Delhi HC refuses anticipatory bail to man accused of having physical relations on pretext of marriage, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

The Delhi High Court dismissed anticipatory bail (Pre-arrest Bail) application filed by a person accused of entering into physical relation with the prosecutrix on false pretext of marriage, observing that the accused never showed any intention to marry her and kept the complainant under misconception of fact.Justice Yogesh Khanna in...

Delhi LG approves filing of review petition against accused’s acquittal in SC, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena has approved the filing of a review petition in the Supreme Court against the acquittal of the three accused in the Chhawla rape and murder case, the sources at the LG secretariat informed.This has come days after the parents of the 2012 Chhawla gangrape victim...

Bombay HC CJ blames Shraddha murder case on ‘access to material on internet’, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], November 20 (ANI): Bombay High Court Chief Justice Dipankar Datta on Saturday flagged rising cybercrimes across the country. Invoking the murder of Mumbai woman Shraddha Walker by her live-in partner, who chopped her body into 35 pieces and dumped them in the forests of Delhi's Chhatarpur, Justice...

Aadhaar Act should be amended, says SC judge Abhay Oka, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], November 20 (ANI): Supreme Court Judge Justice Abhay Oka on Saturday addressed a seminar organised by Telecom Dispute Statement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) in Pune and said that the Aadhar Act should be amended and remedies should be given to those who are deprived of the Aadhar card....

NHRC issues notice to Tamil Nadu govt over death of 3 sanitation workers, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

New Delhi [India], November 18 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday said it issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government over the reported death of three sanitation workers during cleaning of a septic tank.Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports that three workers were asphyxiated to death...

SC reserves judgement on Andhra government’s appeal against staying probe in alleged Amaravati land scam, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

New Delhi [India], November 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved the judgement on a plea filed by the Andhra Pradesh government challenging a High Court order staying the government orders relating to the constitution of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged Amaravati land scam.A bench...

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New Delhi [India], November 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the election of office bearers of the Indian Olympic Association must go ahead as scheduled.A bench headed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud said that it will hear the matter relating to IOA on December 7.One...

SC agrees to list matters relating to promotions in reserved category, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

New Delhi [India], November 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to list the matters relating to promotions in the reserved category, which is pending consideration for a long time.A bench headed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud said that it will see that matters relating to promotions...

SC declines to adjourn hearing of pleas against Jallikattu, bullock cart races, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

New Delhi [India], November 16 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to adjourn a batch of petitions challenging the laws of the Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra governments that allow bull-taming sport 'Jallikattu' and bullock cart races.A bench headed by Justice KM Joseph refused to adjourn the matter when counsel...

Delhi HC dismisses Uddhav Thackeray’s plea against freezing of Election Symbol by ECI, Legal News, ET LegalWorld – Legal Firms

New Delhi [India], November 15 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the plea moved by Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray against the Election Commission of India (ECI) decision to freeze Election Symbol of Bow and Arrow.The Bench of Justice Sanjeev Narula on Tuesday while dismissing the...