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Alimony Claim To Be Decided Afresh On Failure To File Affidavit Disclosing Assets & Liabilities: Calcutta HC

   14 February 2023 at 13:21

WHAT DID THE Court SAY? In Nripendra Chandra Mahanta v. Smt. Pramila Mahanta, the Calcutta HC directed the District Judge, Cooch Behar to decide the application for alimony filed u/s 24 of the Hindu Marriage Act by a wife in compliance with the direc ..

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Virginity Test Of Accused Is A Violation Of Human Rights: Delhi High Court

   10 February 2023 at 13:00

WHAT DID THE COURT SAY? In Sr. Sephy v. CBI & Ors., the Delhi HC held that the virginity test of Sister Sephy, an accused in the 1992 Sr. Abhaya murder case is unconstitutional. A Single Judge Bench of Justice Swarana Kanta Sharma called it to b ..

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Removing Minor’s Pants After Her Refusal Amounts To Attempt To Commit Rape: Calcutta High Court

   10 February 2023 at 13:00

WHAT DID THE COURT SAY? In Rabi Saha @ Sarkar v. State of West Bengal, the Calcutta HC held that taking off a minor victim's pants when she herself refused to do so would amount to an attempt to commit the offence of rape. A Single Judge Bench o ..

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Second Petition For Divorce Founded On New Facts Not Barred By Res-Judicata: Madras High Court

   08 February 2023 at 15:32

WHAT DID THE Court SAY? In S v. V, the Madras High Court noted that grounds for dissolution of a marriage are of continuing nature which means that a subsequent divorce petition cannot be said to be hit by res judicata. A single judge bench of Justic ..

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Arbitrator’s Power u/s 17 and Court’s Powers u/s 9 of Arbitration Act are Paro Passu to Each Other: Calcutta High Court

   08 February 2023 at 15:32

WHAT DID THE Court SAY?In Jagrati Trade Services Pvt Ltd v. Deepak Bhargava & Ors., the Calcutta HC observed that after the 2015 Amendment Act, the powers of an Arbitrator with regards to granting interim measures u/s 17 of the of the Arbitration ..

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Parity Cannot be Claimed by VRS Employees With Those Retiring after Achieving Age of Superannuation: Supreme Court

   07 February 2023 at 13:21

WHAT DID THE SC SAY?In Maharashtra State Financial Corporation Ex-Employees Association & Ors. v. State of Maharashtra & Ors., the Supreme Court held that those employees who retired under the Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) are not at pari ..

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OCIs Registered After 04.03.2021 to be Barred from General Seats : Supreme Court

   07 February 2023 at 13:21

WHAT DID THE SC SAY? In Anushka Rengunthwar & Ors. v. Union of India & Ors., the Supreme Court held that the 2021 notification issued by the Union Government related to taking away of rights of Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) category studen ..

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Journalist Siddique Kappan Finally Free After 28 Months in Jail

   06 February 2023 at 13:31

Malayalam journalist Siddique Kappan finally set free after both the Supreme Court and the Allahabad High Court gave him relief in a terror and sedition case and a money laundering case respectively. Kappan was arrested on October 5, 2020 while trave ..

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No Conviction u/s 138 NI Act by Overriding Agreement Between Parties To Compound the Offense : Supreme Court

   06 February 2023 at 13:31

WHAT DID THE SC SAY? In BV Seshaiah vs State of Telangana, the Apex Court set aside a Telengana HC order which validated the conviction of the appellant u/s 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act. A Division Bench comprising Justices Krishna Murari an ..

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Protection Under Sec. 12 Of Dv Act Does Not Extend To The Husband: Delhi High Court

   03 February 2023 at 15:32

In XXX v. XXX, the Delhi High Court put a stay on proceedings pending before the the learned MM, Karkardooma Courts, Delhi. The proceedings related to a domestic violence incident where the husband of the petitioner i.e. the respondent filed a case u ..

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