The Delhi High Court declines to interfere with open book exams for final year DU students.

The Delhi High Court has said it would not interfere with Delhi University’s decision to hold open book online exams for final year students, but asked the varsity, UGC and the Centre to work out a solution to also enable disabled students to take the examinations. The court said it was not going to interfere […]

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Deduction in prisoners wages for victim fund not wrong if allowed under law: The Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Thursday said there is nothing wrong with deducting wages of prisoners for victim welfare fund provided it is permitted under the statute, but it can’t be done through executive action. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said that while such deductions cannot be […]

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The Delhi High Court upholds life term of two for murdering man

The Delhi High Court has upheld the life imprisonment of two persons for killing a man and throwing his body in a jungle, while setting aside the trial court’s verdict convicting and sentencing the victim’s wife. The court said each chain of the circumstances points towards the involvement of convicts Sachin and Sunil but no […]

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The Delhi High Court seeks Centre and AAP government stand on plea to declare poker as gambling.

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought Centre and AAP government’s response on a petition seeking that poker and similar card games, played online or offline, be declared gambling and, therefore, illegal. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar issued a notice to the Finance Ministry and the Delhi […]

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Acid attack victims allege custodial violence : HC

The Delhi High Court has directed the city’s Police Commissioner to ensure preservation of CCTV footage of December 18 at Parliament Street police station on a plea by some acid attack victims that they were subjected to “custodial violence” while holding a peaceful protest. Justice Vibhu Bakhru also issued s notice to Delhi Police seeking […]

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Court’s contempt notice to Delhi education department

The Delhi High Court Monday issued contempt notice to Delhi’s directorate of education (DoE) for not following its order to grant admission to 81 children in neighbourhood government schools. Justice V.K. Shali also issued notice to the commissioner, East Delhi Municipal Corporation, on a contempt petition filed by NGO Social Jurist that noted that despite […]

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Indiscipline in Armed Forces be not condoned: High Court

Discipline in Armed Forces is of “paramount” importance and acts of indiscipline should not be forgiven as it would set a bad example for others, the Delhi High Court has said. The bench of justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Manmohan Singh said, “We would highlight that issues of discipline are of paramount importance in the Armed […]

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2G: High Court asks Centre to respond to Essar”s plea

The Delhi High Court asked the Centre  to respond to the pleas of Essar Teleholdings Ltd and its promoters, Ravi and Anshuman Ruia, for quashing of the charges framed against them in a case linked to the 2G spectrum allocation scam. Notice has been issued by Justice AK Pathak to the Ministry of Law, the CBI and […]

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AI over pulled up over delay in pilots’ reinstatement

The Delhi High Court on Monday pulled up Air India(AI) for “sitting over” the conciliation process for reinstatement of its 101 pilots whose services were terminated for going on strike.  The court also asked the AI management to inform it by Wednesday if the high-power committee, set up by it, would decide the issue within […]

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Court tells Delhi cops to protect newly-wed couple

The Delhi High Court Monday came to the rescue of a newly-wed couple from Uttar Pradesh who complained of threats from their relatives and asked the city police to protect them during their stay here. justice S.P. Garg said: “Take their (the couple) address and provide them security.” The petition said that the man married […]

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