MeToo: Instagram account holder seeks time from HC to settle row with Subodh Gupta.

An Instagram account holder, who posted sexual harassment allegations by a woman against artist Subodh Gupta, told the Delhi High Court on Tuesday that an amicable settlement of the dispute was being explored and sought a week’s time for it. In view of the request made, Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw listed Gupta’s defamation case against […]

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Delhi High Court restrains Indian firm from using Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) trademark

 The Delhi High Court has restrained an Indian firm from using the trade name ‘HM’ or any other deceptive variation which is similar to Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz (H&M). The court, while granting time to Indian firm HM Megabrands Pvt Ltd and its proprietors to stop use of the mark and commence its […]

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High Court questioned Kumar Vishwas if he wants to cross examine Jaitley

 The Delhi High Court today sought to know from dissident AAP leader Kumar Vishwas if he wanted to cross examine Arun Jaitley in the defamation suit filed against him by the Union Minister in the DDCA row in which Arvind Kejriwal and four others have already tendered apology. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw directed the counsel […]

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High Court stops infringement of Patanjali trademark

The Delhi High Court has restrained four ayurveda firms and a trust from manufacturing, selling or advertising any goods or services bearing the mark or word Patanjali’, the registered trademark of yoga guru Ramdev’s company. The order by Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw came on a plea by Ramdev’s company Patanjali Ayurved Ltd which has contended […]

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Plea to admit poor kids in schools on public land

The Delhi High Court has sought response of the AAP government and DDA on a plea seeking directions to them to ensure admission of poor kids in play schools, creches and even minority institutions running on public land. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw issued notice to the Delhi […]

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Delhi HC junks plea for law to ban cow slaughter

The Delhi High Court has refused to entertain a petition seeking enactment of a law prohibiting slaughter of cows, saying the “issue is beyond the domain of judicial decision” and it’s a policy matter.“Suffice it is to state that the Legislature whenever has deemed necessary has framed appropriate laws in this regard and challenge thereto […]

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Delhi HC reserves verdict on pleas against DU criteria

Delhi High Court today reserved its verdict on a bunch of pleas by students of other state education boards who have challenged a notification of Delhi University for calculating cut-offs for admission in various colleges under it and have sought a uniform admission system. “Arguments heard. Judgement reserved,” Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw said, after the […]

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Why don’t you provide modern prosthetics to Army personnel: HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Centre why it was not providing modern prosthetics to armed forces personnel who lost their limbs in the service of the nation. “The soldier who lost their arms during the wars, if something is done for their good, they will be grateful to you (Centre),” a bench […]

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HC frames time-frame for release of prisoners granted bail

Delhi High Court has set a time- frame for release of prisoners granted bail, saying such persons ought not to remain behind bars “even for a minute more than necessary”. Observing that there can be “absolutely no justification for delays in verification of sureties”, a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai […]

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Can’t keep live-in relations outside purview of rape: HC

The Delhi high court has refused to keep live-in relationships outside the purview of rape under the IPC, saying it would amount to giving them the status of matrimony, which the legislature has chosen “not to do”. The court made the observation while hearing a PIL, which had sought direction to the government to keep […]

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