The Delhi High Court has said that its five benches, on rotational basis, shall start holding physical courts from September 1, while the remaining benches shall continue to take up matters through video conferencing.
The High Court of Delhi may recommence physical hearing of matters from 1st September 2020. Even though the dates for recommencement hasn’t been finalised, the Court may sit for physical hearing twice a week.
The Registry of the Supreme Court of India has written to the President of Supreme Court Advocates on Record Association informing about the decision made in a meeting held on August 11 among Judges of the Committee with regards to the resumption of physical hearing of cases in the Court Rooms.
With the demand for resumption of physical functioning of the Supreme Court rising, the court today (July 22) decided to form a seven-judge committee to look into whether resumption of Physical Court hearings was actually advisable within the COVID pandemic atmosphere.
The Delhi High Court bench while hearing the petition filed highlighting the recent incidents of children committing suicides, or going into depression refused to entertain a PIL seeking formulation of policy protecting children from online game addiction.