Delhi High Court: News

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.

22 Sep 2021

Delhi Government

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.

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.

15 Sep 2021


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.

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.

18 Aug 2021

Delhi Police

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.

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.

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.

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.