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

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 […]

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Delhi held to ransom by traders who protested against the sealing drive : Delhi High Court

 In an apparent disapproval of the government’s proposed amendment of the master plan after traders protested against the sealing drive, the Delhi High Court has observed that a few people have “held the city to ransom”. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar further observed that by sitting on […]

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NGT directs sealing of illegal borewells in 3 months in Delhi

The National Green Tribunal today directed the Delhi government to seal all unauthorised borewells in the national capital within three months. Expressing concern over illegal extraction of water through borewells in the city, a bench headed by acting NGT Chairperson Justice U D Salvi passed the direction after perusing a report filed by the Central […]

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Police complaint authority constituted for Delhi: Delhi High Court

 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 […]

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ED raids Karti Chidambaram’s premises in Delhi and Chennai

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today conducted searches at multiple premises linked to Karti Chidambaram, the son of Congress leader P Chidambaram, in connection with its money laundering probe in the Aircel- Maxis case. Official sources said the raids are being conducted in Delhi and Chennai since early morning. The central probe agency, on December 1 […]

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Centre taking measures to decongest Delhi: MoS Hardeep S Puri

Union Minister of State Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep S Puri on Friday laid the foundation stone of Flyover-cum-ROB at Narela in Delhi.   Speaking on the occasion, Hardeep S Puri said that now a days Delhi is facing  several challenges and the most critical challenge is population pressure. All the time in Delhi there […]

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Keep round-the-clock vigil at Sarojini Nagar market: NGT

The National Green Tribunal today directed the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to maintain a round-the-clock vigil at the Sarojini Nagar market here to ensure that vehicles are not parked on the streets around it. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the civic body and the traffic police to ensure deployment […]

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Delhi HC calls for mapping of dengue affected areas in Delhi

The Delhi High Court today directed the municipal corporations of the national capital to provide a geographic map of the city areas which are usually affected by vector-borne diseases like dengue. A direction was also issued to the Centre by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar to place […]

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‘Litigant cannot be put at peril for raising public cause’

A litigant cannot be put at peril because he or she has raised a public cause, the Delhi High Court has said taking note of a recent assault on two persons, one an elderly woman, who filed PILs against unauthorised constructions and encroachments in the national capital. The incidents came to light after both the […]

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Sex racket: Uzbek woman gets 1-yr jail for evading trial

A 33-year-old Uzbek woman, accused of running a sex racket in the capital, has been sent to jail for one year by a city court for evading trial for over three years. The court, however, acquitted her of charges of forcing two other women, also from Uzbekistan, into prostitution in 2013, as the alleged victims […]

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