Today’s Legal Updates:

  1. An unimaginable decision by the High Court of Himachal Pradesh has prompted the Supreme Court to make appropriate decisions for the courts to writing judgments.
  2. The Karnataka High Court recently ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to release Rs. 53.46 lakh held by Sachin Narayan, who is very close to Congress leader DK Shivakumar.
  3. BJP leader Kapil Mishra filed a lawsuit (PIL) filed with the Supreme Court seeking compensation for the rape accused, Vishnu Tiwari, who was acquitted by the Allahabad High Court after serving 20 years in prison.
  4. The Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) on March 5 ordered the Central Government and Chief of Army Staff to restore the services of Lance Naik who was fired by the Army in 2013.
  5. Whether due to a resource problem or otherwise, harmonizing the purpose of the court or its function with its composition is often not a priority. Concerns have been raised about courts that do not have infrastructure – from laundry houses to sound – or that there are problems with accessibility or that courts and courts are housed in temporary buildings.
  6. Directing the District Magistrates of the various provinces to visit unexpectedly in the prisons under their jurisdiction and submit a report to the Court, inter alia, on the conditions of the prisons, the Orissa High Court last week sought answers from the State Government several times. issues in an attempt to understand the current status and status of the Prions in Government.
  7. The Special Court on Sunday remanded Mumbai police officer Sachin Waze in the custody of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) until March 25, in connection with his involvement in an explosive-laden car and a threatening letter found near Mukesh Ambani’s home in Mumbai, February 25, 2021.
  8. The Delhi High Court on Wednesday revoked an order of 1 March 2021 approved by the GNCTD Deputy Commissioner for the establishment of the Tata Nexon EV list as a suitable electric vehicle from the list of eligible models from the subsidy under the Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy.
  9. The Delhi High Court on Friday ordered a 21-year-old man accused of performing a one-month public service at Gurudwara Bagala Sahib while removing MOTI against him because of an agreement reached between the parties. The Court ordered that public services continue from March 16 to 16 April 2021.
  10. In a landmark decision, the Karnataka High Court ruled that the investigating officer did not have the right to disclose the personal date taken on smartphones or electronic devices to the suspect, without the written consent of the court concerned.
  11. “In a tragic and shocking analysis of our justice delivery system” the Bombay High Court ruled in a decision of a letter of agreement, relating to the Will of one Rasubai Chinoy, pending the Registry of the Bombay High Court for the past 31 years despite opposition.
  12. The Supreme Court sought the Centre’s response on a PIL challenging the Constitutional validity of the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991 which mandates that the nature of all places of worship, except the one in Ayodhya that was then under litigation, shall be maintained as it was on August 15, 1947, and that no encroachment of any such place prior to the date can be challenged in courts.
  13. The Supreme Court has taken serious note of the Madhya Pradesh Police’s failure to arrest a BSP MLA’s husband accused in the two-year-old murder case of Congress leader Devendra Chourasia, and directed the state’s DGP to arrest him immediately.
  14. In an interim order passed on Tuesday, the Competition Commission of India directed Make My Trip and Go Ibibo to allow FabHotels and Treebo to be listed on its online portals, after observing that such delisting affects competition in the market by denying access to important channel of distribution.
  15. The Madras High Court on Friday (12th March) expressed its satisfaction with the manner in which the investigation has progressed in suo moto case related to alleged sexual harassment of an IPS cadre woman officer by her senior, a Special DGP.
  16. In a protection plea filed by an interfaith couple, the Punjab and Haryana High Court recently observed that the marriage between a Muslim woman and a Hindu man won’t be valid as the bride didn’t convert to Hindu religion before the solemnization of marriage in accordance with Hindu rites and ceremonies.
  17. Kerala High Court raised the cap on the number of devotees allowed into the Sabarimala Temple from 5,000 to 10,000.
  18. The Karnataka High Court has issued guidelines to be followed by investigating officers regarding the manner of carrying out a search and/or for preservations of the evidence gathered during the said search in respect of smartphone, electronic equipment or email account.
  19. Following a suo moto action taken by the Delhi High Court recently, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a circular for strict compliance of COVID-19 norms by passengers during air travel.
  20. Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Waze, who investigated the Television Rating Point (TRP) Scam has filed an anticipatory bail plea in the Thane Sessions Court, in the suspicious death case of businessman Mansukh Hiran, whose explosives-laden car was found outside Antilia, the Ambani residence, in Mumbai.

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