FIR need not be an encyclopedia, only reporting of crime is required: Karnataka High Court

On November 20, 2018, the sister of the deceased (Keshava) reported to the police that her brother-in-law Govindaraju informed her that Keshava had been assaulted near Hennur Bande. She went to that place immediately and saw the dead body of her brother. At that time, she came to know that about 3-4 persons had caused … Continue reading FIR need not be an encyclopedia, only reporting of crime is required: Karnataka High Court

Police Presence During Test Identification makes statements by Identifiers fall within the ban of Section 162 CrPc: Supreme Court

When the Test identification parades are held in police presence, the resultant communications tantamount to statements made by the identifiers to a police officer in course of investigation and they fall within the ban of section 162 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Supreme Court has held. In this case, the accused Chunthuram and … Continue reading Police Presence During Test Identification makes statements by Identifiers fall within the ban of Section 162 CrPc: Supreme Court

Mumbai court grants bail to Shirish Pattanshetty, owner of the Fakt Marathi channel in fake TRP case.

Shirish Pattanshetty owner of the Fakt Marathi channel,was given bail by a Mumbai Court, in the fake TRP Case. Additional Sessions Judge PR Sitre has granted bail to Pattanshetty on a bond of Rs 50,000. The petitioner lawyer argued in the court that his client did not manipulate the TRP nor did it increase the … Continue reading Mumbai court grants bail to Shirish Pattanshetty, owner of the Fakt Marathi channel in fake TRP case.

Munger: Did Lipi Singh lie? CISF report says police personnel opened fire first, not someone from crowd

A report of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has revealed glaring lapses on the part of the Bihar Police in the incident that unfolded in Munger district on the night of October 26. One person was killed and more than a dozen people, including security personnel, were injured in firing and stone-pelting during Goddess … Continue reading Munger: Did Lipi Singh lie? CISF report says police personnel opened fire first, not someone from crowd

Flight Guidelines Revised in Bengal

With a sudden increase in Covid cases, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) announced updated guidelines for domestic passengers travelling through Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International, Kolkata and Bagdogra airport which are witnessing promising passenger footfall with each passing day. Kolkata airport which handles a considerable number of passengers among other airports in the Eastern … Continue reading Flight Guidelines Revised in Bengal

China asks US to walk with it towards the same goal

China‚Äôs 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.

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

CM moves Supreme Court against an order passed by Uttarakhand HC

On 27 Oct, the Uttarakhand High Court directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to start a probe against Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on a bribe allegation which was made by two journalists. Today, the Chief Minister moved the Supreme Court, challenging the HC order. The allegation made by the two journalists was … Continue reading CM moves Supreme Court against an order passed by Uttarakhand HC

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%