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Allahabad HC stays arrest of man for remarks against Yogi
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) Jan 17 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has stayed the arrest of a man who, while taking part in a protest against the alleged Hathras gang-rape case, had reportedly said that the 'Chief Minister of UP is a man of thick skin'.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Amazon sued for fixing e-book prices in US
San Francisco, Jan 16 (IANS) A lawsuit has been filed against Amazon in the US alleging that the ecommerce giant fixed prices of e-books, forcing customers on other book sites to pay too much for them.
2021-01-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pak no country for Christians, reveals report
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Christians in Pakistan continue to face extreme persecution in every area of their lives, an annual report on the global persecution of Christians has revealed. Ranking Pakistan fifth in the list of 50 countries worldwide where Christians are persecuted for their faith, The World Watch List said that the believers who have converted from Islam face the greatest levels of persecution in Pakistan, but "all Christians are considered second-class citizens in this strongly Islamic" country.
2021-01-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Int'l migration growth down 27% due to Covid: UN
United Nations, Jan 16 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic may have slowed international migration flows by around 2 million people last year, cutting the annual growth expected since mid-2019 by around 27 per cent, according to a UN report.
2021-01-16
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
WhatsApp delays new data privacy policy by 3 months (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Facing intense criticism worldwide amid a court case in India, WhatsApp has deferred its new data privacy policy by three months and no one will lose his or her account from February 8 for not accepting the updated terms of service, the Facebook-owned platform said on Saturday.
2021-01-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
NCLT admits petition alleging mismanagement, fraud by Omaxe
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Chandigarh-bench of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has admitted a petition filed against Omaxe Ltd over alleged acts of oppression and mismanagement claiming by the company and its management.
2021-01-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Child labour decreased by 38% in last decade: ILO
Geneva, Jan 16 (IANS) The International Labour Organization (ILO), a Geneva-based UN agency, announced that child labour has decreased by 38 per cent in the last decade but warned that the raging Covid-19 pandemic has considerably worsened the situation with 152 million children still affected.
2021-01-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
15 linked to TDP, BJP held over Andhra temple incidents
Amaravati, Jan 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police arrested 13 people linked to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and two people linked to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for their alleged role in cases pertaining to temple attacks, the Director General of Police Gautam Sawang said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC to take up pleas connected to farm laws on Monday
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Monday the pleas challenging the three farm laws and also the pleas seeking the removal of farmers camping at various Delhi borders.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi HC bench recuses hearing plea against WhatsApp's new privacy policy
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A single judge bench of the Delhi High Court on Friday recused from hearing a petition against the Facebook-owned instant messaging application, WhatsApp's upcoming data and privacy policy, on the grounds that it violates the right to privacy of citizens of India.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dushyant Dave resigns as SCBA president with immediate effect
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The president of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), Dushyant Dave, resigned from his post with immediate effect on Thursday, saying he has forfeited his right to continue.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
WhatsApp's upcoming data policy challenged in Delhi HC
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) An application was moved in the Delhi High Court on Thursday against instant messaging application WhatsApp's upcoming data and privacy policy, on the grounds that it violates the right to privacy of citizens of India.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Delhi HC seeks CBSE's response on issuance of certificates to transgender
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought Centre and Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE) response on an application seeking issuance of Class X and XII certificates to a transgender person reflecting the name, gender and photograph in accordance with his self-identified gender.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Market price of Salman Rushdie's ancestral home challenged in Delhi HC
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) An application has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking the setting aside of an order passed by a single-bench which had estimated the market price of Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie's ancestral house in the capital city's Civil Lines area at Rs 130 crore.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Notice period for inter-faith marriage now optional
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) In a landmark judgment, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court has ruled that the 30 days' notice to a marriage officer to register a wedding under the Special Marriage Act, 1954, should be optional rather than mandatory.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tripura HC asks govt to hold polls in tribal body soon
Agartala, Jan 13 (IANS) The Tripura High Court has asked the BJP-led state government and the election authority to hold the election to the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) at the earliest, a court official said on Wednesday.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Decriminalising adultery may cause instability in armed forces: Centre (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Centre has pleaded in the Supreme Court that a 2018 apex court judgment to decriminalise adultery under the Indian Penal Code should not be applicable to the armed forces, contending that this verdict may cause instability within the defence forces.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Consent of minor no defence to kidnapping charge: SC
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court said that the consent of a minor would be no defence to a charge of kidnapping as it upheld the conviction of a man for kidnapping a minor girl in 1998.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
90% farmers don't support agitation after SC stay: BCI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court put a stay on the implementation of the three Central farm laws, the Bar Council of India (BCI) claimed on Wednesday that "90 per cent of the farmers are not in favour of the protests".
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Can't be stingy in nutrition for children, open anganwadis: SC
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said children are the next generation and therefore unless and until children and women have nutritious food, it will affect the next generation and ultimately the country as a whole.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC takes up Yamuna pollution, says clean water basic right
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said pollution-free water forms a basic right under the constitutional framework as it took suo moto cognisance of the issue of contamination of rivers by sewage effluents.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC stays FIR against BJP Bengal leader Kabir Shankar Bose
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the FIR against West Bengal BJP leader Kabir Shankar Bose allegedly registered due to his personal and political rivalry with Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerji.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Former Trinamool MP KD Singh sent to ED custody till Jan 16
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A Delhi court on Wednesday sent former Trinamool Congress (TMC) lawmaker K.D. Singh to the custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) till January 16.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Delhi HC lets upper age vet course aspirant attend counselling
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed a 28-year-old man to participate in counselling for admission in Bachelors of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry degree course, whose upper age limit is 25 years.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Centre plea in SC against decriminalisation of adultery in armed forces (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Centre has pleaded in the Supreme Court that a 2018 apex court judgment to decriminalise adultery under the IPC should not be applicable to the armed forces. The apex court issued a notice on Wednesday in the matter.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
S.Korean sect leader found not guilty of violating virus law
Seoul, Jan 13 (IANS) The leader of a South Korean religious sect, Lee Man-hee has been found not guilty of breaking virus control laws.
2021-01-13
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Farmers to burn copies of farm laws on Lohri on Wednesday
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The farmers' agitation continued for the 49th day on Wednesday against the three new Central farm laws enacted last year. The agitating farmers have decided to burn copies of the farm laws on the occasion of Lohri.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC issues notice on Centre's plea on decriminalisation of adultery
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice on the Centre's plea that a 2018 apex court judgment to decriminalise adultery under Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code should not be applicable to the armed forces.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Future-RIL deal: Delhi HC seeks Future Retail's response on Amazon plea
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from Future Retail Limited on Amazon's petition to set aside observations in the interim order of a single-bench in a suit filed by the retailer.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi HC pulls up MCDs for not providing cashless medical services
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up three municipal corporations and issued notice to them for not providing cashless medical services to the retired teachers and employees despite collecting subscription fees for it.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC takes suo moto cognizance of pollution in Yamuna
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday took suo moto cognizance of pollution in the Yamuna river and also issued a notice to the Haryana government on a plea by Delhi Jal Board (DJB).
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gauhati HC stays derecognition of Cong leader as Leader of Oppn (Lead, correcting para 2)
Guwahati, Jan 13 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court on Tuesday put an interim stay on the notification of Assam Assembly Secretary withdrawing recognition to Congress leader Debabrata Saikia as the Leader of the Opposition, court officials said.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Assam,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC panel on farm laws not far-sighted move: Legal experts
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the implementation of the three farm laws and set up a four-member committee to examine the grievances of the farmers, but in legal experts' opinion, the move to form the expert panel to resolve the impasse is not "far-sighted".
2021-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC stays farms laws' implementation: Key points from order
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the implementation of the three laws - the Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020; and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, until a committee of experts it set up talks to the government and the farmers and reports back to it
2021-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Fatalities will go up by opening courts amid pandemic: CJI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Tuesday said the medical advice terms it dangerous to get back to congregational courts and the number of fatalities will increase by opening courts amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC stays farm laws' implementation, sets up expert panel to resolve issue
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the extraordinary order of stay of implementation of the farm laws will encourage the farmers' bodies to convince their members to get back to their livelihoods, both in order to protect their own lives and health and in order to protect the lives and properties of others.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC seeks govt response on plea for Guru Gobind Singh birth anniversary as public holiday
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Centre and states on a plea by All India Shiromani Singh Sabha, a Sikh organisation, seeking a uniform and non-arbitrary implementation of policy for declaring Guru Gobind Singh's birth anniversary as a public holiday.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Cong questions 'impartiality' of members on panel formed by SC
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday questioned the impartiality of the members of a Supreme Court-appointed panel and reiterated that the three new central farm laws be instead withdrawn and direct talks by the Prime Minister with protesters.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Salve 'concerned' as senior lawyers appearing for farmers absent
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Senior advocate Harish Salve raised the issue of four senior lawyers, who represented farmer unions, being absent in the hearing on farms laws in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, terming it "really concerning".
2021-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
CBI probe to continue in life mission scam: Kerala HC
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Tuesday dismissed pleas filed by the state government in the Life Mission scam and said that an ongoing CBI probe should continue into the case involving high government officers and contractors.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
DMK's Stalin welcomes SC's order on the farm laws
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) DMK President M.K.Stalin on Tuesday welcomed the apex court's decision to stay the three farm laws.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Remove hanging wires from Chandni Chowk or face contempt: HC tells authorities
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Even as the revamp of Old Delhi's Chandni Chowk is in full swing, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed BSES, MTNL, North MCD and other authorities to either comply with the order of removing hanging wires and cables in the area, or face contempt action which would be initiated against them.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Facebook appoints Roy Austin as new VP of civil rights
San Francisco, Jan 12 (IANS) Facebook has appointed renowned civil rights attorney and advocate Roy L Austin to establish the company's new civil rights organisation.
2021-01-12
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC stays 3 farm laws, forms panel to hear farmers' grievances
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) In a major decision, the Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the implementation of all three farm laws and also formed a committee comprising mostly agriculturists to hear the grievances of the farmer unions against the laws.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Disruption of R-Day Parade will be huge embarrassment: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Centre, through the Delhi Police, have filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, seeking an order of injunction restraining anyone to conducting any protest march either in the form of tractor/trolley/vehicle march or any other mode in the national capital on the Republic Day.
2021-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC frowns on Nagaland Lokayukta's bid to operate from Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday face a unique issue, where the Lokayukta of Nagaland sought to discharge his duties in the northeastern state from Delhi.
2021-01-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bird flu: Plea in Delhi HC seeks curbs on Ghazipur poultry market
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) In the wake of bird flu outbreak, a petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking direction to ensure that no birds are culled in and around Ghazipur poultry market, asserting that slaughter, without appropriate licenses and in absence of infrastructure mandated by law, makes it a hotspot for diseases.
2021-01-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Centre says farm laws from two decades of deliberations, no repeal
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) After the hearing on farm laws concluded on Monday, the Centre hurriedly filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, stating that the legislations were not hurriedly made but are the result of two decades of deliberations, and their repeal is not justifiable or acceptable.
2021-01-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC worries for health of elderly, children, women in protest, urges them to go back home
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Chief Justice S.A. Bobde on Monday told the farmer unions counsel to convey his message to women, children and old people involved in protests against the three farm laws at various Delhi borders, to return home.
2021-01-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC declines to stay AP HC order on probe into phone conversation of ex-judge
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to stay the order of the Andhra Pradesh High Court directing a probe into the allegations of a telephonic conversation between one of its former judges and a suspended trial court magistrate.
2021-01-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights