Apex Courts Judgements

Asking wife to cook properly not ill-treatment: Bombay HC

August 6, 2018

Asking one’s wife to cook properly or to do household work would not by itself amount to ill-treating her, the Bombay high court has said. The court made the observations while upholding the acquittal of a Sangli resident and his parents, who were accused of driving his wife to commit suicide in a 17-year-old case. The prosecution had claimed […]

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PIL on Seat Reservation Pattern in Sikkim Assembly.

June 30, 2018

A bench of Sikkim High court comprising Justice B.R Pradhan and Justice Meenakshi M. Rai on Monday sought the reply of the respondents in a PIL filed by Sikkim Gorkha Jagran Sangh before the curt on the seat reservation pattern in the Sikkim assembly. Lawyers of the Petitioner Manoj Goyal informed that PIL was basically […]

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Asharam Conviction on Rape Case: A Report by Law Student

April 25, 2018

Report on Conviction of Asharam   Self-styled Godman Asaram Bapu was today sentenced to life-long jail term by a special SC/ST court here for raping a minor nearly five years ago. This is the second case of a powerful spiritual leader being convicted of a sexual offence in less than a year after Gurmeet Ram […]

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Congress’ impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra rejected by Venkaiah Naidu

April 23, 2018

Citing ‘no proof of misconduct’ by him as alleged by the opposition parties, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has rejected the ‘impeachment motion’ against the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra. The Congress and six other opposition parties on Friday moved a notice for the impeachment of CJI, accusing him of five counts of “misbehaviour” and “misusing” […]

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Salman Khan blackbuck case verdict: gets 5 years jail, Rs 10,000 fine imposed.

April 5, 2018

Actor Salman Khan  convicted in a 19-year-old blackbuck poaching case by a court in Jodhpur. He was sentenced to five years in jail. While announcing the sentence, Chief Judicial Magistrate (Jodhpur Rural) also imposed a fine of RS. 10,000 on Khan. Khan was taken to the Central Jail in Jodhpur from the court. The co-accused, […]

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Right To Choose Life Partner Is A Fundamental Right.

March 27, 2018

When two adults marry out of their volition, they choose their path; they consummate their relationship; they feel that it is their goal and they have the right to do so. Any kind of torture or torment or ill-treatment in the name of honour that tantamount to atrophy of choice of an individual relating to love […]

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Parliamentary Panel Recommends: Increase retirement age of SC, HC judges

March 16, 2018

Parliamentary Panel Recommends: Increase retirement age of SC, HC judges A parliamentary committee has urged the government to hike the retirement age of Supreme Court and high court judges to tide over their shortage in higher judiciary. The parliamentary standing committee on law and personnel said that to reduce the pendency of cases, the existing […]

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Landmark Judgement : Right to Life includes Right to Die

March 9, 2018

In a landmark judgement judgement by the Apex Court, Right to Die has been recognised in India. The Bench held that passive euthanasia and a living will also legally valid.

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Supreme Court Legalises passive euthanasia: Rules five-judge bench

March 9, 2018

Dignity in death is a facet of Right to Live, rules five-judge bench In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court has allowed ‘living will’ but with strict guidelines. The top court has said the guidelines will remain effective till a law is in place. A ‘living will’ is made by a person, in his normal […]

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J-K police restrained from acting against Army major named in Shopian firing FIR by SC

February 12, 2018

J-K police restrained from acting against Army major named in Shopian firing FIR by SC The Supreme Court today put an interim stay on any criminal proceedings against Major Aditya Kumar, who has been named in an FIR filed by the Jammu and Kashmir Police for killing civilians during an army firing in Shopian . […]

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Ayodhya Hearing Scheduled on 14 March:SC

February 9, 2018

SC: Ayodhya Hearing Scheduled on 14 March The Supreme Court Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Mishra, Justice Abdul Nazeer and Justice Ashok Bhushan, scheduled the hearing of appeals arising out of the 2010 Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid Dispute for 14 March. Tushar Mehta, Additional Solicitor General, submitted before the bench that 504 exhibits, including books and […]

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