DELHI COURT

  • Plagiarism case: Delhi Court grants exemption to Deepak Pental 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Delhi University's former Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental, who is accused in a case of forgery, cheating and plagiarism along with another person, was on Saturday granted exemption from personal appearance for the day by a court in New Delhi on health ground. Link Metropolitan Magistrate Richa Gusain Solanki allowed...
  • Delhi Court fixes Uber rape case for May 1 April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday fixed May 1 for hearing the Uber cab rape case after it was informed that the Supreme Court has continued the stay on the proceedings till further orders. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja deferred the hearing as the apex court has already summoned the...
  • Delhi court: Man gets five years jail for sexually assaulting six year old boy April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Children are an important asset and the future well being of a nation depends on how they develop, a Delhi court has said while sentencing a 20-year-old youth to five years in jail for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a six-year-old boy. "The concept of welfare and well-being of children...
  • Delhi Court rejects man's plea for damages from Municipal Corporation for demolition April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has dismissed a man's suit seeking damages from the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for demolishing a portion of his almost 70-year old property on the grounds that it was hanging precariously. Additional District Judge Kamini Lau rejected the man's appeal challenging a trial court's order...
  • 68-year-old man jailed for 10 years for raping minor in temple April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: A 68-year-old man has been sent to 10 years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor girl in a temple by a Delhi court which observed that children are a supremely important asset. Additional Sessions Judge Gautam Manan awarded the jail term to Jaipal, a resident of Mangolpuri,...
  • Drunken driver is like a suicide bomber: Delhi court March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: A drunken driver is like a suicide bomber who has set out to kill himself and other road users, a city court said on Tuesday and proposed stingent punishment to the offenders. The court made these observations while setting aside the sentence of an autorickshaw driver who found driving...
  • All married women's suicides can't be due to harassment: Court March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Every suicide by married women cannot be presumed to have been caused by harassment by the husbands or in-laws, a Delhi court said on Monday and acquitted a man giving him the benefit of doubt. "Minor incidents of beatings on small issues can take place in any household...
  • Victims made to feel guilty in sexual assault cases: Delhi court March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: It is natural for minor victims of sexual assaults not to confide in their parents as instead of the offender, they are more often made to feel guilty, a Delhi court has said while convicting a music teacher for repeatedly molesting his 13-year-old student. The court rejected the contention...
  • Delhi Court issues bailable warrant against Delhi Assembly Speaker March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: A local court on Saturday issued a bailable warrant against Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel after he failed to appear before it in an alleged rioting case of 2008. Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Sunil Kumar Sharma issued the warrant against Goel after he did not appear onm Saturday even...
  • 1987 Hashimpura massacre case: 16 UP policemen acquitted by Delhi court March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday acquitted 16 Uttar Pradesh Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case. Delivering the judgement, the court said that there was lack of evidence, especially regarding the identity of the accused. It referred the matter to Delhi State Legal Services Authority for...
  • RK Pachauri granted anticipatory bail by Delhi court in sexual harassment case March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Environmentalist RK Pachauri was granted anticipatory bail by Delhi court in the sexual harassment case. Pachauri has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman employee of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). He stepped down as IPCC chief after being accused of sexual harassment, however he continues to...
  • Delhi court directs Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia appear before it in a defamation case March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Just a few weeks after its superlative show in the Delhi Assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party has plunged into a crisis and has been lurching from one problem to another. After infighting among the top leadership which saw two founding party members - Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav...
  • Restraint by court on broadcast of Nirbhaya case convict's interview till further orders March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The restraint put by a Delhi court on the broadcast of interview of December 16 gang-rape convict will continue till further orders. The court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Police to take action against those who publish or broadcast the contents of the documentary. Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh...
  • Man's unwillingness to work no ground for depriving wife maintenance: Delhi Court February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: An engineer husband has been denied any relief from paying interim maintenance to his spouse by a Delhi court which said his unwillingness to work for last many years was not a sufficient ground "to deprive his wife and child to claim maintenance for their survival". Additional Sessions...
  • Uber cab rape case: Driver alleges sham trial, threatens media February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Shiv Kumar Yadav, the Uber cab driver accused of raping a 25-year-old woman in his vehicle, on Monday threatened mediapersons inside a Delhi court soon after the proceeding was over, even as he alleged that a "sham" trial was being conducted in the case. The moment the judge left...
  • Women lodging false rape cases should be punished: Court January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Time has come for courts to deal firmly with women filing false rape complaints as they are tormentors warranting punishment, a Delhi Court has said. False rape cases makes the crime graph shoot up, play havoc with the crime statistics and tend to trivialise the offence of rape and,...
  • NHRC officer gets 7 years in jail for rape, deceitful marriage January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A senior officer of the National Human Rights Commission, convicted for raping and deceitfully marrying a widow after concealing his first wedlock, has been awarded seven years jail by a Delhi court which observed that his "high social status" has made the offence more serious. Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ)...
  • Voluntary castration not an offence, says Delhi court January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Voluntary castration is not an offence, a Delhi court has said while acquitting two persons of the charges of forcibly castrating a man as the victim had himself opted for emasculation for securing 'badhai' rights which are available only with transgenders. The court also termed it "ironical and hypocritical"...
  • Delhi: Man gets seven year jail for raping infant December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A court has sentenced a 55-year-old man to seven years jail for raping a two-year-and-a-half-old baby, observing children are a "supremely important national asset". Additional Sessions Judge Illa Rawat also slapped a Rs 5,000 fine on Nepal resident Ram Singh, after convicting him under various provisions of the Protection...
  • Defamation case: Delhi court slaps fine of Rs 10,000 on Nitin Gadkari December 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for his failure to comply with its order in a criminal defamation case filed by him against former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Gomati Manocha observed that Gadkari had not...
  • Not allowing woman to enter kitchen isn't cruelty: Delhi court December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has discharged the sister-in-law of a woman of dowry harassment charge, saying the allegations of being "rough and rude" and "not allowing her to enter kitchen" do not amount to cruelty. District and Sessions Judge Ina Malhotra upheld the magisterial court's order that had charged...
  • Delhi rape case: Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav to be produced in court today December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Trouble is escalating for Uber as the accused driver, Shiv Kumar Yadav, who is in police custody will be produced in court on Thursday. He allegedly raped a 25-year-old MNC employee on December 5 night. Meanwhile, the company's Asia Pacific head was grilled by the Delhi Police on Wednesday....
  • Delhi court convicts 4 people in 40-year-old ex-railway minister LN Mishra murder case December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday convicted four people in a case relating to the murder of former railway minister LN Mishra at a function in Bihar nearly 40 years ago. The court has fixed December 15 for hearing arguments on the quantum of punishment. The case relates to the bomb...
  • Delhi: Lawyers beat up the accused in the 13-year-old Utkarsh Verma's murder case November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Lawyers turn violent as they beat up the accused in the 13-year-old Utkarsh Verma's murder case at Delhi court complex on Wednesday morning. When the 2 accused were brought into the court complex by the police, they were surrounded by the lawyers who started to hit the accused....
  • Delhi: Man gets 11 years jail for possessing smack November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A man has been sentenced to 11 years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court for possessing 300 grams of smack in 2012. Special judge Shail Jain awarded the jail term to Delhi native Avinash Rathi and also imposed a fine of Rs one lakh on him after holding...
  • Being a sex worker doesn't confer right to violate her: Delhi Court November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has sentenced four youths to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for abducting and gangraping a Rwandan refugee, saying merely because she was working as a sex worker does not confer the right upon anyone to violate her dignity. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja convicted all the...
  • Delhi: 56-year-old's death penalty commuted to life term for child rape, murder November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A 56-year-old man, facing gallows for brutally raping and murdering a three-year-old girl, has been spared death penalty by the Delhi High Court which has commuted it into life term. The court considered a report of probation officer (PO) on possibilities of reformation and rehabilitation of convict Bharat...
  • Delhi court issues bailable warrant against Digvijaya Singh in defamation case November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued bailable warrant against Congress leader Digvijay Singh for his failure to appear before it in connection with a criminal defamation case filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha also directed Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Gadkari,...
  • Child has right to education despite parents' dispute: Court October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A child is entitled to complete education and ancillary expenses irrespective of dispute of parents, a Delhi court has said while directing the father of a girl to ensure her re-admission in school as she could not attend classes due to her mother's incapability to pay fees. The...
  • Delhi: Man acquitted of charge of gangrape October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A man, who was accused of gang raping a woman along with his two associates after giving her sedatives-laced drink, has been acquitted by a Delhi court which said the alleged victim has turned "hostile" and there was no evidence that she was raped at all. Additional Sessions...