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WILL THE NON-YES-MEN PLEASE STAND UP

WILL THE NON-YES-MEN PLEASE STAND UP?

~By Inderjit Badhwar Many watching the reality show unfurling in the Delhi lieutenant governor’s waiting room, where the chief minister and three of his cabinet...
Satire: The Occupy Movement of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

The Occupy Movement

~By Dilip Bobb The primary goal of the Occupy Movement, a global form of protest, was to advance new forms of democracy. In India, we...
Explain why animals are being ill-treated at Delhi zoo, Delhi HC asks ministry, zoo authority

Explain why animals are being ill-treated at Delhi zoo, Delhi HC asks ministry, zoo...

Several deaths of animals suppressed by zoo, post-mortem reports have been fabricated ~By Kunal Rao Reacting strongly to a PIL which complained that animals at the...
Bar Council of Delhi election results announced

Bar Council of Delhi election results announced

The election results of Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) were announced on Thursday (April 12). Names of 25 winners were announced. The winners are:...
Haryana ordered to release 1049 cusecs of water through 2 canals to Delhi

Haryana ordered to release 1049 cusecs of water through 2 canals to Delhi

Above: Munak Canal/Photo Courtesy: www.indiawaterportal.org The Delhi High Court bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal has directed the State of Haryana to...
Delhi HC disposes of plea after it approves SOP in finding missing persons from Delhi metro stations

Delhi HC disposes of plea after it approves SOP in finding missing persons from...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (March 12) disposed of a plea in which it had taken a suo motu cognizance of an incident...
MCD sealed shops and farm houses of Chattarpur after the order from monitoring committee in the capital (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Delhi sealing issue: Supreme Court puts on hold Delhi Master Plan 2021

Above: MCD sealed shops and farm houses of Chattarpur after the order from monitoring committee in the capital (file pic)/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court bench...
Tihar jail: Foul-weather Inmates

Foul-weather Inmates

Above: Singer Ankit Tiwari regaling the prisoners at a musical soiree in Tihar/Photo: Anil Shakya The Tihar jail complex sees a ten percent rise in...
Delhi HC

Delhi HC pulls up civic agencies for unable to control dengue in Capital

The Delhi High Court on Friday (February 2) slammed civic agencies of Delhi for showing laxity in controlling dengue in the Capital. Referring to the...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC pulls up Delhi govt for laxity in evolving a mechanism to track...

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices S Muralidhar and I S Mehta on Thursday (February 1) pulled up Delhi government for unable to...
AAP MLAs disqualification row: Delhi HC tells EC not to initiate by-poll process

AAP MLAs disqualification row: Delhi HC tells EC not to initiate by-poll process

A division bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and AK Chawla of the Delhi High Court on Wednesday (January 24), issued notices to the Election Commission...
PIL to reduce legal drinking age in NCT; Delhi HC issues notice to govt

Delhi HC suspends 2 junior judges on charges of corruption

Above: Delhi High Court The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 23) suspended two junior judges on charges of corruption. The two are Additional...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC orders CBI to trace founder of Rohini Asharm in a fortnight

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 22) dealing with the plea alleging confinement of girls in the Adhyatmik...
A Raja during the trial at Patiala House Court on Thursday (December 21)

How the CBI special judge completely destroyed the podium of the 2G case

Above: A Raja during the trial at Patiala House Court on Thursday (December 21) With the Special CBI court on Thursday (December 21) acquitting all...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Illegal encroachment: Delhi HC comes irked over non-filing of status report

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday (December 21) came down hard on respondent Jitender Kumar Lalwani – against...
Augusta westland

VVIP copter scam: Air Marshal Gujral gets bail

Former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi with others reached the court in the morning for his appearance in the multi-million dollar AgustaWestland VVIP...
Delhi High Court. Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi police breaks open door to arrest lady lawyer, Delhi HC bar goes on...

Above: Delhi High Court. Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) on Tuesday (December 19) went on a flash strike, protesting...
Man wearing mask to save himself from pollution near India Gate in New Delhi (file picture). Photo: UNI

NGT raps Delhi government for failing to file action plan

Above: Man wearing mask to save himself from pollution near India Gate in New Delhi (file picture). Photo: UNI The National Green Tribunal (NGT)...
The Delhi High Court

Delhi HC ACJ asks: Why can’t snatching be treated as organised crime?

Court gives the Centre ten days time to explain why Delhi can’t have strict laws in line with Haryana and Maharashtra to curb snatching The...
Public health emergency: NGT bans construction and industrial activity in Delhi, old diesel and petrol vehicles

Public health emergency: NGT bans construction and industrial activity in Delhi, old diesel and...

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday (November 9) took extreme steps to try and bring under control what has been called a “public...
Ryan-School

Class XI student arrested in Ryan murder case

CBI produces him before Juvenile Justice Board after “confession”, his alleged motive was postponement of school exam In a huge development, CBI has arrested...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Conscious Coupling

~By Dilip Bobb The phrase has been trending ever since Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow used a version of it to announce her separation from pop...
Delhi Air Pollution

Pollution regulations kick in, Delhiites advised to wear masks

Diesel generators banned in Delhi, four-fold hike likely in parking charges Diesel generators have been banned, the Badarpur power plant has been shut and...
CCTV footage shows Mursalin Malik and Asif Malik being questioned by five policemen outside their shop in Seelampur

False Case: Saved by a CCTV Camera

Two ordinary men were implicated by the police and branded as criminals till help came from an unexpected quarter ~By Lilly Paul In a shocking case,...
Firecrackers

No blanket ban on fireworks; SC modifies judgment with 16 guidelines

The Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta on Tuesday (September 12) clarified that there is no blanket ban on...
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Photo: UNI

SC to set up constitution bench to hear AAP demand on LG power over...

Finally, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s plea against the Lieutenant Governor’s powers in Delhi will be heard by the Supreme Court, that too, by...
A BSNL office

CBI sitting on Rs 1k crore BSNL scam probe; Delhi HC sets 46 days...

Above: A BSNL office The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on August 31 (Thursday)...
Tobacco Consumption: Going Up in Smoke

Tobacco Consumption: Going Up in Smoke

In a reassuring move, the Delhi government has warned of legal action against tobacco companies if they violate laws and advertise at outlets selling...

Rapist Ram Rahim gets 20 years in jail

Above: Gurmeet Ram Rahim (file picture). Photo: UNI There was a classic twist in the tale of Dera Sachha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim...
NGT

DPCC to file compliance report on cleaning of drains

The case related to cleaning of drains in Delhi, which are clogged with silt and municipal solid waste, was heard by the NGT on...
A visually impaired student at helpdesk in DU (representational picture). Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC orders exclusive DU entrance test for visually impaired

Above: A visually impaired student at helpdesk in DU (representational picture). Photo: Anil Shakya                       ...
Above: The Adharsheela Global School in Ghaziabad, which had sent an offer letter to Meeta Arora.

School for Scandal?

Above: The Adharsheela Global School in Ghaziabad, which had sent an offer letter to Meeta Arora. A row has erupted over the appointment of Sangita...
Delhi High Court

Delhi judge given compulsory retirement by Delhi High Court

Above: Delhi High Court The Delhi High Court has given compulsory retirement to Additional Sessions Judge in Patiala House court Raj Kapoor who granted bail...
Art Of Living- Anil Shakya

NGT asks committee to present action plans for Yamuna floodplains

Above: The Yamuna floodplains were damaged by the Art of Living’s cultural festival last year. Photo: Anil Shakya The National Green Tribunal (NGT) principal bench,...
Rahul Gandhi

“Misunderstanding Rahul”

~By Dilip Bobb There will be many who will wonder why the title of this post should not read Understanding Rahul. They mis the point,...
Anil Baijal

SC constitution bench to hear Delhi LG’s power issue

Above: Delhi LG Anil Baijal. Photo: UNI The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, agreed to look into the Delhi government’s contention that the Lieutenant Governor (LG)...
A traffic jam at Laxmi Nagar in New Delhi

Cabs owners will now have to show parking space for new registration

~By Mrinal Verma Data uploaded onto its website by the Transport Department of the Government of NCT shows an alarming rise in the number of...
Deduct TDS at 5% if you are paying rent over Rs 50k a month

Deduct TDS at 5% if you are paying rent over Rs 50k a month

If you wish to rent a 3BHK comfortable, furnished flat in south Delhi today, you would have to pay rent in the region of...
Beemapally Beach in Thiruvananthapuram littered with garbage, despite a drive to keep it clean. Photo: UNI

Swachh Bharat Takes a Beating

The Delhi High Court has pulled up the Delhi government for the spread of diseases such as Dengue and Chikungunya and sought to know...
Delhi court accepts bail plea of Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh

Delhi court accepts bail plea of Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh

A Delhi court on May 22 accepted the bail plea of Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh in the Rs...
Nirbhaya lead

SC upholds death sentence of Nirbhaya rape-murderers

The four found guilty of the cruel gangrape and murder of a Delhi girl, called Nirbhaya to protect her real identity, were ordered to...
It is sad that capital punishment in India isn't even properly enumerated

Death in darkness

The annual statistical report 2016 released by NLUD’s Centre on the Death Penalty shows a spike in death sentences by the sessions courts ~By Sujit...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Vladimir Putin during the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in June 2016. Photo: UNI

Indo-Russian ties: the cool down period

The traditional friendship between India and Russia has developed wrinkles, thanks to Moscow’s growing closeness to Pakistan and China ~By Seema Guha As strategic dynamics...
Imaging: Anthony Lawrence

Scary Online Webcare

Demonetization has led to many patients opting for online consultations. But, the medical practitioner diagnosing you online may not even be a doctor… and...
Aniruddha Rajput; Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Need Procedural Law to Decide Dispute between States: Aniruddha Rajput

At 33, he is the youngest lawyer to have been elected to the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC). ANIRUDDHA RAJPUT, who has practiced...
(L-R) A metro train zooms past smog in New Delhi; A couple wearing mask to avoid dangers of smog. Photo: Anil Shakya

Scourge of the Smog

The Big, Bad Pollution Haze in Delhi and NCR left millions with a choked feeling, watery eyes or seriously sick. When will the laws...
Tarek Fatah. Photo: Anil Shakya

Cut All Water Ties with Pakistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian writer and broadcaster TAREK FATAH is widely acclaimed as well as criticized for his strong anti-Pakistan views. He has openly opposed the...

The Legal System Has To Re-engineer Itself, Technologically: Justice S Ravindra Bhat

The e-court system has its roots in a 2005 Supreme Court e-committee initiative, the “National Policy and Action Plan for Implementation of Information and...

Basket of Woes

Despite laws banning manual scavenging, it continues with impunity. It is time society gave these workers a leg-up so that they live a life...
AHMEDABAD, APR 23 (UNI)- An ambulance taking the bodies of Nepal bus accident victims in Ahmedabad on Thursday. 17 pilgrims died in as a bus of Gujarti pilgrims fell off road near Kathmandu on their way back to home after prayers in vrious temple in Nepal on Wednesday morning. UNI PHOTO-104u

Good Samaritan: Please save the savior

Bystanders who rush to help accident victims are often harassed by the police and hospitals. A new set of guidelines announced following a Supreme...
NEW DELHI, AUG 15 (UNI):- Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the Nation from the rampart of the Red Fort on the occasion of 70th Independence Day celebration in New Delhi on Monday. UNI PHOTO-9u

Balochistan: Taking the Bull by the Horns

Was the PM’s decision to bring up this contentious issue a tactical move to counter Pakistan which has been stoking the flames in Kashmir?...
No Ceasefire In Delhi’s Battle Royale

“Delhi belongs to the entire country”: Sanjay Jain

The turf war between Delhi's Lieutenant-governor (L-G) Najeeb Jung and its chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, has been going on for a long time. It...
Kanhaiya Kumar _Speech

Delhi High Court pulls up police over Kanhaiya

The Delhi Police got a rap on its knuckles from the Delhi High Court recently for its foggy stand on cancellation of interim bail...
SC Ups the Ante on Milk Adulteration

SC Ups the Ante on Milk Adulteration 

The Supreme Court in its August 5 judgment on milk adulteration has come down harshly on the life threatening practice of milk adulteration. It...
AAP RALLY IN NEW DELHI

No ceasefire in Delhi’s Battle Royale

The Delhi High Court while adjudicating between the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) and the Union of India has clarified that...
Diesel pollution for web use(1)

NGT’s order on diesel vehicles noteworthy 

On July 20, the National Green Tribunal directed that diesel cars in Delhi should be phased out in stages. This is part of a long list of landmark orders to clear up the capital’s air
Supreme-Court

SC can transfer cases out of J&K

The Supreme Court, today, gave a ruling that highlights yet another aspect of Article 21—the Right to Life includes Right to Justice. The court...
Qutub_Minar_in_Delhi_03-2016 (2)

Delhi: a centre for commercial arbitration

Delhi is soon to become a centre for international commercial arbitration along with the ones in London, Paris, Hong Kong, Singapore and Geneva. According...
Lawers protest in Telengana

Round one goes to higher judiciary in Telangana

Judges and lawyers in Telangana were up in arms over the appointment of Andhra Pradesh judges in their state. However, the judges returned to...

Ashiana rape case: Accused Gaurav Shukla Sentenced To 10 Years of Imprisonment

11 year old ‘Ashiana rape case’ has finally been closed after accused Gaurav Shukla was sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment by a fast...

Delhi HC reserves order on executive magistrate banning documentary on Nirbhaya

The Delhi HC today reserved its order on a bunch of petitions filed by law students, questioning the jurisdiction of an executive magistrate while...

No relief to Kanhaiya till February 29

The Delhi High Court again adjourned the bail plea of JNU Students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar to February 29. The Delhi Police had sought...

Patiala House scuffle case up for hearing on March 10

The Supreme Court today adjourned the Patiala House scuffle matter to March 10. The matter was taken up by the bench around 11.15 am when...

Instead of shouting, and sitting here, please go to the place and render help...

"It's an emergency situation. Instead of solving the issue, the minister is sitting in court," said Chief Justice of India TS Thakur while hearing the...

…and courts simmer with JNU fire

#JNURow: As the JNU faceoff continued to become controversial, Patiala House Court sent JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiyya, who has been charged with sedition to judicial custody...

JNU Row Turns Delhi Courts Into Battlefield

#JNU Faceoff: PIL filed by Ranjana Agnihotri demanding NIA or CBI probe in the JNU row has been dismissed by the Delhi High Court...

Candid Court Tales

This book is a scathing and no-holds-barred account of the legal profession which does not always serve the cause it is supposed to and...

“Rules Are There Only for the Poor”

"I feel that the poor in this country never get justice." In the biting cold of December, the Railways undertook a demolition drive in Delhi,...

GASSED!

While the apex court very recently cracked down on diesel pollution, the government has proposed a new formula to reduce Delhi’s traffic burden. But...

Another One Bites the Dust

After the Delhi and Bihar poll debacles, the BJP had to contend with a poor showing in Gujarat’s local elections. Not only did it...

A matter of faith

Here’s an inspiring tale of a swap liver transplant that took place in Apollo hospital between two Muslims and two Hindus and how their...

Computer graveyard

Thousands of computers are illegally dismantled and recycled in the dirty lanes of Mustafabadf in north-east Delhi endangering health and environment. By Ramesh Menon Photos by:...

'Delhi' - 70 News Results

WILL THE NON-YES-MEN PLEASE STAND UP

WILL THE NON-YES-MEN PLEASE STAND UP?

~By Inderjit Badhwar Many watching the reality show unfurling in the Delhi lieutenant governor’s waiting room, where the chief minister and three of his cabinet...
Satire: The Occupy Movement of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

The Occupy Movement

~By Dilip Bobb The primary goal of the Occupy Movement, a global form of protest, was to advance new forms of democracy. In India, we...
Explain why animals are being ill-treated at Delhi zoo, Delhi HC asks ministry, zoo authority

Explain why animals are being ill-treated at Delhi zoo, Delhi HC asks ministry, zoo...

Several deaths of animals suppressed by zoo, post-mortem reports have been fabricated ~By Kunal Rao Reacting strongly to a PIL which complained that animals at the...
Bar Council of Delhi election results announced

Bar Council of Delhi election results announced

The election results of Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) were announced on Thursday (April 12). Names of 25 winners were announced. The winners are:...
Haryana ordered to release 1049 cusecs of water through 2 canals to Delhi

Haryana ordered to release 1049 cusecs of water through 2 canals to Delhi

Above: Munak Canal/Photo Courtesy: www.indiawaterportal.org The Delhi High Court bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal has directed the State of Haryana to...
Delhi HC disposes of plea after it approves SOP in finding missing persons from Delhi metro stations

Delhi HC disposes of plea after it approves SOP in finding missing persons from...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (March 12) disposed of a plea in which it had taken a suo motu cognizance of an incident...
MCD sealed shops and farm houses of Chattarpur after the order from monitoring committee in the capital (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Delhi sealing issue: Supreme Court puts on hold Delhi Master Plan 2021

Above: MCD sealed shops and farm houses of Chattarpur after the order from monitoring committee in the capital (file pic)/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court bench...
Tihar jail: Foul-weather Inmates

Foul-weather Inmates

Above: Singer Ankit Tiwari regaling the prisoners at a musical soiree in Tihar/Photo: Anil Shakya The Tihar jail complex sees a ten percent rise in...
Delhi HC

Delhi HC pulls up civic agencies for unable to control dengue in Capital

The Delhi High Court on Friday (February 2) slammed civic agencies of Delhi for showing laxity in controlling dengue in the Capital. Referring to the...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC pulls up Delhi govt for laxity in evolving a mechanism to track...

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices S Muralidhar and I S Mehta on Thursday (February 1) pulled up Delhi government for unable to...
AAP MLAs disqualification row: Delhi HC tells EC not to initiate by-poll process

AAP MLAs disqualification row: Delhi HC tells EC not to initiate by-poll process

A division bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and AK Chawla of the Delhi High Court on Wednesday (January 24), issued notices to the Election Commission...
PIL to reduce legal drinking age in NCT; Delhi HC issues notice to govt

Delhi HC suspends 2 junior judges on charges of corruption

Above: Delhi High Court The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 23) suspended two junior judges on charges of corruption. The two are Additional...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC orders CBI to trace founder of Rohini Asharm in a fortnight

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 22) dealing with the plea alleging confinement of girls in the Adhyatmik...
A Raja during the trial at Patiala House Court on Thursday (December 21)

How the CBI special judge completely destroyed the podium of the 2G case

Above: A Raja during the trial at Patiala House Court on Thursday (December 21) With the Special CBI court on Thursday (December 21) acquitting all...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Illegal encroachment: Delhi HC comes irked over non-filing of status report

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday (December 21) came down hard on respondent Jitender Kumar Lalwani – against...
Augusta westland

VVIP copter scam: Air Marshal Gujral gets bail

Former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi with others reached the court in the morning for his appearance in the multi-million dollar AgustaWestland VVIP...
Delhi High Court. Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi police breaks open door to arrest lady lawyer, Delhi HC bar goes on...

Above: Delhi High Court. Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) on Tuesday (December 19) went on a flash strike, protesting...
Man wearing mask to save himself from pollution near India Gate in New Delhi (file picture). Photo: UNI

NGT raps Delhi government for failing to file action plan

Above: Man wearing mask to save himself from pollution near India Gate in New Delhi (file picture). Photo: UNI The National Green Tribunal (NGT)...
The Delhi High Court

Delhi HC ACJ asks: Why can’t snatching be treated as organised crime?

Court gives the Centre ten days time to explain why Delhi can’t have strict laws in line with Haryana and Maharashtra to curb snatching The...
Public health emergency: NGT bans construction and industrial activity in Delhi, old diesel and petrol vehicles

Public health emergency: NGT bans construction and industrial activity in Delhi, old diesel and...

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday (November 9) took extreme steps to try and bring under control what has been called a “public...
Ryan-School

Class XI student arrested in Ryan murder case

CBI produces him before Juvenile Justice Board after “confession”, his alleged motive was postponement of school exam In a huge development, CBI has arrested...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Conscious Coupling

~By Dilip Bobb The phrase has been trending ever since Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow used a version of it to announce her separation from pop...
Delhi Air Pollution

Pollution regulations kick in, Delhiites advised to wear masks

Diesel generators banned in Delhi, four-fold hike likely in parking charges Diesel generators have been banned, the Badarpur power plant has been shut and...
CCTV footage shows Mursalin Malik and Asif Malik being questioned by five policemen outside their shop in Seelampur

False Case: Saved by a CCTV Camera

Two ordinary men were implicated by the police and branded as criminals till help came from an unexpected quarter ~By Lilly Paul In a shocking case,...
Firecrackers

No blanket ban on fireworks; SC modifies judgment with 16 guidelines

The Supreme Court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta on Tuesday (September 12) clarified that there is no blanket ban on...
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Photo: UNI

SC to set up constitution bench to hear AAP demand on LG power over...

Finally, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s plea against the Lieutenant Governor’s powers in Delhi will be heard by the Supreme Court, that too, by...
A BSNL office

CBI sitting on Rs 1k crore BSNL scam probe; Delhi HC sets 46 days...

Above: A BSNL office The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on August 31 (Thursday)...
Tobacco Consumption: Going Up in Smoke

Tobacco Consumption: Going Up in Smoke

In a reassuring move, the Delhi government has warned of legal action against tobacco companies if they violate laws and advertise at outlets selling...

Rapist Ram Rahim gets 20 years in jail

Above: Gurmeet Ram Rahim (file picture). Photo: UNI There was a classic twist in the tale of Dera Sachha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim...
NGT

DPCC to file compliance report on cleaning of drains

The case related to cleaning of drains in Delhi, which are clogged with silt and municipal solid waste, was heard by the NGT on...
A visually impaired student at helpdesk in DU (representational picture). Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC orders exclusive DU entrance test for visually impaired

Above: A visually impaired student at helpdesk in DU (representational picture). Photo: Anil Shakya                       ...
Above: The Adharsheela Global School in Ghaziabad, which had sent an offer letter to Meeta Arora.

School for Scandal?

Above: The Adharsheela Global School in Ghaziabad, which had sent an offer letter to Meeta Arora. A row has erupted over the appointment of Sangita...
Delhi High Court

Delhi judge given compulsory retirement by Delhi High Court

Above: Delhi High Court The Delhi High Court has given compulsory retirement to Additional Sessions Judge in Patiala House court Raj Kapoor who granted bail...
Art Of Living- Anil Shakya

NGT asks committee to present action plans for Yamuna floodplains

Above: The Yamuna floodplains were damaged by the Art of Living’s cultural festival last year. Photo: Anil Shakya The National Green Tribunal (NGT) principal bench,...
Rahul Gandhi

“Misunderstanding Rahul”

~By Dilip Bobb There will be many who will wonder why the title of this post should not read Understanding Rahul. They mis the point,...
Anil Baijal

SC constitution bench to hear Delhi LG’s power issue

Above: Delhi LG Anil Baijal. Photo: UNI The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, agreed to look into the Delhi government’s contention that the Lieutenant Governor (LG)...
A traffic jam at Laxmi Nagar in New Delhi

Cabs owners will now have to show parking space for new registration

~By Mrinal Verma Data uploaded onto its website by the Transport Department of the Government of NCT shows an alarming rise in the number of...
Deduct TDS at 5% if you are paying rent over Rs 50k a month

Deduct TDS at 5% if you are paying rent over Rs 50k a month

If you wish to rent a 3BHK comfortable, furnished flat in south Delhi today, you would have to pay rent in the region of...
Beemapally Beach in Thiruvananthapuram littered with garbage, despite a drive to keep it clean. Photo: UNI

Swachh Bharat Takes a Beating

The Delhi High Court has pulled up the Delhi government for the spread of diseases such as Dengue and Chikungunya and sought to know...
Delhi court accepts bail plea of Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh

Delhi court accepts bail plea of Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh

A Delhi court on May 22 accepted the bail plea of Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh in the Rs...
Nirbhaya lead

SC upholds death sentence of Nirbhaya rape-murderers

The four found guilty of the cruel gangrape and murder of a Delhi girl, called Nirbhaya to protect her real identity, were ordered to...
It is sad that capital punishment in India isn't even properly enumerated

Death in darkness

The annual statistical report 2016 released by NLUD’s Centre on the Death Penalty shows a spike in death sentences by the sessions courts ~By Sujit...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Vladimir Putin during the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in June 2016. Photo: UNI

Indo-Russian ties: the cool down period

The traditional friendship between India and Russia has developed wrinkles, thanks to Moscow’s growing closeness to Pakistan and China ~By Seema Guha As strategic dynamics...
Imaging: Anthony Lawrence

Scary Online Webcare

Demonetization has led to many patients opting for online consultations. But, the medical practitioner diagnosing you online may not even be a doctor… and...
Aniruddha Rajput; Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Need Procedural Law to Decide Dispute between States: Aniruddha Rajput

At 33, he is the youngest lawyer to have been elected to the United Nations International Law Commission (ILC). ANIRUDDHA RAJPUT, who has practiced...
(L-R) A metro train zooms past smog in New Delhi; A couple wearing mask to avoid dangers of smog. Photo: Anil Shakya

Scourge of the Smog

The Big, Bad Pollution Haze in Delhi and NCR left millions with a choked feeling, watery eyes or seriously sick. When will the laws...
Tarek Fatah. Photo: Anil Shakya

Cut All Water Ties with Pakistan: Tarek Fatah

Pakistan-born Canadian writer and broadcaster TAREK FATAH is widely acclaimed as well as criticized for his strong anti-Pakistan views. He has openly opposed the...

The Legal System Has To Re-engineer Itself, Technologically: Justice S Ravindra Bhat

The e-court system has its roots in a 2005 Supreme Court e-committee initiative, the “National Policy and Action Plan for Implementation of Information and...

Basket of Woes

Despite laws banning manual scavenging, it continues with impunity. It is time society gave these workers a leg-up so that they live a life...
AHMEDABAD, APR 23 (UNI)- An ambulance taking the bodies of Nepal bus accident victims in Ahmedabad on Thursday. 17 pilgrims died in as a bus of Gujarti pilgrims fell off road near Kathmandu on their way back to home after prayers in vrious temple in Nepal on Wednesday morning. UNI PHOTO-104u

Good Samaritan: Please save the savior

Bystanders who rush to help accident victims are often harassed by the police and hospitals. A new set of guidelines announced following a Supreme...
NEW DELHI, AUG 15 (UNI):- Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the Nation from the rampart of the Red Fort on the occasion of 70th Independence Day celebration in New Delhi on Monday. UNI PHOTO-9u

Balochistan: Taking the Bull by the Horns

Was the PM’s decision to bring up this contentious issue a tactical move to counter Pakistan which has been stoking the flames in Kashmir?...
No Ceasefire In Delhi’s Battle Royale

“Delhi belongs to the entire country”: Sanjay Jain

The turf war between Delhi's Lieutenant-governor (L-G) Najeeb Jung and its chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, has been going on for a long time. It...
Kanhaiya Kumar _Speech

Delhi High Court pulls up police over Kanhaiya

The Delhi Police got a rap on its knuckles from the Delhi High Court recently for its foggy stand on cancellation of interim bail...
SC Ups the Ante on Milk Adulteration

SC Ups the Ante on Milk Adulteration 

The Supreme Court in its August 5 judgment on milk adulteration has come down harshly on the life threatening practice of milk adulteration. It...
AAP RALLY IN NEW DELHI

No ceasefire in Delhi’s Battle Royale

The Delhi High Court while adjudicating between the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) and the Union of India has clarified that...
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NGT’s order on diesel vehicles noteworthy 

On July 20, the National Green Tribunal directed that diesel cars in Delhi should be phased out in stages. This is part of a long list of landmark orders to clear up the capital’s air
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SC can transfer cases out of J&K

The Supreme Court, today, gave a ruling that highlights yet another aspect of Article 21—the Right to Life includes Right to Justice. The court...
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Delhi: a centre for commercial arbitration

Delhi is soon to become a centre for international commercial arbitration along with the ones in London, Paris, Hong Kong, Singapore and Geneva. According...
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Round one goes to higher judiciary in Telangana

Judges and lawyers in Telangana were up in arms over the appointment of Andhra Pradesh judges in their state. However, the judges returned to...

Ashiana rape case: Accused Gaurav Shukla Sentenced To 10 Years of Imprisonment

11 year old ‘Ashiana rape case’ has finally been closed after accused Gaurav Shukla was sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment by a fast...

Delhi HC reserves order on executive magistrate banning documentary on Nirbhaya

The Delhi HC today reserved its order on a bunch of petitions filed by law students, questioning the jurisdiction of an executive magistrate while...

No relief to Kanhaiya till February 29

The Delhi High Court again adjourned the bail plea of JNU Students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar to February 29. The Delhi Police had sought...

Patiala House scuffle case up for hearing on March 10

The Supreme Court today adjourned the Patiala House scuffle matter to March 10. The matter was taken up by the bench around 11.15 am when...

Instead of shouting, and sitting here, please go to the place and render help...

"It's an emergency situation. Instead of solving the issue, the minister is sitting in court," said Chief Justice of India TS Thakur while hearing the...

…and courts simmer with JNU fire

#JNURow: As the JNU faceoff continued to become controversial, Patiala House Court sent JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiyya, who has been charged with sedition to judicial custody...

JNU Row Turns Delhi Courts Into Battlefield

#JNU Faceoff: PIL filed by Ranjana Agnihotri demanding NIA or CBI probe in the JNU row has been dismissed by the Delhi High Court...

Candid Court Tales

This book is a scathing and no-holds-barred account of the legal profession which does not always serve the cause it is supposed to and...

“Rules Are There Only for the Poor”

"I feel that the poor in this country never get justice." In the biting cold of December, the Railways undertook a demolition drive in Delhi,...

A matter of faith

Here’s an inspiring tale of a swap liver transplant that took place in Apollo hospital between two Muslims and two Hindus and how their...

Computer graveyard

Thousands of computers are illegally dismantled and recycled in the dirty lanes of Mustafabadf in north-east Delhi endangering health and environment. By Ramesh Menon Photos by:...

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