#Law

2 days ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The Supreme Court of the US passed a series of verdicts on Monday (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • The investigations were initiated to examine Trump's election expenses 
  • The verdict may reveal the alleged cases of tax evasions and fraud
  • Mazars USA, the accounting firm used by Trump was asked to comply with the subpoenas 

3 days ago.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Activist-poet Varavara Rao (right) has been granted interim bail by the Bombay High Court on Monday. (AFP File Photo)

  • Rao has been under custody since August 2018
  • The Bombay High Court has imposed that Rao remains in Mumbai
  • The Bombay HC also said that Rao should not make any public statements related to the legal proceedings

4 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Climate activist Disha Ravi being produced at Patiala Court in connection with ' Greta Thunberg toolkit case' in New Delhi. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Delhi Police that the farmers' protest toolkit got leaked on social media
  • Disha Ravi has been in judicial custody since February 14
  • Delhi's Patiala House Court has reserved its order for Tuesday on Ravi's bail application

6 days ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Immigration has been a sensitive and polarizing issue in the American political sphere (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Biden said such policy reforms have been "long overdue" and called the previous policy "misguided"
  • US legislature has proposed the idea of calling undocumented immgrants as "non-citizens" instead of "aliens"
  • Biden administration has also instructed the Immigration and Custom Enforcement body to limit the explusion of illegal immigrants

6 days ago.Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sugar Book connected younger women with older men, who are expected to provide financial support. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • The app's founder was previously arrested in Kuala Lumpur 
  • Sugar Book's slogan is "where romance meets finance"
  • The dating app also has a user base in Singapore, Thailand and the US

18 Feburary.Canberra ACT, Australia
Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said that these events show how much market power these digital giants have. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • A new law proposed in Australia would require Facebook to pay for Australian news content on it
  • Without any notice, Facebook removed all links on its platform that shared this news
  • This came as retaliation for the laws that were proposed in Canberra

18 Feburary.Canberra ACT, Australia
Facebook's move contrasted with Google. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Australia is set to adopt a law that would force digital companies to pay for news content
  • Facebook and Google say it will wreck the way the internet works
  • The companies had threatened to partially withdraw services from the country if the rules become law

17 Feburary
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  • "Defendants are entitled to keep the money," US District Judge Jesse Furman said
  • The case centers on payments totaling some $500 million Citigroup sent in August 2020
  • Citi plans to appeal the decision

13 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Justice Pushpa V Ganediwala is an additional judge at the Bombay High Court. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The judge made headlines by delivering two controversial verdicts in sexual assault cases against minors
  • She has been given a fresh one-year tenure extension rather than two years
  • Her previous tenure as an additional judge was to end on Friday

11 Feburary.Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
As many as 23 cases were registered under an anti-conversion law in Madhya Pradesh within a month of it coming into force. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Early last month, the BJP government promulgated the Freedom of Religion Ordinance, 2020
  • The law penalises religious conversions by misrepresentation, allurement, use of threat of force, etc
  • The highest number of seven cases was reported in the Bhopal division followed by five in Indore, MP Home Minister said