Saket Gokhale Files Petition At Bombay High Court for Removal of NCW Chairperson

RTI Activist Saket Gokhale has moved the Bombay High Court seeking directions to the Ministry of Women & Child Development for removal of Ms. Rekha Sharma as the Chairperson of the National Commission for Women. The petition was filed in the backdrop of comments made by Ms. Sharma promoting anti-Muslim theory "love jihad. The petition … Continue reading Saket Gokhale Files Petition At Bombay High Court for Removal of NCW Chairperson

Supreme Court dismisses PIL on Enforcing Farmer’s Act saying “General Directions can not be asked for implementing a Law”

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL which sought directions to the Centra and States for enforcing the recently passed three Famers Acts. "You cannot ask for a general direction to implement the Act. You have to bring forth specific cases", observed the Chief Justice of India, S A Bobde, while dismissing the PIL. … Continue reading Supreme Court dismisses PIL on Enforcing Farmer’s Act saying “General Directions can not be asked for implementing a Law”

Bombay High Court grants pre-arrest bail to policeman who assaulted COVID duty staff

The Bombay High Court recently granted protection from arrest to one, Shankar Jadhav, a constable with the State Reserve Police Force in connectio with a case for assaulting medical staff in a COVID-19 hospital after his mother died during treatment (Shankar Jadhav v. UOI) Having recorded the voluntary statement, the Court granted Jadhav protection from … Continue reading Bombay High Court grants pre-arrest bail to policeman who assaulted COVID duty staff

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

Gujarat riots victim to approach authorities for job and accommodation

The Supreme Court on 26th October has asked Bilkis Bano, victim in Gujarat riots to appear before authorities with her grievances relating to her job and accommodation provided by the state. At the time of Gujarat riots in 2002, the victim was gang raped when she was 5 months pregnant and her family members were … Continue reading Gujarat riots victim to approach authorities for job and accommodation

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

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

Prashant Kanojia vs State of UP Through Senior Superintendent Of Police, Lucknow

[BAIL No. - 6461 of 2020] Facts-Prashant Kanojia had morphed an image and had shared it on his social media post in an attempt to spread fake news and incite hatred among people. Hence got arrested by the Hazratganj Police. ChargesHe was booked under- CrPC A) Section-154 IPC SECTIONS A) S.153-A: Promoting enmity between different … Continue reading Prashant Kanojia vs State of UP Through Senior Superintendent Of Police, Lucknow

Polarised Media; journalists morally responsible for fair and unbias, says Bombay high court while hearing the SSR media trial case.

This is not a question of legislation, this is a question of accountability. People forget where to draw boundaries. Do it within boundaries. You want to question the government, do it! Someone died and the accusation is that you intervene, "said the bench. The problem is that someone died, and the accusation is that you … Continue reading Polarised Media; journalists morally responsible for fair and unbias, says Bombay high court while hearing the SSR media trial case.

Yogi Adityanath orders glass room in all UP police stations for women complainants

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath said the setting up of a secret glass room in police stations across the state would help women complainants speak freely to women police personnel. All police stations in Uttar Pradesh would have to set up a glass room for women complainants to register their complaints before women police personnel. Chief … Continue reading Yogi Adityanath orders glass room in all UP police stations for women complainants