Delhi High Court

  • Clean-up of Dwarka by civic agencies not upto mark: Delhi HC 8 hours 21 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Delhi HC dismisses plea to hold protest against Chinese President Xi September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A plea seeking permission to hold peaceful protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is on a three days visit, was on Thursday dismissed by the Delhi High Court. Justice Vibhu Bakhru rejected the petition filed by Rashi Jauhri, who claims to be a sympathiser of the people from...
  • HC seeks report from Delhi government on toilets catering to shelter homes September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday took note of nonfunctional mobile toilets that cater to homeless people living in night shelters and sought a report from the city government by Friday. "Please inform us tomorrow as to how many permanent and temporary toilets are there for the shelter homes....
  • Unauthorised constructions can't be curbed by inspections: MCDs to Delhi HC September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The municipal corporations in the city on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that unauthorised construction cannot be curbed or prevented by conducting inspections but "economic deterrents" should be put in place for this. The submission was made before a bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul...
  • Denial of admission; HC asks Delhi government to probe, take steps September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the city government to probe the allegation of an NGO that over 80 kids have been denied admission in schools on the ground that they do not have residential proof. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and RS Endlaw said that...
  • Coalgate: Court to hear case against two government servants on October 1 September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court on Wednesday fixed October 1 for hearing a coal block allocation case, in which the Delhi High Court recently quashed charges against Chhattisgarhbased Prakash Industries Ltd and its director. The matter was fixed for October 1 after CBI said that it required...
  • Websites' grievance officer's name, contact displayed: Delhi HC to Centre September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has advised all social networking sites including Google and Facebook to display on their websites the name and contact details of the grievance officer to deal with complaints from any user or victim. "I say that in compliance...
  • Delhi: erickshaws to carry 4 passengers at a time, say draft rules September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A mandatory driving licence and a maximum speed limit of 25 km per hour are among the conditions that the central government will impose for allowing plying of erickshaws, which had been banned by the Delhi High Court for want of regulations. A maximum of only four passengers will...
  • Relief for Robert Vadra, Delhi HC rejects plea seeking CBI probe into his land deals September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation probe in the land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra. The plea was dismissed on the grounds that it had been dismissed by the Supreme Court earlier and that it was...
  • Human trafficking: Delhi High Court refuses to quash trial against former IFS officer September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has refused to drop criminal proceedings in a trial court against a former IFS officer in a case of alleged corruption and trafficking of 8 people to Germany in 2005, saying it would be inappropriate to quash the trial in the midway for want...
  • Why did you make singlelane RTR flyover? HC asks Delhi government September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has questioned the Public Works Department's (PWD) decision to construct a singlelane flyover on Rao Tula Ram (RTR) marg on the Outer Ring Road here in 2009 (rpt in 2009) saying "we all have been victims of that road". "Why...
  • NGO seeks Delhi HC monitored probe of Scorpene deal September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: An NGO on Thursday urged the Delhi High Court to order a courtmonitored probe in the Scorpene deal claiming that the CBI probe indicates involvement of middlemen and payment of bribe to clear the Rs 19000crore defence deal with a French firm. The submission was made before a bench...
  • HC seeks Centre's response on Lokayukta appointment in Delhi September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking the status of the appointment of Lokayukta in the national capital, a post which is lying vacant since June last year. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw also directed the...
  • HC restores plea over poor sanitation facility in Delhi September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High on Wednesday restored its earlier order to have the streets, public premises, drains and parks cleaned on daily basis, including on Sundays and public holidays, in the national capital. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul agreed to bring back into existence its...
  • Delhi: HC reserves order on PIL challenging postpoll alliances September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a PIL opposing the practice of forging postpoll alliances by political parties to gain power on the ground that electors are being kept in the dark about it at the time of casting their votes. "We will consider your...
  • Delhi High Court dismisses PIL seeking a ban on the release of 'Finding Fanny' September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a PIL seeking a ban on the release of Homi Adajania's movie "Finding Fanny" due to the use of the word "fanny". A division bench of Chief Justice E.G. Rohini and Justice R.S. Endlaw found nothing wrong with the title and refused to...
  • Possible to compromise in Gadkari defamation case: Kejriwal tells court September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Former chief minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday told a Delhi court that he is planning to reach a compromise in a criminal defamation case filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha asked the counsel of both side to settle the matter observing...