Allahabad High Court division bench while hearing a petition filed by Professor Ravi Kant of Lucknow University refused to quash the FIR lodged against him for making a controversial statement in the Gyanvapi case.
Supreme Court bench dismissed the petition filed by a pharmaceutical company aggrieved by a judgment of the Madras High Court, wherein the Division Bench upheld an order of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, which, in turn, upheld an order of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals).
The Allahabad High Court has quashed the FIR against the producers of the Amazon Prime web series Mirzapur. The said web series Mirzapur was under the scanner as it depicted the state of Uttar Pradesh in a bad light, allegedly hence FIR was registered against the producers. The FIR was registered against actor/ producer Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani.
The Bombay High Court on Saturday refused to grant bail to businessman Raj Kundra and his IT support provider Ryan Thorpe on charges of producing and uploading adult film content on mobile applications like Hotshots.
The apex court began hearing in the plea filed by NGO People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), alleging that despite the Court's February, 2019 order, Section 66A of the Information Technology Act continues to be used in police stations as well as in trial courts across the country
Central government told to respond over use of Section 66A of IT Act in cases pending at various trial courts despite the provision had been struck down by by the Supreme Court in 2015. Seniormost judge Justice Rohinton Nariman expressed surprise at the continued use of the penal provision.