01 May 2017
May 01, 2017
1) Bombay High Court has set a precedent after it served a summon via WhatsApp in a copyright infringement suit against producers of Kannada movie ‘Pushpaka Vimana’ released in 2017.
2) Delhi High Court has said that hospitals cannot hold patients “hostage” to extract money for unpaid bills.
3) Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Police to flash photographs of missing persons on social media "without fail" to ensure such persons are traced soon enough.
?4) Supreme Court has said that acquittal of relatives or husband under Section 498A IPC will bar prosecution to use presumption available under Section 113A of Evidence Act prove abetment to suicide under Section 306IPC.
5)Delhi High Court has reiterated that nomination is not a Will in law and in absence of any Will, only legal heirs (as per the Hindu Succession Act) shall be entitled to inherit property of deceased.