Delhi HC

Come clear on marital rape criminalisation: Delhi HC

High Court asks Centre to say ‘Yes or No’ as deliberation on the issue is endless 

published on : 18th January 2022

HC help sought for roadmap to vaccinate kids of 12 years and below

The counsel for petitioners, a 12-year-old girl and another, submitted that presently vaccination is being administered to only children of 15-17 years of age.

published on : 18th January 2022

Is it fair to deny married woman right to call rape by husband a rape, asks amicus in Delhi High Court

The Delhi government has told the court that marital rape was already covered as a 'crime of cruelty' under IPC.

published on : 14th January 2022

Delhi High Court upholds 5-year jail term to man for attempting to murder wife, mother-in-law with axe

The judge observed that one of the victims was hit on a vital part of her body, face, and therefore the intention of the appellant to commit murder was evident.

published on : 14th January 2022

Government must vaccinate elderly, ailing persons against COVID-19 at the earliest: Delhi High Court​

The court listed the matter for further hearing on January 20, after the Delhi government counsel sought time to seek instructions.

published on : 13th January 2022

Considering constructive approach on criminalising marital rape, Centre tells Delhi High Court

Justice Shankar opined that the expectation of sex in the case of a marital relationship was not the same as in the instance of a sex worker.

published on : 13th January 2022

Married women denied right to call rape a rape till husbands protected under law: Delhi HC told

Provisions under section 375 (rape) of the IPC exempt sexual intercourse by a man with his wife from the offence of rape, provided the wife is above 15 years of age.

published on : 13th January 2022

Delhi HC asks Centre to respond to plea challenging assumed absolute discretion of Muslim man to give divorce to wife

The woman said such type of discretion allegedly practiced by Muslim husband to give divorce to wife without any reason is misuse of process.

published on : 12th January 2022

Irrespective of marital status, every woman has right to say no to non-consensual sex: Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court said the rationale and the thrust is that a relationship cannot be put on different pedestal as a woman remains a woman.

published on : 11th January 2022

Delhi government has no power to formulate doorstep ration delivery scheme: Ration dealers tell HC

The AAP government had earlier stated that there was a complete misconception that fair price shops would cease to exist on implementation of the scheme.

published on : 11th January 2022

No complete ban on cannabis, medical use allowed: Centre to Delhi High Court

The Centre also submitted that cannabinoids are not a first-line treatment and cautioned against the huge risk of diversion of cannabis for non-medical use.

published on : 10th January 2022

Any act of rape punishable but marital relationship qualitatively different: Delhi High Court

The judge said that in his prima facie opinion, concerns surrounding misuse were not relevant to deciding the issue of criminalising marital rape.

published on : 10th January 2022

Delhi High Court asks Fortis Hospital to file genome test report of COVID positive youth

Advocate Bharati Raju, representing the Centre, said according to the December 29 report, the youth has tested positive for Omicron and the Delhi government was managing the whole scenario.

published on : 1st January 2022

Delhi High Court refuses bail to man caught with 2kg heroin

Considering that the FIR pertained to the year 2016, the court, however, requested the trial court concerned to expedite the proceedings.

published on : 1st January 2022

Delhi HC to hear Juhi Chawla's plea against setting up of 5G wireless networks on January 25

The court in its order said, "It appears that the suit was for publicity. Plaintiff Juhi Chawla circulated the link of the hearing on social media which created the disruption thrice."

published on : 23rd December 2021
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