In 2023, the Delhi High Court delivered several significant judgments. Some of the notable ones include:
1.JUSTICE FOR ALL v. LAXMI EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY AND ORS: This case dealt with important aspects of educational policies and their implementation.
The petition had urged the court to protect the fundamental right to education guaranteed to over 900 students enrolled at Laxmi Public School, which is
2. DR PRANNOY ROY & ANR. v. UNION OF INDIA & ORS.: A significant judgment involving prominent personalities and the government.
The Delhi High Court Tuesday granted permission to NDTV founders Prannoy Roy and his wife Radhika Roy to travel abroad for three weeks for business purpose and personal reasons.
Justice Prathiba M Singh said owing to the professional standing of the petitioners, they do not pose a flight risk and are permitted to travel abroad from July 25 to August 15.
3.Carpet Export Promotion Council Versus Union Of India: This case touched upon export regulations and policies.
4.RDB AND CO. HUF v. HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED: A notable case in the realm of publishing and intellectual property rights.
Justice C Hari Shankar rejected an assertion by the family of film’s producer RD Bansal that the copyright to the film as well as the
5. PROF. DR. SANJEEV BAGAI & ORS. v. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT GOVT OF NCT OF DELHI THROUGH ITS PRINCIPAL SECRETARY (ENVIRONMENT AND FOREST) & ORS.: This case focused on environmental regulations and their impact on various stakeholders.
6.Satish Chandra Verma v. UOI & Ors.: A case involving central government policies and their interpretation.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rejected a plea by former IPS officer Satish Chandra Verma, who assisted the CBI in its probe in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, against the Centre’s order dismissing him a month before his scheduled retirement.
7. ADV. SHIV KUMAR v. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS.: A significant legal proceeding involving the Union of India.
8.Shruti Sharma v. UOI & Ors.: This judgment dealt with issues concerning the Union of India and individual rights.
9.RITU CHERNALIA v. AMAR CHERNALIA & ORS.: A family law case with implications on domestic relations.
The court was hearing a plea moved by a daughter-in-law against her husband and in-laws who were senior citizens, challenging an order passed by the Divisional Commissioner on March 31. After the in-laws preferred an eviction petition under the Senior Citizens Act, the District Magistrate in September last year directed the eviction of the daughter-in-law from a 3 BHK floor in the South Extension area.
10. VK & ANR versus STATE GOVT OF NCT OF DELHI & ANR: A case involving the state government and individual rights.
In a significant ruling, the High Court of Delhi has quashed an FIR (First Information Report) in a matrimonial dispute case, citing a settlement agreement between the parties involved.
These judgments cover a wide array of legal areas, reflecting the diverse nature of cases handled by the Delhi High Court. Each case has its own significance and impact in the respective area of law it pertains to.