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Mental Injury, not a valid ground to terminate pregnancy beyond 20 weeks

Mental Injury, not a valid ground to terminate pregnancy beyond 20 weeks

Mental Injury, not a valid ground to terminate pregnancy beyond 20 weeks rules the Punjab and Haryana High Court   The Punjab and Haryana High Court...
35 new courts to be set up in Gujrat for POSCO cases

35 new courts to be set up in Gujrat for POSCO cases

 The state’s law department has issued a notification on September 18 that states setting up 35 new courts in Gujrat for the trail of...
Delhi High Court orders amendment of RPWD Act for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder- ADHD

Delhi High Court orders amendment of RPWD Act for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity...

The Delhi High Court seeks the evolvement of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 and this brings good news to the parents of...

SDMC updates Delhi HC on sanitary pads distribution scheme Udaan

Sanitary pads being one of the most essential requirements for every female, its availability and use is closely garaged by the Delhi High Court...
Rape survivor who is declared hostile cannot get compensation says Karnataka High Court

Rape survivor who is declared hostile cannot get compensation says Karnataka High Court

The Victim Compensation Scheme entitles victims of rape to claim for compensation. However, in a recent decision by the Karnataka High Court, a division...

Gangrape Case- Absence of Bodily Injuries concludes consensual sex, rules Punjab and Haryana High...

In a recent decision, a division bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, has held that where there is an absence of bodily...
Law Graduates of 2016 are now eligible to apply for the Post of Civil Judge In Tamil Nadu notifies TNPSC

Law Graduates of 2016 are now eligible to apply for the Post of Civil...

  In September of this year, the Tamil Nadu Public Service (TNPSC) issued a notice calling on law graduates to apply for the post of...
Senior citizens cheated for property can approach Revenue Officer instead of choosing litigation tells Madras HC

Senior citizens cheated for property can approach Revenue Officer instead of choosing litigation tells...

Many senior citizens in India, who have been cheated or abandoned by their siblings or relatives after they executed a settlement/gift deed in favour...
A Child survivor's statement cannot be discarded by the courts, says Madras High Court

A Child survivor’s statement cannot be discarded by the courts, says Madras High Court

A bench division of the Madras High Court, manned by Justice S. Vaidyanathan, recently gave its verdict in a case that involved the rape...
Sexual absue on minor cannot be denied due to absence of bodily injury, rules Madras High Court

Sexual absue on minor cannot be denied due to absence of bodily injury, rules...

Recently in a rape case, the Madras High Court has ruled that if a minor has been raped, the mere absence of a bodily...
Illegal temples on roads, in parks not allowed rules Karnataka High Court

Illegal temples on roads, in parks not allowed rules Karnataka High Court

  The government has been directed on Tuesday by the Karnataka High Court to submit a report on the implementation of the Supreme Court Order...
Bar Council's say on Lawyers cannot advertise argued back by Lawyers

Bar Council’s say on Lawyers cannot advertise argued back by Lawyers

Section 49 of the Advocates Act, 1961, and Chapter II, Part VI, Section IV, Rule 36 of the Bar Council of India, make provisions...
Marriage that Breaks Down Irretrievably can be dissolved: Supreme Court

Marriage that Breaks Down Irretrievably can be dissolved, held Supreme Court

  The Special Marriages Act and the Hindu Marriage Act do not recognize ‘Irretrievable Break Down of Marriage’ as a ground for divorce. However, despite...
Section 144 imposed in Ayodhya concerning the land dispute case

Section 144 imposed in Ayodhya concerning the land dispute case

Pending the Supreme Court’s final verdict in the Ayodhya dispute, and in view of the approaching Diwali festival, the Ayodhya District Magisterial Court, presided...
Rape victims being subjected to two-finger test despite the ban

Rape victims being subjected to two-finger test despite the ban

In 2016, the Court placed a ban on the use of the ‘Two-Finger Virginity Test’ method, which is an inefficient means of testing whether...
Full Pension cannot be claimed by Acting Chief Justice

Full Pension cannot be claimed by Acting Chief Justice

  Arising from the Appeal filed by retired Judge K. Sreedhar Rao at the Supreme Court, the 3-man bench, consisting of Justices Arun Mishra, BR....
Delhi Hawkers to enjoy freedom of doing business after prolonged threats

Delhi Hawkers to enjoy freedom of doing business after prolonged threats

  Street vendors litter the streets of various cities in India. From hawking snacks, drinks, to even clothing items, street vendors can be found in...
Modern-day Slavery- Original certificates of teachers retained by colleges

Modern-day Slavery- Original certificates of teachers retained by colleges

In a recent decision delivered by the Madras High Court, Private Engineering Colleges have been given the right to keep in their custody, the...
A Law Graduate challenges upper age limit for Civil Judges

Upper age limit for Civil Judges challenged in Madras High Court

  Ravichandran, a 37-year-old law graduate, who completed his law degree in November 2017, has filed a Petition before the Madras High Court challenging the...
Cancer Alert- India avoids testing for feared Carcinogen in food

Cancer Alert- India avoids testing for feared Carcinogen in food

  The herbicide, Glyphosate (a chemical weed-killer), has been established and held to be a major cause of cancer. In 2015, the United Nations, through...
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