Current Affairs 20 June


The High Court of Kerala set aside the appointment of the respondent to the post of District and Sessions Judge, as he was not an Advocate as on the date of his appointment. the Kerala High Court on 21st November 2017 issued a notification inviting applications for appointment as District and Sessions Judges in the Kerala Higher Judicial Services by direct recruitment. Then, the High Court published a list of qualified candidates on 7th June 2019 after the written examination and interview, and on 8th June 2019, High Court informed that candidates who were Judicial Officers on the date of publication of recruitment notification would not be considered for appointment as District and Sessions Judges.

Thai demonstrators call for Prayuth’s government to resign

Al Jazeera reported that on Saturday night, around 2,500 Thai protesters took to the streets in Bangkok calling for the resignation of the government and the dissolution of parliament, defying a coronavirus ban on gatherings in one of the biggest street demonstrations since a military coup in 2014. A litany of complaints was cited by the people at the student-led rally near Bangkok’s Democracy Monument against the year-old civilian government of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, the former army chief who overthrew an elected government six years ago.

Lawyers writes to MP CJ over police brutality in State

Advocates have written to the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court requesting him to take cognisance of several media reports regarding the ‘MP Farmer Suicide Bid’ on July 14th 2020. A representation has been made by Advocates Shoeb Hasan Khan, Ankit Agrawal and Saurabh Sahni to draw attention towards the police brutality and assault on farmers in Guna district. This compelled the couple to drink pesticide in a suicide attempt after being forced to watch as their crops were bulldozed by revenue department officials.

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