Delhi High Court

HC refuses to advance hearing date of plea against blacklisting YouTube vlogger Karl Rock

Justice V Kameswar Rao stated that he would hear the legal issues raised in the petition by YouTuber's wife but the plea cannot be heard before the date already fixed.

published on : 18th January 2022

Antilia bomb scare case: Former Mumbai cop Sachin Waze moves Delhi HC

The Centre raised preliminary objections to the maintainability of the petition on the ground that it should have been filed before Bombay High Court as everything related to the case happened there.

published on : 17th January 2022

HC dismisses challenge to closure of spas in Delhi due to COVID-19

The judge said that there was a surge in cases in December, which resulted in the authorities imposing a curfew during the night and weekends.

published on : 17th January 2022

COVID-19: Delhi HC urged to direct Centre to give a road map to vaccinate kids of 12 yrs and below   

The Centre had said last year the Drug Controller General of India has permitted Bharat Biotech to conduct clinical trials on healthy volunteers between 2 to 18 years of age of age for its vaccine.

published on : 17th January 2022

COVID-19: Delhi HC, district courts to continue virtual hearing till February 11

The decision to go back to the virtual system was taken after an office note was placed before Chief Justice DN Patel highlighting the rise in number of cases of COVID-19 infections.

published on : 15th 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

Decriminalization of rape by a husband upon his wife is unconstitutional, Amicus submits before Delhi HC

In a landmark judgement last year, the Kerala High Court held that marital rape is a valid ground for divorce even though it is not penalised in India.

published on : 14th January 2022

Delhi HC stays AICF's tender for opaque three Chess League tournaments

The AICF has decided to hold Indian Chess League (ICL) from June 2022 on the lines of the hugely popular Indian Premier League (IPL) organised by the BCCI.

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

Ansals tried to delay trial in Uphaar cinema case, say police

The police had earlier told the high court that it has serious objections to the release of the Ansal brothers on account of the third wave of the COVID-19

published on : 12th January 2022

Regardless of marital status, every woman has right to say no: Delhi HC on marital rape

The bench, while hearing a batch of petitions seeking criminalisation of marital rape, also asked, “Just because she is married, does she lose her right to say ‘no’?”

published on : 12th January 2022
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