Mary Lavinia

Delhi High Court Directs Centre and Delhi Govt To Consider a PIL Seeking Paid Menstrual Leave as Representation

The Delhi High Court had provided direction to consider a petition as representation. The Central and Delhi governments were directed to consider the same. This petition sought paid leave for women employees during their menstruation period. This was for...

Delhi High Court Holds That False Allegation of Impotency Against Husband Constitutes Cruelty Under Hindu Marriage Act

A false allegation of impotency against the husband would amount to cruelty under the Hindu Marriage Act. The written submissions would be considered, even if it was made as a counter-allegation. Brief Facts An appeal preferred by the Appellant- wife was...

Delhi High Court Vacates Stay on the Reservation of 80% ICU Beds for COVID -19 Patients

The Delhi High Court vacated an order that stayed the Delhi Government's direction. This direction was related to 33 private hospitals to reserve 80% ICU beds for COVID-19 patients, in the matter of GNCTD vs Association of Healthcare Providers (India). Brief...

Delhi High Court States That Petition Under Section 9 Arbitration Act Cannot Be Dismissed Ex-Parte, Especially When Coercive Orders Were Passed

The Delhi High Court heard a petition under Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The High Court had held that it cannot be dismissed ex-parte, especially when coercive orders were being passed These observations were made...

Delhi High-Powered Committee Extends Interim Bail To 3,337 Delhi Undertrials for 30 Days

The Delhi High-Powered Committee formed an opinion that the interim bail granted to 3,337 undertrial prisoners (UTP) according to its criteria needed to be extended for a further period of 30 days. Brief Facts A three-Judge Bench of the Delhi High...

Submission To Foreign Court Does Not Bar Jurisdiction of Indian Courts Under Arbitration Act : Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court held that parties' mere submission to the exclusive jurisdiction of a Foreign Court in an arbitration agreement would not take away the jurisdiction of Indian Courts under Section 9 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act...

Delhi High Court Temporarily Restrains Vintage Moments’ Alcohol Sale in Case of Trademark Infringement

The manufacturers of the Alcohol Brand Magic Moments had filed a suit. The Delhi High Court has passed an order restraining the manufacturing, marketing, sale, etc. of alcohol. This was under the mark ‘VINTAGE MOMENTS’. (Radico Khaitan vs Vintage...

Delhi High Court Issues Notice To Two Pleas Filed Praying for Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage

The Court heard two writ petitions which urged that the Special Marriage Act and the Foreign Marriage Act be interpreted to also apply to the marriages of same-sex couples.  Brief Facts One couple had assailed the prevailing interpretation of the Special...

Delhi High Court Allows Early Hearing of Pleas by CBI and ED in 2G Spectrum Appeals

The Delhi High Court allowed the early hearing applications moved by Central Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement Directorate in appeals against acquittal of all Accused in Enforcement Directorate vs A Raja & Ors. Brief Facts The Central Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement...

Not Feasible to Hold AIBE Through Online Mode: Bar Council of India Tells Delhi High Court

The Bar Council of India (BCI) informed the Delhi High Court that it was not feasible to hold All India Bar Examination (AIBE) through online mode. (Purav Midha vs BCI) Brief Facts BCI reported that the procedure of holding a physical...

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