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Delhi HC Admits M J Akbar's Appeal Against Acquittal Of Priya Ramani In Defamation Case

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The court had said it was shameful that crimes against women are taking place in a country where mega epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana were written about respecting them.

SC Refuses To Interfere With HC Order On Plea Alleging Re-Use Of Expired Medicines

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The bench said the high court has “very rightly” said that the petitioner may approach the concerned authorities in respect of any particular manufacturer or a specific person for alleged breach of rules.

Centre Opposes Swamy's Plea In HC Seeking To Set Aside Air India Disinvestment Process

In October last year, the Centre accepted the highest bid made by a Tata Sons company for 100 per cent equity shares of Air India and Air India Express, along with the government's 50 per cent stake in ground-handling company AISATS -- the first privatisation in 20 years.

NEET-PG Admissions: Centre Seeks Urgent Hearing Of EWS Quota Case

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

A bench of justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who mentioned the matter before the court on behalf of the Centre, that the EWS quota matter is being heard by a three-judge bench of the top court.

76 Lawyers Urge CJI To Take Cognisance Of 'Ate Speeches' At Events In Delhi, Haridwar

The letter has been signed by senior advocates Salman Khurshid, Dushyant Dave, and Meenakshi Arora among others.

26 December, 2021

"Judges Appointing Judges" A Propagated Myth- CJI Ramana

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"Governments are expected and duty bound to create a secure environment so that the judges and judicial officers can function fearlessly," he said.

26 December, 2021

Judiciary Faces Perennial Problems, If Unsolved Will Haunt My Successors Too, Says CJI Ramana

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He said there is a need to develop judicial infrastructure and it would result in more respect towards courts.

20 December, 2021

SC Closes Dispute Between Jaipur Royal Family Groups Over Ownership Of Hotels

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Raj Kumar Devraj and Lalitya Kumari had filed two separate appeals last year against the 2018 orders of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) with respect to ownership and shareholding of Jai Mahal Hotels Pvt Ltd and Rambagh Palace Hotel (P) Limited.

15 December, 2021

CJI Ramana Rues Quite Low Representation Of Women In Judiciary

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“This is why I had recommended last time for some form of uniform policy of reservation for girls for entry into law colleges across the country,” he said.

11 December, 2021

Aryan Khan Drugs Case: SRK's Son Sought Exemption From Appearance Before NCB On These 10 Grounds

Outlook Web Bureau

On Friday, Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan moved to Bombay High Court to seek modifications of the bail conditions. The Bombay high court will most likely hear the case next week.

10 December, 2021

CJI Pays Tributes To Sorabjee, Ashok Desai, Says Achievements Of Doyens Of Bar Difficult To Describe

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The CJI termed his death due to COVID as “shocking” and said Sorabjee will always be remembered as a legend who added strength to the pillars of democracy.


09 November, 2021

Delhi Lawyers To Abstain From Work On Nov 9 Over Conviction Of Bar Association's Ex-President

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Rajiv Khosla, ex-president of former Delhi High Court Bar Association was convicted recently for assaulting a woman lawyer in 1994. Delhi Lawyers are on a one day strike to protest against the judgement.

14 September, 2021

West Bengal Advocate General Kishore Datta Resigns Citing 'Personal Reasons'

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He is the fourth Advocate General from the Mamata government to take this step. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar accepted his resignation with immediate effect.

31 July, 2021

First Evacuation Flight Brings 221 Afghans, Many Kids, To US

Associated Press (AP)

Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would allow an additional 8,000 visas and $500 million in funding for the Afghan visa program

22 July, 2021

Delhi Riots: Natasha Narwal Granted Provisional Registration For PhD


Natasha Narwal in her plea has sought permission to access monetary scholarship/fellowship as is her entitlement as a PhD student of the university.

16 June, 2021

US Police Shooting Case: Video Shows Victim Apologised Before He Was Killed

Associated Press (AP)

After police killed Lindani Myeni in April, his widow filed a wrongful death lawsuit and alleged that officers were motivated by racial discrimination

21 February, 2021

AAP Govt Not Clearing Professional Bills Of Hired Lawyers Despite Repeated Instructions: Delhi HC

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Hearing a plea filed by plea moved by Pranay Ranjan, the court observed lawyers are being compelled to file writ petitions as their bills are not being cleared by the AAP government


20 February, 2021

Telangana: SC Bar Association Condemns Brutal Killing Of Lawyer Couple, Demands Action

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On February 17, a lawyer couple G Vaman Rao and PV Nagamani were pulled out of their vehicle on a busy highway in Telangana and hacked to death.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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