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Evolving Hindu Personal Law is inching towards maturity

Evolving Hindu Personal Law is inching towards maturity

September 18, 2017    Journey travelled so far The Hindu Personal Law has been inching towards development ever since its codification in the post partition period. The term ‘Hindu’ under the act has been defined in a...

Delhi is sitting on Time Bomb, says Delhi High Court

September 16, 2017|South Delhi        Hauz Khas Village: Delhi’s time bomb During the hearing of the recently filed PIL by social activist Pankaj Sharma and advocate Anuja Kapur, Delhi Court said that the Hauz Khas...

NALSAR University of Law: One more step towards Animal welfare, inaugurated by Maneka Gandhi

 Inauguration of the Centre for Animal Law According to Humane Society International (HIS), India’s first Centre for Animal Law has been established and inaugurated by Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka...
India's legal genius, Ram Jethmalani announces retirement

India’s legal genius, Ram Jethmalani announces retirement

Ram Jethmalani, 94, One of India’s top lawyer for seven decades, who also announced his retirement from  his remarkable long career as an advocate, termed as "calamity" the present status of governance and said...
Supreme Court seeks government's stance on deporting Rohingya Muslim refugees

Supreme Court seeks government’s stance on deporting Rohingya Muslim refugees

The cause: Repeated and violent attacks, allegedly by Myanmar’s army have again led to an overwhelming exodus of Rohingya tribals into Bangladesh and India. During an earlier, similar round of violence, many of them...
Kashmiri Twitteratis are Breaking Laws, says Twitter, and Cites Official Complaint

Kashmiri Twitteratis are Breaking Laws, says Twitter, and Cites Official Complaint

Micro-blogging site Twitter has on Saturday sent an “official correspondence” from its legal department to several Kashmiri Twitteratis – who have been frequently posting about the conflict in Kashmir – that their Twitter profile...
Indian Wife Held Hostage, Abused by Husband and In-Laws, in Florida

Indian Wife Held Hostage, Abused by Husband and In-Laws, in Florida

The law enforcement authorities in Florida received a call from the parents (in India) of an Indian woman Silky Gaind, 33, that she was being abused and held hostage by her husband Devbir Kalsi,...
Delhi Rozi Roti Adhikar Abhiyan: Nobody in Delhi will go to Bed on an Empty Stomach

Delhi Rozi Roti Adhikar Abhiyan: Nobody in Delhi will go to Bed on an...

An NGO, Delhi Rozi Roti Adhikar Abhiyan, had filed a petition in the Delhi High Court seeking disbursal of subsidised food grains under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), without Aadhaar card.   The bench...
High Court Judges in Autos, Conduct Surprise Checks on Delhi Courts

High Court Judges in Autos, Conduct Surprise Checks on Delhi Courts

The district courts of Delhi were in for a surprise check from its Delhi High Court judges on Thursday.   Six judges headed out in six different autos to six different district courts to get a...
Eid-Al-Adha Slaughters: The Law and the Ground Reality

Eid-Al-Adha Slaughters: The Law and the Ground Reality

  Eid-Al-Adha This is an Islamic festival that commemorates the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son to God. After the prayers, many Muslims symbolically sacrifice an animal (cow/goat/sheep) and this sacrifice is called Qurbani.   What the...
Madras High Court gives additional time to Dhinakaran in FERA Case

Madras High Court gives additional time to Dhinakaran in FERA Case

Justice M S Ramesh, earlier today, granted the AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran additional time till September 11 to complete cross-examination of a prosecution witness. This is a two-decade old Foreign Exchange Regulation...
India Thanks Switzerland’s Support for its MTCR Membership bid

India Thanks Switzerland’s Support for its MTCR Membership bid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed President Doris Leuthard of Switzerland on her visit to today on Thursday, and thanked her for supporting India’s global aspirations. In particular, India’s bid for membership to the Missile...
Supreme Court of India steps in and rescues POCSO from IPC

Supreme Court of India steps in and rescues POCSO from IPC

In a country where child marriages are a reality with an estimated 2.3 crore minor brides, marital rape is still not considered a crime. The Indian Penal Code (IPC) protects a man having intercourse...
Supreme Court hauls Gujarat government for its tardiness in Asaram Bapu rape case

Supreme Court hauls Gujarat government for its tardiness in Asaram Bapu rape case

Godman Bapu & Son Asaram Bapu, yet another self-styled godman, has been in jail for a number of cases. Two separate sexual assault cases have been lodged in Rajasthan and Gujarat. Asaram Bapu has been...
Alarming Death of Sanitation Workers – Centre mulls to change the relevant law

Alarming Death of Sanitation Workers – Centre mulls to change the relevant law

10 sanitation workers have died in the national capital within the last single month. Alarmed, the Centre is now planning to amend The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013...
Senior Designation System Challenged by Gujarat High Court Advocates Association

Senior Designation System Challenged by Gujarat High Court Advocates Association

The Gujarat High Court Advocates Association (GHCAA) has vigorously sought for the abolition of Senior Advocates by challenging Section 16 of the Advocates Act, 1961 which splits them into Senior / Other Advocates. Indira...
Copyright infringement halts Baadshaho! Bombay High Court comes to Trimurti’s rescue

Copyright infringement halts Baadshaho! Bombay High Court comes to Trimurti’s rescue

The bone of contention between the makers of Baadshaho and the makers of the 1975 hit-film Deewar, is the song “Keh Doon Tumhe”. The original playback singers for this song were Asha Bhosle and...
Apex court allows PIL on wrong questions in UPSC prelims exam

Apex court allows PIL on wrong questions in UPSC prelims exam

  The apex court has allowed a PIL petition which was heard by bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra. The petitioner complained about the wrong questions in this year’s UPSC exam which was held on...
Right to life over right to privacy: Supreme Court of India on Aadhaar scheme dispute

Right to life over right to privacy: Supreme Court of India on Aadhaar scheme...

   A nine judge bench hearing the matter on Aadhaar scheme has stated that Privacy is a fundamental right but is inferior to right to life. The latter is considered when there is a conflict...
CLAT 2017 RESULT DECLARED

Common Law Admission Test: CLAT 2017 Results Declared!

CLAT 2017 Results Declared! Chanakya National Law University, which organised the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2017 on 14 May 2017, has declared the results and all India rank of CLAT 2017 on 29th May...