HC gives 2 weeks to 5 DSGMC schools to pay salary arrears of teachers.

The Delhi High Court has granted two weeks’ time to five schools run by the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) to pay salary arrears to its teachers, some of whom have not been paid since December last year. A bench of justices Vipin Sanghi and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal said “there can be no justification […]

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HC notice to pub owner on Gambhir’s plea to restrain them from using his name

The Delhi High Court today sought response of a city-based restro-bar chain and its owner on Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir’s plea seeking to restrain them from using his name as their tagline. The plea, which was earlier rejected by a single judge bench, came up before the division bench of Justices G S Sistani and […]

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HC junks plea against SC collegium recommendations

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea seeking rehearing of a petition to restrain the Supreme Court collegium from recommending names for appointment to the higher judiciary. “Under the garb of a review petition, the appellant is actually seeking a rehearing of the appeal that was dismissed on merits, which is impermissible,” a bench […]

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HC declines urgent hearing of plea for removal of counsel

The Delhi High Court today refused to give an urgent hearing on a plea seeking setting aside of appointment of Rahul Mehra as senior standing counsel for the city government. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal transferred the petition before another judge, saying this was not the appropriate bench […]

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Cap on withdrawals from ATMs policy decision

The Reserve Bank of India has told the Delhi High Court that the cap on the number of withdrawals from ATMs by banking customers without being charged is a policy decision taken in public interest. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal was also informed by RBI that the ATM […]

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Payal Abdullah in HC for govt house on security grounds

Payal Abdullah, estranged wife of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, has moved Delhi High Court seeking government accommodation for her and her sons on the ground that they enjoyed ‘Z’ and ‘Z plus’ security status. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal issued notice to the Centre […]

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Ensure no unauthorised structures come up in Delhi

(PTI) The Delhi High Court has pulled up the municipal corporations here for allowing people to build unauthorised constructions in the city and directed the civic bodies to ensure no such structures come up anywhere. “There are so many unauthorised constructions in the city. How could you allow them to come up? How can you […]

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HC asks bar associations to give suggestions for safety of NE

The Delhi High Court today asked bar associations here to mull over its suggestion to make lawyers from the northeast special invitees in their meetings as well as give any other recommendation to provide advocates from that region more visibility and people greater safety. A bench of justices G S Sistani and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal […]

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North East lawyer assault in Tis Hazari: Accused advocates to reply on contempt plea

The Delhi High Court today sought responses of two lawyers to a letter sent by Tis Hazari court to consider initiating contempt proceedings against them for allegedly abusing and manhandling persons, including a lady advocate, belonging to Northeast region. A bench of justices G S Sistani and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal issued notice to the alleged […]

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