DELHI HIGH COURT

  • Satisfied with government's steps on swine flu: Delhi High Court 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed satisfaction on the steps taken by the central and city governments to deal with swine flu, saying "no case of the failure of administration is made out for this court to step in". A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and...
  • Row over degree: Delhi Law Minister Tomar to reply on BJP leader's plea 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought response from city's Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar on a BJP leader's plea seeking setting aside of his election from Tri Nagar assembly constituency over alleged wrong declaration of educational qualification in the nomination papers. Justice Manmohan issued notice to the Minister...
  • Vesting of coal blocks subject to outcome of pleas: Delhi HC 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that the Centre's final vesting orders with regard to three coal blocks would be subject to the final outcome of pleas of companies which were prior allotees and had challenged the 2014 Coal Ordinance provisions. A bench of justices BD Ahmed and...
  • Summoning in Herald case illegal: Sonia Gandhi to Delhi HC 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said in Delhi High Court that the summons issued against her, Rahul Gandhi and five others in the National Herald case were "illegal", claiming no one was cheated in the acquisition process. A bench of Justice Sunil Gaur was told by senior advocate...
  • Delhi HC restrains court decision in defamation case against Jagdish Tytler 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday restrained a trial court from taking any decision in the defamation case against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler on a complaint filed by a senior advocate representing the victims in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. The trial court had framed charges against Tytler...
  • SpiceJet urges Delhi Highy Court to direct DGCA not to deregister its planes 5 days ago

    New Delhi: SpiceJet on Monday moved Delhi High Court seeking orders to DGCA not to de-register its six aircraft leased from two foreign firms, saying it has arrived at a settlement with one and was in process of settling with the other. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice...
  • Mid-night raid: Delhi High Court rejects Somnath Bharti's plea for video-recording of NHRC proceedings March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the plea of former Delhi Law Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Somnath Bharti seeking video recording of the proceedings of the case pertaining to his purported midnight raid in Khirki extension being tried at National Human Right Commission (NHRC). "There...
  • Delhi Police to install CCTVs in vulnerable areas March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: CCTV cameras will be installed at vulnerable points within the jurisdiction of 44 police stations where the crime graph against women is higher, Delhi Police told the high court on Friday. A division bench of Justice BD Ahmed and Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva took on record the affidavit filed by...
  • Court ruling may affect SpiceJet passengers March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: SpiceJet passengers, especially vacationers, may face a hard time again including paying higher fares with the Delhi High Court directing aviation regulator DGCA on Thursday to deregister six Boeing planes of the budget carrier SpiceJet, even as the airline said it was not expecting any disruption in services...
  • Delhi High Court directs DGCA to deregister six SpiceJet aircraft March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to deregister six aircraft given on lease to low-cost airline SpiceJet by two Irish firms. Justice Rajiv Shakdher, while issuing the direction to DGCA, also said that the aviation regulator will decide in two weeks the...
  • Delhi High Court dismisses plea seeking cancellation of Aam Aadmi Party's registration March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking directions to the Election Commission of India (ECI) for cancellation of the Aam Aadmi Party's registration for allegedly using forged documents. "(The) petition is dismissed," a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice R S Endlaw said. The judgement came...
  • Ironical that IITs can't make a software for common counselling: Delhi HC March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday observed that it is ironical that Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) are not able to make a software for common counselling for admission for the institutes and National Institutes of Technology (NITs). "It is ironical that till now an institute like IIT has...
  • Delhi HC to hear plea to put December 16 gangrape documentary CD on record March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on Wednesday a plea seeking to place before it a copy of the controversial documentary on the December 16 gangrape case. The application to place a CD of the video and other documents was mentioned before a bench of justices...
  • Uber cab rape case: Defence counsel alleges bias March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Defence counsel in the Uber rape case has accused the judge conducting the trial of being "biased" towards him. The charge was made by advocate DK Mishra, appearing for Shiv Kumar Yadav, who has been accused of raping a 25-year-old woman in his cab, when the victim's father had...
  • Delhi HC refuses to withdraw plea against AAP Minister Tomar on fake degree March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major embarrassment for the Aam Aadmi Party, the Delhi High Court has refused to withdraw a plea against Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar. He is facing allegations that he enrolled as an advocate on a fake degree. The court has issued a notice to Tomar...
  • HC verdict on Greenpeace: Activist Priya Pillai says it's a victory for citizens of the country March 12, 2015

    Delhi High Court on Thursday quashed lookout circular issued against Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai. The court has directed authorities to expunge endorsements made while offloading Pillai from a flight to London by immigration officials on January 11. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Pillai said, "It's a big victory not only...
  • Delhi HC refuses to lift ban on Nirbhaya documentary 'India's Daughter' March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to lift the ban to broadcast Nirbhaya Documentary 'India's daughter' on December 16, 2012 gangrape incident. The PIL filed by lawyer Vibhor Anand sought lifting of the ban on the telecast of the documentary. The High Court has re-notified the matter to...
  • Parliament nod to allow e-rickshaws in Delhi March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Parliament on Wednesday cleared a bill to pave the way for plying of e-rickshaws in Delhi, months after Delhi High Court had put a ban on them. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2015 to amend the 1988 Act was passed by Rajya...
  • Delhi High Court refuses urgent hearing of PIL to lift ban on Nirbhaya documentary March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to give urgent hearing to a PIL seeking lifting of the ban on telecast of a controversial documentary featuring an interview of one of the four convicts in the December 16 gangrape case. A bench of justices BD Ahmed and Vibhu Bakhru...
  • Can't keep live-in relations outside purview of rape: Delhi High Court March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has refused to keep live-in relationships outside the purview of rape under the Indian Penal Code, saying it would amount to giving them the status of matrimony, which the legislature has chosen "not to do". The court made the observation while hearing a PIL, which...
  • PIL in Delhi High Court seeks lifting of ban on December 16 gangrape documentary March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking lifting of the ban on telecast of the controversial documentary featuring an interview of one of the convicts of the December 16 gangrape case. A Delhi court had on March 4 said that its order restraining broadcasting of...
  • Delhi High Court upholds 10 years jail term for OP Chautala in teachers' recruitment scam March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court has upheld the conviction of former Haryana chief minister OP Chautala, his son Ajay Chautala and 53 others in the Junior Basic Teachers recruitment scam. The court has taken a strong note in the case, saying Chautala was the chief minister and he should have...
  • Recruitment scam: Delhi HC to pronounce verdict on OP Chautala's appeal March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: It's a crucial day for OP Chautala, the Delhi High Court will pronounce its judgment on the appeal filed by former Haryana chief minister in the Junior Basic Teachers recruitment scam. OP Chautala, his son Ajay Chautala and eight others had been awarded 10 years jail term for illegally...
  • Bill to allow e-rickshaw operations in Delhi introduced in Lok Sabha March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: A Bill seeking to pave the way for plying of e-rickshaws on Delhi roads was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2015 introduced by Minister of State for Road Transport P Radhakrishnan, will replace an ordinance promulgated in January in this regard. E-rickshaws,...
  • TERI chief RK Pachauri seeks anticipatory bail in a sexual harassment case February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: The Director General of The Energy Research Institute (TERI) Dr Rjaendra Kumar Pachauri has moved an anticipatory bail application in New Delhi's Saket court on Monday. He is seeking stay on a possible arrest in an alleged sexual harassment case. The Delhi High Court had given him protection...
  • Nitish Katara case: Delhi HC refuses early hearing of Vikas Yadav parole plea February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday declined early hearing of a parole plea moved by Vikas Yadav, serving 30 years jail term without remission for the murder of Nitish Katara, saying the application if taken after one month will not make any difference. Justice AK Pathak refused to...
  • Delhi High Court seeks Centre's reply on Bhushan's plea for passport renewal February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response from the Centre on a plea by lawyer Prashant Bhushan seeking a direction for renewal of his passport with full validity of 10 years after he was re-issued a passport only for one year due to pending cases against him. Justice...
  • AAP demands apology from BJP after Delhi HC's clean chit on foreign funds February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: After the Delhi High Court gave a clean chit to the Aam Aadmi Party on its foreign funds, the party has demanded an apology from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government at the Centre on the issue. The development took place after the Centre told the high court...
  • Appointment of members in EPFAT: Delhi HC pulls up Centre February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Wednesday rapped the government for moving at a snail's pace on the appointment of presiding officer and the staff of the Employees Provident Fund Appellate Tribunal (EPFAT) which was set up in 1997. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw directed...
  • Coalgate scam: CBI to file special leave petition in Supreme Court against Delhi HC order February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: CBI is ready to file an appeal against a Delhi High Court order quashing charges framed against Prakash Industries Ltd (PIL) and its director in a coal blocks allocation scam case, with the Law Ministry giving it the go ahead to do so. Senior public prosecutor VK Sharma...