DELHI HIGH COURT

  • DTC spent Rs 47,000 in case against conductor for loss of 5 paisa 1 hour 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: DTC has spent Rs 47,795 in pursuing litigation against a former conductor for allegedly charging 5 paise less for a ticket 41 years ago, the state-run public transporter told the Delhi High Court. The submission was made before Justice Hima Kohli in response to the court's query regarding...
  • HC seeks Delhi government reply on plea challenging reimbursement rule under RTE Act Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a response of the city government on a plea by an association of private schools which has challenged the provision under the Right to Education Act pertaining to their reimbursement for expenditure incurred on providing education to poor children. A bench...
  • HC issues show cause notice to Traffic Police, Delhi government on plying of e-Rickshaws 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued show cause notices to the Traffic Police and the Transport Department as to why contempt proceedings not be initiated against them for not taking action against e-Rickshaws which are plying despite a ban on them. The court expressed surprise that e-Rickshaws...
  • Zoo tiger attack: HC notice on plea for compensation 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the city police, Delhi Zoo and Central Zoo Authority on a PIL asking to ensure the safety and security of the visitors to the National Zoological Park, days after a youth was mauled to death by a tiger there. The...
  • HC seeks DU response on plea questioning Ph.D, M.Phil entrance process October 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court has sought the response of Delhi University (DU) on a plea by a lawyer who has alleged that the varsity's admission process for M.Phil and Ph.d courses is "arbitrary". Justice Manmohan issued the notice to DU and sought its reply by March 16, 2015, the next...
  • Act on removal of religious structure encroachments: Delhi HC October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the Religious Structure Committee and the city government to expeditiously take a decision on the removal of religious structure encroachments in various parks in Rohini area of the capital. The court also directed the deputy director of horticulture of Rohini area in west...
  • Delhi: New RTR flyover, related projects appear well thought-out, says HC October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that Public Works Department (PWD)'s "macro" project which includes construction of a three-lane flyover parallel to the existing one at Rao Tula Ram Marg for easing traffic congestion in the area appears to be "well thought-out". A bench of justices Badar...
  • We've right to be represented by lawyers: Kingfisher Airlines to HC October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Ailing Kingfisher Airlines, facing proceedings initiated by lending bank PNB to declare it and its guarantors Vijay Mallya and UBHL as wilful defaulters, on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it has the right to be represented by lawyers before the bank's panel. "Unless, a law specifically...
  • 2010 housing scheme: Delhi HC seeks CCI response on DDA's plea October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought a response of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) on a plea by DDA seeking a stay on the probe against its officials in connection with delay in handing over of a flat to an allotee under its 2010 housing scheme. Delhi...
  • INLD chief OP Chautala to surrender before Tihar Jail authorities today October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: INLD chief and former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala to surrender before Tihar Jail authorities on Saturday, as per the Delhi High Court orders for misusing bail conditions by campaigning for Assembly polls, saying he cannot "take the court for a ride". The High Court had made it...
  • Delhi HC directs OP Chautala back to jail, bars him from poll campaign October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Friday directed Indian National Lok Dal chief Om Prakash Chautala to surrender before jail authorities on Sunday. Chautala, convicted and serving a 10-year jail term in connection with a teachers recruitment scam, appeared before the Delhi High Court on Friday after the CBI filed...
  • Private schools are profit centres: Delhi HC October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Private schools are "profit centres", the Delhi High Court on Thursday observed while hearing arguments in a PIL seeking grant of free books and uniform to children belong to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category admitted to private unaided schools. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and...
  • Honour killing: Delhi HC upholds man's life term for daughter's murder October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has upheld the conviction and life sentence of a man for smothering to death his 20-year-old daughter who had eloped with a boy from her own community. The decision of the trial court, which had termed the offence as an "honour killing", was concurred...
  • Delhi: Employer asked to pay compensation of over Rs 60 K to minor maid October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Upholding an order of the Child Welfare Committee (CWC), a Delhi court has asked an employer to pay a compensation of Rs 60,840 to a minor maid for making her work for eight months without wages. "I have no hesitation in holding that the Child Welfare Committee was...
  • Teachers' recruitment scam: Delhi HC notice to OP Chautala, CBI October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and former Haryana chief minister OP Chautala on a plea seeking his immediate surrender. Chautala addressed a massive rally at Jind in Haryana last month while he was out on interim bail. The High...
  • National Herald case: Delhi HC extends stay on trial court's order summoning Sonia, Rahul till Nov 3 October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday extended stay on trial court's order summoning Congress President Sonia Gandhi, party Vice President Rahul and others till November 3 in a case relating to acquiring ownership of National Herald daily. Besides Sonia and Rahul, Congress treasurer Moti Lal Vora, general secretary Oscar...
  • Clean-up of Dwarka by civic agencies not upto mark: Delhi HC September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday observed that while the civic agencies have done some work towards cleaning up Dwarka, it is "not upto the mark" and questioned "why can't you get self-galvanised". "You have only done cosmetic work. You have done something, but that is not good...
  • Delhi: South Ex-II project won't inconvenience residents, Jung to HC September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The decision for commercialisation and redevelopment of South Extension-II and East Kidwai Nagar areas was taken after considering views of all stakeholders, including people living nearby, the Delhi High Court was today informed on behalf of the Lt Governor. The submission was made before Justice Vibhu Bakhru in...
  • Married women safer on street than in matrimonial homes: Delhi HC September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Observing that "married women in India are safer on the street than in their matrimonial homes", the Delhi High Court on Monday upheld the life term awarded to a man for killing his wife in 2011. A bench of justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Mukta Gupta made the observation...
  • IIPM not entitled to run BBA, MBA course, advertise itself as management school, B-School: Delhi HC September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) and its Dean Arindam Chaudhuri have been restrained by the Delhi High Court from describing courses conducted by it as 'MBA, BBA, Management Course, Management School, Business School or B-School' as they are not recognised. The court also imposed a fine of...
  • 41 private schools should refund excess fees to parents: Panel to Delhi HC September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A judicial panel set up by the Delhi High Court has recommended that 41 private schools should refund the excess fees they had charged from parents of students in 2009 with interest. A three-member committee, headed by former Rajasthan High Court Chief Justice Anil Dev Singh, set up...
  • Girl missing for eight years: Delhi HC seeks police records of case September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the city police to furnish records relating to an eight-year-old case of suspected kidnapping of a minor girl who has not been traced till date. A bench of justices S Ravindra Bhat and Vipin Sanghi sought relevant records of the case file pertaining...
  • Delhi: PIL in HC on protecting school kids from sexual abuse September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Centre to lay down norms to prevent sexual abuse of school-going children in the national capital. "The safety of the school going children of the national capital is at stake and despite the...
  • Delhi HC asks civic bodies to come out with plan for public toilets September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Expressing anguish over "serious dearth" of public toilets in the national capital and their bad condition, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked civic bodies, including the NDMC and the Cantonment Board, to come out with a clear plan for providing better sanitation in the city. A bench of...
  • Illegal constructions in South Delhi: HC seeks SDMC response September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on a plea seeking a direction to demolish illegal and unauthorised constructions in South Delhi area. A bench of Justices BD Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul issued notice to SDMC and Delhi Police Commissioner and directed...
  • 1981 Air India plane hijack: Delhi HC refuses to stay fresh trial September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to stay a lower court decision ordering de novo trial against two alleged Sikh militants who were deported in 2000 from Pakistan after serving life term for hijacking an Air India plane to that country in 1981. Justice...
  • Hyatt's licence renewed as it fulfilled requirements: Delhi HC told September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court was on Tuesday informed by the city government that it renewed luxury hotel Hyatt Regency's lodging licence as it had "fulfilled" the mandatory requirements of having a health trade licence (HTL) as well as a no-objection certificate from the Fire department. The submission came in...
  • Delhi: Maoist admitted to AIIMS, likely to be operated; HC told September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A suspected Maoist, suffering from brain tumour, has been admitted to the AIIMS for undergoing an urgent operation, the Delhi High Court was informed on Tuesday. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, who had yesterday asked Delhi Police and authorities at All India Institute of Medical Sciences to immediately attend to 38-year-old...
  • Delhi: HC asks AIIMS to provide urgent treatment to undertrial Maoist September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday came to the help of a jailed suspected Maoist, who needs urgent surgery for brain tumour, by asking city police and AIIMS authorities to provide "immediate treatment" to him. Chandan Deonath, 38, who has been in Saraikela jail in Jamshedpur district of...
  • HC slams Delhi government on its policy for giving uniforms to EWS kids September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday slammed the "insensitive" city government for its "wonky policy" with regard to providing uniforms to children of economically weaker sections studying in private schools, saying it will create a "class divide" among children as well as "change their moral fabric". "Your policies are...