Carrying out periodic checks to ensure no barricade remains unmanned: Delhi Police to Delhi High Court

Carrying out periodic checks to ensure no barricade remains unmanned

The Delhi Police has informed the High Court that it is carrying out periodic checks throughout the national capital to ensure that no barricade remains unmanned and that it will make all possible endeavours to keep all the barricades manned. Taking noting of the submission, a division bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice … Read more

Despite the striking down of Section 497 IPC, armed forces personnel are liable for disciplinary action for adultery: Supreme Court

armed forces personnel are liable for disciplinary action for adultery

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on 31 January 2023 clarified that its 2018 judgment which criminalised adultery and striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code will not impact court martial proceedings initiated against personnel serving the armed forces for adulterous conduct. Court was hearing the Defence Ministry’s plea seeking exemption from applicability to the … Read more

Biggest punishment in the history of India: 38 out of 49 convicts of Ahmedabad blasts hanged, 11 life imprisonment; An accused turned public witness

The convicts in the serial blasts case that took place on July 26, 2008 in Ahmedabad were sentenced on 18th February 2022. 38 convicts have been sentenced to death and 11 to life imprisonment. On February 8, the City Civil Court had convicted 49 out of 78 accused under the UAPA (Unlawful Activities Prevention Act). … Read more

Woman judge who accused a High Court judge of sexual harassment will be reinstated-Supreme Court

In a significant decision, the Supreme Court has ordered reinstatement of a woman Additional District Judge (ADJ), who accused a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge of sexual harassment. The lady ADJ was transferred after making allegations, due to which she resigned. A two-member bench of Justice L Nageswara Rao and Justice BR Gavai issued this … Read more

Fake ‘Kajaria Tile’ dealership case: Delhi High Court grants interim relief in trademark and copyright infringement case

The Delhi High Court granted a temporary injunction under Order 39 of the CPC after finding a prima facie case in favour of Kajaria Ceramics. It precludes the defendant from infringing on the tile manufacturer’s registered trademark, copyright, domain name, and other intellectual property rights. Justice Amit Bansal, who granted interim relief, stated, “Respondent No. … Read more

Petition has been filed in the Supreme Court to declare the delivery or promise of free goods as a bribe during elections

In the Supreme Court, a petition has been filed to de-recognize political parties that provide or promise to distribute free gifts to entice voters ahead of elections. Political parties giving or sending monetary gifts to voters before elections, according to the petitioner, has an influence on free and fair elections. The Election Commission and the … Read more

‘High score is not the only eligibility criterion, reservation is necessary for social justice’, Supreme Court’s decision on NEET case

On the OBC and EWS quota matter in NEET-PG and UG, the Supreme Court has passed a thorough judgement. The Supreme Court ruled that the 27 percent OBC reservation in the All India Quota (AIQ) for PG and UG is constitutionally lawful. The Supreme Court has highlighted why admission from the OBC and EWS quotas should … Read more

Activist filed application in Supreme Court on the issue of ration of migrants

Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the applicants, mentioned the application before a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana on Wednesday(19 January 2022) and demanded its immediate listing. On this the Chief Justice said that he would consider it. Activists Harsh Mander, Anjali Bhardwaj and JagdeepChhokar have filed an application in the Supreme Court … Read more