Libertatem Magazine

Anvita Choudhury

Madhya Pradesh HC Orders Inquiry Against Public Prosecutor for Giving Up ‘Important’ Eye Witness In A Murder Trial

The Madhya Pradesh High Court (Gwalior Bench) on Monday directed the Principal Secretary, Law and Legislative Affairs/District Magistrate, Bhind to conduct an inquiry against a Public Prosecutor who gave up an 'important' eye witness/father of the deceased in a murder trial. 

Supreme Court Restores Senior Designation of Gujarat Lawyer Yatin Oza for Two Years

The Supreme Court on Thursday restored the Senior designation of Gujarat lawyer Yatin Oza for a period of two years with effect from January 1, 2022. Most importantly, the Court said that extension of Senior designation beyond two years will be at the discretion of the Gujarat High Court after taking into account the conduct of the veteran lawyer.

What Did the Bombay High Court Say In Aryan Khan’s Case Or the Cruises Ship Drug Case

The Bombay High Court has granted bail to Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan and two other co-accused Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha, in the cruise ship drug case subject to thirteen conditions (Aryan Shahrukh Khan v. Union of India).

Bombay HC: Copyright Infringement Illegal, Relief Granted to Licensors of Badal, Aadmi, Aa Gale Lag Ja And Other Movies

The Bombay High Court granted immediate ad-interim relief to Indian cinema distributor Narendra Hirawat & Co. by demonstrating tolerance against the defendant who breached the consent terms and tried to exploit film rights they sold in the year 2004. 

Madhya Pradesh HC: Only Election Commission Competent to Decide When to Conduct Bye-Elections

Only the Election Commission of India (ECI) is competent to decide when to conduct bye-elections, the Madhya Pradesh (MP) High Court recently opined while dismissing a plea which sought to defer bye elections to the Khandwa parliamentary constituency and Prathvipur, Jobat and Rajgarh assembly constituencies in MP.

Bombay HC: Costs to Be Imposed on Percept Group for Not Providing Accurate Information in Sourav Ganguly Case

The Bombay High Court said that officials of Percept Group are prima facie attempting to mislead the court in a petition filed by BCCI president Sourav Ganguly seeking Rs. 36 crore payable to him according to a 2018-19 arbitral award. 

Bombay High Court: Regular Water Supply a Fundamental Right

Regular water supply is a fundamental right, the Bombay High Court observed upon being apprised about the plight of some villagers in Thane, outside Mumbai, who are being provided with water only twice a month, for two hours. 

No Substantive Difference Between Section 82(1) and 82(4) For Proclamation Under Crpc: Madhya Pradesh High Court

Excerpt The Madhya Pradesh High Court held that in the case of anticipatory bail, the proclamation proceedings under Section 82 (1) and Section 82(4) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 are similar and have no particular difference.  Facts According to the...

Section 143 A of Negotiable Instruments Act Not Discretionary but Directory: Chhattisgarh High Court

Excerpt The Chhattisgarh High Court has held that Section 143A of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for compensation is a directory and not discretionary.  Facts According to the facts of the case, the petitioner was charged with the alleged dishonoring of a check...

Madhya Pradesh HC Sets Aside National Security Act Detention Order for Two

The Madhya Pradesh high court's Indore bench on Thursday overturned two people's detention under the National Security Act for black marketing Remdesivir injections.

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