Delhi HC invites suggestions from city govt, NGO on Tihar jail issues

 Suggestions were on Wednesday invited by the Delhi High Court on various issues, including alleged torture of inmates and circulation of drugs in Tihar Jail, saying it will issue directions later to deal with the same. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw invited the suggestions from Delhi government and an NGO, Multi Action Research Group, according to which circulation of drugs, violence between inmates as well as torture of undertrials is going on un-checked.

Scrapping of CSAT in prelims; HC refuses to entertain PIL

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a PIL seeking relief including the scrapping of Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), saying that the issue fell within the domain of central government.

HC seeks Centre's reply on PIL seeking scheme for newborns with birth defects

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response of the Centre on a PIL for putting in place health insurance policies and a national programme for management of birth defects to ensure that foetuses with congenital problems are not aborted due to high cost of treating such children.

Decide complaint against Sonia in six months: Delhi HC to CIC

The Delhi High Court has directed the Central Information Commission to decide in six months a complaint against Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the issue of non-compliance of transparency panel's directions that the party was answerable under the RTI Act.

Delhi HC notice over health policies for babies with birth defects

The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a petition seeking that the necessary health policies by insurance companies or health schemes by government bodies be made available for babies with birth defects.

Delhi HC refuses to hear plea of students' body on DUSU election

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to hear a plea of a students' body of Delhi University seeking allotment of ballot numbers to candidates by draw of lots for the students union (DUSU) elections.

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on plea by disabled lady for IAS post

The Delhi High Court has sought a response of the Centre and Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on a plea by a disabled woman, who cleared all rounds of the civil services exam of 2012-13, seeking allocation of IAS or Indian Foreign Service (IFS) to her under physically handicapped category.

Delhi HC reserves verdict on plea of ex-Maha CM against EC notice

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea filed by former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan against an Election Commission order finding him guilty of not giving correct account of money spent in his Assembly Election in 2009.

HC confirms death for three in Haryana gang rape, murder

The Delhi High Court Tuesday confirmed the death sentence awarded to three youths in a gang rape and murder in Haryana in 2012, saying they were "predators" moving on streets and "were looking for a prey".

Pak High Commission may decide custody of Pakistani child: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Monday disposed of a petition over the custody issue of a minor Pakistani girl whose paternal aunt has moved a plea here for custody of the child staying with her maternal uncle.

Delhi HC unhappy over tardy pace of awareness drive on sex offences

Delhi HC has pulled up the Centre and city government for their "tardy" pace of implementing steps to create awareness on the issue of sexual offences and related laws in the capital.

Delhi HC unhappy over tardy pace of awareness drive on sex offences

The Delhi High Court has pulled up the Centre and city government for their "tardy and sluggish" pace of implementing steps to create awareness on the issue of sexual offences and related laws in the capital.

Notice to Centre over `trafficking` of Navy personnel

The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the central government over a petition alleging that various agencies were trafficking technical navy professionals to foreign ships and making them work without proper safety and security.

Amend your RTI rules: CIC tells Delhi High Court

The Central Information Commission has directed the Delhi High Court to amend its RTI fee rules for local courts bringing them in conformity with the provisions of the Right to Information Act.

There can`t be pre-censorship of public advertisements: Delhi HC

The Delhi HC said "there can`t be any pre-censorship" of public advertisements and sought the city government`s response on whether the term "political" can be removed from its guidelines for displaying ads on public vehicles.

Killers of Nitish Katara deserve death: Delhi Police to HC

The city police on Friday told the Delhi High Court that Vikas Yadav and two others, convicted for killing Nitish Katara in 2002, deserve death penalty as the offence was "pre-meditated" and committed in a "cold- blooded" manner.

Teachers` recruitment scam: HC extends bail of Chautalas

The Delhi High Court on Friday extended till September 5 and 19 respectively the interim bails of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and his MLA son Ajay Chautala, who have been sentenced to 10 years in prison in the teachers recruitment scam case.

SC dismisses former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi`s plea

The Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi challenging a Delhi High Court order asking him to face murder charges for the death of his wife Anju in 2000.

Delhi HC dismisses PIL on UPSC exam issue, asks petitioner to approach CAT

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a PIL against UPSC`s recent decision asking civil services aspirants not to answer questions in the English Comprehensive section of the Preliminary Examination to be held on August 24.

Delhi HC to hear PIL against UPSC`s decision on Prelims on Friday

The Delhi High Court agreed to hear on Friday a PIL against UPSC`s recent decision asking civil services aspirants not to answer questions in the English Comprehensive section of the Preliminary Examination to be held on August 24.