Today’s Legal Updates:

  1. Today The Allahabad High Court, rejected the bail plea India Head of Amazon Prime Video, Aparna Purohit in relation to an FIR registered against her in connection with the web series ‘Tandav’.
  2. The Westminster Magistrate’s Court in the United Kingdom today granted the extradition of Nirav Modi to India.
  3. The Central Government has introduced the Technical Laws (Advisory Guidelines and the Digital Media Ethics Code), 2021 to regulate the operation of social media sites and online publishers, OTT forums and communication mediators.
  4. Union Minister of Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad today noted that while all telecommunications companies are welcome in India, they must ensure compliance with Indian laws and refrain from accepting double standards.
  5. If it was an Indian Supreme Court that did not agree with Judge Markandey Katju in 2016, it was an opportunity for a court in the United Kingdom to spread the words and conduct of a former high court judge, five years later.
  6. The Central Government has told the Delhi High Court that apart from the issuance of homosexual charges under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, there is no fundamental right to same-sex marriage.
  7. On Wednesday The Kerala High Court directed the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) to file its reply to a petition filed by former Kerala cricket players alleging irregularities in the functioning of the KCA.
  8. Supreme Court judges often face increasing the burden of the docket in the top court, the Judiciary Board DY Chandrachud and Mr Shah said on Thursday.
  9. Today The Central Government informed the Delhi High Court that it has prepared its reply to the pleas seeking the legal recognition of same sex marriage.
  10. Today A Delhi Court extended the interim protection from arrest granted to Shantanu Muluk in the Toolkit FIR registered by the Delhi Police in connection with the farmers protests.
  11. The Supreme Court and the High Court, while working on freedom and bail cases, should quash Judge Dharmender Rana’s order to grant bail to Toolkit FIR accusing Disha Ravi, a former General Mukul Rohatgi’s attorney general, told India Today that he would suspend Rajdeep Sardesai in an interview. TV.
  12. The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) High Court has sought the response of the Central government and the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu & Kashmir in a public interest litigation (PIL) petition challenging a Government Order establishing a separate prosecution wing known as “J&K Prosecution Service” after the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution.
  13. On Wednesday The Supreme Court imposed a fine of Rs. 5 crores on Saraswati Medical College for admitting students to MBBS course in violation of Medical Council of India Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, 1997 (Regulations).
  14. The Delhi High Court has ordered the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) to announce reserved judgments / orders in a timely manner as ordered by the Supreme Court in Anil Rai v State of Bihar.
  15. The Kerala High Court has ruled that teachers in assisted schools cannot run in local elections, including the Legislature and Parliament.
  16. The Karnataka Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Union and State Governments on the PIL challenging public travel restrictions along the Kerala-Karnataka Border over the Covid-19 eruption.
  17. Stressing that Government is sincere to give ‘respectful representation’ to people belonging to Transgender Community, the Bihar Government recently submitted before the Patna High Court that it is going to create a separate unit of Transgender Police Personnel named as Special Unit (Transgender) at the District Level under the District S.P.
  18. Madras Supreme Court Issues Notice on Request for Retd Challenging Appointment. Justice S. Baskaran As Chair of the State Human Rights Commission.
  19. Today Supreme Court has dismissed as withdrawn the plea filed seeking directions to the Election Committee of Supreme Court Bar Association, to conduct the upcoming election strictly by way of secret ballot in physical form in terms of SCBA Bye-laws.
  20. The Punjab and Haryana High Courts last week rejected an application by two men seeking the suspension of their ‘case against India, with the aim of establishing an independent State / Nation by the name of Khalistan’.
  21. On Wednesday The Karnataka High Court issued notice to the State Government on a batch of petitions challenging the government notification dated January 29, by which all categories of Private Educational Unaided Institutions only for the Academic Year 2020-21are directed to collect only 70% Tuition Fees from the parents as collected for the academic year 2019-20 and other charges are not be collected.
  22. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has reiterated that the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, does not apply to Educational Institutions, and that co-curricular activities such as swimming do not fall within the scope of “service” as defined under the Act.
  23. Today the Kerala High Court Four new judges were sworn-in as additional judges Justices Murali Purushothaman, Ziyad Rahman, Karunakaran Babu and Dr. Kauser Edappagath took oath as Additional Judges of the Kerala High Court, for two years.
  24. The Gujarat High Court last week commended the State Police Academy for training police officers to adhere strictly to the law and the rules established under the law, and to instill in them sensitivity to sexual acts.
  25. P&H High Court Inquiries Punjab Government Policy Permits Duplication of Unauthorized Construction in Violation of PAPR.
  26. Recognizing that the prosecutor had admitted that where the applicant (one Rashid) was not in the CDR where he was found at the scene, the Delhi High Court on Monday (22nd February) granted bail to Auto Rickshaw Driver.
  27. The High Court of Kerala has ruled that the authorities are not required to grant or renew a lease agreement for a person with a government subsidy, even if there is no clear prohibition in the laws against the grant or renewal.
  28. Recognizing that the medieval view that the wife is ‘a man’s property to do as she wishes, is still going on,’ the Bombay High Court has refused to show indecency on the part of a man convicted of culpable homicide.
  29. Central Government informs Delhi High Court that it in spite of decriminalisation of homosexuality under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, there is no fundamental right of same-sex marriage.
  30. Karnataka High Court: Dangling electrical wires and TV cables are very common al over India and a serious action has to be taken .
  31. Himachal Pradesh High Court : “Holding peaceful processions, raising slogans, would not be and cannot be an offence under India’s Constitution.”
  32. The Delhi High Court has directed AIMS to not take any coercive action against nurses with regards to their strike in December.
  33. Bombay High Court : This medieval notion of the wife being the property of the husband to do as he wishes, unfortunately, still persists in the majority mindset.”

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