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Official witnesses have to be treated at par with independent witnesses: Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Source – Statements of official witnesses are to be treated at par with the independent witnesses, unless some motive for false implication or false deposition is found to be there, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has said. Observing that non-examination of an independent witness does not have any effect on the trial, the

Delhi High Court refuses protection from coercive action to two Jamia students.

Source – New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to grant interim protection from coercive action to two women students of Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) University in relation to the violence during the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA). The hearing in the matter also witnessed heated exchange of words between Delhi government

Has the Delhi High Court effectively asked intermediaries to track user location data?

Source – On 23rd October, 2019 the Delhi High Court passed a judgement on whether content take-down and blocking orders passed by it would be global in nature or would they be limited to operating in the territory of India. The court concluded that for content which was uploaded from India, they could direct global takedowns and

Allahabad High Court gave instructions for re-evaluation in 68500 teacher recruitment.

Source – Allahabad Excessive Courtroom has 68, 500 Directions have been given for re-evaluation of reply sheets within the recruitment of assistant lecturers. The courtroom stated that as per the rules given within the case of Anirudh Kumar Shukla and Radha Devi, the reply sheets of the petitioners ought to be re-evaluated on making

Tis Hazari clash: Delhi HC orders judicial inquiry, transfer of police officials, no coercive action against lawyers.

Source – he Delhi High Court on Sunday ordered a judicial inquiry by one of its retired judges into the clash between lawyers and police at Tis Hazari court complex here and transfer of two senior police officials during the pendency of the investigation. A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C

Punjab, Haryana seek clarity on HC Registrar Gen’s request to waive dept exam for civil judges.

Source – The office of the Punjab and Haryana High Court Registrar General has requested Punjab and Haryana to waive the condition of holding departmental examination for civil judges by amending the Punjab Civil Service (Judicial Branch) Rules. The two states have sought reasons for the same and clarity on the proposal. The departmental

Ayodhya hearing: Lawyer Rajeev Dhavan marred his performance in Supreme Court with his needless Arnab Goswami act

Source – The document that Dhavan tore up was a map of Ram Janmabhoomi site that was taken from a book titled ‘Ayodhya Revisited’ written former IPS officer Kishore Kunal and was being presented by the Hindu Mahasabha to buttress their claim of pre-existence of the Ram Temple on the disputed site The legal

Kerala man says his teenage daughter sexually assaulted, forcibly converted

Source: The father of a 19-year-old woman moved the Kerala High Court Monday alleging that his daughter was lured into a relationship by a Muslim man in north Kerala’s Kozhikkode, sexually assaulted and forced to embrace Islam. The Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC) and National Minority Commission have condemned the incident and sought independent

GDA proposes allowing commercial activities in city’s residential areas

Source: The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) is preparing a proposal for allowing a limited commercial activities on one floor of multi-storey residential buildings. The officials said zoning regulations of the Bareilly Development Authority provides such a feature and the state officials have asked the GDA to prepare a proposal along the same lines. According