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Day: June 16, 2020

In the wake of COVID 19 magistrate can authorize first remand of accused via video conferencing in some exceptional circumstances despite the Bar under proviso (b) of sec 167 (2) Crpc .

June 16, 2020

For the first time , a magistrate can remand an accused through video conferencing if need be in exceptional circumstances . Karnataka high court , the bench of chief justice Abhay Oka and justice S Vishwajeet Shetty said that it depends on the facts of the case and necessity to the court for the same […]

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THE CONCEPT OF ZERO FIR

June 16, 2020

Author : Mili Kanoujiya Introduction Registering FIR is mandatory for an officer on receiving information relating to the commission of an offence. Despite that the victim has to struggle a lot to get the FIR registered. The police authority denies to register FIR saying it is not under their jurisdiction. For the ease of victim […]

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ANTI-BULLYING LAWS IN INDIA; ARE THEY REALLY EFFECTIVE?

June 16, 2020

Author:- Rutambhara Nayak WHAT IS BULLYING AND HOW INGRAINED IT IS IN OUR SOCIETY Childhood being the moulding years in a man’s life, it has the most impact on his lifestyle. What a man is inflicted with, gets reflected by him. Thus, someone who has been nurtured with love and kindness grows up to be a […]

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Allahabad HC Seeks UP Govt Response On Restricting Hospitals From Treating Non COVID-19 Patients

June 16, 2020

Allahabad High Court sought response from state Government on the viability of the Government order which has restricted the Hospitals from providing treatment to Non COVID-19 patients. Justice Pankaj Mittal and Justice Yashwant Varma were hearing a petition filed by All India Peoples front through its National Spokesperson Shri S.R.Darapuri. They were referring to the […]

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Delhi Govt To Pass Order on Implementation Of Revised Wages Of Prisoners Within 3 Weeks: Delhi High Court Directs

June 16, 2020

Case Name: Nitin Verma vs. Government of NCT of Delhi Quorum: Hon’ble Justice Jyoti Singh The Hearing has been conducted through Video Conferencing.  Petitioner is a convict and is presently undergoing sentence of life imprisonment in jail. The grievance of the Petitioner in the present Petition is that despite the fact that there has been […]

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DELHI HC DIRECTS CONTRACTOR TO SUPPLY 250 PPE KITS TO COVID HOSPITALS AND CREMATORIES

June 16, 2020

The bench of Justice Nazmi Waziri was hearing plea issued by a contractor registered from name Chaudhary Ventures Pvt. Ltd, his property was sealed by South Delhi Municipal Corporation on grounds of unauthorized construction. The Delhi HC in response to plea directed the construction contractor to supply 250 PPE kits to the certain government hospitals […]

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A plea has been filed in SC against the pick and choose policy of the registry and it’s section officers :

June 16, 2020

The direction seeks the registry not to discriminate , humiliate the litigants and give equal treatment to the litigants . For that , the pick and choose policy has to be abolished which has always been used by the registry and it’s section officers .  The Petition had been filed by adv Reepak Kansal stating […]

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Climate Justice: Beyond the Ambit of Article 21

June 16, 2020

Author : Kumari Simran (Central University of South Bihar)  Introduction ‘Right to life’ enshrined in the Article 21 of the Constitution is the widely interpreted article to lead a happy and dignified life. The judiciary has creatively elucidated the term right to life to include ‘all the basic necessity for human existence’. Even the constitution-makers […]

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SC Issue Notice On A Plea Seeking Direction To All Insurance Companies To Provide Medical Insurance For Treatment Of Mental Illness

June 16, 2020

The Supreme Court today has issued notice on a plea seeking direction to all Insurance companies to provide medical insurance for treatment of mental illness . Section 21 (4) of the Act provides that “every insurer shall make provision for medical insurance for treatment of mental illness on the same basis as is available for […]

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TRAGEDY IN TRACKS: MIGRANT WORKERS ON PANDEMIC

June 16, 2020

Author : Nayana James (Mar gregorios college of law, kerala) Co-Author : Roshini lil Mathew (Mar gregorios college of law, kerala)  INTRODUCTION Separated from other Asian countries by the Himalayas in the north, India, a country comprising of different states and union territories is known its great unity in diversity. Each state in India has […]

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