Justice S Muralidhar

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Move to transfer Delhi High Court’s Justice Muralidhar, stalled by Supreme Court judges

Known for his bold pronouncements on communal violence and personal liberty, Justice Muralidhar, especially in 2018, authored many judgments which have been widely discussed.

HC commutes death sentence, cites ‘failure of prosecution, court’

Court issues slew of directions for speedy examination of witnesses in heinous crimes.


Gurgaon expressway operator files contempt plea against NHAI

Delhi-Gurgaon Super Connectivity Ltd (DGSCL),which operates the expressway between the capital and the NCR township,today moved a contempt plea before the Delhi High Court against NHAI,alleging that the authority was not revising the toll charges on the expressway.

Strauss-Kahn,iPads,eating alone,and the question of personal liberty

Issues before the court in pre-trial hearings in the 2G spectrum case.

Bapu Dham can be rebuilt,but residents need to be housed: HC

After a hiatus of nearly six months,the New Delhi Municipal Corporation has received the go-ahead from the Delhi High Court to construct multi-storeyed blocks for its employees in Bapu Dham Colony,Chanakyapuri.

Police apologise for his six years in jail,but make him run to clear name

When Prempal looks back,all he remembers are the days he spent in court and prison. The 56-year-old skilled labourer can readily compute the 2,349 days — six years,five months and nine days — that he spent behind bars since 1991,after the police started foisting false criminal cases on him.


Parents of youth who died in Malaysia fight to ‘unravel’ truth

After HC’s intervention,employer sent Digvijay’s body to India.

Petition to strip Amod Kanth,junior cop of gallantry medals dismissed

The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed two separate petitions to strip former IPS officer Amod Kanth and his junior officer of the President’s Police Medals that they were awarded for displaying “courage and gallantry” in controlling a frenzied mob during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

City Briefs

Businessmen from Khan Market approached the Delhi High Court on Thursday,challenging the New Delhi Municipal Council's decision to charge money for parking vehicles at the market from next week.

Father’s name not must for passport: HC

A single mother’s determination in procuring a passport for her daughter without having to mention the father’s name on the document.