Educate Delhiites about grievances of northeast people: HC

Stating that people should “cultivate the ability to live together”, the Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government to “educate and sensitise” people about the grievances of people from the northeast residing in the capital. Expressing concern over the “disturbing trend” of violence against northeast people, a division bench of Chief Justice N.V. Ramana […]

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Delhi HC concerned over pesticides in vegetables

The Delhi High Court Wednesday expressed concern over a report that said pesticide residues were found to be “beyond permissible limits” in vegetables and edible items sold across the country. A division bench of Chief Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw, taking note of a report filed by amicus curiae Sanjay Jain, issued […]

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Explain extra allowances to MPs: Court

The Delhi High Court Thursday asked the central government to explain why extra allowances are being paid to MPs. The Delhi High Court Thursday asked the central government to explain why extra allowances are being paid to MPs. A division bench of Chief Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw asked the central government […]

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Government, police told to ensure law and order in juvenile homes

The Delhi High Court Friday, taking exception to the failure to control rioting by the juveniles in homes, directed the government and police to ensure maintenance of law and order in all the homes here. A division bench of Chief Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice Manmohan took suo moto cognizance of recent incidents of juveniles […]

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Delhi HC notice on plea seeking free thalassemia treatment

  The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and state governments on a plea by a couple seeking the court’s intervention to provide free treatment to their eight-year-old son suffering from thalassemia. A division bench of Chief Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice Manmohan asked the union ministry of health, Delhi government, All […]

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HC orders judicial inquiry into delay in autopsy

The Delhi High Court Wednesday ordered a judicial inquiry into the delay in conducting the post-mortem examination of a prisoner who died of pneumonia while in custody last month. A division bench of Chief Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice Manmohan expressed displeasure over the incident, saying: “You stop giving medicines when people are alive. But […]

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HC restrains TRAI from action against TV channels over ads

The Delhi High Court Tuesday restrained the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) from taking coercive action against news broadcasters in a case related to advertising cap on TV channels. A division bench of Chief Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice Manmohan also directed broadcasters to submit a weekly report to the TRAI on the duration […]

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Delhi HC miffed at re-litigation of the same issue

The Delhi High Court has expressed its displeasure over the “unhealthy trend” of litigants who challenge orders that have attained finality by filing fresh petitions through a new set of litigants. A division bench of Chief Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice Manmohan said there was an “increasing tendency” today amongst the litigants to re-litigate the […]

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HC orders CBI inquiry against man over PIL

To ascertain whether a city-based businessman has any personal interest in a case, the Delhi High Court has ordered CBI to probe him after he filed a PIL challenging allotment of government land to private people. A division bench of Chief Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice Manmohan directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to […]

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Sexual harassment cases dealt with, AIR to HC

All India Radio (AIR) Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that cases of sexual harassment that some radio presenters of FM Gold channel complained of have been dealt with. In an affidavit filed by the Director General (DG) of AIR, it was stated that the complaints have been dealt with as per Vishakha Guidelines, and […]

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