Delhi District Courts have restricted their officials from using Chinese apps, which have been banned, immediately for official work, failing which they will face disciplinary action. The circular was issued by District Judge (Commercial Court) Man Mohan Sharma on September 10 and stated that some of its officials were forwarding copies of circulars, bail orders, daily orders, etc., scanned with Chinese scanning applications like CamScanner. This, he said, was in violation of directions issued by the government.
Yesterday, the high court of Karnataka directed the police department to take all necessary steps to trace and arrest former Mayor of the city, Sampath Raj. This direction was passed after it was informed that Sampath was in connection with the Bangalore riots that took place on August 11.
In view of the High court advisories, the delhi HC ruled that an advocate cannot be asked to appear physically before court amid covid-19 pandemic. (VM Singh Vs Madan Lal)