Judge hearing M.J. Akbar’s defamation case against Priya Ramani transferred

Recently, the District and Sessions Judge, Rouse Avenue, had refused to transfer Akbar’s defamation case from the special MP/MLA court The judge hearing former Union Minister M.J. Akbar’s defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani has been transferred to another court by the Delhi High court. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja, who presided over a … Read more Judge hearing M.J. Akbar’s defamation case against Priya Ramani transferred

Delhi govt.’s plea in Supreme Court to vacate stay on reserving COVID beds

Delhi High Court had stalled order to 33 hospitals to set aside facilities. The Delhi government on Friday appealed to the Supreme Court to lift a High Court stay of its direction to 33 hospitals to reserve 80% of their Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds to treat COVID-19 patients. “As a result of this proactive … Read more Delhi govt.’s plea in Supreme Court to vacate stay on reserving COVID beds

HC orders issue of notice to EC on decision to put off counting of votes

The High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday ordered issue of notice to the Election Commission of India (EC) on a PIL petition questioning the legality and correctness of putting off the counting of votes polled in the elections held to the Legislative Council from two graduates’ and two teachers’ constituencies. A Division Bench comprising Chief … Read more HC orders issue of notice to EC on decision to put off counting of votes

Assembly ruckus | High Court refuses to stay summons issued to Jayarajan and Jaleel

The Ministers were asked to appear before the court on October 28. The Kerala High Court on Tuesday declined to stay the summons issued by the Thiruvananthapuram Chief Judicial Magistrate Court directing Ministers E.P Jayarajan and K.T. Jaleel to appear before it on October 28 in a criminal case registered in connection with the ruckus … Read more Assembly ruckus | High Court refuses to stay summons issued to Jayarajan and Jaleel

Coronavirus | Delhi High Court to reconsider blanket extension of bails, paroles

Remark comes in the wake of a drop in the number of cases reported among prisoners. The Delhi High Court on Tuesday observed that its blanket order extending interim bails and paroles granted to prisoners in view of the COVID-19 pandemic should come to an end as the number of infected persons in jails in … Read more Coronavirus | Delhi High Court to reconsider blanket extension of bails, paroles

‘UP Govt Exposed before HC’: SP on Linking Hathras Incident to Naxal and Bhim Army

Samajwadi Party MLC and spokesperson Sunil Singh Sajan SP Spokesperson Sunil Singh Sajan said that the lies of Yogi Government over Hathras issue stand exposed in the High Court. Sajan alleged the Yogi government of protecting the criminals and siding with the rapists. News18 Last Updated: October 13, 2020, 11:06 AM IST FOLLOW US ON: … Read more ‘UP Govt Exposed before HC’: SP on Linking Hathras Incident to Naxal and Bhim Army

‘Virtual courts can be made permanent’

Justice T.S. Sivagnanam, chairman of the computer committee of the Madras High Court, on Friday said the institution was fully equipped to make virtual courts a permanent feature, even after the threat of COVID-19 subsides, as recommended by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice. He told committee member P. Wilson … Read more ‘Virtual courts can be made permanent’

India sees second highest usage of Cisco’s virtual meeting app Webex after US

Bengaluru: India has seen the second highest adoption of Cisco’s virtual meeting application Webex after the United States, as organisations across sectors have enabled work from home for employees. Sameer Garde, president, Cisco, India and SAARC, told ET in an interview that more than 4 million trial licences were issued during the past six months … Read more India sees second highest usage of Cisco’s virtual meeting app Webex after US

HC strikes down new NLSIU reservation law for Karnataka students

In a setback to the State government, the High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday struck down the National Law School of India (Amendment) Act, 2020, which provided a reservation of 25% of the total seats at the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) for students from Karnataka. The amendment, which came into force with … Read more HC strikes down new NLSIU reservation law for Karnataka students

‘Ready to challenge farm laws in court’

Stalin leads State-wide protest against legislation, accuses PM and CM of wrecking livelihoods The DMK will, on behalf of the people of the State, challenge in court the three Bills on agriculture reforms that were passed in Parliament and received Presidential assent if the Tamil Nadu government fails to do so, party president M.K. Stalin … Read more ‘Ready to challenge farm laws in court’