CBI files chargesheet against Anil Deshmukh in corruption case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday filed its chargesheet in a Mumbai court against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh and his two associates in a corruption case against them. Deshmukh and the others were first arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in November 2021 in relation to the same case for money laundering… Read More »

European Commission conditionally approves Poland recovery plan upon judiciary reforms

The European Commission Wednesday approved Poland’s recovery and resistance plan, an important step toward the release of billions of euros in grants and loans, but the money will not be paid until Warsaw reforms its judiciary. Under the plan Poland will receive 23.9 billion euros in grants and 11.5 billion euros in cheap loans over several years… Read More »

Delhi High Court to get two new judges after Central government clears appointment of Amit Sharma, Anish Dayal

The Central government has cleared the appointment of two lawyers, Amit Sharma and Anish Dayal as Delhi High Court judges. While Sharma has been cleared for appointment as additional judge for a period of two years, Dayal has been appointed permanent judge. Both Sharma and Dayal were recommended for judgeship nearly two years ago in… Read More »

Transgender person has every right to choose gender: Odisha High Court orders family pension for trans woman

The Odisha High Court recently held that transgender persons have the right to choose their own gender and are entitled to avail family pension benefits that accrue accordingly [Kantaro Kondagari @ Kajol v State of Odisha & Ors]. Justice AK Mohapatra held so in consonance with the law laid down by the Supreme Court in NALSA v. Union of… Read More »

Peru Prosecution Office investigates corruption allegations against President Pedro Castillo

Peru’s Prosecution Office Sunday launched an investigation into the activities of Peru President Pedro Castillo. The investigation will look into alleged crimes including, “criminal organization, aggravated influence peddling, and aggravated collusion[.]” The Prosecution Office also stated that investigation into these crimes may uncover others. Peruvian prosecutors initially confined their investigation to former Minister of Transport and Communications Juan… Read More »

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