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  • Can't publicly disclose details of designated officers: Google to Delhi HC Jul 18, 2020 08:35 AM IST

    Can't publicly disclose details of designated officers: Google to Delhi HC

    Google said that disclosing names and identity of the designated officers would defeat the purpose of appointing them as they would be "distracted and encumbered" by pubic dealing which in turn would "diminish" their ability to timely and effectively respond to urgent government requests.

  • Delhi HC thwarts mother-in-law's attempt to keep daughter-in-law out of home citing COVID-19 lockdown Jul 16, 2020 06:45 PM IST

    Delhi HC thwarts mother-in-law's attempt to keep daughter-in-law out of home citing COVID-19 lockdown

    The daughter-in-law had left her matrimonial home on May 10 to visit her mother and a mere six days later on May 16, the mother-in-law filed an application seeking a direction to her daughter-in-law to remain at her mother's house, till lifting of the lockdown restrictions and to observe home quarantine.

  • Final year UG online exams to be held from August 10-31, Delhi University informs High Court Jul 14, 2020 02:17 PM IST

    Final year UG online exams to be held from August 10-31, Delhi University informs High Court

    A bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasad was informed by the varsity that the students left out of online exams will be given an opportunity to appear in physical examinations, to be held sometime in September.

  • Sports Ministry seeks Delhi HC consent to grant provisional recognition to 57 Federations Jun 30, 2020 06:55 PM IST

    Sports Ministry seeks Delhi HC consent to grant provisional recognition to 57 Federations

    The ministry's application, which is likely to come up for hearing on July 2, also sought court's consent to revoke the suspension of recognition of three NSFs and renew their annual recognition provisionally.

  • Centre's indifferent approach towards illegally occupied govt houses led to huge loss: Delhi HC Jun 26, 2020 09:02 PM IST

    Centre's indifferent approach towards illegally occupied govt houses led to huge loss: Delhi HC

    In its February 5 order, the high court had rebuked the Housing Ministry for permitting many government accommodation units to be illegally occupied by retired officials and ex-MPs and had directed the Centre to get them vacated within two weeks and to initiate proceedings to recover dues from such occupants.

  • PIL in Delhi HC for guidelines on COVID-19 testing of mentally ill homeless persons Jun 24, 2020 09:25 PM IST

    PIL in Delhi HC for guidelines on COVID-19 testing of mentally ill homeless persons

    The plea alleges that there is a casual approach on the part of Delhi government, particularly its Chief Secretary, while dealing with issues of health of homeless persons with mental illness.

  • Delhi High Court grants bail to pregnant Jamia student Safoora Zargar Jun 23, 2020 02:32 PM IST

    Delhi High Court grants bail to pregnant Jamia student Safoora Zargar

    This was Safoora's fourth attempt for a bail plea, the last three being heard in a lower court. She was arrested on April 10.

  • Google Pay not a payment system operator but third-party app provider: RBI to Delhi HC Jun 20, 2020 07:32 PM IST

    Google Pay not a payment system operator but third-party app provider: RBI to Delhi HC

    The RBI's submissions came in response to a PIL alleging that Google Pay was facilitating financial transactions without the requisite authorisation from RBI.

  • Delhi HC refuses stay on govt decision for requisition of Eros Grand hotel as COVID hospital Jun 19, 2020 09:00 PM IST

    Delhi HC refuses stay on govt decision for requisition of Eros Grand hotel as COVID hospital

    The Delhi government counsel submitted that due to an extraordinary rise in the number of persons infected with COVID-19, desperate measures have been taken for enhancing the caring facilities to such patients.

  • Delhi HC to hear PIL against making Lieutenant Governor chairman of DDMA in July Jun 19, 2020 03:00 PM IST

    Delhi HC to hear PIL against making Lieutenant Governor chairman of DDMA in July

    A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan said it was not issuing notice in the matter for now and was adjourning it to July 9.

  • Delhi HC junks PIL for rent waiver, slaps cost of Rs 10,000 on petitioner Jun 17, 2020 06:00 PM IST

    Delhi HC junks PIL for rent waiver, slaps cost of Rs 10,000 on petitioner

    The high court said a waiver of rent cannot be granted by the court as payment of rent is based on a contract between tenant and landlord and it ought to be kept in mind that even the landlords can be financially dependent on the rent.

  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital moves Delhi HC for quashing FIR for 'violating' COVID-19 norms Jun 13, 2020 02:45 PM IST

    Sir Ganga Ram Hospital moves Delhi HC for quashing FIR for 'violating' COVID-19 norms

    Advocate Rohit Aggarwal, representing the hospital, said they are seeking quashing of the FIR lodged on June 5 at Rajinder Nagar police station under Section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of IPC and the proceedings initiated thereafter.

  • Coronavirus outbreak | Delhi student fined Rs 20,000 for challenging lockdown relaxation in court Jun 12, 2020 07:37 PM IST

    Coronavirus outbreak | Delhi student fined Rs 20,000 for challenging lockdown relaxation in court

    The petitioner – a law student -- had sought re-imposition of the lockdown in view of the galloping rate at which coronavirus cases are increasing in the country.

  • No daily access to lawyers for jailed Unitech directors, says Delhi HC Jun 10, 2020 09:24 PM IST

    No daily access to lawyers for jailed Unitech directors, says Delhi HC

    Justice Vibhu Bakhru said they would be allowed to interact with their lawyers via video conferencing only twice a week for 30 minutes each as is permitted for all other inmates.

  • Delhi HC refuses to postpone June 11 AIIMS PG entrance exam, says huge resources at stake Jun 10, 2020 08:43 PM IST

    Delhi HC refuses to postpone June 11 AIIMS PG entrance exam, says huge resources at stake

    Justice Jayant Nath dismissed a petition filed by various MBBS doctors, who are going to sit for the PG entrance exam, seeking to postpone the examination to July or August as number of COVID-19 positive cases have crossed 2.5 lakhs and it would not be appropriate to hold the test at this crucial point.

  • Plea to declare PM-CARES Fund as a 'public authority' under RTI not maintainable: PMO to Delhi HC Jun 10, 2020 04:55 PM IST

    Plea to declare PM-CARES Fund as a 'public authority' under RTI not maintainable: PMO to Delhi HC

    Justice Navin Chawla, who conducted the hearing through video conferencing, was told by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who represented PMO, that he will file a response explaining why this petition should not be entertained.

  • Plea in Delhi HC for resumption of normal judicial work via videoconferencing Jun 06, 2020 04:15 PM IST

    Plea in Delhi HC for resumption of normal judicial work via videoconferencing

    In an administrative order issued on May 29, the high court had said it will only hear urgent matters via videoconferencing till June 14 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The order also applies to all district courts in the city.

  • Paytm claims telecom firms not preventing phishing; Delhi HC seeks Centre, TRAI response Jun 02, 2020 01:42 PM IST

    Paytm claims telecom firms not preventing phishing; Delhi HC seeks Centre, TRAI response

    A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notice to the Ministry of Communication, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India and major mobile service providers, including Airtel, Reliance Jio, MTNL, BSNL and Vodafone seeking their stand on the plea before the next date of hearing on June 24.

  • Appreciate difficulties of PMC bank depositors on moratorium on withdrawals, Delhi HC to Centre, RBI May 29, 2020 07:55 PM IST

    Appreciate difficulties of PMC bank depositors on moratorium on withdrawals, Delhi HC to Centre, RBI

    A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan said upon receipt of any representation from any individual or group of depositors in this regard, "a decision shall be taken by the concerned respondent authority within a period of four weeks".

  • Delhi HC restrains OLX, Quikr from posting fake Reliance job ads on web portals May 29, 2020 05:55 PM IST

    Delhi HC restrains OLX, Quikr from posting fake Reliance job ads on web portals

    Justice Mukta Gupta, in two separate interim orders, said RIL and Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd have made out a prima facie case in their favour and in case no ad-interim injunction is granted they would suffer an irreparable loss and balance of convenience also lies in their favour.

  • HC asks Delhi govt to file detailed reply on pleas challenging levy of 70% 'special corona fees' May 29, 2020 01:32 PM IST

    HC asks Delhi govt to file detailed reply on pleas challenging levy of 70% 'special corona fees'

    The Delhi government had earlier filed its response to the petitions, saying that trade or consumption of liquor is not a fundamental right of a citizen and the State has the authority to regulate its sale and levying 70 percent 'special corona fees' on MRP of all alcohol brands is a price for grant of such privilege to public.

  • Taking urgent steps for cremation of COVID-19 deceased, Delhi govt tells HC May 29, 2020 01:12 PM IST

    Taking urgent steps for cremation of COVID-19 deceased, Delhi govt tells HC

    The Delhi government told the court that 28 such bodies were cremated on Thursday and the last rites of the remaining 35 will be performed by Saturday.

  • Delhi HC lays down parameters on dealing with suspension of rent payment by tenants due to COVID-19 May 22, 2020 08:24 PM IST

    Delhi HC lays down parameters on dealing with suspension of rent payment by tenants due to COVID-19

    Laying down the parameters, Justice Singh said where there are agreements between a landlord and tenant which contain a 'force majeure' clause, providing for some sort of waiver or suspension of rent, only then the tenant could claim the same.

  • Coronavirus pandemic: Delhi HC, district courts functioning restricted till May 31 May 22, 2020 11:46 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic: Delhi HC, district courts functioning restricted till May 31

    The Administrative and General Supervision Committee of the High Court, headed by Chief Justice D N Patel, decided that restrictions would be in place till May 31 and that urgent matters would continue to be heard by video conferencing.

  • PIL in Delhi HC claims thousands of needy not getting ration despite e-coupons May 19, 2020 06:55 PM IST

    PIL in Delhi HC claims thousands of needy not getting ration despite e-coupons

    "Whenever the website is accessed, it permanently shows the message 'server under heavy load! Please check after some time'. Moreover, most poor people cannot apply online as most do not have smart phones and there are no cyber cafes functioning during the lockdown," the petition said.

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