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Tag: Delhi High Court

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No Immediate Plan For Uniform Civil Code, Centre Tells Delhi HC

In its response to a petition filed by advocate Ashwini Upadhyay, the Central government said it has requested the Law Commission to undertake an examination of various issues relating to the Uniform Civil Code and to make recommendations thereof.

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PM Cares Fund Is Not A Government Fund, Govt Tells Delhi HC

According to the submissions made by the Centre, PM-CARES Fund is not a "public authority" under the ambit of Section 2(h) of the RTI Act, further clarifying no Government money is credited in the PM-CARES Fund and only unconditional and voluntary contributions are accepted under PM-CARES Fund.

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HC Refuses To Stay CCI Notice To Facebook, Whatsapp In Privacy Policy Matter

The Delhi High Court has refused to stay the Competition Commission of India (CCI) notice asking Facebook and WhatsApp to furnish certain information in relation to a probe ordered by it into the instant messaging app's new privacy policy.

Supply 490 MT Oxygen To Delhi Or Face Contempt: HC To Centre
Supply 490 MT Oxygen To Delhi Or Face Contempt: HC To Centre

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Saturday warned the Centre of initiating “contempt proceedings” against its administrators if it delays the supply of 490 MT oxygen allocated to the…

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If Anyone Obstructs Oxygen Supply, We Will Hang Him: HC

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court said on Saturday that if any official at the central, state or local administration was obstructing in the picking up or supply of oxygen,…

WhatsApp Treating Indian Users Differently From Europeans Matter Of Concern: Centre To HC

New Delhi: WhatsApp is treating Indian users differently from Europeans over opting out of its new privacy policy which is a matter of concern for the government and it is looking into the issue, the Centre informed the Delhi High Court on Monday. The central government told the high court that it was also a […]

Non-Payment Of Salary, Pension: 'To Receive Pay A Fundamental Right'

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has pulled up the municipal corporations for the non-payment of salaries and pensions to their employees, noting that paucity of funds cannot be an excuse and that right to receive pay is a fundamental right enshrined under the Constitution of India. A division bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and […]

WhatsappWhatsApp's Upcoming Data & Privacy Policy Challenged In Delhi HC
WhatsApp's Upcoming Data & Privacy Policy Challenged In Delhi HC

New Delhi: An application was moved in the Delhi High Court on Thursday against instant messaging application WhatsApp’s upcoming data and privacy policy, on the grounds that it violates the right to privacy of citizens of India. The petition, moved by advocate Chaitanya Rohilla, states that the policy gives a 360-degree profile view into a […]

Coal Scam: Delhi HC Suspends 3-Year Jail Term Awarded To Dilip Ray

New Delhi: Ex-BJD MP and the former Union Minister of State for coal Dilip Ray can heave a sigh of relief as the Delhi High Court has suspended the 3-year jail term pronounced by the Special CBI Court here for Ray in a case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a coal block in […]

Salary To Doctors, Health Workers: SC disposes of plea
Salary To Doctors, Health Workers: SC Disposes Of Plea

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday disposed of a plea seeking timely payment of salary to doctors and healthcare workers, citing that the Delhi High Court was already on the matter. A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, R. Subhash Reddy and M.R. Shah said the Delhi High Court has already taken up suo moto […]

Delhi HC Upholds Ban On Army Personnel Using Social Media

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday turned down a petition which sought court’s direction to the Director-General of Military Intelligence (DGMI) to withdraw its policy which had ordered the Indian Army officers to delete their accounts from social networking platforms like Facebook and Instagram. A division bench of the High Court presided by […]

Delhi Police Opposes In HC Setting Up Of SIT Committee On Jamia Violence

New Delhi: The police on Wednesday opposed in the Delhi High Court setting up of an SIT or a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) to look into the violence at Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) university in December last year, saying it would “amount to supplanting the law”. The submission was made before a bench of Chief […]

Delhi Riots: HC Grants Bail To Safoora Zargar On Humanitarian Ground

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Jamia Coordination Committee Media Coordinator Safoora Zargar, who is pregnant and was arrested under anti-terror law UAPA in a case related to communal violence in Northeast Delhi during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, as Solicitor General Tushar Mehta did not oppose it on […]

Nirbhaya case: Delhi govt seeks fresh date for hanging of convicts

New Delhi: The Delhi government on Wednesday moved a city court seeking a fresh date for execution of the death-row convicts in Nirbhaya rape and murder case. The move came a few hours after President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the plea for pardon moved by one of the death-row convicts, Pawan. He was the only […]

Nirbhaya case: HC declines plea for NHRC to assess physical, mental health of 4 death row convicts

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday declined to entertain a plea seeking directions to the NHRC to intervene and enquire into the mental and physical state of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said […]

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 […]

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Positive News For Railway Employees As Medical Benefits Likely To Be Extended!

New Delhi: The Railways on Monday told the Delhi High Court it was “actively considering” the grievance raised in a PIL regarding restriction in medical benefits to adopted children of its employees and a “positive” direction was expected to be taken to address the issue. The submission was made before a bench of Chief Justice […]

Convicts In Nirbhaya Case To Be Executed Together, Not Separately: Delhi HC

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday said all the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case have to be executed together, not separately, and dismissed the Centre’s plea against the trial court’s order staying the execution of their death sentence. The high court also faulted the authorities concerned for not taking […]

Nirbhaya Convicts' Hanging Shouldn't Be Delayed, SG Tells HC

New Delhi: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Sunday told the Delhi High Court that there should be “no delay” in hanging the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, keeping in mind the interest of society and the victim. “In the Interest of the society and victim, there should be no delay. Even […]

'Nirbhaya convicts lawyer using delaying tactics'

New Delhi: The Patiala House court on Saturady while disposing of the plea filed by Nirbhaya convict’s counsel seeking relevant documents to exercise the remaining legal remedies noted that “jail authorities have already complied with the request”. Session Judge Ajay Kumar Jain stated that the jail authorities have already complied with the request made by […]

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 […]

SC Dismisses Two Nirbhaya Convicts' Curative Pleas; One Moves HC Challenging Death Warrant

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the curative petitions filed by two Nirbhaya gang rape and murder convicts – Vinay Kumar and Mukesh – who questioned the death sentence handed down by trial court and upheld by the Delhi High Court and the apex court. A five-judge bench of Justices N.V. Ramana, Arun […]

'Chhapaak': Delhi HC Restrains Screening From January 15

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Saturday restrained the makers of the Deepika Padukone starer “Chhapaak” from releasing without giving credit to the victim’s lawyer Aparna Bhat who represented real-life acid attack survivor Lakshmi Agarwal in her legal battle. Justice Pratibha M. Singh directed that the restraint will be effective from January 15 for […]

Delhi HC Rejects Nirbhaya Case Convict's Juvenility Plea

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed Nirbhaya case convict Pawan Gupta’s plea claiming to be a juvenile at the time of the offence. Justice Suresh Kait also imposed Rs 25,000 fine on Gupta’s advocate A.P. Singh, who didn’t appear, for playing hide and seek in the court. The court also asked the […]

HC Directs Re-Computing Of Delhi Judicial Services Exam Results

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has accepted the challenge to nine out of 15 questions asked in the Delhi Judicial Services (Preliminary) examinations and directed the Registrar General to re-compute and publish the updated result by October 4. The court said apart from placing the list of additional eligible candidates on the website by […]