Will Seek Implementation Of Report On Excess School Fee: Delhi High Court

Will Seek Implementation Of Report On Excess School Fee: Delhi High Court

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court today said it will seek implementation of the recommendations of a panel set up by it to look into the excess fees charged by private schools here on the pretext of implementing the 6th Pay Commission. A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Najmi Waziri also said that the schools could not have recovered from the students by way of fees more than what was required to be defrayed to teachers under the 6th Pay Commission (6PC). It made the observations while hearing a…

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Bombay High Court Recruitment For Technical Manpower On Contract Basis

Bombay High Court Recruitment For Technical Manpower On Contract Basis

NEW DELHI:  Bombay High Court has released official notification for filling up various posts on contract basis. Applications have been invited from candidates for recruitment of Sr./Technical Officers, Sr. Officers / Technical Assistant, Sr. Developers and Developers. Candidates should note that the recruitment is strictly on contract for a period of twelve months. The recruitment to these posts will be at the High Court, Bombay and at Aurangabad Branch under e-courts project. Other details of the this recruitment can be found below. “The appointments may be extended for further period…

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Court seeks VC affidavit on Rs 1.87crore scholarship fraud

Court seeks VC affidavit on Rs 1.87crore scholarship fraud

NAGPUR: In yet another twist in multi-crore scholarship scam, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Monday was informed about a letter from Pune-based social welfare commissioner’s office that said prima facie there was a misappropriation of about Rs1.68 crore in distribution of scholarships to Nagpur University affiliated colleges. A division bench of Justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari and Justice Swapna Joshi then directed NU vice-chancellor SP Kane to file a detailed affidavit in this regard within a week. The court also appointed Shyam Mohota as amicus curiae in the PIL….

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High Court stays FIRs against colleges in scholarship scam

High Court stays FIRs against colleges in scholarship scam

NAGPUR: In a setback to the Special Task Force (STF) probing the multi-crore scholarship scam in Maharashtra colleges, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted interim stay on a police complaint lodged against two city colleges. A division bench comprising justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari and justice Swapna Joshi restrained police officials from any coercive action against the two college managements till further orders. Bharat Tokalwar, president of Bhandara-based Dhyandeep Bahuddeshiya Shikshan Sanstha, which runs Vivekanand Mahavidyalaya, and Shashikant Jambhulkar, president of Village Care Society, which manages National College…

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High court quashes Punjab decision to cancel recruitment of jail warders

High court quashes Punjab decision to cancel recruitment of jail warders

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana high court on Saturday quashed the Punjab government’s decision to cancel the process for recruiting 527 jail warders and ordered it to start the procedure again. Justice Daya Chaudhary passed these orders while allowing a bunch of petitions that challenged the state government’s June 5, 2014, decision to cancel the recruitment process. The court asked the state government to initiate the process according to the instructions it issued for the recruitments in an October 2011 advertisement. The recruitment process was cancelled after the physical test…

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State, some parents ask court to stop lawsuit challenging Tax Credit Scholarship program

State, some parents ask court to stop lawsuit challenging Tax Credit Scholarship program

TALLAHASSEE — Attorneys for the state and a group of parents asked the Florida Supreme Court this week to reject a lawsuit challenging a program that helps pay for tens of thousands of children to attend private schools. The filings came amid ratcheted-up debate about the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program. On Tuesday, House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O’ Lakes, described the lawsuit, spearheaded by the Florida Education Association teachers union, as “evil.” The union and other plaintiffs went to the Supreme Court after a Leon County circuit judge and…

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Islamic school’s sex segregation policy is not discriminatory – High Court

Islamic school’s sex segregation policy is not discriminatory – High Court

An Islamic school’s policy of segregating its male and female pupils does not constitute discrimination, the High Court found, refuting claims published in a highly critical Ofsted report over the summer. In Tuesday’s ruling, Justice Robert Jay ruled that inspectors from the schools watchdog were “erroneous” in concluding that separation by sex amounted to unlawful discrimination. “Given that both girls and boys are denied the same opportunity of interaction with the opposite sex, it would be artificial to hold that each group has been discriminated against, in the sense of…

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Belfast High Court rejects Brexit challenges

Belfast High Court rejects Brexit challenges

A landmark legal challenge against Brexit has been rejected at the High Court in Belfast. Two separate proceedings, one by a cross-party group of MLAs and another from victims’ campaigner Raymond McCord, were heard earlier this month. A judge ruled there was nothing in the 1998 Good Friday peace agreement to prevent the government triggering Article 50, the formal legal process for leaving the EU. The UK government welcomed the ruling. But sterling hit an eight-day low against the euro late on Friday morning, with analysts speculating that the ruling…

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Supreme Court sends Shahabuddin back to jail

Supreme Court sends Shahabuddin back to jail

The Supreme Court on Friday set aside a Patna High Court order granting bail to former RJD MP Mohd. Shahabuddin in a murder case. A Bench of Justices P.C. Ghose and Amitava Roy ordered Bihar government to take Shahabuddin back into custody “forthwith”. The apex court said the trial in the Rajiv Roshan murder case should be “disposed off as early as possible”. The Bench said it does not want to go into the merits of the case. The order quashing the High Court decision to free Shahabuddin comes despite…

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Supreme Court Shuts Down Mandatory Aadhaar Requirement in Modi’s Scholarship Portal

Supreme Court Shuts Down Mandatory Aadhaar Requirement in Modi’s Scholarship Portal

The court also essentially reaffirms that the Aadhaar scheme is completely voluntary, until it eventually decides one way or the other. A screenshot of the Supreme Court’s order last week on making Aadhaar mandatory for scholarship schemes. Credit: The Wire New Delhi: The Supreme Court has ruled that the Modi government’s national scholarship portal cannot require students to sign up for an Aadhaar number as part of its registration process, in an order that not only reaffirms the court’s earlier decision to keep the identification scheme voluntary but also throws…

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