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A petition filed in Delhi HC seeking directions to telecom companies and internet service providers to not charge internet bills for closed businesses or households during lockdown

A petition filed in Delhi HC seeking directions to telecom companies and internet service providers to not charge internet bills for closed businesses or households during lockdown

A Writ Petition has been filed in Delhi HC seeking directions to the telecom companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to not charge any amount from offices, shops, business establishments, and the household which was “compulsorily closed” due to COVID-19 lockdown. The PIL filed by Advocate Amit Sahni, demands to transfer any amount, already collected…

Plea in Delhi HC seeking directions for the safety of sanitation workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Plea in Delhi HC seeking directions for the safety of sanitation workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

A plea was filed on 23/04/2020 on Thursday in Delhi high court by social activist Harnam Singh through Advocate Mahmood Pracha seeking direction to authorities for safety of the workers who all are disposing of the waste during COVID-19. The petitioner in the plea has asked to direct the concerned authority to “provide protection equipment…

Delhi HC allows interim reoccupation to the debtor of property securitized by the bank, due to nationwide Lockdown

Delhi HC allows interim reoccupation to the debtor of property securitized by the bank, due to nationwide Lockdown

IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI   Date of decision: 9th April, 2020   W.P.(C) 2958/2020  AJAY KUMAR….. PETITIONER Through: Mr. Neeraj Shrama, Adv. Versus  IIFL HOME FINANCE LTD. ……RESPONDENT The Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) vide the impugned order, in view of the grave situation triumphing within the United States with reference to Covid19 and taking a…

COVID-19: Delhi HC cancels summer vacation, will remain functional in June

COVID-19: Delhi HC cancels summer vacation, will remain functional in June

Due to the ongoing pandemic and the three-week lockdown announcement, the air is quite numb right now. No one has walked outside their shack and is working from their home. Perhaps, the administrative department is still sleepless at this time due to pandemic, so is the judicial mechanism. The judiciary is also quite active during…

Delhi Riots: Delhi HC directs FSL to expeditiously conduct DNA Test of a charred body

Delhi Riots: Delhi HC directs FSL to expeditiously conduct DNA Test of a charred body

Delhi High Court has issued directions to the Forensic Science Laboratory to quickly conduct a DNA test of a charred body which is stated to be associated with the riots that broke out in northeast districts of Delhi. The Bench comprising of Single judge Justice Vibhu Bakhru has directed the laboratory to conduct the test…

The high powered committee has relaxed the parameters for bail

The high powered committee has relaxed the parameters for bail

The High powered committee headed by Justice Hima Kohli of Delhi High Court has further relaxed the criteria for release of prisoners on an ‘Emergency Bail’.  The committee was instituted in lieu of the Suo Moto concerning the decongestion of prisons in the view of the outbreak of Coronavirus. The committee intended to relax the parameter…

Petitions filed before Delhi HC against the election of Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia

Petitions filed before Delhi HC against the election of Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia

On Thursday, two election petitions were filed before the Delhi high court challenging the victory of Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM, Manish Sisodia in the recently held assembly elections. Pratap Chandra, the petitioner in both the election petitions had contested the polls against Kejriwal as well as Sisodia in their respective constituencies….

HC directs company to compensate for terminating woman from services who raised sexual harassment complaint

HC directs company to compensate for terminating woman from services who raised sexual harassment complaint

A private company has been directed by the High Court of Delhi to make a payment of Rs 1.2 lakhs as compensation to a woman who was allegedly terminated after she raised an allegation of sexual harassment. Justice Pratiba M Singh passed the order. The interim order was passed in a writ petition filed by…

Plea in HC for court-monitored CBI probe into the molestation of Gargi students

Plea in HC for court-monitored CBI probe into the molestation of Gargi students

A plea was moved in the Delhi High Court on Thursday seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into the alleged molestation of students during a cultural festival at the all-women Gargi College last week. The Supreme Court, earlier in the day, had refused to entertain the petition and had directed the petitioner, a lawyer, to move…

Delhi HC issues notice on a plea seeking a ban on tobacco advertisements and safeguarding of workers of tobacco companies

Delhi HC issues notice on a plea seeking a ban on tobacco advertisements and safeguarding of workers of tobacco companies

A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking a total ban on the advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products in any form. The petition alleges that the respondent – a company engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of tobacco products under the name of MAHAK group is involved in…