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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Calcutta High Court Disposes the Petition Directing the Petitioner To Clear the Due Arrears

The Calcutta High Court on 24th February 2021 remarked that Writ Petition filed by the Petitioner could be maintainable before the Industrial Tribunal since the Airport Customer Agent is a workman within the meaning of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.

Entitlement of Pension an Elementary Source of Sustenance: Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court on 24th February 2021 by entertaining the writ petition directed the Deputy Secretary (Technical) to the Government of West Bengal and the Registrar, West Bengal Commercial Taxes Appellate & Revisional Board to expeditiously ensure the pension entitlement of the Petitioner per the law.

Bombay High Court Allows Municipal Corporation To Evict Petitioners From Their Premises To Carry Out a Road Project

The Court directed that in light of the present circumstances, the Municipal Corporation may initiate proceedings against the petitioners to evict them from their premises to carry out the project of widening the road from Diva Railway Station to Diva Circle.

Calcutta High Court Directs Its Administrative Wing To Examine Issues Regarding the Maintenance of Uniformity and Consistency in the Quality & Size of Filing...

The Calcutta High Court on 22nd February 2021 had directed the Administrative wing to examine matters relating to the quality and size of papers that are used for filing the pleadings, vakalatnama, etc., in the Courts of West Bengal and the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.