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Coronavirus: Delhi High Court judges donate Rs 10,000

March 29, 2020 11:04 pm

As per the source close to the Chief Justice’s Secretariat, the meeting was convened, which recorded that “It is the need of the hour that this court and the courts subordinate to this court make voluntary donations in the ‘PM CARES Funds’”.

Ensure accommodation to riot victims in night shelters, community centres: Delhi HC tells govt

March 27, 2020 11:05 pm

Advocate Amit Mahajan, representing the Delhi Police and Ministry of Home Affairs, and Delhi government’s standing counsel (criminal) Rahul Mehra stated that they will provide every possible help to the riot-affected victims.

Indian students stranded in Kazakhstan: Delhi HC steps in, orders appointment of nodal officer

March 25, 2020 5:11 pm

The bench, in a special hearing held through video conferencing, directed the authorities that the “details and other necessary particulars of the Nodal Officer, so appointed, including his name and telephone number, be communicated to the Indian students stranded at the Almaty Airport, Kazakhstan”.

Delhi HC suspends breath analyser test through tube process for air traffic controllers

March 23, 2020 1:29 pm

The high court directed the authorities to hold an urgent meeting on Tuesday to explore alternative methods for the test.

Delhi HC refuses to entertain Kamra's plea challenging flying ban by IndiGo, Vistara

March 20, 2020 4:17 pm

After the court made it clear it was not going to entertain the matter, Kamra's lawyers sought permission to withdraw the plea and approach the appellate authority against the ban by IndiGo.

Coronavirus pandemic: HC satisfied with govt's steps to rescue Indian students in Iran

March 18, 2020 1:54 pm

The court also noted that authorities have done more than what was expected.

IB staffer’s murder: Accused sent to 4-day police custody

March 14, 2020 2:52 am

The IO told the court since there were several thousand people in the mob who need to be identified, and that the weapon of offence has not yet been recovered, his custody for five days was required for thorough investigation.

Delhi HC to hear only urgent matters from March 16

March 14, 2020 1:43 am

The High Court has decided to not insist on personal appearance of parties unless it is indispensable.

Delhi HC notice to Centre, Twitter, Google, Facebook on hate speech plea

March 12, 2020 2:37 am

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the ministries of Home Affairs, Finance, and Information Technology as well as Facebook India, Google India and Twitter India and sought their replies within four weeks.

Jurists like Justice S Muralidhar affirm values of constitutionalism

March 10, 2020 10:22 am

At a time when institutional trust is perilously undermined and allegations fly thick and fast, the afternoon with Justice Muralidhar was uplifting as it gave a sense of validation of ourselves as lawyers.

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.