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    In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court of India has held that the accused who has been added under Section 319 of the Cr.P.C cannot avail of the remedy of discharge under Section 227 of the Code of Criminal Procedure as it does not stand to reason that a person who is summoned as an […]

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    Adoption procedure is supposed to become simpler as  the new simplified “Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015” notified by the Central Government on 17th July 2015 have come into effect from today. The press release by the Government through PIB states that the new Guidelines are intended to provide for more effective regulation for adoption […]

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    Portraying great conviction, NLU Delhi faculty and Director of Death Penalty Research Project has resigned from the post of Deputy Registrar (Research) in the Supreme Court of India. According to his Facebook post, the recent execution of Yakub Memon, the lone death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case was the ‘final nail’. His […]

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    A Supreme Court of India bench of Justice M.Y. Iqbal and Justice C. Nagappan finally dashed the hopes of five  hawkers who lived on Supreme Court Complex for more than four decades by dismissing an appeal filed by one of the tea vendors  Sri. Dharam Chand. He was given hawker’s license (Teh Bazari ) by […]

  • lawyers-strike

    An  NRI doctor, Kunal Saha approached the Apex Court raising the issue of  ongoing lawyer strike in Calcutta High Court contending that  the advocates have no right to strike or boycott court proceedings to settle their personal grievances. A three-judge bench of Justices T S Thakur and V Gopala Gowda and R Banumath has agreed […]

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    The Supreme Court of India has sought the response of the Union and Delhi governments in a SLP filed against a judgment passed by the Division Bench Delhi High Court summarily dismissing a public interest litigation seeking metering and pricing of groundwater in the without examination of the public interest issues raised in the petition. […]

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    A bench comprising of Justices A.K. Sikri and Rohinton F. Nariman on Tuesday held that that there is no machinery under the Central Excises and Salt Act, 1944 (The Central Excise Act, 1944 as it stands today)and the rules thereunder to continue assessment proceedings against the legal representatives or estate of an assesse after his […]

  • Yakub-Memon-death

    Yakub Abdul Razzak Memon was hanged to death in the Nagpur Central Prison, on his 53rd birthday, as a theatrical culmination to the unprecedented legal action last night. He was hanged at 6:43 am. At around 5 am, the Apex Court rejected Memon’s mercy plea, observing that a stay on the death warrant could be […]



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APJ Abdul Kalam Caricature

Madras HC to function 15 minutes extra this week in…

August 4, 2015

The Madras High Court on Monday announced that it would work 15 minutes extra every day for the rest of....


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Govt. on restoring 66A of IT Act with suitable changes

August 4, 2015

Government is working on restoring with “suitable modifications” the controversial Section 66A of Information Technology Act which the Supreme Court....


Madras High Court

Madras HC permits govt doctor to take VRS on health…

August 3, 2015

Permitting a doctor in state service to take voluntary retirement on health grounds, the Madras High Court on Saturday held....


Gopal SUbramaniam and Dayan Krishnan

AAP Government appoints senior lawyers in Nitish Katara Case

August 2, 2015

The Delhi Government on Friday appointed senior lawyers Gopal Subramanium and Dayan Krishnan to contest the appeal of Nitish Katara....



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Law School Corner
NALSAR

13th Annual Convocation of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad Scheduled…

August 3, 2015

Due to the sad demise of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Former President of India ,the Government of India  has declared....


GNLU

Spy pigeons, cockroach spy and Modi memes: Pakistani hackers hack…

August 2, 2015

Gujarat National Law University was hacked by Pakistani hackers late in the evening today, with the slogan “Pakistan Zindabad |....


KIIT Student Law Review

KIIT Student Law Review: Call for Submissions, Volume 3 [2015]

July 28, 2015

The KIIT Student Law Review (KSLR) under the flagship review (ISSN: 2348-4381) of the School of Law, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar,....


Jammu & Kashmir Map

Jammu and Kashmir set to have its first National Law…

July 24, 2015

The government of Jammu and Kashmir has decided  to establish  a National Law University  on the similar pattern of NLISU....



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Events Corner
Madabushi Sridhar Book Launch

Book Release and Discussion on RTI

July 23, 2015

CMS is organizing a panel discussion on “ A Decade of RTI- A Long Way To Go” and book release....


NLSIU & TMT Law Practice holds Round table Conference on Space Laws

NLSIU & TMT Law Practice holds Round table Conference on Space Laws

July 23, 2015

National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore in association with TMT Law Practice had organized a Round table conference....


Jingal Global Law School

Call for Papers ; Developments in Corporate & Financial Law Jindal Global Law…

July 12, 2015

Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) has invited paper for Jindal Global Law Review (ISSN 0975-2498). The journal is published bi-annually....


Seedling School of Law

International Banking & Investment Law Moot 2015

July 9, 2015

Seedling School of Law & Governance, a constituent unit of Jaipur National University, Jaipur is organizing 4th edition of International Banking and Investment....


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