Delhi HC sentences 16 ex-policemen to life imprisonment in 1987 Hashimpura massacre case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sentenced 16 former policemen to life imprisonment for killing 42 people of a minority community in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case at Meerut in Uttar Pradesh. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel reversed a trial court’s verdict which had acquitted the accused. The high court convicted […]

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Delhi HC Allows CBI to File Closure Report in Najeeb Ahmed’s Case

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Monday, allowed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)  to file a closure report in the case of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, who mysteriously disappeared in October in 2016 from the campus. A bench of Justice S Muralidhar and Justice Vinod Goel allowed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea while rejecting Ahmed’s mother […]

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Bhima-Koregaon Case: Delhi HC ends house arrest of activist Gautam Navlakha

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Monday ended the house arrest of Gautam Navlakha, one of the five rights activists arrested in connection with Koregaon-Bhima case, saying his detention had exceeded 24 hours which is “untenable”. A bench of Justice S. Muralidhar and Justice Vinod Goel said that the transit remand was given by the local court without […]

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HC sentences man to life term for sodomy

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for sodomising a three-and-a half-year-old boy, observing that the child was subjected to traumatic and brutal sexual assault. A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel dismissed the man’s appeal and upheld a trial court’s order convicting him for the offences of […]

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HC asks Can Delhi afford felling of thousands of trees for housing complex

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court asked today How can the national capital afford the felling of over 16,500 trees for a housing project. Taking note of the views expressed by the court which appeared inclined to order an interim stay of the tree chopping process, the National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC), tasked with redeveloping half […]

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Delhi HC rejects plea of suspected ISIS operative

The Delhi High Court has rejected a suspected ISIS operative’s plea seeking nod to inspect the documents, submitted by the NIA to a trial court in a case relating to the alleged charges of recruiting and financing people to join the terror group. A bench of justices G S Sistani and Vinod Goel said that […]

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