Delhi High Court: News

03 Jun 2023

Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia's wife hospitalized before AAP leader could meet her

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia could not meet his ailing wife on Saturday after her health worsened and she had to be hospitalized, NDTV reported.

03 Jun 2023

Manish Sisodia

Delhi: AAP's Manish Sisodia reaches home to meet ailing wife

Former Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Saturday reached his home in Delhi to meet his ailing wife, reported ANI.

01 Jun 2023

Delhi University

Career on hold: DU scholar debarred over controversial BBC documentary

Thirty-year-old Lokesh Chugh, one of the two students debarred from Delhi University (DU) over his alleged role in the screening of the controversial British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary on the 2002 Gujarat riots, said his career had been put on hold.

30 May 2023

Manish Sisodia

Delhi liquorgate: Delhi HC rejects AAP's Manish Sisodia's bail

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday denied bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi's former Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia, in the alleged Delhi liquor policy scam case.

29 May 2023

Yasin Malik

Yasin Malik's death sentence: HC issues notice on NIA's plea

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik.

26 May 2023


Ashneer Grover deletes alleged defamatory posts against BharatPe: Here's why

The relationship between BharatPe and its ousted co-founder Ashneer Grover is anything but cordial. The two are not immune to throwing disrespectful language at each other.

26 May 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Delhi HC rejects Gandhis, AAP's plea against I-T assessment transfer

The Delhi High Court on Friday upheld the Income Tax Department's decision to transfer the tax assessment of Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to the Central Circle from a faceless assessment.

27 Apr 2023


Before 'Jawan,' clips of these films got leaked online

A clip from Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming film Jawan, co-starring Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi, leaked online recently. Then on Wednesday, the Delhi High Court ordered social media platforms to take down the copyrighted content. Directed by Atlee, Jawan is set for a release in cinema halls on June 2.

20 Apr 2023

Bollywood Life

Aaradhya Bachchan fake news case: Delhi HC schools Google

Aaradhya Bachchan, the daughter of Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is one of the most famous star kids in India.

10 Apr 2023

Vivek Agnihotri

Contempt case: Vivek Agnihotri tenders 'unconditional apology' in Delhi HC   

Director-writer-producer Vivek Agnihotri tendered an "unconditional apology" in the Delhi High Court on Monday in a 2018 contempt case.

19 Mar 2023

DY Chandrachud

Sexual orientation has no impact on judges' abilities: CJI Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud, speaking at India Today Conclave 2023 on Saturday, asserted a judge's sexual orientation had "nothing to do" with their ability.

16 Mar 2023

Tejashwi Yadav

Land-for-jobs scam: Tejashwi Yadav gets new date for CBI questioning

The Delhi High Court asked Bihar's Deputy Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader, Tejashwi Yadav, to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on March 25 for questioning in the alleged land-for-jobs case.

14 Mar 2023

Sexual Assault

Delhi HC allows minor's abortion in absence of father's consent 

The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed a 16-year-old girl, an alleged victim of sexual assault, to undergo termination of a nearly 24-week pregnancy, reported PTI.

08 Mar 2023

The Viral Fever

Delhi HC orders FIR against TVF's 'College Romance'

The Viral Fever aka TVF is facing legal trouble after the Delhi High Court ordered an FIR to be registered against the makers and actors of the series College Romance. The series premiered its first season back in 2018 and has released three seasons till 2022.

27 Feb 2023

Agnipath Scheme

Delhi HC rejects petitions challenging Agnipath Scheme's constitutional validity 

The Delhi High Court on Monday rejected petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Agnipath Scheme for entry into the Indian Armed Forces.

02 Feb 2023

Hansal Mehta

Delhi HC refuses to stay release of Hansal Mehta's 'Faraaz'

Director Hansal Mehta, who is known for his hard-hitting movies like Shahid and Omerta, is coming back with the film Faraaz, which is said to be based on a real-life terrorist attack.

16 Jan 2023

Kuldeep Sengar

Unnao rape case: Ex-BJP MLA gets bail for daughter's wedding

Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar—convicted of raping a minor girl in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district in 2017—was granted interim bail by the Delhi High Court on Monday in order to allow him to attend his daughter's wedding.

SC dismisses plea seeking collegium meeting details on judges' appointment

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act seeking disclosure of discussions during a collegium meeting held on December 12, 2018, stating that collegium deliberations were not subject to the RTI Act.

01 Dec 2022

Shashi Tharoor

Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi Police moves HC against Tharoor's discharge

The Delhi High Court on Thursday was approached by Delhi Police challenging its 2021 order discharging the Congress leader Shashi Tharoor concerning all charges in Sunanda Pushkar's death case.

29 Nov 2022

Tablighi Jamaat

HC directs Delhi Police to return keys of Nizamuddin Markaz

The Delhi High Court on Monday rebuked the Delhi Police over the continuing restrictions at Tablighi Jamaat headquarters in Delhi's Nizamuddin since March 2020.

25 Nov 2022

Amitabh Bachchan

Can't use Amitabh Bachchan's name, voice, picture sans permission: HC

Delhi High Court issued an interim order stating that Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's name, voice, and image cannot be used without his permission.

22 Nov 2022

Delhi Police

'Happened in heat of moment': Poonawalla on Shraddha Walkar murder

In yet another significant development in the Shraddha Walkar murder case, Delhi's Saket District Court on Tuesday extended the accused Aftab Poonawalla's police custody for four more days.

21 Nov 2022


Shraddha Walkar murder: Plea in Delhi HC seeks CBI probe

As the Delhi Police's probe into the Shraddha Walkar murder case continues to unearth shocking details, a plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking the transfer of the investigation to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Supreme Court acquits rapist-killers called "predators" by high court

Supreme Court (SC) on Monday acquitted three men who were convicted of raping and killing a 19-year-old woman in Delhi's Chhawala area in 2012.

21 Oct 2022

Bollywood Films

'Ram Setu' becomes 'piracy-proof': HC cracks down on 23 websites

Ahead of the release of Akshay Kumar's Ram Setu, the Delhi High Court has come down heavily on piracy websites.

10 Oct 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray challenges ECI order freezing Sena symbol in Delhi HC

The Shiv Sena faction led by Uddhav Thackeray on Monday petitioned the Delhi High Court to overturn an Election Commission of India (ECI) order freezing the party's name and election symbol, reported PTI.

04 Oct 2022

Air India

Delhi: Air India employees 'forced' to vacate Vasant Vihar colony

Residents of Air India Colony in Delhi's Vasant Vihar on Tuesday alleged basic facilities and water supply were cut off at their residential complexes in a bid to force them to vacate, Hindustan Times reported.

27 Sep 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delete defamatory posts against L-G Saxena: Delhi HC orders AAP

In a significant win for Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to take down defamatory social media posts against him over an alleged Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) scam.

14 Sep 2022

Subramanian Swamy

Vacate government accommodation within six weeks: HC directs Subramanian Swamy

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Member of Parliament Subramanian Swamy to vacate his government accommodation in the Lutyens' Bungalow Zone, PTI reported.

05 Sep 2022

Star India

Delhi High Court restrains 'rogue' websites from illegally streaming 'Brahmastra'

To put an end to the perils of piracy, the Delhi High Court has restrained the illegal streaming of Ayan Mukerji's upcoming film Brahmastra: Part One—Shiva by several "rogue" websites.

10 Aug 2022

Delhi Police

Prophet row: SC transfers FIRs against Nupur Sharma to Delhi

In a relief for suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma, the Supreme Court on Wednesday clubbed and transferred all FIRs registered against her in different states to Delhi.

SC mulls amending abortion law to include unmarried women

Unmarried women will most likely be able to terminate undesired pregnancies as the Supreme Court considers changing the abortion law.

29 Jul 2022


Irani case: Delhi HC orders Congress leaders to remove tweets

Amid the ongoing illegal bar row in Goa, Union Minister Smriti Irani scored a big win in a defamation suit against Congress leaders.

Agnipath: Supreme Court transfers petitions against scheme to Delhi HC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday transferred three petitions challenging the Agnipath scheme for armed forces recruitment to the Delhi High Court.

14 Jul 2022


NEET-UG won't be postponed: Delhi HC dismisses aspirants' petition

The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition by several National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Undergraduate (NEET-UG) aspirants seeking to postpone the competitive examination scheduled to be held on Sunday.

28 Jun 2022


Who is Mohammed Zubair, journalist arrested for hurting religious sentiments?

The Delhi Police Monday arrested Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair after registering an FIR based on a complaint filed by a social media account.

11 May 2022

Indian Penal Code

Marital rape: Delhi High Court delivers split verdict

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

10 May 2022

Ranveer Singh

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.

16 Feb 2022


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.

14 Jan 2022

Sexual Assault

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.

04 Jan 2022


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.

26 Oct 2021

News Channels

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.

28 Sep 2021

Delhi Police

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.

23 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

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.

16 Sep 2021

Delhi Police

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.

04 Sep 2021

Delhi Police

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.

27 Aug 2021


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.

11 Aug 2021


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.

10 Aug 2021


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.

09 Aug 2021

5G Technology

'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.

28 Jul 2021

Sushant Singh Rajput

'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.

16 Jul 2021


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.

13 Jul 2021


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.

11 Jul 2021


#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.

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