HC declines urgent hearing of plea for removal of counsel

The Delhi High Court today refused to give an urgent hearing on a plea seeking setting aside of appointment of Rahul Mehra as senior standing counsel for the city government. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal transferred the petition before another judge, saying this was not the appropriate bench […]

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Food for troops: Delhi HC refuses urgent hearing on plea

The Delhi High Court today refused urgent hearing on a plea seeking a status report from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) following a BSF soldier’s allegation that troopers posted along the LoC were being served poor quality food. The petitioner urged the bench headed by Chief Justice G Rohini, which did not assemble, that […]

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Cap on withdrawals from ATMs policy decision

The Reserve Bank of India has told the Delhi High Court that the cap on the number of withdrawals from ATMs by banking customers without being charged is a policy decision taken in public interest. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal was also informed by RBI that the ATM […]

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Payal Abdullah in HC for govt house on security grounds

Payal Abdullah, estranged wife of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, has moved Delhi High Court seeking government accommodation for her and her sons on the ground that they enjoyed ‘Z’ and ‘Z plus’ security status. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal issued notice to the Centre […]

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Ensure no unauthorised structures come up in Delhi

(PTI) The Delhi High Court has pulled up the municipal corporations here for allowing people to build unauthorised constructions in the city and directed the civic bodies to ensure no such structures come up anywhere. “There are so many unauthorised constructions in the city. How could you allow them to come up? How can you […]

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Plea to admit poor kids in schools on public land

The Delhi High Court has sought response of the AAP government and DDA on a plea seeking directions to them to ensure admission of poor kids in play schools, creches and even minority institutions running on public land. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw issued notice to the Delhi […]

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Land for schools being alloted by DDA: AAP government to HC

The AAP government which had informed Delhi High Court it was exploring possibilities to allot land for a minority school which has been functioning from tents since its demolition 40 years ago during Emergency, has now said allotment of land would be done by the DDA. The submission was made before a bench of Chief […]

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Delhi HC junks plea for law to ban cow slaughter

The Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a petition seeking enactment of a law prohibiting slaughter of cows, saying the “issue is beyond the domain of judicial decision” and it’s a policy matter.“Suffice it is to state that the Legislature whenever has deemed necessary has framed appropriate laws in this regard and challenge thereto […]

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Lawyers seek dates in HC in accordance with their vehicle no.

The Delhi High Court today faced a peculiar situation when advocates appearing in various matters sought particular dates owing to the AAP governments proposed odd-even numbers vehicle policy. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath was surprised when a lawyer appearing for a petitioner requested the court to give her an […]

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Ensure funds to combat Dengue are utilised properly : HC to govt

Delhi High Court today directed AAP government to “supervise and ensure” that the grant-in-aid given to the municipal corporations to combat diseases like dengue is properly utilised. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath also directed all concerned departments and civic agencies of Delhi government to cooperate with each other to […]

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