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  • DU-photocopy-case

    The litigation initiated by some of the major publishers like Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press against University of Delhi and a small scale photocopy service operating within the premises of Delhi School of Economics (University of Delhi) has been one of the most keenly watched litigations in the area of copyright law. The […]

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    Supreme Court of India Today, acquitted Dhal Singh Dewangan, who was sentenced to death by the Chhattisgarh High Court for killing his wife and five minor children by a 2:1 Majority. Justices Ranjan Gogoi and UU Lalit has set aside the High Court judgment that confirmed the death penalty imposed by the District and Sessions […]

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    The mother of deceased Soumya has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court against the judgment acquitting Govindachami of murder charges. Last week, a three-judge Bench comprising Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Prafulla C. Pant and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit had set aside the death penalty awarded for the offence of murder (S.302), but sentenced […]

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    It is the constitutional obligation of the High Court to ensure the safety and upholding the dignity of not only the courts, but also of the judicial officers manning the same, said the Court  The Allahabad High Court in Re vs. Pradhuman Kumar Srivastava and 9 Ors on Thursday convicted seven Advocates on charges of Contempt of […]

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    On 19th September, a division bench of the Bombay High Court handed down a judgment on the interpretation of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1973 (India’s abortion law). The case arose out of a suo motu PIL, which itself had arisen out of concern with the deplorable condition of a female prison inmate, but was subsequently expanded […]

  • Ranjan-Gogoi-and-Mrinal-Satish

    The Supreme Court deciding an appeal in the Soumya rape and murder case, acquitted the appellant, Govindaswamy of murder, and set aside the death sentence imposed on him by the trial court and the Kerala High Court. The judgment of the Court in Govindaswamy v. State of Kerala, has been a topic of intense discussion and debate over […]

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    The chief object of Police is prevention, investigation and detention of crime and maintenance of law and order. The police system in India is guided & governed by the colonial Police Act of 1861 which was continued after independence. Following the mandate under Section 3 of this Act, ‘Police’ was included in the State list […]

  • Kerala-Liquor-Ban-Policy-Supreme-Court-of-India

    A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking prohibition of liquor and other intoxicating drinks and drugs in all the states in spirit of the Article 47 read with the Article 21 of the Constitution. BJP leader and Delhi based lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay echoed concerns related to alcohol abuse and […]


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WhatsApp’s New Privacy Policy Gets A Stamp Of Approval From…

September 24, 2016

A Delhi High Court Bench headed by Chief Justice G. Rohini has allowed WhatsApp to go ahead with the new....


Delhi High Court

Delhi HC Dismisses Deccan Chronicle’s Plea On Bank Account Freeze…

September 24, 2016

The Delhi High Court in Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd. vs. Reserve Bank of India & Anr. held that the CBI is empowered....


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Gamers Seek Impleadment In PIL Against Pokémon Go [Read Application]

September 23, 2016

Amidst a barrage of criticism and legal suits hovering over Pokémon Go’s fate in India, a group of game enthusiasts....


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Maharashtra Exempts Law Aspirants From Age Limit This Year, But…

September 23, 2016

The aspirants, however, cannot be assured as the Bar Council had earlier this week said the state could admit students....



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FIRs May Be Electronically Communicated U/S 157 CrPC: Delhi HC…

September 23, 2016

The High Court of Delhi on Monday suggested that FIRs may be electronically communicated to magistrates, in satisfaction of Section....


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Madras HC Rejects Plea For Independent Doctor Of Kin’s Choice…

September 23, 2016

The Madras High Court has rejected the plea to permit the presence of an independent forensic expert of the appellant’s....


Delhi High Court

Admission Of Differently-Abled Boy From EWS Category: Delhi HC Dismisses…

September 23, 2016

In terms of sub-Section (2) of Section 12 of RTE Act, the unaided schools which provided free and compulsory elementary....


POKEMON GO

Madras HC Rejects Law Student’s Plea Against ‘Pokemon Go’ [Read…

September 22, 2016

The Madras High Court has dismissed a petition filed by a Law student for blocking ‘Pokemon Go’ game websites allowing....


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Justice Valmiki Mehta’s Transfer May Be Reviewed

September 22, 2016

The Supreme Court collegium reportedly may reassess its decision to transfer Justice Valmiki Mehta from the Delhi High Court to Gujarat High....


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Pak Chief Justice Slams Political Parties For Endorsing Terrorism

September 21, 2016

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Anwar Zaheer Jamali has condemned local political and religious parties for endorsing terrorism. He admitted....


Death Penalty

Bangladesh Supreme Court upholds Mir Quasem Ali’s death sentence [Read…

September 1, 2016

Bangladesh Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed a review appeal by Jamaat-e-Islami leader, Mir Quasem Ali and upheld his death sentence....


Pakistan Supreme Court

Pakistan SC upholds death sentence of 16 terror convicts [Read…

August 30, 2016

Dismissing petitions of alleged violations of the constitution, the Five Judge Bench of Pakistan Supreme Court upheld death sentences of....


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France’s highest administrative Court suspends Burkini ban

August 27, 2016

The much controversial Burkini ban has been suspended by the highest administrative Court of France. The court stated that it....


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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.....



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Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) not a public…

September 5, 2016

The Calcutta High Court, in Dinesh Sinha vs. CISCE, has held that the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations....


BLack Money - Narendra Modi

When will Rs 15 Lakh be deposited in every Indian’s…

September 1, 2016

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Prime Minister’s Office to respond to queries made by a common man....


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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....


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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....


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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....



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VMSCL-WMO International Dispute Resolution Competition 2017

September 22, 2016

The Lex Infinitum team will be hosting the second edition of the VMSCL-WMO International Dispute Resolution Competition from the 11th....


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LPU’S 1st Youth Vibe National Moot Court Competition, 2016

September 22, 2016

Dates– 20th – 22nd October, 2016 Venue– Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar Eligibility– Students of three year and five year law....


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Call For Papers: RGNUL Financial And Mercantile Law Review –…

September 22, 2016

RGNUL Financial and Mercantile Law Review (ISSN: 2347-38XX) was set up as an academic initiative to promote research and debate....


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Geeta Institute Of Law: International Seminar On Global Terrorism

September 22, 2016

Theme of Seminar: GLOBAL TERRORISM: A CONFLICT OF FUNDAMENTAL IDEOLOGIES The peer reviewed selected papers will be published in the....



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Events Corner
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Law Firms Cricket League 2016

September 12, 2016

Lexis Practical Guidance in association with A R Sports and Events Pvt. Ltd. will be organizing the inaugural edition of the....


SEEDS

Access To Seeds; Building Capacities, Discussing Policies

September 6, 2016

About the Programme  Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID), Indian Society for Agro Ecology (ISAE) and the Third World....


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Prof.(Dr) Shamnad Basheer to deliver third Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer Memorial Lecture at…

August 24, 2016

The third Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer Memorial Lecture is scheduled to be held on August 25, at the Centre for....


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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....


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