After the Calcutta High Court issued an arrest warrant against Bollywood actress Zareen Khan, her lawyer issues an official statement. On September 18, Khan's lawyer said, "All media persons, are required to note that the warrant "inadvertently" issued by the Magistrate against my client… read-more
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In the latest development in the Atiq Ahmed murder case, a crude bomb was hurled near the home of deceased gangster-politician Atiq Ahmed's lawyer Daya Shankar Mishra in Prayagraj. As per sources, no casualties were reported in the incident which took place in Katra Gobar Gali. SHO of Kernalganj police station Ram Mohan Rai claimed Atiq's lawyer Dayashankar Mishra was not the target and incident was a fallout of two.
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In a video that went viral, a cop was seen being beaten by a mob in Delhi's Anand Vihar police station. The police have arrested one person for the same. The accused, Satish Kumar (29), is a lawyer by profession. The police was surrounded by a mob of 10-12 persons, while others were seen clicking photos of the incident. The cop was seen begging for forgiveness, while the assault continued.
Twitter on July 11 formally responded to Elon Musk's letter on the termination of the $44 billion Twitter purchase. According to Twitter's counsel, William Savitt, the firm has not "breached" any of its "obligations under the Agreement." The letter also stated that Musk's request to cancel the proposed $44 billion transactions is "invalid and wrongful." According to Savitt, the arrangement is still in effect.
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A visually impaired advocate from Jammu & Kashmir has been protesting, demanding to implement disability laws in UT. Advocate Suraj Singh, has been practicing law from 2011 in the Jammu wing of the J&K HC. He said that he has "been harassed through their adopting a lackadaisical approach in implementing the RPWD act" and has been harassed. He will continue the protest until the law for disabled are implemented.
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The IHC asked the Indian Government to appoint a lawyer for Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, by April 13. "Kulbhushan Jadhav cannot be denied the "right to a fair trial, said court, emphasising on the need of a lawyer to argue the death sentence, announced for Jadhav. The 51-year-old retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April 2017.
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In the latest development, Former Maharastra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh's lawyer Anand Daga has been taken into police custody. However, the transit remand was passed by the judicial magistrate after which he was brought to Delhi for further investigation. Two people have been arrested under the case including a CBI sub-inspector and will be presented before the competent court, said CBI.
In a surprising incident, the Bombay High Court on February 22 refused to proceed with a case after the appellant’s lawyer violated COVID-19 protocols by removing his mask. Reportedly, the single-judge bench of Justice Prithiviraj Chavan referred to SOPs and refused to hear the case. Moreover, the ongoing case is again hanging in due course. Currently, all courts in Maharashtra, including subordinate courts except Pune, have resumed physical… read-more
Lawyers in Maharashtra have voiced a complaint about the Bombay High Court's decision of "physical hearing" during the pandemic from December 1. While the High Court has decided to withhold the virtual hearings, Bombay Bar Association has requested the Maharashtra Chief Justice to postpone the decision untill December end. Earlier, the Bombay HC has ordered to have physical hearings on a trial basis while continuing the video-conferencing… read-more
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