Free Press Journal
  • Bombay High Court nixes Mumbai Metro fare hike

    Mumbai: In a major breather for commuters, the Bombay High Court on Monday quashed the proposal of the Mumbai Metro One Private Limited to hike the fares of Metro One, which connects Ghatkopar and Versova. The court also directed the Maharashtra government to reconstitute a fare fixation committee.

  • Can’t frame guidelines on FIRs for dowry harassment cases: SC

    How can the Court frame guidelines on how to investigate a dowry case going beyond the statutory provisions already there in the IPC, asked the Bench which also included Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud.’

  • Supreme Court, High Court judges to get salary hike

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to revise the pay scales, allowances and pensions of the Supreme Court and High Court judges in the backdrop of the Seventh Central Pay Commission with retrospective effect from 1.1.2016.

  • SC to hear AIFF’s case on Friday

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed for an urgent hearing in the All India Foodball Federation’s (AIFF) petition to stay Delhi High Court’s October 31 order quashing its elections held on December 21 last year under the supervision of retired Justice B C Kandpal.

  • Indore: HC quashes poll code violation petition against Vijayvargiya

    Indore: In a major relief to BJP national general secretary and Mhow MLA Kailash Vijayvargiya, Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday dismissed an election petition alleging violation of model code of conduct by him during Assembly elections in 2013.

  • Indore: HC questions working and integrity of Index medical college

    Indore: Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court questioned the working and integrity of Index Medical College and Research Centre as the college “enhanced” practical marks of three MBBS students, who were declared fail, and sent the same to Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) for updating the results.

  • Bhopal: HC saves the day for MP candidates; only 48 from other states get admissions

    Bhopal: But for a writ petition filed by an activist in the High Court against the Medical Education Department, around half of the MBBS seats in the state would have gone to students not domiciled in the state. Due to HC intervention, only 48  non-domiciles have managed to enter the medical colleges in the state.

  • Human remains buried on premises, admits Dera mouthpiece ahead of raid

    Chandigarh : Hours before authorities and security agencies are likely to start a search and sanitisation operation inside the sprawling Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters campus near Sirsa town in Haryana, the sect’s mouthpiece “Sach Kahoon” on Thursday admitted that human remains were buried inside the premises.

  • Bhopal: CTE report points at rampant anomalies in execution of project

    Bhopal: Vigilance chief technical examiner probe report has pointed out irregularities in the execution of drought relief projects in Bundelkhand. CET R K Mehra has submitted his inquiry report to water resource department following the direction of the High Court to probe into the alleged anomalies.

  • Bhopal: NEET: High Court seeks report from govt on admissions in medical colleges

    Bhopal: The High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to submit a report of the admissions made in the state medical colleges through NEET. Jabalpur bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court was hearing a plea of Bhopal’s Vinayak Parihar regarding the admission of other state domicile in the Madhya Pradesh medical colleges. He has alleged that a numbers of candidates belonging to other states have got admission in

  • Bhopal: HC hauls up police for slack response

    Bhopal: High court has pulled up the police for not submitting case diary as 90 days are going to end on August 21 in misappropriation of over Rs 2.37 crore. The police neither submitted case diary nor made recovery of the amount which was to be loaded in an ATM. Only Rs 24 lakh has been recovered from the accused.

  • Gujarat riots case: HC defers order on Jafri’s plea to Aug 21

    Ahmedabad : The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday deferred to August 21 the pronouncement of its order on a petition by Zakia Jafri, widow of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri, challenging a lower court order upholding a clean chit to the then chief minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 riots cases.

  • Somaiya’s hawala charge derails Lok Sabha

    New Delhi : Congress members stormed the well of the Lok Sabha on Friday over a hawala charge on the Congress by Mumbai’s BJP MP Kirit Somaiya, forcing the Speaker to adjourn for the day.

  • Bhopal: ‘Most judges face harassment’

    Bhopal: ADJ RK Srivas, on second day of his picketing, said over 90 per cent judges were supporting him. They could not come out openly in his support but morally they were supporting him, he said, adding that most judges were victims of harassment. They were getting only 25 per cent salary for duty and 75 per cent to tolerate harassment, he added.

  • High Court dismisses PIL seeking deferment of GST implementation

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today dismissed a public interest litigation seeking deferment of the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). A division bench, headed by Justice V K Tahilramani, said it was not inclined to interfere in the government’s decision to implement the GST. The PIL, filed by city resident K S Pillai last month, challenged the Union government’s decision to roll out the major tax reform in the