The Delhi High Court sought response from the Prosecution on the plea filed by the Jamia Milia Islamia Student Asif Iqbal Tanha. The student was arrested under stringent Unlawful Activities Act, and the plea sought bail in connection with a case related to larger Conspiracy in the North East Delhi Riots in February 2020.
Delhi High Court: PIL Seeking Inclusion of the Legal Fraternity in the First Phase of COVID-19 Vaccination
A Public Interest Litigation seeking the inclusion of Judges, Judicial staff, advocates and the members of the legal fraternity in the first phase of COVID-19 vaccination has been filed in the Delhi High Court.
Bombay HC Issues Directions To Media on How To Report Rape Cases Without Disclosing the Identity of Victims
The Bombay High Court’s Aurangabad Bench has given directions to the electronic media, print media, social media users such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook, etc, to be cautious before circulating information regarding rape cases so that the victim is not identified directly or indirectly.
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.
On Sunday, the Bar Council of Delhi decided to hold a meeting with all the bar associations in Delhi to work a plan to revert back completely to the physical mode of hearing by courts and Tribunals.
The Supreme Court sought the Centre’s response on a PIL seeking uniform adoption and guardianship laws after recently entertaining a PIL that sought uniform legal provisions for divorce, maintenance, and alimony, thus bring up the issue of the Uniform Civil code.
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.
A writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra and ABP news alleging that a conspiracy has been hatched by them to implicate innocent farmers as terrorists and hooligans by running fake news on its news channel.
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.
The Supreme Court on Monday protected the Chief Minister of Karnataka and the former minister of industries Murugesh Nirani from the arrest pertaining to a case of alleged forgery over the withdrawal of approval given to a piece of land.