High Court: News
12 Feb 2023Central Government
4 high courts get Chief Justices amid Centre-SC Collegium tussle
The Centre appointed Chief Justices (CJs) to the high courts of three states and two union territories, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju announced on Sunday.
28 Jan 2023Kiren Rijiju
Kiren Rijiju questions SC Collegium's conduct for publicizing 'secret reports'
Union Law and Justice Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Kiren Rijiju, has questioned the Supreme Court Collegium's conduct over publishing sensitive and secret reports in the public domain recently.
06 Jan 2023Section 377
Supreme Court transfers all same-sex marriage recognition pleas to itself
The Supreme Court on Friday transferred all petitions seeking the recognition of same-sex marriages in India—which are pending before various High Courts—to itself, Live Law reported.
05 Jul 2022Twitter
Twitter challenges Indian government in court over content takedown orders
The long-drawn saga between Twitter and the Indian government has reached the corridors of the Karnataka High Court.
20 May 2022Supreme Court Of India
Road rage case: Navjot Sidhu surrenders in Patiala court
Former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu surrendered before a Patiala court on Friday, just hours after he sought more time from the Supreme Court citing his medical condition.
08 Apr 2022Delhi
CBI didn't revoke lookout circular despite court order: Aakar Patel
Former Amnesty International India chief, Aakar Patel, on Friday filed a contempt application in a Delhi court against Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials for refusing to revoke a lookout circular (LOC) issued against him despite court orders to do so.
17 Feb 2022Haryana
Haryana's 75% job quota to stay for now, rules SC
The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside a recent order by the Punjab and Haryana High Court that temporarily stayed the Haryana government's private job reservation law for locals.
04 Feb 2022Haryana
Haryana approaches Supreme Court over stay on private job quota
The government of Haryana has filed an appeal in the Supreme Court of India, challenging the stay on a law providing job reservations to local residents.
03 Feb 2022Haryana
High Court stays Haryana govt's 75% job quota for locals
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday ordered a stay on the Haryana government's decision to provide 75% quota to locals in private jobs.
17 Nov 2021Supreme Court Of India
Ex-Punjab and Haryana HC judge appointed to monitor Lakhimpur probe
The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed Justice (retired) Rakesh Kumar Jain to oversee the ongoing probe into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.
13 Apr 2021India
Punjab woman moves court claiming Prince Harry promised marriage
UK's Prince Harry escaped legal action in India after the Punjab and Haryana High Court recently dismissed a petition filed against him by a woman advocate from Punjab.
08 Apr 2021Uttarakhand
Try artificial rain to douse wildfires: HC to Uttarakhand government
The Uttarakhand High Court has asked the state government to find out the possibility of using artificial rain to douse forest fires raging in various parts of the state.
27 Mar 2021Supreme Court Of India
Coronavirus impact: Pending cases in courts increase manifold
The coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions that came with it have adversely affected the functioning of the judiciary, with the number of pending cases reaching an all-time high.
28 Jan 2021Amit Shah
Comedian Munawar Faruqui denied bail by Madhya Pradesh HC
The Madhya Pradesh High Court today rejected the bail applications filed by stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui and one of his associates Nalin Yadav.
16 Jan 2021TikTok
TikTok star Shadab Khan accused of rape, denies allegations
TikTok star Shadab Khan has been accused of sexual exploitation and rape by his former girlfriend.
11 Jan 2021Delhi High Court
HC allows 28 week pregnancy termination based on AIIMS report
The Delhi High Court, on Monday, allowed a woman's plea to terminate her 28-week pregnancy after a medical board constituted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said her fetus can be aborted as it suffered from anencephaly, a condition where the skull bone is not formed and was incompatible with life.
04 Jan 2021Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
AAP, BJP blame each other for demolition of Hanuman temple
The Delhi units of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday sparred over the demolition of a Hanuman temple as part of the ongoing Chandni Chowk beautification plan.
23 Dec 2020Calcutta High Court
No interference in marriage as per choice: Calcutta HC
Hearing a petition by a father claiming his daughter has been unduly influenced to marry a man of a different religion, the Calcutta High Court observed that there can be no interference if an adult marries as per her choice and decides to convert.
17 Dec 2020Supreme Court Of India
Will Kunal Kamra face contempt proceedings? SC to decide tomorrow
The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on several petitions seeking to initiate contempt of court proceedings against comedian Kunal Kamra over his tweets against the top court.
24 Nov 2020Maharashtra
Kangana's office demolition case: Bombay HC's judgment on November 27
The Bombay High Court will give its verdict on Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut's office demolition case against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on November 27, according to reports.
22 Nov 2020Supreme Court Of India
Kerala's new law: Three-year jail for 'offensive' social media posts
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has signed the controversial Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance amid widespread criticism.
15 Nov 2020Delhi High Court
Amit Shah calls meeting to review COVID-19 situation in Delhi
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will hold a meeting to review the COVID-19 situation in Delhi.
09 Nov 2020Delhi High Court
Delhi HC seeks response from TV channels on producers' plea
The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notices to Republic TV and Times Now, asking them to respond to Bollywood producers' plea seeking to restrain the news channels from making allegedly irresponsible and derogatory remarks about the film industry.
27 Oct 2020Bombay High Court
HC grants interim relief to Mahesh Bhatt in defamation case
The Bombay High Court on Monday granted interim relief to filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and his brother Mukesh Bhatt in a defamation case filed by them against actor Luviena Lodh.
23 Oct 2020Madhya Pradesh
EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP
The Election Commission (EC) approached the Supreme Court to contest an earlier order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court that imposed restrictions on physical rallies in the state ahead of the by-polls scheduled for next month.
26 Sep 2020Mukesh Ambani
Had to sell jewelry to pay legal costs: Anil Ambani
Anil Ambani, once the world's sixth-richest man, told a court in London on Friday that he sold his jewelry to meet legal costs and that his expenses are being borne by his family, reports said.
17 Sep 2020Delhi High Court
Rakul Preet moves HC alleging 'media trial,' court issues notice
Actor Rakul Preet Singh has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court alleging a "media trial" over reports that she was named by arrested actor Rhea Chakraborty among those in Bollywood who consumed drugs.
20 Jul 2020Johnny Depp
All that happened in the entertainment world today
In the world of entertainment, it was a mixed bag on Monday.
25 Jun 2020Delhi High Court
Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award
After being cleared of doping, two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sanjita Chanu will finally receive the coveted Arjuna Award which has been withheld since 2018.
10 Jun 2020Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Not the time for politics: Kejriwal will follow L-G's directive
Days after Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal overturned the directive of the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi pertaining to reservation of beds in select hospitals, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that the decision will be respected.
26 May 2020Cricket: News, Stats and more!
Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs
Sri Lanka's fast bowler Shehan Madushanka has been arrested for possessing drugs, by police.
20 Apr 2020Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Vijay Mallya loses appeal against extradition in UK High Court
Business tycoon Vijay Mallya on Monday lost his High Court appeal in London challenging the 2018 order to extradite him to India.
28 Feb 2020London
Johnny Depp allegedly said he would "burn" ex-wife Amber Heard
Hollywood actor Johnny Depp allegedly said via text messages that he wanted to "burn" his former wife Amber Heard and "f**k her burnt corpse" during their volatile relationship in the past.
27 Feb 2020Delhi Police
On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response
Departing from the urgency it showed yesterday in the matter of hate speeches that possibly fanned communal tensions in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Thursday gave Centre four weeks' time to file its response on a plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders who passed abhorrent remarks.
31 Jan 2020Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed
Nearly 23 children, who were held hostage by a murder accused in Uttar Pradesh's Farukkhabad, have been rescued, and the criminal, who put them through the horror, killed.
27 Jan 2020Punjab
Court directs police to not take "coercive steps" against Bharti
After actress Raveena Tandon and filmmaker Farah Khan, comedian and TV actress Bharti Singh had filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, thereby seeking quashing of an FIR against her.
07 Jan 2020Delhi Police
Nirbhaya's rapists to be hanged till death on January 22
The four men, who raped Nirbhaya in 2012, will be hanged till death on January 22 at 7 am, Delhi's Patiala Court announced on Tuesday.
13 Nov 2019Shehbaz Sharif
Pakistan PM's ex-wife Reham Khan wins defamation case against news-channel
Journalist and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's former wife Reham Khan has won a defamation case against a Pakistani news channel in a UK High Court.
02 Nov 2019Hindustan Times
Delhi: Cops, lawyers fight outside court, police's car set afire
On Saturday afternoon, a scuffle broke out between lawyers and police personnel at the Tis Hazari Court complex in Delhi.
20 Oct 2019Pune
Drugged for not marrying MLA's son: Daughter of ex-BJP MLA
In Amazon Original Series, Made in Heaven, the protagonists saved a politician's daughter from her family which drugged her for refusing to marry another leader's son.