Delhi HC Dismisses Plea to Stop Use of EVMs, Imposes Rs 10k Cost

Delhi HC Dismisses Plea to Stop Use of EVMs, Imposes Rs 10k Cost

The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed, with Rs 10,000 costs, a plea seeking direction to the Election Commission to stop the use of electronic voting machines (EVM) and revert to ballot papers in the forthcoming polls in the country. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh said the petition by … Read more

Plea in HC for Door-to-door Covid Jab to Bed-ridden Senior Citizens; Court Seeks Govt Reply

Delhi Reports 39 New Covid-19 Cases, One Death; Positivity Rate at 0.07%

The petitioner is an 84-year-old Dhiraj Aggarwal who suffers from arthritis and is yet to be vaccinated as she cannot visit the vaccination centre The petitioner is an 84-year-old Dhiraj Aggarwal who suffers from arthritis and is yet to be vaccinated as she cannot visit the vaccination centre PTI Last Updated:August 03, 2021, 15:13 IST … Read more

HC Refers Former AAP Councilor Tahir Hussain’s Bail Plea in Riots Case To Another Bench

HC Seeks Response from Delhi Police on Bail Plea by Former AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain

The Delhi High Court Monday did not hear the bail application moved by former AAP councillor Tahir Hussain in a case arising out of the northeast Delhi riots of 2020 on account of similar cases being pending before another bench. Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar ordered that the bail application be listed before Justice Yogesh Khanna on … Read more

SC Dismisses Plea of Rape Survivor from Kerala to Marry Her Assaulter, a Defrocked Priest

The Slow Wheels of Justice in India: Supreme Court, High Courts Short of 454 Judges

The top court also dismissed a separate plea of the defrocked priest seeking bail on the ground that he wanted to marry the survivor, who was a minor at the time of rape had given birth to a child. A bench of Justices Vineet Saran and Dinesh Maheshwari told the former priest, “The high court … Read more

HC pulls up NIA judge for not hearing bail plea for 6 months, sets date | India News – Times of India

HC pulls up NIA judge for not hearing bail plea for 6 months, sets date | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: A delay of six months in hearing the bail plea of a 60-year-old man jailed under the stringent UAPA law has prompted the Delhi high court to fix a date for the special judge to hear it. A bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Anup J Bhambhani took a dim view of the … Read more

Allahabad HC Rejects Anticipatory Bail Plea of Married Man Booked Under UP Anti-conversion Law

UAPA, Sedition Law Misused to Stifle Dissent, Needed to Be Repealed: Former SC Judges

Allegations against the accused were that he was already married but abducted the woman and forcefully converted her only for the purpose of marriage. Justice SK Yadav dismissed the application filed by Javed alias Jabid Ansari of Etah while observing that Article 15(1) of the Constitution allows religious conversion but it doesn’t allow forced conversion. … Read more

HC Seeks Ramdev’s Stand on Plea Against Him by Doctors’ Associations for Remarks Against Allopathy

Delhi HC to Hear Plea Against Ramdev for Remarks Against Allopathy

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought Yoga guru Ramdev’s stand on a lawsuit against him by several doctors’ associations for allegedly spreading misinformation by his statements against allopathy amid the COVID-19 pandemic which purportedly amounts to public nuisance. Justice Hari Shankar granted a week’s time to Ramdev to file his response and said that … Read more

Pegasus spyware: SC to hear next week plea seeking independent probe | India News – Times of India

Pegasus spyware: SC to hear next week plea seeking independent probe | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the plea of senior journalist N Ram seeking an independent probe into the Pegasus snooping matter. Pitching for an urgent hearing, N Ram’s counsel Kapil Sibal said that the Pegasus issue is making waves in India and across the world. “Civil liberties of citizens, politicians … Read more

HC Seeks Response from Delhi Police on Bail Plea by Former AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain

HC Seeks Response from Delhi Police on Bail Plea by Former AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain

The Delhi High Court Thursday sought response from Delhi police on bail application moved by former AAP councillor Tahir Hussain in a case arising out of the northeast Delhi riots of 2020. Justice Mukta Gupta issued notice and directed that the bail application be listed before Justice Yogesh Khanna, who is hearing bail applications moved … Read more

Decide Bail Plea by UAPA Accused Expeditiously: Delhi HC Tells NIA Court

HC Asks Centre, Delhi Govt to Respond to Plea Not to Use Derogatory Word on Caste Certificates

In his plea before the high court, the accused had sought a direction to the NIA court to dispose of his pending bail application. The bench opined that deferring hearing in the bail plea was also in the teeth of a single Judge order directing expeditious disposal of the bail plea of the accused by … Read more

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