Bombay HC To Expeditiously Dispose Of Mamta Kulkarni’s Plea For Quashing Of FIR Against Her

Mamta Kulkarni had put a plea before the High Court of Bombay and the Court was instructed by the Supreme Court to expeditiously dispose of her plea concerning to quashing of the FIR which includes her name in the international drug conspiracy as one of the accused. The conspiracy is in relation to the transportation of Ephedrine powder for manufacturing Methamphetamine. A special Leave petition against the Bombay High Court was filed by senior advocate Siddartha Dave on behalf of Mamta Kulkarni which was immediately dismissed by the Division Bench…

Karnataka HC Issues Notice In The Case Concerning Bangalore Riots

The division bench comprising of Chief Justice Abhay Shreenivas Oka and Justice Ashok S Kinagi of the Karnataka High Court have issued a notice in the pleas filed in case of Bangalore Riots as a protest against the alleged Facebook comment which was posted against Prophet Mohammed. The first petition sought to invoke the provisions of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA)and the Karnataka Control of Organised Crimes Act (KCOCA). Further, the transfer of investigation to the National Investigation Agency was sought by the petitioners. The delay in filing the complaint with the police…

National Webinar on “Supreme Court on Upholding Women’s Rights in Property” – By Jus Corpus

ABOUT THE NATIONAL WEBINAR JUS CORPUS is organising a National Webinar on September 01, 2020 at 4.30 PM. The topic for the Webinar is “Supreme Court on Upholding Women’s Rights in Property” ABOUT THE SPEAKER The eminent Guest speaker for the webinar is Mr. Jayant Bhatt., Senior Panel Counsel, Union of India. Sir is an Independent Lawyer based out of New Delhi, India.  He holds Dual Masters of Law (LL.M.) from New York University, USA & National University of Singapore and is a member of the prestigious Supreme Court Bar Association and…

Kerala HC Orders CBI Probe in Periya Double Murder Case; Partly Permits State Appeal

A writ petition was filed by the parents of the deceased, Kripesh and Sarath Lal, two Youth Congress leaders aged 22 and 24 years respectively, who were brutally murdered on the 17th of February, 2019 at about 7:45 pm by the accused persons, who were CPM workers, due to political vengeance. After having considered every aspect of the case, the single bench of Justice B Sudheendra Kumar ordered a CBI probe into the matter. On a careful perusal of the case, the Division Bench of the Kerala High Court was…

Allahabad HC Grants Protection From Arrest To Scroll Journalist Supriya Sharma

An FIR has been lodged at Ramnagar Police Station by Varanasi resident, Mala Devi, against Supriya Sharma, Executive Editor of Scroll.in as well as Editor in Chief of Scroll.in, for misrepresentation of statements made by her during the interview with Supriya Sharma. The police registered a case under Section 501 of IPC, i.e., printing or engraving matter is known to be defamatory, and Section 269 of IPC, i.e., a negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life. According to the FIR, Sharma claimed Mala as a domestic…

NCB Files A Criminal Complaint Against Rhea Chakraborty & 3 Others Under NDPS Act

The Narcotics Control Bureau has filed a criminal complaint against the actor Rhea Chakraborty and three of her friends with an accusation of consumption of banned substances under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. The criminal complaint was registered by the NCB on Wednesday after the Enforcement Directorate made them aware of the WhatsApp Conversations of the actor Rhea Chakraborty with various suspected drug dealers about the banned substances. Three other people along with the actor have also been booked under Sections 20, 22, 27 and 29 of…

Mitigating IPR Conflict Under Sports Law

Author: Tushti Pande, 4th Year, B.Com LL.B (H), School of Law, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal Co- Author: Parul Saxena, 4th Year, BBA LLB (H), School of Law, Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal Introduction to Sports: In today’s world sports is a global phenomenon. Sports assumes immense cultural significance as a recreational pastime, competitive playing at a mature level, the elite and mainly professional level or in terms of spectating. In recent times sports has achieved so much essence that now it is a multi million-dollar industry. Both men and women perform…

Mob Attack On Caravan Journalists; PCI Takes Suo Moto Cognizance

On August 11, 2020, the three Caravan Journalists while reporting in Subhas Mohalla of North-Eastern Delhi were beaten, subjected to communal slurs, threatened with murder and sexually harassed. This event has affected the Journalists’ bodies and is attacking as a threat to the freedom of the press and democracy. The suo moto Cognizance has been taken by the Press Council of India (PCI) and has asked for the report from the Chief Secretary, Commissioner of Police and DCP, Delhi Police about the alleged attack on the Journalists. The Network of…

Violation Of Rule Of Law During Char Dham Project

A High Power Committee (HPC) was appointed by the Supreme Court to look after the damages caused due to the Char Dham Project and was allowed to ask the Environment Ministry to take strict actions. The HPC said that the violation is to the extent that it seems that “the rule of law does not exist”. Ravi Chopra, the chairperson of HPC, sent a letter to the Ministry of Environment on 13th August to attract their attention over the long-term damage being caused to the Himalayan ecology by felling trees,…