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.

Ex-Haryana CM cheated the youth of the state: Delhi HC

Delhi High Court on Thursday said that former Haryana Chief Minister O P Chautala cheated the youth of the state for which he deserved punishment of the "highest kind".

Uber case: Delhi HC allows recall of 13 witnesses including victim

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed recall of 13 prosecution witnesses, including the victim in Uber cab rape case, on the plea of the accused driver and said their cross examination will be carried out on a day-to-day basis.

Delhi HC calls for lease deed on PIL against mosque in its premises

Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked its registry to collect and place before it the original lease deed of the court complex to ascertain from when a mosque has been in existence in its premises.

Nitish Katara murder: Delhi HC awards 25-year term to Vikas, Vishal Yadav

The Delhi High Court on Friday turned down the plea for death to Uttar Pradesh politician DP Yadav's son Vikas Yadav and two others and awarded life term to trio.

Unblock foreign funds of Greenpeace India: Delhi HC to govt

Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the government to "unblock" foreign contributions to the tune of Rs 1.87 crore received by controversial NGO 'Greenpeace' from its Amsterdam headquarters, saying the ministry showed "no material to restrict access" to the foreign fund.

Delhi HC order unblocking funds vindication of our work: Greenpeace

Hailing the Delhi High Court's decision to unblock its foreign funds that were frozen last year by the Union Home Ministry, Greenpeace India on Tuesday said the order was a "vindication" of their work and "the role that credible NGOs play" in supporting the country's development.

Law Commission's views sought on scrapping of bail law: Govt to Delhi HC

Government on Wednesday told Delhi High Court that it has sought views of the Law Commission on setting aside of a Criminal Procedure Code provision that mandates furnishing of a bond by a person for release from prison even after his acquittal in a criminal case.

Delhi HC directs CBI to supply relevant documents to IRS officer

The Delhi High Court has directed CBI to give relevant documents to a senior IRS officer, who is facing trial for allegedly diluting I-T appraisal reports of arms dealer Suresh Nanda's companies, saying the "same would seriously prejudice the rights of the accused".

Nursery admissions: HC order on Lt Governor's guidelines tomorrow

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said it will pass order on Wednesday on the pleas challenging a single-judge bench's decision to quash the Lt Governor's guidelines of last year on nursery admissions in the capital's unaided private schools.

2005 marine engineer's death off Kenyan coast under Delhi HC scanner

 The Delhi High Court has sought responses from the Centre and the CBI on a man's plea claiming lack of progress in the agency's probe into the death of his marine engineer son, who allegedly jumped into the high seas near Mombasa Port in Kenya in 2005.