Loading...

HC disappointed by officials’ apathy towards upkeep of Gandhi memorial

| Leave a Comment

New Delhi: Pained by the “apathy” of officials towards the upkeep of Rajghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. “It is painful to see such apathy on the part of the officials tasked to deal with the issue of maintaining Rajghat, a memorial to the Father of the Nation,” a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal […]

Read more »

Delhi HC: PIL to frame norms on police probe into Marital rows

| Leave a Comment

New Delhi:  A senior citizen, who was accused of rape by his daughter-in-law and discharged from the offence two years after the incident, has moved the Delhi High Court seeking framing of guidelines on how police should handle probes into cases arising out of marital rows. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and […]

Read more »

HC rejects as infructuous Sasan Power’s plea to mine excess coal

| Leave a Comment

New Delhi: The High Court today termed as infructuous a plea by Sasan Power Ltd, a Reliance Power subsidiary, seeking permission to extract excess coal from two mines in Madhya Pradesh, saying that the Centre was already examining the issue. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and C Hari Shankar also noted that an […]

Read more »

Plea to declare disputed area of Ayodhya as national heritage

| Leave a Comment

New Delhi: A petitioner who sought that the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri masjid site at Ayodhya be declared a national heritage was today asked by the Delhi High Court to file a representation in this regard before the Centre. A bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar did not issue notice on […]

Read more »

High Court disapproves of dumping garbage on roads as mark of protests

| Leave a Comment

Expressing disapproval over the practice of dumping garbage on roads as a mark of protest, the Delhi High Court has said it was “completely intolerable”. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar was referring to the recent agitation by New Delhi Municipal Council’s (NDMC) contractual sanitation workers who dumped […]

Read more »

High Court asks govt: Should we ask monkeys not to procreate

| Leave a Comment

Should we ask monkeys not to procreate or bite people till the government comes out with a method to sterilise them, the Delhi High Court asked today. It also pulled up the Centre for importing oral immune-contraception vaccines for testing on the simians without getting approvals for carrying out the sterilisation trials. A bench of […]

Read more »

High Court asks: How will pvt schools implement pay panel without hiking fees

| Leave a Comment

How would private unaided schools in the national capital implement the 7th Pay Commission recommendations without hiking their fees, the Delhi High Court asked the AAP government today. The query was posed to the Delhi government by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar while asking it to file […]

Read more »

High Court orders action against illegal water cooling plants in Delhi

| Leave a Comment

The Delhi High Court today directed the local municipal bodies to take action against water cooling plants which are illegally operating in the national capital in violation of the master plan. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the three MCDs and the Delhi Development Authority […]

Read more »

High Court asks: Is IAF protecting its land on Yamuna banks from sand mining

| Leave a Comment

The Delhi High Court today asked the Centre whether the Indian Air Force (IAF) was protecting its land on the banks of the Yamuna, where the Tilpat station of Western Air Command is located, from illegal sand mining. The query was posed by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari […]

Read more »

Supreme Court asks HCs to form anti-sexual harassment panels in all courts within 2 months

| Leave a Comment

The Supreme Court today asked chief justices or acting chief justices of all high courts to set up anti-sexual harassment committees in courts across the country within two months in accordance with a 2013 law. It also requested Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal of the Delhi High Court to constitute the panel in the high […]

Read more »

High Court seeks govt reply over plea on ‘discrimination’ against women in CISF

| Leave a Comment

The Delhi High Court today sought the Centre’s response on a plea alleging “institutional discrimination” against women in recruitment for constables and drivers in the Central Industrial Security Force. A bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the Centre and the CISF on the plea which […]

Read more »

High Court told: 81 unlicensed milk dairies in north MCD areas

| Leave a Comment

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation today told the Delhi High Court that there were 81 unlicensed dairies in the areas under its jurisdiction and that action was taken against some of them by taking away their cattle. The submission by the corporation was made before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice […]

Read more »

PIL in High Court against new tender to empanel chemists under CGHS

| Leave a Comment

The Delhi High Court has sought the response of the Centre on a PIL challenging an e-tender issued for empanelment of authorised local chemists under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) for the national capital area. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the Ministry of […]

Read more »

High Court to Rlys: Visually impaired need human assistance, not wheelchair

| Leave a Comment

The Delhi High Court today wondered how a wheelchair provided by the railway authorities would help a visually-impaired person who requires human assistance in catching a train at a railway station. The court said a visually or speech impaired person does not require a wheel chair as they walk themselves and need human assistance. A […]

Read more »

High Court raps DGCA for changing stipulated flight duty time limitations

| Leave a Comment

Concerned over fatigued pilots and cabin crew posing a risk to passenger safety, the Delhi High Court today took to task aviation regulator DGCA for allowing airlines to change stipulated flight and duty time limitations (FDTLs). A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said that the Directorate General of […]

Read more »

High Court raps media for disclosing Kathua gangrape victim’s identity

| Leave a Comment

The Delhi High Court today issued notices to several media houses for disclosing the identity of the eight-year-old who was gangraped and killed in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir and prohibited them from further revealing her identity. The high court, which took up the matter on on its own after coming across the media reports, […]

Read more »

HC to Delhi govt: Ensure proper street-lighting in city

| Leave a Comment

The Delhi High Court today directed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government and the civic bodies to ensure proper street-lighting in the national capital on a plea alleging that the LED lights on public roads and streets of south Delhi were not functioning. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari […]

Read more »

Plea in High Court against CBSE decision not to hold Class 10 maths retest

| Leave a Comment

The Delhi High Court today said it would hear a plea tomorrow challenging the CBSE’s decision not to hold a re-examination for the Class 10 mathematics paper, the contents of which were leaked recently. The plea was mentioned before a bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar which listed it for […]

Read more »

High Court seeks ICMR’s assistance to control monkey’s population

| Leave a Comment

The Delhi High Court today sought the assistance of Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) for controlling the population of monkeys in the national capital. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar was informed that ICMR, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical […]

Read more »

Delhi HC voices concern over sale of refrigerated water through unlicensed water trolleys

| Leave a Comment

The Delhi High Court today voiced concern over sale of refrigerated water through unlicensed water trolleys, and directed the municipal corporations along with the city police to stop the illegal activity at the earliest. A bench of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar asked the police to provide requisite assistance to […]

Read more »

Police complaint authority constituted for Delhi: Delhi High Court

| Leave a Comment

 A police complaint authority to look into complaints against erring policemen in the national capital has been set up, the Centre told the Delhi High Court today. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar was also informed that the Lieutenant Governor (LG) has constituted the authority on the Centre’s […]

Read more »

HC to examine inhuman condition of inmates at Mandoli jail

| Leave a Comment

Several prisoners have moved the Delhi High Court complaining about the inhuman conditions and lack of medical and employment facilities at the newly- commissioned Mandoli jail in the national capital. Flagging eight hand-written letters by the prisoners as a “serious and public interest issue”, the high court asked the authorities to examine their grievances and […]

Read more »

Create a law abiding culture: HC to Centre and AAP govt

| Leave a Comment

Create a law-abiding culture, the Delhi High Court has said while cautioning the Centre and the AAP government against issuance of pollution under control (PUC) certificates to polluting vehicles in the city. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar also expressed concern over the agencies failure to conduct “random […]

Read more »
© 2021 - Legal News India – News Updates of Advocates, Law Firms, Law Institutes, Courts & Bars of India
Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. More Information