Soibam Rocky Singh
Soibam Rocky Singh was part of Hindustan Times’ nationwide network of correspondents that brings news, analysis and information to its readers. He no longer works with the Hindustan Times..
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UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2017 02:22 PM IST
The court asks the top officials of several northern states to meet in three days and draw up a plan to tackle the pollution build-up
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Soibam Rocky Singh, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2017 06:57 AM IST
A Class 11 student of Ryan International School has been detained for allegedly killing an eight-year-old second grader.
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2017 03:41 PM IST
Judges said the BJP leader hid the fact that he was from a rival political party and did not back up his allegation of the case being influenced by evidence
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2017 08:46 AM IST
The HC remarks came after contradictions appeared in what the CBI said in court and what it had indicated in its status report.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2017 10:11 PM IST
Karma Gyaltsen Neyratsang and his twin brother were born at Victoria Hospital in Darjeeling in 1965. Their parents were of Tibetan origin.
Hindustan Tiimes, New Delhi | By Soibam Rocky Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2017 10:49 PM IST
The Centre also said that what could appear to be marital rape to one, might not appear the same to others and warned against aping the West blindly.
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2017 08:40 PM IST
The Delhi High Court, while appointing former Chief Election Commissioner of India SY Quraishi as the administrator, came down heavily on the Archery Association of India, derecognized by the central government on December 07, 2012, for not conforming with the National Sports Code.
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2017 04:48 PM IST
Shashi Tharoor alleged that despite an assurance given in the court on May 29 by the counsel for Arnab Goswami and Republic TV, they were engaged in “defaming and maligning” him.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2017 10:45 PM IST
Sunita Narain of the Centre for Science and Environment submitted a long-term action plan for solid waste management. In the report, Narain said one of the major challenges concerning solid waste management was unauthorised disposal of waste in vacant plots and open areas.
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2017 08:37 AM IST
MS Dhoni gets high court notice for endorsing competing fitness chains. Plea claims cricket star Dhoni’s exclusive contract with Sportsfit, seeks to bar him from endorsing Fit7
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2017 10:13 PM IST
The Delhi high court is hearing an application moved by the Union minister to expedite the recording of evidence in an orderly and fair manner in the civil defamation suit filed against Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders in 2015.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2017 10:39 PM IST
The woman had alleged that the two doctors gang-raped her at Lajpat Nagar in January 2014. She used to work in their clinic as administrative assistant (field) but her service was terminated in 2013. She alleged that both the doctors called her on the pretext of giving her job back and raped her.
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2017 05:07 PM IST
Subramanian Swamy had earlier moved the high court seeking a court-monitored probe by a multi-disciplinary Special Investigation Team led by CBI into the death of Sunanda Pushkar.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2017 11:54 PM IST
Section four of the FCRA prohibits a political party or legislator from accepting foreign contributions.
Hindustan Times | By Soibam Rocky Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2017 05:58 PM IST
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2017 02:58 PM IST
A bench of acting chief justice Gita Mittal and justice C Hari Shankar said ‘the merit position of students could change substantially’ on the basis of marks obtained after re-evaluation.
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2017 08:50 AM IST
However, Delhi University officials said this need not worry students who have already secured college seats.
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2017 12:29 AM IST
The Central Market is mainly favoured by people for the street vendors who sell anything from footwear, clothes, furnishing material and items of everyday use. According to an estimate, the market is a source of livelihood for 800-900 families.
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2017 10:39 AM IST
Nearly 11 lakh students appeared for the class 12 exams this year, and 2.47% of them applied for re-evaluation.
New Delhi, Hindutan Times | By Soibam Rocky Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2017 07:33 AM IST
This judgment is an embarrassment for the President’s office, which acts on the aid and advice of the Union home ministry in deciding mercy pleas.
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2017 12:17 AM IST
The Uttarakhand government doesn’t want to be legal guardian of two of India’s holiest rivers - Ganga, Jamuna. It has challenged the high court’s order declared the two rivers living entities with rights.
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2017 03:59 PM IST
The court termed cleanliness claims made by the corporations as ‘eyewash’, saying it was a major contributor to breeding of mosquitoes.
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2017 11:21 PM IST
At the root of these mass litigations is a policy of the Delhi Police, which fixed the minimum entry pay for direct-recruit constables joining the force in or after 2006, up to Rs 1,900 more than the pay fixed for those recruited between 2000-06.
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2017 11:31 AM IST
Delhi High Court had, from time to time, issued directions to the authorities for prevention of fire and for the safety of people at large.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2017 03:04 PM IST
A Delhi-based RTI activist, Balbir Singh, has alleged in his petition that the appointment of Dr Nimesh G Desai as director of the institute was “illegal” as it was not approved by the LG.
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2017 07:19 AM IST
The court noted that East Delhi Municipal Corporation did not clear garbage from an area. it said such acts are “completely unpardonable” as the issue involves public health. Delhi has as many as 80 cases of chikungunya and 30 of dengue, as per municipal corporation reports, since January.
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2017 05:11 PM IST
The Delhi high court on Tuesday directed the CBSE to follow its ‘moderation policy’ of giving grace marks to students for difficult questions.
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2017 12:22 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday transferred the case of missing student Najeeb Ahmad to the CBI after the crime branch of Delhi Police failed to trace the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student. Najeeb, 27, a first year MSc student, had gone missing from the JNU hostel on the night of October 14-15 last year after an alleged row with members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP).
New Delhi | By Soibam Rocky Singh and Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2017 10:52 PM IST
Young India had approached the high court seeking a direction to stay the IT proceedings and quashing of notices against it with regard to the National Herald misappropriation of assets case.
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2017 11:42 PM IST
Just two days ago, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had pulled up the Delhi government for not exploring alternative sites to Jantar Mantar after a plea said massive noise pollution was caused due to the frequent agitations.