Delhi High Court: News

17 Aug 2017


Bomb threat: SWAT teams, fire engines at Delhi HC

The Delhi HC has been put on high alert after a bomb threat was received. SWAT teams, fire tenders and bomb squads were rushed to the site.

17 Aug 2017

Air India

Get ready to pay more for excess baggage on flights

The luxury of flying keeps getting costlier for the common man. In the latest blow for passengers, airlines are now free to charge up to Rs. 350/kg for luggage beyond 15kg.

10 Aug 2017


Saree flash mob to mark women empowerment at Delhi mall

On the completion of 75 years of Quit India movement and 70 years of India's Independence, an NGO, working for welfare of women, organized a saree flash mob 'Jashn-e-Azadi' to commemorate women empowerment in an Independent India.

07 Aug 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi HC clears 75-year-old DU professor of sexual harassment charge

Overruling Delhi University's (DU) Executive Council's decision, Delhi HC acquitted 75-year-old former DU professor, who was accused of sexual harassment by two researchers 16 years ago.

25 Jul 2017


Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as 14th Indian president

Ram Nath Kovind has been sworn in as the 14th Indian president today at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi.

07 Jul 2017


In a first, SC wants CJI, governors under RTI ambit

The SC for the first time batted for bringing the offices of the chief justice and governors within the purview of the Right to Information Act to ensure transparency and accountability.

04 Jul 2017


Offensive social media posts against SC/ST members now punishable

Abusing members of the SC/ST community on social media will now fall under the purview of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, which would deem such acts punishable.

02 Jul 2017


Gurgaon police busts sex racket operating in Sushant Lok's mall

Gurgaon police cracked down a sex-racket that was operating out of a spa in Gold Souk mall in Sushant Lok-1. Six people including four women were arrested.

30 Jun 2017


Twitterati takes a dig, as CM gets stuck in traffic-jam

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar got to live the life of a Gurgaon commuter when he was stuck in traffic for a few minutes.

26 Jun 2017


Delhi colleges expect a large turnout of students on Tuesday

With colleges witnessing a slight drop in cut-offs this year, admission committee of colleges are expecting a larger turnout on Tuesday and Wednesday.

26 Jun 2017


Tibetans unhappy over conditions for passports set by government

The 14th Dalai Lama fled to India in 1959 and since then, about 1.5-2 lakh Tibetans have followed his footsteps.

25 Jun 2017


Delhi: Supreme Court in favour of relaxing abortion deadline

The Supreme Court came out in favour of amending the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act by allowing women to abort terminally ill fetuses beyond the present limit of 20 weeks.

12 Jun 2017


Mukul Rohatgi rejects Centre's offer, will resign as AGI

Stating his disinterest in a letter to the Centre, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has conveyed that he does not wish to serve as AGI for a second term.

11 Jun 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi police busts luxury motorbike theft racket, culprits arrested

Delhi police succeeded in nabbing a 7 member gang for its alleged involvement in motorbike theft racket from East Delhi district.

31 May 2017


High Court: I-T dept. can seize unexplained money from bank-accounts

The Delhi High Court has ruled that the income-tax department has power to seize unexplained money lying in the bank-account of a person, even if he isn't under investigation.

31 May 2017


Gautam Gambhir moves Delhi HC against restaurant using his name

Cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court against a restaurant chain using his name in the tagline.

25 May 2017


AIIMS emergency distressed due to shortage of doctors

The emergency wing of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) receives more than 500 patients daily and is short-staffed to handle the same.

Taiwan becomes first Asian country to legalize gay marriage

In a landmark judgement, judges from Taiwan's highest court ruled in favour of gay marriage, making the small island nation the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

24 May 2017


Delhi- Issuance of restaurant licenses to get harder

The New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) is going to make the process of issuing and renewing licenses of restaurants, pubs, cafes and eateries more tough.

21 May 2017


Delhi HC says propagandists are as lethal as terrorists

The Delhi High Court stated that those spreading propaganda about terrorism are equally lethal as the terrorists who use guns and kill people.

18 May 2017


'Mosquitoes don't wait for meetings'- HC raps govt over dengue

Rapping the Centre, the Delhi government and municipal corporations for lack of work done on checking vector-borne diseases, the Delhi High Court announced, "Mosquitoes don't wait for meetings."

17 May 2017

Delhi Police

Robert Vadra's mother's security detail stripped off

Times Now reported that Robert Vadra's mother's security cover has been withdrawn by the Modi government.

16 May 2017


Delhi's water crisis: May face major shortage this summer

According to Delhi's Deputy CM, Manish Sisodia, water supply from Haryana to Delhi has been reduced.

15 May 2017


Data sharing: WhatsApp fined $3.3 million by Italian authorities

Amidst brewing controversy over privacy violations under WhatsApp's renewed data sharing arrangement with Facebook, Italy has fined WhatsApp $3.3 million for forcing its users to share personal data with Facebook.

09 May 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi- Taxi driver returns lost bag worth Rs. 8 lakh

22-year-old cabbie, Debendra Kapri, last week handed in a backpack forgotten by a passenger to the Delhi police station.

07 May 2017


Justice Leila Seth: Glimpses through a legal luminary's life

Leila Seth, eminent jurist, India's first female Chief Justice of a High Court and mother of famous author Vikram Seth died from a cardiac arrest on Saturday night.

02 May 2017


Delhi HC questions unavailability of drinking water at Metro stations

The Delhi High Court asked why metro stations have not yet provided free basic services like drinking water and sanitation to its commuters.

28 Apr 2017


HC raps Delhi Metro, CISF after deaf-mute girl goes missing

The Delhi High Court slammed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) after a 19-year-old deaf and mute girl, Sunita, went missing from the Adarsh Nagar metro station.

Facebook: Users can quit WhatsApp if policy unacceptable

Facebook, the owner of WhatsApp told the Supreme Court that users are free to quit the application if they find the company's new privacy policy unacceptable.

25 Apr 2017


Outrage after Pragati Maidan's Hall of Nations demolished

Conservationists have expressed outrage over the Indian Trade Promotion Organization's decision to demolish 5 buildings in Pragati Maidan, including the Hall of Nations and Hall of Industry.

22 Apr 2017


Delhi Taj Mansingh takeover battle: The Tata Group v ITC?

With the Supreme Court allowing e-auction of Delhi's Taj Mansingh hotel, Tatas and ITC are likely heading for a fierce takeover battle.

18 Apr 2017


MEA to issue Indian passports to Tibetan refugees

Accepting the September 2016 verdict that nationality of Tibetans, born in India between 1950-87, cannot be questioned under the Citizenship Act, the government will now issue Indian passports to all such Tibetan refugees.