Transgender Persons Protection of Rights Act - Analysis, Key Points, Cases, Criticism

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019, was enacted to safeguard the rights of transgender people.

It was introduced on 19th July 2019 by the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr Thawarchand Gehlot. The Bill received presidential assent on 5th December 2019, and the Act has been in effect since 10th January 2020.KEEP READING

Cross Examination in Court

Some Effective Tips for Cross-Examination

1. Please keep it simple.
2. Keep it short.
3. Only ask questions that help you.
4. Avoid open-ended questions.
5. You should know when to quit.
6. Build perfect timings for a sensible move.KEEP READING

Mediation in European Union

Mediation can provide a cost-effective and quick extrajudicial resolution of disputes in civil and commercial matters through processes tailored to the needs of the parties.

Agreements resulting from mediation are more likely to be complied with voluntarily and are more likely to preserve an amicable and sustainable relationship between the parties. These benefits become even more pronounced in situations displaying cross-border elements.KEEP READING

Section 377 India

In a landmark verdict Navtej Singh Johar & ors vs Union of India the Supreme Court today scrapped the controversial Section 377; a 157 year old colonial law on consensual gay sex.

The Supreme Court reversed its own decision and said Section 377 is irrational and arbitrary.KEEP READING

Mandatory 3 Years Experience for Judge - Bar Council of India Notification

In recent, the Bar Council of India has issued an application stating that for the appointment of Civil judge junior division, three years experience at bar must be made mandatory. This news flooded many opinions and views by the people of the legal fraternity.

The BCI application states that young judges are incapable of decision making and have been seen misbehaving with lawyers. Therefore, before making the appointment as a judge, a person must possess three-year experience at Bar.KEEP READING

Timeline of Jammu and Kashmir

(1) On 26th Oct 1947, the Instrument of Accession was signed between the Government of India and Hari Singh, who was the Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir. It was agreed that Jammu and Kashmir would become a part of India.

(2) On 17th Oct 1949, Article 370 was incorporated in the Constitution of India. According to this, Jammu and Kashmir was given a different Constitution and different Flag from India.KEEP READING

Stand for corruption WL

The Central Vigilance Commission’s efforts to promote probity in public life and to achieve corruption free India. The week in which 31st October — the birthday of late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel falls, is observed as Vigilance Awareness Week. The observance of Vigilance Awareness Week renews our commitment to achieve theKEEP READING