Completion of trials for the vaccine of COVID-19 could take 6-9 months

Medical experts around the world have been continuously saying that the launch of vaccine for corona virus will take at least 12-18 months. Recently, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) sent letters to 12 principal investigators who are indulged in the work of launching the vaccine to speed up their trial process of Bharat Biotech's … Continue reading Completion of trials for the vaccine of COVID-19 could take 6-9 months

Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court to hear cases through VC from July 6

Due to the recent rise in COVID19 cases, the Lucknow bench will hear cases only through Video Conferencing after the summer vacations. The administrative order was issued on Saturday looking at the increase in containment zones in the city. The move has however faced opposition from Lucknow's Awadh Bar Association. The President and General Secretary … Continue reading Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court to hear cases through VC from July 6

34 DEAD AND MANY IN NURSING HOME : JAPAN FLOODS

Due to the floods in Japan, 34dead and many are at nursing homes. Helicopters and boats have participated bih the rescue mission and rescued many of them from their homes in the Kumamoto region. More than 40,000 defense troops, the coastal guards and fire brigades also took part in the operation. Along the Kuma river, … Continue reading 34 DEAD AND MANY IN NURSING HOME : JAPAN FLOODS

Journalist Ruhollah Zam sentenced to death for inciting unrest and protests in Iran

Iran sentenced journalist Ruhollah Zam to death for inciting unrest and protests in Iran.Zam ran Amadnews, an anti-government website that had around 1.4 million followers on the messaging app Telegram. On Amadnews, Zam shared protest videos and damaging information about Iranian officials. The website was shut down by the government, but it was later re-established … Continue reading Journalist Ruhollah Zam sentenced to death for inciting unrest and protests in Iran

‘Special Remand Courts’ For Physical Production of Accused- Karnataka HC releases press note amidst COVID-19

While addressing various legal and technical issues that would arise during the partial functioning of courts from June 1, the Karnataka High Court in a suo-motu PIL has recognized the need of a specially designed Remand Court. “In continuation of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by the High Court of Karnataka from time to … Continue reading ‘Special Remand Courts’ For Physical Production of Accused- Karnataka HC releases press note amidst COVID-19

Kerala HC: Refusal To Solemnize Marriage Writ Petition Is Not Maintainable Against A Church

The Kerala High Court has held that a writ appeal isn't viable against a congregation for its refusal to solemnize marriage. The Division Bench maintained a solitary seat judgment that had held that no open obligation or open capacity is being completed by a Church by solemnization of marriage between two individuals from the bishopric. … Continue reading Kerala HC: Refusal To Solemnize Marriage Writ Petition Is Not Maintainable Against A Church

Bombay High Court Allows 12-Year-Old Rape Survivor To Medically Terminate 23 Week Old Pregnancy

The High Court of Bombay has allowed a 12 year old rape survivor to terminate her 23 week old pregnancy.The bench comprising Justice Nitin Jamdar and Justice Surendra Tavade was hearing a petition filed  by the mother of the 12 year old rape survivor seeking medical termination of pregnancy of her minor child who had … Continue reading Bombay High Court Allows 12-Year-Old Rape Survivor To Medically Terminate 23 Week Old Pregnancy

Registration of FIR cannot be denied when there is an allegation of Interpolation in judicial records: Says Jharkhand HC

The Petitioner, Mathias Vijay Toppo was a Scheduled Area Regulation Officer in Ranchi. He approached High Court by contending that forgery had been committed in some of the judicial records by replicating his signature. He also stated that around 59 were disposed of by making forgery even though none of the cases was registered in … Continue reading Registration of FIR cannot be denied when there is an allegation of Interpolation in judicial records: Says Jharkhand HC

ADMINISTRATION OF HIGH COURT NOT IN POWER OF JUDICIARY: P&H HC

P&H High Court through its Registrar (Computerisation) v. Zahur Haider Zaidi and Ors. While passing an order in the case of a bail application, a single judge had also passed  directions to the High Court for technical issues. The Judge directed the High Court to ensure that technical staff is available at the time of … Continue reading ADMINISTRATION OF HIGH COURT NOT IN POWER OF JUDICIARY: P&H HC

NATIONAL CASE COMMENT WRITING COMPETITION (DATES EXTENDED)

Lawcutor brings back an another exciting opportunity for the entire legal fraternity. The event aims in getting ideas over the judgments of Constitutional or Criminal Relevance. So, get ready and Register Yourself for the same. ELIGIBILITY Any person interested in getting their ideas on judgments given by the Honorable Supreme Court of India, can be … Continue reading NATIONAL CASE COMMENT WRITING COMPETITION (DATES EXTENDED)