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Allahabad HC orders Dr Kafeel Khan’s release, sets aside detention order under NSA

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday dropped charges under National Security Act against Dr Kafeel Khan, the pediatrician directing his immediate release. Dr Kafeel Khan has been incarcerated in Mathura jail for the last six months.  The HC bench comprising Chief Justice Govind Marhur and Justice Saumitra Dayal Singh cancelled his detention in a habeaus… Continue reading Allahabad HC orders Dr Kafeel Khan’s release, sets aside detention order under NSA

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Hadiya Marriage Case

            Facts:- The petitioner (father )filed a case on the ground that Hadiya (originally Akhila Ashokan) was deceived into marrying her husband, Mr. Shafin Jahan and forcibly converted to Islam. I.e, He alleged that Hadiya had been misled and forced to become a Muslim. Question of law:-  Does the High Court have the power to… Continue reading Hadiya Marriage Case

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BHRC Issues Statement Raising Concerns Regarding Conviction of Adv. Prashant Bhushan

Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales, working on challenging human rights violations, protecting lawyers, judges, social rights activists, and journalists, etc., on the 19th of August raised concerns over the Supreme Court’s judgment convicting Advocate Prashant Bhushan of contempt of court over his two tweets. BHRC has issued a statement saying the August… Continue reading BHRC Issues Statement Raising Concerns Regarding Conviction of Adv. Prashant Bhushan

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The high court cannot convert itself to a court of appeal under Section 227: Supreme Court

The supreme court today has told in a case that when a high court hears a case under article 227 it cannot convert itself as a court of appeal.So, according to the Constitution article 226, the high court has an original jurisdiction under which the high courts can issue, to any person or authority, including… Continue reading The high court cannot convert itself to a court of appeal under Section 227: Supreme Court