Category: News Update

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

The Right to be forgotten: An Accused is entitled to Redact His Name from Court Orders Once Acquitted, says the Madras High Court

By Ruzela Da Cruz The ‘Right to be Forgotten’ is the right to have the personal information of a person which is publicly available to be lawfully removed from public records including the internet. The Madras High Court recently made an important observation regarding this essential Right to be forgotten. Justice N Anand Venkatesh observed

Petition filed by an Advocate in Delhi High Court, challenging the new IT Rules, 2021

By Ramandeep Kaur Mr. Uday Bedi, an advocate has filed a petition in Delhi High Court challenging 3 and 4 of Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Codes) Rules, 2021. Thus, putting a question mark on the validity of said enactment concerning grievances addresses system of social media platform like Facebook, Instagram and

Violation of Retrenchment conditions u/s 25F Industrial Disputes Act would not automatically entail reinstatement with full back wages – Supreme Court

By Manju Chauhan In the case of Madhya Bharat Gramin Bank v. Pancham Lal Yadav LL 2021 SC 299 the Supreme Court observed that the violation of section 25F of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 [Retrenchment conditions] would not automatically entail the reinstatement with full back wages. In this case the employee Pancham lal Yadav

Supreme Court allows 5 civil services candidates to appear for an Interview

By Raunak Raj Tiwari Only an unprejudiced & autonomous judiciary can protect the right of the individual & provide equal justice without apprehension or goodwill. The Supreme Court has been provided with inherent powers which can be used in extraordinary situations. The recent order of the Supreme Court allowing five civil services candidates to attend

Consent of Majority Shareholders Needed For Winding Up Funds After Publication of Notices, Says The Supreme Court of India

By Siddharth Anand The Supreme Court of India recently delivered the judgment in a batch of special leave petitions. The petitions were filed by Franklin Templeton against a judgment of the Karnataka High Court. In the year 2020, Karnataka High Court restrained Franklin Templeton Investments (FT) from proceeding with the winding up of debt fund