Delhi High Court

Delhi HC receives plea to set up national level commission for welfare of NRIs

The plea has claimed that the prevalent practice of submitting oral/written representations to consulates does not lead to speedy redressal of grievances.

Apr 16, 2021, 15:06 PM IST

Delhi HC allows 50 people to offer namaz during Ramzan at Nizamuddin Markaz

The Delhi High Court court declined to increase the number of people or allow use of other floors of the mosque for offering prayers. 

Apr 15, 2021, 16:31 PM IST

No door-to-door vaccination: Delhi HC rejects plea filed by final year law student

Delhi recorded over 13,500 cases of COVID-19 in last 24 hours, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday. 

Apr 14, 2021, 13:26 PM IST

Hazrat Nizamuddin mosque can be operational during Ramadan: Delhi High Court orders

Amid the rising cases of COVID-19 in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Monday (April 12) allowed the mosque in Hazrat Nizamuddin to be made operational for the devotees to offer prayers during the month of Ramadan starting from April 14.

Apr 13, 2021, 09:04 AM IST

COVID-19 cases: Delhi High Court, district courts to hold virtual hearings till April 23

The Delhi High Court on Thursday decided that from April 9 to April 23 it will take up matters "through virtual mode only" in view of the "alarming" rise in COVID-19 cases in the national capital. 

Apr 08, 2021, 22:10 PM IST

Delhi HC refuses to entertain plea seeking to direct AAP govt to take steps for controlling COVID-19 second wave

"Everything is being done by the government, maintaining masking guidelines, social distancing, people are getting vaccinations...what else do you want the government to do", the Delhi High Court bench asked. 

Apr 08, 2021, 15:44 PM IST

Why face masks not important for election rallies? Delhi HC seeks reply from Centre, EC

The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a response from the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea seeking to ensure that masks are worn mandatorily by everyone involved in poll campaigns during the ongoing elections in various states and union territories.

Apr 08, 2021, 12:24 PM IST

Private vehicle a "public place" during drive, wear masks while being alone too: ​​Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has ruled that during the COVID-19 pandemic it is mandatory to wear masks in any vehicle, even if it only has a driver. The court said that if the vehicle passes through public places, then there is a risk to others.

Apr 07, 2021, 12:28 PM IST

Delhi HC says wearing mask mandatory for person driving alone, says it's a 'suraksha kavach' against COVID-19

In a big development, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday ruled that wearing a mask is mandatory even if a person is driving alone. 

Apr 07, 2021, 11:36 AM IST

Delhi High Court grants bail to AAP MLA Somnath Bharti in AIIMS assault case

Earlier in the day, Bharti moved Delhi High Court challenging the sessions court order under which he was sentenced to two years of imprisonment.

Mar 24, 2021, 19:38 PM IST

Facing two years jail, AAP MLA Somnath Bharti moves Delhi HC in AIIMS assault case

Bharti through his appeal in Delhi HC sought the setting aside of the judgment passed yesterday by the trial court and also sought acquittal from all charges.

Mar 24, 2021, 16:14 PM IST

No COVID-19 vaccination for judges, lawyers on priority: Delhi HC

The Supreme Court on Thursday (March 18) had stayed proceedings in the Delhi High Court on giving priority to the legal fraternity for administering the COVID-19 vaccine.

Mar 19, 2021, 23:17 PM IST

Restrain WhatsApp from implementing new privacy policy, govt asks Delhi HC

The new policy gives users a choice to either accept it or exit the app, but they cannot opt not to share their data with other Facebook-owned or third-party apps. The matter is listed for further hearing on April 20. This comes as a major blow for the technology giant as it was already embroiled in controversy due to its privacy policies

Mar 19, 2021, 17:12 PM IST

Delhi High Court orders police to provide protection to homosexual woman, married against will

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday (March 10) ordered the Police to provide protection to a lesbian woman, who was married against her wishes, from her family members and in-laws.

Mar 11, 2021, 11:53 AM IST

High Court asks Delhi police to abide by its stand that it will not leak probe details

The court said the police would be entitled to hold press briefings in the matter in accordance with the law and the agency's 2010 office memorandum with regard to media coverage of cases. Justice Prathiba M Singh said the interim plea for removal of such news content and tweets by Delhi Police would be considered at a later stage.

Feb 19, 2021, 15:35 PM IST

Delhi High Court prohibits media from broadcasting toolkit case probe details

The High Court said certain media coverage of investigation in the FIR against climate activist Disha Ravi for her alleged involvement in sharing a toolkit backing farmers' protest, indicates "sensationalism and prejudicial reporting", but declined to order the removal of any such content at this stage.

Feb 19, 2021, 13:48 PM IST

SC upheld Delhi HC's verdict asking schools to provide gadgets, internet to THESE students

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (February 10) upheld the Delhi High Court verdict which directed private unaided as well as government schools like 'Kendriya Vidyalayas' to provide gadgets and internet packages to students from economically weaker section (EWS) or disadvantaged group so that they have access to online classes.

Feb 11, 2021, 16:24 PM IST

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on PIL challenging new WhatsApp privacy policy

In his plea, advocate Chaitanya Rohilla, alleged that the new norms, which are mandatory for the users to accept by February 8, also jeopardises the national security of the country by sharing, transmitting and storing the users' data in some other country. The petitioner alleged that WhatsApp is integrating people into Facebook so that Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram (another subsidiary of Facebook) all become part of one package.

Feb 03, 2021, 11:53 AM IST

Delhi High Court refuses to stay release of Priyanka Chopra starrer ‘The White Tiger’ on Netflix

Appearing for John Hart Jr, advocate Kapil Sankhla told the court that Hart had won the right to make a movie adaptation of the book 'The White Tiger' in March 2009 and Mudbhatkal had contacted Hart to launch her production career with the book. In case the plaintiffs succeeded later in their suits then it would be possible to re-compensate them, the court said.

Jan 22, 2021, 10:08 AM IST

Amitabh Bachchan's voice to be removed from caller tune, know who will replace him

You will no longer hear Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan's voice as a caller tune from Friday.

Jan 14, 2021, 18:39 PM IST