Delhi court acquits ex-Congress MP Sajjan Kumar, others in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

He was also acquitted of rioting armed with a deadly weapon (148), unlawful assembly (149), damage of worship place (295), mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy the house, etc

20 Sep 2023

Delhi riots: Activists’ plea a bid to derail trial, police tells court

Riots had brokem out in the national capital in February 2020 as clashes between the anti-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) and pro-CAA protesters took a violent turn.

20 Sep 2023

Court junks bail plea of accused in UAPA case 

The bench also comprising Justice Anish Dayal added that “the fact that he was the weakest link or a substantial link is an issue  which would be proven through trial by the prosecution.”

20 Sep 2023

If women can be posted in Siachen, male nurses too can work in Army: Delhi HC

On one hand, you are talking about empowering women, and on the other, you are saying men cannot join as nurses, the Delhi HC observed.

19 Sep 2023

'No legal right to ask for status of investigation': Police tell 2020 Delhi riots accused

The Delhi Police argued that each application failed to disclose any provision in the law that could allow their prayers, terming them as "frivolous," "speculative," and "presumptive".

19 Sep 2023

Delhi HC junks bail plea of accused in UAPA case for allegedly planning terror activities

It was also dismissed Javed's lawyer's contention that he was "merely a  middleman" and had no knowledge about the fact that arms and explosives were given to him for safekeeping.

19 Sep 2023

'Use CLAT scores for law admissions this year': Delhi HC to DU

The bench, also comprising Justice Sanjeev Narula, was hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against DU’s decision to offer LLB admissions solely on the basis of the CLAT-UG 2023 score.

19 Sep 2023

Denial of conjugal rights cruelty, says Delhi HC

According to the husband, the appellant (wife) had hesitation to establish a physical relationship with him. On the first night, her behaviour was abnormal and she did not let him touch her.

19 Sep 2023

Delhi HC allows DU to admit students for five-year law course through CLAT this year

While passing an interim order, A division bench headed by Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma took into consideration the fact that classes have started in all other universities for this year.

18 Sep 2023

Nurses fired by Delhi hospital for demanding basic facilities to get compensation with interest

The tribunal said the management of Jamia Hamdard Hakeem Abdul Hameed Centenary (HAHC) hospital "clearly committed unfair labour practice by terminating their services".

16 Sep 2023

‘Living with another woman while divorce case pending not cruel’: Delhi HC 

The bench also averred that the wife has not been able to prove any other act of cruelty by the respondent-husband disentitling the respondent-husband from taking divorce.

16 Sep 2023

Forest Minister Gopal Rai can attend energy dialogue in US: Centre to Delhi HC

Rai has approached the High Court after the Centre denied clearance to attend the event which is scheduled to be held in New York, US on September 18.

16 Sep 2023

Gopal Rai moves Delhi High Court after Centre denies him clearance for US visit to attend meeting

The event is scheduled to be held in New York on September 18. Rai challenged an order passed by the Centre on September 12 which denied him permission to travel abroad.

15 Sep 2023

2020 Delhi riots: Student activists seek clarity on status of police probe

The counsel appearing for co-accused Safoora Zargar and Sharjeel Imam submitted that they will be adopting the submissions made by Tanha. 

15 Sep 2023

Cops rapped for citing G20 event to delay 2020 Delhi riots case

The observation came after ASI Jamshed Ali moved an application seeking more time to file a supplementary chargesheet and exemption for SHO.

14 Sep 2023