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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.
On Monday, the Bombay high court asked the Maharashtra government to consider allowing lawyers to board local trains for professional work other than court proceedings. The state was asked to take a decision preferably by today.
A Suit has been filed in Mumbai court by Iqbal Shaikh, former assistant commissioner of police seeking to restrain Republic TV from discussing or referring to the FIR registered by the Mumbai police alleging manipulation of TRP ratings. He also seeks damages of Rs. 5 lakh to the mental agony caused to the plaintiff on account of the “defamatory reports” against Mumbai police.
The Delhi high court today held that all inmates who have been out of jail on interim bail or parole due to the spread of coronavirus must return to prison soon. This was pronounced by observing that the number of infected people in the capital’s jail now stands at just 3.
A metropolitan magistrate court in Andheri has acquitted 20 foreigners (10 Indonesians and 10 From Kyrgyzstan) who were accused of attending Tablighi Jamaat at Nizamuddin during lockdown. They were charged under Section-188,269 and 270 of the IPC along with sections of Disaster management act, foreigners act and epidemic act.
Recently, a senior judicial officer has moved a plea in Uttarakhand high court challenging the inquiry against him for sexual harassment. In this case, the court dismissed his plea where the honourable Supreme Court has refused to intervene with Uttarakhand's court order.
The Kerala high court has directed the customs department not to arrest M. Sivasankar IAS till October 23, as on the same day the court will consider his anticipatory bail applications in cases registered by Enforcement Directorate and the customs department.
Due to the wake of coronavirus, today the Calcutta high court ordered that all Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal be declared no-entry zones. It also stated that only the organisers can enter pandals.
A petition has been moved by a student in Delhi high court who has been refused admission to class XI due to age limit in government Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya. The petitioner sought to declare this decision as an arbitrary, illegal, discriminatory one. And it violates article-14,21 and 21A of the constitution of India. He also stated that this decision is against the provisions of the Delhi School Education Act, 1973.