Delhi High Court

Delhi HC Directs Municipal Corporation to File Report Concerning Illegal Constructions Near Qutub Minar

The petition alleging the illegal constructions near Qutub Minar was filed in 2018 and then on 29th July, 2021, the Delhi High Court directed the Municipal Corporation to file a report concerning the same.

Delhi HC Issues Notice to Baba Ramdev for Spreading Misinformation About Allopathy

The petition filed by seven medical associations had alleged that Baba Ramdev had said that allopathy is responsible for causing Covid-19 deaths and that doctors administering allopathy were causing deaths.

Delhi HC Questions Drug Controllers Decision in Prosecuting AAP MLA; Says Good Samaritans Who Arranged Oxygen for the Needy Cannot Be Prosecuted

The Delhi High Court stated that both the Centre and the Delhi Government had failed in procuring oxygen for the people and hence it was not appropriate to prosecute individuals who tried to help the needy.

Last Opportunity for Twitter to Comply With IT Rules 2021; Delhi HC Directs Twitter to File Better Affidavits Within One Week

The Delhi High Court was not satisfied with the affidavits that were filed by Twitter Inc pertaining to the appointment of Officers mandated by the new Information Technology rules of 2021 and therefore the Court granted one weeks time to Twitter to submit a better affidavit.

Delhi HC Issues Notice to Centre Seeking Its Response on the Petition Challenging the New IT Rules

The petition filed by an Advocate had stated that the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 were unconstitutional as they disregarded the fundamental rights of citizens.

A Common Code Is Needed; Citizens Shouldn’t Struggle Due to Conflicts in Personal Laws: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court held that parties follow Hindu customs for the purpose of marriage, then during a divorce proceeding the Court would be inclined to hold that the HMA, 1955 would be applicable to them. The Court also stated that a Uniform Civil Code is necessary to eliminate struggles and conflicts that arise due to contradictions in the personal laws.

Delhi High Court Issued Notice to Centre Seeking Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages

On hearing various petitions praying for recognition of same-sex marriages under the Citizenship Act, Special Marriage Act and Foreign Marriage Act, the Delhi High Court has issued a notice to the Centre for the recognition of same-sex marriages.

Delhi High Court Stays the Order of Transferring HIV+ve Jawan, Says Justice Has To Be Tempered With Mercy

The Delhi High Court while acknowledging the severity of the disease stayed the order which had relieved the HIV+ Jawan and had instructed him to report to Cachar, Assam in spite of filing an application for voluntary retirement. The Court observed that “compassion must inhere in the approach of every Court which practices equity.”

Centre Opposes Plea To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage: Delhi High Court

The Centre in its plea negated the need for same-sex marriages. With respect to the Navtej Singh judgement, they stated that “only made a limited declaration to decriminalize a particular human behavior, which was a penal offence under S.377 IPC. The said declaration was neither intended to nor did, in fact, legitimize the conduct in question.”

Advocates And Court Staff Vaccination Should Be A Priority: Plea In Delhi High Court

The plea has been filed by Advocate Manashwy Jha. It is an appeal to the high court to not proceed with the physical hearing that is scheduled to start on March 15th, 2021. The plea stated that the Court should wait till the advocates and court officers are vaccinated before resuming physical hearings.

[COVID-19] Delhi High Court Suspends The Usage Of Breath Analyzer Test At The Airports To Safeguard The Interest Of The ATCs

Breath Analyzer Tests at Airport The present petition was filed in the High Court of Delhi to seek a temporary suspension of the Breath Analyzer Test (BAT) keeping in view the recent outbreak of COVID-19. The Petition was filed by...

The Case of Stolen Audio Tapes and an Arnab Goswami

Facts Times Now have filed a complaint against the Arnab Goswami for misusing the intellectual property of Ties Now. Arnab Goswami’s  Republic TV had broadcasted a super-exclusive program on Sunanda Pushkar’s murder case. The Times Now, who was his previous...

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