Delhi HIgh COurt

'Government cannot disobey orders, skip court proceedings': Delhi HC slams Culture Ministry officers

The court expressed anguish that the status report has not been filed despite the petition raising serious allegations against the government officers.

published on : 21st October 2021

Reconsider opening PDS in vicinity of poor neighbourhoods: HC to Delhi government

“In the special facts and circumstances, it is appropriate that the Delhi government open an FPS here so that the poorest of the poor are served well by the state.

published on : 21st October 2021

Ration shop owners in Delhi to get weekly off 

The move follows Delhi High Court's directions to allow such ration distribution shop owners to take an off once a week.

published on : 20th October 2021

Ensure default bail rights for undertrial prisoners, says Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court sought response from the Registrar General and Director General of Prisons on steps being undertaken regarding undertrial prisoners bail. 

published on : 20th October 2021

HC allows termination of pregnancy as foetus suffers from deformities with remote survival chances

The court permitted the woman to undergo the procedure of medical termination of her pregnancy at the hospital here, where she is already undergoing treatment.

published on : 19th October 2021

SC directs Delhi HC to decide if intelligence, security organisations exempt under RTI

Section 24 of the RTI Act exempts certain intelligence and security bodies from the ambit of the law except for information "pertaining to allegations of corruption and human right violations".

published on : 17th October 2021

Invoking POCSO law against boy at behest of girl’s family unfortunate: Delhi HC

“Consensual sex has been in legal grey area because the consent given by minor can’t be said to be a valid consent in the eyes of law.

published on : 15th October 2021

Police invoking POCSO law at behest of girl's family against boy 'unfortunate', says Delhi HC 

The man was directed to furnish a personal bond of Rs 50,000 with two sureties of the like amount and not to leave the district of Hardoi unless for appearing in court proceedings.

published on : 14th October 2021

Delhi Riots: HC denies bail to 2 accused in case concerning recovery of body from drain 

As per the prosecution, the body, found to be of a 15-year-old, had injury marks on the backside of the head, was recovered from the drain on March 1, 2020.

published on : 13th October 2021

Issue smart cards to advocates for security at entry gates, say bar bodies 

Entry of advocates in court premises should be allowed based on a ‘smart card’ having a digital chip for verification of identity, lawyers’ bodies told the Delhi HC.

published on : 13th October 2021

HC dismisses plea challenging appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police Commissioner

The petitioner had prayed for quashing of the July 27 order issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs appointing Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner.

published on : 12th October 2021

HC hears draft rules for property cases  

Summary adjudication can be resorted to in certain matters pertaining to intellectual property rights before the Delhi High Court, a committee comprising of two judges proposed.

published on : 11th October 2021

Delhi HC grants permission to abort a 24-week pregnancy

According to a report, the foetus suffered from anencephaly, a type of neural tube defect which is incompatible with life and non-viable after birth in 100 per cent cases, the court recorded.

published on : 10th October 2021

Delhi HC allows woman to undergo medical termination of pregnancy after 24 weeks

According to a report of the medical board constituted in the case, the foetus suffered from anencephaly, a type of neural tube defect which is "incompatible with life".

published on : 9th October 2021

HC sends notice to Delhi government, Centre over PIL plea against setting up bio-medical facilities

The HC issued notice to the respondents on the petition, which claimed that the 'request of expression of interest' in the tender document issued by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee is illegal.

published on : 8th October 2021
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