Category: News Update

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

Delhi Bar Council Temporarily Suspends Lawyer’s License For Allegedly Submitting Fake Covid-19 Report For Seeking Financial Help

(Bar Council of Delhi) has temporarily suspended the license of a lawyer.  The lawyer is alleged to have submitted his fake Covid-19 report to get financial assistance from the Bar Council.  The Bar Council of Delhi found that it falls under the category of malpractice, forgery and fraud. Stating that the laboratory has confirmed that

Street Dogs Have Right To Food And Citizens Have Right To Feed Them Without Impinging Upon The Rights Of Others: Delhi High Court

Bench of Justice JR Midha observed thus: “Community dogs (stray/street dogs) have the right to food and citizens have the right to feed community dogs but in exercising this right, care and caution should be taken to ensure that it does not impinge upon the rights of others or cause any harm, hindrance, harassment and