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

Bail has been granted to Faizan Khan who was accused of offences under the UAPA

A single judge bench of the Delhi High Court consisting of Suresh Khait has granted bail to Faizan Khan on the lack of evidence against him. He was alleged to be part of the Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC) that caused the chakka jaam and other incidents in february 2020 in protest against the CAA. It … Continue reading Bail has been granted to Faizan Khan who was accused of offences under the UAPA

Mumbai court acquits 20 foreign nationals who attended Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin during nationwide lockdown

A Metropolitan Magistrate court in Andheri has acquitted 20 foreigners including 10 Indonesians and 10 from Kyrgyzstan who were booked under Section 135 of the Bombay Police Act for not disclosing that they had attended a religious gathering of Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin in New Delhi.The accused persons were charged by the DN Nagar police … Continue reading Mumbai court acquits 20 foreign nationals who attended Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin during nationwide lockdown

H1B Lawsuit filed against Dept. of Labor by 17 individuals, organizations

Case against the United States Department of Labour has been brought by 17 people and groups, including universities and businesses, who contest its latest provisional Final Rule on Wages pertaining to H1B visas. The suit instituted on Monday at Columbia District Court claimed that the incorrectly formulated and inappropriately passed down guideline did not follow … Continue reading H1B Lawsuit filed against Dept. of Labor by 17 individuals, organizations

Mumbai court orders FIR against Kangana Ranaut and her sister for allegedly ‘spreading communal hatred’

The Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court today ordered an FIR against actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel. The FIR was ordered after a private complaint was filed stating that Ranaut was “creating divisions between communities and spreading communal hatred.”  This is the second FIR against the star for her tweets, the first FIR being registered in Bengaluru.Magistrate Jaydeo … Continue reading Mumbai court orders FIR against Kangana Ranaut and her sister for allegedly ‘spreading communal hatred’

Use of plain English in legal dealings: Supreme Court takes up plea, issues notice

 A petition had been filed in the Supreme Court by Dr Subhash Vijayran, an advocate by profession and proponent of the use of plain language, specifically English in all legal dealings and writings. A bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde, Justice A.S. Bopanna and Justice V. Ramasubramanian today took up the petition and sought the response of … Continue reading Use of plain English in legal dealings: Supreme Court takes up plea, issues notice

Supreme Court adjourns 2009 contempt case against Prashant Bhushan to November

The Supreme Court today adjourned till the first week of November, a 2009 contempt case against Senior Advocate Prashant  Bhushan and Tarun Tejpal for allegedly casting aspersions on some sitting and former top court judges in an interview to the news magazine Tehelka.Tejpal was the editor of the magazine then. During the course of today’s hearing Senior Advocate … Continue reading Supreme Court adjourns 2009 contempt case against Prashant Bhushan to November

Flipkart & Patanjali issued with Show cause notices for closure over PWM Rules, CPCB tells NGT

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has notified the NGT that it has sent Flipkart and Patanjali Peya show cause notices for closing operations, since they are not registered and they did not respond to their details. In a report to the National Green Tribunal (NGT), it has been reported that the Show Cause Notice … Continue reading Flipkart & Patanjali issued with Show cause notices for closure over PWM Rules, CPCB tells NGT

Plea filed against AP CM seeking a show cause notice from him for alleging judicial impropriety

A petition has been filed by advocate Sunil Kumar Singh against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy taking to the streets to allege bias on part of the judiciary. The petition states that besides addressing a letter to the CJI SA Bobde, the CM has also made public statements via press conferences and … Continue reading Plea filed against AP CM seeking a show cause notice from him for alleging judicial impropriety