Category: Apex Courts Judgements

PIL in BHC for disclosure of information regarding status of promises made in the election manifesto by ruling parties and candidates.

A very appealing public interest litigation, seeking a direction to the Election Commission of India to frame guidelines with respect to disclosure of the information regarding the status of the promises made in the election manifestos either by the political parties or the candidates contesting elections before the next election and include the same in the

PIL in Delhi High Court for use of ‘respectful words’ on soldiers’ martyrdom.

A petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court on Friday, seeking direction to the press and electronic media to use ‘respectful words on the martyrdom of soldiers.’ This petition comes a day after the ghastly terror attack took place in Pulwama. The petition seeks use of ‘Shaheed’ or ‘Martyr’ in place of ‘killed or died’ for a soldier who

PIL filed for ‘Uttarakhand Hooch Tragedy’ in Uttarakhand High Court.

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was argued by Advocate Naman Kamboj (Managing Partner Litigo Law Chambers & Management head in High Court of Uttarakhand at Nainital on 13th February for seeking the indulgence of the Hon’ble High Court in the ‘Uttarakhand Hooch Tragedy’ -where more than 100 people died due to consumption of home-made

Refusal to sex after 16 years of marriage is not cruelty.

Refusal of conjugal rights (sexual intercourse) by wife after 16 years of marriage cannot be construed as cruelty, said the Madras high court dismissing a petition by a man from Erode who moved the court seeking the divorce, alleging matrimonial cruelty by his wife. The court also chided the man for refusing to gratefully acknowledge the changes associated with ageing and

Judicial Magistrate accused of Disregarding Madras High Court Orders.

JUDICIAL MAGISTRATE ACCUSED OF DISREGARDING MADRAS HIGH COURT ORDERS- JUDGES CONVINCED THAT HE IS GUILTY OF CONTEMPT OF COURT. Author: Shrestha Banerjee, National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam. The Madras High court issued statutory notice to S .Gopinathan, a metropolitan magistrate in the city of Madras who was accused of contempt of court. High court justices

PIL filed in Supreme Court against govt’s order to snoop on computers.

The recent order of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs authorizing ten security and intelligence agencies to intercept, monitor, and decrypt information has been challenged in the Supreme Court. The order, issued on December 20, has been challenged by Advocate ML Sharma as being illegal, unconstitutional and contrary to public interest. One of the grounds of the challenge

Executive Magistrate Can’t Order Police to Register FIR: Supreme Court.

“An Executive Magistrate has no role to play in directing the police to register an F.I.R. on basis of a private complaint lodged before him.” – SC The question as to whether an executive magistrate is competent to direct police personnel to register an FIR as per the Code of Civil Procedure was considered by a bench of Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman and Navin