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1984 anti-Sikh riots

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC hands out life imprisonment to Sajjan Kumar (Read Full...

The Delhi High Court on Monday convicted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. Kumar was sentenced to life imprisonment. A bench...

An Unsavoury Suit

The famous Kake-Da-Hotel has filed a case against Kaka-Ka Dhaba Pvt Ltd in Delhi High Court for infringing on its trademark. Is “Kaka” too...

Delhi HC asks Centre, Delhi govt and Nizamuddin Dargah Trust why the women have...

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Central government, Delhi government and Nizamuddin Dargah Trust why the women have been barred from entering...

Ramdev Book: What’s Baba Trying To Hide?

Above: Ramdev with PM Modi/Photo: UNI The apex court has issued a notice to Baba Ramdev on a plea by Juggernaut Books challenging the Delhi...

Delhi HC to hear PIL pertaining to entry of women into Hazrat Nizamuddin dargah

Delhi HC is likely to hear a PIL pertaining to entry of women into the Dargah of the Hazrat Nizamuddin. The PIL wants to “declare...
10-yr-old raped, gets pregnant; court denies abortion

Delhi HC allows 16 year-old minor to terminate pregnancy as it was causing distress...

The Delhi High Court has allowed 16 year-old rape victim to terminate her 22 weeks pregnancy, by seeing the fact that the unwanted pregnancy...
Delhi High Court. Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC asks Centre, FSSAI To Explain Use of Ethephon for Ripening fruits

By Kunal Rao Delhi HC has sought the response of the Centre and FSSAI on a plea which had challenged the use of ethephon...
supreme court

SC raps Delhi, WB and Assam for tardy pace of judicial appointments, summons CSs

The Supreme Court is hearing petitions pertaining to vacant posts in various courts across the country. On Thursday, the top court was informed on the...
CBI vs CBI

CBI vs CBI: Delhi HC allows Alok Verma’s counsel to inspect case diary in...

Verma’s counsel has told the Delhi High Court that the CBI was trying to derail the investigation against agency’s special director Rakesh Asthana The Delhi...

Delhi HC upholds 5-year jail term for 88 convicts in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

The 88 accused had been convicted for their role in the riots that broke out in Delhi’s Trilokpuri area a day after Prime Minister...
Students of Punjabi University in Patiala protest against the execution order of Devenderpal Singh Bhullar, accused in the 1993 Delhi bomb blast case. Photo: sikhsiyasat.net

1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: Delhi Court Awards Death, Life Sentence To Two

The Patiala House Court has awarded the death penalty to Yashpal Singh while giving life sentence to Naresh Shearawat for killing two Sikhs in...

Delhi HC tells States to take dim view of Centre’s advisory on E-Cigarettes

The Delhi High Court on Thursday told States to adopt measures of regulating/banning E-Cigarettes on their own without relying upon the advisory of the...
Supreme Court

We need judges to functions; we will make state govts responsible: CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Hearing case related to delay in filling vacancies for judges, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directs State of UP to fill all vacancies in high...
National Herald case deferred; next hearing will be on April 21

Delhi High Court Puts On Hold Govt’s Herald House Takeover Move

Delhi High Court has ordered status quo be maintained on the Herald House, effectively restraining the government from taking over the premises situated on...

Delhi High Court Dismisses “Godman” Daati Maharaj’s Plea On Rape Case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed the review petition filed by self-styled godman Daati Maharaj against the court’s decision to transfer probe into...
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Delhi High Court Rejects Bail Plea Of Bribery Case Middleman

The Delhi High Court On Tuesday turned down the bail plea of middleman Manoj Prasad in the bribery case allegedly involving CBI Special Director...
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Delhi HC impleads UIDAI on a plea which sought biometric to trace missing children

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday impleaded UIDAI as a party while hearing a plea which sought directions to Centre to utilize the information...
Awami Action Committee chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq being taken into preventive custody for defying house arrest in Srinagar/Photo: UNI

Powers of Preventive Arrest: Handle with Care

Above: Awami Action Committee chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq being taken into preventive custody for defying house arrest in Srinagar/Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court has...

Delhi HC reserves verdict on Daati Maharaj’s plea in sexual assault case

The Delhi High Court on Friday (Nov 2) reserved its verdict on a plea by self-styled godman Daati Maharaj challenging high court’s Oct 3...
CBI

DSP Devender Kumar gets bail after CBI says he isn’t required for custodial interrogation

Kumar is in the dock over allegations of receiving bribe from Hyderabad-based businessman Sathish Sana who has claimed he also bribed Rakesh Asthana A Delhi...
Rakesh Asthana

CBI vs Asthana: CBI officer removed from probe against special director moves Delhi HC

Additional SP SS Gurm who was part of the team investigating graft cases against Asthana had been transferred by interim chief Nageswara Rao to...
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31 years after 42 people were massacred in Hashimpura, Delhi HC convicts 16 PAC...

The 16 Provincial Armed Constabulary officers were accused of gunning down 42 people, all from a minority community, in Hashimpura in 1987 Over three decades...
Delhi HC

Delhi HC transfers plea seeking strict laws for curbing chain snatching saying it can’t...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi HC on Tuesday (Oct 30) transferred the plea seeking stringent laws to tackle the growing menace of chain snatching in...

Delhi HC dismisses DU appeal for 916 Day Delay Condonation

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed an appeal from the Delhi University for condonation of a 916 day delay in filing an appeal...
Delhi HC orders contempt proceedings against RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy

RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy issued notice for accusing sitting Delhi HC judge of being...

RSS ideologue and RBI’s non-official, part-time director S Gurumurthy is once again in trouble with the Delhi High Court for allegedly accusing one of...
SC issues notice to Gautam Navlakha on plea challenging his release from house arrest

SC issues notice to Gautam Navlakha on plea challenging his release from house arrest

Delhi High Court had, earlier this month, freed Navlakha from house arrest in a case linked to the Bhima Koregaon communal clash In a setback...
CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov 1

CBI feud: Delhi HC extends status quo order in Rakesh Asthana’s plea till Nov...

The CBI has also been granted additional time to reply to issues raised by its special director on FIR registered against him by the...
Delhi HC raps AAP govt for failing to provide jobs relaxation to the kin of 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims

Delhi HC raps AAP govt for failing to provide jobs relaxation to the kin...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court on Monday (Oct 29) asked the AAP government as why the kin of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims...
Pune Court Rejects Bail Pleas of Bhima-Koregaon Activists

Pune Court Rejects Bail Pleas of Bhima-Koregaon Activists

A special court on Friday rejected the bail pleas of activists Sudha Bharadwaj, Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves, who were arrested on August 28...
Delhi HC seeks reply from Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Delhi govt and DDA on denial of beds to EWS patients

Delhi HC seeks reply from Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Delhi govt and DDA on...

The Delhi High Court on Friday (Oct 26) asked the Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute (RGCI), Delhi government and DDA as why the norm of...
Centre to Delhi HC: 704 metro coaches have already been commissioned for curbing air pollution in the upcoming winters

Centre to Delhi HC: 704 metro coaches have already been commissioned for curbing air...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has added 906 new coaches to its trains, out of which 704 coaches have already been...
Delhi HC upholds life imprisonment to man accused of killing his wife’s paramour

Delhi HC upholds life imprisonment to man accused of killing his wife’s paramour

Sensitive issues such as relationship between a husband and his wife which is purely based on trust is affected adversely in cases where trust...
Delhi High Court

Delhi Govt notifies appointment of seven family court judges

The Delhi government has notified the appointments of seven principal judges for family courts of various district courts. The Delhi High Court had earlier...
Delhi High Court

Four Judges appointed to the Delhi HC

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind has appointed four judges to the Delhi High Court, a notification by the Ministry of Law and...
Delhi HC to hear plea for removal of explicit content from Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and others

Delhi HC to hear plea on explicit content from Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and...

By Kunal Rao Delhi High Court will hear the plea seeking guidelines in order to regulate the hitherto unregulated, uncertified, sexually explicit, vulgar, profane and...
Tihar Jail

Delhi HC tells authorities to expedite CCTV installation in Tihar

The Delhi High Court on Monday directed Director General (Prison), Tihar jail and Secretary, PWD to expedite the procurement, installation of CCTV cameras in...
The recent verdict is a boon for senior citizens who are often ill-treated by their children and daughters-in-law/Photo: Fayeza Pathan

Respite for the Aged

Above: The recent verdict is a boon for senior citizens who are often ill-treated by their children and daughters-in-law/Photo: Fayeza Pathan The Delhi High Court...
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Committee appointed by Delhi HC suggest ways to mitigate entry issues at NCLAT, NCLT

The Delhi High Court on Friday was told that the Committee formed by it has submitted report suggesting solutions to mitigate entry woes at...
Delhi HC revokes AAP govt circular mandating preferential treatment to Delhi residents at GTB hospital

Delhi HC revokes AAP govt circular mandating preferential treatment to Delhi residents at GTB...

The Delhi High Court on Friday quashed a circular of the Delhi government which had mandated preferential treatment to Delhi residents over non-residents at...
Prisoners at Tihar jail enjoy a concert on the premises (file pic)/Photo: Anil Shakya

Foreign prisoners in Tihar are being denied bail vis-à-vis Indian prisoners, Delhi HC...

Above: Prisoners at Tihar jail enjoy a concert on the premises (file pic)/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday was told that the...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC issues directions to increase security in Laxmi Nagar District Centre and surrounding...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed SHO of Preet Vihar to increase security in Laxmi Nagar District Centre (LNDC) and surrounding areas. The bench...
2G Spectrum: Delhi HC to hear CBI appeal challenging acquittal of A Raja and others on fast-track basis

2G Spectrum: Delhi HC to hear CBI appeal challenging acquittal of A Raja and...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that it will hear CBI appeal challenging the acquittal of former Union Minister A Raja, DMK MP...
Delhi HC allows CBI to file closure report in missing case of JNU student Najeeb

Delhi HC allows CBI to file closure report in missing case of JNU student...

The 27-year-old JNU student had gone missing from his hostel in October 2016 after a scuffle with students affiliated to the BJP’s student wing,...
Metro: Rough Ride

Metro: Rough Ride

When travel demand is exploding in cities, why are public transport systems experiencing stagnation, with the marginal costs of system expansion far exceeding the...
Aadhaar

Delhi HC to Delhi govt: You can’t seek Aadhaar and voter card details of...

By Kunal Rao Delhi Government has informed the Delhi High Court that they would come out with a corrigendum in the wake of the recent...
SC permits DU law student who had skipped classes due to pregnancy to attend classes

SC permits DU law student who had skipped classes due to pregnancy to attend...

The Supreme Court on Friday (Oct 5) permitted a law student who had skipped classes due to pregnancy to attend classes for the next...
Delhi HC acquits former journalist Suhaib Ilyasi in wife’s murder case

Delhi HC acquits former journalist Suhaib Ilyasi in wife’s murder case

Ilyasi allowed to his challenge conviction by a Delhi court which had sentenced him to life last December for murdering his wife 18 years...
Maha govt moves SC challenging HC Order freeing Navlakha

Maha govt moves SC challenging HC Order freeing Navlakha

The Delhi High Court had quashed the transit remand orders against Gautam Navlakha in the Bhima Koregaon case and directed for his release from...
Bhima Koregaon raids: Delhi HC quashes CMM order granting transit remand to Gautam Navlakha

Bhima Koregaon raids: Delhi HC quashes CMM order granting transit remand to Gautam Navlakha

The Delhi High Court on Monday set aside CMM order granting transit remand of human rights activist Gautam Navlakha in the Bhima Koregaon raids...
Child Safety: Eye for Students

Child Safety: Eye for Students

Above: A Delhi High Court bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V Kameswar Rao  said that there is no privacy issue in...
Death Penalty For Rapists: Hanging By a Thread

Advertorials and News: Paid and Puffed

Above: The Election Commission of India/Photo: Anil Shakya In a Special Leave Petition before the Supreme Court, the Election Commission has said that repeated laudatory...
Scrutiny Of Assets: Judging the Judges

Scrutiny Of Assets: Judging the Judges

Above: Keeping a watch on lower courts—Delhi High Court Lower judicial officers are agitated over the Delhi High Court’s decision to closely examine reports submitted...
Delhi HC denies citizenship to German national on account of bad character

Delhi HC denies citizenship to German national on account of bad character

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea filed by a German National Stadtmueller Gabriele challenging the order passed by the Union...
New Courts Block of Delhi High Court inaugurated

Delhi HC seeks response from Centre, AAP govt on denial of admission in Lady...

~By Kunal Rao Delhi High Court has asked the Centre, AAP government why a girl suffering from a disability (patient suffers from shorter fingers...
Iconic Taj Mansingh to be auctioned tomorrow; fate of employees uncertain

Iconic Taj Mansingh to be auctioned tomorrow; fate of employees uncertain

If the Tata Group fails to retain its flagship hospitality property, hundreds on its staff at the hotel could lose their job with the...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC directs L-G office to declare the timeline for valuation of agricultural land

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the L-G office to clearly specify the timeline for valuation of agricultural land in Delhi and declare...
Delhi HC bans slaughtering of animals at Ghazipur Murga Mandi

Delhi HC bans slaughtering of animals at Ghazipur Murga Mandi

The Delhi High Court on Monday banned the slaughtering of animals at Ghazipur Murga Mandi while only allowing sale of live animals until Municipal...
New Courts Block of Delhi High Court inaugurated

Delhi HC seeks response from Delhi govt, Just Dial on the illegal motor training...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court has sought response from Delhi government and Just Dial website on the unregistered and unauthorised motor training institutes...
Delhi HC strikes down a provision in Civil Aviation Requirements by DGCA

Delhi HC strikes down a provision in Civil Aviation Requirements by DGCA

~By Kunal Rao Students eyeing to pursue a career in aviation will now have more institutes training them to become pilots as the Delhi High...
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Delhi HC forms committee to deal with entry woes at NCLAT, NCLT

Taking note of the problems faced by lawyers and litigants at the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)...
Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking fixing “fair price” for petrol/diesel

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking fixing “fair price” for petrol/diesel

Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajendra Menon had, last week, said court can’t interfere in a matter of government’s economic policy The Delhi High Court,...
Delhi HC refuses to stay CCTV installation in Delhi govt schools

Delhi HC refuses to stay CCTV installation in Delhi govt schools

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court on Thursday (Sep 13) refused to grant interim stay on a plea which had challenged the move of...
Multi-level parking could prove helpful in redressing the traffic woes in Karol Bagh, Delhi HC told

Multi-level parking could prove helpful in redressing the traffic woes in Karol Bagh, Delhi...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (Sep 13) was told that multi-level parking could prove helpful in redressing the traffic woes in Karol Bagh....
Delhi HC: Fundamental rights of a citizen can’t be held hostage to an inordinately long inquiry

Delhi HC: Fundamental rights of a citizen can’t be held hostage to an inordinately...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court has directed Ministry of External Affairs (MoEA) to renew a passport of an Indian citizen working as a...
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Terror funding in Kashmir: Delhi HC grants bail to Srinagar based businessman

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (Sep 13) granted bail to Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali, a Srinagar based businessman in a terror funding case. A...
Ex-Air Force chief SP Tyagi gets bail in AgustaWestland chopper scam case

Ex-Air Force chief SP Tyagi gets bail in AgustaWestland chopper scam case

Retired Air Chief Marshal and others asked to furnish bail bonds and surety of Rs 1 lakh each; matter related to a chopper scam...
Delhi HC to hear plea seeking price fixation of Petrol, Diesel under the Essential Commodities Act

Delhi HC to hear plea seeking price fixation of Petrol, Diesel under the Essential...

The Delhi High Court has decided to hear the plea seeking price fixation of Petrol and Diesel under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955. The plea...
Delhi HC tells NDMC to grant admission to two students in Navyug school

Delhi HC tells NDMC to grant admission to two students in Navyug school

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (Sep 11) told New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) to grant admission to Rohit Kumar and Sachin Kumar in...
Delhi HC issues notice to govt agencies on the use of pressure horns

Delhi HC issues notice to govt agencies on the use of pressure horns

A Delhi High Court division bench headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon sought replies from the Centre, Ministry of Home Affairs, Delhi government, Central...
Reduction in per day wages of Conductors: Delhi HC tells petitioner to file separate plea

Reduction in per day wages of Conductors: Delhi HC tells petitioner to file separate...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (Sep 11) directed a petitioner to file a separate petition seeking a stay on the reduction in ‘per...
Delhi Assembly’s Privileges Committee moves HC seeking recalling of directive on video recording

Delhi Assembly’s Privileges Committee moves HC seeking recalling of directive on video recording

The Delhi Assembly’s Privileges Committee on Tuesday (Sep 11) moved a petition in the Delhi High Court urging it to withdraw its direction to...
Delhi HC dismisses Sonia, Rahul’s appeal against Income Tax notice

Delhi HC dismisses Sonia, Rahul’s appeal against Income Tax notice

The Delhi High Court on Monday (September 16) dismissed the pleas by Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Oscar Fernandes challenging Income Tax (IT) department...
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Delhi HC raps AAP govt for unable to fill up teachers vacancies in govt...

The Delhi High Court on Friday (Sep 7) asked the Delhi government to file its response on a PIL seeking immediate action on filling...
Delhi HC fumes at ‘skyrocketing’ Metro fares; issues notice to AAP govt, DMRC

Delhi HC fumes at ‘skyrocketing’ Metro fares; issues notice to AAP govt, DMRC

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (Sep 6) sought responses from AAP government, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) asking why there has been a...
Supreme Court

SC Collegium recommends 5 advocates for elevation as Delhi HC Judges

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the names of five advocates for elevation as Judges of the Delhi High Court. The advocates whose name...
Delhi HC directs Delhi govt to demolish entire building of Alok Punj Secondary School, Karawal Nagar

Delhi HC directs Delhi govt to demolish entire building of Alok Punj Secondary School,...

~By Kunal Rao A Delhi High Court bench headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon on Thursday (Sep 6) directed Delhi Govt to demolish the...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (Sep 6) allowed the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to resume...
Delhi HC warns Centre of strict action if law commission recommendations on protection of hens not heeded

Delhi HC warns Centre of strict action if law commission recommendations on protection of...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (Sep 5) warned the Centre of strict action if it failed to finalise a draft provision...
Section 377: Supreme Court decriminalizes consensual homosexual sex

Section 377: Supreme Court decriminalizes consensual homosexual sex (Read Full Verdict)

Landmark verdict by a Constitution Bench reverses an earlier judgment of the Supreme Court which had set aside the 2009 Delhi High Court decision...
Najeeb disappearance: Delhi HC reserves order

Najeeb disappearance: Delhi HC reserves order

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (Sep 4) reserved its order on a habeas corpus plea filed by Fatima Nafees, mother of missing JNU...
Bail granted to Bhushan Steel former promoter by Delhi HC to continue

SC upholds Delhi HC order granting bail to Bhushan Steel former promoter

Giving a major relief to Bhushan Steel former promoter Neeraj Singhal facing charges in a Rs 2,500 crore corporate fraud, the apex court on Tuesday...
Oxytocin

Delhi HC suspends ban for one month on prohibition pertaining to manufacturing/sale of Oxytocin

The Delhi High Court on Friday (August 31) suspended ban for one month on restrictions/prohibition of manufacturing and sale of Oxytocin which were to...
Delhi High Court

Felling of trees in Delhi: Delhi HC restrains NBCC from constructions till further orders

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (August 30) restrained National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) from constructions in Naroji Nagar except for preventing the road...
Bhushan Steel

SC reserves judgment on Neeraj Singhal’s bail

The Supreme Court bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud on Thursday (August 30) reserved its judgment on a plea challenging the grant...
Delhi HC directs Centre to act on Law Commission recommendations on protection of hens from cruelty

Delhi HC directs Centre to act on Law Commission recommendations on protection of hens...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (August 30) directed the Centre to act on the recommendations of Law Commission of India (LCI) relating to...
NBCC: Lies and deception

NBCC: Lies and deception

The case of the tree activists against NBCC is coming up for hearing again at the Delhi High Court on Thursday (August 30). NBCC’s...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Delhi HC stays transit remand order, confirms house arrest as per SC order

Delhi HC irked that arrest memo of Navlakha was not translated from Marathi; how can the person know why he is being held?  At the...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Pay school teachers in 10 days or face contempt, Delhi HC tells Delhi government

Delhi High Court bench headed by Chief Justice Rajender Menon on Tuesday (August 28) sent a strong message to the Delhi government over non-payment...
JNU

Delhi HC dismisses PIL challenging JNU’s Internal Complaints Committee constitution

The Delhi High Court on Monday (August 27) dismissed a PIL challenging the constitution of Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) formed by the Executive Committee...
NewIllegal Sex Trade: Medium is the Massage

NewIllegal Sex Trade: Medium is the Massage

The Delhi High Court takes notice of a PIL on massage parlours soliciting customers for the flesh trade   ~By Deepankar Malviya Over the past decade,...
Supreme Court

SC-ST promotions case: Supreme Court hears arguments on creamy layer and inclusiveness

The Supreme Court constitution bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Kurian Joseph, Rohinton Fali Nariman, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Indu Malhotra, hearing...
Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, UIDAI on plea for legal framework against data leaks

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, UIDAI on plea for legal framework against data...

The Delhi High Court has admitted a plea seeking the setting up of a legal framework to deal with data leaks and exemplary damages...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Signature Bridge project: PWD assures Delhi HC that “it will be completed by Oct...

Signature Bridge project will be completed by October end following which the trial run would be conducted, PWD tells court ~By Kunal Rao The Public Works...
Judge Advocate General Office: An Age for Everything

Judge Advocate General Office: An Age for Everything

Above: A women’s contingent interacts with then Chief of Army Staff Gen Dalbir Singh/Photo: UNI While a plea in the Delhi High Court asked why...
Appeal to hear case on marital rape goes to SC

Appeal to hear case on marital rape goes to SC

The issue of marital rape was being heard by the Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar....
National Herald case: Delhi HC reserves verdict

National Herald case: Delhi HC reserves verdict

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (August 16) reserved the judgment on the pleas by Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Oscar Fernandes challenging Income...
Delhi HC asks AAP govt to explain vacancies in Delhi Fire Service

Delhi HC asks AAP govt to explain vacancies in Delhi Fire Service

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (August 16) asked the Delhi government to explain why there were so many posts lying vacant in Delhi...
National Herald case: Delhi HC tells IT Dept not to reopen assessment file till final verdict

National Herald case: Delhi HC tells IT Dept not to reopen assessment file till...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (August 14) directed the Income Tax (IT) department not to reopen the FY 2011-2012 tax assessment file of...
Bombay Prevention of Begging Act: Beg to Differ

Bombay Prevention of Begging Act: Beg to Differ

Above: The High Court has asked the centre and the Delhi government to address the root cause of begging/Photo: www.dailypetition.com Despite 58 years of the...
Sexual Harassment Case: Work Ethics

Sexual Harassment Case: Work Ethics

Above: A judge of the MP High Court was in 2014 accused of sexual harassment A former MP district judge has sought job reinstatement, saying...
National Herald case: Delhi HC refuses to grant interim relief to Rahul Gandhi

National Herald case: Delhi HC refuses interim grant to Rahul Gandhi

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla declined to grant interim relief to Rahul Gandhi, Congress President,...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Delhi HC gives Centre 4 weeks to explain why married female candidates cannot get...

The Delhi High Court on Friday (August 10) directed Centre to file a counter affidavit within four weeks on a PIL challenging the prohibition...
2G Spectrum: Delhi HC grants additional time to Raja, Kanimozhi to file reply on CBI plea

2G Spectrum: Delhi HC grants additional time to Raja, Kanimozhi to file reply on...

The Delhi High Court on Friday (August 10) granted additional time to former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others to submit...
Delhi HC asks EC to clarify its action on order to give AAP MLAs full hearing

Delhi HC asks EC to clarify its action on order to give AAP MLAs...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (August 9) said to Election Commission of India (ECI) to come clear on its interpretation of the order...
Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal/Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Justice Gita Mittal bids adieu to Delhi HC, says she will miss Delhi because...

The Delhi High Court saw a full court reference on Thursday (August 8) to honour Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal who is set to...
Delhi HC

Begging no more a crime in National Capital Region, orders Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on Wednesday (August 8) directed that penal provisions associated with...
Delhi HC

Delhi HC asks Centre, L-G why Police Complaints Authority was formed without consulting AAP...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (August 7) sought replies from Central government and L-G of Delhi, Anil Baijal as why the Police Complaints...
Restoration and maintenance of Rajghat: Delhi HC rebukes CPWD for delay, asks to submit action taken report in 15 days

Restoration and maintenance of Rajghat: Delhi HC rebukes CPWD for delay, asks to submit...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (August 6) reprimanded Central Public Works Department (CPWD) for giving repeated assurances to the court that it will...
Delhi HC grants bail to former Andhra Bank director, allegedly involved in multi-crore bank fraud

Delhi HC grants bail to former Andhra Bank director, allegedly involved in multi-crore bank...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (August 6) granted bail to Anup Prakash Garg, former Andhra Bank director, who was arrested by Enforcement Directorate...
Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the authorities, and file monthly status reports

Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (August 6) directed CBI to take stringent action against the authorities who have allowed illegal and unauthorized construction...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Delhi HC awards compensation of Rs 10 lakh to school boy who died after...

The Delhi High Court on Friday (August 3) awarded a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the mother of the 11-year-old boy who had...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Delhi HC grants four weeks time to Ruia brothers to file their replies on...

The Delhi High Court is hearing a CBI plea challenging the acquittal of Essar Group promoters’ Ravikant Ruia, Anshuman Ruia and the proprietors of...
Delhi HC seeks reply on illegal plying of rickshaws

Delhi HC seeks clarification on illegal e-rickshaws

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (August 1) sought to know from the Delhi government and Traffic Department about the steps taken...
Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the authorities, and file monthly status reports

Delhi govt cannot cask for Aadhaar to provide maternity scheme to pregnant and lactating...

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on Wednesday (August 1) said that there was no legal...
Delhi’s overall taxi policy will be ready in 2 months, Govt tells high court

Delhi’s overall taxi policy will be ready in 2 months, Govt tells high court

The Delhi government on Tuesday (July 31) informed the Delhi High Court that the New City Taxi Policy and the Licensing and Regulations of...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Delhi HC tells Delhi govt to submit status report on State Inspection Committee for...

The Delhi High Court is hearing a matter in which it has taken a suo motu cognizance of the Times of India report “Why...
Explain why Flipkart, Amazon flouting FDI rules by creating Name Lending companies, Delhi HC asks Centre

Explain why Flipkart, Amazon flouting FDI rules by creating Name Lending companies, Delhi HC...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (July 30) sought Centre’s reply whether e-commerce companies Flipkart and Amazon had circumvented FDI rules (Press Note No 3...
Vehicles of most VVIPs do not bear number plates/Photo: rajbhavan.gujarat.gov.in

VVIPs: No Special Status Here!

Above: Vehicles of most VVIPs do not bear number plates/Photo: rajbhavan.gujarat.gov.in The Delhi High Court has said that all vehicles, even VVIP ones, should be...
SC says Aadhaar Act constitutionally valid, strikes down some provisions

Use Aadhaar details to track down missing people, says plea in Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday (July 27) issued notice to the Centre on a petition filed regarding the utilisation of the biometric details in Aadhaar...
Delhi HC takes active steps to solve health problems of Rohini Ashram inmates

Delhi HC takes active steps to solve health problems of Rohini Ashram inmates

The Delhi High Court on Friday (July 27), reacting to reports that health of women inmates of the Adhyatamik Vishwavidyalaya Ashram at Rohini are...
Taekwondo team for Asian Games: Delhi HC appoints observer as 6 players protest selection process

Taekwondo team for Asian Games: Delhi HC appoints observer as 6 players protest selection...

Entry of legal guardians of the country into the sporting arena had started early, with the Supreme Court’s intervention into the IPL match-fixing scandal....
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Delhi felling of trees: Delhi HC orders status quo till next hearing

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar, irked at the mass felling of trees in...
Water-logging in Delhi: Delhi HC tells Irrigation and Flood Control Department to map all problem areas

Water-logging in Delhi: Delhi HC tells Irrigation and Flood Control Department to map all...

Above: A water-logged road in NCR region (representative image)/Photo: UNI   The Delhi High Court on Thursday (July 26) issued a slew of directions to...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Delhi HC orders CBDT to allow filing of ITR sans PAN linked to Aadhaar...

The Delhi High Court has allowed the filing of Income Tax Returns without the mandatory linking of PAN to Aadhaar and has asked the...
New Courts Block of Delhi High Court inaugurated

New Courts Block of Delhi High Court inaugurated

The inauguration ceremony of the New Courts Block of the Delhi High Court was held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, on Wednesday (July 25). The inauguration...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Delhi HC issues notice on possible demolitions in Paharganj area

~By Kunal Rao Delhi High Court on Monday (July 24) issued notice to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) on a plea seeking direction...
20 AAP MLAs wants original complainant to be questioned by EC; Delhi HC refers it to division bench

20 AAP MLAs wants original complainant to be questioned by EC; Delhi HC refers...

Originally disqualified by Election Commission of India (ECI) for holding “Office of Profit”, AAP MLAs have now petitioned the Delhi High Court to also...
Delhi HC sets aside JNU order imposing Rs 10k fine on former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar

Delhi HC sets aside JNU order imposing Rs 10k fine on former JNUSU President...

Above: Kanhaiya Kumar (file pic) The Delhi High Court on Friday (July 22) set aside a JNU order imposing Rs 10,000 fine on former JNUSU...
SC Collegium sends back names of Justices Joseph, Bose for elevation

SC Collegium sends back names of Justices Joseph, Bose for elevation

Above: (Left) Justice K M Joseph and Justice Anirudha Bose The Supreme Court Collegium on Friday (July 20) took a strong stance and returned to the Centre...
Daati Maharaj rape case: Delhi HC seeks reply from Delhi Police on plea seeking CBI probe against Daati and others

Daati Maharaj rape case: Delhi HC seeks reply from Delhi Police on plea seeking...

Above: Daati Maharaj (file picture) The Delhi High Court on Friday (July 22) sought reply from the Delhi Police on the plea filed by...
Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the authorities, and file monthly status reports

Delhi HC asks Govt what steps have been taken to set up rooms to...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court on Thursday (July 19) sought replies from Centre, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Delhi government, New Delhi...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC expresses concern on the defacement of Mandoli jail, tells authorities to take...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (July 19) said that the defacement of Mandoli jail should be given adequate attention by the civic authorities...
Delhi HC to Delhi govt: Ensure registration of vehicles belonging to PM, V-P, President and L-G

Delhi HC to Delhi govt: Ensure registration of vehicles belonging to PM, V-P, President...

The Delhi High Court has directed Prime Minister, President, Vice-President and L-G to register their official vehicles with transport department of the Delhi government....
Special judge in bribery soup: Delhi HC bench refuses to top inquiry, but allows judge to view CCTV footage

Special judge in bribery soup: Delhi HC bench refuses to top inquiry, but allows...

~By Kunal Rao Senior Civil Judge Rachna Tiwari Lakhanpal, against whom the full court reference of the Delhi High Court had continued an inquiry over...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till...

Justice Ms Rekha Palli of the Delhi High Court made it clear on Wednesday (July 18) to Jawaharlal Nehru University to not to take any coercive...
Delhi HC wants to deal with disabled candidates specially, asks JNU to release other results

Delhi HC wants to deal with disabled candidates specially, asks JNU to release other...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (July 17) directed Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to release the results of the candidates except for candidates who...
Delhi HC takes note of frivolous petitions on unauthorized constructions, asks Registry to furnish details on all of them

Delhi HC flays dubious pleas on unauthorized constructions

~By Kunal Rao Taking note of frivolous petitions, the Delhi High Court has directed the Registrar (Writ) to give the details of over 15...
“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Monday (July 16) asked whether an actor can be held liable for the dialogues and does it amount to...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC casts aspersions on the functioning of state machinery during 1984 riots

~By Kunal Rao Casting aspersions on the functioning of the state machinery during 1984 riots, the Delhi High court asked why it couldn’t stop the...
Section 377: Somewhere Over the Rainbow…

Section 377: Somewhere Over the Rainbow…

Photo: Anil Shakya When the Supreme Court Constitution bench took up petitions challenging Section 377, it lived up to its role as a progressive institution...
Delhi CS Anshu Prakash along with two officers face Delhi HC ire for not responding to Delhi Assembly’s queries

Delhi CS Anshu Prakash along with two officers face Delhi HC ire for not...

Above: Delhi CS Anshu Prakash (third from right) and other bureaucrats on a candlelight protest march to Rajghat (file pic) The Delhi HC on Friday...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC says encroachment on Vasant Vihar forest land has to be cleared

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on Friday (July 13) noted that jhuggis in...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC asks Delhi Metro to copy disabled friendly ways of London Tube

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (July 10) sought reply from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) whether the facility which is provided to disabled...
Nirbhaya case: SC rejects review petitions of 3 death row convicts

Nirbhaya case: SC rejects review petitions of 3 death row convicts

Students protesting at Vijay Chowk after the Nirbhaya gangrape-murder in 2012/Photo: Anil Shakya Five years, six months and 23 days after a 23-year-old paramedic student...
Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the authorities, and file monthly status reports

Law students facing attendance deficit can write exams: Delhi HC

In a major relief to the law students of Faculty of Law, the Delhi HC has set aside an order detaining them to sit...
Daati Maharaj (file pic)

Delhi HC slams Delhi Police for not arresting rape accused Daati Maharaj

Above: Daati Maharaj (file pic) ~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court on Friday (July 6) came down heavily on Delhi Police for not arresting self-styled...
Delhi Metro

Delhi HC continues interim stay on strike by DMRC staff

The Delhi High Court on Friday (July 6) said that the interim stay on the strike by the DMRC employees will continue while directing...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC pulls up authorities for non-maintenance of Rajghat, issues orders

The case of lack of maintenance of the samadhi of Bapu (Father of the Nation) Mahatama Gandhi) at Rajghat, the Delhi High Court bench...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Delhi HC slams authorities for cutting 20k trees in the name of “re-development”, sends...

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on Wednesday (July 4) took a stern view of the...
A building up in flames after a fire broke out (representative image)/Photo: UNI

Fire in rubber godown in Malviya Nagar: Delhi HC raps SDMC, Delhi Police...

Above: A building up in flames after a fire broke out (representative image)/Photo: UNI     The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (July 3) expressed displeasure...
Prakash Singh

Police Reforms: 2-yr term for DGPs must; States can’t have acting DGPs, says SC

Above: Prakash Singh (file picture)/Photo: Anil Shakya   Supreme Court ruled that States must approach UPSC mandatorily three months before the retirement of incumbent DGP...
P Chidambaram (file pic)

INX case: Interim protection to P Chidambaram from arrest extended till August 1

Above: P Chidambaram (file pic) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (July 3) extended interim protection to P Chidambaram from arrest till August 1...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi govt over poor management of school

The Delhi High Court, on Monday (July 2), issued notices to the Delhi government and Alok Punj Secondary School, situated in the national capital’s...
PIL moved in Delhi HC seeking transfer of rape case against Daati Maharaj to CBI

PIL moved in Delhi HC seeking transfer of rape case against Daati Maharaj to...

A PIL has been moved in the Delhi High Court on Monday (July 2) seeking transfer of sexual assault case against self-styled Hindu godman...
NGT puts Delhi tree felling on hold till July 19

NGT puts Delhi tree felling on hold till July 19

Above: NGT/Photo: Anil Shakya Nearly a week after the Delhi High Court stayed the controversial housing project in south Delhi, the National Green Tribunal...
Masking the Truth

Big Green Win: Saving Delhi’s Trees

Above: Photo courtesy Delhi SOS/Facebook   ~By Lilly Paul It took a massive citizen protest, a stay order from the Delhi High Court and a...
Tandoor Murder Case: Delhi HC extends parole to Sushil Sharma for two more weeks

Tandoor Murder Case: Delhi HC extends parole to Sushil Sharma for two more weeks

Delhi HC on Thursday (June 28) extended the parole for two more weeks to former congress politician Sushil Sharma, who is serving life sentence...
Ajay Chautala

Delhi HC allows 57-yr-old Ajay Chautala to appear for exam, grants 2-day parole

Serving a 10-year jail sentence at Delhi’s Tihar Jail, Chautala had sought parole so that he could take the exam for a diploma course...
Centre bows before citizens, Delhi tree cutting plan aborted

Centre bows before citizens, Delhi tree cutting plan aborted

Union minister for housing and urban affairs, Hardeep Puri, says no more trees would be cut for redevelopment of south Delhi localities, orders change...
INX Media case: CBI goes to SC challenging bail given to Karti by Delhi HC

INX Media case: CBI goes to SC challenging bail given to Karti by Delhi...

The bail given to Karti Chidambaram in the INX Media case has been challenged by the CBI in the top court today. CBI said...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Delhi HC stops cutting of trees in Delhi to build houses; no action till...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (June 25) ordered that no tree shall be cut or brought down before the next date of hearing...
Manhandling of woman lawyer: Delhi HC asks Tis Hazari Bar Association secretary to be present on next date of hearing

Manhandling of woman lawyer: Delhi HC asks Tis Hazari Bar Association secretary to be...

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya ~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court has asked Jaiveer Singh Chauhan, Secretary, Tis Hazari Bar Association to be present...
Delhi HC refuses to drop charges against Tis Hazari stenographer who was held guilty of misconduct

Delhi HC refuses to drop charges against Tis Hazari stenographer who was held guilty...

Delhi HC recently refused to entertain a plea filed by a stenographer working in the office of District and Sessions Judge, Tis Hazari Courts,...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Dumping waste on roads in protest “constitutionally impermissible”, says Delhi HC

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court has taken suo motu cognisance of a slew of media reports highlighting the NDMC contractual sanitation workers’...
Delhi HC junks two pleas as Kejriwal calls off strike

Delhi HC junks two pleas as Kejriwal calls off strike

The Delhi High Court on Friday (June 22) while acting on the plea by BJP MLA Vijender Gupta seeking end of strike by Delhi...
Delhi HC: An FIR under Sec 498A can be registered at the same place where victim is living not necessarily where the marriage is consummated

Delhi HC: A FIR under Sec 498A can be registered at the same place...

Above: Women protesting against the dilution of Section 498A in Delhi (file pic) ~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court has noted that it was...
National Registry on Sexual Offenders: Keeping a Track

National Registry on Sexual Offenders: Keeping a Track

(Left) Sanji Ram, one of the main accused in the Kathua rape case; BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar has been booked in the Unnao...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Missing girl: Delhi HC asks for proof of marriage with person girl is said...

The mother of a missing girl had filed a habeas corpus petition before the Delhi High Court which had asked the police to investigate. On...
Bihar CM asked to explain why he should not remain a party in copyright violation case

Bihar CM asked to explain why he should not remain a party in copyright...

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar received a major jolt on Monday (June 18) when he was issued notice by top court to justify why he...
Supreme Court

Debarment from appearing in DU law exams: SC tells petitioners to approach Delhi HC...

The Supreme Court on Monday (June 18) told the petitioners who had challenged their debarment from appearing in their law exams due to low...
BJP MLA approaches Delhi HC seeking end of strike by Delhi CM Kejriwal

BJP MLA approaches Delhi HC seeking end of strike by Delhi CM Kejriwal

Above: BJP MLA Vijender Gupta BJP MLA Vijender Gupta on Monday (June 18) approached Delhi High Court seeking an order to end strike by...
Abetment to Suicide What a Relief!

Abetment to Suicide: What a Relief!

High Courts have reinforced that a suicide note naming a person is not sufficient evidence of the offence of abetment. This will relieve innocent...
Delhi HC clarifies that tree cutting was only restricted to area covering seven projects being re-developed by NBCC

Rape Case: A Compromised Police?

Above: The petitioner has filed a separate case in the Delhi High Court seeking registration of an FIR against his daughter-in-law In a scathing indictment...
Delhi High Court

Release of Detenues: By the Grace of GoD

Above: Delhi High Court said the petitioners’ right to make  representation against their arrest was denied The Delhi High Court has set free two persons...
Lessons in Litigation

Lessons in Litigation

While adjudicating the Amity Law School case, where students were debarred from sitting for exams, the Delhi High Court brought up some critical issues...
Leg affected by varicose veins (representative image)

Varicose veins can disqualify a person from joining the military or paramilitary forces, rules...

Above: Leg affected by varicose veins (representative image)  ~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High court has ruled that a person suffering from varicose veins cannot...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Habeas Corpus petition for missing daughter: father has file fresh application

The Delhi High Court on Friday (June 8) directed a petitioner who had filed a Habeas Corpus writ in regards to the missing daughter...
Delhi HC commutes life to 7 yrs jail for man raping and marrying woman without disclosing existing first marriage

Delhi HC commutes life to 7 yrs jail for man raping and marrying woman...

The Delhi High Court has commuted life imprisonment to seven years rigorous jail term to a man convicted for raping and marrying a woman...
Boris Sobotic Mikolic (file pic)

Delhi HC quashes the detention order of national level shooter, Boris Sobotic Mikolic

Above: Boris Sobotic Mikolic (file pic)/Photo courtesy: Facebook ~By Kunal Rao Delhi HC has quashed the detention order of a Slovenian National, Boris Sobotic Mikolic,...
Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal relative withdraws bail application from Delhi HC

Vinay Kumar Bansal, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s late brother-in-law Surender Kumar Bansal’s son, on Wednesday (June 6) moved an application to withdraw his bail plea...
DELHI HIGH COURT

Man from Bihar files habeas corpus petition before Delhi HC, asking for his abducted...

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices PS Teji and Pratibha M Singh on Wednesday (June 6) issued notice to the Commissioner of Police Delhi with...
The Delhi High Court

Delhi HC announces its vacation benches

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (June 6) announced its vacation benches. The notification says that there will be four benches (see below). The notification also says...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking probe into death of 39 Indians in Iraq, fines...

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on Wednesday(June 6) dismissed a writ petition seeking detailed...
Delhi High Court/Photo by Anil Shakya

De-recognised Indian Golf Union dragged to court by players

A rather tricky sports issue has come before the Delhi High Court bench of Justice Pratibha M Singh. In an appeal, some national golf...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

DMRC-CISF spat: Case comes to Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court is hearing a plea seeking directions to initiate an enquiry into the incident in which DMRC officials and CISF personnel...
Online Medicine Sales Ban

Patent Infringements: Right to Deceive

Above: Patents can have a dramatic impact on access to medicines when they are used to prevent competition/Photo courtesy: fhcindia.com Patentees and licencees flout rules...
The Digital Divide

The Digital Divide

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence Indian courts are getting digitised but there are hiccups on the way—slow conversion of case records, red tape, incompetently executed renovations and...
Shocking state-of-affairs at de-addiction centres in New Delhi, reveals DSLSA report

Shocking state-of-affairs at de-addiction centres in New Delhi, reveals DSLSA report

Above: A representative image of addict  ~By Kunal Rao A report submitted as per the instructions of Delhi High Court by Delhi State Legal Services Authority...
Declare Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site a national heritage, says PIL before Delhi HC

Declare Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site a national heritage, says PIL before Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday (May 1) asked the petitioner, who has sought a direction to declare the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Delhi Govt to Delhi HC: Allow us to procure non disabled friendly buses

The Delhi government on Friday (June 1) asked the Delhi High Court bench comprising of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari...
Declare law on death for rape of under 12-yr-olds void, demands PIL; Delhi HC issues notice

Declare law on death for rape of under 12-yr-olds void, demands PIL; Delhi HC...

A PIL has been filed before the Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar, claiming that...
Govt funded school lacks even basic amenities, says plea before Delhi High Court

Govt funded school lacks even basic amenities, says plea before Delhi High Court

Above: A classroom of a govt school in Delhi (representative image)   A petition has been filed with the Delhi High Court saying that government...
No special favour for IHCL in Taj Mansingh auction, says SC

No special favour for IHCL in Taj Mansingh auction, says SC

Rights to the Indian Hotels Company Ltd’s (IHCL) Hotel Taj Mansingh in Delhi are set to be auctioned as per a Delhi High Court...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Delhi HC ACJ names vacation benches

The Delhi High Court ACJ Gita Mittal has formed division benches to hear urgent civil and criminal matters during the annual summer vacation for...
DELHI HIGH COURT

Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi authorities about misused taxi stands in city

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankaron Thursday (May 31) issued notice to the Delhi government and...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Indian diplomat, jailed for transferring information to Pakistan, gets bail

Former diplomat Madhuri Gupta, who was sentenced to three years imprisonment and fined Rs 25,000 for transferring intelligence information to a Pakistani intelligence agency,...
P Chidambaram

Delhi High Court grants Chidambaram protection from arrest till July 3

Justice A K Pathak of the Delhi High Court on Thursday (May 31) granted interim protection from arrest to former finance minister P Chidambaram in the...
V K Singh. Photo: PIB

Delhi HC asks Centre: How many times did MoS VK Singh visit Iraq in...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (May 29) sought to know from the Centre how many times junior foreign minister VK Singh had visited...
P Chidambaram

Chidambaram’s anticipatory bail plea hearing at Delhi High Court tomorrow

Former finance minister P Chidambaram, who had earlier in the day received relief from arrest till June 5 in the Aircel-Maxis cased from the CBI court,...
Delhi High Court

Schools overcharging parents: Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi Govt, unaided schools

The Delhi High Court Wednesday (May 30) issued notice to the Delhi Government and to unaided schools who have not refunded the fee along with 9...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Restricting card-holding advocates at NCLT: Delhi HC issues show-cause notice to MHA Secy

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (May 30) issued a show-cause notice to the secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs for insisting on scrutinising the entry of...
Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi HC exempts Kejriwal from personal appearance in poll case

The Delhi High Court on Monday (May 28) granted exemption to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal from personal appearance in Patiala House court till the...
Vishwas also says sorry to Jaitley, DDCA defamation case settled

Vishwas also says sorry to Jaitley, DDCA defamation case settled

After holding out for a long time Kumar Vishwas also gave in to the pressure created by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s Rs 10 crore...
Explain why animals are being ill-treated at Delhi zoo, Delhi HC asks ministry, zoo authority

Explain why animals are being ill-treated at Delhi zoo, Delhi HC asks ministry, zoo...

Several deaths of animals suppressed by zoo, post-mortem reports have been fabricated ~By Kunal Rao Reacting strongly to a PIL which complained that animals at the...
PIL to reduce legal drinking age in NCT; Delhi HC issues notice to govt

PIL to reduce legal drinking age in NCT; Delhi HC issues notice to govt

On a PIL filed by advocate Charu Wali Khanna, asking on behalf of Kush Kalra on why there should be a discriminatory minimum age cut off of...
Delhi High Court asks NHRC to consider sending its own probe team to Tutiorin

Delhi High Court asks NHRC to consider sending its own probe team to Tuticorin

The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdher on Friday (May 25) asked the National Human Rights Commission to consider sending its own representative to Tuticorin...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

2G scam case: Delhi HC defers hearing on CBI plea

The Delhi High Court bench of Justice S P Garg on Friday (May 25) deferred the hearing of the CBI’s plea challenging the special court’s acquittals...
A file pic of Munak Canal

Haryana govt to Delhi HC: The repair of Munak Canal will be completed by...

Above: A file pic of Munak Canal   The Haryana government on Thursday (May 24) told the Delhi High Court that work has been started...
Delhi HC asks Centre, Delhi govt on status of installing GPS tracking on public vehicles

Delhi HC asks Centre, Delhi govt on status of installing GPS tracking on public...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (May 24) asked the Centre and Delhi Government to inform the court as to what happened...
Delhi HC tells Principal Secretary, Delhi govt to apprise it about authorized speed breakers in the city

Delhi HC tells Principal Secretary, Delhi govt to apprise it about authorized speed breakers...

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (May 23) directed Principal Secretary, GNCTD to file an affidavit on the authorized speed breakers in New Delhi...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Delhi HC regularizes J&K migrant teachers in the city

Giving a major relief to the migrants from the Jammu & Kashmir who have been employed on contractual basis in government and municipal schools...
Mahatma Gandhi

Maintenance of Rajghat: Have meeting with commissioner in 5 days to finalise plan, says...

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (May 23) gave five days to the Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Central government, to convene a meeting...
Above: A representative image of a father and son

US court follows Indian example, orders that adult son has no legal right in...

Above: A representative image of a father and son   New York judge orders that if the parents want him out of the house, the...
Delhi HC tells EDMC, SDMC and NDMC to file affidavits on compactors and treatments plants

Delhi HC tells EDMC, SDMC and NDMC to file affidavits on compactors and treatments...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (May 22) directed all the three municipal corporations of New Delhi — EDMC, SDMC and NDMC - to...
Taj Mansingh Hotel

Delhi HC allows auctioning of Hotel Taj Mansingh by NDMC

Above: Taj Mansingh Hotel The Delhi High Court bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla on Tuesday (May 22) gave the go-ahead...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

On April 24 the Delhi High Court had banned the extension of duty timings of pilots and cabin crew, except for very special circumstances,...
Delhi Lt Governor now objects to government’s lawyers’ panel

Delhi Lt Governor now objects to government’s lawyers’ panel

Above: (Left) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and CM Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has kept up his interference into every small decision...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

Delhi HC asks why 7th Pay Commission standards not implemented in private schools

Reacting to a PIL filed by Social Jurist seeking implementation of the seventh pay commission recommendations on two lakh teaching and non teaching staff...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

Delhi HC dismisses plea by Hyatt Regency’s top management seeking quashing of charges for...

~By Kunal Rao Delhi HC has dismissed the plea filed by top management of Hyatt Regency Hotel seeking to quashing of criminal negligence case against...
“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

2G scam: Delhi High Court to hear CBI plea against acquittal of Ruia brothers

The Delhi High Court will hear a plea filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), challenging the special court judgment of acquitting the...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Delhi HC sets aside EC disqualification of BJP’s Madhya Pradesh minister Narrotam Mishra

A Delhi High Court division bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhatt and Sunil Gaur on Friday (May 18) set aside the Election Commission’s (EC)...
Delhi High Court

Blue corner notice has been issued against Rohini ashram Baba, Delhi HC told

The CBI on Thursday (May 17) told the Delhi High Court that international blue corner notice has been issued against Baba Virendra Dev Dixit,...
Delhi HC

Delhi HC issues non-bailable warrants against 2 DUSU members

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (May 17) issued non-bailable warrants (NBW) against two students belong to the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) for not appearing...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Illegal sand mining on defence land: Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, IAF

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (May 16) issued notice to Centre and Indian Air Force on a PIL alleging illegal sand mining on...
Delhi HC acquits two persons accused of raping minor, terming her as consenting party throughout

Delhi HC acquits two persons accused of raping minor, terming her as consenting party...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court last week acquitted two persons convicted by a lower court of raping a minor girl. The high court ...
Delhi HC slaps contempt notice to Delhi govt for dilly-dallying the regularisation of private placement agencies

Delhi HC slaps contempt notice to Delhi govt for dilly-dallying the regularisation of private...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi government on Friday (May 11) was slapped with contempt notice by Delhi High Court and told to file a compliance...
Policing in India: Living in a Time Warp

Policing in India: Living in a Time Warp

Above: Police trying to quell a student protest related to UPSC’s exams in New Delhi/Photo: UNI A recent report highlights the dire need for changes...
Najeeb disappearance case: No evidence to show a crime was committed, CBI tells Delhi HC

Najeeb disappearance case: No evidence to show a crime was committed, CBI tells Delhi...

~By Kunal Rao CBI told Delhi High Court on Friday (May 11) that the case of disappearance of Najeeb Ahmed missing since October 2016...
Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the authorities, and file monthly status reports

Delhi High Court reacts strongly to lack of children’s parks in Delhi

An issue regarding the construction of a multi-level car parking in Defence Colony of Delhi, which would have robbed the area of a park...
SDMC approaches IIT to suggest ways on old club house after Delhi HC slams it for using it despite being vulnerable

SDMC seeks IIT advice on stability of Feroz Shah Kotla old club house

~By Kunal Rao Shaken by the Delhi High Court’s April 18 order that the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) can allow use of the old...
SC to Delhi HC: Constitute a committee to look into sexual harassment complaints at Tis Hazari

SC to Delhi HC: Constitute a committee to look into sexual harassment complaints at...

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya The apex court on Friday (May 11) directed Delhi High Court to form a committee under the Sexual Harassment of...
Delhi HC orders investigation on why HIV positive patient was denied treatment by two hospitals

Delhi HC orders investigation on why HIV positive patient was denied treatment by two...

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Ravindra Bhatt and A K Chawla has ordered Delhi Government to constitute a committee to investigate why...
Delhi HC grants bail to lawyer Rohit Tandon

Delhi HC grants bail to lawyer Rohit Tandon

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (May 10) granted bail to lawyer Rohit Tandon, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for his...
“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

Delhi High Court issues notice, wants to know why Sentence Reviewing Board is not...

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on Wednesday (May 9) issued notice, saying that the Delhi...
Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the authorities, and file monthly status reports

Guilty petitioner caught fishing in troubled waters, slapped fine

The Delhi High Court has initiated criminal contempt proceedings with a fine of Rs 82,000 against a man who filed a false and frivolous...
Suspecting husband having an affair can be a ground for divorce: Delhi HC

Suspecting husband having an affair can be a ground for divorce: Delhi HC

~By Kunal Rao Delhi HC has held suspecting husband habitually of having affair with another woman amounts to mental cruelty and is a ground for...
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Illegal Detention: For a More Caring World…

A Delhi High Court judgment ushers in a new dawn for millions of Indians living with mental illness   ~By Prof Upendra Baxi Big events make news,...
Ordinance Raj: Rule by Diktat

Ordinance Raj: Rule by Diktat

This emergency measure is meant to tackle urgent problems when Parliament is not in session but governments have often misused this constitutionally granted right...
Solitary Confinement of death row convicts: Out Of The Hell Hole

Solitary Confinement: Out Of The Hell Hole

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence In a landmark judgment, the Uttarakhand High Court has abolished the practice of solitary confinement of death row convicts ~By Usha Rani Das On...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

Relative Muscle Sons appearing in a court where the father is a judge—or vice versa—is an age-old debate. The Bar Council has rules that technically...
Delhi police personnel on vigil after the Batla House incident (file picture)

Batla House encounter case: Delhi HC directs trial court to complete proceedings within six...

Above: Delhi police personnel on vigil after the Batla House incident (file picture) ~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court on Thursday (May 3) directed Delhi...
Delhi HC extends interim relief to hacker to write all his pending exams in police custody

Delhi HC extends interim relief to hacker to write all his pending exams in...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (May 3) extended interim relief to Adil Hussain Teeli, arrested by the Cyber Cell of the Delhi Police...
Delhi HC to DoE, MCD and DSSSB: File status reports on non-appointment of 33,000 teachers in Delhi by September

Delhi HC to DoE, MCD and DSSSB: File status reports on non-appointment of 33,000...

Above: Delhi High Court The Delhi High Court on Thursday (May 3) directed Department of Education (DoE), Muncipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and Delhi Subordinate...
DDCA defamation suit: Kumar Vishwas informs Delhi HC that he wants to end the case

DDCA defamation suit: Kumar Vishwas informs Delhi HC that he wants to end the...

Above: Kumar Vishwas The Delhi High Court on Thursday (May 3) was informed by the AAP leader Kumar Vishwas that he didn’t want to continue...
Sexual harassment charges Delhi HC passes restricting orders on JNU professor, Atul Johri

Sexual harassment charges: Delhi HC passes restricting orders on JNU professor, Atul Johri

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (May 2) put strict restrictions on Atul Johri, professor at the School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University...
POCSO Ordinance Panellists at India Legal show reckon “Ordinance is timely” but needs effective implementation

POCSO Ordinance: Panellists at India Legal show reckon “Ordinance is timely” but needs effective...

The recent India Legal show deliberated on the recent Ordinance mandating death penalty for the rape of minors upto the age of 12 years....
Sexual Crimes against Minors: A Different Breed of Killers

A Different Breed of Killers

Though the centre has passed an ordinance to impose the death penalty on child rapists, will it actually stop them from committing these heinous...
CJI calls collegium meeting - India Legal

CJI calls collegium meeting

Above: (Left) CJI Dipak Misra and Justice K M Joseph Despite the various schisms in the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra...
Delhi jeweller’s death: Dead man’s mother says revenue officers tortured him, demanded Rs 1.5 cr bribe, Delhi HC takes action

Delhi jeweller’s death: Delhi HC takes action on the plea of deceased’s mother saying...

The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Mukta Gupta has taken serious note of a death case that has come before her in which...
Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s Appointment: To Be, Or Not To Be

Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s Appointment: To Be, Or Not To Be

(L to R) Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra; the Supreme Court of India; Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the next in line to become CJI With...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Revealing name, picture of Kathua victim: Delhi HC rebukes more media houses, social networks

Following up on its April 19 directive to several media houses to pay Rs 10 lakh fine each for the publishing / broadcasting the...
Delhi jeweller’s suicide: Dead man’s mother alleges revenue officers tortured him, demanded Rs 1.5 crore bribe

Delhi jeweller’s suicide: Dead man’s mother alleges revenue officers tortured him, demanded Rs 1.5...

A complicated case of the suicide jump of a Delhi-based jeweller has come to the Delhi High Court. On Thursday (April 26) a PIL...
Delhi High Court/Photo by Anil Shakya

Cap on scholar guides: Delhi HC reserves judgment

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo by Anil Shakya  The Delhi High Court on Thursday (April 26) reserved its judgment on a plea filed by the...
Delhi HC directs Centre to procure PZP vaccine at the earliest for monkey sterilisation

Delhi HC directs Centre to procure PZP vaccine at the earliest for monkey sterilisation

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (April 26) directed the Centre to take all possible steps to secure the custom clearance for procuring the...
Delhi High Court

HC- Issued Notice for Gender Discrimination CISF in Appointments

The petitioner Kush Kalra filed a writ petition before the Delhi High Court and requested to issue writ of mandamus to CISF & Ministry...
Delhi HC issues notice asking whether “Gumti of Shaikh Ali” is a national monument or not

Delhi HC issues notice asking whether “Gumti of Shaikh Ali” is a national monument...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (April 24) issued notice to Archeological Survey of India (ASI), Centre, Defence Colony Welfare Association and GNCTD  on...
Delhi HC seeks replies from Centre on ordinance mandating death penalty for child rapists

Delhi HC seeks replies from Centre on ordinance mandating death penalty for child rapists

The Delhi High Court on Monday (April 23) sought to know from the Centre as whether it has conducted any scientific study before approving...
Illegal construction in Delhi: Delhi HC directs CBI to take stringent action against the authorities, and file monthly status reports

2G scam probe: Delhi HC issues notice to all Essar Group promoters

The Delhi High Court on Friday (April 20) issued notice to seek response of all Essar Group promoters on the CBI's plea challenging their acquittal in...
Delhi Flying Club staff evicted, pray for de-sealing

Delhi Flying Club staff evicted, pray for de-sealing

Photo courtesy: Ashish Bhatnagar/Wikimedia Over 50 employees of the Delhi Flying Club and their families, who were evicted from their homes at Safdarjung Airport and...
“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

2G spectrum scam: CBI moves Delhi HC against acquittal of Ruia brothers

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday (April 18) moved the Delhi High Court, challenging the Special Court judgment acquitting the Ruia brothers and the...
“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

Kathua rape: Delhi HC orders media houses that revealed identity of victim to pay...

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (April 18) ordered a number of media houses that it had arraigned for publishing pictures and the name of the...
CBSE paper leak: Delhi HC dismisses an intervening plea seeking to pre-pone/cancellation of Class 12th Economics paper

CBSE paper leak: Delhi HC dismisses an intervening plea seeking to pre-pone/cancellation of...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (April 16) dismissed an intervening application asking court to pre-pone or cancel the retest of Economics paper (as...
Delhi HC issues notice to media outlets for disclosing identity of Kathua gang rape victim - India Legal

Delhi HC issues notice to media outlets for disclosing identity of Kathua gang rape...

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Friday (April 13) issued notice to CNN, NDTV, HT and TOI for disclosing the...
PIL to reduce legal drinking age in NCT; Delhi HC issues notice to govt

Summons by another Govt. committee: Delhi HC adjourns hearing of fresh application by Delhi...

The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdher on Wednesday (April 11) adjourned to July 13 the further hearing of a petition by Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu...
Attack on doctors: Delhi HC orders evaluation of 3 major hospitals on infra, doctor-patient ratio, facilities, safety

Attack on doctors: Delhi HC orders evaluation of 3 major hospitals on infra, doctor-patient...

Above: An inside view of one of the govt hospitals in Delhi/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (March 10) directed National Accreditation...
Delhi HC issues notice to Karti’s CA in ED plea against bail

Delhi HC issues notice to Karti’s CA in ED plea against bail

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya   Reacting to an Enforcement Directorate (ED) appeal against bail granted, Justice AK Pathak of the Delhi High Court...
Appeal against ex-Prez Mukherjee’s book: Delhi HC judge reserves order, then withdraws it

Appeal against ex-Prez Mukherjee’s book: Delhi HC judge reserves order, then withdraws it

The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Nazmi Waziri, which had been handed the petition against ex-President Pranab Mukherjee’s book after earlier judge Justice...
Kirti Azad vs Chetan Chauhan: Delhi HC to hear defamation suit on August 28

Kirti Azad vs Chetan Chauhan: Delhi HC to hear defamation suit on August 28

Above: (Left) Kirti Azad and Chetan Chauhan  In a season of defamation cases, many of them related to the DDCA, two cricketers-turned politicians are...
Centre Vs SC on Delhi Sealing Drive: Thousands Trapped in the Muddle

Delhi’s Sealing Drive: Trapped in the Muddle

While the centre and the Supreme Court spar over the spread of illegal constructions, thousands of traders and workers have become jobless and homeless....
Delhi HC sends notice to ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, withdraws it, with judge recusing herself

Delhi HC sends notice to ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, withdraws it, with judge recusing herself

Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s most recent book – ‘The Turbulent Years 1980-1996’ – has hit some turbulence. While the first turbulence was from some...
Delhi HC issues notice to ED on Gitanjali Gems’ plea seeking quashing of PMLA case against it

Delhi HC issues notice to ED on Gitanjali Gems’ plea seeking quashing of PMLA...

Above: Mehul Choksi (file pic) The Delhi High Court on Friday (April 6) issued notice to Enforcement Directorate (ED) seeking its reply on the...
Delhi HC directs NABH to inspect central and state run hospitals with regards to conditions prevalent there

Delhi HC directs NABH to inspect central and state run hospitals with regards to...

Above: Patients recuperating in RML Hospital, New Delhi/Photo: Anil Shakya  The Delhi High Court is hearing a petition in which it has taken suo...
“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

Issue of 39 Indians killed by ISIS: Application to investigate Govt.’s lapses withdrawn, fresh...

An application in the court of Delhi High Court Justice Rajiv Shakdher was withdrawn on Wednesday (April 4), because petitioner Mehmood Pracha, a Supreme Court lawyer, failed...
Attack on Delhi bar members: Delhi HC grills state counsel Rahul Mehra, counsel says he might recuse himself

Attack on Delhi bar members: Delhi HC grills state counsel Rahul Mehra, counsel says...

Above: Rahul Mehra (file picture) The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gital Mittal on Tuesday (April 3) grilled Rahul Mehra, Standing Counsel,...
Delhi HC orders JNU not to take any coercive steps against Kanhaiya Kumar till next hearing

Delhi HC to hear bail application of Suhaib Illyasi

In the case of the bail application Suhaib Illyasi, producer of television serial India’s Most Wanted, the Delhi High Court bench of Justices S...
Delhi HC allows Kejriwal and Jaitley to “settle” one of the two civil defamation suits filed over the alleged defamatory statements

Delhi HC allows Kejriwal and Jaitley to “settle” one of the two civil defamation...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (April 3) allowed Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to “settle” one of the...
CBSE paper leak: Delhi HC gives CBSE and Govt 10 days to file status report on future of exams

CBSE paper leak: Delhi HC gives CBSE and Govt 10 days to file status...

28 lakh students will be affected if exams aren’t held on time, says petitioner The Delhi High Court on Monday (April 2) issued notice to...
Most patients rely on insurance to meet the high cost of private medical treatment. Photo: adityahospital.co.in

Health Insurance: Taken to Task

Above: Most patients rely on insurance to meet the high cost of private medical treatment. Photo: adityahospital.co.in In a move to help those suffering from genetic...
“Can an actor be held liable for the dialogues?” asks Delhi HC

The Pension Parity

Above: The Delhi High Court A petition, filed by a retired high court judge, seeks parity in pensions vis-a-vis judges who have been elevated from...
A mentally unstable patient (representative image). Photo courtesy: www.hrw.org

Delhi HC sets aside trial court order convicting a mentally challenged woman of murdering...

Above: A mentally unstable patient (representative image). Photo courtesy: www.hrw.org ~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court on Friday (March 23) overturned a trial court...
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BJP MLA asks why AAP’s Gahlot is still in Assembly despite being disqualified; Delhi...

BJP MLA Vijender Gupta has moved the Delhi High Court against the ruling Aam Aadmi Party for allowing disqualified member Kailash Gahlot to attend...
Mohammed Shahabuddin (file picture)

Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi Police on Mohammed Shahabuddin’s treatment in Tihar

Above: Mohammed Shahabuddin (file picture) The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and P S Teji on Wednesday (March 21) issued notice to Delhi...
Delhi HC seeks DGCA’s reply on the airworthiness of A320 neos operating in India

Delhi HC seeks DGCA’s reply on the airworthiness of A320 neos operating in India

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (March 20) sought aviation regulator DGCA’s reply on the airworthiness of A320 neo planes operating in India on...
Congress President Rahul Gandhi with ex-President Sonia Gandhi addressing the media. Photo: UNI

Delhi HC directs Young Indian to deposit Rs 10 crores in National Herald assets...

Above: Congress President Rahul Gandhi with ex-President Sonia Gandhi addressing the media. Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court on Monday (March 19) directed the Young...
CBI to Delhi HC: Rohini ashram founder was last spotted in Nepal; needs more time to locate him

CBI to Delhi HC: Rohini ashram founder was last spotted in Nepal; needs more...

Above: Photo by Anil Shakya The CBI on Thursday (March 15) told the Delhi High Court that Baba Virender Dev Dikshit, the founder of...
Delhi Jal Board to NGT: Part of Yamuna has dried up, because Haryana has turned off tap

Delhi Jal Board to NGT: Part of Yamuna has dried up, because Haryana has...

Above: Yamuna in New Delhi   The National Green Tribunal on Thursday (March 15) dealing with the beautification of Yamuna floodplains and the pollution pertaining...
Delhi HC allows 2 more days of protection to Karti Chidambaram

Delhi HC allows 2 more days of protection to Karti Chidambaram

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (March 15) allowed the application of Karti Chidambaram, in which he has sought an extension of two days of his...
PIL to reduce legal drinking age in NCT; Delhi HC issues notice to govt

Delhi Govt planning to pay AIDS patients in state nearly Rs 6,000 per month...

Having taken suo muto cognizance of a letter from a private citizen, Daya Kishan Joshi, complaining of poor or no financial assistance being given...
Haryana ordered to release 1049 cusecs of water through 2 canals to Delhi

Haryana ordered to release 1049 cusecs of water through 2 canals to Delhi

Above: Munak Canal/Photo Courtesy: www.indiawaterportal.org The Delhi High Court bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal has directed the State of Haryana to...
Karti Chidambaram (file picture)/Photo: UNI

Delhi HC Judge recuses herself in Karti bail plea hearing, listing again later in...

Above: Karti Chidambaram (file picture)/Photo: UNI Delhi High Court’s Justice Indermeet Kaur recused herself from the hearing the bail application moved by Karti Chidambaram, son...
Delhi HC allows 2 more days of protection to Karti Chidambaram

INX Media case: Trial court sends Karti to Tihar for 13-days, he moves Delhi...

Above: Karti Chidambaram (file picture)/UNI Karti Chidambaram, son of former union finance minister P Chidamabaram, was on Monday (March 12), sent into 13-day judicial...
Delhi HC disposes of plea after it approves SOP in finding missing persons from Delhi metro stations

Delhi HC disposes of plea after it approves SOP in finding missing persons from...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (March 12) disposed of a plea in which it had taken a suo motu cognizance of an incident...
Amanatullah Khan

Delhi Chief Secy assault case: Delhi HC grants bail to AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan

Above: Amanatullah Khan The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Mukta Gupta on Monday (March 12) granted bail to AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, who...
Timely Trials: Is Justice Hurried certainly Justice Buried?

Towards a Super-Fast Trial?

The case of Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau who took the evidence of 22 witnesses on the first day of a trial stirred a...
Anshu Prakash assault case: Delhi HC grants bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal

Anshu Prakash assault case: Delhi HC grants bail to AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal

Above: AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal (file picture) Over a fortnight after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash at a late...
INX Media money laundering case: Delhi HC grants interim relief to Karti Chidambaram from arrest

INX Media money laundering case: Delhi HC grants interim relief to Karti Chidambaram from...

Above: Karti Chidambaram (file picture) The Delhi High Court bench of Justices S Murlidhar and Justice I S Mehta on Friday (March 9) granted interim...
Delhi HC directs EC to allot “pressure cooker” symbol to TTV Dhinakaran

Delhi HC directs EC to allot “pressure cooker” symbol to TTV Dhinakaran

Above: TTV Dhinakaran (file pic) The Delhi High Court on Friday (March 9) directed Election Commission of India (ECI) to allot pressure cooker symbol...
INX Media money laundering case: Delhi HC will hear the plea today

INX Media money laundering case: Delhi HC will hear the plea today

Above: Karti Chidambaram (file pic)/Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court division bench of Justices S Murlidhar and I S Mehta on Friday (March 9)...
Chief Secy Prakash gets relief from Delhi HC on attending privileges committee meeting

Chief Secy Prakash gets relief from Delhi HC on attending privileges committee meeting

Above: Anshu Prakash Bench asks committee to withdraw notice, since the matter is sub-judice  The Delhi High Court single-judge bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdher on...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC says complete investigation into vandalism of DHCBA vehicles in two weeks

The Delhi High Court on its own motion has taken up a case of vandalism property of members of the Delhi High Court Bar...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

AAP MLAs’ bail application: Khan’s case adjourned, decision on Jarwal reserved by Delhi HC

Delhi High Court Judge Mukta Gupta on Wednesday (March 7) ordered the Delhi Police to file its status report on the bail application of AAP leader...
Tampering of documents in Uphaar fire tragedy: Delhi HC directs lower court to conclude case on fast-track basis

Tampering of documents in Uphaar fire tragedy: Delhi HC directs lower court to conclude...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (March 5) issued directions to the trial court to conclude proceedings in Uphaar tragedy case before November 30,...

Delhi HC allows Chief Secy to postpone attending privilege committee meeting, asks govt to...

Above: Delhi CS Anshu Prakash (third from right) and other bureaucrats on a candlelight protest march to Rajghat Anshu Prakash says he will not be...
Delhi HC judges conduct surprise checks at lower courts in Delhi

Delhi HC judges conduct surprise checks at lower courts in Delhi

Above: Acting CJ Gita Mittal/Photo: Bhavana Gaur    A group of Delhi High Court judges led by Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal on Thursday (March...
Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi Police in AAP MLA Jarwal’s bail plea

Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi Police in AAP MLA Jarwal’s bail plea

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (March 1) sent notice to Delhi Police in the case of the bail application of Aam Aadmi Party...
Sunanda Pushkar death case

Sunanda Pushkar death case: SC issues notice to Delhi Police on Swamy’s plea

Supreme Court bench of Justices Arun Mishra and AM Khanwilkar issued the notice but said question of maintainability of Subramanian Swamy’s plea still open Weeks...
Appeal to hear case on marital rape goes to SC

Accepting apology, SC quashes criminal contempt proceedings against ADJ Kamini Lau

The Supreme Court on Friday (February 23) quashed the criminal contempt proceedings initiated by the Delhi High Court against Additional District Judge Kamini Lau. The...
Delhi High Court

AAP MLAs’ disqualification: Counsel says natural justice assures a hearing before decision

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Thursday (February 22) resumed hearing in the disqualification of AAP MLAs case. Twenty...
Centre tells SC it has withdrawn idea of social media monitoring hub

SC stays Delhi HC order, says marks in civil services exam can’t be made...

A Supreme Court bench on Thursday (February 22) has stayed an order of Delhi High Court which had granted access of the marks obtained...
Delhi HC orders govt. to send lawyer to aid child rape victim immediately

Delhi HC orders govt. to send lawyer to aid child rape victim immediately

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on Thursday (February 22) ordered the Delhi government...
PIL to reduce legal drinking age in NCT; Delhi HC issues notice to govt

AAP MLA disqualification: Submissions against EC start

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Wednesday (February 20) resumed hearing of the case of the disqualification of 20 AAP...
Delhi High Court won’t intervene in AAP legislators-Chief Secretary scuffle

Delhi High Court won’t intervene in AAP legislators-Chief Secretary scuffle

The Delhi High Court, on Wednesday (February 21), refused to entertain a plea seeking immediate judicial intervention into the alleged assault on Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu...
Delhi High Court

Those duped by Mehul Choksi say in court they are unwilling to go for...

The hearing of a case of cheating against jeweller Mehul Choksi, uncle of Nirav Modi who has fled the country after duping Punjab National...
Delhi HC issues bailable warrants to office bearers of dusu for non-appearance

Delhi HC issues bailable warrants to office bearers of DUSU for non-appearance

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (February 20) issued bailable warrants to office bearers of Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) as well as some...
Delhi High Court/Photo by Anil Shakya

Assault of a lady counsel by Delhi Police: Delhi HC fumes at the non-availability...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (February 15) expressed dissatisfaction on the non-availability of some of the samples related to the case in which...
Delhi HC

AAP MLAs’ disqualification: There was no pecuniary gain for the MLAs, argues MLAs’ counsel

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Tuesday (February 13), listening to Alka Lamba’s petition for the 20 AAP MLAs...
A Mahila Mandal in progress in Durgaganj, Uttar Pradesh. Photo: UNI

Section 56 of CPC: Lend Her a Helping Hand

Above: A Mahila Mandal in progress in Durgaganj, Uttar Pradesh. Photo: UNI Poor women and widows are often at the mercy of small and micro-loan...
Delhi HC slams CRPF for gender bias, says woman officer cannot be denied promotion because she is pregnant

Delhi HC slams CRPF for gender bias, says woman officer cannot be denied promotion...

Above: CRPF Contingent marching down the saluting dais on occasion of 69th Republic day’s celebration at Field Marshal Manekshaw Parade Ground (file picture)/Photo: UNI...
NRI admission to minority college: SC refers case back to high court

Contempt proceedings for calling bench ‘deceptive’

Criminal contempt proceedings are on against petitioner Seema Sapra who had called the action of a bench “deceptive” in a comment. The case is...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

AAP MLAs’ disqualification case continues at Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Thursday (February 8) continued with the daily hearings of the appeals...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Sexual assault of minor girls at Rohini ashram: Delhi HC expresses anguish at the...

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday (February 8) dealing with the sexual assault of minor girls at Rohini-based...
Delhi High Court

Hearing of 20 disqualified AAP MLAs begins

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar on Wednesday (February 7) started hearing the appeals by the 20 Aam...
Two leaf symbol case: Delhi HC seeks counter replies

Two leaf symbol case: Delhi HC seeks counter replies

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (February 6) directed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and Election Commission of...
Delhi High Court

Fake encounter killing of MBA student: Delhi HC upholds conviction of 7 policemen

 The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (February 6) upheld the conviction and sentences handed by a lower court on seven policemen of Uttarakhand in...
SC to hear plea of J&K Chief Secy on Delhi HC summons

SC to hear plea of J&K Chief Secy on Delhi HC summons

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 6) has agreed to hear the petition of Chief Secretary of Jammu & Kashmir Abid Imtiaz challenging an...
A file photo of the Indian Army’s parade. Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC lists gender bias challenge against Army legal corps

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on Monday (February 5) allowed two weeks for the...

Delhi HC pulls up Centre for not being able to protect girls at Adhyatmic...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (February 5) rebuked the counsel appearing for Union of India (UoI) for failing to protect the illegally detained...
Delhi HC tells Kejriwal to wind up Jaitley cross-examination by Feb. 12; CM’s counsel to appeal

Delhi HC tells Kejriwal to wind up Jaitley cross-examination by Feb. 12; CM’s counsel...

With the defamation suit by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and four other AAP leaders dragging on, the Delhi...
Delhi HC

Delhi HC sticks to life sentences of Dhaula Kuan gang rape criminals

The Delhi High Court on Friday (February 2) dismissed the appeals of five convicts in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan gang rape case. The court...
CBI moves Supreme Court against Delhi HC order in Bofors case

CBI moves Supreme Court against Delhi HC order in Bofors case

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday (February 2) moved Supreme Court against a 12-year-old Delhi high court order dismissing the case against the...
Delhi HC

Delhi HC pulls up civic agencies for unable to control dengue in Capital

The Delhi High Court on Friday (February 2) slammed civic agencies of Delhi for showing laxity in controlling dengue in the Capital. Referring to the...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC pulls up Delhi govt for laxity in evolving a mechanism to track...

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices S Muralidhar and I S Mehta on Thursday (February 1) pulled up Delhi government for unable to...
CJI is biased, should recuse himself from hearing Bofors case: BJP’s Ajay Agrawal

CJI is biased, should recuse himself from hearing Bofors case: BJP’s Ajay Agrawal

BJP leader Ajay Agarwal, who has appealed in the SC against the Delhi HC’s acquittal of Hinduja brothers in the Bofors scam case, alleges...
Victory for Daiichi as Delhi HC decrees enforcement of $ 500m arbitral award vs Singh brothers of Ranbaxy

Victory for Daiichi as Delhi HC decrees enforcement of $ 500m arbitral award vs...

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (January 31) allowed Daiichi Sankyo’s plea against former Ranbaxy owners Malvinder and Shivinder Singh and enforced a Rs 3562 crore...
SC overturns Calcutta HC order, says panchayat polls in state to be held on May 24

Punishment for guilty in financial fraud reduced by SC on health grounds

Om Prakash, who had been initially awarded a seven-year sentence and a Rs 1 lakh fine by the Delhi High Court for financial irregularities...
Sunanda Pushkar death case: SC asks Swamy to establish maintainability of his plea

Sunanda Pushkar death case: SC asks Swamy to establish maintainability of his plea

Delhi High Court had earlier rejected BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s plea for a SIT probe in the case and termed it a political interest...
Delhi HC grants bail to two businessmen in money laundering case worth Rs 8,000 cr

Delhi HC grants bail to two businessmen in money laundering case worth Rs 8,000...

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo by Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday (January 25) granted bail to two businessmen, Surendra Jain and Virendra Jain...

Delhi HC seeks reply from EC on Dhinakaran’s plea for interim election symbol

Above: T T V Dhinakaran The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (January 24) issued notice to Election Commission of India (ECI) on the plea...
AAP files fresh petition before Delhi HC on MLAs disqualification

AAP files fresh petition before Delhi HC on MLAs disqualification

In an expected move, the 20 former Aam Aadmi Party legislators who lost their seats in the State Assembly last week after President Ram...
Delhi HC issues advisory to Judicial Officers to record evidences by themselves

Delhi HC issues advisory to Judicial Officers to record evidences by themselves

The Delhi High Court has directed all the lower courts in Delhi to record evidences by themselves and not to record more than one...
Role of CBFC: Challenging the Censors

Role of CBFC: Challenging the Censors

While Padmaavat is set for release after a baptism of fire, filmmaker Amol Palekar’s petition in the Supreme Court, to be heard this month,...
Delhi court adjourns trial in National Herald case till March 17

Delhi court adjourns trial in National Herald case till March 17

Petitioner Subramanian Swamy has submitted fresh documents alleging that Young Indian, a firm floated by Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, was a tax offender The...
Delhi HC asks ED to file response in connection with bail plea of Mohammad Aslam Wani

Delhi HC asks ED to file response in connection with bail plea of Mohammad...

The Delhi High Court on Friday (January 19) issued notice to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on the bail plea of Mohammad Aslam Wani, an...
Mahmood Farooqui/Photo courtesy: hollywoodreporter.com

SC rejects petition challenging Peepli Live co-director’s acquittal in a rape case

Above: Mahmood Farooqui/Photo courtesy: hollywoodreporter.com The Supreme Court on Friday (January 19) gave a major relief to Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui in a...
Kathputli Colony demolition: Delhi HC orders DDA to safeguard schoolchildren

Kathputli Colony demolition: Delhi HC orders DDA to safeguard schoolchildren

The Kathputli colony post demolition. Photo: Youtube The Delhi High Court on Thursday (January 18) ordered the Secretary and Commissioner of Transport for Government of...
Najeeb Ahmed disappearance: Case transferred from CMM to ASJ Court

Najeeb Ahmed disappearance: Case transferred from CMM to ASJ Court

Students protesting at the disappearance of Jawaharlal Nehru University student Najeeb Ahmed (file picture). Photo: UNI The Patiala House Court on Wednesday (January 17) referred...
Delhi HC okays Amir Khusro park to be developed as Green Park

Delhi HC okays Amir Khusro park to be developed as Green Park

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Harishankar on Wednesday (January 17) okayed the Agha Khan Foundation’s...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

Child-lifting case: Delhi Govt wants to pass buck, Delhi HC ties it down with...

A horrible truth has come to light while the Delhi High Court was dealing with the case of missing children of a rag picker,...
Blind candidates appearing in Maharashtra SSC Board Examination (file picture)/Photo: UNI

Delhi HC slams government for failure to move blind hostel to permanent location

Above: Blind candidates appearing in Maharashtra SSC Board Examination (file picture)/Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (January 16) dealing with the demolition of...
Anti-Sikh riot victim’s widow says that Sajjan Kumar was the one who instigated mob

Anti-Sikh riot victim’s widow says that Sajjan Kumar was the one who instigated mob

The case of Sajjan Kumar’s involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots came up in camera at the Patiala House Court on Monday (January 15)...
SC schedules all petitions seeking removal of GST on sanitary napkins for January 22

SC schedules all petitions seeking removal of GST on sanitary napkins for January 22

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 15) has said that it will hear a batch of petitions pending in the Supreme Court as well...
CBI vs CBI

ADJ Kamini Lau’s challenge of criminal contempt order comes up before SC

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya On December 22, the bench of Justice Valmiki Mehta and Indermeet Kaur of Delhi High Court had issued...
Delhi HC pulls up Delhi govt, DSSB and SDMC for delaying 1575 Special Educator posts

Delhi HC pulls up Delhi govt, DSSB and SDMC for delaying 1575 Special Educator...

The Delhi High Court on Friday (January 12) issued notices and sought replies from Delhi government, Delhi Subordinate Selection Board (DSSB) and South Delhi...
Indu Malhotra to be first woman to be promoted from Bar to SC judgeship

Indu Malhotra to be first woman to be promoted from Bar to SC judgeship

Supreme Court Collegium also recommends elevation of Uttarakhand Chief Justice KM Joseph as judge of the apex court In a first, the Supreme Court Collegium...
Mata Vaishno Devi commemorative coins/Photo: Anil Shakya

Coins with religious symbols embossed not unconstitutional, rules Delhi HC

Above: Mata Vaishno Devi commemorative coins/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC dismisses bail plea of a middleman, arrested in EC bribery case

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Mukta Gupta on Thursday (January 11) dismissed the bail plea of...
Udit Raj/Photo: PIB

Delhi HC issues notice to MP Udit Raj for distributing tokens to vendors

Above: Udit Raj/Photo: PIB The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (January 10) issued notice to Lok Sabha MP of North West Delhi, Udit Raj for...
Former President, Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Arjuna Award for the year 2012 to Deepa Malik for Athletics Paralympics (file picture)/Photo: PIB

Most old govt buildings still not accessible by disabled; Delhi HC wants detailed audit

Above: Former President, Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Arjuna Award for the year 2012 to Deepa Malik for Athletics Paralympics (file picture)/Photo: PIB In the matter...
Cab drivers in New Delhi

Delhi HC grants more time to finalise rules for taxi drivers in Delhi

Above: Cab drivers in New Delhi The case wherein the Delhi High Court took suo motu cognizance of crimes being committed by taxi drivers...
Delhi HC grants bail to Mittal, a close aide of lawyer, Rohit Tandon

Delhi HC grants bail to Mittal, a close aide of lawyer, Rohit Tandon

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (January 9) has granted bail to Yogesh Mittal, a close aide of lawyer,...
Legal immunity to women from arrest in loan default cases challenged in Delhi HC

Legal immunity to women from arrest in loan default cases challenged in Delhi HC

Above: Delhi High Court   The Delhi High Court, on Monday (January 8) sought a response from the Centre and the Law Commission on a...
Delhi High Court

MEA mix-up denies American India stay

The Delhi High Court has been unable to provide relief to an American national blacklisted by the ministry of external affairs while granting permission...
Delhi High Court

Weekly Round-Up — Delhi High Court

Coal Allocation Scam (January 2) While CBI special court held Ex Chief Minister Jharkhand Madhu Koda guilty of Corruption and Conspiracy and awarded three years...
Delhi Court reserves order on the bail plea of AK Mittal

Delhi Court reserves order on the bail plea of AK Mittal

Above: ITPO Building/ Photo Courtesy 99acres.com The Patiala House Court on Friday (January 5) reserved the order on the bail plea of Anoop Kumar Mittal, the Managing...
Delhi HC seeks report on committee to improve nurses’ working condition

Delhi HC seeks report on committee to improve nurses’ working condition

The case related to the working condition of nurses in Delhi again came up before the Delhi High Court. Time was sought by the...
Ensure adequate security to lady advocate whose house was trespassed, HC tells Delhi Police

Ensure adequate security to lady advocate whose house was trespassed, HC tells Delhi Police

The Delhi High Court on Friday (January 5) expressed satisfaction on the appropriate action taken by Delhi Police in accordance with the law while dealing with...
Pay your teachers, Delhi High Court to corporation

Pay your teachers: Delhi HC to corporation

Photo by Anil Shakya The municipal corporations of Delhi have been asked to pay their primary school teachers their salary for the last month right...
Women can serve in Territorial Army, rules Delhi HC

Women can serve in Territorial Army, rules Delhi HC

Above: A women contingent of Indian Army marching down the Rajpath during rehearsal for Republic Day Parade (file picture)/Photo: UNI On the PIL alleging...
Delhi HC fumes on the inability of agencies to trace Virendra Dev Dikshit

Delhi HC fumes on the inability of agencies to trace Virendra Dev Dikshit

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday (January 4) slammed the Delhi Police and other government agencies for unable to...
Delhi HC takes note of the availabilities in state-run juvenile homes

Delhi HC takes note of the availabilities in state-run juvenile homes

Above: A TV grab of a juvenile home in Tamil Nadu. Photo: YouTube   The Delhi High Court has taken a suo motu cognizance of...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

Jigisha Ghosh murder: Delhi HC commutes death sentences to life imprisonment

Above: Delhi High Court The Delhi High Court on Thursday (January 4) reduced the death sentences of two convicts to life imprisonment in the...
Delhi HC seeks response from Centre on new Haj policy

Delhi HC seeks response from Centre on new Haj policy

Above: Photo Courtesy www.hajcommittee.gov.in The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (January 3) sought response from the Centre on the new Haj policy of Haj Committee...
Marital rape: Petitioner lists nations which have criminalized the act

Marital rape: Petitioner lists nations which have criminalized the act

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence When the Delhi High Court on Tuesday (January 2) resumed hearing of petitions wanting the criminalization of marital rape,...
Delhi HC stays sentence, Rs 25 lakh fine on Madhu Koda in a coal scam case

Delhi HC stays sentence, Rs 25 lakh fine on Madhu Koda in a coal...

Above: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda gives alms to a beggar as he arrives to appear at the special CBI Court in connection...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

Top judgments of Delhi HC in 2017

~By Kunal Rao There were some interesting judgments in 2017 that need to be recorded for posterity. They range from legal opinion on playing a...
Delhi HC issues notice to DGCA on overworked crew in commercial airlines

No person has any right to use any open land, especially government land, for...

~By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court recently dismissed a petition that sought legalisation of burials on government ground that has not been allotted for...
Supreme Court on Trademark Rights: Toyota Hits a Roadblock

Trademark Cases: Toyota Hits a Roadblock

A case filed by this reputed carmaker against a local company saw it losing the suit in the apex court, which said that trademark...
PIL to reduce legal drinking age in NCT; Delhi HC issues notice to govt

Delhi HC suspends 2 junior judges on charges of corruption

Above: Delhi High Court The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 23) suspended two junior judges on charges of corruption. The two are Additional...
Delhi HC orders CBI to probe all branches of Rohini Ashram

Delhi HC orders CBI to probe all branches of Rohini Ashram

By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court, which had observed that what was going on at the Adhyatmic Vishwavidyalya, Rohini was pretty much like what...
Delhi HC issues criminal contempt notice against Additional District Judge

Delhi HC issues criminal contempt notice against Additional District Judge

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya; (inset) (L-R) Justice Valmiki Mehta, Justice Indermeet Kaur and Justice Kamini Lau ~By Rajesh Kumar In a strike-back for a...
A defaced wall of Delhi university/Photo: UNI

DU wall defacement: Delhi HC asks UoI to come up with Swacch Bharat-like plan

Above: A defaced wall of Delhi university/Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 22) directed the Union of India (UoI) to come up...

Delhi HC grants parole to OP Chautala to be beside his ailing wife

Above: OP Chautala (file picture)/ Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Mukta Gupta on Friday (December 22) granted a two-week parole to...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC orders CBI to trace founder of Rohini Asharm in a fortnight

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 22) dealing with the plea alleging confinement of girls in the Adhyatmik...
Students protesting at the disappearance of Jawaharlal Nehru University student Najeeb Ahmed (file picture). Photo: UNI

Najeeb Ahmed case: Delhi HC orders CBI to produce forensic report on mobile phone...

Above: Students protesting at the disappearance of Jawaharlal Nehru University student Najeeb Ahmed (file picture). Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court on Thursday (December...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Illegal encroachment: Delhi HC comes irked over non-filing of status report

Above: Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court on Thursday (December 21) came down hard on respondent Jitender Kumar Lalwani – against...
Sexual Assualt case

Delhi HC orders CBI probe into sexual assault case in Rohini ashram

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (December 20) directed the CBI to probe a case of alleged sexual assault on women and minor girls...
Wife critical, Chautala asks for two-month parole

Wife critical, Chautala asks for two-month parole

Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala has appealed to the Delhi High Court for a two-month parole to visit his wife Sheh Lala,...

Delhi HC ponders appointing bureaucrat as intervener in Le Meredien case

Above: Le Meredien hotel in New Delhi CJ International Hotels Pvt Ltd, operators of the Le Meridien Hotel in New Delhi, have petitioned the Chief...
​Delhi HC’s gambhir decision goes against cricketer Gautam

Delhi HC’s gambhir decision goes against cricketer Gautam

This one was a full-toss and former international cricketer failed to send it over the ropes. Instead, he sent it to the nearest fielder...
Photo: UNI

Mukul Roy phone tapping: Delhi HC dismisses plea

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (December 13) dismissed a plea by the BJP’s new recruit from West Bengal, Mukul Roy, who had claimed...
School children in one of the schools in Srinagar/Photo: UNI

Delhi HC tells MCD: Place sanction plan on online programme pertaining to admissions under...

Above: School children in one of the schools in Srinagar/Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court on Monday (December 11) directed Municipal Corporation of Delhi...
(Left) Rajeev Dhawan and CJI Dipak Misra

Rajeev Dhavan quits court, says “humiliating end to Delhi case” was the reason

Above: (Left) Rajeev Dhavan and CJI Dipak Misra   The issue of lawyers acting in a disrespectful manner with the judges of the Supreme Court...
Judges of the Supreme Court and 24 high courts are all set to get a well-earned raise. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Salary Hike for Judges: Money Matters

Above: Judges of the Supreme Court and 24 high courts are all set to get a well-earned raise. Photo: Bhavana Gaur The government is all...
Death Penalty in Madhya Pradesh: Zero Tolerance for Child Rape

Death Penalty: Zero Tolerance for Child Rape

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence In an attempt to stem this horrendous crime, the state government has tabled a bill to award capital punishment to those convicted...
The entrance to Central Jail No. 1 of Tihar Prisons. Photo: Rajeev Tyagi

Trouble in Tihar

Above: The entrance to Central Jail No. 1 of Tihar Prisons. Photo: Rajeev Tyagi The brutal beating of some prisoners in high-security Tihar Jail recently...
The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 1) told former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to settle his marital dispute in a family court

Delhi HC tells Omar Abdullah to resolve marital discord in family court

Above: Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah/Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 1) told former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah...
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Delhi HC refuses to restrain Arnab, Republic TV from airing news on Sunanda Pushkar

The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 1) refused to put any restrain on Arnab Goswami and his channel Republic TV from broadcasting news...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Delhi HC dismisses plea of Moin Qureshi

The Delhi High Court on Friday (December 1) dismissed the plea of hawala operator and meat exporter Moin Akhtar Qureshi who alleged that his...
Heavy security deployed outside Tihar Jail at the time of release of JNUSU leader Kanhaiya Kumar. Photo: UNI

Assault on Tihar jail inmates: Delhi HC orders FIR to be filed on basis...

Above: Heavy security deployed outside Tihar Jail at the time of release of JNUSU leader Kanhaiya Kumar. Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court bench of...
NDMC

NDMC bye-laws, 2009: SC tells petitioner to submit last assessment of UAV rate

Above: NDMC building in New Delhi. Photo: ndmc.gov.in   The Supreme Court bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan on Wednesday (November 29)...
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (file photo). Photo: UNI

MP Govt bill on death for rape of girls under 12 will have a...

Above: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (file photo). Photo: UNI The Madhya Pradesh government’s proposed bill to impose death penalty on rapists of...
Dharamsala is home to Tibetans, many of whom migrated in 1959-60. Photo: UNI

The Tibetan Question

Above: Dharamsala is home to Tibetans, many of whom migrated in 1959-60. Photo: UNI In a progressive judgment, the Delhi High Court said passports cannot...
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during roadshow (file picture). Photo: UNI

BJP member’s PIL against Rahul Gandhi and his SPG protection thrown out by Delhi...

Above: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during roadshow (file picture). Photo: UNI   Yet another politically motivated PIL was been thrown out by the court...
Clear traffic outside Nizamuddin blind school, Delhi HC tells police

Clear traffic outside Nizamuddin blind school, Delhi HC tells police

Above: Delhi High Court In its effort to clear up certain sections of the Capital, the Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita...
Sports Administration: The Legal Dribble

Sports Administration: The Legal Dribble

Above: FIFA president Gianni Infantino (extreme left) with AIFF president Praful Patel (in blue shirt) and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at the FIFA...
Karni Sena activists protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming movie Padmavati, in Jaipur. Photo: UNI

Padmavati: Another PIL awaits HC nod

Above: Karni Sena activists protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming movie Padmavati, in Jaipur. Photo: UNI Amid the Karni Sena holding the entire country to...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (centre) arrives at Ahmedabad Airport during his three day visit in Gujarat (file picture). Photo: UNI

Petition to annul Kejriwal election thrown out by court

Above: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (centre) arrives at Ahmedabad Airport during his three day visit in Gujarat (file picture). Photo: UNI The Delhi...
Maulana Syed Ahmed Bukhari/Photo: Anil Shakya

Jama Masjid Imam’s Shahi title contested as being unconstitutional

Above: Maulana Syed Ahmed Bukhari/Photo: Anil Shakya A PIL on the contentious issue of using titles by religious heads came up for hearing at...
The Delhi High Court

Delhi HC ACJ asks: Why can’t snatching be treated as organised crime?

Court gives the Centre ten days time to explain why Delhi can’t have strict laws in line with Haryana and Maharashtra to curb snatching The...
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (November 15), dealing with Rocky Tuseed’s plea against the decision of Delhi University CEO SB Babbar, who has cancelled his candidature as DUSU President, directed respondents DU to file its reply and counter affidavit in three weeks.

Tuseed’s election as president of DUSU: Delhi HC issues notice to DU

Above: DUSU President Rocky Tuseed   The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Inderjeet Kaur on Wednesday (November 15), dealing with Rocky Tuseed’s plea against...
The National Green Tribunal

NGT’s no to exemption for women, 2-wheelers, says govt has to provide special buses...

Above: The National Green Tribunal The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday (November 14) pulled up the Delhi government while hearing its review petition on the...
DELHI HIGH COURT

EDMC sanitation workers’ dues: Delhi govt wants to change counsel, court says no

Above: Delhi High Court The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on Tuesday (November 14)...
Mother of Najeeb Ahmed join with the Members of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union at a march to demanding proper enquiry on the mysterious disappearance of Ahmed in New Delhi (file picture). Photo: UNI

Delhi HC finds no change of status in Najeeb Ahmed investigation

Above: Mother of Najeeb Ahmed join with the Members of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union at a march to demanding  proper enquiry on...
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Photo: UNI

Delhi HC defers Kejriwal’s plea challenging ECI’s censure order during Goa polls

Above: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court bench of Justice Indermeet Kaur on Monday (November 13) heard the plea of...
Vehicular traffic crawling on the Agra-Delhi National Highway due to the dense smog. Photo: UNI

Choking to Death…

Above: Vehicular traffic crawling on the Agra-Delhi National Highway due to the dense smog. Photo: UNI Year after year, Delhi-NCR region suffers from the deleterious...
Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Justice Gita Mittal to speak at Vatican summit on human trafficking

Above: Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal. Photo: Bhavana Gaur   Acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, Justice Gita Mittal will be speaking at the...
Special judge in bribery soup: Delhi HC bench refuses to top inquiry, but allows judge to view CCTV footage

Delhi HC seeks Centre’s response on plea banning photos of PM and others in...

Above: Delhi High Court The Delhi High Court on Monday (November 6) sought response from the Centre on a plea banning use of photos...
Nurses observing fast in support of their demands. Photo: UNI

Nurses’ security in hospitals: Delhi HC wants govt to answer in 2 weeks

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on Monday (November 6) accepted a petition by a...
Delhi HC asks Govt, RBI to explain why Rs 50 notes remain unseen to the blind

Delhi HC asks Govt, RBI to explain why Rs 50 notes remain unseen to...

A noble petition that says that the new Rs 50 currency notes are so structured that they remain unidentifiable by the blind has been...
Delhi Police personnel. Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC directs Centre to evolve “proper mechanism” to fill up the police vacancies...

Above: Delhi Police personnel. Photo: Anil Shakya The Delhi High Court bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and Sanjeev Sachdeva on November 2 directed...
A low-floor bus in New Delhi.

Bus purchase: Delhi Govt ignores needs of physically challenged, court asks why

Some years ago, the Delhi government introduced low-floor buses, suited for the physically challenged. The move earned kudos for the state government. However, recently the...
A house is being constructed in East Delhi. Photo: Kh Manglembi Devi

Delhi HC tells municipal and police officers to present documents of illegal buildings

Above: A house is being constructed in East Delhi. Photo: Kh Manglembi Devi   The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal...
NCP leader Praful Patel. Photo: wikimedia

Delhi HC nullifies AIFF election, throws out chief Praful Patel; ex-CEC Quraishi made administrator

Above: NCP leader Praful Patel. Photo: wikimedia With the successful run of the FIFA under-17 World Cup in his pocket, and the prospects of hosting...
The path-breaking HC verdict that states that silence cannot be taken as proof of consensual sex will help to get justice for many rape victims

Consensual Sex Vs Rape: Defending Her Honour

In a landmark case that will help rape victims, the Delhi High Court said that the silence of a woman cannot be taken as...
Above: BJP MP Subramanian Swamy (file picture). Photo: UNI

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Swami PIL thrown out by Delhi HC

Above: BJP MP  Subramanian Swamy  (file picture). Photo: UNI Court cautions BJP MP, says such PILs are more political interest litigations The Delhi High Court bench...
Above: A heap of garbage piled up in Geeta Colony, East Delhi (file picture). Photo: Anil Shakya

Experts to present updated draft waste management byelaws to Delhi HC on Nov 15

Above: A heap of garbage piled up in Geeta Colony, East Delhi (file picture). Photo: Anil Shakya In its effort to control the spread of...
Workers harvest cotton in a field on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. Photo: UNI

Herbicide-Tolerant Cotton: Dangerous Fluff

An unapproved variety of cotton is grown extensively in India and proves that governments have scant regard for intellectual property and the rule of...
Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Delhi HC sets aside trial court order on rape death, calls it “perverse”

In another case of the “whimsical” attitude that many lower court judges have been seen to use in deciding on cases, the Delhi High...
Bofors Gun

Now CBI too wants Bofors case reopened, asks permission from Govt

Above: School children and other visitors gathered around a Bofors howitzer during 'Know Your Army' exhibition in Jaipur (file picture). Photo: UNI Following a...
“CBI shouldn’t file SLP to reopen Bofors case, they should stick to Quattrocchi instead”

“CBI shouldn’t file SLP to reopen Bofors case, they should stick to Quattrocchi instead”

Mudda examines the investigating agency’s latest move as BJP leader feels it will lead to the case continuing endlessly  The CBI should not file an SLP...
Shyam Sunder Kaushal (right) is running a relentless campaign to seek justice for his daughter, Anjali (inset). Photo: Facebook

Celebratory Firing: A Father’s Tragic Fight…

A tea vendor who lost his daughter to such festivities appeals to the Court to ban them and fix liability for such incidents ~By Lilly...
A Yamuna bank in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya

Yamuna floodplains: NGT slams Govt for defying court orders, show-cause notices served

Above: A Yamuna bank in New Delhi. Photo: Anil Shakya   The National Green Tribunal, headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar had, on January 13, 2015,...
Mother of Najeeb Ahmed join with the Members of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union at a march to demanding proper enquiry on the mysterious disappearance of Ahmed in New Delhi (file picture). Photo: UNI

Missing Najeeb Ahmed case: CBI faces flak for delay

Above: Mother of Najeeb Ahmed join with the Members of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union at a march to demanding  proper enquiry on...
Cover ugly graffiti on DU walls with art, suggests Delhi HC

Cover ugly graffiti on DU walls with art, suggests Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Monday (October 16) suggested some creative solutions for the defaced walls of Delhi University after the recently concluded students’ union elections....
Former JNUSU president and student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and others were facing disciplinary action by the university administration

Delhi HC sets aside JNU disciplinary order on Kanhaiya Kumar, 14 other students

Above: Former JNUSU president and student leader Kanhaiya Kumar and others were facing disciplinary action by the university administration The Delhi High Court on Thursday...
A procession taking place against Rape (file picture). Photo: Anil Shakya

Sex with minor bride is a punishable act, rules SC

Above: A procession taking place against Rape (file picture). Photo: Anil Shakya  Top court clarifies that verdict not about marital rape but in reading...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC gives 6 more months to BJP, Cong to come clear on foreign...

The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on Monday (October 9) granted six more months to the...
The “golden thread” and “consent”: the question of reasonable doubt and a rape case

The “golden thread” and “consent”: the question of reasonable doubt and a rape case

~By Jayant Tripathi In the famous case of Woolmington vs DPP, decided by the House of Lords in UK , it was held that “Throughout...
Red Brigade members on dharna in Lucknow, demanding steps to check violence against women. Photo: UNI

Two rape verdicts: The march backwards

Above: Red Brigade members on dharna in Lucknow, demanding steps to check violence against women. Photo: UNI Two recent judgments came in for criticism as...
Honeypreet Insan

Absconding Honeypreet Insan finally caught

Above: Honeypreet Insan The adopted daughter of self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim, Honeypreet Insan was “arrested” on Tuesday (October 3) by Haryana Police. Honeypreet had been absconding...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC asks Centre to reply on petition on “gender-specific” laws

Above: Delhi High Court In an effort to neutralize gender biases in the many acts that govern society in India, especially in laws relating to...
Le Meridien hotel appeals for stopping of CBI investigation in the case vs NDMC

Le Meridien hotel appeals for stopping of CBI investigation in the case vs NDMC

The counsel for CJ International, operator of Delhi’s Le Meridien Hotel, which is on notice from the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) for non-payment...
Photo: creofire.com

Beggary: Out on the Streets

A draft bill which aimed to decriminalise begging was abandoned by the centre after it failed to convince activists who said it didn’t address...
McDonald’s franchise case: CPRL MD Bakshi agrees to statutory requirements

McDonald’s franchise case: CPRL MD Bakshi agrees to statutory requirements

Connaught Plaza Restaurants Pvt. Ltd’s (CPRL) managing director Vikram Bakshi on Tuesday (September 26) agreed to the Delhi High Court’s statutory directive of not transferring, encumbering or...
Delhi HC-appointed committee reports rampant encroachment in city

Delhi HC-appointed committee reports rampant encroachment in city

The committee constituted by the Delhi High Court on Tuesday (September 26) reported back to the court that illegal constructions and encroachments were not only rampant...
Honeypreet’s counsel can file for bail from Haryana court, says Delhi HC judge before reserving judgment

Honeypreet’s counsel can file for bail from Haryana court, says Delhi HC judge before...

Jailed rapist godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s adopted daughter Honeypreet Insan has sought anticipatory transit bail and has moved the Delhi High Court. On Tuesday (September...
The VVIP chopper of the Indian Air Force.

AgustaWestland Chopper Deal: The Matrix of Bribery

Above: The VVIP chopper of the Indian Air Force The Delhi High Court’s refusal of bail to Shivani Saxena shines the light on a high-flying...
Paperwork completed, Jaitley-Kejriwal case arguments to begin from November 15

Paperwork completed, Jaitley-Kejriwal case arguments to begin from November 15

The requisite paperwork in the defamation case that Union finance minister Arun Jaitley has filed against some Aam Aadmi Party members, including Delhi Chief...
AAP leader Raghav Chadha

Retweet issue: AAP leader Chadha not off the hook

AAP leader Raghav Chadha’s plea to the Delhi High court that a retweet cannot form the basis of a criminal defamation case—filed by Union...
Mahmood Farooqui, courtesy hollywoodreporter.com

‘Peepli Live’ co-director Farooqui freed of rape charges by Delhi High Court

Above: Mahmood Farooqui, courtesy hollywoodreporter.com ‘Peepli Live’ co-director Mahmood Farooqui, who was sentenced to seven years in jail by a trial court (and fined Rs...
Jawaharlal Nehru University. Photo: Anil Shakya

Maintain status quo on GSCASH till next hearing, says Delhi HC

Above: Jawaharlal Nehru University. Photo: Anil Shakya   The Delhi High Court on Thursday (September 21) issued notice to all parties in the writ petition...
Shashi Tharoor with Sunanda Pushkar. Photo: buzzpickers.com

No need to involve ED now in Pushkar case, says Delhi HC

Above: Shashi Tharoor with Sunanda Pushkar. Photo: buzzpickers.com The Delhi High Court on Thursday (September 21) refused the request of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy...
ABVP candidates celebrating after winning two posts in the Delhi University Students Union election, in New Delhi (file picture). Photo: UNI

Suggest ways to clean all public places defaced during DUSU polls, asks Delhi HC

Above: ABVP candidates celebrating  after winning two posts in the Delhi University Students Union election, in New Delhi (file picture). Photo: UNI The Delhi...
A garbage landfill in Ghazipur, New Delhi. Photo: UNI

Delhi HC approves draft bye-laws on waste disposal

Above: A garbage landfill in Ghazipur, New Delhi. Photo: UNI A clutch of draft bye-laws on sanitary waste disposal in the Capital was approved...
Photo Courtesy Anil Shakya

Delhi HC takes note of air pollution due to crop burning

It is now a fact that one of the major reasons for polluted air in Delhi is stubble burning in the neighbouring states of...
Madhu Kishwar

SC stays warrant against activist Madhu Kishwar

Above: The Delhi High Court did not grant a stay to Madhu Kishwar. Photo: YouTube Activist Madhu Kishwar on Friday (September 15) got a stay on a...
Lead Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Delhi HC asks about constitutional mandates in Qureshi arrest case

The Delhi High Court bench of Justices Siddarth Mridul and Nazimi Waziri, on Wednesday (September 13) directed counsels in the hawala trader Moin Akhtar...
Delhi court orders police to de-seal hotel suite in which Sunanda Pushkar died

Delhi court orders police to de-seal hotel suite in which Sunanda Pushkar died

Delhi’s Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmender Singh on Tuesday (September 12) directed the police to unseal the suite of the five-star hotel in which Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s...
Kirti Azad, photo credit: UNI

Delhi HC fines Kirti Azad for late filing of documents

Above: Kirti Azad, photo credit: UNI The joint registrar of the Delhi High Court, Ms Rajrani, on Tuesday (September 12) imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on...
Kalkaji temple: SC orders committee suggestion to be implemented

Kalkaji temple: SC orders committee suggestion to be implemented

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices DY Chandrachud and AM Khanwilkar on Monday (September 11) superseded all the orders passed by...
A demonstration over women’s rights. Photo: Anil Shakya

Marital Rape: Does No Really Mean No?

Above: A demonstration for women's rights. Photo: Anil Shakya Here’s a comparison between the views of male feminists and men’s right groups on the issue...
Rocky Tuseed

Delhi HC: NSUI’s Rocky Tuseed can contest DUSU elections

Above: Rocky Tuseed The Congress candidate’s name was deleted by Delhi University CEO; Tuseed will fight for the president’s post Rocky Tuseed, the Delhi University Students...
Delhi HC refuses to pass restraining order on Republic TV

Delhi HC refuses to pass restraining order on Republic TV

The Delhi High Court’s single judge bench of Justice Manmohan on Friday refused to pass an interim order on Shashi Tharoor’s plea to restrain Editor Arnab...
Moin Qureshi was arrested on August 25, 2017 under the provisions of PMLA. Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Delhi HC orders ED to withdraw lookout circular against hawala accused Qureshi’s wife, daughter

Above: Moin Qureshi was arrested on August 25, 2017 under the provisions of PMLA. Illustration: Anthony Lawrence The Delhi High Court’s single-judge bench of Justice...
MP minister Narottam Mishra (left) was disqualified by the Election Commission on charges of paid news. Photo: UNI

Disqualified BJP minister says insertions in media were advertorials

Above: MP minister Narottam Mishra (left) was disqualified by the Election Commission on charges of paid news. Photo: UNI The Delhi High Court bench of...
Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi HC fines Kejriwal Rs 5k for late filing of statement

Above: Arvind Kejriwal The Delhi High Court, which had earlier come down heavily on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for suggesting that the court was...
A BSNL office

CBI sitting on Rs 1k crore BSNL scam probe; Delhi HC sets 46 days...

Above: A BSNL office The Delhi High Court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar on August 31 (Thursday)...
Sunanda Pushkar & Shashi Tharoor

Sunanda Pushkar death: Delhi HC gives Delhi Police two weeks to file status report

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has filed a PIL with the Delhi High Court seeking a time-bound court-monitored multi-disciplinary probe into the death of Sunanda...
Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi HC defamation case: MP Venugopal deliberately created a false controversy, says Jaitley

On the second day of the fresh cross examination of finance and defence minister Arun Jaitley by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s counsels—senior advocate...