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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