Delhi High Court notifies Vacation Bench for Summer Break 2019

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has notified its Vacation Bench for Summer Break 2019. The vacation Bench will hear matters which require immediate or prompt intervention.As per the Notification dated May 17, the Judges will sit in Division Benches and also singly to hear urgent Civil and Criminal matters. Ordinarily, the Judges will sit… Read more »

Delhi High Court merged with Delhi Judicial Academy

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New Delhi: The Delhi Judicial Academy has been merged with the Delhi High Court for administrative and financial purposes. A recommendation to this effect had been made in February this year by the Judicial Education and Training Programme Committee. This recommendation was accepted in a Full Court meeting of the High Court. Accordingly a notification… Read more »

Delhi High Court refuses to entertain PIL against Kamal Haasan’s remark

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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a PIL filed by a BJP leader seeking directions to the Election Commission to “restrict” misuse of religion for poll gains. The high court also asked the EC to decide BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay’s representation against the remarks of actor-cum-politician Kamal Haasan that “free India’s… Read more »

Delhi High Court takes note of ‘dearth’ of special education teachers in Delhi schools

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 The Delhi High Court has taken note of the “dearth” of special education teachers in government schools here and said that despite repeated efforts, the vacancies have not been filled. Special education programs are designed for those students who are mentally, physically, socially or emotionally delayed and special educators are hired to meet the appropriate… Read more »

Delhi High Court seeks Ayush Ministry reply on plea against decision on biometric attendance in colleges

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The Delhi High Court has sought the response of the Ministry of Ayush on a plea challenging its decision to install Aadhaar-based biometric attendance system in colleges. Justice C Hari Shankar asked the ministry and Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) to file their counter affidavits on the plea and listed the matter for further… Read more »

Delhi High Court Dismisses Republic TV And Arnab Goswami’s Pleas For Quashing Order Directing FIR On Shashi Tharoor’s Complaint.

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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed as not maintainable a petition moved by TV journalist Arnab Goswami and the Republic TV seeking quashing of the magisterial court order for registration of FIR against them on the complaint made by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for allegedly committing theft of confidential documents pertaining to investigation in… Read more »

Delhi High Court junks plea asking media to use word martyr for reporting casualties in terror attacks

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The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking directions to the media to use the words martyr or ‘shaheed’ instead of ‘killed’ when reporting deaths of security personnel in terror or other attacks. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice VK Rao declined to hear the petition by a lawyer, who… Read more »