Thursday, December 1, 2022

High Court

After Delhi HC order, Telegram discloses details of users sharing infringing material

Pursuant to the Delhi High Court judgment of August 30 that courts in India can direct a messaging app to disclose the information of infringers, Telegram -- an instant messaging application -- has finally handed over the copies to...

Bar associations urge Centre to set up HC

A delegation of lawyers from Nagaland have once again appealed to the Centre to set up a separate High Court for Nagaland.A delegation representing the Nagaland Bar Association (NBA) led by its president, A. Zhimomi and the High Court...

Delhi HC allows 16-yr-old rape survivor to end pregnancy at 28 weeks

The Delhi High Court has given permission to terminate the 28-week pregnancy of a 16-year-old rape victim at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. Justice Yashwant Varma also directed the AIIMS to preserve the terminal foetus for...

Complete High Court within this year: NLSF

Nagaland Law Students’ Federation (NLSF) has threatened to take up any democratic means of protest if the state government failed to complete High Court building within this year.NLSF through its media and publicity wing stated that as per its...

Service charge issue: Eatery owners challenge guidelines in Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court will hear in detail on Thursday a plea moved by the eatery owners challenging the newly issued Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) guidelines which restrained restaurants from adding a service charge by default to food...

Rijiju expresses concern over rise in pending cases in courts

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said the speed at which the number of pending cases is rising in various courts of the country is a matter of concern.He also said the increase in pending cases does not...

38 custodial deaths in Meghalaya since 2012: Govt to HC

The Meghalaya government has informed the high court that 38 custodial deaths have been recorded in the state since 2012.A bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice H S Thangkhiew said that an exercise has to be carried...

Kumar Vishwas moves high court, seeks quashing of Punjab police FIR against him

Former AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Tuesday moved the Punjab and Haryana high court, seeking quashing of an FIR lodged against him in Punjab over his “inflammatory statements” against Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.In the petition, Vishwas, also a...

High Court asks govt to make State Mental Health Authority (SMHA) functional within 3 months

Kohima Bench of Gauhati High Court has directed the State government to make the State Mental Health Authority (SMHA) functional within three months.Responding to a petition filed by one Tsipongse Thonger, Justice Songkhupchung Serto and Justice Devashis Baruah noted...

HC takes suo moto cognizance of deplorable NH-2 road condition

Gauhati High Court Kohima Bench took serious note of the deplorable road condition of the National Highway-2 and directed the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways, National Highway Authority of India, NHIDCL and Nagaland government to immediately take appropriate...