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Meet Radha Krishna Mathur, the first L-G of Ladakh

31 Oct 2019

Meet Radha Krishna Mathur, the first L-G of Ladakh

On Thursday, former defense secretary Radha Krishna Mathur was sworn-in as the first Lieutenant-Governor of newly formed Union Territory, Ladakh.

Initiated steps to ban e-cigarettes: Delhi govt to HC

08 Aug 2018

Initiated steps to ban e-cigarettes: Delhi govt to HC

Delhi government has informed the Delhi HC that it has initiated steps to completely ban the production, sale, and supply of e-cigarettes.

Give admission to disabled-students in MPhil, PhD: HC to JNU

27 Jul 2018

Give admission to disabled-students in MPhil, PhD: HC to JNU

Delhi High Court today asked the JNU to admit students suffering from disabilities in MPhil and Ph.D. courses who have cleared the entrance exam.

Loudspeakers permitted under noise pollution rules: Delhi Police tells HC

22 Jul 2018

Loudspeakers permitted under noise pollution rules: Delhi Police tells HC

Delhi Police has told the Delhi High Court that loudspeakers were permitted under Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000 which only lay down restrictions, like timings and decibel level, to regulate their use.

9-month-old appeals to Delhi HC for making public-breastfeeding possible

20 Jul 2018

9-month-old appeals to Delhi HC for making public-breastfeeding possible

Highlighting the need to enable women breastfeed in public, Delhi HC recently asked the Central and state authorities to provide facilities for the same.

Delhi HC mandates number-plates for all cars, even for president

19 Jul 2018

Delhi HC mandates number-plates for all cars, even for president

Addressing the rampant VIP culture in the country, the Delhi HC has ruled that all vehicles plying on the roads, whether they belong to the common man or the president, must be registered and display number plates.

Gujarat: Wife wants husband punished for forcing oral sex

19 Jul 2018

Gujarat: Wife wants husband punished for forcing oral sex

A Gujarat woman has approached the court seeking stringent action against her husband for forcing her to perform oral sex in their four years of marriage.

Delhi-HC directs JNU to declare admission-results of MPhil, Ph.D. courses

17 Jul 2018

Delhi-HC directs JNU to declare admission-results of MPhil, Ph.D. courses

The Delhi HC today directed JNU to declare the admission results for M.Phil and Ph.D. courses for the current academic session, barring the 5% unfilled seats for students with disabilities.

Delhi-HC suggests strict action against protesters stalling metro rail services

05 Jul 2018

Delhi-HC suggests strict action against protesters stalling metro rail services

Delhi HC today suggested penal action against protesters who stall metro rail services or dump garbage on the roads, causing public inconvenience.

HC to decide if drinking age in Delhi is high

26 May 2018

HC to decide if drinking age in Delhi is high

On Friday, the Delhi High Court sought a response from the AAP government in Delhi regarding a plea seeking to lower the legal drinking age from the current 25 years.

Delhi-HC seeks AAP's response on PIL for lowering drinking age

25 May 2018

Delhi-HC seeks AAP's response on PIL for lowering drinking age

The Delhi High Court today sought a response from the AAP government on a PIL filed by lawyer Kush Kalra seeking quashing of Section 23 of Delhi Excise Act, 2009 which prescribes 25 years as the legal age of drinking in Delhi.

Delhi-HC disapproves AAP's policy providing 20 kiloliters of free water

24 May 2018

Delhi-HC disapproves AAP's policy providing 20 kiloliters of free water

The Delhi High Court today criticized the ruling AAP government's policy of providing 20 kiloliters of water for free across the board for domestic use.

Form anti-sexual harassment panels in all HCs within 2-months: SC

11 May 2018

Form anti-sexual harassment panels in all HCs within 2-months: SC

Supreme Court today asked Chief Justices or acting Chief Justices of all High Courts to set up anti-sexual harassment committees in courts across the country within two months in accordance with a 2013 law.

Delhi: Khan Market restaurants may be sealed next week

21 Apr 2018

Delhi: Khan Market restaurants may be sealed next week

Hit Khan Market this weekend and go the whole hog, as there is a chance of Khan Market restaurants being sealed next week.

Media houses fined Rs. 10L for revealing Kathua victim's identity

18 Apr 2018

Media houses fined Rs. 10L for revealing Kathua victim's identity

Media houses today apologized before Delhi High Court for revealing the identity of eight-year-old Kathua rape victim.

HC notice to media houses for disclosing Kathua victim's identity

13 Apr 2018

HC notice to media houses for disclosing Kathua victim's identity

Delhi High Court today issued notices to several media houses for disclosing the identity of the eight-year-old girl who was gang-raped and killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district.

Contain mosquito-borne diseases or face imprisonment: Delhi-HC tells government officials

12 Apr 2018

Contain mosquito-borne diseases or face imprisonment: Delhi-HC tells government officials

"No human or animal should be co-existing with garbage," said Delhi High Court yesterday reprimanding the Delhi government and civic agencies for their lackadaisical attitude in containing mosquito-borne diseases.

Human trafficking is greatest human tragedy: CJI Dipak Misra

24 Mar 2018

Human trafficking is greatest human tragedy: CJI Dipak Misra

Terming human trafficking as "the greatest human tragedy", the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra said that the menace was on the rise and people involved in it considered human beings as a commodity.

President, VP's vehicles to soon have number plates: Delhi HC

04 Mar 2018

President, VP's vehicles to soon have number plates: Delhi HC

The vehicles of India's top constitutional authorities - the President, Vice President, Governors and L-Gs, will soon have to display their registration numbers.

Delhi HC asks government to examine Rs. 50, Rs. 200-notes

01 Feb 2018

Delhi HC asks government to examine Rs. 50, Rs. 200-notes

The Delhi High Court asked both the RBI and the Centre to review the newly released Rs. 50 and Rs. 200 notes.

President Kovind's vehicle to soon have number plates

06 Jan 2018

President Kovind's vehicle to soon have number plates

Vehicles of President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, and other constitutional authorities like Governors and Lieutenant-Governors will display registration-numbers and not the State Emblem of India, said government.

Delhi: Teen moves HC over filthy pond near her school

14 Nov 2017

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.

Delhi pollution: The fate of Half Marathon hangs in uncertainty

14 Nov 2017

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.

The blind can't identify new Rs. 50-note: PIL in Delhi-HC

03 Nov 2017

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.

Patanjali restrained from airing ads to promote Chyawanprash

08 Sep 2017

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.

Delhi HC: Why are women-prisoners denied benefits?

05 Sep 2017

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.

High Court judges travel in autos to conduct surprise-inspections

01 Sep 2017

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.

Delhi commuters can travel on Magenta Line's driverless metros soon!

01 Sep 2017

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.