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The High Court of Delhi was established on 31 October 1966. The High Court of Delhi was established with four judges, including Chief Justice K. S. Hegde, Justice I. D. Dua, Justice H. R. Khanna and Justice S. K. Kapur. Presently, the High Court has a sanctioned strength of 45 permanent judges and 15 additional judges.
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'It's enough': SC judge says apex court judges should retire at 65 only"I do not think I and Justice (Vipin) Sanghi (of the Delhi High Court) share that view that the age of retirement should be extended. It's enough! Maybe for high court judges, it should be increased to..
Delhi High Court to commence physical hearings from November 22The Delhi High Court on August 31, resumed limited physical hearings after a gap of nearly five months when the second wave of COVID-19
Centre reiterates opposition to gay marriagesMarriage is recognised only between "a biological man and a biological woman" under the Indian law, the Centre told the Delhi HC, reiterating its stand. "Personal laws are settled, and marriage, which..
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2020 Delhi riots were 'pre-planned conspiracy', says Delhi High CourtThe systematic vandalism of CCTV cameras also confirms a pre-planned conspiracy to disturb law and order in the city, the court observed.
Twitter appointed officers in compliance with new IT Rules, Centre tells Delhi HC
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Abhishek Banerjee's wife in Delhi's beauty parlour on summons date: ED claims in HCThe Enforcement Directorate (ED) Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that the claim of TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife, who had sought exemption from appearance in pursuance to one of the summons issued..
Centre defends Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi Police Chief in HCJustifying the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police Commissioner, the Centre told the Delhi High Court that he was given charge because he had the exposure of complexities of governance and..
Using force against Afghan refugees outside UNHCR may have international ramifications, Police tells Delhi HCThe Police informed the Delhi High Court on Friday that no prior permission was sought by the Afghanistan refugees and asylum seekers camping outside the UNHCR office, and using police force may have..
Can’t file rape case at drop of hat to settle scores: Delhi HCFalse allegations of rape and molestation made at the drop of a hat, in a “very casual manner”, not only trivialise serious offences but also leave the accused stigmatised for life, Delhi High..
Delhi High court gives no relief to Ajay Gupta, says Zee doesn't need to delete contentAfter hearing the parties, the court declined to pass any interim relief for the take-down/deletion of the impugned publications.
'Are you serious?' Delhi High Court gives 'last opportunity' to Twitter over appointments under new IT rulesThe Delhi HC granted one week's time as the last opportunity to file a better affidavit in terms of the earlier orders passed by the Court.
Delhi High Court to resume physical functioning from Aug 16 on experimental basis
Delhi HC directs Saket Gokhale to remove tweets against Lakshmi PuriThe Delhi high court on Tuesday directed activist Saket Gokhale to delete all tweets against former United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Lakshmi Puri. The HC further said that if Gokhale does not..
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Have directed states, UTs to ensure strict compliance with Covid-19 directives: Centre to Delhi HCThe central government has informed the Delhi High Court that it has asked all states and Union territories (UT) to ensure strict compliance with the national directives for Covid-19 management and..
Twitter Faceoff: Twitter weighs in as Delhi HC backs Uniform Civil CodeTwitter weighed in on the development with many pointing to the positive changes and a sense of equality it will bring to the Indian society. While others felt that any such law would violate..
Modern India needs Uniform Civil Code, Centre should take necessary steps: Delhi HCThe court said that the need for a Uniform Civil Code as envisioned under Article 44, has been reiterated from time to time by the Supreme Court.
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Land of law is supreme: New IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw issues warning to TwitterThe IT Minister's comments come on the same day when Twitter told the Delhi HC that it will need eight weeks to appoint a resident grievance officer.
Twitter tells Delhi High Court it will appoint grievance officer in 8 weeksThe Delhi High Court warned Twitter earlier this week that it cannot take 'as long as it wants' in this country to comply with the IT rules, 2021.
Delhi HC reprimands Twitter over non-compliance with IT rules, gives free pass to Centre"How long does your process take? If Twitter thinks it can take as long it wants in our country, I will not allow that," said the court.
Why do govts lie in courts: Delhi high courtExpressing dismay over governments raising “with impunity false claims and defences” in courts, the Delhi HC on Saturday said this was a matter of “grave concern”. Whenever a false claim is..
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Supreme Court refuses to interfere with Delhi HC order, dismisses pleas challenging Central Vista construction
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3 activists walk free on HC’s prod, 48 hours after bail orderIt took a second intervention in less than 48 hours by the Delhi HC to finally ensure Jamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha and JNU’s Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal were released from Tihar jail on..
Northeast Delhi riots case: High court grants bail to JNU, Jamia student activistsThe Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to student activists Devangana Kalita, Natasha Narwal and Asif Iqbal Tanha, booked under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) law, in..
Delhi HC dismisses Juhi Chawla's lawsuit against 5G tech, imposes Rs 20 lakh fineIn its order, the court said that it appears that the suit was for publicity and the plaintiffs abused the process of law.
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After Delhi HC's order, Twitter reiterates it will comply with new IT rulesWhile Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, Telegram, LinkedIn, etc. have either fully or partially complied with the new rules, Twitter is yet to follow suit.
'Motivated plea, not a PIL': Delhi HC dismisses petition against Central Vista project
Plea in HC seeks giving priority to NRIs, students going abroad in Covid-19 vaccination driveA petition has been moved in Delhi High Court seeking direction to the Central government to prioritize Covid-19 vaccinations, including for NRIs holding visas of countries in which they reside and..
WhatsApp files petition against new digital rules in Delhi High Court, MeitY calls their stand 'misguided'WhatsApp filed a lawsuit in Delhi HC challenging the new digital rules saying to provide access to encrypted messages will break privacy protections.
Lawyers need not show e-pass for travel in Delhi - know who else are exemptedThe Delhi High Court on May 25 directed that advocates are exempted from producing e-pass for travelling during the curfew period in Delhi.
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Delhi High Court cautions AAP government over 'Singapore Variant' remark, says India has own variantsThe Delhi High Court said that India already has its own variants of the virus and does not need any other nation for it.