No Data on the Death of Migrant Workers During Lockdown: Central Government

While responding to questions raised by MPs - K. Navaskani, Suresh Narayan Dhanorkar and Adoor Prakash in the Lok Sabha session today, the central government said that it had no data on the number of migrant workers that died during the Covid-19 lockdown. The Minister of State (IC) Santosh Kumar Gangwara of the Union Ministry … Continue reading No Data on the Death of Migrant Workers During Lockdown: Central Government

SHERU Vs. NARCOTICS CONTROL BUREAU

*CRIMINAL APPEAL NOS.585-586 OF 2020**(ARISING OUT OF SLP (CRIMINAL)NOS.2249-2250 OF 2020)**Arguments of Appellant*1. The appellant has been in custody for almost 8 years and despite this court's direction to treat the case at priority, the matter has not reached for hearing. 2. Therefore, the petitioner prayed for suspension of sentence and grant of bail. *Arguments … Continue reading SHERU Vs. NARCOTICS CONTROL BUREAU

PIL before Delhi HC says why no same-sex marriage under Hindu Marriage Act, which has no specific bar

A petition has landed before the Delhi High Court, asking for directions to the Centre to recognize same sex marriages under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, because the act does not specify sex of ‘bride’ or ‘groom’, but just wants them to be Hindus. When the petitioners told the court they know people who have … Continue reading PIL before Delhi HC says why no same-sex marriage under Hindu Marriage Act, which has no specific bar

Re- Test paper of NLAT leaked

The most controversial report about National Law Aptitude Test rages on that the Re-Test paper has been leaked.A copy of Paper was revived by the Bar and Bench on 1:00pm, while the re-test paper was still underway.A response from National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore on this development is awaited.NLAT 2020, held on … Continue reading Re- Test paper of NLAT leaked

Monsoon session of Parliament begins today, 18 sittings till Oct 1

The Monsoon session 2020 of Parliament is set to commence today amid strict COVID-19 precautions in place. A total of 18 sittings spread over a period of 18 days will be conducted during the monsoon session and 47 items have been identified for being taken up during the Monsoon Session 2020. This is the first … Continue reading Monsoon session of Parliament begins today, 18 sittings till Oct 1

Court cannot be a mute spectator: Karnataka High Court

The high court of Karnataka has discharged an appeal for leniency and upheld the sentence of rigorous imprisonment for seven years obligatory on a convict for raping a 69 year-old lady. A division bench of Justices B. Veerappa and E.S. Indiresh ascertained that the court cannot be a mute spectator and permit injustice being done … Continue reading Court cannot be a mute spectator: Karnataka High Court

NGT asked companies like Amazon, Flipkart, others to ponder about environment audit

The National Green Tribunal has asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to consider an environmental audit against entities such as Amazon, Flipkart, soft drink companies and packaged drinking water companies, among others. The order was passed by a Bench while hearing an application, seeking enforcement of 'Extended Producer Responsibility' under the Plastic Waste Management … Continue reading NGT asked companies like Amazon, Flipkart, others to ponder about environment audit

PIL in SC against 4 states for non-implementation of Ayushman Bharat scheme

A petition has been filed before the Supreme Court criticising the non implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, alias Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme, by Delhi, Telangana, Odisha and West Bengal. The contention is that except Telangana, Delhi, West Bengal and Odisha all the states are implementing/availing the Ayushman Bharat scheme. The non-implementation … Continue reading PIL in SC against 4 states for non-implementation of Ayushman Bharat scheme