• sociolegalcorp@gmail.com
  • India

Madras High Court rejects the petition filed by Tamil Actor Vijay regarding the entry tax on his imported vehicle.

Madras High Court rejected the petition filed by Tamil Actor Vijay in the year 2012. Petitioner contended upon the demand of entry tax on his imported Rolls Royce Ghost car. Further, Justice SM Subramanian imposed Rs 1 lakh on the Actor for eluding the entry tax. Court further directed the actor to contribute the money to the Tamil Nadu’s Corona relief fund.

‘Ensure Peace, Progress & Good Governance’: 58 Lawyers, Researchers Urge President To Withdraw Draft LDAR 2021

The draft LDRA gives the government powers to choose any plot of land for development and can override any public opposition.
 It was enacted under Article 240 of the Indian Constitution. President has the power to make regulations for the peace, progress, and good government of the Union territory of Lakshadweep under the Article. The letter expressed that, “The draft LDAR is disassociated from the social, cultural, economic and environmental realities of the Lakshadweep islands. We find that the draft LDAR not only fails to address its stated purposes of good governance, the conservation and promotion of public health, safety, and general welfare of the people but rather goes against these and will facilitate land grab and ecological destruction on these special islands.”

West Bengal State Assembly Passes Resolution for the creation of Legislative Council

Written By – Arshita Anand The West Bengal Legislative Assembly passed a resolution yesterday to create a Legislative Council in the state under Article 169 of the Constitution of India that deals with the Abolition or creation of Legislative Councils in States. The resolution was moved by state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee after 196 MLAs voted in favour of […]

Many High Courts not adequately represented in Supreme Court: Rajya Sabha MP P Wilson

He stated that “If we consider the case of the Madras High Court, a chartered High Court with an illustrious history, only one Judge from the Madras High Court is presently serving on the Bench of the Supreme Court of India,” Further he said, the Constitution of India as well as the Supreme Court, being the highest judicial organ in the country, is “as much federal as the other organs in the sense that it belongs equally to all States.”

‘The Wire’ challenges the validity of IT(Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021

On 25th February 2021, the centre announced the new IT(Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code)Rules 2021. These rules have been framed under the Information Technology Act 2000. The 2021 rules have introduced a new three tier content regulation mechanism and a new code of ethics. They will also regulate internet intermediaries, Over-The-Top(OTT) platforms and digital news media. These rules […]

Rajasthan HC notes abuse of power and quashes FIR filed by state police

A petition was filed in court by Puneet Solanki, Abhishek Kharb, Surendra Solanki, Ashok Solanki, Ankit Gulania, Akshay, Pradeep Mishra and others,against the action of the SHO, Police Station, Bhiwandi alleging that an illegal and ill-motivated raid was conducted on the factory premises of the Golden Bottling Company, Bhiwandi. The raid was conducted on the FIR lodged, alleging that the […]