Today Legal Updates:

  1. Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking directions to Central and State governments, as well as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), to initiate a door-to-door vaccine for the COVID-19 department for citizens over 75 years of age and those with special disabilities or lying in bed.
  2. The Bombay High Court will rule on a petition filed by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh seeking an in-depth investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into allegations of malpractice by Maharashtra Home Affairs Minister Anil Deshmukh on April 5.
  3.  This week The Jammu & Kashmir High Court partly upheld a circular issued by the State government barring government teachers from imparting tuition at private coaching institutions.
  4. The father of a woman who claimed to have sexually assaulted former Karnataka minister Ramesh Jarkiholi has moved the Karnataka High Court to question police recordings of his daughter’s statement, NDTV reported.
  5. Jerome Merchant + Partners continues to develop his practice of resolving disputes with the inclusion of Rhia Marshall and Jashvardhan. Palash Gupta, had recently joined the firm as Head of its International Arbitration practice.
  6. DSK Partners Legal Ravi Prakash and Nand Kishore left the company to start their own independent business.
  7. Parinam Law Associates has announced the nomination of Associate Partners Mallika Noorani and Anuja Kedia to the Equity Partnership.
  8. As part of its annual promotion, DSK Legal encouraged Associate Partners Samir Malik, Saloni Mody and Kartik Yadav to work together. Associate Partner Ankit Jain made Partner – Strategic Client Relationships.
  9. The Bombay High Court has announced that it will continue to hear the actual news at Principal Bench despite expressing the need to reduce the presence of lawyers and plaintiffs due to COVID-19.
  10. These are just some of the indications of the ‘To-Do’ list created by the Kerala High Court in the wake of the Code of Conduct for Court officials and staff in the High Court and the District Court to control their involvement and intervention. on social media and in other forums.
  11. Due to the dire situation in the cases of COVID-19, the State Bar Council of Madhya Pradesh has written to the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court asking him to promote a transparent approach to hearing cases and body / hybrid mode on various benches of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
  12. 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.
  13. 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 Supreme Court of Allahabad issued new guidelines governing the entry of lawyers and the entry of cases into their premises.
  14. One Judge of the Court of Justice Anu Malhotra of the Delhi High Court issued a notice filing an application for the arrest and illegal beating of a man involved in a marital dispute by Delhi police and ordered the police to file a case report on the incident.
  15. Hearing a petition filed in a court of appeals and written appeals, the Madras High Court on Wednesday (March 31) found it to be a matter of policy and the Court does not need to interfere in such decisions.
  16. The High Court of Allahabad recently noted that the law on delays and penalties, as a policy of criminal relief, creates confidence in legal relationships and reduces fruitless cases thereby ensuring that the administration of justice is not hampered by pointless crimes.
  17. The Orissa High Court on Wednesday found that a law that says that having sex with a false promise of marriage is the same as rape “appears to be wrong”. However, the Court continued to consider the plight of the accused and whether it was possible for the accused to tarnish his image.
  18. The Calcutta High Court has registered a suo moto case to monitor the mental health and other connected cases of various detainees and inmates housed in various correctional facilities in West Bengal and the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  19. The Madras High Court on Thursday (April 1) refused to immediately hear DMK’s appeal against the Electoral Commission’s order barring the party’s Deputy Secretary-General A Raja from the 48-hour campaign.
  20. Concerned about the failure of the government’s HIV / AIDS victim program, the Patna High Court recently took action to seek a response from the Bihar State AIDS Control Society (BSACS).
  21. The Indian Electoral Commission has recently given a history of the steps it is taking to ensure that the upcoming by-elections in Tamilnadu are free and fair.
  22. Kerala High Court has introduced the Code of Conduct for officials and staff members to regulate their participation and interventions on Social Media and other public forums.
  23. Firozabad (UP), Apr 1 (PTI) A special court of the POCSO here on Thursday convicted a man of raping a 10-year-old girl in December 2020, who pleaded not guilty for three and a half months.

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