2 JSPL coal blocks to be removed from auction – says Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has halted the auction of two mines, which were previously attached to a steel plant of a Naveen Jindal firm but are now reserved for power sector. This order has come as a relief for the Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. (JSPL). They had…

Delhi High Court notice to Centre and Delhi Government on condition of undertrial prisoners

The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Central and Delhi governments on the deplorable conditions of undertrial prisoners in Tihar Jail. The Apex Court was hearing a PIL drawing Court’s attention to the scheduled tribe prisoners all over the country, particularly the condition of women among…

Government informs High Court to continue ban on Ola and Uber cab services

The delhi government is ready to inform the Delhi High Court to continue its ban on Ola and Uber cab services. The government has opined that the ban will continue till the firms adhere to the new norms. These new norms are brought by the government by modifying…
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Delhi High court comes to aid of poor and directs AIIMS

The Delhi high court through HMJ Vibhu Bakhru while hearing a writ petition has come to the aid of a 13 years old boy suffering from Potts Disease and directed the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to provide immediate treatment. The poor teenage boy suffers from…

Delhi High Court not ready to interfere in e – rickshaw seizure case

Delhi: The Delhi High Court has refused to interfere in the issue of seizure of e – rickshaws, which had been banned earlier by the police. The Division bench of Justice Mridul and Justice Ahmed refused to entertain a plea that had sought directions for the release of…

Nursery Guidelines by the Lieutenant Governor set aside by the Delhi High Court

In its recent ruling, the Delhi High Court has set aside the guidelines issued by the LG in nursery admission case, where he had introduced a point system for seeking admission in nursery. The Court opined that the power to decide a child’s school should rest with parents…

Delhi High Court directed the play schools to admit 25% of students from the weaker sections of society

The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government’s Directorate of Education (DoE) to ensure that all play schools in Delhi which, have been allotted land on subsidised rates, are admitting 25 per cent of students from the weaker section of the society. The court has directed the…

Delhi High Court – Anointing “shall not vest or create any right”

The Delhi High Court declared that the anointing ceremony of Shahi Imam Bukhari’s son Shaban as the Naib Imam “shall not vest or create any right” in his favour. The bench of Chief Justice R. S. Endlaw and Justice G. Rohini held that “even if the ceremony of…

Fresh data from Delhi Police: More than 60 per cent of sexual abuse cases committed by known persons

In an affidavit filed by the Delhi Police in Delhi High Court regarding its directions for “crime mapping” in sexual offences against women, it said that from the analysis emerging out from cases registered till 15th October, 2014, majority of the accused were persons known or related to…

Boxer Manoj Kumar wins battle against government, to get Arjuna Award – Delhi High Court

Indian boxer Manoj Kumar will be bestowed the Arjuna Award as the Sports Ministry has finally accepted his nomination, after the initial denial. Manoj, a 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, told PTI that he was informed of the Ministry’s decision this morning. “Mr. Onkar Kedia, Joint Secretary (sports), informed…