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Delinquency Has To Be Dealt With Stern Hand, Society Losing Faith In System: HC

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi High Court Tuesday said that society is losing faith in the system due to delinquency which has to be dealt with a stern hand.

HC Asks Centre To Respond To Plea For Live Streaming Of Proceedings

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking live streaming of proceedings on petitions to recognise same-sex marriages under the special, Hindu and foreign marriage laws.

Plea Filed Before Delhi High Court To Increase Pecuniary Jurisdiction Of Civil Courts

The petitioner emphasised that the pecuniary jurisdiction of the high court increased from Rs 25,000 in 1970 to above Rs 2 crore in 2015 and that of the district courts increased from up to Rs 20 lakh in 2003 to up to Rs 2 crore in 2018 yet the civil courts have remained stagnant.

Madras High Court: Don't lease out defence properties, use them for own use

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

After considering the facts and circumstances, the judge found that the Defence department was finding it difficult to maintain its properties, which all are not in possession and leased out for some commercial purposes.

Sidhu Questions State Government As To Why A Plea Against Blanket Bail To Ex-DGP Saini Has Not Been Filed

Speaking to reporters in Amritsar, Sidhu questioned the government over the steps taken for justice in desecration cases and making the STF report on drug issue public.

24 November, 2021

Wankhede Challenges HC Order

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Dnyandev Wankhede, father of NCB's zonal director Sameer Wankhede, on Wednesday approached the Bombay High Court challenging its single-judge bench order that had refused to restrain Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik from making comments and putting social media posts against the anti-drug agency officer and his family.

20 November, 2021

Aryan Khan Bail Order: No Evidence Of A Conspiracy Against Shah Rukh Khan's Son

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Bombay High Court announces its bail order regarding the Aryan Khan drugs case.

18 November, 2021

Madras High Court Tells Tamil Nadu Government To Allow 20,000 Devotees For Karthigai Deepam

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"In all, 20,000 devotees per day should be permitted on 19.11.2021 and 20.11.2021 to circumambulate the holy hill (to go on Girivalam)," the bench said.

15 November, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri Violence: UP Govt Announces Retired SC Or HC Judge Will Supervise SIT’s Probe

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The Uttar Pradesh government agreed to Supreme Court suggestion that a former judge of its choice may be appointed to supervise the state SIT's probe on day-to-day basis into the case.

11 November, 2021

‘Not A Circus Or Cinema’: Kerala HC Frowns Over Attendee Appearing Bare Chested During Virtual Proceeding

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The Court said: ‘What is this? What is going on? This is a court, not a circus or a cinema’.

22 October, 2021

Ex J&K CM Mehbooba Takes Legal Recourse Against Satya Pal Malik Over ‘Defamatory’ Remarks

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The former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has send a legal notice to erstwhile state’s Governor Satya Pal Malik over his alleged “defamatory” remarks against her.


13 October, 2021

Aravind Kumar, New Chief Justice Of Gujarat HC Takes Oath

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Aravind Kumar (59), who was previously a judge of the Karnataka High Court, succeeds Justice Vikram Nath as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court.

13 September, 2021

SC Collegium Approves Names Of Three New Judges For Gauhati HC

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Justices Soumitra Saikia, Parthivjyoti Saikia and S Hukato Swu would get permanent appointments.

19 August, 2021

Gujarat HC Stays Certain Sections Of ‘Anti-Love Jihad’ Law

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The Gujarat High Court said the interim order has been passed to protect people from unnecessary harassment.

09 July, 2021

Delhi Riot: HC Dismisses Plea That Claimed Gulfisha Fatima’s Detention Was Illegal

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The HC said the pleas was 'completely misplaced' and 'not maintainable'.

08 July, 2021

Twitter Appoints Interim Compliance Officer In India, To Fill Other Jobs Soon

Outlook Web Bureau

Twitter has posted job openings for all three positions, will try to make an offer of employment within 8 weeks

01 July, 2021

Children Addicted To Phone, But Can’t Ban Online Games: Madras HC

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The court said it is the policy matter to be looked into by the appropriate governments in the State or the Centre.


25 June, 2021

Satyen Vaidya Appointed Additional Judge, Himachal High Court

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With the elevation of Vaidya, who will take charge on Saturday, the strength of the judges at High Court will increase to 11, including the Chief Justice

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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