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The bench said that the matter required deliberation and gave six weeks to Newsclick to reply and posted the matter for the next hearing on September 6
A bench of justices Siddharth Mridul and Anish Dayal noted that a Union home ministry’s order said Malik cannot be moved from Tihar and shall not be taken out of the jurisdiction of the national capital
In his plea, Bhardwaj stated that this is an attempt to create confusion in the mind of the common people that the upcoming general election of 2024 will be fought between “political parties” or between “alliances and our country
In January 2006, advocates went on strike to protest the relocation of courtrooms from the Tis Hazari court to the Rohini Court complex
The order came in response to a petition filed by an acid attack survivor seeking a total ban on over-the-counter sale of acid in retail stores
The decision, dated July 21 but released on Thursday, essentially reiterated an order the same court passed in September last year
The Delhi HC said Master Plan-2021 permit coaching centres to operate, but no such institutions will be allowed to run contrary master plan provisions
The petition was filed by Antim Panghal and Sujeet Kalkal, challengers in their weight division, against exemption from the Asian Games trials.
The court’s observation came as it set aside a 2020 trial court order to register an FIR against VHP leader Alok Kumar.
Justice Subramonium Prasad reserved his order on the pleas after hearing the parties and said that he will declare his verdict today
The ad-hoc panel had decided to exempt Punia (65kg) and Phogat (53kg) from the trials scheduled for July 22-23.
Wrestlers Antim Panghal and Sujeet Kalkal moved the Delhi high court to challenge the exemption granted to Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia from the Asian Games trials
The court also noted that the milk containers and cattle-feed were kept uncovered, exposed to flies and waste around it
Two unique parks in the Indian capital of Delhi, themed on atonement and justice, were created as a result of court orders that directed errant residents to plant trees as a sign of penance.
Justice Swarana Kanta Sharma said the Delhi high court didn’t have jurisdiction to hear the petition against the Muzaffarnagar court’s order
Justice C Hari Shankar, while dismissing the plea filed by Rajput’s father, said that “to fasten a legal right, on something as fleeting as a celebrity, appears to be an oxymoron”
Former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain will continue to remain in prison in connection to the remaining cases, including the main conspiracy case
The court also restrained Go Air and the resolution professional appointed by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) from moving, removing, or replacing any part of the aircraft without prior permission from the lessors
The court said that DDA’s proposed plan would result in the destruction of a significant part of the open and naturally green area of the complex
The high court noted that since the period of sentence is not suspended during a furlough, it does not overreach the jurisdiction of the appellate court
The Delhi high court has already rejected Manish Sisodia’s bail application in the CBI’s excise case on the ground that the allegations against him are serious
The petitioner had said similar directions be made in respect of an accused and his or her statement be recorded in the charge sheet
The petitioner had contended in his plea that the RBI has no power to withdraw 2,000-rupee currency notes from circulation and only the Centre could have taken a decision in this regard
Justice Gupta noted that with more women joining the legal profession, there is a likelihood that the number of women judges will increase
The Union government's blocking orders are ‘reasoned decisions,’ the court observed, and fined the company Ts 50 lakh for ‘failing to act on time.’
A bench of justices Najmi Waziri and Sudhir Jain said the MPD doesn’t allow MCD to charge tax on the professional activity carried out from a residential building
Hindu Sena filed the plea on Friday saying the film should not be certified for public exhibition as it has hurt Hindu sentiments by allegedly mocking the epic Ramayan, Lord Ram, and the Indian culture
The high court judge observed that trees would incessantly and silently provide multiple benefits to the city and generations of its residents for as long as they are alive
The court’s decision follows a petition filed by a doctor, who said 800 trees in south Delhi’s Vasant Vihar had been pruned without following proper procedure.
Delhi high court has ruled that individuals have the right to change their surname in order to avoid being identified with a particular caste that could cause prejudice. The ruling came after two brothers challenged a letter from the Central Board of Secondary Education refusing to change their surnames in their class 10 and 12 marksheets. They claimed their father had changed his name from Lakshman Mochi to Lakshman Nayak due to prejudice, but that CBSE was refusing to allow the change in their certificates by contending that the change in surname would entail a change in their caste.