New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the central and city governments on a plea seeking removal of the mobile towers currently operating in residential areas, schools and hospitals in the national capital. Justice Rajiv Shakdher, also issuing notice to a mobile company, asked them to file their response by April 8 on a plea of a 76-year-old man, a resident of Pitampura, who contended that his son had died of cancer in April last year due to the mobile tower radiations installed near his home. The petition filed by Shriniwas Sharma through advocate Vikas Nagvan said that even though the mobile company had the knowledge of the health hazards associated with the mobile tower radiations, it installed the tower in his neighbourhood, within a 20-metre radius of his house.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Over 200 BJP women activists Friday stopped Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's car as he was going to attend a function at Talkatora stadium here. The activists were protesting against the lack of safety for women
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Members of the Rajya Sabha Friday unanimously called for the passing of the women's reservation bill to ensure 33 percent seats in parliament and the state assemblies for women. The Rajya Sabha passed the bill March 9, 2010 and it is pending in the Lok Sabha. Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari dispensed with the Question Hour and allowed members to make brief statements on the occasion of International Women's Day.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed a plea for staying the release of Hindi film "Jolly LLB" on the ground that certain of its scenes depict lawyers in a "bad light". A division bench of Chief Justice D.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the CBI on former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala's aide Vidya Dhar's plea for bail and suspending the 10-year jail sentence handed down to him for irregular appointment of teachers in 2000. Seeking a response from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Justice Mukta Gupta also called for the IAS official's medical records from Tihar Jail authority on his bail plea on medical grounds. The court posted the matter for April
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Effective steps were being taken to guard the India-Bangladesh border and check illegal infiltration from the neighbouring country, union Home Secretary R.K.Singh said Thursday. Presiding over a tripartite meeting of the officials from the centre and Assam governments and pro-talk United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), Singh "assured that effective measures were being taken in this regard which had helped to control the illegal influx and also that the additional measures, if required, would be taken", a statement said here.
Jaipur, March 7 (IANS) Clashes between lawyers and police continued here for the second day Thursday leaving at least 30 people, including over 20 policemen, injured, police said while the state high court sought explanation for the crackdown on the agitating legal fraternity.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the Chhattisgarh government to file a report on compliance of its 2011 order directing that the security forces operating in Maoist-hit areas be shifted out from school premises.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The women inmates of Tihar Jail here are set to walk the ramp as part of a fashion show planned to celebrate International Women's Day, an official said Thursday. "The three-hour fashion show will begin around 4 p.m.
Ghaziabad, March 7 (IANS) Ajay Katara, prime witness in the 2002 Nitish Katara abduction and murder here, was attacked here by nine people, police said Thursday. The incident occurred Wednesday midnight in Sahibabad.