Today’s Legal Updates:

  1. Today The Supreme Court sought the response of the Central government on a plea by Indian Medical Association (IMA) challenging the changes introduced to Ayurveda regulations in 2020 by which Post Graduate Ayurveda scholars have been allowed to perform modern surgical procedures.
  2. Today The Supreme Court sought the response of the Central government and the Election Commission of India (ECI) on a plea seeking directions to nullify the election results of a particular constituency and hold fresh polls, if maximum votes are polled in favour of None Of The Above (NOTA) option in that constituency.
  3. Today A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court heard the first round of arguments in relation to whether the 1992 ruling in Indra Sawhney v. Union of India, which lays down 50% cap on reservations in favour of backward castes and SC/STs, should be reconsidered.
  4. Today The Delhi High Court  sought responses from the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) and the (BCI) in advocate Prashant Bhushan’s petition challenging a Rule that prevents lawyers from appearing in a pro-bono public interest case on behalf of an organisation in which they are an office bearer or an executive committee member
  5. Today The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court stepped in to reunite a married couple after a habeas corpus plea was moved by the husband alleging that his wife was being detained against her will by her family.
  6. Today The Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea filed by a Hindu man in relationship with a Muslim woman seeking protection for the latter from her parents who were forcing her into marriage with another person.
  7. The Central Government has approached the Supreme Court against the October 2020 Bombay High Court order granting bail to Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty in cases registered under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act) by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
  8. Today A Delhi Court disposed of the anticipatory bail applications preferred by Nikita Jacob, Shantanu Muluk and Shubham Kar Chaudhari in connection with the Farmers Protests Toolkit case.
  9. A White-Collar Crime and Dispute Resolution MZM Legal LLP has appointed Mohammad Shine as its partner in Criminal Prosecution.
  10. Delhi Court hears bail application awaited by Nikita Jacob, Shantanu Muluk and Shubham Kar Chaudhuri in Toolkit case.
  11. A Delhi court has sentenced Ariz Khan to death, who was recently convicted in a 2008 meeting in Batla House, where a police inspector was killed, The Court ruled that the case fell into the category of “very rare”, which should be sentenced to death by Khan.
  12. Aging is not a guarantee that a person will not be involved in criminal activities, and the High Court of Punjab and Haryana recently ruled that a 95-year-old man’s bail application was rejected.
  13. The Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court hears the challenge posed to the Maharashtra State Reservation for Socially and Educationally Backward Class Act.
  14. The Central Government has rejected an application to the Supreme Court for the first vaccination of Covid-19 judges, court staff, lawyers and their staff.
  15. Sudharm Waze, the brother of Mumbai police officer Sachin Waze filed a Habeas Corpus application before the Bombay High Court challenging the arrest of Sachin Waze by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) over an explosive-laden SUV found outside the Mukesh Ambani building in Mumbai in February. 25.
  16. Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has gone to Sessions Court in Dindoshi, Mumbai to challenge the proceedings of the Andropol Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court in Andheri over a defamation complaint filed by songwriter Javed Akhtar.
  17. Khanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and other suspects in the 2016 JNU uprising appeared before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court, at the Patiala House, New Delhi Court on Monday after the court noted a case against Delhi police.
  18. Today Speaking at a held webinar, Senior Advocate Rebecca John cited the two-year long trial of journalist Priya Ramani to state that the provision on criminal defamation ought to be done away with.
  19. Jitesh Shahani has joined S&R Associates as a partner in Firm’s Mumbai office.
  20. Jerome Merchant + Partners continues to expand their dispute resolution practice by including Palash Gupta, who will join the company as Partner and Head of International Arbitration.
  21. Today The Kerala High Court ruled that a Transgender person is entitled to be admitted to National Cadet Corps (NCC) in accordance with her self-perceived gender identity.
  22. New BJP Bengal member Soumendu Adhikari has moved to the Supreme Court alleging that the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal removed him from chairing the local municipal board “for minor political reasons”.
  23. Samvād Partners has announced the joining of Savani Gupte at their office in Mumbai as a partner from March 15, 2021.
  24. The Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court in Bandra has ordered the Khhar police station to register a First Information Report (FIR) against Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut and three others over Ashish Kaul’s complaint, the author of ‘Didda: Warrior Queen of Kashmir’ alleges Ranaut violated the rights in the letter.
  25. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has returned Mumbai police officer Sachin Waze to NIA custody until March 25, 2021 in connection with the First Information Report (FIR) registered in an explosive-filled SUV that housed businessman Millionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani. February 25.
  26. Today the Supreme Court asked the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court to provide a team of about five names so that the Court could decide who would replace Mr. on coal distribution issues.
  27. Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Judge Jasmeet Singh of the Delhi High Court today sought a response from the Center on a request for a psychiatric intervention in the classification of comorbidities for the purpose of vaccinating Covid-19.
  28. In a landmark decision, the Tripura Supreme Court recently upheld the claim of thirteen employees to work full-time in the government.
  29. Today Rajya Sabha approved the National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2019, declaring certain food technology, business and management institutions as the most important institutions in the country.
  30. The Tamil Nadu State Judicial Academy recently organized an online training program on e-filing, video conferencing etc.
  31. The Bombay High Court has ruled that registration of a copyright is not mandatory under the Copyright Act, 1957 for a penalty for violation of the law.
  32. The UN Working Group Council’s working group against Arbitrary Detentions (WGAD) has welcomed a statement condemning the arrest and illegal detention of student activist Safeora Zargar during protests against the CAA in Delhi in April 2020.

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