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

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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,… Read more »

HC starts yoga classes ahead of International Yoga Day

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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… 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 »

PIL in HC to eliminate child beggary in Delhi

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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…. Read more »

Unrecognised play schools: HC seeks govt’s reply

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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… Read more »