Synthetic Manjha

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Delhi HC Issues Directions To Police On Strict Ban Of Synthetic Manjha Used In Flying Kites

The Delhi High Court has issued directions to Delhi police and other authorities to strictly implement the prohibition of use of any kind of synthetic manjha. Chinese samjha/ synthetic manjha, a material used in flying kites, has been banned following the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) judgement. Furthermore, a PIL was filed to ban flying kites as a whole. However, the court refused to pass directions in favour of it.

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 08:12 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Delhi, Delhi High Court, Ban On Kites, Synthetic Manjha, Chinese Samjha

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Delhi High Court

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PIL Filed In Delhi HC Seeking Ban On Kites

In the Delhi High Court, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been moved, seeking direction to the Centre and Delhi government for a ban on flying, making, sale-purchase, storage and transportation of kites. The PIL mentioned that many persons and birds were killed and injured due to accidents caused by kite strings and such accidents were occurring regularly, raising life and safety of human beings and birds.

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 09:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kites, Delhi High Court, Ban On Kites, Human Interest, PIL

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Delhi HC Sends Notice To Centre For Guidance On Anti-Rabies Vaccination, Animal Birth Control

Delhi High Court released notice to Centre and its agencies on July 28 seeking instruction for anti-rabies vaccination, birth control of animals, and monitoring of animal health and public safety. HC requested response from Ministry of Home Affairs, Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), and other agencies while scheduling detailed hearing on November 9, 2022.… read-more

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - 10:05 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi, anti-rabies vaccination, Delhi High Court, animals, birth control

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Delhi HC Asks Centre To File Status Report On NIA Cases Pending In NIA Courts

Delhi HC has asked for a status report of National Investigation Agency (NIA) cases, which are pending in the designated special NIA courts. With this, the court directed the central government to file the report within four weeks. The order has come after Manzer Imam, an accused under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) filed a plea before the bench.

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 07:27 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: NIA, Delhi, Delhi High Court, UAPA, Status Report

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Delhi HC Rejects Abortion Plea Of 23-Week Pregnant Unmarried Woman

An unmarried woman who seeked permission to abort her 23-week pregnancy, has been denied permission by the Delhi HC. Notably, the woman is 25-years-old and has conceived the baby in a consensual sexual relationship. Her plea has been rejected invoking Rule 3B of Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Rule 2003, which doesn't allow pregnancies above 20 weeks in a consensual sexual relationship to be aborted.

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 03:42 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: pregnancy, Abortion, Legitimacy of child, Delhi High Court, Medical Termination Of Pregnancy

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Delhi HC Dismisses Petition Demanding NEET-UG Postponement

Delhi High Court (HC) dismissed a plea filed demanding postponement of NEET-UG 2022. During a hearing on July 14, the single bench of Justice Sanjeev Narula lashed out at the students saying, "This is totally a misconceived petition." Expressing anger over students, the court said, because the petitioners are students, the HC will not be harsh, otherwise they would have faced serious consequences, including fines.

Thu, 14 Jul 2022 - 07:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: NEET_UG, Delhi High Court, Dismissed Petition, students, Petition

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Delhi HC Quashes Plea Against Conviction In POCSO Act For Raping Minor Girl In Her House

Delhi High Court on July 13 rejected a plea against a conviction and punishment under the POCSO Act for raping a young girl in her home in 2014. The High Court found that the appellant had exploited and breached the victim's parents' trust by taking on the role of guardian in their absence. In June 2021, the trial court sentenced him to life in prison for at least 14 years. 

Thu, 14 Jul 2022 - 10:14 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi High Court, POCSO Act, rape, Minor girl, Plea

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Delhi High Court

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Delhi HC To Review Petition Demanding NEET 2022 Postponement

The  Delhi High Court agreed to hear a petition filed, demanding postponement of the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) 2022. On July 13, the plea was presented before the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, who listed the matter for an urgent hearing on July 14. In the petition, the students mentioned the inadequate time given to prepare for the medical entrance exam (NEET) scheduled for July 17.

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 12:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi High Court, NEET, Petition, Chief Justice, Urgent Hearing

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Satish Chandra Sharma

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Justice Satish Chandra Sharma Takes Over As Chief Justice Of Delhi HC

Former Telangana HC Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma took oath as the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, on June 28. Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena administered the oath to Sharma at the Raj Nivas, in a small ceremony. Notably, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, AAP MLAs, leaders and Delhi HC officials attended the event. Furthermore, Justice Satish Chandra Sharma took over, after former CJ DN Patel's retirement.

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 02:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Satish Chandra Sharma, Delhi High Court, Chief Justice, DN Patel, Delhi Govt

Delhi High Court

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Covid-19 Violators Should Be Fined And Put On No-Fly List: Delhi HC

Concerning the Covid-19 violators, the Delhi HC asked the aviation department to take strict action against those without face-mask and not following hand hygiene protocol at the airports. On June 3, the court said, Covid-19 is not yet over and people should take protocols seriously. Furthermore, the court also asked to fine such violators and put them on a no-fly list. The DCGA has been directed to ensure implementation.

Fri, 03 Jun 2022 - 03:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: DCGA, Delhi High Court, Covid-19, Strict Action, Airports

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