Balesh Dhankar In Trial For Rape, Assault And Recording Intimate Videos
Balesh Dhankhar is on trial in Australia for 13 instances of rape and filming the act at his apartment and an upscale hotel in Sydney. In a horrific incident, Dhankar has been named in several assault and rape cases, in Australia, confirmed sources. He is also pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges comprising 13 sexual assaults, 17 intimate recordings without consent, six counts of using intoxicating substances for crimes.
Tags: Balesh Dhankar, Rape Assault, Australia, Law, Crime
Courtesy: India Today
K Kavitha To Hold 12 Hour Long Hunger Strike In Delhi
Senior BRS leader and Nizamabad MLC K Kavitha is set to hold 12 hours, hunger strike in Delhi. The strike on March 10, is in the view of the demand of 'introduction of Women's Reservation Bill' in Parliament. Approximately 12 political anti-BJP parties extended support to K Kavitha, Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao's daughter. TMC, NCP, National Conference, Janata Dal (United), Rashtriya Janata Dal and Samajwadi Party extended support.
Tags: Law, K Kavitha, BRS, jantar mantar, protest, Women's Reservation Bill, parliament
CBI To Produce Manish Sisodia Before Delhi HC In Liquor Scam
Former Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia will be produced before the Delhi High Court, on March 4. He will be produced in connection with the Delhi Liquor Policy scam, in which the CBI would demand an extension of Sisodia's judicial custody. Notably, a special CBI court remanded the AAP leader, the prime accused in the Delhi Liquor Scam. The court proceedings will begin at 2:00 pm, confirmed sources.
Tags: Manish Sisodia, Delhi High Court, Delhi liquor scam, Law, AAP Leader
Courtesy: India TV News
Indiana Lawmakers Impose Abortion Ban With Limited Exceptions
Indiana lawmakers enacted a near-total ban on abortion, with limited exceptions on August 5, becoming the first state in the US to do so since Supreme Court reversed the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. The Indiana statute was enacted with a few exceptions, such as rape and incest, and to safeguard the mother's life and physical condition. The treatment is now permitted till 22 weeks of pregnancy.
SC To Review Case Challenging Law Connecting Aadhaar, Voter IDs
Supreme Court will examine plea on the contentious statute linking Aadhaar and Voter Identity Card on July 24. Randeep Singh Surjewala, Congress General Secretary and Chief Spokesperson filed the petition, alleging "invasion of privacy." Surjewala has declared law illegal and breach of his right to privacy and equality in his appeal. Lok Sabha passed Election Laws Bill by voice vote in December 2021, authorizing linkage of Aadhaar with Voter… read-more
Tags: Supreme Court of India, Aadhar Card, voter id card, Law, Congress
70-Year-Old Man Gets Opportunity To Earn LLM Degree Under DU's Centenary Chance Initiative
Rajesh Kumar Rawat, 70, has been given another chance to complete his Masters of Law (LLM) under the University of Delhi's "centenary chance" project. Rajesh dropped out of DU roughly 42 years ago. Mr. Rawat received his LLB from Lucknow and thereafter joined the CBI as an investigator. He was unable to complete his degree due to his frequent outstation postings while working with CBI.
Tags: LLM degree, Delhi university, Law, Centenary Chance Initiative, old man
Govt To Make Amendments To Mandate Social Media Platforms To Remove Or Block Flagged Content
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology intends to alter the law to require Twitter, Facebook, Google, and other social media platforms to remove or prohibit anything that has been reported to them by the government. These platforms will lose their intermediate status protection if they don't comply with the new regulations. The action is being taken amid rumors of a potential new IT legislation.
Tags: IT new rules, Central Government, Social Media, content, Law
Government To Make Tech Giants Pay For Content Displayed On Their Platforms
Government may soon make digital behemoths pay for information published on their platforms. If implemented, would require tech giants like Google, Meta, Twitter, and Amazon to pay Indian newspapers and digital news publishers a share of the revenue generated by using their original content. The necessity for regulation derives from fact that, while digital companies make income from news material produced by media outlets, they do not… read-more
Indian Judiciary Completely Independent; Treats All Parties Equally: CJI Ramana
Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana emphasized significance of rule of law in India, saying that the judiciary could be relied on for its complete independence and constitutional strength to treat all parties fairly. CJI also attempted to clarify concerns about the judiciary becoming increasingly politicized in recent years. At annual meeting of Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, he highlighted that "Indian Courts are known for their pro-… read-more
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Biden Urges Congressman To Curb Gun Violence In USA
Concerned about shootouts in the United States, which killed 35 people in three-weeks, President Joe Biden urged US Congress to ban "Assault Weapon". On June 3, Biden said, "Guns are the number one killer of children in the USA". He asked for "Red Flag" laws or to increase the age to purchase guns, in order to protect against gun-violence in public places like malls, schools, grocery stores, and churches.
Tags: Gun Violence, Joe BIden, United States, Killings, Law