PIL filed seeking a ban on stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana

Aditya Dubey (Minor) & Ors. vs. UOIWrit Petition(s) (Civil) No(s). 1135/2020 FactsThe plea has been filed by Aditya Dubey, a class 12 student in which he has asked to issue direction to the Punjab and Haryana governments to ban stubble burning, which usually takes place between September and December every year, against the backdrop of … Continue reading PIL filed seeking a ban on stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana

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

Delhi HC Asks EC For Response in Plea Filed by Plurals Party, Seeking Common Symbol to Contest Bihar Elections

A Delhi High Court bench comprising Justice ayant Nath, on Monday, sought the response of the Election Commission of India (ECI), while hearing a plea filed by the newly formed "Plurals Party", seeking the use of 'Chess Board' as an election symbol during the Bihar Assembly elections. The party submitted before the court that despite … Continue reading Delhi HC Asks EC For Response in Plea Filed by Plurals Party, Seeking Common Symbol to Contest Bihar Elections

LAHDC Leh election: Counting underway; BJP wins 6 constituencies, find trends and results here

The counting of votes for sixth Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh general council elections began at 9 am on Monday morning. As per the leh.nic.in, the result of seven out of 26 constituencies has been declared. ISTThe BJP, Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and 23 Independent candidates are in the fray for the 26 … Continue reading LAHDC Leh election: Counting underway; BJP wins 6 constituencies, find trends and results here

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

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

Election Commission challenges MP High Court order for virtual campaigning in upcoming by-elections

The Madhya Pradesh High Court had on 20th October passed an order stating that political parties would only conduct virtual campaigning for the upcoming by-elections. Permission of the District Magistrate and ECI would be required prior physical campaigning after depositing a sum. The order was passed after hearing a PIL that complained of breach of … Continue reading Election Commission challenges MP High Court order for virtual campaigning in upcoming by-elections