Prayagraj (ILNS): With the level of air pollution in Uttar Pradesh reaching dangerous levels in many cities, the issue has reached the high court. The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court asked the government to clarify what steps have been taken to stop this.
New Delhi (ILNS): The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered the additional home secretary of the state to file an affidavit in by November 16, informing how many tainted Police personnel or Officers are posted at all positions in the Police.
The Rajasthan High Court High has stayed the proceedings by a CBI court which had ordered reopening of a probe against former disinvestment minister Arun Shourie and four others over the sale of a government-owned hotel in Udaipur two decades back.
The Delhi High Court yesterday turned down a petition which suggested that optical fiber lines be laid by telecom companies within all court complexes of the city, saying that while it is a good suggestion, it will cost a lot and the “government has its priorities.”
The Uttar Pradesh government has filed an affidavit with the Supreme Court, in which it has claimed that permission was taken from the family of the Hathras victim before cremation. The government has also claimed that the families in question “had personal enmity since a long time.”
Arguments were placed before the Supreme Court today on the contentious issue of whether states should be allowed to exceed the 50 percent ceiling on reservation and on whether this issue should be referred to an 11-judge bench.