Tapping phone calls in the interest of the nation within rules; the CBI and the Centre to the High Court

27 March 2019 at 17:18

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Central Government informed the Delhi High Court that telephonic surveillance is carried out for the benefit of national security within the rules given under the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885.The above

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Supreme Court notice in plea seeking Consecutive sentence in cases of terrorism, separatism, corruption

26 March 2019 at 12:54

The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Law Commission, Ministry of Law and Justice and Ministry of Finance in a petition praying that sentence imposed in cases relating to terrorism, separatism, and corruption be consecutive and not concurrent.

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Justice CS Karnan to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections, files nomination from Central Chennai

26 March 2019 at 12:54

He has filed his nomination from the Central Chennai constituency.Mr Karnan was the first sitting judge to be convicted for contempt of court. He underwent a six-month prison sentence after his retirement in June 2017.He also said that he has declare

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Former Supreme Court judge Justice Satya Brata Sinha passes away

19 March 2019 at 17:22

He was born on 8 August 1944 at Dhanbad in the present day state of Jharkhand. He received his Bachelor of Laws (B.L) Degree from Chota Nagpur Law College in 1967. He joined the Dhanbad District Court in 1968 after which he shifted his practice to Ra

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Rajasthan HC notice in plea for marks concession for Persons with Disabilities in Teachers Selection Exam

19 March 2019 at 17:22

In March 2011, the Rajasthan government had issued an order directing that 20 percent concession be given to persons with disabilities as defined in Section 2 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Partic

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CIC order stayed by Delhi High Court declaring EVMs as information under the RTI Act

19 March 2019 at 17:21

The Delhi High Court yesterday stayed an order passed by the Central Information Commission (CIC) stating that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) fall within the definition of ‘information’ under Section 2(f) the Right to Information Act.T

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Kerala High Court condemns and quashes sexist hostel rules imposed by a college

18 March 2019 at 18:01

The Kerala High Court in its recent judgment highlighted that college administrative authorities cannot impose moralistic and discriminatory rules on students, explicitly when the rules have no relation with the object to maintain discipline and deco

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SC issues notice seeking explanation for delay in completing time bound murder trial

18 March 2019 at 18:01

The Supreme Court took note of negligence on part of the lower court judge for not abiding order of the apex court passed in 2016 to wind up the trial in a murder case within six months. However, about two years later, Special Judge (SC/ST Act) of De

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Registration of political parties under Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951

18 March 2019 at 11:03

Registration of political parties under Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 - Public Notice PeriodRegistration of Political parties is governed by the provisions of Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. A pa

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The Madras High Court has confirmed death sentence to a man accused of brutal murder of a love couple

15 March 2019 at 15:54

The prosecution case against Kattavellai @ Devakar was that he threatened the couple with an aruval and demanded that the jewels worn by the girl be entrusted to him. When they refused to part with the jewel, the accused cut both side of the neck of

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The BCI instructed by the Supreme Court to review the rule mandating age limit for law courses

14 March 2019 at 17:52

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of India passed an order asking the Bar Council of India (BCI) to review the rule of setting an upper age limit for admission in law courses.The BCI proposed the Rules on Standards of Legal Education framed under the Advo

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Madras High Court imposed fine of Rs. 1 Lakh on Indian National Congress and eight other political parties

14 March 2019 at 17:50

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed at Madras High Court seeking to direct the Election Commission to instruct the electoral candidates to submit their Election Manifestos separately, focusing on his or her contesting constituency. The Court

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Additional accused cannot be summoned under Section 319 of the Code in casual and cavalier manner in the absence of strong and cogent evidence : SC

14 March 2019 at 17:48

In the complaint filed by S. Nallasamy, it was alleged that his In Laws, wife and other relatives (15 women and 35 men) came by vehicles and forcibly entered his house and scolded him. An FIR was registered against some accused under Sections 147, 44

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SC: Not permissible for the High Court to reappreciate evidence on record while deciding the 2nd appeal under Sec 100 of the CPC

14 March 2019 at 16:57

"While deciding the second appeal under Section 100 of the CPC, it is not permissible for the High Court to re-appreciate the evidence on record." : SCThe Supreme Court, in a judgment delivered on Wednesday, again reminded the High Courts a

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SC holds Preferential Rights u/s 22 of Hindu Succession Act are applicable to Agricultual Land

14 March 2019 at 16:57

In an appeal filed against the judgment of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, the apex court said that the preferential rights of the heir of Hindu under Section 22 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 are applicable in case property in dispute is agricul

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SC urges Centre to make a permanent mechanism to track assets of lawmakers

14 March 2019 at 11:13

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of India asked for an explanation from the Central Government as to why there is no permanent mechanism to keep an eye on the undue rise of assets of elected representatives. The apex court said last year that undue incr

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Centre defends Indian Army policy to allow only unmarried men and women as Judge Advocate General

12 March 2019 at 17:05

An advocate had filed public interest litigation (PIL) against a notification given by the Indian Army stating that a married candidate whether male or female would be ineligible for the post of JAG in the Indian Army.The Central Government of India

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Mathews Nedumpara guilty of contempt : SC Dismisses petition to abolish Senior designation of lawyers

12 March 2019 at 12:13

The Supreme Court today found advocate Mathews Nedumpara guilty of contempt of court.The Court also dismissed a plea filed by National Lawyers Campaign for Judicial Transparency and Reforms challenging the current system of designation of lawyers as

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Voting Rights for Prisoners Across India : Delhi High Court issues notice

11 March 2019 at 11:58

Can prisoners be allowed to vote? Delhi high court has sought the stand of the Centre, Election Commission and prison authorities in the capital on a plea seeking to grant and facilitate voting rights to all people lodged in jails across the country.

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Secretary Legal Affairs to head committee on Comprehensive Insurance Scheme for Advocates

09 March 2019 at 11:28

The Government has set up a five-member committee to examine the issues related to framing of a proper, structured scheme for providing of insurance cover to the advocates and also suggest modalities for the implementation of such scheme. Union Minis

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