Senior Advocate Rebecca John, representing Priya Ramani in MJ Akbar’s criminal defamation case, said today that there was no complaint lodged until 2015, because in those days the scope of IPC Section 354 was not as wide.
Today, Justice S.S. Shinde and Madhav J. Kamdar of the Bombay HC heard a bail application of poet-activist Varavara Rao seeking release on media grounds. The court ordered for a video examination to assess Rao’s health situation by a team of doctors.
The Allahabad high court recently expressed its concern and distress over technology being misused by culprits against women. This was held during a hearing where a boy hacked a girl’s social media accounts and had sent various obscene and objectionable messages and blackmailed her to death.
A petition was moved in Madhya Pradesh high court alleging violation of covid-19 protocols by Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar and state congress president Kamal Nath at political congregations in the Gwalior-Chambal region. Now, the Gwalior bench has directed the district magistrate Of Datia and Gwalior to ensure registration of FIR against those two for breach of covid-19 protocols.