Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicDelhi High Court

Topic: Delhi High Court

Political nod for pvt foreign trips ‘uncalled for’: Delhi HC quashes MEA order for SC, HC judges

HC also rejected the Centre’s contention that information on judges traveling abroad privately is required so that they can be given requisite assistance in case of an emergency.

Delhi HC reserves judgment on IPC marital rape exception, rejects govt’s plea for deferment

Centre had wanted to wait for comments from states & stakeholders, but matter is now listed for 2 March. Lawyers for all parties told to file written submissions in meantime.

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.

In 2017, govt said criminalising marital rape would harm marriage. Now it’s reviewing stance

Centre filed affidavit opposing removal of marital rape exception from IPC. While it’s taking another look at its stance amid hearings in Delhi HC, it didn't indicate if it will withdraw affidavit.

SC collegium approves proposal to elevate 6 judicial officers as Delhi HC judges

The recommendation of the SC Collegium also included the names of 3 women judicial officers. The Delhi High Court is currently functioning with 30 judges against its strength of 60.

No change in new excise policy till next financial year, Delhi govt informs HC

Several pleas are pending before the high court against AAP govt's new excise policy on the ground that it is illegal, unfair, arbitrary and violative of the Delhi Excise Act, 2009.

Delhi HC reduces Juhi Chawla’s penalty from Rs 20 Lakh to Rs 2 lakh in 5G lawsuit

Court said the actor didn't take up 5G issue in a 'frivolous and casual manner' and expunged its judge's earlier remarks against her that she had filed lawsuit to garner publicity.

Marital rape law is necessary. Women cannot be expected to quietly accept violence in marriage

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‘Exemption, more than exception’: Amicus Rebecca John slams IPC law on marital rape in Delhi HC

Arguing to declare the exception for marital rape unconstitutional, senior advocate John said the notion of marriage as an alliance of unequals could not be allowed to continue.

Men on ‘marriage strike’ against marital rape laws. Some people laugh, say good riddance

As the Delhi High Court hears the plea on marital rape, #MarriageStrike has seen more than 68 thousand tweets in the last 2-3 days.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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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.