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No More 'Tareek Pe Tareek', Bombay High Court directs Charitable Trust To Pay Rs. 4.5L For Delays

No More ‘Tareek Pe Tareek’, Bombay High Court directs Charitable Trust To Pay Rs....

Refusing to grant further adjournments in a case, the Bombay High Court on Monday said there would be no more ‘tareekh pe tareekh’, while imposing a cost of Rs 4.5 lakh on a public...
Erecting Hoardings Not A Fundamental Right, Says Bombay High Court

Erecting Hoardings Not A Fundamental Right, Says Bombay High Court

 The Bombay HC on Monday held that it wasn’t a fundamental right of any individual or authority to erect a hoarding anywhere and instead local civic bodies can impose reasonable restrictions. The HC has...
Bombay High Court: Woman In Custody Case Terrified By Family Court Judge

Bombay High Court: Woman In Custody Case Terrified By Family Court Judge

The Bombay High Court has directed family court judges to adopt a more sensitive and humane approach when dealing with issues of counselling for children of warring parents. The court slammed one family court judge...
Woman Approaches Bombay Hight Court Against Arrest After Sun Set In PNB Fraud Case

Woman Approaches Bombay High Court Against Arrest After Sun Set In PNB Fraud Case

An employee of diamond merchant Nirav Modi's firm on Monday moved the Bombay High Court contending that the CBI arrested her in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank scam in violation of law. Kavita Mankikar,...
Supreme Court Of India Seeks Centre's Response On PIL To Bar Himanta Biswa Sarma As BAI Chief

Supreme Court Of India Seeks Centre’s Response On PIL To Bar Himanta Biswa Sarma...

The Supreme Court Monday sought the Centre’s response on a PIL seeking the removal of Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma as president of the Badminton Association of India (BAI). Issuing notice to the Centre, a...
First Indian Woman Wrestler, Navjot: People Reacted As If I Was Breaking Law By Practising Wrestling

First Indian Woman Wrestler, Navjot: People Reacted As If I Was Breaking Law By...

Navjot Kaur, who became the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Asian Championship gold medal, came home to a tumultuous welcome today. Talking with The Tribune about her historic gold, and her career...
Law Students Agitation Against Shifting Of College Remains Constant

Law Students Agitation Against Shifting Of College Remains Constant

Students of the Dr. Ambedkar Govermment Law College, Chennai, continued their agitation for the eighth day opposing the government move to shift their college to two campuses outside city limits. Madras Law College, one of...
Supreme Court Receives A Plea Seeking Ban On 'Unconstitutional' Nikah Halala And Polygamy

Supreme Court Receives A Plea Seeking Ban On ‘Unconstitutional’ Nikah Halala And Polygamy

After the Supreme Court struck down instant triple talaq, a plea in the court now seeks ban on nikah halala and polygamy as violative of Constitution and claims they “are not a part of...
A Major Decline Of 50% In Child Marriages In India

A Major Decline Of 50% In Child Marriages In India

The proportion of girls getting married in India has nearly halved in a decade, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said on Tuesday, which has contributed significantly to a global decline in child marriage. UNICEF...
Convict In Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case Granted Two Weeks Parole By Madras High Court

Convict In Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case Granted Two Weeks Parole By Madras High Court

Ravichandran had asked to be released for a month to help his mother resolve property disputes in Tamil Nadu. The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday granted two weeks’ parole to Ravichandran,...
Transgenders Seeking Government Jobs Cab Be Entitled To Relaxation In Age Limit, Says Madras High Court

Transgenders Seeking Government Jobs Cab Be Entitled To Relaxation In Age Limit, Says Madras...

The court was hearing a plea against a judgement ordering the recruitment board to reserve a post for a transgender candidate. The Madras High Court on Thursday recommended that Tamil Nadu offer transgender candidates the...
Healthcare Policies Can No More Exclude Genetic Disorders, A Landmark Ruling Of The Delhi High Court In The Healthcare Industry

Healthcare Policies Can No More Exclude Genetic Disorders, A Landmark Ruling Of The Delhi...

Many healthcare policies are structured in a way that excludes genetic disorders from the benefits of the health system. This is unfair and violates the Indian Constitution. In a landmark ruling, Justice Pratibha M Singh...
Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill Approved By The Cabinet

Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill Approved By The Cabinet

India’s cabinet has given its nod to a draft law that allows the government to take over all assets of loan defaulters and financial offenders who flee the country to evade criminal prosecution in...
Candidates Above 25 Permitted To Submit NEET Forms by Delhi High Court

Candidates Above 25 Permitted To Submit NEET Forms by Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed medical aspirants aged above 25 years to submit their applications for this year’s National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) (Under Graduate). The High Court came as an interim...
India's Investment Ranking Wrecked Down After Goa Mining Ban

India’s Investment Ranking Wrecked After Goa Mining Ban

India no longer features among the most attractive regions for investment in the mining sector, as a possible fall-out of a mining ban in Goa, says an international report. According to the Fraser Institute’s...
A Latest CAG Report Reveals 98.97 Lakh Metric Tonnes Minerals Illegally Excavated In Rajasthan

A Latest CAG Report Reveals 98.97 Lakh Metric Tonnes Minerals Illegally Excavated In Rajasthan

A whopping 98.87 lakh metric tonnes of minerals were illegally excavated in a period of five years in five Rajasthan districts, says a latest Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report, which highlights rampant unlawful...
New Law Officers Appointed After A Major Revamp In Bureaucracy

New Law Officers Appointed After A Major Revamp In Bureaucracy

The Centre on Wednesday shuffled the posts of several high-ranking bureaucrats while appointing seven new secretaries, 17 additional secretaries and three top law officers. R Subrahmanyam, a 1985 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from...
Issue Of Illegal Brothels Addressed By Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, Introduces New Bill

Issue Of Illegal Brothels Addressed By Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, Introduces New Bill

   Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday said that although she does not know how "illegal" brothels are running in the Capital and elsewhere in India, but a new legislation her...
Law To Jail Human Traffickers For Life Has Been Approved By The Indian Government

Law To Jail Human Traffickers For Life Has Been Approved By The Indian Government

India’s cabinet approved a tough new law which could jail human traffickers for life on Wednesday, giving a boost to efforts to crack down on the fast-growing crime. The Trafficking of Persons Bill, which will...
Assets Of Singh Brothers Investment Firms Attached By Delhi High Court

Assets Of Singh Brothers Investment Firms Attached By Delhi High Court

The Delhi high court on Monday ordered the attachment of assets held by two investment companies of brothers Malvinder Singh and Shivinder Singh, former owners of Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. The warrant of attachment was issued...