Salman Kurshid and His Book

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea To Stop Publication Of Salman Khurshid's Book

The Delhi High Court (HC,) on November 25, dismissed the petition filed to stop publication and circulation of Congress leader Salman Khurshid's book, "Sunrise Over Ayodhya: Nationhood Of Our Times." Reportedly, Khurshid's book has been claimed to be controversial, hurting the religious sentiments of the Hindu community. "What can we do if people are feeling so sensitive", the judge said in a statement proceeding to dismiss the petition.

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 03:56 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Salman khurshid, Delhi High Court, Law, Controversial Book, INC

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Filmmaker Hansal Mehta.

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Hansal Mehta Demands To Legalise Marijuana Consumption In India

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta has demanded to decriminalise marijuana use in India in a tweet on October 14. He backed his claim saying marijuana consumption is already legal in many other nations. “In our country, its consumption is used more for harassment than for narcotics control,'' Mehta Tweeted. Furthermore, he said, ''A movement like the one to abolish sec 377 is necessary to end this continuing travesty.''

Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 07:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: hansal Mehta, Marijuana, Law, Marijuana legalizing

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Delhi High Court

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Delhi High Court Gives Nod To Virtual Marriage Registration

In the latest development, the Delhi HC has permitted to allow the registration of marriages through virtual presence. The decision comes in response to a plea filed by a US-Indian couple who were repeatedly asked to be present in person. The court said, "mandatory presence negates the purpose of enactment of registration order." However, the registration has to be done in the physical presence with all documents including two witnesses.

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 - 02:45 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Delhi High Court, Law, Video Conferencing, Marriage Registration

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Women's protesting for her rights.

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Hollywood Celebs Witnessed Boycotting New Abortions Laws In Texas

As the new restriction has been imposed on abortions rights in Texas, some Hollywood celebrities were witnessed boycotting the law. On September 1, actress Patricia Arquette took to Twitter to said, ''We'll not stop until women have full equal rights in every state in America.'' Jack Antonoff also shared his views and said, ''Support abortion rights until the laws are repealed.''

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 06:31 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Texas, Abortion, Law, Hollywood

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South Korean Parliament Committee

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S. Korean Parliament Suggest Ban On In-app Purchases From Google & Apple

The South Korean parliament has suggested amending a law to ban Google and Apple from forcibly charging commissions from software developers on in-app purchases. This is the first restraint on the tech giants by a major economy. Apple commented that the bill “will put users who purchase digital goods from other sources at risk of fraud". Meanwhile, Google stated, “the rushed process hasn’t allowed for enough negative impact analysis".

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 03:06 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Apple, Google, South Korea, Law, Ban

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sedition

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Why Do We Still Need Section 124A Of IPC?: SC Asks Attorney General

Hoping to strike down section 124A of IPC, Chief Justice of India N.V.Ramana led a bench of judges and argued with Attorney General "KK Venugopal" about how section 124A has been grossly misused. He questioned the Attorney General as to why section 124A is needed even after 75 years of independence. However, despite highlighting the Chilling effect of the sedition law, AG Venugopal overruled Ramana's request.

Fri, 16 Jul 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Balaji L

Tags: Supreme Court of India, Central Government, Law, Sedition

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He said that students are often caught in the “rat race"

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"The current education system fails to prepare law students": Justice NV Ramana

Justice NV Ramana, while addressing the students at the convocation ceremony in Vishakhapatnam on April 4,  said that the current education system fails to prepare law students for the demands of the profession. He further said that despite the vast number of law colleges in the country, less than 25% of students are able to cope with the stress of the profession.

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 04:31 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Law, convocation, College, Indian Education

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NV Ramana

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SC's Justice NV Ramana Bats For National Judicial Infrastructure Corp

Supreme Court judge Justice N V Ramana, next in line to be the Chief Justice of India, has highlighted the urgent need of reviewing the judicial infrastructure. Laying emphasis on "access to justice" and "speedy justice", he urged the Centre and States to establish a National Judicial Infrastructure Corporation. Moreover, pointing towards poor state of judicial structures, Justice Ramana said, "dilapidated" old structures, improper record… read-more

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 07:54 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Justice NV Ramana, judiciary, Infrastructure, Law

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Karnataka HC Urges CBI To Release Rs 53.46-L To Shivakumar's Partner

While hearing a petition, the Karnataka High Court urged CBI to disburse the seized Rs 53.46 lakh to DK Shivakumar's close associate Sachin Narayan. Earlier accused of corruption, the bench headed by Justice Michael Cunha reiterated Narayan's innocence of having any connection with disproportionate assets that are under investigation. Besides, the amount seized from Wellworth Software Limited was in due course of business, stated Narayan.

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 10:01 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: DK Shivkumar, Karnataka, Karnataka High Court, Law, corruption

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Delhi

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Delhi High Court Expresses Concern Over False Sexual Harassment Cases

The Delhi High Court slapped a fine of Rs 30,000 on the petitioners for filing fatuous complaints. The court reiterated the trend of fling false sexual harassment cases for ulterior motives. Besides, the court expressed its grief over the misuse of Sec 354, 354A, 354B, 354C and 354 D, to threaten any individual. Moreover, the bench headed by Justice Subramonium Prasad expressed his concerns regarding the wastage of time in examining frivolous… read-more

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 05:40 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Law, Delhi High Court, Delhi, Frivolous cases

Courtesy: The Wire