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Delhi High Court will continue to hear today Umar Khalid’s bail plea in Delhi riots larger conspiracy case.

A division bench comprising of Justice Mukta Gupta and Justice Mini Pushkarna will be hearing the plea.

#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #UAPA #DelhiRiots Image
Before roster change, the matter was being heard by a division bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar. Notice was issued on the bail plea last month.

#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
The Bench which was earlier hearing the matter, while issuing notice on the plea, had orally remarked that the speech delivered by Umar Khalid at Amravati was obnoxious, hateful, offensive and prima facie not acceptable.
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[Swearing-in Ceremony]

Nine Advocates will be taking oath as judges of the Delhi High Court today.

Ceremony will commence at 10 AM in Chief Justice’s Court.

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Names of the new judges (in the order of seniority) are:
- Ms. Tara Vitasta Ganju
- Smt. Mini Pushkarna
- Mr. Vikas Mahajan
- Mr. Tushar Rao Gedela
- Smt. Manmeet Pritam Singh Arora
- Mr. Sachin Datta
- Mr. Amit Mahajan
- Mr. Gaurang Kanth
- Mr. Saurabh Banerjee
Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi will be administering oath to the new Judges.

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Just In: #DelhiHighCourt dismisses a PIL moved against 'direct cash transfer' promises made by political parties in their election manifestos.
#freebie
The matter was heard before the bench of the Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla.
#DelhiHighCourt
Court said, "We are not sitting in an appeal against Supreme Court's judgment. In our view, freebies and direct cash transfer promises are the same. What difference does it make if the political party promises the goods/services or transfers the money for it?
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The Delhi High Court shortly to hear a batch of petitions seeking recognition of same-sex marriages in the country.
#LGBTQIA #DelhiHighCourt
A division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla will hear the matter.
#LGBTQIA #DelhiHighCourt
Hearing begins.
#LGBTQIA #DelhiHighCourt
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All India Civil Aviation Employees Union informs #DelhiHighCourt that it is not going to press for reliefs in their plea challenging the notice inviting EoI for proposed strategic disinvestment of Pawan Hans Limited (PHL).
Bench of Acting Chief Justice and Justice Navin Kumar #DelhiHighCourt : We are putting you to caution. We have read something in the newspaper too. You have challenged the NIT of Dec 8, 2020. You are not a bidder, you are nobody here, the ones who had to bid, have bid.
Counsel for Employees: The NCLT Calcutta made scathing remarks against one of the entities part of the winning consortium.
Still the Government wants to proceed with disinvestment.
If they want to, then my petition be kept pending.

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#DelhiHighCourt to continue hearing today petition filed by AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj seeking SIT probe into attack and vandalization at official residence of Delhi CM @ArvindKejriwal

@AamAadmiParty @Saurabh_MLAgk @DelhiPolice Image
@ArvindKejriwal @AamAadmiParty @Saurabh_MLAgk @DelhiPolice Matter to be heard by Bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla.

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@ArvindKejriwal @AamAadmiParty @Saurabh_MLAgk @DelhiPolice Previously, the Bench had expressed dissatisfaction at the bandobast and had sought a sealed cover report on the investigation being carried out into the incident.

#DelhiHighCourt @ArvindKejriwal @Saurabh_MLAgk @DelhiPolice
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#DelhiHighCourt issues notice in plea challenging illegal religious structures in the middle of the road in Delhi.

“How will the civilised society survive if you have such structures in the middle of the road?” Bench of Acting Chief Justice and Justice Navin Chawla observed.
ACJ: you must send out a message to the society and the encroachers. You must cut down with an iron hand.

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The petition challenges the erection of structures in the middle of the road in Bhajanpura area of Delhi.

Bench has sought response from the respondent authorities on the plea.

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[Same-Sex Marriage]

Delhi High Court to hear today a batch of pleas seeking recognition and registration of same-sex marriages in the country.

#LGBTQ #DelhiHighCourt Image
Matter will be heard by Bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla.

#LGBTQ #DelhiHighCourt
Meanwhile, Centre has filed an affidavit opposing live streaming of proceedings in the case.

#LGBTQ #DelhiHighCourt
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The Delhi High Court will hear today a batch of petitions seeking recognition of same-sex marriages under the Hindu Marriage Act.
#DelhiHighCourt #SameSexMarriage #LGBTQ
In an affidavit, Centre has opposed the live-streaming of the case's proceedings arguing that it is not a matter of national importance and efforts are being to gain sympathy.
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A bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla will hear the matter.

#DelhiHighCourt #SameSexMarriage #LGBTQ
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Delhi High Court will hear today the petition by AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj seeking SIT inquiry into the alleged attack by the members of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha at the residence of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
#DelhiHighCourt @ArvindKejriwal #Vandalism #DelhiCM
In the last hearing, the court had pulled up the Delhi Police for its failure to prevent the vandalism. The court has asked it to file a report on the security arrangement outside the CM's resident in a sealed cover.
#DelhiHighCourt #ArvindKejriwal @ArvindKejriwal @AamAadmiParty
The petition will be heard by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla.
#DelhiHighCourt #ArvindKejriwal @ArvindKejriwal @AamAadmiParty
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#DelhiHighCourt will shortly hear the interim bail plea filed by #SharjeelImam in a case regarding alleged inflammatory speeches made by him in AMU and Jamia area against CAA, citing latest Supreme Court order.

#Sedition

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A division bench comprising of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar will be hearing the matter. The Bench had earlier issued notice on the regular bail plea filed by Imam in FIR22/2020.

#Sedition #DelhiHighCourt #SharjeelImam
The interim bail plea has been filed pursuant to the order of the Apex Court wherein the sedition law has been kept in abeyance till the Union Government reconsiders the provision.

Read SC order here:

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Delhi High Court will hear shortly #JNU student Sharjeel Imam's bail plea in a sedition case against him.
Imam has approached the court seeking bail after the Supreme Court order to keep the proceedings in sedition cases in abeyance.
#DelhiHighCourt #SharjeelImam #Sedition
In an application, Imam has argued that after the SC's order, the case against him stands diluted and therefore he should be released on bail.
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He was charged with sedition for his alleged inflammatory speeches against CAA and NRC at Jamia and AMU.
The petition is likely to be heard at 10:30am by a bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar.
#DelhiHighCourt #SharjeelImam #Sedition
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#Breaking Justice Rajiv Shakdher of Delhi High Court expresses his regret that he was not able to persuade Justice C Hari Shankar to strike down the marital rape exception in IPC.
#DelhiHighCourt #MaritalRape #JusticeRajivShakdher
"He (Justice Hari Shankar), perhaps, hears a beat of a different drummer. I respect that," J Shakdher says in his judgment.
#DelhiHighCourt #MaritalRape #Section375IPC
To the petitioners, J Shakdher says, "it may seem that you plough a lonely furrow today but it will change, if not now, some day."
#MaritalRape #DelhiHighCourt #Section375IPC
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#MaritalRape: Delhi High Court to pronounce its judgement on the Marital Rape case today at 2.15 pm

Judges Rajiv Shakdher and C Hari Shankar to deliver.

Follow for LIVE Updates

#DelhihighCourt #DelhiHC @karunanundy @jsaideepak
#MaritalRape: What lawyers argued before Delhi High Court on the marital rape case

Read: bit.ly/3M4EGoW1

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#MaritalRape: Bench of Justices Rajiv Shakdher and C Hari Shankar have assembled.

Lawyers @karunanundy @jsaideepak and others are also present in the Court room.

#DelhihighCourt #DelhiHC @karunanundy @jsaideepak
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Delhi High Court will hear today the appeal by student activist Gulfisha Fatima challenging denial of bail by a special court in the Delhi Riots larger conspiracy case.
#DelhiHighCourt #GulfishFatima #DelhiRiots #UAPA
Fatima was arrested by the Delhi Police in April 2020 and has been named as one of the co-accused who planned and instigated the riots.
She has been charged with UAPA and was denied bail by the lower court on March 17.
#DelhiHighCourt #DelhiRiots #GulfishFatima #UAPA
The appeal will be heard by a bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar.
Hearing is likely to start at 10:30am.
#DelhiHighCourt #DelhiRiots #GulfishFatima #UAPA
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Delhi High Court hearing a PIL against prenatal sex-determination scene in upcoming Ranveer Singh movie Jayeshbhai Jordaar.
#DelhiHighCourt #JayeshbhaiJordaar #SexDetermination
A division bench of Justices Navin Chawla and Manoj Kumar Ohri says it will watch the relevant scene in the chambers.
#DelhiHighCourt #JayeshbhaiJordaar #SexDetermination @RanveerOfficial @yrf
Sr Adv Jayant Mehta, appearing for movie producers, says that movie is sensitive to the issue of female infanticide and there are proper disclaimers at the start of the movie and during the scene informing audience that the act is a crime.
#DelhiHighCourt #JayeshbhaiJordaar
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Delhi High Court will hear today United Against Hate founder Khalid Saifi's appeal challenging denial of bail in the Delhi Riots larger conspiracy case.
#delhihighcourt #KhalidSaifi #DelhiRiots #UAPA
Saifi was arrested in February 2020, soon after the riots in North-east Delhi. He was denied bail earlier this month by a special court.
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#delhihighcourt #KhalidSaifi #DelhiRiots #UAPA
The appeal will be heard by a bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar.
Hearing is likely to start at 10:30am.
#delhihighcourt #KhalidSaifi #DelhiRiots #UAPA
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The Delhi High Court is hearing a petition demanding changes in the scene in the upcoming @RanveerOfficial starrer Jayeshbhai Jordaar.
The scene relates to a woman being taken to an ultrasound clinic for sex determination.
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After watching the trailer of the movie, a division bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla remarked that there was nothing to show that act is a crime under the law.
#DelhiHighCourt #RanveerSingh #JayeshbhaiJordaar
The court said that an act like pre-natal sex-determination cannot be trivialised.
"From the trailer it appears that the family takes the woman to the clinic and they come out as if there is no fetter," J Sanghi.
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Justice AHMD Nawaz, Judge, Supreme Court of Sri Lanka , speaking at the ICEDEJ 2022, said that some of the best cases from India, that he has read, are the judgments of PILs.
Justice Nawaz spoke of how PILs today are filed even for mundane matters such as calling back Indian cricket team from Australia. (In 2008 a PIL was filed in #SupremeCourt to call back the team owing to racial abuse)
Justice Nawaz speaks of PIL filed in the Patna High Court against Aishwarya Rai for marrying trees to overcome astrological reasons prior to her wedding with Abhishek Bachan.
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#DelhiHighCourt to shortly hear a plea wherein #AIIMS had sought for release of funds from the Centre for the treatment of children with rare diseases. The central is expected to reply today.
ASG: We are very alive to the sensitivity of the matter. We are not at all considering it adversarial. I have spoken to the Chief Secretary.
ASG: A similar matter was listed before the Karnataka HC, the HC said as an interim measure asking the Central and State to contribute, the matter went to #SupremeCourt . The apex court had passed a speaking order.
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BREAKING: Division Bench of Delhi High Court is hearing #UmarKhalid bail plea. Hearing begins.
Mr. Trideep Pais (appearing for Umar Khalid) - I will ask my associate to read out the FIR, which is in Hindi.

Court - Mr. Pais don't you think it is a handicap to not be able to read Hindi practicing criminal law?
FIR is read out.
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Delhi High Court will continue to hear today former JNU student Umar Khalid's plea seeking bail in the Delhi riots larger conspiracy case.
#DelhiHighCourt #DelhiRiots #UmarKhalid #UAPA
In the last hearing, the High Court had expressed a view that it found Khalid's speech obnoxious and inciteful.
Read the full story here:
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The Delhi Police has now filed a short affidavit opposing Khalid's bail application.
The petition will be heard by a bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar.
#DelhiHighCourt #DelhiRiots #UmarKhalid #UAPA
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Delhi High Court hearing a petition seeking declaration of PM Cares fund a state or else restrain from using the Prime Minister's image or national emblem.
#DelhiHighCourt #PMCaresFund @PMOIndia
Hearing going on before bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla.
#DelhiHighCourt #PMCaresFund @PMOIndia
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta appears and requests the case to be adjourned since he is on his legs in another matter.
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DelhiHighCourt will hear today the PIL filed by @AamAadmiParty MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj seeking SIT inquiry into the alleged attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's house.
#DelhiHighCourt @ArvindKejriwal @Saurabh_MLAgk #ArvindKejriwal Image
In the last hearing on April 1, the Court had remarked that it wanted to know that the Delhi Police was taking the matter serious and therefore sought a status report on the incident.
Read the full story here:
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The petition will be heard by a Division Bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla.
#DelhiHighCourt @ArvindKejriwal #ArvindKejriwal @Saurabh_MLAgk
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