Allahabad HC: Death Of COVID-19 Patients Due To Non-Supplying Of Oxygen Criminal Act, Not Less Than Genocide

07 May 2021 at 17:55

What Is The News- The Allahabad High Court said Tuesday that the death of COVID-19 patients due to a lack of oxygen supply to hospitals is a criminal act, "not less than genocide" by the authorities entrusted with maintaining the oxygen sup

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Maratha Reservation Law Struck Down For Exceeding 50 Per Cent Cap

07 May 2021 at 17:55

What Is The Case- The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the Maratha community's reservation in government employment and educational institutions, ruling that it met the previous 50% limit. The Maharashtra government implemented the quota in

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Bombay HC: Extreme Point Of View Does Not Amount To Hate Speech

07 May 2021 at 17:55

What Is The Case- The Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted Sunaina Holey's (39), a Navi Mumbai resident, her petition for the quashing of an FIR filed against her for a tweet about migrant workers outside Bandra station in Mumbai during the Apr

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Appeal Against Ramani Acquittal Adjourned

07 May 2021 at 13:16

Factual BackgroundPriya Ramani had levelled sexual harassment allegations against former Union Minister and journalist M.J. Akbar. He had filed defamation case under Section 500 of Indian Penal Code for tarnishing his reputation by tweets and article

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India Travel Ban Challenged In Australian Court

07 May 2021 at 13:16

What Is The Case A 73 year old man living in Bangalore who wishes to return to Australia had filed a case before the Australian Court challenging the constitutional validity of the travel ban on the grounds of reasonableness and proportionality. The

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Top News Headlines 7th May 2021: Media Freedom To Report Court Hearings Upheld By Supreme Court

07 May 2021 at 12:07

Media Freedom To Report Court Hearings Upheld By Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court of India in the case of Election Commission of India v. Mr. Vijaya Bhaskar clarified that the Freedom of speech and expression under Article 19 (1) (a) of the Constitutio

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Delhi High Court Expounds: Doctrine Of Fairness Cannot Be Used For Invoking Contractual Obligation When One Party Is State

06 May 2021 at 18:40

Overview On 09 April 2021, Justice Hon’ble Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva of Delhi High Court in the case of, MEP Infrastructure Development Ltd. Vs. South Dehli Municipal Corporation and Ors., observed that there is a vital difference between the ad

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Schools Have Saved Costs During Lockdown; Can't Charge Students For Unused Facilities: Supreme Court

06 May 2021 at 18:40

Background FactsA bunch of appeals was filed by the Management of private unaided schools of Rajasthan originated from the judgment and order dated 18.12.2020 of the same HC. The appeals were challenging the order dated 09.04.2020, 07.07.2020, and 28

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Gau Raksha Dal Raiding Citizens' House Amounts To Taking Law Into Own Hands: Punjab And Haryana HC

06 May 2021 at 18:40

Name of the CaseMubbi alias Mubin v. State of HaryanaWhat was the issue The respondents found a bull, a cow and a calf tethered in his house and also found items of slaughter. They proceeded to file an FIR under Section 3 and 8 (1) of the Haryana Gau

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Madras HC Grants Bail To The People Accused Of Sedition For Allegedly Raising Slogans Against India's Prime

06 May 2021 at 18:40

Overview On 30 April 2021, Honorable Justice M. Dhandapani of Madras High Court granted bail to two people in Crl.O.P.No.7664 Of 2021 accused of allegedly abusing India’s Prime Minister and police personnel and raising slogans against the Gover

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Top News Headlines 6th May 2021: Maratha Reservation Law Struck Down For Exceeding 50 Percent Cap

06 May 2021 at 11:43

Maratha Reservation Law Struck Down For Exceeding 50 Percent CapThe Court in the case of Dr.Jaishree Laxmanrao Patil v. Chief Minister, held that the majority opinion in Indra Sawhney case is that reservation should not exceed 50% and it is only in e

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Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant Appointed As The Acting Chairperson Of National Human Rights Commission

05 May 2021 at 18:40

The Appointment Justice Pant raised the question of vacant positions in the NHRC and State Commissions in a statement in March, calling it a "matter of concern." Justice Pant, a retired Supreme Court judge, was named to the NHRC on

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Delhi HC Issues Notice On PIL Seeking Direction To Stop Child Begging At Traffic Signals

05 May 2021 at 18:18

What Is The Case On a petition seeking direction to implement effective legislation and policies to stop child begging and sale of goods on traffic signals and junctions, the High Court of Delhi issued notice to the National Commission for Protection

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Top News Headlines 5th May 2021: Schools Have Saved Costs during Lockdown; Can't Charge Students for Unused Facilities

05 May 2021 at 10:50

Schools Have Saved Costs during Lockdown; Can't Charge Students for Unused Facilities: Supreme CourtA recent development, the Supreme Court has held that private schools demanding fees from students for the activities and facilities not availed b

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Jammu and Kashmir HC Quashes The Notice Circulated By The Rto To Re-Register The Vehicles Registered In Another

04 May 2021 at 14:27

Overview A circular was released by Regional Transport Office in Jammu and Kashmir on 27 March 2021, which mentioned that every vehicle in the state that is registered in another state has to be re-registered itself in J&K as per the provisions o

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Supreme Court contends that Don't Clampdown On Citizens' SOS Calls For Medical Help Through Social Media

04 May 2021 at 14:27

CASE AT HAND Recently, many affected people have been resorting to social media to seek assistance in procurement of resources Celebrities and social media influencers have also lent a voluntary hand in compiling real-time information on availability

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Covid Patient Cannot Be Denied Admission For Lack Of Local Address Proof: SC

04 May 2021 at 14:27

Background FactsThe Supreme Court has taken suo motu case to ensure supply of essentials and services during the COVID-19 pandemic.Issues concerning projected demand for oxygen in the country at present and shortly and how the government proposes to

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Complaint Filed Against Total CEO

04 May 2021 at 14:27

Background FactsIn the year 2020 board of the prestigious Ecole Polytechnique allowed Total to build a research and innovation center in Saclay, south of Paris on the university's campus.A later complaint has been filed by Greenpeace and two othe

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Black Marketers Of Covid Drugs, Oxygen Cylinders To Face Contept Action: Delhi HC

04 May 2021 at 14:27

What is the IssueThe Court had issued warning that the Central government will be held liable for contempt action if 490MT of oxygen was not delivered to Delhi. The Centre filed an application seeking a recall of the order.What statements were given

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Madras High Court Arbitration Rules, 2020 Validity Challenged

04 May 2021 at 14:27

What is the case A writ petition challenging the Madras High Court Arbitration Rules, 2020 as ultra vires the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 and the Commercial Courts Act, 2015 was accepted by the Madras High Court on Friday. The matter has b

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