Make framework to curb liquor use near residential areas: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has directed DDA to come up with a framework within four months to curb the "nuisance associated with consumption of liquor" in and around convenient shopping centres in residential areas.

Delhi HC says no to Rs.404-crore CCTV camera plan

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday declined to give its approval to a Delhi Police proposal to install 6,630 CCTV cameras in 44 red-flagged areas of the national capital at a cost of Rs.404.32 crore.

Delhi HC to hear plea on rising road rage incidents

 The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea against the rising number of road rage incidents in the capital, and for direction to the government to amend the Motor Vehicles Act and make "deterrent provisions" on road rage.

Lajpat Nagar Central market completely littered, SDMC did nothing: Delhi HC

 The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) "has done nothing" to clean up Lajpat Nagar Central market area which was found by one of the judges, hearing the matter, to be "completely littered."

Why dilly-dally on inducting more cops: Delhi HC asks Centre

 Slamming the government and the Delhi Police on the issue of raising the force's strength, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Centre why it was "dilly- dallying" over the issue as 15 proposals to increase the number of cops were not yet approved.

Delhi HC seeks Centre reply on Greenpeace plea against a/c freeze

Delhi High Court on Monday sought the Centre's response on Greenpeace India's plea challenging suspension of its FCRA registration and freeze on its bank accounts, both domestic and those meant for foreign contributions.

HC seeks forest deptt info on trees it has planted in Delhi

The Delhi High Court Friday asked the city's forest department to show where it has planted trees after cutting about 53,000 of them over the past 15 years and how much it has earned by felling them.

Delhi HC takes suo motu cognizance of traffic cop's attack on woman

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday took suo moto cognizance of an incident in which a head constable of Delhi Traffic Police had allegedly hit a woman with a brick in a fit of rage after she refused to bribe him.

Overloaded Gramin Sewa autos unstable, threat to safety: Delhi HC

 Gramin Sewa autos carry more than double the passengers than they are supposed to and are not only unstable but also "pose a threat" to others on the capital's roads, the Delhi High Court has said and rapped the city government for allowing this to happen.

If Nepal-like quake hits Delhi, casualties may be in lakhs: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rapped the city's municipal corporations for "dereliction of duty" and allowing buildings to come up without complying with regulations saying it may result in death of lakhs of people if an earthquake, like that in Nepal, occurs here.

Delhi HC asks for report on police attack on acid victims

 The Delhi High Court has asked Delhi Police to file response along with last year`s December 18 CCTV footage of some acid attack victims who were allegedly subjected to "custodial violence" at Parliament Street police station here.

Illegal buildings disasters waiting to happen during quakes: Delhi HC

Days after the killer earthquake in Nepal, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said unauthorised constructions and colonies in the city are "disasters waiting to happen" in case of a similar temblor here and asked the municipality whether it has devised any action plan.

HC notice to governments & Delhi top cop on beggars' homes

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the Centre and the city government on a PIL seeking basic amenities, including proper food and medical facilities, at all beggars' homes in the national capital.

Delhi HC seeks response from MoD on replacement of INSAS rifles

 The Delhi High Court today sought a response from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on a petition seeking replacement of the INSAS rifles with modern firearm in active service in military and the para-military.

PIL on appointment in RS secretary: Delhi HC seeks response from Centre

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from the Centre on a PIL questioning the appointment of senior officers of the rank of joint secretary and above in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat.

Illegal construction in enclave under Delhi HC scanner

The Delhi High Court has sought the responses of the city police and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on a PIL alleging largescale unauthorised construction in the Freedom Fighters Enclave here.

Misconduct if not grave, not a ground for pension cut: Delhi HC

Misconduct of an employee, unless grave, cannot be a ground for a state to slash post retirement pensionary benefits, the Delhi High Court has held.

Attorney general's office comes under RTI: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday held that the office of the Attorney General of India carries out public function and it comes within the ambit of the Right To Information (RTI) Act.

Uber rape case: SC stays Delhi HC order allowing recall of witnesses

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed Delhi High Court order allowing the taxi driver, accused of raping a 25-year-old woman in an Uber cab here, to recall and re-examine 13 witnesses, including the victim in the trial.

Dec 16 gang-rape documentary: HC refuses urgent hearing on PIL to lift ban

The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to give urgent hearing to a PIL seeking lifting of the ban on telecast of a controversial documentary featuring an interview of one of the four convicts in the December 16 gang-rape case.