Gold Smuggling Is Not a Terrorist Act Rules Kerala High Court

The infamous gold smuggling case of Kerala being charged was charged under the UAPA in addition to the Customs Act by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The division bench of the Kerala High Court contended on whether the said act of gold smuggling can be considered a criminal offence.

No Suo Moto Contempt Case Registered Against Rajdeep Sardesai Clarifies Supreme Court

The complaint was first brought before Attorney General of India, KK Venugopal, who refused to admit it as it was felt that, “the tweets were not serious enough to undermine the majesty of the Court.”

[Hathras Rape Case] Kerala Journalist Siddique Kappan Granted Interim Bail by Supreme Court

The Hathras rape case sent shockwaves across the country. Numerous activists and journalists including Siddique Kappan went to report and investigate the said incident were arrested on grounds of criminal conspiracy by the Uttar Pradesh police.

CAA Protestor Akhil Gogoi Denied Bail by Supreme Court

The bail application in the Supreme Court was an appeal that was filed with regard to the order that the Guwahati High Court gave. Gogoi had approached the High Court challenging the order that was given on July 13, 2020, passed by the Special Judge (NIA), Assam.

Minor’s Pregnancy Due To Rape Terminated at 26 Weeks as per Kerala High Court’s Orders

The incident was with regard to a minor rape. The girl involved is a 15-year-old minor, who is 23 weeks pregnant. The parents of the girl contended that she was not mentally prepared to accept the pregnancy. It was also contended that the girl was also at a high risk as she was traumatized by the sexual assault she was subjected to.

KSLSA Asked To Conduct Detailed Survey on Children Selling Toys and Flowers on Roadside: Karnataka High Court

Children selling toys and flowers at the traffic signals is a common sight in the city of Bangalore. These children are as young as 5 years old. A PIL was filed by an organisation Letzkit Foundation which is based in the city. Karnataka High Court taking into cognisance this matter decided to hold a special hearing.

Muslim Man Can Have Multiple Wives Without Divorce but Muslim Women Need To Divorce Her Husband First

The Court based its decision on the Muslim Personal Law system and stated that "a Muslim man may get married more than once without divorcing his earlier wife but the same does not apply to a Muslim lady".

Interim Bail Granted to Munawar Faruqui Delayed by 24 hours: Indore Jail

Munawar Faruqui along with four others were arrested and put into judicial custody from 1st January 2021. On grounds of being overheard practicing jokes that were supposedly indecent and degrading to Hindu deities and the Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Corruption Is Cancer Says Gujarat’s Mirzapur Court Citing Newly Elected US President Joe Biden’s Speech

The application was filed by Hardik Damor and another accused Jagdish Parmar. Hardik Damor is a suspended mamlatdar and Jagdish Parmar is his agent. A mamlatdar is a gazetted officer of the State Government and is considered to be the head of the taluk.

Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail To Comedian Munawar Faruqui After 1 Month of Jail Term

Munawar Faruqui along with four others were arrested and put into judicial custody from 1st January 2021. The reason; a BJP MLA’s son allegedly overheard him practising jokes for his set. The jokes were supposedly indecent and degrading to Hindu deities and the Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
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Uttarakhand High Court Reduces Imprisonment Sentence to Sixteen Months Under Section 307, IPC

The present appeal was directed against the judgment and order dated 04.02.2021 passed by the Sessions Judge, Haldwani, Nainital in S.T. No.47 of 2018 in the High Court of Uttarakhand.
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Andhra Pradesh High Court Allows Writ Petition for Appointment of Vice-Chancellor at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in Accordance With Law

On 7.05.2021, the Andhra Pradesh High Court had heard the Writ Petition via Video Conferencing on the subject of issuing a Quo Warranto contending that the appointment of the Vice-Chancellor at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University(JNTU) was void ab initio. The PIL was allowed by the court. 

Petition Before Andhra Pradesh High Court Points Out Irregularities Which Vitiate Fair and Free Elections To Various Divisions of Eluru Municipal Corporation

The writ petition made directing the respondents to rectify the errors and illegalities pointed out by the petitioners, before issuing a notification to conduct fair and free elections in Eluru Municipal Corporation without waiting for a copy of this order, as requested by the Learned Government Pleader for Municipal Administration, to proceed with the process of rectification of errors in Electoral Roll of Eluru Municipal Corporation.

Sikkim High Court: Vehicular Accident Victim Forced to settle for Lesser Compensation Than Initial Claim

Petitioner has filed a complaint claiming monetary compensation against the accident in which she was the victim. The High Court of Sikkim modified the claims and by the tribunals and finalized the amount at Rs. 8,30,059.43.

The High Court of Gauhati Acknowledges Problem in Appointment of Legal Officials

Introduction A writ petition has been filed by several petitioners upon the improper transfer of their posts as Additional Public Prosecutor to the respondents Facts of...