Lawyer Arrested For Allegedly Kidnapping, Torturing His Client With Intention To Extort Rs.3 Crores As Legal Fees

16 April 2021 at 13:37

DETAILS OF THE CASE Earlier this week, a case has been registered against Mumbai lawyer, advocate Vimal Jha for allegedly kidnapping and torturing his client after the client allegedly refused to pay him his legal fees. 45-year-old lawyer, Vimal Jha,

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Supreme Court Deprecates Passing Of Orders With Caveat To Not Be Considered As Precedent

16 April 2021 at 13:37

Name of the CaseRamesh Bhavan Rathod v. The State of GujaratBackground Facts The 6 accused were charged with offences under Sections 34, 120B, 143, 144, 147, 148,302, 341, 384 and 506 of the IPC, Sections 25(1b)A, 27 and 29 of the Arms Act and Sectio

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Calcutta High Court Sets Aside Single Judge’s Order Reviving Criminal Proceedings Against Anisur Rehman

16 April 2021 at 13:36

Case Facts Anisur Rehman, BJP leader, was arrested with the charge of murder of TMC functionary Kurban Shah. While the case was pending in the Trial court, The State Government proposed to withdraw the case against the accused. The nephew of the dece

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Allahabad High Court: Innate Declaration of Externing Man As Goonda Irreversibly Ruinous To His Reputation

16 April 2021 at 13:36

OVERVIEWIn a single judge bench judgement of the Allahabad High Court comprising of Justice JJ Munir, the orders made by the District Magistrate was set aside. The order was one externing the petitioner under the provisions of Sec. 3(3) of the Uttar

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Octogenarian Couple Granted Bail By Bombay High Court Under POCSO Case

16 April 2021 at 11:46

OVERVIEWAn octogenarian couple, who had earlier been sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for committing sexual offences and thereby inflicting harm on their four year old neighbour, has been granted bail by the Bombay High Court on the gro

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Allahabad HC: Dismisses Plea Against Delegating Powers Of Chief Justice’s Power To Senior Judges In His Absence

16 April 2021 at 11:46

COURTS DECISION The High Court has dismissed a petition against delegating the power of Chief Justice (Master of Roster) to Senior Judges in his absence. Based on the petitioners contentions the Court observed that they do not find any merit in the p

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Police Personnel Cannot Be Appointed As Jail Superintendent: Uttarakhand High Court

16 April 2021 at 11:45

Name of the CaseSanjeev Kumar Akash v. State of UttarakhandBackground Facts An order was passed on 12.02.21 by the Secretary of Home Department, giving additional charge of Senior Superintendent and Superintendent of Jail in various places to the Off

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Punjab And Haryana High Court: Dismissed Plea Of Lawyer Seeking Action Against Prince Harry For Breach Of Promise To Marry Her

16 April 2021 at 11:45

Name of the CasePalwinder Kaur v. Prince Harry Middleton and OthersBackground Facts The petitioner is a lawyer who has taken up legal action against Prince Harry with the writ of habeas corpus. The petitioner has never travelled to the United Kingdom

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Petition Filed In Mathura Court For ASI Survey Of Jama Masjid, Agra In Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Case

16 April 2021 at 11:45

KEY TAKEAWAYS A petition has been filed before a Mathura Court in Uttar Pradesh seeking permission for a radiology test to ascertain whether idols of Lord Krishna are buried beneath the famous Jama Masjid of Agra. The petition is said to be filed in

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Right To A Safe Road Is A Fundamental Right Under Article 21 & 19(1)(D) Of Indian Constitution: Kerela HC

16 April 2021 at 11:45

KEY TAKEAWAYS The reference case is C.A Xavier v/s. Chief Secretary & Others [W.P.(C) No. 9670/2018] A writ petition was filed before a 2 judge bench of Kerala High Court comprising of Chief Justice of Kerala High Court Justice S. Manikumar and J

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Blood Test Not Necessary For Insurer To Reject Claim On Ground Of Intoxicated Driving: Supreme Court

16 April 2021 at 11:44

NAME OF THE CASEIFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company Ltd. v. Pearl Beverages Ltd.BRIEF FACTS The insurer company had rejected the claim for insurance by the insured company which met with an accident. The rejection was challenged before the National

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Top News Headlines 16th April 2021 : Allahabad High Court Grants Bail To Rape Accused

16 April 2021 at 11:19

17-year-old’s consensual sex with accused prior to the incident of alleged rape: Allahabad High Court grants bail to rape accusedEarlier this week, on Thursday, Allahabad High Court granted bail to a 22-year-old rape accused, observing that the

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Top News Headlines 15th April 2021 : Lawyer Arrested For Allegedly Kidnapping, Torturing His Client

15 April 2021 at 11:27

Lawyer arrested for allegedly kidnapping, torturing his client with intention to extort Rs. 3 crores as legal feesEarlier this week,a case has been registered against Mumbai lawyer, advocate VimalJha for allegedly kidnapping and torturing his client

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Making Allegation Against Political Leaders Even If Untrue Not Offence Under 505 IPC: HC Quashes FIRs Against Sambit Patra

14 April 2021 at 14:59

BACKSTORY This case started off in May 2020, when a Congress Member of Parliament posted a tweet criticising the Narendra Modi Government for its mishandling of the COVID-19 crisis. Furthermore in reply to this tweet, Sambit Patra stated if the Congr

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice On PIL To Stop Publication Of Obscene Visuals By Media

14 April 2021 at 14:59

OVERVIEWThe State Government was directed by the Karnataka High Court to provide a response of the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed to seek the framework of statutory rules to prevent the publication of obscene visuals by the media and to recog

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Muslim Woman Has The Right To Invoke Extra-Judicial Divorce: Kerala High Court, Overrules About Half-Century Old Precedent

14 April 2021 at 14:59

OVERVIEW The Kerala High Court, on an order dated 9th April, 2021, overruled a prior judgement delivered by the Kerala High Court in the year 1972in the landmark case of K.C. Moyin v. Nafeesa and Ors., where the question put forth to the Hon’bl

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SC Issues Notice For The Commission Of Transgender Welfare Committee

14 April 2021 at 14:59

KEY TAKEAWAYS• Supreme Court issued a notice in a PIL filed with regards to the harassment and suffering faced by trans people. • The notice states for the establishment of a Transgender Welfare Board.• Secondly, the notice also mentio

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Top News Headlines 14th April 2021 : Right For Safe Road is Every Citizens Facet

14 April 2021 at 12:36

Right For Safe Road is Every Citizens Facet Of Articles 19(1)(d) And 21 of the Constitution contends Kerala High CourtIn this case,earlier this week, Kerala High Court recently closed a batch of public interest litigation petitions that sought for di

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Madras HC Quashes FIR Against CAA Protesters on the basis of Right to Freedom of Speech & Expression, Protest Was Peaceful

13 April 2021 at 17:45

OVERVIEWIn an order dated 25th of March, 2021, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court quashed an FIR against protesters of Citizenship Amendment Act (Bill) on the streets, which in the opinion of the police created not only public nuisance, but a

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Hardships Of Being A Woman In India: Man Stabs Wife 25 Times In Broad Daylight In Delhi

13 April 2021 at 17:45

DETAILS OF THE TRAGEDY A woman was stabbed 25 times to death allegedly by her husband at a market in broad daylight This grotesque incident took place in full public view in Budh Vihar area of northwest Delhi. 26-year-old woman was reportedly killed

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