Supreme Court’s Ruling on instructing counsel and senior advocates: Impact on the legal system and next steps for Lawyers and LitigantsOn May 31, 2023 by Nisarga Pakhan
Only instructing counsel, not senior counsel, is permitted to raise matters before the vacation bench, according to a recent Supreme Court decision. Senior counsel cannot mention cases before the vacation bench; only attorneys who have received direct instructions from the litigants may do so. This decision was adopted by the Supreme Court in order to ensure that only the most crucial matters are brought before the vacation bench and to lessen the case backlog. Senior lawyers and their capacity to represent clients during the vacation bench term will be significantly impacted by this decision.
BJP MP and WFI President alleged of sexual harassmentOn May 31, 2023 by Aaliya Shyju
Female wrestlers have levelled sexual harassment allegations against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the
president of Wrestlers Federation of India (WFI). Examining the First Information Report (FIR)
levelling charges of sexual harassment against him, reveals that both minors and adults have reported
occurrences of his inappropriate behaviour towards them, wherein he abused his position and power
as President of WFI and preyed on the female wrestlers. However, Brij Bhushan continues to deny the
allegations against him, tooth and nail, on the grounds that these allegations that are levelled against
him are nothing but blatant lies and that he is being “falsely implicated”.
The legal implications of the Supreme Court’s decision on Demolition of illegal constructions in Delhi’s Vishwas Nagar area.On May 30, 2023 by Nisarga Pakhan
The Supreme Court declined to intervene in the Delhi High Courts decision to order the demolition of
unlawful structures in the Vishwas Nagar neighbourhood. The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) was
instructed by the Supreme Court to halt the demolitions for 7 days so that the residents might voluntarily
vacate the area. The demolition activity started on May 22, 2023. By May 29, 2023, if the residents have
not left, the DDA may resume demolition work. The DDA has been asked to respond to the issue of
rehabilitation for people whose properties are being demolished by the first week of July by the bench of
Justices Aniruddha Bose and Sanjay Karol.
USAID COMMITS OVER $100 MILLION TO HELP SUDANESE REFUGEES.On May 30, 2023 by Nisarga Pakhan
USAID has pledged more than $103 million in financing for Sudan and nations hosting displaced
Sudanese refugees as part of its commitment to aiding the country’s refugees from the Sudan. Samantha Power, the administrator of USAID, has come to Chad to meet with officials and refugees from Sudan to talk about humanitarian concerns. Since the humanitarian situation in Sudan is only growing worse, USAID is providing more support to its local partners. 60 million people in Sudan required humanitarian aid even before the crisis and horrifying bloodshed.
Decision To Dispense With 2000 Notes Not Towards Demonetisation; Courts Should Not Sit As Appellate Authority Over PolicyOn May 30, 2023 by Garima Pandey
The Delhi High Court recently made a landmark decision to dispense with the 2000 rupee note, and
not consider it as part of the government’s demonetisation policy. This was an important ruling thatwill have far-reaching implications for India’s economy and its citizens. The court ruled that since this
was a policy decision taken by the government, courts should not sit as an appellate authority over
Unveiling the Psychological and Emotional Landscape of Cohabitation(Live in Relationships): Impact on Mental Health and Well-Being.On May 30, 2023 by Nishtha Maurya
This research paper explores the psychological and emotional aspects of live-in relationships and their implications for mental health and well-being. The study aims to examine the unique challenges and benefits associated with this modern form of cohabitation, focusing on the impact it has on individuals’ psychological states and overall emotional well-being.
Stanford University professor claims aliens have been on Earth for a long time and are ‘still here’On May 30, 2023 by Astha Modi
Aliens and their supposed presence on Earth. The idea of aliens visiting Earth has been a topic of fascination for decades. From the famous Roswell incident to countless reported sightings, many people believe that extraterrestrial life has made contact with our planet. Despite the lack of concrete evidence, some individuals claim to have had personal experiences with these beings.
Representative’s AppealOn May 30, 2023 by Krishnaa Anand
On the 25th of May this year the Allahabad High Court admitted Afzal Ansari’s appeal challenging his conviction under the Gangsters Act. The MP/MLA court of Ghazipur convicted him under the Gangsters Act and sentenced him to 4 years in prison. Ansari had also filed a separate application asking for a stay in his conviction during the pendency of the current appeal. This matter will be going before the Allahabad High Court on July 4th.
Haney Retains Titles with a Controversial Win over LomachenkoOn May 30, 2023 by Kushagra Vashishth
American professional boxer Devin Haney, who was born on November 17, 1998, has excelled in the sport at a young age. Haney, a native of San Francisco, California, started boxing at the young age of seven and showed remarkable talent and promise right away. He made his professional debut in 2015 at the age of 17, making history as the youngest boxer to sign with Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s promotion organisation, Mayweather Promotions.
Chinese aircraft carrier sailed through strait: Taiwan reportsOn May 30, 2023 by SK MD TAUHID
The Shandong is an aircraft carrier in China. It was commissioned on December 17, 2019, as an additional vessel in the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). The vessel has been given the name after the eastern Chinese region of Shandong.