Delhi High Court declines to stay AAP govt’s minimum wage notification.

The Delhi High Court has declined to stay the AAP government’s decision taken in October last year to enhance the minimum wages to be paid to workers in the city. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said there was no need for the Delhi government to presume any […]

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Plea moved in HC for recovery of damages for property destroyed in anti-CAA protests

A plea was moved in Delhi High Court on Tuesday seeking directions to the authorities to recover damages for destruction of public and private property during anti-CAA protests from those responsible. The matter was mentioned before a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay […]

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HC declines to entertain plea claiming telecom services illegally stopped during protests in Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a plea which alleged that telecom services were disrupted in various parts of the national capital during the anti-citizenship law protests in violation of rules. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar refused to entertain the PIL after Additional Solicitor […]

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Chopper scam: ED moves HC to cancel Ratul Puri’s bail in money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court seeking cancellation of bail granted by a trial court to businessman Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in the AgustaWestland money laundering case. The plea by the ED was mentioned before a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and […]

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HC junks PIL seeking advance declaration of intention to enter post-poll alliances

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a PIL seeking directions to the Centre, AAP government and Election Commission (EC) to ensure there are no post-poll alliances by political parties to cobble a majority, as seen in Karnataka and Maharashtra, if such an intention has not been declared prior to the election. A bench of […]

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Not practical to permit conjugal visits for prisoners in jails : Delhi High Court

Prison authorities have told the Delhi High Court that it is not practical to permit conjugal visits for prisoners as rules do not provide for such facility and there is limited infrastructure available. The Director General (Prison) said it grants temporary leave to prisoners in the form of parole and furlough for maintaining family and […]

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Deduction in prisoners wages for victim fund not wrong if allowed under law: The Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Thursday said there is nothing wrong with deducting wages of prisoners for victim welfare fund provided it is permitted under the statute, but it can’t be done through executive action. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said that while such deductions cannot be […]

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Delhi High Court declines to entertain plea to replace Delhi Police with another security force in courts

The Delhi High Court declined on Monday to entertain a plea by two lawyers seeking to replace the police with some other security force in the courts here in view of the clash between the two sides earlier this month. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar refused to […]

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Lawyer-police clash: HC grants interim protection from arrest to two cops

The Delhi High Court granted interim protection from arrest on Friday to two police officials who were booked in connection with the clash between lawyers and the police in Tis Hazari court earlier this month. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar sought responses of the Centre, the Delhi […]

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Delhi High Court to hear in Feb plea for action against police officials for protesting against clash with lawyers

The Delhi High Court on Friday said it will hear in February a plea seeking action against police officials who were agitating in public and sitting on ‘dharna’ after their November 2 clash with lawyers at the Tis Hazari Courts Complex. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar refused […]

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