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Delhi HC Grants Bail To POCSO Accused, Convinced By His 'Happy Cohabitation' With The Victim

Dec 04, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The woman's father, based out of Delhi, had in early 2017 filed a police complaint that she had been been kidnapped. The victim was then 17 years old.

Poor Impression Of Ration Shops As No Checks On Malpractices, Consider Including Them In Doorstep Delivery Scheme: HC To Delhi Govt

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Centre has been opposing the Delhi government’s doorstep ration delivery scheme, saying that the State cannot mitigate the architecture of the NFSA while implementing it. The Centre has said the fair price shops are an integral part of the NFSA and the state has to fall into the architecture of the law.


Uphaar Cinema Fire: Court Dismisses Ansals' Plea To Suspend Their Jail Term In Evidence Tampering Case

A Delhi court on Friday dismissed the pleas of real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal seeking suspension of their 7-year jail terms awarded for tampering with evidence in the 1997 case of Uphaar cinema fire which had claimed 59 lives.

Delhi High Court Pulls Up Muncipal Corporation On Doubling Of Dengue Cases

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The bench said dengue cases have doubled and if all the officials are working toward one goal, how is it that the numbers have doubled, or is it that the situation is beyond repair.


Delhi Air Pollution: Petitioner In HC Seeks 15 Lakh Damages, Matter Listed

Delhi High Court: A petitioner sought Rs 15 lakh as compensation for “specific and exemplary damages” caused to him due to the Air pollution in Delhi. The matter is listed on 6th December.

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27 November, 2021

Plea Filed Before Delhi High Court To Increase Pecuniary Jurisdiction Of Civil Courts

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The petitioner emphasised that the pecuniary jurisdiction of the high court increased from Rs 25,000 in 1970 to above Rs 2 crore in 2015 and that of the district courts increased from up to Rs 20 lakh in 2003 to up to Rs 2 crore in 2018 yet the civil courts have remained stagnant.


26 November, 2021

Centre Tells Delhi HC: Translated Draft EIA In Vernacular Languages

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The Centre informed the Delhi High Court on Friday that it has translated the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification in all the 22 vernacular languages in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.


25 November, 2021

If Sentiments Hurt, Read Something Better: Delhi HC Dismisses Petition To Ban Salman Khurshid's Book

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'Ask people not to buy the book or read it. Tell people it is badly authored, read something better,' said Delhi High Court while dismissing a petition seeking a ban on Salman Khurshid's book, Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood In Our Times.


25 November, 2021

Alleged PFI Activist Atiq Ur Rehman Sent To AIIMS From Mathura jail For Bypass Surgery

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The government apparently sanctioned the money a day before the hearing of Rehman’s plea on Thursday by the high court and he was sent to AIIMS on Wednesday, Anand said.


23 November, 2021

'Vanvas' Should Be Over By Now, Says Delhi High Court Over Pendency Of Matter On Chandni Chowk Redevelopment

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The court however adjourned the proceedings on the application at the request of the counsel, and listed it for further hearing on January 13.


23 November, 2021

High Court Tells Delhi Government To Respond To Plea Against Liquor Shop

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As per the latest excise policy, no wine and beer shop is permitted to be opened within 100 metres of any major educational institutions, religious places, and hospitals with fifty beds and above, the plea filed through Adv. Abhay Kumar pointed out, seeking the court's directions in this regard to respondents


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22 November, 2021

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Reaction To PIL Filed Against Indian Navy Recruitment Process

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A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh issued notice on the public interest litigation by Vikram Swami who claimed that the adoption of a "short-listing criteria" based on cut-off marks before a written examination is discriminatory.


17 November, 2021

Manika Batra-Soumyadeep Roy Table Tennis Match-Fixing Issue: Court May Appoint Administrator In TTFI

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India's top-ranked table tennis player Manika Batra told the Delhi high court that she was being targeted by the TTFI for raising her grievances and now ITTF was also treating her like an accused.


17 November, 2021

Can't Let City Go To Dogs: Delhi HC On 'Illegal' Encroachment By Street Vendors

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The Delhi High court raised questions about the rising number of permissions being given to street vendors to operate.


06 November, 2021

Delhi HC Allows Minor Sexual Assault Survivor To Medically Terminate Pregnancy

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The medical board stated that the petitioner suffered from no medical co-morbidity and termination of pregnancy could be performed.


12 October, 2021

Delhi HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Rakesh Asthana's Appointment As Delhi Police Chief

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The PIL against Asthana had been filed by lawyer Sadre Alam who had sought the quashing of Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana's appointment as the new Delhi Police Commissioner.


29 September, 2021

On Duty Cop Shoots Self At Delhi High Court

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The deceased identified as Tinku Ram 30-year-old hailed from Rajasthan’s Alwar district.


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27 September, 2021

Delhi Court Shootout: HC To Hear Plea On Enhanced Security Inside Court Premises

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The recent shootout inside Delhi’s Rohini Court had left three people including a gangster dead.


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Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses the conference to mark centennial year celebration of PAC, in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om...

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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach, in Chennai.

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Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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A black flag being hoisted at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama, Nagaland.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

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