Singapore HC judgement on S.377A

 07 April 2020

The following judgement deals with section 377A of the Penal Code of Singapore which criminalizes the act of gross indecency between male persons. The question before the High Court of Singapore for consideration was whether section 377A is constitut

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SC Directs Navy To Grant Permanent Commission For Serving Women SSC Officers

 03 April 2020

In continuation of the convincing, courageous and commendable judgment delivered by the same Division Bench of Apex Court comprising of Justice Dr DF Chandrachud and Justice Ajay Rastogi on February 17, 2020 that favoured the extension of permanent c

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IPR (Trademark)

 01 April 2020

The judgment was counted amongst one of the torch-bearing judgments in the cases involving passing off. Due application of mind and reason has been exhibited in the case.

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North Sea Continental Shelf cases

 01 April 2020

Dispute related to the delimitation of the continental shelf between the Federal Republic of Germany and Denmark on the one hand, and between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Netherlands on the other. The Parties asked the Court to state the p

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Increasing toll of custodial deaths and tortures in the police lock-ups

 01 April 2020

The basic observation of the court was that the main objective behind some legal and constitutional provisions is to safeguard people from any type of torture, assault, and brutality. The rudimentary human rights or right to liberty and dignity must

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Power of Magistrate u/s 178(3) CrPC viz. a viz. Extra Ordinary Jurisdiction of High Court under Article 227 of Constitution of India to order further investigation

 01 April 2020

Issue raised before Hon-ble Supreme Court in Vinubhai Haribhai Malaviya Vs The State of Gujarat 2019. SCC OnLine SC 1346, was whether post-cognizance a Magistrate would have no power to order further investigation into an offence? In short, question

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Delhi HC Issues Directions For Streamlining The Recording Of Victims/Witnesses Testimonies Of Foreign Nationals In Cases Of Sexual Assault

 27 March 2020

It is good to learn that while unambiguously highlighting the inevitable and invaluable importance of efficient recording of witness testimonies in a criminal trial, the Delhi High Court most recently in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judg

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Death By Rash Driving: Delhi HC Holds Debarment From Obtaining Driving Licence For Life As Excessive Sentence

 27 March 2020

In a balanced, brilliant and bold decision, the Delhi High Court has just recently on March 12, 2020 in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable 15-page judgment titled Sunil Kumar Mishra vs. State in Crl. Rev. P. 494/2017 which is pertaining to dea

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Refugee Can Pursue Claim For Damages Against Government For Illegal Detention: UK SC

 25 March 2020

In a fresh development with far reaching consequences, the United Kingdom (UK) Supreme Court has most recently, most remarkably and most rightly held in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judgment titled R (on the application of DN (Rwanda)) (

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Sexual Harassment At Workplace Is An Affront To Women's Fundamental Rights: SC

 25 March 2020

While displaying zero tolerance for sexual harassment of women at workplace, the Supreme Court Bench comprising of Justice Dr DY Chandrachud and Justice Ajay Rastogi have just recently on February 25, 2020 in a notable judgment titled Punjab and Sind

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JK HC Decides if the Forces can Use Pellet Guns Against the Protestors!

 25 March 2020

In a very significant development, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judgment titled J&K High Court Bar Association v. Union of India & ors. in WP(C) (PIL) no. 14/2016 reserved on February 10, 2020 and pron

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SC Shatter Armour Plated Ceiling By Holding Women Eligible For Command Posts

 17 March 2020

The long gruelling, nerve wracking and nail biting legal battle fought by women officers for gender equality finally very rightly ended in their favour as Supreme Court just recently on February 17, 2020 in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable j

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MP HC Issues Directives/Suggestions To Curb 'Plastic Pollution'

 17 March 2020

It is most heartening, most consoling and most refreshing to learn that the Madhya Pradesh High Court just recently on February 26, 2020 in a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judgment titled 'Gaurav Pandey Vs Union of India and Others' in Writ

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Offence Under SC/ST Act Is Made Out When Offence Is Perpetrated In Public: Allahabad HC

 13 March 2020

In a significant development, the Allahabad High Court just recently on February 18, 2020 has pronounced explicitly in a noteworthy judgment titled -K.P.Thakur And Another Vs. State of U.P. And Another- in Application U/S 482 No. - 40418 of 2012 that

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Bail Applications Need To Be Disposed Of Expeditiously And Finally: SC

 11 March 2020

At the outset, it has to be said with a considerable degree of satisfaction that in a significant development with far reaching consequences, the Supreme Court has very strongly once again while expressing its strongest 'disenchantment, displeasure a

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Judicial Officer's Integrity Must Be Of A Higher Order And Even A Single Aberration Is Not Permitted: SC

 11 March 2020

In a latest, landmark and extremely laudable judgment titled Arun Kumar Gupta Vs State of Jharkhand & Anr in Writ Petition (Civil) No. 190 of 2018 with Writ Petition (Civil) No. 391 of 2018, a two Judge Bench of the Apex Court comprising of Justice L

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How Important is the Conduct of a Plaintiff in Case of Specific Performance

 03 March 2020

The conduct of a plaintiff is very crucial in a suit for specific performance

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HC Cannot Quash Criminal Proceedings On Basis Of Its Assessment Of Statements Recorded Under Section 161 CrPC: SC

 25 February 2020

In a latest development, we saw just recently how the Supreme Court in a recent judgment titled Rajeev Kourav Vs. Baisahab And Ors. in Criminal Appeal No. 232 of 2020 (Arising out of S.L.P. (Cri.) No. 1174 of 2017) delivered on February 11, 2020 has

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SC Directs Parties To Make Public Info On Tainted Candidates

 22 February 2020

In a most welcome judgment with far-reaching implications, the Supreme Court just recently while exercising its inherent jurisdiction in a noteworthy judgment titled Rambabu Singh Thakur Vs Sunil Arora & Ors. in Contempt Pet. (C) No. 2192 of 2018 in

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Credibility Of Witness Can Be Established Only After Cross Examination By The Accused: Allahabad HC

 22 February 2020

It has been very rightly reiterated once again like always in a latest judgment titled Rekha Vs. State of UP and Anr. in Application U/S 482 No. 43580 of 2019 With Manoj Vs. State of UP and Anr. in Application U/S 482 No. 43493 of 2019 reserved on No

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