DELHI HIGH COURT

  • Yet to decide whether to pursue defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal to Delhi High Court 12 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday told the Delhi High Court that he has not yet decided whether he will pursue his case against a trial court decision sending him to jail in a defamation case filed by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna...
  • Attacks on religious places shakes human conscience, needs to be stopped: Delhi High Court 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday said that attacks on any kind of religious structures shake the human conscience of all and such practices should be stopped. "This is something which shakes the human conscience and agitate all of us. There should not be any attack of any kind...
  • Delhi High Court seeks response from Ministry of Defence on replacement of INSAS rifles 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on a petition seeking replacement of the INSAS rifles with modern firearm in active service in military and the para-military. A bench comprising Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw asked the MoD...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Balwan Khokhar gets interim bail 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted 10 days' interim bail to Balwan Khokhar, a convict in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots who is serving life imprisonment. A division bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Ashutosh Kumar granted interim bail to Khokhar on medical grounds and to attend his...
  • News 360: Minor girl recounts her horrifying story of alleged sexual exploitation by Naxals April 17, 2015

    A 13-year-old girl, who was a Maoist child soldier, from Jharkhand has revealed the alleged horrors she and other minor girls suffered at the hands of the ultras. An exclusive interrogation video exposes how Maoists use women and children as human shields. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay April 17, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Delhi High Court asks makers of 'PK' to file response on plea alleging plagiarism April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the makers of Aamir Khan-starrer film 'PK' to file their response on novelist Kapil Isapuri's plea that accused them of plagiarism. The Rajkumar Hirani-directed film, which raises questions about religion and people's blind faith in godmen, was released in December 2014. It...
  • No stay by High Court on ban of tobacco products in Delhi: Government April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Thursday said that the High Court has not put an stay on the notification banning manufacturing, storage, distribution or sale of tobacco products in the national capital. According to Delhi government's Food and Safety Department, the High Court has only restrained the department not to...
  • Will challenge Home Ministry order in court: Greenpeace India April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Greenpeace India on Saturday issued a point by point rebuttal of charges made against it by the government and said it would not only challenge the order in courts but also continue to campaign fearlessly. The government on Thursday announced it has "temporarily" suspended the registration of Greenpeace India...
  • Delhi HC stays warrant for Subrata Roy's appearance in IT case April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court on Friday stayed till May the trial court proceedings and the warrant issued by it for the appearance of Sahara Chief Subrata Roy, now lodged in Tihar Jail, in an Income Tax case for allegedly not filing returns for a group company for the...
  • Delhi: High Court reserves order on plea on medical reimbursement of Supreme Court judges April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Thursday reserved verdict on a plea moved by an RTI applicant challenging the single-judge order exempting medical reimbursements of Supreme Court judges from disclosure under the Right to Information Act. "Heard both the party. Order reserved," said a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and...
  • Delhi HC raps Centre for failing to appoint Chief Information Commissioner April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday came down heavily on the Centre on issue of appointment of a Chief Information Commissioner. The posts of the Chief Information Commissioner and three information commissioners are lying vacant for nearly a year. While rapping the Centre, the High Court bench of Chief...
  • Delhi HC issues notice to state government over ban on chewable tobacco April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to state government on plea challenging ban on sale of chewable tobacco in national capital. The court has asked government not to take coercive action against sellers till the next hearing on May 20. Justice Rajiv Shakdher issued notice to Food Safety Commissioner...
  • LN Mishra murder case: Delhi HC grants bail to advocate April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: An advocate serving life term along with three others for killing former Railway Minister LN Mishra 40 years ago, was on Monday granted bail by the Delhi High Court. A bench of Justices GS Sistani and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal while granting the relief to 66-year-old convict Ranjan Dwivedi, who...
  • Satisfied with government's steps on swine flu: Delhi High Court March 25, 2015

    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 March 25, 2015

    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 March 24, 2015

    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 March 24, 2015

    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 March 24, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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...