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17-Jun-2019 New Delhi

High Court seeks Centre, NAT's response on plea challenging NEET 2019

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Centre and the National Testing Agency (NTA) to file their response on a plea challenging the 2019 National Eligibility-cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses.Justice Jayant Nath also asked...

19-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Nilekani-backed RailYatri booking app unlicensed : High Court

The Delhi High Court has ruled the operations of RailYatri, a mobile application for train-travel bookings, is unauthorized. The application is backed by Nandan Nilekani, Omidyar Network, Helion Ventures, and other well-known angel investors, and it uses...

20-Feb-2019 New Delhi

HC asks Delhi government to consider Chautala plea for release

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi government to consider former Haryana Chief Minister O.P. Chautala's plea seeking his release from the Tihar Central Jail here under the special remission granted to males above 60 years.Advocate Rahul...

28-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Key points in judgement in Trilokpuri 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

The Delhi High Court made significant observations on Wednesday in a case of anti-Sikh violence of 1984 that led to numerous deaths in Trilokpuri in east Delhi:The anti-Sikh riots of 1984 are indeed a dark chapter in the history of independent India which,...

28-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Delhi HC upholds trial court conviction of 89 people in 1984 riots

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld a trial court conviction of 89 people for rioting, burning houses and breaching curfew in Trilokpuri area in east Delhi during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.Justice R.K. Gauba, in its 79-page judgement, said: "Thirty-four...

28-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Alok Verma can inspect Asthana's case file in CVC office : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma and Joint Director A.K. Sharma to inspect the file related to case against Special Director Rakesh Asthana in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)'s office.Justice...

19-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Aadhaar data breach: HC grants more time to UIDAI to file response

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday allowed the Unique Identification Authority of India's (UIDAI) plea seeking more time to file a response on a plea seeking exemplary damages for the losses caused due to leakage of Aadhaar data.A bench of Justice S. Ravindra...

19-Sep-2018 Mumbai

PIL on EVM : Bombay High Court for notices to EC, Centre, Maharashtra

In a significant development, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday ordered issue of notices to the ElectionCommission, Maharashtra State Election Commission (M-SEC) and two public sector makers of electronic voting machines (EVM) and others in a public interest...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

High Court seeks Centre's response on plea against Ansal's passport

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Centre, the Delhi government, the Chief Passport Officer and businessman Sushil Ansal to file responses on a plea that sought cancellation of his passport.Justice Najmi Waziri asked the Chief Passport Officer to...

24-Aug-2018 New Delhi

High Court convicts 33 in Dalit killing case in Haryana

The Delhi High Court on Friday held 33 people guilty in a 2010 Dalit killing case in Haryana's Hisar district and said that "71 years after Independence, instances of atrocities against Scheduled Castes by those belonging to dominant castes have shown no...

08-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Begging not criminal offence : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday ruled that begging is not a criminal offence and struck down laws penalizing it.A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar struck down the provisions prosecuting begging under the Bombay Prevention...

06-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Don't recover amount paid as wages : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Monday ordered employers not to recover the amount which they have paid their employees as per the wages fixed by the Delhi government in 2017.A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar said that all the...

16-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Actors cannot be liable for insulting dialogues : High Court

The Delhi High Court on Monday said that actors cannot be held liable for dialogues that allegedly insulted former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the "Sacred Games" web series . A bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Chander Shekhar wanted to know...

29-Jun-2018 New Delhi

Delhi HC puts brakes on Metro employees' proposed strike

A day before an indefinite strike proposed by a section of the Delhi Metro employees that would have led to mayhem for lakhs of commuters, the Delhi High Court on Friday ordered the staff not to do so or "till further orders".The court order on the Delhi...

08-May-2018 Srinagar

High Court hears Katra Municipal Law PIL via video-conferencing

A division bench of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Srinagar today heard a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) pertaining to prevention of violation of the municipal laws and master plan for Katra city via video-conferencing.The bench comprising Acting Chief...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

In relief for AAP, High Court restores 20 disqualified MLAs

In a major relief to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Delhi High Court on Friday restored the legislatorship of 20 ruling party MLAs who were disqualified for holding offices-of-profit.Setting aside the Election Commission recommendation disqualifying the...

21-Mar-2018 New Delhi

2G: Delhi High Court issues notice to A. Raja, Kanimozhi

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to former Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others in the 2G spectrum money laundering case.Justice S.P. Garg issued notice to Raja, Kanimozhi and others in the case asking them to file a reply...

07-Mar-2018 New Delhi

High Court terms assault on Delhi bureaucrat 'unfortunate'

Delhi High Court on Wednesday termed as "unfortunate" an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by ruling legislators and said the trust among bureaucrats and legislators was vanishing.Justice Mukta Gupta, while reserving order on the bail plea of...

07-Mar-2018 New Delhi

High Court seeks ED response in Nirav Modi case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to file a response on a plea filed by Nirav Modi's firm Firestar Diamond against the probe agency proceedings in the multi-crore-rupee Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case.A bench...

06-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Reliance Infra wins case against DMRC in Delhi High Court

Reliance Infrastructure won its case against the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday."The Delhi High Court has upheld the arbitration award of Rs 2,950 crore as compensation along with interest to Delhi Airport Metro Express...

16-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Let Madras HC deal with Dinakaran plea, Delhi High Court told

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Friday told the Delhi High Court on Friday that the plea of sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran seeking direction to use the "pressure cooker" symbol in the upcoming...

10-Feb-2018 Jammu

National Lok Adalats held at Srinagar, Jammu wings of High Court

National Lok Adalats were held today in both the wings of Jammu and Kashmir High Court during which cases of varied natures were settled and a compensation amount of over Rs 2 crore was also awarded.The Lok Adalats organized by J&K High Court Legal Services...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

High Court orders day-to-day hearing of AAP MLAs disqualification case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that it will hear the AAP MLAs plea challenging their disqualification for holding office of profit on a daily basis from Thursday.Meanwhile, senior advocate Mohan Parasaran told a division bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna...

31-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Series of earthquake can shift Yamuna, others : High Court

Observing minor tremors following an earthquake on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that a series of quakes can shift Yamuna River and other natural things from one place to another."Yamuna river is shifting from its place....

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