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DELHI HIGH COURT NEWS

HC pulls up Delhi govt over biomedical waste dues to pvt firm

January 26, 2021 3:16 am

Directing district authorities to release the entire outstanding payment within a week, the court said personal liability would be affixed on government officers concerned.

Govt: Rare disease policy will be finalised by March end

January 23, 2021 2:28 am

Delhi High Court had told the Centre last week to provide a specific timeline for the finalisation and notification of the policy.

Delhi HC refuses to stay release of film 'The White Tiger' on Netflix tonight

January 21, 2021 10:30 pm

In an urgent hearing conducted late evening, Justice C Hari Shankar dismissed the stay application by the producer saying not a single reason was shown to approach the court less than 24 hours before release of the film.

Politicians making irresponsible statements, won't be surprised if they are lynched: Delhi HC

January 21, 2021 7:02 pm

The observation was made by the court soon after a Delhi government counsel requested the court to “tone down” an order in which it said that there was a political slugfest going on between the Delhi government and municipal corporations, which are controlled by the opposing political party.

Due process should be followed for declaring proclaimed offenders: Delhi High Court

January 20, 2021 11:09 pm

Till September 2019, as per records available with Delhi Police, there were 26,532 proclaimed offenders in Delhi, of whom 3,826 had been arrested, prosecution was launched against a further 1,601 and properties of another 28 were attached.

Don’t use WhatsApp if insecure: Delhi HC

January 19, 2021 1:30 am

“This is a private app. Don’t join it,” said Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva, addressing the petitioner’s counsel. “If you feel WhatsApp is likely to compromise with your data, delete WhatsApp and go to some other application which is available. What is the problem?”

Leave WhatsApp, it's voluntary: Delhi HC tells petitioner challenging new privacy policy

January 18, 2021 1:59 pm

"It's a voluntary thing. Don't accept it," Justice Sachdeva said, adjourning the hearing to January 25.

Amitabh Bachchan's voice removed from caller tune on COVID-19 awareness: Delhi HC told

January 18, 2021 1:00 pm

A petitioner had sought removal of the voice of the megastar from the caller tune on the ground that the actor himself, along with some family members, had been infected by the virus.

Parents of road accident victim entitled to compensation for loss of dependency: Delhi HC

January 17, 2021 3:36 pm

Justice J R Midha said even if parents are not dependent on their children at the time of an accident, they will certainly be dependent, both financially and emotionally, upon them at the later stage of their life, as the children were dependent upon their parents in their initial years.

Disclosure of interest under RTI necessary to establish applicant's bonafide: Delhi HC

January 17, 2021 11:32 am

The court made the observation while dealing with a petition seeking information with regard to appointments made for the Multi-tasking Staff of the Presidential Estate, Rashtrapati Bhawan.

DELHI HIGH COURT VIDEOS

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

June 22, 2020 6:07 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.