PNB Scam: Mehul Choksi captured in Dominica

India does not have an extradition arrangement with Dominica. Mumbai: Mehul Choksi, fugitive diamantaire, was captured in Dominica and is in its Criminal Investigation Department (CID) custody. According to reports, they are going to deport him directly to India.  India, however,  does not share an extradition treaty or arrangement with Dominica. “If they are going […]

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Redact mentions of rape survivor’s identity in Tarun Tejpal verdict: Bombay HC

Tushar Mehta argued that the judgement by Justice Kshama Joshi disclosed the identity of the complainant. Indore: A special vacation bench of the Bombay High Court has directed the sessions court to remove all mention of the rape survivor’s identity in the recent Tarun Tejpal verdict.  Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta appeared in the […]

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Online classes sentence law students to a dark future

Online training of law students, might leave them with no jobs in the coming future, they fear. Chandigarh: Final year law students are worried that they aren’t learning anything online though most courts have gone online since the pandemic. Jaspreet Kaur, a final year law student said, “The final year of legal studies is supposed […]

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Supreme Court hears pleas on post-poll violence in West Bengal and the Narada case

Petitioners ask for a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe and humanitarian relief for the victims of post-poll violence that occurred after the election results were declared on May 2, 2021. DELHI- The Supreme Court’s (SC) Vacation Bench presided by Justice Vineet Saran and BR Gavai have sought a response from the West Bengal government on […]

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Karnataka High Court returns online

Parakh Sinha|24th May 2021 High Court opens to virtual hearings exclusively after summer vacations, SOPs in place by the Registrar General to curtail COVID-19 spread in the judiciary. Bengaluru: Advocates will no longer be allowed to enter the Principal Bench of Karnataka High Court (Bangalore) complex, unless there is a specific order of the court […]

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‘Protest is on, till the bills are taken back’

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh are heading towards the Delhi borders on their tractors. Chandigarh: The farmers are proceeding towards the Delhi border in full force to continue with the protests against the implementation of the farm laws. “The wheat has been harvested, and the farmers are ready to go back,” said Gaurav […]

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IFF aids victims of oxygen fraud

With the rising number of fraudulent cases across the nation, the Internet Freedom Foundation has decided to provide legal help to the common man. Bangalore: Sanjana, a lawyer at International Freedom Foundation (IFF) recently filed a complaint in Delhi against a person impersonating Cipla Foundation. “The amount of money involved is over Rs. one a […]

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