Home Tags Law News India

Tag: Law News India

Two Lawyers Awarded Rs. 2 Lakh Compensation For Suffering “Professional Indignity” Due To Lost Baggage

Two Lawyers Awarded Rs. 2 Lakh Compensation For Suffering “Professional Indignity”...

A consumer court has asked Air India to pay compensation of Rs 2 lakh each to two lawyers, after they successfully argued that the...
India Introduces New Anti-Hijacking Law With Stricter Penalties

India Introduces New Anti-Hijacking Law With Stricter Penalties

The hijacking of the Indian aircraft IC-814 in 1999 and the 9/11 attacks in the U.S. in 2001 have highlighted the possibility of aircrafts...
Chennai Court Sentences An IT Professional To Death For Raping And Murdering 7 year old Child

Chennai Court Sentences An IT Professional To Death For Raping And...

A young IT professional was sentenced to death by a Mahila court of the Chengalpet area near Chennai for raping and murdering a seven-year-old...
New Law Enacted In The Netherlands Making All Adults Organ Donors Unless They Opt Out

New Law Enacted In The Netherlands Making All Adults Organ Donors...

A new law has been approved by Dutch legislators under which all adult citizens of Netherlands are deemed as potential organ donors until they...
Delhi High Court Asks Govt. To Make Appointments For NCPCR Vacancies Within 90 Days

Delhi High Court Asks Govt. To Make Appointments For NCPCR Vacancies...

The Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to make necessary appointments to fill all existing vacant posts in the National Commission for Protection...
SC Directs Delhi High Court To Set Aside Rule Barring Lower Judicial Officers From Exam For ADJs

SC Directs Delhi High Court To Set Aside Rule Barring Lower...

The Supreme Court has stepped in to help lower judicial officers, who had been blocked from writing an examination being held for selecting additional...
JNU Approaches Delhi High Court With Contempt Plea Against Agitating Students

JNU Approaches Delhi High Court With Contempt Plea Against Agitating Students

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has filed a petition with the Delhi High Court alleging that its earlier order banning students from holding protests...
Delhi High Court: Delhi Held To Ransom By Traders,Says HC Regarding Masterplan Amendment

Delhi High Court: Delhi Held To Ransom By Traders,Says HC Regarding...

The Delhi High Court has observed that the city of Delhi is being held to ransom by a few.   A bench of Acting Chief...
Survey Finds Nearly 63 Million Women 'Missing' Across India

Survey Finds Nearly 63 Million Women ‘Missing’ Across India

Almost 63 million women are said to be "missing" from India's population as a result of disease, female foeticide, neglect or inadequate nutrition, according...
Salary Hiked For Supreme Court And High Court Judges After Bill Approved By President

Salary Hiked For Supreme Court And High Court Judges After Bill...

Supreme Court and high court judges will receive nearly a two-fold salary increase after President Ram Nath Kovind approved a bill cleared by Parliament...
Delhi University Approves New Law Centre At Dwarka, Allots Rs 60.36 crore

Delhi University Approves New Law Centre At Dwarka, Allots Rs 60.36...

Delhi University is all set to have a new law centre at Dwarka after the Executive Council (EC) passed the necessary building project proposals...
Supreme Court Jobs: Supreme Court Of India Has Invited Applications For Two Post

Supreme Court Jobs: Supreme Court Of India Has Invited Applications For...

  The Supreme Court of India has called for applications for the posts of Court Assistant and Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistants.   There are 15 temporary ex cadre...
Further Amendments To Insolvency Law Likely Based on Panel Recommendations

Further Amendments To Insolvency Law Likely Based on Panel Recommendations

Amendments may be made to the insolvency law based on recommendations received from the panel currently reviewing issues surrounding the legislation, according to a...
Training Police Officers Can Help Reduce Violence Against Women in India

Training Police Officers Can Help Reduce Violence Against Women in India

Although in recent years the issue of women’s rights has increasingly entered the society’s consciousness, the movement still is in its infancy, according to...
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....
Supreme Court hauls Gujarat government for its tardiness in Asaram Bapu rape case

Supreme Court hauls Gujarat government for its tardiness in Asaram Bapu...

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

Alarming Death of Sanitation Workers – Centre mulls to change the...

10 sanitation workers have died in the national capital within the last single month. Alarmed, the Centre is now planning to amend The Prohibition...
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,...
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...
Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh convicted for rape, violent outbreak by Dera followers

Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh convicted for rape, violent outbreak...

  Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh gets convicted for raping two women followers in 2002, resulting in violet clashes across Punjab and...