Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicDelhi HC

Topic: Delhi HC

Which court should execute decree by foreign court? It took Indian judiciary 16 yrs to decide

The case, involving a German and an Indian firm, dragged on for years over a question of jurisdiction since 2006, when the England High Court ruled in Messer Griesheim’s favour

HC dismisses the plea by farmers’ society to restrain DDA from taking over land on Yamuna bank

The court said that since the members of the petitioner society are in unlawful occupation, the relief for compensation on the ground of DDA damaging the crop is not maintainable.

Delhi High Court to reduce Juhi Chawla’s penalty in 5G lawsuit to Rs 2 lakh

In June last year, a single-bench judge dismissed Chawla's suit against the 5G roll out in India as 'defective' and imposed a cost of Rs 20 lakh on her and 2 others.

Decision on Uniform Civil Code pending on Law Commission report, Modi govt tells Delhi HC

The response came as a 12-page affidavit submitted by the Union Law Ministry in response to a PIL filed in Delhi HC demanding a direction to the Centre to frame UCC.

Delhi HC grants bail to organiser of Jantar Mantar event where communal slogans were raised

Preet Singh, who was remanded to judicial custody on 10 August, is accused of inciting people to propagate hate against a particular religion at a rally in Delhi on 8 August.

Delhi HC asks Centre to not take coercive action against NGO for non-filing return under FCRA

Petitioner Swaminarayan Mandir said the NGO is carrying out social, medical and religious charitable activities & is unable to file return for FY 2019-20 due to technical problems.

Delhi HC refuses to hear PIL to end pension disparity between armed forces under MHA

The court was hearing a PIL by Humara Desh Humare Jawan Trust and said that several petitions by aggrieved personnel are already pending adjudication & under consideration.

Twitter ‘prima facie’ in compliance with new IT Rules, Centre tells Delhi HC

Court was hearing a petition alleging non-compliance of IT Rules by the microblogging site and sought an affidavit from the Centre to bring its stand on record within two weeks.

Delhi HC seeks Centre’s reply on plea contending new IT rules as ‘unconstitutional’

The petition, filed by advocate Uday Bedi, also said the new IT rules are 'antithetical' to the fundamental principles of democracy.

New excise policy will reduce corruption, ensure fair competition, Delhi govt tells HC

The court was hearing a fresh challenge to the new excise policy which alleged that it is illegal, unfair, arbitrary, and violative of the Delhi Excise Act of 2009.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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