Delhi High Court seeks response of Delhi government on plea for Unani doctors in Tihar jail

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The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Delhi government and jail authorities on a plea seeking ayurvedic doctors for prisoners lodged in the high-security ward of Tihar jail, without any discrimination. Justice Mukta Gupta asked the authorities to file a status report and listed the matter for further hearing on January 25. The… Read more »

Delhi HC asks for details of physiotherapy facilities in Tihar Jail

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the director general of prisons to give details of the facilities, Observing that several inmates lodged in Tihar Jail here require physiotherapy, including the number of machines and trained physiotherapists, available at the prison. Justice Mukta Gupta issued the direction while hearing a plea of Jagtar Singh Hawara,… Read more »

HC stays NBWs against top bosses of Unitech Ltd

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In a relief to three top officials of beleaguered real estate major Unitech Ltd, Delhi High Court today stayed the execution of non-bailable warrants against them issued by a trial court on a private complaint alleging delay in handing over of flats to buyers. Justice Mukta Gupta granted the relief to Unitech Ltd’s Chairman Ramesh… Read more »

Can’t be allowed to re-appear in exam on ground of being

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The Delhi High Court has upheld cancellation of admission of a student to third year of an under-graduation course at Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), saying there is no question of giving him another chance only on the ground of being a Scheduled Caste. “In the instant case, since the appellant was found ineligible… Read more »

HC gives no interim relief to Uber in licence case

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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to grant any interim relief to app-based cab company Uber on its plea challenging rejection of application for licence to operate in the national capital, saying that it was not supposed to ply if it did not have any permit. Justice Mukta Gupta issued notice to the Delhi government and city police and… Read more »

Transgenders option in UPSC only after SC clarifies

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UPSC today told the Delhi High Court that it cannot include transgenders as a third gender for applying for civil services exam as the category was not yet clearly defined by the Supreme Court. The central government’s Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) told a bench of Justices Mukta Gupta and P S Teji that… Read more »

Why transgender not an option in civil service exam form: HC

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High Court today asked the Centre and UPSC why transgenders have not been included as a third gender option in application forms for Civil Services Preliminary (CSP) examination. A bench of justices Mukta Gupta and P S Teji asked the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) and Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) why transgender category… Read more »

No HC relief for Plea for shut down of app-based cabs

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Delhi High Court today refused to provide any interim relief to an association of radio taxi operators on a plea seeking that non-licenced app-based cabs be taken off the road as well as their websites be shut down. Justice Mukta Gupta refused to pass any interim order saying three PILs are already pending before a… Read more »

Child rape & murder: 56-yr-old’s death penalty commuted to life

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A 56-year-old man, facing gallows for brutally raping and murdering a three-year-old girl, has been spared death penalty by the Delhi High Court which has commuted it into life term. The court considered a report of probation officer (PO) on possibilities of reformation and rehabilitation of convict Bharat Singh and concluded that he can be “reformed”…. Read more »

Man kills vagabond to fake own death

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The Delhi High Court has refused any leniency to a man who faked his death by killing a vagabond and placing his identity proofs at the spot so that the body was taken to be his and he could thus “avoid the liability of criminal cases he was undergoing”. “The law that a person cannot… Read more »