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DELHI HIGH COURT NEWS

Delhi HC relief for minor caught between two health schemes, AIIMS told to start treatment

January 17, 2020 9:24 am

The court was hearing a plea by minor’s mother, who claimed lacunae in two major health-related schemes — the Centre’s Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) scheme and Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) — due to which patients suffering from life-threatening diseases are being deprived of monetary benefits to avail treatment.

Shaheen Bagh protests: Review curbs as per your wisdom, HC tells Delhi Police

January 14, 2020 6:12 pm

"In such a situation, no specific writ, order or direction can be issued by this court as to how to handle the agitation or protest or the place of protest and the traffic. It all depends upon the ground reality and the wisdom of the police," the Delhi High Court said.

Delhi HC notice to WhatsApp, Google on preserving JNU Jan 5 data

January 14, 2020 2:11 am

The HC issued notice to the Delhi government, police, WhatsApp, Google and Apple, to respond to the plea and listed it for hearing on Tuesday.

Plea to retrieve JNU footage: HC notice to WhatsApp, Google, Apple, Delhi Police

January 13, 2020 12:49 pm

Three professors, Ameet Parameswaran, Atul Sood and Shukla Vinayak Sawant, had moved court on January 10. In their petition, they sought direction to the companies to hand over all evidence to the court or investigating agencies.

Delhi HC rejects plea seeking removal of police barricades from Shaheen Bagh protest area

January 10, 2020 2:08 pm

Shaheen Bagh has emerged as the focal point of resistance against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Stick to general statements: Delhi HC to CM, citing Goa remarks

January 10, 2020 1:37 am

During a series of rallies in Goa between January 7-8, 2017, Kejriwal had appealed to voters to “accept money from Congress and BJP candidates but vote for AAP”.

Delhi HC raps JNU: Let PhD scholar re-register for programme

January 09, 2020 2:26 am

On January 9, 2018, the woman filed a complaint before the JNU’s internal complaints committee (ICC), alleging sexual harassment by two professors. After an enquiry, on August 2, the ICC submitted its report and recommended that her request for re-registration be considered.

Delhi HC refuses to quash 2012 wall collapse case against builder

January 03, 2020 3:39 am

The incident took place on the night of March 30, 2012, when the labourers were sleeping on the ground floor. As a wall collapsed, they got trapped under the rubble.

Delhi HC refuses to quash FIR against man for duping person with ‘rice puller’ deal

January 02, 2020 3:44 am

The accused had sought quashing of criminal charges against them in connection with the cheating case registered in June 2018, as “they had settled the matter among themselves and have also paid the alleged amount”.

Acquitted nine years ago, man convicted for minor’s rape by Delhi HC

December 29, 2019 7:51 am

The order came on an appeal by the Delhi government against the trial court’s July 2011 verdict, by which the accused, Amar Pal, was acquitted of charges on the ground that the victim appeared to be a “tutored witness” and it was not safe to rely on her testimony.

DELHI HIGH COURT VIDEOS

Delhi HC sends Sajjan Kumar to jail for life in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

December 17, 2018 6:21 pm

After 34 years, the Delhi High Court held Sajjan Kumar guilty of being involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to life imprisonment. Here's what the court said and how political leaders reacted.

Kanhaiya's bail plea hearing to resume tomorrow

February 23, 2016 7:44 am

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar's bail plea, seeking status report from the Delhi Police prosecutor. Divulging details on the matter, special public prosecutor of Delhi Police Shailendra Babbar said there are certain facts that they want to submit to the court and therefore a day's time has been granted. He added that there are enough evidence to prove Kanhaiya guilty.

HC reserves its order on Pachauri's bail cancellation

February 11, 2016 12:46 pm

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Thursday reserved its order on the plea of complaint seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail granted to RK Pachauri. R K Pachauri's lawyer Ashish Dixit said that the police had filed a status report that states that there are no allegations levelled on him.

AAP should clear all pending dues of MCD workers: Union leader

February 08, 2016 4:52 pm

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) union leader RB Uthwal, on Monday said that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Government should clear all dues of workers pending since 2003 if it wanted to put an end to the ongoing strike. Uthwal further said that the wages given by the Delhi Government on the condition of that temporary workers being removed from their respective duties won't be accepted. He stressed that the only way to end the strike is to give permanent jobs to these workers and clear all pending dues. He further asked the Delhi High Court to pay attention to the condition of poor workers and their families before giving its final judgement on the strike.

DDCA case: Delhi HC issues notice to Kejriwal, Kirti Azad

January 15, 2016 9:39 am

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI) : The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kirti Azad, seeking a reply from them in the civil defamation suit filed by the Delhi and District Cricket Board (DDCA) against them. DDCA Lawyer Sangram Patnaik said that the HC has issued the notice and now the matter will come for hearing on March 2, 2016, where the defendants have to file a reply. He further said that once they will get the reply, they will work accordingly.

DDCA case: Delhi HC issues notice to Kejriwal, Kirti Azad

January 15, 2016 9:39 am

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI) : The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kirti Azad, seeking a reply from them in the civil defamation suit filed by the Delhi and District Cricket Board (DDCA) against them. DDCA Lawyer Sangram Patnaik said that the HC has issued the notice and now the matter will come for hearing on March 2, 2016, where the defendants have to file a reply. He further said that once they will get the reply, they will work accordingly.

Delhi Govt. to submit report on pollution: Gopal Rai

January 08, 2016 6:26 am

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Delhi transport Minister Gopal Rai on Friday said that the Delhi Government would submit its report on the level of pollution in the national capital to the High Court. He said that the status quo of the report and the Odd-Even formula would be known after the Delhi High Court passes its order. He added that the odd-even scheme had resulted in garnering diverse views from the people and after weighing the pros and cons would the status of the scheme be decided.

Delhi Govt. to file reply in Delhi HC on Jan. 8

January 06, 2016 11:42 am

New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday said that it would provide all the details of observations made by Delhi High Court with regard to the Odd-Even formula on January 8. Rai said Delhi Government will put all the points in front of the court and would prove the data of the changes in the level of pollution, since the Odd Even formula came into effect.