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the Municipal Corporation of Delhi took into account the value of the plant and machinery installed in the two Cinema buildings. The assessment was challenged by way of a suit. =AIR 2003 SC 2935 Krishna Mohan Pvt. Ltd. vs. MCD & Ors. The Supreme Court has held that while determining the ratable value of a land or a building, the value of the plant and machinery installed or brought upon the land or building cannot be taken into account while determining the standard rent and therefrom the ratable value of the building.

RFA(OS) 100/1998 & RFA(OS) 101/1998 Page 1 of 3 * IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI % DATE OF DECISION: JANUARY 02, 2012 + RFA(OS) 100/1998 SHRI J.R.SOOD & ORS. ….. Appellants Through: None. versus MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF DELHI ….. Respondent Through: Ms.Amita Gupta, Advocate. + RFA(OS) 101/1998 M/S.AJAY ENTERPRISES LTD. ….. … Continue reading

Victims of Uphaar Tragedy = apex court felt that there is no appropriate laws for dealing with this type of cases=These appeals relate to the fire at Uphaar Cinema Theatre in Green Park, South Delhi on 13.6.1997, resulting in the death of 59 patrons and injury to 103 patrons. During the matinee show of a newly released film on 13.6.1997, the patrons of the cinema hall which was full were engrossed in the film. Shortly after the interval, a transformer of Delhi Vidyut Board installed in the ground floor parking area of Uphaar Cinema, caught fire. The oil from the transformer leaked and found its way to the passage outside where many cars were parked. Two cars were parked immediately adjoining the entrance of the transformer room. The burning oil spread the fire to nearby cars and from then to the other parked cars. The burning of (i) the transformer oil (ii) the diesel and petrol from the parked vehicles (iii) the upholstery material, paint and other chemicals of the vehicles and (iv) foam and other articles stored in the said parking area generated huge quantity of fumes and smoke which consisted of carbon monoxide and several poisonous gases. As the ground floor parking was covered all round by walls, and the air was blowing in from the entry and exit points, the smoke and noxious fumes/smoke could not find its way out into open atmosphere and was blown towards the staircase leading to the balcony exit. On account of the chimney effect, the smoke travelled up. Smoke also travelled to the air-conditioner ducts and was sucked in and released into the auditorium. The smoke and the noxious fumes stagnated in the upper reaches of the auditorium, particularly in the balcony area. By then the electricity went off =(a) The compensation awarded by the High Court in the case of death is reduced from Rs.18 lacs to Rs.10 lacs (in the case of those aged more than 20 years) and Rs.15 lacs to Rs. 7.5 lacs (in the case of those aged 20 years and less). The said sum is payable to legal representatives of the deceased to be determined by a brief and summary enquiry by the Registrar General (or nominee of learned Chief Justice/Acting Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court). (b) The compensation of Rs.One lakh awarded by the High Court in the case of each of the 103 injured persons is affirmed. (c) The interest awarded from the date of the writ petition on the aforesaid sums at the rate of 9% per annum is affirmed. (d) If the legal representatives of any deceased victim are not satisfied with the compensation awarded, they are permitted to file an application for compensation with supporting documentary proof (to show the age and the income), before the Registrar General, Delhi High Court. If such an application if filed within three months, it shall not be rejected on the ground of delay. The Registrar General or such other Member of Higher Judiciary nominated by the learned Chief Justice/Acting Chief Justice of the High Court shall decide those applications in accordance with paras above and place the matter before the Division Bench of the

Reportable IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NOS 7114-15 OF 2003 Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Delhi … Appellant Vs. Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy & Ors. … Respondents With CA 7116/2003 & CA 6748/2004 J U D G M E N T R.V. Raveendran, J. These appeals are filed … Continue reading

running the Maruti Car Circus (Kuan) joyride in Ramlila & Dussehra Mela event at Indra Park, Jalebi Chowk, W.P.(C)7295/2011 Sultanpuri, New Delhi. =Though the revocation order has been issued to all those who had earlier been granted licences but still it is deemed expedient to while dismissing the petition direct the respondents to ensure that the order is strictly complied with without discrimination. During the course of hearing a newspaper of today with pictures of the said joyride operating at some other venue were shown. It thus appears that while the petitioner was prohibited and made to dismantle the well, at some other venue W.P.(C)7295/2011 Page 14 of 14 joyride was permitted. Such discrimination can lead to avoidable heartburn.

W.P.(C)7295/2011 Page 1 of 14 *IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI Date of decision: 1 st October, 2011 + W.P.(C) 7295/2011 DALBIR MALIK ….. Petitioner Through: Mr. Sudhir Nandrajog, Sr. Adv. with Mr. Abhay Kumar, Adv. Versus GNCTD & ORS. ….. Respondents Through: Mr. Najmi Waziri & Ms. Zeenat Masoodi, Advs. CORAM … Continue reading

The appellants had not approached the Court with clean hands inasmuch as they withheld Aks Sijra, site plan and the demarcation report and award Exhibit PW4/1. Not only this, they raised illegal construction The appellants, who have not only made encroachment on the public land, but also abused the process of the Court are saddled with cost, which is quantified at Rs.5 lacs. Of this, Rs.2.5 lacs be deposited with the Supreme Court Legal Services Committee within two months from today. The balance amount of Rs.2.5 lacs be deposited with the Delhi State Legal Services Committee within the same period. If the appellants fail to deposit the cost, the Secretaries of the two Legal Services Committees shall be entitled to recover the same as arrears of land revenue.

REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NO.7773 OF 2011 (Arising out of Special Leave Petition (C) No.22126 of 2009) Khatri Hotels Private Limited and another … Appellants Versus Union of India and another … Respondents J U D G M E N T G.S. Singhvi, J. 1. Leave granted. … Continue reading

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