A PIL challenging the appointment of Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, the new Chief Justice of India was dismissed on 11.11.2022 by the Delhi High Court. The High Court of Delhi held that offices of constitutional functionaries shall not be open to denigra ..
Case title: Kapil Goel v. Ram Dulare Yadav, RFA(COMM) 14 of 2022 The Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad bench ruled that the defendant's refusal to engage in the proceedings renders the plaintiff's consent to ..
According to the Chennai Bench of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), the payment of Value Added Tax (VAT) by Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation, a State Government undertaking, is not a fee or charge made by the State Government and canno ..
The bench of Justice Bachu Kurian Thomas on Friday decided that if one of the parties is a juvenile, charges under the Pocso Act would apply, while dismissing the bail motion of an accused who was jailed for raping a 16-year-old girl from West Benga ..
The Canada Supreme Court in a recent judgment held that the country’s mandatory and lifetime registration against the sex offender register was unconstitutional. The national sex offender registry created in 2004 under the Sex Offender Informa ..
The High Court of Bombay upheld that children brought up in an orphanage cannot be declared orphans s under Section 2(42) of the Juvenile Justice Care and Act, 2015 if their biological parents are still alive. The bench comprising Justices S.V. Gang ..
The Supreme Court in a recent judgment held that a subsequent purchaser has no right to claim lapse of acquisition proceedings. In the present case, the land was notified to have been acquired on 25.11.1980 under Section 4 of the Land Acquisition Ac ..
The “two-finger test” followed in rape cases was prohibited by the Supreme Court which held that any person conducting the test shall be held guilty of misconduct. Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and Hima Kohli while restoring a rape convictio ..
The Supreme Court in a Ballistic Report forwarded by the Director/ Deputy Director/ Assistant Director of a lab under the seal observed that it complies with the statutory requirement under Section 293 CrPC. Section 293 CrPC provides for reports of ..
Case Name- S. Rajeev Kumar v. The Director, Central Bureau of Investigation [2022 LiveLaw (Ker) 572] Bench- Chief Justice S. Manikumar and Justice Shaji P. Chaly The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is not required to provide any information re ..