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On April 8, a bench of justices Rajiv Sahai Endlaw and Amit Bansal noted that guidelines have been laid to ensure the conduct of the elections do not lead to the spread of Covid-19.(Mint file)

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking postponement of DSGMC elections

UPDATED ON APR 15, 2021 03:26 AM IST
  • The court’s decision came while hearing a plea registered on a letter by petitioners Jagmohan Singh and Manjeet Singh Chugh, voters in the list maintained by the Directorate of Gurdwara Elections on April 7.
The petitioner-animal lovers, represented by advocate Abhik Chimni, told the court whenever they try to feed the street dogs, "enormous resistance is caused by the local residents".(HT PHOTO)
The petitioner-animal lovers, represented by advocate Abhik Chimni, told the court whenever they try to feed the street dogs, "enormous resistance is caused by the local residents".(HT PHOTO)

Delhi HC asks Animal Welfare Board to sort out row over feeding of stray dogs

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 12:19 PM IST
The court also asked the AWBI to identify a spot where the canines can be fed so that "peace and harmony" can be maintained in the locality.
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde agreed to hear the plea filed by the Delhi government challenging the high court judgement of September 18 last year.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde agreed to hear the plea filed by the Delhi government challenging the high court judgement of September 18 last year.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

SC stays HC verdict asking schools to provide gadgets, internet to poor students

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 10:38 PM IST
  • A division bench of the high court had directed that cost of gadgets and internet package are not a part of tuition fee and have to be provided free of cost to these students by the schools, subject to the right of private unaided schools to claim reimbursement from the state.
A file photo of Delhi high court in New Delhi.
A file photo of Delhi high court in New Delhi.

HC dismisses PIL for action against police, intelligence officials

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 03:14 PM IST
A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh declined to entertain the PIL saying it was too early for the court to interfere in the issue as police has registered FIRs in relation to the incident on January 26.
The court held that disclosure of the details sought by the petitioner will amount to an invasion of privacy.(HT archive)
The court held that disclosure of the details sought by the petitioner will amount to an invasion of privacy.(HT archive)

Disclosure of interest in info sought under RTI not ‘necessary’ but ‘important’

By Richa banka
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 12:32 PM IST
  • The order was in reference to an RTI plea seeking information from the President Secretariat about the candidates who had appeared, who successfully cleared the exam etc., for the recruitment of multitasking staff
A file photo of Delhi high court in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
A file photo of Delhi high court in New Delhi.(HT Photo)

Delhi HC dismisses plea by judge challenging his removal for sexual harassment

By Richa banka
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 11:26 AM IST
  • The court’s decision comes on the plea by the officer, who had challenged his dismissal from service by the Delhi government in March last year.
The court was hearing several PILs claiming non-payment of salaries and pensions of serving and retired employees, including teachers, doctors and sanitation workers, of the three corporations
The court was hearing several PILs claiming non-payment of salaries and pensions of serving and retired employees, including teachers, doctors and sanitation workers, of the three corporations

HC asks Delhi MCDs to list non-essential expenses

By Richa banka
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 05:00 AM IST
The court on Friday said employees are being denied their fundamental right of receiving salaries, a move that would affect the quality of life of the workers, as well as those dependent on them.
The expenditure and finance committee chaired by deputy CM Manish Sisodia approved the final instalment of Rs 138 crore for the Signature Bridge. CM Arvind Kejriwal said it should be ready by October-end.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
The expenditure and finance committee chaired by deputy CM Manish Sisodia approved the final instalment of Rs 138 crore for the Signature Bridge. CM Arvind Kejriwal said it should be ready by October-end.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

After Supreme Court verdict on L-G tussle, Delhi govt rushes to clear projects

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 11:45 PM IST
Two days after the Supreme Court’s judgment on the power tussle in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party government on Friday went on an overdrive to clear a slew of projects, including doorstep delivery of ration and funds to complete the much-delayed Signature Bridge.
In the run-up to the 2015 assembly elections, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal talked about fighting corruption and using the ACB effectively.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
In the run-up to the 2015 assembly elections, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal talked about fighting corruption and using the ACB effectively.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)

No mention of control over ACB in Supreme Court verdict on AAP-L-G tussle

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2018 12:00 PM IST
The control over ACB was the first of many issues on which the AAP government had a face-off with the Centre. The ACB, which is under the state government’s vigilance department, gets its officers from Delhi Police, and has the power to register FIRs on alleged corruption cases and make arrests.
Urging the AAP government and the L-G to avoid a confrontation, the Supreme Court said the difference of opinion between them should have a “sound rationale”.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Urging the AAP government and the L-G to avoid a confrontation, the Supreme Court said the difference of opinion between them should have a “sound rationale”.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Avoid discord, initiate dialogue: Supreme Court tells AAP govt and L-G

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2018 11:19 AM IST
In a 535-page verdict on Wednesday, a five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court laid down that though Delhi cannot be accorded the status of a state, the L-G has no independent decision-making power and has to act on the aid and advice of the council of ministers.
A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday held that though Delhi cannot be accorded the status of a state, the L-G has no independent decision making power and has to act on the aid and advice of the elected government.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday held that though Delhi cannot be accorded the status of a state, the L-G has no independent decision making power and has to act on the aid and advice of the elected government.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Confusion over status of Delhi high court’s August ruling on L-G-AAP tussle

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 10:07 AM IST
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.
Following the Supreme Court order, sources said CM Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia could go ahead with a bureaucratic reshuffle.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Following the Supreme Court order, sources said CM Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia could go ahead with a bureaucratic reshuffle.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

AAP claims SC judgment on power struggle with L-G puts bureaucrats under govt control

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 06:57 PM IST
A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday held that though Delhi cannot be accorded the status of a state, the L-G has no independent decision making power and has to act on the aid and advice of the elected government.
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