Meerut Police has filed a case against the Chinese Smartphone brand Vivo Communication Technology Co. Ltd. under section 140 of the Indian Penal Code. It was a result of a five month long investigation, which revealed...
A staffer of the Delhi's Special CBI Court at Rouse Avenue, allegedly raped a 38-year-old woman. The supposed sexual assault took place at the court complex on Monday, June 22. While the woman reported the matter on...
DSP Davinder Singh, who hailed from Jammu & Kashmir was granted bail by a Delhi court on June 20, 2020. In January 2020, he was arrested; as he was accompanying two militants of...
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday was abhorred by the actions of a Punjab police officer who identified an African National as a "Negro". The man was an accused in a NDPS case (Amarjit Singh v. State...
A bench of Justices U.U. Lalit, M.M. Shantanagoudar and Vineet Saran of the Apex Court granted relief to journalist Vinod Dua; restraining the HP police from arresting him until July 6. Both Delhi and Himachal Pradesh police continues investigating...
On 12th June 2020, the National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) took suo motu cognizance of media reports regarding the mishandling of a corpse in Uttar Pradesh. It issued notices to the Chairman, Municipal Corporation Balrampur and the Director General of...
The Magistrate Court has finally granted default bail to Amulya Leona who the police had  arrested on 20th February on charges of sedition. The Magistrate granted her bail on grounds of failure of the I.O. to submit chargesheet within...
Chattisgarh High Court has granted interim relief to BJP's national spokesperson Mr. Sambit Patra. The Court directed the Police to hinder from taking any 'coercive action' against him. As it can promote animosity among different groups. The Single-Judge bench...
'Pinjra Tod' member Devangana Kalita filed a writ of Mandamus before Delhi High Court; under Article 226 of the Indian Constitution. It sought directions from the court to be issued to the Delhi Police; to not to leak any...
The Bombay High Court on 9th June 2020 granted bail to the applicant, Karan Nair, who was arrested for attacking the police. The Police ordered the 27-year old Architect to wear a mask and questioned him for walking around...
A petition filed in the Madhya Pradesh High Court seeks the formation of a committee; that would address the rising 'communalism' within the State's police force. Deepak Bundela, a practicing advocate of the High Court filed this plea. He...
The Supreme Court, on 8th June, agreed to hear an appeal regarding the death of a third year law student from NLU Jodhpur in August, 2017. Explicitly, the petitioner, mother of the demised, has requested the court to transfer...
The Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA), in its affidavit before the Supreme Court, has clarified that no further CBI probe is required in the Nizamuddin Markaz case. From 13th-15th March, a large number of worshippers gathered for a religious event...
Recently, the Madhya Pradesh High Court set aside an order against a woman charged for human trafficking under Section 370 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860. The order read as follows: “Admittedly, accused/petitioner is a lady and she cannot be...
A Public Interest Litigation filed by Baglekar Akash Kumar seeks actions against police officers accused of causing hurt. The police officers purportedly forced five persons to move the barricades at the Andhra Pradesh-Telangana border; for a continuous period of 12...
The Kerala High Court heard the writ petition filed before it; concerning the detention of two Nigerian nationals. In effect, the court directed the authorities of Viyyur Central Prison in the state to provide separate cells and A-Class facilities...
Delhi Police arrested two women activists of the 'Pinjra Tod' organization on May 23, 2020; an incident that garnered much attention. Police arrested them in relation to Jafrabad protests against CAA/NRC in the month of February. Being that, a...
Lawyer Deepak Bundele claimed that police had beaten him up after mistaking his religion. Allegedly, this occurred when he was visiting the Betul district hospital for treatment during the lockdown. Bundele, a diabetic, had gone to the hospital for...
The Supreme Court on May 19 refused to issue notice in a plea filed by LG Polymers. The petition challenged the order of the NGT on the Vizag Gas Leak. The National Green Tribunal had ordered the company to...
The Supreme Court, on May 19, 2020, declined to transfer the investigation into the First Information Reports (FIRs); filed against journalist Arnab Goswami to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Complaints Against Arnab Goswami Goswami approached the Court for quashing of...
A scandal of epic proportions rocked social media this month. An Instagram group was revealed, where certain males passed lewd comments on and objectified girls, including minors. After a few screenshots from this group were leaked; a massive controversy...
The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided that all the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) canteens and stores across the country will now sell only indigenous products, from June 01, 2020; in light of Prime Minister’s appeal for making...
The National Human Rights Commission took suo moto cognizance of a complaint accompanied by media reports. The reports highlighted the negligence in the treatment of Delhi Police Constable, Amit Kumar who died due to Corona infection. In effect, it...
The Supreme Court will hear the bail plea filed by Sajjan Kumar on May 13, 2020. Sajjan Kumar, a former Congress leader is serving a life sentence in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. He is an Indian...
The Bombay High Court heard a Public Interest Litigation over the various reports of "unusual and humiliating punishments (extra-legal measures) which are meted out by police personnel; under the garb of enforcing the lockdown directives." Advocate Anil Kamale, representing the petitioner,...
A rather ghastly incident occurred between Badnapur and Karmad stations in Nanded Division in the early hours of May 8, 2020. In the said incident, an empty goods train ran over 16 migrant workers lying on the railway tracks;...
Telugu Desam Party President and former Chief Minister Chandraprabhu Naidu while taking a dig at Andhra Pradesh government, accused it of facilitating the sale of liquor over farm produce. Expressing his concern for the farmers, he claimed that the...
The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) took suo moto cognizance of the incident of leakage of styrene gas in the State of Andhra Pradesh. Explicitly, of the media reports about the death of eight persons and over five thousand others...
The Ministry of Defence issued a notice in the Office Memorandum on May 5, 2020. It proposed the donation of one day salary every month from May 2020 to March 2021, to the Prime Minister Citizens' Assistance and Relief...
Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) took suo moto (on its own) action against online abuse for allegedly outraging the modesty and questioning the character of pregnant Safoora Zargar. A Jamia Millia student arrested under the provisions of the Unlawful...