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Will Hear Opinions of the State and Third Parties, for Deciding a Matter on the Biased Nature of NEET: Madras High Court

  Excerpt: On 5th July 2021, in a matter on the setting up of a committee by the State to ascertain if NEET had prejudicially affected socially backward classes, the Madras High Court decided to hear the outlook of the State...

Payment of Arrears of Electricity Charges for the Property Is a Requirement for Permitting the Power Connection: Karnataka High Court

Excerpt The Dharwad Bench of Karnataka High Court in a recent case held that the payment of the reasonable arrears of electricity charges are necessary to be paid even by the new owner of a property to get access to...

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...

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...

Deciding the Executive Council’s Jurisdiction Not Within the Court’s Ambit: Sikkim High Court

Excerpt In this writ appeal case filed before the Hon'ble High Court of Sikkim, the appellants challenged the judgment of the single-judge bench of Justice Bhaskar Raj Pradhan on the grounds that the decision of the court on the issue...

Uttarakhand High Court Puts a Stay on the State Cabinet’s Decision to Hold Chardham Yatra and Declares That Permission Would Lead to Inviting a...

Excerpt  In this case, the issues raised before the Court were regarding the conducting of the Chardham Yatra. The Uttarakhand’s State Cabinet had previously allowed the Chardham Yatra in a phased manner. But the same was challenged before this Court....

Cyber Terrorism in India

Introduction Using violent means to achieve political goals, especially by targeting innocent civilians, is a hallmark of terrorism., Nonetheless, in the last two or three decades, the world has come to realize that terror can be inflicted on countries and...

Homeless Persons Should Also Work for the Country; State Cannot Provide Everything: Bombay High Court

The petition is an invitation to the people to not work. The Bombay High Court disposed of a PIL and held that homeless persons and the poor have to work for the country and everything cannot be provided by the State.

Victim Be Made a Witness in Charge Sheet; Contempt of Court for Not Responding to the Directions: Jharkhand HC

The victim of a sexual assault case was not made a witness in the charge sheet and she was also not produced in spite of writing several letters that were sent to both the Superintendent of police and D.I.G. The Court took note and cautioned the authorities of contempt of court.

The Central Information Commission Issued a Strict Warning to the CPIO for Denying the Information Without Proper Justification.

The Central Information Commission on June 26th decided on a case where the CPIO denied giving the information under some section which was later found inapplicable by the commission. The commission further directed the CPIO to establish a proper foundation as to why the information was not supplied to the appellant. 

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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.