Commercial Appeals From District Court Now To Be Heard by Division Bench: Delhi High Court
Excerpt A legal question pertaining to commercial appeals had come to light before the High Court of Delhi in the matter of Delhi Tourism & Transportation Development Corporation v. Swadeshi Civil Infrastructure. Facts of the Case In the present application, the Court...
Allahabad High Court Sets Aside State Government Order To Extend Term of UP Sunni Waqf Board
Author: Sakina Kapadia Excerpt Two petitions had been filed before the High Court of Allahabad on July 1 2020, and September 30, 2020. The petitions sought a direction to set aside the State Government's order to extend the tenure of the...
Delhi High Court Restrains Publication of Book on “the Ryan School Murder”
The Order had come in an injunction application filed by the St. Xavier's Education Trust in Delhi. The Plaintiff sought ad-interim restraining order on publication of book titled 'The Ryan School Murder' that was scheduled to be published on...
Allahabad High Court Expresses Dissatisfaction on Counsels Seeking Unnecessary Adjournments
The petition had been filed by Smt. Radha prayed to issue directions to Judicial Magistrate-I in Faizabad. The petition sought a speedy decision in a case filed under Section 12 of the Domestic Violence Act, pending since 2018. Facts and...
Allahabad High Court Seeks Response on Compensation of Cutting Trees From National Highways Authority of India (Nhai)
The Order had come in the form of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by a bunch of law students in Uttar Pradesh. The petition sought direction from NHAI (National Highways Authority of India) and the Uttar Pradesh Government...
Delhi High Court Directs Delhi Jal Board To Make Supply of Potable Drinking Water
The High Court of Delhi in the matter of Delhi Sainik Cooperation Housing Ltd. v. Union of India & Ors held that right to have access to potable drinking water is a fundamental right. Moreover, it couldn’t be denied...
Punjab & Haryana High Court Orders Security To BJP Leader Alleged for Not Supporting Farmers Protest
The Order had come in the form of a Writ Petition filed by Tikshan Sood under Article 226 of the Constitution. The petition before the High Court of Punjab and Haryana sought a direction to authorities to provide adequate...
Unconscious Possession of Cartridges Would Not Attract Arms Act: Delhi High Court
The Order had come in the form of a writ petition filed by Mr. Adhiraj Singh. The Petition sought direction from the High Court of Delhi to quash an FIR filed against him under the Arms Act, 1959. Facts of...
Delhi High Court Orders the Release of a Married Woman From Children’s Home
A Writ of Habeas Corpus had been filed by Mr. Avinash Sarvan in the High Court of Delhi. The Petition sought a direction to release the wife of the Petitioner who is illegally detained in the Children's Home. Facts of...
Delhi High Court Direct Banks To Hold-off Classification of Accounts as Fraudulent
The order had come by way of a few writ petitions filed by Former Executive Officer and Director of Reliance Infrastructure, Punit Garg. The Petition had challenged the recent move of Union Bank of India and Indian Overseas to...