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The court noted that the 2016-privacy update had given an “opt-out” option that primarily led to CCI rendering its conclusion that the 2016 policy did not violate the Competition Act.
A bench of chief justice Satish Chandra Sharma and justice Subramonium Prasad upheld an order of a single judge bench even as a detailed order was awaited
In the case filed by late lawyer Surendra Sharma, Kejriwal and Sisodia's former AAP colleague, Yogendra Yadav, too, received a clean chit from the court.
Therefore, the court granted three-months interim bail to a woman accused of physically assaulting a couple for marrying against the wishes of the family.
The court directed the yoga guru to refrain from making unsubstantiated claims while speaking in favour of Patanjali product Coronil.
Justice Asha Menon said the police have a lot to explain for not having registered the FIR on the receipt of the complaint from the police commissioner in June 2018
The court pulls up the apex sports body for not being in compliance with the National Sports Code
Instead of taking service charge ‘separately’, eateries increase the price of the food in the menu, the Delhi high court suggested on Tuesday.
The Delhi high court ordered the Centre to not grant recognition or any facility to IOA or any sports federation if they don’t comply with the National Sports Code 2011
In her plea, the 49-year-old petitioner has sought the court’s directions to the government against granting “emigration clearance” to her friend, a Noida resident in his 40s, while also seeking to stop him from flying abroad for euthanasia
In her plea, the 49-year-old petitioner has sought the court’s directions to the government against granting “emigration clearance” to her friend
On January 28, the 21-year-old woman was abducted by at least 11 members of a family in her neighbourhood -- including women and minor boys -- locked in a room where she was gang-raped in front of the women, who later chopped her hair off, blackened her face, put a garland of footwear around her neck, and paraded her through the lanes near their house in Shahdara
According to the CBI, HC Gupta and two others conspired and cheated the Union government between 2005 and 2011 by fraudulently inducing the coal ministry to allocate the block.
Former minister A Raja, DMK leader Kanimozhi and 33 others accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case were acquitted by a Delhi court in a harshly worded judgment on December 17, 2017
Former Mumbai Police commissioner Sanjay Pandey was arrested on July 19 for his alleged involvement in illegal phone tapping of stock market employees between 2009 and 2017.
New Delhi: A sex worker is entitled to all rights available to a citizen but she cannot claim special treatment on violating the law, the Delhi high court has said while denying bail to a woman accused of human trafficking and flesh trade
The court’s remarks came on a plea by the Shakarpur Slum Union, a group of residents of a slum cluster in east Delhi’s Shakarpur district, who had challenged their overnight eviction by the Delhi Development Authority on June 25, 2021.
Taking cognizance of the charge sheet filed against Jain, his wife and eight others, including the four companies, special judge Geetanjali Goel asked the agency as to how it could connect the companies with the minister.
If the Congress leaders do not delete the posts within 24 hours, the court said, social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, should take down the contentious material in view of the “grave injury” caused to Irani, the court added.
New Delhi: The Delhi high court on Thursday restrained a trial court from considering state minister Satyendar Jain’s medical report from Lok Nayak hospital, after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) claimed it may be “biased” and in favour of the legislator
A Delhi court last week upheld the conviction of real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal for tampering with evidence in the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire case but released them, taking note of their “old age and ailments”
Jain’s lawyer termed the accusations “baseless” and “inhumane”. The petition was listed for hearing on Tuesday before justice Yogesh Khanna, but the matter could not be heard.
The NGO, United Sikhs, had moved the high court seeking permission to meet the victim, alleging that their representatives were not allowed to meet and interact with her; the whole area near her parental home was cordoned off by police, the NGO claimed.
Indian society is deeply patriarchal, culturally and economically, and is severely affecting the career progress of working women, Supreme Court justice S Ravindra Bhat said on Saturday.
New Delhi: As soon as district judge Dharmesh Sharma ordered the release of the Ansal brothers in the Uphaar cinema evidence tampering case on Tuesday, Neelam Krishnamoorthy, who lost two children in the incident, broke down and interjected, saying she was “shocked” and “disappointed” by the order
Five people, including the two Ansal brothers, were convicted by a court in the case in October 2021. On Monday, the court had upheld the conviction of four accused, the Ansals, Dinesh Chandra Sharma and PP Batra, and set aside the conviction of Anoop Singh.
District judge Dharmesh Sharma also upheld the conviction of two other accused -- PP Batra and Dinesh Chand Sharma—even as he set aside the conviction of another accused, Anoop Singh.
The Alt News co-founder will, however, stay in jail over cases registered against him in Uttar Pradesh.
Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair has been granted bail in the 2018 tweet case on a personal bond and surety of ₹50,000. Zubair was arrested on June 27 by Delhi Police in connection with a 2018 tweet.
The woman had moved court citing her unmarried status and a failed relationship wherein her partner “ditched” her at the last moment (about 18 weeks of pregnancy).