Chhattisgarh High Court Denied Interim Relief To Bureaucrat In Money Laundering Case- [Read Order]

The Chhattisgarh High Court on Tuesday refused to grant interim relief to lok Shukla, former IAS and Principal Secretary to the Department of Parliamentary Affairs, Chhattisgarh, in the Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR) registered against him for money laundering. The division bench of Chief Justice PR Ramachandra Menon and Justice Parth Prateem Sahu granted two weeks time to theContinue reading “Chhattisgarh High Court Denied Interim Relief To Bureaucrat In Money Laundering Case- [Read Order]”

Allahabad Highcourt Quashes Non-Bailable Warrant Issued Against Former MP Jaya Prada For Allegedly Making False Statement During Elections- [Read Order]

The Allahabad High Court recently quashed the non-bailable warrant (NBW) issued against former MP Jaya Prada by Additional District & Sessions Judge, Rampur in connection to a NCR registered against her for making derogatory remarks against her political opponents during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Noting that the offences registered against her were non-cognizable, theContinue reading “Allahabad Highcourt Quashes Non-Bailable Warrant Issued Against Former MP Jaya Prada For Allegedly Making False Statement During Elections- [Read Order]”

Petition filed before Madhya Pradesh High Court challenging Section 10A Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code

Section 10A had suspended the initiation of corporate insolvency resolution process qua defaults which arise on or after March 25, 2020. A Petition has been filed before the Madhya Pradesh High Court challenging the constitutional validity of Section 10A of the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, 2016. (V N Dubey vs UOI) On June 30, a DivisionContinue reading “Petition filed before Madhya Pradesh High Court challenging Section 10A Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code”

India cannot exercise jurisdiction to try Italian marines, entitled to compensation from Italy: Permanent Court of Arbitration

In a setback to India, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague has decided that in a dispute between India and Italy, the former is precluded from exercising its jurisdiction to try two Italian marines. The decision pertains to an incident of February 2012 when two Italian marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore GironeContinue reading “India cannot exercise jurisdiction to try Italian marines, entitled to compensation from Italy: Permanent Court of Arbitration”

Bombay High court Directs IT Department To Refund Over Rs. 833 crores To Vodafone Idea Limited Within Two Weeks Without Fail- (Read Judgement)

In a huge relief to Vodafone Idea Limited, the Bombay High Court last Friday directed the income tax department to refund Rs.833 crores to the telecom operator within two weeks “without fail.” Division bench of Justice RD Dhanuka and Justice Madhav Jamdar pronounced a 14-page oral order via video conference granting relief after hearing the petitionerContinue reading “Bombay High court Directs IT Department To Refund Over Rs. 833 crores To Vodafone Idea Limited Within Two Weeks Without Fail- (Read Judgement)”

Union Home Ministry under leadership of Home Minister Shri Amit Shah today declared nine individuals as designated terrorists under provisions of UAPA Act

Under the strong and iron-willed leadership of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, the Central Government had amended the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 in August 2019, to include the provision of designating an individual as a terrorist. Prior to this amendment, only organizations could be designated as terrorist organizations. The Union Home Minister, ShriContinue reading “Union Home Ministry under leadership of Home Minister Shri Amit Shah today declared nine individuals as designated terrorists under provisions of UAPA Act”

UPSC- CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION, 2020 AND INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION, 2020 will be Conducting on 04.10.2020 (Sunday) all over India

NOTICE FOR THE CANDIDATES TO SUBMIT CHOICE OF CENTER The Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2020 [including the Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2020] on 04.10.2020 (Sunday) all over India as per the Revised Program of Examinations/RTs published on 05.06.2020. Keeping in view the large number of candidatesContinue reading “UPSC- CIVIL SERVICES (PRELIMINARY) EXAMINATION, 2020 AND INDIAN FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION, 2020 will be Conducting on 04.10.2020 (Sunday) all over India”

The death of Sushant Singh Rajput: Allegations of Nepotism and Locus standi to file criminal complaints

The untimely death of 34-year-old Sushant Singh Rajput, a young Bollywood star who committed suicide recently, has shocked the nation. Millions of people have reacted on social media, sparking several debates about favoritism and nepotism in the film industry. Sushant’s death has brought to fore many hitherto whispered, underlying issues. Congress Leader Sanjay Nirupam hasContinue reading “The death of Sushant Singh Rajput: Allegations of Nepotism and Locus standi to file criminal complaints”

Delhi Highcourt issues Notice in PIL (Public Interest Litigation) to ensure display of manufacturing country’s name on products being sold on e-commerce websites

The Delhi High Court today issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed to ensure that a manufacturing country’s name is displayed on products being sold on e-commerce websites. (Amit Shukla vs UOI & Ors) The PIL also seeks a direction to ensure that e-commerce entities publish/display the ‘Made in India’ option separately and conspicuouslyContinue reading “Delhi Highcourt issues Notice in PIL (Public Interest Litigation) to ensure display of manufacturing country’s name on products being sold on e-commerce websites”

Gurugram School Murder: Punjab & Haryana High Court Declines to Grant Bail to Accused (School Student)- [Read Order]

Tuesday dismissed the bail plea filed by the school student accused in the 2017 Gurugram private school murder case. The petitioner, who was a student of Class 11, has been charged with the murder of a seven-year-old child inside the school washroom (Master Bholu v. State of Haryana and Anr.) The Principal Magistrate, Juvenile Justice Board, Gurugram hadContinue reading “Gurugram School Murder: Punjab & Haryana High Court Declines to Grant Bail to Accused (School Student)- [Read Order]”