Today Legal Updates:

  1. An incident in which three inmates were found in a state of intoxication at Tihar Prison prompted the Supreme Court to seek information from prison officials on the location of CCTV cameras in the area.
  2. Today The Madras High Court declined to urgently hear a challenge to the Election Commission of India (ECI) decision to debar Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party leader A Raja from campaigning for a 48-hour period for  derogatory remarks made against AIADMK leader and incumbent Chief Minister E Palaniswamy.
  3. TT&A, Mumbai has announced the promotion of 5 Senior Associates to Managing Associates and 6 Associates to Senior Associates.
  4. Gravitas Legal promoted Rahul Gaikwad as Equity Partner and Priyanka Bharti as Partner.
  5. The Delhi High Court has rejected an application by an Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) police, who challenged his letter of appeal that his wife was suffering from depression.
  6. Tamil Nadu’s Advocate General, Vijay Narayan, has refused to give permission for him to begin contempt of court cases against the editor of Thuglak magazine, S Gurumurthy, in a series of speeches by judges in the High Court, during a January 2020 issue.
  7. Today The Madras High Court said that the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) should enquire into how the confidential information held by it may have been leaked, in view of credible allegations that the Bharitya Janata Party (BJP) Puducherry had misused Aadhaar data to boost election campaigns through bulk SMSes to Aadhaar-linked numbers.
  8. The Tribunal Revenue Tribunal – 2 (DRT-2), Ernakulam was out of work this week after the Kerala High Court on March 23, 2021 granted an appeal that challenged the Indian Government’s notice of another DRT-2 case against Ernakulam in the Presidency of DRT-2, Bangalore.
  9. Equity Partners in Naik Naik & Co, Madhu Gadodia and Abhishek Kale have been appointed as the company’s Deputy Partners Management from April 1, 2021.
  10. As part of its annual promotion, AZB & Partners has nominated Pranav Atit and Abhimanyu Chopra as partners in Mumbai and Delhi respectively.
  11. The third Mega Lok Adalat program organized by the Karnataka State Legal Services Authority (KSLSA) in the State on March 27, 2021, managed to eliminate 3,32,936 cases.
  12. In view of the latest speaker in the COVID-19 cases, the Orissa High Court has announced that it will return to court on April 5 when the Lucknow Bench High Court of Allahabad issued new guidelines governing the entry of lawyers and the entry of cases into their premises.
  13. The roadblocks created by Prime Minister E Palaniswamy’s trip on his way to the election campaign on Thursday prompted the Madras High Court to issue a general directive to the police to ensure that citizen disruption is reduced during VIP deliveries.
  14. An application has been filed before Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court seeking the implementation of the Transgender Persons Act (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 in the State of Uttar Pradesh.
  15. On Wednesday The Karnataka High Court paved way for investigation against State Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa in relation to a criminal case registered against him in 2019 for allegedly trying to buy out Janata Dal (S) MLA Naganagouda Kandkur by offering him money and ministerial berth.
  16. On Wednesday The Kerala High Court declined to stay the probe initiated by the Kerala Police against unnamed officials of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for allegedly coercing Swapna Suresh, the prime accused in the Gold smuggling case, to give statements implicating Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in the case.
  17. A Calcutta High Court bench comprising Judges Indra Prasanna Mukerji and Aniruddha Roy on Wednesday ordered the status quo regarding arrest warrants issued by Trinamoram police docs at Trinamool Congress Abu Taher and Abdul Samad in connection with the 2007 Nandigram violence.
  18. Schools should not turn their backs on students because of misconduct as this could mean escaping the school’s responsibility to ensure that students do well, the Madras High Court said.
  19. The Delhi High Court recently sought a report on the state of the Delhi Police Cyber ​​Cell in a case involving alleged fraud and other digital crimes recorded by Facebook and thus directed to the Union of India, Delhi Police and Cyber ​​Crime Cell that they collectively form a Special Investigation Unit (SIT) to investigate a complaint lodged by a complaint company. The petition also states that this may be the “biggest click scam in India” that has a significant economic impact and therefore requires due diligence and prompt investigation.
  20. Because a large number of people are about to visit the towns of Haridwar and Rishikesh in Kumbh Mela, the Uttarakhand High Court on Wednesday (March 31) ordered the State Government to increase the number of daily checks to at least 50,000 people each. day.
  21. The Advocate General of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday (March 31) declined to give permission for a criminal case (Court) against the editor of Thuglak magazine, S Gurumurthy, to comment on a High Court and a Supreme Court judge meeting.
  22. Today The Karnataka High Court directed the state government to file by April 16, a status report with regard to the implementation of Shuchi scheme and to state as to when the administrative approvals for procurement of sanitary napkins/pads, as proposed for the year 2021-22, shall be secured.
  23. The Supreme Court noted that the High Court generally in its area under Article 226 of the Constitution should refuse to celebrate a formal debate, unless there is a fundamental issue in the public interest.
  24. While the Uttar Pradesh Government is responding to a question posed by the High Court of Allahabad regarding the regulation of school fees during the suspension of classrooms, another PIL has challenged the exorbitant fees and against private State schools.
  25. More than seven years after the implementation of the Violence Against Women Act (Prevention, Prevention and Correction) Act in 2013, the Maharashtra Government yesterday announced the appointment of a grievance redressal committee under the Act.
  26. Today A Delhi Court adjourned till April 8th hearing in the bail application filed by Deep Sidhu, accused in the Red Fort violence case in connection with the farmer’s tractor rally on Republic Day.
  27. Today The Madras High Court has made significant remarks on the issue of systemic delay in functioning of Government agencies and the resultant pressure on the Courts.
  28. Unusually, the Madras High Court on Monday (March 30) barred the applicant from initiating any civil proceedings in this Court for a period of one year.
  29. Ensuring separate toilet facilities for teenage girls and the provision of hygienic napkins are not only conditions for the upliftment of girls but also a step towards enabling the right to education under Article 21A, the Karnataka High Court said on Thursday.

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