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ADVOCATE MIRIAM FOZIA RAHMAN AND 76 OTHER WOMAN LAWYERS FROM DELHI HIGH COURT WRITES TO THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA

Advocate Miriam Fozia Rahman and 76 other women lawyers from Delhi High Court writes a letter petition to the Chief Justice of India highlighting the failure of the Central and State Governments to secure the Minority Communities in India, their Fundamental Right to life with dignity and safety guaranteed by Article 21 of the Constitution of India. Delhi High Court Women Lawyers Forum, is a forum consisting of about 150 women lawyers, for professional engagement of women lawyers, practicing at the Delhi High Court and the Trial Courts.... Read more

DELHI RACES- 07 DECEMBER 2021

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5 NEW VARIANT CASES IN INDIA; FIRST OMICRON CASE IN DELHI IS TANZANIA RETURNEE

Delhi has confirmed its first Omicron case on Sunday, taking the number of confirmed cases of this new variant of Covid in the country to five. The patient has returned from Tanzania and is now admitted to the LNJP hospital, Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said.... Read more

DELHI COURT SUMMONS P CHIDAMBARAM AND SON, IN AIRTEL-MAXIS CASE

A court in Delhi took cognisance of the charge sheets filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate against former Union Finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Airtel-Maxi case. The duo has been summoned by the court for December 20.... Read more

PROPOSED TRACTOR RALLY TO PARLIAMENT SUSPENDED BY FARMERS’ GROUPS

The proposed tractor march to the Parliament by Samyuktha Kisan Morcha (SKM) was suspended by the farmers’ collective on Saturday. They said they will hold a meeting next month, December, to decide the future course of action.... Read more

FARMERS GATHER AT SINGHU BORDER, TO MARK ONE YEAR OF AGITATION

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait tweeted, “It has been a year of unmatched struggle mixed with happiness and sadness. We are fighting and winning. We will fight and win. MSP law is farmers' right”. “We have planned a march towards Delhi on November 29, but SKM will take a call about it on Saturday,” BKU spokesperson Saurabh Upadhyay said.... Read more

MAMATA BANERJEE MEETS WITH PM MODI, TALKS TRIPURA VIOLENCE AND BSF JURISDICTION

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who is on a three-day visit to Delhi, said that she met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. The TMC chief demanded the withdrawal of the decision to extend the BSF jurisdiction in the state of West Bengal.... Read more

MAMATA TO MEET PM MODI ON INCREASED BSF JURISDICTION AND TRIPURA VIOLENCE

“During my visit to Delhi, I will be meeting the prime minister. Apart from various state-related matters, I will be raising issues concerning the enhancement of BSF jurisdiction as well as Tripura violence,” the Bengal CM told.... Read more

TMC vs CENTRE: MPs STAGE DHARNA OUTSIDE AMIT SHAH’s OFFICE

The MPs from Trinamool Congress staged a dharna outside the Delhi office of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The leaders from the party demanded an inquiry into the alleged violence against its workers in Tripura, a state ruled by the BJP.... Read more

PRIYANKA GANDHI CALLS REPEAL OF FARM LAWS ‘ELECTION GIMMICK’

Mrs. Gandhi said the centre never cared about the farmers. In a press meet in Delhi she said the move was obviously out of the recent failures of the BJP in by-polls.... Read more

2020 DELHI RIOTS: SHAHRUKH PATHAN SAYS GUN WAS USED ‘TO SCARE, NOT TO KILL’

Shahrukh Patha, the man who was seen pointing a gun, allegedly to the Delhi Police Head constable during the 2020 Delhi riots, told a court on Thursday that he did not fire at the cop and merely wanted to ‘scare him’ and ‘not kill.... Read more

SC REMARKS ‘TV DEBATES CAUSE MORE POLLUTION’ WHILE HEARING ON DELHI’S AIR POLLUTION MATTER

The Supreme court has made a very interesting comment while hearing the issue on Air pollution in the capital city. During the hearing, the Chief Justice of India NV Ramana made a critical comment about debates conducted on TV channels.... Read more

TOP COURT ASKS CENTRE TO HOLD EMERGENCY TALKS ON DELHI AIR POLLUTION

The Supreme Court on Monday said that the major causes for air pollution in the Capital city of Delhi were construction activities, industry, vehicular exhaust, and dust and not farmers’ burning their stubble.... Read more

‘WHERE DOES ONE GO?, ONE THE STREET?’ DELHI HC TO POLICE ON TABLIGHIS SEEKING SHELTER AMID LOCKDOWN

The Delhi High Court questioned the Delhi Police’s FIRs against Indian nationals who had provided shelter in their homes or mosques to attendees of the Tablighi Jamaat at the Markaz.... Read more

JAIRAM RAMESH MOVES PRIVILEGE MOTION AGAINST CULTURE MINISTER, ALLEGES ILLEGAL APPOINTMENT

Chief whip of the Congress party in the Rajya Sabha,  Jairam Ramesh has sought to move a privilege motion against the appointment of Tarun Vijay, a BJP leader as the Chairman of the National Monument Authority.... Read more

SC AGREES TO FIX DATE ON HEARING PLEASE AGAINST TRIPURA’S UAPA CHARGES AGAINST SOCIAL MEDIA USERS

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to fix a hearing date to deal with a petition filed by several persons against the FIRs registered on them under the draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).... Read more

VICE ADMIRAL R HARI KUMAR APPOINTED AS NEW CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF

Currently Flag Officer, Vice Admiral R. Hari Kumar has been appointed as the next Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), and will take over on November 30th when incumbent Admiral Karambir Singh retires.... Read more

SC EXPRESSES DISSATISFACTION IN LAKHIMPUR INVESTIGATION, SUGGESTS EX-HC JUDGE TO MONITOR PROBE

The Supreme Court on Monday had a hearing of the Lakhimpur Kheri matter in which it expressed dissatisfaction in the Uttar Pradesh government’s investigation. The court proposed to appoint a retired High Court Judge to monitor the probe till the charge sheet is filed.... Read more

UPHAAR FIRE TRAGEDY: DELHI HC SENTENCES SUSHIL AND GOPAL ANSAL FOR 7 YEARS IN PRISON

The Delhi High Court gave its verdict on the case related to tampering of evidence in the tragic case in which the Ansals were convicted and sentenced to 2 years in jail by the SC.... Read more

KAPIL MISHRA JOINS ANTI MUSLIM PROTEST, AMPLIFIES STIGMA IN GURUGRAM

On Friday, November 5th, protesters chanted “Goli maro saalon ko, Hindu ke gadaaron ko (Shoot the traitors of Hinduism)” in Sector 12A, a slogan used by Kapil Mishra during the anti-CAA protests in Delhi, which led to the anti Muslim pogrom in the Capital city last year.... Read more