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SC orders government to grant permanent commission to women army officers

The Delhi High Court in 2010 had ordered the Indian government to provide permanent commission to women officers of the Indian Army. After the Central government challenged the Delhi high court’s ruling in the Supreme Court, the apex court recently directed the government to grant permanent commission to women officers who have already worked as ..

Union Minister Elected as President of AAI

In a much-delayed election, the Union Minister of Tribal Affairs and the 2nd Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Arjun Munda was elected as the president of the suspended Archery Association of India (AAI) on Saturday, 18th January 2020. The Union Minister won the election smoothly by a margin of 34-18 votes against his opposition candidate, BVP Rao. The ..

Government to pay Rs 80 lakh to AIIMS

Delhi High Court has issued a notice to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to pay up to Rs.80 lakh to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The institute was having dues over 13 months in regard to the treatment of the cost of patients with rare diseases. The patient was ..

Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel sworn-in as new Chief Justice of Delhi High Court

Justice Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel was sworn in as new Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court. Lt Governor Anil Baijal administered the oath of office to Justice Patel at a function held at Raj Niwas. Earlier, Justice Patel was posted at the Jharkhand High Court. The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended his name for the ..

Delhi HC Quashed Notification on Commercial Rights of Ships

The Delhi High Court has quashed the notification under the ‘Make in India’ program which provided preferential commercial treatment to ‘Indian built ships’. Notification of Central Government The notification stated that the chartering of ships/vessels through the open/global tender process should give preference to bidders who offer Indian built ships. As a result, the Indian-built ..

Delhi High Court to hear Plea on Abortion Law

The Delhi High Court will be hearing the petition which seeks to amend the various provision related to abortions in India. The petition seeks to: Enhance the time limit to terminate a pregnancy in case of any health risk to the mother or the foetus, from the current 20-week cap to 24 or 26 weeks. ..

Delhi High Court Observations on Sting Operation

Sting operation can be defined as a deceptive operation designed to catch a person committing a crime. It involves orchestrating an operation against an individual or a group committing illegal acts, gang activities or takedown of an entire multi-national criminal enterprise. Observations made by the Delhi High Court The Delhi High Court has made the ..

Rajinder Sachar, former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court passes away

Rajinder Sachar (94), the former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, has passed away in New Delhi on April 20, 2018. Son of veteran freedom fighter and former Chief Minister of Punjab Bhim Sen Sachar, he served as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court from August to December, 1985. After retirement, Mr Sachar ..