The petitioners have contended they were being asked to obtain licences in the individual category by misinterpreting the Motor Vehicles Act. Magic Sewa has also alleged that the government was also asking city taxi aggregators to submit bank guarantees of Rs 15 lakh which were in excess of what was permitted under the law.
“If the manhole was visible and the teacher had sent the boy, then he could have been made liable,” a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said while questioning the counsel for the Delhi Police over its move to prosecute the teacher.
This assumes significance as in June this year a government-appointed panel had said that the rule of maximum of three adjournments per case was not being followed in over 50 per cent of the matters being heard by the courts, leading to a rising pendency of cases.
On Wednesday, a news report showing the disposal of garbage by civic bodies in areas such as Pankha Road, Chanakya Place, Mayur Vihar, Seemapuri and Kalyanpuri was screened.
A bench of Justice G S Sistani and Justice P S Teji asked Swamy what was the public interest in the matter for the court to interfere. It said that according to legal precedents, the court had to be circumspect before interfering.
The Delhi High Court today sought the response of the Delhi Assembly Speaker on a plea by two persons challenging his order sending them to jail for throwing pamphlets and sloganeering in the House.
“What has happened to the complaint? It was lodged on June 6. Why are you offended by it? Why are you taking time to look into that,” Justice Vinod Goel asked the Centre and the Army.
The mother had in 2012 filed a complaint under the Domestice Violence Act seeking monthly maintenance and interim relief in their property in north west Delhi. The trial court had then asked the son not to dispose off the property and asked him to pay a monthly maintenance amount of Rs 2,500.
Appearing for the Delhi Assembly Speaker, Delhi government’s standing counsel Rahul Mehra said the Speaker need not have heard them as the incident of “breach of privilege and contempt of the House” occurred in the presence of all the legislators.
The petitioner had sought an arms licence on the ground that he daily deals with cash ranging between Rs 2-3 lakh and needs a weapon for his safety and to secure the money.
A bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said the details should include the date of commencement and sealing of the industries.
The agency had reinvestigated the case of killing of Badal Singh, Thakur Singh and Gurcharan Singh near the gurudwara after a court in December 2007 refused to accept its closure report. The CBI has filed three closure reports in the case.
The bench said, “In most of such cases, there is no medical evidence. Oral testimony of the victim is sufficient. Just because some false cases are filed, we cannot deny justice to real victims.” It further said that the recent amendments in the rape law cannot be struck down as these were the need of the hour and framed after efforts of several years.
The shop was granted a licence in the year 2000 before the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act came into force in 2003.
Petitioner Mohan Singh Sharma, a retired sub-inspector, had said that after MPs and MLAs take oath, “it should be presumed that they will only work for the nation and not for any political party during their tenure”.