Civil Hour

December 9, 2022
facebook, Meta, grievance, penalty,

Failure to Respond to a Claim of Online Extortion: Uttarakhand High Court Imposes Fine on Facebook

The Uttarakhand High Court imposed a fine on Facebook on failure to respond to a claim of online extortion.  Background  The grievance of the petitioner is […]
December 8, 2022

Trademark Infringement Complaint from MSG: Delhi High Court Suspends Release of Movie “Ajinomoto”

Following a trademark infringement complaint from a manufacturer of MSG, the Delhi High Court has suspended the release of the movie “Ajinomoto.” Background  The Plaintiff has […]
December 8, 2022
pregnancy, delhi, termination

Delhi High Court allows Medical Termination of Thirty Three Week Pregnancy 

The Delhi High Court allowed the Medical Termination of thirty three week pregnancy.   Background  The petition has been filed by Mrs. X who, after her marriage […]
December 7, 2022
public, need, metro, nagpur

Supreme Court allotted the Land to the Metro for Nagpur Metro Rail Project

The Supreme Court, considering public need and in larger Public Interest, allotted the land in question to the Metro for Nagpur Metro Rail Project.  Background  Feeling […]
December 7, 2022
senior citizen, transfer, property,

Transfer of Property by a Senior Citizen can be Set Aside Only If It was Subjected to a Condition of Providing the Basic Amenities: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled that the transfer of property by a Senior Citizen can be set aside only if it was subjected to a condition of […]
December 7, 2022
accident, motor vehicle

Future Prospects should be Taken into Consideration while Awarding Compensation in Motor Vehicle Accident Case: Supreme Court 

The Supreme Court ruled that future prospects should be taken into consideration while awarding compensation in Motor Vehicle Accident case.   Background  The Appellants are the heirs […]
December 6, 2022

Industrial Adjudicator can Grant Relief if it Finds that Contract Between Principal Employer and Contractor is Sham, Nominal: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled that the Industrial adjudicator can grant the relief if it finds that the contract between the principal employer and the contractor is […]
December 5, 2022
bombay high court, mental

Bombay High Court expresses regret for the situation regarding Maharashtra’s failure to execute Mental Healthcare Act

The Bombay High Court expressed regret for the situation regarding Maharashtra’s failure to execute the Mental Healthcare Act. Background  When the Petition came up on board […]
December 5, 2022

Delhi High Court Grants Adobe 2 crore in Damages and Prohibits Cybersquatters from Violating its Trademark

The Delhi High Court granted Adobe 2 crore in damages and prohibited cybersquatters from violating its trademark. Background  The suit concerns itself with “ADOBE”, “SPARK”/”ADOBE SPARK” […]