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Supreme Court Upholds the Validity of The Tribunal Rules 2020

Nov 27, 2020 Lawstreet News Network 8
The Madras Bar Association by way of writ petition in the Supreme Court has challenged the rules formulated in February 2020 known as the Tribunal, Appellate Tribunal and other Authorities (Qualifications, Experience and other Conditions of Service of Members) Rules, 2020 (The Tribunal Rules 2020).The petition stated that the Tribunal Rules...

Plea in SC Seeks Way for EC to Stop Using EVMs and Conduct In Polls Using Ballot Paper

Nov 27, 2020 Atharwa Gauraha 5
On Wednesday (November 25, 2020), a petition was filed in the Supreme Court seeking guidance from the Election Commission to stop using the electronic voting machine (EVM) and to use ballot paper in the country's forthcoming elections. The plea alleges that EVMs are vulnerable to error and that many other countries have banned their use...



Kerala Governor signs off ordinance amending Kerala Police Act, 2011 to combat defamation and criminalize certain classes of communication

Nov 24, 2020 Richa Shah 4
Arif Mohammad Khan, the Kerala Governor, signed off a controversial ordinance introduced by the Left government in the State on Saturday (21st November 2020) which amends the Kerala Police Act, 2011.The amendment states Section 118A to criminalise certain classes of communication and publications.This new provision makes any expression,...

RBI Becomes First Central Bank in the World to Have One Million Twitter Followers

Nov 24, 2020 Richa Shah 6
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has become the first central bank in the world to have more than one million or 10 lakh Twitter followers. Bank colleagues were congratulated by the RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.Das said in a Twitter post, “RBI Twitter account reaches one million followers today. A new milestone. Congratulations to all my...



WhiteHat Jr CEO Karan Bajaj files Defamation case against Pradeep Poonia

Nov 27, 2020 Lawstreet News Network 7
WhiteHat Jr CEO and founder Karan Bajaj has filed a defamation case against Bengaluru based Software Engineer Pradeep Poonia and served on him a notice of damages to the tune of $2.6 million or Rupees 192,836,700 (approx.). Pradeep Poonia has been restrained from downloading any curriculum which is available from its users from WhiteHat Jr and...

Trade Unions Protest against New Labour Reforms on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions, Industrial Relations Code and Social Security Code

Nov 27, 2020 Dev Kumar Patel 3
Lok Sabha in its recently held session has passed three new labour enactments on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions, Industrial Relations Code and Social Security Code, by dismantling existing 27 enactments in the name of ‘Ease of Business’, which are purely in the interest of corporates.Thereafter, Rajya Sabha has also...
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