Legal Updates of the Week

Legal Updates Of The Week

By:- Hitanshi Arora

Legal Updates basically emphasize the facts about the legal issues and news around the globe. It’s more or less how our world is governed and what are the new rules and regulations implemented or will be implemented by the different governments. There the legal updates of the current week are as follows:

  1. Pegasus Spyware: Supreme Court Urged To Take Cognisance Of New York Times Report Alleging Pegasus Purchase By Indian Government.
  2. Justice Seems To Be Done Only When Judicial Proceedings Are Opened For Public Viewership: Justice DY Chandrachud.
  3. Decree-Holder Faces Same Problem In Execution As In 19th Century; Difficulties Of Litigant Begin After Obtaining Decree: Supreme Court.
  4. Prosecution Has Right To Ask Accused To Surrender Mobile Phone; No Violation Of Article 20(3): Kerala High Court.
  5. Fresh Review Of Mullaperiyar Dam’s Safety Due; Overall Condition Satisfactory On Visual Inspection: CWC Tells Supreme Court.
  6. “Move High Court:” Supreme Court declines to entertain plea against OTT release of ‘Why I killed Gandhi’.
  7. “Criminal cases coming up before elections:” Supreme Court grants interim protection to SAD leader Bikram Majithia.
  8. Supreme Court Collegium recommends the appointment of 7 lawyers as Andhra Pradesh High Court judges.
  9. Senior Advocate and Additional Solicitor General RS Suri pass away.
  10. Calcutta High Court issues notice in a plea seeking physical reopening of schools and colleges.
  11. Supreme Court grants MLA Simarjeet Singh Bains interim protection for 2 days.
  12. Cannot use similar words with dishonest intention: Delhi High Court restrains the use of the ‘Baazi’ trademark ™️.
  13. [Motor Accident cases] Insured vehicle’s borrower not entitled to compensation: Gauhati High Court.
  14. Girl students rowing across the dam to reach school prompts Bombay High Court to take Suo-moto cognizance.
  15. Ex-gratia claims filed via offline mode should not be kept pending: Bombay High Court.
  16. Supreme Court imposes costs of ₹7,500 on the Central govt for not filing a response in PIL to identify minorities based on State population.
  17. Plea for a ban on slaughter of old bulls and buffaloes: Delhi High Court issues notice to Centre.
  18. Supreme Court Collegium recommends the appointment of 12 new judges to Telangana High Court.
  19. Future-Amazon: Supreme Court to hear on Feb 8 Amazon plea against Delhi HC order staying arbitration before Singapore tribunal.
  20. MediaOne licence revoked due to MHA’s national security concerns; cannot insist on natural justice: Centre to Kerala High Court.
  21. Lok Adalat Award Cannot Be The Basis For Redetermination Of Compensation U/Sec 28A Land Acquisition Act, 1894: Supreme Court.
  22. Section 11 Arbitration Act- *Court By Default Would Refer To Arbitration When Contentions On Non*- Arbitrability Are Plainly Arguable: Supreme Court.
  23. 14 Lakh Persons Without I-Cards Given Vaccine Double-Doses: Centre Tells Supreme Court On Plea To Vaccinate Homeless People.
  24. NEET-PG 2022 : Supreme Court To Hear Tomorrow Plea To Extend Internship Deadline; Deferral Of Exam Date To Accommodate Candidates Undergoing 2021-22 Counselling.
  25. ‘State Can’t Be Party To Misuse Of Police Machinery’: Supreme Court To Punjab GovtOn Allegation Of False Cases Being Filed By MLA Simarjeet Singh Bains Against Complainant.
  26. Supreme Court to hear on Monday Haryana govt challenge to stay on domicile reservation for private-sector jobs.
  27. Centre postpones NEET PG 2022 by 6 to 8 weeks‼️
  28. FIR, not an encyclopedia; omissions in first information statement not fatal: Calcutta High Court.
  29. [Thanjavur girl suicide] Tamil Nadu DGP moves Supreme Court against Madras High Court order transferring probe to CBI.
  30. Delhi High Court orders removal of Twitter, LinkedIn posts against arms dealer Abhishek Verma.
  31. Gave up US citizenship because I felt Indian, wanted to work in India: Sudha Bharadwaj.
  32. No fundamental right to seek removal of Prime Minister’s photo from COVID vaccine certificate: Kerala High Court.
  33. Bombay High Court permits rape victim to terminate 25-week-old pregnancy.
  34. Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking 30% reservation for women lawyers in BCI, State Bar Councils.
  35. Gujarat High Court closes contempt case against lawyer who alleged court was biased against a religion.
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