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NEWS OF THE DAY

Central Bureau of Investigation registered FIR against six accused including Rhea Chakraborty Sushant Singh Rajput's death

The FIR is lodged against Rhea Chakraborty, Indrajit Chakraborty, Sandhya Chakraborty, Showik Chakraborty, Samuel Miranda, Shruti Modi, and others involved in the case. Patna Police had registered an FIR under various sections of the IPC related to alleged criminal conspiracy, cheating and abetment to suicide among others on his complaint against Rajput’s friend Rhea Chakraborty. The CBI earlier got in touch with Bihar Police as it finalized an FIR in a case related to Sushant's death. The case has been handed over to the CBI after a reference in this regard from the Bihar Government was received by the Centre The CBI has decided to get the probe done by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) under Superintendent of Police Nupur Prasad and will be supervised by DIG Gagandeep Gambhir and Joint Director Manoj Shashidhar, both senior IPS officers from Gujarat cadre.

  • By INTO LEGAL WORLD
  • Posted On Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:27 PM

Common-Law Admission Test 2020 has been postponed again due to increasing cases of COVID19 in India

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 which was scheduled to be held on August 22 has been postponed till further notice. The exam has been postponed for the fourth time. Prof Balraj Chouhan, Vice-Chancellor of Dharmashastra National Law University (DNLU), Jabalpur and Convenor of this year's exam, confirmed that the exam has been postponed. The decision to postpone the exam, which was earlier scheduled to be held on August 22, was taken by the Consortium of National Law Universities. CLAT 2020 was initially slated to be held on 10 May and has been pushed back ever since then due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • By INTO LEGAL WORLD
  • Posted On Thu, 06 Aug 2020 03:12 PM

Delhi High Court rejected a plea challenging the policy of the Indian Army which requires all members of the armed forces to delete their social media accounts

According to the June 6 policy, all Indian Army personnel were ordered to delete their accounts from Facebook, Instagram, and 87 other applications. The Delhi High Court dismissed a senior Army officer’s plea challenging the Indian Army’s recent policy banning armed forces personnel from using social networking platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. A bench of justices Rajiv Sahai Endlaw and Asha Menon while pronouncing the order said: “ We are dismissing this petition.” The Army officer had sought an interim relief that he be allowed to retain his Facebook (FB) account in a deactivated form till the court decides whether to entertain his petition after going through the Army’s policy under challenge.

  • By INTO LEGAL WORLD
  • Posted On Thu, 06 Aug 2020 03:07 PM

Supreme Court decided to refer to Constitutional Bench the petitions challenging the validity of the 103rd Constitutional Amendment

The PIL filed in the Supreme court by NGOs Janhit Abhiyan and Youth for Equality, among others, challenging the validity of the Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act, 2019 on the ground that economic classification cannot be the sole basis for reservation. Three-Judge of Supreme Court decided to refer to Constitution Bench the petitions challenging the validity of the Constitution 103rd Amendment : A three-judge Bench of Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, and Justices R Subhash Reddy and BR Gavai passed the order. Economic reservation in jobs and education was proposed to be provided by inserting clause(6) in Articles 15 and 16 of the Constitution through the 103rd amendment passed by the Parliament. The newly inserted Article 15(6) enables the State to make special provisions for the or advancement of any economically weaker section of citizens, including reservations in educational institutions.

  • By INTO LEGAL WORLD
  • Posted On Thu, 06 Aug 2020 03:04 PM

Supreme Court stayed an order of the Allahabad High Court in a rape case against Government Counsel by Delhi based lawyer

Supreme Court has ordered a stay on Allahabad High Court order to grant interim relief from arrest to Government Counsel accused of Sexually Harassing a Young Lawyer. The stay order was passed by a division bench comprised of Justice RF Nariman and Justice Navin Sinha while hearing an SLP against the HC order. the High Court had granted interim relief from arrest to Additional Chief Standing Counsel in the Lucknow bench of the High Court, Shailendra Singh Chauhan. He has been accused of sexual harassment by a young practising lawyer from Delhi and an FIR in the matter has been lodged at the Vibhuti Khand Police Station in Gomti Nagar area, under Sections 328 (Causing hurt by means of poison, etc., with intent to commit an offence), 354A (Sexual harassment) and 376 (Rape) of IPC.

  • By INTO LEGAL WORLD
  • Posted On Thu, 06 Aug 2020 03:02 PM

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