Delhi HC suspends summer break to make up work loss due to coronavirus.

 The Delhi High court Thursday decided to suspend its summer vacation this year, slated from June 1 to 30, to make up for the loss of working hours due to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown. The high court has also cancelled the summer break of subordinate courts in June this year. The decision was taken at […]

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Delhi HC to hear on Sep 3 plea against Shah Faesal’s detention

The Delhi High Court said on Friday it will hear on September 3 former IAS officer Shah Faesal’s plea alleging he was illegally detained at Delhi airport on August 14 and taken back to Srinagar where he has been kept under house arrest. A bench of Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal asked both sides […]

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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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National Herald case: Delhi High Court to hear on Jan 16

The Delhi High Court said Wednesday it will hear on January 16 the appeal of Associated Journals Ltd (AJL), publisher of National Herald newspaper, challenging the single judge order asking it to vacate its premises here, due to non-availability of advocates on January 15. In the morning, the court was informed that Solicitor General Tushar […]

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Delhi HC sentences man to life term for sodomy

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for sodomising a three-and-a half-year-old boy, observing that the child was subjected to traumatic and brutal sexual assault. A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel dismissed the man’s appeal and upheld a trial court’s order convicting him for the offences […]

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Cutting of trees continues; contempt plea in HC against NBCC

New Delhi: A plea was today filed in the Delhi High Court seeking contempt action against the NBCC for allegedly violating its undertaking not to cut trees till July 4 for housing projects here. The contempt petition was mentioned before a vacation bench of justices Vinod Goel and Rekha Palli who said it would be heard […]

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Delhi High Court directs male JNU professor not to take charge of women hostels

The Delhi HC on Thursday directed a professor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), accused of sexually harassing women students, should not take charge as warden of any hostel in the university campus which houses women. While also directing the professor not to interact with the students, the court also questioned the varsity over the absence […]

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Karti’s bail plea order reserved by Delhi HC in INX Media case

The Delhi High Court today reserved its order on the bail plea of Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidamabaram, in the INX Media corruption case lodged by the CBI. Justice S P Garg heard the CBI and Karti’s lawyer and reserved his decision. The CBI opposed the bail plea saying that tampering […]

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Delhi HC to hear plea of 8 AAP MLAs against disqualification

A Delhi High Court judge will hear later in the day the plea of eight AAP MLAs against their disqualification for holding office of profit. Justice Vibhu Bakhru said he will hear the pleas of the MLAs, challenging the Centre’s notification which had disqualified 20 legislators, after lunch. Observing the crowd in his courtroom before […]

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Delhi HC asks authorities to inspect juvenile homes

 The Delhi High Court today directed authorities to inspect juvenile homes in the national capital and report back any deficiencies in the facilities and their solutions. A bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar directed the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) and Public Works Department of the […]

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