Five benches in Delhi HC to hold physical courts on rotation from Sept 1

The Delhi High Court Thursday said five of its benches will start holding physical courts on a rotation basis from September 1, and issued standard operating procedure (SOP) for it. The high court, which has been conducting hearings through video conferencing since March 24 to contain the spread of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, said the remaining […]

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Delhi High Court asks Railways to consider arranging travel of disabled DU students to Delhi for exams

The Delhi High Court Thursday asked the Ministry of Railways to consider arranging travel for disabled students from distant places to the national capital for the exams to be conducted by Delhi University. The high court said the ministry also consider the feasibility of issuing confirmed tickets to such students at subsidised rates at least […]

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2G scam: Delhi High Court asks ED to respond to firm’s plea for release of attached properties

The Delhi High Court Monday sought response of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a plea by a firm, which was acquitted in the 2G scam related money laundering case along with former telecom minister A Raja and others, seeking to release its properties worth Rs 22 crore attached by the agency. Justice Brijesh Sethi, who […]

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HC allows student to withdraw plea against UGC exam guidelines as case pending in SC

The Delhi High Court Thursday allowed a student to withdraw the plea challenging UGC guidelines making it mandatory for colleges to conduct final year exams by September-end as the issue is pending before the Supreme Court. Justice Jayant Nath, who conducted the hearing through video conferencing, also granted liberty to the student to approach the […]

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HC seeks AAP govt stand on plea to make available info on fee hike approvals to pvt schools

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the AAP government on a PIL seeking directions to it to upload on its Directorate of Education (DoE) website any approvals granted to private unaided schools to hike their fees. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notice to the […]

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Providing food, clothing, education and financial assistance to orphans: AAP govt to Delhi High Court

The AAP government on Thursday told the Delhi High Court it was providing food, clothing, medical care, education and financial assistance under various schemes to orphans in the national capital. The Delhi government said it was also providing the orphans career guidance, ensured job placements, created Aadhaar cards, opened bank accounts for them and also […]

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Delhi High Court declines to entertain plea seeking free COVID-19 testing and treatment for all at pvt labs, hospitals

The Delhi High Court Tuesday declined to entertain a plea seeking free of cost COVID-19 testing and treatment at all private labs and hospitals in the national capital for everyone, rich or poor, saying PILs should be filed with “some responsibility”. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan said it […]

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Ambiguity in notification extending time to give suggestions to draft EIA 2020: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Monday said there was “ambiguity” in the Centre’s decision extending time till June 30 for giving objections and suggestions to its draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification of 2020, terming it as “unfair” to the public. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan said there […]

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Plea in Delhi High Court challenges ban on export of PPE kits.

 The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre and the AAP government on a plea by a private firm challenging the ban on export of personal protective equipment (PPE) kits and medical masks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva directed that the Delhi government be also made a party in the matter […]

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Delhi High Court : Suspended website promoting e-pharmacies on Aarogya Setu app.

The Centre has informed the Delhi High Court that it has suspended a website which was linked to the official mobile application Aarogya Setu and promoting sale of medicines through e-pharmacies. The Centre’s submission came on a plea seeking to de-link from Aarogya Setu mobile app, the website — www.aarogyasetumitr.in — as it was acting […]

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