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Interim Orders Need Not Be Extended Any Further Than 15th July: Madras High Court

EXCERPT:  On Monday, July 12, the Madras High Court pronounced that any further extension of interim orders beyond July 15 was not necessary for the present conditions. Through this order, it overruled a previous order of June 29 pertaining to...

Delhi High Court on Validity of the Tribal Customs and Relativism in Divorce

Facts: The parties are a married couple seeking a divorce, both of whom are Meena Community members who follow Hindu traditions with a minor child. According to the wife, the Meena community is covered by the exclusion under Section 2(2)...

Notice Issued to the Union and Maharashtra Government on PIL Alleging Privacy Breach by Truecaller App :Bombay High Court

Excerpt The Bombay High Court issued notices to the union and Maharashtra government against the Truecaller app alleging its operation of shared data is illegal and a breach of privacy. Petitioner’s submission The PIL was initially filed stating that the Truecaller app...

PIL Filed Regarding the Amendment Made in Goa Victim Compensation Scheme 2012: Bombay High Court – Goa Bench

Excerpt  A plea was filed in Bombay High Court, Goa bench challenging the decision to relinquish the state and district legal service authority from awarding compensation in the amendment made in Goa victim compensation scheme 2012. Petitioner's Submissions  The organization named scan...

Option of Adoption Need Not Be Restricted Only to Children in Conflict With the Law, A Child in Need of Care and Protection, An...

Excerpt: The Bombay High Court, Nagpur bench directed that the adoption of a child need not be restricted only to children in conflict with the law, children in need of care and protection, an orphan, surrendered and abandoned child and...

All the Writ Courts Are Courts of Equity, They Are Not Known to Deny Relief to Aggrieved on Technical Grounds per se: Karnataka High...

Excerpt On 6.07.2021, the Dharwad bench of the Karnataka High court had partly allowed an intra-court Writ Appeal regarding the matter of electricity arrears with Rs. 17.36 crore. Brief Facts of the Case The Petitioner filed a Writ Petition against the power...

Instilling a Sense of Personal Morality Not a Duty of the Court: Madras High Court

Excerpt On 1.7.21, the Madras High Court decided on a petition filed under Article 226 of the Indian Constitution requesting a ban on all online and offline video games. The Court disposed of this petition as it believed that this...

Notice Issued to the Union and Maharashtra Government on PIL Alleging Privacy Breach by Truecaller App :Bombay High Court

Excerpt The Bombay High Court issued notices to the union and Maharashtra government against the Truecaller app alleging its operation of shared data is illegal and a breach of privacy. Petitioner’s submission The PIL was initially filed stating that the Truecaller app...

Once an Order Is Passed, The Executive Magistrate Doesn’t Have Any Power to Re-Open and Review His Order and No Such Power Is Given...

Excerpt A Criminal Revision Case was filed under Section 397 r/w Section 401 of CrPC to call for entire records on the files of the Executive Magistrate and Deputy Commissioner of Police and set aside the order.  Facts of the case The...

PIL Filed Regarding the Amendment Made in Goa Victim Compensation Scheme 2012: Bombay High Court – Goa Bench

Excerpt  A plea was filed in Bombay High Court, Goa bench challenging the decision to relinquish the state and district legal service authority from awarding compensation in the amendment made in Goa victim compensation scheme 2012. Petitioner's Submissions  The organization named scan...

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Sweden’s Idealistic Equality 

Introduction On 28th​ August, 2020 violent protests broke out in the southern Swedish city of Malmo after followers of far-right...

Gujarat HC Dismisses Petition to Allow Parsis to Perform Customary Funeral Rites; Says Fundamental Rights Are Subject to Public Order, Morality and Health

The Gujarat High Court dismissed the petition seeking directions from the Court permitting the petitioners to carry out funeral rites according to their religious practices and held that “the safety and the welfare of the State is the supreme law.”

Right of Senior Citizen to Exclusively Reside in Own House Must Be Viewed From Prism of Article 21: Calcutta HC

The Calcutta High Court while holding that senior citizen’s have exclusive right to reside in their house stated that their children and children’s spouses are only licensees.

Kerala HC Rejects Plea Against Road Widening; Says God Will Forgive Us if Religious Institutions Are Affected by Road Development Projects

According to the Kerala High Court, the petitions had raised no valid point which proved mala-fide intentions or illegality on the part of the respondents.

SC Upholds the Order of National Green Tribunal Banning Firecrackers in Areas With Poor Air Quality

The Hon’ble Supreme Court upheld the order of the National Green tribunal in banning the use of firecrackers during Covid-19 in areas with poor air quality. According to the Court it was the need of the hour.