By: Manu Sebastian 20 March 2019 4:47 PM GMT The Court discussed this Right while ordering against forceful, unannounced eviction of slum dwellers. In the judgment passed by Delhi High Court on Tuesday against forceful dispossession of slum dwellers, the concept of 'Right To The City' was discussed. As mentioned in the judgment, the foundation of this concept was laid in the Istanbul Declaration on Human Settlements made at a Istanbul, Turkey in 1996. There were two major themes at that conference: adequate shelter for all and sustainable human settlement development in an urbanising unit. The policy paper of the 'New Urban Agenda' unanimously adopted at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador on 20 October 2016, defined Right To The City as : The right to the city is…defined as the right of all inhabitants present and future, to occupy, use and produce just, inclusive and sustainable cities, defined as a … [Read more...] about What Is ‘Right To The City’ Discussed By Delhi High Court?
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By: Live Law News Network 20 March 2019 5:17 AM GMT The Court observed that Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems(ENDS) cannot be regarded as 'drugs' The Delhi High Court has stayed the ban on import, manufacture, sale and distribution of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems(ENDS) like e-cigarettes, e-sheesha, vape, e-hookah with nicotine flavour etc. The single bench of Justice Vibhu Bakhru ordered the stay in a batch of petitions filed by manufacturers and importers of ENDS. The petitions challenged a customs circular issued on November 27, which directed customs authorise to ensure that all import consignments of ENDS are referred to drug control authorities and ensure implementation of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare advisory to states recommending ban on ENDS. They also challenged a communication dated February 22 from Director General of Health Services requesting the state drug authorities to ensure that ENDS are not sold, manufactured, distributed, traded, … [Read more...] about Delhi High Court Stays Ban On E-Cigarettes And Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems [Read Order]
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has released the revised result for Delhi Judicial Service Preliminary Exam. The examination was conducted on January 13 and January 17, 2019. The exam was conducted to fill the vacancies for 147 posts. The Court annulled the results later and released a revised merit list. A total of 12415 candidates appeared for the exam. 675 candidates out of the total who appeared, have been shortlisted for the main exam. The court has released the admit cards for the main exam. Check Delhi Judicial Service Preliminary Exam Revised Results here As per the official statement, the Delhi Judicial service prelims revised result follows after revising the final answer key,"02 questions have been deleted and answer keys of 02 questions have been revised. As regards deleted questions, 01 mark each has been awarded to all such candidates who appeared in the Delhi Judicial Service Preliminary Examination held on 13.01.2019.” The exam comprised questions from General … [Read more...] about Delhi High Court Judial Service revised result released @delhihighcourt.nic.in; here’s the direct link
By: Live Law News Network 2019-01-11T15:00:32+05:30 The Delhi High Court today refused to quash the FIR Registered against Rakesh Asthana, CBI Special Director and Devender Kumar, CBI DySP. They were accused of taking Rs. 3 crores in bribe from businessman Sathish Babu Sana to sabotage a money laundering investigation against meat exporter Moin Qureshi. The court had reserved its verdict on December 20 on various petitions after hearing submissions of the counsels for CBI, the Centre, Asthana, Kumar, former CBI director Alok Kumar Verma and Joint Director A K Sharma. Advancing arguments before Justice Najmi Waziri, Additional Solicitor General Vikramjit Banerjee, representing the CBI, said there was no merit in the petitions of the two officers and the agency was bound to probe the matter thoroughly. The ASG said that as per the law, in case of a cognisable offence, an FIR has to be lodged and the credibility of the evidence has to be tested by the investigating officer during … [Read more...] about BREAKING : Delhi High Court Refuses To Quash FIR Against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Live Law News Network November 17, 2018 7:57 pm Change Font Size The President has notified the appointment of new judges in Gauhati, Orissa, Meghalaya, Madras and Delhi High Courts. Sanjay Kumar Medhi and Nania Tagia have been appointed as additional judges of Guahati High Court. Dr.Akshay Kumar Mishra has been appointed as judge of Orissa High Court. Hamarsan Singh Thangkhiew has been appointed as judge of Meghalaya High Court. B. Pugalendhi has been appointed as additional judge of Madras High Court. Manoj Kumar Ohri has been appointed as judge of Delhi High Court. Notifications of appointment of 28 judges of Allahabad High Court were also issued today. Thus, a total number of 34 judges have been appointed in 6 High Courts today. Topics: Allahabad High Court | Delih High Court | Gauhati High Court | Judicial Appointment | Madras High Court | Meghalaya High Court | New Judges | Orissa High Court Related Allahabad HC … [Read more...] about Gauhati, Orissa, Meghalaya, Madras & Delhi High Courts Get New Judges