Key Takeaways In Common Law, assault is a tort, and in criminal law, it is an offence. Section 351 of IPC defines assault. It is an act of threat by one person to cause harm to another person. Mere words do not amount to an assault. The apprehension ..
Key Takeaways The British adopted the India Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1890, which forbade animal cruelty and established some animal-related regulations and provisions. The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 was enacted to ensure ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS The concept of a Live-in relationship is not, accepted by the majority of people and is still taboo in Indian society. Before 2018, domestic cohabitation of a married or unmarried man with a married woman constituted a criminal offense ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS The term 'love jihad' refers to an alleged attempt by Muslim men to convert Hindu women under the guise of love. In 2009, alleged conversions in Kerala and Karnataka brought the concept to the attention of the Indian public. The ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS CBSE cancelled examinations of secondary and higher secondary schools. It has divided the marks’ evaluation process into two components, theory and practical. The students who wish to take the CBSE board examination physically can ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS The parliament in 1961 enacted the Advocates Act to amend laws relating to the legal practitioner and to constitute State Bar Council and All India Bar Council. The Bar Council of India is authorized under Section 49 (1) (c) of the Advo ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS Insurance is also known as an indemnity contract, in which the insurer indemnifies the loss experienced as a result of the occurrence or non-occurrence of any event, depending on the contingency. In India, IRDAI is legally bound to prov ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS TarunTejpal was accused of forcing himself on a junior colleague against her will inside an elevator The judge points out that the accuser's "abnormal behaviour" was very relevant under the law of evidence. The accused had ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS The properties of a Hindu male who dies intestate belongs to his sons, daughters, widow, and mother in equal shares, as well as the stated heirs of predeceased sons or daughters. A son has a title to his father's and grandfather' ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS The right to compensation has been viewed as an inherent aspect of the right to life and liberty. The Supreme Court in its various judgments made compensation an intrinsic part of the right to life. Section 357 of CrPC extends to any or ..