Israel top court approves Temple Mount cable car over objections from Palestinians, environmentalists

The Israeli Supreme Court Sunday ruled in favor of the Israeli government’s planned cable car over the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The ruling has been met with excitement by proponents such as Jerusalem’s mayor, Moshe Lion, who claimed the project would, “reduce air pollution in the area, solve the transport and parking distress and allow comfortable and efficient access to the Western… Read More »

HC reiterates Writ petition would be maintainable against a private party if it discharges a public function

Facts The petitioner is the Managing Director of the Karnataka Freight Movers Pvt. Ltd and claims to be a lifetime member of the respondent no.4 company, as also a member of its ‘bye-laws committee’. While the respondent no.4 is a private company registered u/s 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 with the object to protect… Read More »

Denmark to charge former Defence Minister with leaking classified information

According to a press release on Thursday, May 12th from the Danish Ministry of Justice, the Danish Attorney General has recommended charging former Defence Minister, Claus Hjort Frederiksen, with “the unauthorized disclosure of highly classified information.” The Attorney General’s office has recommended that charges be brought under the rarely used section 109 of the Danish… Read More »

Mumbai Court: Appoint women guards to keep watch on public toilets to avoid harassment of minors, women

A Sessions Court at Dindoshi in Mumbai recently suggested that women guards should be stationed outside public toilets to avoid incidents of harassment of kids and women who use such facility The Special Judge under the Protection of Children against Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) was dealing with a case in which a 7-year-old girl… Read More »

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