Written By- Pretika Tiwari [Sanser Pal Singh v Union of India and Ors.] The Delhi High Court had recently observed that the Court could not impose an order prohibiting kite flying because it is a part of our culture and tradition. However, the bench comprising of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad stated that the use of […]
Sex workers are entitled to all rights available to citizens but cannot claim special treatment for violating the law: Delhi High Court.
Written By- Pretika Tiwari [Sarika v. State of NCT of Delhi & Ors.] The single-judge bench of the Delhi High Court, while refusing to grant interim bail to a sex worker, had observed that even though sex workers are entitled to the same rights as other citizens at the same time, they can be held liable if they violate the […]
Delhi High Court seeks the Central Government’s response to the petition calling for disclosure of information on e-surveillance.
Written by Vidisha Mathur In the case of Apar Gupta v Central Information Commission, Ministry of Home Affairs, the Delhi High court has sought a response from the Central Government on the petition seeking statistical details regarding the state-sponsored e-surveillance under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. This petition was filed by Apar Gupta, lawyer and executive director of the […]
Parliament free to make law against forced religious conversion but courts can’t recommend it based on newspaper reports: Delhi HC
@newsdesk_slc To make recommendations on such matters mere newspaper reports are not sufficient but a strong case should be made against it, said the HC. Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva and Tushar Rao Gedela opined that no parliament or State legislature is stopping to make laws regarding the subject but it cannot totally depend on newspaper reports only, the petitioner approaching for […]
No law that disallows restaurants from levying service charges: National Restaurant Association pleads Delhi High Court
Written by Vidisha Mathur In the case, NRAI and Others v UOI and Others, the National Restaurant Association of India has challenged the guidelines laid down by the Central Consumer Protection Authority on July 4, 2022, on the grounds that no law prohibits hotels and restaurants from levying a service charge, neither has any existing law been amendment to render […]
Written By- Pretika Tiwari On Monday, the division bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad stated that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation should review its guidelines, from time to time, regarding wearing face masks on flights and also to adhere to the guidelines issued by the Government. The bench also observed that the Court’s duty is not to […]
Give up the child for adoption than abortion: Delhi HC states on a woman’s pleas for termination of her pregnancy at about 24 weeks.
Written by Neena Nagare A woman in her 20s after a split with her partner has requested for medical termination of her almost 24 weeks old pregnancy. A divisional bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad suggested that since the petitioner has passed a significant period of her pregnancy duration it would be healthier for her […]
Written By- Pretika Tiwari Imran v. State of Delhi through Commissioner of Delhi Police & Ors. During the hearing of a plea filed for quashing the FIR, filed under Section 376 and 476 of IPC, section 6 of the POSCO Act and section 4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act, the Delhi HC rejected the argument of the petitioner and observed […]
Delhi high court ruled in PIL against Delhi government that schoolgirls should have uninterrupted supply of sanitary napkins
Written by Rhythm Agal While disposing of the PIL against the Delhi government, Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad directed that the girls studying in school should be provided with an uninterrupted supply of sanitary napkins under the Kishori Yojana as formulated and adopted under the Department of Education (DOE). However, according to the PIL, the program […]
CJI NV Ramana approached by former Supreme Court and High Court judges to take suo motu cognizance regarding Uttar Pradesh demolitions.
written by Rhythm Agal Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana has been approached by Former judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts and senior lawyers in a hope that Supreme Court will rise to the occasion and not let the citizens and the Constitution down at this critical juncture, urging the court to take suo motu cognizance of […]