Free Press Journal
  • Delhi HC rejects plea seeking formula ‘behind’ petrol pricing

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed an application seeking direction to the Centre to disclose the formula on the basis of which daily prices of petroleum and diesel are fixed. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V. Kameswar Rao refused to interfere with the government policy on fixing petrol prices.

  • Daiichi seeks stay on insolvency plea against RHC

    New Delhi : Daiichi Sankyo has moved the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to stay the insolvency proceedings against RHC Holding initiated by HDFC Bank. A two member bench NCLT has asked both – RHC Holding and its lender HDFC Bank to file reply over the move within a week. The tribunal has directed to list the matter on Oct 4 for next hearing. Daiichi, which has filed an intervention application in

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    Mumbai Train Bombings: Convict seeks IB report under RTI

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its decision on a plea by one of the convicts in the 2006 Mumbai train bombings seeking a 2009 Intelligence Bureau (IB) report which purportedly called for review of evidence in the case.

  • HC directs DU to secure EVMs 

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court Monday directed Delhi University to keep securely the EVMs used in the student union election on a plea by three candidates of the Congress backed National Students Union of India (NSUI) challenging the polls.

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    Uber rape case: Delhi High Court upholds life term of convict

    New Delhi: Rapes have been on the rise despite stringent new laws on sexual offences against women, the Delhi High Court has observed while upholding the life sentence given to an Uber driver for raping a 25-year-old executive in the cab in 2014. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel noted that the statistics of the National Crime Records Bureau for 2016 show that 38,947 women were raped that year.

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    Wockhardt moves Delhi High Court against ban on its fixed dose combination drug

    New Delhi: A week after the Centre banned the manufacture, sale and distribution of 328 fixed dose combination (FDC) drugs, Indian pharma major Wockhardt Friday moved the Delhi High Court against the Health Ministry’s decision. The petition by Wockhardt was mentioned before a bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla, which allowed it to be listed for hearing today.

  • Terror funding case: Supreme Court stays Delhi High Court order bail to Kashmiri businessman Watali

    New Delhi: A day after the Delhi High Court granted bail to Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in a terror funding case, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the order. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud said it would hear the matter on September 26. The order came on a plea filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) challenging the Delhi High Court’s

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    Jammu and Kashmir: Delhi High Court grants bail to Zahoor Watali in terror-funding case

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted bail to Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali, who was arrested for his alleged role in a terror-funding case involving Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed.
    Watali has been asked to furnish a personal bail bond of Rs 2 lakh with two surety of the same amount and submit his passport. He has been lodged in Delhi’s Tihar jail ever since his arrest in

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    We cannot issue directions to government over issue of rising fuel prices, says Delhi High Court

    New Delhi: Daily change in fuel prices was a “economic policy decision” of the central government and the courts must remain away from it, the Delhi High Court said Wednesday. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao made it clear it was not inclined to interfere with the government’s decision, saying “there are larger economic issues” involved.

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    Delhi-based designer Pooja Mahajan files PIL on petrol price hike

    New Delhi: A public interest litigation (PIL) seeking the sale of petrol and diesel at reasonable prices instead of letting oil companies increase the rates exorbitantly was filead in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday. The plea filed by Delhi-based designer Pooja Mahajan through her advocate A. Maitri, is likely to come up for hearing on Wednesday. The petitioner has sought a directive to the Central government to fix the “fair price”

  • Delhi High Court rejects Sonia, Rahul Gandhi’s plea against Income Tax notice

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi’s plea challenging the Income Tax notice seeking tax reassessment for the financial year 2011-2012. The order of a bench came while hearing the plea of Rahul, Sonia Gandhi and her party colleague Oscar Fernandes against March I-T notice seeking tax reassessment. They have allegedly not disclosed their income earned through Young Indian Pvt Ltd

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    Delhi High Court seeks governments response on vacant posts of teachers

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the Delhi government on a plea seeking filling of vacant posts of teaching and non-teaching staff in schools across the national capital. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V. Kameswar Rao asked Delhi Government to file its response and listed that matter for further hearing on November 2.

  • HC asks Malvinder to deposit Rs 18.21 cr after order violation

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed former Ranbaxy Laboratories promoter Malvinder Singh to deposit with it S$3.5 million (around Rs 18.21 crore), which he obtained by selling his shares in a company in violation of court’s direction.

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    Bhushan Steel ex-promoter Neeraj Singal to remain out on interim bail; SC transfers case to itself

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday said Neeraj Singal, former promoter of Bhushan Steel, will remain out on interim bail granted by the Delhi High Court in a Rs 2,500-crore fraud case. A bench comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, however, stayed the operation of the Delhi High Court judgement and transferred to itself the plea Singal had filed in the high court for adjudication.

  • Coal import probe in limbo: Congress

    New Delhi : The Congress on Monday accused the Centre of stalling a probe announced by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in 2014 into the coal import over-invoicing fraud of Rs29,000 crore because the importer companies include those owned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two close industrialist friends.

  • Delhi HC defers hearing on Navlakha’s plea

    New Delhi : The Delhi High Court on Thursday adjourned to September 14 the hearing on a habeas corpus plea filed with regard to rights activist-journalist Gautam Navlakha.