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Convict Not Entitled To Remission While Undergoing Sentence In Default Of Payment Of Fine: Delhi HC

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  It has to be said before stating anything else that in a significant development with far reaching consequences affecting convicts, the Delhi High Court has just recently in a well-articulated, well-reasoned, well-analysed and well-substantiated judgment titled Virender vs State (GNCT of Delhi) that was reserved on April 12, 2021 and then finally delivered on […]

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Centre and Delhi Govt Must Incorporate Rules For Holding Officers Accountable For Lapse In Handling Court Cases: Delhi HC

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  While prima facie observing that raising false claims by government officers causes injustice to the litigant seeking justice, the Delhi High Court has just recently on June 24, 2021 in a brief, brilliant, balanced and bold judgment titled Hajara & Ors vs Government of India in W.P.(C) 7553/2015 , FAO 265/2014, FAO 403/2017, FAO […]

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Proclaimed Offender Declaration Under Section 82(4) CrPC Cannot Be Made Against Person Accused Of Sections 406, 420 IPC: Delhi HC

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  It has to be mentioned before mentioning anything else that in a fresh, welcome and worth mentioning development, the Delhi High Court just recently on 26 March 2021 in a latest, learned, laudable and landmark judgment titled Arun Kumar Parihar vs State (Govt NCTD) in Crl.M.C.No. 863/2021 has minced just no words to hold that […]

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Any Affected Party May Prefer Appeal Against Order Of Tribunal Under Senior Citizen Act 2007: Delhi HC

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  In a significant, stimulating and suave judgment titled Rakhi Sharma vs The State & Ors. in W.P.(C) 2895/2021, CM APPLs. 8722/2021 & 8723/2021 delivered on March 5, 2021 by a single Judge Bench of Justice Pratibha M Singh of Delhi High Court has held clearly, cogently, convincingly and commendably that any person, affected by […]

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No Legality Attached To Fatwa : Delhi HC

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                             In a latest, landmark, laudable and learned judgment titled Mohd Ashraf & Ors vs Abdul Wahid Siddique in C.R.P. 89/2016 delivered recently on December 14, 2020, the Delhi High Court has held that there cannot be any legality or validity attached to a fatwa, especially in respect of ownership of immovable property, and […]

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Once A Prisoner Obtains Custody Parole In A Case, He Need Not Obtain Permission From Every Court Where He Has Been Convicted Or Is Pending Trial: Delhi HC

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It has to be said with consummate ease that in a remarkable, righteous and recent decision titled Mohd Shahabuddin vs State Govt Of NCT Delhi & Anr in W.P. (CRL) 1558/2020 & Crl. M.A. No.14691/2020 delivered  just recently on December 2, 2020, the Delhi High Court has while espousing the basic legal rights of a […]

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Encroachment Of Public Land In The Garb Of A Place For Worship Ought To Be Discouraged: Delhi HC

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In a latest, landmark, laudable and learned judgment titled Bal Bhagwan vs Delhi Development Authority in CM(M) 416/2019 delivered just recently on December 18, 2020 while dismissing a suit filed by a temple manager seeking permanent injunction against the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) from forcefully dispossessing him from 4 temple properties built on public land, […]

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Delhi HC Discusses In Detail What Are The Significant Factors To Be Considered While Hearing An Application For Bail In POCSO Cases

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In a significant, superb, stimulating and suave judgment with far-reaching consequences rendered on September 22, 2020, the Delhi High Court in Dharmander Singh @ Saheb vs The State (Govt of NCT, Delhi) in Bail Appl. 1559/2020 has discussed in detail the legislative intent and applicability of ‘reverse burden’ under Section 29 of the Protection of […]

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Delhi HC Rejects Scriptwriters Plea For Injunction On Release Of Film Lootcase On Hotstar

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In a latest, landmark and laudable judgment titled Vinay Vats v. Fox Star Studios India Pvt. Ltd. & Anr. in I.A. 6351/2020 in CS(COMM) 291/2020 delivered on July 30, 2020, the Delhi High Court has reaffirmed that there can be no copyright in an idea/theme. While holding thus, it refused to pass an injunction order, […]

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Delhi HC Takes Suo Motu Cognizance Of Video About Failure Of COVID-19 Helplines And Issues Directions To Delhi Government And Centre

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                                       In a fresh and interesting development, the Delhi High Court just recently on May 26, 2020 in a notable judgment titled Court On Its Own Motion vs State Of NCT Of Delhi & Ors in W.P.(C)3250/2020 […]

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Delhi HC Imposes Rs. 50,000 Cost On Woman For False Sexual Harassment Plea

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It is most heart warming to note that Delhi High Court in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judgment titled Anita Suresh vs. Union of India & Ors in W.P.(C) 5114/2015 delivered on July 9, 2019 has rightly gone the extra mile and imposed Rs. 50,000 cost on a woman for false sexual harassment plea. […]

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Delhi HC asks police to file status report on plea against Tharoor’s anticipatory bail

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The Delhi High Court today asked the Delhi Police to file a status report on a plea challenging anticipatory bail given to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in a case related to his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death. Justice R K Gauba asked the Delhi Police’s standing counsel (criminal) Rahul Mehra to appear in the matter and […]

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