Re-Upped Round up May 22

Bar & Bench

Nation’s 1st online trial begins at Madhupur

The nations’s first online Court was inaugurated by Justice Altamas Kabir of the Supreme Court. The inauguration took place in the High Court of Jharkhand in the presence of Chief Justice Prakash Tantia and other judges.

Parliament nod to Copyright Act amendments

The Copyright Act (Amendment) Bill, 2012 was passed by the Lok Sabha.

Lokpal Bill tabled in RS, sent to select committee

The Lokpal Bill, which was presented in Rajya Sabha on the second last day of the Budget Session, was sent to a select committee.

Delhi imposes fine on non-registration of marriages

The registration of marriages will become mandatory in Delhi and couples who fail to do so within 60 days of tying the knot will have to pay a fine of Rs 10,000.

Rajya Sabha defers Marriage Laws Bill

A Bill seeking to give the wife a clearly defined share in husband’s immovable residential property was today deferred in the Rajya Sabha.

Justice V. S. Sirpurkar takes over as New Chairman of the Competition Appellate Tribunal

Justice V. S. Sirpurkar, former judge of the Supreme Court of India today assumed the charge as Chairman of the Competition Appellate Tribunal of India.

CIC slaps maximum penalty on public information officer

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has imposed the maximum penalty prescribed under the RTI Act on its official for delay in furnishing information to an applicant.

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