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HC contempt notice slapped on woman in Sydney for abusing in virtual hearing

The litigant, Anita Kumari Gupta, has been ordered to appear in person before the high court on the next date of hearing on April 16

The Delhi high court order relates to an incident during court proceedings on January 10 (FILE PHOTO)
Published on Jan 19, 2024 06:42 PM IST

Delhi HC to consider suit filed by MS Dhoni’s ex-business partners on Jan 29

The ex-business partners have approached the high court seeking a permanent injunction and damages against Dhoni, several social media platforms and media houses

In October last year, Dhoni had also filed a criminal case against the duo under Sections 406 and 420 of the IPC. (PTI file photo)
Updated on Jan 18, 2024 12:09 PM IST

Distinguish Sharjeel role in Delhi riots: Court

The Delhi Police said Imam could not be compared to other accused since different roles were attributed to different accused in the case

Sharjeel Imam had approached Delhi high court against a city court’s April 2022 order rejecting his bail. (PTI)
Published on Jan 15, 2024 10:14 PM IST

‘Story in each state’: Delhi HC declines plea on Odisha govt ads using BJD symbol

The Delhi high court allowed Odisha BJP general secretary Jatin Mohanty to withdraw his petition and granted liberty to petition the Orissa high court

The Delhi high court said the petitioner could approach the Orissa high court since everything in context of the petition happened in Odisha (FILE PHOTO)
Published on Jan 12, 2024 02:41 PM IST

Sunehri Bagh case: Delhi high court to hear arguments on January 19

The Imam, in the plea listed before a bench of justice Sachin Datta, sought to restrain NDMC from “harming the mosque”

Sunehri Bagh Masjid on Motilal Nehru Marg in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 12, 2024 05:24 AM IST

HC cites chromosome’s role, denies bail to man accused of driving wife to suicide

Justice Sharma said the idea of a woman’s worth being tied to material considerations such as dowry contradicts the principles of equality and dignity

The accused argued he was falsely implicated. (Shutterstock)
Published on Jan 11, 2024 01:57 PM IST

HC seeks Centre’s response in plea over demolition of dargah in Delhi

The case pertains to the Dargah Sharif Hazrat Mamu Bhanje on Rani Jhansi Road — among the 123 Waqf properties in Delhi being surveyed by L&DO

The centre was referring to an order in April of last year in which the high court refused to halt L&DO’s takeover or inspection of Waqf properties; however, the order directed the authorities to ensure minimal disruption in the day-to-day administration of the properties by the Waqf Board. (HT Archive)
Published on Jan 10, 2024 10:17 PM IST

HC seeks Delhi LG’s stand over DCPCR plea on freezing of its funds

The commission had originally moved the Supreme Court on December 15, but the apex court transferred the plea

The court further posted the hearing in the plea for January 19. (HT Archive)
Published on Jan 10, 2024 10:12 PM IST

Delhi HC gives YouTuber 24 hours to delete video against Dera chief

The Dera chief sought the removal of the video and to restrain the YouTuber from uploading or circulating defamatory content against him

A bench of Justice Jasmeet Singh gave him the liberty to upload a new video with a disclaimer. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jan 10, 2024 04:24 PM IST

List funds spent on health infra: High court to Delhi govt after man’s death

The court sought to know from the AAP government if it was diverting funds allocated to expand its hospitals for some other projects, including mohalla clinics

Lamenting that the medical infrastructure is not keeping pace with the demand, the high court observed that most hospitals were “chock-a-block” and critical care patients were not being attended to due to shortage of beds and non-functioning and availability of necessary medical facilities. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jan 09, 2024 03:22 AM IST

Delhi excise policy case: HC seeks ED response to MP Sanjay Singh’s bail plea

AAP MP Sanjay Singh was arrested on October 4 under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) for allegedly receiving ₹2 crore

AAP leader Sanjay Singh. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Jan 08, 2024 12:11 PM IST

Absence of law can’t give blanket immunity to adulterer, says HC

A woman had alleged that her husband married another woman in 2015 and a daughter was born out of said marriage

Delhi high court said it was crucial to legally protect those partners who have committed to the sanctity and values of marriage.
Updated on Jan 07, 2024 02:13 AM IST

HC: E-commerce platform cannot be haven for infringers, liable for selling fake products

This is among the first legal cases that interpret the applicability of safe harbour protections on digital websites

The court was hearing a petition by sportswear brand Puma, which filed a lawsuit against e-commerce platform IndiaMart (HT Archive)
Updated on Jan 07, 2024 07:56 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi high court allows woman to end 29-week pregnancy on mental health concerns

The court said that the woman was under immense trauma, had suicidal tendencies, and that continuing her pregnancy could impair her mental stability

The high court requested the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, to conduct the procedure to medically terminate the woman’s pregnancy. (ANI)
Updated on Jan 06, 2024 05:18 AM IST

‘Met on dating app’: Delhi HC grants bail to man accused of rape

The man was booked under the Indian Penal Code’s Section 376 (rape) and 420 (cheating) after the woman alleged the man “initiated sexual contact” by promising to marry her

The Delhi high court ordered the bail on Wednesday. (Representative Photo)
Published on Jan 04, 2024 04:38 PM IST

Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh moves Delhi high court for bail in ED case

Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Sanjay, 51, was arrested on October 4 under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)

AAP leader Sanjay Singh being escorted to Amritsar court in connection with a defamation case filed by SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia against him (PTI)
Updated on Jan 04, 2024 02:19 PM IST

Delhi HC dismisses Parliament security breach accused’s plea for release

The Delhi high court said that Neelam Azad’s plea was not maintainable since she has already preferred a bail application before the trial court

Neelam Azad (centre) (File)
Updated on Jan 03, 2024 01:34 PM IST

Sunehri Bagh masjid case: Cleric at Lutyens’ mosque moves Delhi HC

The plea said the structure was being targeted without any research to support the claim that it was causing traffic congestion

Delhi high court (Representative Photo)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Dec 31, 2023 01:24 AM IST

Parliament security breach accusedmoves HC for release

Neelam Singh alias Neelam Azad, one of the six people arrested in connection with the Parliament security breach, on Wednesday moved the Delhi high court.

Accused Neelam Singh outside Parliament on December 13. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 28, 2023 08:56 AM IST
By, New Delhi

False complaints against spouse amounts to an act of cruelty: Delhi HC

The court’s ruling came in a plea filed by the woman against a family court’s December 2020 order which was passed in a divorce petition filed by the husband.

Delhi HC signboard is seen near the court premises.
Updated on Dec 27, 2023 07:06 AM IST

Delhi HC: Ensure action against illegal hawkers at Chandni Chowk

The STF was formed in 2022 to regularly check and act against illegal hawkers, and to prevent their return

In 2022, the high court had ordered the police and the erstwhile North MCD to remove encroachments from Chandni Chowk, observing that the revamped heritage market is already falling into disrepair. (Representative image)
Updated on Dec 27, 2023 05:24 AM IST

Delhi High Court blasts Ridge body over nod to projects in forest

The court said it wondered if the forest department’s Ridge Management Board was instead a “Ridge dissolving board”

Over 314 hectares of the Southern Ridge, considered part of the Capital’s ‘lungs’, are yet to be cleared of encroachments. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 23, 2023 12:42 AM IST

Parliament security breach: HC to hear plea against order to provide FIR copy

The plea was mentioned before a bench of acting Chief Justice Manmohan and Justice Mini Pushkarna on Friday and is likely to be heard later in the day

Additional sessions judge Hardeep Kaur on Thursday directed police to provide the FIR. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 22, 2023 12:34 PM IST

‘Will shut you down’: HC warns Delhi forest dept over non-compliance of order

The court criticized the department for restricting the movement of pedestrians and warned that it would be "shut down" if it did not comply with the orders.

New Delhi, India - Dec. 20, 2023: A retaining wall around a tree is seen at Bhikaji Cama Place Complex in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, December 20, 2023. The Delhi High Court has directed the forest department to immediately remove the construction activity being done within the vicinity of standing tress in Bhikaji Cama Place Complex. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times) to go with Jasjeev 's story (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 21, 2023 12:13 AM IST

Delhi HC refuses urgent relief to Mahua Moitra from vacating official residence

The Delhi high court said it will consider Mahua Moitra’s plea after the Supreme Court on January 4 deals with her plea challenging her expulsion from Parliament

Mahua Moitra (File)
Published on Dec 19, 2023 02:00 PM IST

Surrogacy law made to prevent India from becoming country of renting wombs: HC

A Delhi high court bench of acting chief justice Manmohan and justice Mini Pushkarna refused to allow a couple to process surrogacy halted after the ban on donor gametes

The court called for encouraging adoption. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Dec 15, 2023 04:50 PM IST

‘Name can’t be the test’: Delhi HC rejects plea to de-register political parties

The high court was hearing a PIL filed by petitioner lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, who argued that such political parties’ names might prejudicially affect the poll prospects of a candidate amounting to a corrupt practice under the Representation of the People Act (RPA), 1951

Delhi high court (Representative Photo)
Updated on Dec 14, 2023 04:14 PM IST

HC asks Delhi govt to act on bed shortage in its hospitals

The court was taking a suo motu cognisance of a plea regarding the availability of intensive care unit (ICU) beds with ventilator facilities in government hospitals

The panel, which was constituted to examine the status of ICU beds and ventilators in the city hospitals, had said that the ICUs remained a neglected unit in the government-run hospitals. (HT Archive)
Updated on Dec 14, 2023 05:18 AM IST

Delhi HC dismisses NewsClick’s plea seeking stay on I-T dept demand

IT department issued an assessment order against NewsClick, holding that funds were received from foreign entities in the form of remittances

Delhi high court refuses to stay a demand raised by the Income Tax (IT) department from news portal NewsClick for allegedly receiving predetermined foreign remittances from JEF. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 13, 2023 03:14 AM IST

Delhi HC allows mother of Kerala nurse, who is on death row, to travel to Yemen

India imposed a travel ban to Yemen on September 26, 2017, citing the fragile situation in that country.

Delhi high court (Representative Photo)
Updated on Dec 13, 2023 02:22 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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