Delhi High Court

Same-sex marriage recognition: Delhi High Court sends pleas to apex court

On January 6, the top court clubbed similar petitions pending before various high courts in Delhi, Kerala, and Gujarat High Courts.

published on : 31st January 2023

Unnao rape case: HC modifies order, shortens Sengar's interim bail period 

Sengar was approaching the court seeking interim bail to attend his daughter’s wedding arguing he is the only male member in the family to take care of the marriage ceremony.

published on : 27th January 2023

Rape cases: Delhi HC issues norms for ending pregnancy

“At the time of medical examination of a victim of sexual assault, it will be mandatory to conduct a Urine Pregnancy Test, as in many cases, this Court has noticed that such test is not conducted."

published on : 27th January 2023

Delhi HC issues guidelines for rape victims' medical examination in cases pregnancy exceeds 24 weeks

The high court said to force the victim to give birth to a child of a man who sexually assaulted her would result in unexplainable miseries, constantly reminding hofthe sexual assault that she has u

published on : 26th January 2023

ED's power confined to probe money laundering offence, can't assume offence committed: Delhi HC 

The high court's verdict came while allowing two separate petitions filed by Prakash Industries Limited and Prakash Thermal Power Limited challenging PAO issued by the ED on November 29, 2018.

published on : 26th January 2023

Delhi HC issues notice on Ansals' early release in Uphaar evidence tampering case

On November 8, 2021, Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Patiala House Court, Pankaj Sharma, sentenced Ansals under Sections 409, 201 and 120B of the IPC to seven years imprisonment.

published on : 25th January 2023

Covid-19 vaccine can’t be insisted upon by employer: Delhi HC 

The petitioner was working as a lecturer of History, teaching class XI and XII in the Government Girls Senior Secondary School in Delhi under the Director, Directorate of Education, GNCTD.  

published on : 25th January 2023

SC Collegium again backs gay advocate Saurabh Kirpal as Delhi HC judge

It said Kirpal possesses "competence, integrity and intellect" and his appointment will add value to the bench of the Delhi High Court and provide inclusion and diversity.

published on : 19th January 2023

Can't bar child from taking exam mid-session due to fee non-payment: Delhi HC

Justice Mini Pushkarna said not allowing a student to take examinations, especially board examinations, will be an infringement of his rights akin to the right to life.

published on : 19th January 2023

Extend para-athletes' benefits to deaf sportspersons as well: Delhi HC tells Centre 

The court observed the formulation of schemes and related benefits fell within the realm of government policy and it cannot issue directions.

published on : 19th January 2023

Presence of minor victim in bail hearings leaves adverse impact on psyche: Delhi HC on POCSO cases

The high court said it would be in the fitness of things that judicial officers have sensitised about the need to reduce the interface of the victim with the accused in court to the bare minimum.

published on : 19th January 2023

Delhi HC refuses to stay proceedings against Sonia Gandhi’s personal secretary in alleged rape case

Though Madhavan’s plea was declined, the single judge bench of Justice Dinesh Kumar Sharma, however, granted time for him and the state to file responses in the matter.

published on : 18th January 2023

Delhi HC stays CIC order on RTI request to know donations of Ram Janmabhoomi Trust

The stay was following the challenge of the Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) and CBDT who had approached the High Court against the CIC order.

published on : 17th January 2023

Make Pathaan blind, deaf-friendly: Delhi HC

Directing the company to submit the relevant details by February 20, Justice Prathiba M Singh on Monday asked the CBFC to take a decision by March 10.

published on : 17th January 2023

Aircel-Maxis case: HC orders day-to-day hearing of ED's plea challenging anticipatory bail to Chidambaram, son

The ED has also challenged the special court's order discharging Maran brothers and others in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.

published on : 16th January 2023

Authorities rehabilitating affected families: Uttarakhand govt to Delhi High Court on Joshimath sinking

During the hearing, Deputy Advocate General for Uttarakhand J K Sethi submitted that the government has already deployed NDRF and SDRF there and many people have been relocated.

published on : 12th January 2023

ACB to move to Delhi HC against graft-accused AAP MLA

Move comes as Assembly Speaker declines ‘prosecution sanction’

published on : 11th January 2023

Delhi High Court asks Ashneer Grover to maintain decorum

In the last hearing in December, the court had issued summons to Grover and Madhuri, and gave them two weeks’ time to file replies.

published on : 10th January 2023

Delhi govt refuses to pay dues to Reliance Infrastructure: DMRC

In an affidavit, DMRC stated that as per the letter of the city government, it is not inclined to offer Rs 3565.64 crore towards equity for payment of the arbitral sum with interest.

published on : 5th January 2023

Religious intolerance, riots, and Bollywood kept Delhi courts busy in 2022

A court also dealt with the custody of the accused in the Bulli Bai app case related to mock "auction" of Muslim women that triggered outrage.

published on : 29th December 2022
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