Delhi High Court Round-Up for Tuesday

Important cases heard in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday, December 19:

*HC said it would hear on January 4 a plea by Trinamool Congress leader Mahua Moitra challenging cancellation of her government accommodation, noting that the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on January 3 her plea against expulsion from the Lok Sabha.

*Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez approached HC seeking to quash the FIR against her in the Enforcement Directorate’s Rs 200 crore money laundering case involving alleged conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar.

*HC dismissed with costs of Rs 10,000 a petition claiming ownership of territory between the Ganga and Yamuna rivers from Agra to Meerut and other places including 65 revenue estates of Delhi, Gurugram, and Uttarakhand, calling it completely misconceived and waste of judicial time.

*HC dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a direction to replace the term ‘Central government’ with the ‘Union’ or ‘Union government’ in all orders, notifications, and correspondences, holding it was not a case that warranted a PIL.

*HC ordered constitution of a monitoring committee comprising government officials to periodically review the requirement and recruitment of public prosecutors for trial courts in the national capital.

*HC asked the authorities to “meticulously and expeditiously” look into allegations of over-invoicing of imports by various power generating companies in India to ascertain the factual position and take appropriate action against the erring firms.

*HC asked the Centre on Tuesday to introduce within six months provisions with respect to allowing recruitment of women to certain posts of constable, at par with men.

*HC sought to know from the Delhi government about the feasibility of installing cameras in DTC buses along with alert buttons at the seats of drivers and conductors to ensure safety of women. 

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