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Courts Should Not Rely On Wikipedia: Supreme Court

More authentic sources should be depended on since the online encyclopedia is a crowd-sourced one with user-generated edits said the Supreme Court

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Attorney General KK Venugopal Refuses Consent To Invoke Contempt Against Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal

Venugopal stated that he found Sibal's critique was not intended to scandalise the Court or to affect the confidence of the public in the institution.

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Delhi HC Expresses Concern Over Baba Ramdev's Statement On US President Biden

In one of the statements Ramdev allegedly said how US President Joe Biden tested positive for Covid despite being vaccinated.

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Advocates In Jobs Unconnected To Legal Matters Have To Reappear For AIBE After Five Years, BCI Tells SC

The Bar Council of India (BCI) apprised the Supreme Court that it has resolved to make it mandatory for those who have cleared the All India Bar Exam (AIBE), but have since been involved in non-judicial/ legal work, to re-appear for the examination if they stay out of law practice for more than 5 years.

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Delhi Minister Kailash Gehlot Moves Delhi HC Challenging Prior Approval From Centre For Visits By CMs

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was recently denied permission for a visit to Singapore.

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Bombay HC Refuses Urgent Listing Of Petitions Challenging Renaming Of Aurangabad And Osmanabad Cities

A division bench of Justices Prasanna Varale and Kishore Sant said there was no urgency to hear the two Public Interest Litigations (PILs) now and posted it for hearing on August 23.

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Delhi HC To Hear Plea By Former Haryana CM OP Chautala

Justice Yogesh Khanna had earlier called for the politician’s jail record before it to decide the issue of his release during the pendency of the appeal. On May 27, a trial court had convicted Chautala and awarded a four-year jail term to him while also imposing a fine of Rs 50 lakh in the case of acquiring disproportionate assets from 1993 to 2006.

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Apex Court Says Offence Under Section 306 IPC Cannot Be Quashed On The Basis Of Settlement

Court termed the offence of abetment to suicide as a heinous offence which impacted the society.

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Delhi HC Grants Medical Bail To Unitech Founder Ramesh Chandra

The court noted that from the medical record, it was clear that Chandra’s condition was “quite serious” and his ailments “have assumed larger proportions” on account of age.

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Fast Track Court In Kerala Convicts Four In POCSO Cases

Special Judge T G Varghese convicted the four in as many cases among which one was registered at Idukki police station while the remaining three at the Rajakkad police station.

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