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    Centre directed to formulate National Policy for proper rehabilitation of rape survivors The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Centre to formulate a national policy for proper rehabilitation of rape survivors, opining that setting up of a separate fund like the Rs 2,000 crore ‘Nirbhaya fund’ was not enough and amounted to “just a lip […]

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    The High Court of Delhi on Wednesday rapped the lower Court Judges for having disclosed the name of the victim of sexual assault in the judgments passed by them. “Before parting with the case, it is noted that in the impugned judgment dated 21.10.2013 name of the prosecutrix / victim has been disclosed / mentioned. […]

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    Mamata Banerjee has scored another political point. She has introduced an inventive way of taking the oath in the name of ‘Allah and Ishwar’ combined, in the place of ‘GOD’ given in the form of oath as mandated by the Constitution. By this stroke of oath politics, she has pleased her two major constituencies. Though the […]

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    Delhi High Court has slammed the Central Government for filing Writ Petition against the Order of Central Information Commission (CIC) directing the Government to upload all the latest amended bare Acts and to examine the functionality of its e-mail ID and develop an appropriate RTI filing mechanism. Justice Manmohan also directed that the costs of Rs.10,000/- which was […]

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    Madras High Court, has introduced new sets of disciplinary rules for the Advocates through an amendment, enabling it to debar lawyers who indulge in objectionable behaviour. In a notification published on 20th May 2016, new Rules 14A, 14B, 14C and 14D has been added to the existing Rules under Advocates Act. According to newly introduced […]

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    Declaration of oral triple talaq by ex parte proceedings, action or otherwise may not be given force by Government machinery or the courts while dealing with the subject matter being contrary to constitutional ethos, particularly Part III of the Constitution, said the Bench. The Lucknow Bench of Armed Forces Tribunal has held that the Constitution is […]

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    All governments do want a submissive or pliant judiciary. While active judiciary may be good but activist judiciary is not a great idea as it may disturb the delicate balance of powers under separation of functions. Let judiciary too show the same level of determination to protect citizens’ rights that it demonstrates in preserving its […]

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    Union Law & Justice Minister Shri D.V. Sadanada Gowda today addressed the media here in New Delhi and gave an account of the achievements/initiatives of ministry his ministry in last two years. Following is the detail of his narrations:  Initiatives towards Ease of Doing Business  To ensure speedy and fair disposal of commercial disputes, a […]


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TRAI releases Pre-Consultation Paper on Net Neutrality

May 30, 2016

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released the new Pre-Consultation Paper on Net Neutrality Today.  “During the last decade, the....


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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code receives President’s Assent [Read the Code]

May 30, 2016

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code received the President’s assent on May 28 and was notified in the Gazette of India....


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Change of surname does not change one’s caste and does…

May 30, 2016

The Bombay High Court has held that a change of surname by a person does not change his caste and....


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Fake Babas practise fraud, trap innocent followers, rob their hard…

May 30, 2016

Orissa High Court has rejected the Bail Applications filed by self-styled God-man Sura Baba alias Surendra Nath Mishra and his....



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Commercial Courts start functioning in Delhi, Mumbai, Himachal Pradesh and…

May 29, 2016

Almost five months after the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015 received the....


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High Courts Weekly Round-Up

May 29, 2016

Allahabad High Court The Allahabad High Court recently set aside the dismissal of a woman police constable from service for....


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Statement of Accused can be used for corroboration of prosecution…

May 29, 2016

In a recent Judgment the Allahabad High Court has held that statements given by the accused persons under Section 313....


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JNU Row: Delhi HC stays disciplinary action against Umar Khalid…

May 28, 2016

The Delhi High Court on Friday reportedly put on hold the disciplinary action taken by the Jawaharlal Nehru administration against....


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Amnesty International calls for decriminalization of Adult sex work [Read…

May 27, 2016

Amnesty International (AI) has come out with a policy statement on Wednesday calling for the decriminalization of sex workers based on a detailed study....


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Connecticut Supreme Court upholds ruling which banned Death Penalty [Read…

May 28, 2016

The Connecticut Supreme Court, refusing to overrule its earlier ruling in Santiago case, wherein it had held the death penalty....


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US Supreme Court rules out death sentence from all-white jury…

May 27, 2016

The US Supreme Court ruled on Monday in favor of a Georgia death row inmate who claimed racial bias in the jury selection....


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Stockholm district court upholds arrest warrant against Julian Assange

May 27, 2016

Stockholm district court has upheld the arrest warrant against Julian Assange and has ruled that he will remain detained in....


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SCOTUS remands Obamacare contraceptive case to Lower Court [Read Judgment]

May 18, 2016

The Supreme Court of United States, expressing no opinion on merits, has remanded back to Lower court, a challenge by....


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Oral Sex is not Rape if the victim was unconscious…

April 30, 2016

Lawyers and Layman alike, would hardly doubt that forced sex, of whatsoever nature, without consent with a person who was....



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When a citizen holding the position of CM wants to…

May 12, 2016

The Central Information Commission has directed the PIOs of Delhi University and Gujarat University, Ahmadabad to make best possible search....


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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....


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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....


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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....


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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....



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GNLU’s Diploma in Internet Law and Policy- Registration open

May 27, 2016

Gujarat National Law University [GNLU] has launched the FIFTH batch of India’s first ever – Diploma Programme in Internet Law....


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Diploma in Intellectual Property – Law and Management

May 26, 2016

Gujarat National Law University [GNLU] has launched the FIFTH batch of India’s first ever Diploma Programme in Intellectual Property: Law....


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Diploma in Advanced Entrepreneurship Management and Corporate Laws

May 26, 2016

Gujarat National Law University [GNLU] has launched the FOURTH batch of India’s first ever- Diploma Programme in Advanced Entrepreneurship Management and Corporate....


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National Seminar on Victimisation and Justice Administration in Criminal Law

May 24, 2016

Govind Ramnath Kare College of Law, Research Centre for Doctoral Studies is organizing “National Seminar on Victimisation and Justice Administration....



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IDEX

IDEX Legal presented the 13th edition of The Legal Counsel Congress and 5th…

April 30, 2016

In association with Thomson Reuters, IDEX Legal curated the 13th edition of The Legal Counsel Congress (LCC) and 5th edition....


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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....


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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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