The Philippines national, part of a group of nine Philippines nationals, came to New Delhi on March 3, the group of 10, including one Indian national, was visiting the country as part of a preaching group, scheduled to travel across the country visiting mosques.
In Palghar, which has not registered a single case of COVID-19 so far, anganwadi workers have been directed to deliver cooked food to houses of lactating and nursing mothers in villages with a tribal population as they are prone to malnourishment.
The first visually-impaired judge to be elected to the Supreme Court of Michigan in the US head and delivers judgments in 26 cases, along with six other judges, every Wednesday. He was in Mumbai recently to talk about better opportunities for people with disabilities.
The Hubli Bar Association submitted that it would take back a resolution it had passed on February 15; on Friday, the High Court asked the association to place on record a resolution withdrawing the earlier one.
On January 9, 1993, police had allegedly entered and fired at people inside the building where the Suleman Usman bakery was located, causing nine deaths. Seven police officials, part of the team that entered the building, are facing trial on charges including murder.
The court observed that the police had “exceeded their jurisdiction by immediately trying to arrest the accused”, in contravention with Supreme Court directions to issue a notice before arrest when the offence is punishable up to seven years.
In the Bidar school sedition case, spotlight has fallen on reports that police questioned children . What are the international conventions for questioning children? What do Indian laws say on this, and on child witnesses?
A draft of such guidelines was submitted by the then Congress-NCP government in 2012, requiring the police to fulfill certain pre-conditions before invoking Section 124A (sedition) of the Indian Penal Code against a person.
The accused, Allah Rakha Mansoori, is a scrap dealer of cars and motorcycles. He was arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in 2018 for allegedly carrying weapons from Surat to Mumbai and providing them to a co-accused.
Sources said that rumours about Chinese crew members being on board led the local residents, many of whom work as loaders and crane operators at the port, refuse to take part in the ship’s iron ore loading operations.
After Sharjeel Imam, Mumbai student has been booked for sedition for slogans in Sharjeel’s support. A look at what courts and the Maharashtra govt have said about the validity and applicability of Section 124A IPC.