Why use of private emails by govt servants be not stopped: HC asks Centre

The Delhi High court on Thursday questioned why use of private email accounts, like Yahoo and Gmail, by government officials be not stopped as it would lead to public/official records being taken outside the country which is a violation of the law.

Why use of pvt emails by govt servants be not stopped: Delhi HC asks Centre
Why use of pvt emails by govt servants be not stopped: Delhi HC asks Centre

The Delhi High court Thursday questioned why use of private email accounts, like Yahoo and Gmail, by government officials be not stopped as it would lead to public/official records being taken outside the country which is a violation of the law.

HC seeks Delhi govt reply on plea challenging reimbursement rule under RTE Act

The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a response of the city government on a plea by an association of private schools which has challenged the provision under the Right to Education Act pertaining to their reimbursement for expenditure incurred on providing education to poor children.

HC asks zoo panel, Delhi Zoo to reply on visitors' safety

The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a response from the city police, Delhi Zoo and the Central Zoo Authority on a plea asking to ensure the safety and security of visitors to the National Zoological Park, where a youth was mauled to death by a tiger.

Social reformation needed to address crimes against women: HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday termed as "alarming" crimes against women in the capital taking place inside homes and the accused in majority of these cases being near relatives and acquaintances of the victims and said the situation "calls for a social reformation".

Delhi HC notice over contempt plea on plying of e-rickshaws

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued a show cause notice after a contempt petition was filed against the city police and transport department for not taking action against plying of e-rickshaws in the capital despite a ban.

Delhi zoo tiger attack: HC notice on plea for compensation

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from the Centre, National Zoological Park and the city government on a plea seeking compensation of Rs 50 lakh for the family members of a youth, mauled to death recently by a white tiger in the zoo here.

HC seeks DU response on plea questioning Ph.D, M.Phil entrance process
HC seeks DU response on plea questioning Ph.D, M.Phil entrance process

Delhi High Court has sought the response of Delhi University (DU) on a plea by a lawyer who has alleged that the varsity's admission process for M.Phil and Ph.D courses is "arbitrary".

HC seeks Delhi govt response on plea for EWS reservation in minority schools

The Delhi High Court has sought response of the city government on an NGO's plea challenging its order that unaided minority schools are not obliged to provide free admission and tuition to students belonging to the economically weaker section (EWS).

Proper treatment was given to inmate who died in 2012: Delhi HC told

A city government hospital has rejected the charge of medical negligence and told the Delhi High Court that proper treatment was given to a man who died in jail allegedly of sepsis in 2012 after being discharged.

De-seal towers having valid permission: Delhi High Court to MCD

The Delhi High Court has directed the municipal corporations to immediately de-seal those mobile towers for which cellular operators have obtained valid licences.

Attack on CJI in 1975: Convict gets time to surrender

The Delhi High Court on Thursday gave over three months more to a convict to surrender before the trial court in the sensational case of attempt to assassinate the then Chief Justice of India A N Ray near the Supreme Court in 1975.

Meghalaya CM files defamation plea, HC restrains opponent PA Sangma

In a relief to Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M Sangma, the Delhi High Court has restrained his political opponent P A Sangma from "repeating defamatory" statements against the CM.

Steep rise in crimes against women, accused usually known to victim: HC told

The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed by the city police that there has been a "steep rise" in incidents of rape, molestation and eveteasing in national capital since the December 16 gangrape case and most of these occur inside the victim's house and the accused in majority of the cases is a relative or an acquaintance.

Row over Leader of Opposition: HC to hear PIL on Nov 11

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday deferred to November 11 the hearing on a PIL seeking a direction to the Speaker to appoint Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Lok Sabha after the Centre told it that the apex court is hearing a similar plea.

Plea for MNS' de-recognition; HC seeks poll panel's response

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from the Election Commission on a PIL seeking de-recognition of MNS for allegedly posting "objectionable hate" contents on the party's website.

Quota for visually-impaired candidates; HC reserves verdict

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a PIL filed by an NGO seeking one per cent out of total 3 per cent quota for persons with disabilities in UPSC's civil services exam for visually- impaired candidates.

HC refuses CBI probe into Katju's claim,says blog is not proof

Statements in a blog are personal opinion which cannot be treated as an evidence, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said and dismissed a plea for a CBI probe into allegation by Justice (Rtd) Markandey Katju who had blogged that a former CJI had made "improper compromises" to favour a High Court judge despite adverse IB report against him.

HC rejects PIL seeking CBI probe into Justice Katju's charge

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking a CBI probe into Press Council of India head Markandey Katju's charge that three former Chief Justices of India had made "improper compromises" to save a "tainted" judge of the Madras High Court.

States ought to abide by NCPRB law on development: HC

The Delhi High Court has observed that once state governments consent to be regulated by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) law regarding carrying out development work, they cannot renege by claiming that land is a state subject.