HC questions implementation of maternal health schemes by Govt

Delhi High Court has asked the Centre and the city government whether various maternal health and child development schemes are being properly implemented, in the wake of death of a woman and her new-born baby allegedly after not being given necessary medical care.

HC notice to Centre, Delhi govt on maternal health schemes

 Taking strong note of the failure of the maternal health schemes, the Delhi High Court has sought to know from the central and Delhi governments the measures they have taken in this regard.

HC for no leniency to minor's rapist, upholds sentence

Taking strong note of the rape committed by a youth on a minor kid, an act which instills a feeling of "fear, insecurity" and a brooding sense of "shame and guilt" for no fault on the victim, the Delhi High Court refused to show any leniency in punishment to the culprit.

Delhi HC refuses to restrain govts from participating in tax event

 The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the Centre, the city government and its representatives from participating in a tax event organised here next week by an organisation which is allegedly sponsored and controlled by tobacco industry.

Woman lawyer among 6 designated as senior advocates in HC

The Delhi High Court has designated six lawyers, including one woman lawyer, as senior advocates.

Remove encroachment on Chandni Chowk roads by religious structures: Delhi HC

 The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the municipal corporation to remove encroachments by religious structures on the roads of Chandni Chowk by the end of May and asked the city government and police to extend all cooperation to the civic agency.

Fake degree row: AAP minister Jitender Singh Tomar hints at BJP conspiracy
Fake degree row: AAP minister Jitender Singh Tomar hints at BJP conspiracy

Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar, who is facing allegations of possessing a fake degree, on Thursday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of waging a malicious campaign against him and said he was prepared to resign if asked by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Delhi HC pulls up PWD over traffic mess near RTR flyover

The Delhi High Court has pulled up the Public Works Department (PWD) over the traffic mess on a single-lane flyover at Rao Tula Ram (RTR) Marg in the city and sought a status report by May 13 on the progress in road widening work near it.

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Outstanding dues being recovered from Lok Sabha MPs, HC told

The Lok Sabha Secretariat on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it has been recovering outstanding water, electricity, and telephone dues from sitting parliamentarians.

Delhi HC seeks status report on attacks on religious places

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a status report from the central and Delhi governments on the steps they have taken to protect all religious places in the national capital.

Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar's certificate 'fabricated': Bihar varsity

Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar's provisional certificate is "fabricated and does not exist in the institution's record", the Delhi High Court was on Monday told by a Bihar-based university from where he claimed to have done his law education.

Mosque inside HC premises not in earmarked area: Centre to HC

The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that the mosque constructed inside its premises does not fall under the 7.765 acres area earmarked for construction of the court premises.

Dec 16 gang-rape: HC refuses to pass order on prosecution of documentary maker

The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to pass an order for prosecution of BBC and the British director of the controversial documentary on December 16 gangrape case, saying that a PIL is already pending before another bench in which the same issue has been raised.

Dec 16 gang-rape: HC refuses to pass order on prosecution of documentary maker

The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to pass an order for prosecution of BBC and the British director of the controversial documentary on December 16 gangrape case, saying that a PIL is already pending before another bench in which the same issue has been raised.

Tribunal head's salary: HC seeks Delhi Finance Secy's reply

The Delhi High Court has asked the Finance Secretary of the city government to file a reply to the contempt notice issued to him over non-compliance of its order to "immediately enhance" salary of a retired additional district judge who is heading two appellate tribunals.

HC seeks Centre's reply on MNS chief Raj Thackeray's prosecution over anti-Bihari remark

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought a response of the Centre on a plea seeking a direction to implead the government in cases related to MNS chief Raj Thackeray's prosecution for allegedly making anti-Bihari remarks in 2008.

Haryana moves HC accusing DJB of wasting water

Haryana government on Friday moved a plea in Delhi High Court accusing DJB of wasting water by not opening gates of its twin pipelines connecting Munak canal to the Wazirabad water treatment plant (WTP) here.

Delhi HC appalled over government's lack of concern about air pollution

The Delhi High Court today said it was "appalled" over how bureaucrats are unconcerned over air pollution in the national capital and how cutting of trees could lead to worsening of the situation and called for some "radical" steps to address the issue.

There should be no attack on religious places: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court, hearing a plea on the security of churches, said on Friday there "should not be any attacks on any kind of religious places" in the country.