Today’s Legal Updates :

  1. Today The Delhi High Court issued notice in a contempt application filed on behalf of NGO Telecom Watchdog in a case pertaining to the Central government’s alleged move to award telecom contracts to private firms without following the tender/auction process.
  2. Today A Delhi court came down upon the Delhi Police for the lacklustre and shoddy probe being conducted by it in cases relating to Delhi riots of February 2020.
  3. Today The Karnataka High Court observed that the minimum eligibility qualification set by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for various posts cannot be relaxed by universities or colleges. 
  4. Today the Kerala High Court alleging judicial misconduct and seeking directions to the Chief Justice NV Ramana of the Supreme Court and Chief Justice S Manikumar of Kerala High Court to initiate in-house investigation into the complaints, A man who had purchased a flat in the now demolished apartments in Maradu, Kerala.
  5. Today Vertices Partners recently launched Mind Your Wellness, a mental health initiative for all its team members.
  6. Today A Delhi Court granted the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) two-day custody over Mumbai lawyer Anand Daga and sub-inspector Abhishek Tiwari.
  7. On Tuesday The Delhi High Court directed the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development to lay down a permanent mechanism for inter-country adoption under the Hindu Adoptions & Maintenance Act (HAMA), 1956 within two months.
  8. Today A Delhi Court remanded Pinky Chaudhary alias Bhupinder Tomer to fourteen days’ judicial custody in connection with the Jantar Mantar anti-Muslim sloganeering case, in which he is one of the accused.
  9. Today The Delhi High Court issued notice on a plea filed by a child’s father seeking to change his daughter’s surname to reflect his own last name as opposed to his wife’s name. 
  10. Today The Delhi Court dealing with the remand proceedings of lawyer Anand Daga and Sub-Inspector Abhishek Tiwari asked persons unconnected with the case, including the press, to leave the courtroom after it took objection to attendees using their phones during the proceedings.
  11. Today The Madras High Court declined to entertain a plea to print the image of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on Indian currency.
  12. Today The Bombay High Court recorded Maharashtra government’s statement that it will take Bhima Koregaon accused Gautam Navlakha to the Tata Memorial Centre Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer at Kharghar, Mumbai in order to examine a lump in his chest.
  13. Today The Madras High Court ruled that foreign or cross breeds of bulls cannot be used for participation in “Jallikattu” and that the Tamil Nadu law permitting the sport allows use of only native breeds of bulls.
  14. Today the Calcutta High Court order directing a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the post-poll violence cases in the State, the West Bengal government has told the Supreme Court the agency cannot function independently  its appeal challenging.
  15. Today A Delhi Court set aside a look out circular (LOC) against a man who was questioned in a money laundering case registered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against the Sandesara brothers, promoters of Gujarat-based pharma firm Sterling Biotech Ltd (SBL).
  16. Today Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has approached the Bombay High Court seeking quashing of the summons issued by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering case registered against him.
  17. This recruitment season, the 2022 graduating batch of Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) secured 48 jobs in law firms and corporates from across the country.
  18. Today The Punjab & Haryana High Court has issued directions to the State government, police, subordinate courts and state legal services authorities to ensure proper investigation, collection of evidence and speedy trial in cases of honour killing in the States.
  19. Today The Supreme Court expressed concerns about fake news being spread through web portals and social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, while also expressing concerns that such social media giants do not even respond to judges.
  20. Today A lawyer has approached the Allahabad High Court alleging that Uttar Pradesh Police is subjecting her to harassment and compelling her to disclose details about communication with one of her past clients, a girl and a boy from different religions on whose behalf she had filed a petition seeking police protection.
  21. Yesterday The Jharkhand High Court initiated contempt proceedings against Advocate General (AG) Rajiv Ranjan and Additional Advocate General (AAG) Sachin Kumar for seeking recusal of Justice Sanjay Kumar Dwivedi after the AG claimed to have overheard an opposing counsel saying the case will be “allowed 200%”.

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