Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicDelhi High Court

Topic: Delhi High Court

If it’s rape, problematic to exclude it from punishment because of marriage, Delhi HC observes

A special bench is hearing a plea challenging IPC exception to marital rape. Amicus Rajasekhar Rao submits that law violates constitutional right to equality, life and liberty.

‘Which provision of which law is not misused?’ Delhi HC on IPC exception for marital rape

The court is hearing petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the 2nd exception to Section 375 of IPC that defines rape, but doesn't allow it to be applied to a married couple.

‘Have 50 nations got it wrong?’ Delhi HC asks as it looks into IPC exception for marital rape

Delhi High Court, hearing petitions challenging exception to marital rape under India’s sexual assault laws, says ‘difficult to appreciate’ that rape affects only unmarried women’s dignity.

Future Retail asks Delhi High Court to declare Amazon’s arbitration as ‘illegal’

A halt or termination of the arbitration case would be a setback for Amazon, which is in a race with Reliance to dominate India’s billion-plus consumer market.

Delhi HC grants more time to Facebook, WhatsApp to respond to CCI in privacy policy matter

A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh noted that the Data Protection Bill is yet to be finalised and, therefore, adjourned the proceedings to 30 March.

Labelling non-vegetarian items as vegetarian offend religious, cultural sentiments: Delhi HC

The high court directed the Centre and FSSAI to ensure that there should be full and complete disclosure of all the ingredients which go into the manufacture of any food article.

Why do banks ban crypto trade? They lack KYC-AML checks, so it’s better to not deal at all

Banks, RazorPay, CCAvenue are doing indirectly what the RBI was prohibited from doing directly—ban crypto trade.

Digitisation of courts brings privacy concerns. But India lacks right to be forgotten

The policy should address how courts deal with privacy concerns. It's important to not wait till PDP Bill is enacted.

Biden-Xi summit will help reduce rising tensions. US-China talking itself is an achievement

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Lawyer Saurabh Kirpal could be India’s first gay HC judge after SC collegium clears his name

Kirpal is 1st advocate from LGBTQ community whose name has been cleared by apex panel for appointments to higher judiciary. Name will now go to Union law ministry for clearance.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

Defence

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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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