Former UP Shia Waqf Board Chairman Moves Supreme Court Seeking Removal Of 26 Verses From The Holy Quran

31 March 2021 at 18:08

OVERVIEWThe former UP Shia Waqf Board Chairman, Syed Wasim Rizvi, filed a plea before the Supreme Court, [WP(C) No: 401/2021], wherein he sought the removal of 26 verses from the Holy Quran, which, in his opinion, can be construed as justifications f

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J&K HC Dismisses Mehbooba Mufti’s Plea For Issuance Of Passport

31 March 2021 at 18:08

OVERVIEWThe former Chief Minister of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the President of the People’s Democratic Party, Mehbooba Mufti, sought directions from the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir to issue her passport by filing a wri

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Legal Headlines:Supreme Court: "PILs Cannot Be Thrown Out Only Because the Petitioner Belongs to a Rival Political Party”

31 March 2021 at 10:31

Supreme Court: "PILs Cannot Be Thrown Out Only Because the Petitioner Belongs to a Rival Political Party”Recently, the SC observed that a Public Interest Litigation cannot be thrown out only because the petitioner belongs to a rival politi

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Lieutenant Governor Means Government Of Delhi

30 March 2021 at 17:44

KEY TAKEAWAYS President Ram Nath Kovind recently gave his assent to a new bill called the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) Amendment Bill, 2021. This new amendment bill makes the lieutenant governor equal to Delhi Government.

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Maintaining NRI Status For Relief Under Taxation In FY 20-21

30 March 2021 at 17:44

Overview On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard a plea of Gaurav Baid, an UAE based NRI, for maintaining the NRI status for taxation under IT Act, 1969. This plea was again filed challenging the circular of CBDT released on 3rd march, 2021. The appell

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“Sad Day For Democracy”: AAP Leader Arvind Kejriwal On GNCTD Amendment Bill

30 March 2021 at 11:10

OVERVIEWThe Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday, the 22nd of March. Such bill aims to amend so that the ‘Lieutenant Governor’ is the Government of the national cap

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Prevention Of Corruption Act-An Enquiry At Pre-Fir Stage Is Permissible And Also Desirable

30 March 2021 at 11:10

Key takeaways Initially, the case, Charansingh V. State of Maharashtra was filed because of feeling of dissatisfaction by the appellant. SC gave a very important judgment in regards with the prevention of anti-corruption acts.Why the case was filed?

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Free Speech of citizens cannot be stifled by implicating them in criminal cases: Supreme Court

30 March 2021 at 11:10

Key Takeaways The case was filed to quash the FIR against the appellant. A facebook post was made by the appellant against whom the FIR was registered. The Honorable Supreme Court quashed the FIR.Why the case was filed? The case, Patricia Mukhim V. S

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Top Headlines:President Gives Assent to GNCTD Amendment Bill

30 March 2021 at 10:22

President Gives Assent to GNCTD Amendment Bill Enhancing Powers of Delhi Lieutenant GovernorOn Sunday, the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind granted assent to the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which enhan

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When A Borrower Is Not A Corporate Person Still Insolvency Suit Lies Against Corporate Guarantor

27 March 2021 at 16:40

KEY TAKEAWAYS A civil application was filed in the Supreme Court where section 7 of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, 2016 came into question. The issue raised before the court was whether an insolvency suit is maintainable against a corporate guara

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Param Bir Singh moves to Bombay HC Seeking CBI Probe against Anil Deshmukh

27 March 2021 at 16:40

WHO IS ANIL DESHMUKH? Anil Deshmukh, is the currently the Home Minister of Government of Maharashtra from the NCP representing Katol (Vidhan Sabha constituency). Deshmukh also served as the Minister of Food & Civil supplies and Consumer affairs a

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SC Says 16% Quota On The Maratha Community Cannot Be Taken Lightly, On The 8th Consecutive Hearing

27 March 2021 at 16:40

OVERVIEWThe Supreme Court has been hearing on matters regarding the reservation of Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) of Maharashtra, which is prescribed by the Maharashtra State Reservation for Socially and Educationally Backward Cla

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Actor Johnny Depp Denied To Appeal By British Court In A Libel Case

27 March 2021 at 16:40

KEY TAKEAWAYS The UK Court denied actor Johnny Depp to file for an appeal in a libel case. A 2 judge bench at the court of appeal rejected his application to challenge the lower court judgement passed in the famous libel claim made against Sun tabloi

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Pakistan ATC Convicts Two Men Accused Of Gangrape And Sentences Them To Death

27 March 2021 at 16:40

OVERVIEWOn Saturday, Pakistan saw a Lahore anti-terrorism court (ATC) to have sentenced the two main accused in the infamous motorway gangrape case to death and life imprisonment. The convicted, Abid Malhi and Shafqat Ali, were so sentenced by ATC Ju

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Supreme Court Directs Permanent Commission Of Women Officers In Army, Says Indirect Discrimination Even Without Discriminatory Intent Must Be Prohibit

27 March 2021 at 13:32

The Supreme Court on Thursday has directed the Indian Army for commission of women officers in army. The bench comprising of Justices D.Y Chandrachud and M.R Shah has declared the evaluation criteria adopted by army to be arbitrary and irrational.KEY

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Legal Headlines 27th March, 2021 Madras High Court Evident Voters Personal Details Obtained

27 March 2021 at 11:28

Madras High Court: Evident that Voters' Personal Details May have been Obtained & put to use for Campaign PurposesOn Friday, Madras High Court observed that personal details of voters and citizens may have been obtained by the Puducherry uni

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Karnataka High Court Directs Penal And Other Actions Against Those Participants Who Were Not Wearing Face-Masks In Public Rallies

26 March 2021 at 17:58

OVERVIEW On Wednesday 24th March, the Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to take penal and other action for not wearing face-masks and violating the COVID-19 norm in a rally held on 21st February, 2021. The FIR against the Pancham

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Order Directing Fir Against Kangana Ranaut Quashed By Karnataka High Court

26 March 2021 at 17:58

KEY TAKEAWAYS A JMFC in Karnataka ordered an FIR to be registered against actor Kangana Ranaut on a petition filed by an advocate. The magistrate directed the police to file an FIR against the actor due to her tweet made against the farmer protest on

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Orders Passed By Judicial Magistrate/Child Welfare Committee Can Not Be Challenged/Set Aside By Writ Of Habeas Corpus: Allahabad High Court

26 March 2021 at 17:58

GENERAL OVERVIEW This judgement is in relation to the case: KM Rachna & Another v. State of Uttar Pradesh & 4 ors. The issue the judges had to tackle were: "Whether a writ of habeas corpus is maintainable against the judicial order passe

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Top Legal Headlines - 26th March, 2021:'Sad Day for Democracy' Says Kejriwal

26 March 2021 at 10:40

'Sad Day for Democracy' Says Kejriwal: Rajya Sabha Approves Bill Giving Primacy to Delhi LGOn Wednesday, Parliament approved a Bill giving primacy to Delhiā€™s Lieutenant Governor (LG) over the elected government, with the Rajya Sabha pas

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