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Bombay High Court Directs State to Investigate on Police Brutality Charges

The Bombay High Court on 23rd July 2020 directed a further investigation in a PIL alleging police brutality that resulted in death. Brief Facts of the Case  Four policemen are accused of abusing a 22-year old man in Vile Parle, Mumbai....

Gujarat High Court Grants Bail to Migrant Workers Arrested for Creating Ruckus

The Gujarat High Court on 7th July approved the application of the migrant workers. They were arrested for creating uproar over the delay in their return. It also held the police responsible for failing to manage and coordinate the situation. Background The incident...

Bombay High Court Dismisses Plea to Consider Lawyers Under the Category of ‘Essential Services’

The Bombay High Court on 10th July refused to classify lawyers under the ‘essential services’ category. Additionally, it denied requests for exemption of lawyers from lockdown restrictions. Background A writ petition filed under Article 226 read with Sec. 482 CrPC appeared...

Bombay High Court Grants Interim Relief to HUL for Using Trademark ‘Glow & Handsome’

On July 6th, the Bombay High Court granted interim relief to Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) in the case of HUL v. Emami Limited. It issued an injunction against threats by Emami for the use of the trademark ‘Glow &...

Bombay High Court Grants Bail to Foreigners Accused of Tabligh Activities

The Bombay High Court heard the case of Batyrov Shukhratbek and others v. The State of Maharashtra on Thursday. It granted bail to foreigners who have been accused of taking part in ‘Tabligh Activities’. Brief Facts of the Case  The petitioners...

Bombay High Court Allows Bail Petition of Sub-Inspector that Dispensed Triple Talaq Against Wife

The Bombay High Court granted anticipatory bail in the case of Yusuf Usman Shaikh v. the State of Maharashtra. He has been accused of the practice of triple talaq against his second wife. Brief Facts of the Case The petitioner is...

Bombay High Court Permits Domestic Airlines to Fill up Middle Seats of Airplanes

The Bombay High Court on 5th June allowed the domestic airlines to fill up the middle seats. This is in compliance with the DGCA circular dated 31st May 2020. Brief Facts of the Case  On March 23rd, the Govt. of India...

PIL Filed in the Bombay HC To Disclose the Amount Collected in PM-CARES Fund

The Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court heard a PIL filed by Advocate Arvind K. Waghmare. The petitioner prays for the disclosure of the amount collected in the PM-CARES fund. Additionally, he requests its audit by the Comptroller &...

Bombay High Court Permits the Medical Termination of a Minor’s Pregnancy Beyond 20 Weeks

On 26th May, the Bombay High Court disposed of a writ petition in the case of Ms X vs the State of Maharashtra. It allowed a minor to undergo medical termination of her pregnancy beyond 20 weeks. The father...

Bombay High Court: “No Work- No Wage” Policy Cannot Hold Good in Unprecedented Times

The Bombay High Court heard the case of Rashtriya Shramik Aghadi v. State of Maharashtra & Ors. on 12th May. It observed that it was harsh to follow the principle of “no work, no wage” in the present scenario. Brief...

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Interview with Aditya Chopra, Founder and Managing Partner of Victoriam Legalis

Mr. Aditya Chopra is the Founder and Managing Partner of Victoriam Legalis, a law firm that specializes in multi-jurisdictional practice stationed in Mumbai, India. Previously, he co-founded PSL Advocates and Solicitors and SanAd Legal and were later merged. Mr. Chopra has served as Legal Consultant to Mr. Seemanto Roy at Sahara India Pariwar. He has been named as the “Rising Star Under 40, 2020” by LegalEra. With great experience in mooting and an outstanding academic record, Mr. Aditya, in this interview discusses his journey from law school to developing his own style and name in the field.
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[WhatsApp Privacy Policy Row] It’s a Private App, Don’t Use It; Says Delhi High Court

On Monday, while hearing a petition regarding the privacy policy of WhatsApp, the Delhi High Court said, “It is a private app. Don't join it. It is a voluntary thing, don't accept it. Use some other app.”

Madras High Court Asks the State To Reconsider Number of Seats Allotted for Bcm Category

Mr. Shakkiya filed a Writ Petition under Article 226 of the Indian Constitution to issue a Writ of Mandamus. The petition sought to direct...

Gujarat High Court Directs To Register Name of Petitioners in the Society Records as Owners of Property, as per Will

A single-judge bench of Gujarat High Court consisting of Honourable Justice Biren Vaishnav, because probate wasn’t necessary and that the petitioners were entitled to...

If No Complaint Is Filed, No Further Orders Are Required To Be Passed: Telangana High Court

Excerpt In Matlakunta Sundaramma vs The State Of Telangana, on January 8, 2021, the Telangana High Court decided that there is no requirement of passing...