BACKGROUND People For Animals Mysuru Animal Welfare Organisation filed a petition before the Karnataka High Court praying directions from the court to the State Government to cancel the bullock cart races in Mandya district. It also prayed to cancel ..
FACTS The plaintiff actress was approached by Ram Gopal Verma studios for filming a web series and she was lured into filming a trailer with frontal nudity. She claimed that the web series was never completed and her videos were aired on YouTube by t ..
BACKGROUND The High Court of Orissa was hearing a petition filed in the matter concerning overcrowding of jails in Orissa. The Division Bench comprising Chief Justice S. Muralidhar and Justice B.P. Routray showed concern on the matter and sought step ..
PLEA BEFORE THE COURT Advocate C Rajaguru filed a petition before Madras High Court with the plea to provide maternity leave uniformly by the government to both regularised, contractual and non-regularised women government servants. The pea stated th ..
BACKGROUND The Indian stock market scam of 1992 was a manipulation in the stock market, carried out by Harshad Mehta, with several bankers and politicians on the Bombay Stock Exchange. Harshad Mehta used several techniques such as corrupt officials s ..
FACTS A writ petition was filed by one Prafull Kumar before the Allahabad High Court against the Commissioner, Allahabad Division. The petition sought directions from the Court to direct the Commissioner to decide an appeal within a specific period a ..
BACKGROUND The State Government of Uttar Pradesh provided a gunner to the petitioner/lawyer for security on state expenses in 2020 as personal security for an interim period on the decision of the State Level Security Committee. While the order was s ..
BACKGROUND In 2018, the principal bench of the NGT pursued an article named ‘Garbage Gangs of Deonar: The Kingpins and Their Multi-Crore Trade' and treated it as an application under Section 14 of the NGT Act and took cognizance of the issu ..
BACKGROUND The Finance Ministry introduced the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in the Lok Sabha to nullify the effect of amendments brought by the Finance Act, 2012. The 2012 amendment was passed overturning the judgement of Vodafone Internation ..
PM-CARES FUND AND PMNRF The PM CARES fund is a public charitable trust, with the Prime Minister as its Chairman and is set up by the Government to deal with any kind of emergency or distress situation. The Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund ..