Doctors not responsible if sterilisation fails, says Delhi HC

Doctors are not liable to be punished for medical negligence if the sterilisation procedure fails and someone conceives a child, the Delhi High Court has ruled.

Need more night shelters in the capital: NGO to Delhi HC

 The Delhi High Court was on Friday informed by some NGOs that more permanent night shelters were required in the city as homeless people could still be seen sleeping on roads and also in view of the approaching winter even as they alleged that its orders on upkeep of such facilities were not being followed.

JBT scam: HC extends interim bail of Chautalas, three others

 The Delhi High Court on Friday extended by a week the interim bail of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and his son Ajay who have been sentenced to 10 years in prison in the Junior Basic Teachers (JBT) recruitment scam case.

Political advertisement on autos: Delhi HC reserves judgement

The Delhi High Court on Friday reserved its judgement on a plea seeking quashing of the city government's guideline banning "political advertisements" on public service vehicles even as it said that "as one political party got benefit out of it, so you want to ban it".

Delhi HC dismisses PIL against appointment of Justice Dattu as CJI

A petition of a woman lawyer and former RAW officer challenging the appointment of Justice HL Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) was on Friday dismissed by the Delhi High Court.

Delhi HC refuses to stay Centre's decision to allow quadricycles

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the Centre's notification allowing running of a new category of motorised four-wheelers - quadricycle - in cities across India from October 1 after a petition claimed that these vehicles were unsafe.

Teachers recruitment scam: Delhi HC extends bail of Chautala

The Delhi High Court Friday extended the interim bail of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and his son Ajay Chautala till Sep 26. They were sentenced to ten-year imprisonment in the teachers recruitment scam.

HC rejects ex-RAW officer's plea against CJI appointment

The Delhi High Court Friday refused to interfere with the appointment of Justice HL Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI), on a plea filed by an advocate and former Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) woman officer who alleged sexual harassment by him.

Civic body photoshops Delhi road image, judges spot fraud

A Delhi high court bench spotted doctored photographs of roads and pavements in Dwarka wiped digitally cleaned by the agencies to claim they had acted on complaints by residents about poor civic facilities in the sub-city.

HC commutes death sentence of rapist, awards 25 years jail term

The Delhi High Court on Thursday commuted the death sentence awarded to a 24-year-old youth for raping and murdering his minor neighbour but directed that he be kept behind the bars for 25 years in order to "guard the society from him".

DLSA to look into de-addiction centres' status: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court, told by an NGO that the 32 de-addiction centres purportedly opened by the government are rarely functioning, on Thursday said that Delhi Legal Services Authority (DLSA) will look into the issue and will file a report.

Israeli diplomat attack: Delhi HC reserves order on pleas of accused

The Delhi High Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on two pleas of an accused in the 2002 Israeli diplomat attack case, seeking direction to constitute more than one special NIA court here.

No woman feels safe in Delhi, says HC

While questioning the measures taken and the method of policing adopted by Delhi Police for the extensive 'crime mapping' exercise conducted here, the Delhi High Court Wednesday said "no woman feels safe in the capital".

High acquittal rate as witnesses turn hostile: SC judge

Many of the accused in India are acquitted due to witnesses turning hostile, Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai of the Supreme Court said Wednesday.

HC issues guidelines for trial in henious offences in Delhi

Recording of testimonies of key witnesses in henious crime should be done at the earliest point of time during the trial, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said while passing a slew of guidelines to trial courts.

Plea in Delhi HC for permission to hold protest against Xi

A plea was on Wednesday moved in the Delhi High Court seeking permission to hold peaceful protests tomorrow and day-after against visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping now here.

Unauthorised constructions can't be curbed by inspections: MCDs to HC

The municipal corporations in the city on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that unauthorised construction cannot be curbed or prevented by conducting inspections but "economic deterrents" should be put in place for this.

HC reserves order on appointment of Lokayukta in Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a plea seeking the status of appointment of Delhi's Lokayukta, a post lying vacant since June last year.

Delhi HC to hear plea against Justice Dattu's appointment as CJI

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea filed by an advocate and a former RAW woman officer against the appointment of Justice HL Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI), alleging sexual harassment by him.

Ex-RAW officer moves HC against Justice Dattu as next CJI

An advocate and a former RAW woman officer Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court against the appointment of Justice HL Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) alleging sexual harassment by him.