Today’s Legal Updates:

  1. Centre projects 186-188 Core Doses to complete vaccination by end of 2021 by Supreme Court.
  2. Calcutta High Court orders Eviction of Son and Daughter in law stating that under Article 21, a serior citizen is entitled to live in peace in his own house.
  3. Telangana High Court states that in case of violation of Foreigners Act or otherwise magistrate do not have power to order Deportation of Foreign Citizens.
  4. To clear Backlog of over 5.8 lakh cases Madras High Court Compilating appointment of Ad-Hoc Judges.
  5. Former Supreme Court Judges Suggested to increase the age of retirement for all, but should be uniform for the Judges of Supreme Court and High Court Judges.
  6. From West Bengal plea in Supreme Court to deport “Rohingya-Bangladeshi Inflictors”.
  7. To improve access to justice for disabled supreme court e-committee takes steps.
  8. BCI amends rules ‘To improve standards of professional conduct and etiquettes for Advocates’ criticizing Bar Council decisions amount to misconduct.
  9. Madras High Court dismisses plea challenging govt’s decision to deport Sri Lankan National Back.
  10. P&H HC states that live-in- relationship is not a new phenomenon but society has not involved to accept it without raising eyebrows to such relationships.
  11. Gauhati HC dismisses PIL with 50k cost plea for providing PPE kit to covid warriors.
  12. To supervise implementation of employees compensation claims scheme committee was constituted by Delhi High Court.
  13. MP High Court states that executive is not ‘Tempted’ to invoke Preventive Detention and calls for Stringent Punishment.
  14. Gujarat High Court reunites Inter-Caste Couple who were earlier forced to Divorce states to live your own life as per your own wish.
  15. Kerala HC states that Coorporate Societies Act of Disciplinary Sub Committee not competent to issue memo of charges in Departmental Enquiries.
  16. Karnataka High Court states that apprehension of arrest does not completely vanish on issuance of sec 41A CrPC notice, anticipatory bail maintainable.
  17. Today The Madhya Pradesh High Court has called for more stringent laws to penalise juveniles who commit rape, noting that the present law is inadequate to deal with heinous offences committed by persons below the age of 16.
  18. On Friday The Delhi High Court dismissed the petitions filed by Punjab National Bank (PNB) and its late employee IP Singh seeking to quash the order of issuance of process under Section 482 of the Criminal Procedure Code.
  19. On Friday The Madras High Court asked the Central government to disclose how long it would take to process the applications of companies that have expressed interest in manufacturing the 2-Deoxy-D-Glucose (2-DG) anti-COVID-19 therapeutic drug so that it may be manufactured on a large scale.
  20. The Allahabad High Court has introduced an “odd-even” rule for listing cases at both the Benches of the High Court. An order to that effect was issued by newly appointed Acting Chief Justice, Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari.
  21. The Telangana High Court has issued practice directions to Magistrates and Trial Courts having jurisdiction to try offences under the Negotiable Instruments Act pursuant to the directions issued by the Supreme Court (In Re Expeditious Trial Of Cases Under Section 138 of N.I Act) regarding the trial of Cheque bouncing cases.
  22. Last week The Allahabad High Court stayed the arrest of a retired IAS officer who has been booked under various offences under Section 505 IPC and Section 66 of the IT Act for tweeting an audio clip containing a conversation conversation alleging that people were being paid to tweet in favour of Yogi Adityanath.
  23. Recently The Madhya Pradesh High Court directed all the trial court judges, to ensure strict compliance of Section 309 of Cr.P.C. especially in sensitive cases like murder, abduction, and rape, and said that the provision should be observed religiously, without fail and cases should not be adjourned on the drop of a hat.