Someone from Russia found vaccine maker in Himachal but Centre failed: HC

The Delhi High Court has expressed anguish over the way things have transpired in the second wave of Covid-19 where vaccine shortage is hitting everyone even when the Union government says the best way to fight the pandemic is to vaccinate the entire population. Continue Reading

Google claims new IT rules not applicable to its search engine

Google LLC has contended that Information Technology rules for digital media are not applicable to its search engine, and urged the Delhi High Court on Wednesday to set aside a single judge order which applied the rules on the company while dealing with an issue related to removal of offending content from the internet. Continue Reading

Delhi HC dismisses plea to halt Central Vista work

The Delhi High Court today dismissed a challenge against the ambitious Central Vista redevelopment project, and fined the petitioner Rs 1 lakh as it called the plea ‘motivated’. Continue Reading

Investigation into WhatsApp’s new privacy policy will continue: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea by WhatsApp and Facebook challenging the decision of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to investigate the new privacy policy of the intermediary. Saying that there is no merit in the plea, Justice Navin Chawla refused to pass any order stopping the investigation. Continue Reading

Editorial: Life support

In a timely observation, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said sufficient oxygen was not being supplied to Covid-19 patients in the national capital and asked the Union government if it can be diverted from industries which can wait for now. Continue Reading

Court asks BIS to supervise manufacture, sale of headgears

Months after the government said that only Bureau of Indian Standards certified two-wheeler helmets can be sold from 1 June, 2021, the Delhi High Court on Monday said it was essential for the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to strictly monitor and supervise the manufacture and sale of helmets as it concerns the safety and security of the consumers. Continue Reading

Mask must even while driving alone, says HC

The Delhi High Court today observed that a vehicle is a public place and mandated the wearing of a mask even inside a four-wheeler. The court stated, “Mask is a suraksha kavach against spread of virus.” Continue Reading

Delhi HC asks TRAI to strictly curb unsolicited calls

The Delhi High Court directed telecom regulator TRAI to ensure ‘complete and strict’ implementation of the regulation issued by it in 2018 for curbing unsolicited commercial communications (UCC). Continue Reading