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Adhiti Sharma

Bombay High Court Asks the Maharashtra Government To Submit the Status of Anti-Human Trafficking Units

The Bombay High Court has asked both the state and Central Governments to provide the data about the number of anti-trafficking units set up in Maharashtra and the steps taken by the Government to ensure that the law is implemented both in its letter and spirit. February 17th was given as the deadline to both the governments to respond.

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Controversial POCSO Rulings Cost the Bombay HC Judge Her Appointment as a Permanent Judge

The Supreme Court collegium took a step of withdrawing their recommendations to the Centre to make Pushpa Virendra Ganediwala, an additional judge in Bombay HC, a permanent judge. This step was taken considering the back-to-back controversial judgments relating to sexual offences such as ‘skin-to-skin’ contact is necessary for sexual assault and another judgement stating holding hands of a minor girl & opening pant zip not ‘Sexual Assault’ but ‘Sexual Harassment’ that Justice Ganediwala has taken.

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Supreme Court Refuses To Provide Protection From Arrest To ‘Tandav’ Team

The Supreme Court did not give any relief to actors and the makers of Tandav, an Amazon Prime Video Web Series who appealed for protection against their arrest. At least three cases have been filed in Uttar Pradesh against the makers of the series for the inappropriate depiction of the UP police, deities, and adverse portrayal of the character of PM. States like Maharashtra, Karnataka, Bihar, Delhi, and Chandigarh also have similar cases filed.

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