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SC Dismisses Victim’s Plea to Marry Her Assaulter; Says Will Not Disturb HC’s Order

The Hon’ble Supreme Court held that it would not interfere or disturb the Kerala High Court’s order that had denied permission to the victim to marry the convict. Additionally, the Court asked the petitioner to approach the Kerala High Court.

SC Issues Notice Against the Use of Section 66A; Says the Continued Use Is Shocking

In Shreya Singhal v. Union of India (2015), it was held that “Section 66A arbitrarily, excessively and disproportionately invades the right of free speech” hence in the instant case, the Hon’ble Supreme Court felt the need to issue notice against the repeated use of Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000.

Delhi HC Directs Municipal Corporation to File Report Concerning Illegal Constructions Near Qutub Minar

The petition alleging the illegal constructions near Qutub Minar was filed in 2018 and then on 29th July, 2021, the Delhi High Court directed the Municipal Corporation to file a report concerning the same.

Kerala HC Sets Aside Rejection of Nativity Certificate; Says Place of Birth Is Not the Sole Criterion to Ascertain Nativity

The Kerala High Court stated that place of birth cannot be treated as the sole criterion to determine a person’s nativity. According to the Court, social belongingness should also be considered.

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.

Doctors Can Conduct Medical Examination on Accused if There Are Indications or Complaints of Custodial Torture: Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court held that medical examinations can be conducted by medical practitioners if they suspect that internal injuries have been inflicted on accused persons as a result of custodial torture.

Delhi HC Issues Notice to Baba Ramdev for Spreading Misinformation About Allopathy

The petition filed by seven medical associations had alleged that Baba Ramdev had said that allopathy is responsible for causing Covid-19 deaths and that doctors administering allopathy were causing deaths.

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