The high court of Bombay has directed the state government to pay Rs.50k each as compensation to 2 men who were illegally detained for 6 days in Beed District of Aurangabad Division. And stated state needs to obtain explanation from the erring authority and fix responsibility.
The high court of Calcutta has constituted a committee to discuss ways and means of maintaining the cleanliness and maintenance of the High court premises. (Iqbal Kabir V. The High Court at Calcutta & Ors)
Recently, a letter petition has been filed in the honourable Supreme Court of India which sought registration of FIR against those who burn waste in open places or such activities contributing to air pollution.
The Delhi HC granted bail to Rajeev Sharma (journalist) who was arrested for allegedly leaking sensitive information to chinese intelligence. The court held that an accused is entitled to default bail if no minimum sentence is prescribed under the statute for the offence alleged against him and no charge sheet is filed in 60 days.