KEY TAKEAWAYS Justice Indu Malhotra retires on the 13th of March, 2021. She had served as a Judge in the Supreme Court for a period of 3 years. She retired at the age of 65 years. She was one of the two woman Judges in the Supreme Court. She was the

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Inherent Powers Of The Court- A Bird’s Eye View Into The Provision Under CPC,1908‘INHERENT’ is existing in something as a lasting, outright, indivisible, fundamental or trademark trait. Intrinsic forces of courts are those forces wh

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KEY TAKEAWAYS The reservation of jobs and education for the socially backward classes or classes lacking representation has been prevalent in India since the Constitution has come to force in 1950. There has been various provisions and amendments bro

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KEY TAKEAWAYS On Wednesday a Japanese Court for the first time in a landmark verdict ruled that the country’s failure to recognise same sex marriage is “unconstitutional”. The court was in favour of the couples who held the governme

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INTRODUCTION The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has recently proposed changes to the rules pertaining to appointment, eligibility, removal and remuneration of Independent directors (IDs). IDs are directors who do not have any monetary

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KEY TAKEAWAYS A vegetable vendor in Andheri has been arrested by DN Nagar police for sexually abusing more than 30 dogs as per video evidence collected by a resident. The complainant, Vijay Mohanani, runs the NGO, Bombay Animal Rights based in Peddar

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KEY TAKEAWAYS The case in reference is Jaimon v. State of Kerala [B.A. No. 8663/2020 of Kerala High Court, Ernakulam. The decision in the case was pronounced by Kerala High Court Judge J. Shircy V. The bail application before the court was in essence

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INTRODUCTIONThe Child by reason of his physical and mental immaturity needs special safeguards and care, including appropriate legal protection, before as well as after birth. The Hon’ble Supreme Court in Sheela Burse v. U.O.I and others had de

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KEY TAKEAWAYS The Hindu Succession Act first came into force in the year 1956. The objective of the act was to deal with interstate or unwilled succession among Hindus. The act is based on the rule of succession of Mitakshara principle of propinquity

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INTRODUCTIONA three-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, B.R. Gavai and Krishna Murari, on the 10th of March, 2021 held that the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) or the Appellate Authority, i.e., the National Comp

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KEY TAKEAWAYS Article 12 of the Constitution provides with the definition of State. It consists of the term “other authorities” which has not been clearly defined in the Constitution. Such term has also not been defined in the General Cla

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KEY TAKEAWAYS The case in reference is Archana Deepak Jatkar v. State of Maharashtra [Anticipatory Bail Application No. 591 of 2021] The decision in the case was pronounced by Bombay High court Judge J. Sarang V. Kotwal. The case in reference was ref

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KEY TAKEAWAYS The Karnataka HC has ordered CBI to release the cash seized worth ₹53.46 lakhs from Sachin Narayan, an associate of Congress leader DK Shivakumar. The court held that the petitioners were legally entitled for interim custody of the seiz

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KEY TAKEAWAYS The Supreme Court, which is hearing cases through video-conferencing since March last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will commence hybrid physical hearing from 15 March 2021. The bench will decide if a case will be listed for hybrid

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KEY TAKEAWAYSA Delhi court awarded death penalty to convict Ariz Khan (alias Junaid) on Monday in relation to the Batla House encounter killing of 2008. The Additional Sessions Judge Sandeep Yadav convicted Khan of the murder of Inspector Mohan Chand

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Uncontested Petition Filed In 1990 Pending For 31 Years; "TRAGIC Commentary On Justice Delivery System," Says Bombay High CourtKEY TAKEAWAYSIn one more of a court addressing occasion of baffling posting of cases, a 31-year-old uncontested r

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Court Judgments Should Be In Language Which Can Be Understood Not Only By Lawyers But Also Citizens Who Approach Courts: Supreme CourtKEY TAKEAWAYSThe Supreme Court has generally commented on a Himachal Pradesh High Court judgment for being 'boun

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KEY TAKEAWAYS The lower House of Congress in Mexico approved a bill to decriminalise the use of cannabis for recreational, medical and scientific uses. Such bill received 316 votes in its favour and 127 votes against. Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrad

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Normalizing Menstruation: A Journey

  Chandrani Mitra    17 March 2021 at 10:33

KEY TAKEAWAYS Stigmas and taboos associated with menstruation has denied basic hygiene, medication, knowledge and consultation for years. A lot of religious and societal restrictions were imposed on the women during their cycle. The women are now bei

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KEY TAKEAWAYS The bond between grandparents and grandchildren, however precious, cannot be a substitute for the bond between natural parents and children. Custody of children is granted in the best interests of the child in question. The financial st

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