Category: Madhya Pradesh High Court

Madhya Pradesh to Introduce ‘Love Jihad’ Bill With 5 Years’ Imprisonment

Source:- New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Mishra has said that a ‘love jihad bill’, which includes five years of rigorous imprisonment for ‘violators’, will soon be introduced in the state assembly. Until now, ‘love jihad’ was not a term recognised by any legal system in India. It was coined by Sangh parivar outfits

Love jihad: Haryana murder brings focus back to demand for law

Source:- A day after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced that a law would be formulated against “love jihad,” his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar too said his government was contemplating “legal provisions” against it. Love jihad is a theory that aims to portray a Muslim boy as a jihadi who manipulates and brainwashes

Supreme Court refuses to restrain 12 Madhya Pradesh rebel Congress MLAs from ministership

Source:- A Madhya Pradesh Congress legislator’s plea in the Supreme Court to restrain 12 defected Congress lawmakers to continue as ministers in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led BJP government was rendered infructuous on Wednesday, after the recent by-elections to 28 seats allowed these MLAs to contest afresh on BJP ticket. A three-judge bench led by CJI

We must respect all religions

Source:- Justice Markandey Katju-I have often been asked which judgment of mine I regard the most important, and I usually refer to Hinsa Virodhak Sangh vs Mirzapur Moti Koresh Jamaat ( see online ) which I delivered in the Supreme Court in 2008. There was a lot of criticism of this judgment, and till this

Supreme Court turns down plea against appointment of 14 Madhya Pradesh non-legislators as ministers

Source:- A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising CJI SA Bobde, Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian declined to entertain a petition challenging the appointment of the 14 non-legislators as Ministers in Madhya Pradesh as being a “gross violation of Article 164 and the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution”. Petition said Article 164 permits

Top 10 coronavirus updates: Delhi records over 1,800 new cases for second consecutive day in August

Source:-scroll 1 India’s coronavirus tally on Friday rose to 33,87,500 as the country reported 77,266 new infections in the last 24 hours. The country’s toll went up by 1,057 to 61,529. More than 25 lakh people in India have recovered from the infection. The Union health ministry said India’s recovery rate was now 76.28% and

MP govt to withdraw helmet exemption for women and children.

source:- A petitioner had contended that the relaxation given to women and children was violative of the Constitution’s Articles 14, 15(1) and 21 and also defeated the purpose for use of helmet that was made mandatory for two-wheeler riders under the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. The Madhya Pradesh government had exempted women and children

Madhya Pradesh HC stays suspension of Ratlam principal suspended over notebooks with Savarkar’s image.

Source – The Indore bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court has stayed the suspension of the principal of a government-run school at Malwasa in Ratlam district, action against whom was taken over distribution of notebooks carrying the picture of Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar on the cover. Principal R N Kerawat was suspended by

PIL in Madhya Pradesh HC seeks implementation of CAA in state.

Source – PIL in Madhya Pradesh HC seeks implementation of CAA in state Jabalpur, Jan 16 (PTI)A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Madhya Pradesh High Court here seeking implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in the Congress-ruled state. The PIL was filed recently by office-bearers of four social organisations in the state. Talking