The Delhi Police, in the status report submitted before the High Court, however, stated that no such case of suicide committed as part of the Blue Whale challenge has been reported from the capital
The notice was issued after a committee on “Media reporting in courts — balancing free press, fair trial and integrity of judicial proceedings”, constituted by the acting Chief Justice, deliberated on this issue on August 31
The application seeking stay of the trial court proceedings was moved in the main plea filed by them against the transport department’s action of challaning and impounding vehicles operating under the Uber banner.
The PIL, filed on behalf of a minor girl, has sought a direction to restrain the DDA from “destroying the park” in north Delhi’s Rohini area by constructing the multi-storey community hall inside the Hanuman Mandir park there.
The suit in the trial court was filed by a social worker and a group of lawyers objecting to certain references in the book regarding the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992. They had contended that it allegedly hurt the sentiments of the Hindus.
The authorities shall treat the petition as a representation and notify effective policy on it. The same be done in three months,” the bench said and disposed of the PILs.
The bench which also comprised Justice C Hari Shankar was worried about how the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, Delhi Police, Delhi Fire Services and other agencies, had allowed commercialisation of the village which had led to public nuisance and health hazards.
The government, which had earlier informed the court that the Ministry of Social Justice had drafted a bill to decriminalise begging and rehabilitate beggars and homeless people, took a U-turn saying it has now dropped the proposal to amend the legislation.
DRI is currently investigating over a dozen firms including a few firms of the Adani Group, Essar Group and Reliance ADAG Group among others for alleged over valuation of Indonesian coal imports and power equipment imports between 2011 and 2015.
Flagging eight handwritten letters by the prisoners as a “serious and public interest issue”, the high court asked the authorities to examine their grievances and file a status report on the matter.
The Delhi High Court bench rejected a Jamia Millia Islamia University student’s plea claiming a compensation of Rs 35 crore on various grounds including that the re-evaluation result for an exam that he had failed, was not declared on time.
The bench also issued notice to Patanjali Ayurved Ltd and sought their stand on the plea filed by Dabur India Ltd, which claims to be the largest manufacturer of ayurvedic medicine and natural consumer products.
The bench said it had provided adequate time to the schools to comply with the court order. It said that though there could be variations in the amount calculated by the committee, the “whole process” could not be stopped.
The petitioner contended that he had filed it in public interest as the CBI had refused to challenge the High Court order within the period of limitation which ended on September 17, 2005.
The court asked the NGO, counsel for Delhi government and a local commissioner to list out the difficulties faced by people regarding access to the fair price system and posted the matter for September 19.