Delhi HC Questions Drug Controllers Decision in Prosecuting AAP MLA; Says Good Samaritans Who Arranged Oxygen for the Needy Cannot Be Prosecuted

The Delhi High Court stated that both the Centre and the Delhi Government had failed in procuring oxygen for the people and hence it was not appropriate to prosecute individuals who tried to help the needy.

Whether the Age of Majority Needs to Be Revised? Punjab & Haryana HC Asks the Union and the State

The High Court felt the need to issue notice seeking views on whether there was a need for an increase in the age of majority as the Indian Majority Act, 1875 was enacted more than 150 years ago and that the circumstances in which the law was legislated had changed.

Last Opportunity for Twitter to Comply With IT Rules 2021; Delhi HC Directs Twitter to File Better Affidavits Within One Week

The Delhi High Court was not satisfied with the affidavits that were filed by Twitter Inc pertaining to the appointment of Officers mandated by the new Information Technology rules of 2021 and therefore the Court granted one weeks time to Twitter to submit a better affidavit.

SC Upholds Kerala HC’s Judgment in Kerala Assembly Case; Says Privilege and Immunity Are Not a Gateway for Exemption From Criminal Law

The Hon’ble Supreme Court upheld the Kerala High Court’s decision in upholding the dismissal of permission which was sought by the Public Prosecutor in the Kerala Assembly case and held that vandalism of property cannot be equated to freedom of speech in the House.

SC Refuses to Restrain Beggars and Vagabonds From Begging; Says It Can’t Take an Elitist View

The Hon’ble Supreme Court stated that begging is a socio-economic problem and that it was a function of poverty. The Court refused to ban begging, however, agreed to issue notice for rehabilitating beggars.

SC Refuses to Entertain Gautam Gambhir’s Plea in COVID Drug Hoarding Case; Says ‘Even With Best Intentions, They Are Malpractices’

The Hon’ble Supreme Court refused to entertain the plea and stated that individuals cannot hoard and distribute drugs when the public is suffering from its shortage.

Due Respect to Be Given to Leaders of the Country/State While Publishing Matters Regarding Them: Madras HC

The Madras High Court stated that when any matter regarding any leader of the Country or State is being printed or published, it should be properly addressed.

SC Cancels Bail Granted to Murder Accused; Says We Can’t Have Two Parallel Legal Systems for the Rich and the Common Man

The Hon’ble Supreme Court cancelled the accused person’s bail and stated that a judiciary that is susceptible to political pressures would allow politicians to operate with impunity and incentivize criminality to flourish.

Madras HC Restrains State From Acquiring Buses Without Disabled Friendly Amenities

The Madras High Court restrained the State from acquiring more buses as part of public transport as long as it did not conform to the notification issued on 20th September 2016 mandating disabled friendly amenities in buses.

Delhi HC Issues Notice to Centre Seeking Its Response on the Petition Challenging the New IT Rules

The petition filed by an Advocate had stated that the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 were unconstitutional as they disregarded the fundamental rights of citizens.

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