Supreme Court Declines Stay on Calcutta High Court Direction To Reduce Private School Fees by 20%

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay the directions passed by the Calcutta High Court whereby private schools were asked to reduce their fees by a minimum of 20% and to not hike fee for the financial year 2020-21.The apex court also left untouched the High Court direction that schools should not charge for … Continue reading Supreme Court Declines Stay on Calcutta High Court Direction To Reduce Private School Fees by 20%

Z+ security cover to only those private individuals who can pay for it? Supreme Court doesn’t agree

The Supreme Court has chosen not to concur with the view of the Bombay High Court that Z-plus security cover should be provided to an individual or individuals who perceive a threat to their life and have the capacity to pay for it. The apex court expressed its views while dismissing a petition on Tuesday, … Continue reading Z+ security cover to only those private individuals who can pay for it? Supreme Court doesn’t agree

Supreme Court orders states to provide dry ration to sex workers

The Supreme Court has directed all states to supply dry ration to sex workers in adequate amounts and uniformly. It asks them to seek help from the NACO and legal services authorities in distinguishing them for providing succour throughout the pandemic. The Supreme Court has directed States to follow the SOP and file a report … Continue reading Supreme Court orders states to provide dry ration to sex workers

Bail is being denied by Kerala High Court to M Siva Sankar IAS in gold smuggling case

Justice Ashok Menon of the Kerala High court on Wednesday denied the pre-arrest bail application of M Siva Sankar IAS, the former principal secretary to the cheif minister of Kerala, in the cases registered by the Enforcement Directorate and the Customs department in relation to the gold smuggling case. The case relates to the seizure … Continue reading Bail is being denied by Kerala High Court to M Siva Sankar IAS in gold smuggling case

Advocate booked for hurting religious sentiments

An advocate was arrested the Jammu & Kashmir Police on the charge of hurting religious sentiments. Jammu based Advocate Deepika Singh Rajawat was booked under sections 295A and 505 (b) (2) of the IPC for creating enmity and hatred between different classes of people. Following the post on the social media, she even asked for … Continue reading Advocate booked for hurting religious sentiments

Allahabad High Court: UP Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act being misused against Innocent Persons; Any Recovered Meat is shown as Beef

The Allahabad High Court on Monday expressed concern over frequent misuse of the provisions of Uttar Pradesh Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act, 1955, for implicating innocent persons.While hearing the bail application of one Rahmuddin, accused of cow slaughter and sale of beef under Sections 3, 5 and 8 of the said Act, the Single Bench … Continue reading Allahabad High Court: UP Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act being misused against Innocent Persons; Any Recovered Meat is shown as Beef

Bail has been granted by the Delhi High Court to the History Sheeter in Criminal Complaint filed by alleged habitual litigant

A bench of Justice Sutesh Kumar Kait on momday allowed the bail application of a history sheeter after it was found that the complaint against him was filed by the person who is habitual of filing frivolous complaints to obtain money from the victims on the pretext of settlement. Further the Court has observed that … Continue reading Bail has been granted by the Delhi High Court to the History Sheeter in Criminal Complaint filed by alleged habitual litigant

Kerala actor assault case: Court dismisses application to stop trial

The famous Malayalam actor is accused of hatching a criminal conspiracy in abducting the victim, who is also an actor. She was sexually assaulted. The prosecution of abduction and sexual assault of Malayalam film actor in this case has sought an application to stop the trial proceedings stating that the conduct of trial court was … Continue reading Kerala actor assault case: Court dismisses application to stop trial

Orissa High Court: NRI/NRI sponsored quota in NLUs is like Reservation for Elite Class

The Orissa High Court was on Tuesday "constrained" to observe that the Non-Resident Indian Sponsored (NRIS) quota in the NLUs is an "affront to the meritorious candidates who toiled day night to secure seats through CLAT"."The candidates belonging to the category of NRI/NRIS, who are very low ranked in the merit list often get seats … Continue reading Orissa High Court: NRI/NRI sponsored quota in NLUs is like Reservation for Elite Class

A case has been quashed by Gujarat High Court lodged by the minor wife of a boy:

The girl lodged an FIR against the accused in which she reveals that she was 11 years old when she was forced to marry the accused(who was then 17 years old) in 2015. She further alleged that after she had gone to her in-laws house in 2016, she was forced to maintain physical relationship with … Continue reading A case has been quashed by Gujarat High Court lodged by the minor wife of a boy: