Month: December 2019

No need to pay extra fees: Madhya Pradesh HC allows 52 med students to appear for exam.

Source – A vacation bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Monday allowed 52 postgraduate (MD/MS) students of a private medical college to appear for their January exam without depositing extra tuition fees. Bhopal-based LN Medical College, on the basis of a recent order of the Appellate Authority Admission and Fees Regulatory Committee of

Post-Article 370 abrogation, Jammu & Kashmir High Court opens jobs for candidates from all over India.

Source – In a first step of its kind, opening the state employment in the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh for candidates from across the country after nullification of Article 370, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has invited applications from eligible candidates from all over India to fill 33 vacancies with it.

Gauhati High Court orders eviction of ‘ineligible’ from tribal land.

Source – Gauhati High Court has ordered eviction of non-tribals and other persons “not eligible to hold possession of land” in the tribal belts and blocks protected under Chapter X of Assam Land and Revenue Regulation Act, 1886. The court passed the order in response to a public interest litigation filed by Prodyut Kumar

Mumbai may have at least two operational metro lines in 2020.

Source – If things work as planned, Mumbai will have at least two operational metro lines in 2020 connecting the western suburbs of the city. The two corridors, Metro Line-2A (Dahisar-DN Nagar) and Metro Line-7 (Dahisar East-Andheri East), are proposed to be commissioned simultaneously in 2020, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) said

Andhra HC directs discoms to clear dues owed to green power companies.

Source – BENGALURU: The Andhra Pradesh high court has directed the state’s power distribution companies to clear all dues owed to renewable energy developers, which oppose the government’s plan to renegotiate wind and solar energy tariffs. The court’s ruling came after the discoms said they are committed to paying the dues and are seeking loans.

P Chidambaram gets bail from Supreme Court, Karti Chidambaram tweets ‘Phew. At last’.

Source – Minutes after the Supreme Court granted bail to former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media case, his son Karti Chidambaram took to Twitter to express relief. “Phew. At last after 106 days,” tweeted Karti, a member of Parliament from Tamil Nadu’s Sivaganga district. A top court bench of justices R Banumathi, AS

Delhi HC in 2019: Political, business bigwigs suffer setback – from Chidambaram to Indiabulls, Bhushan Steel and others.

Source – Several political bigwigs, senior officials and corporates suffered setbacks in the Delhi High Court in 2019 — be it Congress leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case and P Chidambaram in the INX Media case, or the CBI top brass for ugly infighting or scam tainted Indiabulls and Bhushan Steel. The high court order denying anticipatory bail

Delhi courts see big names in politics, business in 2019: Chidambaram, Shivakumar, Vadra, Singh brothers.

Source – The year saw them dealing with several other cases involving big names like Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi; ex-BBP MLA Barjesh Thakur; former Union minister MJ Akbar; Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath; and former promoters of Fortis Healthcare Malvinder and Shivinder Singh. From

Himachal high court issues notice to state over ‘pathetic condition of govt schools’

Source – The high court on Saturday issued a notice to the Himachal Pradesh (HP) state government and directed the principal secretary(education) to remain present before the court on January 1, 2020, in a matter pertaining to ‘the pathetic condition of government schools in the state’. Division bench comprising chief justice L Narayana Swamy