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Twitter To HC: Will Appoint Grievance Officer In 8 Weeks; Have Right To Challenge IT Rules

On the aspect of appointment of RGO under rule 4(1)(c), Twitter said it is in the process of making an offer of appointment to a resident of India as its "interim RGO" and expects to do so on or before July 11, 2021.

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Protest Is Not Terror Activity, HC Grants Bail To 3 In Delhi Riots

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha, in a Delhi Riots case under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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People's Lives At Stake; Govt May Be Blind, Not Court; Whole Nation Crying For Oxygen: HC

New Delhi: People’s lives are at stake and the government may be blind but not the court, the Delhi High Court lashed out on Tuesday when the Centre’s law officer…

Wearing Of Mask While Driving Alone Compulsory During Pandemic: HC

New Delhi: Wearing a mask while driving alone in a private vehicle is compulsory in the context of COVID-19, the Delhi High Court said on Wednesday and described the face…

Market Price Of Salman Rushdie's Ancestral Home Challenged In Delhi HC

New Delhi: An application has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking the setting aside of an order passed by a single-bench which had estimated the market price of Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie’s ancestral house in the capital city’s Civil Lines area at Rs 130 crore. A legal battle ensued between Rushdie’s family […]

Delhi HC Seeks Republic TV, Times Now Replies On Bollywood Producers Plea Against 'Irresponsible Remarks'

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Monday asked Republic TV and Times Now to respond to leading Bollywood producers’ plea seeking to restrain them from making or publishing allegedly irresponsible, derogatory and defamatory remarks” against the film industry and conducting media trials against its members on various issues. Justice Rajiv Shakdher also asked the media […]

Delhi HC Issues Directions To Centre To Prevent Misuse Of Aadhaar

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued a direction to the Central government to ward off misuse of Aadhaar card information. A Bench of Chief Justice D.N. Patel and Justice C. Hari Shankar asked the government to pay heed to suggestions given by a court-appointed Amicus Curiae (friends of the court) like having […]

Plea Filed In Delhi HC Seeking Contempt Proceedings Against 'Chhapaak' Makers

New Delhi: A petition seeking contempt proceedings against the makers of Deepika Padukone-starrer film ‘Chhapaak’ was Wednesday filed in the Delhi High Court by an advocate who represented acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal on whose life the movie is based. Advocate Aparna Bhat approached the HC, saying that film director Meghna Gulzar and producer Fox […]

Protection Of UPI Transactions Data: SC Seeks Response From Centre, Facebook, Google
New law on triple talaq challenged in SC & Delhi HC

New Delhi: The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ‘triple talaq’ among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court on Friday. The petition in the apex court was moved by a Kerala-based Muslim organisation, while the one in the Delhi […]

PIL challenges auctioning of players in IPL

New Delhi: A Public Interest Litigation was filed in the Delhi High Court on Monday alleging that auctioning of players in the IPL is illegal and should be stopped. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon said the plea will be heard on July 26. The PIL was filed by a social activist […]

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ED moves HC seeking to cancel Robert Vadra's bail

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has moved the Delhi High Court seeking to cancel the bail plea of Robert Vadra, the brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, in a money laundering case. Vadra was granted anticipatory bail by a trial court on April 1 on the condition that he must not leave the country without […]

PIL filed in Delhi HC against Kamal Haasan for Godse remark

New Delhi: A PIL was filed in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday seeking action against actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan over his recent statement terming Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse as the first Hindu terrorist of free India. BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay mentioned the petition which sought debarring of candidates and de-registration of parties abusing religion […]

Delhi HC issues notice to Jet Airways on consumer plea

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Jet Airways on a plea seeking prompt redressal of consumer complaints in the wake of the ongoing crisis. A Division bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani also asked the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and Ministry of Civil Aviation […]

Youths Assault Girl, Gets Unique Punishment From Delhi Hight Court

New Delhi: Two youngsters accused of keeping a minor girl in illegal confinement, physically assaulting her and not paying her any wages for household work she did were told by a court on Tuesday to plant 50 trees each – and pay the victim Rs 150,000. According to Justice Najmi Waziri of the Delhi High […]

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1984 riots: Sajjan's plea seeking more time rejected

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday rejected a plea seeking more time to surrender by former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who was given life imprisonment in an anti-Sikh riot case earlier this week. Sajjan Kumar had sought more time to surrender so he could settle some family matters, as the court ordered him […]

Delhi HC convicts Congress' Sajjan Kumar in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday held Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and others guilty in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case and sentenced him to life imprisonment. The court asked Sajjan Kumar to surrender by December 31. A bench of Justice S. Muralidhar and Justice Vinod Goel overturned a trial court judgement that had […]

Delhi HC decriminalises begging in national capital

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today decriminalized begging in the national capital, saying provisions penalizing the act were unconstitutional and deserved to be struck down. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said the inevitable consequence of this decision would be that prosecution under the Bombay Prevention of […]

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HC notice to Delhi government on non-appointment of Lokayukta

The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the AAP government in Delhi on a plea seeking directions to fill up the post of lokayukta, which has been lying vacant since November 2013

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Govt decisions on coal auction not in sync with econ policy: HC

The Delhi High Court today observed that while the 2014 Coal Ordinance is completely in sync with the national economic policy, the "executive decisions" with respect to auction of coal "are not"

JSPL's statements are false, Centre tells HC

New Delhi: Govermment today told Delhi High Court that JSPL and its promoter have made “lot of statements which were false” while challenging its decision to change the end-use of two coal blocks in Odisha and Chhattisgarh which had been earlier alloted to them. Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Sanjay Jain submitted before a bench of […]

HC refuses to stay flying permit granted to AirAsia India

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay grant of flying licence to new airline AirAsia India by aviation regulator DGCA