Delhi High Court dismisses plea to restrain Kejriwal from making full statehood promise for Delhi

The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a PIL seeking to restrain Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) from making “false” electoral promise of full statehood for Delhi in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. The plea came up before a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice A J Bhambhani which rejected […]

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Delhi High Court dismisses plea seeking restrictions on media from publishing allegations against CJI

The Delhi High Court Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a former Supreme Court employee. A bench headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon dismissed the plea filed by an NGO and said the top court is […]

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Undertrial prisoners’ letters for speedy trial of their cases turned into PIL by Delhi High Court.

The Delhi High Court initiated a PIL on Friday on letters sent by undertrials lodged in the jails here seeking a speedy disposal of their cases, which were pending in the lower courts for years. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice A J Bhambhani issued notice to the Delhi government and sought […]

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Delhi High Court dismisses National Herald publisher AJL’s plea against eviction order

The Delhi High Court Thursday dismissed National Herald publisher AJL’s plea challenging a single judge order to vacate its premises at ITO here. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao rejected the appeal of Associated Journals Ltd (AJL) in which it had challenged the Centre’s decision asking it to vacate […]

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Remove bunds blocking flow of water into Yamuna: Delhi HC to Haryana

The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked Haryana to remove the bunds that, according to the Delhi government, were blocking flow of clean water into the Yamuna and was leading to an increase in pollution levels in the national capital’s water supply. The direction by a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K […]

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SDMC shifting responsibility to trap and translocate monkeys : Delhi High Court

The AAP government told the Delhi High Court Tuesday that the South Delhi Municipal Corporation was shifting the responsibility of trapping and translocating monkeys from the city. The Chief Wildlife Warden (CWW) of Delhi government said the civic agency cannot abdicate its responsibility on the pretext of a letter which is not valid in respect […]

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Prisoners claim not paid for work done for outside agency: HC seeks prison stand

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought to know the stand of the Mandoli prison authorities on a letter sent by some inmates lodged there alleging they were not paid wages for work they did for an electronics firm that came to the jail to hire workers. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and […]

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No insurance cover to persons suffering from congenital anomalies: High Court

The Delhi High Court has asked the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) to “explain the reasonableness” of not granting insurance cover to people suffering from congenital anomalies.“What is the objection to giving insurance cover to them (people suffering from congenital anomalies),” a bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao asked […]

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4,388 CCTVs installed in Delhi for women safety: Delhi Police to HC

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court was told by the police that 4,388 CCTVs have been installed in vulnerable areas of the national capital to ensure safety and security of women. In an affidavit filed by Delhi police in response to a public interest litigation (PIL) moved in March this year by some lawyers for safety of women. A bench […]

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HC tells authorities to Explore Possibility of Multi-level Parking at Karol Bagh to Ease Vehicular Congestion

NEW DELHI: A Delhi High Court bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao, asked the local authorities  to explore alternatives like multi-level parking to resolve the problem of vehicular congestion  in the Karol Bagh area. The bench was hearing a PIL, filed by Neena Narang, a resident of the colony, claiming that due to excessive parking […]

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