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13 Dec 2017India
Hotels, restaurants can charge over MRP, rules SC
The SC has rejected the Centre's argument that selling of mineral water at above MRP is illegal, ruling hotels/restaurants can legally charge customers over the printed price.
12 Dec 2017India
Centre: Restaurants/hotels should be fined for selling above MRP
If you buy a bottle of water at any hotel or restaurant, chances are you would have been charged much more than the MRP.
28 Nov 2017India
Human rights violation of Tihar prisoners under Delhi HC scanner
Tihar jail is under scanner again, this time for grossly violating the fundamental, human and legal rights of its prisoners.
27 Nov 2017Bollywood
You won't believe why this Sunny Leone's film was sued!
In a recent turn of events, the makers of Sunny Leone's upcoming film 'Tera Intezaar' was issued a notice from the Delhi High Court for using the word 'Barbie' in a song featuring Leone, without permission.
21 Nov 2017Delhi Police
Delhi encroachment: Consider 'airlifting' Hanuman statue, says HC
If the Delhi HC has its way, the capital's iconic 108-feet Hanuman statue at Karol Bagh would be airlifted to remove encroachments around it.
21 Nov 2017India
Rape survivor's testimony can be accepted without corroboration: Delhi HC
The Delhi High Court on Monday announced that a rape survivor's testimony can be accepted as enough proof for conviction, especially if the rapist is her father.
17 Nov 2017Delhi
Delhi HC raps govt over Rs. 787cr unused environment fund
The Delhi HC has asked the state government how it will spend a Rs. 787cr environment fund that has largely remained unused since two years.
Why didn't Delhi Govt spend Rs. 787cr environment fund?
Even as Delhi chokes on toxic air, shocking information has come to light. An RTI query has revealed that in two years, the government has spent just 0.11% of a Rs. 787cr-fund generated as ECC.
14 Nov 2017Delhi
Delhi: Teen moves HC over filthy pond near her school
A 16-year-old girl has knocked the Delhi High Court's door, seeking directions to the authorities to clean a pond near her school.
14 Nov 2017Delhi
Delhi pollution: The fate of Half Marathon hangs in uncertainty
The Indian Medical Association has urged the Delhi HC to postpone the Delhi Half Marathon in the wake of "severe" air quality.
04 Nov 2017Delhi Police
927 children were raped in Delhi in 2015
We know Delhi is unsafe for women and children. But just how unsafe?
03 Nov 2017Delhi
The blind can't identify new Rs. 50-note: PIL in Delhi-HC
A PIL filed in Delhi HC claimed the newly-issued Rs. 50 notes are so designed that visually-impaired people cannot identify or differentiate them from other notes.
01 Nov 2017India
Dengue virus behind many fatal outbreaks discovered in India
For the first time, Indian scientists have confirmed the presence of the Asian genotype of the DENV-1, a Dengue virus, in the country.
26 Oct 2017Shashi Tharoor
Sunanda Pushkar death: HC junks Swamy's plea for CBI probe
Delhi HC has dismissed a plea filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking a CBI investigation in the death of Sunanda Pushkar, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife.
09 Oct 2017Delhi
'Utility bill defaulters can contest polls': Govt rejects EC proposal
The Election Commission (EC) wanted to disqualify politicians who had outstanding dues for government accommodation and utilities including telephone, electricity and water supply etc.
29 Sep 2017India
Delhi HC takes first step towards gender-neutral rape provisions
Is rape gender exclusive? Yes, if you go by the Indian Penal Code.
28 Sep 2017India
Baba's empire: Patanjali's success story has too loose a narrative
It's as if Patanjali can do no wrong. In a very brief period of time, it took the FMCG sector by storm with an array of "swadeshi" products, promising to make "videshi" FMCG giants quaver.
28 Sep 2017Jharkhand
EC disqualifies Jharkhand ex-CM Madhu Koda from contesting polls
The Election Commission (EC) disqualified former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda for three years for filing wrong poll expenditure documents when he contested the 2009 LS polls from Jharkhand's Singhbhum constituency.
26 Sep 2017Delhi
Delhi HC dismisses Honeypreet's anticipatory bail plea
The jailed Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's adopted daughter, Honeypreet Insan, had filed an anticipatory bail plea in the Delhi HC, alleging she was facing life-threat from drug mafias.
26 Sep 2017Delhi
DDCA case: Arun Jaitley accuses Arvind Kejriwal of delaying tactics
FM Arun Jaitley accused Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal of delaying the Delhi HC's court proceedings by asking for the minutes of the meetings of Delhi and District Association (DDCA) between 1999 and 2014.
24 Sep 2017Supreme Court Of India
Vodafone moves SC asking for TRAI's transparency on IUC
After the Delhi HC dismissed its plea against TRAI's consultation process for fixing IUC charges, telecom major Vodafone approached the Supreme Court for the same.
21 Sep 2017Delhi
How will Dussehra take place without Ravana effigies: Delhi HC
The Delhi HC has slammed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) for seizing and destroying Ravana effigies made by migrant artisans.
20 Sep 2017India
What're you doing to restrict Blue Whale?: HC asks Centre
Amid an increase in cases of Blue Whale deaths being reported, the Delhi HC has asked the Centre what it is doing to restrict access to the "game".
16 Sep 2017India
Centre does a U-turn on decriminalizing begging
The government had informed the court last year that the Ministry of Social Justice had prepared a bill that decriminalized begging and rehabilitated beggars. However, the Centre has now told the Delhi HC that they won't be decriminalizing begging.
15 Sep 2017Delhi
Delhiites, did you know HKV is a 'ticking time bomb'?
If you are a regular at Hauz Khas Village (HKV), you might want to reconsider your next visit.
15 Sep 2017India
After 23 years, exiled Manipur couple returns home
The Delhi HC has allowed Luingam Luithui and his wife Peingamla, residents of Manipur, to return to India after 23 years in exile.
13 Sep 2017Delhi University
DUSU polls: NSUI candidate becomes president, ABVP gets secretary post
There was close contest between RSS-backed ABVP and Congress-supported NSUI as the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) voted to choose its new leaders.
11 Sep 2017Delhi
School's negligence shatters dreams of young swimmer
23-year-old Riya Gupta was once a swimming champion who is now confined to a wheelchair due to a quadriplegic medical condition.
10 Sep 2017India
Accused can't volunteer for narco test, rules SC
The SC has ruled that an accused in a criminal case cannot insist on a narco test to prove innocence. Investigating agencies have the right to gather evidence as they can.
08 Sep 2017Patanjali
Patanjali restrained from airing ads to promote Chyawanprash
Baba Ramdev's Patanjali has been asked by the Delhi High Court to stop its Chyawanprash brand's advertisements.
07 Sep 2017Delhi
Delhi: Nearly 4,000 DTC buses untrackable due to defective GPS
Lakhs of Delhiites commuting by buses operated by Delhi Transport Corporation could be at risk as the GPS (global positioning system) devices installed in these buses are out-of-order.
05 Sep 2017Delhi Police
Delhi: Father seeks police protection from his own alcoholic son
66-year-old Rajvir Sharma filed a plea in Delhi HC seeking police protection from his 22-year-old alcoholic son so that he and his wife can live in peace with self-respect.
05 Sep 2017Delhi
Delhi HC: Why are women-prisoners denied benefits?
Asking why the benefits of semi-open and open prisons aren't extended to women prisoners and the reason behind this discrimination, Delhi HC sought responses from Delhi's Government, Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal, and Director General of Prisons.
02 Sep 2017Delhi
Will ensure ration for everybody: Delhi HC
While hearing a petition by an NGO Delhi Rozi Roti Adhikar Abhiyan, Delhi HC stated it would ensure no one in Delhi sleeps hungry, and everyone gets a ration.
02 Sep 2017Delhi
Delhiites will have to pay more for electricity from September
The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has hiked the electricity charges in the city, introducing a surcharge of 3.7% from September, in addition to the existing 8% cess.
01 Sep 2017Delhi
High Court judges travel in autos to conduct surprise-inspections
On 31 August, Delhi High Court judges conducted a surprise inspection of the six district courts in New Delhi.
01 Sep 2017Delhi
Delhi commuters can travel on Magenta Line's driverless metros soon!
After missing a series of deadlines, the Delhi Metro is finally going to open a section of Magenta Line driverless trains in October.
30 Aug 2017Delhi
New Delhi: Man beheads sister-in-law for family honor
A 35-year-old man, Rama Shankar, brutally murdered his 31-year-old sister-in-law, Kalawati, by chopping off her head and hands in Delhi's Rohini.
29 Aug 2017Delhi
Delhi: Metro ridership witnesses sharp decline in June after price-hike
Following the fare hike in May, Delhi Metro witnessed a decline of nearly 1.5 lakh commuters a day in June.
26 Aug 2017Delhi
Delhi: Excess fee notice compels schools to start fee refunding
On 21 Aug, Delhi's government served show-cause notices to 449 private schools, including DPS Mathura Road and Pusa Road's Springdales, over the charging of excess fees by them.