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

Married daughter of a deceased employee should be granted job on compassionate grounds

Facts The father of the applicant, Mamta Devi, died on May 8, 2019. He was working as a Class IV employee at the District Ayurvedic Office, Kullu. Besides her, her mother and sister were dependent on the deceased father. There is no male member in her house who can take care of her mother. Due … Continue reading Married daughter of a deceased employee should be granted job on compassionate grounds

Gujarat HC Initiates Suo Motu Matter For Expeditious Disposal of Cases Against MPs/MLAs

A division bench of the Gujarat High Court comprising Justices RM Chhaya and Vaibhavi D. Nanavati have registered a suo motu case to monitor expeditious disposal of criminal proceedings pending against sitting/ former MPs and MLAs in the local Courts under its jurisdiction. The case was registered pursuant to a recent direction issued by the … Continue reading Gujarat HC Initiates Suo Motu Matter For Expeditious Disposal of Cases Against MPs/MLAs

PIL in Supreme Court seeking protection for Hindus in Mewat, Haryana

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court alleging forceful conversion of Hindus to Islam by the dominant members of the Muslim community in Mewat, Haryana. The petition seeks for the formation of an SIT comprising of CBI and NIA Under the authority of a retired Supreme Court Judge. The plea stated that many … Continue reading PIL in Supreme Court seeking protection for Hindus in Mewat, Haryana

US court asks Antrix to pay $1.2 billion compensation to Bengaluru start-up for cancelling satellite deal

A US court has asked Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of ISRO, to pay compensation of USD 1.2 billion to a Bengaluru-based startup, Devas Multimedia, for cancelling a satellite deal in 2005. As per the agreement in January 2005, Antrix agreed to build, launch and operate two satellites and to make available 70 MHz of … Continue reading US court asks Antrix to pay $1.2 billion compensation to Bengaluru start-up for cancelling satellite deal

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:

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 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