Articles about High Court

Road rage: Sidhu seeks time to surrender, cites medical grounds

20 May 2022

India
Road rage: Sidhu seeks time to surrender, cites medical grounds

A day after the Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu was sentenced to one year of imprisonment in a road rage case dating back to 1988, he approached the Supreme Court (SC) on Friday seeking a few weeks' time to surrender.

CBI didn't revoke lookout circular despite court order: Aakar Patel

08 Apr 2022

India
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.

Haryana's 75% job quota to stay for now, rules SC

17 Feb 2022

India
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.

Haryana approaches Supreme Court over stay on private job quota

04 Feb 2022

India
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.

High Court stays Haryana govt's 75% job quota for locals

03 Feb 2022

India
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.

Ex-Punjab and Haryana HC judge appointed to monitor Lakhimpur probe

17 Nov 2021

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.

Punjab woman moves court claiming Prince Harry promised marriage

13 Apr 2021

India
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.

Try artificial rain to douse wildfires: HC to Uttarakhand government

08 Apr 2021

India
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.

Coronavirus impact: Pending cases in courts increase manifold

27 Mar 2021

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.

Delhi HC judges to hold physical hearings from March 15

20 Feb 2021

Delhi
Delhi HC judges to hold physical hearings from March 15

The Delhi High Court on Saturday issued an office order stating that from March 15 all its judges would hold a physical hearing of cases.

Comedian Munawar Faruqui denied bail by Madhya Pradesh HC

28 Jan 2021

India
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.

TikTok star Shadab Khan accused of rape, denies allegations

16 Jan 2021

Entertainment
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.

HC allows 28 week pregnancy termination based on AIIMS report

11 Jan 2021

India
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.

AAP, BJP blame each other for demolition of Hanuman temple

04 Jan 2021

Delhi
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.

'Gunjan Saxena' row: Delhi HC issues summons to Dharma Productions

26 Dec 2020

Entertainment
'Gunjan Saxena' row: Delhi HC issues summons to Dharma Productions

Janhvi Kapoor-starrer movie Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl has yet again landed in trouble as the Delhi High Court issued summons to the production company Dharma Productions over a suit filed by the Indian Singers Rights Association (ISRA).

'Inhumane' to reserve ICU beds in private hospitals: Delhi HC

25 Dec 2020

Delhi
'Inhumane' to reserve ICU beds in private hospitals: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Thursday said it was "inhumane" to keep thousands of ICU beds reserved in private hospitals for COVID-19 patients when the positivity rate and the number of coronavirus cases were going down in Delhi.

No interference in marriage as per choice: Calcutta HC

23 Dec 2020

India
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.

Will Kunal Kamra face contempt proceedings? SC to decide tomorrow

17 Dec 2020

Entertainment
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.

Kangana's office demolition case: Bombay HC's judgment on November 27

24 Nov 2020

Entertainment
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.

Kerala's new law: Three-year jail for 'offensive' social media posts

22 Nov 2020

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.

Amit Shah calls meeting to review COVID-19 situation in Delhi

15 Nov 2020

India
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.

Delhi HC seeks response from TV channels on producers' plea

09 Nov 2020

India
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.

HC grants interim relief to Mahesh Bhatt in defamation case

27 Oct 2020

Entertainment
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.

EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

23 Oct 2020

Politics
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.

Had to sell jewelry to pay legal costs: Anil Ambani

26 Sep 2020

Business
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.

Rakul Preet moves HC alleging 'media trial,' court issues notice

17 Sep 2020

Entertainment
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.

NCB to summon 25 Bollywood A-listers in drugs case: Reports

11 Sep 2020

Entertainment
NCB to summon 25 Bollywood A-listers in drugs case: Reports

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which is currently probing a drugs case related to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, will likely summon 25 Bollywood celebrities who have been named by the accused, according to reports.

SC denies bail to teen who murdered Ryan School student

03 Sep 2020

India
SC denies bail to teen who murdered Ryan School student

The teen accused of murdering his junior inside the Ryan International School in Gurugram in 2017 was denied bail by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Entertainment round-up: A digital protest for Sushant, and more

22 Jul 2020

Entertainment
Entertainment round-up: A digital protest for Sushant, and more

In the world of entertainment, news on Wednesday was about late Sushant Singh Rajput's fans continuing to seek a more detailed investigation into his death, and some more goodness from actor Sonu Sood.

All that happened in the entertainment world today

20 Jul 2020

Entertainment
All that happened in the entertainment world today

In the world of entertainment, it was a mixed bag on Monday.

BCCI to pay Deccan Chargers Rs. 4,800 crore: Here's why

18 Jul 2020

Sports
BCCI to pay Deccan Chargers Rs. 4,800 crore: Here's why

Former Indian Premier League franchise Deccan Chargers have won the arbitration case against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award

25 Jun 2020

Sports
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.

Not the time for politics: Kejriwal will follow L-G's directive

10 Jun 2020

Politics
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.

Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

26 May 2020

Sports
Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

Sri Lanka's fast bowler Shehan Madushanka has been arrested for possessing drugs, by police.

Vijay Mallya loses appeal against extradition in UK High Court

20 Apr 2020

India
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.

Johnny Depp allegedly said he would "burn" ex-wife Amber Heard

28 Feb 2020

Entertainment
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.

On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response

27 Feb 2020

India
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.

Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed

31 Jan 2020

India
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.

Court directs police to not take "coercive steps" against Bharti

27 Jan 2020

Entertainment
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.

Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged

20 Jan 2020

Politics
Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy wants his state to have not one, not two, but three capitals and hopes this task is completed during the three-day special Assembly session that started today.

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