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Delhi High Court Issues Directives To Central Govt Hospitals To Curb Corrupt Practices By Contractors While Engaging Workmen

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  In a most brilliant, bold, balanced and brief judgment titled All India Kamgar General Union vs Union of India & Ors in W.P.(C) 4834/2020 and W.P.(C) 5697/2020 delivered just recently on October 27, 2021, the Delhi High Court has issued detailed directives to Central Government Hospitals to ensure that no improper and corrupt practices […]

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Delhi High Court Issues Directions To Ensure That Custody Of An Undertrial Prisoner Is Not Extended Mechanically

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  In a major step directed for the considerable upliftment and paramount welfare of the undertrial prisoners, the Delhi High Court on October 18, 2021 has in a learned, latest, landmark and laudable judgment titled Abhishek vs State NCT of Delhi in CRL.M.C. 2242/2020 issued slew of commendable directions to ensure that the custody of […]

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No Interference With Government Conclusion That Use Of Social Media By Army Personnel Enables Enemies To Gain Edge: Delhi High Court

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While dismissing a petition challenging the ban on army officers using social media, the Delhi High Court in Lt Col PK Choudhary Vs Union of India & Ors. in W.P.(C) No. 4181/2020 delivered via video conferencing on August 5, 2020 has observed in no uncertain terms that the scope of judicial review over matters concerning […]

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Death By Rash Driving: Delhi HC Holds Debarment From Obtaining Driving Licence For Life As Excessive Sentence.

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      In a balanced, brilliant and bold decision, the Delhi High Court has just recently on March 12, 2020 in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable 15-page judgment titled Sunil Kumar Mishra vs. State in Crl. Rev. P. 494/2017 which is pertaining to death caused due to rash and negligent driving has very […]

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Delhi High Court 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 High Court Directs Government To Set Up 18 Fast Track And 22 Commercial Courts

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In a path breaking and hugely significant development, the Delhi High Court in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judgment titled Prag Chawla vs Government of NCT of Delhi and another in W.P.(C) 3939/2019 has very rightly and commendably directed the government of NCT Delhi to decide on the establishment of 18 fast track courts […]

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Delhi High Court Upholds Eviction Order Against National Herald Publisher AJL

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At the very outset, it has to be stated quite explicitly that in a major setback to Congress party, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi, a Division Bench of the Delhi High Court comprising of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V Kameswar Rao on February 28, 2019 in this landmark, laudable […]

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1984 Anti-Sikh Riots – Delhi HC Upholds Conviction And Punishment

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1984 Anti-Sikh Riots – Delhi HC Upholds Conviction And Punishment Of Over  80 Rioters                                               First and foremost, the latest landmark and laudable judgment delivered by the Delhi High Court in Shambhir & Ors v State in CRLA 152/1996 along with others on 28 November, 2018 upholding the conviction and punishment of over 80 rioters […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Delhi High Court declines Afghan’s man plea to direct wife kids to return with him

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NEW DELHI: A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel of Delhi High Court has declined the plea of an Afghan national to direct his wife and their two children. The court also denied him visitation rights to meet his children whenever he comes to India noting that the two, aged nine and four years, have […]

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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 […]

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Somnath Bharti, informs court about matrimonial dispute settled with wife

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NEW DELHI:  The Delhi High Court was today informed that AAP MLA Somnath Bharti and his wife have settled the matrimonial dispute between them through mediation. The court listed the matter for further hearing on March 7 next year and stayed the proceedings in the trial court. Former AAP leader urged before court to remove the […]

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OCI, holders can also enjoy the exercise, of freedom of speech and equality: Delhi High Court

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NEW DELHI: Delhi High Court has said that Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) appear to enjoy the fundamental rights of equality before law and freedom of speech and expression in the same way as any other Indian citizen does. The court’s observation came while asking the Center to place before it the material based on […]

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Man jail for lying on oath before, Delhi High Court

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NEW DELHI: Taking a serious view against a man for lying on oath, the Delhi High Court has sentenced him to jail for a month for contempt of court and said it will be a great public disaster if the fountain of justice is allowed to be poisoned by anyone giving false statements in a court […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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DJB asked to pay Rs.3.5 lakh to kin of drowned kids

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The Delhi High Court Wednesday awarded a compensation of Rs.3.5 lakh each to the families of four children who died last year after falling into a pit dug up by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB). The division bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said the DJB failed to fence the area […]

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Government questioned on school’s refusal to admit poor

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The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought a response from the central and Delhi governments on a plea opposing a private school’s refusal to reserve seats for poor students claiming exemption from provisions of the right to education law. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw issued the notice to the human resource development ministry and the directorate of […]

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