Today’s Legal Updates:

  1. The Karnataka High Court recently ruled that TV newscasts while reporting on Ramesh Jarkiholi’s sexual harassment scandal must fully comply with the ‘Program Code’ governing television content.
  2. The Delhi Magistrate’s Court recently convicted Ariz Khan in a 2008 lawsuit against Batla House Encounter in which a police inspector was killed.
  3. The Aurangabad Bench of the Bombay High Court recently ruled that a rape victim who has voluntarily had sex with another person is not important in determining a rape case.
  4. On Thursday The Calcutta High Court set aside a Return Officer order rejecting nomination papers for Trinamool Congress candidate Ujjwal Kumar from Joypur region.
  5. The Varanasi District Court on March 6 sought answers from the Central Government, the State of Uttar Pradesh and the UP Muslim Personal Law Board on a case filed in the name of Goddess Maa Shringar Gauri, seeking the restoration of an ancient temple on the Gyanvapi Mosque site.
  6. Delhi High Court has urged central government to expedite the Supreme Court decision of November 27, 2020, ordering the establishment of a National Courts Commission to oversee the hiring and operation of courts.
  7. The neglect and neglect of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) road and pedestrian repair in Bengaluru did not go down well with the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday which drew a municipal company to hold on to the issue.
  8. Every effort, with the exception of jingoism, should be made by the Indian Government to urge Sri Lankan authorities to take extra action against the Indian police who have accidentally lost their way into Sri Lankan waters, the Madras High Court recently observed.
  9. Environmental activist Subham Kar Chaudhuri has gone to a Delhi court seeking bail pending a ‘tools’ case registered by the Cyber ​​Crime Cell of Delhi Police in connection with ongoing farmers’ protests.
  10. The case, which started as a written application against the appointment of the Registrar (Vigilance) in the Madras High Court, has raised serious concerns that there are people working to “destroy the institution” inside.
  11. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told the Supreme Court that the revocation of the West Bengal government’s permit under Section 5 of the CBI Delhi Special Police Establishment Act to investigate matters in the State will not prevent the investigating agency from exercising its authority further. train stations within the State.
  12. Today Calcutta High Court ruled that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is a “State” under Article 12 of the Indian Constitution.
  13. The Karnataka High Court has appealed for a response from the Central Government and the Government and the Waqf Board to a petition challenging the implementation of the Waqf Act, 1995.
  14. Today The Delhi High Court ordered Delhi police to protect a 23-year-old refugee woman who escaped from her marriage home after her parents sought to “cure her” using “magical methods”.
  15. On Wednesday, the Kerala High Court issued a series of critical statements on the status and duties of lawyers visiting their clients and the administration of justice in general.
  16. Actor Kangana Ranaut approaches City Civil and Sessions The court, in Dindoshi, is challenging the release of a procedure by the Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court against him, on a charge of criminal misconduct by songwriter Javed Akhtar in his remarks to him in an interview with Arnab Goswami.
  17. The Karnataka High Court has ordered State officials not to take any action to force members of the Association of India Schools, affiliated with the CBSE and ICSE for any violation of a government directive requesting only the Academic Year 2020-21 to collect only 70% School Fees for parents as collected 2019-20 academic year and some cases are not collected.
  18. Emphasizing that even if the Judge’s wife is closely related to one of the appeals, this does not mean that such a Judge is discriminatory, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday (08 March) dismissed an application for a declaration of a Judge’s non-judicial and non-judicial opinion in the eyes of the law.
  19. “Most likely, regular bookings can be kept in the O.B.C section of passers-by,” the Patna Supreme Court said recently.
  20. An appeal filed before the Punjab and Haryana High Court raises an important question regarding Section 9 (2) of the National Act, 1955 which provides for pre-trial hearings, a bench with Judge Rajan Gupta and Justice Karamjit Singh, while issuing a notice to the parties. in Kenya until the next day of the trial.
  21. The Punjab and Haryana High Courts on Wednesday expressed concern over the high number of protection claims filed by fugitive and religious couples.
  22. The High Court of Allahabad held that the evidence that an interested witness, or admission, should be accepted by the Court after careful consideration and consensus with other written documents.
  23. Recognizing that the election of various civil society groups at various levels and the attitude of the people “disrupted the show”, the Gujarat High Court recently issued a number of recommendations that the State Government to address in this regard emerged as a result of the increase in COVID-19.
  24. ‘No Concrete Material Before Passing Order’: Delhi HC stays govt order removing Tata from list of subsided EVs.
  25. The consent of the Bengal government is not needed to investiftae the coal scam in the state, the Central Bureau of Investigation told the Supreme Court.
  26. The Supreme Court on Wednesday (10.03.21) sought the Union government’s stand on the need for a gender and religion neutral uniform law conferring succession and inheritance rights on citizens while entertaining a PIL, the fourth in the last three months on issues which together constitute the spectrum to be covered by a uniform civil code (UCC).
  27. Denial of admission for women to the National Defence Academy has been challenged by a petitioner in the Supreme Court, which has asked the centre to respond to it.
  28. The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday (10.03.21) passed the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 by voice vote.It seeks to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 so as to (i) enable automatic stay on awards in certain cases and (ii) specify by regulations the qualifications, experience and norms for accreditation of arbitrators.
  29. The Madras High Court last week directed the State Government to make every effort to protect temple properties all over the State and to mobilize the funds for the purpose of the maintenance, upkeep, and even restoration of temples.
  30. The Karnataka High Court recently quashed the private complaint and the cognizance taken on it by a trial court at Managluru in 2013, against the Airports Authority of India (AAI), the Air India Ltd. (AI) and its executives in regards to the Air India Express 812 plane crash incident outside Mangaluru airport, on May 22, 2010, in which 158 persons on board were killed.
  31. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) submitted before the Delhi High Court that it would not insist upon the appearance of PDP leader and former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti with respect to a summons issued upon her in a case against her under S.50 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002.
  32. The Bombay High Court last week granted an interim injunction to Actor-Producer Nikhil Dwivedi (the plaintiff) against Actor Kamaal R. Khan (defendant no. 1) from publishing defamatory statements and/or any other statement containing the same or leveling allegations against Dwivedi/plaintiff.
  33. The Bombay High Court Chief Justice Dipankar Datta invoked the iconic American epic – Titanic – to express his views on a PIL seeking to declare members of the legal fraternity, including Judges, as frontline workers and to vaccinate them for the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) coronavirus on a priority basis.
  34. In a major relief to a lesbian woman married against her wishes to a man of her family’s choice, a bench of Justice Mukta Gupta of the Delhi High Court issued notice on the woman’s petition and directed the Delhi Police to ensure complete protection to the woman.

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