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Inflammatory slogans at Jantar Mantar: Ashwini Upadhyay gets bail from Delhi HC

New Delhi: BJP leader and Supreme Court lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay has been granted bail by the Delhi High Court in a case of inflammatory sloganeering at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday. The said protest was against colonial-era rules and for demanding a uniform civil code. An FIR had been registered at Connaught Place...

WhatsApp halts rollout of new privacy policy until…

Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Friday submitted to the Delhi High Court that it will not force users to accept its controversial new privacy policy until the Centre passes the Data Protection Bill that provides how the data collected by apps can be processed. The messaging app has also submitted that it will not curtail the functionality...

Twitter tells Delhi High Court it will take another 8 weeks to appoint a grievance officer

Social media giant Twitter on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that it will take another eight weeks to appoint a resident grievance officer in compliance with the new IT rules enacted by the Union government. The company in its affidavit submitted to the high court said that it is in the process of setting...

Delhi High court slams Twitter for its dillydallying in appointing a grievance officer

US-based social media giant Twitter was on Tuesday lambasted by the Delhi High Court for its dillydallying in complying with the new IT rules enacted by the Union government. The court has strictly told the microblogging website that it cannot take as long as it wants to appoint a grievance officer in India. The social...

SC upholds Delhi HC’s verdict granting bail to 3 activists in riots case

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the Delhi High Court’s verdict allowing the bail plea of activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha. The trio was arrested in May last year in connection with the Delhi riots and charged under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. The Delhi High Court granted them bail...

Delhi court orders immediate release of 3 activists granted bail by HC

A court in Delhi on Thursday ordered the immediate release of three activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha who were granted bail by the Delhi High Court on Tuesday, but were not released from jail. The trio was arrested in May last year in connection with the Delhi riots case and charged...

Delhi Police moves SC against bail granted to activists in riots case

The Delhi Police has approached the Supreme Court against a Delhi High Court’s order granting bail to activists of women’s rights group Pinjra Tod, Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kalita, and Jamia Millia Islamia student Asif Iqbal Tanha. The trio were booked under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in connection with the Delhi riots...

HC grants bail to 3 activists in Delhi riots case, slams Centre for frivolous invocation of UAPA

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to three activists who were arrested over a year ago in connection with the Delhi riots over protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The court rejected Delhi Police’s stand that the ongoing protests were “not a typical protest but an aggravated protest which was intended to disrupt...

Delhi HC refuses to stay release of movie based on Sushant Singh Rajput’s life

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea filed by late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s father, Krishna Kishore Singh, to stay the release of a movie ‘Nyay: The Justice’, which is reportedly based on the life of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The movie is set to release tomorrow. The court, however, asked the producers of...

Court dismisses Juhi Chawla’s plea against 5G as publicity stunt, imposes penalty of Rs 20 lakh

The Delhi High Court has dismissed the plea filed by actor Juhi Chawla against the rollout of 5G network in the country. The court said that the petition filed by Chawla and social workers Veeresh Malik and Teena Vachani was meant for publicity. Also, the court imposed a fine of Rs 20 lakh on the...

Google moves court claiming new IT rules not applicable to its search engine

US-based technology giant Google has approached the Delhi High Court claiming that the new information technology rules for digital media do not apply to its search engine. The company has requested a division bench of the court to set aside the order passed by a single judge which applied the rules on it while adjudicating...

Juhi Chawla moves court against rollout of 5G networks in India

Actor Juhi Chawla has moved the Delhi High Court against the setting up of 5G wireless networks in India citing issues such as radiation impact on citizens, animals, flora and fauna. The matter came up for hearing before the bench of Justice C Hari Shankar that transferred the case to another bench. Now, it will...