Today’s Legal Updates:

  1. Judge Ali Mohammad Magrey of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court today adjourned the hearing of a petition filed by the Member of Parliament and Jammu & Kashmir Prime Minister Farooq Abdullah challenging the procedures initiated by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in his money laundering case.
  2. The Supreme Court of Collegium has approved a proposal to add ten more judges to the High Court of Allahabad, a panel of permanent judges.
  3. Today The Delhi High Court dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Dr. Najma Akhtar as the Vice-Chancellor of the Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  4. Sharjeel Usmani, a student at Aligarh Muslim University, has gone to the Bombay High Court seeking an annulment of the First Information Report (FIR) on the grounds that the Pune police registered complaint was illegal.
  5. Today The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the appointment of a judicial officer, A Badharudeen, as a judge of the Kerala High Court.
  6. Today The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the appointment of 58 law officers by the Tamil Nadu government in addition to seeking the removal of Advocate General Vijay Narayan from office.
  7. The Delhi High Court has heard an appeal by Rajiv Luthra challenging the order to terminate Mohit Saraf’s L&L relationship.
  8. Following a meeting on March 2, the Supreme Court of Collegium reviewed earlier recommendations regarding the appointment of judges to the Supreme Court of Kerala, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh.
  9. The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of three lawyers as judges of Madhya Pradesh High Court.
  10. The Karnataka High Court has urged its registrars to take immediate action to appoint a judicial officer in a special court set up to hear cases under the Prevention of Unlawful Prevention Act (Prevention Act), 1967 (UAPA), so that 56 pending cases are transfer to Bengaluru Urban District to the special court.
  11. A Supreme Court judge, Judge DY Chandrachud has denied in the High Court that he used the exercise of “cutting glue” while writing orders without giving valid reasons for their decisions.
  12. Today The Supreme Court issued notice in a plea challenging the Union Ministry of Health blood donor guidelines, which prohibit transgender persons and gay men from donating blood.
  13. The leader of the Telegu Desam Party (TDP) Varla Ramaiah informed the Supreme Court that Andhra Pradesh (AP) Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was conducting a fishing campaign to lead the Amaravati national fraudulent campaign against former Chandrababu members. for holding Reddy in jail for 16 months.
  14. On Wednesday The Bombay High Court at Goa granted a 10-day transit bail to environmental activist Subham Kar Chaudhari in the ‘toolkit’ case registered by Cyber Crime Cell of Delhi Police in connection with the ongoing farmer protests.
  15. Following a similar order passed yesterday at the establishment of the Education Tribunal, Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court today suspended the establishment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Tribunal Tribunal in Uttar Pradesh.
  16. The Bar Association Handwara (BAH) in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir (J & K) has threatened to go on a permanent strike over the withdrawal of security cover from Munsiff / Judicial Magistrate, Handwara.
  17. Karnataka government’s decision to reduce financial assistance to the families of those farmers who have committed suicide after borrowing money from banks and financial institutions has come under fire from the Karnataka High Court.
  18. On Thursday The Bombay High Court pulled up the producers of the Telugu film “V” in connection with the use of private image of model and Bollywood actor Sakshi Malik without obtaining license from her and in a defamatory manner while hearing her defamation plea against them.
  19. Today The Karnataka High Court took strong exception to the the restrictions imposed by Karnataka government on the movement of public along the Kerala-Karnataka border due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
  20. The Mumbai Zonal Unit of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has filed the first case in a drug case investigated in connection with the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
  21. The pending bail hearing filed by India Head of Amazon  Prime Video Aparna Purohit was about an interesting exchange between lawyers from the case and Bench.
  22. On Thursday The Bombay High Court directed four Marathi news channels to “scrupulously follow the guidelines” issued by the Court in January 2021 in a batch of PILs filed against media trial in the wake of the reportage relating to suicide of Sushant Singh Rajput case.
  23. Today The Supreme Court granted protection from arrest to India Head of Amazon Prime Video, Aparna Purohit in the case registered against her in connection with the web series ‘Tandav’.
  24. The mother of a war veteran (Army man) who went missing 23 years ago from Gujarat Rann of Kitch has gone to the Supreme Court seeking her release from a Pakistani prison.
  25. Expressing its displeasure with the media coverage of the extra document filed in the Delhi Riots case even before the information was taken, the Delhi High Court today sought an affidavit from Delhi police arresting a person involved in the same robbery.
  26. Today The Karnataka High Court refused to comply with a notice issued amending the Central Vehicles Act, in which the installation of FASTag was mandatory on all vehicles and the official FASTag was mandatory when it received the new 3rd Party Insurance.
  27. The Bombay High Court on Thursday, while issuing an order banning the release of Telugu Movie ‘V’ on OTT platform, Amazon Prime, ruled that the Vemkateshwara Creation approach while using a portrait of actor Sakshi Malik in the film was ‘extremely unusual’.
  28. The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday noted that a woman who is in agreement, who gives birth to a child by adoption, is entitled to maternity leave benefits under Rule 43 (1) of the CCS (Leave) Rules Act, 1972.
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  30. The Gujarat Supreme Court has expressed shock at the performance of more than 5,000 schools in the State without a valid and valid No Objection certificate for Fire Prevention and Protection Systems.
  31. The Kerala High Court recently granted bail before arresting two people accused of being part of a group that sprayed activist Bindu Ammini ‘chemically’ while he was on his way to the Ernakulam City Commissioner’s office in 2019 seeking police protection on his way to the Sabarimala temple.
  32. Customs Deparment told the Kerala High Court that the main suspect in the gold smuggling case, Swapna Suresh, had made “shocking revelations” against Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, the Speaker and three Ministers about smuggling US dollars in his statement under Section 164 CrPC.
  33. The National Human Commission Commission, NHRC, India has decided to convict a man convicted of rape, two decades after he was found guilty and found to be a criminal offense under Section 433 Cr PC.
  34. The Karnataka government on Friday told the High Court it was proposing to change the travel restrictions on travel to neighboring Kerala due to the increase in COVID-19 cases.
  35. The Application Software (DCPMT) to monitor the performance of Uttarakhand State justice officials was launched by Mr. Justice Raghuvendra Singh Chauhan, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Uttarakhand, Nainital on March 03, 2021.
  36. The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday (02nd March) ordered the West Bengal State Government to take a decision regarding the installation of a gas cylinder in a certain area of ​​the State for the benefit of the people.

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