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Sep 20 • 11 tweets • 3 min read
#DelhiHighCourt hearing a plea by Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd. challenging an order of the CCPA imposing fine of Rs. 1lac for selling pressure cookers without Bureau of India Standard (BIS) mark.
The Court passed over the matter.
Counsel for Amazon argues that the order is completely based on conjuncture.
Quoting from the order of CCPA, counsel states that "who has determined this?"
Sep 20 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
#DelhiHighCourt hearing a PIL plea alleging that the Delhi Police officials are getting allowance for cycle which they are not using.
Petitioner appearing through VC from his Car, Sanser Pal Singh submits that they are getting allowance for a vehicle which they do not have.
CJ Satish Chandra Sharma: Aap toh Car me ghoom rahe hai na, uncle cycle k allowance k liye apko dikkat ho rahi hai (You are roaming around in a Car and have problem with their cycle allowance).
Sep 20 • 5 tweets • 1 min read
#DelhiHighCourt hearing a plea alleging that a project is raising serious concerns to the national security. Matter pertains to the non-completion of a project of laying down optical fiber line for the Army, Ministry of Defence.
Counsel appearing for the petitioner submitted that around 10 years have been passed and the project is is still pending. The tender was issued in 2013.
Sep 20 • 102 tweets • 14 min read
LIVE UPDATES #SupremeCourt to continue hearing on Hijab
Counsel Dave: ( says as Religion is defined in Shirur mutt, to be made applicable everywhere)
Justice Gupta: I don’t think that is the law. Definition is given in the context. You can’t take it out of the context.
Sep 19 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
#DelhiHighCourt in a plea by Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd. challenging an order of the CCPA imposing fine of Rs. 1lac for selling pressure cookers with Bureau of India Standard (BIS) mark.
Counsel- We are an intermediary! I only want to indicate that there is a scheme of investigation that is to be followed u/S.20.
Counsel further argues that how have they come to the conclusion that the pressure cooker has not been listed.
🚨Will the Hijab be allowed in Pre-University institutions?
Supreme Court will hear the plea(s) challenging the Order of Karnataka HC upholding the prohibition on wearing of headscarves in Pre-University institutions #SupremeCourt#hijab
On the last date, Arguments in the Top Court centred around the lack of competence by Courts to interpret religious scriptures.
Senior advocate Colin Gonsalves contended that the Karnataka HC judgment under challenge was “majoritarian” #HIJAB lawbeat.in/top-stories/hi…
Sep 19 • 6 tweets • 1 min read
#DelhiHighCourt hearing a plea against the rule allowing 2 visits a week to the Lawyers to meet the undertrial Prisoners.
Counsel appearing in person submits that I practice on the criminal side, it is a question on access to justice, this is not sufficient.
Counsel: Milords it's a colonial era provision, it was framed to restrict the access to justice but the law has changed now and it is not a adversarial litigation.
Sep 19 • 12 tweets • 3 min read
#SupremeCourt is hearing ED's challenge to the bail allowed to former IAS officer Anil Tuteja stating that the order is tainted.
ED has sought custodial interrogation of Tuteja and a stay of the anticipatory bail by the HC. The matter is in relation to a multi crores NAN Scam.
Court asks The ED why an Article 32 has been filed by a central agency.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta says the magnitude of the offences calls for it.
He informs court that there is enough evidence to suggest that the Money Laundering case is the predicate offence.
Sep 8 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
#LucknowHotelFire: Allahabad High Court takes suo moto cognizance of the massive fire incident at Lucknow's Levana Suites on Monday that left four people dead, while at least 11 others were hospitalised with burn injuries #allahabadhighcourt
Court has expressed 'surprise' over the fact that the hotel was in possession of NOC of fire department even when there was a clear lack of fire escape
management system and violation of several fire related safety rules
on its part.
Sep 8 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
BREAKING: Daughter of Royal Family of Kashi's head files Intervention application in plea challenging the Places of Worship Act; seeks reclamation of the alleged illegal structure, Razia Mosque, which is claimed to be the original site of #KashiVishwanathMandir
As per the intervention application, Razia Mosque was built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak in 1194 C.E. after the destruction of the #KashiVishwanathMandir
Sep 8 • 18 tweets • 5 min read
Special CBI Court, Rouse Avenue to hear bail application filed by AAP minister Satyendra Jain in a #MoneyLaundering case.
Special Judge CBI asks ASG SV Raju to clarify on several issues including what is the evidence to show that the money belong to Satyendra Jain, what is to show that Jain was a beneficiary, etc.
Sep 8 • 46 tweets • 7 min read
🚨Will the Hijab be allowed in Pre-University institutions?
Supreme Court will hear the plea(s) challenging the Order of Karnataka HC upholding the prohibition on wearing of headscarves in Pre-University institutions #SupremeCourt
Justice Gupta: Yes Mr Kamat I think you should be a little concise
Counsel: Yes your honour
Justice Gupta: But if all of you argue for that long together then…?!
Sep 7 • 6 tweets • 2 min read
#SupremeCourt hears plea by Mohd Zubair challenging Allahabad High Court's order refusing to quash FIR registered against him in Hatemonger Tweet Case.
Petitioner tells Court that this matter should also be transferred to Delhi jurisdiction.
Sep 7 • 8 tweets • 2 min read
🚨 #DelhiHighCourt to continue hearing bail plea of Umar Khalid, accused of larger conspiracy cases concerning #DelhiRiots of 2020. The plea is a challenge to a Delhi court order which found his role in the Delhi Riots conspiracy “apparent”, rejecting his bail plea
Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad continues arguing. The bench has asked him to conclude his arguments today.
Sep 6 • 13 tweets • 4 min read
🚨 #DelhiHighCourt to hear bail plea of Umar Khalid, accused of larger conspiracy cases concerning #DelhiRiots of 2020. The plea is a challenge to a Delhi court order which found his role in the Delhi Riots conspiracy “apparent”, rejecting his bail plea.
Earlier, Special Public Prosecutor Amit Prasad had informed the Court that WhatsApp group chats show that the Shaheen Bagh was not an organic protest site, it was a created protest site, and the people were mobilized.
#DelhiHighCourt hearing a PIL plea argued by the petitioner in person against the alleged atrocities and hardships being faced by people and legal shop owners in the Chandni Chowk area.
Counsel appearing for the municipal corporation submitted that under the garb of repairing entire new construction is being done.
Sep 1 • 6 tweets • 3 min read
BREAKING: @RBI has informed the #DelhiHighCourt that a regulatory framework to support orderly growth of credit delivery through #DigitalLending methods while mitigating the regulatory concerns, has been firmed up.
The affidavit has been filed in a plea seeking regulation of Online Lending platforms charging exorbitant rates of interest from small borrowers. #OnlineLending @pbhushan1
Sep 1 • 6 tweets • 1 min read
#DelhiHighCourt hearing a plea filed by Manjit Singh Chauhan appearing in person over the issue of repairing 'pathetic' road in the Kotla Mubarakpur area.
Chauhan submitted that the authorities since 20 years have not done anything.
The officers are sitting in their offices, I have to come to the court and waste the time of the court since last 4 months.
Sep 1 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
#DelhiHighCourt to hear a plea seeking regulation of Online Lending platforms charging exorbitant rates of interest from small borrowers. #OnlineLending @pbhushan1
Advocate Prashant Bhushan submitted that after the Court issued notice, the Government issued a circular for the lending platforms in general and later the a expert committee had submitted its report and since then they are taking time.
Sep 1 • 38 tweets • 10 min read
🚨Teesta Setalvad’s bail plea in Supreme Court —-
Setalvad has been accused of manipulating evidence to frame innocent people in the riots that engulfed Gujarat post the Godhra Carnage in 2002.
Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal: Complaint was made that there is a larger conspiracy and an SIT was set up. SIT was also to look into Zakia's complaint. Court then made an order that if someone needs to be prosecuted then you go to an appropriate court. ...(contd.)
Sep 1 • 11 tweets • 5 min read
#Temples: Supreme Court to hear plea seeking direction that Hindus, Jains, Sikhs & Buddhists be permitted "have similar rights to establish, manage & maintain their religious places like Muslims, Parsis, Christians" & formulate a 'Uniform Code for Religious-Charitable Endowments
Raising questions about equal treatment of temples, gurudwaras at par with mosques, churches etc, the plea asks whether a "Secular State" can make laws to abridge rights of Hindus @AshwiniUpadhyay