Vimla Singh Kapoor now a permanent Judge of High Court

20th April, 2021. The Central Government on Wednesday (April 28) notified the appointment of Justice Vimla Singh Kapoor of the Chhattisgarh High Court as Permanent Judge. Justice Kapoor was elevated as an Additional Judge of the High Court on June 18, 2018. On April 5 this year, the Supreme Court Collegium had approved the proposal for appointment …

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Media could be proactive but has to be sensitive

28th April, 2021 Calcutta High Court on Tuesday (April 27, 2021) was dealing with a plea seeking the strict enforcement of Section 126(1)(b) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 amid the West Bengal Assembly elections. The High Court remarked, “Sensationalism is anathema to responsible and responsive journalism.” The observation was made by a …

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High Court allowed registration of Marriage through Video-Conferencing

28th April 2021 Amid the Covid outbreak, the Punjab and Haryana High Court allowed registration of marriages through videoconferencing. Overruling a Single-Bench Judgment, the Punjab & Haryana High Court allowed the registration of marriage of a couple through video-conference.  A Single-Bench judgment refused to permit the e-registration of marriage on the ground that the parties …

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After the commencement of e-Lok Adalat, e-Mediation, Daily e-Lok Adalat in the State of Haryana, the Haryana State Legal Services Authority has conducted an online refresher training program for the Mediators. The first online training program was inaugurated by Executive Chairperson of Haryana State Legal Services Authority, Justice Daya Choudhary, Judge, Punjab, and Haryana High …

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Amazon vs Future Group feud

Distinguished advocate Harish Salve asserted before the Delhi HC that Amazon has consciously mischaracterized the Future Retail Limited (FRL) suit in order to confuse the Hon’ble court. In Amazon vs Future Group feud, Salve pointed out various paragraphs from the plaints in his rejoinder before the Delhi HC. Narrating all the established facts as to …

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Imposition of unfair trade practices by Google Play Store for favouring GPay: CCI orders investigation.

After anonyms informants came forward, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) ordered a Director General (DG) probe. The investigation concerns the allegations made by the informants that Google by favouring Google Pay app over other payment applications. It does so via the dominance and utmost control over the Play Store and the Android Operating System. …

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Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference (JKPC), the political party in the J&K has filed an application with the Supreme Court of India. This application concerns moving up the hearing of the petitions filed questioning the abolition of A.370 from the Constitution. The political party is headed Sajad Gane Lone who filed the plea through its …

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ADVOCATE INDIRA JAISING ON MOTHERHOOD AND PROFESSION

 On 6th November a virtual webinar was organized by the Delhi High Court Women Lawyers Forum on the topic, “Feminist Lawyering: From Invisible to Invincible.” During the seminar Senior Advocate Indira Jaising stated that, “A women should not be compelled to choose between Motherhood and Profession.” The seminar was attended by Advocate Nitya Ramakrishnan. The …

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Not an offence under the SC/ST Act unless insults and intimidation happen because one belongs to SC/ST

In Hitesh Verma vs State of Uttarakhand, the SC held that an insult or intimidation directed at a person shall not be an offence under the SC/ST Act, 1989 (Prevention of Atrocities) unless these insults or intimidation are hurled solely for belonging to the SC/ST. The Court ruled that simply because an individual belongs to …

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The bail application of the Rape Accused rejected by the POCSO Court.

The Kanpur Nagar, POCSO Court, had the bail application of the rape accused rejected of rape accused Dinesh Kumar in which he had challenged the order of the juvenile justice board. A special prosecutor, named as Ganga Prasad Yadav stated that Dinesh was arrested by the Naubasta police on the complaint of  victim’s mother, in …

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