Delhi High Court

  • Human trafficking: Delhi High Court refuses to quash trial against former IFS officer 2 days ago

    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 single-lane RTR flyover? HC asks Delhi government 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has questioned the Public Works Department's (PWD) decision to construct a single-lane 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 4 days ago

    New Delhi: An NGO on Thursday urged the Delhi High Court to order a court-monitored probe in the Scorpene deal claiming that the CBI probe indicates involvement of middlemen and payment of bribe to clear the Rs 19000-crore defence deal with a French firm. The submission was made before a bench...
  • HC seeks Centre's response on Lokayukta appointment in Delhi 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 post-poll alliances 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a PIL opposing the practice of forging post-poll 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' 5 days ago

    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...
  • Tatra bribery case : HC grants bail to Lt Gen (Retd.) Tejinder Singh September 5, 2014

    New Delhi The Delhi High Court granted bail to Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh in Tatra bribery case on Friday. Earlier on Thursday the Court reserved its order on the bail plea of Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh, who has been arrested for allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to the...
  • Tatra case: Delhi HC reserves order on bail plea of Tejinder Singh September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday reserved its order on the bail plea of Lieutenant General (retired) Tejinder Singh, who has been arrested for allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to the then Army chief VK Singh for clearing files pertaining to procurement of Tatra-all terrain vehicles. The...
  • Delhi HC to hear PIL on appointment of LoP in Lok Sabha on October 15 September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court on Wednesday deferred to October 15 the hearing on a PIL seeking a direction to the Speaker to appoint Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Lok Sabha. "The Supreme Court is already hearing this matter. We will hear after the apex court hears it,"...
  • HC takes note of child workers, seeks report from Delhi government September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday took note of the slow pace in rescuing and rehabilitating child workers in the national capital and asked the city government to consider the suggestions given by an NGO on the issue. "The senior advocate, appearing for the NGO, today filed the...
  • Quota for visually impaired: UPSC seeks time on vacancy details September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The UPSC, which has reserved only two seats for visually impaired candidates in civil services examination, on Wednesday sought more time from the Delhi High Court for furnishing details of vacancies so that the quota for such aspirants can be increased. "The counsel for the UPSC seeks some more...
  • Funding row; Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on plea of 'Greenpeace' September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea of environment NGO 'Greenpeace' seeking directions to the government that foreign contribution to the tune of Rs 1.87 crore, meant for it, be credited in its bank account. A bench of Justice Vibhu Bakhru issued...
  • Delhi HC reserves order on PIL seeking CBI probe into Justice Markandey Katju's charge September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a PIL seeking a CBI probe into Press Council of India head Markandey Katju's charge that three former Chief Justices of India made "improper compromises" to save a "tainted" judge of the Madras High Court. "We will pass...
  • High Court issues notice to MHA for holding Greenpeace India's fund September 3, 2014

    The Delhi High Court responding to a writ petition filed by Greenpeace India issued a notice to Ministry of Home Affairs and also asked them to transfer the funds to the Greenpeace's IDBI bank account. The court also ruled that the NGO cannot use the money till next hearing which is...
  • Delhi HC stays CIC's order asking CAG to give information about auditing of Department of Space September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed an order of the Central Information Commission order asking the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to give various information about its audit with respect to "Hybrid Satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting Service Agreement" with private firm DEVAS. Devas Multimedia Pvt Ltd (DEVAS),...
  • Challenge to DDA's housing scheme: Delhi HC queries JJ associations September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday questioned four associations of JJ clusters about their right to challenge DDA's new housing scheme under which over 25,000 flats would be sold through draw of lots. A bench of Justice VK Shali did not issue any notice to the city government...
  • Tatra scam: Lt Gen Tejinder Singh moves Delhi High Court against arrest September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Lieutenant General (Retd) Tejinder Singh filed a bail application in the Delhi High Court on Monday after he was arrested on the orders of a Delhi court in the Tatra scam case. Lt Gen (retd) Singh has been accused of allegedly offering Rs 14 crore bribe to then Army...
  • HC to pronounce order on plying of e-rickshaws on September 9 August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday fixed September 9 to pass its order on whether to permit plying of e-rickshaws in the national capital till rules are framed to regulate them under the Motor Vehicles Act. "List for order on next to next Tuesday (September 9)," a bench of...
  • Indecent, scandalous questions can't be put to witnesses:Court August 25, 2014

    New Delhi/ Observing that the process of cross examination is an important tool to elicit information from a witness, a Delhi court has said that "indecent" and "scandalous" questions cannot be put to them as it can be misused for harassment. Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Kumar while hearing a revision petition,...
  • Will give directions on September 10 to curb water logging: Delhi High Court August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that it will issue detailed directions to curb water-logging in the national capital after perusing judicial records and reports filed by various civic agencies on the issue. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS...
  • Delhi HC asks CBI to file report on graft allegations against Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked CBI to file a report giving details of probe and its status in a preliminary enquiry alleging Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, during his earlier tenure as CM and Union Minister, indulged in graft, money laundering and forgery. "The CBI is...
  • Paid news case: SC directs Delhi HC to decide disqualification of Ashok Chavan within 15 days August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed the Delhi High Court to decide on the disqualification of Ashok Chavan over the paid news issue in the next 15 days. The Delhi High Court had earlier stayed an Election Commission showcause notice to the former Maharashtra Chief Minister in July. The...
  • Political advertisements not allowed on autos: Delhi government to HC August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The city government on Friday told the Delhi High Court that political advertisements are not allowed on public service vehicles, including autorickshaws. The submission was made before a bench of justices BD Ahmed and Vibhu Bakhru, which was hearing a plea against Delhi government's 2013 order prohibiting advertisements...
  • Katara case convicts deserve death: Delhi police tells High Court August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday told the Delhi High Court that Vikas Yadav and two others, convicted for killing Nitish Katara, deserve death sentence as the offence was "pre-meditated" and committed in a "cold blooded" manner. "The accused persons (Vikas, Vishal and Sukhdev Pehalwan), in furtherence of their common intention,...
  • BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay opposes HC ban on e-rickshaws August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has objected to the Delhi High Court decision to stop e-rickshaws till August 14. The court has asked the Centre to form policy guidelines for the smooth functioning of e-rickshaws. A day after court decision, Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay said that e-rickshaws would...
  • National Herald case: Court to hear petitions by Sonia, Rahul Gandhi today August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: It is a crucial court hearing for the Congress party on Friday. The Delhi High Court will be hearing petitions by Indian National Congress party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi were summoned...
  • Delhi: Traffic Police to launch crackdown on e-rickshaws July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police and Transport Department will launch a crackdown on e-rickshaws plying on the roads of the national capital following the Delhi High Court order on Thursday directing the city government to stop e-rickshaws from plying "as of now". Special Commissionor of Police (Traffic) Muktesh Chander said that they...
  • HC directs Delhi government to ban e-rickshaws till August 14 July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi government to stop e-rickshaws from plying till August 14. The High Court has asked the Centre to form a policy guideline on e-rickshaws till then. The High Court took this step after a child died on Wednesday due to an...