Tag Archives: court

The future of the internet looks brighter thanks to an EU court opinion

Imagine an internet where you couldn’t access any content unless it complied with every law of all the countries in the world. In this scenario, you would be prevented from expressing views that were critical of many of the world’s dictatorships. You would not be able to question aspects of some religions due to blasphemy laws. And some of the ... Read More »

Supreme Court Backs Ban That Virtually Outlaws Cryptocurrencies in India

HIGHLIGHTS SC refused to overturn RBI ban on dealing in cryptocurrencies India is going a step further in cracking down on peer-to-peer money Abu Dhabi, South Korea are creating rules to allow secure crypto-trading India’s top court refused to overturn a central bank ban on lenders from dealing in cryptocurrencies, a move that effectively outlaws the nascent industry in Asia’s third-largest ... Read More »

Google-Oracle Java Infringement Case Gets New Life as Appeals Court Revives Claim

A US appeals court on Tuesday resurrected a multi-billion dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp against Alphabet’s Google. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Google’s use of Oracle’s Java development platform to create the Android operating system was not protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law, reversing a 2016 jury verdict. The court sent the case back to a US judge in ... Read More »

JEE Advanced 2017: Plea filed in Supreme Court challenging IIT’s decision on grace marks

A petition has been filed on Friday challenging premier Indian Institute of Technology’s decision to grant grace marks to all students for misprinted questions in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). The apex court has sought reply from the Centre and the IIT Madras (exam conducting body) on why 7 additional grace marks were awarded even to aspirants who did not attempt the ... Read More »

Bombay High Court to consider maths optional for Class 10

  Students who are pursuing arts or other vocational courses required no knowledge of Maths, observed Bombay HC, asking education boards to consider mathematics an optional subject for 10th standard students who are opting for Humanities. A bench of justices V M Kanade and A M Badar made their observation on the basis of a petition filed by a leading ... Read More »

Western Digital Moves to Court in a Bid to Block Sale of Toshiba Chip Unit

HIGHLIGHTS WD has sought a court injunction to stop Toshiba’s chip unit sale The court injunction details that Toshiba needs to take WD’s consent Toshiba wants to complete the deal as quickly as possible Western Digital Corp has sought a court injunction to prevent Toshiba Corp from selling its chip business without the US firm’s consent – a move that ... Read More »

High Court scrapes Lucknow University law admission ordinance

In the writ petition filed by one LLM aspirant, the petitioner challenged the validity of the university ordinance that provides 80 per cent seat reservation only to LU law graduates. High Court scrapes Lucknow University law admission ordinance RELATED STORIES 7-year-old girl seeks a job in Google, gets touching reply from Sundar Pichai CBSE scrapes academic reforms, might discontinue international ... Read More »

School under serious allegations, Delhi High Court seeks response from government

Apart from receiving donation from the stake holders for admission, the school is also facing allegations on ground of fraudulent activities in connection with the scholarship amount given to poor students. Delhi High Court RELATED STORIES IIM Bill 2017 expected to be tabled today at Lok Sabha JNU refuses media reports about reduction in academic seats Education for girls: HRD ... Read More »

All universities to have ‘Grievance Redressal Cell’ within four months: Delhi High Court directs UGC

Appointment of an ‘ombudsman’ in every university and a grievance redressal committee (GRC) for every college or group of colleges are now “mandatory”. Delhi High Court RELATED STORIES No fellowship to non-NET candidates: UGC CBSE won’t apply its 3 Indian language plan for Class 10 Board exam till 2020 CBSE: Physical education to be made compulsory for Class 10 students ... Read More »

Instead of taking over private schools, improve public schools: Delhi High Court

Instead of taking over the private schools, government should mull over to improve public schools in such a manner that the parents will opt for public school in the near future, observed Justice Manmohan. Delhi High Court RELATED STORIES UPSC Civil Services Examinations: Disabled candidates to get seven not ten chances, directs SC CBSE Board Exam 2017: Peon allegedly steals ... Read More »