Editorial: True lies

The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a petition by a company, which was acquitted in the 2G scam related money laundering case, seeking to release its properties worth Rs 22 crore attached by the agency. Continue Reading

Editorial: National interest

The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Union government on a plea seeking directions to it to ensure that the name of the manufacturing country is displayed on products being sold on e-commerce sites. Continue Reading

HC seeks response on plea to preserve CCTV footage of Delhi riots

The Delhi High Court today sought a response from the Centre, police and AAP government on a plea seeking directions to the police to preserve CCTV footage of the recent riots in northeast Delhi. Continue Reading

Nirbhaya convict moves HC opposing mercy plea rejection

One of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, Vinay Sharma, today approached the Delhi High Court claiming that there were procedural lapses and “constitutional irregularities” in the rejection of his mercy plea by President Ram Nath Kovind. Continue Reading

Nirbhaya: SC to hear on 23 March Centre’s plea against HC verdict

The Supreme Court today said it would hear on 23 March the appeal filed by the Centre challenging the Delhi High Court order that the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case have to be executed simultaneously. Continue Reading

Nirbhaya case: HC refuses to direct NHRC to assess health of convicts

The Delhi High Court today declined to entertain a plea seeking direction to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to assess the mental and physical health of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. Continue Reading

HC seeks Centre’s response on plea for FIR against Sonia, Rahul

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought the response of the Centre, Delhi government and the police on pleas seeking FIRs against political leaders, including Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, for alleged hate speeches. Continue Reading

Inform students about board exam schedule: Delhi HC to CBSE

The Delhi High Court today said class 10 and 12 students, who have board examination centres in violence-hit northeast Delhi, need to be informed in one go about the schedule for the next 10 to 15 days and not on piecemeal basis. Continue Reading

No voting rights for prisoners: HC

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking voting rights for prisoners, saying the facility was provided under the law and it can be taken away by law. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said the Supreme Court has held that the right to cast vote was neither a fundamental right nor a common law right and was only provided by a statute. Continue Reading

Editorial: Recover from rioters

A plea was moved in Delhi High Court on Tuesday seeking directions to the authorities to recover damages for destruction of public and private property during anti-CAA protests from those responsible. Continue Reading