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Virtual Courts: Delhi HC Heard Around 13,000 Cases Between April & July; District Courts Listed Approx 67,000 Cases
News UpdatesVirtual Courts: Delhi HC Heard Around 13,000 Cases Between April & July; District Courts Listed Approx 67,000 Cases LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK21 Aug 2020 11:10 PMShare This – xThe Delhi High Court has heard about 13,000 cases via video conferencing, between April 1 and July 31. As per a press release issued by the High Court on its progress report, as many as 2800 Main Cases and around 11,000 miscellaneous applications were disposed of during this period. Further, around 196 PIL cases were instituted and 155 PIL cases were disposed of. So far as the…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Delhi High Court has heard about 13,000 cases via video conferencing, between April 1 and July 31. As per a press release issued by the High Court on its progress report, as many as 2800 Main Cases and around 11,000 miscellaneous applications were disposed of during this period. Further, around 196 PIL cases were instituted and 155 PIL cases were disposed of. So far as the District Courts are concerned, around 67,000 matters were taken up through video conferencing, besides pronouncement of judgments in around 3700 cases and disposal of more than 21,000 miscellaneous applications. “Delhi High Court and Subordinate Courts carried on their judicial and administrative functions albeit in restricted manner through Video Conferencing facility by using state of the art CISCO WebEx Platform. Endeavour of the judicial administration, during the 4 four months period of April, May, June and July, has been to ensure that important matters related to life and liberty, matters of public importance and public interest litigation and like are filed, heard and disposed,” the press release notes. Step By Step Guide To E-Filing & VC Hearing Procedure In Urgent Matters In Delhi High Court On the administrative side, the press release notes, different Committees of the High Court conducted around 300 meetings through video conferencing on various administrative and court-functioning related issues. Further, two virtual farewells were organized for the first time in the history of the High Court, for Justices IS Mehta and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal. Delhi HC Holds First Virtual Farewell For Justice Sangita Sehgal Technology was also employed at the Delhi Judicial Academy to conduct 30 training programs and 40 special training sessions, to ensure uninterrupted training to 760 Judicial Officers, Prosecutors and other stakeholders. As on date, the High Court is in the process of preparing a graded plan for resumption of physical hearing at the Courts, the press release intimates. Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Story
HALIFAX – A Halifax man is in custody after a vehicle was driven onto the city’s picturesque waterfront boardwalk Sunday night, striking a pedestrian before fleeing the scene.Police say the 22-year-old motorist was arrested in Hammonds Plains, a suburb northwest of downtown, and remains in custody while police investigate the hit and run.Halifax Regional Police say a 19-year-old man was taken to hospital but is expected to survive his injuries.The collision took place near Bishop’s Landing, a busy stretch of the Halifax waterfront and a popular tourist destination.The hit and run took place at 7:30 p.m., a time when foot traffic can be heavy as tourists and locals search out a bite to eat at one of the area’s restaurants.Police did not say whether the 19-year-old man was targeted or whether the hit and run was accidental.