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

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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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Delhi High Court takes note of ‘dearth’ of special education teachers in Delhi schools

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 The Delhi High Court has taken note of the “dearth” of special education teachers in government schools here and said that despite repeated efforts, the vacancies have not been filled. Special education programs are designed for those students who are mentally, physically, socially or emotionally delayed and special educators are hired to meet the appropriate […]

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HC extends deadline to apply for Delhi Judicial Service Exam till Dec 24

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The Delhi High Court has extended the deadline to apply for the Delhi Judicial Service Examination 2018 till December 24. A bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and A K Chawla said once the schedule for filling the online application form and last date had been declared as December 22, the same could not have been brought to […]

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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, […]

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Ensure street dogs are not a nuisance while feeding them: HC

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Feeding or sheltering stray dogs in the common area of a private property can cause nuisance, the Delhi High Court has said, warning two south Delhi residents to ensure that the canines do not cause fear or discomfort to others. A bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli told the two respondents that they […]

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Dishonest recording of proceedings is injustice: HC

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A judge who does not record court proceedings “honestly and fairly” does the greatest injustice to litigants, the Delhi High Court has observed while transferring a corruption case from one trial court to another. The high court, which appreciated the efforts of the special judge to expedite the trial in the case, said it does […]

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HC cautions ebay against violation of its order

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(PTI) Delhi High Court has warned e-commerce company, ebay, that violation of its order stopping the site from selling products under any name deceptively similar to the ones coined by Eicher Motors Ltd, the makers of Royal Enfield motorbikes, would be “viewed seriously”. “The defendant No.3 (www.ebay.in) has been put to caution that the infringement […]

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Kids with special needs: HC seeks details from schools

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The Delhi High Court today asked private unaided schools here to provide the city government with all details about facilities available in their institutions to cater to children with special needs.A bench of Justice S Ravindra Bhat & Justice Vipin Sanghi said the Directorate of Education (DoE) of the Delhi government shall file an affidavit before January […]

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ND Tiwari told to attend paternity suit hearing

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The Delhi High Court Monday directed veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari to appear Oct 8 before a local commissioner for cross-examination in a paternity suit against him. Justice Vipin Sanghi refused to grant relief to the 87-year-old Tiwari who, through an application, sought adjournment of the proceedings for eight weeks, citing health reasons. “It appears […]

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Court bars N.D. Tiwari from giving evidence in paternity suit

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The Delhi High Court Friday barred veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari from furnishing any evidence in the paternity suit filed by 32-year-old man seeking to declare him as his biological father. Considering the report of the court-appointed commissioner that Tiwari has failed to file his evidence in the case, Justice Vipin Sanghi decided to close […]

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Delhi High Court: Woman hit by court signboard awarded Rs 19 lakh

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A woman who became mentally disabled after a signboard at the Rohini district court fell on her head has been awarded a compensation of Rs 19 lakh by the Delhi High Court, which brushed aside claims of the defendants that the incident was an “act of God”.  The victim, Harinder Kaur, was in the court […]

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Court issues notice over taxing internet-based firms

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government, social networking site Facebook India and Google India on a plea seeking recovery from them of tax arising out of their internet-based business in the country. A division bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Rajiv Shakdher asked the government and the internet-based companies […]

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High court refuses stay on release of film ‘Shanghai’

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking stay on the June 8 release of Bollywood film “Shanghai”, saying there was nothing insulting in its song “Bharat Mata ki jai” and it merely depicted “the existing state of affairs” in India. A division bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Rajiv Shakdher said: “We […]

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Jama Masjid Shahi Imam gets court notice

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The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Government, Archeological Survey of India and Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on a plea seeking to restrain any construction on land allegedly encroached by the Shahi Imam near the mosque. Justice Vipin Sanghi, seeking a response from the Shahi Imam yesterday also asked […]

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Court seeks report from home ministry, DGCA on Vectra

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The Delhi High Court Friday sought records from the home ministry and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the basis on which the operating permit of the aviation firm Global Vectra Helicorp was suspended. Hearing the case filled by Global Vectra, aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group which operates a fleet of […]

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Court allows IPL cricketer to sit for exam

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The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Delhi University (DU) to allow an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricketer, falling short of requisite attendance, to appear in his BA first year examinations. Hearing the plea filed by St. Stephens College student and Delhi Daredevils team member Unmukt Chand, Justice Vipin Sanghi issued notice to the Delhi […]

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High court gives nod for Delhi gurdwara polls

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The Delhi High Court Thursday gave the go-ahead to the Delhi government to conduct the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections, directing it to fix a fresh schedule for the polls soon. A division bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw allowed the plea of the Delhi government filed against a […]

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Woman double-crosses court for son’s custody, gets rap

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The Delhi High Court issued a contempt of court notice to a woman for foxing a magistrate into awarding her son’s custody to her, hiding the fact that another court had given his custody to her husband. A bench headed by Justice Vipin Sanghi said: “She is guilty of contempt of court as she has […]

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Court questions MCD on Yamuna bank enclosures

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The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the MCD to file an affidavit explaining the reason for delay in constructing special enclosures on the Yamuna river bank for immersion of idols during festivals. A bench of Justice Vipin Sanghi asked the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to explain by May 8 why it failed to comply […]

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Delhi High Court reserves order on gurdwara

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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a plea filed by the stategovernment against a single judge’s order restraining it from issuing a notification for next month’s Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections. A division bench of acting chief justice A K Sikri and justice Rajiv Shah Endlaw reserved their order […]

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Uphaar tragedy: Court seeks file on Amod Kanth

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The Delhi High Court Monday called for a file on former Delhi police officer Amod Kanth while hearing a plea seeking sanction to prosecute him for the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire here that killed 59 people. The kin of the victims had sought permission to prosecute Kanth for allegedly allowing extra seats in the cinema […]

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Court dismisses DLF plea

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The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea of DLF Ltd. challenging an order of market regulator SEBI to probe accusations by a Delhi-based businessman that he was duped of Rs.34 crore by the realty major and its alleged associate firm Sudipti Estates. A Rs.2 lakh cost was also imposed on DLF. DLF had sought […]

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Residents drag wakf board to court over prayers

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Residents of south Delhi’s Jangpura area Thursday told the Delhi High Court that the Delhi Wakf Board and a charitable society failed to comply with the court’s earlier order which allowed only 10 devotees to offer prayer at the site of a mosque razed by the Delhi Development Authority in January. The board and Noor […]

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