Articles about High Court
13 Apr 2021
Punjab woman moves court claiming Prince Harry promised marriage
UK's Prince Harry escaped legal action in India after the Punjab and Haryana High Court recently dismissed a petition filed against him by a woman advocate from Punjab.
08 Apr 2021
Try artificial rain to douse wildfires: HC to Uttarakhand government
The Uttarakhand High Court has asked the state government to find out the possibility of using artificial rain to douse forest fires raging in various parts of the state.
27 Mar 2021
Coronavirus impact: Pending cases in courts increase manifold
The coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions that came with it have adversely affected the functioning of the judiciary, with the number of pending cases reaching an all-time high.
20 Feb 2021
Delhi HC judges to hold physical hearings from March 15
The Delhi High Court on Saturday issued an office order stating that from March 15 all its judges would hold a physical hearing of cases.
28 Jan 2021
Comedian Munawar Faruqui denied bail by Madhya Pradesh HC
The Madhya Pradesh High Court today rejected the bail applications filed by stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui and one of his associates Nalin Yadav.
16 Jan 2021
TikTok star Shadab Khan accused of rape, denies allegations
TikTok star Shadab Khan has been accused of sexual exploitation and rape by his former girlfriend.
11 Jan 2021
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.
04 Jan 2021
AAP, BJP blame each other for demolition of Hanuman temple
The Delhi units of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday sparred over the demolition of a Hanuman temple as part of the ongoing Chandni Chowk beautification plan.
26 Dec 2020
'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).
25 Dec 2020
'Inhumane' to reserve ICU beds in private hospitals: Delhi HC
The Delhi High Court on Thursday said it was "inhumane" to keep thousands of ICU beds reserved in private hospitals for COVID-19 patients when the positivity rate and the number of coronavirus cases were going down in Delhi.
23 Dec 2020
No interference in marriage as per choice: Calcutta HC
Hearing a petition by a father claiming his daughter has been unduly influenced to marry a man of a different religion, the Calcutta High Court observed that there can be no interference if an adult marries as per her choice and decides to convert.
17 Dec 2020
Will Kunal Kamra face contempt proceedings? SC to decide tomorrow
The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on several petitions seeking to initiate contempt of court proceedings against comedian Kunal Kamra over his tweets against the top court.
24 Nov 2020
Kangana's office demolition case: Bombay HC's judgment on November 27
The Bombay High Court will give its verdict on Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut's office demolition case against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on November 27, according to reports.
22 Nov 2020
Kerala's new law: Three-year jail for 'offensive' social media posts
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has signed the controversial Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance amid widespread criticism.
15 Nov 2020
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.
09 Nov 2020
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.
27 Oct 2020
HC grants interim relief to Mahesh Bhatt in defamation case
The Bombay High Court on Monday granted interim relief to filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and his brother Mukesh Bhatt in a defamation case filed by them against actor Luviena Lodh.
23 Oct 2020
EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP
The Election Commission (EC) approached the Supreme Court to contest an earlier order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court that imposed restrictions on physical rallies in the state ahead of the by-polls scheduled for next month.
26 Sep 2020
Had to sell jewelry to pay legal costs: Anil Ambani
Anil Ambani, once the world's sixth-richest man, told a court in London on Friday that he sold his jewelry to meet legal costs and that his expenses are being borne by his family, reports said.
17 Sep 2020
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.
11 Sep 2020
NCB to summon 25 Bollywood A-listers in drugs case: Reports
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which is currently probing a drugs case related to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, will likely summon 25 Bollywood celebrities who have been named by the accused, according to reports.
03 Sep 2020
SC denies bail to teen who murdered Ryan School student
The teen accused of murdering his junior inside the Ryan International School in Gurugram in 2017 was denied bail by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
22 Jul 2020
Entertainment round-up: A digital protest for Sushant, and more
In the world of entertainment, news on Wednesday was about late Sushant Singh Rajput's fans continuing to seek a more detailed investigation into his death, and some more goodness from actor Sonu Sood.
20 Jul 2020
All that happened in the entertainment world today
In the world of entertainment, it was a mixed bag on Monday.
18 Jul 2020
BCCI to pay Deccan Chargers Rs. 4,800 crore: Here's why
Former Indian Premier League franchise Deccan Chargers have won the arbitration case against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
25 Jun 2020
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.
10 Jun 2020
Not the time for politics: Kejriwal will follow L-G's directive
Days after Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal overturned the directive of the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi pertaining to reservation of beds in select hospitals, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that the decision will be respected.
26 May 2020
Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs
Sri Lanka's fast bowler Shehan Madushanka has been arrested for possessing drugs, by police.
20 Apr 2020
Vijay Mallya loses appeal against extradition in UK High Court
Business tycoon Vijay Mallya on Monday lost his High Court appeal in London challenging the 2018 order to extradite him to India.
28 Feb 2020
Johnny Depp allegedly said he would "burn" ex-wife Amber Heard
Hollywood actor Johnny Depp allegedly said via text messages that he wanted to "burn" his former wife Amber Heard and "f**k her burnt corpse" during their volatile relationship in the past.
27 Feb 2020
On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response
Departing from the urgency it showed yesterday in the matter of hate speeches that possibly fanned communal tensions in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Thursday gave Centre four weeks' time to file its response on a plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders who passed abhorrent remarks.
31 Jan 2020
Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed
Nearly 23 children, who were held hostage by a murder accused in Uttar Pradesh's Farukkhabad, have been rescued, and the criminal, who put them through the horror, killed.
27 Jan 2020
Court directs police to not take "coercive steps" against Bharti
After actress Raveena Tandon and filmmaker Farah Khan, comedian and TV actress Bharti Singh had filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, thereby seeking quashing of an FIR against her.
20 Jan 2020
Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy wants his state to have not one, not two, but three capitals and hopes this task is completed during the three-day special Assembly session that started today.
17 Jan 2020
1993 Mumbai-blasts: Convict Jalees Ansari, out on parole, goes missing
The Mumbai Police and Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad have launched a manhunt to nab Jalees Ansari, popularly known as "Dr. Bomb", who was convicted for his role in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts.
07 Jan 2020
Nirbhaya's rapists to be hanged till death on January 22
The four men, who raped Nirbhaya in 2012, will be hanged till death on January 22 at 7 am, Delhi's Patiala Court announced on Tuesday.
27 Dec 2019
All you need to know about detention centers in India
Since the Citizenship Act was recently amended, there has been a lot of talk about the National Register of Citizens and detention centers expected to confine those declared foreigners under the NRC exercise.
21 Nov 2019
He is German: Home Ministry revokes Telangana MLA's citizenship
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Telangana, Ramesh Chennamaneni is no longer a citizen of India, the government announced on Wednesday, while accusing him of misrepresenting and concealing facts, and obtaining citizenship fraudulently.
13 Nov 2019
Pakistan PM's ex-wife Reham Khan wins defamation case against news-channel
Journalist and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's former wife Reham Khan has won a defamation case against a Pakistani news channel in a UK High Court.
02 Nov 2019
Delhi: Cops, lawyers fight outside court, police's car set afire
On Saturday afternoon, a scuffle broke out between lawyers and police personnel at the Tis Hazari Court complex in Delhi.