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
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
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
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
Hello Everyone ! After Greeting & Salutation our team begins the Interview of Mr. Shantanu Kumar, Advocate at Patna High Court. Q-1. Can you provide our readers with a brief background of your schooling and educational qualification? I was born in 1973 and was brought up in Bokaro Steel City. I have studied from B.S.L.
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
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.
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
Amid the infighting going on between President of SCBA Dushyant Dave and Ashok former secretary SCBA which has tarnished the image of the lawyers’ body, Mr. Vikas Singh, Senior Advocate and Former President of bar has expressed his anguish over the tussle and affairs of the SC Bar Association. Mr. Singh in his letter written
By Nayan Katariya It’s not Consent, if you make me afraid to say NO. – Anonymous Consent means an action or series of actions done deliberately out of free will and without any pressure or force. It is a free act of mind. Though the word ‘consent’ is nowhere defined in the Indian Penal Code,