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Adultery No Longer A Crime Rules Supreme Court Of India

Supreme Court of India delivered a landmark judgment on Thursday striking down section 497 of Indian Penal Code, 1860. Facts Of The Case A writ petition was filed under article 32 of the...

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Blocking Sci-Hub and Libgen? – State Intervention for ‘Open Access Platforms’ Vis-a-Vis the Elsevier Ltd vs Alexandra Elbakyan Case

In a recent Delhi High Court petition, three major publishing houses- Elsevier Ltd., Wiley India Pvt. Ltd. and American...

Gujarat High Court Dismisses Petition for Exercising Writ Jurisdiction as Petitioners Has Availed Alternative Remedy

Excerpt A single-judge Bench of Gujarat High Court consisting of Honorable Justice Bhargav D. Karia had been hearing submissions of the applicant to exercise writ...

High Court of Gauhati Hears PIL for Non-Implementation of Funds for Various Schemes in Nagaland

Introduction A PIL filed by the Global Trust Club raising the issue concerned with the non-implementation of schemes such as Swachh Bharat Mission in Nagaland...

Public Money Recovery Cannot Wait in Perpetuity To Suit Convenience of Particular Borrower: Calcutta High Court

Excerpt The Bench of Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya of the Calcutta High Court on 22nd January 2021, ruled that the recovery of public money cannot wait...

Supreme Court Refuses To Provide Protection From Arrest To ‘Tandav’ Team

The Supreme Court did not give any relief to actors and the makers of Tandav, an Amazon Prime Video Web Series who appealed for protection against their arrest. At least three cases have been filed in Uttar Pradesh against the makers of the series for the inappropriate depiction of the UP police, deities, and adverse portrayal of the character of PM. States like Maharashtra, Karnataka, Bihar, Delhi, and Chandigarh also have similar cases filed.