Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicDelhi High Court

Topic: Delhi High Court

Delhi HC to hear plea that alleges Sacred Games defames Rajiv Gandhi

The plea was filed claiming incorrect depictions of Bofors case, Shah Bano case, Babri Masjid case and communal riots.

Delhi succeeds in saving its trees, for now, and Jaitley compares Indira Gandhi to Hitler

Front Page HC stays plan to cut thousands of Delhi trees till 4 July. NBCC (India) Ltd, which has plans of redeveloping seven south Delhi colonies where...

Election Commission seeks Fali Nariman’s advice on fighting paid news menace

EC move comes weeks after Delhi High Court held that the poll panel can’t regulate content of media articles.

Who authorised Kejriwal’s protest at L-G’s office, asks Delhi HC

The bench led by Justices A.K. Chawla and Navin Chawla said that a strike cannot held inside someone's office or residence. It must be outside. 

India’s top media houses pay up Rs 1.1 crore as fine for identifying Kathua rape victim

The court has also issued notices to Facebook India, YouTube and Google India to pay the fine. Al Jazeera and Buzzfeed may be on the list too.

Govt to go ahead with reservation in promotion for SC and ST employees

The apex court clears the way for reservation in promotion to SC/ST employees after taking the central government's submission into account. New Delhi: In a major relief...

Rape by strangers versus rape by husbands: When do women speak up

A Hisar woman in December reported that she was gangraped by three men in a moving auto. The mother of three, however, is yet to report the marital abuse she claims to have suffered in her eight-year marriage. 

Bar council rule implies women can’t juggle pregnancy & legal profession

When the court said maternity leave cannot granted to a “professional course”, it deepened the notion that in a woman’s life professionalism and family cannot go hand in hand.

Parents of sexually abused children reject death penalty as solution to problem

Legal experts, activists say government’s death penalty ordinance is a knee-jerk reaction and ‘politics of distraction’.

Modi govt makes U-turn on Haj policy for disabled, is accused of being discriminatory

Govt cites ‘instances of many such people indulging in begging’ in affidavit filed in HC, activists say even Pakistan and Saudi Arabia don’t have such bans.

On Camera

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

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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