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Rahul needs to unite I.N.D.I.A bloc ahead of state elections

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‘Injustice’ to adolescent boys: MP HC requests Centre to consider reducing the consentage of victim from 18 to 16 years in rape cases

In a very significant development, we witnessed how just recently the Gwalior Bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court in a learned, logical, landmark, laudable...

Must Consider Husband’s Financial Status While Determining Maintenance In Matrimonial Dispute: Delhi HC

In a pragmatic, progressive and pertinent judgment titled Jyoti @ Gayatri v. Rohit Sharma @ Santosh Sharma in CRL. REV.P. 56/2018 and cited in...

Can’t act in a mechanical manner in matrimonial matters: Allahabad HC

While taking a very strong, sensible and principled stand, the Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court has in an extremely commendable, courageous, composed, cogent...

‘Dubious that one would keep IDs in a bag along with contraband’

The Himachal High Court bench observed that this creates a suspicion about the correctness of the prosecution story; as usually, an identity card is...

Rajasthan HC grants 15-day parole to life convict

‘Denial to prisoner to perform conjugal relations for progeny would adversely affect rights of his wife’. It would be in the fitness of things to...

‘Advocate needs to be in continuous practice for 7 years on date of application to seek appointment as District Judge’

While reiterating what is manifestly laid down in our law and as also specifically enjoined in Article 233 of our Constitution, the Allahabad High...

‘Absence of injuries on victim’s body will not render commission of offence improbable’

Calcutta High Court upholds conviction of man for raping seven-year-old girl. While demonstrating zero tolerance for heinous offence of rape of minor, the Calcutta High...

POSH Act applicable to girl students of a school: Calcutta HC

While pulling apart the curtains, the Calcutta High Court in a learned, laudable, landmark and latest judgment titled Pawan Kumar Niroula Vs Union of...

[498A & 304B] Casual reference of family members of husband in FIR not enough to prosecute: sc

While overturning the Allahabad High Court’s judgment, the Supreme Court in a recent, refreshing, robust and rational judgment titled Mirza Iqbal @ Golu &...

Delhi HC annuls marriage after 16 years

Failure on wife’s part to disclose her mental disorder before her marriage with the husband constituted a fraud perpetrated upon him. On expected lines, we...

Convicted lawmakers must be banned for life

The Apex Court took into consideration the irrefutable fact that this critical issue had been hanging fire for the last five years. It must...

Bombay HC commutes death penalty of three convicts in 2013 Shakti Mills gang rape of a photo-journalist

What bigger proof is needed to prove that life imprisonment is worse than death penalty than this that none other than the Bombay High...

Retain death penalty only for terror cases: Law Commission

A 272-page draft report of the Law Commission, favoured speedy abolition of the death penalty , except in certain cases where the accused is...

‘Granting interim maintenance is similar to giving first aid; prevents wives & children from vagrancy’

While giving a fresh impetus to the legal rights of wives and children under Section 125 of CrPC, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has...

Magistrate, while accepting chargesheet, has to invariably issue summons: SC

The Magistrates must be very careful and in all such cases when the accused has been on bail in a non-bailable offence for a...

Every expecting female deserves dignity during motherhood; pregnant woman deserves bail not jail: HP HC

While granting anticipatory bail to a pregnant woman accused under the NDPS Act, a Single Judge Bench comprising of Justice Anoop Chitkara of Himachal...

Textbook example of state instrumentality’s unjust enrichment: Madras HC slams BSNL for its failure to use land for 20 years

In a notable judgment titled AS Marimuthu Vs The Ministry of Telecommunications, Government of India and 2 others in W.P(MD) No. 5485 of 2014...

Educated woman supposed to be fully aware of consequences of having sex with a man before marriage: J&K HC

‘Consent obtained by fraud amounts to no consent and therefore, if there is sexual intercourse with consent but obtained by fraud, it amounts to...

Pakistan Army Is Biggest Land Grabber: Lahore High Court

We all know fully well how notorious Pakistani Army is in grabbing land at the drop of a hat that it can be gauged...

Voters should be able to see name, photograph and symbol of candidates with sufficient clarity, essential for free and fair election: Kerala hc

While disposing a petition pertaining to the visibility of a party’s symbol on Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the Kerala High Court in a latest,...

Not proper to keep him in jail forever: SC reduces sentence imposed on dacoity-cum-murder convict to 22 years imprisonment

To put things in perspective, the Bench then observes in para 2 that ‘The appellant was charged with the offence punishable under Sections 396...

CBI’s authority to investigate within ‘Railway Areas’ in a state remains unfettered by state government’s withdrawal of consent: Calcutta High Court

In a learned, latest, landmark and laudable judgment titled Anup Majee Vs Union of India and others in WPA No. 10457 of 2020 while...

Punishing an adolescent boy who enters into a relationship with a minor girl was never the objective of Pocso Act: Madras HC

As we see, it is then stated aptly in para 2 that, ‘This is a very peculiar petition that has been filed by the...

Citizens’ fundamental rights cannot be held hostage to inordinately long inquiry conducted by Passport Authorities: Delhi HC

All said and done, it is certainly a laudable, learned and landmark judgment written elegantly by Justice Vibhu Bakhru of Delhi High Court which...

Mandatory publication of notice of intended marriage under Special Marriage Act violates Right to Privacy: Allahabad High Court

In a most learned, most laudable, most landmark and most latest judgment titled Smt. Safiya Pandey & Anr vs State of U.P. Thru. Secy....

Purpose of rehabilitative sentencing is to reform the offender as a law abiding citizen again: Bombay HC grants bail to 20-year-old Boy in POCSO...

To start with, the Bench of Justice Smt. Bharati Dangre of Bombay High Court who has authored this noteworthy judgment being herself a woman...

Why does Maharashtra have maximum benches and UP minimum benches?

Why then should all such steps not be taken to put our judicial system back on rails and not allow it to be in ventilator as most unfortunately we have allowed in last 74 years and this holds true most for UP and here too West UP which accounts for more than half of pending cases?

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