News

Home » other


Veteran Jurist and Former AG, Soli Jehangir Sorabjee Dies of Covid-19

Veteran Jurist and Former AG, Soli Jehangir Sorabjee Dies of Covid-19

On Friday morning, we lost a veteran jurist. Senior advocate and former Attorney General Soli Jehangir Sorabjee succumbed to Covid-19 at the age of 91. He was undergoing medical treatment in a private

SC Judge Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar Died at 62; High Courts Decides to Remain Closed on April 26

SC Judge Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar Died at 62; High Courts Decides to Remain Closed on April 26

Supreme Court judge Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar died at the age of 62 in a private hospital in Gurgaon. His last rites will be performed in the Rajaji Nagar residence in Bengaluru. Justice Shantana

“Not within Jurisdiction of Judiciary to Order Lockdown”: UP Govt Moves SC over Allahabad HC Lockdown Order in 5 Cities

“Not within Jurisdiction of Judiciary to Order Lockdown”: UP Govt Moves SC over Allahabad HC Lockdown Order in 5 Cities

Uttar Pradesh government has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Allahabad High Court order issuing directions to impose lockdown in the five cities of Uttar Pradesh to tackle the current Covid si

“Decide on Curfew or Lockdown within 48 Hours, Otherwise Court Shall Issue Orders”: Telangana HC

“Decide on Curfew or Lockdown within 48 Hours, Otherwise Court Shall Issue Orders”: Telangana HC

Taking note of the criticality of the Covid situation in the country, Telangana High Court has given a two-day ultimatum to decide on the lockdown or curfew to tackle the situation. “Within 48 h

Former SC Judge, Justice MK Mukherjee Passes Away at 87

Former SC Judge, Justice MK Mukherjee Passes Away at 87

Former Supreme Court Judge, Justice Manoj Kumar Mukherjee passed away in a Kolkata hospital on Saturday. He was 87 years old. He had also served as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court and Allahabad Hig

Delhi HC Refuses to Quash Criminal Complaint Against Aroon Purie For Allegedly Defamatory Article

Delhi HC Refuses to Quash Criminal Complaint Against Aroon Purie For Allegedly Defamatory Article

The Delhi High Court has on Wednesday refused to quash a criminal defamation complaint and summoning order against Aroon Purie in connection with an article published in India Today magazine in 2007.

SC Seeks Details of CCTV Installations Inside Tihar Jail

SC Seeks Details of CCTV Installations Inside Tihar Jail

The Supreme Court has recently sought details from the Tihar jail authorities about the locations at which CCTV cameras have been installed both inside and outside the prison walls. The bench of Justi

Jammu & Kashmir HC Dismisses Mehbooba’s Plea Over Issuance of Passport

Jammu & Kashmir HC Dismisses Mehbooba’s Plea Over Issuance of Passport

Former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti have been denied a passport after an “adverse” report by the CID of the J&K police. The J&K High Court bench hea

Judges, Lawyers No Experts to Decide Suitability of Economic Policies: SC

Judges, Lawyers No Experts to Decide Suitability of Economic Policies: SC

Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that judges and lawyers are no experts to examine the suitability or effectiveness of the economic or financial policy decisions of the government and suggest alterna

SC Collegium Failed to Reach Consensus over Appointment of Woman Judge

SC Collegium Failed to Reach Consensus over Appointment of Woman Judge

Five membered Supreme Court collegium splits over the recommendation and selection of a woman judge to the Supreme Court. The bench failed to reach a consensus over the recommendation of a woman judge

“Levelling Serious Allegations Not only Lowers the Morale of Public Servants but Also Put Them in Constant Fear”: Punjab and Haryana HC

“Levelling Serious Allegations Not only Lowers the Morale of Public Servants but Also Put Them in Constant Fear”: Punjab and Haryana HC

Punjab and Haryana High Court held that levelling serious allegations against a public officer before the highest court of state without any substantial proof “not only lowers the morale of these of

Don’t be Selfish, Be A Saviour Like “Captain of Titanic” and Let the Judiciary be Last to Get Covid Vaccine: Bombay HC

Don’t be Selfish, Be A Saviour Like “Captain of Titanic” and Let the Judiciary be Last to Get Covid Vaccine: Bombay HC

Bombay High Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to vaccinate the judges and lawyers on a priority basis while stating that some decisions must be left

Allahabad High Court Bar Association Terminates Lawyer’s Membership for Filing Case through e-Filing Facility

Allahabad High Court Bar Association Terminates Lawyer’s Membership for Filing Case through e-Filing Facility

Following a resolution passed on February 23, Allahabad High Court Bar Association has terminated the membership of a lawyer who filed a case through e-filing despite a call to all the lawyers to abst

Hemant Soren Cabinet Set to Ban Hookah Bars in Jharkhand

Hemant Soren Cabinet Set to Ban Hookah Bars in Jharkhand

Jharkhand cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to blanket ban the operations and establishments of hookah bars in the state. The one found guilty of flouting the rules will have to face imprisonmen

Consider to Prohibit Private Ownership of Elephants by Temples, Individuals: Madras High Court

Consider to Prohibit Private Ownership of Elephants by Temples, Individuals: Madras High Court

Taking note of the increasing cruelty and exploitation of the elephants at the hands of their caretakers and owners, Madras High Court has recommended the state government to consider formulating new

SC Stays Demolition of Aircraft Carrier ‘INS Viraat’

SC Stays Demolition of Aircraft Carrier ‘INS Viraat’

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ordered a status quo on the demolition of a decommissioned aircraft carrier, INS Viraat. A three-judge bench of Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde, Justices AS Bopanna, a

Litigant Cannot be Permitted to Browbeat the Court by Seeking a Bench of Its Choice: SC

Litigant Cannot be Permitted to Browbeat the Court by Seeking a Bench of Its Choice: SC

Supreme Court on Friday rejected a petition seeking recusal of Justice D Y Chandrachud from a bench and clarified that litigant cannot be permitted to browbeat the Court by seeking a Bench of its choi

Supreme Court Refuses to Entertain Plea Against ‘Fake Babas’

Supreme Court Refuses to Entertain Plea Against ‘Fake Babas’

On 20th January, the Supreme Court refused to entertain a writ petition that sought directions to close ashrams run by ‘fake babas’ citing that the matter did not fall within its realm. The bench

Revised National Litigation Policy Under Process, Centre Tells Delhi HC

Revised National Litigation Policy Under Process, Centre Tells Delhi HC

The Centre has on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that a ‘new and revised’ National Litigation Policy (NLP) was in the works and would be in place in times to come. The bench comprising of

Calcutta HC Imposed Rs 20000 Fine on Defendant for Seeking Adjournments Unnecessarily

Calcutta HC Imposed Rs 20000 Fine on Defendant for Seeking Adjournments Unnecessarily

Calcutta High Court on Monday imposed Rs 20,000 cost on the defendant for unnecessarily delaying the trial in a commercial suit by seeking adjournments continuously. The defendant had sought an adjour

Sushant’s Face Revealed He Was Innocent, Sober – Bombay High Court

Sushant’s Face Revealed He Was Innocent, Sober – Bombay High Court

On Thursday, the Bombay High Court has praised the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s work in his film ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’ and said that one could make out from the actor’s face that h

“Remove the Caller Tune of Amitabh Bachchan of Corona from the Mobile in the Interest of Justice”; PIL in Delhi HC

“Remove the Caller Tune of Amitabh Bachchan of Corona from the Mobile in the Interest of Justice”; PIL in Delhi HC

A public interest litigation has been filed in Delhi High Court seeking the removal of voice of Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan from the caller tune about the COVID-19 awareness and precautions. T

Plea in Supreme Court Seeks to Issue Directions to Centre to Prevent Organized Crime Rackets Around Fake COVID-19 Vaccines

Plea in Supreme Court Seeks to Issue Directions to Centre to Prevent Organized Crime Rackets Around Fake COVID-19 Vaccines

A plea has been moved before the Supreme Court seeking to issue directions to the Central government to curb the supply of fake vaccines in the Indian market. Advocate Vishal Tiwari, petitioner in-per

“Deposit Rs 1 Lakh and Then We’ll Hear Your Petition”; Bombay HC Directs an Advocate

“Deposit Rs 1 Lakh and Then We’ll Hear Your Petition”; Bombay HC Directs an Advocate

Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed an advocate to deposit Rs 1 lakh security before the court hears his public interest litigation. The advocate had filed a petition challenging the constitutiona

“Covid Patients Treated as Untouchables after Pasted Posters outside Their Homes”; SC to Centre

“Covid Patients Treated as Untouchables after Pasted Posters outside Their Homes”; SC to Centre

Supreme Court on Tuesday stated that after the move of pasting the posters of the Covid patients outside their homes, they were treated as untouchables, reflecting a different kind of ground reality.

SC Seeks Status Report from Delhi and Three Other States on Steps Taken to Curb Worsening Covid-19 Situation

SC Seeks Status Report from Delhi and Three Other States on Steps Taken to Curb Worsening Covid-19 Situation

Supreme Court on Monday has sought a status report from the four states including Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Assam explaining what steps are taken to curb the pandemic. The court observed that t

Judge Gives ‘Lyrical’ Order While Granting Bail To Man

Judge Gives ‘Lyrical’ Order While Granting Bail To Man

It is not always that a judge weaves together vivid and imaginatively crafted words and then rhymes them to describe a crime and the roller coaster journey of judicial proceedings. “Take your freedo

Woman Advocate Attempted to Commit Suicide in Telangana HC Premises

Woman Advocate Attempted to Commit Suicide in Telangana HC Premises

A 38-year old woman, an advocate by profession has attempted to commit suicide by jumping from the Telangana High Court building. Luckily a Special Protection Force Personnel prevented the incident. T

Progressive US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Progressive US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

The iconic champion of women’s rights, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg took her last breath on Friday at her home in Washington, DC. She was suffering from metastatic pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg was

Kesavananda Bharati, The Seer Behind Basic Structure Doctrine of Constitution, passes away at 79

Kesavananda Bharati, The Seer Behind Basic Structure Doctrine of Constitution, passes away at 79

The head of Edmeer Mutt and petitioner behind the 1973 Supreme Court landmark judgment, Kesavananda Bharati has died at 79. As per the sources, he took his last breath in the wee hours at around 3.30

Supreme Court Expunges Critical Remarks against Lawyer for Not Speaking during Virtual Court Hearing

Supreme Court Expunges Critical Remarks against Lawyer for Not Speaking during Virtual Court Hearing

After finding that the lawyer didn’t engage any senior lawyer on August 25, contrary to the apex court’s impression, Supreme Court has expunged the critical remarks made against him. The c

SC Issued Notice to Centre on PIL Seeking Ban on Disinfectant Tunnels

SC Issued Notice to Centre on PIL Seeking Ban on Disinfectant Tunnels

Supreme Court has issued a notice and sought centre’s reply over a PIL seeking ban on the use, installation, production and advertisement of the disinfectant tunnels devised to curb the spread o

At Least 78 Dead and 4000 Injured in Massive Beirut Explosion; 2,750 Tonnes of Ammonium Nitrate Exploded

At Least 78 Dead and 4000 Injured in Massive Beirut Explosion; 2,750 Tonnes of Ammonium Nitrate Exploded

Why so cruel 2020! Adding one more bad chapter to 2020, a massive explosion has caused huge damage in the Lebanese capital Beirut. Beginning with a fire at the port, it exploded into a huge mushroom c

Whether the Governor Can Use His Discretion to Call the Assembly Session?

Whether the Governor Can Use His Discretion to Call the Assembly Session?

The powers and position of a governor in the affairs of the state legislature are back in view amid Rajasthan’s political crisis. In Rajasthan, there have been many revolts within ruling parties

Supreme Court Denied Entertaining Plea Filed Against Liquor Home Delivery in Pune and Nasik

Supreme Court Denied Entertaining Plea Filed Against Liquor Home Delivery in Pune and Nasik

Supreme Court has refused to entertain the plea filed by Maharashtra Wine Merchants Association against Maharashtra’s government order regarding the home delivery of liquor in Pune and Nasik ami

Omar Abdullah Enraged Over the Remarks of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister

Omar Abdullah Enraged Over the Remarks of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Bhagel made remarks on Omar Abdullah linking his release from house arrest with the Rajasthan Political Crisis while citing that he will keep on questioning. Howeve

Centre Warns Against Use of N95 Masks With Valved Respirators

Centre Warns Against Use of N95 Masks With Valved Respirators

The Director-General of Health Services (DGHS) in the Ministry of Health, in a letter to all the State and Union territories, has raised concerns about the inappropriate/ improper usage of N95 masks e

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon, Passed Away at the Age of 85

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon, Passed Away at the Age of 85

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon (85) who was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Lucknow on 11th June due to breathing problems and other health issues, passed away this morning, sources quoted his s

Air India To Send Some of Its Staff on Leave Without Pay, Which May Extend Up to 5 Years

Air India To Send Some of Its Staff on Leave Without Pay, Which May Extend Up to 5 Years

The unfortunate event of COVID-19 has posed serious threats to various sectors, the aviation sector being one amongst the majorly hit sectors. Due to the increased threat of the pandemic, several flig

Essential Commodity category doesn’t exempt Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers from 18% GST

Essential Commodity category doesn’t exempt Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers from 18% GST

Hand Sanitizer is one of the most essential items in the time of a pandemic as per the WHO guidelines. In spite of this, the Indian Government has decided to raise the amount of GST to 18%. Earlier th

Chief Justice PR Ramachandra Menon Gifted Rs 10,000 Cheque To Tamil Nadu Lawyer

Chief Justice PR Ramachandra Menon Gifted Rs 10,000 Cheque To Tamil Nadu Lawyer

Taking note of the K Uthamakumaran story of unfortunate plight amid COVID-19, Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court, PR Ramachandra Menon had sent a gift check of Rs 10,000 to him. Along with the c

Delhi HC Extends the Suspension of Physical Functioning of High Court and All District Courts Till July 31

Delhi HC Extends the Suspension of Physical Functioning of High Court and All District Courts Till July 31

Taking note of the current situation and surge in the COVID-19 cases in the national capital, Delhi High Court has extended the restrictions on the physical functioning of all the subordinate courts t

Delhi High Court Extends Subsisting Interim Orders till August 31

Delhi High Court Extends Subsisting Interim Orders till August 31

Keeping in view the surge in COVID-19 cases in the national capital, Delhi High Court has extended the operation of all the subsisting interim orders till August 31 or until further orders. The extens

Whatsapp, Email, Fax, Telegram can be Used for Summoning – Supreme Court

Whatsapp, Email, Fax, Telegram can be Used for Summoning – Supreme Court

Supreme Court on Friday, has directed that lawyers and litigants from now onwards can serve notices and summons either through emails, fax, telegram, or through instant messaging applications like Wha

Delhi Government Equips Delhi High Court Premises with COVID-Testing Labs for Three Working Days

Delhi Government Equips Delhi High Court Premises with COVID-Testing Labs for Three Working Days

As per the Delhi High Court directions, Delhi government has deputed COVID-19 testing labs in the court premises for advocates, legal officials, and their staff for the next three working days. The ca

VC Facility Universally Available to All Lawyers – Allahabad High Court

VC Facility Universally Available to All Lawyers – Allahabad High Court

Considering the pandemic situation and the upheave in COVID-19 cases, the Allahabad high court made it clear that the video call facility is made universally available to all lawyers and litigants. Th

Tripura Man Who Spent 30,000 to Reach Home From Assam, Was Denied Entry by His Wife

Tripura Man Who Spent 30,000 to Reach Home From Assam, Was Denied Entry by His Wife

A 37-year-old man from Tripura, who traveled more than 900 km and spent Rs 30,000 to reach home from Assam to Agartala, was denied entry into his house although he was tested negative for the pandemic

Covid-19 Fake News Helped a Bihar Auto Driver Recover His Lost Rs 20,500

Covid-19 Fake News Helped a Bihar Auto Driver Recover His Lost Rs 20,500

Normally, when we drop money on road, it would be almost impossible to retrieve, since it might be stolen. However, thanks to COVID-19 pandemic; an auto driver in Bihar recovered his Rs 20,500 that he

Six people die due to COVID-19 after a religious gathering in Delhi; Kejriwal orders FIR against maulana

Six people die due to COVID-19 after a religious gathering in Delhi; Kejriwal orders FIR against maulana

As per sources, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday ordered the registration of an FIR against a maulana for leading a congregation in West Nizamuddin in South Delhi, after several attendees show

Justice Katju lashes out on Gogoi again, remarking him as ‘Sexual pervert’, ‘Shameless’ and ‘disgraceful’

Justice Katju lashes out on Gogoi again, remarking him as ‘Sexual pervert’, ‘Shameless’ and ‘disgraceful’

Retired Chief Justice Markandey Katju continuing his scathing attacks, lashed out on the former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi after his appointment in Rajya Sabha. Katju on twitter responded fi

Plea in Supreme Court seeking ban on all the protests related to CAA

Plea in Supreme Court seeking ban on all the protests related to CAA

On 16 March, the Hindu Dharma Parishad has filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court, seeking a ban on all the protests, either for or against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019. The p

Petition in Supreme Court seeking floor test in Madhya Pradesh assembly

Petition in Supreme Court seeking floor test in Madhya Pradesh assembly

The Supreme Court will hear on 17 March, a writ petition filed by the Bhartiya Janatha Party leader, Shivraj Singh Chouhan and nine other BJP MLAs, seeking immediate floor test for proving the majorit

Court documents to be obtained by third party as per court rules, not RTI Act – Supreme Court

Court documents to be obtained by third party as per court rules, not RTI Act – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on 4 March, administered that the Right to Information Act would not apply when it comes to third party access to court documents, such as copies of judgments and pleadings. It furth

Petitions seeking FIR against Sonia Rahul Priyanka and others for alleged hate speech

Petitions seeking FIR against Sonia Rahul Priyanka and others for alleged hate speech

Petitions were moved before the Delhi High court today, seeking lodging FIR against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, ex-president Rahul Gandhi, its general secretary Priyanka Vadra and others for alle

Student who raised pro-Pakistan slogan, has links with Naxals – Karnataka CM

Student who raised pro-Pakistan slogan, has links with Naxals – Karnataka CM

The Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa has today stated that Amulya Leona, who was detained for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan slogans at an anti-CAA protest in Bengaluru, should not be given

J&K HC Upholds PSA Detention of Bar Association President

J&K HC Upholds PSA Detention of Bar Association President

On 7 February, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has dismissed a habeas corpus petition under the Public Safety Act which challenged the preventive detention of Senior Advocate and J&K High Court B

Fund for statues and not for public health? – Bombay High Court

Fund for statues and not for public health? – Bombay High Court

On 16 January, the Bombay High Court rebuked the Maharashtra government for delaying the grant of financial help to Wadia Hospitals for Women and Children and criticized stating that the government ha


  • No Record Found
  • No Record Found
  • No Record Found