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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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High Court raps DGCA for changing stipulated flight duty time limitations

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 […]

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

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, […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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