HC upholds life term to 5 convicts in 2010 Dhaula Kuan gangrape

The Delhi High Court has upheld the life imprisonment awarded to five convicts in the sensational 2010 Dhaula Kuan gangrape case of a 30-year-old BPO woman executive from north-east. A bench of justices Vipin Sanghi and P S Teji dismissed the appeals of five convicts and said that not only was the victim’s testimony sufficient, […]

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HC starts yoga classes ahead of International Yoga Day

With International Yoga Day coming up on June 21, the Delhi High Court has kicked off a series of yoga classes within its premises for judges and office staff. Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal inaugurated the classes in the presence of Justices P S Teji and C Hari Shankar on June 9. They also joined […]

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HC dismisses Sajjan Kumar’s plea to transfer ’84 riots case

Delhi High Court today dismissed the pleas of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and others for transfer of their case relating to 1984 anti-Sikh riots before another bench, saying these were “baseless and misconceived” and an “abuse of law”. A bench of justices Gita Mittal and P S Teji also rejected their plea alleging bias by […]

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Transgenders option in UPSC only after SC clarifies

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 […]

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

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 […]

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PIL in HC to eliminate child beggary in Delhi

Highlighting the plight of child beggars in the city, a PIL has come before the Delhi High Court seeking directions to ensure their rehabilitation and eliminate the evil of child beggary. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice P S Teji after brief arguments posted the matter for further consideration on January 7. […]

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Unrecognised play schools: HC seeks govt’s reply

The Delhi High Court today sought response of the city government on a PIL filed against unauthorised and unrecognised play schools in the capital. A bench of also issued notice to civic bodies and DDA while asking them to file their reply before February 11, 2015. The court’s notice came on a plea filed by […]

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