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Big Plea: How Amitabh Bachchan’s voice, pictures are being misused and why court has intervened
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Big Plea: How Amitabh Bachchan’s voice, pictures are being misused and why court has intervened

Amitabh Bachchan has moved Delhi High Court seeking protection of his ‘publicity rights’. People are using his name, voice, image without his authorisation to sell T-shirts, run fake lotteries, and video calling facility, the plea says

Amitabh Bachchan's voice, image, characteristics, can't be used without his consent: Delhi High Court
India

Amitabh Bachchan's voice, image, characteristics, can't be used without his consent: Delhi High Court

Eminent lawyer Harish Salve along with Ameet Naik and Pravin Anand, instructed by Anand and Naik, appeared for Bachchan in the High Court

Delhi HC announces Delhi Judicial Service 2022 result, here's how to download
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Delhi HC announces Delhi Judicial Service 2022 result, here's how to download

For the viva voce, 301 applicants who have cleared the Delhi Judicial Service Mains exam have been chosen

Why India needs a rethink before expanding scope of death penalty
India

Why India needs a rethink before expanding scope of death penalty

It is crystal clear the graph of number of death sentences dips amazingly as the cases get referred up

'Religion has no bearing on the freedom to choose life partner': Delhi High Court
India

'Religion has no bearing on the freedom to choose life partner': Delhi High Court

The court's observation came while dealing with bail pleas arising from a case involving an alleged attempt to murder and physical assault on the complainant man by the family of the woman, who married him against the wishes of her family

Delhi High Court dismisses plea against absolute firecracker ban
India

Delhi High Court dismisses plea against absolute firecracker ban

Justice Yashwant Varma stated that it would be inappropriate for the High Court to consider the matter while it is pending before the Supreme Court

2020 Delhi riots: Delhi High Court refuses bail to Umar Khalid in UAPA case
India

2020 Delhi riots: Delhi High Court refuses bail to Umar Khalid in UAPA case

"We do not find any merit in the bail appeal. The bail appeal is dismissed," a bench of justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar said while pronouncing the order

Delhi HC directs woman to provide sanitary napkins to girls' school for 2 months
India

Delhi HC directs woman to provide sanitary napkins to girls' school for 2 months

The High Court quashed the FIR after noting that no purpose would be served in prosecuting the complainant as the parties have arrived at a settlement and wish to put a quietus to the dispute between them

Seeking minor's confession of crime unconstitutional, declares Delhi High Court
India

Seeking minor's confession of crime unconstitutional, declares Delhi High Court

The high court was hearing a criminal reference relating to the issuance of guidelines to be followed by Juvenile Justice Boards (JJB) in conducting preliminary assessments before sending a minor for trial as an adult

Rohingya links with Pakistan-based terror groups a serious threat to India: Centre to Delhi HC
India

Rohingya links with Pakistan-based terror groups a serious threat to India: Centre to Delhi HC

There is an organised influx of illegal migrants from Myanmar through agents and touts facilitating illegal Rohingya migrants into India via Benapole-Haridaspur (West Bengal), Hilli (West Bengal) and Sonamora (Tripura), Kolkata and Guwahati, stated the affidavit filed by Centre in Delhi High Court

Explained: The court tussle over potatoes used to make Lay’s chips
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Explained: The court tussle over potatoes used to make Lay’s chips

PepsiCo India’s patent for the FC5 potato variety, which is used to make its popular Lay’s chips, was revoked in 2021. The multinational food and beverage company has moved the Delhi High Court seeking suspension of the revocation order

Delhi Police constables draw Rs 180 per month allowance for maintaining cycle! Amazed HC asks force to amend circular
India

Delhi Police constables draw Rs 180 per month allowance for maintaining cycle! Amazed HC asks force to amend circular

The matter came to light after a plea in Delhi High Court that has alleged that police personnel are availing cycle maintenance allowance fraudulently in the guise of using cycles, though they are actually not using cycles

Delhi High Court to hear pleas on PM CARES Fund in January next year
India

Delhi High Court to hear pleas on PM CARES Fund in January next year

A bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad also granted four weeks' time to the Centre to file its reply in the matter in terms of an earlier order passed by the court

Explained: Why Delhi High Court has ordered Amazon to remove Pakistan-made Rooh Afza
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Explained: Why Delhi High Court has ordered Amazon to remove Pakistan-made Rooh Afza

An ultra-sweet concoction of herbs and fruits, Rooh Afza means ‘refresher of the soul’. The Hamdard National Foundation manufactures Rooh Afza in India, while Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) has the rights to the drink in Pakistan

AAP targets LG after Delhi High Court order on sewer deaths, says VK Saxena can't enjoy power without accountability
India

AAP targets LG after Delhi High Court order on sewer deaths, says VK Saxena can't enjoy power without accountability

After Delhi High Court took cognisance of the death of two people during the cleaning of a sewer in the city, the AAP on Monday targeted Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena, saying the DDA which comes under him is responsible for the tragic incident

'Sorry state of affairs', says HC to Delhi govt on plea by two children seeking support under disabilities law
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'Sorry state of affairs', says HC to Delhi govt on plea by two children seeking support under disabilities law

Delhi government, over two years ago, assured the court that it would take all possible steps in the best interest of the children suffering from cerebral palsy, but the court noted that the government had still not done anything to address the issue

What are zero FIRs? Why are state police forces at odds over them?
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What are zero FIRs? Why are state police forces at odds over them?

In contrast to an FIR, which is filed based on jurisdiction, a 'zero FIR' can be filed at any police station. While FIRs have serial numbers, ‘zero FIRs’ are assigned the number ‘0’ and hence their moniker

Uphaar Fire: HC asks Ansals to reply to victims' plea on enhancing punishment in evidence tampering case
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Uphaar Fire: HC asks Ansals to reply to victims' plea on enhancing punishment in evidence tampering case

The case is related to tampering with the evidence in the main fire tragedy case in which real estate tycoons Sushil and Gopal Ansal were convicted and sentenced to a two-year jail term by the Supreme Court

Delhi High Court refuses to quash FIR against a man on molestation allegations
India

Delhi High Court refuses to quash FIR against a man on molestation allegations

The accused had to resign from his lucrative job in the United Nations following the complainant's letter to his organisation

Verification of age from documents not required before getting into consensual physical relationship: Delhi HC
India

Verification of age from documents not required before getting into consensual physical relationship: Delhi HC

The court said a person is not required to see the Aadhaar card or the PAN card or verify his partner's date of birth from her school records before getting into a consensual physical relationship