Allahabad High Court rejects bail petition from juvenile sex offender, saying it would mean justice defeated

The Allahabad High court has rejected a revision petition filed by a 14-year-old boy, accused of having sexually molested a child. The petition was against the order passed by the special judge of a POCSO court, rejecting his bail application. The court rejected the revision petition and refused to grant bail, because of the nature of the crime … Continue reading Allahabad High Court rejects bail petition from juvenile sex offender, saying it would mean justice defeated

Tamilnadu Government launched new scheme to provide monetary aid to the young advocates:

Edappadi K. Palaniswami, the chief minister of Tamil Nadu on October 28th has launched a lawyer's Stephen scheme for the young lawyers as per which rupees 3000 per month will be provided to the young lawyers as in the form of stipend for 2 years. On the occasion the Bar Council Chairman PS Amalraj stated … Continue reading Tamilnadu Government launched new scheme to provide monetary aid to the young advocates:

China asks US to walk with it towards the same goal

China’s defence spokesman Senior Colonel Wu Qian told an online media briefing that senior officials from China-US militaries have had a telephonic conversation and agreed to strengthen communication, properly manage differences and disagreements, and expand cooperation in fields of common interests. "The US should walk with China toward the same goal instead of continuing provocations … Continue reading China asks US to walk with it towards the same goal

EPCA recommends an action plan to control air pollution in the coming years.

The EPCA, mandated by the Supreme Court, has proposed that the Apex Court should apply the guidelines more strictly in the years ahead to stop stubble burning, implement the parking policy and massively increase public transport in Delhi-NCR to control the air pollution. The Pollution Watchdog reported to the SC last month that both in-situ … Continue reading EPCA recommends an action plan to control air pollution in the coming years.

17-Year-Old Boy Kills His Father, Watches ‘Crime Patrol’ 100 Times to Learn How to Destroy Evidence

In a shocking incident, a 17-year-old boy in Vrindavan killed his father in a fit of rage and later watched TV serial 'Crime Patrol' to learn how to destroy any evidence of the murderOn May 3, police found the partially burnt body that remained unidentified for almost three weeks as no missing person report was … Continue reading 17-Year-Old Boy Kills His Father, Watches ‘Crime Patrol’ 100 Times to Learn How to Destroy Evidence

Digitized financial services for visually challenged: PIL filed in Delhi HC

On 28th October, 2020, the Delhi High Court heard a plea filed by George Abraham seeking directions to the central government to ensure that the digitalized financial services are accessible to the visually challenged person. The Petitioner argued that the touch-screen display, websites, and phones are not accessible for the visually challenged. Whereas, the visually … Continue reading Digitized financial services for visually challenged: PIL filed in Delhi HC

High Court orders CBI probe against Uttarakhand CM on basis of journalists’ claim; CM moves Supreme Court

The Uttarakhand High Court had yesterday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to start a probe against Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on a bribe allegation made by two journalists. Today, the Chief Minister moved the Supreme Court, challenging the high court’s order. The allegation made by the two journalists — Umesh Kumar … Continue reading High Court orders CBI probe against Uttarakhand CM on basis of journalists’ claim; CM moves Supreme Court

SC allows mother to move child to Singapore ahead of pending guardianship proceedings

A three-judge bench of Justice DY Chandrachud, Indu Malhotra and Indira Banerjee has allowed the mother of a child aged 7 to take him along with her to Singapore. The court reversed the Karnataka High Court order which restrained the mother from moving the child out of the jurisdiction of Bengaluru by  invoking article 142 … Continue reading SC allows mother to move child to Singapore ahead of pending guardianship proceedings

SC condemns the police for harassing people for social media posts

SC is after the police summoned a woman over her Facebook post. SC has held the nation to remain as a country with free speech. The woman in this case has posted a photo of the crowded Raja Bazar area of Kolkata on Facebook. She questioned the enforcement of lockdown by the Mamta Banerjee government. … Continue reading SC condemns the police for harassing people for social media posts

Single male parents can avail of Child Care Leave

The Union MinisterJitendra Singh has announced that now single male employees in government jobs are entitled to take Child Care Leave (CCL). A clarification was made that, "single male guardians" would include employees who are unmarried, widower or divorced. He added that for the first year an employee can use 'Child Care Leave' as 100 … Continue reading Single male parents can avail of Child Care Leave