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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, 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

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

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

  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

  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

In a recent decision delivered by the Madras High Court, Private Engineering Colleges have been given the right to keep in their custody, the...

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

  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...

Indian Law Schools take legal aid clinic initiative for NRC in Assam

  On August 31, the National Register of Citizens (NRC), published its final list, and 19 Lakh people were excluded from the list. The excluded...

Offences under Motor Vehicles Act can now be prosecuted under IPC also

  The Supreme Court has set aside a 2008 decision of the Gauhati High Court, wherein the High Court had held that a person who...

Appointment of Law officers in jails is mandatory says the Delhi High Court

  The Delhi High Court recently has issued a direction for the compliance and enforcement of Section 6 of the Delhi Prison Act, 2000. By...

The informant should be present while Hearing Bail Application in Rape Cases

  Recently, the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018, introduced an amendment to Section 439 of CrPc. By virtue of the amendment, Section 439(1)(A) has been...

While investigating criminal cases, Police can’t seize property

It has been held by the Supreme Court that the police while investigating a criminal case, cannot seize immovable properties. A bench comprising of Justice...

Actor Salman Khan receives death threats against Blackbuck case

Indian film actor Salman Khan receives death threats on social media. Salman Khan was accused in 1998 in the Jodhpur blackbuck case and concerning...

Law reviewed against abandonment and abuse of elderly parents

  The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has indicated that one of its top priorities in the Prime Minister Modi’s (PMO's) second tenure in government...

Value of Welfare Stamp on Vakalatnama increased to Rs.25 in Delhi

The Value of Welfare Stamp on Vakalatnama has been increased to Rs.25 in Delhi. Recently, the Delhi Government, with the assistance of the Bar Council...

Mid-Day Meals project for school kids in Bihar gets Govt grant of Rs.5000

Mid-Day Meals project for school kids in Bihar getting successful. Bihar Schoolkids to Grow Organic Vegetables, Fruits for Their Mid-Day Meals.  The State of Bihar...

Leveling of false accusation can also fall under cruelty in marriage

  Leveling of false accusation can also fall under cruelty in marriage says Punjab and Haryana High Court.  In 2008 a Rewari man got married to...

Strategies prepared to remove open defecation and sustain sanitation in rural India

Management of open defecation, organic waste, plastic waste, grey water and faecal sludge, are one of the paramount focus of the government. The Union government...

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