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Gita Mittal sworn in as Chief Justice of J&K High Court

Mittal is the first female Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court.

Aug 11, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

Justice Gita Mittal first woman Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court

Justice Mittal is the acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court. Her appointment was signed off by President Ram Nath Kovind. 

Aug 04, 2018, 10:28 AM IST

High Court junks PIL for probe into killing of 39 Indians in Iraq

Observing that such pleas deserve "condemnation" and "need to be discouraged", the court imposed Rs one lakh as costs on the petitioner-lawyer, Mehmood Pracha.

Jun 06, 2018, 15:50 PM IST

New Rs 50, Rs 200 notes not visually-impaired friendly: High Court

The court asked the Centre to place its view before the bench on the next date of hearing on January 31.

Dec 06, 2017, 19:31 PM IST

Delhi govt taking steps to evict encroachers from 990 Waqf plots: AAP

The court had directed the Delhi govt and Waqf Board to file an action taken report with regard to recovery of Waqf properties.

Nov 24, 2017, 21:35 PM IST

Many Delhi schools don't have science, commerce streams: HC notice to CBSE

The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) pointed out that the distribution of schools offering science and commerce streams is "alarmingly uneven".

Sep 08, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Criminalising marital rape: Supreme Court reserves verdict

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the verdict on a plea seeking a clarification on if a man's physical relaion with his wife below 18 years of age amounts to rape or not. 

Sep 06, 2017, 14:08 PM IST

Delhi High Court issues directions to district courts for speedy justice

The administrative directions were issued by Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal to ensure proper implementation of civil procedure code provisions related to adjournments, timelines as well as electronic filing of cases and service of summonses.

Jul 16, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

HC asks Delhi govt, cops not to displace slum on NH 24

They also contended that after the survey, their hutments were razed to the ground on February 9 forcing them to stay in tents and tin sheds.

Jul 07, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

Why shelter homes being built in green belts? High Court asks AAP govt

The court raised the query in relation to a shelter home that was located inside the Amir Khusro Park in south Delhi and was demolished two days ago pursuant to its order.

May 20, 2017, 21:04 PM IST

Four new judges take oath in Delhi High Court

Four new Delhi High Court judges, including two women, were sworn in on Monday, taking the working strength of the court to 38.

May 15, 2017, 11:32 AM IST

Jawans get demoralised due to negative publicity on food: Delhi High Court

Issues of poor quality food being served to the armed forces when raised on social media lower the morale of the jawans who protect the country.

May 05, 2017, 21:16 PM IST

Delhi HC to start hearing on re-opening of anti-Sikh riot cases in July

The Delhi High Court on Monday said it will start hearing arguments from July 11 on re-opening of trial in five cases relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The court had earlier indicated that it is inclined to re-open trial in these cases.

May 01, 2017, 21:28 PM IST

Put details of vacant seats in MCD schools online: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has directed the three municipal corporations in the national capital to put online the details of the number of vacant seats in the schools run and aided by them.

Apr 30, 2017, 09:42 AM IST

Vikas, Vishal Yadav manipulated hospital visits to stay out: HC

Vikas Yadav and his cousin Vishal "manipulated" hospital visits "to procure outings from jail" which "manifests a lack of remorse or regret", Delhi High Court on Friday said while awarding them an enhanced life term of 30 years each.

Feb 06, 2015, 23:24 PM IST