Tag Archives: high court

Jayalalithaa’s Health Update: HC Gives 2 Days to Reply

Amid secrecy surrounding Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa’s unknown ailment, the Madras high court finally came down heavily upon the government machinery on Tuesday to inform the court and the public about the health condition of the AIADMK leader. “AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa is holding public office, and therefore her state of health must be clarified by government officials ...

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NPS Schools Dilemma: Management Rushes to Court for Stay on CBSE De-Affiliation

National Public School management rushed to the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday seeking a stay on CBSE directive withdrawing affiliation to six of its schools in Bangalore and Mysuru, where thousands of students are studying. The CBSE on Tuesday withdrew affiliation by NPS following the communication from state education department that the management of these schools has violated the RTE ...

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Maggi Emerges Final Winner, Was it Corruption or Witchhunt?

As NDTV recently exposed the modus operandi of Uttar Pradesh food inspectors, who claimed to defame any brand or product, another jolt to official lab testing procedure has come when the Bombay High Court cleared Maggi noodles from any ban as validated by three labs of National Accreditation Board for Testing Calibration Laboratories (NABL). "We have received the results from ...

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Jayalalithaa to be Sworn-in Tomorrow as Tamil Nadu CM Again

AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa will return as Tamil Nadu chief minister once again with the oath taking ceremony scheduled to be held in Chennai at 11 am on Saturday, May 23, 2015, eight months after she quit following her conviction in a Bangalore court over unaccounted assets. Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah will administer the oath tomorrow at the Centenary ...

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Delhi HC Asks Union Health Ministry on Swine Flu Preventive steps

While hearing a petition seeking directions to make tests for swine flu available at an affordable cost, the Delhi High Court Wednesday sought response from the central and city governments on the steps taken to deal with the viral disease. A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice R.S. Endlaw issued notice to the union health minister, the ...

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Greenpeace upbeat as HC directs Govt. to unblock Rs.1.87 Crore frozen funds

Greenpeace India has described the Delhi High Court order to the central government to unblock its Rs.1.87 crore as a “victory of democracy” and “free speech”. “This (the court ruling) is a vindication of our work and the role that credible NGOs play in support of India’s development,” Greenpeace India executive director Samit Aich said. “The court has deemed the ...

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Kerala HC says ‘No’ to Liquor Outlets on Highways

All liquor shops located on state and national highways are asked to shift by the Kerala High Court on Monday. The order has been passed by the court after hearing a public interest litigation which states liquor shops on the highways as a major cause of accidents, which says it is easy for vehicle drivers to buy liquor from these ...

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Telangana Parental Clause Over Fee Subsidy Irks AP, Naidu to Move Court

The fee row is unlikely to settle between Telangana and Seemandhra students as truncated AP CM Chandrababu Naidu said the court is the only option to stall discrimination. While both state chief ministers initially agreed to pay their state students’ fess in the other state, what triggered the row was Telangana CM K Chandrashekhar Rao’s statement that the student’s father ...

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Yunus exit from Grameen Bank upheld by high court

Bangladesh Nobel laureate Mohammad Yunus has been shown the exit of Grameen Bank not on moral grounds but on archaic rules of  retirement set for banks. The High Court upheld the decision of the board of directors of Grameen Bank to retire Prof Yunus, 70 and gave the ruling in favour of the government which was adamant to oust Prof ...

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