International News:

  • For the first time the Congress has vetoed Donald Trumps Defence Bill.
  • India has sought action for the attack on a Hindu temple in Pakistan.
  • Prime Minister Imran Khan says it wants to learn from China’s development model.
  • Over 50 countries have started Coronavirus vaccination campaigns.
  • After 48 years UK exits the European Union’s orbit.

National News:

  • The Union Health Ministry informs that all the passengers from UK will be tested for Covid-19 on their arrival between Jan 8 and 30.
  • India has allowed the import and export of Coronavirus vaccines without any limit in its value.
  • The Coronavirus case load in India drops to 2.54 lakhs after 179 days.
  • Farmer Unions inform that they will be conduct a tractor rally parallel to the Republic Day parade.
  • Sri Lanka has called for joint patrols with India to resolve the fishing issues with India.

Legal News:

  • ₹40 crore fine imposed on Reliance Industries by SEBI over manipulative trade practices.
  • Delhi High Court has held that the opinion of the doctors of armed forces will prevail on the question of physical fitness of candidates.
  • The Delhi High Court has held that “unconscious possession of arms will not attract arms act.”
  • A PIL was filed in the Delhi High Court alleging the unauthorised usage, access and storage of Aadhar data by GooglePay.
  • The Central Information Commission has observed that an RTI application cannot be rejected merely for not annexing proof of identity of the applicant.

Judgement Highlights:

  • Prior Notice to District Magistrate Mandatory For Marriages Under Uttarakhand Freedom Of Religion Act: High Court Directs Strict Compliance.
  • SC Order Extending Limitation Applies Only To First 30 Days For Filing Written Statement In Commercial Court Cases: Calcutta High Court.
  • In an interesting judgment, the Madras High Court has permitted a man to keep the custody of an elephant even though he was not having the requisite transfer certificate under the Wildlife Protection Act to keep its possession.
  • The Uttar Pradesh Government on 31st December transferred, along with 16 other IAS officers, Hathras District Magistrate Praveen Kumar Laxkar (who was allegedly responsible for past-midnight cremation of Hathras Rape Voctim) to Mirzapur in the same capacity: District
  • CJI Bobde Sought Justice Ramana’s Response On Andhra CM Jagan’s Complaint : Report
  • Triple Talaq- Relatives Of Husband Cannot Be Accused Of Offence Under Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act: Supreme Court
  • Delhi High Court Directs AIIMS to Constitute A Medical Board For Examining 25 Weeks Foetus Abnormalities.

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