Articles about Delhi High Court

Marital rape: Delhi High Court delivers split verdict

11 May 2022

India
Marital rape: Delhi High Court delivers split verdict

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday gave a split verdict in the marital rape case on Wednesday, referring the matter to the Supreme Court.

Know why Ranveer Singh-led 'Jayeshbhai Jordaar' is in legal trouble

10 May 2022

Entertainment
Know why Ranveer Singh-led 'Jayeshbhai Jordaar' is in legal trouble

A few days ago, the much-anticipated trailer for Ranveer Singh's next film, Jayeshbhai Jordaar, was released.

Uphaar Cinema fire case: Ansal brothers' jail term to continue

16 Feb 2022

India
Uphaar Cinema fire case: Ansal brothers' jail term to continue

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rejected petitions filed by the Ansal brothers—real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal—seeking a suspension of their seven-year prison term in the Uphaar Cinema fire case.

Delhi HC brings back focus on India's marital rape exception

14 Jan 2022

India
Delhi HC brings back focus on India's marital rape exception

The Delhi High Court is hearing a batch of fresh petitions that challenge the exception given to marital rape under the Indian criminal law.

In setback for Future Group, Delhi HC rejects new plea

04 Jan 2022

Business
In setback for Future Group, Delhi HC rejects new plea

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by Future Group seeking to quash the arbitration proceedings with Amazon in Singapore.

TV Today network sues Newslaundry for defamation seeking Rs. 2cr

26 Oct 2021

India
TV Today network sues Newslaundry for defamation seeking Rs. 2cr

The broadcaster TV Today Network has filed a Rs. 2 crore defamation suit against news portal Newslaundry in the Delhi High Court.

2020 Delhi riots were  pre-planned, pre-meditated conspiracy: Delhi HC

28 Sep 2021

India
2020 Delhi riots were pre-planned, pre-meditated conspiracy: Delhi HC

The February 2020 Delhi riots were a "pre-planned" and "pre-meditated" conspiracy to disturb law and order in the city, the Delhi High Court said Monday.

PM-CARES not a government fund, Centre tells Delhi HC

23 Sep 2021

India
PM-CARES not a government fund, Centre tells Delhi HC

The Centre informed the Delhi High Court that the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation (PM-CARES) Fund is not a government fund.

Delhi government happy with HC nod to oxygen deaths probe

22 Sep 2021

Delhi
Delhi government happy with HC nod to oxygen deaths probe

With the Delhi High Court giving its nod to the constitution of a committee to probe claims of deaths due to oxygen shortage during the COVID-19 second wave, the city government said it wanted the truth to come out.

Activist Harsh Mander's office, residence raided by ED in Delhi

16 Sep 2021

India
Activist Harsh Mander's office, residence raided by ED in Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday raided multiple locations linked to retired IAS officer and activist Harsh Mander in Delhi, reports say.

Delhi government should allow herbal hookah sale: Establishments to HC

15 Sep 2021

Delhi
Delhi government should allow herbal hookah sale: Establishments to HC

Several restaurants and bars on Wednesday urged the Delhi High Court to direct the AAP government and police not to interfere with the sale of herbal flavored hookahs or take coercive steps against them.

Delhi HC grants bail to 5 in 2020 riots case

04 Sep 2021

India
Delhi HC grants bail to 5 in 2020 riots case

The Delhi High Court on Friday granted bail to five people accused in the murder of Head Constable Ratan Lal during the 2020 northeast Delhi riots.

Respond to pleas challenging IT Rules: Delhi HC to Centre

27 Aug 2021

India
Respond to pleas challenging IT Rules: Delhi HC to Centre

The Delhi High Court Friday asked the Centre to reply to pleas by Facebook and WhatsApp challenging the new IT Rules for social media intermediaries requiring the messaging app to trace chats and make provisions to identify the first originator of the information.

Delhi: Dispute over plot leads to clash between two communities

18 Aug 2021

Delhi
Delhi: Dispute over plot leads to clash between two communities

Members of two communities clashed over the alleged unauthorized installation of a statue of BR Ambedkar on a plot in Tughlaqabad village in southeast Delhi and hoisting of the national flag on Independence Day, police said on Tuesday.

Dalit girl rape: Date set for hearing PIL against Rahul

11 Aug 2021

Politics
Dalit girl rape: Date set for hearing PIL against Rahul

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it will hear on September 27 the plea seeking registration of FIR against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for allegedly revealing the identity of a nine-year-old Dalit girl who was allegedly raped and murdered in southwest Delhi, by publishing a photograph with her parents on Twitter.

Twitter now in compliance with IT Rules: Centre tells HC

10 Aug 2021

Business
Twitter now in compliance with IT Rules: Centre tells HC

The Centre on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that Twitter Inc. now complies with the IT Rules, 2021 as it has appointed a permanent Chief Compliance Officer-cum-Resident Grievance Officer and a Nodal Contact Officer.

'Was it publicity stunt?': Juhi Chawla addresses 5G lawsuit allegations

09 Aug 2021

Entertainment
'Was it publicity stunt?': Juhi Chawla addresses 5G lawsuit allegations

Actress Juhi Chawla has finally reacted to her plea against the setting up of 5G wireless networks in the country and its subsequent dismissal by the Delhi High Court.

'Nyay: The Justice,' allegedly based on Sushant, set for release

28 Jul 2021

Entertainment
'Nyay: The Justice,' allegedly based on Sushant, set for release

Delhi High Court once again refused to stay the release of the film Nyay: The Justice, which is allegedly based on the death case of Sushant Singh Rajput.

Shift LGBTQ+ couple to safe house, provide security, orders HC

23 Jul 2021

Delhi
Shift LGBTQ+ couple to safe house, provide security, orders HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the police to shift an LGBTQ+ community couple wanting to get married and facing threats from families, to a safe house set up by the Delhi government and provide them adequate security.

COVID-19 vaccine trial for children nears completion: Centre tells HC

16 Jul 2021

India
COVID-19 vaccine trial for children nears completion: Centre tells HC

The Centre told the Delhi High Court Friday that ongoing clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines for those below 18 years are nearing completion.

More beds will be added post-oxygen crisis resolution: Satyendar Jain

22 Apr 2021

Delhi
More beds will be added post-oxygen crisis resolution: Satyendar Jain

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said the number of beds for coronavirus patients will be increased in large numbers once the oxygen crisis in the national capital is resolved.

Delete tweets against Lakshmi Puri, Delhi HC tells Saket Gokhale

13 Jul 2021

India
Delete tweets against Lakshmi Puri, Delhi HC tells Saket Gokhale

The Delhi High Court today directed self-described activist Saket Gokhale to immediately delete alleged defamatory tweets against former Indian envoy Lakshmi Puri.

#ITRules: Twitter ends tussle with Centre; appoints Resident Grievance Officer

11 Jul 2021

India
#ITRules: Twitter ends tussle with Centre; appoints Resident Grievance Officer

After much delay, Twitter named Vinay Prakash as its Resident Grievance Officer in compliance with the central government's new IT Rules.

Delhi High Court supports Uniform Civil Code. What is it?

09 Jul 2021

India
Delhi High Court supports Uniform Civil Code. What is it?

The Delhi High Court on Friday supported the need for Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in India and asked the central government to take necessary steps in this regard, reports say.

WhatsApp says it has put new privacy policy on hold

09 Jul 2021

Business
WhatsApp says it has put new privacy policy on hold

WhatsApp today told the Delhi High Court it would neither force users to accept its controversial new privacy policy nor limit functionality of the messaging service for those who choose not to accept its terms.

Delhi HC slams Saket Gokhale in Lakshmi Puri's defamation case

08 Jul 2021

India
Delhi HC slams Saket Gokhale in Lakshmi Puri's defamation case

The Delhi High Court today slammed self-described activist Saket Gokhale for putting out allegedly defamatory tweets against former Indian envoy Lakshmi Puri.

Will appoint grievance officer in 8 weeks, Twitter tells court

08 Jul 2021

India
Will appoint grievance officer in 8 weeks, Twitter tells court

Twitter today informed the Delhi High Court that it needs eight weeks' time to appoint a grievance officer in India, in compliance with the Indian government's new Information Technology rules.

IT Rules law of the land; Twitter must comply: Centre

05 Jul 2021

India
IT Rules law of the land; Twitter must comply: Centre

Twitter needs to "mandatorily" comply with the new IT Rules, which are the "law of the land," the central government told the Delhi High Court.

'Will hasten third wave': HC flags violations as Delhi reopens

18 Jun 2021

India
'Will hasten third wave': HC flags violations as Delhi reopens

A disregard for coronavirus protocols will only hasten the third wave of the pandemic, the Delhi High Court warned today as it noted violations in the capital city following easing of curbs.

SC to hear Delhi Police plea against activists' bail tomorrow

17 Jun 2021

India
SC to hear Delhi Police plea against activists' bail tomorrow

The Supreme Court of India will tomorrow hear an appeal filed by the Delhi Police against a bail order for three student activists, arrested in connection with last year's riots in the national capital.

'Suit for publicity,' Delhi-HC quashes Juhi Chawla's 5G petition, fined

04 Jun 2021

Entertainment
'Suit for publicity,' Delhi-HC quashes Juhi Chawla's 5G petition, fined

The plea filed by actress Juhi Chawla on Monday against the setting up of 5G wireless networks in the country has been quashed by the Delhi High Court.

Gautam Gambhir will organize free vaccination camp for 18-44 group

04 Jun 2021

Politics
Gautam Gambhir will organize free vaccination camp for 18-44 group

An undeterred BJP MP Gautam Gambhir on Thursday said he will organize a free COVID-19 vaccination camp, hours after the Delhi government's drug controller informed the Delhi High Court that his foundation has been found guilty of unauthorized stocking and distribution of Fabiflu medicine to coronavirus patients.

Gautam Gambhir Foundation illegally stocked COVID-19 drug: Delhi HC told

03 Jun 2021

India
Gautam Gambhir Foundation illegally stocked COVID-19 drug: Delhi HC told

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Gautam Gambhir's foundation was found guilty of unauthorized stocking, procurement, and distribution of the medicine Fabiflu to COVID-19 patients, Delhi's drug controller body informed the Delhi High Court on Thursday.

Juhi Chawla files plea against 5G technology

31 May 2021

India
Juhi Chawla files plea against 5G technology

Actress-environmentalist Juhi Chawla on Monday approached the Delhi High Court against the setting up of 5G wireless networks in the country, raising issues related to the radiation impact on citizens, animals, flora, and fauna.

Delhi HC slaps Twitter with notice for flouting IT Rules

31 May 2021

Business
Delhi HC slaps Twitter with notice for flouting IT Rules

The Delhi High Court issued a notice to Twitter on Monday for failing to comply to the recently-enforced Information Technology guidelines encompassing social media platforms.

Why is WhatsApp suing Modi-led Government?

26 May 2021

Business
Why is WhatsApp suing Modi-led Government?

Days after Delhi Police raided Twitter, another tech giant is fighting back by suing the Indian Government.

HC allows woman's plea to abort 23-week abnormal twin fetus

25 May 2021

Delhi
HC allows woman's plea to abort 23-week abnormal twin fetus

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday allowed a woman to abort a 23-week pregnancy after an AIIMS medical board said the twin fetus she was carrying did suffer from abnormalities and once born would face long-term developmental issues.

'Nobody dying for lack of marriage-certificates': Centre on same-sex marriages

24 May 2021

India
'Nobody dying for lack of marriage-certificates': Centre on same-sex marriages

The Indian government today opposed the urgent hearing of petitions in the Delhi High Court seeking to recognize same-sex marriages in the country.

Will fix formula for oxygen concentrators' pricing in 7-days: Government

20 May 2021

India
Will fix formula for oxygen concentrators' pricing in 7-days: Government

The Indian government told the Delhi High Court today that it has started the process to fix a formula for the pricing of oxygen concentrators.

Political leaders should not hoard COVID-19 drugs: Delhi High Court

17 May 2021

India
Political leaders should not hoard COVID-19 drugs: Delhi High Court

Political leaders should not hoard medicines used for the treatment of the coronavirus at a time when people are running from pillar to post for such drugs, the Delhi High Court observed today.

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