The Delhi High Court (HC) on Monday will hear a handful of noteworthy cases in the national capital. From plea challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Commissioner of Police and extension of his service by a year to a plea seeking action against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for revealing the identity of the victim’s family of the Delhi Cantt rape case, the judiciary is all set to conduct the hearing on September 27. 

Here’s a summary of different matters to be heard by the Delhi High Court on September 27 

Plea challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana 

The Delhi HC Court is set to hear a petition challenging the appointment of Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana as Commissioner of Police, Delhi, and extension of his service by a year. The Court had, on the last date of hearing, sought a response from the central government on the said petition. The government has defended the appointment of Rakesh Asthana, saying that no law was violated during the appointment.

Delhi Cantt Rape Case: Plea seeking action against Rahul Gandhi

The Delhi High Court will continue hearing on the petition seeking directions to Twitter and the city police to take action against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for revealing the identity of the relatives of a rape and murder victim in Delhi.

Rahul Gandhi had uploaded the picture of the kin of the victim of the Nangal gangrape and murder victim. In the caption that he uploaded along with the picture, he wrote, “The…

Read more…