Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicDelhi High Court

Topic: Delhi High Court

Centre didn’t want to take blame for Nirbhaya incident, I took it instead: Sheila Dikshit

In this excerpt from her autobiography, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit explains why she stayed on despite the fallout of the controversial 2012 incident.

Talk Point: Can the disqualification of 20 Delhi MLAs trigger public sympathy for AAP?

The Delhi High Court is set to hear the case of disqualification of  20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs by the nation’s President for holding an office of profit. ThePrint asks experts to weigh in.

Justice Dhingra, who probed Robert Vadra, himself in the dock for helping daughter’s firm

Retired judge of Afzal Guru hanging and Vadra probe fame under the scanner for allegedly misusing his position as court-appointed observer of private firm. Have done no wrong, says Dhingra.

Collegium system back under scanner after Justice Patel and Justice Shakdher’s cases

The assumption that the independence of the judiciary is entirely safe in the hands of judges is now in question again.

Farooqui rape acquittal: HC says a ‘feeble no’ may mean a ‘yes’

High court held that in rape cases where the victim and accused know each other, consent cannot be deciphered by a “feeble no”.

Courts should be about more transparency, not restricting media

The judiciary crawls back every time issues of internal reforms come up.

Questions raised over judiciary’s bid to ‘regulate’ media coverage of courts

A committee appointed by Delhi high court has sought suggestions from public to regulate reporting of court proceedings.

Delhi High Court’s acting CJ cracks the whip on subordinate judiciary

The Delhi High Court has directed the abolition of a dozen lower courts and transferred 87 judicial officers in a bid to improve judicial functioning in Delhi.

The government has refused to criminalise marital rape for all the wrong reasons

The government’s affidavit perpetuates the misconception that rape cannot be established without medical evidence.

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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.
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