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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...
Pakistan Working Against International Law by Sheltering Indian Fugitive Dawood Ibrahim

Pakistan Working Against International Law by Sheltering Indian Fugitive Dawood Ibrahim

The Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, who will demit office on Thursday, told PTI, “Dawood Ibrahim is in Pakistan. That country has given him...
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...
No legislation to be brought to implement the order of Triple Talaq ban, says Govt of India

No legislation to be brought to implement the order of Triple...

  The Government of India has no plan to bring any legislation to ban triple talaq as the five-judge Supreme Court bench by a majority verdict has held...
Supreme Court of India bans the controversial practice of Triple Talaq

Supreme Court of India bans the controversial practice of Triple Talaq

  The Supreme Court of India had banned Triple talaq, the muslim divorce law that allows men to abandon their wives immediately by merely uttering...
Blue Wale Challenge Suicide Game: PIL filed in Delhi High Court to take down online links

Blue Wale Challenge Suicide Game: PIL filed in Delhi High Court...

  What is the Blue Whale Challenge? The Blue Whale Challenge is apparently a suicide game in which the player who opts for this game is...
Indira Jaising: ‘When a women uses law, she is accused, when and Indian women uses law, she is labelled with bad character’

Indira Jaising: ‘When a women uses law, she is accused, when...

  The recent direction from the Supreme Court of India on stopping arrests or coercive action against accused husbands or their relatives charged for anti-dowry...
Delhi High Court: Rajya Sabha Secretariat fined Rs. 1 Lakh for wasting court's time

Delhi High Court: Rajya Sabha Secretariat fined Rs. 1 Lakh for...

  In a rare case, the secretariat of Rajya Sabha faced the wrath of the High Court of Delhi for consuming up its precious time...
Foreign law firms in India will work as Foreign accountancy firms says, Harish Salve

Foreign law firms in India will work as Foreign accountancy firms...

  Harish Salve expressed his views on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to allow foreign law firms to operate in India. “I agree to the fact...
CBI slammed by Delhi High Court for no progress update in JNU Student’s missing case

CBI slammed by Delhi High Court for no progress update in...

  The Delhi High Court rebuked the CBI for presenting the same report in the matter concerning the disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmad that...
Changes to India’s coastal law brings a bad news for Mumbai’s fishing villages

Changes to India’s coastal law brings a bad news for Mumbai’s...

  Changes to India’s coastal law threatens Mumbai’s fishing community as it will hurt the livelihood of millions who are dependent on the sea for...
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...
Vijay Mallya's Extradition paperwork submitted to his Legal Team by the Indian Government

Vijay Mallya’s Extradition paperwork submitted to his Legal Team by the...

  The Indian government has submitted the requisite "opening note" and the paperwork related to Vijay Mallya's extradition case to his legal team within the...
USA: Justice Department: Gays not protected under Title VII

USA: Justice Department: Gays not protected under Title VII

  The Justice Department has filed papers taking stand against a decision taken during President Barack Obama regime contending that the major federal civil rights...
An immediate arrest under dowry harassment law ruled out by the Supreme Court of India

An immediate arrest under dowry harassment law ruled out by the...

  On 27th July, 2017, the apex court of India ruled out the provision of immediate arrest by police in dowry Harassment cases. The police...
UP Chief Minister warns Real Estate Players of strict action

UP Chief Minister warns Real Estate Players of strict action

  The flat buyers associations of Noida and Greater Noida had met the CM to express their worries and to seek actions against the alleged...