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Max Hospital in New Delhi's Saket | Photo: ANI

ICU beds for Covid in Delhi’s private hospitals can be reduced to 60%, AAP govt tells HC

AAP govt said an expert committee has recommended that de-escalation may be carried out in Delhi govt and private sector hospitals but not in central govt hospitals.

Kerala moves SC against HC order increasing pilgrims at Sabarimala to 5,000 per day

The state government said the authority had constituted a high-level committee which had set the number of pilgrims per day to 2,000 on weekdays and 3,000 on weekends.

Delhi HC directs AAP govt to frame protocol for managing post-Covid complications

The high court also directed the Delhi govt to ensure facilities are available to test, quarantine travellers from UK.
Calcutta High Court

No one can interfere if an adult marries, converts as per her choice, says Calcutta HC

The court was hearing a petition filed by the father of a 19-year-old woman, who he claimed had been unduly influenced by a man of a different religion.

HC tells website to pull down article creating ‘fear psychosis’ against Amul milk products

The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation has alleged that an article posted by ditchdairy.in intended to create 'bias, fear psychosis and prejudice' against milk products.
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Bombay HC asks Maharashtra govt if Maratha job aspirants can apply under EWS quota

Petitioners pointed out to the court that the Supreme Court has stayed reservation given to Maratha community and hence, should be considered under EWS category.

Amazon can ask regulators to block Future-Reliance deal, Delhi HC says

The interim order came after Future Retail approached the court last month against a temporary injunction Amazon got from a Singapore arbitration tribunal to halt the Reliance deal.
File image of the Supreme Court of India | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC to hear plea on probe into China’s alleged spying on President, PM, judges in January

An NGO has filed the PIL seeking directions to register an FIR for cyber terrorism and cybercrime under several relevant sections of the IT Act, 2000, and the Indian Penal Code.
Representational image of marriage | Photo: Pixabay

2 brothers held under UP’s anti-conversion law released following court order

The Muslim man and his brother were arrested on 4 December when he visited the registrar's office to record his marriage to a Hindu woman, whose family had filed a complaint.
Supreme Court of India

Lawmaker’s vote cast prior to conviction on same day valid, says Supreme Court

The court said to hold a lawmaker as disqualified even before he/she is convicted would 'grossly violate' his/her substantive right to be treated as innocent until proven guilty.

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