तीन तलाक के अध्यादेश को चुनौती देने वाली याचिका की सुनवाई से साफ इनकार

तीन तलाक के अध्यादेश को चुनौती देने वाली याचिका की सुनवाई से साफ इनकार

दिल्ली हाईकोर्ट ने तीन तलाक के अध्यादेश को खिलाफ चुनौती देने वाली याचिका को कोर्ट ने खारिज कर दिया है। मुख्य न्यायाधीश (सीजेआइ) रंजन गोगोई की अध्यक्षता वाली तीन न्यायधीशों की खंडपीठ ने तीन तलाक से जुड़ी अन्य याचिकाओं पर सुनवाई से साफ इनकार किया है। स्थानीय खबरों के अनुसार दिल्ली हाईकोर्ट के चीफ जस्टिस […]

Activist arrest: Maharastra Police have no answers for Delhi HC

Activist arrest: Maharastra Police have no answers for Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has pointed out irregularities in the way certain human rights activists and journalists have been ‘arrested’ by the Maharashtra Police. What’s happening? In at least this one case, it is evident that something strange and sinister has been set in motion. With the Maharashtra police unable to explain the specific offence […]

Delhi High Court: Surprise Check!

Delhi High Court: Surprise Check!

New Delhi, Mar 1 : Delhi High Court is keen to have the district courts pull up their socks, and shape up. Punctuality of judicial officers, working atmosphere, and cleanliness were on their check-list. Several Delhi High Court judges led by Acting Chief Justice (ACJ) Gita Mittal today carried out surprise inspection of the six […]

Make Law to Compensate Victims of Wrongful Imprisonment : HC

Make Law to Compensate Victims of Wrongful Imprisonment : HC

New Delhi :The Delhi High Court has said there is an urgent need for a framework, preferably a law, to rehabilitate victims of wrongful prosecution and imprisonment. A bench of justices S Muralidhar and I S Mehta noted that at present there was no statutory or legal scheme in the country to compensate those who […]

Court asks Goswami, Republic TV to respect Tharoor’s right to silence

Court asks Goswami, Republic TV to respect Tharoor’s right to silence

New Delhi, Dec 1 : The Delhi High Court today  asked ‘ journalist’ Arnab Goswami and his Republic TV to respect the Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s  “right to silence”, but did not restrain them from airing news or debate on Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death case . Justice Manmohan said the right to air […]

Court can’t regulate respect to gods

Court can’t regulate respect to gods

New Delhi, Nov 29 (PTI) Respecting the  gods should be one’s habit and it cannot be controlled or regulated through any court order, the Delhi High Court said today. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar further said no public interest litigation (PIL) was needed to show respect to […]

Entire Delhi is unauthorised, says harried Judge!

Entire Delhi is unauthorised, says harried Judge!

New Delhi: Entire Delhi is unauthorised, an anguished High Court remarked today ( November 7) while hearing a plea regarding the ongoing demolition at Kathputli colony in west Delhi. The observation was made by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar when an NGO representing some residents of the […]

Delhi High Court has Six Survivors as clerks

Delhi High Court has Six Survivors as clerks

New Delhi:  Five acid attack victims and a (MTF) transgender today joined their jobs in the Delhi High Court, on Wednesday.  A source  said this was a “path-breaking initiative” by the high court, which could be an example for other institutions in the country to follow. Confirming the decision, a senior member of the high […]

Hesitation is not consent for sex : Court

Hesitation is not consent for sex : Court

New Delhi, Sep 25 :Consent to any sexual advances does not come from a mere hesitation, reluctance or a “no”, it has to be “an affirmative one in clear terms”, the Delhi High Court  said while acquitting filmmaker Mahmood Farooqui in a rape case involving a US researcher. The high court said in today’s scenario, […]

Custodial violence will not be tolerated: HC

Custodial violence will not be tolerated: HC

New Delhi;  Custodial violence will not be tolerated, the Delhi High Court today said  (June 24) while directing Tihar Jail authorities to ensure that accused in the Election Commission bribery case Sukesh Chandrashekar is not tortured in custody. Justice Ashutosh Kumar also issued notice to the Delhi government and the DG Prison of Tihar Jail […]

‘Will Graves swallow up space for the living?’ asks Court

‘Will Graves swallow up space for the living?’ asks Court

New Delhi :The way graveyards are expanding in the national capital, there would be no place to live, the Delhi High Court observed (July 4). Asking the authorities to find out about the burial practices prevailing elsewhere in the world, a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said as […]