YouTuber booked for calling out rape-threats to a female stand-up Comedian in live video

The Cybercrime cell registered an FIR against Shubham Mishra, a resident of the Atladara area in Vadodara, for abusing a stand-up comedian and arrested him on Sunday night. The action was taken after the National Commission of Women (NCW) addressed the issue by writing to the Gujarat Police, after receiving multiple complaints from comedians and celebrities.
Twenty-six-year-old Mishra had on Saturday posted a video on his Instagram account wherein he is seen sitting in a car and hurling abuses at stand-up comedian Agrima Joshua who had made some funny remarks on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s statue to be made in Maharashtra.

(BY- ANUPAMA SOUMYA)

NIZAMUDDIN MARKAZ CASE: 91 FOREIGNERS FROM 21 COUNTRIES GRANTED BAIL BY THE COURT

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Gurmohina Kaur allowed bail to the blamed on outfitting an individual security for Rs 10,000 each. The outsiders who got to the alleviation originated from Afghanistan, Brazil, China, USA, Ukraine, Australia, Egypt, Russia, Algeria, Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, France, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Tunisia, UK, Fiji, Sudan, Philippines and Ethiopia.
Supporters Ashima Mandla and Mandakini Singh showing up for individuals from Algeria, China, Philippines, Ukraine, UK, Russia, Ethiopia, Morocco, Jordan and Sudan said that the court has permitted them to document supplication deal under the steady gaze of the court on Thursday. These outsiders had gone to the occasion in March, following which in April COVID-19 cases the nation over spiked after many Tablighi Jamaat individuals, who had gone to the strict gathering at Nizamuddin Markaz occasion, tried positive. The case for this particular event has been registered in Gujarat High Court in the name of Suo Motu vs State Of Gujarat

As per the charge sheets, all the outsiders have been reserved for disregarding visa rules, abusing government rules gave in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic and guidelines with respect to Epidemic Diseases Act, Disaster Management Act and prohibitory requests under area 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure. They have additionally been for the offences under areas 188 (Disobedience to arrange properly declared by community worker), 269 (Negligent act liable to spread contamination of illness perilous to life), 270 (Malignant act liable to spread disease of sickness hazardous to life) and 271 (Disobedience to isolate rule) of the Indian Penal Code and pertinent segments of the Foreigners Act. The discipline for different offences under reformatory arrangements ranges from a half year to eight years of detainment. The Centre has dropped their Visa and boycotted them. The remote nationals have not been captured at this point and are by and by dwelling at different spots affirmed by the Delhi High Court.

(BY- ADARSH KHUNTIA)

TN custodial deaths: Case will be handed over to CBI

The case of a father and son who died in Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin after allegations of police brutality in custody; will be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for investigation, Chief Minister E Palaniswami said today. The controversial case sparked massive outrage across the country after father and son were allegedly tortured by the police before being sent to jail for apparently keeping their shop open beyond permissible hours during lockdown.

“The government has decided to have a CBI probe. We would hand over the case to CBI with permission from the Madras High Court. We would do this during the next hearing. Presently the Madras High Court is probing on its own,” the chief minister said.

Source: NDTV News

(By – Anupama Soumya)

“Gorkhas” granted domicile by J&K administration

A government’s representative stated that more than 50 domicile certificates were distributed to the “Gorkhas”, refugees from the west Pakistan. The certificates were distributed by Sanjeev Verma , who is a Divisional Commissioner of Jammu.

The certificates are also issued to those who resided in J&k for past 70years but were bereaved from their citizenship rights, but now they have equal status as the other citizens of J&K has. Moreover, all those migrants and their children who are registered with Relief and Rehabilitation Even they will be granted Domicile certificate soon.

Source:- The Hindu

By -Sanyogita

Amid increasing number of custodial deaths — Kanimozhi seeks to set up an inquiry by NHRC

In her letter to NHRC, Kanimozhi has alleged that the state has witnessed 15 custodial death but no action has been taken into consideration against the concerned authorities. In the recent custodial death of a father and son — police brutally killed them ignoring all the basic fundamental rights.

Thus Kanimozhi wants to set up an inquiry by National Human Rights Commission to take fair investigations and actions against the police authorities of Sattankulam

Source: – thehindu.com

(By -Sanyogita)

FIR against Swami Ramdev over his claim to discover “Coronil” medicine for Covid-19

A resident from Bihar Mr. Hashmi has filed a criminal complaint against the founder of Patanjali Yog Samiti Swami Ramdev for his false claim to cure people from the life-threatening Corona Virus and that too within 7 days. According to Mr. Hashmi, Swami Ramdev is just trying to mislead the innocent people by his mendacious claims.

The complainant has filed his case under sections 420 (cheating and dishonesty inducing delivery of property), 120B (criminal conspiracy) and 270 (malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life), of Indian Penal Code. Moreover Ayush ministry has also asked Patanjali Group to stop advertising until it passes all the test .They have also asserted that the facts of the claims are not yet confirmed and settled.

Source:-Financialexpress.com

(By – Sanyogita)

Kerala’s Health Minister KK Shailaja joins UN panel talk on COVID-19

Kerala’s Health Minister KK Shailaja was honoured by the United Nations on its Public Service Day 2020, as she conducted a webinar explaining what has now come to be known as the ‘Kerala model’ in combatting COVID-19. The webinar was on Pandemic and Public Service Delivery: examining the critical role of public servants at local and national level.

KK Shailaja received international recognition for her stewardship of the southern state’s response to the pandemic that has seen Kerala effectively flatten the curve during the first phase of the outbreak. 

Kerala, which recorded India’s first three coronavirus cases, has been successful in flattening the curve of new infections. The southern state has reported 3,451 cases, of which 1,809 patients were discharged after receiving treatment. 

Source: https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/un-honours-kk-shailaja-how-keralas-covid-19-slayer-cornered-the-virus/611112

(By – Anupama Soumya) 

“Tripura Govt. to seek Supreme Court’s permission to help 10,323 AD Hoc Teachers”

The Tripura State Government has decided to seek permission from the Apex Court with respect to providing alternative employment to 10,323 teachers who had lost their jobs. The Education Minister Mr Ratan Lal said “Earlier we had filed several petitions before the Supreme Court seeking permission for allowing the state government to recruit them on non-teaching posts. And now the court asked us to file an affidavit before July 25”. As many as 10,323 UG,PG candidates were appointed teachers in government schools in phases since 2010, During CPI(M)-Led Front was in power.

Such recruitment was challenged and the Tripura High Court in 2014 terminated their services holding up the process as ‘faulty’. To which the Left Front government moved to the Top Court challenging the order,the Court upheld the High Court verdict in March 2017.

As per the verdict the teachers were declared as retired after December 31,2017,But were again appointed on an ad hoc basis. When the BJP government came into force it again appealed to the Top Court, which granted them a one-time final extension till March 31.2020. Among the teachers many got other jobs and now 8,882  teachers’ term of employment has expired. The Top Court made it clear that they cannot be recruited back as teachers, so the state government made a plea for with alternative posts. 

                                               Source: Doordarshan

                                                By- Durga Bhatt 

Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa opposed Decriminalization of Section 138 of Negotiable Instrument Act

The bar council of Maharashtra and Goa in a letter opposed to the idea of decriminalization of section 138 of Negotiable Instrument Act, it stated that such actions are against the judicial pronouncement and will have cascading effects on life of people.   

The letter was addressed to the finance ministry; the council further clarified if the move is enforced by the government it will adversely affect the livelihood of practicing advocates and “their survival will be put to great stake.” 

The Negotiable instrument act provides safeguard to bona fide defaulters; therein the court stated that it will be just and reasonable to not decriminalize the provisions of Negotiable instruments act rather make it more stringent and deterrent. 

(By – Siddharth)

Delhi Police failed to file a Chargesheet, Devinder Singh and Irfan Shahi Mir gets bail in terror case

Devinder Singh, a suspended police officer who was alleged to have a close connection with the terrorists and aid them in transporting the terrorist groups to come out from Kashmir safely crossing all the check posts has been granted bail by the Delhi Court.

The Court proceedings took place through video conferencing in which the cop gets a bail in terror case as Delhi police failed to file a charge sheet within 3 months which by default grants him bail.

Irfan Shahi Mir also gets a bail with Devinder Singh. In the meantime, NIA has claimed that they are again going to file a fresh charge sheet again Devinder Singh as they have enough evidences against him.

(By – Sanyogita)