PIL filed in Chhattisgarh High Court for Normal Fare For Trains From Feb 15

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on the world at large. Every sector was effected. The railway sector only very recently restarted services. Special train service has been constituted in the name of the virus.

Delhi HC Clarifies Calculation of Limitation Period in Cases Under Negotiables Instruments Act

Limitation period refers to the period wherein a case can be filed. This period varies from matter to matter and usually is dependent on the Act and the nature of the offence or wrong. The Delhi High Court laid down clarification in the calculation of the limitation period in cases of offences foiled under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act.

Bombay HC Urges Government Authorities Including Police Should Work With a Secular Mindset

The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court said that the Government authorities including the police must work with a secular mindset in order to avoid the general fear of trouble if the case involves any kind of religious feelings. The court also directed the police to register offence for illegal acts that fall under the Black Magic Act, against trustees of Jagadamba Devi Charitable Trust, Mohota in Ahmednagar.

‘Simply Shocking’ Says Delhi HC on Advocates Attending Video Conferencing From Parks and Roads

The Delhi High Court on Thursday called it “simply shocking” that advocates were arguing matters through video conferencing while performing activities such as climbing the stairs or being on roads or sitting in parks. This makes it difficult for the Court to conduct proceedings as they are not even audible.

NCW Moves To SC Against Bombay HC’s Controversial Skin-To-Skin Judgment

The National Commission for Women has moved to the Supreme Court challenging the controversial Skin-To-Skin Judgment of the Bombay High Court that ruled groping a minor without skin-to-skin contact is not a sexual assault as defined under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences. On January 27th this judgment was stayed by Chief Justice S A Bobde after Attorney General K K Venugopal that the decision is unprecedented and is likely to set a dangerous precedent.

Supreme Court waits for High Courts to decide first regarding Conversion Law Plea

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to entertain petitions that challenged the constitutional validity of religious conversion laws that have been bought by the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Government saying it would want the High Courts to decide first as similar petitions are pending there.

Supreme Court Refused To Take Pleas Regarding Tractor Rally Violence

The Supreme Court refused to take up a plea on Monday which sought to set up a committee headed by the former apex court judge to conduct a time-bound probe into the violence that took place during the Tractor Rally on Republic Day.

[WhatsApp Privacy Policy Row] Delhi High Court Issues Notice To Centre and WhatsApp Over Privacy Policy Issue

In connection with a petition, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notices to WhatsApp and the Centre. The petition sought framing of guidelines to protect the privacy and Data of users who are being collected by various social media sites and messaging applications.

PIL Filed in Delhi High Court Regarding Non Payment of Salaries of Sanitation Workers

The pandemic and pandemic induced lockdown brought the entire world to a standstill. There were a few people who even during the lockdown, risked their lives to save the lives of others. Healthcare workers, police official etc are recognised for their work during the lockdown, however, sanitation workers, ‘safai karamcharis’ as there are also known face a very different scenario. They were not even paid their salaries for their work or even provided with adequate safety gear.

Transgenders To Avail Benefits Like Reservation in Joint CSIR-UGC-NET Examinations: Calcutta High Court

Article 14 of the Indian Constitution guarantees every citizen the right to equality. Denying someone a right, due to their gender identity is violative of constitutional provisions. Holding this in mind, the Calcutta High Court directed that the transgender community be given the provision to avail reservation and other benefits in the Joint CSIR-UGC NET Examination.
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