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]”

Section-144 Imposed In Mumbai For Non-essential Activities Amid Rising Covid Cases: Police

Section-144 has been imposed in Mumbai by Dy Commissioner of Police Pranaya Ashok, prohibiting any presence or movement of one or more persons in view of COVID-19 Section-144 has been imposed in Mumbai by Deputy Commissioner of Police Pranaya Ashok, prohibiting any presence or movement of one or more persons in public places or gathering of any sort anywhere,Continue reading “Section-144 Imposed In Mumbai For Non-essential Activities Amid Rising Covid Cases: Police”

Supreme Court Rejected the Interim Bail Plea of Mahender Singh Yadav, co-accused in the 1984 Anti Sikh Riots

While rejecting the plea, Justice Banerjee stated that differential treatment cannot be meted out just because Yadav is under detention. The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the interim bail of Mahender Singh Yadav, co-accused in the 1984 Anti Sikh Riots. A bench of Justices Indira Banerjee & BR Gavai stated that no specific suggestions are put forth in theContinue reading “Supreme Court Rejected the Interim Bail Plea of Mahender Singh Yadav, co-accused in the 1984 Anti Sikh Riots”

Bombay High court stays Maharashtra Government Resolution barring hike in school fees for Academic Year 2020-21 [Read Order]

“We are of the prima facie view that the impugned Government Resolution dated 08.05.2020 is without jurisdiction”, the Court said on Friday The Bombay High Court on Friday stayed the Maharashtra Government’s directive barring an increase or hike in school fees this year (academic year 2020-21) in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown (AssociationContinue reading “Bombay High court stays Maharashtra Government Resolution barring hike in school fees for Academic Year 2020-21 [Read Order]”

Implementation of Amendments in the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 and Rules made from 1st July, 2020 for Rationalized Collection Mechanism of Stamp Duty across India with respect to Securities Market Instruments

The Central Government has enforced the amendments to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899, as proposed under Part I, Chapter IVof the Finance Act, 2019, from July 1 onwards. The amendments, related to collection of Stamp Duty on securities, were first scheduled to come into force on January 9, 2020, which was later extended to AprilContinue reading “Implementation of Amendments in the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 and Rules made from 1st July, 2020 for Rationalized Collection Mechanism of Stamp Duty across India with respect to Securities Market Instruments”

Awarding Compensation Towards ‘Loss Of Love & Affection’ As A Separate Head In Addition To ‘Loss Of Consortium’ Not Justified: Supreme Court- [Read judgement]

The Supreme Court has observed that there is no justification to award compensation towards loss of love and affection as a separate head, in addition to awarding compensation for loss of consortium. The bench comprising Justices S. Abdul Nazeer, Indu Malhotra and Aniruddha Bose observed that loss of love and affection is comprehended in loss of consortium,Continue reading “Awarding Compensation Towards ‘Loss Of Love & Affection’ As A Separate Head In Addition To ‘Loss Of Consortium’ Not Justified: Supreme Court- [Read judgement]”

Government Bans 59 mobile apps which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order

Posted On: 29 JUN 2020 8:47PM by PIB Delhi The Ministry of Information Technology, invoking it’s power under section 69A of the Information Technology Act read with the relevant provisions of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009 and in view of the emergent nature ofContinue reading “Government Bans 59 mobile apps which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”

Madras Highcourt Order’s To Preserve Clue Materials From Sathankulam Police Station, Leaves Transfer Of Investigation To CBI- Custodial death- [Read Order]

In connection with the infamous custodial death case of a father-son duo, the Madras High Court on Monday directed the District Collector, Tuticorin, to depute Revenue Officers to the Sathankulam Police Station, for the purpose of preserving the clue materials. The Division Bench at the Madurai Seat of the High Court was motivated to takeContinue reading “Madras Highcourt Order’s To Preserve Clue Materials From Sathankulam Police Station, Leaves Transfer Of Investigation To CBI- Custodial death- [Read Order]”