Author: Kanika Bhatnagar

Chief Justice of India, N V Ramana on Saturday inaugurated the newly renovated ‘B’ and ‘C’ wing buildings of the Aurangabad Bench of Bombay High Court in the Annex Building. Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, CM Uddhav Thackeray along with Justice BR Gavai, Justice UU Lalit, Justice Chandrachud and Justice AS Oak were also present for the event. https://twitter.com/adalatlive/status/1451785020448788482?s=24 Justice Ramana said that upgradation of the Judicial infrastructure as it is the need of the hour. The courts are meant for delivering expediting justice to the people and he has asked the government for streamlining it. Justice Ramana said that he…

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( Reuters) McDonald’s USA LLC and the National Labor Relations Board urged the D.C. Circuit to reject a worker organizing group’s challenge to the company’s settlement of claims that it was jointly liable for labor-law violations by franchisees. Ms. Wilcox an associate general counsel of United Healthcare Workers East and also a partner at the union law firm, Levy Ratner, represented a “Fight for $15” a group that sued McDonald’s in a joint-employer liability case that may be headed to the NLRB along with other SEIU suits that have Ms Wilcox’s fingerprints on them. McDonald’s, which is represented by Jones…

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In my view the tone and tenor of the incendiary speech tend to have a debilitating effect upon public tranquility, peace and harmony of the society said the ASJ Anuj Aggarwal of Saket Court while dismissing the bail plea of Sharjeel Imam. A court in Saket, Dehi has rejected the bail plea of Sharjeel Imam in a case related to inflammatory speeches delivered by Imam during the protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). Sharjeel Imam was arrested on January 28, 2020, from Bihar for allegedly making a hate speech and provoking the riots in…

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A team of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) searches Shah Rukh Khan’s Bandra residence ‘Mannat’ on Thursday, after he visited son Aryan Khan who is lodged at Arthur Road Jail in connection with the cruise drugs case. The NCB searched Shah Rukh Khan’s house, ‘Mannat’ to pick up a few documents. The Zonal Director of NCB, Sameer Wankhede said that there was no raid at SRK’s home. “Today a team of NCB Mumbai Zonal Unit officials visited ‘Mannat’, the residence of Aryan Khan in connection with the Cr 94/21 for seeking certain material related to the investigation of the case from…

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Facebook did not provide the required information, despite multiple warnings from the Competition and Markets Authority. (REUTERS) Britain’s competition regulator has reportedly fined Facebook of 50.5 million pounds ($69.6 million). The fine was imposed for breaching an order imposed during its investigation into the U.S. social media giant’s purchase of GIF platform Giphy. According to the Competition and Markets Authority, Facebook failed to provide required information during the probe. The platform was given multiple warnings by the Competition and Markets Authority but Facebook deliberately failed to comply with its order. The penalty served as a warning to Facebook that no…

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Aryan Khan, son of actor Shah Rukh Khan was sent to NCB custody in connection with the seizure of drugs on a luxury cruise ship off the Mumbai coast. NCB had also arrested Arbaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha. The trio was arrested for consumption, sale and purchase of drugs under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985. The NCB listed out the seized contraband, including 13 gram of cocaine, 5 gram of MD, 21 gram of charas and 22 pills of MDMA along with 1.33 lakh cash. [Aryan Khan; Drug, Cruise and Raid: Read all the information here]…

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SC refuses to entertain a plea seeking cancellation of NEET Exam, says any interference will be detrimental to a large number of students. The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea seeking direction to the National Testing Agency to cancel the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Undergraduate (NEET-UG) 2021. The Apex Court said that it can not cancel the exam in which 7.5 lakh people have appeared. The petition was filed by the NEET aspirants who had requested for conducting fresh NEET exams so as to ensure “fairness and justice”. The aspirants said that the paper was leaked under a…

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The girl was reported missing from her house in Delhi’s Haidarpur area. A complaint was registered by her family members. Delhi Police Anti-human Trafficking Unit rescued a 15-year-old girl from Rajasthan who was sold off for rupees 60,000. At least three people were involved in kidnapping and selling the girl said the Joint Commissioner of Police Alok Kumar. https://twitter.com/adalatlive/status/1450319603825930242?s=24 The Police arrested Gopal Lal who bought the girl along with Neeraj Sonkar, who lured the girl and later sold her off. Two women were also involved in kidnapping and selling the girl. A case was registered at Shalimar Bagh Police…

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A 38-year-old lawyer has been shot dead inside the District Court complex in Shahjahanpur district of Uttarpradesh on Monday in a spine chilling murder. Bhupendra Singh, the advocate who was shot down had gone to the third floor of the district court to meet a clerk in connection with some case. A gunshot was heard at the third floor and he was spotted lying on the floor with blood all around. He was shot by an unknown person with a country gun. https://twitter.com/adalatlive/status/1450013397731348480?s=24 The reason behind the murder is yet to be identified. According to initial reports, it appears the…

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The Delhi High Court on Monday disposed off a plea that sought appointment of more judges in the institution. The petitioners seek appointments of more number of judges so as to ensure that the benches functions with full strength. The Bench headed by Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh said, the institution is already appointing and promoting judges. “Appointments to the Delhi High Court are both from the Delhi Higher Judicial Services as well as directly from the Bar. Since the process of recommending names for direct appointments is underway, we see no reasons to pass any further…

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