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Human Trafficking in India-min

14,226 victims rescued from trafficking under sexual exploitation for prostitution…

April 29, 2016

As per the information provided by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the victims rescued from trafficking under sexual exploitation....


Dowry prohibition act

More than 10000 cases registered under the Dowry Prohibition Act…

April 29, 2016

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, a total number of 9038, 10709 and 10050 cases have been....


Taxation in India-min

Informers of Tax Evasion will get Rewards up to Rupees…

April 29, 2016

Any person who provides specific information with respect to evasion of direct taxes and such information helps in detection of....


Companies Act Amendment

Prosecution launched against 169 Companies for failure to nominate Women…

April 29, 2016

There are 307 companies who have complied with mandate of law of nominating women to the Board of Directors. There....



Hijab in AIPMT

Kerala High Court DB dismisses CBSE’s Appeal against Order permitting…

April 29, 2016

A Division Bench  of the Kerala High Court has today dismissed the Writ Appeal filed by the Central Board Of....


SC-11-LL-Size-min

Operative period of Interim Stay order which affects passing of…

April 29, 2016

Supreme Court in VLS Finance Ltd. & Anr. vs. Commissioner of Income Tax, has held that an operative period of....


Bombay High Court - LiveLaw

No specific qualifications prescribed for non-advocates who are permitted to…

April 29, 2016

We are unable to uphold the conclusion and particularly that the person permitted to appear before a Court of law....


Imam

Extension of Age of Retirement of Imams beyond 65 against…

April 29, 2016

In a recent judgment, the Punjab & Haryana High Court held that the age of retirement for the Imams serving in....


Bombay-High-Court-LL-Size-min

Bombay HC upholds denial of furlough to prisoners convicted of…

April 29, 2016

Bombay High Court has upheld the 2012 amendment to Prisons (Bombay Furlough and Parole) Rules, which states that Prisoners convicted....


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Foreign / International
Google Book Scanning Project-min

US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) rejects challenge against Google Books Projects

April 21, 2016

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge claiming that Google’s scanning of their books amounts to wanton....


Fake Encounter

US Human Rights Report criticises India for Extra Judicial Killings…

April 19, 2016

The 2015 report from US Govt department on human rights, slams India for judicial killings and other atrocities by Indian....


Lawyer Pu Zhiqiangon

China Pulls License of Prominent Rights Lawyer Pu Zhiqiangon for…

April 16, 2016

Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiangon announced on Wednesday that his license to practice law was revoked by the Beijing....


US Supreme Court

Sex offenders are not required to update registration once they…

April 6, 2016

Overruling the Tenth Circuit, the US Supreme Court on Monday unanimously ruled that the Sex Offender Notification and Registration Act....


Sushila Karki-min

Nepal to get its first woman Chief Justice

March 15, 2016

Nepal seems to be witnessing several changes in its system of governance after adopting a new constitution, making it a....



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RTI
Prof Madabhushi Sridhar-min

CIC directs IB to disclose report on IFS Officer Sanjiv…

April 22, 2016

The Central Information Commission on Thursday directed the Intelligence Bureau to provide its report in relation to the false cases....


Prof Madabhushi Sridhar-min

Misuse of RTI by employees of Public authorities be considered…

April 19, 2016

Taking serious note of misuse of RTI, the Central Information Commission has observed that such misuse by the employees of....


Manan Kumar Misra and Madabhushi Sridhar

CIC pulls up Bar Council of India for not complying…

April 17, 2016

Central Information Commission has pulled up Bar Council of India for not having complied with Mandatory RTI requirements. Information commissioner....


Altamas Kabir and Bhattacharya

CIC upholds PMO’s decision dismissing RTI Application for copy of…

April 16, 2016

Central Information Commission has recently upheld the decision of Prime Minister’s Office dismissing an RTI Application seeking certified copy of....


Right to Information Act - RTI Act-min

Delhi HC directs Central Information Commission to start maintaining daily…

April 3, 2016

In a recent order, Justice Manmohan of Delhi High Court has directed the Central Information Commission to start maintaining daily....



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Law School Corner
Nirma University Admission

Institute of Law, Nirma University – Admission 2016

April 29, 2016

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.) and LL.M. programme at Institute....


GNLU-min

Call for Papers; The GNLU Law Review Vol 4 Issue…

April 28, 2016

The GNLU Law Review (the “Law Review”) is pleased to announce the Call for Submissions for Volume 4, Issue II....


Amity University Kolkata

Amity Kolkata’s inaugural moot on April 27, Registrations open

April 27, 2016

Amity University Kolkata is going to organise a state level moot court competition on 29th April, 2016. Amity University Kolkata....


BVP New Law College Pune

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University New Law College, Pune – Admission…

April 26, 2016

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to 5 year integrated B. A. LL.B., BBA. LL.B., 3 year LL.B.....



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Events Corner
NLU Delhi Death Penalty Clinic

Release of the NLU Delhi Death Penalty India Report on 6th May 2016

April 26, 2016

The Centre on the Death Penalty at National Law University, Delhi announces the release of the ‘Death Penalty India Report’....


Intellectual Property Rights Protection

Effectual Services conducts workshop on IPRs at JSS Academy of Technical Education

April 21, 2016

Effectual Knowledge Services, a leading firm in the IP space, recently announced a first of its kind initiative of conducting....


Trust Law - Thomson Reuters

Submissions open for the TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono 2016

April 12, 2016

Submissions are open for the 3rd edition of the TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono, the world’s leading global pro bono....


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Vidhi ‘Great Cases’ Talk; Mr Arvind Datar on Sahara v SEBI case

April 6, 2016

The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy in association with CNBC TV 18  is presenting its ninth talk of the series....


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