Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicDelhi High Court

Topic: Delhi High Court

Delhi HC to hear plea seeking official recognition for sign language in India

Disability rights activist Nipun Malhotra says he filed the PIL as the government has failed to take any action.

Supreme Court collegium clears names for two high courts, rejects objections

The collegium clears names of four advocates for elevation as judges of Punjab and Haryana HC and five advocates for Delhi HC.

LIC’s plan to acquire IDBI stake hits snag as Delhi HC says act in interest of stakeholders

Court observation comes on a plea by IDBI officers that LIC proposal will result in IDBI losing status as public sector bank.

How WhatsApp payment service works and why it’s been challenged in court

A plea has been filed in Supreme Court saying until WhatsApp appoints a grievance officer, it should not be allowed to begin its payments service.

Delhi HC strikes down 59-year-old anti-begging law in win for civil rights

The court calls the Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1959 that criminalises begging in the national capital unconstitutional. New Delhi: In a major boost for civil...

JNU asked by court to admit M.Phil & Ph.D. students who have disability

The National Federation of the Blind had challenged JNU's admission policy of 2018-19 saying it was 'unfair'.

Delhi high court grants temporary relief to P. Chidambaram in INX Media case

The former finance minister has been linked to both Aircel-Maxis case and INX Media deal.

SC collegium bows to Modi govt, withdraws Bose’s name for Delhi HC CJ, reiterates Joseph

Instead wants to Centre to appoint him as Jharkhand CJ; collegium reiterates justice Joseph’s elevation. New Delhi: Buckling under pressure from the Modi government, the...

Modi govt rejects judge’s name as Delhi high court chief justice, cites lack of experience

Says Aniruddha Bose, a Calcutta HC judge since 2004, has no experience as chief justice to handle a prominent high court.

Delhi HC to hear cases on preventive custody, says it’s against personal liberty

Court to also examine issues of absence of guidelines in preventive detention, duration for keeping person in custody.

On Camera

YourTurn

A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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