Arvind Kejriwal opposes a second Rs 10 cr defamation suit in Delhi High Court.

Aam Aadmi Party national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Monday opposed a second Rs 10 crore defamation suit against him brought by Union Minister Arun Jaitley in the Delhi High Court over the use of an “objectionable” word by his former lawyer Ram Jethmalani. Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal claimed before Justice Manmohan that he had never […]

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Shashi Tharoor and Arnab Goswami ready to depose in defamation suit in Delhi High Court

Shashi Tharoor and Arnab Goswami today told the Delhi High Court they were willing to step into the witness box to depose in the defamation suit filed by the Congress leader against the journalist and his channel Republic TV. The statements were made by their counsel before Justice Manmohan, who sought to know whether Tharoor, […]

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HC grants bail to 1984 anti-Sikh riots case convict

The Delhi High Court today granted bail on medical grounds to an 89-year-old convict serving life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A vacation bench of Justices Manmohan and Yogesh Khanna released retired naval officer Captain Bhagmal on bail till July four on the ground that he has to undergo a surgery. The court […]

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HC refuses to direct private school to admit kids under EWS quota

The Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to an unaided private school to admit two children under the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category after taking note of their certificates to this effect. A vacation bench of Justices Manmohan and Yogesh Khanna said it cannot issue such a direction on […]

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Man gets jail for failure to abide by SC order on alimony

Violating a Supreme Court order asking him to pay Rs one lakh interim alimony to his estranged wife has proved costly for a man, with the Delhi High Court sending him to jail for two months. The high court held the man guilty of contempt of court while considering his “contumacious conduct” and said his […]

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Domestic crude export not economically justified

(PTI) With nearly 85 per cent of India’s crude oil requirement being met by imports, it would not be “economically justified” to permit export of the country’s domestic crude production, the Centre has told the Delhi High Court. The submission was made by Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Ministry of Petroleum […]

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Only CNG Cabs Will Ply on Delhi Roads: High Court

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday made it clear that only those cabs which run on compressed natural gas (CNG) can ply on the national capital’s roads. Justice Manmohan said that since he has already passed an order against ANI Technologies, the company that owns Ola, prohibiting it from running diesel cabs, then same would […]

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HC Quashes Point System of Nursery Admission in Delhi

The point system of nursery admissions devised by the Lt Governor for private unaided schools was today quashed by the Delhi High Court which said the government’s decision was “neither procedurally proper nor rational”. Justice Manmohan said the private unaided schools have the fundamental right to “maximum autonomy in day-to-day administration, including right to admit […]

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Scrapping quota; HC seeks DU’s Hindu College reply

The Delhi High Court today sought a response from the Hindu College on scrapping of five per cent quota in admissions in undergraduate courses for candidates under the category of excellence in sports and other extra-curricular activities. A bench of Justice Manmohan issued the notice to the Delhi University college and sought its reply within […]

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Kid falls in manhole, dies: HC notice to Delhi govt,cop

The Delhi High Court today sought a response from the city government and the police on a man’s plea seeking a compensation of Rs 20 lakh for the death of his minor son in 2013 after falling into an open manhole in Kondli area of east Delhi. Justice Manmohan issued the notice to Delhi Police, […]

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