PIL to stop inhumane animal husbandry procedures : Delhi High Court seeks Centre stand

The Delhi High Court Friday sought response of the Centre and Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) on a PIL seeking prohibition of allegedly “inhumane animal husbandry procedures” in India. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notice to the Centre, AWBI and animal husbandry departments of all states […]

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File response to PIL on providing food at shelter homes or face cost of Rs 10k: Delhi HC to Centre

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rapped the Centre for not filing its response to a PIL, which has claimed that shelter homes in the city deny three quality meals a day to its occupants, despite repeated opportunities and warned that cost of Rs 10,000 would be imposed for failure to do so. A bench […]

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File response to PIL on providing food at shelter homes or face cost of Rs 10k: Delhi High Court to Centre

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rapped the Centre for not filing its response to a PIL, which has claimed that shelter homes in the city deny three quality meals a day to its occupants, despite repeated opportunities and warned that cost of Rs 10,000 would be imposed for failure to do so. A bench […]

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Plea against Insolvency code ordinance : Delhi High Court seeks Centre stand

The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought the Centre’s reply on a plea challenging the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) Ordinance which suspended proceedings against defaults arising on or after March 25 for six months in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notice to […]

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Delhi High Court declines to entertain plea to demolish slum near Majlis Park metro station

The Delhi High Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking demolition of a slum cluster, which has allegedly encroached upon a vacant government land behind the Majlis Park metro station in north-west Delhi. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan said the land did not belong to someone […]

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Plea in Delhi HC against domicile reservation in NLSIU in Karnataka.

A plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court challenging the constitutional validity of the Karnataka government’s decison to impose 25 per cent domicile reservation in the National Law School of India University in Bengaluru. The matter came up for hearing on Thursday before a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice […]

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Delhi High Court : AAP government taking urgent steps for cremation of COVID-19 deceased.

The AAP government informed the Delhi High Court on Friday that it was taking urgent steps, including extending the timings of crematoriums, to tackle the issue of cremating those who have died due to COVID-19 and the piling up of bodies at mortuaries. The Delhi government told the court that 28 such bodies were cremated […]

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Delhi High Court asks Delhi govt to file detailed reply on pleas challenging levy of 70% ‘special corona fees’

The Delhi High Court Friday asked the Delhi government to file a detailed affidavit on a batch of pleas challenging the decision to levy 70 per cent ‘special corona fees’ on the MRP of liquor of all brands in the national capital. The Delhi government had earlier filed its response to the petitions, saying that […]

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All benches of Delhi HC to take up urgent matters via video conferencing from Friday

The Delhi High Court has decided that from Friday all its judges will sit everyday to take up “urgent matters of all kinds” via video conferencing. The step follows the high court and the lower courts together having taken up 20,726 urgent matters during the COVID-19 related lockdown from March 24 to May 19 “As […]

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Providing safety and security measures in stations as sought in PIL: Railways to Delhi HC

The Indian Railways on Friday told the Delhi High Court that it has put in place safety and security measures like baggage scanners, hand-held metal detectors and CCTV cameras in stations as sought in a PIL. The court granted the railways time till May 15 to file an affidavit and asked it to indicate the […]

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