Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicDelhi High Court

Topic: Delhi High Court

Apex table tennis body ‘reduced to a courier service’ — what court-appointed panel found

In its report to the Delhi HC, the committee flagged major flaws in the governance of Table Tennis Federation of India and suggested systemic reforms in its functioning.

FIR to get an abortion, reporting teens dating — why courts find POCSO’s section 19 problematic

From time to time, courts have highlighted how it's difficult to apply the act in cases when teenagers are involved. Consensual relationships & local customs are also grey areas.

Centre warns Delhi HC about security concerns over Rohingya link with Pak terror groups

There is also an organised influx of illegal migrants from Myanmar through agents & touts. This altering demography is affecting basic rights of the country's citizens, says Centre.

Woman approaches Delhi HC to stop sick friend from travelling to Switzerland for euthanasia

The petitioner, in her plea, has sought direction from the govt not to grant 'emigration clearance' to her friend, who is in her 40s and suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Delhi HC dismisses plea asking for suspension of jailed Delhi minister Satyendar Jain from Cabinet

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on 30 May in connection with a money laundering case.

70% consumers unhappy with Delhi HC stay on rule restricting service charge at eateries — survey

LocalCircles survey finds that 20% consumers plan to 'fight and not pay the additional charges', while 37% say they will avoid restaurants levying service charge.

NCPCR says minor abused at Ranchi shelter ‘linked to Mander’. Lawyer says activist has no link

NCPCR files report on Ranchi shelter in Delhi HC. Case relates to 2 other children's homes run by activist Harsh Mander's organisation CES, but lawyer says Ranchi home isn't run by them.

SC transfers PILs pending before it & other high courts against Agnipath scheme to Delhi HC

Justices D.Y. Chandrachud, Surya Kant & A.S. Bopanna asked the high courts of Kerala, Punjab and Haryana, Patna and Uttarakhand to transfer PILs pending before them to the Delhi HC.

AltNews co-founder Mohammed Zubair moves Delhi High Court challenging extended police remand

Zubair was arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through one of his tweets and was initially sent to one-day custody by the trial court on the same day.

Stop funds to sports bodies that do not follow national sports code, Delhi HC tells central govt

Court hearing petition seeking compliance by national sports federations with 2014 Delhi HC judgment that declared the national sports code the law of the land for sports bodies.

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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