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Published on Sep 12, 2022 11:48 PM IST
The special rights of the minority institutions cannot be extended to their non-minority students, the Delhi high court said on Monday, while directing St Stephen’s College to admit non-Christian undergraduate students on the basis of the Delhi University’s (DU’s) common university entrance test (CUET), clarifying no interviews will be conducted for them
Updated on Sep 13, 2022 05:39 AM IST
Justice Chandra Dhari Singh said the fact that top officials ordered to appear before the court were not just a no-show but also did not bother to seek more time. “This clearly depicts the high-headedness of the officials,” the high court said
Published on Sep 12, 2022 01:23 PM IST
The Delhi high court said the matter required consideration and stayed the proceedings till the next hearing on December 14
Published on Sep 12, 2022 12:25 PM IST
The bench, however, said that Delhi University (DU) cannot insist upon a single merit list for admission of candidates belonging to Christian community regardless of any denomination
Published on Sep 10, 2022 12:04 AM IST
An Indian-origin man who is a citizen of the United States has sought a declaration from the Delhi high court that his mother is not a Pakistani national after the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards issued to him and his sons by Indian government authorities were confiscated
Published on Sep 08, 2022 12:56 PM IST
In May, this year, the court fined M Nageswara Rao while rejecting his plea to restore his Twitter blue verified badge, which indicates an account is authentic
Published on Sep 06, 2022 05:00 AM IST
The Delhi Police informed the bench that new guidelines have been issued which underline that no barricades will be put on roads during peak hours unless there is a specific input or information regarding law-and-order or crime detection, under the order of a senior officer of DCP rank.
Updated on Sep 01, 2022 02:55 AM IST
Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez consciously chose to overlook the criminal past of conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar and continued to indulge in financial transactions with him, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has informed a Delhi court.
Updated on Sep 01, 2022 02:55 AM IST
ByRicha Banka and Neeraj Chauhan, New Delhi
Updated on Aug 30, 2022 03:07 AM IST
Congress leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi have opposed the registration of FIRs against them for their alleged hate speeches during the anti-CAA/NRC protests, saying that there is not even a remote reference of any provocation
Updated on Aug 27, 2022 02:27 AM IST
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.
Published on Aug 25, 2022 11:19 AM IST
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
Published on Aug 21, 2022 05:22 AM IST
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.
Updated on Aug 20, 2022 04:33 AM IST
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.
Published on Aug 18, 2022 04:47 AM IST
The court directed the yoga guru to refrain from making unsubstantiated claims while speaking in favour of Patanjali product Coronil.
Published on Aug 18, 2022 01:25 AM IST
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
Published on Aug 17, 2022 07:07 AM IST
The court pulls up the apex sports body for not being in compliance with the National Sports Code
Published on Aug 17, 2022 04:49 AM IST
Instead of taking service charge ‘separately’, eateries increase the price of the food in the menu, the Delhi high court suggested on Tuesday.
Updated on Aug 16, 2022 09:38 PM IST
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
Published on Aug 13, 2022 12:06 AM IST
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
Published on Aug 12, 2022 02:31 PM IST
In her plea, the 49-year-old petitioner has sought the court’s directions to the government against granting “emigration clearance” to her friend
Published on Aug 09, 2022 11:52 PM IST
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
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 12:20 AM IST
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.
Published on Aug 05, 2022 03:40 PM IST
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
Updated on Aug 05, 2022 02:33 AM IST
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.
Published on Aug 05, 2022 12:16 AM IST
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
Updated on Aug 04, 2022 02:19 AM IST
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.
Updated on Jul 30, 2022 05:27 AM IST
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.
Updated on Jul 30, 2022 05:22 AM IST
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.
Published on Jul 29, 2022 04:27 PM IST
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
Published on Jul 27, 2022 08:47 AM IST
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”
Published on Jul 27, 2022 08:47 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas & Richa Banka