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INDIA – Ram Jethmalani No More: Your Veteran Lawyer and Union Minister Pass Away At 95

Ram Jethmalani, one of India’s well-known lawyers and former union minister, passed away in his home in Delhi this morning. He was 95 years old. Mr. Jethmalani had not been doing well for the last few months, said his son Mahesh to the PTI News Agency. The legal veteran passed away at 7:45 a.m. His last rites were conducted at 5.30 p.m. this evening at the Lodhi Road Crematorium in Delhi. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and many other prominent individuals paid tribute to the cremation lawyer. Ram Jethmalani, a six-time member of Rajya Sabha, served as the United Front Union Minister and the BJP-led NDA Governments. He was elected to the Rajya Sabha on the RJD ticket in 2016.

INDIA – Law Of Sedition Most Abused Today, Transforming India Into A Police State, Says SC Justice Deepak Gupta

He spoke at a lawyer’s workshop and delivered a valid address on “Sedition and Freedom of Expression” but warned that he was talking not as a judge but as a citizen of India. However, Justice Gupta did not mince his words and accused the police, the state and even the judiciary of abusing colonial law of sedition. Stifling criticism, he warned, would bring India down to a police state. If one has no affection for an individual or scheme, he or she should be free to give full expression to his or her disaffection as long as he or she does not contemplate, encourage or incite violence …”

CHINA – Protesters In Hong Kong Are Appealing To Trump For Assistance

Some of the banners read, “President Trump, kindly save Hong Kong” and “Make Hong Kong great again.” The protests, now in their 14th consecutive week, continued despite Hong Kong’s governance, lastly meeting one of the protesters ‘ main requirements. China has continuously advised other nations not to interfere with this. The situation in Hong Kong, a former British colony handed back to China in 1997, is said to be solely its own inner affair. Sunday’s crowd waved US flags and cried out for the US to “liberate” Hong Kong from China.

INDIA – Modi 2.0, 100 Days: Modi Government is a sign of hope for all, claims Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday that the Narendra Modi government is “synonymous” with the national safety, growth, and welfare of the poor, as well as being a “sign of hope” for every segment of society. At the end of 100 days of the Modi Government, Shah also said that he had taken a number of “historical decisions,” including the repeal of the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir pursuant to Article 370. “Within 100 days of Modi 2.0, PM Narendra Modi has taken a number of historic decisions that every Indian has been waiting for 70 years,” he said.

INDIA – Passing Of New Anti-Conversion Law In India

The Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly enacted a bill to criminalize religious conversion in the northern state of India. The bill, which was adopted on 30 August, intends to extend the law implemented in 2006 that criminalized conversion by “fraud,” “force” and “inducement” by adding “coercion” to its terms of reference. Induction has also been redefined under the new bill as “an offer of any temptation in the form of any donation or reward or material gain, whether in cash or kind or in jobs, free education in a reputable school run by any religious body, easy money, a better lifestyle, divine enjoyment or otherwise.”

CANADA – Guide Dogs Discrimination Too Common

Although it’s illegal in Canada to deny access to or deny service to an individual working with a guide dog, this occurs far too often. Discrimination involves the denial of access to any property that would usually be accessible to the public. After the taxi incident, Halifax Regional Police did not know that it was their duty to implement the law. (They know that now.) They should also understand the differences between guide dogs, other service dogs, therapy dogs, and emotional support dogs — which are protected by provincial legislation and which are not.

INDIA – Odisha: MLA Comes To Sensitize The Traffic Regulations, Vehicle Parks In The No-Parking Area, Fined

The legislature of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) was fined Rs 500 for breaking the traffic rules in the capital city of Odisha. Bhubaneswar MLA Ananta Narayan Jena was fined for illegally parking his vehicle in a no-parking area close AG Square in Bhubaneswar. Interestingly, the legislator had gone to make individuals aware of the traffic rules and the amended Motor Vehicle Act. The police commission, which organized the special awareness campaign in Bhubaneswar on road safety and new Motor Vehicles Act, imposed a fine of Rs 500 on Jena, former mayor of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).

INDIA – Gandhi, And Mandela Used His Expertise As A Lawyer To Combat Oppression: Panellists

Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela used their training and experience as lawyers in their respective struggles for independence in India and against apartheid in South Africa, the speakers said at a panel discussion in Pretoria. The speakers at the panel discussion on ‘ Gandhi & Mandela as Lawyers ‘ were hosted by the High Commission at the University of South Africa (UNISA). The speakers emphasized the similarities and differences in the approach of both Gandhi and Mandela. During his 20-year tenure in South Africa, Gandhi created his principle of Satyagraha before returning to India to lead his home nation to independence.

DUBAI – Mother Can’t Relocate A Kid Outside The UAE Without Her Father’s Nod

It may also be observed that the custodian (may be mother) of a child may not allow the kid to travel outside the UAE without the written permission of the guardian (may be dad) of the kid. This is in accordance with the provisions of Article 150 of the Personal Status Act. On the basis of the above-mentioned provisions of the Personal Status Act, in a case that your wife returns to Dubai / UAE with your daughter, you may apply to the Dubai Courts for a travel ban that would prevent your daughter from traveling outside the UAE without your permission.

INDIA – Lawyers Of Madras High Court Have Declared One Day Boycott Over The Transfer Of Justice Tahilramani

The Madras High Court Advocates ‘ Association, made up of 18,000 lawyers, announced a boycott of the transfer of Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani. Advocates of the High Court of Madras and the Magistrates will not appear for their cases on Tuesday, 10 September. Justice AK Mittal, Chief Justice of High Court of Meghalaya, was recommended to act as Chief Justice of the High Court of Madras. The decision of the collegium’s has been subject to considerable scrutiny because Justice Tahilramani has been moved from a court with a sanctioned strength of 75 judges to a smaller court with only three judges.

INDIA – Criticizing The Executive, The Judiciary, The Bureaucracy Can’t Be Called Sedition: SC Judge

As citizens, Indians have the right to criticize the government, and criticism can not be interpreted as sedition, Supreme Court Justice Deepak Gupta said on Saturday, adding that stifling such criticism would make us a police state. He said, “For me, there is a very significant right that is not enshrined in the Constitution … the right to liberty of view, the right to liberty of conscience, by themselves, includes the most significant right — the right to dissension. Every society has its own laws, and over a period of time, when individuals only abide by age-old laws and conventions, society degenerates; it does not develop.

AUSTRALIA – Lock-Out Laws To Be Scrapped In Sydney Except For Kings Cross

Sydney’s contentious lockout laws could be abolished for most of the CBD, with the New South Wales premier hoping that the move would improve the city’s nightlife. On Sunday, Gladys Berejiklian admitted that it was time to increase Sydney’s night-time economy after a cross-party parliamentary committee assessment of the laws earlier this year. The premier will move to lift the 1,30am lockouts in the entertainment district of the CBD, but the law will remain in place for Kings Cross. The legislation was implemented in 2014 in a bid to decrease alcohol-fueled violence following the one-point fatalities of Thomas Kelly and Daniel Christie.

INDIA – Flight IndiGo bound for Gorakhpur Make Emergency Landing At Varanasi Due To A Technical Snag

On Sunday (September 8, 2019), an IndiGo flight bound for Gorakhpur had to make an emergency landing at Varanasi airport due to a technical snag. Flight 6E 6316 of IndiGo was flying from Hyderabad to Gorakhpur when the incident occurred. The planes landed at LBS International Airport in Varanasi after an engine malfunction had been detected. The aircraft carried 144 passengers. The pilot immediately contacted the Air Traffic Control (ATC) at Varanasi Airport. The aircraft made an emergency landing with ATC permission in the afternoon.

INDIA – Delhi HC Asks JNU Not To Notify The Results Of The Student Union Until The Next Hearing Date

While responding to a few petitions, the High Court of Delhi told the Jawaharlal Nehru University not to report the outcomes of the student union elections. The petitions were submitted by students of JNU Anshuman Dubey and Amit Kumar Dwivedi. Students from the university cast their vote on a number of positions in the student body on Friday. A 67.9% voting proportion was registered, which will start later in the evening. The results were to be notified on Sunday, and it remains to be seen how the authorities react to the court order.

USA – Lawmakers Are Introducing Bills To Consider Cruelty To Animals A Federal Felony Nationwide

A bipartisan bill that would render animal cruelty and bestiality a federal crime has been presented by two Florida congressmen on Wednesday report Orlando Sentinel. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-West Boca, and Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, are sponsoring the Act on the Prevention of Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT). The PACT Act was published to tackle and sexual exploitation of “crushing, burning, drowning, suffocating and suffocating animals.” Anyone convicted of a crime could face a prison sentence of seven years.

INDIA – The Delhi Bar Council forbidden 4.778 Advocates who failed AIBE from practicing in the Courts

In a letter of 28 August addressed to the Supreme Court and the High Court of Delhi, the Delhi Bar Council states that 4,778 lawyers who had been provisionally enrolled had not been able to qualify for the examination since 2010. Consequently, it was demanded that those advocates should not be permitted to practice before the judiciary or to vote in any elections to the Bar. The list of such advocates has been forwarded to the Registrars General of the Supreme Court and the High Court of Delhi, as well as to all the District and Session Judges in the capital.

INDIA – Bombay HC; Courts Have Time Machines Where Cases Live On

Referring to the excessive time taken by Indian courts for litigation, the High Court of Bombay said that the courts appear to have “time machines” in which cases go on indefinitely. In a decision in a case relating to the Rent Control Act, the court said on Friday that the dispute had begun in 1986. Subsequently, several appeals, pleas, and pleas stayed unresolved, while the initial landowner and the initial tenant were no longer present. In a number of cases, litigants on both parties die, but the litigation continues for generations to come, said Justice Dama S Naidu.

USA – Afghanistan Has Committed Itself To ‘ Dignified And Long-Lasting Peace ‘ After Trump Cancels Talks With The Taliban

Afghanistan’s government called on the Taliban to stop violence in the country and open talks after President Trump announced the cancelation of a meeting with the insurgent group. “Real peace will come when Taliban agree to a ceasefire,” in a declaration by officials working for President Ashraf Ghani on the canceled agreements. Trump announced by tweet on Saturday that he had canceled a secret conference with Taliban officials and Afghanistan’s President in Camp David after the Taliban claimed responsibility for an assault in Kabul that murdered a U.S. soldier and 11 others.

INDIA – Mumbai Airport Stake: Adanis Moves Bombay High Court Against GVK’s Bid To Halt Its Deal

The Adani Group has brought the shareholders of GVK Group-run Mumbai Airport (MIAL) and the Ministry of Aviation to the High Court of Bombay, seeking direction to enable them to purchase the minority stake held by the South African firm Bidvest in the airport. The South African company Bid Services Division Mauritius or Bidvest owns 13.5% of the country’s second busiest airport. Other investors are ACSA Global (Airports Company of South Africa), which owns 10% of the shares, Airports Authority of India (26%) and GVK Airport Holdings, which owns 50% of the shares.

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