Law

ADVOCATE MIRIAM FOZIA RAHMAN AND 76 OTHER WOMAN LAWYERS FROM DELHI HIGH COURT WRITES TO THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA

Advocate Miriam Fozia Rahman and 76 other women lawyers from Delhi High Court writes a letter petition to the Chief Justice of India highlighting the failure of the Central and State Governments to secure the Minority Communities in India, their Fundamental Right to life with dignity and safety guaranteed by Article 21 of the Constitution of India. Delhi High Court Women Lawyers Forum, is a forum consisting of about 150 women lawyers, for professional engagement of women lawyers, practicing at the Delhi High Court and the Trial Courts.... Read more

SUPREME COURT TELLS ARMY TO REINSTATE 12 WOMEN OFFICERS

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Indian Army to reinstate 12 women short service commission officers (WSSCO) who were released from service after being found unfit for permanent commission.... Read more

ASSAM JOURNALIST BOOKED ON SEDITION CHARGES FOR ARTICLE RELEASED ON PR BOND

Anirban Roy Choudhury, the journalist booked in Assam’s Silchar district for sedition over an controversial article, was released on Personal Recognizance (PR) bond after being interrogated for an hour on Monday.... Read more

“DO NOT USE HUMAN RIGHTS TO DIMINISH INDIA’S IMAGE”, SAYS PM MODI AT NHRC EVENT

While addressing the 28th Foundation Day of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi observed that that the biggest infringement of rights is the ‘misinterpretation' of right’s issues.... Read more

RETIRED JUSTICE NARIMAN URGES SC TO STRIKE DOWN THE SEDITION LAW

Retired Supreme Court Justice Rohinton Fali Natiman on Sunday urged the top court to do away with the sedition law and change parts of the controversial Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.... Read more

ASHISH MISHRA, SON OF UNION MINISTER AJAY MISHRA SUMMONED BY UP POLICE

Uttar Pradesh Police Inspector General Lakshmi Singh said on Thursday that the state police are on a ‘lookout’ for Union Minister Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra. She also said there will be an arrest if the police find ‘evidence’ in the matter.... Read more

US FEDERAL JUDGE ORDERS BLOCK ON ANTI-ABORTION LAW

“Offensive Deprivation” to Constitutional rights is what a federal judge called the ban on abortion by the state of Texas in the United States. The judge pointed out that banning abortion in the second most populous state in the country is against rights.... Read more

SUPREME COURT TAKES UP LAKHIMPUR KHERI VIOLENCE, ASKS UP GOVERNMENT TO FILE REPORT

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to report by Friday on who all have been arrested, while hearing a petition calling for action in the Lakhimpur Kheri killings of 4 farmers. The court has asked the government to file the status specifying the action taken.... Read more

SUPREME COURT SUO MOTU DECIDES TO HEAR LAKHIMPUR KHERI KILLINGS, CJI LEADS BENCH

The Supreme Court on Wednesday took suo moto cognisance of the recent attack on farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri, in which a total of 8 people were killed (4 farmers, 1 journalist, and 3 BJP workers). The incident was of an SUV owned by Union Minister Ajay Mishra, allegedly instructed by his son Ashish Mishra drove over a peacefully marching crowd of protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri and killed 8 persons and injured many. ... Read more

ARYAN KHAN DETAINED TILL 7 OCTOBER

Son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Aryan Khan who was questioned after a flash raid in a cruise ship in Mumbai has been detained by the NCB till 7 October. He was arrested on 3 October and was present before court on Monday.... Read more

SUPREME COURT LASHES OUT AT FARMERS GROUPS, ASKS FOR REASONS FOR PROTESTS

The Supreme Court on Monday lashed out at the farmers’ groups, asking them the reason for continuing protests, even though the government hasn’t promised implementation. The court raged saying if an issue turns violent, “nobody takes responsibility”.... Read more

SC COLLEGIUM ACTING REAL FAST ON RECOMMENDATIONS

The Supreme Court Collegium led by Chief Justice N V Ramana has suggested names of 16 judicial officials to the central government for appointment as judges in 4 different High Courts. The collegium has frequently met in the month of September for the recommendation of appointments to transfers and retransfers to the various High Courts.... Read more