Correspondence between FICCI and Indian Musical Industry concerning judicial roundtable organized by the Maharashtra State Judicial Academy in collaboration with FICCI.

Gram Nyayalaya Act comes into force, aimed at creation of 5,000 rural courts across the country, in an effort to reduce pendency of cases in courts.

The impasse over a smooth and hassle-free access from the new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor on Mathura Road to the Supreme Court seems far from over.

On Tuesday, Supreme Court judges and senior government officials met for the second time to discuss the issue but the meeting remained inconclusive, sources said.

In a victory for environmentalists, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, reaffirmed a lower-court decision to reinstate a Clinton-era rule that substantially limited development of roads on national forest lands.

Chief Judicial Magistrate AS Virk has convicted Ashok Beri, owner of M/s Ganga Scientific Dyers, Kashmir Nagar, the Gaushala road, Ludhiana, on charges of causing air pollution. He was sentenced to undergo imprisonment for one year. The trial concluded after 15 years.

Utkarsh Anand Posted: Jan 17, 2009 at 0127 hrs IST

New Delhi: A city court has recently directed 67-year-old Surender Vasudeva to grow 210 trees as punishment for chopping down 42 in June 2003.


The pond at Porui Daspara, most of which is under a thick cover of water hyacinth, while its edges have become a dumping ground for building materials. Pictures by Sanjoy Chattopadhyaya

Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008 - An act to provide for the establishment of Gram Nyayalayas at the grass roots level for the purposes of providing access to justice to the citizens at their doorsteps and to ensure that opportunities for securing justice are not denied to any citizens by reason of social, economic or other disabilities and for matters

A city court on Monday urged the Delhi government to take necessary steps against farmers who have laid siege to deputy commissioner

Kucera, Kmonicek and Svacha outside the chief judicial magistrate