#High Court

.Kochi, Kerala, India
As per the complainant, Sunny Leone had failed to show up at the event despite accepting the lump sum amount for doing the show. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@sunnyleone)

  • Kerala High Court has restrained the police from arresting Sunny Leone in cheating case
  • Leone has been accused of financial fraud of Rs 29 Lakh
  • The case was filed by an event manager who accused her of accepting money but not showing up at the event 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Somnath Bharti served as the Minister of Law, Tourism, Administrative Reforms, Art & Culture in Delhi's 2013-14 government. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The court convicted Bharti for various offences under the Indian Penal Code 323, 353 and 147
  • The court acquitted Bharti's associates and co-accused citing a lack of evidence
  • In 2015, he was arrested in connection with a domestic violence case lodged by his wife

Reliance approached the court to seek government intervention to protect its assets in Punjab.(Picture Credits: Screengrab, Twitter/RelianceJio)

  • As many as 1,411 Reliance Jio towers were vandalised in different areas of Punjab till December 27
  • The attacks have impacted the telecom service largely
  • Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had said such actions were not in the interest of the state

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The University has been asked to file the affidavit within six weeks. (Picture credits: Instagram/@delhiuniversityofficial)

  • A timeline and procedure for obtaining transcripts, mark sheets and degree certificates should be provided
  • Issuance of digital transcripts was stressed by the court
  • The earlier affidavit submitted by DU was called 'quite cryptic'

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
British-born al-Qaeda leader Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh was convicted and sentenced in the abduction and murder case of American journalist Daniel Pearl. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Daniel Pearl was a journalist who was killed in Pakistan in 2002
  • The family of the victim shows trust in Supreme Court of Pakistan for justice
  • US State Department will continue to track all developments in the case

.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Justice GR Udhwani died in the morning, days after he was admitted to the hospital on November 22. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • A sitting judge of the Gujarat High Court died following a cardiac arrest on Saturday
  • He was undergoing treatment for coronavirus at a private hospital
  • "He suffered a cardiac arrest at 7 am on Saturday and was declared dead at 7.40 am," the doctor said

.Haryana, India
Muslim man married a Hindu girl after convertinh his religion.(Photo Credit: Representational/ unsplash)

  • 21-year-old man, who has also changed his name, married 19-year-old woman on November 9
  • The couple had approached high court stating that they feared a threat to their lives
  • The police also met the girl's family and tried to convince them

.Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
The Kerala High Court will hear the case on Tuesday. (Picture Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Opposition has alleged the amendment would give more power to the police
  • These charges have been refuted by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
  • CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said the amendment will be reconsidered