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NGT

NGT orders Delta Group to pay environmental compensation of 100…

August 23, 2016

In an interesting and landmark judgment, National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench at New Delhi, in case titled Samir Mehta v....


Right to Information Act - RTI Act-min

Public authority not bound to collect and furnish information which…

August 23, 2016

The Central Information Commission has observed that a Public Authority has no obligation upon to collect/collate information which is not....


Madras High Court LL Size-min

Judges and Lawyers should update themselves with the latest trends…

August 23, 2016

Law and judge- made law (case-law) must undergo change in tune with the change in Society. Otherwise, it will be....


SC - Supreme Court of India

SC strikes down retrospective effect of S.19(20) TN VAT Act…

August 23, 2016

The Supreme Court, in JAYAM & CO. VS. ASSISTANT COMNMISSIONER & ANR has struck down retrospective effect given to sub-section....



V S Mani

Eminent Law professor Dr. VS Mani passes away

August 22, 2016

Eminent Law professor Dr. Venkateshwara Subramaniam Mani, has passed away today. Prof. Mani, who has been an expert in the....


Delhi High Court

Conviction for Minor Offences should not be used to disregard…

August 22, 2016

The Delhi High Court reversing an order of disqualification from Central Armed Police Force on the basis of a history....


RTI-min

Follow judgment which said access to answer sheets under RTI…

August 22, 2016

The Supreme Court has ordered the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to “scrupulously” follow its 2011 judgment which had....


Rape

One Stop Centres starts functioning in Delhi Courts to provide…

August 22, 2016

One Stop Centres, a dedicated comfortable area located within court premises where victims of sexual offences can come for appropriate....


HIgh-Court-Weekly-round-up-min

High Courts Weekly Round-Up

August 21, 2016

Allahabad High Court The Allahabad High Court held that Courts cannot impose upon the State a particular policy for imparting....


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Foreign / International
Canada Supreme Court-min

New process for appointment of SC judges introduced in Canada:…

August 8, 2016

For the first time, any qualified Canadian lawyer or judge may apply for appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada.....


Transgender Boy - US Supreme Court-min

Transgender boy’s fight to use Toilet of his choice reaches…

August 5, 2016

GG, now a 17 year old boy,was born as a female, but with malegender identity. He has been diagnosed with....


Internet-Ban-min

UNHRC unequivocally condemns internet blocking and disruptions [Read Resolution]

July 3, 2016

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday passed a resolution condemning countries that prevent or disrupt access to the....


Sexual preferences

India abstains from voting on UN Independent Expert to check…

July 2, 2016

India on Friday abstained from voting on the appointment of a United Nations watchdog against discrimination based on sexual preferences.....


US Supreme Court

US Supreme Court aborts Texas strict Abortion Law [Read Opinion]

June 28, 2016

The Supreme Court of United States in WHOLE WOMAN’S HEALTH v. HELLERSTEDT, by 5-4 majority, has struck down a strict....



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RTI
Right to Information Act - RTI Act-min

Public authority not bound to collect and furnish information which…

August 23, 2016

The Central Information Commission has observed that a Public Authority has no obligation upon to collect/collate information which is not....


RTI-Application-min

Delay in public disclosure of GM Mustard crop trial data…

August 17, 2016

The Environment Ministry on its failure to reveal Bio Safety data on GM Mustard Trials, earned the ire of Central....


RTI

Prevent fraudulent/forced Marriages and Protect genuine lovers from caste/religious bodies:…

August 11, 2016

The unremitting tiff between tradition and personal liberty has often led to excesses resulting in abuse of law emanating from....


RTI-min

CIC rejects plea seeking publication of procedure followed by SC…

August 10, 2016

The Central Information Commission has rejected a plea seeking publication of procedure followed by Supreme Court for designating an advocate as ‘Senior Advocate’. Dr. Satish Chandra, had....


Punjab & Haryana High Court-min

Punjab & Haryana HC sets aside order denying information about…

August 9, 2016

The High Court of Punjab and Haryana recently quashed an order denying information about corruption cases against IAS, IPS, HCS....



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Law School Corner
NUJS LL Size

NUJS Civil and Commercial Mediation Training Programme

August 23, 2016

The NUJS ADR Society is organizing the ADR-ODR International NUJS Civil and Commercial Mediation Training Programme which will take place from 27th September....


Harvard Asia Conference

Mumbai Law Students to represent India in Harvard Asia Conference…

August 23, 2016

Aditya Manubarwala and Shardool Kulkarni, studying law at the Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai University have been selected as....


NLSIU-min

Call for Papers: Indian Journal of International Economic Law

August 22, 2016

The Board of Editors of the Indian Journal of International Economic Law (IJIEL) is pleased to invite original and unpublished manuscripts....


Virudhaka

NLIU Bhopal’s sports fest – ‘Virudhaka’

August 21, 2016

NLIU, Bhopal welcomes participants to the eighth edition of Virudhaka, the annual flagship sports fest guaranteeing the best of everything....



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Events Corner
Vidhi-Centre-for-Legal-Policy-min

Invitation to the Vidhi-CJAR Panel discussion on Judicial Appointments

August 23, 2016

A Panel Discussion on Appointments to the Higher and Subordinate Judiciary is being organised by the Vidhi Centre for Legal....


LexisNexis - Practical Guidance

LexisNexis releases ‘Practical Guidance’ – an online solution for lawyers in India

July 27, 2016

Following overwhelming success in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong and Singapore, Lexis® Practical Guidance, an innovative online....


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....


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’....


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