Centre dragging feet on appointing more cops for Delhi: HC

 Aiming at beefing up security in the city following growing attacks on women, Delhi High Court on Wednesday rapped the Centre for "dragging its feet" on inducting more personnel in the city police and directed it to take a final decision within four weeks.

Delhi HC seeks Centre's reply on 'martyr' status for paramilitary

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from the Centre on a plea seeking 'martyr' status for paramilitary and police personnel who sacrifice their lives in the line of duty, on par with army, navy and air force.

HC exempts Irani from personal appearance in defamation case
HC exempts Irani from personal appearance in defamation case

Delhi High Court Wednesday exempted Union HRD minister Smriti Irani from personal appearance in a criminal defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam.

Delhi HC issues show cause notice to ACB Chief MK Meena on AAP govt's contempt plea
Delhi HC issues show cause notice to ACB Chief MK Meena on AAP govt's contempt plea

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) chief MK Meena on a petition filed by Aam Aadmi Party government seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against him for allegedly violating the court`s order by removing an SHO of the anti-corruption body.

Plea seeks removal of 'Kejriwal Sarkar' ads

A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday seeking immediate withdrawal of advertisements by the Delhi government that uses phrases like "Kejriwal Sarkar".

AAP govt moves Delhi HC against ACB chief Meena

 AAP government today moved Delhi High Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against ACB chief M K Meena for allegedly violating the court's order by removing an SHO of the anti-graft body.

How are you operating despite the ban, Delhi HC asks Ola

 Delhi High Court on Tuesday questioned how app-based taxi service, Ola, was operating in the national capital when the city government's order banning them ahas not been stayed and warned that it would shut the company down if it thought it was above law.

AAP govt has begin process to appoint Lokayukta, HC told

 The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on Friday told the Delhi High Court that it has initiated the process to appoint Lokayukta, a post which has remained vacant since November 2013.

No new dustbins in East Delhi since MCD trifurcation: HC told

The municipal corporation of East Delhi (EDMC) has told Delhi High Court that no new dustbins were installed in its localities since the trifurcation of MCD in 2012.

Tandoor murder case: Delhi HC Extends Parole of Sushil Kumar Sharma

 Former Congress leader Sushil Kumar Sharma, serving life imprisonment for the gruesome murder of his wife Naina Sahni and trying to destroy evidence by burning the body in a restaurant's tandoor, on Thursday got a breather for four more weeks, with Delhi High Court extending his parole.

Stephens student moves HC for character certificate from college

A student-editor of St Stephens' banned e-magazine on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a character certificate and alleging that the provisional graduation certificate issued to him does not certify his character as has been done in the case of others who graduated from the college.

PIL in Delhi HC urging separate toilets for judicial officers

A plea was on Wednesday filed in the Delhi High Court seeking directions to the concerned authorities for providing separate toilets to all judicial officers posted at Tis Hazari Court's complex here.

Stray dogs defiling PMs Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, remove them: Delhi HC told

An NGO on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to the Centre to take concrete steps to deal with the "increasing menace" of stray dogs and monkeys in the national capital and have them "eliminated", saying they are "defiling" the Prime Minister's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

Centre's security clearance process for FM auction vague: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court today termed as "vague" and open to "misuse" the Centre's process for granting security clearance to radio channels for participating in the stage III FM auction and asked the government to consider postponing it.

Delhi HC dismisses PIL for separate lock-ups for women detainees

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking separate police lock-ups for women detainees in order to protect them from "sexual abuse" and "ill-treatment", saying it is "centered around the allegations levelled" by a woman against an individual policeman, which was already a subject matter of judicial proceedings.

MEA questions in Delhi High Court Devyani Khobragade's integrity
MEA questions in Delhi High Court Devyani Khobragade's integrity

Government has told the Delhi High Court that Devyani Khobragade, an IFS officer and former Deputy Consul-General of India in New York, obtained US and Indian passports for her two daughters in violation of law and without informing the External Affairs Ministry, which raises serious questions about her "trustworthiness and integrity".

HC seeks govt's reply on French woman plea against extradition

Delhi High Court on Monday sought the government's response on a plea by a French woman challenging the government's decision to extradite her after ratifying a 118-year-old treaty on charges that she had participated in a Chilean senator's killing in 1991.

No hearing for Navy War Room leak case accused after 10 years

For close to a decade a former Captain in the Indian Navy has been poring over the cause list of the Delhi High Court in the hope of finding a mention of his writ petition challenging his dismissal, but in vain.

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Women having child by surrogacy entitled to maternity leave: HC

A woman who is in government service and has a child through surrogacy, is also entitled to maternity leave, the Delhi High Court ruled today holding that denial of leave would be detrimental to both mother and child.