DELHI HIGH COURT

  • Delhi University to tighten norms for change of name January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Those contesting Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) polls will not be able to prefix the letter 'A' before their names in order to be elevated in the list of candidates as the varsity has decided to tighten its norms in this regard. Delhi University has decided to amend...
  • Government can put 15,000 CCTVs for Barack Obama but not for Indians, says Delhi HC January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Friday chided the government for installing 15,000 CCTV cameras within weeks for US President Barack Obama's upcoming visit, but failing to act fast when it comes to meet the needs of the citizens. So "let's get someone from outer space," a bench of justices Badar...
  • Delhi High Court refuses to bar EC from issuing poll notification January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to restrain the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) from issuing notification for the upcoming 2015 Delhi Assembly polls on the allegation of presence of bogus voters. "We (the court and the petitioner) are here to solve the issue. I cannot injunct the...
  • Uber cab service withdraws plea from Delhi HC against ban on its plying January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The US-based cab service provider Uber on Tuesday withdrew plea from Delhi High Court against the ban on its plying. The Delhi government had decided to continue with the ban on app-based cab booking company Uber and has asked it to fulfill the conditions for taxi operations in...
  • Bogus voters in Delhi: HC seeks CEC, CEO response December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) on a plea alleging presence of large number of bogus voters in various assembly constituencies of the national capital. A bench of Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva also issued notice to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO)...
  • Delhi High Court dismisses plea to bring back Netaji's ashes December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking an order to bring back to India Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's ashes, currently lying in a museum in Germany. A division bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice PS Teji Wednesday refused to entertain the plea, saying the court...
  • What's government doing on illegal sale of acid, asks Delhi High Court December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The recent rise in acid attacks prompted the Delhi High Court on Wednesday to question the city government's implementation of the Supreme Court order on illegal sale of acids in the capital. A division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice I.S. Mehta expressed strong displeasure at Tuesday's incident...
  • Sarita Devi's suspension: HC seeks Boxing India's response December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from Boxing India on a plea challenging International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to suspend boxer Laisram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in South Korea. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and...
  • Will stage protest if Congress opposes e-rickshaw Bill in Rajya Sabha: BJP December 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday threatened to stage protest outside the residences of Congress leaders if they oppose 'e-rickshaw bill' in Rajya Sabha. A bill to regularise e-rickshaws and provide for driving licences for battery-operated vehicles was introduced in Lok Sabha recently, paving the way for such vehicles...
  • HC agrees to hear plea for regulating radio cabs in Delhi December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a PIL seeking measures to regulate radio cabs in the national capital, which were allegedly flouting existing norms and guidelines made by the government, days after a 27-year- old woman was raped by an Uber taxi driver. A bench of...
  • Government relaxes norms for licenses for e-rickshaw drivers December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Friday approved relaxation in norms for e-rickshaw drivers, paving the way for the battery-operated vehicles to ply on national capital roads, which were banned by the Delhi High Court on safety concerns. "Cabinet has approved relaxation in norms for driving licences...
  • Gays wish for freedom from 'myopic mindset' November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The setting Sunday sun in the heart of the capital was accompanied by a rainbow of a different kind. As the assertive and confident members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community took part in the Delhi gay parade, they all wished for freedom from the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 28, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 28, 2014

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  • News 360: Delhi schools can now set their own Nursery admission guidelines November 28, 2014

    In a huge relief for prive schools in Delhi, the High Court has allowed them to set their own guidelines for nursery admissions quashing the guidelines of city government with respect to the general category seats. ...
  • Supreme Court allows Comedy Central to go on air November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday allowed Comedy Central to go on air and stayed Delhi High Court's order upholding the Centre's decision to stop transmission of the entertainment channel for 10 days for allegedly broadcasting "obscene" and "vulgar" dialogues. "As an interim measure, it is directed that the direction...
  • Delhi High Court: Autonomy to set admission criteria and guidelines November 28, 2014

    The Delhi High Court quashed the guidelines set by the Lt Governor and said schools have the autonomy to set admission criteria and guidelines. However, parents now say it will make the process arbitrary and they will have to shell out hefty donations. ...
  • Delhi schools can now set their own Nursery admission guidelines November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday has allowed schools to set their own guidelines for admissions, scrapping the point system specified by the Lieutenant Governor. This decision comes as a big relief for schools in Delhi over nursery admissions. The court said location cannot determine which school a...
  • Relief for Delhi schools, High Court allows them to set their own guidelines for nursery admissions November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: In a huge relief for prive schools in Delhi, the High Court has allowed them to set their own guidelines for nursery admissions quashing the guidelines of city government with respect to the general category seats. The High Court has also ruled that power to decide the school of...
  • Helmets not must for Sikh women, it's optional: Delhi government to HC November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed by the city government that Sikh women have been exempted from wearing helmets while driving two-wheelers or riding pillion. The Delhi Transport Department told the bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw that it has made...
  • No quota for Delhites in DDA Housing: HC says 'nothing wrong' in provision November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: With the much-awaited DDA Housing draw finally out, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that there was "nothing wrong" in DDA's regulation which holds that a person, who already owns a flat or plot in Delhi, was ineligible to apply. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini...
  • Delhi: HC upholds man's life term for kidnapping, murdering 5-year-old November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has upheld the life term awarded to a man for kidnapping and killing a five-year-old child, saying the prosecution has proved that the victim was last seen with him. A bench of justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Mukta Gupta concurred with the trial court verdict...
  • Why campaign on sexual offences in English language: HC November 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday slammed the city government on its move to run the campaign mostly in "English language" to educate the common masses on sexual offences and the stringent punishments it invites. A division bench of Justice Kailash Gambhir and Justice Sunita Gupta asked that when...
  • Vodafone withdraw its plea against DoT from HC November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Vodafone on Friday withdrew from the Delhi High Court its plea alleging the Centre is indulging in "arm-twisting" and "coercive" tactics by refusing to sign its unified licence (UL) till the telecom major unconditionally accepts the "restrictive" clauses in the licence. The petition was withdrawn after a bench...
  • How many Tihar inmates get 'A' class wards at state expense: HC asks Delhi Police November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the city police how many inmates of Tihar Jail are provided 'A' class wards/treatment in government hospitals at state expense, while referring to the number of hospital visits made by the convicts in the Nitish Katara murder case. A special bench...
  • Prima facie case against Indian priest for assaulting minor in USA: Centre to Delhi HC November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that there is a "prima facie" case against Indian Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl during his stay in USA in 2004, warranting his extradition. The submission made before Justice Pratibha...
  • Delhi government asked to reply on plea over encroachment of cremation ground November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought responses of the city government and municipal corporation on a plea seeking a direction against two private hospitals for allegedly encroaching upon a 300-year-old cremation ground for parking purpose. The two hospitals Deepak Memorial Hospital and Shanti Mukund Hospital were also...
  • Delhi: HC raps SDMC for piecemeal action against illegal construction November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday pulled up South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) for taking piecemeal action against an unauthorised construction in Jamia Nagar here despite the police assistance provided to it. Justice Manmohan directed the Deputy Commissioner of Central Zone of SDMC to be personally present in...
  • Eliminating child labour: Delhi government accepts NGO's suggestions November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The city government on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan's suggestions for eliminating child child labour from the national capital are "acceptable and workable". In view of the statement made by the Additional Labour Commissioner of Delhi government, a bench of Chief Justice...
  • Delhi: Confusion prevails over nursery admissions as HC delays its decision November 4, 2014

    The Delhi High Court has asked Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung not to issue fresh directives for nursery admissions till it takes a final decision on the matter on Wednesday. But this decision has left hundreds of parents in confusion. ...