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Saket Bar Association secretary Dhir Singh Kasana said, “Whiskey has been banned in the complex and any person found guilty of possessing alcohol will be asked to vacate the chamber.”
Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad credited the NDA government with providing funds to judiciary for development of infrastructure.
The Rs 10,000 fine was imposed on Kanhaiya Kumar by the appellate authority in connection with the incident in which slogans were allegedly raised at the event relating to Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru’s hanging.
Netflix has informed the Delhi High Court that it has made changes to the controversial English subtitles for Sacred Games.
A bench of acting chief justice Gita Mittal and justice C Hari Shankar said every vehicle has to comply with the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and display the number plates
On Friday, heavy rains lashed Delhi affecting traffic at various intersections and led to waterlogging on several roads.
A petition was file against Netflix’s web series Sacred Games seeking removal of remarks made against former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash and two other bureaucrats had been issued a notice by the assembly for skipping a meeting on February 20.
The Delhi high court on Friday sought the response of the Central government and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on a plea by an acid attack victim who has alleged that the institute had prohibited her from applying for the post of nursing officer, thereby violating the Disability Act, 2016.
The court’s order came while hearing a plea filed by Shyam Narayan Chouksey, who alleged that Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial was not being properly maintained and asked about the number of trees planted and whether they are alive.
The Delhi high court’s August 2016 judgment declared the L-G was the administrative head of the national Capital and was not bound by the ‘aid and advice’ of the council of ministers.
Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra’s plea, which was urgently admitted in the high court, claimed that Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was present only seven times in 2017 although the assembly had 27 sessions.
According to his plea, Boris Sobotic Mikolic came to India along with two Indians in April 2017. The plea said that the trio was detained by the DRI on the exit gate of IGI airport despite not possessing any arms and ammunition.
The report submitted in Delhi High Court after inspection of 124 de-addiction centres, was described as most shocking by the bench
The Delhi high court’s ruling comes while it was deciding on an appeal by a person who was sentenced to life imprisonment for sodomising a six-year-old boy.
CBI had summoned P Chidambaram to appear before it on May 31 at 11am in connection to the ₹305 crore INX media case.
The Delhi high court directed Air France to inquire afresh into allegations of repeated sexual harassment made by an Indian employee against a Frenchman and senior executive at the airline.
The CBI has slapped a notice on Chidambaram to join the probe in the INX Media case on Thursday.
The Delhi HC has been functioning with an acting chief justice for over a year now. As of May 26, there were 71,704 cases pending in the court
The plea claimed that 67% of the people in the age group of 18-25 years purchased alcohol from liquor vends, but were never asked to show their age proof, which has a corrosive effect on respect for the law.
Counsel highlighted Delhi University rules say attendance will not be counted in case of a married woman student who is granted maternity leave.
The CBI in its eighth status report informed a bench of Delhi high court they are yet to ascertain the whereabouts of Najeeb, who went missing from JNU campus after an alleged brawl with some ABVP students.
Justice JR Midha granted divorce to the couple and set aside the judgment of the trial court where the couple were allowed judicial separation even as it rejected the plea to grant divorce to the couple residing in London.
Felix Stefan Kaye has been allowed to stay in India by the Delhi high court after the Foreigners Regional Registration Office had directed him to leave the country on the ground that his visa had expired.
Hours after DRI officials raided the jeweller’s Shalimar Bagh shops and seized 35 kilograms of foreign marked gold that was concealed in the door panel of a safe at one of the shops, he jumped off from the visitors room of the DRI office.
The Delhi High Court refused to stay the New Delhi Municipal Council’s (NDMC) notice demanding restaurant owners obtain no objection certificates from the fire department within 15 days.
Delhi high court is hearing a plea raising concerns about the structural stability of a block at Ferozeshah Kotla ground while Delhi Daredevils bosses plan to restrict use of the area for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 games
The single-judge bench of the Delhi High Court has told the South Delhi Municipal Corporation o give a clearance certificate to the RP Mehra stand at Feroz Shah Kotla for the IPL 2018 games.
The Delhi High Court’s remarks come while hearing a plea filed by paralympic shooter Naresh Kumar who was denied to file his nomination for the World Shooting Para Sport Championships Cheongju, Korea to be held from 1st to 12th May 2018
Without citing any reason, Justice Pratibha M Singh in an order said “subject to the orders of the acting Chief Justice, list this matter before another bench.”