanted in India, may impact the government’s request for liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s extradition.
Former Kenya lawmaker Harun Mwau filed a petition [text, PDF] on Monday at the Supreme Court of Kenya [official website] challenging last month’s presidential election win for President Uhuru Kenyatta claiming the election was not free and fair. On October 26 Kenyatta won the right to another five-year term
The Central Grounder Water Authority (CGWA) has sent Draft guidelines for “issuance of NOC” for ground water withdrawal and draft “Public Notice” to the Chief Secretaries of all the State and Administrators of Union Territories for their comments within 60 days. Due to the increasing
Physical contact in an altercation does not amount to sexual harassment in the absence of sexual undertones
A Single Judge Bench of the Delhi High Court comprising of Vibhu Bakhru, J, dismissed a petition against an impugned order in which the Complaint Committee had exonerated Respondent 3 of charges of sexual harassment leveled against him. The petition also challenged the order
“Don’t let the shark run away while you are busy in catching the small fish,” a Delhi court told the Enforcement Directorate today. While allowing the ED to have the custody of Delhi-based businessman Gagan Dhawan for two more days in a Rs 5,000 crore
213th Report of the Law Commission of India on Fast Track Magisterial Courts for Dishonoured Cheque Cases
Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (“Act”) deals with the offence pertaining to dishonour of cheque for insufficiency, etc., of funds in the drawer’s account on which the cheque is drawn for the discharge of any legally enforceable debt or other liability. The
In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 223 of the Constitution of India, the President appointed Shri Justice Antony Dominic, senior-most Judge of Kerala High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from
DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS WORKING ON BRINGING HALLMARKING REGULATIONS UNDER THE NEW BIS ACT 2016: SHRI RAM VILAS PASWAN
Shri Ram Vilas Paswan inaugurates the seminar on “Standards Make Cities Smarter” organized by BIS. Bureau of Indian Standard celebrates 48th World Standards Day Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Ditribution, said that Department of Consumer Affairs is working