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BJP Leader Ashwini Upadhyay files PIL in SC seeking direction to Centre to devise steps to curb Hate Speech [Read PIL]

17 hours ago Lawstreet News Network 23
A PIL has recently been filed in the Supreme Court by Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay seeking directions to the Centre to scrutinize the various international laws and to device 'effective and stringent' measures to control hate speech and rumor mongering in the country.It also seeks directions asking the Centre to take appropriate legislative measures...

Supreme Court Dismisses The Plea For The Demolition Of ‘Corona Mata’ Temple

A Public Interest Litigation was filed in the Apex Court against the demolition of the “Corona Mata Mandir” which was constructed by a woman along with her husband in Pratapgarh District of Uttar Pradesh. The Court held that this is the “abuse of the process”. BACKGROUNDThe “Corona Mata” temple was constructed at Juhi Shukulpur...



Passport Office Decides Not to Issue Passport to Minors if Parents Seeking Divorce Unless Court Gives custody to One of Them

Oct 15, 2021 Nargis Bano 16
It was recently noted that minors' passports will not be issued if their parents have filed for divorce, unless the court grants custody of the child to one of them and that the parent applying for the minor's passport must produce a no-objection certificate from the other parent.Rashmi Baghel, Regional Passport Officer in Bhopal, stated that the...

‘In computing period of of limitation for any suit, the period from 15.03.2020 till 02.10.2021 shall stand excluded’: Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademarks reiterates SC order via public notice [READ NOTICE]

Oct 12, 2021 Lawstreet News Network 12
The Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trademarks for the Office of CGPDTM, Mumbai, recently observed via public notice the Supreme Court’s order regarding the computation of the period of limitation for suits which stated that ‘in computing period of limitation for any suit, the period from 15.03.2020 till 02.10.2021 shall stand...



Zee moves Bombay High Court to declare Invesco's requisition notice ‘illegal, invalid’

Oct 06, 2021 Dolly Chhabda 8
Zee Entertainment Enterprises has filed a petition before the Bombay High Court asking it to declare the requisition by a foreign investor to hold an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) as “illegal and invalid”.ZEE announced that its board has rejected the request of shareholders, Invesco and OFI Global China Fund, to convene an EGM to...

BharatNet Contracts: Delhi HC comes down heavy on firm for not replying to claims of 'fraud'

Oct 06, 2021 Dolly Chhabda 10
The Delhi High Court on October 4, 2021 came down heavily on a firm for not replying to a society’s plea alleging harassment and intimidation by police after it filed certain documents in a petition challenging the award of contracts under the BharatNet project. Saying it deprecates the practice of maintaining silence, the high court...