Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicDelhi Court

Topic: Delhi Court

Delhi court closes defamation case against Somnath Bharti after complainant accepts apology

The complainant, Ranjana Sharma, had filed the case against Bharti for calling her names during a live television debate show in 2018.

Woman’s consent can’t be implied from past experience with rape accused, says Delhi court

The court dismissed a bail plea of a Mumbai-based journalist, saying that if the woman stated in her evidence that she did not consent, the court shall presume that she did not.

Delhi court takes cognizance of sedition against Umar Khalid, 17 others in UAPA case

The 18 accused, which include Sharjeel Imam and Tahir Hussain, have been chargesheeted for allegedly being part of a premeditated conspiracy in the Delhi riots.

Delhi court cites ‘Crime and Punishment’ to drop murder charges against two in riots case

The court asked how case of attempt to murder can be made out against them when the victim himself is absent from the police investigation and has never been seen by the police.

‘Sedition can’t be used to quieten disquiet’ — Delhi court gives 2 arrested for FB posts bail

The two accused had allegedly shared fake videos related to farm protests. Court says sedition & forgery don’t seem applicable but ‘spreading rumours’ does.

Delhi court issues summons to Kanhaiya Kumar, 9 others in JNU sedition case

The court took cognisance of Delhi Police chargesheet, claiming Kanhaiya Kumar, others supported seditious slogans raised on JNU campus in February 2016, and summoned them on 15 March.

Delhi court pulls up riots accused, represented by lawyer Mehmood Pracha, for ‘playing fraud’

Advocate Mehmood Pracha moved a bail application for riots accused Arif on the ground of his father's illness, which was contested by the Delhi Police.

Court calls for inspection in Tihar jail if grievances of Delhi riots’ accused persist

During a court hearing, several accused related to the February riots case in north-east Delhi stated they have not been given basic things permissible under the prison rules.

Detention of Delhi riots accused extended under UAPA for police to finish probe

The case involves 19 people, booked under the stringent UAPA and other IPC sections related to murder and attempt to murder. A Delhi court extended the detention to 17 September.

Delhi court allows Tablighi members from 14 countries to walk free after charging fine

Hundreds of Tablighi members were chargesheeted for attending a religious congregation in Delhi in March by allegedly violating visa conditions and lockdown norms.

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Gig economy booming, workers will triple to 2.35 crore by 2030, says Niti Aayog report

Niti Aayog report finds concentration of workers rising in low- and high-skilled categories, maximum share in retail trade and sales.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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