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In a landmark ruling, the Delhi High Court unequivocally dismissed the antiquated notion of ‘pardanashin,’ affirming that a woman’s dignity transcends cultural stereotypes like the veil. Upholding fundamental rights, the court emphasized that dignity is intrinsic to every individual, irrespective of religious practices.

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“To iron out the discrepancy which arises as a result of the unavoidable possibility of different papers being of different difficulty levels that the process of normalization is adopted. Individual discomfitures are inevitable in such a process and cannot afford a basis to unseat the entire examination.”

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“The information pertaining to an assessee cannot be granted under the Right to Information Act, 2005 in view of Section 138(1)(b) of the Income Tax Act, 1961.”

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Delhi High Court highlighted the commitment to upholding the principles of juvenile justice and protecting individuals from undue repercussions for offenses committed during their minority.

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Delhi High Court noted that the trial in the instant case is at a very initial stage and charges have not been framed yet by the Trial Court, and there are 34 prosecution witnesses to be examined who are prone to influence and pressure.

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Supreme Court directed the accused to report to the local Police Station twice in a month, and directed his passport to be deposited with the Investigating Officer /with the Court concerned

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“If ‘JAVA’ is being used by defendants in a way that capitalizes on its trade mark value established by plaintiff, and not merely in reference to the programming language, then it constitutes infringement.”

High Court Roundup February 2024
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A quick legal roundup to cover important stories from all High Courts in February 2024

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“Respondents shall make every possible effort and endeavour to open a new Doordarshan Channel for the Sindhi Community in the future as per policy and other guidelines.”

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A PIL was filed seeking quashing of a public notice dated 24-12-2023, issued by the Delhi Medical Council (DMC) mandating any person practicing modern scientific medicine (Allopathy) in Delhi must be registered with the DMC as per the Delhi Medical Council Act, 1997.

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The petitioner, a student enrolled in the B.A. (Hons.) English course at Kalindi College, Delhi University, filed a petition challenging the university’s refusal. The court directed the university to declare her second-semester examination result and permitted her to attempt the third-semester examination.

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Delhi High Court acknowledged the importance of balancing freedom of press and expression with the right to privacy, particularly for public figures like Mahua Moitra, the petitioner, a former elected Member of Parliament from Krishnanagar, West Bengal, affiliated with the All-India Trinamool Congress Party (AITC).

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“The protection of moratorium will not be available to the directors/officers of Cinema Ventures (P) Ltd. and execution proceedings can be filed against them.”

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“The helpless employees and teachers have been repeatedly knocking on the doors of the Court and have been frustrated by respondents by giving undertakings, which they had no intention and means to comply with, and such undertakings were given merely to buy time.”

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Delhi High Court elucidated the treatment of subscription fees vis-à-vis royalties and technical services under both the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) and the Income Tax Act and clarified the distinction between income from subscription fees and payments for intellectual property rights or technical consultancy services.

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“The delay at the instance of the Jail Superintendent in accepting Bail Bonds is not acceptable to the conscience of this Court.”

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It is truly ironical that the JNU is seeking to defend its case by relying on the fact that the petitioner, a 100% visually challenged student — has provided a residential address 21 km away from the JNU campus. The submission deserves no further comment.

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“If any other candidate that has been held up outside the Examination Hall for want of uploading the domicile certificate in time, all such students will be entitled to enter the Examination Hall and undertake the examination with extension of time as noted above.”

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Delhi High Court affirmed the Administrator’s sole authority for granting event permissions within the Kalkaji Mandir precincts, emphasizing the need for formal application processes. Enhanced security measures were endorsed to address crowd management deficiencies, particularly during peak footfall periods.

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“The delay in timely addressal of rehabilitation and repatriation procedures directly impacts the well-being and rights of children, as they remain in vulnerable situations for prolonged periods without adequate support and intervention.”