Archive by category Legal News

Karnataka Independent legislators’ case hearing adjourned

A three-judge bench of the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday adjourned to November 8 the hearing of an appeal of the five Independent legislators against their disqualification from the state assembly. Justice Mohan Shantanagoudar, Justice S. Abdul Nazeer and Justice A.S. Bopanna, who took up the hearing Tuesday, ordered issuing of notice to assembly Speaker […]

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Law to regulate hawking rights soon

The government Monday assured street vendors that it will soon frame laws to regulate hawking rights in five states including Delhi. The assurance was given by P.K. Mohanty, head of the government’s city modernisation programme, the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), when he met activists working for vendors’ community here. Activists met officials […]

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Court backs government on phasing out Blueline buses

Delhi High Court on Monday declined to restrain a government notification to phase out the capital’s Blueline buses notorious for their reckless drivers. The direction was passed on a petition filed by a federation of Blueline buses challenging the Delhi government’s Oct 27 notification ordering the phasing out of the last of the 2,400 privately-run […]

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