Articles about Delhi High Court

WhatsApp capitulates: Won't implement controversial privacy policy for 3 months

16 Jan 2021

Technology
WhatsApp capitulates: Won't implement controversial privacy policy for 3 months

With WhatsApp's clarifications being received with skepticism, the chat app has pushed the deadline for accepting its new Terms of Service (ToS) forward by three months.

Plea to declare all child marriages void: HC seeks response

11 Jan 2021

Delhi
Plea to declare all child marriages void: HC seeks response

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought a response from the Aam Aadmi Party government on a plea to declare all child marriages performed in the national capital as void ab initio (to be treated as invalid from the outset).

HC allows 28 week pregnancy termination based on AIIMS report

11 Jan 2021

India
HC allows 28 week pregnancy termination based on AIIMS report

The Delhi High Court, on Monday, allowed a woman's plea to terminate her 28-week pregnancy after a medical board constituted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) said her fetus can be aborted as it suffered from anencephaly, a condition where the skull bone is not formed and was incompatible with life.

Petition filed to remove Bachchan's voice from COVID-19 caller tune

07 Jan 2021

India
Petition filed to remove Bachchan's voice from COVID-19 caller tune

A Public Interest Litigation or PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking the removal of the Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's voice from the caller tune on precautions against the coronavirus.

'Gunjan Saxena' row: Delhi HC issues summons to Dharma Productions

26 Dec 2020

Entertainment
'Gunjan Saxena' row: Delhi HC issues summons to Dharma Productions

Janhvi Kapoor-starrer movie Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl has yet again landed in trouble as the Delhi High Court issued summons to the production company Dharma Productions over a suit filed by the Indian Singers Rights Association (ISRA).

Akshay files a Rs. 500 crore defamation suit against YouTuber

19 Nov 2020

Entertainment
Akshay files a Rs. 500 crore defamation suit against YouTuber

Actor Akshay Kumar has reportedly filed a defamation case against a YouTuber, who accused him of involvement in fellow actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

Amit Shah calls meeting to review COVID-19 situation in Delhi

15 Nov 2020

India
Amit Shah calls meeting to review COVID-19 situation in Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will hold a meeting to review the COVID-19 situation in Delhi.

Delhi allowed to reserve 80% ICU beds for COVID-19 patients

12 Nov 2020

India
Delhi allowed to reserve 80% ICU beds for COVID-19 patients

The Delhi High Court on Thursday allowed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government to reserve 80% of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds for COVID-19 patients in 33 private hospitals.

1 in 4 exposed to COVID-19 in Delhi: Sero-prevalence survey

12 Nov 2020

India
1 in 4 exposed to COVID-19 in Delhi: Sero-prevalence survey

A new sero-prevalence survey conducted in the national capital showed that around one in four of the people tested were exposed to COVID-19, the Delhi government informed the Delhi High Court on Wednesday.

Delhi HC seeks response from TV channels on producers' plea

09 Nov 2020

India
Delhi HC seeks response from TV channels on producers' plea

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notices to Republic TV and Times Now, asking them to respond to Bollywood producers' plea seeking to restrain the news channels from making allegedly irresponsible and derogatory remarks about the film industry.

Delhi bans firecrackers before Diwali to control pollution, COVID-19 spread

05 Nov 2020

India
Delhi bans firecrackers before Diwali to control pollution, COVID-19 spread

Delhi has banned firecrackers in a bid to control the spread of air pollution in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Thursday.

Didn't leak information: Probe agencies to HC in Sushant case

25 Oct 2020

Entertainment
Didn't leak information: Probe agencies to HC in Sushant case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) have told the Bombay High Court that they did not leak any information to the media regarding the ongoing investigations into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

Sapna Pabbi, Sushant's 'Drive' co-star, denies reports of going "missing"

23 Oct 2020

Entertainment
Sapna Pabbi, Sushant's 'Drive' co-star, denies reports of going "missing"

Actor-model Sapna Pabbi, who worked with late actor Sushant Singh Rajput in 2019 movie Drive, has reportedly been summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in connection with the Bollywood drugs probe.

Wife's picture circulated as Hathras victim: Man tells Delhi HC

16 Oct 2020

India
Wife's picture circulated as Hathras victim: Man tells Delhi HC

A man has approached the Delhi High Court alleging his dead wife's photo was being circulated, depicting her as the victim of Hathras case, prompting the bench to pass orders to the Centre.

Alleging slander, Sushant's friend seeks Rs. 200cr from Republic-TV, Goswami

15 Oct 2020

India
Alleging slander, Sushant's friend seeks Rs. 200cr from Republic-TV, Goswami

Film producer Sandip Ssingh served a defamation notice to Republic TV and its editor-in-chief, Arnab Goswami, for maligning his name while covering the Sushant Singh Rajput death story and has claimed Rs. 200 crore as compensation.

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on same-sex marriages

14 Oct 2020

India
Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on same-sex marriages

In what qualifies as a progressive statement, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday, while hearing petitions of two same-sex couples regarding the legal recognition of their marriages, said laws are gender-neutral.

Kangana slams Bollywood for filing lawsuit against media houses

13 Oct 2020

Entertainment
Kangana slams Bollywood for filing lawsuit against media houses

Kangana Ranaut has slammed Bollywood, after leading filmmakers and stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, and Karan Johar filed a lawsuit in the Delhi High Court against media houses for slandering the industry.

Top Bollywood filmmakers file case against Republic TV, Times Now

12 Oct 2020

India
Top Bollywood filmmakers file case against Republic TV, Times Now

More than 30 leading Bollywood filmmakers have filed a case in the Delhi High Court against two top news channels over their coverage of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case investigation.

Netflix partially releases 'Bad Boy Billionaires' amid legal battles

05 Oct 2020

Entertainment
Netflix partially releases 'Bad Boy Billionaires' amid legal battles

Streaming giant Netflix has finally released the controversial documentary Bad Boy Billionaires in India and around the world.

Coronavirus: Doctors of Delhi's hospital not paid for 3+ months

01 Oct 2020

India
Coronavirus: Doctors of Delhi's hospital not paid for 3+ months

Despite putting in long hours, working hard to save coronavirus patients and risking their own lives, doctors at Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital have not been paid for more than three months.

Delhi government order reserving 80% ICU beds stayed by HC

22 Sep 2020

India
Delhi government order reserving 80% ICU beds stayed by HC

Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government's order directing 33 private hospitals to reserve 80% of ICU beds for COVID-19 patients.

Rakul Preet moves HC alleging 'media trial,' court issues notice

17 Sep 2020

Entertainment
Rakul Preet moves HC alleging 'media trial,' court issues notice

Actor Rakul Preet Singh has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court alleging a "media trial" over reports that she was named by arrested actor Rhea Chakraborty among those in Bollywood who consumed drugs.

Our culture doesn't recognize same-sex marriage: Centre to Delhi HC

14 Sep 2020

India
Our culture doesn't recognize same-sex marriage: Centre to Delhi HC

Same-sex marriages are not a part of our culture, the Centre told the Delhi High Court on Monday while opposing a plea demanding the recognition of same-sex marriage rights under the Hindu Marriage Act 1955.

DGCA serves notice to IndiGo over ruckus on Kangana's flight

11 Sep 2020

India
DGCA serves notice to IndiGo over ruckus on Kangana's flight

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has served a notice to IndiGo in connection to the chaos on its September 9 flight, which had Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut as a passenger.

Delhi HC rejects plea seeking stay on 'Gunjan Saxena'

29 Aug 2020

India
Delhi HC rejects plea seeking stay on 'Gunjan Saxena'

On Friday, the Delhi High Court rejected a plea seeking a stay on Netflix's Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, saying that IAF can take action against the movie if it was "aggrieved."

Mehul Choksi moves Delhi HC over Netflix's 'Bad Boy Billionaires'

26 Aug 2020

India
Mehul Choksi moves Delhi HC over Netflix's 'Bad Boy Billionaires'

Fugitive diamond merchant Mehul Choksi on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court against an upcoming Netflix docuseries.

After dip, coronavirus cases rising again in Delhi

12 Aug 2020

India
After dip, coronavirus cases rising again in Delhi

After a brief lull in the rise of coronavirus cases, the numbers have started climbing up again in Delhi, with over 1,000 cases being reported almost daily.

HC clears Disney's plea for banning 118 pirated animation domains

01 Aug 2020

Entertainment
HC clears Disney's plea for banning 118 pirated animation domains

In a new development, Delhi High Court recently accepted a plea filed by Disney Enterprises to ban 118 pirated domains, that stream animation illegally.

Rapid testing shows false negatives, says Delhi HC; questions AAP

28 Jul 2020

India
Rapid testing shows false negatives, says Delhi HC; questions AAP

The Delhi High Court on Monday rapped the Aam Aadmi Party government over Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT), asking why it was being used as a primary test to judge coronavirus infection.

Delhi is now India's coronavirus capital: What all went wrong

26 Jun 2020

India
Delhi is now India's coronavirus capital: What all went wrong

In numerous media interactions and interviews, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated Delhi won't become New York, the global epicenter of coronavirus, or Mumbai for that matter, where the largest number of cases of COVID-19 were concentrated in India.

Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award

25 Jun 2020

Sports
Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award

After being cleared of doping, two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist Sanjita Chanu will finally receive the coveted Arjuna Award which has been withheld since 2018.

Beds and Delhi: Heartbreaking stories debunk Arvind Kejriwal's claims

05 Jun 2020

India
Beds and Delhi: Heartbreaking stories debunk Arvind Kejriwal's claims

As coronavirus cases continue to surge in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wants residents to trust the government. He has repeatedly said Delhi won't become the next New York as it's four steps ahead in this battle.

Delhi L-G allows Manu Sharma's release in Jessica Lal case

02 Jun 2020

India
Delhi L-G allows Manu Sharma's release in Jessica Lal case

The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, has approved the pre-mature release of Manu Sharma, convicted in the high profile 1999 Jessica Lal murder case.

Chaos ensues at Delhi-Gurugram border as Haryana seals entry

29 May 2020

India
Chaos ensues at Delhi-Gurugram border as Haryana seals entry

Hundreds of commuters were seen stuck at the Delhi-Gurugram border on Friday morning as the Haryana government blocked entry from the national capital in a late-Thursday order.

Sedition charge against Delhi Minorities panel chief over 'provocative' post

02 May 2020

India
Sedition charge against Delhi Minorities panel chief over 'provocative' post

Delhi Minorities Commission Chairperson Zafarul Islam Khan has been booked under sedition charges over a controversial social media post. Khan has been accused of promoting enmity between religious groups.

SC refuses to stay Rs. 20,000 crore Central Vista project

30 Apr 2020

India
SC refuses to stay Rs. 20,000 crore Central Vista project

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the Central Vista project which aims to build a new Parliament building among other central government offices.

Coronavirus: Faulty Chinese testing-kits recalled; government says no payment made

27 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: Faulty Chinese testing-kits recalled; government says no payment made

The central government on Monday clarified that no payment has been made for the faulty rapid antibody testing kits it had procured from China.

Defeated in ludo by wife, Vadodara man breaks her spine

27 Apr 2020

India
Defeated in ludo by wife, Vadodara man breaks her spine

A man in Vadodara couldn't digest the fact that his wife defeated him several times in online ludo and took to violence, causing her serious spine injuries.

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 426; Rajasthan cases cross 1,000

16 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 426; Rajasthan cases cross 1,000

As the Centre on Wednesday issued guidelines for the extended lockdown in India, the number of coronavirus cases reached 12,400.

Kunal Kamra's plea against flying ban dismissed by Delhi HC

20 Mar 2020

India
Kunal Kamra's plea against flying ban dismissed by Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to hear stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's plea challenging a flying ban imposed on him.

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