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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Delhi High Court bids Farewell to Justice G.S. Sistani.

The Delhi HC on Friday bid farewell to Justice G.S. Sistani, the 2nd senior most judge, whose retirement brings down the total number of judges in the court to 33 as against the sanctioned strength of 60. The HC organised a farewell for Justice Sistani, who will retire on Mar 10, on Friday owing to the […]

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HC dismisses plea seeking voting rights for prisoners.

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking voting rights for prisoners, saying the facility was provided under the law and it can be taken away by law. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said the Supreme Court has held that the right to cast vote was […]

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Investigation into Jamia violence at crucial stage and Centre tells Delhi HC

Investigation into the incident of violence at Jamia Millia Islamia during the anti-citizenship law protest was at a crucial stage, the Centre told the Delhi High Court on Tuesday. The submission before a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar was made by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta while seeking more […]

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Free travel on cluster buses without any notification would be “bad” action: HC

The Delhi High Court Monday said if free travel for women was being implemented in cluster buses running in the city without a notification then such action would be “bad”. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar made it clear however that the action would not make the notification, […]

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Delhi HC directs police to look into traffic restrictions on Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch.

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the city police to look into traffic restrictions on Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch, which has been closed for nearly a month due to protests against the amended Citizenship Act, while keeping in mind the larger public interest. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C […]

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