The Delhi High Court (HC,) on November 25, dismissed the petition filed to stop publication and circulation of Congress leader Salman Khurshid's book, "Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood Of Our Times." Reportedly, Khurshid's book has been claimed to be controversial, hurting the religious sentiments of the Hindu community. "What can we do if people are feeling so sensitive", the judge said in a statement proceeding to dismiss the petition.
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The dharamshala next to the temple nearby Delhi High Court was recently demolished by some miscreants in the Locality. The builder/miscreants are trying to disturb the brotherhood and harmony among the hindus and muslims. While the area is majorly muslim dominated both communities have been living peacefully for years. The court later ordered the police to establish law and order and make sure no encroachment is made to the temple.… read-more
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In the latest development, the Delhi HC has permitted to allow the registration of marriages through virtual presence. The decision comes in response to a plea filed by a US-Indian couple who were repeatedly asked to be present in person. The court said, "mandatory presence negates the purpose of enactment of registration order." However, the registration has to be done in the physical presence with all documents including two witnesses.
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The plea filed by personnel from the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to be redeployed in Afghanistan has been denied by the Delhi HC. Despite the ongoing “disturbing situation” in Afghanistan, the petition filed by at least 30 personnel “amazes us,” said the HC. “They have no vested right to be deployed in Afghanistan,” said the bench of justices Rajiv Sahai Endlaw and Amit Bansal.
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Following a request, the Delhi High Court on August 1 allowed a woman to abort her 22-week foetus due to defect and abnormality issues that also had very few survival chances. The decision was given by Justice Rekha Palli after reading the medical reports of the child's abnormality given by the AIl India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS). The parents were allowed to get the pregnancy terminated at the hospital of their choice.
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Delhi police moved High Court to challenge the order of the Trial Court which imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 and called the investigation in the Delhi riots case "farcical" and "most callous". The Trial Court was hearing the revision petition of SHO, PS Bhajanpura who had challenged the order of the Metropolitan Magistrate to register a separate FIR on Mohammad Nasir. Nasir had received gunshot injuries during the riots.
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The Delhi HC issued a notice to the Central and Delhi government challenging the new Excise Policy 2021-2022. The court claimed it as a violation of the Delhi Excise Act, 2009, and termed it as “arbitrary”. Reportedly, the e-tender notice filed on June 28 by the Delhi govt was countermanded. However, the new policy has divided the UT into 32 different zones, creating a challenge for the small liquor vendors.
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Delhi HC has asked activist Saket Gokhale to delete his tweets against Union Minister Harshdeep Singh Puri's wife Lakshmi Puri. If he fails to do so within 24 hours, Twitter will take down those posts. Mr Gokhale had tweeted about some property purchase by Puri in Switzerland. Mrs Puri alleged in her lawsuit that Gokhale has made "false and factually incorrect, per-se defamatory, slanderous and libellous statements/ imputations".
The Delhi HC has dismissed the petition of Lok Janshakti Party leader Chirag Paswan on July 9 to recognize his uncle Pashupati Parasa as the leader of the party in the house. The HC termed it as an 'inter-party dispute'. Paswan had filled the petition on July 7 against the Lok Sabha Speaker's initial decision. ''You take your call...But the court cannot get into this dispute,'' said Justice Rekha Palli.
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The Delhi HC on July 8 told Twitter that it cannot take "as long as it wants" to appoint an India-based compliance officer without losing legal protection. Twitter had claimed that it will appoint a grievance officer and make its first compliance report public by July 11. However, the American mogul stated that it still reserves rights to challenge the new IT rules that regulate content on social media.