Key Takeaways Rape is the term given to the act of non consensual and forceful sexual intercourse committed against a person. It is recognised as an offence in Sections 375, 376, 376 A, 376 B, 376 C, 376 D and 376 E. However, the laws pertaining to t ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS Arbitration is a form of Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR). It is one of the most widely practiced forms of ADR. The Supreme Court, along with various High Courts, has passed a variety of judgements related to arbitration recently. The ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS Dowry refers to a payment made to the groom and his family in cash or kind during the time of marriage by the bride’s side of the family. In India, the system of dowry was widely prevalent till it was prohibited by the Dowry Prohi ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS Criminal contempt proceedings have been initiated by the Madras High Court against an advocate who had shared WhatsApp audio messages regarding a judge that were derogatory in nature. Justice M Dhandapani had taken note of the messages ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS A case was filed against Kamal Haasan for causing hurt to religious feelings due to a comment made that hurt the feelings of Hindus. The comment was made during an interview when Haasan was asked about the violence faced by women. Haasa ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS Lakshadweep Filmmaker Aisha Sulthana has moved to the Kerala High Court seeking anticipatory bail. A case of sedition has been filed against her due to the remarks made by her over the new regulations introduced in the island. The FIR h ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS Section 21 of the Indian Penal Code defines the term ‘public servant’. This Section has been incorporated separately to avoid confusion regarding the definition of ‘public servants’ and the people who count as on ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS 17 states have already implemented the One Nation, One Ration Card Scheme. Uttarakhand is the latest state to implement the reform. The ONORC scheme ensures the availability of foodgrains to ration beneficiaries under the Nation Food Se ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS There is no such thing as ‘automatic divorce’. A petition for divorce needs to be filed by parties to the marriage. However, there exists the concept of Void and Voidable Marriages. Void Marriages are not legal right from th ..