HC tells tribunal to number petition

‘Don’t insist on impleading dead person’ The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has directed the Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Tribunal in Virudhunagar to number a claim petition. It observed that the tribunal had failed to number the petition after it wrongly interpreted a High Court order. The court was hearing the petition filed […]


HC declines petition to restrain Sunny Leone

Cheating case in connection with a stage show The Kerala High Court on Tuesday declined a petition to restrain Bollywood actor Sunny Leone from going abroad in view of a cheating case registered against her and her husband in connection with a show that did not come off. When the petition filed by the actor […]


SC stays HC ban on Fathima

She was barred from using any kind of media to share her views The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed a blanket ban imposed by the Kerala High Court on activist Rehana Fathima, in November last year, from using any kind of media to express or share her views. However, a Bench led by Justice Rohinton […]


Sonu Sood moves HC against BMC notice for illegal construction

Sood said he has not carried out any “illegal or unauthorised” construction. Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has approached the Bombay High Court, challenging a notice issued against him by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for allegedly carrying out structural changes to a residential building in suburban Juhu without permission. Sood, in his petition filed last […]


HC seeks reply on petition against CM’s ration scheme

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the Centre and city government on a petition against implementation of the Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana under which packed ration would be delivered at the doorstep of eligible persons. A Bench of Justice Hima Kohli and Justice Subramonium Prasad also issued notice to and […]


HC stays Chandigarh admn’s move to privatise power dept

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday stayed the Chandigarh administration’s move to privatise the power department. The high court bench of justices Jitendra Chauhan and Vivek Puri acted on the plea of UT Powermen Union, a worker’s collective that had challenged the move to privatise 100% distribution and supply functions of the electricity […]


HC takes a serious view of bad quality of roads

Madurai Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has suo motu impleaded various State departments in a public interest litigation petition that sought a direction to the State to constitute an expert committee to supervise rural road works in Kanniyakumari district. A Division Bench of Justices N. Kirubakaran and B. Pugalendhi observed that it was […]