The Delhi High Court seeks response from the Centre and the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) on a plea alleging exclusion of persons who are deaf or hard of hearing from participating in the selection process for direct recruitment to various posts in KVS.
Delhi High Court division bench directed for filing of a public interest litigation in the matter and sought response from the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, the Chief Secretary of the Delhi Government and the Delhi Jal Board.
Over the past few decades, there has been a paradigm shift in the understanding of slum dwellers and their rights. From being viewed as illegal occupants without any rights, they are now seen as people with rights and entitled to shelter by the government.
The Delhi High Court has quashed an First Information Report (FIR) registered against a man upon allegations of raping a woman at multiple occasions on false promise of marriage, while noting that the process of the law is being used as a tool for settling personal scores.
The Delhi High Court has opined that the offence under Section 33 of the Delhi Excise Act, 2009, which has been alleged against the petitioner, is not made out from the facts and circumstances of the instant case, and that the quantity of liquor that has been seized from the residence of the petitioner, falls within the maximum permissible limit specified under Rule 20 of the Delhi Excise Rules, 2010.