Today’s Legal Updates:

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  1. Today The Bar Council of India (BCI) assured the Delhi High Court that it would not interfere with the day-to-day running of the Uttar Pradesh Bar (BCUP) Bar Council during the mediation between the bar associations.
  2. Today The Delhi High Court ruled that the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) are free to regulate their own proceedings as long as they ensure that requests for mediators are considered fairly, transparently and fairly.
  3. The Supreme Court today overturned the extension of the time limit under various laws passed last year due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
  4. The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has jurisdiction to deal with contract disputes arising out of financial losses, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday.
  5. Today The Allahabad High Court ordered the Home Affairs Secretary, Uttar Pradesh, to file an affidavit regarding the construction of girls’ toilets at various police stations in the State.
  6. Religious unintentional or deliberate or deliberate or outright cruelty toward a religious fanaticism will not appeal to Section 295A of the Indian Penal Code, Tripura High Court recently ruled.
  7. Sastra Universty will present the CS Vaidyanathan Chair in Law & Development on March 13 at 10.35am. The chair will be presented by Supreme Court Judge, Justice Rohinton Nariman who will also present the 1st MK Nambyar Memorial Lesson at the event.
  8. On Friday The Karnataka High Court asked the Indian Competition Commission (CCI) to determine whether it had the power to order an investigation into allegations of competitive conduct by Amazon and Flipkart.
  9. On Monday The Supreme Court ruled that all U.S. states would be heard in connection with the Maratha settlement case where the challenge was set out in the Maharashtra State Reservation for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act.
  10. Today The Supreme Court expressed its dissatisfaction with the “completely wrong reporting” of last week’s rape case when it allegedly asked the accused about the rape if he would marry the victim.
  11. On Friday The Supreme Court ruled that if a runner-up claims a mark equal to the nominees, his or her entry would be below the normal category while the reserved category is still open for the rear candidates to get the required points to enter.
  12. The Supreme Court’s decision to reduce hearings by setting up a hybrid system that allows attorneys to appear again, has been challenged by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) before the Supreme Court.
  13. Today The Bombay High Court refused to grant an expected bet on accepting a bribe for passing a good order.
  14. On Monday The Delhi High Court ruled that vacancies in the National Youth Commission regarding its Chairperson and members from Buddhist, Christian, Parsi, Sikh and Jain communities should be filled immediately by the Central Government, in a timely manner.
  15. After adjourning the trial and directing the closure of lawyers’ rooms on the High Court premises over the weekend due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee of the Madras High Court verbally on Monday that the restrictions could be lifted slightly later this week.
  16. Amrita Tonk, Sidhartha Barua and Girish Rawat joined L&L Partners, taking a total of 84 partners in the firm. Tonk and Barua have joined as partners in the litigation process, while Rawat has joined as a partner in the company’s Banking & Finance process.
  17. On Monday The Karnataka High Court asked the State government if it was willing to conduct an inquiry into whether the money raised by the Isha Foundation of Sadgguru Jaggi Vasudev by launching a program called “Cauvery Calling” as a public service.
  18. An application for Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been referred to the Chhattisgarh High Court in connection with the administration of the smart cities of Bilaspur and Raipur by Special Vehicles.
  19. Following the false notification that the notice of the Delhi High Court’s inquiry into the provision of “free” bail through the courts’ courts has been circulated on social media, Delhi Police have been asked by the High Court to look into the incident. The Cyber Cell of the Delhi Police has been asked to examine the matter by the High Court.
  20. Today The Full Bench of Allahabad High Court held that an order passed by a Magistrate’s Justice or Child Welfare Committee referring a victim to a women’s home / child care home would not be challenged or set aside in a habeas corpus letter. Subsequently, Bench also noted that the preservation of a corpse in child care homes could not be considered illegal detention.
  21. The Madhya Pradesh State Legal Services Authority took the call to clarify that the health facilities under the Ayushmaan Bharat Scheme go to all eligible persons in collaboration with the Department of Health and local authorities. Recognizing that access to health is a fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution of India, a national campaign has been launched since 03.03.2021 under the heading “Apke Dwaar Ayushmaan”.
  22. Last week the Uttarakhand High Court instructed state officials to be vigilant during the Kumbh Mela even earlier, in order to reduce the chances of Haridwar emerging as a hotbed of the spread of Corona Virus.
  23. Today The Karnataka High Court said on April 5 it would hear two appeals against the State amendment to the Bangalore Management Development Act, which came into effect on July 10, 2020 and the Karnataka National Planning and Planning Act (Fourth Amendment) KTCP Amendment Act, effective July 31, 2020.
  24. No Right Is Possessed By Favoring Tender Applicants Unless Approved Authorized Authorities: Orrisa High Court
  25. On Monday, the Allahabad High Court ordered the Uttar Pradesh Home Affairs Secretary to file an affidavit regarding the steps taken regarding the construction of girls’ toilets at all police stations in the province.
  26. The Delhi Sessions Court on Monday sentenced Ariz Khan, known as Junaid, in a 2008 Batla House reunion in which police inspector Mohan Chand Sharma and two so-called terrorists were killed during a joint operation.
  27. The Supreme Court noted that, while paying compensation for a car accident, the process of repetition of future hope and progress in health and employment should be used.
  28. The Karnataka High Court on Monday instructed the state government to make a statement if it wanted to inquire whether any money had been raised by the Isha Foundation or Isha Outreach of Sadgguru Jaggi Vasudev for coming up with “Cauvery Calling” as a State government employee.
  29. The High Court on Monday postponed Friday’s application to a 14-year-old girl who wanted to end her 26-week pregnancy. who want time until Friday to take orders from the Xhoba family.
  30. The High Court issues a notice on the application of the National Wildlife Board’s inefficiency.
  31. Last week, the Ernakulam Economic Court rejected the Enforcement Directorate’s request for a copy of the statements by gold smugglers Swapna Suresh and Sarith P Nair during a cultural investigation.
  32. Recognizing that the report before them showed that all was not well in Sundarbans, the Calcutta High Court last week ordered local authorities to issue protection orders restoring all illegal activities in the area.
  33. The Supreme Court granted relief from a Special Application for Leave granted by the Government of Kerala against a decision of the Kerala High Court ruling that the Kerala Tax on Paper Lottery Act was unconstitutional.
  34. The Bombay Bar Association, one of the oldest bar associations in the country, has called on the Advocate General – Ashutosh Kumbhakoni – to intervene with the Maharashtra Government, to treat the Bombay legal community as first and foremost.
  35. Tripura High Court : “Insults to religion made unwittingly or carelessly or without any deliberate or malicious intention to outrage the religious feelings of a class would not come within the said section (295A),” [Section 295A displays its constitutional untenability with respect to the unreasonable restrictions it imposes on freedom of speech and expression by trying to curb legitimate criticism of anything which can be remotely related to “religion”.]
  36. The Apex Court in State of Tamil Nadu vs K Shobhana held that if a backward class candidate scores marks on par with meritorious candidates, then his/ her admission selection would be under the general category while the reserved category remains open for those backward class candidates getting scores required for entry therein.
  37. Mumbai Police tells Bombay High Court that Republic TV is trying to play victim and that it cannot challenge the proceedings when it’s not an accused in the case. ( TRP Scam case)

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