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Tamil Nadu Govt Withdraws 5,570 Cases Against Journalists and Protestors

The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday issued an order withdrawing 5,570 cases filed against journalists, media personnel and protestors between 2011 and 2021 Tamil Nadu chief minister M.K. Stalin had announced that these cases would be withdrawn while addressing the state assembly on June 24 this year, the Deccan Herald reported. The 5,570 cases withdrawn by Government Order

Uttarakhand High court seeks answers from Governments on Virtual Postmortem in place of Manual Postmortem.

The High Court on Wednesday heard a public interest litigation filed for conducting post-mortem in a virtual way.  After hearing the matter, the division bench has asked the Center and the state government to file their replies within four weeks.  The hearing was held in a division bench of Justice Sharad Kumar Sharma and Justice

After SC Rap, Union Govt Files Affidavit With Guidelines for COVID-19 Death Certificates

Over a week after the Supreme Court rapped the Union government on the lack of clarity on what can be considered a COVID-19-related death, the latter has filed an affidavit with guidelines. The Union government said that the health ministry and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have devised guidelines for official documentation of deaths due

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath says he’s sanctioned Rs 70 crore for digitizing lower courts

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said the state government has sanctioned around Rs 70 crore for digitisation of subordinate or lower courts, so as to provide justice to the common man easily. The Chief Minister said this, while welcoming President Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana, Law Minister Kiren

Marriages can be registered on video conference virtually, in presence of Parties: Delhi High Court

Marriages can be registered in the virtual presence of parties, the Delhi High Court has ruled, saying that in the present times, citizens cannot be prevented from exercising their rights because of a rigid interpretation of law which calls for “personal presence”. Hearing a plea by a US-based Indian couple seeking to register their marriage

SC declines to hear PIL on herbal concoction said to have shown results in Covid-19 patients

By Sushma Narayanan The Supreme Court declined to hear a PIL seeking a direction to allow to restart the distribution of a “herbal concoction” claiming it has shown miraculous results in numerous COVID 19 patients, including critical patients with low oxygen levels. The suit filed by law students( Abhinandan C ) and submitted before the