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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...
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...
UK Court Finds Government To Have Breached EU Law With Internet Snooping

UK Court Finds Government To Have Breached EU Law With Internet...

Some portions of British government’s mass interception of text messages, emails,  and other forms of communication breaches European Union law, the U.K. Court of...
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...
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...
The Plight of Undocumented Immigrants after Harvey’s Havoc

The Plight of Undocumented Immigrants after Harvey’s Havoc

Hurricane Harvey has left the Houston region reeling from its fury with at least 44 feared dead and the worth of property damaged running...
Law and order situation apprehended by Punjab Govt on the verdict of Ram Raheem rape case

Law and order situation apprehended by Punjab Govt on the verdict...

  The government of Punjab expresses its concerns with anticipating about the law and order situation in the state that can take place on account...
Udhhav Thackeray The law should mandate Vande Mataram

Udhhav Thackeray: The law should mandate Vande Mataram

  Uddhav Thackray, the president of Shiv Sena said that reciting the National Song of India,  Vande Mataram, should be made compulsory by the law.   "If...
Man stabbed sister-in-law six times for denying sex

Man stabbed sister-in-law six times for denying sex

  A 24-year-old man, named Arvinder Kumar, allegedly stabbed his sister-in-law six times after she denied his sexual advances, in Bharat Nagar.   The incident took place...
Switzerland quoted India’s data security laws as "adequate" for exchange of banking info

Switzerland quoted India’s data security laws as “adequate” for exchange of...

   The Swiss government found India's data security and confidentiality laws "adequate" for entering into an automatic exchange of information pact, which will open a...
On grounds of domestic violence women may given precedence concerning Child Abduction Law

On grounds of domestic violence women may given precedence concerning Child...

  Based on the suggestions given by a high-level panel examining a draft law on civil aspects of child abduction bill, an NRI women must...
Bill amending Companies Act, 2013 passed by Lok Sabha

Bill amending Companies Act, 2013 passed by Lok Sabha

  The Lok Sabha passed a bill to amend the companies act to strengthen the corporate governance standards, initiate strict action on defaulting companies and...
Sanjay Dutt's good conduct judged merely in 2 months, questions Bombay High Court to the Maharashtra Govt

Sanjay Dutt’s good conduct judged merely in 2 months, questions Bombay...

  A PIL was filed by a city resident, Pradeep Bhalekar, inquiring about the regular paroles and furloughs granted to Actor Sanjay Dutt while he...
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...