Rajasthan HC

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Rajasthan HC Gave Important Judgement Over Right To Choose Gender

In a decision towards social change, the Rajasthan High Court said that every person has the right to fully enjoy all human rights. A single bench of justice Anoop Kumar Dhand ordered the authorities to consider modifying the service record of a person who was assigned the female gender at birth. Notably,  a person who had been assigned female at birth and later underwent gender reassignment surgery (GRS) and changed.

Mon, 29 May 2023 - 08:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rajasthan HC, Indian government, Right To Choose Gender, Legal News, Petition

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Delhi High Court

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Delhi HC Rejects Plea Filed Over Rs 2,000 Note Exchange

The Delhi High Court dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) filed against the decision of no identity proof and requisition slip, in order to exchange Rs 2,000 notes. The PIL opposed the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision and demanded the court to direct the agency to reverse its order. However, the HC bench led by Justice Satish Kumar Sharma, refused to entertain the petitioner

Mon, 29 May 2023 - 11:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: RBI, Delhi HC, Notes Exchange, Rs 2000, Petition

Diwali

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Lawmaker Passes Bill To Make Diwali Federal Holiday In US

American lawmaker has introduced a bill in the US Congress, asking to make Diwali, a federal holiday in the states.  He mentioned that the festival of lights, a federal holiday, should be a federal holiday, a move welcomed by different communities from across the country. Congresswoman Grace Meng addressed the media after introducing the bill in the House of Representatives, which if passed makes Diwali a federal holiday in US.

Sat, 27 May 2023 - 02:13 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: US Lawmaker, Congresswomen, Diwali, Federal Holiday, The Diwali Act

Aryan Khan

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Bombay HC Refuses To Grant Protection Co-Accused In Aryan Khan Bribery Case

After the Bombay High Court refused to grant relief of no-coercive action to Sanville alias Sam D'Souza, he has withdrawn his writ petition. Sam is a co-accused in the CBI extortion case against former Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) zonal director Sameer Wankhede. While rejecting his request for relief, court said that if he wants to simply withdraw, he can go ahead, but the court won't be granting him any protection.

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 07:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: protection, Aryan Khan Bribery Case, Drug Case, Entertainment

Rs 2000 notes

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Delhi HC Lists PIL Against Rs 2,000 Note Withdrawal By RBI On May 29

The Delhi court, which was hearing a PIL challenging the RBI's decision to withdraw the banknote from circulation, posted the matter for hearing on May 29. The withdrawal of Rs 2000 denomination banknotes from circulation was a “currency management exercise”, said RBI. A bench headed by Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma is reviewing the matter, and asked the RBI to defer the decision of the withdrawal of Rs 2,000 notes.

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 05:29 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi HC, Indian government, RBI, Rs 2, 000 note

Supreme Court

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SC Refuses To Entertain Parliament Inauguration PIL, Petitioner Withdraws

In a disappointment to the opposition, the Supreme Court refused to entertain the public interest litigation filed by advocate Jaya Sukin, seeking the direction that President of India Droupadi Murmu should inaugurate the parliament building. The vacation bench comprising justices JK Maheshwari and PK Narasimha questioned the concerns of the… read-more

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 12:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Parliament inauguration, PIL, Advocate, DISMISSED

Courtesy: Live Law

Droupadi Murmu

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Droupadi Murmu Highlights Difficulties Of Prisoners Under Trials

During the inauguration of the Jharkhand HC building, the President of India Droupadi Murmu, highlighted the issue of prisoners under trial. Speaking of access to justice, she spoke about the rising number of cases are a burden to courts, as many cases are still pending, Prisoners and accused are crowding jails, as they are undertrials. "We (referring the whole society) should address the root cause of the problem, said Droupadi Murmu.

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 12:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Droupadi Murmu, President of India, Justice, Jharkhand HC, Prisoners

Courtesy: Live Law

Satyender Jain

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Satyender Jain Gets Interim Bail On Medical Grounds

In breaking news, the Supreme Court granted interim bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyender Jain. The grant of bail was given on medical grounds, as the former Delhi Health Minister suddenly felt unconscious in Tihar Jail.  He was rushed to the Deen Dayal Hospital, following which was shifted to the LNPJ Hospital in Delhi. Notably, Jain was arrested in 2022, by the ED in connection with money-laundering case.

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 11:44 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Satyender Jain, Medical Ground, SC, interim bail, AAP

Courtesy: India Today

Supreme Court

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SC To Hear PIL Filed Against Parliament Inauguration

The Supreme Court is likely to hear a public interest litigation (PIL) filed against the inauguration of the new parliament building, by PM Narendra Modi. Notably, there has been a ruckus with the opposition, who called for a "boycott parliament" inauguration by PM Modi, and demanding the inauguration by President Droupadi Murmu. As of now, 21 opposition parties, including Congress, AAP and DMK announced to skip the event.

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 10:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: parliament, Supreme Court, politics, Legal News, PIL, inauguration

Courtesy: News Room Post

Imran Khan

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Imran Khan Challenged Martial Law, Files Plea In SC

Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan has filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the government invoking Article 245 in several provinces, terming it “undeclared martial law”. Under Article 245 of Pakistan's Constitution, the army can be called in to aid the civil administration to defend the country. Khan has filed a plea in the SC, challenging the invoking of Article 245 in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Islamabad… read-more

Thu, 25 May 2023 - 06:17 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Imran Khan, Pakistan SC, Martial Law, politics, Pakistan Government