1984 anti-Sikh riots: HC upholds conviction of 80 people

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New Delhi:The Delhi High Court Wednesday upheld the conviction of around 80 people and awarded them five year jail term for rioting, burning houses and violation of curfew during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Justice R K Gauba dismissed their 22-year old appeals against conviction by a trial court and asked all the convicts to surrender… Read more »

HC restrains magazine from using ‘Aaj Tak’ trademark

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has restrained a person, who runs a fortnightly magazine ‘Aaj Tak Aamne Saamne’, from using any name that is “deceptively or phonetically” similar to trademarks of a major media house. The court’s order came after Living Media India Ltd, a media conglomerate that owns and operates news channels such as… Read more »

HC seeks Centre’s reply on Tytler’s plea against seizing of passport

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court sought response of the Centre on a plea by Congress leader Jagdish Tytler challenging an order of the passport authority impounding his passport for allegedly furnishing false details to them. Justice Vibhu Bakhru took on record the submission of Additional Solicitor General Maninder Acharya that Tytler is at liberty… Read more »

National Herald case: Delhi High Court, rejects Congress President relief in reopening his tax assessment

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court, on Wednesday rejects to grant any relief to Congress president Rahul Gandhi in connection with the National Herald case. IT department had issued a reassessment notice to the Congress President for the Financial Year 2011-12 in March 2018. The IT department had alleged that Rahul Gandhi had wilfully not disclosed… Read more »

Delhi government rapped for interfering in power tariff

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The Delhi High Court Friday pulled up the Delhi government for trying to interefere with the fixing of tariff rates for 2010-11 by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC). The division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Manmohan sharply criticised the government, saying: ‘Delhi government cannot pass any direction, asking DERC to hold… Read more »