The Kerala High Court has made scathing observations against political parties for using "hartal" as a mode of agitation in the state, saying such form of strikes hit the state's economy and image.
The RJD leader's advocate Chittaranjan Sinha said the court will hear his petitions likely on January 19.
In a bid to prevent PILs by fictitious persons, the Madras High Court has directed its registry to collect the litigants' Aadhaar card copy along with other documents at the time of filing.
Uttarakhand government had filed the appeal stating that the high court had erred in passing several mandatory directions which were not harmonious with the guidelines of National Disaster Management Authority.
The high court had in December 2017 struck down rules mandating pictorial health warnings to cover 85 percent of tobacco products packaging space, holding that they violated fundamental rights and the right to trade.
Prasad's lawyer Prabhat Kumar told PTI that Prasad's lawyers will move the high court either on Friday or next Monday.
The first bench of Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice R Hemalatha dismissed the petition by one R Kumaravel seeking to restrain the state government from observing December 5 as the death anniversary of Jayalalithaa.
Justice Indermeet Kaur heard arguments on behalf of the Sasikala-T T V Dhinakaran group, the poll panel and the faction of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam and said it will pass an order at 4 PM today.
The plea for urgent hearing of the matter was mentioned before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar and sought quashing of the November 23 order of the Election Commission of India (ECI).
The court also insisted that punishment for cow slaughter should be increased from three-years jail term to life imprisonment.
The Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently may have proposed that the Income-Tax Department can carry out raids without disclosing â€˜reason to believe‘ but the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) says the common man has nothing to worry.
Lokayukta Police has converted Rs 1.61 crores, seized in now banned Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination notes in the last 10 years, into fixed deposits as per court a Madhya Pradesh High Court order.
Delhi High Court has barred leading mobile phone maker 'Intex' from selling its Aqua brand handsets and its accessories in the local market, taking note of a trademark infringement plea of market rival 'Aqua Mobiles'.
The government has named former Supreme Court Judge G S Singhvi on the three-member arbitration panel that will decide on the validity of its USD 1.55 billion compensation claim from Reliance Industries for "unfairly enriching" and producing natural gas belonging to ONGC.
P Chidambaram, who appeared for Tata Sons said during the proceedings that the removal of Independent Directors will be done in a democratic manner and a replacement will be appointed in 180 days as per the company's Articles of Association.
As the bench headed by Chief Justice G Rohini did not assemble today, the counsel for the petitioners sought a date after December 15 as the apex court will hear similar issues.
Former Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal, in judicial custody on charges of money laundering since March, today sought bail from the Bombay High Court on medical grounds saying his arrest by Enforcement Directorate was not as per the procedures established by law.
The bankers quoting RBI circular said the application should be in a prescribed format and accompanied by documents on "evidence of the wedding, including the invitation cards, copies of receipts for advance payments already made, such as marriage hall booking, advance payments to caterers."
Leaders of Congress, Trinamool Congress, JD(U), BSP, CPI(M), CPI, NCP, RJD, JMM and DMK held a meeting here this morning to forge a common plan of action with an aim of mounting attack on the government.
A bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justice D Y Chandrachud listed the matter after Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi mentioned it and sought an urgent hearing.
A bench of Justices B D Ahmed and Jayant Nath listed for hearing tomorrow the plea which also sought discontinuation of the new Rs 2,000 currency note, terming the move as "unconstitutional and bad in law".
In a disappointment to the government, Supreme Court (SC) Friday refused government‘s plea to stay proceedings before various High Courts with regards to demonetisation drive.
"In the meantime, builders M/s Supertech Ltd shall deposit Rs 10 crore with the registry by January 3, so that the people are not in any kind of illusion," a bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Amitava Roy said.
Contrary to the general perception that the business environment is getting tougher for the builders, due to activism from home buyers and the media and judicial intervention, there have been many instances of amnesty R
The incident came into light when the popular comedian tweeted how BMC had demanded Rs 5 Lac as bribe. A few days after the tweet, the BMC filed a police compliant against Sharma on grounds of illegal construction.