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Johnson and Johnson Inc.

Modi govt directs J&J to pay Rs 74 lakh to patient, makes statement hour before poll code

First instance of compensation in the faulty implant case, J&J refuses to comment as matter in Delhi HC. 
High Court

Delhi HC allows dispute resolution centre to function, a week after Modi govt took over

Modi govt had promulgated an ordinance to take over the centre, a move that was seen as an attempt to take on the higher judiciary.
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Delhi high court maintains order to evict National Herald publisher from its offices

National Herald publisher AJL had challenged the Centre's order that ended its 56-year-old lease of its ITO premises in New Delhi.
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ED says Robert Vadra not cooperating after his interim bail is extended till 2 March

The Enforcement Directorate told the Delhi court that it needed to question Vadra and opposed his bail plea.
A relative helps a cancer patient to the rest room at Acharya Tulsi Regional Cancer Treatment and Research Institue in Bikaner, Rajasthan | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg News

After goofing up its rare-disease policy, India looks to US, EU, Japan for pointers

The Delhi High Court has given the Union government nine months to come up with a revised policy on rare diseases.
File image of police detaining a woman activist during a protest against the arrest of writer Varavara Rao and other activists in connection with Bhima-Koregaon violence, in Hyderabad. | PTI

Top court sets aside HC order refusing extra time for filing chargesheet in Bhima-Koregaon case

The Supreme Court has however allowed the five human rights activists who were arrested in the case to seek regular bail.
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No relief from court for ex-CM Virbhadra Singh in Rs 10 crore disproportionate assets case

The Delhi High Court refused to stay the trial court order to frame charges against the former Himachal Pradesh chief minister.

Using Aadhaar biometrics for forensics technically & legally not feasible: UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India told the Delhi high court that it was not feasible to use Aadhaar biometrics for identification of dead individuals.
Supreme Court

SC wanted to transfer Delhi HC judge, but put it on hold after dissent in collegium

The proposal to transfer Justice S. Muralidhar was discussed twice — first in December and then again in January, says a report.
High Court

Teachers can’t be asked to perform non-educational duties outside RTE Act, rules Delhi HC

The court held that teachers cannot be asked to perform duties like household surveys and preparation of Ward Education Register. 

On Camera

‘A rich Muslim’s expense on Umrah marriage can teach 3 lakh poor Muslim kids for 18 yrs’

Muslim scholars say 84% of Indian Muslims earn less than Rs 50 a day, and want the community to cut spending on lavish weddings, multiple pilgrimages.
t-series

Should Indians support Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series in YouTube subscriber race against PewDiePie?

Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and vlogger Felix Kjellberg aka PewDiePie are fighting to attain the number one spot in terms of subscribers on YouTube.

Defence

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Army personnel killed in firing by Pakistani troops in J&K’s Poonch district

The border skirmishes witnessed a spurt after India's air strike on JeM terror camp in Balakot in response to Pulwama attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.