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Not every mob member possesses the same object: Delhi HC grants bail to six murder accused

Posted under Legal, by Sunayana Khurana / 8 hours ago

The Delhi High Court remarked in granted bail to six defendants accused of murder during the Delhi Riots of 2020 that "there cannot be a blanket assumption that every participant of an unlawful assembly has a same goal." During the Delhi riots, the six men were suspected of being part of a mob that murdered Dilbar Negi, a 20-year-old man.

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Before reserving seats for OBCs in local bodies, the Supreme Court must apply the triple test laid out in the Vikas Gawali verdict.

Posted under Legal, by Sunayana Khurana / 8 hours ago

Before Maharashtra government seats can be reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBC) in local government bodies, the Supreme Court said that compliance with the triple test laid out in the top court's judgement in Vikas Kishanrao Gawali v. State of Maharashtra is required [Rahul Ramesh Wagh v The State of Maharashtra].

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In petitions challenging BJP MLAs' one-year suspension from the Maharashtra Assembly, the Supreme Court has reserved its decision.

Posted under Legal, by Sunayana Khurana / 8 hours ago

The Supreme Court has postponed its decision on petitions challenging the one-year suspension of 12 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs from the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, including Ashish Shelar (Ashish Shelar v The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly).

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Shrikant Shivade, a well-known criminal trial lawyer, has died.

Posted under Legal, by Sunayana Khurana / 9 hours ago

Shrikant Shivade, a criminal lawyer who represented celebrities in a number of high-profile trials, died this morning in Pune. He was 67 years old at the time.

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No protests, dharnas, or political meetings should be allowed during COVID

Posted under Legal, by Sunayana Khurana / 18 hours ago

In response to a lawsuit filed by the Congress to suspend the Mekedatu Padayatra, the Karnataka High Court ordered the State government to continue to implement a standard operating procedure (SOP) prohibiting all political rallies and large gatherings.

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