Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Live Law December 7, 2018 12:30 pm Change Font Size The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a PIL contending that Finance Minister (FM) Arun Jaitley has “plundered” the RBI in waiving off the loans of certain companies. Further, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi came down heavily on Advocate and petitioner-in-person M. L. Sharma for the joinder as a respondent to his plea of the FM in person. “Why are you attacking individuals? What are you trying to convey? That the FM is exploiting the RBI’s resources in declaring NPAs (Non-Performing Assets)? The court cannot permit such attempts to pick on people”, reprimanded the Chief Justice. On Friday, Attorney General K. K. Venugopal, in the face of the alarming increase in the volume of PILs a large proportion of which are only a waste of the court’s precious time, emphasised the need for there to be defined limits so far as the filing of PILs is … [Read more...] about SC Dismisses Plea Against FM Arun Jaitley On NPAs With 50K Cost, Restrains Petitioner ML Sharma From Filing PILs Till Payment Of Cost
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TOUGHER sentences for stalkers have been rolled out in a drive for harsher punishments to reflect the severity of the crime. The government has increased the maximum sentence for people found guilty of stalking. Is stalking a crime in the UK? Stalking became a crime in the UK in 2012 when the Government changed the law to cover actions including following or spying on someone. Cyberstalking - such as inundating someone with unwanted messages online - is also covered by law. Before the Protections of Freedom Act made it a specific crime, police had to wait until stalkers committed another crime - such as harassment or breaching a restraining order - before they acted. Harassment includes bullying and making violent threats to the victim or their family, whereas stalking covers any kind of unwanted attention - such as sending unsolicited gifts or following someone. When the law was introduced MP Elfyn Llwyd, who chaired the inquiry, said many stalking was widely regarded as a "joke" in … [Read more...] about What is a restraining order, how is stalking defined in the UK and which celebrities have been victims of the crime?
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Mehal Jain June 6, 2018 9:48 am Change Font Size The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice on a special leave petition (SLP) preferred by the Rajasthan Waqf Board chairman against the High Court’s judgment setting aside his nomination as a member of the board. Sayyed Abubakra Naqvi, the petitioner, was nominated as a member of the Waqf Board under Section 14(1)(c) of the Waqf Act, 1995 by the state government in March 2016. He was subsequently appointed as chairman of the state Waqf Board. Naqvi, in his petition, has submitted that he has been the president of the Muslim Mahasabha Sansthan since 2004, and the secretary of the Rajasthan State Employees Federation as well as the president of the Rajasthan Primary and Secondary Teachers Federation. Further, he stated that he has been working for “the objects of the society in relation to education, employment, removal of bad habits, for special insistence … [Read more...] about SC Set To Interpret ‘Social Work’ As It Takes Up Rajasthan Waqf Board Chief’s Challenge Against HC Order Setting Aside His Nomination [Read Petition]
Democrats have been worrying that they could be shut out of the November election in the 49th Congressional District.Now they have something else to worry about even if they aren’t.If Republicans don’t take both of the top two primary spots, Democrats could wind up with a candidate some leaders might not want to support.Doug Applegate came within a whisker of defeating Republican incumbent Darrell Issa in 2016, despite revelations that Applegate was accused of stalking, harassing and threatening his ex-wife, who obtained a restraining order against him in 2002 and another in 2004.The retired Marine colonel also was ordered by the court to relinquish two firearms.Applegate’s campaign manager at the time said the allegations were dismissed, the restraining orders rescinded, and his handguns were returned.Still, that’s a lot of baggage under any circumstances, and even more so in the #MeToo era and at a time when Democrats have sharply criticized the Trump … [Read more...] about Why Applegate is a problem for Democrats in race for Congress
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Akanksha Jain April 3, 2018 3:10 pm Change Font Size Amidst widespread criticism from various quarters, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday ordered the withdrawal of the release of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting which said journalists can lose their accreditation charge of propagating fake news. The release issued on Monday evening was ordered to be canceled by Prime Minister Modi, who reportedly said that the matter should be addressed only in the Press Council of India. It is to be noted that the I&B Ministry headed by Smriti Irani had issued the release amending the guidelines for accreditation of journalists to regulate fake news and expressly stated that any request for accreditation will be granted only if journalistic ethics have been adhered to. The release said any complaint of fake news will be referred to the Press Council of India (PCI) if it pertains to print media and … [Read more...] about Amidst Widespread Criticism, Modi Orders “Fake News” Release To Be Withdrawn