Plea filed in Supreme Court to demolish the party symbols in EVM

BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay has filed plea in Supreme Court to remove party symbols from the ballot, EVM. They also sought directions to declare it as unconstitutional and illegal. The plea seeks directions to Election Commission of India to insert the ‘Name, Age, Educational Qualification and Photograph’ on EVM. This is to … Continue reading Plea filed in Supreme Court to demolish the party symbols in EVM

Petition filed in Kerala High Court to include transgenders in National Cadet Corps

A petition has been filed by a transwoman challenging the enrolment criteria stipulated under section 6 of the National Cadet Corps. The petitioner had expressed their desire to join the corps, as they had done earlier but was not able to rejoin since only males and females are allowed to do so. The Transgender (Protection … Continue reading Petition filed in Kerala High Court to include transgenders in National Cadet Corps

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

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

Amazon refuses to appear before Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill

E-commerce giant Amazon has refused to appear before the Joint Committee of Parliament on the Data Protection Bill on October 28 and this amounts to breach of privilege, panel chairperson and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said on Friday. Lekhi said that ”the panel is unanimous in its opinion that coercive action can be suggested to … Continue reading Amazon refuses to appear before Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill

UK’s Westminster Court rejects Nirav Modi’s bail plea

The fugitive economic offender, Nirav Modi, who is to be produced before the Indian Courts on 3rd November had sought bail from the Westminster Magistrate Court for the seventh time. Arrested in March, 2019, Modi is currently imprisoned in Wandsworth for being accused in the Punjab National Bank's Rs. 13, 500 crore fraud case. As … Continue reading UK’s Westminster Court rejects Nirav Modi’s bail plea

Gujarat riots victim to approach authorities for job and accommodation

The Supreme Court on 26th October has asked Bilkis Bano, victim in Gujarat riots to appear before authorities with her grievances relating to her job and accommodation provided by the state. At the time of Gujarat riots in 2002, the victim was gang raped when she was 5 months pregnant and her family members were … Continue reading Gujarat riots victim to approach authorities for job and accommodation

Centre tells Supreme Court it will deposit compound-simple interest difference directly to accounts by Nov 5

The Central Government has filed a detailed affidavit before the Supreme Court in connection with the loan moratorium case, stating that the difference between compound interest and simple interest will be deposited in the account of borrowers by November 5. This decision was taken by the Ministry of Finance and has been approved by the Union Cabinet … Continue reading Centre tells Supreme Court it will deposit compound-simple interest difference directly to accounts by Nov 5

Centre tells Supreme Court it will deposit compound-simple interest difference directly to accounts by Nov 5

The Central Government has filed a detailed affidavit before the Supreme Court in connection with the loan moratorium case, stating that the difference between compound interest and simple interest will be deposited in the account of borrowers by November 5. This decision was taken by the Ministry of Finance and has been approved by the Union Cabinet … Continue reading Centre tells Supreme Court it will deposit compound-simple interest difference directly to accounts by Nov 5