Sr. Adv. Dushyant Dave Steps Down as President of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) With Immediate Effect
Dushyant Dave was elected as head of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) in December 2019. In his brief letter, he said the tenure of the SCBA Executive Committee had already ended and it may not be possible to hold virtual elections as per schedule “due to reservations held by some lawyers.”
Bhupinder Singh Mann, one of the members nominated to the Farms Law Committee formed by the Supreme Court for negotiating with the farmers, has quit from the panel saying that he cannot compromise the interest of the Punjab and Farmers of the country and for this, he is ready to sacrifice any position.
Noticing the commencement date of Kumbh Mela 2021 amid pandemic from 27 February 2021, the Uttarakhand High Court on Monday expressed concern with regard to organizing and conducting of the Mela and directed State Authorities to discuss and resolve the logistical problems which can come in organizing the Mela during the pandemic time.
Writ Petition Not Maintainable Against Mahindra Finance, Being a Purely Private Body: Allahabad High Court
The Allahabad High Court reiterated that Writ Petition against the purely private body is not maintainable and dismissed the petition which was filed against Mahindra Finance Bank as Arif Khan v. Branch Manager Mahindra Finance Sultanpur & Another.
The Allahabad High Court has passed a landmark judgment that likely brings relief to inter-faith marriage. The Court on Wednesday said that the mandatory publication of Notices of Inter-Faith marriages will now be optional to protect the Privacy and Liberty of the Couple. The Court observed that the publication of the notice would “invade the fundamental rights of liberty and privacy”. Therefore, it has made it optional for the couple, they can now request in form of writing to a marriage officer to publish or not to publish a notice regarding the marriage.
Based on the report of the medical board constituted by AIIMS, the Delhi High Court on Monday allowed a petition filed by a woman seeking the termination of her 28-weeks pregnancy. They said in its report that the fetus suffered from anencephaly, a disorder where the skull bone is not developed and was thus incompatible with life, therefore her fetus can be aborted.
If a Vehicle with Banned Products Passes Through the State, Authorities Have the Power to Seize: Bombay HC
The Bombay High Court said that if a vehicle is found to be carrying a product whose sale and manufacture is ban passes through the state, although the destination is different, the state authorities here will have the power to confiscate the goods.
The Supreme Court while hearing the petitions challenging the Farm Bills, on Monday showed its extreme disappointment over the way the centre has handled the situation of farmers' protests.
Rajasthan Government Directed by the Supreme Court To Conduct Inquiry Into Search Conducted by Jail Authority
On Friday, the Supreme Court ordered the government of Rajasthan to conduct a fact-finding investigation into the rioting and attack incident that occurred during the 2019 search operation at the Jaipur jail.
The Allahabad High Court has ruled that nobody can interfere in the peaceful life of two adults living together out of their own will.