Today Legal Updates

  1. The Bombay Bar Association (BBA) has asked Chief Justice Dipankar Datta of the Bombay High Court to provide a courtroom in hybrid format due to the latest speaker in the COVID-19 cases in Mumbai.
  2. As part of its annual promotion, Trilegal voted five of its partners in the financial company, according to sources. The following lawyers have been made Equity Partners: i)Ankit Kejriwal – Bombay ii)Jyotsna Jayaram – Bangalore iii)Gautam Chawla – Delhi iv)Yash Bansal – Bombay v)Pallav Shukla – Delhi
  3. The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday approved the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2021, which enhances the powers of the Lieutenant Governor and limits the powers of the elected government in Delhi.
  4. On Friday The Supreme Court extended the tenure of members of National Judicial Pay Commission, retired Justices PV Reddy and R Basant till April 30, 2021.
  5. An investigator’s (IO) attempt in the assault and defense case to protect the defendant, who is also a police officer, has invited strong allegations from Aurangabad Bench of the Bombay High Court ordering the IO’s investigation into the IO.
  6. On Saturday A Delhi Sessions Court appointed an advocate-commissioner to oversee the seizure of advocate Mehmood Pracha’s computer and ensure that the data contained therein is not tampered with amid the raids being carried out by the Delhi police.
  7. Mumbai Center for International Arbitration will be organizing India ADR Week, 2021 from April 6-10, 2021. The five-day event will be held 4 times each day on various topics related to mediation and operational legislation including:- Indian Arbitration at a glance, Slow road to damage inspection: date of inspection. tax, interest and COVID, 2019 Indian Arbitration Act Amendments – where do we stand?, What’s next for mediation in India, Investment mediation, Pendulum sponsor investor or Host State?, Article 11 and Appointment of Arbitral Tribunal – Introduction, New rules for the 2021 ICC of Arbitration and its implications for Indian groups, ICSID Mediation: Opportunities, Concerns and Alternatives, Effective motivation for hearings, Practical tips to make India stay on the challenge-proof mediation awards, Conflict Resolution in the Construction Industry: A Vision for Africa and India, Mediation in 2021: An International Vision, Is India a potential market for Litigation and Arbitration Funding?, Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in India, Choice of forum after Brexit: anti-suit or anti-arbitration?, ODR – Closing Dispute Resolution Grounds, War Stories and Lessons Learned from Virtual Hearing 2020, International Vision for Recent Development in India Related to International Arbitration, Controversy – Repeated Hate: Harmful to International Mediation?
  8. Accepting a request from the State Government, the MP / MLA court in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar on Thursday (March 25) approved the withdrawal of a charge of inciting violence over the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots, in which prominent prominent Baratiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders were present.
  9. The Supreme Court has overturned a Special Application for Leave granted by the Uttarakhand Government to challenge certain guidelines issued by the Uttarakhand High Court to postpone the withdrawal process from prosecution.
  10. The Supreme Court also ruled that only material evidence and not minor arguments could be used to discredit the testimony of witnesses.
  11. The Kerala High Court recently overturned the Government’s appointment of CK Baiju as Director of the Department of Minerals and Heritage, announcing the decision in PIL’s letters.
  12. The Karnataka High Court has ruled that the delivery of a notification by registered mail is a valid notification service, under section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act and there is no need to serve a notice under a postal certificate.
  13. The Bombay High Court on Wednesday sought a State response to the PIL demanding uniformity in fines collected for those who violate a mask or special mask for citizens who can hear and speak, to facilitate communication.

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