Articles about High Court

Punjab woman moves court claiming Prince Harry promised marriage

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.

Try artificial rain to douse wildfires: HC to Uttarakhand government

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.

Coronavirus impact: Pending cases in courts increase manifold

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.

Delhi HC judges to hold physical hearings from March 15

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.

Comedian Munawar Faruqui denied bail by Madhya Pradesh HC

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.

TikTok star Shadab Khan accused of rape, denies allegations

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.

HC allows 28 week pregnancy termination based on AIIMS report

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.

AAP, BJP blame each other for demolition of Hanuman temple

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.

'Gunjan Saxena' row: Delhi HC issues summons to Dharma Productions

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).

'Inhumane' to reserve ICU beds in private hospitals: Delhi HC

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.

No interference in marriage as per choice: Calcutta HC

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.

Will Kunal Kamra face contempt proceedings? SC to decide tomorrow

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.

Kangana's office demolition case: Bombay HC's judgment on November 27

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.

Kerala's new law: Three-year jail for 'offensive' social media posts

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.

Amit Shah calls meeting to review COVID-19 situation in Delhi

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.

Delhi HC seeks response from TV channels on producers' plea

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.

HC grants interim relief to Mahesh Bhatt in defamation case

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.

EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

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.

Had to sell jewelry to pay legal costs: Anil Ambani

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.

Rakul Preet moves HC alleging 'media trial,' court issues notice

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.

NCB to summon 25 Bollywood A-listers in drugs case: Reports

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.

SC denies bail to teen who murdered Ryan School student

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.

Entertainment round-up: A digital protest for Sushant, and more

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.

All that happened in the entertainment world today

20 Jul 2020

All that happened in the entertainment world today

In the world of entertainment, it was a mixed bag on Monday.

BCCI to pay Deccan Chargers Rs. 4,800 crore: Here's why

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).

Cleared of doping, Sanjita Chanu to receive Arjuna Award

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.

Not the time for politics: Kejriwal will follow L-G's directive

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.

Sri Lankan pacer Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

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.

Vijay Mallya loses appeal against extradition in UK High Court

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.

Johnny Depp allegedly said he would "burn" ex-wife Amber Heard

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.

On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response

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.

Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed

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.

Court directs police to not take "coercive steps" against Bharti

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.

Andhra Pradesh could get three capitals; state tense, opposition outraged

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.

1993 Mumbai-blasts: Convict Jalees Ansari, out on parole, goes missing

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.

Nirbhaya's rapists to be hanged till death on January 22

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.

All you need to know about detention centers in India

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.

He is German: Home Ministry revokes Telangana MLA's citizenship

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.

Pakistan PM's ex-wife Reham Khan wins defamation case against news-channel

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.

Delhi: Cops, lawyers fight outside court, police's car set afire

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.