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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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Supreme Court fines Advocate Prashant Bhushan with Rs 1

After finding Advocate Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt of Court for his tweets on the Judiciary, the Supreme Court Bench of Justices Arun Mishra, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari finally sentenced him on August 31st, 2020 to a token fine of Rs. 1. The Bench also stated that if Advocate Prashant Bhushan defaults on this… Continue reading Supreme Court fines Advocate Prashant Bhushan with Rs 1

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Sc disposes off the petition for conducting final semester exams

On Friday, 28th August, the Supreme Court disposed off the petitions challenging the guidelines that had been issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for conducting final semester exams by 30th September. The bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and M R Shah gave the following orders: The Bench had refused the prayer… Continue reading Sc disposes off the petition for conducting final semester exams

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Flipkart Moves SC Over CCI Investigation

Flipkart moved the Supreme Court against an investigation by the Competition Commission of India. The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal had ordered the CCI investigation in March, alleging Flipkart of violating section 4 of the Competition Act, 2002 by abusing its dominant position in the market. The Competition Commission of India had already given a… Continue reading Flipkart Moves SC Over CCI Investigation

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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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AYODHYA BABRI MASJID DISPUTE

Facts: According to Hindu mythology, Lord Rama was born on the Sarayu river banks, which in present-day is a place identified in Uttar Pradesh. According to Hindu beliefs, a temple stood at the birthplace of Lord Rama, which was demolished in 1528 by Mughal emperor Babur who then constructed the Babri Masjid there. Again in… Continue reading AYODHYA BABRI MASJID DISPUTE