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Can't invoke Article 19 rights, Meta does not discharge public function: Delhi HC told
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Can't invoke Article 19 rights, Meta does not discharge public function: Delhi HC told

This comes after the high court received several petitions challenging the suspension and deletion of several user accounts by various social media platforms

Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand on PIL to declare bigamy, polygamy by Muslim husband unconstitutional
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Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand on PIL to declare bigamy, polygamy by Muslim husband unconstitutional

The petitioner also sought the framing of laws for compulsory registration of Muslim marriages

PM CARES Fund must submit to rigours of Constitution or not publicise itself as State, says Delhi HC
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PM CARES Fund must submit to rigours of Constitution or not publicise itself as State, says Delhi HC

The submission was made before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla

Delhi HC seeks Centre, RBI stand on plea concerning accessible financial services for visually challenged
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Delhi HC seeks Centre, RBI stand on plea concerning accessible financial services for visually challenged

The petitioner stated that his concern was not with respect to an absence of law to address access to financial services for the visually challenged but a lack of their implementation

Umar Khalid’s Amravati speech was 'offensive and obnoxious', says Delhi High Court
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Umar Khalid’s Amravati speech was 'offensive and obnoxious', says Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court asked whether the right to free speech extends to making “obnoxious statements” and whether it does not attract the provisions of 153A and 153B of the Indian Penal Code.

Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand on plea for implementation of India's promises on climate change
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Delhi HC seeks Centre's stand on plea for implementation of India's promises on climate change

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla asked the Centre to file a status report on the plea by lawyer Rohit Madan

Refrain from feeding monkeys inside court premises: Delhi HC to lawyers, litigants
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Refrain from feeding monkeys inside court premises: Delhi HC to lawyers, litigants

The court had also issued a circular on 28 February ordering that no stray animals like monkeys and dogs can be fed within its premises

Delhi High Court invites applications for HJSE and JSE recruitment 2022 ; check details here
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Delhi High Court invites applications for HJSE and JSE recruitment 2022 ; check details here

The recruitment is being conducted for a total of 168 posts, including 45 vacancies through HJSE and 123 through JSE 2022

Uphaar Cinema fire case: Delhi High Court refuses to suspend Ansal brothers' seven-year jail term
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Uphaar Cinema fire case: Delhi High Court refuses to suspend Ansal brothers' seven-year jail term

Real estate barons Sushil and Gopal Ansal were awarded seven years in prison for tampering with evidence related to the fire that took place at Uphaar Cinemas in the national capital, which claimed 59 lives

Manika Batra welcomes Delhi HC decision to suspend Table Tennis Federation of India in match-fixing row
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Manika Batra welcomes Delhi HC decision to suspend Table Tennis Federation of India in match-fixing row

The CWG gold medallist had also accused national coach Soumyadeep Roy of match fixing during the Olympic qualifiers in Doha in March 2021

Marital rape: Delhi High Court gives Centre two weeks to clarify stand on criminalization
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Marital rape: Delhi High Court gives Centre two weeks to clarify stand on criminalization

Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta said a holistic view has to be taken on criminalising marital rape which is a sensitive socio-legal issue and a request for deferring further hearing was not unjustifiable

'Are you living on Mars?': Delhi HC rejects Congress leader's plea to postpone Assembly polls in five states
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'Are you living on Mars?': Delhi HC rejects Congress leader's plea to postpone Assembly polls in five states

Jagdish Sharma had sought directions to postpone the elections citing the third wave of COVID-19 as the Omicron variant is spreading fast

Can't immediately respond to marital rape, can't be looked from microscopic angle: SC to Delhi HC
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Can't immediately respond to marital rape, can't be looked from microscopic angle: SC to Delhi HC

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta stated that he would be doing an 'injustice to citizens' if the government's case is put in a half-hearted way and urged the court to allow a reasonable time to place their position

Security breach in Punjab: Delhi HC lists for 20 April PIL on issue of PM's safety
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Security breach in Punjab: Delhi HC lists for 20 April PIL on issue of PM's safety

The bench said that it would ask Centre to consider as representation the PIL which seeks a declaration that all authorities shall act under the supervision of the Special Protection Group in matters of security of PM Modi

Will exception to rape law be unconstitutional if it’s gender-neutral, asks Delhi HC
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Will exception to rape law be unconstitutional if it’s gender-neutral, asks Delhi HC

The petitioners have challenged the constitutionality of the marital rape exception under Section 375 IPC (rape) on the ground that it discriminated against married women who are sexually assaulted by their husbands

Sulli Deals case: Delhi court dismisses bail plea of app creator Aumkareshwar Thakur
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Sulli Deals case: Delhi court dismisses bail plea of app creator Aumkareshwar Thakur

The court noted that the accused had consciously used 'Tor Browser' so that his identity could not be disclosed and a number of complaints were received against the app, which were pending across India

Delhi HC directs inquiry by three-member committee into Manika Batra's allegation of match-fixing
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Delhi HC directs inquiry by three-member committee into Manika Batra's allegation of match-fixing

The court said that while the Centre made observations concerning certain aspects of the sports body, it failed to consider the complaint of Batra in its inquiry.

Found more meritorious people than hockey coach Sandeep Sangwan for Dronacharya Award, Centre tells Delhi HC
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Found more meritorious people than hockey coach Sandeep Sangwan for Dronacharya Award, Centre tells Delhi HC

Noting the submissions made by the Centre, the high court sought response of the government on Sangwan's plea challenging the decision of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports which excluded him from the Dronacharya Award (Regular Category).

Delhi HC seeks BFI reply on boxer's plea against not being considered for world championship
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Delhi HC seeks BFI reply on boxer's plea against not being considered for world championship

The high court issued notice to the BFI and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on the petition by the 19-year-old boxer who said that Olympic bronze-winner Lovlina Borgohain has been selected without a trial

Hockey coach Sandeep Sangwan moves Delhi HC against exclusion from Dronacharya Award
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Hockey coach Sandeep Sangwan moves Delhi HC against exclusion from Dronacharya Award

Sangwan, who claims to be a renowned Hockey coach, said he was ignored by the Centre from being considered for the Dronacharya Award despite being found meritorious by the Selection Committee for Sports Award 2021