Delhi High Court Directs the State to Take a Decision Against DMC Chairman Within Two Weeks
The petitioner has filed this petition as a Public Interest Litigation. He seeks a declaration that the Delhi Minorities Commission (DMC) Act, 1999 is ultra vires and non-est. As well as for the removal of respondent no. 3 from...
Delhi High Court Directs Delhi Police to Pay 75 Lacs Compensation to Petitioner for Negligence
The petitioners filed a petition praying for a direction to compensate them. The petitioners seek compensation towards refund of medical expenses, loss of income, loss of prospects, etc. In this case, Justice Navin Chawla decided the matter. Facts of the...
Delhi High Court Grants Injunction Against the Telegram App for Sharing Dainik Jagran‘s PDF Version of Newspaper Without Authorisation
On 29.05.2020, the Delhi High Court passed an ex-parte interim order in a copyright matter. The newspaper company Dainik Jagran filed this suit against the Telegram application. Facts of the Case The plaintiff, in this case, is Dainik Jagran. It publishes...
Supreme Court: No Travel Fare Will be Charged From the Migrants, They Are to Be Provided Food Free of Cost at All Times
The Supreme Court on 28.05.2020, passed certain directions for the stranded migrant workers. The Court passed these orders after hearing the counsels appearing for the governments. Facts of the Case The Supreme Court on 26.05.2020, took Suo Motu cognizance of the...
Delhi High Court: Merit or Past Conduct of the Student is Irrelevant while Deciding the Case of Malpractices in Examination
On 26th May, the Delhi High Court dismissed a writ petition by a student. The petition prayed for quashing the Delhi University’s order for cheating in the examination. Facts of the Case Ms Aarzoo Aggarwal is a final year student of...
Delhi High Court Issues a Notice to Family Courts and Bar Associations on their Functioning Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
On 28.05.2020, a Public Interest Litigation matter came before the Delhi High Court. The PIL sought functioning of Family Courts in Delhi via video conferencing. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw and Justice Asha Menon heard the matter. Facts of the Case The...
Delhi High Court: It is a Misplaced Conclusion of the CIC that Notaries Collect Huge Amount of Money Through Attestation
The petitioner filed the present petition in order to seek the quashing of the orders of the Central Information Commission (CIC). Facts of the Case Earlier, the respondent no.1 had filed civil litigation. He alleged that an advocate (herein 'Petitioner') transferred his...
Delhi High Court Directs the Transport Department to Deposit Help Packages of ₹5,000 Within 10 Days
On May 29, 2020, the High Court entertained a PIL concerned with the delay in help package announced for Auto Rickshaw drivers. Justice Hima Kohli and Justice Subramonium Prasad heard the matter. Facts of the Case The prayer sought the issuance...
Delhi High Court Directs the State to Provide Ration to E-Coupon Holders
Ms Shabnam, a law student residing in Sultan Puri, Delhi filed the present petition. She raised a grievance that despite the Delhi government issuing e-coupons to 1982 persons in the area, they have not been delivered ration from the...
Delhi High Court Declines to Quash the FIR as the Investigation of Facts Were Incomplete in an SC/ST Act Case
On May 30 2020, the Delhi High Court dismissed a petition filed under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC). Justice Asha Menon partially allowed the Prayer of the Petitioner. Facts of the Case On 04.05.2020, the petitioner...