PIL Alleging Municipal Corporation’s Negligence in the Disposal of COVID-19 Victims’ Dismissed by Bombay High Court
The petitioner filed a PIL in the Bombay High Court. The petitioner alleged that Municipal Corporation was negligent in disposing of COVID-19 victims' bodies. Petitioner’s Submission The petitioner submitted that Shivaji Funeral site receives bodies of the COVID-19 victims. The bodies...
Petition Filed in Gujarat High Court for Providing Live Streaming of Court Proceedings
A law student filed a petition in Gujarat High Court for live streaming of court proceedings. He filed the petition under Article 21 and 19(1)(a) which states that people have a right to get fair justice and the right...
Bombay High Court Declares ‘ISKCON’ a Well-Known Trademark Under the Trade Marks Act, 1999
The authorities of the ISKCON temple filed a suit for infringement of their trademark. The plaintiff also asked the Court to declare that 'ISKCON' is a well-known trademark. Issue The plaintiff had filed a suit at the Bombay High Court to...
Gujarat High Court: Caste System Causes Difficulty in Choosing a Life Partner
The Gujarat High Court heard a Habeas Corpus petition. It was in the case of Niteshkumar Mulchandbhai Prajapapti v. the State of Gujarat. The petition filed under Article 226 of the Constitution. The petitioner requested to produce his wife...
Gujarat High Court presses Criminal Contempt Charges on Gujarat High Court Advocates Association’s President Yatin Oza for Making Derogatory Statements
On 09.06.2020, the Gujarat High Court issued a notice of criminal contempt to Mr. Yatin Oza. This was for the reason that he made derogatory statements against the High Court and its Registry. The same was made during a...
Gujarat High Court Advocate Bar Association Requests for Resuming Court’s Physical Hearing
The Gujarat High Court Advocate Association urged for the resumption of the Court's physical functioning. The President of the Association presented this urgency to the Chief Justice of High Court. Accordingly, they promised that adequate precautionary measures would be...
Bombay High Court Refused to Give Interim Relief to Arnab Goswami
The famous Journalist, Arnab Goswami, filed a petition in the Bombay High Court. He requested the Court to give him interim relief to not appear before the police station. But the Court denied the relief. Issue Arnab Goswami filed a petition in Bombay...
Bar Council of India: Universities Can Conduct Online Exams for Final Year Students Only
The COVID-19 pandemic is increasing day by day. In this peculiar situation, the Bar Council of India issued some guidelines. Here the Press Release Date of the guidelines was 09.06.20. It is for conducting online examinations in law schools...
PIL Filed Before the Bombay High Court for Timely Disposal of Pending Bail Applications
The Bombay High Court heard a PIL filed by Peoples Union Civil Liberties & Anr. v. State of Maharastra & Ors. with Archana Rupwate v. State of Maharastra & Ors. The PIL seeks directions to ensure timely disposal of...
Bombay High Court Dismissed an Ad-Interim Application Alleging the Copyright Infringement by Netflix
In Sameer Wadekar & Another v. Netflix Entertainment Services Pvt. Ltd., the plaintiff filed a suit for copyright infringement of his original work 'Vetaal'. The infringement was alleged against the release of Netflix series 'Betaal'. As a result, the plaintiff requested...
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