Delhi gets two months to file report on waterlogging

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The Delhi government was Tuesday given two months by the Delhi High Court to find solutions to and submit a report on waterlogging and flooding of roads in the city. A division bench of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice Vipin Sanghi allowed the submission of the Delhi government’s standing counsel Najmi Waziri for more… Read more »

Illegal hookah bars to be raided, police tell Court

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The Delhi Police on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that they have asked all Deputy Commissioners of Police to have illegal hookah bars running in city restaurants raided and ensure their closure to comply with the anti-smoking Act. Delhi Standing Counsel Najmi Waziri made this submission before a Division Bench of the Court comprising… Read more »

No rollback of court fee hike, Delhi tells court

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The state government Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it would not roll back the 10-fold hike in court fees. Refusing to roll back the upward revision of court fees, the city government said that it would not amend the Court Fee (Delhi Amendment) Act, 2012, as sought by a group of lawyers. The… Read more »

HC asks city govt to decide on plea to ban tobacco products

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The city government was asked today by the Delhi High Court to examine and decide in two weeks a plea to ban the sale of tobacco products in Capital. A bench of Acting Chief Justice A K Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw gave the direction to the government, while disposing of a petition by… Read more »