Author: E-Justice India

Dignity, prestige, and honour of Supreme Court Bar eroded due to infighting: BCI stays SCBA resolution suspending Ashok Arora

The Council took up for consideration a representation received from Mr. Ashok Arora, Secretary, Supreme Court Bar Association against the resolution dated 08.05.2020 passed by the Executive Committee of Supreme Court Bar Association thereby suspending him as the Honorary. Secretary of Supreme Court Bar Association and divesting him of his powers as Secretary with immediate effect

DISABILITY AND HEALTH LAWS

Author :- MR. VARUN VIKAS SRIVASTAV Co Author :- MS. NISHTHA KHERIA “I don’t have Disability, I have different Ability” -Robert Hensel Introduction Generally speaking, it is dishonest and improper to discriminate between the people on the ground of their disability. We are no one to judge someone on the basis of their disability. The

PLEA TO PROVIDE COMPENSATION TO FAMILIES OF MEDIA PERSONS IN CASE OF THEIR DEATH DUE TO COVID-19- KARNATAKA HC ISSUES NOTICE

A Division Bench comprising of Justice BV Nagarathna and Justice Suraj Govindaraj heard the Petition stating that the media houses should be directed to pay RS. 50000/- as compensation in the event of their employee’s death to the COVID-19 Pandemic. According to the Petition, media reporters are interviewing the doctors, police personnel, government officials, patients

Single Benches Of SC To Hear Transfer Petitions, Bail Matters Of Offences Punishable With 7 Yrs Imprisonment From May 13

The Supreme Court Rules, 2013, have been amended to stipulate the categories of matters which can be heard and disposed of finally by a Single Judge Bench. In exercise of powers conferred by Article 145 of the Constitution of India and with approval of the President of India a proviso has been inserted in Order

KERALA HC DIRECTS STATE GOVERNMENT TO ALLOW ENTRY OF PEOPLE STRANDED AT WALAYAR CHECK POST AMID LOCKDOWN

The Kerala HC in a special sitting on 10th May 2020 (Sunday), directed the State government to allow entry of people stranded at Walayar Check Post by issuing entry passes while also stating that immediate attention should be given to the pregnant women, aged senior citizens and Children. The bench comprising of Justice Shaji P

SC Refuses to Pass Orders for 4G Restoration in J&K; asks Special Committee to Examine Issues Raised By Petitioners

A bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, R Subhash Reddy and B R Gavai had reserved orders on May 4 on the petitions filed by Foundation of Media Professionals, Private Schools Association of J&K and Soayib Qureshi. The petitioners contended that speed restriction on internet in the region amidst the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in disproportionate

Delhi HC extends period of interim bail for 2177 under trial prisoners by another period of 45 days: (COVID-19)-

W.P.(C) 3080/2020:CORAM:HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SIDDHARTH MRIDULHON’BLE MR. JUSTICE TALWANT SINGHCase title: Courts on its own motion vs. Government of NCT of Delhi ANR. The present matter has been taken up for hearing by way of Video Conferencing in lieu of lockdown due to COVID-19. This Suo-Moto Writ Petition has been taken up pursuant to a

Five-member committee chaired by NLUD Vice-Chancellor constituted to recommend Criminal Law Reforms in India:

CONSTITUTION OF COMMITTEE FOR REFORMS IN CRIMINAL LAWS: Vide its Notification 1-2-19 Judicial Cell dated 04-5-2020, Union Ministry of Home Affairs, (MHA)Government of India constituted a Committee to recommend criminal reforms in India. The composition of the Committee is as follows: 1. Prof. (Dr.) Ranbir Singh (Chairperson), Vice Chancellor, National Law University Delhi 2. Prof.

‘Arnab Goswami Not an Editor or Journalist’: Plea in SC for Perjury against Republic TV Chief for Allegedly Misleading SC

Case Name: Arnab Ranjan Goswami vs. Union of India (Writ Petition (CRL) No. 130/2020) An application has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking to initiate perjury proceedings against Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-Chief of Republic TV by Reepak Khansal states that Goswami made misleading statements in the writ petition filed by him in the SC seeking