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Gujarat High Court Allowed Wife To Store Dying Husband’s Sperm

Gujarat High Court Allowed Wife To Store Dying Husband’s Sperm

In a significant ruling, Gujarat High Court allowed a woman’s plea to store the sperm of her husband who is in critical condition due to Covid-19. The hospital has informed the family of the pat

Karnataka Becomes First Indian State To Provide Reservation for Transgender Community in Govt Jobs

Karnataka Becomes First Indian State To Provide Reservation for Transgender Community in Govt Jobs

Karnataka government informed the Karnataka High Court about providing 1 percent horizontal reservation in all general as well as reserve categories for the third gender. With that, Karnataka becomes

No Government Job, No Increments For Violators: Two Child Policy In UP

No Government Job, No Increments For Violators: Two Child Policy In UP

On Friday, the Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission released the first draft of the population control bill on its official website and has sought suggestions from the public till July 19, 2021. The dra

Custodial Murder or Natural Death: RIP Father Stan Swamy (1937-2021)

Custodial Murder or Natural Death: RIP Father Stan Swamy (1937-2021)

After a long wait for bail, 84-years old Stan Swamy took his last breath on Monday and left behind multiple questions for all of us. Some titled it a foretold custodial murder, some called it a miscar

Judge Denied Britney Spears’ Request To Remove Father From Conservatorship: #FreeBritneyMovement

Judge Denied Britney Spears’ Request To Remove Father From Conservatorship: #FreeBritneyMovement

A Los Angeles Supreme Court judge has turned down the request of songwriter and singer Britney Spears to terminate her father Jamie Spears from her conservatorship who remains a steward of her $60 mil

Life Imprisonment More Severe Than Death Penalty: Madras High Court

Life Imprisonment More Severe Than Death Penalty: Madras High Court

Madras High Court modified a death sentence to one of life imprisonment to an appellant who was convicted of murdering his mother, wife, and two children before allegedly attempting suicide. He blamed

Justice for George Floyd: Derek Chauvin Sentenced To 22.5 Years In Prison

Justice for George Floyd: Derek Chauvin Sentenced To 22.5 Years In Prison

On Friday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22 years and six months in prison. He was convicted of killing an African-American man George Floyd in Minneapolis in M

Perform Another Autopsy If Needed: Telangana HC Ordered Judicial Inquiry Into Dalit Woman Custodial Death

Perform Another Autopsy If Needed: Telangana HC Ordered Judicial Inquiry Into Dalit Woman Custodial Death

Telangana High Court on Thursday ordered a judicial first class magistrate of Alair town to conduct a probe into the death of a Dalit woman in police custody allegedly due to brutal torture. An inspec

Housing Rights Or Environment Protection: Over 1 lakh Khori Slum Dwellers Will Turn Homeless Following SC’s Demolition Order

Housing Rights Or Environment Protection: Over 1 lakh Khori Slum Dwellers Will Turn Homeless Following SC’s Demolition Order

A Supreme Court June 7 order has left environmentalists and human rights activists bewildered after it ordered the demolition of over 10,000 houses in Khori village, a slum located on the Delhi-Haryan

“Mother Died, Rights As A Journalist Violated”: Journalist Siddique Kappan Bail Plea Adjourned till July 5

“Mother Died, Rights As A Journalist Violated”: Journalist Siddique Kappan Bail Plea Adjourned till July 5

Mathura local court has adjourned the bail plea of Kerala-based journalist Siddique Kappan to July 5 for serving of copy, reply, and arguments. Siddique’s counsel requested his bail citing the d

West Bengal Post Poll Violence Updates: NHRC Constituted 7-Member Committee To Examine Victims’ Complaints

West Bengal Post Poll Violence Updates: NHRC Constituted 7-Member Committee To Examine Victims’ Complaints

National Human Rights Commission chairperson and retired Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra on Monday constituted a seven member committee to probe the complaints of the victims of West Bengal post poll

Is UAPA Being Misused to Brand Dissenting Citizens as “Terrorists”?: Delhi Police Moves SC Challenging Student Activists’ Bail

Is UAPA Being Misused to Brand Dissenting Citizens as “Terrorists”?: Delhi Police Moves SC Challenging Student Activists’ Bail

Delhi police has moved Supreme Court challenging Delhi High Court order dated June 15 where the court has granted bail to the three UAPA accused – Asif Iqbal Tanha, Natasha Narwal and Devangana Kali

“How Could an Elected Government with Over 300 Seats in Lok Sabha Be Troubled by Me?”: Cartoonist Manjul

“How Could an Elected Government with Over 300 Seats in Lok Sabha Be Troubled by Me?”: Cartoonist Manjul

Four days after popular political cartoonist Manjul received a notice from Twitter, he was suspended by Reliance Industries Limited owned Network 18. He was served notice after Twitter received a lega

Free Covid Vaccination For All: PM Nadrendra Modi Revised Vaccination Policy

Free Covid Vaccination For All: PM Nadrendra Modi Revised Vaccination Policy

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the significant revisions that the Centre government has made in the Covid vaccination policy. “Today, it has been decided that the Centre will

Society and My Upbringing Have Always Treated ‘Homosexual’, ‘Gay’, ‘Lesbian’ as Anathema: Justice Anand Venkatesh

Society and My Upbringing Have Always Treated ‘Homosexual’, ‘Gay’, ‘Lesbian’ as Anathema: Justice Anand Venkatesh

Madras High Court has issued certain guidelines to protect the LGBTQIA+ community from harassment and discrimination. The court has also stated that strict action will be taken against those found to

Why Pakistani Minority Migrants Are Deprived Of Covid-19 Vaccination: Rajasthan High Court

Why Pakistani Minority Migrants Are Deprived Of Covid-19 Vaccination: Rajasthan High Court

Rajasthan High Court on Thursday sought an explanation from the Rajasthan government as to why it is not considering the Pakistani minority migrants, who are not having prescribed identity cards, elig

“Wake Up, Smell the Coffee, And See What’s Happening Across The Country”: SC Grills Centre Over Vaccine Policy

“Wake Up, Smell the Coffee, And See What’s Happening Across The Country”: SC Grills Centre Over Vaccine Policy

Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the Centre over the dual pricing of Covid-19 vaccination in different parts of the country. The apex court also questioned the rationale behind letting sta

“Better Facilities In Jail”: 21 Prisoners In UP Refused Parole

“Better Facilities In Jail”: 21 Prisoners In UP Refused Parole

In a bizarre incident, over 21 convicts lodged in various jails in Uttar Pradesh have refused to avail parole citing the reason that they feel safer inside the prison. Supreme Court had issued directi

“Providing Night Shelters To Urban Homeless Amid Covid -19 Is Critical”: Karnataka High Court

“Providing Night Shelters To Urban Homeless Amid Covid -19 Is Critical”: Karnataka High Court

Karnataka High Court on Wednesday noted that it is extremely critical to provide night shelters to the homeless people in urban areas amid the second wave of Covid-19. The division bench of Chief Just

“Validity of the Marriage Cannot Be Ground for Denial of Police Protection to Couple Who Face Threat”: Punjab and Haryana High Court

“Validity of the Marriage Cannot Be Ground for Denial of Police Protection to Couple Who Face Threat”: Punjab and Haryana High Court

While hearing a plea filed by an interfaith couple, Punjab and Haryana High Court has opined that dispute regarding the validity of marriage cannot be a ground for denial of protection to the couple f

Over 100 Corpses Found Floating in Ganga River; Allahabad HC Seeks Covid Testing Stats of 5 Districts from March 31st

Over 100 Corpses Found Floating in Ganga River; Allahabad HC Seeks Covid Testing Stats of 5 Districts from March 31st

Shocking visuals of half-burnt and decomposed bodies floating in the Ganga river triggered panic among the residents. The dead bodies are discovered at various places of Uttar Pradesh. 71 bodies have

“No Patient Should Be Denied Hospitalisation, Medicines For Lack of Residential Proof”: SC to Centre, States

“No Patient Should Be Denied Hospitalisation, Medicines For Lack of Residential Proof”: SC to Centre, States

Taking note of the ill-treatment that people are encountering in other states, the Supreme Court has warned the Centre and States that no patient should be denied hospitalization or essential drugs in

Despite Teacher Union’s Request, SC Allows Rural UP Polls Counting on Sunday: Over 700 Teachers Died on Poll Duty

Despite Teacher Union’s Request, SC Allows Rural UP Polls Counting on Sunday: Over 700 Teachers Died on Poll Duty

WE HAVE TAKEN A DECISION TO GO AHEAD — EC to Supreme Court Following the Election Commission assurance, the Supreme Court has allowed the counting of votes on Sunday. The apex court also raised the

“Insurance Policies Cannot Discriminate Between Physical Illnesses and Mental Illnesses”: Delhi HC

“Insurance Policies Cannot Discriminate Between Physical Illnesses and Mental Illnesses”: Delhi HC

Delhi High Court has emphasized on the need to cover mental illness in the insurance policies. The court noted that insurance policies cannot discriminate between physical illnesses and mental illness

Don’t Clamp Down on SOS Covid-19 Messages on Social Media: SC Warns Centre, States

Don’t Clamp Down on SOS Covid-19 Messages on Social Media: SC Warns Centre, States

Supreme Court on Friday made it clear that citizens who are using social media to raise their concerns and requirements should not face any backlash from the police. The court stated that it will trea

Cops Snatched Oxygen Cylinder from Son Begging for Mother’s Life; ADG Orders Probe

Cops Snatched Oxygen Cylinder from Son Begging for Mother’s Life; ADG Orders Probe

On Thursday, a video broke everyone’s heart where a son can be seen kneeling down and begging for an oxygen cylinder that he had somehow arranged for his mother. A group of policemen forcibly to

While Delhi Scrambling for Beds, Delhi HC Judicial Staff Got 5-Star Hotel as Covid-Facility

While Delhi Scrambling for Beds, Delhi HC Judicial Staff Got 5-Star Hotel as Covid-Facility

In the time when Delhiites are scrambling for oxygen, beds, and other medical facilities, Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government has reserved a five-star hotel Ashoka hotel as a Covid-19 facility for th

Assistance to Senior Citizens Must during Pandemic: Karnataka HC

Assistance to Senior Citizens Must during Pandemic: Karnataka HC

Karnataka High Court directed the State government to issue circulars to ensure timely assistance and medical relief for the elderly citizens during this prevailing pandemic situation. The High Court

SC Seeks National Policy on Covid-19 Management, Appoints Harish Salve as Amicus Curiae

SC Seeks National Policy on Covid-19 Management, Appoints Harish Salve as Amicus Curiae

Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde has taken suo moto cognizance of the current Covid emergency and has issued the notice. SC has appointed Senior Advocate Harish Salve as t

“Beg, Borrow, or Steal, It’s Your Job to Arrange Oxygen: Delhi HC Slammed Centre

“Beg, Borrow, or Steal, It’s Your Job to Arrange Oxygen: Delhi HC Slammed Centre

“BEG, BORROW OR STEAL. IT IS A NATIONAL EMERGENCY” — Delhi High Court Taking note of the grim Covid situation, Delhi High Court came down heavily on the Centre government over the poor respo

“Don’t Divert Oxygen Supplies Marked for Delhi”: HC Issued Contempt Notice to M/s INOX

“Don’t Divert Oxygen Supplies Marked for Delhi”: HC Issued Contempt Notice to M/s INOX

Taking note of the grim situation, Delhi High Court has issued a contempt notice to the oxygen manufacturer M/s INOX for not complying with its earlier order to supply the oxygen to Delhi. The manufac

Take Strict Action against Hospitals Turning Down Covid Patients under Epidemic Act: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Take Strict Action against Hospitals Turning Down Covid Patients under Epidemic Act: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Taking note of the medical negligence reported in several cases, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered that cases under Epidemic Act will be registered against any hospital which tu

SC Ordered CBI Probe over Wrongful Arrest of Scientist Nambi Narayanan: ISRO Espionage Case

SC Ordered CBI Probe over Wrongful Arrest of Scientist Nambi Narayanan: ISRO Espionage Case

Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate the wrongful arrest of ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan in connection to the ISRO espionage case. The scientis

“Give a Bed or Kill Him”: Heart Wrenching Request by Covid-19 Patient’s Son in Maharashtra

“Give a Bed or Kill Him”: Heart Wrenching Request by Covid-19 Patient’s Son in Maharashtra

Sagar Kishore Naharshetivar, who has made a round of several hospitals in two states — Maharashtra and Telangana to get a bed for his ailing father for more than 24 hours, made a heart-wrenching ple

“If a Woman Feels She is Nothing without the Support of the Man That is the Failure of the System”: Kerala HC

“If a Woman Feels She is Nothing without the Support of the Man That is the Failure of the System”: Kerala HC

Troubled over the plight of a single mother, Kerala High Court noted that if a woman feels she is nothing without the support of a man, then that is the failure of the system. The court also opined th

“Municipal Commissioners Should be Booked for Deaths during Manual Scavenging”: Madras High Court

“Municipal Commissioners Should be Booked for Deaths during Manual Scavenging”: Madras High Court

Madras High Court on Wednesday came down heavily on the Tamil Nadu government while stating that the municipal commissioners should be booked for culpable homicide in case of any death in the future d

Bombay HC Refuses to Detain Woman Who Eloped with Lover; Warns Father of Action If He Harms Couple

Bombay HC Refuses to Detain Woman Who Eloped with Lover; Warns Father of Action If He Harms Couple

On Wednesday, the Bombay High Court has refused to detain an 18-year-old girl who had eloped with a 20-year-old man, after she appeared before the court pursuant to a habeas corpus petition filed by h

PIL In Bombay HC Seeks Door to Door Vaccination for Senior Citizens, Specially Abled Persons

PIL In Bombay HC Seeks Door to Door Vaccination for Senior Citizens, Specially Abled Persons

Two lawyers have moved the Bombay High Court seeking directions to the Centre and State governments, along with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), to start a door-to-door COVID-19 vaccinati

Delhi Court Grants Bail To Woman Lodged In Jail With Her 21-Month-Old Son

Delhi Court Grants Bail To Woman Lodged In Jail With Her 21-Month-Old Son

On Wednesday, a Delhi Court has granted bail to a woman, accused of dowry death and causing abortion of a three-month-old foetus, on the account of her being lodged in the Tihar jail with her 21 month

Madras HC Ordered Exhumation and Reburial of Covid-19 Victim Dr Simon after 11 Months

Madras HC Ordered Exhumation and Reburial of Covid-19 Victim Dr Simon after 11 Months

Allowing the petition of the deceased’s wife, Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Chennai Corporation to exhume the body of Dr. Simon Hercules and rebury at the Kilpauk Cemetery after 11

Supreme Court-Appointed Committee Submits Report On Farm Laws

Supreme Court-Appointed Committee Submits Report On Farm Laws

The Supreme Court-appointed committee to study the three new controversial agricultural laws has submitted its report to the apex court on 19 March 2021 in a sealed cover, one of its members said on W

Rohingya case: Country can’t be capital for illegal immigrants, Centre tells SC

Rohingya case: Country can’t be capital for illegal immigrants, Centre tells SC

The Centre has on Friday told the Supreme Court that the country cannot be a ‘capital’ for illegal immigrants, and reserved order on a fresh plea seeking directions for the immediate release of de

Allahabad HC Seeks State Response In PIL Filed By Law Students For Implementation Of Manual Scavengers Act

Allahabad HC Seeks State Response In PIL Filed By Law Students For Implementation Of Manual Scavengers Act

On Thursday, the Allahabad High Court has directed the State government to file its response to a petition filed by law students seeking implementation of the provisions of the Prohibition of Employme

SC Directs Punjab Govt, BBMB to Maintain Status Quo Order on Water Supply to Delhi till Friday

SC Directs Punjab Govt, BBMB to Maintain Status Quo Order on Water Supply to Delhi till Friday

Supreme Court has directed the Punjab government and Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) to maintain the status quo on the water supply to Delhi till Friday. The order was issued by the apex court ben

Punjab And Haryana High Court Allows Registration of Marriage Via Video Conferencing

Punjab And Haryana High Court Allows Registration of Marriage Via Video Conferencing

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has recently overruled a single-bench judgment and allowed the registration of marriage of a couple through the video-conferencing facility. The bench comprising of J

SC to Hear Plea for Release of Detained Rohingya Refugees on March 25

SC to Hear Plea for Release of Detained Rohingya Refugees on March 25

On Thursday, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear on March 25, a plea alleging the detention of hundreds of Rohingya refugees in Jammu and the proposal to deport them to Myanmar. “The Jammu police h

HC Grants Last Opportunity to Centre, Delhi Police to Respond to Disha Ravi’s Plea Over ‘Info Leak’

HC Grants Last Opportunity to Centre, Delhi Police to Respond to Disha Ravi’s Plea Over ‘Info Leak’

The Delhi High Court has on Wednesday granted one last opportunity to the Centre and the Delhi police to respond to a plea by climate activist Disha Ravi, for restraining the police from leaking to th

Punjab & Haryana HC Orders Probe into Alleged Custodial Torture of Activist Shiv Kumar

Punjab & Haryana HC Orders Probe into Alleged Custodial Torture of Activist Shiv Kumar

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has on Tuesday directed a District and Sessions Judge at Faridabad to inquire into the allegations of illegal detention and custodial torture of labor activist Shiv K

Hindu Man Buried in Saudi Arabia Due to Consulate ‘Mistake’; Wife Seeks Mortal Remains

Hindu Man Buried in Saudi Arabia Due to Consulate ‘Mistake’; Wife Seeks Mortal Remains

On Tuesday, a Himachal Pradesh Congress MLA raised an issue before the Delhi High Court wherein the mortal remains of a Hindu man, an Indian citizen, was wrongly buried in Saudi Arabia as per Muslim r

Set Up Safe Homes for Runaway Couples in All Districts – Punjab and Haryana HC

Set Up Safe Homes for Runaway Couples in All Districts – Punjab and Haryana HC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has on Wednesday made it clear that safe houses were required to be made available to the runaway couples in each district of Punjab and Haryana, along with the UT of

Gujarat HC Proposed 9 Point Guidelines to End Menstruation Taboo

Gujarat HC Proposed 9 Point Guidelines to End Menstruation Taboo

Gujarat High Court has proposed a set of guidelines that the state government should follow to end the menstruation taboo around women and girls, leading to their exclusion and discrimination in the s

Family Ostracized, Died, Land Sold: NHRC Demands Justice for Vishnu Tiwari who is Acquitted After 20 Years in Jail in Bogus Rape Case

Family Ostracized, Died, Land Sold: NHRC Demands Justice for Vishnu Tiwari who is Acquitted After 20 Years in Jail in Bogus Rape Case

National Human Rights Commission took cognizance of the distressful incident of Uttar Pradesh where Allahabad High Court acquitted a man in a false rape case who spent two decades in the prison. NHRC

Karnataka HC Seeks State’s Response over Death of 2 Manhole Workers and Suicide by Sweeper after Manual Scavenging

Karnataka HC Seeks State’s Response over Death of 2 Manhole Workers and Suicide by Sweeper after Manual Scavenging

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to file its response over the memo filed in connection to the two deaths of manhole workers and another incident of sweeper committing suicide af

No Fundamental Right Of Same-Sex Marriage, Legal Recognition Can’t Be Given By Court – Centre To Delhi HC

No Fundamental Right Of Same-Sex Marriage, Legal Recognition Can’t Be Given By Court – Centre To Delhi HC

On Thursday, the Central government has told the Delhi High Court that in spite of the decriminalization of homosexuality under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, there is no fundamental right to s

Delhi HC Slams Tihar Authorities Over Handling of Undertrial’s Murder

Delhi HC Slams Tihar Authorities Over Handling of Undertrial’s Murder

The Delhi High Court has on Wednesday criticized the Delhi State government and Tihar jail authorities while hearing a compensation petition on the alleged murder of a 23-year-old undertrial, Dilsher

Varavara Rao Granted Bail for Six Months’ on Medical Grounds

Varavara Rao Granted Bail for Six Months’ on Medical Grounds

The Bombay High Court has on Monday granted bail to the octogenarian Bhima Koregaon accused Varavara Rao for six months, on medical grounds. The bench comprising of Justices SS Shinde and Manish Pital

Toolkit Case: DCW Issues Notice To Delhi Police, Seeks Detailed Report On Disha Ravi’s Arrest

Toolkit Case: DCW Issues Notice To Delhi Police, Seeks Detailed Report On Disha Ravi’s Arrest

Amid the ongoing criticism over the arrest of 21-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi in the ‘Toolkit’ case, the Delhi Commission for Women took suo moto cognizance of media reports and issued not

Toolkit Case: Green Activist Shantanu Muluk Move Bombay HC for Transit Bail

Toolkit Case: Green Activist Shantanu Muluk Move Bombay HC for Transit Bail

Activist Shantanu Muluk has on Monday, moved an application before the Bombay High Court seeking transit anticipatory bail, after a non-bailable warrant was issued against him by a Delhi court, in co

SC Grants 5-Day Interim Bail to Journalist Siddique Kappan To Visit Ailing Mother in Kerala

SC Grants 5-Day Interim Bail to Journalist Siddique Kappan To Visit Ailing Mother in Kerala

On Monday, the Supreme Court gave Kerala Union of Working Journalists’ secretary Siddique Kappan, charged with sedition and in the Uttar Pradesh jail since October, five days to visit his mother

‘Privacy More Important Than Your Money’ – Supreme Court Issues Notice to WhatsApp

‘Privacy More Important Than Your Money’ – Supreme Court Issues Notice to WhatsApp

The Supreme Court on Monday, sought response from the Central government, Facebook, and WhatsApp, in a plea challenging the new privacy policy. The bench comprising of Chief Justice of India S A Bobde

Allahabad HC Reinstated Government Employee Who was Fired for Being Gay

Allahabad HC Reinstated Government Employee Who was Fired for Being Gay

Allahabad High Court reinstated a home guard from Bulandshahr city of Uttar Pradesh to his government job who was fired for being gay in June 2019. The court observed that treating sexual orientation

Women Protestors of Shaheen Bagh Move SC, Seek Parity with Farm Stir

Women Protestors of Shaheen Bagh Move SC, Seek Parity with Farm Stir

As per sources, the women who protested at Shaheen Bagh against the Citizenship Amendment Act have moved the Supreme Court seeking a joint hearing of the pending review of the October 2020 judgment

Bombay HC Rejects Gautam Navlakha’s Plea for Grant of Default Bail

Bombay HC Rejects Gautam Navlakha’s Plea for Grant of Default Bail

The Bombay High Court has today dismissed the appeal filed by activist Gautam Navlakha, who had challenged the rejection of his statutory bail by the special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court,

4G Internet Services Restored in Jammu and Kashmir

4G Internet Services Restored in Jammu and Kashmir

After being suspended for almost two years, 4G internet services will finally be restored in the entire Jammu and Kashmir, J&K administration principal secretary Rohit Kansal announced on Twitter,

Supreme Court Grants Ad-Interim Bail to Comedian Munawar Faruqui

Supreme Court Grants Ad-Interim Bail to Comedian Munawar Faruqui

The Supreme Court has on Friday granted ad-interim bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui, in relation to a case registered against him by the Madhya Pradesh Police, for allegedly insulting religious sentim

Delhi Police Refuted Claims of FIR against Greta Thunberg

Delhi Police Refuted Claims of FIR against Greta Thunberg

Following a huge intense social media word war between the supporters and critics of farmers’ protests in the last two days, Delhi police on Thursday lodged an FIR against unnamed persons who ar

No Compensation For Families Of Farmers Who Died During Protests – Centre

No Compensation For Families Of Farmers Who Died During Protests – Centre

On Tuesday, the Central Government informed the Lok Sabha that it will not provide compensation to the bereaved families of those farmers, who lost their lives during protests against the three Farm L

Uniform Marriage Age for Men and Women – Supreme Court Issues Notice in Plea to Transfer Cases from High Courts to Itself

Uniform Marriage Age for Men and Women – Supreme Court Issues Notice in Plea to Transfer Cases from High Courts to Itself

The top court has today issued a notice on a petition that sought for transfer of cases praying for uniform marriage age for men and women, from High Courts to itself. The bench headed by the Chief Ju

Wife Entitled to Family Pension Even If She Murders Her Husband: Punjab & Haryana High Court

Wife Entitled to Family Pension Even If She Murders Her Husband: Punjab & Haryana High Court

Punjab and Haryana High Court ruled that a wife is entitled to family pension even after she has been convicted of murdering her husband. The court set aside the Haryana government order. “Nobod

POCSO Act Never Intended to Treat Adolescent Boy in Relationship with A Minor Girl as Offender – Madras HC

POCSO Act Never Intended to Treat Adolescent Boy in Relationship with A Minor Girl as Offender – Madras HC

While highlighting the rampant misuse of the POCSO Act, the Madras High Court has recently held that ‘punishing an adolescent boy who enters into a relationship with a minor girl by treating him as

‘Jokes Need No Defence’ – Kunal Kamra’s Response to Contempt Notice By SC

‘Jokes Need No Defence’ – Kunal Kamra’s Response to Contempt Notice By SC

Comedian Kunal Kamra has on Thursday filed a counter-affidavit before the Supreme Court, stating that his tweets were not published with the intention of insulting the Court but to draw its attention

UN Human Rights Office Urges Release of Bhima Koregaon Activists

UN Human Rights Office Urges Release of Bhima Koregaon Activists

The top human rights body of the United Nations has urged the Indian government to release the activists who are in prison for the 2018 Bhima Koregaon case, “at the very least on bail”. “We cont

Supreme Court Dismissed Aadhaar Review Pleas in 4:1 Verdict

Supreme Court Dismissed Aadhaar Review Pleas in 4:1 Verdict

In a 4:1 verdict, Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the batch of petitions seeking review of its 2018 verdict which declared the Aadhaar Act constitutional and valid with striking down some of its

Paucity of Funds Not an Excuse, Salary is a Fundamental Right: Delhi HC

Paucity of Funds Not an Excuse, Salary is a Fundamental Right: Delhi HC

While hearing a batch of petitions in connection to the non-payment of salaries and pensions to the employees of Municipal Corporations, Delhi High Court has stated that paucity of funds cannot be or

Lawyer Urges Bombay HC Not to Send Varavara Rao Back to Taloja Jail

Lawyer Urges Bombay HC Not to Send Varavara Rao Back to Taloja Jail

Senior Advocate Anand Grover representing the Telugu Poet, Varavara Rao has on Tuesday, urged the Bombay High Court to grant bail to Rao on medical grounds, while citing that the Taloja Jail Hospital

Cardiogenic Shock Reason Behind Death of Moradabad Ward Boy, Not “Covaxin”: Health Ministry

Cardiogenic Shock Reason Behind Death of Moradabad Ward Boy, Not “Covaxin”: Health Ministry

The post mortem report of 46 year old Mahipal Singh who died on Sunday evening and had received Coronavirus vaccine shot on Saturday reveals that the death is unrelated to vaccination. It was reported

Arnab Chat Gate Controversy: NSUI Files Complaint against Arnab Goswami over Released Whatsapp Chats

Arnab Chat Gate Controversy: NSUI Files Complaint against Arnab Goswami over Released Whatsapp Chats

Raising concerns on national security, the National Student Union of India (NSUI), the youth wing of Congress has filed a complaint against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami in connection to t

Activist Saket Gokhale Moves Bombay HC Seeking Publication of Safety and Efficacy of “Covaxin” Trial Results

Activist Saket Gokhale Moves Bombay HC Seeking Publication of Safety and Efficacy of “Covaxin” Trial Results

Lawyer and activist Saket Gokhale has moved Bombay High Court against the Drug Comptroller General of India seeking directions to publicize the information about the safety and efficacy of the Bharat

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Shillong Times Editor Patricia Mukhim’s Plea to Quash FIR

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Shillong Times Editor Patricia Mukhim’s Plea to Quash FIR

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court sought a response from the Meghalaya government on an appeal by senior journalist and Padma Shri awardee Patricia Mukhim to quash hate crime proceedings against her for

505 Lawyers Write to CJI SA Bobde Seeking Resumption of Physical Hearings in Supreme Court

505 Lawyers Write to CJI SA Bobde Seeking Resumption of Physical Hearings in Supreme Court

A representation has been moved by Supreme Court lawyers before Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde seeking resumption of the physical functioning of the apex court. The representation is writt

Supreme Court Stays Implementation of Three Farm Laws Until Further Orders

Supreme Court Stays Implementation of Three Farm Laws Until Further Orders

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of farm laws until further orders. The bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde has also set up a four-member committee to break the

Madhya Pradesh Governor Gives Nod to Anti-Conversion Ordinance

Madhya Pradesh Governor Gives Nod to Anti-Conversion Ordinance

On Saturday, Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel gave his assent to an ordinance that penalizes religious conversions through fraudulent means including those for the sake of marriage. The Madhya

Non-Compliance to Judicial Order Doesn’t Amount to Contempt of Court : Punjab and Haryana HC

Non-Compliance to Judicial Order Doesn’t Amount to Contempt of Court : Punjab and Haryana HC

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that an implementing party cannot be subject to contempt of court in case of non-compliance to judicial order if there is any practical difficulty. The High Cour

Conception that Homemakers Don’t Add Economic Value to Household is Problematic, Needs To be Overcome — SC

Conception that Homemakers Don’t Add Economic Value to Household is Problematic, Needs To be Overcome — SC

Supreme Court while hearing a MACT matter observed that the conception that housewives do not work or do not add value to the household is problematic and needs to be overcome. The bench raised the co

SC Refuses to Stay Anti-Conversion Law, Issues Notice to UP and Uttarakhand to Examine Validity

SC Refuses to Stay Anti-Conversion Law, Issues Notice to UP and Uttarakhand to Examine Validity

On Monday, the Supreme Court has issued notices on the petitions challenging the laws promulgated by the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand states in the name of ‘love jihad’ against religious conversi

Former Gujarat IPS Officer Sanjiv Bhatt Moves SC Against Refusal to Suspend Life Sentence

Former Gujarat IPS Officer Sanjiv Bhatt Moves SC Against Refusal to Suspend Life Sentence

The former Indian Police Service officer of the Gujarat-cadre, Sanjiv Bhatt has approached the Supreme Court, challenging the Gujarat High Court’s order, which had declined to suspend his life s

Cop Says No Videos of Munawar Faruqi Insulting Hindu Deities; Comedian Arrested for ‘Indecent Remarks’ against Hindu Deities, Amit Shah

Cop Says No Videos of Munawar Faruqi Insulting Hindu Deities; Comedian Arrested for ‘Indecent Remarks’ against Hindu Deities, Amit Shah

Several people including comedians Varun Grover, Vir Das, and Rohan Joshi have criticized the arrest of stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqi during his show at a cafe in 56 Dukan area in Indore and stood

Supreme Court Put the Release of 10 Women Naval Officers on Hold from Services

Supreme Court Put the Release of 10 Women Naval Officers on Hold from Services

Supreme Court on Wednesday put on hold the release of ten women officers serving in Indian Navy who are seeking grant of permanent commission from the naval services, scheduled on December 31 this yea

PIL in SC Seeking Revision of Eligibility Criteria for Civil Judge Exam in Andhra Pradesh

PIL in SC Seeking Revision of Eligibility Criteria for Civil Judge Exam in Andhra Pradesh

Supreme Court on Wednesday has issued notices to the state of Andhra Pradesh and Registry of Andhra Pradesh High Court over a plea filed by a student challenging the eligibility criteria for the entra

Over 100 Former IAS Officers Demands Withdrawal of “Government’s Illegal and Atrocious” Love Jihad Ordinance

Over 100 Former IAS Officers Demands Withdrawal of “Government’s Illegal and Atrocious” Love Jihad Ordinance

More than 100 former bureaucrats have written a letter to the Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government to withdraw the “illegal and atrocious” anti-conversion law, a law supposedly aim

“Couple Has the Right to Live Together If Both Are Major, Irrespective of the Fact that the Boy Is Not of Marriageable Age” – Punjab and Haryana HC

“Couple Has the Right to Live Together If Both Are Major, Irrespective of the Fact that the Boy Is Not of Marriageable Age” – Punjab and Haryana HC

On 23rd December, the Punjab and Haryana High Court held that merely because the boy is not of marriageable age (although major), the right of a couple to live together cannot be denied, in case both

Allahabad HC Orders Inquiry by Chief Judicial Magistrate into the Assault on Lawyer in Etah

Allahabad HC Orders Inquiry by Chief Judicial Magistrate into the Assault on Lawyer in Etah

On Tuesday, the Allahabad High Court directed the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Etah to conduct an inquiry into the incident of assault of a lawyer by the Uttar Pradesh police and to submit a report re

Allahabad HC Reunites Interfaith Couple in Etah, Citing That Woman Can Live on Her Own Terms

Allahabad HC Reunites Interfaith Couple in Etah, Citing That Woman Can Live on Her Own Terms

Recently, the Allahabad High Court has reunited an interfaith couple i.e., a Hindu woman and her Muslim husband, while citing that the woman has ‘expressed her will to live with her husband’. The

Lawyer Committed Suicide at Tikri Border, Suicide Note Urges PM Modi to Listen to Farmers

Lawyer Committed Suicide at Tikri Border, Suicide Note Urges PM Modi to Listen to Farmers

Marking one more loss during the ongoing farmers’ protests, a lawyer from Punjab’s Jalalabad committed suicide on Sunday by consuming poison near the farmers protesting site at Tikri borde

Women in Jail Indulge in Vulgar Acts, Ishrat Jahan Alleges Physical and Mental Abuse by Jail Inmates

Women in Jail Indulge in Vulgar Acts, Ishrat Jahan Alleges Physical and Mental Abuse by Jail Inmates

Congress Councillor Ishrat Jahan who was booked under UAPA informed the court that her life is at stake if any immediate preventive measures were not taken. She alleges that she was beaten badly and i

Allahabad HC Imposed Rs 10,000 on UP Board Secretary over Mental Harassment of A Girl Student

Allahabad HC Imposed Rs 10,000 on UP Board Secretary over Mental Harassment of A Girl Student

Allahabad High Court has imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Council’s Secretary Prayagraj for showing a student absent in high school, giving her average marks,

Court Cannot Interfere When an Adult Woman Marries and Converts to Another Religion, As Per Her Choice – Calcutta HC

Court Cannot Interfere When an Adult Woman Marries and Converts to Another Religion, As Per Her Choice – Calcutta HC

On 21st December, the Calcutta High Court reaffirmed that courts cannot interfere if an adult woman marries and converts to another religion out of her own free will. The bench comprising of Justice S

Allahabad High Court Orders Release of a Man Kept in Illegal Confinement For 8-Months as His ‘Middle Name’ Was Missing from the Bail Order

Allahabad High Court Orders Release of a Man Kept in Illegal Confinement For 8-Months as His ‘Middle Name’ Was Missing from the Bail Order

The Allahabad High Court has recently criticized the superintendent of Siddharth Nagar district jail for keeping a man in illegal confinement for eight months because his middle name ‘Kumar’ was m

Ensure Prisoners Are Not Forced to Do “Menial Jobs” Like Cleaning Toilets on Basis of Caste —  Rajasthan HC to State Govt

Ensure Prisoners Are Not Forced to Do “Menial Jobs” Like Cleaning Toilets on Basis of Caste — Rajasthan HC to State Govt

Taking suo moto cognizance of a research paper, Rajasthan High Court asked the state government to ensure that the prisoners are not forced to do menial jobs like cleaning toilets and sweeping on the

Farmers Have Constitutional Right to Continue With Protest; SC Suggests Centre to Put Farm Laws on Hold

Farmers Have Constitutional Right to Continue With Protest; SC Suggests Centre to Put Farm Laws on Hold

On Thursday, the Supreme Court said that the farmers have a constitutional right to continue with their “absolutely perfect” protest as long as their dissent against the three controversial agricu

“Your Negotiation Doesn’t Work Apparently, We Will Form a Negotiation Committee”: SC Issues Notice to Centre, States over Farmers Protest

“Your Negotiation Doesn’t Work Apparently, We Will Form a Negotiation Committee”: SC Issues Notice to Centre, States over Farmers Protest

Taking note of the several PILs filed seeking removal of protesting farmers from the Delhi border, Supreme Court on Wednesday has issued a notice to the Centre and told the Solicitor General Tushar Me

Tablighi Jamaat – Delhi Court Acquits 36 Foreigners of All Charges Who Were Accused of Flouting Covid-19 Rules

Tablighi Jamaat – Delhi Court Acquits 36 Foreigners of All Charges Who Were Accused of Flouting Covid-19 Rules

On Tuesday, a Delhi Court acquitted 36 foreigners, who were charge-sheeted for attending Tablighi Jamaat congregation in the national capital by allegedly being negligent and disobeying the government

“Every Child Has The Right to Be in Company of Both Parents,” Allahabad High Court

“Every Child Has The Right to Be in Company of Both Parents,” Allahabad High Court

On Tuesday, the Allahabad High Court held that every child has a right to be in the care and company of both parents who together are his world, and in cases of estranged couples, if one parent is giv

Bharat Kisan Union Moved Supreme Court against Three Farm Laws

Bharat Kisan Union Moved Supreme Court against Three Farm Laws

Bharat Kisan Union (Bhanu) has moved the Supreme Court against the three farm laws recently introduced by the Indian government. The massive farmers’ protest has entered day 16 and the protestor

Karnataka HC Issues Directions Over Implementation of Manual Scavengers Act; Terms Manual Scavenging As ‘Most Inhuman’

Karnataka HC Issues Directions Over Implementation of Manual Scavengers Act; Terms Manual Scavenging As ‘Most Inhuman’

On Wednesday, the Karnataka High Court issued a slew of directions to ensure the proper implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 (Manual

SC Asks IIT Bombay to Grant Interim Admission to Orphan Student, Who Lost Seat after Clicking Wrong Link

SC Asks IIT Bombay to Grant Interim Admission to Orphan Student, Who Lost Seat after Clicking Wrong Link

Supreme Court on Wednesday allows the 18-year old student to pursue his dream of B.Tech course from IIT Bombay. The court has asked the IIT to grant him interim admission and has posted the matter aft

Transgenders will now be included as a Separate Gender Category in Prison Statistics Report – Centre Informs Delhi HC

Transgenders will now be included as a Separate Gender Category in Prison Statistics Report – Centre Informs Delhi HC

The Central Government on Monday informed the Delhi High Court that transgenders shall now be included as a separate gender category in Prison Statistics Report prepared by the National Crime Records

Bharat Bandh on December 8 – All You Need to Know

Bharat Bandh on December 8 – All You Need to Know

The Farmer’s Union Leaders have announced a Bharat Bandh on December 8 in support of the ongoing protest against the New Farm Laws. The decision came after several rounds of talks between the Farmer

Chandigarh Man Booked before Performing an Interfaith Marriage in Aligarh

Chandigarh Man Booked before Performing an Interfaith Marriage in Aligarh

Counting the second arrest after the Uttar Pradesh government introduced the Anti-Love Jihad Law, a 21-year old man, identified as Sonu Malik, has been arrested outside the court premises of Aligarh.

“PM Justin Trudeau’s Comments Could Damage Ties Between India and Canada”; India Summons Canadian Envoy

“PM Justin Trudeau’s Comments Could Damage Ties Between India and Canada”; India Summons Canadian Envoy

Ministry of External Affairs has summoned the High Commissioner of Canada warned that the comments made by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could have a seriously damaging impact on ties between

Plea in Supreme Court Challenges Legal Recognition of Bigamy Among Muslims

Plea in Supreme Court Challenges Legal Recognition of Bigamy Among Muslims

A petition has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking a declaration that the practice of bigamy cannot be allowed for one religious community alone while it is prohibited for persons from other relig

Live-in Relationship of Two Consenting Adults Not an Offence – Allahabad HC

Live-in Relationship of Two Consenting Adults Not an Offence – Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court has recently ruled that live-in relationships, though not socially accepted in India, do not amount to any offense under the law. The court reaffirmed that two consenting adul

“Ensure Installment of CCTV Cameras in Police Stations, CBI, NIA. NCB, ED”; SC to States and UTs

“Ensure Installment of CCTV Cameras in Police Stations, CBI, NIA. NCB, ED”; SC to States and UTs

Supreme Court on Wednesday has issued directions to the states and Union Territories to ensure installing CCTV cameras in each and every functioning police station and store the recording minimum for

Right to Marry a Person of Choice Irrespective of His/Her Caste or Religion is a Fundamental Right – Karnataka High Court

Right to Marry a Person of Choice Irrespective of His/Her Caste or Religion is a Fundamental Right – Karnataka High Court

On 27th November, the Karnataka High Court held that “the right of an individual to marry any person of his/her choice, irrespective of caste or religion is a fundamental right enshrined in the Cons

“New ‘Love-Jihad’ Law Put Freedom of Choice and Dignity at the Backseat” – Former SC Judge Madan B Lokur

“New ‘Love-Jihad’ Law Put Freedom of Choice and Dignity at the Backseat” – Former SC Judge Madan B Lokur

While delivering a lecture on Sunday, Former Supreme Court judge Madan B. Lokur criticized the recently passed ordinance by the Uttar Pradesh government criminalizing religious conversion via marriage

Citing Cold and COVID-19, Centre Calls for a Crucial Meet with the Agitating Farmers Today

Citing Cold and COVID-19, Centre Calls for a Crucial Meet with the Agitating Farmers Today

As per sources, after the protesting farmers union have rejected the State’s request to move to Burari ground in Delhi, the Centre has called them for a crucial meet today. Peaceful sit-ins by farme

“World Has Progressed, You Cannot Remain in 19th Century”; Kerala HC Condemned Centre Govt for Excluding Transgender in NCC Enrollment

“World Has Progressed, You Cannot Remain in 19th Century”; Kerala HC Condemned Centre Govt for Excluding Transgender in NCC Enrollment

Kerala High Court has pulled up the Central government for denying the enrollment of transgender candidates in National Cadets Corps following a petition moved by a transgender woman challenging Secti

BBA and 452 Mumbai Lawyers Wrote to Chief Justice to Make Physical Hearings Optional

BBA and 452 Mumbai Lawyers Wrote to Chief Justice to Make Physical Hearings Optional

Bombay Bar Council (BBA) and 452 other lawyers wrote to Chief Justice, Dipankar Datta seeking directions, allowing lawyers to be given the option to choose between physical and virtual hearing. In the

“Burari is an open jail” Farmers Group Rejects Centre’s Conditional Invitation for Talks

“Burari is an open jail” Farmers Group Rejects Centre’s Conditional Invitation for Talks

The agitating farmers’ groups who have been staying put at the Singhu and Tikri border points for four days, have rejected the Centre’s conditional invitation for talks, and also refused to sh

Farmer turned Social Media Hero, Navdeep Singh Charged with Attempt to Murder

Farmer turned Social Media Hero, Navdeep Singh Charged with Attempt to Murder

A young protesting farmer, Navdeep Singh who was applauded over social media after a video of him jumping on to police water cannon vehicle to turn it off went viral over the internet, has been charge

Bombay High Court quashes BMC demolition notice to Kangana Ranaut

Bombay High Court quashes BMC demolition notice to Kangana Ranaut

On Friday, the Bombay High Court has quashed and set aside an order by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to demolish actor Kangana Ranaut’s bungalow, and held that she is entitled to comp

Sex-Workers to Get Rs 5,000 Financial Aid for Three Months in Maharashtra

Sex-Workers to Get Rs 5,000 Financial Aid for Three Months in Maharashtra

Following the Supreme Court order, Maharashtra has become the first state to provide financial aid to the sex workers. Maharashtra government on Thursday has decided to provide financial aid of Rs 5,0

Punjab and Haryana High Court Issued Notice to Haryana Govt Over Alleged Illegal Midnight Detention of 200+ Farmers

Punjab and Haryana High Court Issued Notice to Haryana Govt Over Alleged Illegal Midnight Detention of 200+ Farmers

Taking note of the habeas corpus petition against the illegal midnight detention of over 200 farmers from their homes, Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Haryana Governm

Safoora Zargar Allowed to Visit Maternal Home For 2 Months for Care of Her Child

Safoora Zargar Allowed to Visit Maternal Home For 2 Months for Care of Her Child

On Wednesday, a Delhi court has allowed Safoora Zargar who was booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act during the North East Delhi riots case, to visit her maternal home for two months f

“What is So Special About Spas?”; Delhi HC Questioned AAP Govt to Explain Why Only Spas are Disallowed to Open

“What is So Special About Spas?”; Delhi HC Questioned AAP Govt to Explain Why Only Spas are Disallowed to Open

Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked Arvind Kejriwal led AAP government that why only spas are disallowed to open amid COVID-19, while all other public places including markets, gyms, metro, buses, and r

Uttar Pradesh Government Approves Ordinance Against ‘Love Jihad’

Uttar Pradesh Government Approves Ordinance Against ‘Love Jihad’

On Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet approved a draft ordinance outlawing religious conversions by marriage, coercion, deceit or enticement, and prescribed up to 10 years imprisonment for those found

Use of ‘Gomatha’ for beef preparation in cookery show likely to hurt religious feelings – Kerala HC restrains Rehana Fathima from using social media

Use of ‘Gomatha’ for beef preparation in cookery show likely to hurt religious feelings – Kerala HC restrains Rehana Fathima from using social media

On Monday, the Kerala High Court has observed that the use of the term, ‘Gomatha’ as a synonym for meat in a cookery show is prima facie likely to hurt the religious feelings of Hindus, who worshi

Delhi HC Asked Centre, AAP Government to Treat PIL for Menstruation Leave as a Representation

Delhi HC Asked Centre, AAP Government to Treat PIL for Menstruation Leave as a Representation

Delhi High Court on Monday has asked the Centre and Delhi government to treat as a representation, a PIL seeking paid leaves for women employees from all the classes including daily wage, contractual,

“Right to Choose a Partner of their choice, irrespective of religion, is a Fundamental Right” – Allahabad High Court

“Right to Choose a Partner of their choice, irrespective of religion, is a Fundamental Right” – Allahabad High Court

Amid the ongoing debate on “Love-Jihad”, the Allahabad High Court has ruled that its previous decisions stating that religious conversion perse for contracting marriage was prohibited and that the

“Liberty of Citizen Cannot Be Taken Away”; SC Set Aside High Court Order

“Liberty of Citizen Cannot Be Taken Away”; SC Set Aside High Court Order

Setting aside Punjab and Haryana High Court order, Supreme Court noted that the liberty of a citizen cannot be taken away. High Court had dismissed a petition filed by a man on the grounds that his la

Karnataka HC Cites SC Order on Arnab While Granting Bail to a Channel MD

Karnataka HC Cites SC Order on Arnab While Granting Bail to a Channel MD

While citing to a recent Supreme Court order wherein it had granted bail to Arnab Goswami, the Karnataka High Court has taken a similar stance and granted anticipatory bail to Rakesh Shetty, the Manag

Supreme Court Allows a Death Row Convict to Attend the Last Rites of His Deceased Mother

Supreme Court Allows a Death Row Convict to Attend the Last Rites of His Deceased Mother

The Supreme Court on Wednesday permitted a death row convict to attend the last rites and ceremonies of his deceased mother, under police escort. The bench comprising of Justices Uday Umesh Lalit, Vin

“He is Almost on His Death Bed” – Bombay HC Orders to Shift Varavara Rao to Nanavati Hospital

“He is Almost on His Death Bed” – Bombay HC Orders to Shift Varavara Rao to Nanavati Hospital

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed the authorities to shift the octogenarian Telugu poet Varavara Rao from Taloja jail to Nanavati Hospital for 15 days, while taking note of his critical medi

Show Cause Notice with Intention to Blacklist Must Clearly Mention the Intention to do so

Show Cause Notice with Intention to Blacklist Must Clearly Mention the Intention to do so

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a show-cause notice to constitute the valid basis of a blacklisting order, must spell out clearly or its contents are such that it can be clearly inferred theref

Supreme Court Issues Notice To UP Govt On Plea For Release Of Journalist Siddique Kappan

Supreme Court Issues Notice To UP Govt On Plea For Release Of Journalist Siddique Kappan

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government and sought a response on a plea seeking the release of Kerala-based journalist Siddique Kappan, who was arrested on his way to

Lawyer seeks contempt case against Kunal Kamra over his tweets criticizing Supreme Court

Lawyer seeks contempt case against Kunal Kamra over his tweets criticizing Supreme Court

A Mumbai-based lawyer, Rizwan Siddiquee, has sought Attorney General KK Venugopal’s consent to initiate criminal contempt proceedings against comedian Kunal Kamra for his series of tweets criticizin

Delhi HC Pulled Up AAP Government for Relaxing COVID-19 Norms amid Surge in Cases

Delhi HC Pulled Up AAP Government for Relaxing COVID-19 Norms amid Surge in Cases

Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the AAP government over relaxing the COVID-19 norms of public gatherings and movement in the National capital even amid the wake of a rise in the number of COVI

“Preservation of Life is More Important than Festivals”; SC Refused to Interfere with Calcutta HC Cracker Ban Order

“Preservation of Life is More Important than Festivals”; SC Refused to Interfere with Calcutta HC Cracker Ban Order

Supreme Court has declined to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order to ban the sale and use of firecrackers on Diwali, Kali Puja, and other festivals while observing that preservation of life i

NGT Puts A Complete Ban On Sale And Use Of Firecrackers In Delhi-NCR, Till November 30

NGT Puts A Complete Ban On Sale And Use Of Firecrackers In Delhi-NCR, Till November 30

In view of the deteriorating air quality, the National Green Tribunal has on Monday imposed a total ban on the sale/use of all kinds of firecrackers in Delhi NCR from the midnight of November 9 till t

Disclosure Of Personal Information Of Suspects To Media, Displaying Photos In Newspapers/Social Media Is Violative Of Article 21 – Madhya Pradesh HC

Disclosure Of Personal Information Of Suspects To Media, Displaying Photos In Newspapers/Social Media Is Violative Of Article 21 – Madhya Pradesh HC

In a significant judgment, the Madhya Pradesh High Court held that the disclosure of a suspect’s personal information to the media or display of their photographs in newspapers and social media is v

Insulting Remarks To SC/ST Person Within Four Walls Do Not Amount To Offence – Supreme Court

Insulting Remarks To SC/ST Person Within Four Walls Do Not Amount To Offence – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday held that “All insults or intimidations to persons belonging to Dalit or tribal communities will not be an offense under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prev

Bombay HC Imposed 25,000 Penalty on I&B Ministry for Making RTI Applicant’s Details Public on Website

Bombay HC Imposed 25,000 Penalty on I&B Ministry for Making RTI Applicant’s Details Public on Website

Bombay High Court has imposed an exemplary cost worth Rs 25,000 on the Information and Broadcasting Ministry for making personal details of an RTI applicant public on the website. The court has also d

HC Directs Telangana Not To Insist On Aadhaar To Upload Property Details

HC Directs Telangana Not To Insist On Aadhaar To Upload Property Details

On Tuesday, the Telangana High Court directed the State government not to insist on people submitting Aadhaar information while uploading details about the immovable property in the recently launched

“Notify Candidates’ Concerns and Corrective Measures Taken on Official Website”; SC Directs ICAI

“Notify Candidates’ Concerns and Corrective Measures Taken on Official Website”; SC Directs ICAI

Supreme Court on Wednesday has directed the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) to notify the details related to concerns raised by the CA candidates and the remedial measures that they

Three-Judge Panel Of Madras HC Questions Validity Of Special Courts To Try MPs, MLAs

Three-Judge Panel Of Madras HC Questions Validity Of Special Courts To Try MPs, MLAs

A three-judge committee of the Madras High Court has questioned the constitutional validity of setting up Special Courts to exclusively try MPs and MLAs for various crimes, pursuant to the apex court

‘Termination Of Female Foeticide Destroys Women Of Future’ – Says Punjab And Haryana HC While Denying Bail To Accused

‘Termination Of Female Foeticide Destroys Women Of Future’ – Says Punjab And Haryana HC While Denying Bail To Accused

On 30th October, while expressing its concern over the practice of prenatal sex determination, the Punjab and Haryana High Court dismissed the anticipatory bail of an accused booked in a case of alleg

SC Declines Extension of Security to Ex-Judge S K Yadav Who Pronounced Babri Masjid Demolition Verdict

SC Declines Extension of Security to Ex-Judge S K Yadav Who Pronounced Babri Masjid Demolition Verdict

Supreme Court on Monday has declined the request made by former judge S K Yadav seeking an extension of security who had pronounced the Babri Masjid Demolition verdict and acquitted all 32 accused inc

CIC Issued Notice to Government Over “Evasive Reply” to An RTI Application Seeking Information of Arogya Setu App Creation

CIC Issued Notice to Government Over “Evasive Reply” to An RTI Application Seeking Information of Arogya Setu App Creation

Who created Aarogya Setu app? As per the Aarogya Setu Website, it was developed by the National Informatics Centre and the Information Technology ministry. But, when both of them denied having any kno

“Don’t Cross the Line, Let India Remain a Free Country”; SC Slams West Bengal Police for Issuing Summon Over a Facebook Post

“Don’t Cross the Line, Let India Remain a Free Country”; SC Slams West Bengal Police for Issuing Summon Over a Facebook Post

Taking note of the growing trend where police is misusing the power and summoning people from the far corners of the country over social media posts alleged to be defaming in nature, Supreme Court has

Supreme Court Declines Delhi Police Plea Challenging Pinjra Tod Activist Devangana Kalita’s Bail Order

Supreme Court Declines Delhi Police Plea Challenging Pinjra Tod Activist Devangana Kalita’s Bail Order

Supreme Court on Wednesday has declined the plea filed by Delhi police challenging Delhi High Court’s September 1 order of granting the bail to Pinjra Tod activist Devagana Kalita. She was booke

Supreme Court Rejected Plea Seeking Enforcement of New Farm Laws

Supreme Court Rejected Plea Seeking Enforcement of New Farm Laws

Supreme Court on Tuesday has rejected a plea seeking ban on protests and processions against the newly introduced farm laws. The plea sought enforcement of these controversial agricultural laws. The p

Calcutta High Court Partially Relaxes ‘No Entry’ Order In Durga Puja Pandals

Calcutta High Court Partially Relaxes ‘No Entry’ Order In Durga Puja Pandals

The Calcutta High Court has on Wednesday upheld its previous order that barred the entry of visitors and made no-entry zones into Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal. The division bench comprising of Ju

Supreme Court Questions ‘Inordinate Delay’ of 733 Days in Uploading a Verdict on Official Website

Supreme Court Questions ‘Inordinate Delay’ of 733 Days in Uploading a Verdict on Official Website

Supreme Court has sought the reply of the Registrar General of Patna High Court to verify the ‘inordinate delay’ of 733 days to upload a judgment on the official website of the High Court. Top cou

UN Rights Chief Slams India’s Restrictions On NGOs And Arrest Of Activists

UN Rights Chief Slams India’s Restrictions On NGOs And Arrest Of Activists

On Monday, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s office pointed to three “problematic” Indian laws that have led to the arrest of activists and restrictions to the work o

Blanket Extension of Paroles, Bails in View of COVID-19 Outbreak Should Come to an End: Delhi High Court

Blanket Extension of Paroles, Bails in View of COVID-19 Outbreak Should Come to an End: Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court has noted that it’s the right time to end the extension of paroles and bails which were earlier granted to prisoners during the Coronavirus outbreak to decongest the jails as on

Mumbai Court Acquits 20 Foreign Tablighi Jamaat Members, Citing Lack Of Evidence

Mumbai Court Acquits 20 Foreign Tablighi Jamaat Members, Citing Lack Of Evidence

On Monday, a Magistrate’s court in Mumbai acquitted 20 foreigners who were a part of the Tablighi Jamaat, for lack of evidence in support of the allegations against them. The acquitted foreigners i

No Public Entry In The Vicinity Of Puja Pandals During Durga Puja – Calcutta HC

No Public Entry In The Vicinity Of Puja Pandals During Durga Puja – Calcutta HC

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Calcutta High Court on Monday has directed the State to ensure that puja pandals and the surrounding areas are made no-entry zones for the general publi

PIL in Delhi High Court Seeking Paid Menstrual Leave for Women Staff

PIL in Delhi High Court Seeking Paid Menstrual Leave for Women Staff

A public interest litigation has been moved before Delhi High Court seeking directions to the Centre and Delhi government to accord paid leaves for all women staff during their menstruation phase. The

SC Asks Maharashtra SDMA to Decide on the Nanded Gurudwara’s Plea Seeking Permission for Dussehra Procession

SC Asks Maharashtra SDMA to Decide on the Nanded Gurudwara’s Plea Seeking Permission for Dussehra Procession

Supreme Court has asked the Maharashtra State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) to take cognizance of the representation of Nanded Gurudwara management board seeking permission for Dussehra process

SC appoints the former judge of apex court to monitor steps to prevent stubble burning

SC appoints the former judge of apex court to monitor steps to prevent stubble burning

On Friday, the Supreme Court appointed its former judge, Justice (Retd.) Madan B Lokur to act as the one-man monitoring committee and to take steps to prevent stubble burning in the states of Punjab,

Varavara Rao’s wife moves SC seeking his bail on medical grounds, alleges ‘inhuman treatment’

Varavara Rao’s wife moves SC seeking his bail on medical grounds, alleges ‘inhuman treatment’

Telugu poet and writer P Varavara Rao’s wife, Hemlatha Rao has moved the Supreme Court seeking an immediate release of her husband on medical grounds. The petition contends that “Varavara Rao’s

SC issues notices to Centre, Google, Amazon and FB in a plea seeking data protection on UPI platforms

SC issues notices to Centre, Google, Amazon and FB in a plea seeking data protection on UPI platforms

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre, Google, Amazon, Facebook, and WhatsApp in a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions to ensure that the data of Indian citizens collecte

Delhi HC seeks Centre’s response on pleas seeking same sex marriage registration

Delhi HC seeks Centre’s response on pleas seeking same sex marriage registration

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice in a couple of writ petitions seeking marriage equality for same-sex couples in India. The bench comprising of Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw and Justice

Fresh PIL in SC seeks registration of offences against UP Police, government and hospital officials involved in Hathras incident

Fresh PIL in SC seeks registration of offences against UP Police, government and hospital officials involved in Hathras incident

A fresh PIL has been moved before the Supreme Court seeking for an SIT probe into the Hathras gangrape incident, and also registration of penal offenses as well as offenses under the Scheduled Caste a

Foreign nationals do not automatically become Indian Citizens by mere relinquishment of foreign Citizenship, possession of Aadhaar, PAN or Voter ID

Foreign nationals do not automatically become Indian Citizens by mere relinquishment of foreign Citizenship, possession of Aadhaar, PAN or Voter ID

On Monday, the Patna High Court observed that the mere relinquishment of foreign citizenship, even if the couple has been a long resident of India, would not automatically confer on a person, Indian C

SC issues notice to Centre in a plea seeking for mechanism to verify social media profiles

SC issues notice to Centre in a plea seeking for mechanism to verify social media profiles

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice in a PIL filed by two law students seeking for age-based control of access to social media and for the development of a profile verification mechanism to e

FIR registered against Kangana Ranaut for her tweet criticising farmers’ protests

FIR registered against Kangana Ranaut for her tweet criticising farmers’ protests

The Karnataka Police has today registered a First Information Report against Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut for her tweet on farmers protesting the recently passed Farmers Acts. The action came in l

“Would You Have Burnt Body if Victim’s Family Was Well-to-Do?” – Allahabad HC grills UP police

“Would You Have Burnt Body if Victim’s Family Was Well-to-Do?” – Allahabad HC grills UP police

On Monday, while taking an exception to the midnight cremation of Hathras victim, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court asked the UP Police ADG as to whether he would have allowed his daughter

SC seeks Centre’s reply on plea seeking equal protection to transgenders in sexual offences

SC seeks Centre’s reply on plea seeking equal protection to transgenders in sexual offences

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice in a plea seeking equal protection of laws from sexual crimes to the transgender community in the context of the Indian Penal Code. A three-judge bench comp

SC issues notice to Centre on pleas challenging the newly enacted farm laws

SC issues notice to Centre on pleas challenging the newly enacted farm laws

On Monday, the Supreme Court has sought for Centre’s response on pleas challenging the constitutional validity of recently enacted three contentious farm laws. The three-judge bench comprising of Ch

Allahabad HC dismissed the plea filed by Hathras victim’s family alleging illegal detention

Allahabad HC dismissed the plea filed by Hathras victim’s family alleging illegal detention

On Thursday, the Allahabad High Court has dismissed a Habeas Corpus petition filed on behalf of the Hathras victim’s family who had alleged illegal detention by the UP Government. The bench comp

“Freedom of Speech, Most Abused Right in Recent Times” – SC in Tablighi case

“Freedom of Speech, Most Abused Right in Recent Times” – SC in Tablighi case

The Supreme Court on Thursday has pulled up the Centre for filing an affidavit stating that there ‘were no instances of bad reporting’ regarding the communalisation of the Tablighi Jamaat issue.

Family of Hathras gangrape victim moves Allahabad HC alleging illegal detention by the UP government

Family of Hathras gangrape victim moves Allahabad HC alleging illegal detention by the UP government

With various conflicting notions emerging in connection with the rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit girl in Hathras, a petition has been moved in the Allahabad High court by the victim’s family

English medium education to help poor, marginalised students – AP to SC

English medium education to help poor, marginalised students – AP to SC

“Providing education through English medium would help the poor and marginalized students and bring better opportunities for career growth,” told the Andhra Pradesh government to the apex court. T

HC seeks govt’s response in a PIL against 30-day notice period under Special Marriage Act

HC seeks govt’s response in a PIL against 30-day notice period under Special Marriage Act

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre and the AAP government seeking their response in a petition challenging the 30-day public notice period to invite objections to the solemn

“Public spaces cannot be occupied indefinitely” – SC on Shaheen Bagh protests

“Public spaces cannot be occupied indefinitely” – SC on Shaheen Bagh protests

“The right to protest in public places is not absolute and public places cannot be occupied indefinitely for such protests,” the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday in a case highlighting the

SC reserves order on quashing of FIR in Sedition case against journalist Vinod Dua

SC reserves order on quashing of FIR in Sedition case against journalist Vinod Dua

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea filed by senior journalist Vinod Dua who sought quashing of a sedition case registered against him in Shimla, at the instance of a local BJ

Goa’s ‘Disenchanted’ Lokayukta Leaves Office; Says Institution Should Be Abolished

Goa’s ‘Disenchanted’ Lokayukta Leaves Office; Says Institution Should Be Abolished

Completely “disenchanted” with the state government that has not acted on even one of the 21 reports submitted to it against the public functionaries during four-and-a-half years as Lokayukta, Jus

Bombay HC defers hearing of Rs 1.1 crores defamation suit filed by actress Richa Chadha against Payal Ghosh

Bombay HC defers hearing of Rs 1.1 crores defamation suit filed by actress Richa Chadha against Payal Ghosh

On Monday, the Bombay High Court has deferred the hearing of a defamation suit filed by Bollywood actress Richa Chaddha against two persons including fellow actress Payal Ghosh, internet sensation Kam

Bombay HC reserves its verdict in Kangana’s plea challenging the demolition of her property by BMC

Bombay HC reserves its verdict in Kangana’s plea challenging the demolition of her property by BMC

The Bombay High Court has today reserved its judgment in a plea filed by the Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut challenging the demolition of her property by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

Fined Rs 500 for Not Wearing Mask While Driving Alone, Lawyer Moved Delhi High Court Seeking Rs 10 Lakh Compensation

Fined Rs 500 for Not Wearing Mask While Driving Alone, Lawyer Moved Delhi High Court Seeking Rs 10 Lakh Compensation

Irked over the incident, an advocate has moved the Delhi High Court seeking compensation worth Rs 10 lakh when fined Rs 500 by the police officials for not wearing a mask even when he was driving alon

Considering Previous Investigation Team Lethargic, SC Ordered Fresh Probe in 2017 NLU Student Death Case

Considering Previous Investigation Team Lethargic, SC Ordered Fresh Probe in 2017 NLU Student Death Case

Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a fresh probe into the suspicious death of 21-year-old National Law University student Vikrant Nagaich and reprimanded the Rajasthan police for the lethargic approac

“You Cannot Put a Person in Jail and Prevent From Meeting Their Lawyer”; Delhi HC Pulled Up Tihar Jail Authorities

“You Cannot Put a Person in Jail and Prevent From Meeting Their Lawyer”; Delhi HC Pulled Up Tihar Jail Authorities

Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked Tihar jail authorities to substantiate its claims that activist and Alumni Association of Jamia Millia Islamia president Shifa ur Rehman, had himself refused to atten

Six Former Judges Urge the Madras HC Chief Justice Not to Initiate Contempt Against Suriya Over NEET Remarks

Six Former Judges Urge the Madras HC Chief Justice Not to Initiate Contempt Against Suriya Over NEET Remarks

A reference to the Judiciary’s functioning in the matter relating to the conduct of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) made by popular Tamil actor Mr. Suriya Sivakumar has prompted th

“Payment of Re 1 Fine Doesn’t Mean I Have Accepted Verdict”; Prashant Bhushan Files Review Petition Against Conviction of Contempt

“Payment of Re 1 Fine Doesn’t Mean I Have Accepted Verdict”; Prashant Bhushan Files Review Petition Against Conviction of Contempt

Lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan has filed a review petition in Supreme Court against the August 14 judgment holding him guilty of contempt of court for his alleged derogatory tweets. Bhushan deposite

“Our Indian Culture and Law Don’t Recognize Same-Sex Marriage”- Centre to Delhi High Court

“Our Indian Culture and Law Don’t Recognize Same-Sex Marriage”- Centre to Delhi High Court

After almost two years of decriminalization of Section 377 in India, the LGBTQ community is constantly fighting for equality. On Monday, Delhi High Court has taken the PIL seeking recognition of same-

Madras HC judge says, Actor Suriya’s NEET Comment Is Contempt; seeks contempt proceedings against him

Madras HC judge says, Actor Suriya’s NEET Comment Is Contempt; seeks contempt proceedings against him

On Sunday, Justice SM Subramaniam, the Madras High Court Judge in a letter to the Chief Justice Amreshwar Pratap Sahi has sought to initiate suo moto criminal contempt of court proceedings against act

“Manner in which demolition was started prima facie smacks of malafide” -Bombay HC in Kangana Ranaut’s plea against BMC’s demolition drive

“Manner in which demolition was started prima facie smacks of malafide” -Bombay HC in Kangana Ranaut’s plea against BMC’s demolition drive

On 9th September, the Bombay High Court while granting relief to Actress Kangana Ranaut has stayed the demolition of the alleged unauthorized structures of her office at Palli Hills in Mumbai, hours a

Actress Samyuktha Hegde Withdrew Her Complaint against Kavitha Reddy Considering Her Age

Actress Samyuktha Hegde Withdrew Her Complaint against Kavitha Reddy Considering Her Age

Samyuktha Hegde has withdrawn her complaint against the activist and entrepreneur Kavitha Reddy alleged of harassing and moral policing Hegde and her two friends for their clothes at a park near Benga

Kangana Ranaut Moves Bombay High Court against Demolition of Her Office by BMC

Kangana Ranaut Moves Bombay High Court against Demolition of Her Office by BMC

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut’s lawyer has moved to the Bombay High Court against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) drive to demolish her office at Pali Hill in Bandra West a

“My Sexual Orientation is Probably the Reason for Non-Elevation as a Judge by SC Collegium” – Advocate Saurabh Kirpal

“My Sexual Orientation is Probably the Reason for Non-Elevation as a Judge by SC Collegium” – Advocate Saurabh Kirpal

Advocate Saurabh Kirpal, who is a queer, believes his sexuality to be the reason behind not being considered for a High Court judge position by a three-member Supreme Court collegium led by CJI Sharad

Activist Moves Bombay High Court Seeking Removal of His Personal Details From MIB and Rs 50 Lakh Relief

Activist Moves Bombay High Court Seeking Removal of His Personal Details From MIB and Rs 50 Lakh Relief

Activist Saket Gokhale has moved the Bombay High Court to issue the directions to remove his personal information from the website of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. He has also sought a

Gujarat High Court Issued Notice to AMC in Rajasthan Hospital Negligence Case

Gujarat High Court Issued Notice to AMC in Rajasthan Hospital Negligence Case

Gujarat High Court has issued a notice to the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) in response to a petition filed by Rajasthan Hospital in Ahmedabad, challenging its order in the High Court of impos

Prashant Bhushan – Power of Contempt of Court Misused to Supress the Freedom of Speech

Prashant Bhushan – Power of Contempt of Court Misused to Supress the Freedom of Speech

Since when did expressing a bonafide opinion become a criminal offense? As citizens of this country, are we not entitled to express our opinions and speak our minds? The recent turn of events with res

Hindu Widows are Entitled to Shares in All Properties Owned by Their Late Husbands – Bangladesh High Court

Hindu Widows are Entitled to Shares in All Properties Owned by Their Late Husbands – Bangladesh High Court

In a historic judgment, Bangladesh High Court has ruled in the favour of all Hindu widows by entitling them to the shares in all properties including agricultural and non-agricultural lands of their l

Bombay High Court Urged Media to Show Some Restraint and Not to Hamper Sushant Singh Rajput Death Probe

Bombay High Court Urged Media to Show Some Restraint and Not to Hamper Sushant Singh Rajput Death Probe

Bombay High Court on Thursday, has asked the media houses to exercise restraint while reporting the investigation in the late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case and urged not to hamper th

FIR Lodged Against Two Pardhi Tribe People for Sacrificing a Hen and a Goat to Ward Off Curse of Corona Mata

FIR Lodged Against Two Pardhi Tribe People for Sacrificing a Hen and a Goat to Ward Off Curse of Corona Mata

Counting one another bizarre incident amid this pandemic, an FIR has been registered against two people belonging to the Pardhi community for offering a sacrifice of a hen and a goat in the superstiti

SC Dismissed Women Indian Army Officers’ Plea Seeking Date Extension for Permanent Commission Service Benefits

SC Dismissed Women Indian Army Officers’ Plea Seeking Date Extension for Permanent Commission Service Benefits

Supreme Court on Thursday, has dismissed a petition filed by various women Indian Army officers seeking an extension of the last date for being eligible to enjoy the service benefits in order to be co

“Judges Are Temporary While the Bar is Permanent”: Disappointed for Being Muted During Justice Arun Mishra’s Virtual Farewell, Dushyant Dave Complains to CJI

“Judges Are Temporary While the Bar is Permanent”: Disappointed for Being Muted During Justice Arun Mishra’s Virtual Farewell, Dushyant Dave Complains to CJI

Senior advocate and Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Dushyant Dave on Wednesday, has written a letter to Chief Justice of India (CJI) showing his disappointment over how he was treated d

Fill Vacancies of Doctors, Faculty Expeditiously to Tackle Rampant Rise in Psychiatric and Psychological Problems: Delhi High Court to IHBAS

Fill Vacancies of Doctors, Faculty Expeditiously to Tackle Rampant Rise in Psychiatric and Psychological Problems: Delhi High Court to IHBAS

Delhi High Court on Wednesday has directed the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS) to fill the vacancies of doctors and other staff as soon as possible and practicable. A division

Do Not Permit Hookah in Bars, Cafes, and Restaurants: Allahabad High Court to UP Government

Do Not Permit Hookah in Bars, Cafes, and Restaurants: Allahabad High Court to UP Government

Allahabad High Court has directed the Chief Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh government to prohibit serving hookahs in bars, cafes, and restaurants until further orders in view of the surge in COVID-19

Delhi High Court Grants Bail to Pinjra Tod Activist Devangana Kalita

Delhi High Court Grants Bail to Pinjra Tod Activist Devangana Kalita

On Tuesday, the Delhi High Court allowed a bail plea filed by Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita, in a case related to the Delhi riots filed against her. The bench headed by Justice Suresh Kumar all

Allahabad HC Sets Aside NSA Detention Charges Against Dr. Kafeel Khan

Allahabad HC Sets Aside NSA Detention Charges Against Dr. Kafeel Khan

In a major relief to Dr. Kafeel Khan, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday has set aside his detention and ordered for his immediate release while dropping the stringent National Security Act (NSA) cha

Pay Re 1 or Go to Jail for 3 Months; Supreme Court’s Verdict on Prashant Bhushan for Contempt of Court

Pay Re 1 or Go to Jail for 3 Months; Supreme Court’s Verdict on Prashant Bhushan for Contempt of Court

The Supreme Court on Monday imposed a token fine of Re 1 on the activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who was held guilty for criminal contempt of court for his tweets against the top court and criticizin

Don’t Plant Trees on Tribal Lands: Telangana High Court to State Government

Don’t Plant Trees on Tribal Lands: Telangana High Court to State Government

On Friday, Telangana High Court has directed the Jangaon Collector and revenue officials not to plant trees in the tribal lands from where petitioners were allegedly removed. Under the part of the Pal

Delhi High Court Declines Mehul Chokshi’s Plea Seeking Pre-Release Screening of Upcoming Netflix Series ‘Bad Boy Billionaires’

Delhi High Court Declines Mehul Chokshi’s Plea Seeking Pre-Release Screening of Upcoming Netflix Series ‘Bad Boy Billionaires’

Delhi High Court on Friday has rejected the petition of fugitive diamantaire Mehul Chokshi seeking pre-release screening of the upcoming Netflix docu-series ‘Bad Boy Billionaires’. He is t

6 States File Review Petition in Supreme Court to Reconsider August 17 Order to Hold JEE, NEET Examination

6 States File Review Petition in Supreme Court to Reconsider August 17 Order to Hold JEE, NEET Examination

Six opposition-ruled state governments have filed a review plea in the Supreme Court seeking reconsideration of the August 17 order to conduct the JEE-NEET exams in September amid COVID-19. In the ear

“Final Year Exams Are Mandatory to Promote Students, Deadline Can Be Altered”- Supreme Court

“Final Year Exams Are Mandatory to Promote Students, Deadline Can Be Altered”- Supreme Court

Supreme Court has finally elucidated the ambiguities among the lakhs of students and has delivered its final verdict in connection to the petitions moved challenging July 6 guidelines issued by UGC fo

Restaurant Charging Rs 10 Over the MRP for Ice-Cream, Fined Rs 2 Lakh

Restaurant Charging Rs 10 Over the MRP for Ice-Cream, Fined Rs 2 Lakh

Mumbai central Shagun Veg restaurant’s urge to earn extra 10 has led it to face the heavy fine of Rs 2 lakhs. District Consumer Forum has levied an exemplary cost of Rs 2 lakh on a restaurant wh

“A Particular Community Will Be Targeted for Spreading COVID”; SC Rejected Permissions for Muharram Processions

“A Particular Community Will Be Targeted for Spreading COVID”; SC Rejected Permissions for Muharram Processions

Supreme Court on Thursday, has rejected the plea seeking permissions for the Muharram processions and observed that if the processions will be allowed, it will lead to chaos and targeting of a particu

Needs to Revisit 2004 Verdict Deciding State’s Power to Sub-Classify SC/STs-Supreme Court

Needs to Revisit 2004 Verdict Deciding State’s Power to Sub-Classify SC/STs-Supreme Court

On Thursday, Supreme Court held that verdict delivered in 2004 holding that the states don’t have the power to further sub-classify the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes, in order to grant quota

AG K K Venugopal and SG Tushar Mehta Turns Down Plea Seeking Contempt Proceedings against Actor Swara Bhasker

AG K K Venugopal and SG Tushar Mehta Turns Down Plea Seeking Contempt Proceedings against Actor Swara Bhasker

After Attorney General K K Venugopal, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta has also declined the plea seeking permission to initiate contempt proceedings against actor Swara Bhasker alleging her of making d

13,500-Page Charge-Sheet Filed in 2019 Pulwama Terror Attack; JeM Chief and 18 Others Named by NIA

13,500-Page Charge-Sheet Filed in 2019 Pulwama Terror Attack; JeM Chief and 18 Others Named by NIA

On Tuesday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a 13,500-page charge-sheet in the horrible 2019 Pulwama terror attack alleged to be carried out the bombing at the behest of Pakistan. Ove

Prashant Bhushan’s Reply is Even More Derogatory; SC to Attorney General KK Venugopal

Prashant Bhushan’s Reply is Even More Derogatory; SC to Attorney General KK Venugopal

While resuming the suo moto criminal contempt proceedings against lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan, Supreme Court considered his supplementary statement even more derogatory than his tweets. The court

RTI Activist Accused ECI of Illegally Sharing Photos and Addresses of North-East Delhi Residents During February 2020 Pogrom

RTI Activist Accused ECI of Illegally Sharing Photos and Addresses of North-East Delhi Residents During February 2020 Pogrom

RTI activist Saket Gokhale has made sensational revelations accusing Election Commission of India of unlawfully sharing the photos and addresses of the residents of North-East Delhi with the police af

“Would Be Contempt of My Conscience”, Prashant Bhushan Refuses to Apologize

“Would Be Contempt of My Conscience”, Prashant Bhushan Refuses to Apologize

Lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan has filed his supplementary statement before the court in which he has refused to apologize. Supreme Court has given him three days time window to retract his statemen

Supreme Court Allows Jain Devotees to Offer Prayushan Prayers in 3 Mumbai Temples

Supreme Court Allows Jain Devotees to Offer Prayushan Prayers in 3 Mumbai Temples

Supreme Court on Friday has allowed the Jain devotees to offer religious prayers in three Jain temples in Mumbai amid COVID-19. Top court bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde has permitted devotees

SC Refuses Prashant Bhushan’s Plea to Defer the Sentence Hearing Over His Contempt Case Conviction

SC Refuses Prashant Bhushan’s Plea to Defer the Sentence Hearing Over His Contempt Case Conviction

Supreme Court has rejected the plea filed by activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan to defer the hearing on his sentence in a contempt case conviction. The top court has assured Bhusan “no punishment

Shiv Sena MP Demanded Legal Action Against Journalist Arnab Goswami for Violating Press Council Rules

Shiv Sena MP Demanded Legal Action Against Journalist Arnab Goswami for Violating Press Council Rules

Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant met Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Tuesday and has demanded legal action against Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami for violating the rules of Press Counc

Delhi High Court Directed AAP Government to Continue the Welfare Initiatives for Orphans

Delhi High Court Directed AAP Government to Continue the Welfare Initiatives for Orphans

With disposing of a plea, Delhi High Court has asked Delhi government to continue with the welfare initiative for the orphan children including admitting them in private and public schools. Chief Just

Supreme Court Rejects the Plea Seeking Transfer Contributions of PM-CARES Fund to NDRF

Supreme Court Rejects the Plea Seeking Transfer Contributions of PM-CARES Fund to NDRF

Supreme Court on Tuesday has rejected the plea filed by CPIL seeking transfer of all the money collected in the PM-CARES Fund to the National Disaster Relief Fund. SC said, “Money from the PM Ca

Take Corrective Steps to Prevent Miscarriage of Justice; 1500 Lawyers Stands Against Prashant Bhusan Conviction

Take Corrective Steps to Prevent Miscarriage of Justice; 1500 Lawyers Stands Against Prashant Bhusan Conviction

Over 1500 lawyers from across the country have come out in support of Prashant Bhushan and have written to the Supreme Court over the conviction of activist-lawyer Prashant Bhusan in a contempt case.

PMO Denied RTI Plea Seeking Information on PM-CARES Fund

PMO Denied RTI Plea Seeking Information on PM-CARES Fund

Prime Minister Office has refuted to disclose any information related to the PM-CARES fund citing the grounds that it will disproportionately divert the resources of the office. The government and con

Bombay High Court Rejected Pleas Seeking Reopening of Temples amid COVID-19

Bombay High Court Rejected Pleas Seeking Reopening of Temples amid COVID-19

Citing life and public health implications amid COVID-19 outbreak, Bombay High Court has rejected two petitions seeking reopening of religious places. The petitioners had sought the directions to open

BCI Seeks Free iPad, Laptops, Wi-Fi For Needy Advocates To Facilitate E-Filing And Virtual Court Hearings

BCI Seeks Free iPad, Laptops, Wi-Fi For Needy Advocates To Facilitate E-Filing And Virtual Court Hearings

Bar Council of India has approached Centre to provide free iPads, laptops, and free WiFi to the needy lawyers throughout the nation to let them avail e-filing facility and virtual hearing court proces

Chandigarh HC Seeks BCI, State Bar Council Reply Over PIL Filed Against Exorbitant Enrollment Fee

Chandigarh HC Seeks BCI, State Bar Council Reply Over PIL Filed Against Exorbitant Enrollment Fee

A 28-year old advocate has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the exorbitant fees worth Rs 16,400 charged from the new advocates to enroll themselves. The respondents are expected to sub

Yale University Accused Of Discriminating Against Asian American And White Students In Admissions

Yale University Accused Of Discriminating Against Asian American And White Students In Admissions

Department of Justice (DOJ) has accused Yale University of illegally discriminating against White and Asian American students during undergraduate admissions and violating federal civil rights law. &#

Reporters’ Fundamental Right to Publish News That May Not Be Pleasing to Administration, Says Calcutta HC

Reporters’ Fundamental Right to Publish News That May Not Be Pleasing to Administration, Says Calcutta HC

The Calcutta HC while allowing anticipatory bail plea of a news reporter from ETV, whose story on bribery amongst police department resulted in an FIR against him, made the observation that it is the

ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan Got 1.30 Crore Compensation in 26-year-old False Espionage Case

ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan Got 1.30 Crore Compensation in 26-year-old False Espionage Case

On Tuesday, Kerala government handed over a cheque of additional compensation worth Rs 1.30 crore to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist, Nambi Narayanan who was falsely implicated by

Plea in Delhi HC Seeks to Classify Masks and Sanitizers as Essential Commodities

Plea in Delhi HC Seeks to Classify Masks and Sanitizers as Essential Commodities

On Friday, a Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Delhi High Court challenging an order of the Central government of excluding mask and sanitizer from essential commodities and levying 18%

SC Reserves Order in Prashant Bhushan Contempt Case; ‘Fair Criticism of Judge Not a Crime,’ Counsel Dushyant Dave Tells SC

SC Reserves Order in Prashant Bhushan Contempt Case; ‘Fair Criticism of Judge Not a Crime,’ Counsel Dushyant Dave Tells SC

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court reserved its judgment on a case of criminal contempt against advocate Prashant Bhushan over two of his tweets. The counsel for Adv Bhushan denied that the tweets interf

Calcutta High Court Granted Anticipatory Bail to Birbhum Journalist and Batted for Press Freedom

Calcutta High Court Granted Anticipatory Bail to Birbhum Journalist and Batted for Press Freedom

Calcutta High Court has granted bail to a press reporter from Birbhum District who was booked over three FIRs lodged against him for publishing an article on illegal mining amid lockdown. The court st

Sunshine Hospital Released Ex-Army Man’s Dead Body After Telangana High Court’s Order

Sunshine Hospital Released Ex-Army Man’s Dead Body After Telangana High Court’s Order

Taking cognizance of the matter where Sunshine hospital in Secunderabad refused to hand over the dead body of a COVID-patient who was an ex-serviceman, for the non-payment of bills, Telangana High Cou

FIR Registered Against South Indian Restaurant Saravana Bhavan After a Customer Found Lizard in Sambhar – Delhi

FIR Registered Against South Indian Restaurant Saravana Bhavan After a Customer Found Lizard in Sambhar – Delhi

A famous South Indian restaurant with an international presence, Saravan Bhavan under the radar to face criticism after a man found a lizard in the sambhar bowl. He has lodged an FIR against the eater

N Ram, Arun Shourie, and Prashant Bhusan challenged Contempt of Court Act in Supreme Court

N Ram, Arun Shourie, and Prashant Bhusan challenged Contempt of Court Act in Supreme Court

The Hindu Journalist N Ram, former Union Minister Arun Shourie, and advocate Prashant Bhusan has moved Supreme Court challenging the ‘constitutional validity’ of criminal contempt on grounds of

Ayodhya On High Alert Just Before ‘Bhoomi Pujan’ After Terror Attack Warnings from Intelligence Agencies

Ayodhya On High Alert Just Before ‘Bhoomi Pujan’ After Terror Attack Warnings from Intelligence Agencies

While talks about ‘Bhoomi Pujan’ ceremony in Ram Mandir at Ayodhya which has been scheduled for 5th August 2020 and the Independence Day, have been doing rounds, the intelligence agencies alerted

Delhi High Court Refused to Entertain a Plea Seeking Inclusion of Dance Courses in DU

Delhi High Court Refused to Entertain a Plea Seeking Inclusion of Dance Courses in DU

Delhi High Court has declined to entertain a plea seeking court directions to centre and Delhi University to add the dance subject to the varsity courses and further studies. Delhi HC bench of Chief J

Supreme Court Reserved Order on Plea Seeking PM CARES Funds Transfer to NDRF

Supreme Court Reserved Order on Plea Seeking PM CARES Funds Transfer to NDRF

Supreme Court on Monday, reserved its order on a plea seeking transfer of all the funds collected in the PM CARES Fund to the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF). PM CARES Fund was formulated to ra

Release on Interim Bail/Parole/Furlough is “Charity” & “Grace” by Top Court, Not a Right – Bombay High Court

Release on Interim Bail/Parole/Furlough is “Charity” & “Grace” by Top Court, Not a Right – Bombay High Court

While hearing a petition challenging HPC classification of prisoners to be released on interim bail or parole amid COVID-19 outbreak, Bombay High Court has reiterated that grant of interim bail/ parol

Bombay High Court called Maharashtra government’s May 30 order discriminatory against artists above 65 years of age

Bombay High Court called Maharashtra government’s May 30 order discriminatory against artists above 65 years of age

While hearing a petition filed by senior Bollywood actor Pramod Pandey, Bombay High Court questioned Maharashtra government over its May 30, 2020 issued guidelines restraining artists below 10 and abo

Supreme Court Grants Six More Months to Conclude Hyderabad Encounter Probe

Supreme Court Grants Six More Months to Conclude Hyderabad Encounter Probe

Supreme Court on Friday, extends the time by six months to the three-membered inquiry commission headed by former Supreme Court Justice V S Sirpurkar appointed in the Hyderabad encounter probe after b

Kerala High Court Issued Notice to MLA PV Anvar for the Delay in Rehabilitation of Kavalappara Flood Victims

Kerala High Court Issued Notice to MLA PV Anvar for the Delay in Rehabilitation of Kavalappara Flood Victims

Kerala High Court has issued a notice to Nilambur MLA PV Anvar over a plea filed against him for delaying the rehabilitation process for the Kavalappara flood victims. High Court bench has directed An

COVID-testing not mandatory for every pregnant woman, Delhi government informed Delhi High Court

COVID-testing not mandatory for every pregnant woman, Delhi government informed Delhi High Court

Delhi government on Wednesday submitted its response stating that it is not mandatory for pregnant women to undergo coronavirus tests unless she is coming from a hotspot region or had came in a contac

Make a Choice Between Your Job and Facebook Account; Delhi High Court Declines Lt Colonel Plea

Make a Choice Between Your Job and Facebook Account; Delhi High Court Declines Lt Colonel Plea

Delhi High Court has refused to entertain the plea filed by an army officer seeking directions to the Director-General of Military Intelligence to withdraw its June 6 orders to ban the use of Facebook

Lt. Colonel Moved Delhi HC Challenging the Ban on the Use of Facebook and 88 Other Applications by Army Personnel

Lt. Colonel Moved Delhi HC Challenging the Ban on the Use of Facebook and 88 Other Applications by Army Personnel

An army officer has approached Delhi High Court on Monday against centre government’s decision to prohibit the use of social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and 87 other apps. The matt

Farooq and Omar Abdullah Moved J&K High Court for 16 NC Leaders Release

Farooq and Omar Abdullah Moved J&K High Court for 16 NC Leaders Release

National Conference on Monday, moved the Jammu and Kashmir High Court seeking the release of sixteen NC leaders who were detained in their houses illegally since August last year after the centre gove

RGNLU students move Punjab & Haryana HC against college demand for full semester fee, amid COVID-19 crisis

RGNLU students move Punjab & Haryana HC against college demand for full semester fee, amid COVID-19 crisis

The Punjab and Haryana High Court considered the issues raised by the students of Rajiv Gandhi National Law University, Patiala, who challenged the notice issued by the university wherein it has direc

‘Career of Thousands of Students at Stake’: Delhi HC pulls DU for Vague Affidavit on Exam Schedule

‘Career of Thousands of Students at Stake’: Delhi HC pulls DU for Vague Affidavit on Exam Schedule

The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi University to file a detailed affidavit regarding the mode of conducting the examination of the under-graduate courses, along with the schedule of the exami

Jammu and Kashmir Administration Extended Internet Restrictions till July 29

Jammu and Kashmir Administration Extended Internet Restrictions till July 29

An order has been passed by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on extending the restrictions on internet speed till 29th July. There have been blatant violations of Article 21 of the constitution as

Pakistan coerced Kulbhushan Jadhav to refuse case review, says Ministry of External Affairs

Pakistan coerced Kulbhushan Jadhav to refuse case review, says Ministry of External Affairs

On Wednesday, the Ministry of External Affairs accused Pakistan of coercing Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Naval Officer whom they claimed to have refused to file a review plea. Jadhav was arrested on ch

Plea in SC Seeks Guidelines to Prevent Custodial Torture

Plea in SC Seeks Guidelines to Prevent Custodial Torture

Following the horrific custodial death of the father-son duo Jayaraj and Bennix in Tuticorin of Tamil Nadu, a writ petition has been filed before the Supreme Court seeking elaborate guidelines to ensu

Patna High Court Takes Suo Motu Cognizance of News Report on Plight of Children in Bhagalpur District Due to Suspension of Midday Meals

Patna High Court Takes Suo Motu Cognizance of News Report on Plight of Children in Bhagalpur District Due to Suspension of Midday Meals

On Monday, the Patna High Court took suo moto cognizance of news reports which highlighted that the children from marginalized communities in Bihar’s Bhagalpur have been forced into garbage picking

SC Dismisses Plea Alleging Registry Officials Being Biased While Listing the Matters and Imposed Rs 100 Fine

SC Dismisses Plea Alleging Registry Officials Being Biased While Listing the Matters and Imposed Rs 100 Fine

Supreme Court on Monday dismisses a plea filed by lawyer alleging SC registry officials of being biased to list the matters for hearing and practicing the “pick and choose” policy. The ben

Bombay HC Allowed Termination of 28-weeks Pregnancy With Serious Foetal Anomalies

Bombay HC Allowed Termination of 28-weeks Pregnancy With Serious Foetal Anomalies

Taking note of the multiple foetal congenital anomalies, Bombay High Court has allowed a married woman to terminate the pregnancy in the 28th week. The court has also directed the state to take comple

Facebook Recruiter and Two Rejected Job Applicants File Racial Discrimination Complaint Against Facebook

Facebook Recruiter and Two Rejected Job Applicants File Racial Discrimination Complaint Against Facebook

An African American employee has filed a federal complaint against Facebook alleging that it discriminates the black employees and job applicants in hiring, evaluations, promotions, and pay. Oscar Ven

Ensure the Free Supply of Medicines to Transgender Community Members – Kerala High Court

Ensure the Free Supply of Medicines to Transgender Community Members – Kerala High Court

Kerala High Court has issued directions to the state to put an end to the issues faced by the transgender community amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The court has ordered Kerala government to ensure the fr

Bombay High Court sanctioned termination of 25-week pregnancy of a minor rape victim

Bombay High Court sanctioned termination of 25-week pregnancy of a minor rape victim

Bombay High Court on Tuesday has granted permission to the 17-year old rape victim to terminate the 25-week pregnancy despite the fact that civic-run KEM Hospital’s report has advised against ab

MHA issues ‘Unlock 2’ guidelines; schools and colleges to remain shut till July 31

MHA issues ‘Unlock 2’ guidelines; schools and colleges to remain shut till July 31

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday, issued guidelines for the second phase of lifting the nationwide lockdown termed as “Unlock 2”. The guidelines include opening up of activities in a p

J&K HC Bar tells CJI – 99% habeas corpus pleas filed since the abrogation of Article 370 are pending

J&K HC Bar tells CJI – 99% habeas corpus pleas filed since the abrogation of Article 370 are pending

In a letter to the Chief Justice of India S A Bobde, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association’s executive committee stated that “Ever since the scrapping of Article 370 in August last year

SC issues notice to the Jammu & Kashmir govt in a plea by J&K Bar Association President Mian Qayoom challenging preventive detention

SC issues notice to the Jammu & Kashmir govt in a plea by J&K Bar Association President Mian Qayoom challenging preventive detention

The Supreme Court has today issued notice to the Jammu and Kashmir government in a plea filed by the Senior Advocate and Jammu & Kashmir High Court Bar Association President Mian Abdul Qayoom chal

Delhi HC sought BCD and Advocate Welfare fund report on financial help for COVID-hit advocates

Delhi HC sought BCD and Advocate Welfare fund report on financial help for COVID-hit advocates

Delhi High Court has sought the report from Bar Council of Delhi and Advocate Welfare Fund to prepare a plan and decide on providing financial help to the advocates facing hardships amid COVID-19. The

CBSE Seeks 2 More Days From SC to Submit Final Decision on Pending CBSE Exams

CBSE Seeks 2 More Days From SC to Submit Final Decision on Pending CBSE Exams

Supreme Court has adjourned the matter to June 25 as CBSE has asked for two more days to submit its decision on whether to conduct the remaining CBSE board exams or cancel them. Earlier CBSE has decid

SC Directs Setting Up of Expert Panel for Monitoring COVID Hospitals

SC Directs Setting Up of Expert Panel for Monitoring COVID Hospitals

On Friday, the Supreme Court directed the Centre and States to set up an expert panel for effective monitoring, supervision, and guidance of government and COVID dedicated hospitals for providing prop

Supreme Court seeks Centre to Set Uniform COVID-19 testing charges bar across India

Supreme Court seeks Centre to Set Uniform COVID-19 testing charges bar across India

Taking note of the different COVID-19 testing rates across the country, Supreme Court on Friday, asked the centre government to decide on the issue. The court has also directed all the states and unio

Quarantine Period Revised to One Week for Healthcare Staff in COVID-19 Facilities

Quarantine Period Revised to One Week for Healthcare Staff in COVID-19 Facilities

Centre has revised the quarantine period to seven days for all healthcare corona warriors including doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers who are at high-risk exposure to COVID-19 patients. Th

Delhi High Court Slaps Cost of Rs 10,000 on Petitioner Seeking a Waiver of Rent During Lockdown Period

Delhi High Court Slaps Cost of Rs 10,000 on Petitioner Seeking a Waiver of Rent During Lockdown Period

Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition seeking to waive the rent payable by the tenants during the lockdown period including April or/and May or/and June. In addition to dismissing the petition, th

Supreme Court stays Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath Puri in the wake of COVID-19

Supreme Court stays Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath Puri in the wake of COVID-19

Supreme Court on Thursday put a stay on the Jaganath Puri Yatra and all the religious activities connected to it which is scheduled on June 23. Centre has made a request that instead of putting a blan

SC Issues Notice in Plea to Transfer Funds From PM CARES to NDR Fund

SC Issues Notice in Plea to Transfer Funds From PM CARES to NDR Fund

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court issued notice to the Central Government in a PIL seeking transfer of all funds from PM CARES Fund to National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF), to help the fight against t

Supreme Court Censured the Delhi Government for Threatening and Registering FIRs Against Doctors

Supreme Court Censured the Delhi Government for Threatening and Registering FIRs Against Doctors

Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi government for suspending and registering the FIR against the healthcare professionals who had filmed the horrifying conditions of patients and dead bodi

Bombay High Court Imposed Rs 5 Lakh Exemplary Cost on a Litigant Seeking Free COVID-19 Treatment

Bombay High Court Imposed Rs 5 Lakh Exemplary Cost on a Litigant Seeking Free COVID-19 Treatment

Bombay High Court has fined a petitioner Rs 5 lakh who has sought 100% free treatment of the COVID-19 patients. The court has considered the petition “preposterous”. The petitioner is prov

Plea in Supreme Court Against Secretary-General and Registry Alleging Favoring Influential Lawyers and Litigants While Listing Matters

Plea in Supreme Court Against Secretary-General and Registry Alleging Favoring Influential Lawyers and Litigants While Listing Matters

A writ petition has been moved by a lawyer against Secretary-General and Registry of the Supreme Court alleging them of giving preference to the influential lawyers and litigants over ordinary lawyers

COVID-19 Situation Getting Worse With Each Passing Day – Supreme Court

COVID-19 Situation Getting Worse With Each Passing Day – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stated that the COVID-19 situation in the country is not improving, instead, it is getting worse by each passing day. The bench comprising of Justices R.F. Nariman, Navin

Domestic and International Flights can now take bookings of middle seats too – Bombay High Court

Domestic and International Flights can now take bookings of middle seats too – Bombay High Court

Bombay High Court has allowed the airlines to fill up the middle seats by strictly complying with the DCGA guidelines issued on May 31 under which all airlines have to provide the wrap-up wear to the

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on a plea to cap COVID-19 treatment costs at private hospitals

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on a plea to cap COVID-19 treatment costs at private hospitals

The Supreme Court on Friday sought for the Union government’s response in a PIL seeking a direction to the authorities to bring in a mechanism where COVID-19 patients can receive treatment at medica

SC Seeks Centre’s response on a plea to rename ‘Bombay High Court’ As ‘High Court of Maharashtra’

SC Seeks Centre’s response on a plea to rename ‘Bombay High Court’ As ‘High Court of Maharashtra’

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court has sought for Centre’s response in a PIL which sought directions to change the name of ‘High Court of Bombay’ to ‘High Court of Maharashtra’. A three-judge b

Tamil Nadu CPI(M) challenges in SC, denial of the reservation to OBC/SC/ST in UG-PG Medical seats in All-India Quota under NEET

Tamil Nadu CPI(M) challenges in SC, denial of the reservation to OBC/SC/ST in UG-PG Medical seats in All-India Quota under NEET

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) represented by its Tamil Nadu State Secretary has moved before the Supreme Court in a plea challenging the denial of the statutory reservation for the Other Back

Karnataka HC directs I&B Ministry to decide on plea seeking financial aid for families of media persons during pandemic

Karnataka HC directs I&B Ministry to decide on plea seeking financial aid for families of media persons during pandemic

The Karnataka High Court has recently directed the Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and the state’s Department of Information and Public Relations to consider and decide within

Patna HC takes suo moto cognizance on a viral video of toddler trying to wake up dead mother

Patna HC takes suo moto cognizance on a viral video of toddler trying to wake up dead mother

On Thursday, the Patna High Court took suo moto cognizance on the viral heart-rending video showing a toddler trying to wake up his dead mother by pulling the makeshift shroud at the Muzaffarpur Railw

‘Liquor not a fundamental right, but a privilege granted by State’ – Delhi govt on imposing ‘Special corona fee’

‘Liquor not a fundamental right, but a privilege granted by State’ – Delhi govt on imposing ‘Special corona fee’

The Assistant Commissioner of Excise department, Delhi Government has on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that the sale or consumption of liquor is not a fundamental right, but a privilege and t

Ban on 4G internet services in Jammu and Kashmir extended till 17th June

Ban on 4G internet services in Jammu and Kashmir extended till 17th June

The Government of Jammu and Kashmir (Home Department) on Wednesday, passed another order, extending the restrictions on internet speed to 2G and internet connectivity with Mac-binding in the Union Ter

Supreme Court allows Tamil Nadu govt to use four floors of hospital facing demolition action for treatment of COVID patients

Supreme Court allows Tamil Nadu govt to use four floors of hospital facing demolition action for treatment of COVID patients

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court allowed Tamil Nadu Government to use four floors of a Chennai-based private hospital for treating COVID-19 patients, which was facing a demolition action on the ground

Kerala HC orders production of accused through electronic means, after 3 remand prisoners test positive for COVID-19 in the state

Kerala HC orders production of accused through electronic means, after 3 remand prisoners test positive for COVID-19 in the state

According to the sources, three magistrates and several police personnel, have been sent into quarantine in two districts of Kerala, after three remand prisoners tested positive for COVID-19. Subseque

AP High Court orders seizure of LG Polymers’ premises; bars directors from leaving the country

AP High Court orders seizure of LG Polymers’ premises; bars directors from leaving the country

On Friday, the Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed the state government to seize the premises of LG Polymers in Visakhapatnam, with regards to the case relating to Styrene gas leakage from the plan

Plea in Supreme Court seeking guidelines to file FIRs against Journalists and Media Houses, until sanctioned by Press Council of India

Plea in Supreme Court seeking guidelines to file FIRs against Journalists and Media Houses, until sanctioned by Press Council of India

A PIL has been moved before the Supreme Court, seeking directions to prevent penal action against a journalist or a media house on basis of any publication, telecast or airing of views in India, until

Delhi HC Directs Delhi Government To Fumigate And Sanitize Places Where Health Workers Reside

Delhi HC Directs Delhi Government To Fumigate And Sanitize Places Where Health Workers Reside

On Thursday, the Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi government and South Delhi Municipal Corporation to take all actions, such as fumigation and sanitization where health workers are residing, to

Supreme Court refuses to quash FIRs against Arnab Goswami, dismissed his plea to transfer the probe to CBI

Supreme Court refuses to quash FIRs against Arnab Goswami, dismissed his plea to transfer the probe to CBI

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court rejected a request by Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, who sought to transfer the investigations into the cases against him for spreading communal hatred to the

Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at Modi’s ‘U-turn’ on MGNREGA

Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at Modi’s ‘U-turn’ on MGNREGA

On Monday, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his “U-turn” on the MGNREGA scheme, and thanked him for understanding its vision and allocating an

No COVID-19 test, if the patient is dead – Delhi government in its revised SOP guidelines

No COVID-19 test, if the patient is dead – Delhi government in its revised SOP guidelines

As per the new standard operating procedure (SOP) issued by Delhi Government on Sunday, it has directed that no sample would be drawn for coronavirus test from a person after his death. The new order

Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium to Be Turned Into a Quarantine Centre

Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium to Be Turned Into a Quarantine Centre

On Friday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has issued a notice to Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) to hand over some facilities of Wankhede Stadium to the civic body to convert it into a quaran

24 Migrants Killed, Many Injured After Two Trucks Collide in Uttar Pradesh

24 Migrants Killed, Many Injured After Two Trucks Collide in Uttar Pradesh

In yet another incident involving migrant’s death, at least 24 migrant workers have been killed and several others injured after a trailer truck they were traveling in collided with DCM vehicle (a s

IRCTC Cancels Tickets for All Trains Till June 30; Shramik and Specials to Run as Scheduled

IRCTC Cancels Tickets for All Trains Till June 30; Shramik and Specials to Run as Scheduled

The Indian Railways has canceled all train tickets for passenger trains, including mail, express, and suburban services, for journeys booked till 30th June. Further, it stated that a full refund will

Plea in Delhi High Court Seeking Release of Nearly 3,300 Tablighi Jamaat Members From Quarantine Centers

Plea in Delhi High Court Seeking Release of Nearly 3,300 Tablighi Jamaat Members From Quarantine Centers

A plea has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the authorities to comply with the guideline of the 14-day quarantine and release nearly 3,300 members of Tablighi Jamaat who have be

Walking to Their Deaths – 14 Migrant Workers Killed in Two Separate Accidents in MP and UP

Walking to Their Deaths – 14 Migrant Workers Killed in Two Separate Accidents in MP and UP

At least 14 migrant workers traveling to their native states have been killed in two separate accidents in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, on Wednesday and Thursday. As per police officials, six mig

Centre Asks States to Ensure Unhindered Movement of Doctors and Paramedics

Centre Asks States to Ensure Unhindered Movement of Doctors and Paramedics

On Monday, the Ministry of Home Affairs wrote to all States and Union Territories seeking their cooperation with Railways in running more number of special trains to facilitate the movement of strande

Four Prisoners Move SC Against Maharashtra Govt Citing Failure to Decongest Prisons Amid COVID-19

Four Prisoners Move SC Against Maharashtra Govt Citing Failure to Decongest Prisons Amid COVID-19

A few undertrial prisoners from Mumbai filed a contempt petition and a separate writ petition before the Supreme Court against Maharashtra government, citing that the state-appointed high-powered comm

Sixteen Migrant Workers Crushed to Death by a Goods Train in Maharashtra

Sixteen Migrant Workers Crushed to Death by a Goods Train in Maharashtra

In the early hours of Friday, at least 16 migrant workers were crushed to death by a goods train in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. As per sources, migrants who were walking to Bhusawal from Jalna along the

Un Chief Calls For Vizag Chemical Plant Gas Leak To Be ‘fully Investigated’

Un Chief Calls For Vizag Chemical Plant Gas Leak To Be ‘fully Investigated’

The poisonous gas leak from a chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam, that killed at least 11 people and jolted around 1,000 others, needs to be fully investigated by local authorities, st

Covid-19 Patients Treated Near Dead Bodies In Mumbai Civic-Run Hospital

Covid-19 Patients Treated Near Dead Bodies In Mumbai Civic-Run Hospital

In a shocking video that has been doing rounds on internet, coronavirus patients can be seen lying beside to the corpses wrapped in body bags, who died due to COVID-19, in a Mumbai hospital. The video

Congress Questions Government’s Strategy on COVID-19 Lockdown

Congress Questions Government’s Strategy on COVID-19 Lockdown

On Wednesday, Congress president Sonia Gandhi questioned the Centre’s criteria adopted to judge as to how long the COVID-19 lockdown will continue. Meanwhile, Chief Ministers’ of various Congress-

SC directs Centre to take criminal action against fake news; also to ensure welfare of migrant worker

SC directs Centre to take criminal action against fake news; also to ensure welfare of migrant worker

Responding to the Supreme Court’s direction to submit a status report on steps taken regarding the plight of migrant workers, the Centre on Tuesday submitted a detailed status report citing that all

SC seeks Centre’s response on plight of migrant workers, amid lockdown

SC seeks Centre’s response on plight of migrant workers, amid lockdown

The Supreme Court on Monday sought for Centre’s status report on steps taken regarding the plight of migrant workers during the 21-day national lockdown in view of COVID-19 outbreak. A division benc

Notice on PIL seeking evacuation of 850 Kargil pilgrims stranded in Iran – SC

Notice on PIL seeking evacuation of 850 Kargil pilgrims stranded in Iran – SC

The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre on a PIL seeking immediate evacuation of around 850 Indian citizens from Kargil, stranded in Qom in Iran, which has been the third-worst outbreak of

Relief package aimed at shielding the poor during Covid-19 pandemic

Relief package aimed at shielding the poor during Covid-19 pandemic

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday, announced a relief package worth Rs 1.70 lakh crore for various sectors of the nation, to tackle financial difficulties arising from the ongoing Corona

Three-year-old Indian girl among 73 new COVID-19 positive cases in Singapore

Three-year-old Indian girl among 73 new COVID-19 positive cases in Singapore

Among the 73 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore within a day on Wednesday, one was a three-year-old Indian girl. The newly reported cases have brought the total number of pandemic cases in Singa

Strict action against errant landlords for harassing medical staff to leave – Delhi Government

Strict action against errant landlords for harassing medical staff to leave – Delhi Government

Following various complaints from doctors, paramedical staff, healthcare personnel who were asked to vacate their rented residences in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, the Delhi Government today allo

PM has shut the country down for 21 days to combat Corona

PM has shut the country down for 21 days to combat Corona

With the growing threat of COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that the nation must forget about leaving the house for 21 days, however, he assured that essential services woul

Tihar Jail to Release 3,000 prisoners on Special Parole or Interim bail

Tihar Jail to Release 3,000 prisoners on Special Parole or Interim bail

With a day to day increase in the number of deadly COVID-19 cases in India, Tihar Jail has decided to release 3,000 prisoners to ease the congestion inside jail. The authorities have decided to releas

7 Haryana districts under lockdown till 31 March, amid COVID-19 threat

7 Haryana districts under lockdown till 31 March, amid COVID-19 threat

Taking cognizance of the criticality of the current situation posed by the global threat, COVID-19, the Haryana government has ordered a complete lockdown in 7 districts including Panchkula, Faridabad

Entry to Supreme Court Restricted

Entry to Supreme Court Restricted

The Supreme Court has on Monday, decided to put a complete bar on physical entry into the premises, and has further listed the matters of urgent hearings only via video conferencing. The bench compris

Violators won’t be spared – Government

Violators won’t be spared – Government

Citing the serious outbreak of deadly Coronavirus pandemic, the Central Government has today, ordered all the states to enforce a strict lockdown and directed to take legal action against violators of

Madras HC directs government to provide food, shelter to poor during Sunday’s “Janta curfew”

Madras HC directs government to provide food, shelter to poor during Sunday’s “Janta curfew”

The Madras High Court has on 20 March, directed the State government and the Greater Chennai Corporation to provide food and shelter to the poor people, in light of ‘Janta Curfew’ called for by Pr

Madras HC bans all protests in the state given the threat of COVID-19

Madras HC bans all protests in the state given the threat of COVID-19

The Madras High Court on 20 March, has embargoed all forms of protests, processions, and demonstrations across the State until the threat of Coronavirus Pandemic abates. It further directed the State

Supreme Court refuses to interfere in the postponement of Andhra Local body polls

Supreme Court refuses to interfere in the postponement of Andhra Local body polls

The Supreme Court has on 18 March, refused to interfere with the decision of Andhra Pradesh State Election Commission, to postpone the local body elections in the state by six weeks, due to the Corona

Suo motu cognizance of overcrowding of prisons – Supreme Court on Coronavirus

Suo motu cognizance of overcrowding of prisons – Supreme Court on Coronavirus

The Supreme Court on 16 March, took suo moto cognizance of overcrowding of prisons across the country, stating that it is difficult for jail inmates to maintain social distancing to prevent the spread

Amid the Coronavirus scare, SC and Delhi HC to limit hearings on urgent matters

Amid the Coronavirus scare, SC and Delhi HC to limit hearings on urgent matters

Given the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, and the decision taken under the advisory caution against mass gathering by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on 5 March, the functioning of the Supreme

PIL Seeking to Control Religious Conversions dismissed by Delhi High Court

PIL Seeking to Control Religious Conversions dismissed by Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has today, dismissed a plea moved by the Bharatiya Janata Party leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, who sought for directions to control religious conversion through inducem

WHO declares coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19) a global pandemic

WHO declares coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19) a global pandemic

Amid the rising cases of coronavirus affliction, World Health Organisation (WHO) has classified coronavirus as a pandemic. WHO declares a disease as a pandemic, when such a disease or infection spread

Police officer cannot seize driving licence unless in uniform – Calcutta HC

Police officer cannot seize driving licence unless in uniform – Calcutta HC

The Calcutta High Court has in its recent judgment, held that a person is not obliged to hand over his driving license on demand to a police officer who is not in his uniform, in view of Section 130 o

Protection from arrest to newly married inter-caste couple of Jaipur – SC

Protection from arrest to newly married inter-caste couple of Jaipur – SC

The Supreme Court on 9 March, granted protection to an inter-caste couple from getting arrested and ordered the police in the national Capital and two other states to provide them security in light of

Calcutta HC stays Centre’s ‘leave India’ notice to a Polish student

Calcutta HC stays Centre’s ‘leave India’ notice to a Polish student

The Calcutta High Court on 5 March, has stayed the Centre’s notice which issued a ‘Leave India’ notice to a Polish student, for allegedly participating in a protest against the Citizenship Amend

Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging Citizenship Amendment Act after Holi

Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging Citizenship Amendment Act after Holi

The Supreme Court has today agreed to consider the pleas challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act after Holi vacation i.e. after 15 March. The bench comprising of Chief Justice of India SA Bobde an

J&K HC seeks Centre’s response on evacuation of students stranded in Iran

J&K HC seeks Centre’s response on evacuation of students stranded in Iran

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on 4 March, has sought for Centre’s response by 12 March 2020, on a plea filed by a Budgam resident, regarding the evacuation of Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh students fr

SC To Hear Plea Challenging the Detention of Omar Abdullah, On 5 March

SC To Hear Plea Challenging the Detention of Omar Abdullah, On 5 March

The Supreme Court has today agreed to hear the petition filed by the ex-Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah’s sister, Sarah Abdullah Pilot, challenging her brother’s detention under

Notice to J&K on plea challenging ex-CM Mehbooba Mufti’s detention – SC

Notice to J&K on plea challenging ex-CM Mehbooba Mufti’s detention – SC

The Supreme Court today has sought response from the Jammu and Kashmir administration, on a plea challenging the detention of former Chief Minister of J&K Mehbooba Mufti, under the Public Safety A

Clean chit to Manish Sisodia in a plea seeking FIR against him for his alleged misleading Tweet

Clean chit to Manish Sisodia in a plea seeking FIR against him for his alleged misleading Tweet

The Delhi Police today gave a clean chit to the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia in a plea seeking FIR against him for allegedly posting misleading tweets during the 15 December Jamia vi

Madras HC dismissed Puducherry CM’s plea challenging the cash transfer to ration cardholders

Madras HC dismissed Puducherry CM’s plea challenging the cash transfer to ration cardholders

The Madras High Court on 21 February, has dismissed a writ petition filed by the Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, who challenged a decision taken by the President concurring with Lieutenant G

Karnataka HC grants bail to anti-CAA protesters detained in Mangalore

Karnataka HC grants bail to anti-CAA protesters detained in Mangalore

On 18 February, the Karnataka High Court granted bail to 21 people who were detained on the allegations of violence against police during anti-CAA protests in Mangalore on 19 December 2019. The HC fur

Shaheen Bagh Protesters Delighted with the Appointment of Interlocutors

Shaheen Bagh Protesters Delighted with the Appointment of Interlocutors

On 17 February, while hearing a plea against the blockade at Shaheen Bagh, the honorable apex court appointed senior advocate Sanjay Hegde and advocate Sadhana Ramachandran to mediate with the protest

Sabarimala Review Order – Arguments on reference by Supreme Court bench

Sabarimala Review Order – Arguments on reference by Supreme Court bench

On 17 February, the nine-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde has begun hearing the seven issues mentioned in the Sabarimala reference order. The bench comprising of Chief Justice SA

Accused has the right to attend examination – Kerala High Court

Accused has the right to attend examination – Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court on 17 February has allowed an accused in the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act to attend the examinations for the course he has been pursuing. The court allowed the accused to

Notice on plea seeking compensation for injured students – Jamia Violence

Notice on plea seeking compensation for injured students – Jamia Violence

The Delhi High Court today has issued notice to the Centre and the Delhi Police, and sought their response in a plea seeking compensation for the injuries sustained by a student of Jamia Millia Islami

Section 144 order passed by the Additional District Magistrate quashed by Bombay HC

Section 144 order passed by the Additional District Magistrate quashed by Bombay HC

The Aurangabad Bench of the Bombay High Court while quashing the order passed by the Additional District Magistrate against allowing protests in Maharashtra’s Beed said that the anti-CAA protesters

Chandrashekhar Azad calls for Bharat Bandh against apex court ruling on reservation

Chandrashekhar Azad calls for Bharat Bandh against apex court ruling on reservation

The Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad, on 12 February, has called for a ‘Bharat Bandh’ (all-India strike) for 23 February against the honorable apex court ruling that said, reservation in promot

Calcutta High Court allows live streaming of hearing

Calcutta High Court allows live streaming of hearing

The Calcutta High Court on 12 February, allowed the hearing of a case in live streaming on YouTube, stating that the proceedings would have ramifications for the community across the country. The case

Government to pay 5 Lakh compensation to the man who was illegally detained – Madhya Pradesh HC

Government to pay 5 Lakh compensation to the man who was illegally detained – Madhya Pradesh HC

On 10 February, the Madhya Pradesh High Court rebuked the state government for detaining an innocent man and tricking to defend its illegal actions. A divisional bench comprising of Justices S C Sharm

Delhi HC Issues Notice to Centre on Plea by Injured Student Seeking Probe in Jamia Violence

Delhi HC Issues Notice to Centre on Plea by Injured Student Seeking Probe in Jamia Violence

The Delhi High Court today has issued a notice to the Centre, seeking its response on a plea that sought a court-monitored probe into the police repression at Jamia Millia Islamia University on 15 Dec

Rajasthan Government’s Reply on Plea for Probe Into Death of 100 Infants at Kota Hospital – Supreme Court

Rajasthan Government’s Reply on Plea for Probe Into Death of 100 Infants at Kota Hospital – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on 10 February has sought a response from the Rajasthan Government while hearing a plea seeking probe into the death of around 100 infants at a hospital in Kota. A bench comprising C

State’s responsibility to rehabilitate migrant workers evicted – Karnataka High Court

State’s responsibility to rehabilitate migrant workers evicted – Karnataka High Court

On 10 February, the Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to incite a comprehensive scheme to locate and rehabilitate the migrant workers, whose homes were demolished by Bengaluru pol

Supreme Court to refer the newly framed 7 issues to a larger bench – Sabarimala case

Supreme Court to refer the newly framed 7 issues to a larger bench – Sabarimala case

The 9-judge bench of Supreme Court constituted by the honorable apex court which includes Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan, L Nageshwara Rao, Mohan M Shantanagoudar

Omar Abdullah’s sister moves SC challenging his detention

Omar Abdullah’s sister moves SC challenging his detention

The former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah’s sister, Sara Abdullah Pilot has moved to Supreme Court challenging his detention under the Public Safety Act. Omar has been in detenti

Adoptee’s children born before his adoption are entitled to inherit his property

Adoptee’s children born before his adoption are entitled to inherit his property

The Supreme Court on Friday observed that the children who were born to an adoptee before his adoption are also entitled to inherit his property in the adoptive family. The two-judge bench comprising

Madras HC dismissed the pleas to relax Age Limit for OBC Candidates Appearing for District Judge Exam

Madras HC dismissed the pleas to relax Age Limit for OBC Candidates Appearing for District Judge Exam

The Madras High Court today has dismissed the pleas which sought relaxation of the upper age limit from 45 years to 48 years for other Backward Classes to appear for the District Judge exam, on par wi

Cabinet approves extension of Abortion limit from 20 to 24 weeks

Cabinet approves extension of Abortion limit from 20 to 24 weeks

The Union Cabinet has today approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill 2020, which sought extension of the upper gestation limit for abortions to 24 weeks from 20 weeks. The bill e

Impleadment In Plea before SC for Entry of Muslim Women into Mosques– Senior Journalist Ziya Us Salam

Impleadment In Plea before SC for Entry of Muslim Women into Mosques– Senior Journalist Ziya Us Salam

On 27 January, a senior journalist moved the apex court pursuing impleadment in the petitions, which sought a direction to permit the Muslim women to enter and offer prayers inside the mosque. On 16 A

Kerala HC Appeals to its Advocates to Contribute in Corpus Fund for the treatment of Rare Disease among children

Kerala HC Appeals to its Advocates to Contribute in Corpus Fund for the treatment of Rare Disease among children

On 27 January, the Kerala High Court citing the plight of children suffering from rare genetic diseases has directed the Central Government to deposit an amount of Rs 1.5 crores within 15 days in the

Notice to Center, On Gay Couples’ Plea for Marriage Registration – Kerala HC

Notice to Center, On Gay Couples’ Plea for Marriage Registration – Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court issued notice to the Centre and the State government on a petition filed by a gay couple who challenged the provisions of the Special Marriage Act, since the Act, does not permit

Amit Shah to Sign Accord with Bodo Rebel Group in Assam

Amit Shah to Sign Accord with Bodo Rebel Group in Assam

As per reports, the Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to sign an accord with the banned Assam-based insurgent group National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), today. The tripartite agreement

Protesters from Bijnor write to CJI to abrogate Citizenship Amendment Act – Anti CAA protests

Protesters from Bijnor write to CJI to abrogate Citizenship Amendment Act – Anti CAA protests

The protesters from the Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh have reportedly sent letters to the Chief Justice of India, seeking to abrogate the implementation of the controversial Citizenship Amendment A

Tejas express delayed by an Hour, Passengers to receive compensation – IRCTC

Tejas express delayed by an Hour, Passengers to receive compensation – IRCTC

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation on 22 January said that it will pay a compensation amount of around Rs 63,000 to passengers of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express, as it was delayed

Chandrashekhar Azad’s bail conditions modified

Chandrashekhar Azad’s bail conditions modified

On 21 January, a Delhi court has modified the bail conditions of the Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad and allowed him to visit Delhi for medical and election purposes. The court further told Azad t

‘Prove or Apologize’ – Indian Medical Association to Narendra Modi

‘Prove or Apologize’ – Indian Medical Association to Narendra Modi

The Indian Medical Association, India’s largest association of Doctors has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding clarification on the statements allegedly made by Modi claiming that big

Chandrashekhar Azad granted bail on a condition to stay out of Delhi for a month

Chandrashekhar Azad granted bail on a condition to stay out of Delhi for a month

On 15 January, a Delhi Court granted bail to the Bhim Army Chief, Chandrashekhar Azad, after a month of his arrest for allegedly instigating violence during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests

Mobile internet and broadband services restored in parts of Jammu and Kashmir

Mobile internet and broadband services restored in parts of Jammu and Kashmir

On 14 January, the Jammu and Kashmir government declared the restoration of 2G mobile connectivity in five districts of the Jammu region. Further, broadband facilities will be restored to ‘all the i

What is wrong with protesting? – SC while hearing the bail plea of Chandrashekhar

What is wrong with protesting? – SC while hearing the bail plea of Chandrashekhar

On 14 January, the Delhi’s Tis Hazari court, Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau while hearing the bail plea of the Bhim Army Chief – Chandrashekhar Azad, stated that ‘it is the constitutio

Indefinite Suspension of Internet Not Permissible – SC in Kashmir Lockdown

Indefinite Suspension of Internet Not Permissible – SC in Kashmir Lockdown

On 10 January, the Supreme Court stated that the internet ban in Jammu and Kashmir is a violation of both the telecom rules and the freedom of speech and expression granted by the Constitution of Indi

Sedition charges against anti-CAA protesters dropped – Jharkhand CM

Sedition charges against anti-CAA protesters dropped – Jharkhand CM

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren declared on his Twitter account that the state administration has been recommended to drop the sedition charges enforced against 3,000 people for taking part in t

Muzaffarpur shelter home case – CBI informs SC that No evidence was found of murder of children

Muzaffarpur shelter home case – CBI informs SC that No evidence was found of murder of children

The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde accepted the status report submitted by the CBI about the lack of evidence of the murder of children in the Muzaffarpur shelter home, Bihar. Su

Bhim Army Chief, Chandrashekhar granted medical assistance by a Delhi Court

Bhim Army Chief, Chandrashekhar granted medical assistance by a Delhi Court

The Delhi court’s Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Atul Verma, on 8 January passed an interim order directing the Tihar jail authorities to provide urgent medical treatment, if required to the Bhim Arm

Chennai Government body seeks citizenship proof from RTI applicant

Chennai Government body seeks citizenship proof from RTI applicant

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) denied sharing information to a researcher under the Right to Information Act, citing the submission of citizenship proof. An RTI petition prompting for

Direction to NHRC to probe police action at Aligarh Muslim University – Allahabad HC

Direction to NHRC to probe police action at Aligarh Muslim University – Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court through its judgment dated 7 January directed the National Human Rights Commission to investigate the alleged police violence in AMU, during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act

Anti-CAA ‘Kolam’ protesters Links with Pakistan are baseless – Madras HC Lawyer

Anti-CAA ‘Kolam’ protesters Links with Pakistan are baseless – Madras HC Lawyer

On 29 December 2019, the Chennai police detained Gayatri Khandhadai, a human rights lawyer, who participated in the anti-CAA ‘Kolam’ protest in Besant Nagar of Chennai. In a press conference held

Bombay HC Allows 66-Year-Old to Adopt a 22-Year-Old Woman

Bombay HC Allows 66-Year-Old to Adopt a 22-Year-Old Woman

The Bombay high court (HC) approved an adoption petition filed by a 66-year-old man, Mathew Inacio Abreo, who wanted to legally adopt a 22-year-old woman, Malaica Abreo, who was previously raised by M

Notice to ensure strict compliance of Assam Civil Service (conduct) Rules, 1965

Notice to ensure strict compliance of Assam Civil Service (conduct) Rules, 1965

A notice directing to ensure strict compliance of Assam Civil Service (conduct) Rules, 1965 was issued by the Assam’s Director of Higher Education to all the government and provincialized college pr

J&K High Court withdraws its notification which opened District Court Vacancies on Pan-India Basis

J&K High Court withdraws its notification which opened District Court Vacancies on Pan-India Basis

On 26 December 2019, the High court of Jammu and Kashmir invited applications from all over the country to fill 33 vacancies in district courts of the Union territories – J&K and Ladakh. The

Assam school teacher suspended for taking part in anti – CAA protests

Assam school teacher suspended for taking part in anti – CAA protests

Bondita Bora, a teacher of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Assam’s Jorhat district, was suspended through a notice dated 24 December, for allegedly taking part in anti-CAA protests. The government of

Lawyers’ distance themselves from BCI’s resolution – Anti-CAA protests

Lawyers’ distance themselves from BCI’s resolution – Anti-CAA protests

As per sources, around 1,000 lawyers from across the country have distanced themselves from the statements made by the Bar Council of India (BCI) in its resolution dated 22 December, on the anti-Citiz

UP police detains Muslim Lawyer offering legal aid to protesters, claiming links with militant group

UP police detains Muslim Lawyer offering legal aid to protesters, claiming links with militant group

On 23 December, the Uttar Pradesh police detained an advocate Mohammad Faizal, who was in Shamli to offer legal aid to the arrested protestors during anti-CAA protests in UP. The police claim that the

NHRC issued notice to UP DGP for violation of human rights during anti-CAA protests

NHRC issued notice to UP DGP for violation of human rights during anti-CAA protests

The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the director-general of UP police, following various complaints of their alleged ‘violation of human rights’ during the ongoing anti-CAA

Karnataka HC sets aside BBMP order for Transferring an Employee on Orders of CM

Karnataka HC sets aside BBMP order for Transferring an Employee on Orders of CM

On 11 December, the Karnataka High Court overruled an order passed by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, which approved the premature transfer of an executive engineer following the direction of tran

The Punjab And Haryana High Court Warns Officials to Clear the Lawyer’s Dues

The Punjab And Haryana High Court Warns Officials to Clear the Lawyer’s Dues

The High court of Punjab and Haryana gave notice to the officials dealing with bill sanctioning for lawyers’, to clear all the pending bills till 20 February, failing which they will have to attach

Kin of 1984 Riot Victims to Be Granted Jobs – Delhi HC

Kin of 1984 Riot Victims to Be Granted Jobs – Delhi HC

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar of Delhi High Court directed the Lieutenant Governor and Delhi government to allot jobs to the ‘Kin’ of those killed in the 1984 anti-

Orders to Investigate the Disappearance of 88 Devotees in Shirdi–Bombay HC

Orders to Investigate the Disappearance of 88 Devotees in Shirdi–Bombay HC

On 14 December, the Bombay High Court ordered a probe to investigate the missing of 88 devotees from the holy place, Shirdi. Manoj Kumar Sahni filed a petition on the Aurangabad bench of Bombay High C

Manipur to be Included in the ILP Regime – Amit Shah

Manipur to be Included in the ILP Regime – Amit Shah

During the Lok Sabha interaction session of the Citizenship Amendment Bill on 9 December, the Union Home Minister, Amit Shah assured to extend Manipur into the limit of Inner Line Permit (ILP). Shah t



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