Articles about Delhi High Court

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

18 Jun 2021

'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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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.

Centre asks Delhi HC to dismiss Central Vista plea

11 May 2021

Centre asks Delhi HC to dismiss Central Vista plea

In response to a petition that sought to temporarily halt the construction work of the Central Vista project, the Centre on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court (HC) that the plea was an "abuse of process of law" and sought its dismissal with a fine, according to Live Law.

Riots accused Natasha Narwal gets 3-week bail after father's death

10 May 2021

Riots accused Natasha Narwal gets 3-week bail after father's death

The Delhi High Court on Monday granted interim bail to Pinjra Tod activist Natasha Narwal in the Delhi riots case after her father died due to COVID-19.

Central Vista: SC asks Delhi HC to consider early hearing

07 May 2021

Central Vista: SC asks Delhi HC to consider early hearing

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday refused to hear a petition on stopping construction work on the Central Vista project at Rajpath in Delhi in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Foreign aid should reach people, not remain boxed up: HC

05 May 2021

Foreign aid should reach people, not remain boxed up: HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that foreign aid, in terms of medical equipment, is meant for people's benefit who are suffering from COVID-19 and not meant to be kept in boxes at some institution to become "junk."

HC comes down on 'publicity interest litigations,' imposes cost

03 May 2021

HC comes down on 'publicity interest litigations,' imposes cost

The Delhi High Court on Monday came down on several petitioners for filing "publicity interest litigations" on various issues, like regulating news reporting of COVID-19 issues and investigating the alleged misuse of the Lt Governor-Chief Minister Relief Fund, saying that these were filed without any homework and imposed costs on some of them.

Why has COVID-19 testing drastically reduced? HC asks Delhi government

01 May 2021

Why has COVID-19 testing drastically reduced? HC asks Delhi government

The Delhi High Court on Friday cited data to ask the AAP government to explain why COVID-19 testing has gone down drastically in the national capital.

High Court questions Centre over oxygen allocation to Delhi

29 Apr 2021

High Court questions Centre over oxygen allocation to Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Centre why states like Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh got more oxygen than they asked for, but the repeated appeals of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led government in the National Capital weren't entertained.

Delhi HC appeals citizens not to hoard oxygen cylinders, medicines

29 Apr 2021

Delhi HC appeals citizens not to hoard oxygen cylinders, medicines

The Delhi HC on Wednesday appealed to the citizens not to hoard oxygen cylinders and medicines required for COVID-19 patients, as it leads to artificial scarcity, and to make them available to people in need.

Never asked for COVID-19 facility at Ashoka Hotel: Delhi HC

27 Apr 2021

Never asked for COVID-19 facility at Ashoka Hotel: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reprimanded the city government over a controversial order directing the use of 100 rooms at the five-star Ashoka Hotel as a COVID facility exclusively for HC judges, judicial officers, and their families.

Coronavirus: You're passing orders without knowing ground-realities, HC tells AAP

27 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: You're passing orders without knowing ground-realities, HC tells AAP

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday told the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led state government that it can't be unreasonable in the fight against coronavirus while hearing a plea of a hospital in connection with an order passed on April 25.

#VIPCulture: Ashoka Hotel becomes COVID-19 facility for Delhi HC judges

27 Apr 2021

#VIPCulture: Ashoka Hotel becomes COVID-19 facility for Delhi HC judges

While people in Delhi are struggling to secure a bed for their coronavirus-infected relatives and friends, the state government has ordered that 100 rooms in the five-star Ashoka Hotel should be reserved for High Court judges, judicial officers, and their families.

Supplying oxygen to 800 hospitals, only Delhi ones complaining: INOX

26 Apr 2021

Supplying oxygen to 800 hospitals, only Delhi ones complaining: INOX

As reports of oxygen shortage surface from different parts of the country, supplier INOX on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it is providing oxygen to 800 hospitals across India, but only the ones from National Capital are complaining.

'It's a tsunami,' says Delhi High Court on COVID-19 crisis

24 Apr 2021

'It's a tsunami,' says Delhi High Court on COVID-19 crisis

If any official at any level obstructs oxygen supply, "we will hang that man," the Delhi High Court reportedly said today, terming the massive spike in coronavirus cases a "tsunami."

Will hang anyone blocking oxygen supply: HC

24 Apr 2021

Will hang anyone blocking oxygen supply: HC

The Delhi High Court said on Saturday that if any official at the central, state, or local administration obstructs the picking up or supply of oxygen, then it would "hang" that person.

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

22 Apr 2021

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.

Beg, borrow, steal but provide oxygen: Delhi HC tells Centre

22 Apr 2021

Beg, borrow, steal but provide oxygen: Delhi HC tells Centre

The Delhi High Court last evening pulled up the Centre over the tragedy unfolding in hospitals, demanding why it's not waking up to the reality.

Coronavirus: Delhi hospitals short on oxygen; HC pulls up Centre

20 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Delhi hospitals short on oxygen; HC pulls up Centre

Two top hospitals in Delhi have reported that their oxygen stocks would only last a few hours, even as the national capital has seen a major surge in COVID-19 cases.

Saudi Arabia: Grave of Hindu man buried as Muslim located

15 Apr 2021

Saudi Arabia: Grave of Hindu man buried as Muslim located

The Saudi Arabian government has located the grave of a Hindu man who was buried there as per Muslim rights and is considering repatriation of the remains, the Centre informed the Delhi High Court on Thursday.

Mask compulsory even if driving alone, rules Delhi High Court

07 Apr 2021

Mask compulsory even if driving alone, rules Delhi High Court

Wearing a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic is compulsory even when a person is driving alone in a car, the Delhi High Court ruled on Wednesday, terming cars a "public place."

Debar poll campaigners for not wearing masks, demands petition

22 Mar 2021

Debar poll campaigners for not wearing masks, demands petition

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice and sought response of the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking to debar campaigners and candidates from campaigning in the upcoming assembly elections for repeatedly violating the mandatory guidelines issued by the poll panel in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Passengers not wearing masks properly will be de-boarded: DGCA

17 Mar 2021

Passengers not wearing masks properly will be de-boarded: DGCA

The DGCA informed the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that action is being taken against passengers not wearing masks properly despite repeated warnings and they will be de-boarded from planes before departure and treated as unruly passengers.

Wife seeks mortal remains of Hindu man buried in Saudi

16 Mar 2021

Wife seeks mortal remains of Hindu man buried in Saudi

A peculiar case came up before the Delhi HC on Tuesday wherein the mortal remains of a Hindu man, an Indian citizen, were wrongly buried in Saudi Arabia as per Muslim rites due to incorrect translation of his religion on the death certificate by Indian Consulate officials in Jeddah.

Delhi HC slams flight passengers for not wearing masks properly

09 Mar 2021

Delhi HC slams flight passengers for not wearing masks properly

The Delhi High Court has taken strong note of an alarming situation of passengers not properly wearing masks in flights and issued guidelines to all domestic airlines and DGCA for strict compliance, including penal action for offenders and periodical checks of the aircraft on Monday.

Delhi HC pulls up Centre for exporting COVID-19 vaccines

04 Mar 2021

Delhi HC pulls up Centre for exporting COVID-19 vaccines

The Delhi High Court on Thursday pulled up the central government over restricted COVID-19 vaccinations in India, even as vaccine exports to other nations continue.

'Only man and woman make family': Centre opposes same-sex marriages

25 Feb 2021

'Only man and woman make family': Centre opposes same-sex marriages

The central government on Thursday opposed a batch of petitions seeking the recognition and registration of same-sex marriages in India.

Undertrial killed inside Tihar, HC expresses shock: Details

24 Feb 2021

Undertrial killed inside Tihar, HC expresses shock: Details

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed shock at the murder of a Tihar Jail inmate who was knifed to death inside the prison, saying that such things are only seen in fiction.

Petitions demand prisoners out on bail or parole be vaccinated

22 Feb 2021

Petitions demand prisoners out on bail or parole be vaccinated

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response of the Delhi Government on two pleas by March 26, seeking vaccination of all the prisoners who were out on bail or parole before they surrender so as to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection inside prisons.

Delhi HC judges to hold physical hearings from March 15

20 Feb 2021

Delhi HC judges to hold physical hearings from March 15

The Delhi High Court on Saturday issued an office order stating that from March 15 all its judges would hold a physical hearing of cases.