The Jharkhand HC Advocate Association general secretary said HCs in Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka had issued similar directions to some litigants to pay costs towards the relief fund in Kerala. Bombay HC also asked one Trademark infringer to deposit Cost to Distress Fund.
section 295A does not penalise any and every act of insult to or attempt to insult the religion or the religious beliefs of a class of citizens but it penalises only those acts of insults to or those varieties of attempts to insult the religion or the religious beliefs of a class of citizens which are perpetrated with the deliberate and malicious intention of outraging the religious feelings of that class. Insults to religion offered unwittingly or carelessly or without any deliberate or malicious intention to outrage the religious feelings of that class do not come within the sanction.… Read More Picturization of movie which involves the actress with a wink is not blasphemous-SC
There is no law empowering the State or its officials to prohibit, or to impose a prior restraint upon the press/media. The right to privacy as an independent and distinctive concept originated in the field of Tort law, under which a new cause of action for damages resulting from unlawful invasion of privacy was recognised.… Read More Whether there is any law empowering State or its officials to prohibit or to impose a prior restraint upon press-media