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DELHI HIGH COURT NEWS

Consumption of liquor not a right: Govt to Delhi HC

May 29, 2020 1:43 am

The 70% is on the maximum retail price (MRP) per bottle. For instance, a liquor bottle having a pre-tax MRP of Rs 1,000 will now cost Rs 1,700.

Liquor not a fundamental right, special 70 pc levy is privilege price, Delhi govt tells HC

May 28, 2020 2:13 pm

The Delhi government opposed a batch of petitions challenging its May 4 notification levying the 'special corona fees' on liquor, and said there was an element of privilege viz-a-viz sale/ dealing in liquor and the state is free to regulate it under the excise law.

Two Jamia students sent to judicial custody

May 27, 2020 1:53 am

The court said that “no injustice can be claimed merely because, due to the prevailing unprecedented health emergency, the duty magistrate has extended the remand under the administrative directions”.

Delhi HC exempts advocates from wearing gowns, coats during virtual hearings

May 25, 2020 4:31 pm

A circular issued by the court directed all lawyers to be dressed in a sober and dignified manner and expected to adhere to the rest of the Dress Code, as prescribed in Part VI, Chapter IV of the Bar Council of India Rules (Rules framed under Section 49(1) (gg) of the Advocates Act, 1961).

Delhi HC refuses to scrap govt’s death audit panel

May 25, 2020 2:26 am

A PIL was filed on May 21 alleging that the Delhi government was downplaying the spread of the disease and not presenting the true data on the number of people who had died due to Covid.

Keep record of Covid cases, toll: Delhi HC

May 23, 2020 6:19 am

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan, however, refused to pass an order on a plea seeking to scrap the Death Audit Committee, constituted by the Delhi government.

Can’t seek removal of healthcare workers over Covid fear, govt to ensure residents’ safety: Delhi HC

May 23, 2020 5:53 am

The single bench of Justice Asha Menon passed the order on a PIL seeking directions to the Delhi government to ensure that no guesthouse is run illegally and no portion of the said property is rented out to any person who can be a threat to the life and safety of residents.

Delhi HC seeks response from NIA on Navlakha bail plea

May 23, 2020 4:37 am

The plea came up for hearing before Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani, who directed the NIA to file its reply by Tuesday and listed the matter for further hearing on May 27.

Nizamuddin Markaz: HC to hear on May 26 plea for release of foreigners from quarantine

May 22, 2020 9:15 pm

The petition has challenged a May 9 order of Delhi government's Department of Revenue which had directed for handing over of 567 foreign nationals, presently held in institutional quarantine, to the custody of Delhi Police after being tested negative for the virus.

HC declines to stay conviction of former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda in coal scam case

May 22, 2020 5:33 pm

Koda was held guilty of corruption and conspiracy, by a trial court in 2017, in allocation of a Jharkhand-based coal block to Kolkata-based company Vini Iron and Steel Udyog Ltd (VISUL).

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.