Tag: Delhi High Court

Marriages can be registered on video conference virtually, in presence of Parties: Delhi High Court

Marriages can be registered in the virtual presence of parties, the Delhi High Court has ruled, saying that in the present times, citizens cannot be prevented from exercising their rights because of a rigid interpretation of law which calls for “personal presence”. Hearing a plea by a US-based Indian couple seeking to register their marriage

Petition filed by an Advocate in Delhi High Court, challenging the new IT Rules, 2021

By Ramandeep Kaur Mr. Uday Bedi, an advocate has filed a petition in Delhi High Court challenging 3 and 4 of Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Codes) Rules, 2021. Thus, putting a question mark on the validity of said enactment concerning grievances addresses system of social media platform like Facebook, Instagram and

Street Dogs Have Right To Food And Citizens Have Right To Feed Them Without Impinging Upon The Rights Of Others: Delhi High Court

Bench of Justice JR Midha observed thus: “Community dogs (stray/street dogs) have the right to food and citizens have the right to feed community dogs but in exercising this right, care and caution should be taken to ensure that it does not impinge upon the rights of others or cause any harm, hindrance, harassment and

Delhi HC stays trial court proceedings against Shashi Tharoor : Scorpion remark on PM Defamation Case

The Delhi High Court on Friday stayed the criminal proceedings against Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor in a defamation complaint over his alleged ‘scorpion on shivling’ remarks referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The stay order was passed by a single-judge Bench of Justice Suresh Kumar Kait who heard the

Arnab Goswami, Republic TV reported distorted, misleading facts in Sushant Singh Rajput case, alleges PIL in Delhi HC

A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Delhi High Court alleging that journalist Arnab Goswami and his channel were reporting distorted and misleading facts over the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, resulting in a fair trial of actor Riya Chakraborty  violation of the right. The petition seeking to give instructions to the

Brinda Karat moves Delhi HC, challenges order refusing hate speech FIR against Anurag Thakur, Pravesh Verma

CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat told the Delhi High Court on Thursday that the FIR against him for alleged hate speeches by Union Minister Anurag Thakur and BJP MP Pravesh Verma in connection with the protests against the amended Citizenship Act (CAA) at Shaheen Bagh. The CPI (M) leader has challenged the lower court’s order

Delhi HC issues notice in DHCBA plea against classification of law offices as commercial activity for Property Tax

Today the Delhi High Court  issued notices in the Delhi High Court Bar Association’s petition against the classification of law offices as business activities for the purposes of calculating property tax under the Delhi Municipal Act.  The petition has been filed through advocate Nikhil Mehta. Sudhanshu Batra, Senior Advocate for DHCBA appeared. A bench of

Rakul Preet Singh moves Delhi High Court seeking to restrain media from linking her to drugs case

Bollywood actoress Rakul Preet Singh has moved the Delhi High Court in connection with a drug investigation that emerged after the demise of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, seeking immediate interim directions from the media to stop or publish articles against the show. The petition, filed through advocates Himanshu Yadav, Aman Hingorani and Shweta Hingorani,