Today Legal Updates

  1. On Tuesday The Madras High Court granted anticipatory bail to a man accused of attempting to murder his lawyer for failing to have sent a legal notice on time.
  2. Today A Calcutta High Court vacation bench comprising Justices Indra Prasanna Mukerji and Aniruddha Roy ordered status quo on arrest warrants issued against Trinamool Congress’ Nandigram booth agents Abu Taher and Abdul Samad in relation the 2007 Nandigram violence.
  3. Today The Madras High Court favoured the continuation of reservations of constituencies for electoral candidates from the Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) community while observing that they are not extended as many opportunities to become MLAs in general constituencies
  4. Schools should not turn their backs on students and say they are misbehaving as this could mean escaping the school burden to ensure full development of students, the Madras High Court has ruled.
  5. Khaitan & Co has announced 27 full promotions at all offices of the company.
  6. Today The Bombay High Court reserved its order in the plea filed by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged malpractices of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
  7. The Bombay High Court has heard an application by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Praram Bir Singh seeking a CBI investigation into allegations made by Interior Minister Anil Deshmukh.
  8. Abdul Nasser Maudani, accused in the 2008 Bengaluru bombing case, went to the Supreme Court seeking permission to leave Bengaluru, his hometown of Kerala, and remain in the coastal state until the trial.
  9. Truth Pro Foundation India (TPFI), a non-profit company that runs the independent news channel Kannada Pratidhvani, has filed a Karnataka Supreme Court challenge the Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code of newly introduced laws, 2021 (IT Rules) seek digital content control in the world.
  10. In the past two years, of the 1,787 cases found under the Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989 [SC / ST Act], only 85 have been referred for appeal, the Karnataka government has told the Karnataka Supreme Court that Wednesday.
  11. According to sources, J Sagar Associates Partner Manav Raheja is leaving the company to join Veritas Legal as a Partner.
  12. The Kerala High Court has heard a petition filed by Deputy Enforcement Directorate (ED) Padhadhrishnan challenging the FIR registered by the Kerala police against unnamed ED officials over the investigation into alleged gold trafficker Swapna Suresh.
  13. Today The Madras High Court on Wednesday expressed strong opinions against the freebie culture indulged in by political parties during election season and called for amending the Representation of Peoples Act, 1951, so that freebies offered by political parties are also viewed as a “corrupt practice” under Section 123.
  14. Sapan Gupta, currently the General Counsel of ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India, has been promoted to the position of General Counsel of the company.
  15. A three-member committee appointed by the High Court to look into the disputed Farm Rules and submit its report on the closed cover.
  16. Today The hearing in the plea alleging that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Puducherry had misused the Aadhaar data of voters to boost election campaigns saw the Madras High Court make a fervent appeal to all stakeholders, within and outside the courtroom to ensure that the credibility of the Indian democratic system is not dented.
  17. Serious cases such as rape cannot be eliminated by the use of birth control under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) even if an agreement has been reached between the parties, the Delhi High Court recently reiterated.
  18. Today The Bombay High Court observed that setting out two separate prayers in the same plea – one against trademark infringement and another against passing off – is an incorrect, unwise practice.
  19. Countries cannot simply close their borders to immigrants without supporting adequate laws that give authorities the power to do the same, the Karnataka High Court ruled on Tuesday.
  20. On Tuesday The Jammu and Kashmir High Court ordered a massive reshuffle in subordinate judiciary with 148 judicial officers transferred and posted at new places across the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.
  21. The deadline for linking Aadhaar and PAN numbers has been extended by the Central Government from March, 31 2021 to June, 30 2021.
  22. The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday postponed two weeks’ application to the “Truth Pro Foundation India (TPFI)”, a non-governmental organization that owns Canadian newsletter Pratidhvani, challenging Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics). Code) Regulations, 2021 (IT Rules) that seek to regulate digital news sites.
  23. These laws should be followed carefully “, the Kerala High Court appealed to the Electoral Commission (EC) today in rejecting an application by three Indian National Congress candidates Muraleedharan, Anad Jayan and Deepak Joy, challenging the integrity of the postal voting system. the forthcoming Kerala Assembly.
  24. Today The Karnataka High Court directed the state government to decide on a representation made to it seeking to ban all forms of online betting and gambling.
  25. On Tuesday The Karnataka High Court directed the State Government to take a decision on re-starting the midday meal scheme for eligible students, by April 8.
  26. The State Bar Council of Madhya Pradesh has written a letter to the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court asking him to strengthen and promote the Virtual System of Hearing and Physical Hearing in the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
  27. The Hindu Sena leader Vishnu Gupta has demanded the sentencing of Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal in a petition filed against Kamal Haasan, Tamil Nadu-based political party president Makkal Needhi Maiam, for his derogatory remarks linking terrorism to the Hindu religion.
  28. Today the Kerala High Court noted its satisfaction with the measures proposed by Election Commission to prevent double/bogus voting double entries in the electoral rolls.
  29. The government of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday (March 27) introduced the ‘Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 2020’ which provides for up to ten years in prison for anyone found guilty of using marriage to force a person to convert to his or her religion.
  30. Regional and Session Judge Girish Kathpalia on Wednesday appealed to the Court of Additional Sessions Court Judge Charu Aggarwal, a bail application dismissed by De Deep Sidhu, accused in the Red Fort Violence case against a tractor meeting of farmers.
  31. Today A Delhi Court denied bail to a man in relation to the Republic Day violence after observing that he was an active member of the unruly mob which diverted the prescribed routine by breaking police barricades at three areas and forcibly entered the Red Fort area thereby attacking the police personnel and damaging their vehicles.
  32. The Tripura High Court recently removed a FIR implanted in a person who could be punished under sections 120B, 153B & 505 of the IPC who allegedly posted on Facebook that if anyone touched a specific mobile number, the caller’s details stored on the cellphone would be withheld.
  33. The Delhi Magistrate’s Court recently granted Akashpreet Singh bail in connection with a riot during a Republic Day protest against a farmers’ protest after realizing that the presence and climbing of the Red Fort wall by the suspect could not justify further arrests.

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