Prostitution

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Treat Sex Workers With Dignity, Don't Abuse, SC To Police

The Supreme Court reviewed a petition and directed the police not to abuse during brothel raids against consenting sex workers, as it is not illegal. In a major judgment, the SC bench directed police to treat sex workers with dignity and provide them equal rights, like any citizen under the constitution. Considering the abusive attitude of police, SC said, "The police must refrain from interfering or taking any criminal action."

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 08:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sex Workers, Delhi, Supreme Court, Police, Brothel

Courtesy: India Today

Election Commission of India

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ECI To Take Action Against Registered Unrecognized Party Under RP Act: TN

The Election Commission of India will take action against registered unrecognized political parties in Tamil Nadu, for non-compliance with statutory requirements. The ECI issued a notice dated May 25, and ordered to meet the necessary requirements under the Representation of the People (RP) Act.  The parties mentioned in the notification list can approach the Electoral Official within 30 days of the order for full facts and remedial action.… read-more

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Election Commission Of India, Tamil Nadu, Electoral Officer, Political Party, action

Courtesy: ANI

Supreme Court

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SC Set Aside Delhi HC Orders, Allows SFIO In Sahara Group, Nine Companies

The Supreme Court reviewed a petition filed against the Delhi HC's judgment, granting relief to Sahara Housing Investment Corporation Limited and nine companies. Notably, in December-2021, Delhi HC put a stay on operation, execution, and investigation into Sahara Groups and nine companies. However, the Apex Court set aside the orders and allowed Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO). The bench also directed the HC to decide petition… read-more

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 06:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Sahara Groups, Supreme Court, Delhi HC, investigation, Petition

Courtesy: ANI

Helmet Mandatory For pillion rider

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Helmet Mandatory For Pillion Riders In Maharashtra, Traffic Police Issues Notice

In view of people's safety, the Mumbai traffic police issued a notification for bikers in Maharashtra.  Issued on May 25, the notification mandates helmets for pillion riders. Notably, the new rule will come in effect after 15-days, following which strict action, including fines will be taken against violators. Moreover, currently, there is a fine of Rs 500 for those without helmets, which will soon be enforced on pillion riders also.

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 09:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra police, Helmets, Traffic Violators, Fine, Notification

Supreme Court

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Absconders Should Not Be Given Benefit Of Bail, Says SC Bench

The Supreme Court bench, comprising justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Aniruddha Bose cleared not to give the benefit of CrPC section 438 to an absconding accused. On May 25, the bench reviewed a petition and dismissed it saying, when an accused is absconding and declared a proclaimed offender, there is no question of giving him the benefit of bail. "An absonder ordinarily, deserves no concession or indulgence," said the bench.

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 04:11 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Absconding Accused, Supreme Court, Bench, CrPC, Delhi

Johnny Depp & Amber Heard

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Woman Shouts 'This Baby Is yours!' In Courtroom During Johnny Depp & Amber Heard Trial

After a brief recess, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard began their defamation trial on May 16. A humorous incident occurred in court during the defamation trial. A fan carrying a baby approached Johnny. The mother then lifted the infant and said, "This baby is yours!" She was immediately escorted from the court after claiming that Johnny Depp was the father of her kid. 

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 12:04 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, Defamation Case, Baby, fan

Courtesy: India today

Judgement

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Mumbai Blast 1993 Case, 4 Accused Remanded With CBI

A Mumbai court remanded four accused linked in Mumbai blast 1993 riot with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI,)  on May 24.  As per sources, Abu Bakar alias Abdul Gafoor, Syed Qureshi alias Rahat Jan Qureshi, Mohammad Shoaib Qureshi alias Shoaib Bawa, and Mohammad Yusuf Ismail alias Yusuf Bhatka were held by Gujarat's Anti-Terrorist Squad and have been remanded terror outrage, which claimed over 250 lives and left 700 injured.

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 07:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mumbai Blast, Court, Accused, Remanded, CBI

Allahabad HC

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SCC Approves Appointment Of 10 Additional Judges As Permanent Judges To Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court will now get ten additional judges as permanent judges. The Supreme Court Collegium has approved the proposal for their appointments. The permanent judges who have been approved by the Supreme Court are Sanjay Pachori, Subhash Sharma, Subhash Chand, Saroj Yadav, Mohammad Aslam, Anil Ojha, Sadhna Rani, Syed Rizvi, Ajai Tyagi and Ajai Srivastava.

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 06:02 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Allahabad High Court, Supreme Court, Supreme Court Collegium, Additional Judge, Appointment Of Judges

Courtesy: ANI

Rishabh Pant

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Delhi Court Issues Notice To Present Accused For Rishabh Pant Cheque Bounce Case

In a cheque bounce case filed by cricketer Rishabh Pant, Delhi Court ordered Arthur Road Jail authorities to present accused Haryana player Mrinank Singh. Mrinank Singh is accused of defrauding Rishabh Pant under the guise of arranging discounted watches and other accessories. Singh allegedly failed to collect the products, and the agreement was canceled. Following that, the parties reached an oral agreement for Rs 1.63 crores.

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 03:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Rishabh Pant, Delhi Court, Mrinank Singh, Haryana, Delhi

Courtesy: ANI

NCP Leader Nawab Malik

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ED Chargesheet Against Nawab Malik Claims Link With Dawood Ibrahim

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) filed a prosecution complaint in the Nawab Mallik money laundering matter and linked with underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim. On May 24, the ED claimed NCP leader's involvement with Dawood and D-company.  Meanwhile, the special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court reviewed the charge-sheet, which establishes prima facie evidence against Malik and issued a legal process to begin soon in the Gowala… read-more

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 02:08 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Enforcement Directorate, Nawab Malik, Maharashtra(95), Dawood Ibrahim, PMLA Court

Courtesy: ANI