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Wired: Flashy HNLU | Majority rule | Aadhar challenged | Rape pendency stats | Pendency laptop

Flashy HNLU: HNLU Raipur students organised a flash mob at a Raipur mall to support women’s empowerment yesterday. A flash mob “combines the appeal of a dance performance, seemingly un-choreographed, spreading across the crowd, creating a spontaneous public spectacle of unified musical expression to promote a social cause,” reported the [TOI]

Majority rule: The Bangalore Advocates Association is up in arms about Karnataka high court judge K Sreedhar Rao, whose son filed criminal cases of extortion and threat against two of its members. In addition to resolving to collectively skip court proceedings presided over by Rao on 12 August, the association has also asked the CJI to “hold an in-house inquiry” about his affairs [Hindu]

Aadhar challenged: The Delhi high court yesterday issued notice to the central government on a petition challenging the implementation of the unique identification or Aadhar cards scheme on the ground that it violates the privacy of applicants by raising serious concerns regarding critical personal and biometric information [BS]

Rape pendency stats: 23,792 cases related to rape were pending in 21 high courts as on 30 September 2012, the law minister told parliament. Between October 2009 and September 2012, 8,772 cases were disposed of by the high courts. A maximum of 8,215 cases are pending in the Allahabad High Court which disposed of 39 cases in three years between 2009 and 2012 [DNA]

Pendency laptop: CJI Sathasivam has asked chief justices of all high courts to prioritise long-pending cases and to submit monthly statistics of pendency. He also said yesterday that laptops have already been provided to 13,000 judicial officers in the country [BS]

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