Sanjeev Sirohi

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07 April 2018 at 10:02

SC Holds Khap Interference In Marriage Of Adults Illegal

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

It has to be stated at the very outset that the Supreme Court has rendered a landmark judgment in the case of Shakti Vahini v Union of India and others on March 27, 2018 whereby it held that the right of adult individuals to choose their life partn

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07 April 2018 at 10:02

SC To Examine Validity of Polygamy And Some Nikah Forms

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

It must be stated at the very outset that seven months after declaring the centuries-old practice of instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat in which Muslim men divorced their wives by uttering talaq three times in quick succession, the Supreme Court

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06 April 2018 at 12:37

Not Just Poll Candidates, Their Spouses & Dependents Too Should Reveal Source Of Income

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

In a landmark move that will further push the battle for ushering in more transparency in our electoral system that is plagued by secrecy and corruption, the Supreme Court has taken the great and laudable initiative of ruling explicitly in

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06 April 2018 at 12:37

Discussion To Lower The Minimum Age Of MLAs, MPs Must Begin: CEC

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

Coming straight to the nub of the matter, let me begin at the very beginning by first and foremost pointing out that just recently none other than the Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat has himself candidly admitted that the discussion to lower t

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03 April 2018 at 14:06

Justice Clocks In All HCs To Reflect Pendency Of Cases

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

It is most heartening to learn that the Centre is very serious on reducing the pendency of cases in all high courts. It is also most heartening to learn that the government will shortly install �Justice Clocks�, which is an electronic LE

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03 April 2018 at 14:06

SC: Officials Can't Be Arrested Under SC/ST Act Without Nod

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

Let me begin at the very beginning by registering my immense satisfaction to note that now finally while insulating the government servants from the indiscriminate and gross abuse of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atroci

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27 March 2018 at 12:45

SC Shuts The Door On Foreign Law Firms And Lawyers

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

t that the Supreme Court on March 13, 2018 in a landmark judgment titled Bar Council of India v AK Balaji and others has finally drawn the curtains by refusing permission to foreign law and firms to practise in India which clearly implies that the do

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20 March 2018 at 14:41

SC in a landmark judgment upholds passive euthanasia

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

Let me start my pen running by first and foremost pointing out explicitly that in a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has upheld passive euthanasia and has paved the way for it by allowing withdrawal of life support to a patient if s/he slips into

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05 March 2018 at 10:53

EC: Amend Law And Bar Criminals From Contesting Polls

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

Coming straight to the crux of the core issue, let me begin by first and foremost stating explicitly that the Election Commission of India has very rightly and commendably told the Supreme Court that it has proposed to the Centre to amend the law an

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26 February 2018 at 11:12

Assault On Chief Secretary Is An Assault On Democracy

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

To begin with, it is most shocking and disgusting to learn that none other than the Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash has himself charged Aam Aadmi Party MLAs with staging a �premeditated attack� on him during a late night meeting at Ch

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