Today’s Legal Updates:

  1. In another court-martial, a 31-year-old unanswered appeal in 1990 came before the Bombay High Court on Wednesday, leaving Bench confused.
  2. The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to postpone the Delhi Higher Judicial Service Main Examination, 2019 which is expected to be held on March 13-14, 2021.
  3. Today A Delhi court ordered Delhi police to file a response stating how they intended to obtain information on the raid, starting with a campaign by attorney Mehmood Pracha, without disclosing details about his other clients.
  4. The Mumbai Sessions Court for the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) has presented the Chairperson and Executive Director of M / ba. Videocon Industries, Venugopal Dhoot in connection with a money laundering case involving ICICI Bank companies and Videocon Group.
  5. The Calcutta Division Bench Division has overturned a single order setting aside the rejection of nomination papers for Trinamool Congress candidate Ujjwal Kumar from Joypur region.
  6. The impending retirement of Justice Indu Malhotra in the Supreme Court has prompted Attorney General KK Venugopal to briefly address the discussion on the retirement age of judges today.
  7. The Supreme Court today announced that there are medical boards in all districts with gynecologists and pediatricians, so that rape victims can be helped at an early age.
  8. In a major development, the Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the federal government on the challenge to the Special Provisions Act, 1991 (Act) which mandates that all religious sites be served as it was August 15, 1947 and no case or procedure will be taken in court. of a place of worship.
  9. On Wednesday The Supreme Court asked the Gujarat High Court to consider whether the decision to overturn the decision of Chief Advocate, Yatin Oza, was suspended.
  10. Today The Supreme Court found that the Bar had not been consulted during the final proceedings of the high court hearings.
  11. Today The Supreme Court sought a response from the central government on a petition filed by the NGO Common Cause seeking directions to appoint a full-time Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
  12. Justice Indu Malhotra, the seventh woman to become a Supreme Court judge, said on Friday she was not involved in tokens and useless appointments as a solution to address the lack of women’s representation in the courts.
  13. Central and federal governments should not appoint people who hold public office as the Electoral Commissioner, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday, saying that placing another case of the State Electoral Commissioner in the public service was a mockery of the Constitution.
  14. Today A Delhi court granted protection against acts of coercion to environmental activist Subham Kar Chaudhuri in a farmers’ protest against tools registered by the Cyber ​​Crime Cell of Delhi Police.
  15. The State Government is the “appropriate government” empowered to suspend or impose sentences imposed under Section 432 (powers to suspend or impose sentences) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), the Madras Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, pending.
  16. The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has held that until payment is received in one Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (CIRP), a claim for the same lender can be kept in debt repayment procedures for both the Principal Borrower and the Corporate Guarantor.
  17. On Wednesday The Calcutta High Court found that the word “cruel” does not include minor disputes and disagreements that are part of marital life.
  18. On Wednesday the Allahabad High Court Bar Association (AHCBA) decided to suspend the ongoing strike over the establishment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Appellate Tribunal and Education Tribunal in Uttar Pradesh.
  19. “The village’s democratically elected Gram Panchayat has a duty to consider the interests of the people of the area,” noted the Punjab and Haryana High Courts last month when the Gram Panchayat’s rulings were set aside as well as a State Government decision, in accordance with his approval of a private land transfer.
  20. On March 12, 2021, the Supreme Court of Kerala rejected an application by the State Government of Kerala to withdraw the persecution of former members of the Kerala Legislature for disrupting parliamentary proceedings in 2015.
  21. Announcing Netflix, the National Commission for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (NCPCR) on Thursday (March 11) has called on a subscription-based broadcaster to stop broadcasting its new series Bombay Begums.
  22. The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday (March 10) registered its rejection of the ‘new concept of Live-In-Relation’ contracts backed by a title deed, in which the parties claimed that their stay in the relationship was not a ‘Marital Relationship’.
  23. The Kerala High Court closed its trial last year after the outbreak of Covid-19.
  24. The Telangana High Court recently arrested a District Collector and two others accused of deliberately disobeying a court order to prevent the eviction of certain farmers from their plots of land for the purpose of building a dam.
  25. The Karnataka High Court on March 4, ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to release the money seized from Sachin Narayan, working with Congress leader DK Shivakumar and a Narayan-owned company.
  26. The Supreme Court of India Gender Awareness and Internal Appeals Committee is organizing a Symposium (virtual) on March 17, to mark International Women’s Day. Meeting Link: Meeting Time:- 5:30
  27. Actor Kangana Ranaut has approached City Civil and Sessions The court, at Dindoshi, challenging the issuance of process by a Metropolitan Magistrate Court against her, in the criminal defamation case by lyricist Javed Akhtar for her remarks against him in an interview with Arnab Goswami.
  28. The Bombay High (Aurangabad Bench) recently pulled up an Additional Sessions Judge and expressed its displeasure as the Judge used slang language and foul words ‘utterly disrespectful to women’ while recording rape survivor’s testimony and later in the Judgment authored by him.
  29. Ruling that time has come to initiate action against persons who file frivolous complaints under Sections 354, 354A, 354B, 354C, 354D IPC etc. only for an ulterior purpose, the Delhi High Court recently imposed a cost of Rs.30,000 on the petitioners with a warning not to file false and frivolous cases.
  30. The Karnataka High Court has directed State Authorities not to take any coercive steps against members of the Association of India Schools, affiliated to the CBSE and the ICSE for any breaches of the the government order by which it asked only for the Academic Year 2020-21 to collect only 70% Tuition Fees from the parents as collected for the academic year 2019-20 and other charges are not be collected.
  31. Underlining that even if the wife of a Judge is distantly related to one of the petitioners, this nowhere implies that such Judge is prejudiced, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Monday (08th March) dismissed a plea seeking a declaration of a sitting Judge’s dissenting view as Coram non-judice and non est in the eyes of law.
  32. In another development in the toolkit case, Goa based environmental activist Subham Kar Chaudhuri has moved Patiala House Court in New Delhi for grant of anticipatory bail on the expiry of his transit anticipatory bail granted to him by the Bombay High Court. Chaudhuri, member of the organization “extinction rebellion” is apprehending arrest in connection with the Toolkit case.
  33. Supreme Court of India will on Friday hear a plea challenging the legislative competence of diverse State Assemblies in adopting ‘Resolutions’ against central statutes like CAA and farm laws which fall under the Union List of the Seventh Schedule.

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