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Sexual Assault Against Women: Victim Friendly

Above: A protest related to the Nirbhaya rape case in 2012, in New Delhi A recent office order by the Delhi High Court in the...

Delhi HC Issues Notice On Plea For Action Against Media That Revealed Victim’s...

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice  on a petition  that sought appropriate action against media houses as well as individuals who exposed...
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Delhi HC to Examine the Role of Editors in selection of News Items

The Delhi High Court recently dismissed an application of two senior employees of the Indian Express to strike out their names in a suit...
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An employee is an employee, casual, ad-hoc or part time: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court in a case where grant of gratuity to the employees was challenged and the court thereby observed that, “An employee...
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Skip Urdu & Persian words in FIR, says Delhi HC

People in Delhi might feel relieved to know that FIRs, with all the complexities, will have one less thing to worry - twisted language. The...
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Tis Hazari clashes: High Court grants interim protection to cops who shot at the...

The Delhi High Court bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the Bar Council of India along...
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The Bar & the Police are the preserver & the protector, of rule of...

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rejected the review petition of its November 3 order, preferred by the Delhi Police in the suo moto...
The BCI has made its intent of weeding out fake lawyers known

Tis Hazari clash updates: Court issues notice to Bar Council Of India, & more

Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notices to Bar Council of India, Delhi High Court Bar Association and all the district Bar Associations of...
Sajjan Kumar

SC Agrees To Consider Sajjan Kumar’s Bail Plea in 1984 Anti Sikh Riots Case

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s bail plea for an urgent hearing. Kumar was sentenced for life imprisonment...

Tis Hazari clash: Supreme Court and High Court both stirred to action

The Supreme Court of India has directed its Ld. Secretary General to process a letter petition represented by the Supreme Court Advocates on Record...

Ramdev Case: A Balancing Act

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence In a landmark ruling, the Delhi High Court ordered social media giants to remove on a global basis content defamatory...

Medical Board Says P Chidambaram Doesn’t Need Hospitalisation, Congress Leader To Continue Stay In...

In a setback to former finance minister P Chidambaram, the Delhi High Court disposed of his petition seeking interim bail to seek treatment from...

Delhi HC asks Delhi Govt to consider PILs as representation against Odd-Even

Delhi High Court today asked Delhi Government to consider a batch of PILs as representation against the upcoming odd-even scheme in Delhi and file...

PMC scam: Delhi HC seeks replies from Centre, RBI and others on capping of...

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought replies from Centre, Reserve Bank of India and others on a petition objecting to the withdrawal limits...
P Chidambaram

Delhi HC Asks AIIMS To Form Medical Panel To Assess P Chidambaram’s Health

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the AIIMS in Delhi to constitute a medical board to examine and treat former union minister P...
P Chidambaram

Chidambaram Cites Health Grounds To Seek Interim Bail In Plea In Delhi HC

Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking interim bail in the INX Media case filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on...

Delhi HC Adjourns Shivakumar Case After His Mother, Wife Say They Have Not Received...

The Delhi High Court has adjourned the plea by Congress leader DK Shivakumar's wife and mother challenging the Enforcement Directorate summons issued against them...
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Indiabulls: Rohatgi prays for recall of High Court notice

In the writ petition filed by Citizens Whistle Blowers Forum against Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited (IBHFL), the counsel for Indiabulls, Sr. Adv. Mukul Rohtagi,...
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Delhi HC notified committee for Designation of Senior Advocates

Delhi High Court on 24 October notified the committee under the leadership of ChiefJustice DN Patel for the Designation of Senior Advocates in terms...
Del HC orders global blocking of defamatory video against Swami Ramdev on all platforms

Del HC orders global blocking of defamatory video against Swami Ramdev on all platforms

“Any order passed by the Court has to be effective.” – observed the Delhi High Court while passing global order for disabling access to...
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Agusta Westland: Christian Michel moves bail application in Delhi High Court

British national Christian Michel, arrested in the Rs 3600 crore AgustaWestland Chopper scam moved Delhi High Court for regular bail in both CBI and...
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Delhi High Court Grants Shivakumar Bail, But Asks Him To Stay Put Within India

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday granted bail to the Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who was lodged in Tihar Jail in connection with...

PIL Seeking refund of over speed Challans: Delhi HC Issued Notice

Delhi High Court on Tuesday Issued Notice on a Plea Seeking refund of Challans Issued on National Highway 24 due to default devices installed...
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Will purchase 100 bogies for handicapped citizens: Railway to Delhi High Court

Mr. Jagjit Singh, Counsel for Railway on Monday gave oral submission in the Delhi High Court that they are in the process of purchasing...
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‘Quarter Master’ of Border Security Force got relief from DelhiHC, after 24 years.

Delhi High Court on Monday, set asides the orders passed by ‘General Security Force Court’ which dismissed a Soldier from Serving as a ‘Quarter...
Social Media Content: Right to Reputation

Social Media Content: Right to Reputation

Above: Artist Subodh Gupta Social media platforms have raised concerns over a Delhi HC order to take down #MeToo allegations against artist Subodh Gupta and...
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Supreme Court set aside Delhi HC order restraining IT department from taking action against...

SC finally restores power to center and IT department to initiate proceedings against VVIP Chopper case accused Gautam Khaitan The Apex Court on Wednesday...
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Rouse Avenue Court Extends Congress Leader Shivakumar’s Judicial Custody Till Oct 25

The Rouse Avenue Court has extended the judicial custody of Senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar till October 25, in connection with a money laundering...

Delhi High Court Removes Gurumurthy As Respondent In Contempt Case After Accepting Apology

The Delhi High Coiurt has removed S Gurumurthy, a part time director of the Reserve Bank of India, chartered accountant and a noted journalist...
DK Shivakumar

Delhi High Court Adjourns For Tomorrow Congress Leader Shivakumar’s Bail Plea

The Delhi High Court had adjourned till tomorrow the , hearing on  the bail plea of senior congress leader DK Shivakumar' who was arrested...
Del HC reserves order in Malvinder’s plea to quash Delhi Police (EOW)’s FIR

Del HC reserves order in Malvinder’s plea to quash Delhi Police (EOW)’s FIR

Delhi High Court has reserved order in Malvinder Singh’s plea challenging Delhi Police (EOW)’s jurisdiction in filing FIR and probing the alleged offences when...
P. Chidambaram

Aircel-Maxis Scam: Del HC issued notice in ED’s plea challenging anticipatory bail

Delhi High Court today issued notice to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in the alleged Aircel-Maxis money laundering scam...
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Del HC grants 50% backwages to terminated DTC Conductor

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed Delhi Transport Corporation’s writ petition in a matter of suspension and subsequent removal from service of a...
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Influencing the Witnesses directly or indirectly cannot be ruled out: Delhi HC

Delhi High Court on Monday rejected the bail application of P.Chidambaram, former Finance Minister in the matter connected to INX Media money laundering case....
Delhi HC issued notice in ex-AAP MLAs’ pleas challenging disqualification

Delhi HC issued notice in ex-AAP MLAs’ pleas challenging disqualification

Justice Navin Chawla of Delhi High Court today issued notices to the office of Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel, Election Commission of India and...
P Chidambaram

Former Union Minister Chidambaram’s Stint In Jail To Continue As Delhi HC Rejects Bail...

The Delhi High Court on Monday rejected the bail application of former finance minister P Chidambaram’s bail petition in the INX Media case. The...
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Voluntary Retirement is only offer by Employee; revocable before acceptance: Delhi HC

Delhi High Court in Poonam Garg v IFCI Venture Capital Funds held that an application for voluntary retirement is only an offer by the...
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Delhi HC told Delhi Govt to form rules for unclaimed goods

Delhi High Court directed Delhi Government to consider framing of appropriate rules with regard to the unclaimed goods once the eviction orders passed under...
IndiaBulls

Delhi HC issued notice to Indiabulls in PIL seeking SIT probe

The Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar of the Delhi High Court has issued notice to Indiabulls Housing Finance...
Delhi High Court launches Mobile Application

Delhi High Court launches Mobile Application

The Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, CJ DN Patel, inaugurated the mobile application of Delhi High Court services yesterday, making the same digitally...
Delhi HC dismisses challenge to Drinking Age Limit, says Prohibition on Buying only

Delhi HC dismisses challenge to Drinking Age Limit, says Prohibition on Buying only

The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking to strike out Section 23 of Delhi Excise Act 2009 prescribing 25 years as...
P. Chidambaram

INX Media received FDI; Rs 305 crore not fraud money, says Chidambaram

P. Chidambaram, in a rejoinder filed today to the CBI’s reply to his bail petition in the Delhi High Court, denied CBI’s allegations against...
Shivam Kapoor murder case: Delhi HC sets aside conviction of accused Mahima Dewan for murder

Shivam Kapoor murder case: Delhi HC sets aside conviction of accused Mahima Dewan for...

The Delhi High Court has set aside the conviction of one of the accused Mahima Dewan under Section 302 (Murder) of the IPC in...
P Chidambaram

CBI strongly opposes P Chidambaram Bail Application in Delhi High Court

CBI filed it’s reply to the Bail Application filed by Former Finance Minister & Senior Advocate P Chidambaram in DelhiHC stating that “granting of...
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Judge recuses in Plea in Delhi HC on illegal felling of trees in Vasant...

Justice Navin Chawla recused himself in a PIL seeking protection of 198 trees where as many as 1615 trees are already missing. Advocate Sanjoy Ghose,...
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No Regulation governing safety in Delhi’s Coaching Centres, says Fire department

Delhi Fire Service (DFS) informed the Delhi High Court that it does not have a law regulating Coaching Centres and as such, these institutes...
New Courts Block of Delhi High Court inaugurated

DelhiHC issued notice on a plea seeking the proper implementation of ‘Rights of Person...

Delhi High Court issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation for proper implementation of the provision of ‘The Rights of Persons with Disability Act...
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Delhi High Court refuses to Entertain Petition filed Rajiv Daiya

The High Court of Delhi has refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation filed by Suraz India Trust, an NGO, through its Chairman Rajiv...
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2G Spectrum Cases transferred to Special CBI Judge AK Kuhar

The Delhi High Court has transferred all cases related 2G spectrum scam pending before special judge O.P. Saini, District & Sessions Judge cum Special...
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Delhi HC permits declaration of JNU Student Union election results

“Jawaharlal Nehru University is permitted to notify the result in accordance with the recommendation of Lyngdoh Committee”, said Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva while disposing of...
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Delhi HC issues notice in RTI refusal case of Mumbai train blast convict

Justice Jayant Nath of Delhi High Court issued notice to CPIO of publication division of  Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in a plea moved...
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Guru Ravidas Temple demolition matter referred to CJI bench

The Supreme Court bench comprising Justices R. Banumathi and A. S. Bopanna referred a petition seeking reconstruction of Guru Ravidas Temple to the bench...
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IndiaBulls vehemently opposes PIL in Delhi HC alleging Financial Fraud

Delhi High Court refused to issue notice in the IndiaBulls case filed against it by a group of highly decorated citizens including former Delhi...
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Delhi HC to hear PIL against Sale and Use of Chinese Manjha Kites

Delhi High Court will hear a PIL seeking a writ to direct Delhi Govt officials and Commissioner of Police for publication of Guidelines for...
Shah Faesal

Shah Faesal withdraws Habeas Corpus petition

Delhi High Court today allowed Shah Faesal to withdraw his habeas corpus plea filed through pairokar seeking release of the petitioner, today learned counsel...
P Chidambaram

Delhi high court seeks CBI status report within 7 days On Chidambaram’s Bail Plea...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a status report from the CBI within seven days on a plea filed by former finance minister P...

INX Media case: Chidambaram moves Delhi HC seeking bail as well as quashing of...

P Chidambaram on Wednesday moved Delhi High Court seeking bail as well as quashing of the order passed by the trial court on September...
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SC granted CBI more time to finish investigation in Unnao case

The Supreme Court granted CBI two weeks extension to complete its investigation in the road crash which resulted in the Unnao rape survivor being...
Delhi High Court Challenging PayTM Postpaid,

RBI to Delhi HC – PIL Cannot be used as Weapon to Challenge Financial...

The Reserve Bank of India filed an affidavit in reply to a PIL in Delhi High Court claiming that Paytm Payments Bank Ltd’s ‘post...
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Delhi HC: ‘Compulsory Retirement’ is not stigmatic

Delhi High Court on 4th September said the order of compulsory retirement is not stigmatic and it will not come in the way of...
No relief for Anheuser-Busch InBev from Delhi HC

No relief for Anheuser-Busch InBev from Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Delhi government to not seek any further adjournments at the appellate authority hearing the appeal against...
Shah Faesal

Shah Faesal files Rejoinder Affidavit in Habeas Corpus Petition

Shah Faesal filed a rejoinder before the Delhi High Court yesterday in reply to averments made by the J&K Government in his habeas corpus...
Delhi HC directs construction of Toilets, Parking Space in Najafgarh

Delhi HC directs construction of Toilets, Parking Space in Najafgarh

Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to establish public toilet facilities and allot more space for parking of vehicles in the Najafgarh region. The...
Tihar Jail

All 16 Jails in Delhi to soon have a Law Officer in Compliance with...

Delhi High Court has been informed by Delhi Government Senior Standing Counsel (Criminal Side) Mr Rahul Mehra that the appointment of Law Officers on...
Justice Gaur (Retd) Who Cleared Path For Chidambaram’s CBI Custody Appointed PMLA Chief

Justice Gaur (Retd) Who Cleared Path For Chidambaram’s CBI Custody Appointed PMLA Chief

Justice Sunil Gaur, who rejected the former union minister P Chidambaram’s anticipatory bail plea that sent the former union minister into CBI custody, was...
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Defacement during DU polls: Del HC hints at Jaitley’s career to go easy on...

The Delhi High Court on 26th August while directing the Delhi Government to initiate civil and criminal action against identified individuals for defacing public...
Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal

Jet Founder Goyal Withdraws Petition for Foreign Travel Even As ED Searches His Properties

The Delhi High Court on Friday allowed Naresh Goyal, founder of the now defunct Jet Airways to withdraw his petition to go abroad. Earlier this...
P. Chidambaram

P. Chidambaram appeals in SC over Del HC’s denial to anticipatory bail

Delhi High court yesterday denied anticipatory bail to P. Chidambaram in INX media case. Soon after, the CBI left a notice at his house...
Ratul Puri

Delhi HC Dismisses Ratul Puri’s Anticipatory Bail Plea

The Delhi High Court on 20th August dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath,...
P Chidambaram

P Chidambaram moves SC against imminent arrest after Delhi HC rejects anticipatory bail plea...

With the Delhi High Court on Tuesday rejecting his anticipatory bail plea, Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram moved the Supreme Court...
Shah Faesal

Shah Faesal detention: Del HC seeks Centre’s response by Thursday

Delhi High Court has sought Centre's response by Thursday, 22nd Aug, in a habeas corpus writ petition filed by Md. Hussain Pader, the Pairokar...
Plea challenging Triple Talaq ordinance filed in SC

Delhi HC hears PIL against Triple Talaq Act; no notice issued

Delhi High Court has taken note of the PIL filed by Shahid Ali seeking quashing of Sections 4 & 7 of the newly promulgated...
Kapil Mishra

Delhi HC asks Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra to file response to disqualification order

The Delhi High Court has adjourned until September 4 the hearing on rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra’s plea challenging his disqualification from Delhi Assembly....
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Petition to Postpone Film Batla House Adjourned By Delhi HC till 13th August

A single-judge bench of Justice Vibhu Bakhru, while hearing the petition filed by Ariz Khan and Shehzad Ahmad, both accused in the Batla House...
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Delhi High Court starts ‘ASRA’ fund for Burn victims

Delhi High Court has begun a new special fund called ‘ASRA’ which would help in rehabilitation of victims of burn injuries including burns from...
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Delhi HC restores M.A. grades to visually impaired candidate; entitles him to pursue M.Phil

The Delhi High Court directed Jawahar Lal University to grant admission to Ghalib Zeyad, a visually impaired candidate, on 5th August 2019 over a...
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Don’t use High Sounding & Bombastic words in FIR: Delhi HC

Delhi High Court on Wednesday asks the Delhi Police Commissioner to explain why they are using Urdu/Persian words while recording DD entries, FIR, Statement...
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Delhi HC seeks reply on Petition alleging Discriminatory Appointment of Municipal Councillors

A Bench of Justice GS Sistani and Justice Jyoti Singh of the Delhi High Court, directed the Delhi Government, and Speaker of Legislative Assembly...
The Voter’s Dilemma

Election Commission denies to ‘Prisoners Voting Rights’ in Delhi HC

The Election Commission of India has filed its reply in Delhi High Court in Praveen K Chaudhary & ors v Election Commision of India...
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Delhi HC : Undisputed testimony of Landlord is sufficient evidence to determine...

Delhi High Court, while dismissing an appeal of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation, held that an undisputed testimony of a landlord in support of his claim...
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Delhi HC directs government to undertake construction, maintenance of all the bus queue shelters

Delhi High Court disposed of the plea with direction to Delhi government to undertake the construction, maintenance and renovation of all the bus queue...
Triple Talaq Bill

Plea in High Court, seeking action against Triple Talaq Bill

A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Delhi High Court,  challenging the Sections 4 and 7 of the controversial newly passed The...
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Delhi HC Likely to open Sealed Report in BSNL-ZTE 1000 Cr Scam

Delhi High Court is likely to open a sealed cover status report, submitted by the CBI, in a plea alleging corruption by BSNL wherein...

London set to Extradite Rape and Murder Accused Aman Vyas

The Delhi High Court dismissed the petition of alleged rapist and murderer in Aman Vyas v Union of India where he had challenged the...
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Delhi HC seeks report on Implementation of Rainwater Harvesting

Delhi High Court on 31st July pulled up several authorities and agencies seeking a detailed roadmap for enforcement of rainwater harvesting norms. In a...
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Delhi HC directs Prosecution of CPWD officers in encroachment case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday, 31st July, directed the Centre to initiate prosecution against the CPWD officers who have allowed encroachment to go...
High Court advises Delhi Police to utilize unused Nirbhaya Fund worth Rs. 3000 cr

High Court advises Delhi Police to utilize unused Nirbhaya Fund worth Rs. 3000 cr

Delhi High Court, on 31st July, directed the AAP Government and Delhi Police to prepare an action plan for making the national capital "crime free...
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Financial assistance for HIV ppl: Delhi HC disposes suo motu PIL based on status...

In view of the status report filed by the Delhi Govt on the suo motu PIL addressing the grievance of financial assistance given to...
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Delhi HC, asks for revaluation of all the clearances in Nauroji Nagar redevelopment project,...

Petition in High Court alleges “non-application” of mind while granting the environment clearance for Nauroji Nagar redevelopment project A bench of Justice G S Sistani...
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AgustaWestland Case: Delhi Court Extends Ratul Puri’s Protection Till Thursday

A Delhi court extended Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s nephew Ratul Puri’s interim protection from arrest until Thursday. The protection was extended as the hearing...
Rainwater harvesting unfeasible, Storm-water drains incapable: Jal Board to Delhi HC

Rainwater harvesting unfeasible, Storm-water drains incapable: Jal Board to Delhi HC

In a suo motu PIL initiated by the Delhi High Court to rectify the waterlogging issue in Delhi every monsoon, the AAP government, with...
JNU

Delhi HC sets aside order of appointment of Chairperson by JNU-VC

The Delhi High Court has set aside the order of the Vice Chancellor of Jawahar Lal Nehru University appointing 12 Centre heads in the...
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Delhi HC refuses urgent hearing to CBI’s plea challenging acquittal of A Raja, Kanimozhi...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused early hearing to CBI’s plea challenging the acquittal of A Raja, Kanimozhi and others in the 2G...
Legal immunity to women from arrest in loan default cases challenged in Delhi HC

Cut-offs are necessary criteria to secure the right of admission in college even in...

The Delhi High Court recently passed a judgement in the matter relating to a student belonging to person with disability who could not attain...
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Virtual Traffic Courts to accept Online Payment of Traffic Challans

In another first, Delhi District Courts, under the guidance of E-Committee of the Supreme Court of India, are set to accept online payment of...
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No “Structural Engineer” can put the blame on the owner to escape the liability...

Delhi High Court dismissed the petition seeking to revoke the cancelled License of a constructional engineer by Municipal Corporation. The Delhi High Court in a...
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Delhi HC dismissed a petition seeking legalization of cannabis for medical purpose

Delhi High Court heard a Petition filed by a law college student namely Prashant Sharma who seek the intervention of the court to amend/recommend...
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Delhi High Court debarred the release of the Telugu remake of Band Baja Baarat

The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted relief of permanent injunction to Yash Raj Film (Petitioner) and debarred Sri Sai Ganesh Productions (Defendant) from...
IPL

Delhi HC dismisses PIL against IPL auction system: calls it PUBLICITY Interest Litigation

Dismissing a plea against BCCI and IPL auctioning process where players are sold and purchased through bidding by corporates, claiming these amounts to be...
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Fight for Vande Mataram’s right fails in Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court today dismissed a petition demanding grant of equal status to the national song “Vande Mataram” at par with the national anthem. Chief...
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Farmhouse cannot be used to operate as a banquet hall without Consent to Operate...

Delhi High Court said farmhouse cannot operate as banquet halls in the National Capital and dismissed a petition filed by the owner of a...
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“It is the power of the speaker of the house to evolve his own...

The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed pleas of MLAs Anil Bajpai and Col Devender Sehrawat, seeking recusal of the Legislative Assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel...
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Child Rape, a Brute and unrelentingly savage expression: Delhi HC Upholds Testimonies from Child...

A single bench of Justice C. Hari Shankar, in his judgment, upheld the dependability of testimonies from Child Witnesses.  The bench, while holding the...
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Delhi police files status report in petition against motorists using pressure horns and modified...

Coming heavily on vehicles using pressure horns and modified silencers, the Delhi police has submitted its status report today in Delhi High Court. In the...
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Delhi High Court has no jurisdiction to hear Yamuna water dispute; State of Haryana

The State Government of Haryana has informed the Delhi High Court on Tuesday that Court does not have the jurisdiction to adjudicate upon the...
Supreme Court

SC rejects Dowry Death claim when Cruelty not related to dowry

The Supreme Court’s bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and K.M. Joseph on Tuesday – 23rd July – ruled that court can convict an...
Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019 passed by Lok Sabha

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019 passed by Lok Sabha

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019 is one of the many Bills that were passed in the previous Lok Sabha but lapsed due to completion...
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Surrogacy Bill Introduced in Lok Sabha, Aims To Dismantle Commercialization

On July 15, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Health and Family Welfare minister, introduced surrogacy bill in Lok Sabha.  According to which only Indian couples who...

Apollo Hospitals, once started for the poor, has made billions by treating the rich

The High Court of Delhi issued notice in a  PIL  against the failure on the part of  Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi...
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No hawking, No squatting on Netaji Subash Marg in Delhi, Orders the Delhi High...

Delhi High Court directed on July 19 that no weekly bazaar shall be permitted to be conducted on Netaji Subash Marg which is a...
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“Court is more interested in the interpretation of law than drafting it” Delhi HC...

The Delhi High Court, on 09.07.2019, disposed of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) pleading to place appropriate guidelines for registering an FIR in marital...
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HC directs to club all the PILs related to rising fire safety issues

There is a rising concern against fire safety issues in Delhi. The increasing number of incidents in the country of fire breaking out in...
Delhi HC seeks to know the current position of law on the use of cannabis

Delhi HC seeks to know the current position of law on the use of...

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought to know about the current position of law on the use of cannabis and why it was...
Robert Vadra

Delhi HC Grants Vadra two weeks to reply to ED’s plea against anticipatory bail

Robert Vadra, the Gandhi family son-in-law has sought additional time from the Delhi High Court to reply to the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) petition seeking...
E-cigarettes

Delhi HC issues notice to AAP govt on sale of electronic nicotine without any...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to Delhi government on a plea raising concern over the sale of electronic nicotine without any...
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Delhi HC allows abortion of more than 20 week-old foetus

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed the abortion of more than 20 week-old foetus after the doctors apprised the court and to the...
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Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking reduction in fares of Delhi Metro, imposes 15k fine

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a plea seeking reduction in the fares of Delhi Metro and also cancellation of proposed...
Bombay HC upholds as valid amended clause that provides death penalty for repeat rape offenders

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking law pertaining to marital rape as ground for divorce

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking directions to Centre to frame law related to marital rape as a ground for...
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Delhi HC dismisses plea on naming Lok Sabha opposition leader

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking its direction related to the appointment of the Leader of opposition (LoP) in the...
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Delhi HC issued notice to TRAI and IB Ministry over financial irregularity with regard...

Delhi High Court issued notice on the issue of implementation of section 11 and 12 of the TRAI Act, 1997 calling for information as...
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Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking court-monitored probe into recent Hauz Qazi temple attack

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking court-monitored investigation through Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the recent attack where a temple...
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PayPal’s future in Danger

Delhi High Court has issued Notice on a plea seeking direction to stop the operations of online payment portal PayPal in India immediately. Acting upon...
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PIL filed in Delhi HC seeking court-monitored probe into recent Chandni Chowk temple attack

A PIL has been filed in Delhi High Court seeking court-monitored investigation through Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the recent attack where a temple...
Congress MP Jairam Ramesh

SC issues notice to Centre on Congress MP Jairam Ramesh’s plea on amendments made...

The apex court on Tuesday sought Centre’s reply on Congress MP Jairam Ramesh’s plea challenging modifications made to the anti-money laundering law (PMLA) since...
Manual scavengers, most of them from the Dalit community, work in the most inhuman conditions

Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi govt, PWD, DJB for continuing manual scavenging despite...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to Delhi government, Public Works Department (PWD) and Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and sought their replies...
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Marital rape as ground for divorce: SC tells petitioner to approach Delhi HC

The Supreme Court on Monday told a petitioner to approach Delhi High Court for redressal of her plea seeking a direction to Centre to...
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Properly Implement Mental Health Care Act and form State Mental Health Authority: Plea in...

A Public Interest Litigation has been preferred in Delhi High Court seeking its immediate intervention in the matter pertaining to right of mental health...
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ELECTIONOMICS- A modern scripture on Elections

Indian Judiciary works tirelessly, henceforth, direction(s) provided by the courts, influence of the learned senior counsels, the solace brought by judgments on high profile...
Vikas Yadav

Delhi HC upholds sacking of two cops who helped Vikas Yadav to escape without...

The Delhi High Court has upheld a Central Administrative Tribunal and Disciplinary Authority’s decision pertaining to dismissal of two policemen for allowing Vikas Yadav,...
Rajiv Saxena

SC to Hear on Tuesday ED Petition against AgustaWestland Accused’s Foreign Trip

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has moved the Supreme Court opposing the permission given by the Delhi High Court to Rajiv Saxena, the accused-turned-approver in...
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Domestic Violence Act: Battle Half-won

Above: Image by akiragiulia from Pixabay The Delhi HC has ruled in favour of aggrieved women estranged from husbands by enlarging the scope of interim...
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Media Watch

Not Quite Cricket The ongoing cricket World Cup in England has produced 140 Ashok Kumars. In Indian legal parlance, Ashok Kumar is the equivalent of...
Prisoners of Harsul central jail at Aurangabad meeting their family members/Photo: UNI

Double Occupancy

Above: Prisoners of Harsul central jail at Aurangabad meeting their family members/Photo: UNI Petitions in various courts want prisoners to be given conjugal rights. But...
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Delhi HC Rejects Interim Application For Stay, To Hear St Stephens College Admissions Matter...

The Delhi High Court will hear on July 1 a petition against an order of the Supreme Council to have a member of Christian...
Delhi University

High Court issued notice on PIL challenging the changes in admission criteria by DU...

Advocate Charanpal Singh Bagri (petitioner) mentioned a PIL before the vacation bench of Delhi High Court and contented that the last date for admission...
The CPCB fined the DDA for illegal waste dumping in Bawana and other places/Photo: knocksense.com

Pollution Norms: Cause and No-effect

Above: The CPCB fined the DDA for illegal waste dumping in Bawana and other places/Photo: knocksense.com The Delhi High Court’s restraining order on the CPCB...
A moot court session at GGSIPU. It had challenged the High Court order in the SC

Admission to Law Courses: Confusion Clears

Above: A moot court session at GGSIPU. It had challenged the High Court order in the SC The Supreme Court has reversed a Delhi High...
Delhi High Court

Delhi Government Hospitals under Scanner of Delhi HC

Delhi High Court forms a committee of experts to check the health facilities at Delhi Government Hospitals after an inspection report filed by Mr...
The old and deprived have something to cheer about after the High Court’s verdict/Photo: myrows.org.in

A Roof over Their Heads

Above: The old and deprived have something to cheer about after the High Court’s verdict/Photo: myrows.org.in In a welcome move, the Delhi High Court has...
Delhi High Court

Testimony of the Prosecutrix is creditworthy, reliable & has a Ring of Truth in...

“Testimony of the Prosecutrix is creditworthy, reliable & has a Ring of Truth in it, which itself is sufficient to establish the case of...
Delhi HC

“Capability to earn and actually earning are two different things”: HC

A Bench comprising Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva of Delhi High Court delivered judgment on 31st May, 2019 by reversing the Appellate Court order in the...
DELHI HIGH COURT

Delhi HC dismissed the plea seeking stay on release of movie ‘Bharat’

Delhi High Court after watching trailor of the movie ‘Bharat’ in the court, dismissed the petition on the ground that the petitioner has tried...
The PIL states that the Congress party uses a flag similar to the national flag/Photo: UNI

What is in a name?

Above: The PIL states that the Congress party uses a flag similar to the national flag/Photo: UNI A PIL in the Delhi High Court seeks...
Delhi Highcourt (3)

Life and Property of Elderly Parents should be protected: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court dismissed a plea seeking quashing of certain provisions of Delhi Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules, 2016...
Delhi High Court

Courts cannot adopt hyper technical approach while hearing appeal by person incarcerated: Delhi HC

Courts cannot adopt a hyper technical approach when hearing appeal against conviction filed by poor person or his family & by a person in...
A bandh over the Yamuna/Photo: twitter/@msisodia

Troubled Waters

Above: A bandh over the Yamuna/Photo: twitter/@msisodia Delhi and Haryana have sparred over water for long, but with bitter rivals ruling in the two states...
Delhi High Court

U/S 306 IPC would not ipso facto amount to an acquittal or discharge U/S...

“An acquittal or discharge under Section 306 IPC would not ipso facto amount to an acquittal or discharge under Section 498A IPC. Ingredients of...
Delhi HC

Delhi HC granted 4 more months to CBI to conclude investigation against Rakesh Asthana...

Delhi High Court Justice Mukta Gupta has granted four more months to CBI to complete investigation into bribery and corruption case registered against former...
New Courts Block of Delhi High Court inaugurated

Delay in lodging of FIR the “golden hour” of investigation is lost and all...

The Division Bench of Delhi High Court comprising Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal on Thursday sought for a status report from Delhi Police...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC issued notice to Jail Authorities on a Plea for providing Conjugal Visitation...

Delhi HC bench led by the Chief Justice Rajender Menon & Justice Brijesh Sethi has Issued Notice on a Plea Seeking directions to Jail...
Protest in New Delhi over missing children

A Quick Fix

Above: A protest in Delhi over missing children. The police must take prompt action on complaints/Photo: Anil Shakya  In a positive step, the Delhi...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC Issued Notice to Centre, DDA & Delhi Govt on a Plea to...

Delhi High Court issued notice to Centre, DDA & Delhi Government on a Plea Seeking directions to take steps to protect the Jahanpanah city...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC seeks response from Delhi Govt. and fire department regarding safety audit in...

Delhi High Court on Thursday (30th May, 2019) sought response from Delhi Government, the Fire Department and Delhi Police on a plea seeking regular...
2G Spectrum: Delhi HC to hear CBI appeal challenging acquittal of A Raja and others on fast-track basis

Delhi HC to Hear CBI Plea For Early Hearing in 2G Appeal Case on...

The CBI has moved an application in Delhi High Court for early hearing in 2G appeal case. The court has issued notice to former...
Delhi High Court

DDA challenge One Crore fine imposed upon them by Central Pollution Control Board: DelhiHC...

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that no coercive action would be taken against the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) after the agency challenged...
Delhi High Court

PIL seeking modification of guidelines issued by MoEF on Corporate Social Responsibility: DelhiHC issued...

Delhi High Court on Thursday issued Notice to Centre on a plea seeking modification/improvement of Guidelines issued by the Government of India, Ministry of...
Delhi High Court

An architect have no rights U/S 57 of Copyright Act if the building is...

A single bench of Delhi High Court comprising Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw on 28 May, 2019 dismissed the petition in the case of Raj...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC agrees to hear PIL seeking the conjugal visitation rights for prisoner with...

Delhi High Court on Thursday agrees to hear the Plea Seeking directions to Jail Authorities for making necessary arrangements to provide Conjugal Visitation Rights...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC raps civic agencies over encroachment around Kushak Drain

Delhi High Court on Wednesday gave a strict recall for immediate necessary action on encroachment around the Kushak Drain and directed Municipal Authority (SDMC)...
Delhi HC

Don’t have Inherent or Vested rights to park Vehicles on Road: Delhi HC to...

Delhi HC Justice Vibhu Bakhru dismissed the plea filed by Shopkeepers Association Ajmal Khan Road in Karol Bagh challenging the Decision of Transport body,...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC directs North and East Delhi Municipal Corporation to pay salary to doctors...

A Delhi High Court bench comprising Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice Brijesh Sethi directed the North Delhi Municipal Corporation and East Delhi Municipal...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC issued notice to Centre on a plea for regulating education in Madarsas,...

Delhi High Court issued Notice to Centre on a plea seeking direction to take appropriate actions for regulating the education being imparted in all...
Robert Vadra

Robert Vadra Wants To Go To England To Check Tumour, ED Calls It ‘Pretext’...

Robert Vadra, brother in law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi and under the Enforcement Directorate lens in a money laundering case on Wednesday claimed...
Delhi High Court Adjourns PIL Against Tree Felling to July

Delhi High Court Adjourns PIL Against Tree Felling to July

The Centre on Wednesday urged the Delhi High Court to remove the stay on the construction of Nauroji Nagar stating that they are suffering...

Delhi High Court Issues Notice To Centre on Enacting Advocate’s Protection Act

Delhi High Court on Wednesday has issued notice to Union of India and Delhi Government on a plea for enacting Advocate Protection Act and...
Delhi High Court Issues Notice To Centre On Implementation 2002 Report On Population Control

Delhi High Court Issues Notice To Centre On Implementation 2002 Report On Population Control

The Delhi high court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre on a PIL that sought, among other things, the implementation of the two...
Autopsies: Respect Cadavers Too

Autopsies: Respect Cadavers Too

A move to have CCTV cameras inside autopsy halls was opposed by the Delhi government in the High Court as it violates the constitutional...
Delhi High Court Challenging PayTM Postpaid,

PIL in Delhi High Court Challenging PayTM Postpaid, Says It Is “Illegal and Unauthorised”

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked Reserve Bank of India to file response on a plea challenging PayTM Post Paid wallet operation stating...
Delhi High Court

Four Justices sworn in as Delhi HC judges

Four new Justices took oath including a women Justice in Delhi High Court on May 27. Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar, Justice Talwant Singh, Justice Asha Menon...
Robert Vadra

Delhi High Court Issues Notice To Vadra On ED Plea Against Pre-Arrest Bail

The Delhi High Court On Monday issued notice to Robert Vadra on an appeal by the Enforcement Directorate against the anticipatory bail granted  to...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Derecognition of Parties That Carry, Religious, Ethic,...

A Delhi High Court bench of Chief Justice Rajender Menon and Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani on Friday issued a notice to the Centre and...
Abandoned or Unidentified Corpses Should Be Buried or Burnt: Delhi Government to Delhi HC

Abandoned or Unidentified Corpses Should Be Buried or Burnt: Delhi Government to Delhi HC

The Delhi Government on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court regarding disposal of unidentified dead bodies in a reply PIL filed in the matter...
Om Prakash Chautala

Delhi HC adjourns hearing on premature release of former Haryana CM OP Chautala

The Delhi High Court heard OP Chautala’s plea for premature release from jail on Wednesday in the matter connected to the Prevention of Corruption...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC disposes of pleas pertaining to piece rate incentives scheme for handling bags...

The Delhi High Court upheld the Labour Court judgements that disposed of petitions filed by Food Corporation of India (FCI) Workers Union, Food Corporation...
Rakesh Asthana

Delhi HC Reserves Order On CBI Plea For More Time To Probe Ex CBI...

The Delhi High Court has reserved order on the application of the CBI seeking extension of time to investigate bribery allegations against the agency...
Extension of RTE to secondary level will have large financial implications: Centre to Delhi HC

Extension of RTE to secondary level will have large financial implications: Centre to Delhi...

The Centre has informed the Delhi High Court that the extension of RTE to secondary education would require more synergic cooperation between different levels...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC seeks CBSE response for uploading private information

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from CBSE regarding compulsion for the affiliate schools to give private and personal information of its...
Delhi HC

Delhi Government Enthusiastic Chunauti-2018 plan for Delhi Govt. School is under challenge in Delhi...

Delhi HC sought to know from Delhi Government about working of Chunauti-2018 Plan in the Delhi Government Schools, implemented to Cure or fix the...
M J Akbar

M J Akbar Denies He Ever Met Priya Ramani in Hotel Room, Rejects All...

Former Minister M J Akbar who was on Monday cross-examined in connection with the defamation case he filed against journalist Priya Ramani denied all...
Acid Attacks

In acid attacks, accused should not be let off lightly, says Delhi HC and...

Delhi HC has modified the sentence given by a trial court by convicting the accused under sections 452 and 302 of IPC and directed...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC stays joint proposal rule for ‘Senior Advocate’ Application

The Delhi High Court has stayed the operation of Rule 7 of the High Court of Delhi Designation of Senior Advocate Rules, 2018 which...
Kamal Haasan

Delhi High Court Declines To Hear Pleas Against Kamal Haasan for ‘Godse Hindu Terrorist’...

  The Delhi High Court has declined to hear a plea by the BJP Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking action against actor turned politician Kamal Haasan...
GST

Delhi HC Asks Centre To Upgrade Software in GST Filing To Make It Dealer...

The Delhi High Court has  held that in order to overcome glitches in the GST network and make it user friendly for traders  while...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC issues notice on plea seeking establishment of Delhi State Human Rights Commission

Delhi HC bench led by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon on Tuesday issued notice to Delhi Govt on a Plea Seeking directions to establish the...
Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court Comes To Aid Of Medical School Dropout To Take JEE Exam

The Delhi High Court has allowed an IIT aspirant to appear for the JEE (Advanced) exams 2019 though he passed Class 12 in 2017...
Delhi HC issues notice on plea by differently-abled girl alleging discrimination by a school

Delhi HC issues notice on plea by differently-abled girl alleging discrimination by a school

Delhi HC Justice C Hari Shankar on Monday issued notice on a plea filed by 13-year-old differently-abled girl alleging “she has been deprived of...
Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, DPCC on plea seeking regulations on slaughter of animals on religious occasions

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, DPCC on plea seeking regulations on slaughter of...

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to Centre and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to file their responses on a plea seeking...
Justice D N Patel

SC Collegium recommends name for Chief Justice at Delhi HC

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the name of Gujarat HC judge Justice D N Patel for the Chief Justice at the Delhi High...
J&J office in Madrid/Photo: Luis Garcia/ Commons.wikipedia.org

Hips Don’t Lie

Above: J&J office in Madrid/Photo: Luis Garcia/ Commons.wikipedia.org J&J has been told to pay Rs 25 lakh to each patient who underwent surgery due to...
Amazon

SC issues notice to Centre on petition seeking censorship of online content

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre to file a response in a petition seeking regulations to control the contents of...
Delhi HC observes anomaly in CrPC, issues notice to Centre, Union law ministry

Delhi HC observes anomaly in CrPC, issues notice to Centre, Union law ministry

The Delhi High Court while observing an anomaly in the CrPC has said that it needs examination. The Division Bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and...
Supreme Court

SC Collegium recommends four names to be appointed as Delhi HC judges

The Supreme Court Collegium on May 6 recommended four names of judicial officers to be appointed as Delhi High Court judges. The four persons whose...
The Tihar prison complex has nine jails; the number of inmates far exceeds its capacity/Photo: Anil Shakya

Easing Matters in Jails

Above: The Tihar prison complex has nine jails; the number of inmates far exceeds its capacity/Photo: Anil Shakya A PIL in Delhi High Court urging...
Justice S Ravindra bhat

Justice S Ravindra Bhat bids adieu to Delhi High Court, remembered for his accomplishments

Delhi High Court judge Justice S Ravindra Bhat was recommended by the Collegium to be elevated as the Chief Justice of Rajasthan last month....
Police Training: Setting New Guidelines

Protection of the fundamental right of the police personnel: Delhi HC issues notice to...

The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice and sought responses from Centre and Delhi government on a suo motu initiated by it on...
Delhi HC quashes two DoPT orders on cadre allocation, directs DoPT to adhere to its 2017 order

Delhi HC quashes two DoPT orders on cadre allocation, directs DoPT to adhere to...

The Delhi High Court on Friday quashed the cadre allocations made by the Centre of the IAS Officers vide communication dated Dec 3, 2018...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi govt, asks why Delhi State Social Security Board...

The Delhi High Court has issued a notice to Delhi Government on a plea seeking directions to government to establish the office of the...
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi

Delhi HC Dismisses NGO’s Plea Seeking to restrain Media From Publishing Charges Against CJI...

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea that sought to restrain the media from publishing allegations of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice...
Patients in a hospital after cataract surgery/Photo: UNI

Eyeing Profits

Above: Patients in a hospital after cataract surgery/Photo: UNI With hospitals and pharma companies charging heavily for medical devices, a PIL in the Delhi HC...
New Delhi International Arbitration Centre

Delhi High Court Notice to Centre Over Hastily Issued Ordinance on Arbitration Centre

Above: The ICADR was set up in 1995 under the Societies Registration Act and had gained credibility in the field of alternative dispute resolution/Photo:...
Delhi HC asks NHAI why there is absence of basic amenities on Western, Eastern peripheral expressways

Delhi HC asks NHAI why there is absence of basic amenities on Western, Eastern...

By Kunal Rao The Delhi HC has issued notice to National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) on a plea seeking directions to NHAI to ensure...
Delhi High Court orders a committee to inspect dilapidated health facility in Delhi Government Hospital

Delhi High Court orders a committee to inspect dilapidated health facility in Delhi Government...

Delhi High Court on Monday directed the government to constitute a committee of experts to visit various Government hospital in Delhi and conduct inspection...
Release of Prisoners: Back to Jail?

PIL in Delhi HC seeks proper implementation of Act mandating a law officer in...

A PIL in the Delhi High Court seeks proper implementation of the section 6 of Delhi Prison Act, 2000, thereby making it compulsory for...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi govt and others, asks why fast track courts...

By Furkan Ahmed A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Delhi High Court, before the Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice Anup...
Delhi High Court

Quash provision which mandates deduction of tax on the interest accrued upon award by...

By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to consider if the provision that mandates deduction...
Give Them a Chance

Give Them a Chance

Above photo: pixabay.com Following a petition in the Delhi High Court, the Medical Council of India has said that those with over 80 percent disability...
Google Pay

Delhi HC seeks replies from RBI, Google India for giving authorization to Google Pay

By Kunal Rao Delhi HC on Wednesday issued notice to RBI and Google India seeking their response on PIL alleging Google Pay App operating...
National Herald corruption case

Supreme Court Stays Delhi HC Order on Herald House Eviction

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the Delhi High Court order of February 28 which ordered the Associated Journals Ltd (AJL), publishers of the...
Delhi HC

Delhi HC Wants Viscera Report Of Man Who Died In Maldives To Be Sent...

The Delhi High Court has sought the viscera report of a 32-year-old man who had died allegedly due to the negligent approach of the...
Supreme Court

SC Cancels Bail Granted By Delhi HC To Watali In Terror Funding Case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the Delhi High Court order granting bail to a trader from Jammu & Kashmir, Zahoor Ahmad Shah...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC pulls up Delhi Police, seeks report on whereabouts of man alleged to...

By Kunal Rao Delhi HC has sought a report from Delhi Police on a plea by a man whose father was allegedly kidnapped by two...
Justice S Ravindra bhat

Delhi HC Judge Ravindra Bhatt Recuses Himself From Hearing Golf Club Matter

Delhi High Court Justice Ravindra Bhatt  has recused himself from hearing the plea filed by several professional golfers challenging the Delhi Golf Club’s decision...
The 2011 Census estimated the population of Delhi in slums at 17,85,390, more than half of whom live in unidentified slums/Photo: Anil Shakya

Prof Upendra Baxi hails verdict supporting fundamental rights of slum dwellers

Above: The 2011 Census estimated the population of Delhi in slums at 17,85,390, more than half of whom live in unidentified slums/Photo: Anil Shakya In...
SC Cancels Bail of Adarsh Ponzi Promoters, Asks Them To Surrender By April 1

SC Cancels Bail of Adarsh Ponzi Promoters, Asks Them To Surrender By April 1

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled the bail given by the Delhi High Court to Rahul Modi and Mukesh Modi, accused in the Rs...
(L-R) Former Union Telecom Minister A Raja (Photo: PIB); DMK MP Kanimozhi (photo: UNI)

Delhi High Court asks 2G Scam accused to complete the Plantation Drive

Delhi HC judge Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal on Tuesday directed 2G spectrum accused Swan Telecom's Shahid Usman Balwa, and others to comply with its...
Neeraj Kumar

Former Delhi Police Chief Neeraj Kumar moves SC against Delhi HC order to register...

Former Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar has moved the Supreme Court against a Delhi High Court order of last week which directed the police...
Delhi Fire Service

Delhi Fire Service seeks two weeks’ time to file response on amicus’ report on...

The Delhi Fire Service on Tuesday (Mar 19) informed the Delhi High Court that it will file its response within two weeks to a...
TTV Dinakaran (file picture)

Supreme Court Issues Notice to Election Commission on AIADMK Party Symbol Claim

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Election Commission on petitions filed by breakaway AIADMK leaders TTV Dhinakaran and VK Sasikala challenging...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC Notice To Centre, Censor Board On “#MeToo” Filmmaker’s Plea

  The Delhi High Court  has issued notices to the Centre and the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) on a plea by producer of...
Prisoners making organic pickles at the district jail in Udhampur, Jammu. Although they can work and earn money legally they can’t vote/Photo: UNI

Should Prisoners Have Voting Rights?

Above: Prisoners making organic pickles at the district jail in Udhampur, Jammu. Although they can work and earn money legally they can’t vote/Photo: UNI An...
National Herald corruption case

National Herald Petitions SC Challenging HC Order To Oust It From Prime Office Property

Associated Journals Ltd (AJL), publishers of the Congress mouthpiece National Herald have approached the Supreme Court challenging the eviction order served on it with...
Department of Legal Affairs Gaffe on ICADR

Department of Legal Affairs Gaffe on ICADR

The Centre’s counsel on March 7 justifying the Ordinance, before the Delhi High Court Chief Justice, stated that The International Centre for Alternative Dispute...
Delhi HC junks pleas alleging illegal construction near Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khanan’s tomb in Nizamuddin (East)

Delhi HC junks pleas alleging illegal construction near Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khanan’s tomb in Nizamuddin...

By Kunal Rao The Delhi High court has dismissed pleas alleging illegal and unauthorized construction near the protected historical monument of Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khanan’s tomb...
Delhi High Court

Plea challenges CBFC’s issuance of cuts, insertions in movie #Metoo

By Kunal Rao A plea has been filed in the Delhi High court challenging the decision of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) seeking...
The ICADR was set up in 1995 under the Societies Registration Act and had gained credibility in the field of alternative dispute resolution/Photo: ICADR

International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution Ordinance: Naked Aggression

Above: The ICADR was set up in 1995 under the Societies Registration Act and had gained credibility in the field of alternative dispute resolution/Photo:...
Fali Sam Nariman

Delhi HC Dismisses Lawyer’s Plea To Stop Fali Nariman Appearing in SC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea that sought the disqualification of senior advocate Fali Nariman from appearing in the Supreme Court...
Supreme Court

SC to set up three-judge bench to hear plea challenging laws on restitution of...

Petition challenges powers given to courts under Hindu Marriage Act and other laws to force a separated couple to stay together The Supreme Court, on...
No ‘pressure cooker’ symbol for Dhinakaran faction till main issue is solved: SC

TTV Dhinakaran Challenges Delhi HC Order on AIADMK’s “Two Leaves” Symbol In Supreme Court

The rebel AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Tuesday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging the order of the Delhi High Court dismissing...
Congress MP Jairam Ramesh

Delhi HC dismisses Jairam Ramesh’s plea seeking quashing of various sections under Finance Act

By Kunal Rao The Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL filed by Rajya Sabha member Jairam Ramesh seeking mandamus to set aside sections 145,...
National Herald corruption case

Congress-owned Associated Journals To Challenge Eviction Order in Supreme Court

Associated Journals ltd (AJL), publishers of the Congress mouthpiece National Herald will be approaching the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court order to...
Delhi HC judge Valmiki Mehta passes away

Delhi HC judge Valmiki Mehta passes away

Justice Valmiki Mehta, a sitting judge of Delhi High Court has died of heart attack on Friday morning, reports said. Confirming his death, Bar Council...
National Herald corruption case

Vacate Herald House: Delhi HC orders Associated Journals Ltd

In a major blow to Associated Journals Ltd (AJL) which publishes National Herald newspaper, the Delhi High Court on Feb 28 asked the company...
PIL seeking directions to print, electronic media to use words “Shaheed”, “Martyr” in place of “killed” filed in Delhi HC

Delhi HC throws out plea seeking use of words “Shaheed”, “Martyr” in place of...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (Feb 19) dismissed a plea seeking directions to print, electronic media to use words —“Shaheed”, “Martyr” in place...
PIL seeking directions to print, electronic media to use words “Shaheed”, “Martyr” in place of “killed” filed in Delhi HC

PIL seeking directions to print, electronic media to use words “Shaheed”, “Martyr” in place...

A plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court on Friday (Feb 15) seeking directions to “the press and electronic media to use...
Arnab Goswami

Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi court orders filing of FIR against Arnab Goswami on Tharoor’s...

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor had alleged that Arnab Goswami illegally accessed confidential documents relating to the probe in Pushkar’s death The Patiala House Court has...
Law Ministry May Challenge Delhi HC order allowing NGT chairman, Justice Goel’s NRI daughter to adopt Indian child

Law Ministry May Challenge Delhi HC order allowing NGT chairman, Justice Goel’s NRI daughter...

Preeti Goel Bishop, a naturalized American citizen, had got the Delhi High Court’s nod for inter-country relative adoption despite CARA’s objection By Sumit Saxena The Law...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal greets Anil Baijal after sworn in as Lt. Governor of Delhi at Raj Bhawan in New Delhi (file picture). Photo: UNI

SC to deliver judgment on powers of Delhi government next week

The apex court is likely to announce its verdict next week on a clutch of petitions challenging a Delhi High Court order that the...
TTV Dinakaran (file picture)

Setback for Dhinakaran as SC refuses to grant his party poll symbol

Delhi High Court had last year directed the Election Commission to allot a ‘pressure cooker’ poll symbol to AIADMK breakaway faction led by Dhinakaran In...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC rebukes Centre, Delhi govt for not implementing Delhi Maintenance and Management...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (Feb 5) issued notice to Centre and Delhi government asking why The Delhi Maintenance and Management of Parking...
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi

Of Continuity and Change… And a Controversy in Between

Above: CJI Ranjan Gogoi/Photo: Anil Shakya CJI Ranjan Gogoi opts for continuity in the working of the Collegium but is slowly changing how the Court’s...
CBI registers FIR against its special director Asthana against Rs 3 crore bribery allegation

SC dismisses plea challenging tainted IPS officer Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as civil aviation security...

Facing probe in a corruption case, Asthana had been moved out of the CBI but appointed director general of the Bureau of Civil Aviation...
Virbhadra Singh

Delhi HC Judge Recuses From Hearing DA Case Against Ex Himachal CM Virbadra, Wife

A Delhi High Court judge on Thursday recused herself from hearing the plea of former Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh and his wife Pratibha...
An awareness rally on World Leprosy Day. Patients in India continue to be denied education and treatment to this day/Photo: leprosymission.org

Nobody’s Children

The fact that both the Center and the Delhi government could not give the High Court any plans for rehabilitation of displaced leprosy patients...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC asks Delhi Minorities Commission why dress code be not allowed in DSSSB...

The Delhi High Court on Monday (Jan 21) issued notice to Delhi Minorities Commission and sought reply on why a dress code can’t be...

Wrestler Narsingh Moves Delhi HC Seeking Time Frame For CBI Probe Conclusion

Wrestler Narsingh Yadav has moved the Delhi High Court seeking a time frame for conclusion of the inquiry, which was initiated in 2016 along...
Setting the Clock Back?

Supreme Court Collegium: Setting the Clock Back?

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence The elevation of two judges to the Court by the Collegium after superseding many High Court judges raises questions of...
Supreme Court Photo by anil shakya

SC Collegium resolution for elevations to Delhi High Court

The Supreme Court Collegium has arrived at a resolution wherein it has considered the candidature of four advocates, regarding their elevation to the Delhi...
Le Meridien-NDMC Tussle

Le Meridien-NDMC Tussle: Murky Matters

A longstanding financial dispute between Le Meridian and NDMC threatens to change the fate of Le Meridian hotel known for its impeccable service  By...
Senior Advocate Sanjay Jain appointed as ASG in Supreme Court

Senior Advocate Sanjay Jain appointed as ASG in Supreme Court

Senior advocate Sanjay Jain has been appointed as the Additional Solicitor General (ASG) of India for the Supreme Court. As per the central government...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC sets aside Delhi govt circular mandating vaccination without consent from beneficiaries and...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (Jan 15) set aside a Delhi government circular which mandated measles-rubella (MR) vaccination for students up till the...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC asks Traffic Police to file status report on pressure horns, modified silencers

The Delhi High Court on Monday (Jan 14) was informed that despite the ban on the use of pressure horns and modified silencers, the...
CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana

Delhi HC Rejects CBI Spl Dir Rakesh Asthana’s Plea For Quashing FIRs

The Delhi High Court has dismissed the plea filed by CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana and suspended DSP Devender Kumar seeking quashing of FIRs...
Alok Verma

48 hours after reinstatement by SC, selection panel shunts out Alok Verma as CBI...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Justice AK Sikri agree on transferring Verma out, Mallikarjun Kharge gives dissent note Just two days after the Supreme Court...

National Herald case: SC allows Sonia & Rahul to file fresh affidavit in assessment...

Congress leaders had claimed that a circular issued by the CBDT on December 31 was hurriedly withdrawn by the government as it vindicated their...

Give Full Benefits To Retired RAW Officer, Delhi HC Tells Centre

In a major embarrassment for the Centre, the Delhi High Court has ordered  that a RAW agent who was compulsorily retired four years before...
The Accidental Prime Minister trailer

Delhi HC dismisses PIL seeking ban on trailer of Accidental Prime Minister

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking ban on the trailer of the film Accidental Prime Minister. The PIL had contended...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC Okays Composite Suit For Design Infringement And Passing Off

~By Shivani Bhasin  Delhi High Court last week held that the plaintiff in a suit, where there are two causes of action—one for infringement of...

Mass Killings: How About a Law for Genocide?

Above: Vehicles burnt during the Gujarat riots/Photo: Pramod Pushkarna Sajjan Kumar’s conviction shows the need for this law in India which has often been rocked...
Tandoor Murder Case

After 29 Years Behind Bars, Delhi HC Orders that Tandoor Murderer Sushil Be Set...

The Delhi High Court on Friday ordered that Sushil Sharma, who has spent the last 29 years in jail for the killing of his...
National Herald corruption case

Delhi HC Tells Congress Owned National Herald Newspaper To Vacate Premises In Two Weeks

The Delhi High Court has dismissed the petition filed by Associated Journals Limited, publishers of the Congress Owned National herald newspaper   challenging the eviction...

1984 riots: Delhi HC dismisses Sajjan Kumar’s plea seeking more time to surrender

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s petition which sought more time to surrender. Yesterday, Kumar had filed plea seeking...

Sajjan Kumar Moves Delhi HC, Seeks 30 Days Time To Surrender

Former Congress leader who was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by the Delhi High court earlier this week for the 1984 anti-Sikh riots...

Delhi HC tells Delhi govt to fill-up teachers’ vacancies on urgent basis in govt...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Delhi government to complete the process of recruitment of teachers in Government Senior Secondary School for...

Sajjan Kumar Quits Congress, Sends Resignation Letter To Rahul

Former Congress MP Sajjan Kumar was on Monday sentenced to life-time imprisonment for his role in the 1984-anti Sikh riots has resigned from the...

Nelson Mandela statue: Delhi HC asks MEA, urban development ministry and Delhi govt to...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Urban Development and the Delhi government to respond to a...
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...
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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...
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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...
Delhi High Court

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...
Delhi HC

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 High Court

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...

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

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...
Delhi Metro

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...
Amazon

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...
Delhi High Court

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...
social activist 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...
Delhi High Court

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...
Delhi High Court

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...
Delhi High Court

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

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

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

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

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 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...
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

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

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

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

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...
e-commerce websites

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....
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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...
Rainwater harvesting unfeasible, Storm-water drains incapable: Jal Board to Delhi HC

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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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

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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

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...
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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,...
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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...