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Supreme Court Adjourns Contempt Case Against Kunal Kamra.

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The Supreme Court Friday observed that criticism of courts is “growing and everybody is now doing it” now, while giving three weeks to cartoonist Rachit Taneja to file her reply on the plea seeking contempt action for her alleged scandalous tweets against the judiciary. The top court also adjourned hearing for two weeks on separate […]

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Guj court issues arrest warrant against journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

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A court in Gujarat’s Mundra in Kutch district on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against senior journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta in a defamation suit filed by the Adani Group. “…accused stands charged with complaint under section 500 of IPC. You are hereby directed to arrest the said accused and to produce him before me,” Judicial Magistrate Pradeep Soni […]

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FM gave four-five mini-budgets in 2020, upcoming budget will be seen as part of that series: PM Modi

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had to give four-five mini-budgets in the form of packages in 2020 and expressed confidence that the upcoming budget would also be seen as part of that series. In his remarks to the media before the commencement of Parliament’s Budget Session, Modi said the […]

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Over 300 Twitter handles generated from Pak to disrupt farmers’ tractor rally: Delhi Police

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Delhi Police on Sunday claimed that over 300 Twitter handles have been generated from Pakistan to disrupt the tractor rally proposed by protesting farmers on Republic Day. Detailing the plan for the tractor parade, Deependra Pathak, Special Commissioner of Police (Intelligence) said the rally on Tuesday will be conducted amid tight security after the Republic […]

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Tiktok to shut down India business

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Chinese social media firm Bytedance, which owns Tiktok and Helo apps, has announced the closure of its India business following continued restrictions on its services in the country. Tiktok’s global interim head Vanessa Pappas and vice president for global business solutions Blake Chandlee in a joint email to employees have communicated the decision of the […]

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Farmers’ tractor rally: Plea in SC seeks inquiry commission to look into violence on R-Day

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A plea was filed on Wednesday in the Supreme Court seeking setting up of a commission, headed by a retired apex court judge, to inquire the violence during the protesting farmers’ tractor rally in the national capital on the Republic Day. The plea has also sought direction to the concerned authority to lodge First Information […]

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Why Centre resisting direction to translate draft EIA in all vernacular languages : Delhi High Court

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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it cannot understand why the Centre was “vehemently” resisting its order to translate the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) in all 22 languages in the Eight Schedule of the Constitution. A special bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan said the government would have […]

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SC declines interim protection from arrest to makers of web series Tandav and others

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The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to grant interim protection from arrest to Ali Abbas Zafar, Director of web series ‘Tandav’, and others seeking quashing of FIRs against them for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of Hindus and issued notices Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and other states on their pleas. A bench comprising justices Ashok Bhushan, R […]

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Delhi court suggests awareness drives by DLSAs, banks on misuse of blank cheques

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Taking note of the judicial system being flooded with cases involving the misuse of cheques allegedly issued as ‘security’ by one person to another, a court here has suggested organising awareness programmes through the Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DLSA) and banks. The court gave the suggestions while dismissing a complaint seeking action against a […]

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Not sexual assault if there is no ‘skin to skin’ contact: Bombay High Court

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Groping a minor’s breast without “skin to skin contact” cannot be termed as sexual assault as defined under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, the Bombay High Court has said. Justice Pushpa Ganediwala of the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court, in a judgement passed on January 19, the detailed copy of […]

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Farmers’ tractor rally: Plea in SC seeks inquiry commission to look into violence on R-Day

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A plea was filed on Wednesday in the Supreme Court seeking setting up of a commission, headed by a retired apex court judge, to inquire the violence during the protesting farmers’ tractor rally in the national capital on the Republic Day. The plea has also sought direction to the concerned authority to lodge First Information […]

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How Does the Legality of Gambling Look Like Entering 2021?

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With gambling surging in popularity around the world, you might think that now is the perfect opportunity to try it out for yourself. But what does the landscape look like in India specifically heading into 2021? For the most part, the forecast is a positive one, but allow us to break down what you can […]

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