Legal Update as on 28.10.2022

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  1. DCDRC – DRIVER NEGLIGENCE CAUSED A PASSENGER TO MISS HER FLIGHT, AND THE DCDRC HOLDS UBER RESPONSIBLE FOR IT – The District Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (DCDRC), in Mumbai, found Uber liable for the driver’s carelessness and ordered the company to compensate a lawyer Rs. 20,000 for a missed flight to Chennai as a result of the driver’s delays.
    KAVITA S. SHARMA V. UBER INDIA SYSTEMS PVT. LTD
  1. CCI – IMPOSES CCI 936.44 CRORE COST FOR USING DOMINANT POSITION ON GOOGLE- Google was fined Rs. 936.44 crores by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for abusing its dominant position with regard to its Play Store regulations. The CCI also ordered Google to change its behavior within a specified time frame and refrain from engaging in anti-competitive practices.
    XYZ (CONFIDENTIAL) VS. ALPHABET INC. AND OTHERS
  1. KER HC IMPLIES MOHFW FROM PIL ASKING FOR CAH TO BE INCLUDED UNDER RARE DISEASES POLICY – the Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has been named as a respondent in the suo motu public interest writ suit asking for the inclusion of “Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)” as a rare condition under the National Policy for Rare Diseases.
    SUO MOTU V. STATE OF KERALA & ORS
  1. KER HC – FAMILY PROPERTY NOT A REASON TO REFUSE AN EWS CERTIFICATE TO A MARRIED WOMAN LIVING SEPARATELY – The Kerala High Court ruled that a married lady living apart from her husband cannot be denied an EWS certificate because of the extent of her family house land.
    SANDRA STEPHEN V. STATE OF KERALA & ORS.
  1. KER HC – WRIT NOT MAINTAINABLE; ELECTION TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS IN BANKING COMPANY A PRIVATE AFFAIR – candidate’s candidacy for election to the position of Director on the Board of a private banking business is a private matter, writ petitions against the decision cannot be filed.
    DHANLAXMI BANK LTD V. K.N. MADHUSOODANAN & ORS. AND DHANLAXMI BANK LTD. V. P.K. VIJAYAKUMAR @ PUTHALATHKUTTAN NAIR VIJAYAKUMAR & ORS
  1. KAR HC – SHAREHOLDER CAN’T INITIATE PROCEEDING FOR FRAUD BEFORE MAGISTRATE UNDER COMPANIES ACT BY ITSELF – According to the Karnataka High Court, a shareholder minority or not cannot bring a claim for fraud under Section 447 of the 2013 Companies Act by themselves before the Magistrate.
    GOPAL v. GANGA REDDY
  1. DEL HC – WOMAN ACCUSED OF AIDING SUICIDE IS DENIED PRE-ARREST BAIL BY THE DELHI HIGH COURT – When a woman was accused of helping someone commit suicide, the Delhi High Court said that the FIR clearly shows that the applicant said something that caused the person who died to do something so drastic. The court then denied the woman’s request for bail in advance.
    SUNITA MALIK vs THE STATE OF DELHI
  1. SC – DNA TESTS CAN VIOLATE A PERSON’S RIGHT TO PRIVACY AND CAN’T BE ORDERED AS A MATTER OF COURSE – The Supreme Court ruled that a DNA test used to find the father of two children cannot be done just because it is legal to do so. This is because doing so would violate a person’s physical autonomy and privacy.
    INAYATH ALI & ANR. V. STATE OF TELENGANA & ANR.
  1. BOMBAY HC – MAKING A MARRIED WOMAN DO HOUSEWORK FOR THE FAMILY WAS NOT CRUELTY – According to the Bombay High Court, asking a married woman to help with household duties for a family is not the same as hiring a maid and is not cruel to the woman.
    SARANG DIWAKAR AMLE & ORS. V. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA & ANR.

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