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Delhi High Court

CBI A Specialised Agency, Won't Be Affected By Court Observations Against Deshmukh: Delhi HC

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The CBI had started a PE on the orders of the Bombay High Court which had issued the direction while hearing a public interest litigation on allegations of corruption against Deshmukh.

Delhi HC Admits M J Akbar's Appeal Against Acquittal Of Priya Ramani In Defamation Case

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The court had said it was shameful that crimes against women are taking place in a country where mega epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana were written about respecting them.

HC Pulls Up Delhi Govt For Inaction In Making Operational COVID Care Centre At JNU

The court was hearing a plea by JNU Teachers' Association and others for providing infrastructure and medical staff for a proposed COVID care centre at the varsity’s campus.

Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Stand On Plea Challenging NEET For AYUSH Courses

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

“On a lighter side, you on one hand are saying you are competitive. But when asked to appear in NEET, you are saying we are not,” the bench, also comprising Justice Jyoti Singh, told the counsel for the petitioner.

SC Refuses To Interfere With HC Order On Plea Alleging Re-Use Of Expired Medicines

The bench said the high court has “very rightly” said that the petitioner may approach the concerned authorities in respect of any particular manufacturer or a specific person for alleged breach of rules.

05 January, 2022

Future Group Appeals Delhi High Court's Division Bench To Terminate Amazon Arbitration

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The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the petitions by Future Group seeking a direction to the arbitration tribunal, adjudicating Amazon's objections against Future Group's deal with Reliance, to take a decision on their application for terminating the arbitration proceedings before moving any further

04 January, 2022

Centre Opposes Swamy's Plea In HC Seeking To Set Aside Air India Disinvestment Process

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In October last year, the Centre accepted the highest bid made by a Tata Sons company for 100 per cent equity shares of Air India and Air India Express, along with the government's 50 per cent stake in ground-handling company AISATS -- the first privatisation in 20 years.

03 January, 2022

HC Extends Time For FB, Whatsapp To Respond To CCI Notices In Privacy Policy Matter

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The case relates to the appeals of Facebook and WhatsApp against a single judge order dismissing their pleas against the probe CCI ordered into the instant messaging app's new privacy policy.

01 January, 2022

Reproductive Choice A Dimension Of Personal Liberty: Delhi HC

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“It is for the petitioner to take the final decision to undergo the procedure of medical termination of pregnancy, which would be at her own risk and consequences,” it clarified.

29 December, 2021

HC Seeks Centre, Delhi Govt Stand On Mother's Plea for Genome Test Report Of Covid Positive Son

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The court clarified that it expected the governments to inform “What has happened to the genomic testing; who is doing it; where is the report and when will the report come”.

29 December, 2021

False Declaration On Edu Qualification By Poll Candidate Can Be Corrupt Practice: HC

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It stated that while the Supreme Court has unambiguously held that voters have the fundamental right to know the antecedents of candidates, another bench of the high court has also ruled that non-disclosure pertaining to educational qualifications would constitute a corrupt practice.


28 December, 2021

Delhi Hc Quashes Fir Against Man For Kidnapping Girl, Says There Was No Inducement

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"She desired to get married to the petitioner and went to the petitioner and expressed her desire and persuaded the petitioner to take her with him and get married. Therefore, in the facts of this case, there was no inducement by the petitioner,” the court said.

27 December, 2021

HC Seeks AIIMS' Opinion On Medical Termination Of 28-Week Pregnancy

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On December 22, the court had asked AIIMS to set up a medical board at the earliest for the examination of the woman.

26 December, 2021

Delhi HC Suspends Jail Term Of Former SSB Officer Convicted Of Graft

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The high court granted time to the central government's standing counsel Anil Soni, who represented the authorities, to file a counter affidavit in response to the petition and listed the matter for further hearing on May 24.

24 December, 2021

Delhi HC Directs Local Bodies To Constitute Task Forces To Control Mosquito Breeding

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"You want to put the entire blame on excessive rain. That means we are then left to the Gods. That is only giving excuses," it said.

24 December, 2021

Delhi HC Urges People To Stick To Covid-Appropriate Behavior Ahead Of Christmas, New Year


Delhi Hight Court on Friday stated that strict compliance to Covid-appropriate behavior and SoPs are mandatory to enter the religious places which would remain open during the upcoming festive season.

24 December, 2021

HC questions SDMC officials for not complying with order to move on wheelchair on test footpaths

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The court said let the exercise of bringing the ramps built outside houses in level with the standards of SDMC be completed so that there are no obstructions to persons on wheelchairs or walkers.


22 December, 2021

Delhi High Court asks AIIMS To Set Up Medical Board For Woman Seeking Pregnancy Termination After 27 Weeks

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Termination of pregnancy beyond 24 weeks is illegal in India, barring some exceptional situations.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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