March 2021 - Law News for Students and Advocates

1. The last three accused of the 2004 Ishrat Jahan’s encounter case have been discharged by a special CBI court today. The three accused were Indian Police Service officer G.L. Singhal, State Reserve Police Commando Anaju Chaudhary and retired Director General of Police Tarun Barot.

While delivering the order, the Court has stated that the act done by the accused was in the discharge of their duties or implied in the discharge of their duties.KEEP READING

February 2021 - Law News for Students and Advocates

1. A petition against the opening of the school by the state government has been registered in the High Court of Chattisgarh. The petition was filed as the schools are being opened without having done the vaccination of students.

2. The High Court of Delhi has been instructed by the Central Government that the channel owners must check that their telecast does not violate the Programme Code and check that a Fact-Checking Unit has been established to confront fake news.KEEP READING

Law News from January 2021 for Students and Advocates

1. It has been observed by the Supreme Court that the husband’s relatives cannot be accused of an offence under Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act.

Following observation was made while hearing a case in which the mother in law of the complainant was accused under the provisions of Section 498-A read with Section 34 of the Indian Penal Code and the Muslim Women Act.KEEP READING

Law News from December 2020 for Students and Advocates

1. The High Court of Bombay has granted bail to a man who is accused of committing rape to a woman at the direction of her husband.

2. Yesterday, the High Court of Delhi has stayed the Central Government’s notice to vacate the government residence given by them to Padma Vibhushan popular Kathak artist Pandit Birju Maharaj. As per the centre’s notice, Pandit Birju Maharaj was supposed to vacate the government house by December 31, 2020.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

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

Right to Live with Dignity

Right to live with Dignity The honourable Supreme Court today in Nambi Narayanan’s case observed that Reputation of an individual is an insegregable (inseparable) facet of his right to life with dignity, and in this case fundamental right under Article 21 has been gravely affected. There can be no scintillaKEEP READING