Delhi High Court bids Farewell to Justice G.S. Sistani.

The Delhi HC on Friday bid farewell to Justice G.S. Sistani, the 2nd senior most judge, whose retirement brings down the total number of judges in the court to 33 as against the sanctioned strength of 60. The HC organised a farewell for Justice Sistani, who will retire on Mar 10, on Friday owing to the […]

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HC notice to pub owner on Gambhir’s plea to restrain them from using his name

The Delhi High Court today sought response of a city-based restro-bar chain and its owner on Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir’s plea seeking to restrain them from using his name as their tagline. The plea, which was earlier rejected by a single judge bench, came up before the division bench of Justices G S Sistani and […]

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Treat complaints of stalking seriously : HC

 The Delhi High Court has directed the police to treat complaints of stalking seriously after a young woman was crippled for life on being shot by her alleged stalker for rejecting his advances. While upholding the man’s conviction and award of life sentence by a trial court for attempting to murder the woman, the high […]

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Delhi HC rejects plea of suspected ISIS operative

The Delhi High Court has rejected a suspected ISIS operative’s plea seeking nod to inspect the documents, submitted by the NIA to a trial court in a case relating to the alleged charges of recruiting and financing people to join the terror group. A bench of justices G S Sistani and Vinod Goel said that […]

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HC asks bar associations to give suggestions for safety of NE

The Delhi High Court today asked bar associations here to mull over its suggestion to make lawyers from the northeast special invitees in their meetings as well as give any other recommendation to provide advocates from that region more visibility and people greater safety. A bench of justices G S Sistani and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal […]

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North East lawyer assault in Tis Hazari: Accused advocates to reply on contempt plea

The Delhi High Court today sought responses of two lawyers to a letter sent by Tis Hazari court to consider initiating contempt proceedings against them for allegedly abusing and manhandling persons, including a lady advocate, belonging to Northeast region. A bench of justices G S Sistani and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal issued notice to the alleged […]

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“Little headway in acquiring land for waste disposal”

The Delhi High Court today termed as “most unfortunate” the lack of headway made by civic bodies here in acquiring land for managing the garbage piling up in the city. The court directed the municipal bodies to inform it how they propose to use the sites given by DDA for waste management. “Little or no […]

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Delhi HC seeks status report on acquisition of sites for landfill

The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the state land and building department to file a status report on the acquisition of seven areas identified by a court-appointed committee to dump the city’s daily garbage. Justice G.S. Sistani asked the department – responsible for large-scale acquisition of land for planned development in the capital – to […]

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Tejpal moves court for interim anticipatory bail

Tarun Tejpal, founder and editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine who has been accused of sexually assaulting a junior colleague in a Goa hotel earlier this month, Monday moved the Delhi High Court seeking interim anticipatory bail. Tejpal’s lawyers Geeta Luthra and Pramod Dubey mentioned the case before Justice G.S. Sistani, which is likely to be heard […]

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High Court quashes notice of Rs 2 crore against Jamia

The property tax notice has been quashed by the Delhi High Court which was issued by a civic agency to Jamia Millia Islamia for recovery of over Rs.2 crore tax. The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) had Dec 31, 2012, issued a notice to the university for recovery of more than Rs.2 crore in property tax […]

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