Today’s Legal Updates:

  1. The government of Haryana has told the Supreme Court that an application by the Delhi Jal Board said that Ammonia levels have increased in water extracted from Haryana to hide their complete failure in the management of water allocated to Delhi.
  2. Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court has decided to switch to virtual and hybrid cases without urgent criminal offenses.
  3. On Tuesday The Bombay High Court allowed ByteDance (India), a subsidiary of TikTok, to operate its bank accounts in HSBC and Citibank after depositing the dues allegedly owed by the company to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) authorities.
  4. On Tuesday The Allahabad High Court suggested Uttar Pradesh government should consider chalking out a door-to-door vaccination programme for citizens of all ages in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases in the State.
  5. On Monday The Karnataka High Court dismissed three criminal cases filed by the Income Tax (IT) Department against Congress leader DK Shivakumar.
  6. While efforts should be made to preserve the heritage residences of Indian courts, we should not adhere to them if the necessary infrastructure for the operation of the court is not included in such structures, the retired Supreme Court judge, Judge AK Sikri on Monday.
  7. Freedom of speech and expression in the national government does not give a single license to harm and injure the feelings and beliefs of citizens, the Allahabad High Court said on Monday.
  8. Actis General Counsel Ratnadeep Roychowdhury joins Nishith Desai Associates as Leader.
  9. Because the defendant is a poor man or the only breadwinner in the family will not be a deterrent in favor of him while imposing a penalty under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS), the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.
  10. In a statement filed with the Special Investigating Court (NIA), suspended Mumbai police officer Sachin Waze said former Home Affairs Minister Anil Deshmukh and Shiv Sena Member of Parliament (MLC) Anil Parab had asked him to pay more than Rs. 100 crore.
  11. Today Flipkart Vice-President and Group General Counsel Bijoya Roy is leaving to join Pernod Ricard as General Counsel for South Asia.
  12. Today The Delhi High Court sought a response from the Central government in a petition seeking a direction to the authorities to ban obscene and vulgar non-film songs available on the internet.
  13. Today A Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court granted permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to interrogate suspended cop Sachin Waze on the allegations against former State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
  14. Today The Madras High Court expressed strong reservations over the Tamil Nadu government’s August 2020 decision to cancel arrear exams for college students amid the COVID-19 pandemic, terming the move an uninformed political decision that has resulted in chaos.
  15. Today The Karnataka High Court directed State Government to convene a meeting on April 15 to ascertain whether an insurance scheme can be evolved for the benefit of advocates in the State in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  16. Unreasonable and impartial arrests are a serious violation of human rights and arrests should be the last resort for police, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday granted bail in a marriage dispute.
  17. Jammu & Kashmir government defends the legality of section 18 of the J&K Public Safety Act before the Jammu and Kashmir High Court,
  18. The adjudicating officer  (AO) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued a joint fine of Rs. 25 crore on Mukesh and Anil Ambani and their family members for violating the SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 2011.
  19. Today The Calcutta High Court has held that a woman or child victim of an offence is not a necessary party to an appeal filed against conviction.
  20. Today The Kerala High Court directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to file a statement on the reasons why it had put on hold its earlier notification to conduct Rajya Sabha elections on April 12 for three seats from Kerala which will fall vacant on April 21.
  21. On Tuesday The Supreme Court observed that frequent, causal and lackadaisical summoning of high officials by courts cannot be appreciated,
  22. Today The Madras High Court expressed its inclination to issue guidelines aimed at putting a complete end to the practice of manual scavenging.
  23. Today A Special Court in Delhi exempted former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram from personal appearance in the INX Media money laundering case.
  24. The Metropolitan Magistrate in Andheri has recommended that there be an investigative report on defamatory tweets sent by Bollywood actor Payal Rohatgi against student activist Safaora Zargar, who was in police custody last year in connection with the Delhi Riots case.
  25. The Delhi High Court has ruled that wearing a face mask is mandatory during the COVID-19 epidemic even if it is the only occupant of the driver and no other passengers.
  26. The Delhi Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday held a pending case before the CMM Court where a man named Hashim Ali, who had complained to police about violence, the burning of his house and the damage to his house during the North East Delhi riots, was later charged by police after marking his complaint with another suspected MFI. of goods and burns.
  27. The High Court of Allahabad has refused to postpone the Uttar Pradesh Panchayat elections, scheduled to take place from April 15, 2021, due to an increase in Covid-19 cases.
  28. The State Government on Tuesday filed a petition in the Karnataka High Court outlining measures taken to protect / conserve Great Indian Bustards (GIBs) and other species of wild plants and animals in an area identified as GIB habitat.
  29. The Himachal High Court on Tuesday denied bail pending the arrest of a man arrested on suspicion of being involved in fishing for teenage girls by throwing them into international trade by smuggling them abroad after promising them marriage.
  30. Hearing the Delhi Waqf Board’s appeal contradicts an order to demolish an ancient Muslim church on Lodi Road in New Delhi, for the use of land by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). with this.
  31. Dismissed by four lawyers challenging the Delhi government’s order to wear masks as part of the Covid-19 protocol even when traveling alone in a private car, the Delhi High Court today ruled in favor of the law, “Lawyers as a class, because their legal training is superior especially in resilient situations such as epidemics. Wearing masks cannot be a matter of self-promotion. ”
  32. Among the rising covid-19 cases in the Government and especially in the Bengaluru Urban region, the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday ordered the State Government and the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to ensure that unexpected visitors were treated at various locations, hotels, restaurants and flats.
  33. Political parties should be banned or barred from delivering election promises, which could add to the burden on public funds, the Madras Supreme Court ruled in favor of an order passed on 31 March 2021.
  34. Among the rising covid-19 cases in the Government and especially in the Bengaluru Urban region, the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday ordered the State Government and the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to ensure that unexpected visitors were treated at various locations, hotels, restaurants and flats.

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